Vicem October sales up 19% YoY

Vicem October sales up 19% YoY
Published: 19 November 2014


State-owned Vietnam Cement Industry Corporation (Vicem) said it sold 2.09Mt of cement and clinker in October, rising 18.9 per cent from a year ago. Of the volume, 1.65Mt of cement and clinker were sold in domestic market, up 10.7 per cent YoY, and 439,000t were exported, rising 65 per cent.

In the first 10 months, Vicem’s clinker and cement sales rose 3.2 per cent YoY to 18.22Mt, of which 15.37Mt were sold in domestic market, and 2.84Mt exported, rising 3.2 per cent and 59.54 per cent YoY, respectively.

In October, Vicem’s cement and clinker output rose 9.4 and 28.4 per cent YoY to 1.5Mt and 1.73Mt, raising the 10-month volume to 13.47Mt and 14.92Mt, respectively.