Vietnam Jan-April output climbs 5.3% YoY

Vietnam Jan-April output climbs 5.3% YoY
Published: 06 May 2015


Vietnam produced 19.9Mt of cement in the first four months of this year, up 5.3 per cent from a year ago, including 5.9Mt in April, the government-run General Statistics Office said.

In the first quarter, Vietnam generated 14Mt of cement, compared to the earlier estimated figure of 14.3Mt.

The Ministry of Construction predicted Vietnam's sales of cement and clinker to rise 1.5-4 per cent YoY to between 72-74Mt in 2015, of which domestic sales will rise 4.5-6.5 per cent to 53-54Mt, while the exports are expected to be between 19-20Mt.