Vietnam rises 9% in first five months

Vietnam rises 9% in first five months
Published: 29 May 2015


Vietnam is estimated to have produced 26.6Mt of cement during January-May 2015, up nine per cent from a year ago,  the government-run General Statistics Office said. In May alone, output amounted to 6.3Mt.

During the five month period Vietnam produced 20.3Mt of cement, compared to an earlier estimate of 19.9Mt, according to the office’s revised figure.

Vietnam currently has 74 cement production lines with a combined output of 77Mta, data from the Ministry of Construction said.

The country’s sales of cement and clinker to rise 1.5-4 per cent YoY to between 72-74Mt this year, of which domestic sales will rise 4.5-6.5 per cent to 53-54Mt, while the exports will be at between 19-20Mt.