Vicem monthly dispatches advance 10% YoY

Vicem monthly dispatches advance 10% YoY
Published: 12 June 2015


State-owned Vietnam Cement Industry Corporation (Vicem), the country’s leading cement producer, said its cement and clinker sales in May advanced 10 per cent YoY to 2.01Mt. 

Of the total, 1.84Mt of cement and clinker were sold in domestic market while 162,000t were exported.

In the first five months, Vicem’s cement and clinker sales dipped 1.4 per cent on-year to 9.08Mt. Of the total, 8.02Mt of cement and clinker were sold in domestic market, up 6.2 per cent YoY while 1.06Mt were exported, down 34 per cent.

Vicem produced 6.97Mt of clinker and 7.61Mt of cement during the January-May period, rising by 5.1 and 4.1 per cent YoY, respectively, including 1.47Mt of clinker and 1.82Mt of cement in May.

Vicem targets to produce 1.52Mt of clinker and 1.58Mt of cement in June.