Vietnam Construction Material Company (VCM) has inaugurated a new cement plant in the northern province of Dong Nai, reports Vietnam News Brief.
VCM also has a clinker production plant in Van Hoa commune in Tuyen Hoa district in the central province of Quang Binh, with a capacity of 5000tpd and five cement grinding stations in the southern region.
VCM currently sell over 200,000t of clinker and 40,000t of cement with StarCemt brand each month. The company's cement products are currently distributed to more than 900 customers through shops and distributors from Binh Thuan to Ca Mau.
In October, the country will welcome two new cement plants with combined capacity of 6Mt.
The Ministry of Construction forecast that Vietnam's sales of cement and clinker will rise 4-7 per cent YoY to between 75Mt and 77Mt in 2016 despite persistent economic woes.