Vietnam exports to Bangladesh rise

Vietnam exports to Bangladesh rise
Published: 30 September 2016

Tagged Under: Exports Bangladesh Vietnam 

Cement and clinker exports from Vietnam to Bangladesh market in the first eight months of 2016 reached US$94.20m worth, accounting for 26 per cent of total export value.

Cement and clinker exports to Bangladesh market fell 39.18 per cent while over the same period last year but is found to have the largest export value, accounting for 26 per cent share of exports.

Demand for cement in Bangladesh is mainly focussed on government infrastructure projects – approximately 40 per cent of cement consumption in the country. In addition, construction of real estate projects account for 35 per cent of cement demand, while housing construction accounts for 25 per cent. The majority of materials serving the cement industry of the country is imported from abroad.