Cemtech’s Asian adventure

Published 07 August 2018

Tagged Under: Cemtech Asia conference Vietnam 

Cemtech Asia 2018 was held at the Meliá Hanoi, Vietnam, on 24-27 June, and welcomed 225 delegates to participate in a conference and exhibition that celebrated the thriving cement industry of the region. By ICR Research, UK.

Thomas Armstrong, managing editor, ICR, welcomed delegates to Cemtech Asia 2018

Thomas Armstrong, managing editor of International Cement Review, inaugurated Cemtech Asia 2018 by welcoming the 225 conference participants and acknowledging the importance of the Asian cement sector, where 75 per cent of the world’s cement is consumed. Mr Armstrong introduced the 10 markets of the ASEAN region, which has seen its consumption double since 1997 to 220Mt in 2017. In particular, Vietnam has recorded significant growth over the past 30 years, from 2.57Mta to 60Mta in 2017.

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