Vietnam 1Q exports rise 11% YoY

Vietnam 1Q exports rise 11% YoY
18 April 2017

Vietnam exported 4.82Mt of cement and clinker worth US$168.65m in the first quarter of this year, representing 11 per cent increase YoY in volume and 6.4 per cent in value, according to the latest data of the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

In March the country’s clinker and cement exports rose 7.8 per cent from February in volume and 7.6 per cent in value to 1.8Mt worth US$62.67m, the Xay Dung online newspaper quoted the government department as saying.

Bangladesh remained the biggest importer of Vietnamese cement and clinker in the three-month period, accounting for 44.83 per cent and 37.66 per cent of Vietnam’s total clinker and cement exports in volume and value, respectively. It was followed by the Philippines, Peru, Mozambique, Malaysia and Taiwan, the department noted.

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