Vietnam produces 7.2Mt of cement in January

Vietnam produces 7.2Mt of cement in January
31 January 2018

Vietnam is likely to have produced 7.2Mt of cement in January, which fell 5.8 per cent from December 2017 but rose 29.7 per cent from a year earlier, according to latest data from the government-run General Statistics Office.

In 2017, Vietnam made 85.4Mt of cement, including 7.6Mt in December, according to the revised figure.

The country now has 82 cement production lines with a combined capacity of 97.64Mta.The Vietnam Cement Association (VNCA) has warned that Vietnam will face a glut of between 25Mt and 36Mt of cement by 2020 as domestic production has outstripped the real demand.

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