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Siam City Cement Group signs biodiversity MoU with IUCN

21 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Siam City Cement Group (SCCC Group) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have extended their partnership for another three years by formalising a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU will support the implementation of the INSEE Sustainability Ambition 2030 plan, targeting Net Positive Impact (NPI) on biodiversity at sites where SCCC Group operates. The goal of the partnership is to avoid and minimise biodiversity loss to the maximum extent possible. Ov...

Vietnam cement production reached 101.2Mt in 2021

29 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Vietnam is estimated to have produced 101.2Mt of cement in 2021, up 2.6 per cent YoY, according to the latest data from the government-run General Statistics Office (GSO). In December, the country’s cement output is projected to have reached 9.9Mt, up 8.4 per cent YoY, the GSO said.

Hon Chong plant wins 2021 Energy Efficiency Industry prize

27 December 2021, Published under Cement News

INSEE Cement's Hon Chong plant is honoured to be the only construction material manufacturer to receive Vietnam’s Energy Efficiency in Industry Award 2021.   During the past 23 years, the INSEE Hon Chong plant in Binh An Ward, Kien Luong district, Kien Giang province has made constant progress in cement production and waste co-processing along with responsibility for sustainable development. The plant has always operated a vertical roller mill (VRM), contributing to a 20 per cent reduct...

Vietnamese clinker exports fall, cement exports advance in November

24 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Clinker exports from Vietnam saw a nine per cent drop in November 2021 to 2,854,949t when compared with November 2020, according to the Vietnamese cement association, VNCA. Cement exports increased by five per cent YoY to 1,739,582t in November 2021 when compared with November 2020. Total exports saw a 46 per cent YoY leap to 4,594,531t in November 2021. January-November 2021 Total exports from Vietnam in the 11M21 advanced 23 per cent YoY to 42.334Mt. Of this total, clinker exports reach...

Vietnamese market contracts 7% in November

23 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Cement dispatches in Vietnam declined by seven per cent YoY to 5,570,069Mt in November 2021 but advanced by six per cent when compared with October 2021, according to the Vietnamese cement association, VNCA. Of this total VICEM saw a six per cent drop YoY to 1,836,559t while associated companies reported an 11 per cent fall to 1,223,510t YoY in November 2021. Other cement producers reported a seven per cent decrease to 2,510,000t when compared with November 2020. When compared with October...

Philippines opens investigation on Vietnamese anti-dumping

13 December 2021, Published under Cement News

The Philippines' Tariff Commission has started its investigation into the merits of imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on cement imports. The commission commenced a formal investigation on 9 December following a request from the Department of Trade and Industry. A preliminary conference is scheduled for 20 December as part of the investigation. “Matters for discussion include the timelines, nature of investigation, appearance of counsel and parties, number of witnesses, notification, ...

DTI increases anti-dumping duties on Vietnamese imports

06 December 2021, Published under Cement News

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has slapped provisional anti-dumping duties as high as 32 per cent on specific Portland cement brands from Vietnam to the Philippines, as these were found to be causing "serious injury" to local cement manufacturers. In a statement on Sunday, the DTI said a preliminary determination showed that nine out of 16 Vietnamese exporters of Type 1 cement and four out of 12 exporters of Type 1P cement have been dumping cement in the Philippines. T...

Cement sales in Vietnam advance 5% in October

24 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Sales of cement in Vietnam have increased five per cent in October to 5,239,069t, according to the Vietnam National Cement Association (VNCA). VICEM sales edged up two per cent YoY to 1,739,204t in October 2021 while its affiliates saw sales slip by one per cent to 1,149,865t. Vietnam’s other cement producers reported a 10 per cent advance in sales to 2,350,000t. Total exports increased 17 per cent to 4,200,058t in October 2021. Clinker exports reached 2,905,874t while cement exports stoo...

Vietnamese exports slip to 5.2Mt in September

29 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Cement and clinker exports from Vietnam decreased 1.6 per cent to 5,232,812t in September 2021 from 5,320,173t in September 2020. Clinker exports were down 11 per cent to 3,838,040t when compared with September 2020 while cement exports noted a 54 per cent drop to 1,384,772t, said the Vietnam National Cement Association (VNCA). When compared with August 2021, clinker and cement exports advanced by 32 and eight per cent, respectively. Total exports rose by a quarter MoM. January-September ...

Vietnamese cement market contracts 25% YoY in September

28 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Vietnam fell by a quarter YoY but edged up by five per cent to 3,684,047t in September 2021, according to data published by the Vietnam National Cement Association (VNCA). Of this total, sales by VICEM declined 23 per cent YoY to 1,230,229t although when compared with August 2021, they advanced 10 per cent. However, affiliated companies saw sales drop by 44 per cent YoY to 713,818t while MoM their sales edged up by two per cent. Other Vietnamese cement producers noted a 15 pe...