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Vietnam’s Vicem sells 20.93Mt of cement and clinker in 10M17

23 November 2017, Published under Cement News

State-owned Vietnam Cement Industry Corp (Vicem), the country’s leading cement producer, sold 20.93Mt of cement in the first 10 months of 2017. The volume reflects a drop of 1.1 per cent YoY. Vicem cement production also declined 3.6 per cent YoY in 10M17 to 17.75Mt with output in October at 1.86Mt, down 8.6 per cent when compared with October 2016. However, clinker output advanced 3.8 per cent YoY to 15.97Mt in the 10M17, including 1.6Mt in October, up 3.7 per cent YoY. In November, V...

Vietnam 10M17 exports rise 23% YoY

16 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Total cement exports from Vietnam rose to 15.12Mt in the first 10 months of 2017, representing a 22.9 per cent YoY increase. The country’s export earnings were up 13.9 per cent when compared with the year-ago period, reaching US$532.4m, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade. Bangladesh, the Philippines, Taiwan and Peru were among major importers of Vietnamese clinker and cement, taking a 74.8 per cent share of the country’s total cement and clinker exports in the period. Ban...

Vietnam's Vissai Cement joins WCA

07 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Vietnam’s largest cement exporter Vissai Cement has joined The World Cement Association, adding to the organisation's network which covers 26 countries. “We are delighted that with Vissai Cement, we are welcoming a new member from an exciting country to our international community,” said Norman Greig, Secretary General of the World Cement Association. “A lot is happening in the Vietnamese cement industry right now, and Vissai’s fast-growing, diversified and international operations make t...

SCG Cement sees 8% rise YoY from sales in Vietnam

06 November 2017, Published under Cement News

SCG Cement’s revenue from sales in Vietnam has seen an eight per cent rise YoY to VND6.88tn (US$309m) for 3Q17. The company’s revenue from selling high-valued products reached VND87.13tn for 9M17, which is a rise of seven per cent YoY and represents 39 per cent of the group's total revenues. In addition, the company invested VND1.6tn in research and development activities in the first nine months of 2017, according to Roongrote Rangsiyopash, the company's president and CEO.

Vietnam 10M18 cement production up 6.5% YoY

31 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Vietnam is estimated to have produced 69Mt of cement in the first 10 months of this year, representing a 6.5 per cent rise YoY, says the government-run General Statistics Office. Domestic cement producers manufactured 8Mt in October. In the first nine months, output from the country’s cement plants reached 61Mt, according to the office’s revised data. In 2016 output reached 78.6Mt.

Vietnam's cement and clinker consumption rises in 9M17

17 October 2017, Published under Cement News

The total consumption of cement and clinker from Vietnam cement producers grew six per cent to 59.27Mt in the first nine months of this year, reports the Ministry of Construction. Consumption in the domestic market was estimated at 45.28Mt, four per cent higher than the same period last year, including 18.9Mt sold by the Vietnam Cement Industry Corporation. The cement industry also exported about 13.99Mt, nearly completing the milestone annual export target of 14-15Mt, despite fierce c...

Vietnam’s GENCO 1 in cement deal

17 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Vietnam’s Power Generation Corporation 1 (GENCO 1), a unit of the country’s state utility Vietnam Electricity (EVN), has signed deals with seven partners to sell some 2.9Mt of fly ash from the Duyen Hai 1 and 3 thermal power plants in the southern province of Tra Vinh. The fly ash will be used as additives in cement production, reported the Thoi Bao Kinh Doanh newspaper, citing Nguyen Hai Ha, head of technical production at EVN. To date GENCO 1 has sold 140,000t of fly ash since the Du...

Xuan Thanh cement plant opens 12,500tpd line

06 October 2017, Published under Cement News

ThaiGroup JSC, formerly known as Xuan Thanh Group JSC, has inaugurated the second production line of the Xuan Thanh cement plant in the northern province of Ha Nam, Vietnam. The production line has a total investment of VND10.8trn (US$475.25m) and a clinker capacity of 12,500tpd, the Dau Tu newspaper reported. After inaugurating the second production line, the company plans to invest in a third one with a cement capacity of 4.5Mta, raising the plant’s output to 10Mta. In early 2016...

Vietnam's exports rise to 12.17Mt in first eight months

02 October 2017, Published under Cement News

According to preliminary statistics released by the General Department of Customs, Vietnam exported 12.17Mt of cement and clinker for a value of US$430.63m in the first eight months of 2017. The cement volume was up 20.5 per cent and the clinker volume up 13.2 per cent over the same period last year. In August alone, exports of 1.38Mt of cement and clinker reached US$54.09m (down 0.9 per cent in volume, but up seven per cent in value against July 2017). Vietnam's average export price of cem...

Environmental concerns increasingly block expansion plans in Vietnam

29 September 2017, Published under Cement News

This week, Vicem Hoang Mai Cement JSC, an affiliate of Vietnam Cement Industry Corporation (Vicem), was instructed by the provincial authorities to locate its prospective 4.5Mta Hong Mai 2 cement plant in a different location to the planned Hoang Mai 2 Industrial park site. The decision will be a set-back for Vicem who had announced its intention to build the factory in October 2015 in the central province of Nghe An, as a two-phased project. Hoang Mai Cement is one of the older Vicem ...