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Vietnam cement producers see 8% rise in February output

28 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Vietnam in February 2019 reached 5.093Mt in February, up eight per cent when compared with February 2018 but down 29.7 per cent from 7.247Mt in January 2019, according the Vietnam National Cement Association (VNCA). Of this total, domestic deliveries by Vietnamese cement producers reached 2.751Mt, including 0.934Mt supplied by VICEM, an additional 0.657Mt by its associated companies and 1.16Mt by other Vietnamese producers. Total exports increased six per cent YoY to...

Vietnam produces 7.2Mt of cement in January

31 January 2018, Published under Cement News

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 glu...

Vietnam: cement exports hit by rising tax costs

23 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Vietnamese cement exporters have warned that the loss of tax exemptions and the existing export tax have pushed up the cost of their products on international markets, harming their ability to compete, Vietnam News reports. An export tax of US$5/t and a 2016 change to VAT rules have meant that the average cost of a tonne of exported cement has increased by US$7.50, while a tonne of clinker is now US$4.50 more expensive. “Many cement producers could face risks of halting their productio...

Vietnam: 2016 sales goal looks unlikely

24 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Concerns have arisen that the Vietnamese cement industry will struggle to meet its sales target of 75-77Mt this year as a result of ‘market difficulties’, as reported by Viet Nam News. The 2016 target is 3.2-6 per cent higher than 2015. To meet this target a minimum of 20Mt will need to be sold in the fourth quarter, amounting to 7Mtpm. Chairman of the Vietnam Cement Association, Nguyen Quang Cung, said meeting the target would be hard, citing the decrease in exports as a key factor. A...

Vietnam: double-digit uptake in domestic sales

25 August 2014, Published under Cement News

Vietnam producers sold 4.42Mt of cement to the domestic market in July, up 12 per cent from the previous month and 14 per cent from the same period a year ago, the Vietnam Cement Association said. Exports totalled 1.15Mt, comprising 363,603t of cement and 754,962t of clinker – up 31 and nine per cent MoM, respectively. By the end of July, Vietnam reported 560,000t of cement and 1.87Mt of clinker inventories. The association anticipates that the country's cement sales will dip this mont...