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Vietnam cement sales slip during Jan-May 2013

20 June 2013, Published under Cement News

Vietnam cement sales declined by 2.1 per cent in the first five months of this year to 19.5Mt compared to the same period of last year, data from the Ministry of Construction showed. The 2013 five-month figure represents 39.5 per cent of the whole year target, the ministry said. In May alone, domestic cement sales dropped 3.07 per cent compared to April and 0.84 per cent compared to May last year.  Cement output rose by 0.8 per cent MoM and 3.71 per cent YoY to 5.03Mt. The country ...

Vietnam cement sales rise 9% YoY, Jan-May 2013

04 June 2013, Published under Cement News

Domestic cement sales in Vietnam rose nine per cent YoY in the first five months of 2013, pointing to signs of economic recovery thanks to government measures to stimulate the housing market. Latest data from the country’s Ministry of Construction said that domestic sales by local producers totalled 19.15Mt during January-May 2013. The country also produced 23.8Mt of cement between the period, fulfilling 41 per cent of the whole-year target, including an on-year rise of 19 per cent i...

Vietnam production rises 7.4% in first five months

29 May 2013, Published under Cement News

Vietnam is estimated to have produced 23.5Mt of cement in the first five months of 2013, up 7.4 per cent from the same period of last year, the General Statistics Office has said. The government-run office has marginally revised down the country’s output in the first four months of this year to 17.8Mt from a previous estimate of 17.9Mt. Output in May is expected to have risen by 18.7 per cent YoY to 5.7Mt, the GSO said in recent report. This year, cement sales are expected to rise b...

Vietnam cement sales down 1.7 per cent in first four months

23 May 2013, Published under Cement News

Vietnam cement sales in the first four months of 2013 fell 1.7 per cent YoY to 14.45Mt, the Ministry of Construction (MoC) has said. Sales in the first four months represent 29.8 per cent of the full-year target, the MoC added. Cement production during the period was 15.53Mt (meeting 27.7 per cent of the full-year target). In April alone, cement sales reached 4.87Mt while production was 4.99Mt. A total of US$21.6m on cement imports between January-April, down by 22.3 per cent YoY. Meanw...

Vietnam calls on producers to report on export activities

22 May 2013, Published under Cement News

Vietnam’s Ministry of Construction is urging cement producers to report on their export activities and cooperate fairly to prevent further losses. According to reports by Vietnam NewsBrief service, the move follows a request by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung for the government ministries of Construction, Industry and Trade as well as the Vietnam Cement Association (VNCA) to boost the value of clinker and cement exports. Local cement producers are now being called upon to report on ceme...

Vicem sales up 14.8% in first four months, Vietnam

10 May 2013, Published under Cement News

State-owned Vietnam Cement Industry Corporation (Vicem) sold 6.94Mt of cement and clinker in the first four months of this year, rising by 14.8 per cent YoY. Of the total, 6.9Mt of cement and clinker was sold in the domestic market, up 21.7 per cent YoY, while 41,000t of cement was exported, a rise of nine per cent, the corporation said on its website late Wednesday. In April, the corporation sold 1.94Mt of cement and clinker, up 3.7 per cent YoY, of which 1.5Mt of cement and 377,000t ...

Vietnam production rises 4.6%, Jan-Apr 2013

26 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Vietnam is estimated to have reached 17.9Mt of cement in the first four months of this year, up 4.6 per cent from a year earlier, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said. In April, the country’s cement output is likely to rise by 8.5 per cent YoY to 5.4Mt, the GSO said in its monthly report. The government-run office revised up the country’s cement output in the first quarter of this year to 12.5Mt from the earlier estimate of 12.4Mt.

Vietnam first-quarter cement sales slip

19 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Vietnam sold 9.48Mt of cement in the first quarter of this year, down slightly from 9.57Mt in the same period of last year, the Ministry of Construction (MoC) said. The decline was attributed to a stagnant real estate market, according to the MoC. The three-month figure accounted for 19.5 per cent of the country’s full-year target, the ministry said on its website late Wednesday. In the first quarter, the country exported 1.46Mt of cement and clinker, including 320,000t of clinker. ...

Vicem sales rise 19.2% in first three months of year

16 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Vietnam’s leading cement producer Vietnam Cement Industry Corp (Vicem) reported a 19.2 per cent YoY rise as domestic shipments increased but exports declined. The state-run cement corporation said it sold 4.91Mt of cement and clinker in the first quarter of 2013, rising 19.2 per cent YoY. Of the total, 4.87Mt was sold in the domestic market, up 28 per cent YoY, while 44,000t of cement was exported, down 22.8 per cent YoY, the corporation said on its website. In March, Vicem 2.06Mt of ce...

Phu Son added to list of Vietnam investment projects

15 April 2013, Published under Cement News

The Phu Son cement plant in the northern province of Ninh Binh has been added to the list of projects to be invested in for the 2012-15 period by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung. Phu Son cement plant is located in Nho Quan district, Ninh Binh province and has a total investment of US$136.3m and production capacity of 1.2Mta. Construction of the plant, which began in 2011, is expected to complete in two years, Vietnam News Brief Service reports. The government leader earlie...