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Vietnam exports rise 30% for the first 11 months of 2017

15 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Vietnam exported 17.48Mta of cement and clinker worth US$613.3m in the first 11 months of this year, according to Vietnam News. This represents a 30.4 per cent increase in volume and a 20.2 per cent rise in value from the year-ago period. In November 2017 exports of clinker and cement reached 2.4Mt, a significant increase of 43.3 per cent in volume from the previous month. The value of these exports amounted to US$82.29m for the same period, 46.2 per cent up from October 2017. The coun...

Indonesia: Semen Indonesia looks to international markets

21 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Amid prospects of disappointing revenue growth in the domestic market, Semen Indonesia is looking offshore to expand its sales figures. Newly appointed head of PT Semen Indonesia, Rizkan Chandra has said that he wants to raise the company’s sales outside of Indonesia from 5.2 per cent of revenue in 2015 to 10-15 per cent over the next three years. In an interview Mr Chandra said operations may expand into Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Maldives, with operations already present in Vietnam.  ...

Mongolia explores export to Russia

03 June 2016, Published under Cement News

With Mongolia’s cement production on the rise, the country may start exporting its surplus to countries such as Russia. National producers are currently studying the possibilities, according to local news reports. Demand in the country has risen with growing housing and infrastructure requirements. Mongolia’s cement production currently meets about 90 per cent of the domestic demand, which in 2013 reached 2Mt. With a capacity of 1.9Mta in 2013, the country has been importing cement to ful...

Vietnam to launch three more plants by year-end

02 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Cement producers in Vietnam will bring three more plants into production later this year (X18, Quang Phuc and Dong Lam), according to the Vietnam Cement Association (VNCA). This will take the sector’s total capacity to the 70Mta mark and exacerbate the existing market glut. Cement consumption is forecast to reach 45-46Mt in 2013 and as a result, the new plants will increase the surplus output to 24-25Mt.   The Vietnamese cement industry is facing a challenging time as local producers h...