Vietnam cement production up by 10.5% to 32.1Mt

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Vietnam: Vietnam is estimated to have produced 32.1Mt of cement in the first half of 2015, up by 10.5% year-on-year, including 6Mt in June, up by 26.8% year-on-year, according to the government-run General Statistics Office.

In the first five months of 2015, Vietnam produced 26.1Mt of cement, compared to the earlier estimated 26.6Mt, according to the office's revised figure. The country's cement and clinker sales are expected to rise by 1.5 - 4% year-on-year to 72 – 74Mt in 2015, of which domestic sales will rise by 4.5 - 6.5% to 53 – 54Mt, while exports will be 19 – 20Mt.