|This year, Viet Nam expects to sell more than 60 million tonnes of cement at home and abroad— Photo vinacorp
HA NOI (VNS)— Viet Nam's cement exports are expected to reach nearly 14 million tonnes in 2013, the highest level ever exported.
According to the Industry and Trade newspaper, in the first 11 months of this year the country exported 12.5 million tonnes of cement, a year-on-year surge of nearly 65 per cent.
Southeast Asia and the Middle East are the two main markets for Viet Nam's cement, while Malaysia and Indonesia are the nation's largest importers of cement in the Southeast Asian region.
Meanwhile, the country's domestic consumption of cement reached nearly 43 million tonnes in the first 11 months of 2013, up more than 10 per cent year-on-year.
This year, Viet Nam expects to sell more than 60 million tonnes of cement at home and abroad. — VNS