The price of cement dropped to 100,000 VND per tonne in the first six
months of this year due to high stockpiles and low demand, according to
the Vietnam Cement Association.
During the period, cement
production reached about 24.3 million tonnes, a 10 percent decrease
from the same period a year earlier, and domestic consumption fell 10
percent to 23.6 million tonnes.
Cement businesses have
actively sought export markets for clinker and cement. They exported
about 3 million tonnes of clinker and 700,000 tonnes of cement in the