The estimated sale of Vietnamese cement products reached 70.7 million tonnes in the first eight months of 2021, up 4 percent year-on-year, in which, domestic consumption was about 43.54 million tonnes, down 5 percent, and export volume was 27.23 million tonnes, up 12 percent.
In August alone, the total volume of cement sold was 8.09 million tonnes, down 8 percent against August 2020, of which 4.97 million tonnes was sold in the domestic market and 3.12 million tonnes shipped abroad.
Regarding domestic consumption, the southern region has the strongest increase in consumption in the country with a year-on-year increase rate of 12.2 percent and. Therefore, the prolonged social distancing distance in this region will continue to affect domestic cement consumption significantly.
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