06 Dec 2017, Waratthapoom Buarapha, EMIS Editor
Laos expects drop in cement imports by $4 million this year
Despite the increase in demand for cement due to the development of infrastructure projects in the country, Laos has seen a decline in imports of cement this year as most local cement producers are expanding their production facilities, the ministry informed Vientiane Times.
According to the ministry, Lao Cement Public Company is currently the largest producer of cement in Laos. The company’s plant in Vangvieng district has the capability to produce 700 tonnes of cement per day which covers 12 percent of the cement in the local market.
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