Switzerland - Cement demand advances 4.2%

Swiss cement producers dispatched 1,076,007t of cement in 4Q16, up 1.6% from 1,058,619t delivered in 4Q15, according to the latest data of the country’s cement association, Cemsuisse. The figures include dispatches to Liechtenstein. 

In 2016 total cement deliveries reached 4,397,180t, a 4.2% increase from 4,219,466t when compared with the previous year. Around 52.1% of deliveries were carried out by rail. 

Ready-mix concrete plants accounted for 73.5% of dispatches while on-site concrete plants at large construction sites represented 19.6%.

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