Economy & Market
Swiss cement deliveries up in 2016
Domestic deliveries of cement by Swiss cement producers increased by 1.6 per cent in 4Q16, compared to the same period in 2015.
This rounded out a strong year for cement deliveries in the country, which grew by 4.2 per cent in 2016. Total deliveries hit almost 4.4 million tonnes (MT). Of this, 52.1 per cent was transported by rail, 73.5 per cent was delivered to ready-mixed concrete plants, while 19.6 per cent was delivered to onsite concrete plants at large construction sites.