Stable Swiss cement shipments in 2Q14

Stable Swiss cement shipments in 2Q14
Published: 08 July 2014

In the second quarter of 2014, domestic deliveries by the Swiss cement industry reached 98.1 per cent in the same period last year.

Despite the Easter break, which sometimes causes a 2-3 per cent decline in demand, deliveries were virtually stable in 2014 to date. The weather has been favourable, but construction in 1H14 saw an increase of cement supplies by 6.4 per cent compared to the same period of 2013.