Swiss cement demand advances 4.2% in 2016

Swiss cement demand advances 4.2% in 2016
Published: 09 January 2017


Swiss cement producers dispatched 1,076,007t of cement in 4Q16, up 1.6 per cent 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 per cent increase from 4,219,466t when compared with the previous year. Around 52.1 per cent of deliveries were carried out by rail.

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