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Swiss cement deliveries fall to 1.176Mt in 2Q19

08 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement deliveries in Switzerland declined 3.6 per cent in the 2Q19 when compared to the 2Q18, according to Cemsuisse, the Swiss cement association. Sales in the April-June quarter 2019 came in at 1.176Mt. In the 2Q18 cement sales reached 1.22Mt. In the first quarter sales increased 4.8 per cent YoY to 0.874Mt and when compared with the 1H18, total cement sales in the first half of 2019 have slipped by 0.2 per cent.

Switzerland sees 5% increase in cement deliveries

08 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement deliveries by the Swiss cement industry increased 4.8 per cent YoY to 874,275.2t in the 1Q19, according to the country’s cement association, Cemsuisse. It follows a 2.2 per cent YoY to 834,251.6t in the 1Q18. The market expansion was driven by a 6.8 per cent rise in the sales of lower-carbon CEM II cements. The share of CEM I cements in total deliveries continued to decline to 7.9 per cent. In addition, the share of deliveries by rail was declining with around half of deliveries m...

Swiss cement dispatches stable in 2018

11 January 2019, Published under Cement News

In Switzerland and Liechtenstein, total cement deliveries in the fourth quarter of 2018 increased two per cent YoY to 1,088,196t from 1,067,145t in the 4Q17, according to Cemsuisse, the Swiss cement association. For the full year, deliveries edged up 0.2 per cent to 4.289Mt from 4.272Mt. While import data are not yet available, they are expected to show lower imports due to reduced demand in the Swiss construction industry. Some 51.5 per cent of cement was supplied by rail, but the sh...

Switzerland sees cement deliveries fall 2% in 3Q18

10 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Cement deliveries in Switzerland  slipped 1.7 per cent YoY to 1,144,790t in the third quarter of 2018, according to Cemsuisse, the country’s cement association. In 3Q17 1,164,378t of cement was dispatched. In the January-September 2018 period dispatches remained largely stable at 3,201,205t when compared with sales of 3,205,171t in 9M17. The share of deliveries to ready-mix concrete plants has risen to 72.2 per cent  while 20.6 per cent of cement is sold to concrete plants on major const...

Swiss cement sales return to positive growth

09 July 2018, Published under Cement News

Switzerland’s domestic cement deliveries has increased 2.9 per cent YoY to 1.22Mt in 2Q18, returning to positive growth for the first time since 4Q16, according the country’s cement association, Cemsuisse. In the first half of 2018, deliveries advanced 0.8 per cent compared to the corresponding period of the previous year. However, cement deliveries by rail has decreased by 0.9 per cent to 51.6 per cent of the total.

Swiss 1Q cement sales fall 2% YoY

09 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Domestic deliveries in Switzerland declined by 2.2 per cent in the first quarter of 2018, according to the country’s cement association, Cemsuisse. Volumes decreased from 853,180t in 1Q17 to 834,252t in 1Q18 as cold weather in March extended the winter period and fewer working days affected cement demand.

Swiss cement dispatches drop 7.9% YoY in 2015

06 January 2016, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Switzerland fell 4.2 per cent QoQ in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to domestic cement producers’ association, Cemsuisse. For the full year, deliveries decreased by 7.9 per cent YoY to 4.219Mt. The low-carbon cement segment, particularly CEM II, saw a rise of 90 per cent. In 1995, its market share was limited to six per cent. In terms of transport, 51.1 per cent of dispatches took place via rail.

1Q15 Swiss dispatches down 16%

09 April 2015, Published under Cement News

Domestic deliveries by the Swiss cement industry fell 16 per cent in 1Q15 as the construction industry experiences a cooldown, according to cement association Cemsuisse. Dispatches fell from 980,721t in 1Q14 to 823,375t in 1Q15.

Swiss cement deliveries advance 2.3% in 1H13

05 July 2013, Published under Cement News

In the second quarter of 2013, the domestic deliveries of the Swiss cement industry increased 1.8 per cent when compared with 2Q12, according to the latest data from CemSuisse, the Swiss cement association. Dispatches rose from 1.286Mt in 2Q12 to 1.262Mt. In the first half-year, deliveries increased 2.3 per cent from 2.06Mt in 1H12 to 2.11Mt, reflecting the active construction market in the country. For the end of the year, a stable to slightly contracting volume can be expected.