Cement industry demands that capital expenditure for infrastructure continues steadily

The German cement industry has been more affected by the crisis and the recession than as the branch had expected at the end of last year. This is substantiated by provisional figures for turnover and cement consumption in 2009. It will certainly not be ­possible to reverse this unfavourable trend completely in 2010. How­ever, the industry increasingly hopes to return  to the growth path after this lean time. In this connection, however, it is essential that federal politics create the general conditions for finance and infrastrucure in such a way that the building trade will again be able to...

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