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Germany: 3.2 % increase in cement consumption in 2016

Approx. 27.5 million t of cement were used in Germany in 2016 (2015: 26.6 million t). This figure is roughly 3.2 % higher than in the previous year. The German Cement Works Association (VDZ) is expecting this positive trend to continue in 2017.

“Housing, traffic infrastructure and non-residential construction – the momentum for the German cement market came from all the relevant sectors of the building industry,” is how VDZ President Christian Knell sums up the development of cement consumption in 2016. In Germany, the construction industry used around one million tonnes more cement than in the...

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