First publishedon www.AggBusiness.com
Expect for 2006, the German brick and tile market has declined over the last 15 years.
In 2009 production value fell 9.3% to €975.8million.
Production of bricks fell 15.5% to 6 million m³. In terms of value, it fell from €461.1million to €397.3million.
Production of tiles fell 13.4% to 630.9 million units. In terms of value it fell from €614.2million to €578.5million.
The industry association Bundesverband der Deutschen Ziegelindustrie is not sure whether brick and tile industry has already bottomed-out.