The French brick and tile industry in 2009 in figures

The turnover of the French brick and tile industry decreased in 2009 and reached 888 mill. € (1043 mill. € in 2008) see »Table 1.

In 2009 the total production of 4.353 mill. t was lower than in the previous year (2008: 5.638 mill. t).

The production of clay roofing tiles decreased and reached 2.354 mill. t (2008: 3.006 mill. t). The production of structural bricks decreased also to 1.758 mill. t (2008: 2.331 mill. t).

This trend can also be observed in the total production of facing bricks (0.214 mill. t) compared to 2008 (0.276 mill. t).

In 2009 the number of employees in the French brick and...

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