Germany: HeidelbergCement’s revenue rose by 2.1%, on a like-for-like basis, to Euro18.9bn in 2019. In its preliminary results the group said that it had focused on prices rather than sales volumes. Its cement and clinker sales volumes fell by 1.6% year-on-year, excluding consolidation effects, to126Mt in 2019. Ready-mixed concrete sales rose by 3.4% to 50.7Mm3. Its current operations before depreciation and amortisation rose by 2.5%, on a like-for-like basis, to Euro3.58bn. The building materials producer plans to issue a more detailed trading statement in mid-February 2020 detailing its performance.
HeidelbergCement focuses on prices over sales volumes in 2019
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