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/Facts & figures

Facts & figures

The glass industry closed out 2018 with a growth in revenue of 4.0 percent, while total revenue was around EUR 10.1bn. This result is attributable first and foremost to foreign sales, which amounted to EUR 4.45bn in 2018. This corresponds to a growth of 10.2 percent over 2017 (EUR 4.04bn). 

Domestic sales shrinked slightly, with a decline in turnover of 0.4% to EUR 5.60bn (2017: EUR 5.63bn). The number of employees in the glass industry increased by 4.7 %remained to more then 56.000.

You can find the BV Glas annual reports of the last years here.


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