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/Facts & figures

Facts & figures

The glass industry closed 2019 with a 2.4 percent decline in sales. Total sales amounted to around EUR 9.8 billion. The result is primarily due to foreign sales: these amounted to EUR 4.1 billion in 2019, a drop of 8.5 percent compared to 2018.

In contrast, domestic sales rose by 2.4 percent to EUR 5.7 billion. The number of employees in the glass industry remained almost constant at around 56,000.

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


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