Wienerberger Says It’s Cut Output in U.K. Amid Brexit Slowdown

  • Demand for clay products slowed in the run up to Brexit vote
  • Brickmaker says it “promptly initiated capacity adjustments’

A construction worker holds a trowel of cement as he lays bricks in Cranfield.

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Wienerberger AG, the world’s biggest maker of bricks, said it’s had to cut production of clay products in the U.K. in a further sign that Britain’s vote to leave the European Union has dented the construction market and wider economy.

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