Commodities Buzz: Austrian industrial, construction companies see 6.8 pct revenue boost in 2017

Austrian companies in the industrial and construction sectors have seen a 6.8 percent increase in sold production in 2017 with total revenue rising to 277.3 billion euros (340 billion U.S. dollars), Statistics Austria has revealed last day.

Energy providers saw a significant 13.5 percent boost to their business, while water supply and waste management plants also saw a respectable 8.7 percent increase. Material goods production, the largest sector by total revenue, saw a 6.4 percent boost, with a notable 17.8 percent increase in metal processing and production.