Preliminary estimates point to 2020 sales of between -1% and +2% of the 2019 figure thanks to exports to the USA, Germany, France, Saudi Arabia and the UAE
The Spanish ceramic tile industry has revised down the forecasts for 2018 (+2%). Exports grew by 1.6% in the first 9 months of the year.
The tile production grew to 530 million sq.m (+7.7%) and total revenues reached 3.5 million Euro (+6%), thanks to the increase of both exports (+4,5%) and domestic sales (+10%).
Nomdedeu takes over from Isidro Zarzoso, who died unexpectedly on 3 January.
Ceramic excellence will take centre stage from 18 to 21 April at the most important American tile and stone show.
Spanish tile industry closed 2015 with a turnover growth of +6%. +10% the growth of domestic market and +5% for exports.
The Spanish tile industry maintained its recovery through 2014 and the first half of 2015, again driven by exports.