Turnover totalled €1,256 million (down 5.3% on 2019), of which 70.5% was generated by exports (-5.9%). The Spanish market recovered more quickly, closing 2020 at -3.7%.
Roca, Kohler, Geberit and Toto lead the rankings of the world ceramic sanitaryware manufacturers by volumes of production in 2019. See who is next.
Acimac Research Dept. / MECS updates the yearly analysis of the world ceramic sanitaryware imports/exports flows. In 2019 sanitaryware exports continued to rise with 4.6% growth on 2018, but with a different trend in the various geographical areas of production.
In the first nine months of 2020 US tile consumption dropped 11.6%, US production lost just 1.5% while imports fell by 15,8%
The industry has finally seen a return to positive territory in Q3 2020 with turnover up 0.6% on the same period in 2019. In September sales saw strong 8.8% growth.
Mohawk Industries, SCG and Lamosa lead once again the rankings. Victoria PLC is the new entry among the big names. For most of the big groups the outlook for 2020 is not overly pessimistic, with declines below -10% and even some players anticipating growth.
Acimac Research Dept. / MECS anticipates to Ceramic World Review the key figures of the 8th edition of the annual report “World production and consumption of ceramic tiles”
Despite the decline in domestic demand, the Turkish ceramic tile industry has remained buoyant thanks to its continued strong performance in international markets.
After five years of record growth, the signs of a slowdown that had already emerged in 2018, intensified in 2019, leading to a 19.8% drop in revenues, falling to 1.73 million euros.
The new forecasts were presented at the 89th Euroconstruct Conference in Stockholm on 12th June 2020.
According to figures released by Confindustria Ceramica for the performance of the four segments in 2019, the sanitaryware sector remained stable, the refractory sector partially maintained the prior year results, while the tableware and brick and roof tile sectors both saw contractions.
Confindustria Ceramica announces the final figures for 2019 and makes an initial assessment of the impact of the health emergency on the tile industry