Acimac Research Dept. anticipates to Ceramic World Review the key figures of the 5th edition of the annual report "World production and consumption of ceramic tiles".
Mohawk Industries (USA), SCG (Thailand) and Lamosa (Mexico) lead once again the rankings. Good results were also posted by Vitromex (Mexico), Pamesa and STN (Spain), Kajaria (India) and Arwana Citramulia (Indonesia).
The trade magazines Tile Italia and Tile International take a picture of the top 30 Italian ceramic tile manufacturers in 2016.
The Indian construction industry is set to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 4.16% from now to 2021, an improvement on the 3.95% annual growth recorded over the period 2012-2016.
Public and private residential building, investments in tourism and industry, and large-scale projects for Expo 2020 are driving the construction sector in the UAE.
Chinese tile exports fell for the third year running (-5.9% in 2016).
All-time record turnover driven by growth in both the Italian domestic market (+4.5%) and exports (+1.6%). Strong outlook for the current year with first quarter turnover growth of 13.3%.
The “100 mil Viviendas + Trabajo” programme launched by the Argentine government in March involves a partnership between the public sector, private building firms and banks.
The Italian tile industry has closed 2016 with record investments of 400 million euros (+14%), a turnover of 5.4 billion euros (+5.9%) and a national production of 416 million m2 (+5.4%).
The new Acimac’s study shows a significant growth in EBITDA and net profits. The best performances were posted by companies with turnovers of between 10 and 40 million € and in the fields of digital decoration and finishing machines.
This year the Indian economy has once again maintained growth levels above 7% and investments in infrastructure remain the main growth driver. The Indian government is expected to allocate 3-4% of the country’s GDP to infrastructure investments to ensure annual economic growth of between 7% and 8%.
The 3rd edition of “Financial statement analysis of world ceramic tile producers” by ACIMAC Research Department compares the 2015 results of 77 Asian tile companies and further 248 companies, of which 88 from Italy and 75 from Spain.