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.
According to the preliminary figures published by the Acimac Research Department, the sector’s turnover has stabilised at 2 million euros. Exports have fallen while the Italian market has remained steady thanks to the Industry 4.0 programme.
The 2017 rankings of the largest 30 Italian ceramic tile companies. The exclusive annual study was conducted by the magazine Tile Italia and offered to its readers by Ceramic World Review.
Mohawk Industries (USA), SCG (Thailand) and Lamosa (Mexico) lead once again the rankings. Total 2017 tile production of the 26 largest world groups amounted to around 1.83 billion sq.m, 13% of world tile production.
Acimac Research Dept. anticipates to Ceramic World Review the key figures of the 6th edition of the annual report “World production and consumption of ceramic tiles”
The Italian ceramic tile industry closed fiscal 2017 with a turnover of 5.5 billion euros (+2.4%), of which 9.3% was invested in new technologies to enhance competitiveness. Read the interview to the newly-elected chairman of Confindustria Ceramica Giovanni Savorani.
The sector’s turnover reached 2.2 billion euros in 2017, 10.3% up on 2016.
The 4th edition of the Acimac Research Department’s “Financial statement analysis of world ceramic tile manufacturers” analysing the data of 388 companies and comparing the results of Italian, Spanish, European and Asian companies is now available.
The 5th edition of “Financial statement analysis of world manufacturers of machinery for the ceramic and brick industries” (by Acimac Research Department) examines the economic and financial figures of 188 companies operating worldwide.
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%).
43 million sq. of ceramic tiles were imported and consumed in Canada last year. Chinese tiles represented 38.7 of total consumption in volume, while Italian tiles represented 38% of total consumption in value.
The construction sector saw 5.6% expansion in 2017, and growth is likely to accelerate in 2018.