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Blog, Ekaterina Kolina, August 15, 2018 315

Ceramic tiles and porcelain stoneware are one of the basic building and finishing materials in the world.  In 2017, the world market for ceramic tiles and porcelain stoneware increased by 4%, compared to the previous year and amounted to 13.2 billion sq. m.

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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, July 26, 2018 53

In value terms, refractory cements imports stood at $2.1B in 2016. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +1.9% from 2007 to 2016; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fl...

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Blog, Anna Sergeeva, July 26, 2018 50

In value terms, biodiesel and mixtures thereof imports totaled $8.2B in 2016. Overall, biodiesel and mixtures thereof imports continue to indicate a deep deduction. Global biodiesel and mixtures there...

 
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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, July 26, 2018 53

In value terms, refractory cements exports stood at $2B in 2016. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +1.4% from 2007 to 2016; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluc...

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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, July 26, 2018 59

In value terms, biodiesel and mixtures thereof exports totaled $9.3B in 2016. Overall, biodiesel and mixtures thereof exports continue to indicate a measured decrease. Global biodiesel and mixtures th...

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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 73

In 2016, the amount of roofing imported worldwide totaled 4M tonnes, surging by 6% against the previous year figure. Overall, roofing imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The ...

 
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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 55

In 2016, approx. 14M tonnes of brick were imported worldwide- going up by 5% against the previous year figure. Overall, brick imports continue to indicate a mild shrinkage. The growth pace was the mos...

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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 67

In 2016, the amount of ceramic tile imported worldwide amounted to 21M tonnes, standing approx. at the previous year figure. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.2% from 2...

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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 75

In 2016, the amount of roofing imported worldwide totaled 4M tonnes, surging by 6% against the previous year figure. Overall, roofing imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The ...

 
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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 83

In 2016, approx. 14M tonnes of brick were imported worldwide- going up by 5% against the previous year figure. Overall, brick imports continue to indicate a mild shrinkage. The growth pace was the mos...

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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 69

In 2016, the amount of ceramic tile imported worldwide amounted to 21M tonnes, standing approx. at the previous year figure. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.2% from 2...

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Blog, Kirill Bezverhi, November 03, 2017 540

To what extent will the ceramic and porcelain tile market expand in 2016? What factors are set to determine the future of the market? How do consumer taste preferences differ between Russia and Europe? Igor Chernyshev, Director of Sales and Marketing at Vitra Tiles talked about this and much more in an exclusive interview with IndexBox.

 
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Blog, Alexander Romanenko, July 26, 2015 436

Italy took the second spot in the global ceramic tiles, flags and paving trade. In 2014, Italy exported 5.3 million tonnes of ceramic tiles, flags and paving totaling 4.6 billion USD, 6% over the previous year. Its primary trading partner was France, where it supplied 18.6% of its total ceramic tiles, flags and paving exports in value terms, accounting for 73.9% of France's total imports.

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Blog, Svetlana Sitkova, July 22, 2015 491

Germany dominates in the global clay tiles and roofing trade. In 2014, Germany exported 587 thousand tonnes of clay tiles and roofing totaling 188 million USD, 3% over the previous year. Its primary trading partner was Poland, where it supplied 32.8% of its total clay tiles and roofing exports in value terms, accounting for 87.5% of Poland's total imports.

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Blog, Olga Minchina, July 20, 2015 509

Belgium has seized control of the clay building brick market. In 2014, Belgium exported 939 thousand tonnes of clay building bricks totaling 133 million USD, 20% over the previous year. Its primary trading partner was the United Kingdom, where it supplied 44.2% of its total clay building brick exports in value terms, accounting for 46.1% of the United Kingdom's total imports.