New edition - World production and consumption of ceramic tiles

The 6° edition of the study "World production and consumption of ceramic tiles" is now available, 260 pages of charts, tables and commentary, it provides detailed analysis of the ten-year trends up to 2017 in industry, markets, per capita consumption and export flows in large geographic regions and in the largest tile producer, consumer, exporter and importer countries.


Tile Consumption

World tile consumption increased from 12,979 to 13,271 million sq.m (+2.2%).

Tile Export

In 2017 world exports fell for the first time since 2009 (-1,3%).

Tile Production

World tile production grew to over 13.5 million sq.m (+2,2%).