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Italian stone exports declined in the first 8 months of 2018

After a flat 2017 in terms of foreign market growth, figures for 2018 have unfortunately shown a decline in sector exports, as seen in the statistics processed by the Confindustria Marmomacchine Studies Center that highlight how from January to August [...]

March 21, 2019 Magazine @en

Italian stone technology exports down 12.9% in the first 8 months of 2018

Although improving from the first half of the year, when foreign sales were down 19.6%, the figure for Italian stone technology exports in the first 8 months of 2018 was down by 12.9% from the same period the previous year. [...]

March 21, 2019 Magazine @en

Confindustria: Russia a strategic market for the Made in Italy

During the hearing with the Senate’s Foreign Affairs Commission, Confindustria reiterated that Russia continues to be a strategic market for Italian companies, reminding it that 750 Italian companies work in Russia with more than 57,000 employees and revenue of nearly [...]

February 21, 2019 Magazine @en

Coverings 2018: Italian stone on stage in Atlanta

May 8 to 11 were the dates for the 2018 edition of Coverings in Atlanta, North America’s main event devoted to stone and ceramic surfaces. Confindustria Marmomacchine participated in cooperation with ICE-Italian Trade Agency, organizing an important collective of 31 [...]

June 20, 2018 Magazine @en

Chinese stone sector report 2017: imports and domestic consumption up, exports down

The China Stone Material Association recently published data on stone production and trade for 2017, when once again China proved to be the undisputed market leader with a 31.5% share of the world’s quarry output (48 million tons) and a [...]

June 20, 2018 Magazine @en

In 2017 the construction of new shopping centers in Europe slowed down

In 2017 in Europe construction was completed for 3.8 million square meters of new malls or stores, 23% less than in 2016. On the level of macro-areas, in Western Europe 1.5 million square meters more were built, a drop of [...]

June 19, 2018 Magazine @en