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Italy’s stone exports in the first foour months of 2017: volume grew (+15.5%) but value remained the same (+1.5%)

According to the figures released by the Confindustria Marmomacchine Studies Center, in the first 4 months of 2017 Italy’s overall exports of stone materials – raw and finished products – showed an increase in amounts of 15.5% from the same period in 2016, reaching 925,600 tons. [...]

10 September 2017 admin Magazine @en 0

China: the asian giant saw a slowdown in stone in 2016

According to figures from the General Administration of Chinese Customs, in 2016 China’s imports/exports of stone products slid considerably from the previous year. In fact, the volume of stone materials exported decreased from 31.35 to 26.03 million tons (-17%) with a consequent drop in the value of exports [...]

9 September 2017 admin Magazine @en 0

The 2017 CONFINDUSTRIA MARMOMACCHINE Directory: the Association’s new yearbook published

February saw release of the 2017 edition of the CONFINDUSTRIA MARMOMACCHINE Directory, the association’s annual publication distributed worldwide at tradeshows in which CONFINDUSTRIA MARMOMACCHINE participates and its “calling card” at all meetings with foreign delegations and operators working in the sector. [...]

3 March 2017 admin Magazine @en 0

Italian exports of stone-working machinery and equipment down 14.6% in the first nine months of 2016

While showing a recoup from the first quarter of 2016 – when sales had dropped 17.5% – the figures for the first nine months of the year show a decrease in exports from the Italian stone technology industry of 14.6% from the same period in 2015. In fact, the official [...]

2 March 2017 admin Magazine @en 0

Expo Dubai 2020: more than $US 60 billion being spent on buildings and infrastructure. An opportunity that Italian companies shouldn’t miss

The spiral of growth in the Dubai building sector seems destined to continue this year, too, thanks to the multi-billion-dollar projects currently underway or planned for Expo 2020 (“Connecting Minds. Creating the Future” is the title of the universal exposition, the first to be held in the Middle East). [...]

2 March 2017 admin Magazine @en 0


Expectations are already great for MARMOMAC 2017, the leading international stone sector show at which CONFINDUSTRIA MARMOMACCHINE members can exhibit at discounted rates. Just weeks after announcement of this renewed agreement for members, the association’s secretarial office had already issued one hundred and fifty attestations of membership. [...]

16 February 2017 admin Magazine @en 0