Growth for Italy’s natural stone exports confirmed: +14.3% in the first 8 months of 2022

According to official sector statistics processed by the CONFINDUSTRIA MARMOMACCHINE Studies Center, from January to August 2022 Italy’s overall exports of marbles, travertines, and natural stones generally increased in value by 14.3% from the same period the previous year, reaching [...]

December 23, 2022 Magazine @en

Italia Area at MIDDLE EAST STONE 2022: 45 Italian stone companies exhibit in Dubai

Again for 2022 CONFINDUSTRIA MARMOMACCHINE and ICE-Agency promoted and coordinated the collective participation of Italian stone and techno-stone companies at MIDDLE EAST STONE in Dubai (December 5 to 8), the special showcase entirely devoted to natural stone and its processing [...]

December 23, 2022 Magazine @en

Italian stone technology: a slight drop in exports (-4.8%) from January to August 2022

In the first eight months of 2022 the worth of exports from Italian makers of machines, installations, tools and equipment to extract and process natural stones showed a decline on an annual basis of 4.8%. Revealing this was the data [...]

December 20, 2022 Magazine @en

OECD: no global recession in 2023 but growth will slow

According to the forecasts contained in the OECD’s November Economic Outlook, global growth will decrease from the 3.1% of 2022 to 2.2% in 2023 and then rise to 2.7% in 2024. “Our basic scenario is not a global recession but [...]

December 19, 2022 Magazine @en

Official CONFINDUSTRIA MARMOMACCHINE presence at Marmomac 2022

This year, too, the MARMO+MAC showcase (Verona, September 27-30, 2022) was an important time of getting together for CONFINDUSTRIA MARMOMACCHINE, its member companies, Italian and foreign operators, foreign delegations and government representatives visiting the event, who as usual could count [...]

November 24, 2022 Magazine @en

Italian stone stars in Tokyo at the JAPAN HOME & BUILDING SHOW 2022

October 26 to 28 were the dates at the Tokyo Big Sight expo center for the JAPAN HOME & BUILDINGSHOW 2022, the biggest Japanese tradeshow for professionals in the housing and building industry. For this important even on the Japanese [...]

November 23, 2022 Magazine @en