Ceramic sanitaryware, exploit in the last decade
CWR - World ceramic sanitaryware import/export flows grew by 75.2% from 2 to 3.5 million tons over the period 2009-2019, corresponding to a compound annual growth rate of 5.8%. In 2019 sanitaryware exports continued to rise with 4.6% growth on 2018, but with a different trend in the various ge ographical areas of production, accordinf to the analysis of the Acimac Research department MECS. Asia further consolidated its position as the largest world sanitaryware exporter with an increase in its share of world ex ports from 60% to 62.8% thanks to further strong growth in 2019 (2.2 million tons, +9.1%). This was largely due to Chinese exports, although other main Asian exporters (India and Vietnam) also registered good export growth. The European Union, the world’s second largest exporter, closed 2019 with 7.4% fall to 541,000 tons.