association that brings together ceramic manufacturers, acerhas submitted a market study dedicated to United Kingdom why Americawho are the main customers Castellon’s tile. The analysis, which is part of the agreement between Essar and the Ministry of Finance, points to the growth of these two markets, and warns that in both cases decreased activity buildingWhich may put a brake on their sales overseas.
In the case of United KingdomA moderation in actions is expected because of the effects it will have on the British economy. The country imports 90% of its tile consumption, and Spain is the main supplier with a 33% market share. With regard to the most requested formats, the largest sizes as well as 20-millimetre pieces are gaining importance. Furthermore, this study highlights the growing importance of electronic commerce. Despite the uncertainty about the future, numbers of export are good, because the sector has gained from January to August 37% in sales and 23.1% in volume.
Manufacturing expectations also marked a decline in the United States, although more moderate than in the United Kingdom. The findings of the report highlight The development of this material in the residential sector, At the same time, there is a significant difference in development with respect to other materials, among which vinyl stands out. The United States, along with France, is the main foreign customer for Spanish ceramics, and in 2021 it closed sales of 447 million euros, an increase of 24% compared to the previous year. in the first eight months of this year Billings have increased by 25.4%, but volume has been found to be lacking, as it has decreased by 8.6%.