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Blog, Kirill Bezverhi, November 03, 2017 157

To what extent will the ceramic and porcelain tile market expand in 2016? What factors are set to determine the future of the market? How do consumer taste preferences differ between Russia and Europe? Igor Chernyshev, Director of Sales and Marketing at Vitra Tiles talked about this and much more in an exclusive interview with IndexBox.

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Blog, Alexander Romanenko, July 26, 2015 249

Italy took the second spot in the global ceramic tiles, flags and paving trade. In 2014, Italy exported 5.3 million tonnes of ceramic tiles, flags and paving totaling 4.6 billion USD, 6% over the previous year. Its primary trading partner was France, where it supplied 18.6% of its total ceramic tiles, flags and paving exports in value terms, accounting for 73.9% of France's total imports.

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Blog, Svetlana Sitkova, July 22, 2015 255

Germany dominates in the global clay tiles and roofing trade. In 2014, Germany exported 587 thousand tonnes of clay tiles and roofing totaling 188 million USD, 3% over the previous year. Its primary trading partner was Poland, where it supplied 32.8% of its total clay tiles and roofing exports in value terms, accounting for 87.5% of Poland's total imports.

 
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Blog, Olga Minchina, July 20, 2015 242

Belgium has seized control of the clay building brick market. In 2014, Belgium exported 939 thousand tonnes of clay building bricks totaling 133 million USD, 20% over the previous year. Its primary trading partner was the United Kingdom, where it supplied 44.2% of its total clay building brick exports in value terms, accounting for 46.1% of the United Kingdom's total imports.