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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, Maria Fadeeva, November 07, 2016 313

The global trade in articles of plaster or of compositions based on plaster amounted to 1,894 million USD in 2015, exhibiting insignificant fluctuations over the period under review. A perceptible drop in 2009 was followed by a steady recovery over the next five years, until exports slightly decreased again. Overall, there was an annual increase of 1.2% from 2007 to 2015.

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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, August 12, 2016 992

Consumption on the glass container market in the EU leveled off at its highest levels. Post-crisis recovery is likely to exhaust its potential, and in the medium term the market is expected to see barely noticeable growth. At the same time, consumption in the EU is almost completely covered by supplies from the EU Member States, leaving small room for suppliers from outside of the EU.

 
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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, July 14, 2016 261

The U.S. ranks first in global imports of cement, accounting for a 6% share (based on USD). It was followed by Algeria (5%), Sri Lanka (4%), and France (4%). In 2015, U.S. cement imports totaled 940 million USD, which was 210 million USD (29%) higher than the year before.

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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, July 06, 2016 270

The U.S. is the leader in global imports of pottery, ceramics, and plumbing fixtures, accounting for a 19% share (based on USD). It was followed by Germany (9%), the UK (5%), and Japan (4%). In 2015, U.S. imports on the pottery fixture market totaled 4,223 million USD, which was 90 million USD (2%) less than the year before.

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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, July 05, 2016 320

The U.S. takes a 7% share (based on USD) of global flat glass exports, which put it in third place, following China (18%) and Germany (12%). In 2015, the U.S. exported 807 million USD, which was 6% under the previous year.

 
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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, July 01, 2016 346

The U.S. is the leader in global imports of abrasive products, with a 12% share of global imports (based on USD). It was followed by Germany (11.7%), China (6%), and Japan (5%). In 2015, U.S. abrasive product imports totaled 1,524 million USD, which was 128 million USD (8%) less than the year before.

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Blog, Irina Andreeva, June 30, 2016 339

The U.S. prevails in global imports of glass container, accounting for a 16% share (based on USD). It was followed by France (13%), Italy (5%) and Spain (5%). In 2015, U.S. glass container imports totaled 1,558 million USD, which was 91 million USD (6%) more than the year before.

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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, June 28, 2016 258

The U.S. glass product market showed mixed dynamics from 2008 to 2015, but the overall trend was positive. The decline in 2009 (-18%) was followed by steady growth in the upcoming years. In 2015, the glass product market reached 12,364 million USD.

 
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Blog, Svetlana Sitkova, February 03, 2016 383

From 2007 to 2014, EU permanent magnet production showed mixed dynamics, eventually falling from 20.4 thousand tonnes in 2007 to 18.2 thousand tonnes in 2014. It dropped with a CAGR of -1.6% over the period under review. In value terms, EU magnet production was 344 million EUR in 2014.

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Blog, Svetlana Sitkova, January 19, 2016 339

From 2007 to 2014, EU production of quicklime, slaked and hydraulic lime showed negative dynamics, falling from 34.7 million tonnes in 2007 to 24.6 million tonnes in 2014. It dropped with a CAGR of -4.8% over the period under review. In value terms, EU lime production decreased to 2.1 billion EUR in 2014, falling by -1.6% annually.

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Blog, Irina Andreeva, January 12, 2016 247

From 2007 to 2014, EU safety glass production showed mixed dynamics, finally falling from 6,298 million EUR in 2007 to 6,101 million EUR in 2014. In physical terms, EU safety glass production decreased to 124 square meters in 2014.

 
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Blog, Olga Minchina, December 24, 2015 231

U.S. glass producers are to experience pressure from products that are used as glass substitutes, particularly in food packaging. Glass used in windows, doors and furniture will drive the demand in the medium term, boosted by a rebound in the U.S. residential housing market.

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Blog, Alla Yakimova, December 07, 2015 261

From 2007 to 2014, EU tile, flagstone and brick production showed negative dynamics, falling from 164 million tonnes in 2007 to 129 million tonnes in 2014. It dropped with a CAGR of 3.4% over the period under review. In value terms, EU tile and brick production decreased to 8,175 million EUR in 2014, falling by 3.3% annually.

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Blog, Olga Minchina, October 06, 2015 271

In consumer's mind, glass is often associated with expensiveness and class, as well as ensuring a longer shelf life and possessing excellent taste preserving qualities. No other packaging material matches the shelf impact of glass, which clarity, shape, and feel contribute to the premium image of products ranging from fine perfumes and liquor to gourmet foods and beverages.

 
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Blog, Alexander Romanenko, August 05, 2015 164

Despite a 19% dip in exports in 2014, he U.S. held the second spot in the global drawn glass and blown glass trade. In 2014, the U.S. exported 7.1 million square metres of drawn glass and blown glass totaling 352 million USD. Its primary trading partner was China, where it supplied 97% of its total drawn glass and blown glass exports in value terms, accounting for 33% of China's total imports.

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Blog, Olga Minchina, August 04, 2015 406

Cement, along with steel and oil, is one of the world's basic commodities. In the construction sector, cement is a highly versatile material, used for building houses, roads and infrastructure. The cement industry's growth is, thus, inexorably linked to the global construction sector, and is further pushed forward by advances in technology and higher disposable incomes.

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Blog, Svetlana Sitkova, July 29, 2015 181

China seized control of the articles of plaster market. In 2014, China exported 722 thousand tonnes of articles of plaster totaling 308 million USD, 13% over the previous year. Its primary trading partner was Indonesia, where it supplied 6.2% of its total articles of plaster exports in value terms, accounting for 54.4% of Indonesia's total imports.

 

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