Inside the most recent issue...ISSUE: AC18-8
ASEAN sanitaryware demand
Jahir Ahmed discusses how the ASEAN sanitaryware market, under pressure from over-capacity and imports, is perhaps starting to turn a corner as demand growth shows no signs of stopping.
Iran: a digital breakthrough
Digital decoration has been one of the most important technical developments to sweep the global tile industry, and Iran – the powerhouse of the Middle East – has certainly adopted this technique. Yogender Malik looks at how the industry has evolved…
Tile buying trends, part 2
Jahir Ahmed looks at how the continued growth of urban construction keeps the pressure on tile manufacturers to produce ever more targeted solutions for image-conscious customers.
Province Profile: Liaoning
In the next of our exclusive Chinese Province Profiles, we turn our attention to Liaoning – a region that has experienced rapid growth in the last fifteen years, and as attention shifts to other provinces, could be well poised to provide an engine for future dramatic growth.
Also in the issue…
Masood Jaffery*, CEO of Shabbir Tiles, Pakistan, talks about the company’s turnaround and hopes for an industry revival across the country…
Analysis and insight into Chinese tiles
Hunter and Hunted
William Hunter can’t seem to work out why the world has gone trade-war mad…
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