Inside the most recent issue...
Market update: Bangladesh sanitaryware
Global conditions have slightly slowed Bangladesh’s economic growth, which was estimated at eight per cent this year. Nevertheless, sanitaryware manufacturers expect a better performance this year thanks to a steady housing and construction sector at over 10%, says Jahir Ahmed….
Industry insights on Iranian ceramic tiles
Yogender Singh Malik provides an overview of the Iranian ceramic tile industry in this feature. It is his belief that the country has a significant potential to become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of ceramic tiles, due to the fact that it has all the right factors in its midst….
Zircon consumption in ASEAN ceramic tile sector
In the last decade, South East Asia has emerged as a ceramic tile manufacturing hub. Due to increased ceramic tile production, zircon consumption has risen in these countries. An analysis of zircon consumption in the region is presented by Yogender Singh Malik…
Vietnam: Southeast Asia’s new ceramic tile powerhouse
Vietnamese ceramic production capacity, including ceramic tiles and sanitarywares, places it among the top ten countries in the world. According to Jahir Ahmed, the country has become one of Asia’s most dynamic economies due to growing stability and exceptional growth over recent years.…
Tech Focus: Ceramic armour demand and supply
Ceramic armour is becoming more popular in Asia as countries there modernise their military forces, among the world’s biggest, to deal with cross-border conflicts and rising geopolitical tensions, writes Rohan Gunasekera.…
Also in the issue…
Headquartered in the United Arab Emirates, RAK Ceramics is one of the world’s largest ceramic brands. With its global network of operational hubs, the company serves customers in more than 150 countries. Asian Ceramics spoke exclusively with Abdallah Massaad, Group CEO of RAK Ceramics, about growth plans, cost-rise management strategies, and foreign markets….
Exhibitions & Conferences
The seventh edition of ASEAN Ceramics will be held in Hanoi, Vietnam from 28-30 November. It is anticipated to be one of the largest international exhibitions of machinery, technology, and materials related to whiteware, heavy clay, and advanced ceramics. Asian Ceramics provides an overview of the event….
To communicate its technical message, the ceramic industry has relied on tradeshows around the globe for a long time. Are we about to see a change in psyche as budgets squeeze? Andy Skillen, special correspondent, Asian Ceramics asks..
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