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Cersaie 2014 receives almost 101,000 visits over five days

Increase in numbers of unique visitors (66,096, +3.6%) and international professionals (23,363, +4.1%)

EP Ceramics Forum

Italian MEP Antonio Tajani was nominated Vice-Chair of the European Parliament Ceramics Forum (EPCF) at the welcome lunch held in Brussels on 8 October 2014


Horizon 2020 programme for ceramic sector

A conference discussing the new EU Research and Innovation Programme for the period 2014-2020

The Italian ceramic industry, 236 companies with 27,000 employees, posted a turnover of 5.5 billion euros in 2013

Italian-produced tiles generated revenues of 4.73 billion euros (+3.16%) as exports rose (up 5.66% to 3.87 billion euros) but the domestic market continued to experience difficulties (-6.84%). The ceramic sanitaryware, refractory materials and tableware sectors reported a combined turnover of more than 740 million euros and employed 6,500 people


Import duties of Chinese tableware

The European Union imposes definitive duties on imports of Chinese porcelain and ceramic tableware