The Portuguese Natural Stone industry

A short updated summary Portugal is an old and important natural stone producer and exporter – 380 M USD in 2015 (roughly over 70% of it as finished products) being, on a per capita basis, the largest world exporter. The country’s stone exports have a high added value, its average price being one of (if … Continue reading The Portuguese Natural Stone industry

Natural stone – Portuguese emerges as leader

According to 2013 provisional data from the international trade UN database, with close to 45 USD/person, Portugal is the per capita world leader in natural stone exports. A traditional stone loving country, Portugal is a producer of natural stone with a mix that includes marble, limestone and granite blocks, slabs and, particularly, end-products and projects. … Continue reading Natural stone – Portuguese emerges as leader