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Indian Tiles Industry Scenario Post COVID-19

Post Covid-19, there will be paradigm shift in the way the world look at China as their choice for tile sourcing from Asian market due to hygiene & reliability factors. The majority of the tile importers across the globe will prefer to switch to the other sourcing destination like India, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bangladesh from the second half of CY 2020. India is being second largest tile producing and consuming market, India will be going to be the first choice for importing ceramic & porcelain tiles.

India is second largest tiles producer & consumer in the world

India will be the tiles manufacturing hub for the world

India has rich natural resourcing for ceramic raw materials, has world class manufacturing facilities and adhering to international tiles quality standards. There is huge potential of foreign direct investment in India to make it as their tile manufacturing hub. Indian has better hygienic food habits, vegetarian dominant, ethical & honest business practices, people are young, skilled and hardworking.

There are strong possibilities that European & worlds’ leading tiles brands will make sourcing tie-up, JVs and set up their tiles and Ceramics (sanitary-ware) manufacturing plants in India.

India produces all kind of ceramic & porcelain tiles of international standards

Indian Ceramic & Porcelain Tiles follow global norms of quality

India has huge potential for replacing Chinese tiles imports in terms of offering competitive price, world class quality, speedy delivery and more importantly reliability in all aspects of the business. Probably the best part will be Indian Tiles manufacturers’ ability to handle smaller quantities of each SKU where in China one has to offer higher volume per SKU.

There are chances that there will be relaxation in anti-dumping duty imposed by various countries on Indian ceramic (tiles, sanitaryware, tableware, engineered quartz) and allied products and there may be tough norms for Chinese imports to discourage the Chinese ceramic sourcing. Indian government has created congenial business environment for ease of doing business in last few years which can attract more global tile importers and the foreign direct investments in the Indian tiles industry.

Right from an aesthetic ceramic tile to toughest porcelain tiles, small tiles to large format slab tiles, INDIA can cater any need of global tiles importers’ demand. In India. Gujarat based Morbi Ceramic Industry is a largest cluster of Ceramic contributing more than 80% in the Indian tiles production. Morbi Porcelain Slab Tiles producers are current exporting large format porcelain tile slabs to China apart from rest of the world which is phenomenal. Indian tiles import from China also will be reduced which will be replaced by other Asian countries imported and resorting to domestic sourcing.

Indian Ceramic Sourcing (ICS) comprises of the group of professionals to promote Make in India tiles & sanitary wares (ceramics) to the world, serving to source tiles from India for global tiles buyers. ICS also facilitates foreign investment in Indian ceramic tiles industry by way of offering tiles industry investment consulting services. ICS team has over two decades of experience in Ceramic Industry and exporting to USA, UK and Australia with reliable, best quality and timely tiles sourcing services to the reputed clients.

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