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Put an end to the false Carrara Calacatta or Pierre de Bourgogne, which in reality comes to the EU from quarries abroad or is a fake stone

The EU Parliament has approved with a large majority the Protected Designations of Origin for natural stones / Validity also online

In its natural stone exports in 2022, Portugal reached an all-time high of nearly half a billion € (492.8 million €)

On almost all target markets, the country achieved significantly better sales prices than in the previous year

Company visits to the – according to Chinese reading – world center for natural stone in Shuitou not far from Xiamen: Carrara Calacatta as far as the eye can see

Xingengfei has an extensive showroom just for this type of marble, Jinsheng Marble (J&S Marble) also has a sales hall full of it

14. Global Wealth Report by Credit Suisse and UBS: gains in Latin Amerika, losses in North America

Much of the decline comes from the appreciation of the US dollar against other currencies

Marketing for natural stone (3): the sector is once again in danger of losing touch with materials considered modern

When the talk turns to contemporary building materials in public, no one automatically thinks of stone

Germans have invested a lot of money in natural stone in the home also in the third Covid year (2022)

Consumption increased by a good +14% compared to the previous year (2021) when the total had already risen by +10.6%

Gemeg’s redesigned showroom in Carrara: white marble only behind the windows of the container-like building

The facade by architect Victor Vasilev is reminiscent of modernism and bears artificial materials

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