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India: Granite export demand picks up, Rajasthan tops the list

The granite exports are finding their feet back after being in doldrums last year due to the corona virus restrictions. However, it is now...

China, containers are missing: Chinese exports face a new risk

World transportation is facing a new problem that, in particular, risks putting Chinese exporters in difficulty: the shortage of containers. The Financial Times writes.The...

Egypt’s marble exports hit $ 213M in 2020

Marble exports,under the umbrella of the Building Materials Export Council, declined 7 percent during 2020, amounting to 2.125.175 tons, with a total of approximately...

China: Taxes on imported products were reduced by 27.5% in the period 2016-2020

The total rate of taxes levied on Chinese imports fell by more than 25% during the 13th Five-Year Plan for 2016-2020 and that was...

Turkey’s marble products exports in 2020

Turkish marble exports have shown resilience to the unprecedented conditions created by the Covid-19 pandemic. Taking into account the proportions of the other major marble...

Veronafiere confirms the next physically attended edition of Marmomac

Veronafiere confirms the next physically attended edition of Marmomac, scheduled 29 September-2 October.After the pandemic that overwhelmed conventional international trade fairs in 2020 and...

Pakistan and China to collaborate in gems industry

On Monday, a meeting was held between the Chinese Consul General to Pakistan and Chairman Pakistan Gems and Jewellery Development Company (PGJDC) in the...

African Union eyes ambitious continental infrastructure fund

The African Union (AU) wants to tap into member countries’ sovereign wealth funds to finance much-needed transport and power infrastructure to boost growth and...

Egypt targets to raise mining sector contribution to GDP to 5% in 5 years

Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources aims to raise the contribution of the mining sector to the gross domestic product (GDP) to 5 percent over the next...

Exports of marble products of Greece in 2020

What was the trend of marble products exports in 2020 compared to 2019?Recently published Eurostat statistics show the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, but...
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Using Natural Stone to Create a Backyard Respite

Outdoor spaces have magical powers. As we spend more time at home and look for ways to integrate our backyards into our living environments...

“Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss” by Antonio Canova

“Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss” by Antonio Canova shows the mythological lovers at a moment of high emotion. It represents the God Cupid in the...

The Archangel Estate: A Home Set in Stone

Inspired by the historic stone architecture surrounding the Boston area, the Archangel Estate is an elegant display of the use of natural stone at...

John Bizas: The world through its unique sculptures

John Bizas is a special sculptor and he has managed to capture in his visual universe forms and symbols worldwide…With marble as its basic...

The Life and Work of Barbara Hepworth, a Modern Master of Abstract Sculpture

British artist Barbara Hepworth (10 January 1903 – 20 May 1975) was a world-renowned sculptor known for her lyrical, abstract forms. She was fascinated...

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