India’s granite and marble exports in 2022’s first quarter

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The problems caused by pandemic do not appear to adversely affect India’s exports, as a five-year high was recorded in the value and quantity of its granite exports in 2022’s first quarter. In marble exports, a five-year record was recorded in export value while quantity remained high.

The table below shows the changes (%) in the value and quantity of India’s total exports (raw and processed) between Q1 2021 and Q1 2022:

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In marble exports, the rise was due to increasing exports of processed marble, at which a five-year record was set at value and average price per tonne. In exports of raw marbles, a five-year record was recorded in terms of average price while value and quantity remained high.

In marble exports, the increase was due to increasing exports of processed marble, at which a five-year record was set at value and average price per tonne. In exports of raw marbles, a five-year record was recorded in terms of average price while value and quantity remained high.

*The statistics are derived from the analysis of the Tariff Class Codes – Harmonized System (HS) Codes:

Marble Products:

251511: Marble and travertine, crude or roughly trimmed.

251512 Marble and travertine, merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a square or rectangular shape.

680221: Marble, travertine and alabaster articles thereof, simply cut or sawn, with a flat or even surface (excl. With a completely or partly planed, sand-dressed, coarsely or finely ground or polished surface, tiles, cubes and similar articles of subheading 6802.10, setts, curbstones and flagstones).

680291: Marble, travertine and alabaster, in any form (excl. Tiles, cubes and similar articles of subheading 6802.10, imitation jewelery, clocks, lamps and lighting fittings and parts thereof, buttons, original sculptures and statuary, setts, curbstones and flagstones).

Granite Products:

251611: Granite, crude or roughly trimmed (excluding already with the characteristics of setts, curbstones and flagstones).

251612: Granite, merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a square or rectangular shape (excluding already with the characteristics of setts, curbstones and flagstones).

680223: Granite and articles thereof, simply cut or sawn, with a flat or even surface (excluding with a completely or partly planed, sand-dressed, coarsely or finely ground or polished surface, tiles, cubes and similar articles of subheading 6802 10 00, setts, curbstones and flagstones).

680293: Granite, in any form, polished, decorated or otherwise worked (excluding tiles, cubes and similar articles of subheading 6802.10, imitation jewellery, clocks, lamps and lighting fittings and parts thereof, original sculptures and statuary, setts, curbstones and flagstones).

*Due to consistent data flow, statistics may alter during the year

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