Portugal’s marble export growth: January to May 2020

Following our previous report on Portugal’s marble export growth in the first four months of 2020, Stonenews.eu, after collecting, studying and editing the statistical data provided by the Eurostat, is presenting the country’s marble export growth from January to May 2020, both for blocks and slabs as well as finished marble products, compared with last year’s same period of time as well as the last five months of 2019, examining the value and the quantity of exports.

Portugal’s marble blocks and slabs exports from January to May 2020 suffered a severe decline both in value and quantity of exports, in comparison with last year’s same period of time. The decrease was more than cut in half, when the comparison was made with the last five months of 2019, both in value and quantity of exports.  

As for the country’s finished marble products exports in the first five months of 2020, the export value followed a downward trend, decreasing by 23.86%, contrary to the quantity of exports which moved upwards by 5.67%, which means that Portugal exported at lower prices. Same results also when the comparison was made with the last five months of 2019, with higher rate prices in the quantity of exports though.

It is worth mentioning that, from January to May 2020, Portugal managed to export marble blocks and slabs of € 10.59 million worth and finished marble products of € 24.60 million worth.

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