Ceramic Sector Figures

Brazil is one of the main players in the global ceramic tile market. It occupies the 3rd position in production and the 2nd in consumption in the world, besides being 7th in the ranking of exports


3rd largest producer in the world
2nd largest consumer worldwide
7th largest exporter in the world
2nd largest consumer of natural gas
60 companies, 71 plants and 137 brands
28 thousand directjobs
200,000 indirectjobs
6% of the construction material industry'sGDP

Internal Market

Brazilian Production of Ceramic Tiles
Ceramic Tile Sales
Evolution of production capacity
Types of products manufactured
Brazilian Exports of Ceramic Tiles

External market

World's Leading Producers
Main consumers worldwide
World's leading exporters

Sanitary ware

Brazil is currently among the world's five largest producers of vitreous chinaware for kitchens and bathrooms, with 26 medium to large manufacturing plants in eight states.

The ceramic sanitary ware segment

This segment is part of the Transformation Industry's non-metallic mineral products branch and its production specialization is the manufacture of basins, water tanks, bidets, washbasins, columns, urinals, washing tanks and accessories. The current production is 22 million pieces. The energy matrix of the sanitary ware industry is essentially based on natural gas. The sector also generates some 7,000 direct jobs.

Distribution of the sanitary porcelain market

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