Marble And Travertine Market Overview in Sweden
In value terms, marble and travertine production stood at $5K in 2010 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, the total output indicated a resilient increase from 2007 to 2010: its value decreased at an average annual rate of -2.4% over the last three-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2010 figures, marble and travertine production increased by +68.8% against 2007 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when production volume increased by 19% against the previous year. Marble and travertine production peaked in 2010 and is expected to retain its growth in the immediate term.
The revenue of the marble and travertine market in Sweden amounted to $4.6K in 2010, going up by 12% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). The market value increased at an average annual rate of +9.5% from 2007 to 2010; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded over the period under review. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when the market value increased by 12% y-o-y. In that year, the marble and travertine market reached its peak level and is likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.