Overview of the Market for Non-Refractory Ceramic Building Bricks in Lithuania
In value terms, non-refractory ceramic building bricks production fell notably to $ in estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production saw a abrupt setback. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of % y-o-y. Over the period under review, production reached the peak level at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to , production stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The size of the non-refractory ceramic building bricks market in Lithuania rose slightly to $ in , surging by % 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). Overall, consumption recorded a deep reduction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the market value increased by % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to , consumption remained at a lower figure.