This report forecasts to 2023 countertop demand in square meters in China. Total demand is segmented by material in terms of: solid surface; engineered quartz; granite; marble and other natural stone; laminate; and other materials such as ceramic and porcelain tile and slabs, concrete, and glass. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: residential and nonresidential.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in annual series from 2008 to 2018; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2008, 2013, and 2018.
In this report, countertops are defined as countertop surfaces, as well as edging and backsplash, but not countertop materials used as wall coverings. Countertops used in applications other than residential and nonresidential buildings – such as in recreational vehicles, ships, and boats – are excluded. Surfaces installed on tables, rolling utility carts, and other furniture are also excluded from this report.
Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.
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