The brick and tile industry in India –
Current situation and development options
The Republic of India has one of the world‘s most strongly expanding economies. Presumably, India will also be the most populous country on earth by mid-century. India‘s brick and tile industry has a long tradition, but most domestic heavy clay products are still being made by hand there. Now, though, strong growth in the construction industry is necessitating structural change in the country‘s brick and tile industry in order to stay competitive with other building materials. This report surveys the present situation and the available options and opportunities for development.