Authored By: Sarah
11 Jul 2024

 Ceramic Tiles Market in GCC Size to grow by USD 2.43 billion between 2024-2028

According to a research report “ Ceramic Tiles Market in GCC” by End-user (Residential, Non-residential) Product (Ceramic floor tiles, Ceramic wall tiles, Others) Geography (GCC)- Global Forecast to 2028 published by Technavio, the market size is estimated to grow by USD 2.43 billion, at a CAGR of  6.8% during the forecast period. The construction sector in the GCC region is experiencing significant growth, driven primarily by substantial government investments. Amidst the economies' ongoing diversification efforts to reduce their reliance on oil, the market for ceramic tiles, a key building material, is demonstrating volatility due to oil price fluctuations. Notwithstanding regional political instability, which has affected investor confidence, the industry is expanding at a robust rate of over 5% YoY. With an estimated USD3 trillion worth of projects under development or in planning stages, various sectors such as banking, hospitality, and tourism are also experiencing growth.

Browse market data tables, figures, and in-depth TOC on “Ceramic Tiles Market in GCC” by End-user (Residential, Non-residential) Product (Ceramic floor tiles, Ceramic wall tiles, Others) Geography (GCC) Global Forecast to 2028. Download Free Sample


By End-user, the Residential segment is projected to dominate the market size in 2024

In the dynamic ceramic tiles market of the GCC region, ceramic floor tiles hold a significant market share due to their versatility and durability. These tiles, available in an extensive range of designs and colors, are primarily used for indoor applications, including halls, offices, kitchens, and bathrooms. With their large, robust construction, they are ideal for high-traffic areas. Ceramic floor tiles are classified based on their wear resistance, as per the Porcelain Enamel Institute (PEI) rating system. PEI ratings of 2, 3, 4, and 5 make these tiles suitable for flooring applications.

By Product, Ceramic floor tiles  segment is expected to hold the largest market size for the year 2024

The residential construction sector in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region is expected to witness significant growth, with a focus on Saudi Arabia and the UAE. The Saudi Arabian market, driven by its vast wealth, large population, and long-term development objectives, boasts the fastest-growing construction industry in the GCC. Notably, the Saudi Ministry of Housing has announced new residential projects, such as Obhur Park and Mogan Village in Jeddah, which will provide a combined total of 8,083 housing units upon completion. These initiatives, executed in collaboration with the private sector, underscore the government's commitment to addressing the housing shortage and fueling the growth of the ceramic tiles market in the residential application segment throughout the forecast period.

GCC is forecasted to hold the largest market size by region in 2024

In alignment with Saudi Arabia's National Transformation Program, Vision 2030, the kingdom is committed to becoming a global leader by setting clear goals, directions, objectives, and policies. Three primary pillars have been identified: a vibrant society, a thriving economy, and an ambitious nation. The construction industry is poised for significant growth, with notable projects on the horizon. One such initiative includes the construction of public movie theaters from 2017 to 2030, with an anticipated total of 300 theaters and 2,000 screens. This expansion in the entertainment sector is a testament to the country's commitment to enhancing its societal offerings and boosting economic growth.

The Ceramic Tiles Market in GCC growth and forecasting report also includes detailed analyses of the competitive landscape of the market growth and forecasting and information about 20 market companies, including:

  • Al Anwar Ceramic Tile Co. SAOG
  • Al Khaleej Ceramics Co. L.L.C
  • Al Maha Ceramics.
  • Arabian Tile Co Ltd.
  • Ceramica Cleopatra Group
  • Kajaria Ceramics Ltd.
  • Meraki Ceramics
  • Nesma Orbit
  • NI Cermaics
  • Porcellan
  • RAK Ceramics PJSC
  • Riyadh Ceramics
  • Sanipex Group
  • Saudi Ceramic Co.
  • Skytouch Ceramic Pvt. Ltd.
  • Alpha Tiles
  • Future Ceramics

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Research Analysis Overview

The Ceramic Tiles Market in the GCC region has been witnessing significant growth due to the increasing demand for high-quality tiles in various sectors, particularly in offices and workspaces. The market caters to diverse preferences with a wide range of offerings, including glazed tiles and porcelain tiles. Glazed tiles, known for their vibrant colors and designs, are a popular choice for interior decoration. Porcelain tiles, on the other hand, are prized for their durability and resistance to wear and tear. Digital printing processes have revolutionized tile production, allowing for the creation of intricate designs and patterns, including marble-styled tiles. The ceramic tiles market encompasses various classes, such as flooring tiles, wall tiles, and mosaic tiles. European regulations ensure strict quality control, focusing on essential properties like anti-slip, cracking resistance, surface abrasion, water absorption, breaking strength, dimension stability, stain resistance, and chemical resistance. Raw materials like quartz, sand, and clay are used in the production process. Tiles are fired at high temperatures to achieve their final form and properties. The ceramic tiles market continues to evolve, offering innovative solutions for modern interior design and architectural applications.

Market Research Overview

The Ceramic Tiles Market in the GCC region has been witnessing significant growth due to the construction industry's expansion and the increasing demand for floor-covering products in commercial and residential projects. The market includes various types of ceramic tiles, such as glazed tiles and porcelain tiles, which are widely used in offices and workspaces, ceiling tiles, roofing tiles, wall tiles, and floor tiles. Recycled material content, including hydrophilic kaolin, is gaining popularity in the production of ceramic tiles due to environmental concerns. Advanced digital printing processes enable the creation of marble-styled tiles, adding to the market's diversity. Glazed ceramic tiles are particularly suitable for wet areas and are preferred by allergy sufferers, including those with asthma, due to their easy maintenance and allergen reduction properties. Porcelain tiles, known for their strength and heat absorption, are used in various applications, including flooring in construction, biomedical implants, watch cases, vehicles, disc brakes, and knife blades. Product classification includes floor tiles, wall tiles, and special tiles based on their intended use and properties, such as acidic materials resistance, high temperatures, and strength. European regulations ensure the tiles' anti-slip properties, cracking resistance, surface abrasion, water absorption, breaking strength, dimension, stain resistance, and chemical resistance. The ceramic tiles market caters to various sectors, including commercial projects like shops, offices, restaurants, and sports institutes, as well as residential houses. The real estate market and interior decoration also contribute to the market's growth. The market's future prospects are promising, driven by the increasing demand for floor-covering products and the ongoing construction market expansion.


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