Dimensional-stone imports show a few bright spots, and the worst seems to be over. Overall, though, don’t think it’s getting that much better.

Read more: StatWatch: October 2009

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When times get bad, someone wanting to inch towards the positive usually offers the old saw about seeing the glass half-full, not half-empty.

With U.S. dimensional-stone imports in 2009, maybe the best thing to say is that the glass is just, well, half.

Read more: Imports Mid ’09: Less of the Same

 

One bright spot shines brilliantly in a stew of gloomy import numbers. It may look good, but don’t start the brass band until an occasional good number becomes a trend.

Read more: StatWatch: July 2009

Dimensional-stone imports remain in the doldrums, lagging far behind last year’s totals. The road to recovery may still be a few intersections away.

Read more: StatWatch: June 2009

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In the world market, the United States shapes up as the nation with the biggest appetite for natural stone – and, in 2008, the country went on a crash diet.

Read more: Import Trends 2008