There are six major ceramic producing areas in China. Which include Guangdong, Sichuan, East China tile production area (Shanghai as the center), Fujian, Shandong, and Jiangxi.
As to the kitchen wall and floor tiles, you could source from areas below:
Foshan is the distribution center for tiles. There are about 350 ceramic tile manufacturers in Foshan City, Guangdong Province, with an annual output of about 1.2 billion square meters. In the past ten years, Foshan has produced 54% of China’s total ceramic tile production, accounting for 25% of global ceramic tile production.
With more than 5,000 years of production experience, Foshan has become China’s leading ceramic tile manufacturer. Foshan tile suppliers are constantly striving to improve their tile design. They flourish to match the quality of tiles produced in Spain and Italy, thereby increasing the export of major tiles. Western market.
Eight of the ten “China Famous Brands” named by the government are located in Foshan City, Guangdong Province.
Most of the tiles exported from Fujian are produced by small family workshops in the province Only about five to 10 workers can work on one project at a time in each workshop With small workshops, they can offer lower prices.
If you are not careful about quality, the tiles produced in this area are ideal.
Taiwan-funded or joint ventures represented by the Shanghai region have advantages in glass products, especially glazed tiles, and are unique in corporate management. The ceramic products produced in East China are taking a high-end route and the price is also high. It can be said that ceramic enterprises in East China are at the forefront of building ceramics in terms of upgrading their grades, establishing brands and maintaining prices. However, due to limited production, it is impossible to obtain a lot. Great market share. However, they have a greater influence in the high-priced product market, but the market share below the medium- and low-priced products is not large.