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Jingdezhen ceramics design company opened the first professional

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May 29, is located in Jingdezhen City, Tao Yuan Fan Sheng Jingyu opposite the old campus was founded ceramic design. The focus in Ceramics design enterprises to the city’s first appearance in the national identity is also an unusual debut, filling gaps in professional ceramic design company, domestic ceramics industry to promote the development, promotion of higher education Ceramic Design The combination of ceramic production and provided technical support and human resources guarantee. City leaders and other distinguished guests and many Huangkang Ming ceramics industry attend.

Cheng, chairman of the company’s long hair told reporters on the current status of the ceramic industry as a whole look, pay attention to brand building, design-driven ceramic enterprises are rare. Many companies need to design talent, but less importance to explore and develop design talent, more reluctant to pay more for outstanding design talents costs, and the products cause serious homogenization phenomenon not ? long-term development of the Xing Ye. In this context the company came into being, efforts to promote industrial upgrading and leap-forward development, Jingdezhen ceramics industry bigger and stronger and make due contributions.



2009 China Jingdezhen Int’l Ceramic Fair

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Photo taken on Oct. 18, 2009 shows a blue-and-white porcelain clock on shown at the exhibition hall of 2009 China Jingdezhen International Ceramic Fair in Jingdezhen, east China’s Jiangxi Province. The 2009 China Jingdezhen International Ceramic Fair kicked off here on Oct. 18.

Visitors tour the exhibition hall of 2009 China Jingdezhen International Ceramic Fair in Jingdezhen, east China’s Jiangxi Province, Oct. 18, 2009.

A visitor views exhibits at the exhibition hall of 2009 China Jingdezhen International Ceramic Fair in Jingdezhen, east China’s Jiangxi Province, Oct. 18, 2009.

A woman shows blue-and-white porcelain clocks at the exhibition hall of 2009 China Jingdezhen International Ceramic Fair in Jingdezhen

A woman shows a blue-and-white porcelain clock at the exhibition hall of 2009 China Jingdezhen International Ceramic Fair in Jingdezhen, east China’s Jiangxi Province, Oct. 18, 2009. The 2009 China Jingdezhen International Ceramic Fair kicked off here on Oct. 18.



Ceramic crisis countries in the world’s a mixed reaction to

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The 16th World Ceramic Forum held recently in China Taiwan to participate in the forum are China (including Taiwan), Brazil, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Spain, Japan, the United States and other ceramic tile producers, representatives of almost occupied Ceramic production in the world as a whole 80% of the share. Delegates to explore the theme of the Forum include the world’s consumption and production and consumption trends, the impact of financial crisis for the ceramics industry.
In 2008, the world’s ceramic tile production rose to 8.5 billion square meters, annual production is expected to 2009, and 2008 unchanged. Ceramic tile consumption in the Asian region to maintain a good upward trend, while Europe, Japan and the United States of these the world’s top 10 economies from 2008 began a gradual downward trend in consumption of ceramic tiles. As the impact of financial crisis, this year declines in sales of ceramic tile in some countries as much as 20% ~ 50%. So far, China, Brazil, Italy and Spain have always dominated the world’s ceramic tile production in the first few big countries. Representatives of other countries and regions as well as data reporting point of view, the situation in China a single good, Italy, Spain, more powerful industry hit the United States is full of future market expectations.


China is entering the recovery status of the whole industry
Forum Chinese government increased domestic demand and China’s vast rural market pull, the Chinese construction industry in a crisis for the nation’s adjustment and upgrading, the annual output of more than 6 billion square meters, exports only 670 million square meters, 88% of the domestic market, imports market share of 0.06%, the product price has risen too.
Product structure, the ceramic tile 64%, interior glazed tiles 25, 7% of stoneware tiles, stoneware and fine stoneware tiles 4%, the low-end products accounted for more than 80%; first half of 2009, the whole industry into the “revival” state, national industrial transfer and distribution once again started; decline in exports and domestic sales increase; production costs decreased, corporate profits fell in the morning and synchronization; the whole industry, basically through the most difficult times in March and gradually into the recovery phase began.
Of energy, industry, annual consumption of about 150 million tons of mineral raw materials, basic local materials, the Chinese government energy-saving emission reduction policies and export taxes reduced to 8% of the policies to help Chinese enterprises to ride out the storm played a role, the Chinese government promulgated a series of environmental policy, so that China Building Ceramic Industry more concerned about environmental and social responsibility.

India is projected 7% growth in the
While India affected by economic crisis, 24% of the factories to stop the kiln, the number of unemployed reached 40000, but has maintained GDP growth of India, India housing industries and pillar industries, IT has continued to maintain growth, future The Government plans to increase by about 2,000 million units of housing construction. Ceramic tile production increased by 20% last year to reach 390 million square meters. At present, India’s per capita consumption of ceramic tiles from 0.36 square meters, there is still much room for development. Marketing point of view, yield 70% reliance on the domestic market. In the output of which accounted for 43% of tiles and other floor tiles accounted for 40 percent and imports 2,450 million square meters, export 1,400 million square meters. 2008 sales of view, the international market increased by 11%, imports increased 24%. This year, the domestic market is estimated that 7% growth.

German sales profits encountered unprecedented difficulties
On the whole German tile production is shrinking year by year, last year remained at 6,500 million square meters. In 2009 has dropped by 17 ~ 20%, sales profits were encountered unprecedented difficulties.

Italy is expected to reach 22 percent decline in output this year
Over the past two years by the Italian Federation of the continuous integration into the ceramics related to many of the chapters have joined together to form a more powerful system for face-degree ceramic industry economic crisis. In respect of the current domestic form, is expected to Italy this year, production decreased by about 22% to reduce the roughly 4,000 million square meters, sales are expected to decline to about 18% of approximately equivalent to 4 billion euros. In terms of investment decreased 8% to about 7,500 million euros, but the contrast from the turnover and sales terms, the investment rate was maintained at a proportion of the past. Probably accounted for about 15% of sales. From overseas exports, the Italian or to maintain the highest average price, with an average of 10 euros per square meter of ceramic tiles, while ranking second in Spain is 8 euros, while the output of superpower China 4 euros. From the demand perspective, the Italian market fundamentals remain unchanged, because the Italian people would prefer to use ceramic products.

Spanish ceramic tile industry output will decline every year 2009 is expected to be even more severe situation, the situation is even worse than in 2008. Spanish industry is now facing a double crisis: the financial crisis and the Spanish real estate market surplus. At present, the ceramic tile industry, the number of unemployed persons is probably around 8,000, the output will decrease under the 2009 and 2007 to do more, the output decreased by 55%, sales decreased by 37%. Apparent decline in domestic demand due to the market, imports also declined. As the impact of financial crisis, exports were restricted, while the exchange rate issue also affected the export sector.

Indonesia’s exports in recent years, the domestic political situation in Indonesia is very
economy has stabilized, the cabinet selection completed this year. Brick’s production of 3.5 million square meters, there are 250 million daily-use porcelain, sanitary ware 4.5 million, the entire output value 800 million U.S. dollars. Main export countries are the United States, Australia and Europe, these three countries. However, due to the economic crisis, which three countries are both affected by more serious, neighboring countries, an annual output of 1,900 million square meters, Malaysia, Thailand, 6,300 million square meters, Vietnam and Indonesia, has remained flat, so not very recent years, the export boom.

Brazil had to rely on the domestic market
from the Brazilian point of view, a decrease of 8 percent of employees, production, a decrease of 11%. Brazil’s domestic market demand increased by 7%, 13% reduction in overseas markets. Brazil’s main export countries are the United States ceramic tile, but sales fell 63% last year, while exports to Latin American countries such as the products also reduced a lot. Imports increased by 23%, and in this 23%, almost all imports come from Chinese products. 3.9 square meters per capita consumption of ceramic tiles, the ceramic industry from the Brazilian point of view, or to rely on the domestic market.

The United States has gone through the most difficult times
The U.S. market has been the most difficult times, from the first half of 2009 data, the tile consumption of 650 million square feet, and only half of the same period in 2008, and now is picking up. Now the housing market began to rebound in October compared with second-hand housing ring up 10.1%, sales of 6.1 million units, real estate, generally as a leading indicator of building materials, from this point of view, is more optimistic about the future market. The U.S. market mainly depend on imports. From the global production trends, to 07-08 from all major producing countries, the changes in ceramic tile or less is expected in 2009 will continue in 2008 the situation will not have too many changes. Over the past year, in terms of the global ceramic tile industry is the most difficult one, even though production on the rise, but the profits of an enterprise is on the decline, in addition to China, Brazil, Vietnam and a few other domestic sales growth, Italy, Spain, India, Japan, the United States, tile sharp decline in consumption, and will have an impact on the future.



Lotte base located in Jingdezhen in Jingdezhen City Ceramic porcelain sculpture

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Sky blue, spring boil noodles. May 1, Lotte Jingdezhen in Jingdezhen City Ceramic base porcelain sculpture was officially established. Master of arts and crafts of China Liu long porcelain in Jingdezhen City Council, porcelain sculpture, pottery Lotte and other relevant agency heads to attend the inaugural ceremony. Liu announced the establishment of ceramic base and at the same time opening the third market Lotte creative.

Lotte sculpture ceramics in Jingdezhen porcelain base is located in the back door, is a studio with offices and speak to one large space LOFT style. “51″ period, the base will be the site for pottery pottery patterns show fans, decorative ceramics, glaze painting, blue, handmade pottery, traditional hand-made brush, bamboo, etc., can also experience the casting, Green flowers and clay figurines. Let the side of pottery can learn to master Jingdezhen ceramics production techniques, the side of Topsy Jingdezhen this “Ceramic History”, to share the fun of ceramics bring.

Lotte’s creativity in the market in the third that the 120 stalls of creative works to the three-meter-large, small fingernails, there are fashion or nostalgia, and daily or leisure, plane or space, there are worn on the body Ceramic necklace, earrings, vases of practical devices, it hung on the wall porcelain pottery, lamps, ornaments and so on are purely decorative, silver, everything is very fine. In particular vegetables covered with bamboo accessories cover, filled with decorative ornaments five bean frame, it is attracting tourists and Taobao’s eye, and even there are many foreign tourists come to visit, browse.

According to Lotte Tao agency responsible person to open up the creative market is young potters hope to provide students with a small stage, to encourage them to not only the freedom to create ceramic art, but also intervene in the market as soon as possible, the combination of creativity and the market, the creation and re-writing the continuation of operations in practice possible. At the same time, the opening of innovative small market can also Jingdezhen ceramics culture brought about by the development of the vitality and creativity of young people active in the cultural atmosphere of the Millennium porcelain to bring fresh supplies and energy. To establish a base for ceramic art ceramics and the vast majority of those who love ceramics, pottery making and to provide to appreciate the art of pottery making the exchange of space, to “Lotte stage, singing the public art, art exchange, together with promoting” the promotion of ceramic culture.



Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute Open for International Applicants Online

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 Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute has opened to international applicants on China’s largest online admission platform: CHIWEST  this week. To go in line with MOE’s guideline-“China education towards the world”, more than 95 universities have joined in Chiwest online application system and opened to the overseas applicants from all over the world. The applicants can apply online through the new platform and enjoy the convenience of one-stop services and real-time application online tracking system.



online admission platform: CHIWEST
  Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute

  Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, China’s only institutions of higher ceramic learning, was founded in 1958 in a Millennium Town Jingdezhen.  It is one of the thirty-one national universities which has the authority to offer art bachelor degrees and is one of the ninety-four universities that has the authority to offer Chinese Government scholarship to international masters and bachelors.  Nowadays, the institute consists of eleven sub-ordinary schools and departments: School of Material Science and Engineering, School of Art & Design, School of Mechanical & Electronic Engineering, School of Business Administration, School of Information Engineering, Department of Thermal Engineering, Department of Foreign Language, Department of Social Science and Physical Education Department, adult education school and a sub-institute — Science & Technology and Art Institute.  At present, the institute has 32 undergraduate programs, 23 postgraduate programs. The institute focuses on regular college courses, and it’s entitled to master degrees, high professional education and international students’ education.


  The institute is a professional, comprehensive, multi-disciplinary higher education institute for ceramics, devoting mainly in ceramic science as well as science, liberal arts, business administration, economics, natural science, education and law.  The institute is now well-known in the national and international ceramic, natural science, the national and international ceramic area as important teaching, researching and culture exchanging base in the ceramic art design and ceramic engineering area.

  The institute always attaches great importance to international exchange and co-operations, and has established friendly cooperation relationship with over twenty colleges in U.S.A, French, Japan, South Korea, England, Canada, Finland, Norway and many professional associations such as IAC, ECS, NECECA, ACS, JCS, KCS,. And it had already enrolled more than thousand international students from Americas, Europe, Asia, Oceania and Africa since 1958 when the institute was established.

  Through the convenient online application service offered by CHIWEST, the institute is expecting to provide a hassle free application service and pass this precious heritage to everyone around the world.