The Middle East is one of the most relevant markets for the supply of a diversity of imported limestones that are used on building and decoration. For the past several years it has been one of the main importers of limestones from countries like Portugal, Spain, Turkey and others, with a strong focus on light colors such as beige, white or light grey.
Countries like Saudi Arabia or Qatar have been importing in large volume for its large-scale projects such as exterior cladding or landscaping. While countries like UAE, Kuwait or Bahrain have also been importing a considerable volume of limestones but for smaller-scale projects such as villas or private projects, but with some regular larger-scale projects as well.
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