China Clay is the the lifeblood of Fowey Docks.
Around three quarters of a million tonnes are exported from Fowey annually.
The majority is in bulk form, i.e. loose, however it is also shipped on pallets and in big bags.
The product serves the paper industry in Norway, Sweden and Finland.
It also supplies the ceramics industry (Tableware and Sanitaryware) in Egypt, Italy, Portugal and many other countries.