Why are most natural stones imported? What is the quality difference ?

Sources of natural stone with desirable qualities are found all over the world, in many different locations. Some sources are better than others due to the stones’ appearance, hardness, and other qualities. Therefore, stone may be quarried in China, India, Europe, South America, and of course some come from Malaysia e.g Ipoh, Langkawi, Terengganu and Borneo.  Cost of processing is also a factor. Since natural stone has been used as…