Australia - Cement Clinker - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights
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Australia - Cement Clinker - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights

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Australia's Cement Clinker Price Reduces to $60.7 per Ton, Fluctuating Wildly over 2022

Australia Cement Clinker Import Price in December 2022

In December 2022, the cement clinker price amounted to $60.7 per ton (CIF, Australia), falling by -1.7% against the previous month. In general, the import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in April 2022 an increase of 19% month-to-month. Over the period under review, average import prices reached the maximum at $67.0 per ton in January 2022; however, from February 2022 to December 2022, import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In December 2022, the country with the highest price was Malaysia ($102 per ton), while the price for Japan ($49.0 per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From January 2022 to December 2022, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Malaysia (+13.0%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Australia Cement Clinker Imports

In December 2022, cement clinker imports into Australia contracted to 320K tons, waning by -2.2% compared with November 2022. Over the period under review, total imports indicated a mild increase from January 2022 to December 2022: its volume increased at an average monthly rate of +1.5% over the last eleven-month period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on December 2022 figures, imports decreased by -39.7% against October 2022 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in March 2022 with an increase of 118% against the previous month. As a result, imports attained the peak of 550K tons. From April 2022 to December 2022, the growth of imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, cement clinker imports dropped to $19M (IndexBox estimates) in December 2022. In general, imports, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in March 2022 when imports increased by 127% against the previous month. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure at 30K tons in October 2022; however, from November 2022 to December 2022, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Australia Cement Clinker Imports by Country

In December 2022, Japan (184K tons) constituted the largest cement clinker supplier to Australia, with a 57% share of total imports. Moreover, cement clinker imports from Japan exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Thailand (76K tons), twofold. The third position in this ranking was held by Indonesia (35K tons), with an 11% share.

From January 2022 to December 2022, the average monthly growth rate of volume from Japan amounted to +5.9%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average monthly rates of imports growth: Thailand (+0.3% per month) and Indonesia (-5.8% per month).

In value terms, the largest cement clinker suppliers to Australia were Japan ($8.9M), Thailand ($5.4M) and Malaysia ($2.5M), with a combined 87% share of total imports.

In terms of the main suppliers, Japan, with a CAGR of +5.7%, recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Cement Clinker Market Overview

Cement clinker is an essential component of Portland cement, which is the most common type of cement used around the world. As a result, the price of cement clinker has a significant impact on the overall cost of cement production.

Despite challenges in recent years, such as increased competition from cheaper imports, the Australian cement industry is forecast to grow in the coming years. This growth will be driven by strong demand from key sectors such as construction and mining. As a result, it is expected that the price of cement clinker will remain stable or increase slightly over time.

The cement clinker price in Australia is currently at a record high. This is due to a number of factors, including the strong Australian dollar, increased demand from China and India, and limited supply from traditional producers like Indonesia.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the cement clinker market in Australia. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2030.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 23511100 - Cement clinker
Country coverage:
• Australia

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Australia
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
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1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCT

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2022
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2022
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2022
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007-2022
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007-2022
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Exports And Growth
Figure 15:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 17:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18:
Imports And Growth
Figure 19:
Import Prices
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
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