EU - Ball and Roller Bearings - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights
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Article Publishing Date: May 18, 2022

Bearing Exports in EU Rebound to $12.2B

IndexBox has just published a new report: 'EU - Ball and Roller Bearings - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights'. Here is a summary of the report's key findings.

The size of the bearing market in the European Union totaled $6.5B in 2021, surging by 28% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs and intermediaries' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price).

EU Ball and Roller Bearing Consumption

Consumption of ball and roller bearings was estimated at 502K tonnes in 2021. The countries with the highest volumes of bearing consumption in 2021 were Germany, Italy and Spain, together comprising 46% of total consumption. These countries were followed by Belgium, Romania, France, Denmark, Hungary, Sweden, Poland, Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, which together accounted for a further 45%.

EU Ball and Roller Bearing Production

Production of ball and roller bearings was estimated at approx. 432K tonnes in 2021. In general, production, however, continues to indicate a pronounced contraction from 2007 to 2021.

The countries with the highest volumes of bearing production in 2021 were Italy, Romania and Germany, with a combined 48% share of total production. France, Spain, Slovakia, Austria and Poland lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 38%.

EU Ball and Roller Bearing Exports

In 2021, bearing exports in the European Union expanded rapidly to 674K tonnes, surging by 10% against the year before. Overall, exports, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern from 2007-2021.

In value terms, bearing exports surged to $12.2B in 2021. This figure includes trade between EU member countries. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010. The level of export peaked at $13.3B in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2021, the exports failed to regain momentum.

Exports by Country

Germany was the major exporter of ball and roller bearings in the European Union, with the volume of supplies amounting to 200K tonnes, which was near 30% of total exports in 2021. France (76K tonnes) occupied the second position in the ranking, followed by Italy (74K tonnes), the Netherlands (48K tonnes), Poland (43K tonnes), Romania (43K tonnes), Austria (35K tonnes) and Slovakia (34K tonnes). All these countries together held near 52% share of total supplies.

In value terms, Germany ($4.7B) remains the largest bearing supplier in the European Union, comprising 38% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by France ($1.5B), with a 13% share of total supplies. It was followed by Italy, with a 9.9% share.

In Germany, bearing exports increased at an average annual rate of +1.5% over the period from 2007-2021. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: France (-1.6% per year) and Italy (+0.1% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the bearing export price in the European Union amounted to $18,157 per tonne, surging by 6.6% against the previous year. Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin: the country with the highest price was Germany ($23,441 per tonne), while Poland ($9,805 per tonne) was amongst the lowest. From 2007 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Austria (+2.6%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

EU Ball and Roller Bearing Imports

In 2021, overseas purchases of ball and roller bearings increased by 22% to 744K tonnes for the first time since 2018, thus ending a two-year declining trend. Overall, imports showed a relatively flat trend pattern from 2007 to 2021.

In value terms, bearing imports surged to $10.3B in 2021. This figure includes trade between EU member countries. In general, imports recorded a relatively flat trend pattern from 2007 to 2021.

Imports by Country

Germany was the main importer of ball and roller bearings in the European Union, with the volume of purchuses amounting to 225K tonnes, which was near 30% of total imports in 2021. Italy (73K tonnes) was the second in the ranking with a 9.7% share, followed by France (9.3%), Belgium (7.8%), the Netherlands (7.6%) and Spain (6.9%). The following importers - Sweden (33K tonnes), Poland (31K tonnes), Denmark (27K tonnes), the Czech Republic (19K tonnes), Austria (18K tonnes), Romania (14K tonnes) and Hungary (13K tonnes) - together made up 21% of total purchases.

In value terms, Germany ($3.4B) accounted for a 33% of total bearing imports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Italy ($1B), with a 10% share of total purchases. It was followed by France, with a 10% share.

In Germany, bearing imports increased at an average annual rate of +1.1% over the period from 2007-2021. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Italy (-1.1% per year) and France (-0.1% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The bearing import price in the European Union stood at $13,781 per tonne in 2021, flattening at the previous year. Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination: the country with the highest price was the Czech Republic ($17,588 per tonne), while Spain ($9,934 per tonne) was amongst the lowest. From 2007 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Poland (+1.7%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the bearing market in the EU. 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 28151030 - Ball bearings
• Prodcom 28151053 - Tapered roller bearings (including cone and tapered roller assemblies)
• Prodcom 28151055 - Spherical roller bearings
• Prodcom 28151057 - Cylindrical roller bearings (excluding roller bearings, needle roller bearings)
• Prodcom 28151070 - Needle roller bearings
• Prodcom 28151090 - Roller bearings (including combined ball/roller bearings) (excluding tapered roller bearings, spherical roller bearings, n eedle roller bearings)

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

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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
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

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
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2021
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2021
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

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Austria
• Belgium
• Bulgaria
• Croatia
• Cyprus
• Czech Republic
• Denmark
• Estonia
• Finland
• France
• Germany
• Greece
• Hungary
• Ireland
• Italy
• Latvia
• Lithuania
• Luxembourg
• Malta
• Netherlands
• Poland
• Portugal
• Romania
• Slovakia
• Slovenia
• Spain
• Sweden
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2018–2021
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2021
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Exports And Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports And Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2021
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2012–2021
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