Turkey's Glass Fiber Price Slumps to $5,752 per Ton, Fluctuating Wildly over 2022
Dec 14, 2022
In September 2022, the glass fiber price stood at $5,752 per ton (CIF, Turkey), with a decrease of -18.1% against the previous month.
Glass Fibre Price in France Increases 13% to $2.5K per Ton After Fluctuating Moderately in H1
Nov 14, 2022
In July 2022, the glass fibre and article price per ton stood at $2.5K (FOB, France), picking up by 13% against the previous month.
Flat Glass Industry: Challenges and Opportunities
May 16, 2022
The flat glass industry is forecast to grow significantly in the next few years, driven by rising demand from the construction and automotive sectors.
U.S. Glass Bottle Market: Growing Demand and Short Supply are Driving Recycling
Dec 24, 2021
The U.S. glass bottle market is running into a supply shortage caused by high demand for alcohol, raw materials being reallocated to produce vaccine vials and supply-chain disruptions arising from the shipping-container crisis. Confronted with a labour shortage, the high demand for glass could incentivize developments in recycling where there is substantial potential for growth because currently, only 31% of glass bottles in the U.S. are recycled.
China Ramped Up Safety Glass Exports Threefold in Past Decade
Nov 18, 2021
China boosted safety glass supplies abroad nearly threefold in the past decade, from $1.3B to $3.0B, topping the global exporter ranking. With an average annual growth rate of +8.5% over the last decade, China emerges as the fastest-growing supplier. Germany held the leading position in global exports until 2010, but now, it remains the largest safety glass importer, along with the U.S. and Vietnam. In 2020, the global safety glass trade reduced by -6% y-o-y to 366M square meters, and China’s supplies accounted for 58% of that volume. In value terms, global trade fell to $9.5B last year, dropping by -10% y-o-y.
Growing Demand for Composite Consumer Products Supports the Glass Fibre Market
Mar 25, 2021
2020 was a serious test for the glass fibre market. The fall in production was extreme in April 2020. Still, demand began to recover in the second half of the year thanks to a recovery in the composite consumer goods sector. Chinese glass fibres and glass fibre articles became more expensive in the strengthening of the yuan and, also, hit by the European Union's anti-dumping duties.
The European Glass Fibres and Wool Market Reached $2.3B, Decelerating After Three Years of Solid Growth
Sep 21, 2020
In 2019, the EU glass fibres and wool market increased by 0.3% to $2.3B, rising for the fourth consecutive year after...
Glass Container Market in the U.S. - Key Insights
Oct 11, 2019
The revenue of the glass container market in the U.S. amounted to $16.9B in 2018, remaining stable against the...
Pressed and Blown Glass Market in the USA - Key Insights
Jul 4, 2019
The revenue of the pressed and blown glass market in the U.S. amounted to $2.3B in 2018, increasing by 2.9% against the pr...
Which Country Imports the Most Float Glass and Surface Ground in the World?
Jul 26, 2018
In value terms, float glass and surface ground imports amounted to $X in 2016. Overall, float glass and surface ground imports continue to indicate a slight curtailment. Over the period under revie...
Which Country Imports the Most Multiple-Walled Insulating Glass Units in the World?
Jul 26, 2018
In value terms, multiple-walled insulating glass units imports stood at $X in 2016. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2016; however, the trend pattern...