EU - Chlorine - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights
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Article Publishing Date: May 25, 2022

Chlorine Prices in EU Pick Up More Than 30% Against Previous Year

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

The EU chlorine market was estimated at approx. $830M in 2021. Over the last five years, the most prominent market growth rate was recorded in 2018. Consumption reached the peak level of $923M. From 2019 to 2021, the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.

EU Chlorine Consumption

The EU chlorine consumption was estimated at approx. 3.2M tonnes in 2021. Germany constituted the country with the largest volume of chlorine consumption, accounting for 68% of total volume. Moreover, chlorine consumption in Germany exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, France, tenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Poland, with a 4.9% share.

From 2016 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of volume in Germany totaled -1.0%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: France (-1.3% per year) and Poland (+5.9% per year).

EU Chlorine Production

In 2021, the amount of chlorine produced in the European Union was estimated at approx. 3.2M tonnes. Overall, production was relatively stable from 2016 to 2021.

The country with the largest volume of chlorine production was Germany, accounting for 67% of total volume. Moreover, chlorine production in Germany exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, France, eightfold. Poland ranked third in terms of total production with a 5.4% share.

In Germany, chlorine production declined by an average annual rate of -1.4% over the period from 2016-2021. The remaining producing countries recorded the following average annual rates of production growth: France (-2.2% per year) and Poland (+5.4% per year).

EU Chlorine Exports

In 2021, the amount of chlorine exported in the European Union declined to 139K tonnes, which is down by -9.1% on the year before. In value terms, exports soared to $39M in 2021. This figure includes trade between EU member countries.

In 2021, France (55K tonnes) was the key exporter of chlorine, creating 40% of total supplies. It was distantly followed by Belgium (20K tonnes), Poland (18K tonnes), Germany (12K tonnes), Romania (6.9K tonnes) and Italy (6.5K tonnes), together comprising a 45% share of total exports. The Czech Republic (5.4K tonnes) took a relatively small share of total supplies.

In value terms, France ($13M), Belgium ($7.4M) and Germany ($4.3M) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2021, with a combined 63% share of total exports.

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the chlorine export price in the European Union amounted to $280 per tonne, picking up by 33% against the previous year. There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Belgium ($369 per tonne), while the Czech Republic ($127 per tonne) was amongst the lowest. From 2016 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Germany (+23.4%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

EU Chlorine Imports

In 2021, overseas purchases of chlorine decreased by -6.7% to 122K tonnes, falling for the third year in a row after two years of growth. In value terms, imports soared to $41M in 2021. This figure includes trade between EU member countries.

In 2021, Germany (33K tonnes), Hungary (27K tonnes) and Belgium (24K tonnes) was the key importer of chlorine in the European Union, mixing up 69% of total purchases. It was distantly followed by Italy (8.9K tonnes), creating a 7.3% share of total supplies. The following importers - the Netherlands (5.5K tonnes), Slovakia (4K tonnes), Spain (2.9K tonnes), Austria (2.8K tonnes), France (2.6K tonnes), Bulgaria (2.2K tonnes) and the Czech Republic (2.1K tonnes) - together made up 18% of total volume.

In value terms, Italy ($7.8M), Germany ($7M) and Belgium ($5.6M) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, together comprising 50% of total imports. These countries were followed by the Netherlands, Hungary, France, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Spain, Austria and Bulgaria, which together accounted for a further 36%.

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the chlorine import price in the European Union amounted to $333 per tonne, jumping by 55% against the previous year. There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Italy ($877 per tonne), while Hungary ($155 per tonne) was amongst the lowest. From 2016 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Italy (+34.9%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the chlorine 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.


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• Production in the EU, split by region and country
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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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