EU - Nonwoven Fabric - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Article Publishing Date: May 25, 2022

EU Nonwoven Fabric Exports Rise Steadily, Reaching $8.2B

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

In 2021, the EU nonwoven fabric market increased by 7.4% to $7.6B, rising for the second year in a row. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +2.6% over the period from 2011 to 2021.

EU Nonwoven Fabric Consumption by Country

In 2021, approx. 1.8M tonnes of nonwoven fabrics were consumed in the European Union; standing approx. at the previous year. The total consumption volume increased at an average annual rate of +3.3% over the period from 2011 to 2021.

The countries with the highest volumes of nonwoven fabric consumption in 2021 were Germany, Italy and Poland, together comprising 48% of total consumption. These countries were followed by France, the Czech Republic, Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Finland, Austria and Romania, which together accounted for a further 42%.

EU Nonwoven Fabric Production

In 2021, production of nonwoven fabrics in the European Union was estimated at 1.9M tonnes. In value terms, production was approx. $6.6B in 2021 estimated in export prices.

The countries with the highest volumes of nonwoven fabric production in 2021 were Germany, Italy and the Czech Republic, together accounting for 60% of total production. France, Spain, Poland and Denmark lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 24%.

EU Nonwoven Fabric Exports

For the eleventh consecutive year, the European Union recorded growth in shipments abroad of nonwoven fabrics, which increased by 3.6% to 1.6M tonnes in 2021. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +3.0% from 2011 to 2021.

In value terms, exports surged to $8.2B in 2021. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +2.1% from 2011 to 2021.

Exports by Country

Germany (394K tonnes) and Italy (310K tonnes) represented the major exporters of nonwoven fabrics in 2021, amounting to near 24% and 19% of total volume, respectively. The Czech Republic (140K tonnes) ranks next in terms of the total exports with an 8.6% share, followed by France (7.5%), Spain (6.5%), Poland (6.2%) and the Netherlands (5.7%). The following exporters - Belgium (69K tonnes), Luxembourg (53K tonnes), Denmark (52K tonnes), Sweden (52K tonnes), Slovenia (33K tonnes) and Greece (26K tonnes) - together made up 18% of total supplies.

In value terms, Germany ($2.4B), Italy ($1.5B) and France ($592M) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2021, together accounting for 54% of total supplies. The Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Spain, Belgium, Poland, Luxembourg, Sweden, Denmark, Slovenia and Greece lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 41%.

Poland, with a CAGR of +15.7%, recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, in terms of the main exporting countries over the past decade, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The nonwoven fabric export price in the European Union stood at $4,997 per tonne in 2021, with an increase of 12% against the previous year. Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin: the country with the highest price was Luxembourg ($7,276 per tonne), while Denmark ($3,499 per tonne) was amongst the lowest. From 2011 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Greece (+1.0%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

EU Nonwoven Fabric Imports in the EU

In 2021, supplies from abroad of nonwoven fabrics increased by 6.9% to 1.5M tonnes, rising for the sixth year in a row after two years of decline. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +4.3% over the period from 2011 to 2021.

In value terms, imports skyrocketed to $6.9B in 2021. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +3.6% over the period from 2011 to 2021.

Imports by Country

In 2021, Germany (298K tonnes), distantly followed by Poland (173K tonnes), the Netherlands (143K tonnes), France (132K tonnes), Italy (115K tonnes), the Czech Republic (106K tonnes), Spain (94K tonnes) and Belgium (86K tonnes) represented the largest importers of nonwoven fabrics, together making up 77% of total purchases. Sweden (44K tonnes), Austria (42K tonnes), Romania (41K tonnes), Greece (26K tonnes) and Hungary (26K tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

In value terms, Germany ($1.4B) constitutes the largest market for imported nonwoven fabrics in the European Union, comprising 20% of total supplies. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Poland ($685M), with a 9.9% share of total imports. It was followed by Italy, with a 9.7% share.

From 2011 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value in Germany stood at +2.7%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Poland (+3.5% per year) and Italy (+4.8% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the nonwoven fabric import price in the European Union amounted to $4,616 per tonne, picking up by 11% 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 ($5,816 per tonne), while the Netherlands ($3,617 per tonne) was amongst the lowest. From 2011 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Spain (+2.0%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the nonwoven fabric 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 13951010 - Non-wovens of a weight . .25 g/m. (including articles made from non-wovens) (excluding articles of apparel, coated or covered)
• Prodcom 13951020 - Non-wovens of a weight of > .25 g/m. but . .70 g/m. (including articles made from non-wovens) (excluding articles of apparel, coated or covered)
• Prodcom 13951030 - Non-wovens of a weight of > .70 g/m. but . .150 g/m. (including articles made from non-wovens) (excluding articles of apparel, coated or covered)
• Prodcom 13951050 - Non-wovens of a weight of > .150 g/m. (including articles made from non-wovens) (excluding articles of apparel, coated or covered)
• Prodcom 13951070 - Non-wovens, coated or covered (including articles made from non-wovens) (excluding articles of apparel)

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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