EU - Titanium Dioxide Pigments and Colouring Preparations - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Article Publishing Date: May 13, 2022

EU Titanium Dioxide Pigment Imports Surge to $4.7B with Rising Supplies to Belgium

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

The revenue of the titanium dioxide pigment market in the European Union rose to $4B in 2021, growing by 1.9% 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).

After seven years of growth, consumption of titanium dioxide pigments and colouring preparations decreased by -3.1% to 1.3M tonnes in 2021. The total consumption volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.7% over the past decade.

EU Titanium Dioxide Pigments Production

After two years of growth, production of titanium dioxide pigments and colouring preparations decreased by -5.2% to 1.1M tonnes in 2021. Overall, production showed a relatively flat trend pattern.

Germany remains the largest titanium dioxide pigment producing country in the European Union, accounting for 41% of total volume. Moreover, production in Germany exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Spain, twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Belgium, with a 9% share.

EU Titanium Dioxide Pigments Imports

In 2021, the amount of titanium dioxide pigments and colouring preparations imported in the European Union soared to 1.7M tonnes, growing by 15% against the year before. This figure includes the trade between EU member countries. Pigments and preparations based on titanium dioxide containing more than 80% by weight of titanium dioxide accounted for 81% of the total volume of supplies in 2021, while pigments and preparations with less titanium dioxide content shaped 19% of total imports.

In value terms, titanium dioxide pigment imports skyrocketed to $4.7B in 2021. Total imports indicated notable growth from 2011 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +4.7% over the last decade.

Imports by Country

In 2021, Belgium (466K tonnes), distantly followed by Germany (291K tonnes), France (180K tonnes), Italy (179K tonnes), Spain (107K tonnes), the Netherlands (97K tonnes) and Poland (90K tonnes) were the largest importers of titanium dioxide pigments and colouring preparations, together making up 84% of total purchases.

In value terms, the largest titanium dioxide pigment importing markets in the European Union were Belgium ($929M), Germany ($882M) and France ($617M), with a combined 52% share of total supplies.

Belgium, with a CAGR of +14.2%, recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, over the last decade, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The titanium dioxide pigment import price in the European Union stood at $2,798 per tonne in 2021, growing by 9.2% against the previous year. Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination: the country with the highest price was France ($3,424 per tonne), while Belgium ($1,995 per tonne) was amongst the lowest. From 2011 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Poland (+0.7%), while the other leaders experienced a decline in the import price figures.

EU Titanium Dioxide Pigment Exports

In 2021, shipments abroad of titanium dioxide pigments and colouring preparations increased by 16% to 1.5M tonnes, rising for the third year in a row after two years of decline. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.0% over the period from 2011 to 2021.

In value terms, titanium dioxide pigment exports skyrocketed to $4.7B in 2021. Total exports indicated modest growth from 2011 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +2.0% over the last decade.

Exports by Country

Belgium (482K tonnes) and Germany (359K tonnes) represented roughly 57% of total exports of titanium dioxide pigments and colouring preparations in 2021. The Netherlands (150K tonnes) took a 10% share of total supplies, which put it in second place, followed by Spain (5.9%), France (5.8%) and Slovenia (4.5%). The Czech Republic (55K tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

In value terms, Belgium ($1.5B), Germany ($1.3B) and the Netherlands ($477M) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2021, with a combined 68% share of total exports. These countries were followed by France, Spain, Slovenia, the Czech Republic and Luxembourg, which together accounted for a further 22%.

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the titanium dioxide pigment export price in the European Union amounted to $3,195 per tonne, picking up by 12% against the previous year. Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major exporting countries. In 2021, major exporting countries recorded the following prices: in Germany ($3,545 per tonne) and France ($3,418 per tonne), while the Czech Republic ($2,502 per tonne) and Slovenia ($3,011 per tonne) were amongst the lowest. From 2011 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by France (+2.2%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the titanium dioxide pigments 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 2025.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 20122415 - Pigments and preparations based on titanium dioxide containing . .80 % by weight of titanium dioxide
• Prodcom 20122419 - Pigments and preparations based on titanium dioxide (excluding those containing . .80 % by weight of titanium dioxide)

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 2007–2021
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 2007–2021
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, 2007–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2018–2021
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2021
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, 2007–2021
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2021
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2021
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