U.S. - Fireclay - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights
Fireclay Price per Ton May 2022
U.S. Fireclay Export Price per Ton May 2022
In May 2022, the fireclay price per ton amounted to $284 (FOB, US), falling by -7.6% against the previous month. Over the period from Jan 2022 to May 2022, it increased at an average monthly rate of +2.3%. The growth pace was the most rapid in Feb 2022 when the average export price increased by 20% month-to-month. The export price peaked at $317 per ton in Mar 2022; however, from Apr 2022 to May 2022, the export prices failed to regain momentum.
There were significant differences in the average prices for the major overseas markets. In May 2022, the country with the highest price was China ($452 per ton), while the average price for exports to Mexico ($94 per ton) was amongst the lowest.
From Jan 2022 to May 2022, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Taiwan (Chinese) (+6.9%), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.
U.S. Fireclay Exports
Fireclay exports from the United States surged to 23K tons in May 2022, picking up by 512% compared with Apr 2022 figures. Over the period under review, exports posted a significant increase. The exports peaked at 24K tons in Mar 2022; however, from Apr 2022 to May 2022, the exports remained at a lower figure.
In value terms, fireclay exports soared to $6.6M (IndexBox estimates) in May 2022. In general, exports continue to indicate significant growth. The exports peaked at $7.7M in Mar 2022; however, from Apr 2022 to May 2022, the exports remained at a lower figure.
U.S. Fireclay Exports by Country
The Netherlands (17K tons) was the main destination for fireclay exports from The United States, with a 72% share of total exports. Moreover, fireclay exports to the Netherlands exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Mexico (1.5K tons), more than tenfold. The third position in this ranking was taken by Canada (882 tons), with a 3.8% share.
From Jan 2022 to May 2022, the average monthly growth rate of volume to the Netherlands stood at +216.7%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average monthly rates of exports growth: Mexico (-7.6% per month) and Canada (+24.0% per month).
In value terms, the Netherlands ($4.4M) emerged as the key foreign market for fireclay exports from the United States, comprising 67% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Canada ($372K), with a 5.7% share of total exports. It was followed by Japan, with a 5.6% share.
From Jan 2022 to May 2022, the average monthly growth rate of value to The Netherlands amounted to +193.1%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average monthly rates of exports growth: Canada (+26.9% per month) and Japan (+1.9% per month).
This report provides an in-depth analysis of the fireclay market in the U.S.. 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.
Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business
A Quick Overview of Market Performance
Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects
Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business
Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain
Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports
The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry
The Largest Import Supplying Countries
The Largest Destinations for Exports
The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles
Join us in our latest webinar series to get insights from industry experts and engage in a productive discussion!
Tuesday, January 25th, 2022 @ 04:00 pm ET
Join our live webinar to get insights into the global graphite market.
Tuesday, May 18th, 2021 @ 04:00 pm ET
Join our live webinar to get insights into cooling innovations in the oil and gas industry.
Monday, November 2nd, 2020 @ 04:00 pm ET