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Article Publishing Date: May 13, 2022

Global Cadmium Production Lose 11% Mainly on Reducing Output in China

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

The global cadmium market revenue expanded slightly to $97M in 2021, with an increase of 3.3% 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 two years of decline, consumption of cadmium increased by 4% to 29K tonnes in 2021. The total consumption volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.3% from 2010 to 2021.

Cadmium Consumption by Country

The countries with the highest volumes of cadmium consumption in 2021 were China (13K tonnes), India (8.4K tonnes) and Sweden (1K tonnes), with a combined 78% share of global consumption. These countries were followed by South Korea, Russia, the United States, the Netherlands and Belgium, which together accounted for a further 13%.

From 2010 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Russia (+27.5%), while cadmium consumption for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, China ($56M) led the market, alone. The second position in the ranking was occupied by India ($21M).

Cadmium Production

In 2021, approx. 26K tonnes of cadmium were produced worldwide; declining by -10.9% compared with the year before. In general, production, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 with an increase of 9.7%. Global production peaked at 31K tonnes in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2021, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Production by Country

The country with the largest volume of cadmium production was China (10K tonnes), comprising approx. 38% of total volume. Moreover, cadmium production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, South Korea (3.5K tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Japan (1.9K tonnes), with a 7.2% share.

From 2010 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of volume in China amounted to +2.8%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: South Korea (-1.6% per year) and Japan (-0.7% per year).

In 2021, South Korea, Kazakhstan, Mexico, France and Uzbekistan increased cadmium production, while other largest manufacturers reduced their outputs.

Cadmium Exports

In 2021, after two years of growth, there was decline in overseas shipments of cadmium, when their volume decreased by -4.9% to 16K tonnes. Overall, exports, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The global exports peaked at 17K tonnes in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2021, the exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, cadmium exports rose modestly to $39M in 2021. Over the period under review, exports, however, continue to indicate a pronounced downturn.

Exports by Country

In 2021, South Korea (3.9K tonnes), distantly followed by Japan (1.7K tonnes), Kazakhstan (1.6K tonnes), Canada (1.5K tonnes), China (0.9K tonnes), Mexico (0.8K tonnes), Belgium (0.8K tonnes) and France (0.8K tonnes) represented the major exporters of cadmium, together mixing up 74% of total supplies. The following exporters - Russia (630 tonnes), Peru (614 tonnes), the Netherlands (571 tonnes), Uzbekistan (455 tonnes) and Germany (450 tonnes) - together made up 17% of total exports.

In value terms, South Korea ($9.3M) remains the largest cadmium supplier worldwide, comprising 24% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Japan ($3.7M), with a 9.5% share of total supplies. It was followed by Canada, with a 9.2% share.

In South Korea, cadmium exports contracted by an average annual rate of -1.1% over the period from 2010-2021. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Japan (+0.3% per year) and Canada (-3.9% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average cadmium export price stood at $2,387 per tonne in 2021, picking up by 8.1% 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 ($3,578 per tonne), while Russia ($1,949 per tonne) was amongst the lowest. From 2010 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Uzbekistan (-0.9%), while the other global leaders experienced a decline in the export price figures.

Cadmium Imports

Global cadmium imports amounted to 16K tonnes in 2021, with an increase of 5.7% compared with the previous year. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.4% from 2010 to 2021.

In value terms, cadmium imports dropped slightly to $41M in 2021. In general, imports showed a noticeable setback.

Imports by Country

In 2021, India (8.4K tonnes) represented the largest importer of cadmium, constituting 51% of total imports. It was distantly followed by China (4.2K tonnes), Belgium (1.4K tonnes) and Sweden (1K tonnes), together creating a 40% share of total purchases. The following importers - Hong Kong SAR (387 tonnes) and the Netherlands (268 tonnes) - each recorded a 4% share of total imports.

In value terms, India ($20M), China ($11M) and Sweden ($2.3M) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, together accounting for 80% of total supplies.

India, with a CAGR of +21.0%, recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, among the main importing countries over the past decade, while purchases for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the average cadmium import price amounted to $2,513 per tonne, waning by -8.3% 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 the Netherlands ($4,900 per tonne), while Belgium ($1,530 per tonne) was amongst the lowest. From 2010 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the Netherlands (+1.7%), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the global cadmium market. 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.


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Dowa Metals & Mining Co., Mitsui Mining and Smelting Co., Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Toho Zinc Co., Hindustan Zinc Ltd., Nyrstar, Teck Resources Ltd., Industrias Peñoles S.A.B. de C.V., KCM S.A.’s Plovdiv, Xstrata, OTZK, Retriev Technologies Inc., Huludao Zinc Industry Co., Yunnan Luoping Zinc and Electricity Co., Western Mining Co., Zhuzhou Smelter Group Co., Shaoguan Smelter, Mayco Industries, Belmont Metals, GFS Chemicals, Ney Metals & Alloys, Reagents, Noah Chemicals, ProChem Inc.

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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. GLOBAL PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. GLOBAL 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. GLOBAL 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

United States
China
Japan
Germany
United Kingdom
France
Brazil
Italy
Russian Federation
India
Canada
Australia
Republic of Korea
Spain
Mexico
Indonesia
Netherlands
Turkey
Saudi Arabia
Switzerland
Sweden
Nigeria
Poland
Belgium
Argentina
Norway
Austria
Thailand
United Arab Emirates
Colombia
Denmark
South Africa
Malaysia
Israel
Singapore
Egypt
Philippines
Finland
Chile
Ireland
Pakistan
Greece
Portugal
Kazakhstan
Algeria
Czech Republic
Qatar
Peru
Romania
Vietnam
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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