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Article Publishing Date: Apr 30, 2020

Global Trade of Feminine Hygiene Products Bounced Back to $16.1B

IndexBox has just published a new report: 'World - Sanitary Towels, Tampons, Napkins And Napkin Liners For Babies - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights'. Here is a summary of the report's key findings.

The global feminine hygiene products market reached $101.7B in 2018, rising by 5.4% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). 

The market value increased at an average annual rate of +1.6% from 2007 to 2018; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when the market value increased by 7.3% against the previous year. The global tampons and napkin liners consumption peaked in 2018 and is expected to retain its growth in the near future.

Global Feminine Hygiene Products Trade 2007-2018

In 2018, the global exports of sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and napkin liners for babies stood at 3.8M tonnes, rising by 2.3% against the previous year.

In value terms, feminine hygiene products exports amounted to $16.1B (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +1.7% from 2007 to 2018. Over the period under review, global tampons and napkin liners exports attained their peak figure at $16.4B in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2018, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

In 2018, China (562K tonnes), followed by Germany (314K tonnes), Turkey (278K tonnes), Japan (272K tonnes), Poland (258K tonnes), Belgium (223K tonnes), the Czech Republic (214K tonnes) and the Netherlands (200K tonnes) represented the key exporters of sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and napkin liners for babies, together generating 60% of total exports. Sweden (133K tonnes), Mexico (125K tonnes), Canada (111K tonnes) and Italy (79K tonnes) took a minor share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of exports, amongst the main exporting countries, was attained by Mexico, while exports for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest feminine hygiene products supplying countries worldwide were China ($1.8B), Japan ($1.6B) and Germany ($1.5B), with a combined 30% share of global exports. Poland, the Czech Republic, Belgium, Turkey, the Netherlands, Canada, Mexico, Sweden and Italy lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 38%.

Export Prices by Country

The average feminine hygiene products export price stood at $4,204 per tonne in 2018, picking up by 3.9% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the tampons and napkin liners export price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was Japan ($5,735 per tonne), while Turkey ($2,583 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Canada, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Imports by Country

The imports of the six major importers of sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and napkin liners for babies, namely China, Germany, the UK, the U.S., France and Belgium, represented more than third of total import. The following importers - Spain (102K tonnes), Iraq (93K tonnes), Russia (93K tonnes), the Philippines (87K tonnes), Poland (86K tonnes) and Italy (75K tonnes) - together made up 14% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of imports, amongst the main importing countries, was attained by China, while imports for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest tampons and napkin liners importing markets worldwide were China ($1.5B), the U.S. ($1.3B) and Germany ($994M), together comprising 23% of global imports.

Import Prices by Country

The average feminine hygiene products import price stood at $4,255 per tonne in 2018, rising by 3.7% against the previous year.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($6,447 per tonne), while the Philippines ($2,534 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the U.S., while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 13922993 - Sanitary towels, tampons and similar article of textile materials (excluding wadding)
• Prodcom 13922997 - Napkins and napkin liners for babies and similar article of textile materials (excluding wadding)
• Prodcom 17221210 - Sanitary towels and tampons, napkins and napkin liners for babies and similar sanitary articles, of wadding
• Prodcom 17221220 - Sanitary towels, tampons and similar articles of paper pulp, p aper, cellulose wadding or webs of cellulose fibres
• Prodcom 17221230 - Napkins and napkin liners for babies and similar sanitary articles of paper pulp, paper, cellulose wadding or webs of excluding toilet paper, sanitary towels, tampons and similar articles

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the global market for diapers and feminine hygiene products. 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.



Data coverage:
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• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Global production, split by region and country
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• Export and import prices
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• 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

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
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 2007–2019
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 2007–2019
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 2019
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2019
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2019
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2025
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, 2007–2019
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2019
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2019

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