EU - Iron and Steel Wire - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Article Publishing Date: May 9, 2022

EU Iron and Steel Wire Exports Hit Record $5.9B

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

The iron and steel wire market in the European Union soared to $7B in 2021, jumping by 20% 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).

In 2021, consumption of iron and steel wire was finally on the rise to reach 5.8M tonnes for the first time since 2018, thus ending a two-year declining trend. Overall, consumption, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern.

EU Iron and Steel Wire Production

After two years of decline, there was significant growth in production of iron and steel wire, when its volume increased by 7% to 5.5M tonnes in 2021. The countries with the highest production volumes of iron and steel wire were Italy, Germany and the Czech Republic, together accounting for 64% of total production.

From 2007 to 2021, the biggest increases were in the Czech Republic (+3.8%), while iron and steel wire production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

EU Iron and Steel Wire Exports

In 2021, after two years of decline, there was significant growth in shipments abroad of iron and steel wire, when their volume increased by 20% to 3.8M tonnes. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.2% over the period from 2007 to 2021.

In value terms, iron and steel wire exports soared to $5.9B in 2021. Total exports indicated a modest expansion from 2007 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +1.2% over the last fourteen years.

Exports by Country

In 2021, Italy (939K tonnes), distantly followed by Germany (481K tonnes), the Czech Republic (478K tonnes), the Netherlands (475K tonnes), France (254K tonnes) and Slovakia (254K tonnes) represented the key exporters of iron and steel wire, together comprising 75% of total volume. The following exporters - Spain (147K tonnes), Belgium (113K tonnes), Portugal (101K tonnes), Austria (98K tonnes), Poland (93K tonnes), Luxembourg (91K tonnes) and Romania (80K tonnes) - together made up 19% of total supplies.

In value terms, Italy ($1.1B), Germany ($917M) and the Czech Republic ($710M) constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2021, with a combined 47% share of total supplies. These countries were followed by the Netherlands, France, Slovakia, Austria, Spain, Belgium, Romania, Poland, Luxembourg and Portugal, which together accounted for a further 45%.

Romania, with a CAGR of +10.9%, recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, among the main exporting countries from 2007 to 2021, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the iron and steel wire export price in the European Union amounted to $1,544 per tonne, picking up by 26% 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 Romania ($2,557 per tonne), while Portugal ($1,121 per tonne) was amongst the lowest. From 2007 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Romania (+8.3%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

EU Iron and Steel Wire Imports

In 2021, overseas purchases of iron and steel wire were finally on the rise to reach 3.9M tonnes for the first time since 2018, thus ending a two-year declining trend. Over the period under review, imports showed a relatively flat trend pattern.

In value terms, iron and steel wire imports surged to $5.8B in 2021. Total imports indicated slight growth from 2007 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +0.5% over the last fourteen years.

Imports by Country

Germany (738K tonnes), Poland (560K tonnes) and France (435K tonnes) represented roughly 44% of total imports of iron and steel wire in 2021. The Netherlands (261K tonnes) took the next position in the ranking, followed by Italy (215K tonnes), the Czech Republic (207K tonnes), Romania (206K tonnes) and Austria (179K tonnes). All these countries together held approx. 27% share of total imports. Spain (164K tonnes), Belgium (135K tonnes), Lithuania (123K tonnes), Slovakia (122K tonnes) and Hungary (96K tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

In value terms, Germany ($1.2B), Poland ($702M) and France ($634M) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, together comprising 44% of total purchases. These countries were followed by the Netherlands, Italy, the Czech Republic, Romania, Spain, Austria, Belgium, Slovakia, Hungary and Lithuania, which together accounted for a further 42%.

Lithuania, with a CAGR of +6.2%, saw the highest growth rate of the value of imports, in terms of the main importing countries from 2007 to 2021, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The iron and steel wire import price in the European Union stood at $1,483 per tonne in 2021, jumping by 28% against the previous year. Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination: the country with the highest price was Italy ($1,991 per tonne), while Lithuania ($896 per tonne) was amongst the lowest. From 2007 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the Netherlands (+4.5%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for iron and steel wire 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 24341130 - Iron or non-alloy steel wire containing < 0,25 % of carbon including crimping wire excluding stranded wire, barbed wire used for fencing - duplex wire - saw-tooth wire, insulated electric wire
• Prodcom 24341150 - Iron or non-alloy steel wire containing 0,25-0,6 % of carbon including crimped wire excluding stranded wire, barbed wire used for fencing, duplex wire, saw-tooth wire, insulated electric wire
• Prodcom 24341170 - Iron or non-alloy steel wire containing . 0,6 % of carbon including crimping wire excluding stranded wire, barbed wire used for fencing, duplex wire, saw-tooth wire, insulated electric wire
• Prodcom 24341200 - Stainless steel wire (excluding very fine sterile stainless wire used for surgical sutures)
• Prodcom 24341300 - Alloy steel wire (excluding stranded wire, barbed wire of a kind used for fencing, duplex wire, saw-tooth wire, insulated electric wire, of stainless steel)
Country coverage:
• Austria
• Belgium
• Bulgaria
• Croatia
• Cyprus
• Denmark
• Estonia
• Finland
• Greece
• Hungary
• Ireland
• Latvia
• Lithuania
• Luxembourg
• Malta
• Poland
• Portugal
• Romania
• Slovakia
• Slovenia
• Spain
• Sweden

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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