U.S. - Silica Sands (Quartz Sands Or Industrial Sands) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights
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Silica Sand Price per Ton April 2022
U.S. Silica Sand Price per Ton April 2022
The average export silica sand price per ton stood at $87 in Apr 2022, jumping by 16% against the previous month. Over the period from Jan 2022 to Apr 2022, it increased at an average monthly rate of +1.7%. As a result, the export price reached the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.
Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination: the country with the highest price was Japan ($189 per ton), while the average price for exports to Canada ($48 per ton) was amongst the lowest.
From Jan 2022 to Apr 2022, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Japan (+7.5%), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced mixed trend patterns.
U.S. Silica Sand Exports
In Apr 2022, approx. 518K tons of silica sands (quartz sands or industrial sands) were exported from the United States; falling by -18.4% compared with the previous month's figure. Over the period under review, total exports indicated prominent growth from Jan 2022 to Apr 2022: its volume increased at an average monthly rate of +5.9% over the last three - month period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on Apr 2022 figures, exports increased by +24.0% against Feb 2022 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in Mar 2022 when exports increased by 52% month-to-month. As a result, the exports reached the peak of 635K tons, and then reduced dramatically in the following month.
In value terms, silica sand exports declined to $45M (IndexBox estimates) in Apr 2022. The total export value increased at an average monthly rate of +7.7% from Jan 2022 to Apr 2022; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in Mar 2022 when exports increased by 39% m-o-m. As a result, the exports reached the peak of $48M, and then fell in the following month.
U.S. Silica Sand Exports by Country
Canada (442K tons) was the main destination for silica sand exports from the United States, accounting for a 85% share of total exports. Moreover, silica sand exports to Canada exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Mexico (41K tons), more than tenfold.
From Jan 2022 to Apr 2022, the average monthly growth rate of volume to Canada totaled +7.5%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average monthly rates of exports growth: Mexico (+7.8% per month) and Japan (+1.4% per month).
From Jan 2022 to Apr 2022, the average monthly growth rate of value to Canada amounted to +7.3%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average monthly rates of exports growth: Japan (+9.0% per month) and Mexico (-0.4% per month).
Source: IndexBox Platform
This report provides an in-depth analysis of the silica sand 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.
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