U.S. - Synthetic Rubber - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights
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Article Publishing Date: May 12, 2022

U.S. Synthetic Rubber Exports Rebound to $2.5B

IndexBox has just published a new report: 'U.S. - Synthetic Rubber - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights'. Here is a summary of the report's key findings.

The value of the synthetic rubber market in the United States was estimated at $7.7B in 2021. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, intermediaries' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price).

U.S. Synthetic Rubber Consumption and Production

In 2021, consumption of synthetic rubber in the United States totaled approx. 2.8M tonnes. The total consumption volume increased at an average annual rate of +3.0% over the period from 2007 to 2021.

In 2021, production of synthetic rubber was estimated at 3.1M tonnes. In value terms, production reached $8.1B in 2021.

U.S. Synthetic Rubber Exports

In 2021, after four years of decline, there was growth in overseas shipments of synthetic rubber, when their volume increased by 4.4% to 963K tonnes. In general, exports, however, continue to indicate a perceptible descent.

In value terms, synthetic rubber exports skyrocketed to $2.5B in 2021. By contrast, a year earlier, exports dropped from $2.2B in 2019 to $1.9B in 2020.

Exports by Country

Mexico (140K tonnes), Canada (123K tonnes) and Belgium (118K tonnes) were the main destinations of synthetic rubber exports from the United States, together comprising 41% of total supplies. These countries were followed by China, Brazil, Singapore, India, Japan, Thailand, Taiwan (Chinese), Germany, the Netherlands and South Korea, which together accounted for a further 47%.

In value terms, Mexico ($264M), Canada ($238M) and Belgium ($218M) appeared to be the largest markets for synthetic rubber exported from the United States worldwide, together accounting for 38% of total supplies. China, Brazil, Singapore, the Netherlands, Japan, India, Germany, South Korea, Thailand and Taiwan (Chinese) lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 44%.

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

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average synthetic rubber export price amounted to $2,048 per tonne, falling by -12% against the previous year. Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination: the country with the highest price was the Netherlands ($3,695 per tonne), while the average price for exports to India ($1,570 per tonne) was amongst the lowest. From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Japan (+2.1%), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

U.S. Synthetic Rubber Imports

In 2021, the amount of synthetic rubber imported into the United States soared to 665K tonnes, growing by 17% on the year before. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.3% from 2007 to 2021.

In value terms, synthetic rubber imports soared to $1.5B in 2021. Over the period under review, total imports indicated a slight expansion from 2007 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +2.3% over the last fourteen-year period.

Imports by Country

South Korea (90K tonnes), Germany (78K tonnes) and Japan (67K tonnes) were the main suppliers of synthetic rubber imports to the United States, together accounting for 41% of total supplies. Mexico, France, Russia, Taiwan (Chinese), Canada, Spain, the Czech Republic, Belgium, Italy and Brazil lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 53%.

In value terms, the largest synthetic rubber suppliers to the United States were Japan ($168M), Germany ($144M) and South Korea ($126M), together comprising 40% of total imports. France, Mexico, Russia, Canada, Taiwan (Chinese), Spain, Belgium, Italy, the Czech Republic and Brazil lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 48%.

The Czech Republic, with a CAGR of +25.0%, recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, in terms of the main suppliers from 2007 to 2021, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average synthetic rubber import price stood at $1,907 per tonne in 2020, waning by -18.6% against the previous year. Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin: the country with the highest price was Japan ($2,493 per tonne), while the price for the Czech Republic ($1,257 per tonne) was amongst the lowest. From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the Czech Republic (+0.3%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Source: IndexBox Platform

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the synthetic rubber 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 2025.


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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
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
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
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2021
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

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

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 In 2007-2021
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2021
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2021
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007-2021
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Exports And Growth
Figure 15:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 17:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18:
Imports And Growth
Figure 19:
Import Prices
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2021
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