U.S. - Aluminium Foil - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights
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Article Publishing Date: Apr 15, 2022

U.S. Aluminium Foil Imports from Thailand Soar Fourfold to $71M

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

In 2021, the U.S. aluminium foil market decreased by -1.6% to $2.4B, falling for the third year in a row after three years of growth. Over the period under review, consumption, however, continues to indicate noticeable growth. Aluminium foil consumption peaked at $3.3B in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, it failed to regain the momentum.

U.S. Aluminium Foil Production

In value terms, aluminium foil production fell to $2.1B in 2021. Over the period under review, production, however, showed a buoyant increase. Over the period under review, production attained the peak level at $2.3B in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, production failed to regain the momentum.

U.S. Aluminium Foil Imports

In 2021, aluminium foil imports into the United States surged to 173K tonnes, jumping by 17% on the year before. Over the period under review, imports showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when imports increased by 23% y-o-y. Imports peaked at 296K tonnes in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, aluminium foil imports skyrocketed to $816M in 2021. In general, imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when imports increased by 26% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure at $1.4B in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

China (43K tonnes), South Korea (26K tonnes) and Germany (21K tonnes) were the main suppliers of aluminium foil imports to the United States, together comprising 52% of total volume. Thailand, the UK, Luxembourg, Austria, Taiwan (Chinese), Turkey, Canada, Italy, France and Greece lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 37%.

In value terms, China ($142M), Germany ($124M) and South Korea ($113M) were the largest aluminium foil suppliers to the United States, together comprising 46% of total imports. These countries were followed by Thailand, Austria, Luxembourg, the UK, France, Canada, Taiwan (Chinese), Italy, Greece and Turkey, which together accounted for a further 36%.

U.S. purchases of aluminium foil from Thailand increased fourfold compared to a year earlier and reached $71M in 2021. Supplies from other countries recorded more modest growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the average aluminium foil import price amounted to $4,705 per tonne, picking up by 5.3% against the previous year. Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was France ($8,573 per tonne), while the price for the UK ($3,078 per tonne) was amongst the lowest. From 2007 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Canada, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

U.S. Aluminium Foil Exports

In 2021, shipments abroad of aluminium foil increased by 23% to 120K tonnes for the first time since 2017, thus ending a three-year declining trend. Over the period under review, exports saw a relatively flat trend pattern. Exports reached the peak of 154K tonnes. from 2012 to 2021, the growth exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, aluminium foil exports surged to $654M in 2021. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +1.0% from 2007 to 2021; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when exports increased by 31% y-o-y. As a result, exports attained the peak of $742M. from 2012 to 2021, the growth exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Mexico (86K tonnes) was the main destination for aluminium foil exports from the United States, with a 72% share of total supplies. Moreover, aluminium foil exports to Mexico exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Canada (9.7K tonnes), ninefold.

In value terms, Mexico ($398M) remains the key foreign market for aluminium foil exports from the United States, comprising 61% of total volume. Canada ($80M), with a 12% share of total exports, took the second position in the ranking. It was followed by the UK ($33.5M).

From 2007 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value to Mexico stood at +7.5%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Canada (-7.4% per year) and the UK (-0.2% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average aluminium foil export price stood at $5,452 per tonne in 2021, with an increase of 5.2% against the previous year. There were significant differences in the average prices for the major overseas markets. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Canada ($8,216 per tonne), while the average price for exports to Mexico ($4,621 per tonne) was amongst the lowest. From 2007 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Canada, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced mixed trend patterns.

Source: IndexBox Platform

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the aluminium foil 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.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 24422500 - Aluminium foil of a thickness (excluding any backing) . 0,2 mm
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• United States

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• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
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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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