Which Country Exports the Most Aircraft Launching Gear in the World?

Other Special-Purpose Machinery May 28, 2018
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

In 2016, the amount of aircraft launching gear exported worldwide amounted to 3.7K tonnes, rising by 6% against the previous year figure. Overall, aircraft launching gear exports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012, when export increased by 51% against the previous year level. Global aircraft launching gear export peaked of 5K tonnes in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

In value terms, aircraft launching gear exports totaled $1.6B in 2016. Overall, it indicated a measured growth from 2007 to 2016: the total exports value increased at an average annual rate of +0.9% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on the result of 2016, aircraft launching gear exports decreased by -9.7% against its level of 2013. Over the period under review, global aircraft launching gear exports attained its maximum level of $1.8B in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Top Aircraft Launching Gear Exporting Countries in the World

1. USA (222.4 million USD)

2. Saudi Arabia (152.5 million USD)

3. Netherlands (119.1 million USD)

4. Germany (48.6 million USD)

5. France (19.4 million USD)

6. United Arab Emirates (8.7 million USD)

7. Ireland (1.2 million USD)

Aircraft Launching Gear Exports By Country

In 2016, the U.S. (997 tonnes), distantly followed by Saudi Arabia (601 tonnes), the Netherlands (473 tonnes), United Arab Emirates (345 tonnes), France (269 tonnes), Germany (227 tonnes), and Ireland (187 tonnes) represented the main exporters of aircraft launching gear, together mixed up 83% of total exports.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of aircraft launching gear exports, among the main exporting countries, was attained by Saudi Arabia (+40.8% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the U.S. ($222M), Saudi Arabia ($153M) and the Netherlands ($119M) appeared as the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2016, together comprising 31% of global exports.

Saudi Arabia (+83.1% per year) recorded the highest growth rate of aircraft launching gear exports, in terms of the main exporting countries, over the last 9 year period, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Aircraft Launching Gear Export Prices By Country

In 2016, the average export price for aircraft launching gear amounted to $428 per kg, lowering by -12.5% against the previous year. Over the last nine years it increased at an average annual rate of +1.9%.The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014, an increase of 30% against the previous year level. Global aircraft launching gear export peaked of $488 per kg in 2015, falling back in the following year.

There were significant differences in the average export prices amongst major exporting countries. In 2016, the country with the highest export prices was Saudi Arabia ($254 per kg), while Ireland ($6,445 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of aircraft launching gear export prices was attained by Saudi Arabia (+30.1% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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