Which Country Exports the Most Ballasts For Discharge Lamps in the World?

Electric Motors And Generators May 28, 2018
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

In 2016, the amount of ballast for discharge lamp exported worldwide stood at 2.3M tonnes, picking up by 8% against the previous year level. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +3.0% from 2007 to 2016; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations over the period under review. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008, when it surged by 12% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, global ballast for discharge lamp exports attained its maximum volume in 2016, and are expected to retain its growth in the near future.

In value terms, ballast for discharge lamp exports stood at $86B in 2016. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +2.7% from 2007 to 2016; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations over the period under review. Global ballast for discharge lamp export peaked of $97B in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

Top Ballast For Discharge Lamp Exporting Countries in the World

1. Germany (7.7 billion USD)

2. Japan (3.7 billion USD)

3. South Korea (2.2 billion USD)

4. Italy (2.1 billion USD)

5. Netherlands (1.9 billion USD)

6. Austria (1.7 billion USD)

7. Philippines (1.6 billion USD)

8. France (1.5 billion USD)

9. Poland (1.2 billion USD)

10. Turkey (0.9 billion USD)

11. Spain (0.8 billion USD)

12. Croatia (0.4 billion USD)

Ballast For Discharge Lamp Exports By Country

In 2016, Germany (236K tonnes), Italy (235K tonnes), Spain (217K tonnes), the Netherlands (202K tonnes), South Korea (163K tonnes), the Philippines (132K tonnes), Turkey (130K tonnes), Poland (94K tonnes), France (84K tonnes), Austria (78K tonnes), Japan (57K tonnes), and Croatia (55K tonnes) were the main exporters of ballast for discharge lamp in the world, committing 74% of total export.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of ballast for discharge lamp exports, among the main exporting countries, was attained by the Netherlands (+19.7% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Germany ($7.7B) remains the largest ballast for discharge lamp supplier in the world, making up 9% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Japan ($3.7B), with the share of 4% of global exports. It was followed by South Korea, with the share of 3%.

In Germany, ballast for discharge lamp exports stood at an average annual rate of +1.7% over the period from 2007-2016. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Japan (+2.8% per year) and South Korea (+2.0% per year).

Ballast For Discharge Lamp Export Prices By Country

The average ballast for discharge lamp export price stood at $38 per kg in 2016, declining by -10.9% against the previous year. Overall, ballast for discharge lamp export price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010, when export price increased by 19% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average ballast for discharge lamp export price reached its maximum level of $45 per kg in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

There were significant differences in the average export prices amongst major exporting countries. In 2016, the country with the highest export prices was Japan ($64 per kg), while Spain ($3,620 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of ballast for discharge lamp export prices was attained by Japan (+7.0% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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Source: World: Ballasts For Discharge Lamps Or Tubes - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025