Which Country Exports the Most Ceramic Household Articles in the World?

Porcelain And Ceramic Products May 28, 2018
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

In 2016, the global exports of ceramic household article totaled 2.2M tonnes, falling by -4.0% against the previous year level. In general, ceramic household article exports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014, when exports increased by 24% y-o-y. Global ceramic household article export peaked of 2.3M tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

In value terms, ceramic household article exports stood at $6.9B in 2016. In general, ceramic household article exports continue to indicate a remarkable increase. Global ceramic household article export peaked of $8.5B in 2015, falling back in the following year.

Top Ceramic Household Article Exporting Countries in the World

1. China (5,023.0 million USD)

2. Germany (338.4 million USD)

3. United Arab Emirates (115.1 million USD)

4. Indonesia (92.5 million USD)

5. Turkey (67.7 million USD)

6. Poland (66.3 million USD)

7. Malaysia (31.1 million USD)

Ceramic Household Article Exports By Country

China (1.8M tonnes) dominates in ceramic household article exports structure, resulting at 1.8M tonnes, which was near 81% of total exports in 2016. The following exporters - United Arab Emirates (53K tonnes), and Germany (40K tonnes) held approx. 4% of total exports, each. Turkey, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Poland countries held the negligible share of total exports.

China experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. At the same time, Malaysia (+16.5%), Indonesia (+6.5%), and Turkey (+1.3%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Malaysia emerged as the fastest growing importer/exporter in the world, with a CAGR of +16.5% from 2007-2016. Poland experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Germany (-1.0%), and United Arab Emirates (-2.0%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of China (4%) increased significantly, the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, China ($5B) remains the largest ceramic household article supplier in the world, making up 72% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($338M), with the share of 5% of global exports. It was followed by United Arab Emirates, with the share of 2%.

In China, ceramic household article exports stood at an average annual rate of +13.1% over the period from 2007-2016. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates: Germany (-3.8% per year) and United Arab Emirates (+2.0% per year).

Ceramic Household Article Export Prices By Country

The average ceramic household article export price stood at $3,217 per tonne in 2016, waning by -15.3% against the previous year. Overall, ceramic household article export price continues to indicate a remarkable increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015, when export price increased by 23% y-o-y. In that year, average ceramic household article export price reached its maximum level of $3,796 per tonne, 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 Germany ($8,544 per tonne), while Malaysia ($1,520 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of ceramic household article export prices was attained by China (+13.8% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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Source: World: Ceramic Household Articles And Toilet Articles - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025