Which Country Exports the Most Chandeliers in the World?

Electric Lighting Equipment May 28, 2018
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

In 2016, the global exports of chandelier totaled 3.6M tonnes, surging by 6% against the previous year level. In general, chandelier exports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010, when export increased by 7% year-to-year. Over the period under review, global chandelier exports attained its maximum volume in 2016, and are likely to see steady growth in the near future.

In value terms, chandelier exports totaled $52B in 2016. Overall, chandelier exports continue to indicate a strong growth. Over the period under review, global chandelier exports attained its maximum level of $57B in 2015, falling back in the following year.

Top Chandelier Exporting Countries in the World

1. China (30.0 billion USD)

2. Germany (3.3 billion USD)

3. Mexico (2.3 billion USD)

4. USA (1.9 billion USD)

5. Italy (1.8 billion USD)

6. Netherlands (1.0 billion USD)

7. United Arab Emirates (0.2 billion USD)

Chandelier Exports By Country

China (2.4M tonnes) prevails in chandelier exports structure, recording 2.4M tonnes, which was approx. 68% of total exports in 2016. Mexico (121K tonnes), Germany (118K tonnes), the U.S. (99K tonnes), the Netherlands (60K tonnes), United Arab Emirates (58K tonnes), and Italy (58K tonnes) took the slight share of total exports.

China experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. At the same time, the U.S. (+8.3%), the Netherlands (+7.7%), United Arab Emirates (+5.1%), and Mexico (+4.2%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, the U.S. emerged as the fastest growing importer/exporter in the world, with a CAGR of +8.3% from 2007-2016. Germany experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Italy (-6.9%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. China (-2.8%) significantly weakened its position in terms of the global exports, while the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, China ($30B) remains the largest chandelier supplier in the world, making up 58% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($3.3B), with the share of 6% of global exports. It was followed by Mexico, with the share of 4%.

In China, chandelier exports stood at an average annual rate of +16.3% over the period from 2007-2016. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates: Germany (+2.9% per year) and Mexico (+8.6% per year).

Chandelier Export Prices By Country

In 2016, the average export price for chandelier amounted to $15 per kg, declining by -14.3% against the previous year. In general, chandelier export price continues to indicate a prominent growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008, an increase of 34% from the previous year level. Global chandelier export peaked of $17 per kg in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Export prices varied noticeably by country of destination. the country with the highest export prices was Italy ($32 per kg), while United Arab Emirates ($3,642 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of chandelier export prices was attained by China (+15.7% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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Source: World: Chandeliers - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025