Which Country Imports the Most Carbon Electrodes in the World?

Other Electrical Equipment May 28, 2018
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

Which Country Imports the Most Carbon Electrodes in the World?

IndexBox has just published a new report "World: Camping Goods ; Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025". Here is a summary of the report's key findings.

In 2016, the global camping equipment imports stood at 797K tonnes, increasing by 4% against the previous year figure. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.2% over the period from 2007 to 2016; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010, when import increased by 10% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, global camping equipment imports reached its maximum volume in 2016, and are likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, camping equipment imports amounted to $3.5B in 2016. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +3.5% over the period from 2007 to 2016; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations in certain years. Global camping equipment import peaked in 2016, and are expected to retain its growth in the near future.

Top Camping Equipment Importing Countries in the World

1. USA (684.6 million USD)

2. Germany (339.7 million USD)

3. France (206.3 million USD)

4. United Kingdom (188.3 million USD)

5. Australia (153.0 million USD)

6. Netherlands (148.7 million USD)

7. Belgium (96.1 million USD)

8. Poland (28.9 million USD)

9. Philippines (17.4 million USD)

10. Pakistan (6.8 million USD)

11. Bangladesh (4.3 million USD)

12. Libya (1.2 million USD)

Camping Equipment Imports By Country

In 2016, the U.S. (120K tonnes), distantly followed by Germany (54K tonnes), and Pakistan (45K tonnes) were the major importers of camping equipment , together committing 28% of total imports. Bangladesh (32K tonnes), France (31K tonnes), the Philippines (29K tonnes), Australia (28K tonnes), Libya (28K tonnes), the UK (28K tonnes), the Netherlands (25K tonnes), Poland (23K tonnes), and Belgium (22K tonnes) occupied the weak share of total imports.

Imports into the U.S. decreased at an average annual rate of ;1.6% from 2007 to 2016. At the same time, Libya (+25.1%), Belgium (+16.8%), the Philippines (+16.5%), Australia (+5.3%), the Netherlands (+4.6%), Pakistan (+2.0%), Poland (+1.9%), and Bangladesh (+1.8%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Libya emerged as the fastest growing importer/exporter in the world, with a CAGR of +25.1% from 2007;2016. Germany experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, France (;3.3%), and the UK (;4.6%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of the U.S. (2%), and the UK (2%) increased significantly, the share of Belgium (;2.1%), the Philippines (;2.7%), and Libya (;3.1%) displayed negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the U.S. ($685M) constitutes the largest market for imported camping equipment worldwide, making up 20% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($340M), with the share of 10% of global imports. It was followed by France, with the share of 6%.

In the U.S., camping equipment imports expanded at an average annual rate of +1.7% over the period from 2007;2016. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates: Germany (+4.0% per year) and France (+2.0% per year).

Camping Equipment Import Prices By Country

The average camping equipment import price stood at $4,389 per tonne in 2016, going down by ;1.6% against the previous year. Over the last nine years it increased at an average annual rate of +1.3%.The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008, when it surged by 17% y;o;y. Over the period under review, average camping equipment import price reached its maximum level of $4,753 per tonne in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

There were significant differences in the average import prices amongst major importing countries. In 2016, the country with the highest import prices was the UK ($6,744 per tonne), while Libya ($43 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of camping equipment import prices was attained by Bangladesh (+13.2% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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All data provided in this article covers the following product: HS Code 6306 ; Tarpaulins, awnings and sunblinds; tents; sails for boats, sailboards or landcraft; camping goods.

Source: World: Camping Goods ; Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025"

"IndexBox has just published a new report "World: Carbon Electrodes - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025". Here is a summary of the report's key findings.

In 2016, the global imports of carbon electrode amounted to 4.9M tonnes, waning by -3.5% against the previous year level. Overall, carbon electrode imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010, when imports increased by 7% from the previous year level. Global carbon electrode import peaked of 5.1M tonnes in 2015, falling back in the following year.

In value terms, carbon electrode imports amounted to $3.6B in 2016. In general, carbon electrode imports continue to indicate a pronounced slump. Global carbon electrode import peaked of $6.3B in 2011- however, from 2012 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Top Carbon Electrode Importing Countries in the World

1. Iceland (294.3 million USD)

2. USA (277.4 million USD)

3. Russia (198.8 million USD)

4. Norway (191.3 million USD)

5. China (154.8 million USD)

6. United Arab Emirates (79.9 million USD)

7. Mexico (77.8 million USD)

8. Spain (65.1 million USD)

9. Japan (63.5 million USD)

10. India (51.3 million USD)

11. Netherlands (39.2 million USD)

12. Mozambique (9.6 million USD)

Carbon Electrode Imports By Country

China (1.6M tonnes) represented the major importing country with an import of about 1.6M tonnes, which reached 33% of total imports. Iceland (457K tonnes) occupied a 9% share (based on tonnes) of global carbon electrode imports, which put it in second place, following the Netherlands (9%), and Norway (6%). Russia (219K tonnes), Mozambique (213K tonnes), the U.S. (165K tonnes), Japan (150K tonnes), India (147K tonnes), Spain (102K tonnes), Mexico (85K tonnes), and United Arab Emirates (75K tonnes) took the minor share of total imports.

China experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. At the same time, Mozambique (+47.5%), United Arab Emirates (+22.8%), India (+8.1%), and Mexico (+4.5%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Mozambique emerged as the fastest growing importer/exporter in the world, with a CAGR of +47.5% from 2007-2016. Iceland, Japan, the Netherlands, and Spain experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Russia (-1.1%), Norway (-1.6%), and the U.S. (-1.6%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. India (-1.5%), and Mozambique (-4.2%) significantly weakened its position in terms of the global imports, while the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Iceland ($294M), the U.S. ($277M) and Russia ($199M) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2016, together accounting for 21% of global imports. These countries were followed by Norway, China, United Arab Emirates, Mexico, Spain, Japan, India, the Netherlands and Mozambique, which together accounted for a further 20%.

United Arab Emirates (+12.9% per year) recorded the highest growth rate of carbon electrode imports, in terms of the main importing countries, over the last 9 years, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Carbon Electrode Import Prices By Country

In 2016, the average import price for carbon electrode amounted to $736 per tonne, declining by -12.9% against the previous year. Overall, carbon electrode import price continues to indicate a noticeable decline. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008, when import increased by 29% against the previous year level. Global carbon electrode import peaked of $1,296 per tonne in 2011- however, from 2012 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

There were significant differences in the average import prices amongst major importing countries. In 2016, the country with the highest import prices was the U.S. ($1,683 per tonne), while Mozambique ($45 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of carbon electrode import prices was attained by Iceland (+4.6% per year), while the other global leaders experienced mixed trends in the import price figures.

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  • carbon electrode market share
  • carbon electrode prices
  • carbon electrode industry
  • carbon electrode sales
  • carbon electrode import
  • carbon electrode export
  • carbon electrode market forecast
  • carbon electrode price forecast
  • key carbon electrode producers

All data provided in this article covers the following product: HS Code 8545 - Carbon electrodes, carbon brushes, lamp carbons, battery carbons and other articles of graphite or other carbon- with or without metal, of a kind used for electrical purposes.

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