Which Country Imports the Most Cold-Rolled Steel Products in the World?

Basic Iron And Steel May 28, 2018
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

Which Country Imports the Most Cold-Rolled Steel Products in the World?

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In 2016, the global fishing rod imports totaled 192K tonnes, approximately reflecting the previous year level. In general, fishing rod imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010, when import increased by 7% year;to;year. Over the period under review, global fishing rod imports attained its maximum volume of 202K tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

In value terms, fishing rod imports stood at $2.8B in 2016. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +1.4% from 2007 to 2016; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being recorded over the period under review. Over the period under review, global fishing rod imports attained its maximum level of $2.8B in 2014; afterwards, it flattened through to 2016.

Top Fishing Rod Importing Countries in the World

1. USA (732.1 million USD)

2. Japan (376.9 million USD)

3. Germany (108.3 million USD)

4. France (107.6 million USD)

5. Singapore (102.6 million USD)

6. South Korea (100.2 million USD)

7. United Kingdom (93.0 million USD)

8. Australia (74.4 million USD)

9. Spain (60.2 million USD)

10. China (52.0 million USD)

11. Russia (24.0 million USD)

12. Indonesia (11.8 million USD)

Fishing Rod Imports By Country

In 2016, China (73K tonnes) was the major importer for fishing rod, making up 38% of total imports. It was distantly followed by the U.S. (18K tonnes), making up 9% share of total fishing rod imports. Japan (7.4K tonnes), South Korea (5.4K tonnes), Russia (5K tonnes), France (4.7K tonnes), Spain (4.5K tonnes), Germany (4.3K tonnes), the UK (4.3K tonnes), Indonesia (3.7K tonnes), Australia (3.6K tonnes), and Singapore (3.4K tonnes) followed a long way behind this figure.

China experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. At the same time, Indonesia (+2.9%), Spain (+2.3%), and South Korea (+1.5%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Indonesia emerged as the fastest growing importer/exporter in the world, with a CAGR of +2.9% from 2007;2016. Germany, and the U.S. experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Japan (;1.0%), Russia (;1.4%), Australia (;1.6%), Singapore (;2.0%), France (;2.1%), and the UK (;5.3%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. The shares of the largest importers remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the largest fishing rod markets worldwide were the U.S. ($732M), Japan ($377M) and Germany ($108M), with a combined 44% share of global imports.

Germany (+5.7% per year) had the highest growth rate of fishing rod imports, in terms of the main importing countries, over the last 9 year period, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Fishing Rod Import Prices By Country

The average fishing rod import price stood at $14 per kg in 2016, remaining constant against the previous year level. Over the last nine years it increased at an average annual rate of +1.9%.The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011, when import price increased by 7% year;to;year. Global fishing rod import peaked of $15 per kg in 2015, leveling off in the following year.

Import prices varied noticeably by country of destination. the country with the highest import prices was Japan ($51 per kg), while China ($713 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of fishing rod import prices was attained by Japan (+5.9% 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 9507 ; Fishing rods, fish;hooks and other line fishing tackle; fish landing nets and the like; decoy birds (not those of heading no. 9208 or 9705) and similar hunting or shooting requisites.

Source: World: Fishing Rods And Other Line Fishing Tackle ; Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025"

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In 2016, the global imports of cold-rolled steel stood at 42M tonnes, remaining constant against the previous year level. In general, cold-rolled steel imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010, when it surged by 7% from the previous year level. Global cold-rolled steel import peaked of 44M tonnes in 2007- however, from 2008 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

In value terms, cold-rolled steel imports amounted to $13B in 2016. Overall, cold-rolled steel imports continue to indicate a drastic descent. Over the period under review, global cold-rolled steel imports attained its maximum level of $23B in 2008- however, from 2009 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Top Cold-Rolled Steel Importing Countries in the World

1. China (1,138.2 million USD)

2. USA (1,023.7 million USD)

3. Germany (684.1 million USD)

4. Belgium (606.1 million USD)

5. Malaysia (464.2 million USD)

6. South Korea (425.6 million USD)

7. India (407.6 million USD)

8. Japan (402.1 million USD)

9. Netherlands (286.5 million USD)

10. Russia (129.0 million USD)

11. Kazakhstan (43.6 million USD)

12. Ukraine (31.1 million USD)

Cold-Rolled Steel Imports By Country

In 2016, China (4.6M tonnes), South Korea (4.6M tonnes), and Japan (4M tonnes) were the main importers of cold-rolled steel in the world, achieving 31% of total import. Belgium (2.2M tonnes) held a 5% share (based on tonnes) of global cold-rolled steel imports, which put it in second place, following Russia (5%), and India (5%). The U.S. (1.7M tonnes), the Netherlands (1.4M tonnes), Germany (1.2M tonnes), Ukraine (963K tonnes), Kazakhstan (956K tonnes), and Malaysia (888K tonnes) followed a long way behind this figure.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of cold-rolled steel imports, among the main importing countries, was attained by India (+14.8% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, China ($1.1B), the U.S. ($1B) and Germany ($684M) appeared as the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2016, together accounting for 22% of global imports. These countries were followed by Belgium, Malaysia, South Korea, India, Japan, the Netherlands, Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine, which together accounted for a further 21%.

Kazakhstan (+15.7% per year) experienced the highest rates of growth with regard to the cold-rolled steel imports, among the main importing countries, over the last 9 years, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Cold-Rolled Steel Import Prices By Country

In 2016, the average import price for cold-rolled steel amounted to $312 per tonne, declining by -11.9% against the previous year. In general, cold-rolled steel import price continues to indicate a noticeable slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008, when import price increased by 22% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average cold-rolled steel import price reached its maximum level of $539 per tonne in 2011- however, from 2012 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Import prices varied noticeably by country of destination. the country with the highest import prices was the U.S. ($598 per tonne), while Ukraine ($32 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of cold-rolled steel import prices was attained by Kazakhstan (+13.3% 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 7209 - Iron or non-alloy steel- flat-rolled products, width 600mm or more, cold-rolled (cold-reduced), not clad, plated or coated.

Source: World: Flat-Rolled Products Of Iron Or Steel (Not Further Worked Than Cold-Rolled) - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025