Which Country Imports the Most Electric Accumulators in the World?

Batteries And Accumulators May 28, 2018
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

Which Country Imports the Most Electric Accumulators in the World?

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Global glass imports stood at 838K tonnes in 2016, remaining stable against the previous year figure. Overall, glass imports continue to indicate a slight decrease. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010, an increase of 0.9% year;to;year. Over the period under review, global glass imports attained its maximum volume of 984K tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

In value terms, glass imports stood at $1.4B in 2016. Overall, glass imports continue to indicate a noticeable expansion. Global glass import peaked of $3B in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Top Glass Importing Countries in the World

1. China (389.2 million USD)

2. South Korea (379.2 million USD)

3. Thailand (23.5 million USD)

4. Japan (19.7 million USD)

5. Qatar (8.9 million USD)

6. Saudi Arabia (6.9 million USD)

7. Mongolia (3.1 million USD)

8. Russia (0.6 million USD)

9. Iran (0.3 million USD)

Glass Imports By Country

The imports of the four major importers of glass, namely Japan, Saudi Arabia, China, and Iran, represented more than two;thirds of total import. It was distantly followed by South Korea (57K tonnes), committing 7% share of total glass imports. The following importers ; Qatar (19K tonnes), Mongolia (15K tonnes), Thailand (13K tonnes), and Russia (13K tonnes) held near 7% of total imports, each.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of glass imports, among the main importing countries, was attained by Saudi Arabia (+2.6% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest glass markets worldwide were China ($389M), South Korea ($379M) and Thailand ($24M), with a combined 57% share of global imports.

Thailand (+35.0% per year) experienced the highest rates of growth with regard to the glass imports, in terms of the main importing countries, over the last 9 years, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Glass Import Prices By Country

In 2016, the average import price for glass amounted to $1,654 per tonne, lowering by ;13.4% against the previous year. Overall, glass import price continues to indicate a remarkable growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010, when it surged by 59% against the previous year level. Global glass import peaked of $3,306 per tonne in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

Import prices varied noticeably by country of destination. the country with the highest import prices was South Korea ($6,713 per tonne), while Iran ($3 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of glass import prices was attained by Thailand (+35.8% 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 7004 ; Glass; drawn glass and blown glass, in sheets, whether or not having an absorbent, reflecting or non;reflecting layer, but not otherwise worked.

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In 2016, approx. 6.9M tonnes of accumulator were imported worldwide- increasing by 2% against the previous year level. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +3.3% from 2007 to 2016- however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations over the period under review. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010, when import increased by 10% year-to-year. Over the period under review, global accumulator imports reached its maximum volume in 2016, and are expected to retain its growth in the near future.

In value terms, accumulator imports stood at $37B in 2016. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +4.3% over the period from 2007 to 2016- however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Over the period under review, global accumulator imports reached its maximum level in 2016, and are expected to retain its growth in the immediate term.

Top Accumulator Importing Countries in the World

1. Germany (3.1 billion USD)

2. France (1.5 billion USD)

3. United Kingdom (1.2 billion USD)

4. Netherlands (1.1 billion USD)

5. Mexico (1.1 billion USD)

6. Viet Nam (1.0 billion USD)

7. Italy (0.8 billion USD)

8. South Korea (0.7 billion USD)

9. Spain (0.5 billion USD)

10. Poland (0.5 billion USD)

11. Czech Republic (0.5 billion USD)

12. United Arab Emirates (0.4 billion USD)

Accumulator Imports By Country

In 2016, South Korea (808K tonnes), followed by Germany (533K tonnes), Spain (444K tonnes), Italy (365K tonnes), and France (355K tonnes) represented the largest importers of accumulator, together comprising 36% of total imports. Czech Republic (287K tonnes), Mexico (267K tonnes), the UK (238K tonnes), Poland (235K tonnes), the Netherlands (218K tonnes), Viet Nam (174K tonnes), and United Arab Emirates (163K tonnes) followed a long way behind this figure.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of accumulator imports, among the main importing countries, was attained by United Arab Emirates (+11.1% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Germany ($3.1B) constitutes the largest market for imported accumulator worldwide, making up 8% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by France ($1.5B), with the share of 4% of global imports. It was followed by the UK, with the share of 3%.

From 2007 to 2016, the average annual growth rate of value of accumulator imports in Germany expanded at +7.1%. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates: France (+7.2% per year) and the UK (+5.6% per year).

Accumulator Import Prices By Country

The average accumulator import price stood at $5,404 per tonne in 2016, jumping by 3% against the previous year. Overall, accumulator import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010, when import increased by 9% year-to-year. Global accumulator import peaked of $5,577 per tonne in 2014- however, from 2015 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 Germany ($5,871 per tonne), while South Korea ($873 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of accumulator import prices was attained by Viet Nam (+40.1% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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  • key accumulator producers

All data provided in this article covers the following product: HS Code 8507 - Electric accumulators, including separators therefor- whether or not rectangular (including square).

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