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Article Publishing Date: Jul 26, 2018

Which Country Imports the Most Float Glass and Surface Ground in the World?

Global float glass and surface ground imports stood at X tonnes in 2016, growing by X% against the previous year figure. Overall, float glass and surface ground imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010, when imports increased by X% against the previous year level. Global float glass and surface ground import peaked in 2016, and are likely to continue its growth in the near future.

In value terms, float glass and surface ground imports amounted to $X in 2016. Overall, float glass and surface ground imports continue to indicate a slight curtailment. Over the period under review, global float glass and surface ground imports reached its maximum level of $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

Top Float Glass And Surface Ground Importing Countries in the World

X. China (X million USD)

X. Poland (X million USD)

X. South Korea (X million USD)

X. France (X million USD)

X. Germany (X million USD)

X. Turkey (X million USD)

X. Thailand (X million USD)

X. Russia (X million USD)

X. Brazil (X million USD)

X. Indonesia (X million USD)

X. Belarus (X million USD)

X. Iran (X million USD)

Float Glass And Surface Ground Imports By Country

In 2016, China (X tonnes), followed by Germany (X tonnes), and France (X tonnes) represented the largest importers of float glass and surface ground, together achieving X% of total imports. The following importers - Russia (X tonnes), Indonesia (X tonnes), Poland (X tonnes), Turkey (X tonnes), South Korea (X tonnes), Brazil (X tonnes), Iran (X tonnes), Thailand (X tonnes), and Belarus (X tonnes) together made up X% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of float glass and surface ground imports, among the main importing countries, was attained by Brazil (+X% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, China ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported float glass and surface ground worldwide, making up X% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Poland ($X), with the share of X% of global imports. It was followed by South Korea, with the share of X%.

In China, float glass and surface ground imports stood at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2016. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates: Poland (-X% per year) and South Korea (-X% per year).

Float Glass And Surface Ground Import Prices By Country

In 2016, the average import price for float glass and surface ground amounted to $X per tonne, moving up by X% against the previous year. Overall, float glass and surface ground import price continues to indicate a mild deduction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011, an increase of X% against the previous year level. Over the period under review, average float glass and surface ground import price reached its maximum level of $X per tonne in 2008; however, from 2009 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 South Korea ($X per tonne), while Indonesia ($X per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of float glass and surface ground import prices was attained by Indonesia (+X% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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Product coverage:

Flat glass (float, sheet, and plate process), made by flat glass producers; Other glass products, made by flat glass producers; Flat glass manufacturing, nsk, total


The report provides on an in-depth study of the U.S. flat glass market. It displays the latest data of the market size and volume, domestic production, exports and imports, price dynamics and turnover in the industry. In addition, the report contains insightful information about the industry, including industry life cycle, business locations, productivity, employment and many other crucial aspects. The Company Profiles section contains current data on the biggest players in the industry.


Countries coverage: the U.S.


Companies mentioned:

Guardian Industries Corp.,

Pilkington North America,

Pittsburgh Glass Works,

Schott North America,

Viracon,

Tru Vue,

Glasstech,

Bristol Fiberlite Industries,

Schott Gemtron Corporation,

The Churchill Companies,

Oldcastle Buildingenvelope,

Major Industries,

Engineered Glass Products,

McGrory Glass,

G.A.A.G. L.L.C.,

Viracon Georgia Inc,

Wsglass Holdings,

Schott Corporation,

Carlex Glass of Indiana,

Anchor Hocking Corporation,

AGC America,

Pilkington Holdings,

Poma Glass & Specialty Windows Inc.,

Gwla Acquisition Corp.,

Guardian Fabrication,

Saint Gobain Solar Glass NA,

Custom Glass Solutions Corp.,

Custom Glass Solutions Millbury Corp.,

Shaw Glass Holdings,

Heritage Glass,

Fuyao Glass Illinois


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1.1
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1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
MARKET FORECAST TO 2025
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

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6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2013–2018
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2013–2018
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2018
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Table 3:
Market Value, 2013–2018
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2013-2018
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2013–2018
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2013–2018
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2013–2018
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2013-2018
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2013-2018
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2013-2018
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2013-2018
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2013-2018
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Exports And Growth
Figure 15:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 17:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18:
Imports And Growth
Figure 19:
Import Prices
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2013–2018
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2013–2018
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