Which Country Imports the Most Iron Sheet Piling, Shapes and Sections in the World?

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

Which Country Imports the Most Iron Sheet Piling, Shapes and Sections in the World?

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In 2016, the amount of shampoo imported worldwide stood at 3M tonnes, surging by 4% against the previous year level. Overall, shampoo imports continue to indicate a conspicuous increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2012, when import increased by 8059% from the previous year level. In that year, global shampoo imports attained its maximum volume of 213M tonnes. From 2013 to 2016, growth of global shampoo imports stood at a somewhat lower level.

In value terms, shampoo imports totaled $12B in 2016. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +3.7% from 2007 to 2016; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Global shampoo import peaked of $13B in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Top Shampoo Importing Countries in the World

1. USA (1,161.4 million USD)

2. United Kingdom (694.6 million USD)

3. Germany (579.6 million USD)

4. Canada (519.9 million USD)

5. France (399.4 million USD)

6. Russia (355.2 million USD)

7. Netherlands (354.6 million USD)

8. Spain (332.1 million USD)

9. Belgium (310.9 million USD)

10. Poland (269.9 million USD)

11. Italy (259.0 million USD)

12. Czech Republic (207.7 million USD)

Shampoo Imports By Country

The U.S. (238K tonnes), the UK (197K tonnes), Germany (141K tonnes), Spain (105K tonnes), Belgium (101K tonnes), Canada (99K tonnes), France (95K tonnes), Russia (91K tonnes), Italy (83K tonnes), Poland (80K tonnes), the Netherlands (76K tonnes), and Czech Republic (75K tonnes) represented roughly 47% of total imports of shampoo in 2016.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of shampoo imports, among the main importing countries, was attained by Czech Republic (+12.2% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest shampoo markets worldwide were the U.S. ($1.2B), the UK ($695M) and Germany ($580M), with a combined 20% share of global imports. These countries were followed by Canada, France, Russia, the Netherlands, Spain, Belgium, Poland, Italy and Czech Republic, which together accounted for a further 24%.

Czech Republic (+8.9% per year) recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the shampoo imports, in terms of the main importing countries, over the last 9 years, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Shampoo Import Prices By Country

In 2016, the average import price for shampoo amounted to $4,172 per tonne, descending by ;3.6% against the previous year. Overall, shampoo import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013, when import increased by 7988% y;o;y. In that year, average shampoo import price reached its maximum level of $4,691 per tonne. From 2014 to 2016, growth of average shampoo import price 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 Canada ($5,265 per tonne), while Czech Republic ($2,763 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of shampoo import prices was attained by the Netherlands (+2.7% 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 3305 ; Hair preparations; for use on the hair.

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

"IndexBox has just published a new report "World: Sheet Piling, Shapes And Sections (Of Iron Or Steel) - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025". Here is a summary of the report's key findings.

In 2016, approx. 4.4M tonnes of sheet piling were imported worldwide- import ,therefore, remained relatively stable against the previous year figure. Overall, sheet piling imports continue to indicate a mild increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010, an increase of 16% against the previous year level. Global sheet piling import peaked of 4.5M tonnes in 2013- however, from 2014 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

In value terms, sheet piling imports amounted to $1.7B in 2016. In general, sheet piling imports continue to indicate a moderate drop. In that year, global sheet piling imports attained its maximum level of $2.6B. From 2009 to 2016, growth of global sheet piling imports failed to regain its strength.

Top Sheet Piling Importing Countries in the World

1. Netherlands (229.6 million USD)

2. China (112.4 million USD)

3. USA (111.1 million USD)

4. Germany (98.0 million USD)

5. Saudi Arabia (93.4 million USD)

6. China, Hong Kong SAR (52.9 million USD)

7. Japan (14.7 million USD)

8. South Korea (10.6 million USD)

9. Czech Republic (4.3 million USD)

10. Bahrain (2.6 million USD)

11. Luxembourg (2.3 million USD)

12. Libya (0.1 million USD)

Sheet Piling Imports By Country

In 2016, Luxembourg (804K tonnes), distantly followed by China (432K tonnes), the Netherlands (303K tonnes), Japan (282K tonnes), and Libya (214K tonnes) were the main importers of sheet piling, together committing 46% of total imports. Bahrain (190K tonnes), Germany (176K tonnes), Czech Republic (163K tonnes), Saudi Arabia (162K tonnes), South Korea (143K tonnes), China, Hong Kong SAR (114K tonnes), and the U.S. (110K tonnes) held the minor share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of sheet piling imports, among the main importing countries, was attained by Saudi Arabia (+22.0% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the Netherlands ($230M) constitutes the largest market for imported sheet piling worldwide, making up 13% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by China ($112M), with the share of 6% of global imports. It was followed by the U.S., with the share of 6%.

In the Netherlands, sheet piling imports expanded at an average annual rate of +2.2% over the period from 2007-2016. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: China (+11.9% per year) and the U.S. (-2.4% per year).

Sheet Piling Import Prices By Country

The average sheet piling import price stood at $392 per tonne in 2016, leveling off at the previous year level. In general, sheet piling import price continues to indicate a significant decline. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008, when it surged by 28% y-o-y. In that year, average sheet piling import price attained its maximum level of $669 per tonne. From 2009 to 2016, growth of average sheet piling import price 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. ($1,012 per tonne), while Libya ($0 per kg) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of sheet piling import prices was attained by Japan (+29.7% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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  • sheet piling import
  • sheet piling export
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  • sheet piling price forecast
  • key sheet piling producers

All data provided in this article covers the following product: HS Code 7301 - Iron or steel sheet piling, whether or not drilled, punched or made from assembled elements- welded angles, shapes and sections, of iron or steel.

Source: World: Sheet Piling, Shapes And Sections (Of Iron Or Steel) - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025