Which Country Imports the Most Knitted Or Crocheted Fabrics in the World?

Knitted and Crocheted Fabrics May 28, 2018
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

Which Country Imports the Most Knitted Or Crocheted Fabrics in the World?

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

In 2016, approx. 2.9M tonnes of ketone and quinone were imported worldwide; reducing by ;9.7% against the previous year level. In general, ketone and quinone imports continue to indicate a slight slump. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010, when imports increased by 13% year;to;year. In that year, global ketone and quinone imports reached its maximum volume of 3.6M tonnes. From 2011 to 2016, growth of global ketone and quinone imports failed to regain its strength.

In value terms, ketone and quinone imports amounted to $5.2B in 2016. In general, ketone and quinone imports continue to indicate a mild contraction. Over the period under review, global ketone and quinone imports attained its maximum level of $7.5B in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

Top Ketone And Quinone Importing Countries in the World

1. Germany (494.5 million USD)

2. China (462.2 million USD)

3. Belgium (334.6 million USD)

4. United Kingdom (230.5 million USD)

5. Netherlands (195.6 million USD)

6. Japan (177.3 million USD)

7. South Korea (168.4 million USD)

8. Spain (157.2 million USD)

9. Mexico (137.1 million USD)

10. Thailand (116.4 million USD)

11. Italy (112.6 million USD)

12. Indonesia (75.2 million USD)

Ketone And Quinone Imports By Country

The imports of the three major importers of ketone and quinone, namely China, Germany, and Belgium, represented more than third of total import. The UK (242K tonnes) took a 8% share (based on tonnes) of global ketone and quinone imports, which put it in second place, following the Netherlands (6%), and South Korea (5%). Thailand (117K tonnes), Mexico (112K tonnes), Spain (75K tonnes), Italy (74K tonnes), Japan (70K tonnes), and Indonesia (61K tonnes) took the minor share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of ketone and quinone imports, among the main importing countries, was attained by Belgium (+7.9% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest ketone and quinone markets worldwide were Germany ($495M), China ($462M) and Belgium ($335M), with a combined 25% share of global imports.

Belgium (+3.1% per year) recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the ketone and quinone imports, in terms of the main importing countries, over the last 9 years, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Ketone And Quinone Import Prices By Country

In 2016, the average import price for ketone and quinone amounted to $1,791 per tonne, approximately reflecting the previous year level. In general, ketone and quinone import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011, when import price increased by 23% y;o;y. Over the period under review, average ketone and quinone import price reached its maximum level of $2,252 per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 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 Japan ($2,541 per tonne), while China ($835 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of ketone and quinone import prices was attained by Japan (+1.2% 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 2914 ; Ketones and quinones; whether or not with other oxygen function, and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrostated derivatives.

Source: World: Ketones And Quinones ; Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025"

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

Global knitted fabric imports amounted to 1.1M tonnes in 2016, growing by 2% against the previous year figure. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.5% from 2007 to 2016- the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010, an increase of 14% y-o-y. Global knitted fabric import peaked of 1.1M tonnes in 2011- afterwards, it flattened through to 2016.

In value terms, knitted fabric imports stood at $3.3B in 2016. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +1.9% over the period from 2007 to 2016- the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations in certain years. In that year, global knitted fabric imports attained its maximum level of $3.5B. From 2012 to 2016, growth of global knitted fabric imports failed to regain its strength.

Top Knitted Fabric Importing Countries in the World

1. Cambodia (285.6 million USD)

2. Mexico (216.6 million USD)

3. China (181.8 million USD)

4. Bangladesh (181.6 million USD)

5. Viet Nam (170.2 million USD)

6. Jordan (150.0 million USD)

7. Turkey (147.8 million USD)

8. USA (124.8 million USD)

9. Brazil (91.7 million USD)

10. Malaysia (74.2 million USD)

11. Russia (54.3 million USD)

12. South Korea (21.8 million USD)

Knitted Fabric Imports By Country

China (452K tonnes) was the main importing country with an import of about 452K tonnes, which recorded 42% of total imports. Mexico (57K tonnes) occupied a 5% share (based on tonnes) of global knitted fabric imports, which put it in second place, following South Korea (5%). Cambodia (41K tonnes), Brazil (28K tonnes), Bangladesh (28K tonnes), the U.S. (26K tonnes), Turkey (24K tonnes), Viet Nam (22K tonnes), Jordan (20K tonnes), Russia (19K tonnes), and Malaysia (19K tonnes) followed a long way behind this figure.

China experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. At the same time, Brazil (+22.1%), Bangladesh (+21.1%), Turkey (+15.2%), Cambodia (+8.3%), Viet Nam (+2.8%), South Korea (+1.3%), and Mexico (+1.3%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Brazil emerged as the fastest growing importer/exporter in the world, with a CAGR of +22.1% from 2007-2016. Malaysia, and Jordan experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Russia (-2.0%), and the U.S. (-2.1%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. Turkey (-1.6%), Cambodia (-2.0%), Bangladesh (-2.1%), and Brazil (-2.2%) 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, Cambodia ($286M), Mexico ($217M) and China ($182M) appeared as the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2016, with a combined 20% share of global imports.Bangladesh, Viet Nam, Jordan, Turkey, the U.S., Brazil, Malaysia, Russia and South Korea lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 30%.

Bangladesh (+31.0% per year) recorded the highest growth rate of knitted fabric imports, among the main importing countries, over the last 9 year period, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Knitted Fabric Import Prices By Country

In 2016, the average import price for knitted fabric amounted to $3,114 per tonne, reducing by -2.5% against the previous year. In general, knitted fabric import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011, an increase of 15% year-to-year. Global knitted fabric import peaked of $3,365 per tonne in 2014- however, from 2015 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 Viet Nam ($7,741 per tonne), while China ($402 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of knitted fabric import prices was attained by Bangladesh (+8.2% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Do you want to know more about global knitted fabric market? Get the latest trends and insight from our report. It includes a wide range of statistics on

  • knitted fabric market share
  • knitted fabric prices
  • knitted fabric industry
  • knitted fabric sales
  • knitted fabric import
  • knitted fabric export
  • knitted fabric market forecast
  • knitted fabric price forecast
  • key knitted fabric producers

All data provided in this article covers the following product: HS Code 6001 - Fabrics- pile fabrics, including long pile fabrics and terry fabrics, knitted or crocheted.

Source: World: Knitted Or Crocheted Fabrics - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025