Which Country Imports the Most Unwrought Nickel in the World?

Basic Precious Metals May 28, 2018
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

Which Country Imports the Most Unwrought Nickel in the World?

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

In 2016, the amount of newspaper imported worldwide amounted to 2.3M tonnes, coming down by ;2.4% against the previous year level. Overall, newspaper imports continue to indicate a moderate curtailment. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010, when import increased by 2% y;o;y. Global newspaper import peaked of 3M tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

In value terms, newspaper imports totaled $3.6B in 2016. Overall, newspaper imports continue to indicate a drastic shrinkage. In that year, global newspaper imports attained its maximum level of $7.5B. From 2009 to 2016, growth of global newspaper imports failed to regain its strength.

Top Newspaper Importing Countries in the World

1. Canada (477.4 million USD)

2. Germany (309.2 million USD)

3. France (302.1 million USD)

4. Norway (160.4 million USD)

5. Netherlands (152.1 million USD)

6. Belgium (142.3 million USD)

7. United Kingdom (129.2 million USD)

8. USA (126.9 million USD)

9. Italy (92.6 million USD)

10. Czech Republic (30.8 million USD)

11. Finland (26.9 million USD)

12. Poland (20.9 million USD)

Newspaper Imports By Country

In 2016, the UK (336K tonnes), the U.S. (325K tonnes), Poland (234K tonnes), Belgium (187K tonnes), Germany (165K tonnes), and France (146K tonnes) represented the main importers of newspaper in the world, committing 61% of total import. Italy (87K tonnes), the Netherlands (76K tonnes), Finland (70K tonnes), Canada (68K tonnes), Czech Republic (59K tonnes), and Norway (47K tonnes) held the weak share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of newspaper imports, among the main importing countries, was attained by Norway (+9.4% per year), while the other global leaders experienced mixed trends in the imports figures.

In value terms, Canada ($477M), Germany ($309M) and France ($302M) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2016, together comprising 30% of global imports. These countries were followed by Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium, the UK, the U.S., Italy, Czech Republic, Finland and Poland, which together accounted for a further 25%.

Norway (+4.3% per year) had the highest growth rate of newspaper imports, among the main importing countries, over the last 9 years, while the other global leaders experienced mixed trends in the imports figures.

Newspaper Import Prices By Country

In 2016, the average import price for newspaper amounted to $1,556 per tonne, shrinking by ;6.8% against the previous year. In general, newspaper import price continues to indicate a drastic drop. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008, when import price increased by 10% year;to;year. In that year, average newspaper import price attained its maximum level of $2,553 per tonne. From 2009 to 2016, growth of average newspaper 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 ($7,033 per tonne), while Poland ($89 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of newspaper import prices was attained by the Netherlands (+12.2% per year), while the other global leaders experienced mixed trends in the import price figures.

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All data provided in this article covers the following product: HS Code 4902 ; Newspapers, journals and periodicals, whether or not illustrated or containing advertising material.

Source: World: Newspapers, Journals And Periodicals ; Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025"

"IndexBox has just published a new report "World: Nickel (Unwrought) - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025". Here is a summary of the report's key findings.

Global nickel imports totaled 2M tonnes in 2016, import ,therefore, remained relatively stable against the previous year level. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.7% from 2007 to 2016- the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being observed over the period under review. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015, an increase of 6% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, global nickel imports reached its maximum volume in 2016, and are likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, nickel imports amounted to $12B in 2016. Overall, nickel imports continue to indicate a drastic setback. Global nickel import peaked of $30B in 2007- however, from 2008 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Top Nickel Importing Countries in the World

1. China (3,528.8 million USD)

2. Netherlands (1,904.6 million USD)

3. USA (1,100.2 million USD)

4. Switzerland (778.6 million USD)

5. Germany (697.9 million USD)

6. Malaysia (547.7 million USD)

7. India (411.2 million USD)

8. Australia (32.1 million USD)

9. Russia (13.7 million USD)

10. Canada (10.8 million USD)

11. Norway (2.0 million USD)

12. Madagascar (0.0 million USD)

Nickel Imports By Country

China (371K tonnes), Russia (256K tonnes), the Netherlands (205K tonnes), Australia (167K tonnes), Canada (140K tonnes), Norway (98K tonnes), Switzerland (81K tonnes), the U.S. (80K tonnes), Germany (68K tonnes), Malaysia (57K tonnes), Madagascar (47K tonnes), and India (42K tonnes) represented roughly 79% of total imports of nickel in 2016.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of nickel imports, among the main importing countries, was attained by Malaysia (+21.2% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest nickel markets worldwide were China ($3.5B), the Netherlands ($1.9B) and the U.S. ($1.1B), with a combined 54% share of global imports. These countries were followed by Switzerland, Germany, Malaysia, India, Australia, Russia, Canada, Norway and Madagascar, which together accounted for a further 21%.

Malaysia (+38.4% per year) had the highest growth rate of nickel imports, in terms of the main importing countries, over the last 9 years, while the other global leaders experienced mixed trends in the imports figures.

Nickel Import Prices By Country

The average nickel import price stood at $5,955 per tonne in 2016, going down by -26.2% against the previous year. In general, nickel import price continues to indicate a abrupt setback. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010, when import increased by 43% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average nickel import price attained its maximum level of $17 per kg in 2007- however, from 2008 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

Import prices varied noticeably by country of destination. the country with the highest import prices was the U.S. ($14 per kg), while Madagascar ($0 per kg) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of nickel import prices was attained by Malaysia (+14.2% per year), while the other global leaders experienced mixed trends in the import price figures.

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  • nickel market share
  • nickel prices
  • nickel industry
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  • nickel import
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  • nickel market forecast
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  • key nickel producers

All data provided in this article covers the following product: HS Code 7502 - Nickel- unwrought.

Source: World: Nickel (Unwrought) - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025