Optical Fiber Cable Market

Optical fiber cable market: enjoy recently published information enhanced by an Ai-driven BI tool. Data cover exports, imports, production, market prices, trade, consumption, market size, and companies. Here is a breakdown by region, including the U.S., Russia, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, the U.K., China, and EU. Market trends and outlook to 2030 are also featured in the reports.


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Optical Fiber Cable - World's Largest Markets

RatingCountry
1China
2United States
3Mexico
4Indonesia
5United Kingdom

In value terms, China, the United States and Mexico constituted the countries with the highest levels of market value in 2020, together comprising 53% of the global market. Indonesia, the UK, France, South Korea, Kuwait, Russia, Germany, Brazil, Vietnam and Spain lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 17%.

In terms of the main consuming countries, Kuwait saw the highest rates of growth with regard to market size, over the period under review, while optical fiber cable market for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Optical Fiber Cable Prices

Lowest Prices - FOB - Top Exporters

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
USD per ton
Spain1073899698339-11.9%
China946886078607-4.7%
France151031392111064-14.4%
Romania193061687512287-20.2%
South Korea1396414058142621.1%
United Kingdom242352204415191-20.8%
India284692150517358-21.9%
Mexico1574317192174845.4%
Poland216652284521201-1.1%
Germany2635521589301897.0%
United States3535872456633503-69.2%
Netherlands362183975234329-2.6%
Average186041574215713-8.1%

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was the Netherlands ($34,329 per ton), while Spain ($8,339 per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2018 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Germany, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Highest Prices - CIF - Top Importers

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
USD per ton
United States124831189671773139.8%
Germany285592788627960-1.1%
Mexico9609116772746269.1%
United Kingdom21815225822671010.7%
France305682737222346-14.5%
Netherlands304343298721681-15.6%
Canada1790118312182190.9%
Spain168351778710551-20.8%
Thailand7769850886025.2%
Ireland2007885327922-37.2%
Philippines640764856303-0.8%
Indonesia688663945422-11.3%
Brazil708150413435-30.4%
Average1466014691162525.3%

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was the United States ($71,773 per ton), while Brazil ($3,435 per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2018 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the United States (+139.8% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Optical Fiber Cable - Top Importers

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
billion USD
United States1.51.31.3-8.8%
Mexico0.50.50.52.1%
France0.50.70.5-1.4%
Germany0.50.40.4-4.9%
Netherlands0.30.30.413.2%

In value terms, the United States ($1.3B) constitutes the largest market for imported optical fiber cables and bundles worldwide, comprising 14% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Mexico ($545M), with a 6.1% share of global imports. It was followed by France, with a 5.9% share.

In the United States, optical fiber cable imports declined by an average annual rate of -8.8% over the period from 2018-2020. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Mexico (+2.1% per year) and France (-1.4% per year).

Optical Fiber Cable - Top Exporters

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
billion USD
China2.32.22.2-1.6%
United States1.81.81.5-6.8%
Mexico0.80.80.7-3.8%
Germany0.50.40.4-13.2%
Netherlands0.30.30.30.0%

In value terms, China ($2.2B), the United States ($1.5B) and Mexico ($735M) constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2020, with a combined 51% share of global exports. Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, France, India, South Korea, the UK, Romania and Spain lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 24%.

In terms of the main exporting countries, France recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Optical Fiber Cable - Market Forecast

Driven by rising demand for optical fiber cable worldwide, the market is expected to start an upward consumption trend over the next decade. The performance of the market is forecast to increase slightly, with an anticipated CAGR of for the period from 2020 to 2030, which is projected to bring the market volume to by the end of 2030.

Optical Fiber Cable - Top Companies

Hengtong Optic-electric Co., Ltd., Jiangsu Hongtu High Technology Co., Ltd., Kaile Technology Co., Ltd. Hubei, Superior Essex Inc., Superior Essex Inc., Yangtze Optical Fibre And Cable Joint Stock Limited Company, Shanghai Shenghua Cable Group Co., Ltd., ALCATEL SUBMARINE NETWORKS, Shenzhen SDG Information Co., Ltd., ALCATEL SUBMARINE NETWORKS, Essex Group, Inc., Tongding Interconnection Information Co., Ltd., Essex Group, Inc., United Copper Industries, Inc., United Copper Industries, LLC, Jiangsu Etern Co., Ltd., Superior Essex International LP, FINOLEX CABLES LIMITED, STERLITE TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED, Superior Essex International LP

Optical Fiber Cable - Product Coverage

  • HS 854470 - Insulated electric conductors; optical fibre cables
  • HS 900110 - Optical fibres, optical fibre bundles and cables; excluding those of heading no. 8544
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