Photographic Plates and Film in the Flat Market

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Photographic Plates and Film in The Flat - World's Largest Markets

RatingCountry
1United States
2Japan
3China
4Bangladesh
5India

In value terms, the United States led the market, alone. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Japan. It was followed by China.

In the United States, the market of photographic plates and film in the flat, sensitised and unexposed, of any material; instant print film in the flat, sensitised and unexposed (excluding paper; paperboard or textiles) remained relatively stable over the period from 2018-2020. The remaining consuming countries recorded the following average annual rates of market growth: Japan (-17.8% per year) and China (-11.6% per year).

Photographic Plates And Film In The Flat, Sensitised And Unexposed, Of Any Material; Instant Print Film In The Flat, Sensitised And Unexposed (Excluding Paper; Paperboard Or Textiles) Prices

Lowest Prices - FOB - Top Exporters

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
USD per ton
China544554974927-4.9%
Spain742068466496-6.4%
United States430843313914030-42.9%
Japan380333682829882-11.4%
Average142321370312049-8.0%

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Japan ($29,882 per ton), while China ($4,927 per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2018 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by China, while the other global leaders experienced a decline in the export price figures.

Highest Prices - CIF - Top Importers

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
USD per ton
United States1132028107917273-60.9%
Taiwan (Chinese)251582523314402-24.3%
India9130104461135211.5%
United Kingdom854294131036010.1%
China159351459010017-20.7%
Italy8190865091725.8%
Poland8109924591346.1%
Mexico12121107199098-13.4%
Vietnam7611826988998.1%
South Korea8329870086421.9%
Russia1055096418555-9.9%
Spain6654721469732.4%
Turkey6286650664511.3%
Average111361193410683-2.1%

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was the United States ($17,273 per ton), while Turkey ($6,451 per ton) was amongst the lowest.

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

Photographic Plates and Film in The Flat, Sensitised and Unexposed, of Any Material; Instant Print Film in The Flat, Sensitised and Unexposed (Excluding Paper; Paperboard or Textiles) - Top Importers

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
billion USD
United States0.50.50.50.8%
China0.30.30.3-9.4%
South Korea0.30.20.2-6.8%
Taiwan (Chinese)0.30.30.2-13.7%
Italy0.10.10.1-9.5%

In value terms, the United States ($471M), China ($274M) and South Korea ($225M) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2020, together accounting for 31% of global imports. These countries were followed by Taiwan (Chinese), Italy, the UK, India, Russia, Poland, Spain, Turkey, Vietnam and Mexico, which together accounted for a further 32%.

Vietnam saw the highest growth rate of the value of imports, among the main importing countries over the period under review, while purchases for the other global leaders experienced mixed trends in the imports figures.

Photographic Plates and Film in The Flat, Sensitised and Unexposed, of Any Material; Instant Print Film in The Flat, Sensitised and Unexposed (Excluding Paper; Paperboard or Textiles) - Top Exporters

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
billion USD
Japan1.21.11-11.6%
China0.50.50.51.9%
United States0.60.60.4-16.5%
Spain0.040.020.03-13.1%

In value terms, Japan ($962M), China ($541M) and the United States ($401M) constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2020, with a combined 81% share of global exports.

Among the main exporting countries, China 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 a decline in the exports figures.

Photographic Plates and Film in The Flat, Sensitised and Unexposed, of Any Material; Instant Print Film in The Flat, Sensitised and Unexposed (Excluding Paper; Paperboard or Textiles) - Market Forecast

Driven by rising demand for photographic plates and film in the flat, sensitised and unexposed, of any material; instant print film in the flat, sensitised and unexposed (excluding paper; paperboard or textiles) 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.

Photographic Plates and Film in The Flat - Product Coverage

  • HS 370110 - Photographic plates and film; for x-ray, in the flat, sensitised, unexposed, of any material other than paper, paperboard or textiles
  • HS 370120 - Photographic plates and film; instant print film, in the flat, sensitised, unexposed, whether or not in packs
  • HS 370130 - Photographic plates and film; in the flat, sensitised, unexposed, with any side exceeding 225mm, of any materials other than paper, paperboard or textiles
  • HS 370191 - Photographic plates and film; for colour photography (polychrome), in the flat, sensitised, unexposed, with no side exceeding 255mm, of any material other than paper, paperboard or textiles
  • HS 370199 - Photographic plates and film; (for other than colour photography), in the flat, sensitised, unexposed, with no side exceeding 255mm, of any material other than paper, paperboard or textiles
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