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Africa: Aluminium Hydroxide Market 2023

Aluminium Hydroxide Market Size in Africa

In 2021, the African aluminium hydroxide market decreased by -44.4% to $X for the first time since 2018, thus ending a two-year rising trend. Over the period under review, consumption, however, recorded resilient growth. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $X, and then reduced markedly in the following year.

Aluminium Hydroxide Production in Africa

In value terms, aluminium hydroxide production declined rapidly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production, however, recorded a significant increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 with an increase of 1,573%. As a result, production attained the peak level of $X, and then shrank notably in the following year.

Aluminium Hydroxide Exports

Exports in Africa

In 2021, exports of aluminium hydroxide in Africa skyrocketed to X tons, with an increase of 24% on 2020. Overall, exports, however, faced a dramatic curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 with an increase of 148%. Over the period under review, the exports reached the peak figure at X tons in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, aluminium hydroxide exports surged to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, exports, however, faced a dramatic descent. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of 69%. The level of export peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, the exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Sierra Leone was the main exporter of aluminium hydroxide in Africa, with the volume of exports accounting for X tons, which was approx. 64% of total exports in 2021. South Africa (X tons) ranks second in terms of the total exports with a 13% share, followed by Mozambique (7.3%), Seychelles (6%) and Kenya (5.9%). The following exporters - Egypt (X tons) and Tunisia (X tons) - each recorded a 3.6% share of total exports.

From 2012 to 2021, average annual rates of growth with regard to aluminium hydroxide exports from Sierra Leone stood at +12.9%. At the same time, Kenya (+46.8%) and Egypt (+7.2%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Kenya emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in Africa, with a CAGR of +46.8% from 2012-2021. By contrast, Tunisia (-25.3%), Seychelles (-29.8%), South Africa (-38.8%) and Mozambique (-49.3%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of Sierra Leone (+64 p.p.), Mozambique (+7.3 p.p.), Seychelles (+6 p.p.), Kenya (+5.9 p.p.) and Egypt (+2 p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the total exports from 2012-2021, the share of South Africa (-13.6 p.p.) displayed negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Sierra Leone ($X) remains the largest aluminium hydroxide supplier in Africa, comprising 56% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was held by South Africa ($X), with a 22% share of total exports. It was followed by Seychelles, with a 15% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value in Sierra Leone amounted to +16.9%. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: South Africa (-20.3% per year) and Seychelles (+15.6% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The export price in Africa stood at $X per ton in 2021, picking up by 1.6% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price enjoyed strong growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 an increase of 1,481%. Over the period under review, the export prices attained the peak figure in 2021 and is likely to see gradual growth in years to come.

Prices varied noticeably country of origin: the country with the highest price was Seychelles ($X per ton), while Mozambique ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Seychelles (+64.6%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Aluminium Hydroxide Imports

Imports in Africa

In 2021, supplies from abroad of aluminium hydroxide increased by 18% to X tons for the first time since 2018, thus ending a two-year declining trend. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.3% from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 with an increase of 27%. The volume of import peaked at X tons in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, aluminium hydroxide imports soared to $X in 2021. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +1.9% over the period from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. As a result, imports reached the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

Tunisia was the key importer of aluminium hydroxide in Africa, with the volume of imports finishing at X tons, which was near 54% of total imports in 2021. Morocco (X tons) held a 12% share (based on physical terms) of total imports, which put it in second place, followed by Nigeria (11%), South Africa (6.4%) and Kenya (5%). The following importers - Seychelles (X tons) and Egypt (X tons) - each recorded a 6.6% share of total imports.

Tunisia experienced a relatively flat trend pattern with regard to volume of imports of aluminium hydroxide. At the same time, Seychelles (+109.7%), Nigeria (+30.7%), Kenya (+7.0%) and Morocco (+2.5%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Seychelles emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Africa, with a CAGR of +109.7% from 2012-2021. Egypt experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, South Africa (-9.1%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of Nigeria (+9.7 p.p.), Seychelles (+3.3 p.p.) and Kenya (+2 p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the total imports from 2012-2021, the share of Tunisia (-1.6 p.p.) and South Africa (-10.7 p.p.) displayed negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Tunisia ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported aluminium hydroxide in Africa, comprising 32% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Seychelles ($X), with a 15% share of total imports. It was followed by Nigeria, with a 13% share.

In Tunisia, aluminium hydroxide imports remained relatively stable over the period from 2012-2021. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Seychelles (+115.9% per year) and Nigeria (+19.3% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The import price in Africa stood at $X per ton in 2021, with an increase of 12% against the previous year. Overall, the import price saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 an increase of 13% against the previous year. The level of import peaked at $X per ton in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, import prices failed to regain momentum.

Prices varied noticeably country of destination: the country with the highest price was Seychelles ($X per ton), while Tunisia ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Seychelles (+2.9%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2022 2012-2022 2023-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for aluminium hydroxide in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2021 were Nigeria, Ethiopia and Democratic Republic of the Congo, with a combined 36% share of total consumption.
What are the largest producers of aluminium hydroxide in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were Nigeria, Ethiopia and Democratic Republic of the Congo, with a combined 38% share of total production. Egypt, Tanzania, South Africa, Uganda, Sudan, Algeria, Kenya, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire and Mozambique lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 25%.
What are the leading suppliers of aluminium hydroxide in Africa?
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In value terms, Sierra Leone remains the largest aluminium hydroxide supplier in Africa, comprising 56% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by South Africa, with a 22% share of total exports. It was followed by Seychelles, with a 15% share.
What are the leading importers of aluminium hydroxide in Africa?
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In value terms, Tunisia constitutes the largest market for imported aluminium hydroxide in Africa, comprising 32% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Seychelles, with a 15% share of total imports. It was followed by Nigeria, with a 13% share.
What is the average export price for aluminium hydroxide in Africa?
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In 2021, the export price in Africa amounted to $1,112 per ton, picking up by 1.6% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for aluminium hydroxide in Africa?
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In 2021, the import price in Africa amounted to $390 per ton, rising by 12% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the aluminium hydroxide market in Africa. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2030.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 20132570 - Aluminium hydroxide
Country coverage:
• Benin
• Botswana
• Burkina Faso
• Burundi
• Cabo Verde
• Cameroon
• Central African Republic
• Chad
• Comoros
• Congo
• Cote d'Ivoire
• Democratic Republic of the Congo
• Djibouti
• Equatorial Guinea
• Eritrea
• Ethiopia
• Gabon
• Gambia
• Guinea
• Guinea-Bissau
• Lesotho
• Liberia
• Madagascar
• Malawi
• Mali
• Mauritania
• Mauritius
• Mayotte
• Mozambique
• Namibia
• Reunion
• Rwanda
• Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
• Sao Tome and Principe
• Senegal
• Seychelles
• Sierra Leone
• Somalia
• South Sudan
• Swaziland
• Tanzania
• Togo
• Tunisia
• Uganda
• Western Sahara
• Zambia
• Zimbabwe

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Africa, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Africa
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

Reasons to buy this report:
• Take advantage of the latest data
• Find deeper insights into current market developments
• Discover vital success factors affecting the market
This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
REPORT DESCRIPTION
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCT

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2022
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2022
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Algeria
• Angola
• Benin
• Botswana
• Burkina Faso
• Burundi
• Cabo Verde
• Cameroon
• Central African Republic
• Chad
• Comoros
• Congo
• Democratic Republic of the Congo
• Djibouti
• Egypt
• Equatorial Guinea
• Eritrea
• Ethiopia
• Gabon
• Gambia
• Ghana
• Guinea
• Guinea-Bissau
• Kenya
• Lesotho
• Liberia
• Libya
• Madagascar
• Malawi
• Mali
• Mauritania
• Mauritius
• Mayotte
• Morocco
• Mozambique
• Namibia
• Niger
• Nigeria
• Reunion
• Rwanda
• Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
• Sao Tome and Principe
• Senegal
• Seychelles
• Sierra Leone
• Somalia
• South Africa
• Sudan
• Swaziland
• Tanzania
• Togo
• Tunisia
• Uganda
• Zambia
• Zimbabwe
• Cote d'Ivoire
• Western Sahara
• South Sudan
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2022
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2018–2022
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2022
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Exports And Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports And Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2022
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2012–2022
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