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Africa: Aluminium Tube Market 2023

Aluminium Tube Market Size in Africa

In 2021, the African aluminium tube market increased by 6.6% to $X, rising for the fourth year in a row after three years of decline. Overall, consumption, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. Over the period under review, the market reached the maximum level at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, consumption failed to regain momentum.

Aluminium Tube Production in Africa

In value terms, aluminium tube production declined remarkably to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production saw a perceptible contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 when the production volume increased by 105% against the previous year. The level of production peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Aluminium Tube Exports

Exports in Africa

In 2021, exports of aluminium tubes and pipes in Africa contracted rapidly to X tons, with a decrease of -17.6% compared with 2020. Over the period under review, exports saw a abrupt slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 with an increase of 53%. As a result, the exports reached the peak of X tons. From 2016 to 2021, the growth of the exports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, aluminium tube exports dropped to $X in 2021. Overall, exports saw a abrupt shrinkage. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 when exports increased by 34%. As a result, the exports reached the peak of $X. From 2016 to 2021, the growth of the exports failed to regain momentum.

Exports by Country

In 2021, Ethiopia (X tons), South Africa (X tons) and Egypt (X tons) represented the largest exporter of aluminium tubes and pipes in Africa, mixing up 61% of total export. Morocco (X tons) took the next position in the ranking, followed by Botswana (X tons) and Tunisia (X tons). All these countries together held approx. 24% share of total exports. The following exporters - Cameroon (X tons) and Kenya (X tons) - each amounted to a 6.3% share of total exports.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main exporting countries, was attained by Ethiopia (with a CAGR of +100.5%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Ethiopia ($X) emerged as the largest aluminium tube supplier in Africa, comprising 32% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Egypt ($X), with a 16% share of total exports. It was followed by South Africa, with a 15% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value in Ethiopia amounted to +137.0%. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Egypt (-8.9% per year) and South Africa (-14.4% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the export price in Africa amounted to $X per ton, rising by 15% against the previous year. Overall, the export price recorded a slight increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 an increase of 56%. As a result, the export price attained the peak level of $X per ton. From 2015 to 2021, the export prices remained at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Cameroon ($X per ton), while Botswana ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Ethiopia (+18.2%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Aluminium Tube Imports

Imports in Africa

In 2021, imports of aluminium tubes and pipes in Africa surged to X tons, with an increase of 25% on the year before. Total imports indicated a tangible expansion from 2012 to 2021: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +3.7% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, imports decreased by -8.2% against 2019 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when imports increased by 44% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at X tons in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, imports failed to regain momentum.

In value terms, aluminium tube imports surged to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The level of import peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

South Africa was the major importer of aluminium tubes and pipes in Africa, with the volume of imports reaching X tons, which was approx. 41% of total imports in 2021. Algeria (X tons) took a 12% share (based on physical terms) of total imports, which put it in second place, followed by Nigeria (12%), Egypt (11%) and Morocco (8.1%). The following importers - Central African Republic (X tons) and Swaziland (X tons) - each finished at a 3.7% share of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, average annual rates of growth with regard to aluminium tube imports into South Africa stood at +11.3%. At the same time, Central African Republic (+64.3%), Nigeria (+32.4%), Swaziland (+32.1%) and Algeria (+8.5%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Central African Republic emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Africa, with a CAGR of +64.3% from 2012-2021. Morocco experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Egypt (-3.7%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2012 to 2021, the share of South Africa, Nigeria, Algeria and Central African Republic increased by +19, +10, +4.1 and +2.2 percentage points, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the largest aluminium tube importing markets in Africa were South Africa ($X), Egypt ($X) and Algeria ($X), with a combined 65% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Nigeria, Morocco, Swaziland and Central African Republic, which together accounted for a further 20%.

Central African Republic, with a CAGR of +55.3%, recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, among the main importing countries over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the import price in Africa amounted to $X per ton, increasing by 19% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price, however, continues to indicate a pronounced shrinkage. The level of import peaked at $X per ton in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, import prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably country of destination: the country with the highest price was Egypt ($X per ton), while Central African Republic ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Nigeria (+7.6%), while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the import price figures.

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 tubes and pipes in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2021 were South Africa, Ethiopia and Egypt, together accounting for 55% of total consumption. These countries were followed by Algeria, Nigeria, Morocco, Cameroon, Angola, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Chad, Zimbabwe and Burkina Faso, which together accounted for a further 33%.
What are the largest producers of aluminium tubes and pipes in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were Ethiopia, Egypt and Cameroon, with a combined 63% share of total production. These countries were followed by Cote d'Ivoire, Chad, Angola, Zimbabwe, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Ghana, Senegal and Congo, which together accounted for a further 36%.
What are the leading exporters of aluminium tubes and pipes in Africa?
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In value terms, Ethiopia emerged as the largest aluminium tube supplier in Africa, comprising 32% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Egypt, with a 16% share of total exports. It was followed by South Africa, with a 15% share.
What are the leading importers of aluminium tubes and pipes in Africa?
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In value terms, South Africa, Egypt and Algeria were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, with a combined 65% share of total imports. Nigeria, Morocco, Swaziland and Central African Republic lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 20%.
What is the average export price for aluminium tubes and pipes in Africa?
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In 2021, the export price in Africa amounted to $6,824 per ton, rising by 15% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for aluminium tubes and pipes in Africa?
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The import price in Africa stood at $4,065 per ton in 2021, rising by 19% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the aluminium tube 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 24422630 - Aluminium tubes and pipes (excluding hollow profiles, tube or pipe fittings, flexible tubing, tubes and pipes prepared for use in structures, machinery or vehicle parts, or the like)
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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