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Africa: Glass Container Market Overview 2020

Glass Container Market Size in Africa

After three years of growth, the African glass container market decreased by -X% to $X in 2019. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. The level of consumption peaked at $X in 2018, and then fell in the following year.

Glass Container Production in Africa

In value terms, glass container production amounted to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. The total production indicated temperate growth from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, production increased by +X% against 2010 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the production volume increased by X% against the previous year. The level of production peaked in 2019 and is likely to see steady growth in the near future.

Production By Country in Africa

The countries with the highest volumes of glass container production in 2019 were Ethiopia (X units), Nigeria (X units) and Democratic Republic of the Congo (X units), together accounting for X% of total production.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of glass container production, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by Democratic Republic of the Congo, while glass container production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Glass Container Exports

Exports in Africa

In 2019, glass container exports in Africa soared to X units, rising by X% compared with 2018 figures. Total exports indicated a strong expansion from 2007 to 2019: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, exports increased by +X% against 2015 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The volume of export peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

In value terms, glass container exports declined to $X in 2019. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. The level of export peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Egypt was the key exporter of bottles, jars and other containers of glass in Africa, with the volume of exports reaching X units, which was approx. X% of total exports in 2019. South Africa (X units) ranks second in terms of the total exports with a X% share, followed by Tunisia (X%) and Morocco (X%). The following exporters - Kenya (X units), Namibia (X units) and Tanzania (X units) - each reached an X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the leading exporting countries, was attained by Egypt, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Egypt ($X), South Africa ($X) and Tunisia ($X) constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2019, with a combined X% share of total exports.

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

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the glass container export price in Africa amounted to $X per unit, with a decrease of -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price showed a slight descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the export price increased by X% y-o-y. The level of export peaked at $X per unit in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Kenya ($X per unit), while Namibia ($X per unit) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Kenya, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Glass Container Imports

Imports in Africa

In 2019, after two years of growth, there was decline in purchases abroad of bottles, jars and other containers of glass, when their volume decreased by -X% to X units. Overall, imports, however, saw a notable expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, imports reached the peak of X units. From 2013 to 2019, the growth imports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, glass container imports fell modestly to $X in 2019. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2012 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure at $X in 2018, and then reduced in the following year.

Imports by Country

The countries with the highest levels of glass container imports in 2019 were South Africa (X units), Algeria (X units), Kenya (X units), Mozambique (X units), Namibia (X units), Zambia (X units), Nigeria (X units), Ghana (X units), Cote d'Ivoire (X units), Morocco (X units), Madagascar (X units) and Egypt (X units), together accounting for X% of total import.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the key importing countries, was attained by Mozambique, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Algeria ($X), South Africa ($X) and Morocco ($X) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2019, together accounting for X% of total imports. These countries were followed by Nigeria, Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia, Egypt, Kenya, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana and Madagascar, which together accounted for a further X the main importing countries, Zambia recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The glass container import price in Africa stood at $X per unit in 2019, therefore, remained relatively stable against the previous year. In general, the import price, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, import prices reached the peak figure at $X per unit in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Morocco ($X per unit), while Kenya ($X per unit) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Morocco, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for bottles, jars and other containers of glass in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of glass container consumption in 2019 were Ethiopia (7.6B units), Nigeria (7.4B units) and Democratic Republic of the Congo (5.9B units), together accounting for 31% of total consumption.
What are the largest producers of bottles, jars and other containers of glass in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of glass container production in 2019 were Ethiopia (7.6B units), Nigeria (7.4B units) and Democratic Republic of the Congo (5.9B units), together comprising 31% of total production.
What are the leading exporters of bottles, jars and other containers of glass in Africa?
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In value terms, Egypt ($68M), South Africa ($44M) and Tunisia ($12M) constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2019, with a combined 77% share of total exports.
What are the leading importers of bottles, jars and other containers of glass in Africa?
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In value terms, the largest glass container importing markets in Africa were Algeria ($44M), South Africa ($39M) and Morocco ($28M), together comprising 23% of total imports. These countries were followed by Nigeria, Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia, Egypt, Kenya, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana and Madagascar, which together accounted for a further 41%.
What is the average export price for bottles, jars and other containers of glass in Africa?
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The glass container export price in Africa stood at $0.5 per unit in 2019, dropping by -15.9% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for bottles, jars and other containers of glass in Africa?
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The glass container import price in Africa stood at $0.7 per unit in 2019, standing approx. at the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 23131120 - Containers made from tubing of glass (excluding preserving jars)
• Prodcom 23131130 - Glass containers of a nominal capacity . 2,5 litres (excluding preserving jars)
• Prodcom 23131140 - Bottles of colourless glass of a nominal capacity < 2,5 litres, f or beverages and foodstuffs (excluding bottles covered with leather or composition leather, infant
• Prodcom 23131150 - Bottles of coloured glass of a nominal capacity < 2,5 litres, for beverages and foodstuffs (excluding bottles covered with leather or composition leather, infant
• Prodcom 23131160 - Glass containers for beverages and foodstuffs of a nominal capacity < 2,5 litres (excluding bottles, flasks covered with leather or composition leather, domestic glassware, vacuum flasks and vessels)
• Prodcom 23131170 - Glass containers for pharmaceutical products of a nominal capacity < 2,5 litres
• Prodcom 23131180 - Glass containers of a nominal capacity < 2,5 litres for the conveyance or packing of goods (excluding for beverages and foodstuffs, for pharmaceutical products, containers made from glass tubing)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the glass container 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 2025.


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

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

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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
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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
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
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 PRODUCTS

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 2007–2019
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 2007–2019
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
• Réunion
• 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 2019
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2019
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2019
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2025
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, 2007–2019
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2019
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2019

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