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Africa: Overview of the Market for Railway Or Tramway Track Construction Material Of Iron Or Steel 2021

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Market Size for Railway Or Tramway Track Construction Material Of Iron Or Steel in Africa

In 2020, the African market for railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel increased by X% to $X, rising for the fourth year in a row after two years of decline. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. The level of consumption peaked in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

Production of Railway Or Tramway Track Construction Material Of Iron Or Steel in Africa

In value terms, production of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel expanded remarkably to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. The total production indicated a prominent increase from 2007 to 2020: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, production increased by +X% against 2014 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, production reached the peak level in 2020 and is likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

Production By Country in Africa

The countries with the highest volumes of production of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in 2020 were South Africa (X tonnes), Uganda (X tonnes) and Madagascar (X tonnes), with a combined X% share of total production. Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali, Benin and Congo lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of production of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel, amongst the key producing countries, was attained by Niger, while production of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Exports of Railway Or Tramway Track Construction Material Of Iron Or Steel

Exports in Africa

In 2020, overseas shipments of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the second year in a row after four years of decline. Overall, exports, however, recorded a abrupt decline. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, exports of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel expanded slightly to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, exports, however, showed a noticeable downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of export peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

South Africa dominates exports of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel structure, amounting to X tonnes, which was near X% of total exports in 2020. It was distantly followed by Congo (X tonnes) and Senegal (X tonnes), together generating a X% share of total exports. Morocco (X tonnes) occupied a minor share of total exports.

Exports from South Africa decreased at an average annual rate of -X% from 2007 to 2020. At the same time, Congo (+X%), Senegal (+X%) and Morocco (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Congo emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in Africa, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. Congo (+X p.p.), Senegal (+X p.p.) and Morocco (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total exports, while South Africa saw its share reduced by -X% from 2007 to 2020, respectively.

In value terms, South Africa ($X) remains the largest iron and steel railway construction materials supplier in Africa, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Senegal ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Congo, with a X% share.

In South Africa, exports of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel declined by an average annual rate of -X% over the period from 2007-2020. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Senegal (+X% per year) and Congo (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the export price for railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in Africa amounted to $X per tonne, waning by -X% against the previous year. Export price indicated prominent growth from 2007 to 2020: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, export price for railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel increased by +X% against 2015 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the export price increased by X% y-o-y. The level of export peaked at $X per tonne in 2019, and then reduced in the following year.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Morocco ($X per tonne), while Congo ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Senegal, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Imports of Railway Or Tramway Track Construction Material Of Iron Or Steel

Imports in Africa

In 2020, supplies from abroad of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the fifth year in a row after three years of growth. Overall, imports continue to indicate a perceptible curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports reached the peak figure at X tonnes in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, imports of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel reduced to $X in 2020. In general, imports saw a abrupt decrease. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports reached the peak figure at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Mozambique (X tonnes), Algeria (X tonnes) and Guinea (X tonnes) was the main importer of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in Africa, generating X% of total import. It was distantly followed by Egypt (X tonnes), Tanzania (X tonnes), Namibia (X tonnes), South Africa (X tonnes) and Cameroon (X tonnes), together achieving a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main importing countries, was attained by Guinea, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Algeria ($X), Mozambique ($X) and Guinea ($X) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2020, with a combined X% share of total imports.

Guinea 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

The import price for railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in Africa stood at $X per tonne in 2020, dropping by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price recorded a mild descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when the import price increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, import price attained the peak level of $X per tonne. from 2015 to 2020, the growth in terms of the import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Namibia ($X per tonne), while Cameroon ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Egypt, while the other leaders experienced a decline in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in 2020 were South Africa (204K tonnes), Uganda (180K tonnes) and Madagascar (94K tonnes), with a combined 50% share of total consumption. These countries were followed by Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali, Benin, Congo, Central African Republic, Mozambique, Algeria and Guinea, which together accounted for a further 43%.
What are the largest producers of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in 2020 were South Africa (200K tonnes), Uganda (180K tonnes) and Madagascar (93K tonnes), with a combined 57% share of total production. Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali, Benin and Congo lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 37%.
What are the leading exporters of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in Africa?
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In value terms, South Africa ($8.2M) remains the largest iron and steel railway construction materials supplier in Africa, comprising 81% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Senegal ($750K), with a 7.4% share of total exports. It was followed by Congo, with a 4.6% share.
What are the leading importers of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in Africa?
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In value terms, Algeria ($22M), Mozambique ($20M) and Guinea ($15M) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2020, together accounting for 44% of total imports.
What is the average export price for railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in Africa?
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The export price for railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in Africa stood at $2,544 per tonne in 2020, shrinking by -6.7% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in Africa?
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The import price for railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in Africa stood at $985 per tonne in 2020, dropping by -7.2% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 24107500 - Railway material (of steel)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for iron and steel railway construction materials 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:
• 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
• Niger
• Reunion
• Rwanda
• Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
• Sao Tome and Principe
• Senegal
• Seychelles
• Sierra Leone
• Somalia
• 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

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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 2007–2020
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 2007–2020
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 2020
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2020
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2020
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, 2007–2020
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2020
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2020

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