Algeria - Clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Algeria: Common Clay Market Overview 2021
Common Clay Market Size in Algeria
In 2018, the Algerian common clay market decreased by -X% to $X for the first time since 2014, thus ending a three-year rising trend. Overall, consumption recorded a measured expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Common clay consumption peaked at $X in 2017, and then declined notably in the following year.
Common Clay Exports
Exports from Algeria
In 2019, overseas shipments of common clay were finally on the rise to reach X tonnes after three years of decline. Over the period under review, exports, however, saw a abrupt decrease. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at X tonnes in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.
In value terms, common clay exports surged to $X in 2019. Overall, exports, however, posted notable growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2009 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, exports attained the peak of $X. From 2010 to 2019, the growth exports failed to regain the momentum.
Exports by Country
Denmark (X tonnes) was the main destination for common clay exports from Algeria, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, common clay exports to Denmark exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Spain (X kg), threefold.
From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Denmark was relatively modest.
In value terms, the largest markets for common clay exported from Algeria were Spain ($X) and Denmark ($X), together accounting for X% of total exports.
Spain recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, among the main countries of destination over the period under review.
Export Prices by Country
The average common clay export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price, however, enjoyed resilient growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2018, and then reduced sharply in the following year.
There were significant differences in the average prices for the major overseas markets. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Spain ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Denmark totaled $X per tonne.
From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Spain.
Common Clay Imports
Imports into Algeria
In 2019, overseas purchases of common clay decreased by -X% to X kg for the first time since 2014, thus ending a four-year rising trend. Overall, imports, however, saw a buoyant increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure at X tonnes in 2018, and then contracted markedly in the following year.
In value terms, common clay imports shrank rapidly to $X in 2019. In general, imports, however, recorded pronounced growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at $X in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.
Imports by Country
From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from No country was relatively modest.
From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value from No country was relatively modest.
Source: IndexBox AI Platform
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :
What are the largest markets for clays in the world?+
China (56M tonnes) remains the largest clay consuming country worldwide, comprising approx. 24% of total volume. Moreover, clay consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Russia (24M tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Turkey (17M tonnes), with a 7.2% share.
What are the largest producers of clays in the world?+
China (58M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of clay production, comprising approx. 25% of total volume. Moreover, clay production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Russia (22M tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Turkey (17M tonnes), with a 7.2% share.
What are the leading suppliers of clays to Algeria?+
In value terms, Spain ($15M) constituted the largest supplier of clay to Algeria, comprising 54% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by France ($4.6M), with a 17% share of total imports. It was followed by Turkey, with a 12% share.
What is the average import price for clays in Algeria?+
In 2019, the average clay import price amounted to $94 per tonne, shrinking by -9.3% against the previous year.
This report provides an in-depth analysis of the common clay market in Algeria. 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.
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