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Asia-Pacific - Clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Asia-Pacific: Common Clay Market Overview 2021

Common Clay Market Size in Asia-Pacific

The Asia-Pacific common clay market fell modestly to $X in 2020, reducing by -X% against the previous year. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2020; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the market value increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $X. From 2019 to 2020, the growth of the market remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Common Clay Production in Asia-Pacific

In value terms, common clay production fell to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 when the production volume increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, production attained the peak level of $X. From 2019 to 2020, production growth failed to regain the momentum.

Production By Country in Asia-Pacific

The country with the largest volume of common clay production was China (X tonnes), comprising approx. X% of total volume. Moreover, common clay production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, India (X tonnes), threefold. Japan (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume in China was relatively modest. The remaining producing countries recorded the following average annual rates of production growth: India (+X% per year) and Japan (-X% per year).

Common Clay Exports

Exports in Asia-Pacific

In 2020, the amount of common clay exported in Asia-Pacific shrank dramatically to X tonnes, dropping by -X% on the year before. Overall, exports, however, showed a strong expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at X tonnes in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, common clay exports shrank to $X in 2020. Total exports indicated strong growth 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, exports decreased by -X% against 2018 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

India was the key exporting country with an export of around X tonnes, which recorded X% of total exports. Thailand (X tonnes) took the second position in the ranking, followed by China (X tonnes) and Pakistan (X tonnes). All these countries together held approx. X% share of total exports. Malaysia (X tonnes), Taiwan (Chinese) (X tonnes) and Japan (X tonnes) took a relatively small share of total exports.

Exports from India increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020. At the same time, Pakistan (+X%), Thailand (+X%) and Taiwan (Chinese) (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Pakistan emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in Asia-Pacific, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. China and Malaysia experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Japan (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. India (+X p.p.), Pakistan (+X p.p.) and Taiwan (Chinese) (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total exports, while Malaysia, Thailand, Japan and China saw its share reduced by -X%, -X%, -X% and -X% from 2007 to 2020, respectively.

In value terms, the largest common clay supplying countries in Asia-Pacific were Thailand ($X), India ($X) and China ($X), together comprising X% of total exports. Pakistan, Japan, Taiwan (Chinese) and Malaysia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X the main exporting countries, Pakistan recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The common clay export price in Asia-Pacific stood at $X per tonne in 2020, picking up by X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price, however, showed a noticeable slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of export peaked at $X per tonne in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, export prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Japan ($X per tonne), while India ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Common Clay Imports

Imports in Asia-Pacific

In 2020, purchases abroad of common clay decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second year in a row after two years of growth. Total imports indicated a perceptible increase from 2007 to 2020: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, imports decreased by -X% against 2018 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2015 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The volume of import peaked at X tonnes in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, common clay imports stood at $X in 2020. Total imports indicated a prominent expansion 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, imports decreased by -X% against 2018 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

The countries with the highest levels of common clay imports in 2020 were Bangladesh (X tonnes), Malaysia (X tonnes) and Indonesia (X tonnes), together accounting for X% of total import. Japan (X tonnes) held a X% share (based on tonnes) of total imports, which put it in second place, followed by India (X%). China (X tonnes) and Thailand (X tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

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

In value terms, Indonesia ($X), Bangladesh ($X) and Japan ($X) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2020, together accounting for X% of total imports.

Among the main importing countries, Bangladesh saw 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 common clay import price in Asia-Pacific stood at $X per tonne in 2020, rising by X% against the previous year. Over the last thirteen years, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of import peaked at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was China ($X per tonne), while Malaysia ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for common clay in Asia-Pacific?
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The country with the largest volume of common clay consumption was China (38M tonnes), comprising approx. 48% of total volume. Moreover, common clay consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India (15M tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Japan (8.6M tonnes), with a 11% share.
What are the largest producers of common clay in Asia-Pacific?
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China (38M tonnes) remains the largest common clay producing country in Asia-Pacific, comprising approx. 48% of total volume. Moreover, common clay production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, India (15M tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Japan (8.5M tonnes), with a 11% share.
What are the leading suppliers of common clay in Asia-Pacific?
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In value terms, Thailand ($12M), India ($12M) and China ($11M) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2020, together accounting for 70% of total exports. These countries were followed by Pakistan, Japan, Taiwan (Chinese) and Malaysia, which together accounted for a further 25%.
What are the leading importers of common clay in Asia-Pacific?
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In value terms, Indonesia ($50M), Bangladesh ($27M) and Japan ($24M) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2020, with a combined 55% share of total imports.
What is the average export price for common clay in Asia-Pacific?
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In 2020, the common clay export price in Asia-Pacific amounted to $123 per tonne, with an increase of 12% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for common clay in Asia-Pacific?
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The common clay import price in Asia-Pacific stood at $213 per tonne in 2020, surging by 23% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 08122250 - Common clays and shales for construction use (excluding bentonite, fireclay, expanded clays, kaolin and kaolinic clays), a ndalusite, kyanite and sillimanite, mullite, chamotte or dinas earths
• Prodcom 08122255 -

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the common clay market in Asia-Pacific. 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:
• Afghanistan
• American Samoa
• Bhutan
• Brunei Darussalam
• Cambodia
• Cook Islands
• Democratic People's Republic of Korea
• Fiji
• French Polynesia
• Guam
• Kiribati
• Lao People's Democratic Republic
• Macao SAR
• Maldives
• Marshall Islands
• Micronesia
• Nauru
• Nepal
• New Caledonia
• Niue
• Northern Mariana Islands
• Palau
• Papua New Guinea
• Samoa
• Solomon Islands
• Taiwan (Chinese)
• Timor-Leste
• Tokelau
• Tonga
• Tuvalu
• Vanuatu
• Wallis and Futuna Islands

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Asia-Pacific, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Asia-Pacific
• 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

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

• Afghanistan
• Australia
• Bangladesh
• Bhutan
• Brunei Darussalam
• Cambodia
• China
• Hong Kong SAR
• Macao SAR
• Cook Islands
• Fiji
• French Polynesia
• India
• Indonesia
• Japan
• Kiribati
• Malaysia
• Maldives
• Marshall Islands
• Micronesia
• Myanmar
• Nepal
• New Caledonia
• New Zealand
• Northern Mariana Islands
• Pakistan
• Palau
• Papua New Guinea
• Philippines
• Samoa
• Singapore
• Solomon Islands
• South Korea
• Sri Lanka
• Taiwan (Chinese)
• Thailand
• Timor-Leste
• Tokelau
• Tonga
• Tuvalu
• Vanuatu
• Viet Nam
• Wallis and Futuna Islands
• Lao People's Democratic Republic
• American Samoa
• Democratic People's Republic of Korea
• Nauru
• Niue
• Guam
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 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, 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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