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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: Clays Market Overview 2020

Clays Market Size in Asia-Pacific

For the third consecutive year, the Asia-Pacific clays market recorded growth in sales value, which increased 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 throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when the market value increased by X% year-to-year. The level of consumption peaked in 2019 and is likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.

Clays Production in Asia-Pacific

In value terms, clays production amounted to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production, however, continues to indicate a tangible expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 when the production volume increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production reached the maximum level at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, production remained at a lower figure.

Production By Country in Asia-Pacific

India (X tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of clays production, comprising approx. X% of total volume. Moreover, clays production in India exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Thailand (X tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Pakistan (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume in India stood at +X%. The remaining producing countries recorded the following average annual rates of production growth: Thailand (+X% per year) and Pakistan (+X% per year).

Clays Exports

Exports in Asia-Pacific

In 2019, clays exports in Asia-Pacific contracted to X tonnes, stabilizing at 2018 figures. Overall, exports, however, continue to indicate a buoyant expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The volume of export peaked at X tonnes in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, clays exports expanded slightly to $X in 2019. Total exports indicated a prominent expansion from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, exports increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

India represented the main exporting country with an export of about X tonnes, which resulted at X% of total exports. Malaysia (X tonnes) took the second position in the ranking, followed by Thailand (X tonnes), China (X tonnes) and Pakistan (X tonnes). All these countries together took approx. X% share of total exports. Taiwan, Chinese (X tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

India was also the fastest-growing in terms of the clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) exports, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007 to 2019. At the same time, Pakistan (+X%), Malaysia (+X%), Thailand (+X%) and Taiwan, Chinese (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. By contrast, China (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. India (+X p.p.), Malaysia (+X p.p.), Thailand (+X p.p.) and Pakistan (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total exports, while China saw its share reduced by -X% from 2007 to 2019, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the largest clays supplying countries in Asia-Pacific were Thailand ($X), India ($X) and China ($X), with a combined X% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Malaysia, Taiwan, Chinese and Pakistan, which together accounted for a further X terms of the main exporting countries, Pakistan recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to 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

In 2019, the clays export price in Asia-Pacific amounted to $X per tonne, increasing by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price, however, recorded a mild contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, export price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2018 to 2019, the growth in terms of the export prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Taiwan, Chinese ($X per tonne), while India ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Clays Imports

Imports in Asia-Pacific

Clays imports rose sharply to X tonnes in 2019, with an increase of X% on 2018. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs in 2019 and are likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, clays imports expanded markedly to $X in 2019. Total imports indicated a resilient expansion from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, imports increased by +X% against 2016 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, imports attained the maximum in 2019 and are likely to see steady growth in years to come.

Imports by Country

The purchases of the three major importers of clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay), namely Bangladesh, Malaysia and India, represented more than half of total import. Indonesia (X tonnes) took the next position in the ranking, followed by Japan (X tonnes). All these countries together took near X% share of total imports. China (X tonnes) and Thailand (X tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

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

In value terms, the largest clays importing markets in Asia-Pacific were Indonesia ($X), China ($X) and Japan ($X), together comprising X% of total imports. These countries were followed by Bangladesh, Malaysia, India and Thailand, which together accounted for a further X the main importing countries, Bangladesh 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

In 2019, the clays import price in Asia-Pacific amounted to $X per tonne, picking up by X% against the previous year. Over the last twelve-year period, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when the import price increased by X% y-o-y. The level of import peaked at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, import prices remained at a lower figure.

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

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

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) in Asia-Pacific?
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Bangladesh (280K tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of clays consumption, accounting for 38% of total volume. Moreover, clays consumption in Bangladesh exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India (101K tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Malaysia (93K tonnes), with a 13% share.
What are the largest producers of clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) in Asia-Pacific?
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India (175K tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of clays production, comprising approx. 62% of total volume. Moreover, clays production in India exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Thailand (72K tonnes), twofold. Pakistan (29K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 10% share.
What are the leading exporters of clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) in Asia-Pacific?
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In value terms, Thailand ($16M), India ($13M) and China ($10M) constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2019, with a combined 63% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Malaysia, Taiwan, Chinese and Pakistan, which together accounted for a further 26%.
What are the leading importers of clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) in Asia-Pacific?
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In value terms, the largest clays importing markets in Asia-Pacific were Indonesia ($49M), China ($35M) and Japan ($28M), with a combined 50% share of total imports. Bangladesh, Malaysia, India and Thailand lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 37%.
What is the average export price for clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) in Asia-Pacific?
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In 2019, the clays export price in Asia-Pacific amounted to $114 per tonne, surging by 4.9% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) in Asia-Pacific?
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The clays import price in Asia-Pacific stood at $221 per tonne in 2019, rising by 6.3% against the previous year.

Product coverage:

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

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

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

• Afghanistan
• Australia
• Bangladesh
• Bhutan
• Brunei Darussalam
• Cambodia
• China
• China, Hong Kong SAR
• China, Macao SAR
• Cook Islands
• Fiji
• French Polynesia
• India
• Indonesia
• Japan
• Kiribati
• Malaysia
• Maldives
• Marshall Islands
• Micronesia (Federated States of)
• 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 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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