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Asia-Pacific: Flat Glass Market Overview 2020

Flat Glass Market Size in Asia-Pacific

The Asia-Pacific flat glass market was estimated at $X in 2019, remaining constant against the previous year. In general, consumption showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market reached the maximum level at $X in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2019, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Flat Glass Production in Asia-Pacific

In value terms, flat glass production stood at $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 when the production volume increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs in 2019 and is likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

Production By Country in Asia-Pacific

The country with the largest volume of flat glass production was China (X square meters), accounting for X% of total volume. Moreover, flat glass production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, South Korea (X square meters), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by India (X square meters), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, 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: South Korea (+X% per year) and India (+X% per year).

Flat Glass Exports

Exports in Asia-Pacific

After three years of growth, overseas shipments of flat glass decreased by -X% to X square meters in 2019. In general, exports, however, enjoyed prominent growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, exports attained the peak of X square meters, and then shrank slightly in the following year.

In value terms, flat glass exports stood at $X in 2019. Total exports indicated a remarkable increase 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, exports increased by +X% against 2015 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of export peaked in 2019 and is likely to continue growth in the near future.

Exports by Country

South Korea was the main exporting country with an export of about X square meters, which reached X% of total exports. China (X square meters) occupied a X% share (based on tonnes) of total exports, which put it in second place, followed by Taiwan, Chinese (X%), China, Hong Kong SAR (X%), Japan (X%) and Malaysia (X%). Thailand (X square meters) occupied a relatively small share of total exports.

South Korea was also the fastest-growing in terms of the flat glass exports, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007 to 2019. At the same time, Malaysia (+X%), Taiwan, Chinese (+X%) and China, Hong Kong SAR (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Thailand experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, China (-X%) and Japan (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. South Korea (+X p.p.), Taiwan, Chinese (+X p.p.), China, Hong Kong SAR (+X p.p.) and Malaysia (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total exports, while China and Japan saw its share reduced by -X% and -X% from 2007 to 2019, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, China, Hong Kong SAR ($X), China ($X) and Japan ($X) constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2019, with a combined X% share of total exports. South Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, Chinese and Thailand lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, in terms of 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 flat glass export price in Asia-Pacific amounted to $X per square meter, growing by X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, export prices reached the peak figure at $X per square meter in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2019, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was China, Hong Kong SAR ($X per square meter), while South Korea ($X per square meter) 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.

Flat Glass Imports

Imports in Asia-Pacific

In 2019, imports of flat glass in Asia-Pacific declined slightly to X square meters, reducing by -X% on the year before. The total import volume 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 appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The volume of import peaked at X square meters in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, flat glass imports reached $X in 2019. Total imports indicated a resilient increase 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, imports increased by +X% against 2007 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The level of import peaked in 2019 and is likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

China (X square meters) and China, Hong Kong SAR (X square meters) represented the largest importers of flat glass in 2019, reaching approx. X% and X% of total imports, respectively. It was distantly followed by Taiwan, Chinese (X square meters), South Korea (X square meters), India (X square meters), Viet Nam (X square meters) and Malaysia (X square meters), together creating a X% share of total imports.

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

In value terms, China ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported flat glass in Asia-Pacific, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by China, Hong Kong SAR ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by South Korea, with a X% share.

In China, flat glass imports expanded at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2019. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: China, Hong Kong SAR (+X% per year) and South Korea (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The flat glass import price in Asia-Pacific stood at $X per square meter in 2019, surging by X% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2019, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when the import price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, import prices hit record highs in 2019 and is likely to see gradual growth in years to come.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was China ($X per square meter), while India ($X per square meter) 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.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for flat glass in Asia-Pacific?
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China (1.4B square meters) remains the largest flat glass consuming country in Asia-Pacific, comprising approx. 49% of total volume. Moreover, flat glass consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India (415M square meters), threefold. Indonesia (197M square meters) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 7.1% share.
What are the largest producers of flat glass in Asia-Pacific?
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The country with the largest volume of flat glass production was China (1.5B square meters), comprising approx. 43% of total volume. Moreover, flat glass production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, South Korea (496M square meters), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by India (378M square meters), with a 11% share.
What are the leading exporters of flat glass in Asia-Pacific?
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In value terms, China, Hong Kong SAR ($2.3B), China ($1.6B) and Japan ($855M) constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2019, with a combined 76% share of total exports. South Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, Chinese and Thailand lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 20%.
What are the leading importers of flat glass in Asia-Pacific?
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In value terms, China ($3.4B) constitutes the largest market for imported flat glass in Asia-Pacific, comprising 52% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by China, Hong Kong SAR ($1.4B), with a 21% share of total imports. It was followed by South Korea, with a 5.8% share.
What is the average export price for flat glass in Asia-Pacific?
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In 2019, the flat glass export price in Asia-Pacific amounted to $5.5 per square meter, rising by 3.1% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for flat glass in Asia-Pacific?
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The flat glass import price in Asia-Pacific stood at $13 per square meter in 2019, with an increase of 5.2% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 23111110 - Non-wired sheets, of cast or rolled glass, whether or not with absorbent, reflecting or non-reflecting layer, but not otherwise worked
• Prodcom 23111150 - Sheets, of drawn glass or blown glass, whether or not having an absorbent, reflecting or non-reflecting layer, but not otherwise worked
• Prodcom 23111212 - Non-wired sheets, of float, surface ground or polished glass, h aving a non-reflecting layer
• Prodcom 23111214 - Non-wired sheets, of float, surface ground or polished glass, h aving an absorbent or reflective layer, of a thickness . 3,5 mm
• Prodcom 23111217 - Non-wired sheets, of float, surface ground or polished glass, h aving an absorbent or reflecting layer, not otherwise worked, o f a thickness > 3,5 mm
• Prodcom 23111230 - Non-wired sheets, of float, surface ground or polished glass, c oloured throughout the mass, opacified, flashed or merely surface ground
• Prodcom 23111290 - Other sheets of float/ground/polished glass, n.e.c.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the flat glass 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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