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Australia: Alumina Market Overview 2021

Alumina Market Size in Australia

In 2020, the Australian alumina market decreased by -X% to $X, falling for the second year in a row after two years of growth. Overall, consumption enjoyed prominent growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Alumina consumption peaked at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Alumina Production in Australia

In value terms, alumina production reduced rapidly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production saw a mild reduction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, production attained the maximum level at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, production failed to regain the momentum.

Alumina Exports

Exports from Australia

In 2020, approx. X tonnes of alumina were exported from Australia; shrinking by -X% on 2019 figures. Overall, exports continue to indicate a abrupt decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at X tonnes in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, alumina exports reduced markedly to $X in 2020. In general, exports recorded a abrupt descent. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports reached the maximum at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

South Africa (X tonnes), Mozambique (X tonnes) and New Zealand (X tonnes) were the main destinations of alumina exports from Australia, with a combined X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Mozambique, while exports for the other leaders experienced a decline.

In value terms, the largest markets for alumina exported from Australia were South Africa ($X), Mozambique ($X) and New Zealand ($X), together comprising X% of total exports.

Among the main countries of destination, Mozambique saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced a decline.

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average alumina export price amounted to $X per tonne, dropping by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price continues to indicate a mild decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, export price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. from 2019 to 2020, the growth in terms of the average export prices failed to regain the momentum.

Average prices varied noticeably for the major external markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was South Africa ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to New Zealand ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Mozambique, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Alumina Imports

Imports into Australia

Alumina imports into Australia contracted remarkably to X tonnes in 2020, falling by -X% compared with the previous year. Over the period under review, imports continue to indicate a abrupt contraction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2019 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, alumina imports fell dramatically to $X in 2020. Overall, imports recorded a drastic downturn. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2019 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

In 2020, China (X tonnes) constituted the largest alumina supplier to Australia, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, alumina imports from China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, France (X tonnes), fourfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Germany (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from China stood at -X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: France (-X% per year) and Germany (-X% per year).

In value terms, China ($X) constituted the largest supplier of alumina to Australia, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by the U.S., with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from China amounted to -X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Germany (-X% per year) and the U.S. (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average alumina import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, dropping 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 2012 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, import price attained the peak level of $X per tonne. from 2013 to 2020, the growth in terms of the average import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($X per tonne), while the price for Malaysia ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the U.S., while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for alumina in the world?
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China (95M tonnes) remains the largest alumina consuming country worldwide, comprising approx. 60% of total volume. Moreover, alumina consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Australia (17M tonnes), fivefold. India (8.3M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 5.2% share.
What are the largest producers of alumina in the world?
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China (91M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of alumina production, accounting for 61% of total volume. Moreover, alumina production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Australia (19M tonnes), fivefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Brazil (8.1M tonnes), with a 5.4% share.
What are the leading suppliers of alumina to Australia?
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In value terms, China ($2.1M) constituted the largest supplier of alumina to Australia, comprising 43% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($874K), with a 18% share of total imports. It was followed by the U.S., with a 16% share.
What are the leading importers of alumina from Australia?
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In value terms, the largest markets for alumina exported from Australia were South Africa ($210M), Mozambique ($181M) and New Zealand ($98M), with a combined 100% share of total exports.
What is the average export price for alumina in Australia?
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In 2020, the average alumina export price amounted to $274 per tonne, declining by -20.7% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for alumina in Australia?
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The average alumina import price stood at $1,108 per tonne in 2020, with a decrease of -11.3% against the previous year.

Product coverage:

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the alumina market in Australia. 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:
• Australia

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Australia
• 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
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
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
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2020
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

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

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 In 2007–2020
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2020
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Exports And Growth
Figure 15:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 17:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18:
Imports And Growth
Figure 19:
Import Prices
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020

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