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Australia: Ferrosilicon Market Overview 2021

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Ferrosilicon Market Size in Australia

In 2020, after two years of growth, there was significant decline in the Australian ferrosilicon market, when its value decreased by -X% to $X. Over the period under review, consumption recorded a pronounced reduction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Ferrosilicon consumption peaked at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Ferrosilicon Exports

Exports from Australia

For the third year in a row, Australia recorded growth in shipments abroad of ferro-silicon, which increased by X% to X tonnes in 2020. Over the period under review, exports, however, continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, exports attained the peak of X tonnes. From 2009 to 2020, the growth exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, ferrosilicon exports dropped to $X in 2020. In general, exports, however, showed a noticeable shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, exports attained the peak of $X. From 2009 to 2020, the growth exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

New Caledonia (X tonnes) was the main destination for ferrosilicon exports from Australia, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, ferrosilicon exports to New Caledonia exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, the Netherlands (X tonnes), fourfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by India (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume to New Caledonia stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: the Netherlands (+X% per year) and India (-X% per year).

In value terms, New Caledonia ($X) remains the key foreign market for ferrosilicon exports from Australia, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the Netherlands ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by India, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to New Caledonia amounted to +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: the Netherlands (+X% per year) and India (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average ferrosilicon export price amounted to $X per tonne, declining by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price continues to indicate a noticeable contraction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 when the average export price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average export prices reached the maximum at $X per tonne in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, export prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Malaysia ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to South Africa ($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 the Netherlands, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Ferrosilicon Imports

Imports into Australia

In 2020, after three years of growth, there was significant decline in supplies from abroad of ferro-silicon, when their volume decreased by -X% to X tonnes. Overall, imports continue to indicate a drastic downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, ferrosilicon imports shrank rapidly to $X in 2020. In general, imports showed a pronounced contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports reached the maximum at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

Canada (X tonnes), South Africa (X tonnes) and China (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of ferrosilicon imports to Australia, with a combined X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Canada, while purchases for the other leaders experienced mixed trend patterns.

In value terms, the largest ferrosilicon suppliers to Australia were Canada ($X), South Africa ($X) and Russia ($X), together comprising X% of total imports.

Canada recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, in terms of the main suppliers over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced mixed trend patterns.

Import Prices by Country

The average ferrosilicon import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, picking up by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average import prices attained the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, 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 Netherlands ($X per tonne), while the price for China ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for ferro-silicon in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of ferrosilicon consumption was China (2.4M tonnes), accounting for 27% of total volume. Moreover, ferrosilicon consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India (985K tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Russia (882K tonnes), with a 9.9% share.
What are the largest producers of ferro-silicon in the world?
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China (2.7M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of ferrosilicon production, comprising approx. 31% of total volume. Moreover, ferrosilicon production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Russia (1.1M tonnes), threefold. India (805K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 9.5% share.
What are the leading suppliers of ferro-silicon to Australia?
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In value terms, the largest ferrosilicon suppliers to Australia were Canada ($7.8M), South Africa ($5.2M) and Russia ($3.1M), together accounting for 68% of total imports.
What are the leading importers of ferro-silicon from Australia?
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In value terms, New Caledonia ($247K) remains the key foreign market for ferrosilicon exports from Australia, comprising 72% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the Netherlands ($47K), with a 14% share of total exports. It was followed by India, with a 4.3% share.
What is the average export price for ferro-silicon in Australia?
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The average ferrosilicon export price stood at $1,459 per tonne in 2020, waning by -4.7% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for ferro-silicon in Australia?
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In 2020, the average ferrosilicon import price amounted to $1,216 per tonne, picking up by 3.1% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 24101230 - Ferro-silicon

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the ferrosilicon 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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