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Brazil: Overview of the Market for Iron Ores And Concentrates 2021

Market Size for Iron Ores And Concentrates in Brazil

The Brazilian iron ore and concentrate market soared to $X in 2020, rising by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, consumption showed modest growth. Iron ore and concentrate consumption peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Production of Iron Ores And Concentrates in Brazil

In value terms, iron ore and concentrate production surged to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. In general, production, however, posted a measured expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Iron ore and concentrate production peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, production remained at a lower figure.

Exports of Iron Ores And Concentrates

Exports from Brazil

In 2020, shipments abroad of iron ores and concentrates decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second consecutive year after five years of growth. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, iron ore and concentrate exports surged to $X in 2020. Overall, exports, however, showed a temperate increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Exports peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

China (X tonnes) was the main destination for iron ore and concentrate exports from Brazil, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, iron ore and concentrate exports to China exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Malaysia (X tonnes), eightfold. Japan (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total exports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume to China amounted to +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Malaysia (+X% per year) and Japan (-X% per year).

In value terms, China ($X) remains the key foreign market for iron ore and concentrate exports from Brazil, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Japan ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Malaysia, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value to China stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Japan (+X% per year) and Malaysia (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average iron ore and concentrate export price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, surging by X% against the previous year. In general, the export price recorded a noticeable expansion. Over the period under review, average export prices attained the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was South Korea ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Oman ($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 South Korea, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Imports of Iron Ores And Concentrates

Imports into Brazil

In 2020, overseas purchases of iron ores and concentrates increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the fourth year in a row after four years of decline. In general, imports posted buoyant growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2019 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Imports peaked in 2020 and are expected to retain growth in the near future.

In value terms, iron ore and concentrate imports soared to $X in 2020. Overall, total imports indicated a buoyant 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 increased by +X% against 2007 indices. As a result, imports reached the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

In 2020, India (X tonnes) was the main iron ore and concentrate supplier to Brazil, accounting for a approx. X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume from India totaled +X%.

In value terms, India ($X) constituted the largest supplier of iron ore and concentrate to Brazil.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from India amounted to +X%.

Import Prices by Country

The average iron ore and concentrate import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, declining by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price continues to indicate a pronounced shrinkage. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

As there is only one major supplying country, the average price level is determined by prices for India.

From 2007 to 2020, the rate of growth in terms of prices for India amounted to +X% per year.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for iron ores and concentrates in the world?
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China (1,493M tonnes) remains the largest iron ore and concentrate consuming country worldwide, comprising approx. 61% of total volume. Moreover, iron ore and concentrate consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India (178M tonnes), eightfold. Brazil (106M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 4.4% share.
What are the largest producers of iron ores and concentrates in the world?
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Australia (900M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of iron ore and concentrate production, comprising approx. 37% of total volume. Moreover, iron ore and concentrate production in Australia exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Brazil (400M tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by China (340M tonnes), with a 14% share.
What are the leading suppliers of iron ores and concentrates to Brazil?
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In value terms, India ($22M) constituted the largest supplier of iron ore and concentrate to Brazil.
What are the leading importers of iron ores and concentrates from Brazil?
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In value terms, China ($21.7B) remains the key foreign market for iron ore and concentrate exports from Brazil, comprising 67% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Japan ($2.4B), with a 7.4% share of total exports. It was followed by Malaysia, with a 5% share.
What is the average export price for iron ores and concentrates in Brazil?
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The average iron ore and concentrate export price stood at $111 per tonne in 2020, rising by 71% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for iron ores and concentrates in Brazil?
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In 2020, the average iron ore and concentrate import price amounted to $128 per tonne, dropping by -2.4% against the previous year.

Product coverage:

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for iron ore and concentrate in Brazil. 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:
• Brazil

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Brazil
• 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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