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Bulgaria: Clay Market 2022

Clay Market Size in Bulgaria

The Bulgarian clay market surged to $X in 2021, picking up by 68% against the previous year. Overall, consumption saw a measured increase. As a result, consumption reached the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Clay Production in Bulgaria

In value terms, clay production reduced to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production, however, saw a pronounced shrinkage. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 when the production volume increased by 27% against the previous year. Clay production peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Clay Exports

Exports from Bulgaria

Clay exports from Bulgaria surged to X tons in 2021, jumping by 17% against the previous year's figure. In general, exports showed a relatively flat trend pattern. As a result, the exports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, clay exports skyrocketed to $X in 2021. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +1.2% over the period from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. As a result, the exports reached the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Exports by Country

Turkey (X tons) was the main destination for clay exports from Bulgaria, with a 39% share of total exports. Moreover, clay exports to Turkey exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Egypt (X tons), threefold. The third position in this ranking was held by Romania (X tons), with a 6.5% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Turkey stood at +5.1%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Egypt (+1.7% per year) and Romania (-6.1% per year).

In value terms, Turkey ($X) remains the key foreign market for clay exports from Bulgaria, comprising 41% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Egypt ($X), with a 9.1% share of total exports. It was followed by Italy, with a 7% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value to Turkey amounted to +7.9%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Egypt (+2.1% per year) and Italy (-6.1% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the average clay export price amounted to $X per ton, growing by 5.1% against the previous year. Over the period from 2012 to 2021, it increased at an average annual rate of +1.2%. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 an increase of 8.6% against the previous year. The export price peaked at $X per ton in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, the export prices failed to regain momentum.

Prices varied noticeably country of destination: the country with the highest price was Russia ($X per ton), while the average price for exports to Austria ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Italy (+5.7%), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Clay Imports

Imports into Bulgaria

In 2021, clay imports into Bulgaria surged to X tons, jumping by 23% against 2020 figures. In general, imports showed resilient growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 with an increase of 63%. Imports peaked in 2021 and are likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, clay imports skyrocketed to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, total imports indicated a remarkable increase from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +6.3% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, imports increased by +66.0% against 2019 indices. As a result, imports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

Ukraine (X tons), Serbia (X tons) and the UK (X tons) were the main suppliers of clay imports to Bulgaria, together accounting for 92% of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Serbia (with a CAGR of +28.4%), while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Ukraine ($X), the UK ($X) and Serbia ($X) were the largest clay suppliers to Bulgaria, together accounting for 71% of total imports.

Serbia, with a CAGR of +26.8%, saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, among the main suppliers over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average clay import price stood at $X per ton in 2021, picking up by 9.5% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, recorded a pronounced decline. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 when the average import price increased by 33% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $X per ton in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was the Czech Republic ($X per ton), while the price for Serbia ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Turkey (+6.3%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2021 2007-2021 2022-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for clays in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2021 were Russia, China and the United States, together accounting for 44% of global consumption. These countries were followed by Ukraine, India, Spain, Italy, Japan, Brazil, Turkey, Mexico, Pakistan and Germany, which together accounted for a further 29%.
What are the largest producers of clays in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were Russia, China and the United States, with a combined 47% share of global production. Ukraine, India, Brazil, Germany, Turkey, Japan and Pakistan lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 27%.
What are the leading suppliers of clays to Bulgaria?
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In value terms, the largest clay suppliers to Bulgaria were Ukraine, the UK and Serbia, together accounting for 71% of total imports.
What are the leading importers of clays from Bulgaria?
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In value terms, Turkey remains the key foreign market for clay exports from Bulgaria, comprising 41% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Egypt, with a 9.1% share of total exports. It was followed by Italy, with a 7% share.
What is the average export price for clays in Bulgaria?
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In 2021, the average clay export price amounted to $142 per ton, growing by 5.1% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for clays in Bulgaria?
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In 2021, the average clay import price amounted to $81 per ton, growing by 9.5% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the clay market in Bulgaria. 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 2030.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 08122140 - Kaolin
• Prodcom 08122160 - Kaolinitic clays (ball and plastic clays)
• Prodcom 08122210 - Bentonite
• Prodcom 08122230 - Fireclay
• Prodcom 08122250 - Common clays and shales for construction use (excluding bentonite, fireclay, expanded clays, kaolin and kaolinic clays), a ndalusite, kyanite and sillimanite, mullite, chamotte or dinas earths
• Prodcom 08122255 -
• Prodcom 399900Z7 -
• Prodcom 23991940 -
• Prodcom 08122260 -
• Prodcom 08122270 -
• Prodcom 08122280 -
Country coverage:
• Bulgaria

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Bulgaria
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
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
REPORT DESCRIPTION
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

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 PRODUCT

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 2012–2022
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2022
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 2022
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007-2022
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007-2022
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2030
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, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
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