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Canada - Clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Canada: Common Clay Market Overview 2021

Common Clay Market Size in Canada

In 2019, after three years of growth, there was significant decline in the Canadian common clay market, when its value decreased by -X% to $X. Overall, consumption, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the market value increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Common Clay Production in Canada

In value terms, common clay production shrank to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, production reached the maximum level at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, production failed to regain the momentum.

Common Clay Exports

Exports from Canada

In 2019, overseas shipments of common clay were finally on the rise to reach X tonnes after three years of decline. Overall, exports, however, recorded a abrupt downturn. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports reached the peak figure at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, common clay exports stood at $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports, however, faced a drastic downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports reached the maximum at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

The U.S. (X tonnes) was the main destination for common clay exports from Canada, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, common clay exports to the U.S. exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Belgium (X tonnes), threefold. Taiwan (Chinese) (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total exports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to the U.S. was relatively modest. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Belgium (-X% per year) and Taiwan (Chinese) (+X% per year).

In value terms, the U.S. ($X) remains the key foreign market for common clay exports from Canada, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Chile ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Taiwan (Chinese), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value to the U.S. amounted to +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Chile (+X% per year) and Taiwan (Chinese) (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the average common clay export price amounted to $X per tonne, which is down by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price continues to indicate a slight slump. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 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 2012 to 2019, the growth in terms of the average export prices remained at a lower figure.

Average prices varied somewhat for the major foreign markets. In 2019, the countries with the highest prices were Chile ($X per tonne) and the Netherlands ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to the U.S. ($X per tonne) and Israel ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to the U.S., while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Common Clay Imports

Imports into Canada

In 2019, supplies from abroad of common clay decreased by -X% to X tonnes for the first time since 2016, thus ending a two-year rising trend. Overall, imports saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at X tonnes in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2019, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, common clay imports rose to $X in 2019. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, imports attained the peak of $X. From 2009 to 2019, the growth imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2019, the U.S. (X tonnes) was the main common clay supplier to Canada, with a approx. X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from the U.S. was relatively modest.

In value terms, the U.S. ($X) constituted the largest supplier of common clay to Canada.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value from the U.S. stood at +X%.

Import Prices by Country

The average common clay import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, picking up by X% against the previous year. Over the last twelve years, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. As a result, import price attained the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

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

From 2007 to 2019, the rate of growth in terms of prices for the U.S. amounted to +X% per year.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for clays in the world?
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China (56M tonnes) remains the largest clay consuming country worldwide, comprising approx. 24% of total volume. Moreover, clay consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Russia (24M tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Turkey (17M tonnes), with a 7.2% share.
What are the largest producers of clays in the world?
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China (58M tonnes) remains the largest clay producing country worldwide, comprising approx. 25% of total volume. Moreover, clay production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Russia (22M tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Turkey (17M tonnes), with a 7.2% share.
What are the leading suppliers of clays to Canada?
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In value terms, the U.S. ($105M) constituted the largest supplier of clay to Canada, comprising 63% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Brazil ($39M), with a 23% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of clays from Canada?
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In value terms, the U.S. ($6.2M) remains the key foreign market for clay exports from Canada, comprising 48% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($2.3M), with a 18% share of total exports. It was followed by Chile, with a 7.1% share.
What is the average export price for clays in Canada?
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In 2019, the average clay export price amounted to $355 per tonne, standing approx. at the previous year.
What is the average import price for clays in Canada?
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In 2019, the average clay import price amounted to $151 per tonne, growing by 5.9% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• 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 -

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the common clay market in Canada. 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:
• Canada

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Canada
• 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 2007–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

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

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 In 2007–2019
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2019
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, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019

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