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

Common Clay Market Size in Chile

In 2019, the Chilean common clay market increased by X% to $X, rising for the second year in a row after two years of decline. In general, consumption enjoyed strong growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 when the market value increased by X% against the previous year. Common clay consumption peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.

Common Clay Exports

Exports from Chile

After three years of growth, overseas shipments of common clay decreased by -X% to X tonnes in 2019. Over the period under review, exports recorded a abrupt slump. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, common clay exports dropped notably to $X in 2019. In general, exports continue to indicate a abrupt decrease. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports reached the peak figure at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Ecuador (X tonnes), Argentina (X tonnes) and Peru (X tonnes) were the main destinations of common clay exports from Chile, with a combined X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Argentina, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest markets for common clay exported from Chile were Ecuador ($X), Argentina ($X) and Peru ($X), together accounting for X% of total exports.

In terms of the main countries of destination, Argentina recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The average common clay export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, growing by X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price posted a measured increase. Over the period under review, average export prices hit record highs at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major external markets. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Argentina ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Colombia ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Peru, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced mixed trend patterns.

Common Clay Imports

Imports into Chile

Common clay imports into Chile skyrocketed to X tonnes in 2019, with an increase of X% compared with the year before. Over the period under review, imports saw buoyant growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2015 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Imports peaked in 2019 and are likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, common clay imports surged to $X in 2019. In general, imports continue to indicate a strong increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Imports peaked in 2019 and are likely to see gradual growth in years to come.

Imports by Country

In 2019, Spain (X tonnes) constituted the largest common clay supplier to Chile, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, common clay imports from Spain exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, the U.S. (X tonnes), threefold. Germany (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total imports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Spain totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: the U.S. (+X% per year) and Germany (+X% per year).

In value terms, Spain ($X), the U.S. ($X) and Germany ($X) constituted the largest common clay suppliers to Chile, with a combined X% share of total imports. China and Peru lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X terms of the main suppliers, Peru (+X% per year) recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average common clay import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, with a decrease of -X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price continues to indicate a drastic downturn. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average import prices reached the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2019, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($X per tonne), while the price for Peru ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Peru, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced mixed trend patterns.

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. Turkey (17M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 7.2% share.
What are the largest producers of clays in the world?
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China (58M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of clay production, comprising approx. 25% of total volume. Moreover, clay production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Russia (22M tonnes), threefold. Turkey (17M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 7.2% share.
What are the leading suppliers of clays to Chile?
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In value terms, the U.S. ($5.2M), China ($3.3M) and Canada ($2.2M) were the largest clay suppliers to Chile, together comprising 76% of total imports.
What are the leading importers of clays from Chile?
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In value terms, China ($45K), New Zealand ($40K) and Peru ($30K) were the largest markets for clay exported from Chile worldwide, with a combined 49% share of total exports.
What is the average export price for clays in Chile?
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In 2019, the average clay export price amounted to $666 per tonne, reducing by -17.5% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for clays in Chile?
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The average clay import price stood at $438 per tonne in 2019, almost unchanged from 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 Chile. 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:
• Chile

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