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China: Ferrosilicon Market Overview 2021

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Ferrosilicon Market Size in China

The Chinese ferrosilicon market rose significantly to $X in 2020, growing by X% against the previous year. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market reached the peak level at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, consumption failed to regain the momentum.

Ferrosilicon Production in China

In value terms, ferrosilicon production rose significantly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production, however, saw a mild curtailment. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, production reached the peak level of $X. From 2009 to 2020, production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Ferrosilicon Exports

Exports from China

In 2020, shipments abroad of ferro-silicon decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second year in a row after two years of growth. Over the period under review, exports faced a abrupt setback. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, ferrosilicon exports dropped rapidly to $X in 2020. Overall, exports showed a abrupt curtailment. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports attained the peak figure at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

South Korea (X tonnes), Japan (X tonnes) and Indonesia (X tonnes) were the main destinations of ferrosilicon exports from China, together comprising X% of total exports.

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

In value terms, South Korea ($X), Japan ($X) and Indonesia ($X) constituted the largest markets for ferrosilicon exported from China worldwide, together comprising X% of total exports.

In terms of the main countries of destination, Indonesia saw the highest growth rate of the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced mixed trend patterns.

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average ferrosilicon export price amounted to $X per tonne, which is down by -X% against the previous year. Over the last thirteen-year period, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when the average export price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average export prices hit record highs at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Average prices varied somewhat for the major export markets. In 2020, the highest prices were recorded for prices to Japan ($X per tonne) and South Korea ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to India ($X per tonne) and Taiwan (Chinese) ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Japan, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Ferrosilicon Imports

Imports into China

After four years of growth, overseas purchases of ferro-silicon decreased by -X% to X tonnes in 2020. In general, imports, however, showed a resilient expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2019, and then contracted remarkably in the following year.

In value terms, ferrosilicon imports reduced dramatically to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, imports, however, recorded a prominent increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Imports peaked at $X in 2019, and then fell rapidly in the following year.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Democratic People's Republic of Korea (X tonnes) constituted the largest ferrosilicon supplier to China, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, ferrosilicon imports from Democratic People's Republic of Korea exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Norway (X tonnes), threefold. Russia (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total imports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Democratic People's Republic of Korea amounted to +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Norway (+X% per year) and Russia (+X% per year).

In value terms, Norway ($X), Democratic People's Republic of Korea ($X) and Russia ($X) appeared to be the largest ferrosilicon suppliers to China, with a combined X% share of total imports.

Among the main suppliers, Russia (+X% per year) recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to 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

In 2020, the average ferrosilicon import price amounted to $X per tonne, increasing by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price, however, showed a mild decline. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, import prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Norway ($X per tonne), while the price for Democratic People's Republic of Korea ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by South Africa, 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 ferro-silicon in the world?
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China (2.4M tonnes) remains the largest ferrosilicon consuming country worldwide, comprising approx. 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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The country with the largest volume of ferrosilicon production was China (2.7M tonnes), 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 China?
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In value terms, the largest ferrosilicon suppliers to China were Norway ($12M), Democratic People's Republic of Korea ($11M) and Russia ($969K), with a combined 89% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of ferro-silicon from China?
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In value terms, the largest markets for ferrosilicon exported from China were South Korea ($84M), Japan ($73M) and Indonesia ($39M), together comprising 67% of total exports.
What is the average export price for ferro-silicon in China?
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The average ferrosilicon export price stood at $1,061 per tonne in 2020, shrinking by -6.5% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for ferro-silicon in China?
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The average ferrosilicon import price stood at $1,196 per tonne in 2020, growing by 45% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
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This report provides an in-depth analysis of the ferrosilicon market in China. 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.


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