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Flax Fiber Market Size in China

The Chinese flax fiber market skyrocketed to $X in 2019, with an increase of X% against the previous year. In general, consumption, however, continues to indicate a noticeable curtailment. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 when the market value increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market reached the maximum level at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Flax Fiber Production in China

In value terms, flax fiber production expanded to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production saw a dramatic setback. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Flax fiber production peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, production remained at a lower figure.

The average yield of flax fiber in China skyrocketed to X tonnes per ha in 2019, with an increase of X% against the previous year's figure. Overall, the yield, however, continues to indicate a noticeable descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, the yield attained the peak level of X tonnes per ha. From 2015 to 2019, the growth of the average flax fiber yield remained at a lower figure. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2019, the harvested area of flax fiber in China fell remarkably to X ha, waning by -X% against the year before. Over the period under review, the harvested area continues to indicate a deep downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 when the harvested area increased by X% y-o-y. The flax fiber harvested area peaked at X ha in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, the harvested area remained at a lower figure.

Flax Fiber Exports

Exports from China

In 2019, the amount of flax fiber exported from China contracted dramatically to X tonnes, reducing by -X% against the year before. Over the period under review, exports, however, showed buoyant growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at X tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, flax fiber exports shrank notably to $X in 2019. Overall, exports, however, recorded resilient growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2009 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports reached the peak figure at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Belgium (X tonnes) was the main destination for flax fiber exports from China, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, flax fiber exports to Belgium exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Hong Kong SAR (X tonnes), sixfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by India (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Belgium totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Hong Kong SAR (+X% per year) and India (+X% per year).

In value terms, Belgium ($X) emerged as the key foreign market for flax fiber exports from China, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Tunisia ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Hong Kong SAR, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value to Belgium amounted to +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Tunisia (+X% per year) and Hong Kong SAR (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average flax fiber export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, with an increase of X% against the previous year. Overall, export price indicated a noticeable expansion from 2007 to 2019: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, flax fiber export price increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2009 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, export price attained the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2010 to 2019, the growth in terms of the average export prices remained at a lower figure.

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

Flax Fiber Imports

Imports into China

For the third consecutive year, China recorded growth in supplies from abroad of flax fiber, which increased by X% to X tonnes in 2019. Over the period under review, imports showed a remarkable increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs in 2019 and are likely to see gradual growth in the near future.

In value terms, flax fiber imports skyrocketed to $X in 2019. Overall, imports showed a strong expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports reached the peak figure in 2019 and are likely to continue growth in years to come.

Imports by Country

France (X tonnes), Belgium (X tonnes) and Egypt (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of flax fiber imports to China, with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Belarus and Russia, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Russia, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, France ($X), Belgium ($X) and Egypt ($X) appeared to be the largest flax fiber suppliers to China, with a combined X% share of total imports. Belarus and Russia lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X recorded the highest growth rate of 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 flax fiber import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, jumping by X% against the previous year. Overall, import price indicated a notable expansion from 2007 to 2019: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, flax fiber import price increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average import prices attained the peak figure in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was France ($X per tonne), while the price for Egypt ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by France, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for flax fiber in the world?
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France (519K tonnes) remains the largest flax fiber consuming country worldwide, accounting for 57% of total volume. Moreover, flax fiber consumption in France exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, China (185K tonnes), threefold. Russia (38K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 4.2% share.
What are the largest producers of flax fiber in the world?
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France (682K tonnes) remains the largest flax fiber producing country worldwide, comprising approx. 76% of total volume. Moreover, flax fiber production in France exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Belgium (95K tonnes), sevenfold. Belarus (40K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 4.4% share.
What are the leading suppliers of flax fiber to China?
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In value terms, the largest flax fiber suppliers to China were France ($325M), Belgium ($250M) and Egypt ($12M), together comprising 98% of total imports. Belarus and Russia lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 1.9%.
What are the leading importers of flax fiber from China?
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In value terms, Belgium ($862K) emerged as the key foreign market for flax fiber exports from China, comprising 63% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Tunisia ($112K), with a 8.2% share of total exports. It was followed by Hong Kong SAR, with a 6.4% share.
What is the average export price for flax fiber in China?
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In 2019, the average flax fiber export price amounted to $2,948 per tonne, increasing by 13% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for flax fiber in China?
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In 2019, the average flax fiber import price amounted to $3,466 per tonne, increasing by 24% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 773 - Flax fibre and tow

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the flax fiber 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
COUNTRIES WITH TOP YIELDS
5.4
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.5
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, HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD
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:
Yield And Growth
Figure 15:
Exports And Growth
Figure 16:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 17:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 18:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 19:
Imports And Growth
Figure 20:
Import Prices
Figure 21:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Area Harvested, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Yield, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019

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