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China: Flax Fiber Market Overview 2021

Flax Fiber Market Size in China

The Chinese flax fiber market amounted to $X in 2020, therefore, remained relatively stable against the previous year. Over the period under review, consumption, however, recorded a noticeable downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Flax fiber consumption peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Flax Fiber Production in China

In value terms, flax fiber production dropped to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Overall, production, however, showed a dramatic shrinkage. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production reached the peak level at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

The average yield of flax fiber in China was estimated at X tonnes per ha in 2020, with an increase of X% against 2019. in general, the yield, however, continues to indicate a pronounced downturn. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 when the yield increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, the yield reached the peak level of X tonnes per ha. from 2015 to 2020, the growth of the average flax fiber yield remained at a somewhat lower figure. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2020, approx. X ha of flax fiber were harvested in China; picking up by X% on the year before. Over the period under review, the harvested area, however, continues to indicate a deep downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to flax fiber production attained the maximum at X ha in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, the harvested area failed to regain the momentum.

Flax Fiber Exports

Exports from China

In 2020, overseas shipments of flax fiber were finally on the rise to reach X tonnes after two years of decline. in general, exports continue to indicate a buoyant expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, flax fiber exports surged to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, exports showed a remarkable increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

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, Pakistan (X tonnes), threefold. France (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total exports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume to Belgium amounted to +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Pakistan (+X% per year) and France (+X% per year).

In value terms, the largest markets for flax fiber exported from China were Belgium ($X), Pakistan ($X) and France ($X), together comprising X% of total exports. Egypt and Viet Nam lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X (+X% per year) recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, among the main countries of destination over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The average flax fiber export price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, dropping by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, export price indicated a modest expansion from 2007 to 2020: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, flax fiber export price increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2009 when the average export price increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, export price attained the peak level of $X per tonne. from 2010 to 2020, 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 France ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Belgium ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Pakistan, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced mixed trend patterns.

Flax Fiber Imports

Imports into China

For the fourth consecutive year, China recorded growth in overseas purchases of flax fiber, which increased by X% to X tonnes in 2020. in general, imports continue to indicate buoyant growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2009 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Imports peaked in 2020 and are expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, flax fiber imports rose slightly to $X in 2020. Overall, imports enjoyed a strong expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Imports peaked in 2020 and are expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

In 2020, France (X tonnes) constituted the largest flax fiber supplier to China, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, flax fiber imports from France exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Belgium (X tonnes), twofold.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume from France stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Belgium (+X% per year) and Egypt (+X% per year).

In value terms, France ($X) constituted the largest supplier of flax fiber to China, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Belgium ($X), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from France totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Belgium (+X% per year) and Egypt (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average flax fiber import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, approximately equating the previous year. in general, import price indicated a pronounced increase from 2007 to 2020: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, flax fiber import price increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 an increase of X% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2019, and then totaled in the following year.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. in 2020, 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 2020, 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 Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for flax fiber in the world?
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France (527K tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of flax fiber consumption, comprising approx. 57% of total volume. Moreover, flax fiber consumption in France exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, China (188K tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Russia (39K tonnes), with a 4.3% share.
What are the largest producers of flax fiber in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of flax fiber production was France (692K tonnes), accounting for 75% of total volume. Moreover, flax fiber production in France exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Belgium (96K tonnes), sevenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Belarus (40K tonnes), with a 4.4% share.
What are the leading suppliers of flax fiber to China?
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In value terms, France ($420M) constituted the largest supplier of flax fiber to China, comprising 69% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Belgium ($174M), with a 29% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of flax fiber from China?
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In value terms, the largest markets for flax fiber exported from China were Belgium ($497K), Pakistan ($418K) and France ($336K), with a combined 67% share of total exports. Egypt and Viet Nam lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 11%.
What is the average export price for flax fiber in China?
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In 2020, the average flax fiber export price amounted to $2,633 per tonne, reducing by -10.7% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for flax fiber in China?
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In 2020, the average flax fiber import price amounted to $3,466 per tonne, therefore, remained relatively stable 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
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• 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

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 2007–2020
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 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:
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, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Production, in Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Area Harvested, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Yield, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Imports, in Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, in Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Imports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2020
Figure 28:
Imports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Imports, in Value Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Import Prices, by Country of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Exports, in Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, in Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Exports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2020
Figure 34:
Exports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 35:
Exports, in Value Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 36:
Export Prices, by Country of Destination, 2007–2020
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