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China: Flax Fiber Market Overview 2021

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Flax Fiber Market Size in China

For the third consecutive year, the Chinese flax fiber market recorded growth in sales value, which increased by X% to $X in 2020. In general, consumption, however, recorded 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 peak level at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Flax Fiber Production in China

In value terms, flax fiber production contracted slightly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production, however, recorded a sharp downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, production failed to regain the momentum.

The average yield of flax fiber in China expanded to X tonnes per ha in 2020, with an increase of X% compared with the previous year's figure. In general, the yield, however, saw a perceptible decrease. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of X% against the previous year. 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 failed to regain the momentum. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

The flax fiber harvested area in China expanded significantly to X ha in 2020, surging by X% on the year before. In general, the harvested area, however, faced a abrupt setback. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2012 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The flax fiber harvested area peaked at X ha in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, the harvested area remained at a lower figure.

Flax Fiber Exports

Exports from China

In 2020, shipments abroad of flax fiber increased by X% to X tonnes for the first time since 2017, thus ending a two-year declining trend. In general, exports saw a resilient expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2012 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports reached the maximum 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 prominent growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Exports peaked at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Belgium (X tonnes) was the main destination for flax fiber exports from China, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, flax fiber exports to Belgium exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Pakistan (X tonnes), twofold.

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

In value terms, Belgium ($X), Pakistan ($X) and Egypt ($X) appeared to be the largest markets for flax fiber exported from China worldwide, together accounting for X% of total exports.

Egypt (+X% per year) saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, in terms of 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, falling by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, export price indicated a mild 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 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% against the previous year. As a result, export price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2010 to 2020, the growth in terms of the average export prices failed to regain the momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Pakistan ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Belgium ($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 more modest paces of growth.

Flax Fiber Imports

Imports into China

In 2020, flax fiber imports into China expanded to X tonnes, with an increase of X% compared with 2019 figures. In general, imports saw a strong expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2009 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. 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 showed a strong increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Imports peaked in 2020 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

Imports by Country

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

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

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

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

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the average flax fiber import price amounted to $X per tonne, standing approx. at the previous year. In general, import price indicated a moderate 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 was the most pronounced in 2011 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average import prices reached the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2019, and then amounted 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 Belgium ($X per tonne), while the price for Egypt ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Belgium, 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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The country with the largest volume of flax fiber consumption was France (527K tonnes), accounting for 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, Belgium ($563M) constituted the largest supplier of flax fiber to China, comprising 93% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Egypt ($30M), with a 4.9% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of flax fiber from China?
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In value terms, Belgium ($722K), Pakistan ($607K) and Egypt ($170K) constituted the largest markets for flax fiber exported from China worldwide, together accounting for 80% of total exports.
What is the average export price for flax fiber in China?
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The average flax fiber export price stood at $2,633 per tonne in 2020, reducing by -10.7% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for flax fiber in China?
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The average flax fiber import price stood at $3,466 per tonne in 2020, stabilizing at 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 2007–2020
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:
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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