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China: Nonwoven Fabric Market Overview 2021

Nonwoven Fabric Market Size in China

In 2020, after two years of growth, there was significant decline in the Chinese nonwoven fabric market, when its value decreased by -X% to $X. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market reached the peak level at $X in 2019, and then contracted in the following year.

Nonwoven Fabric Production in China

In value terms, nonwoven fabric production stood at $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. In general, the total production indicated prominent growth from 2007 to 2020: its value 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, production increased by +X% against 2007 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

Nonwoven Fabric Exports

Exports from China

In 2020, the amount of nonwoven fabrics exported from China surged to X tonnes, jumping by X% on 2019. Overall, exports continue to indicate a strong increase. As a result, exports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, nonwoven fabric exports surged to $X in 2020. In general, exports continue to indicate a prominent increase. As a result, exports reached the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Exports by Country

South Korea (X tonnes), the U.S. (X tonnes) and Japan (X tonnes) were the main destinations of nonwoven fabric exports from China, together comprising X% of total exports. Viet Nam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Mexico, Taiwan (Chinese), Malaysia, the Philippines, India, Thailand and Russia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Cambodia, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, South Korea ($X), Viet Nam ($X) and the U.S. ($X) appeared to be the largest markets for nonwoven fabric exported from China worldwide, with a combined X% share of total exports. Japan, Indonesia, Cambodia, Taiwan (Chinese), Malaysia, Mexico, the Philippines, Thailand, India and Russia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X the main countries of destination, Cambodia saw 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 nonwoven fabric export price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, picking up by X% against the previous year. Over the last thirteen years, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. As a result, export price attained the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major overseas markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Viet Nam ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Russia ($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 the Philippines, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Nonwoven Fabric Imports

Imports into China

In 2020, purchases abroad of nonwoven fabrics was finally on the rise to reach X tonnes after two years of decline. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2020; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. As a result, imports reached the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, nonwoven fabric imports soared to $X in 2020. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2020; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. As a result, imports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

The U.S. (X tonnes), Taiwan (Chinese) (X tonnes) and Japan (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of nonwoven fabric imports to China, with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Saudi Arabia, Turkey, South Korea, Viet Nam, Luxembourg, Germany, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by the United Arab Emirates (+X% per year), while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Japan ($X), the U.S. ($X) and Taiwan (Chinese) ($X) were the largest nonwoven fabric suppliers to China, with a combined X% share of total imports. Germany, South Korea, Luxembourg, Saudi Arabia, Viet Nam, Turkey, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X terms of the main suppliers, the United Arab Emirates (+X% per year) saw 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

In 2020, the average nonwoven fabric import price amounted to $X per tonne, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2020, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average import prices reached the maximum at $X per tonne in 2019, and then contracted 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 Japan ($X per tonne), while the price for the United Arab Emirates ($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 Korea, 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 nonwoven fabrics in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of nonwoven fabric consumption in 2020 were China (2.7M tonnes), the U.S. (1.5M tonnes) and Indonesia (494K tonnes), with a combined 35% share of global consumption. These countries were followed by Brazil, Pakistan, Japan, Germany, Turkey, Bangladesh, South Korea, Italy, Nigeria and Iran, which together accounted for a further 26%.
What are the largest producers of nonwoven fabrics in the world?
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China (3.9M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of nonwoven fabric production, accounting for 30% of total volume. Moreover, nonwoven fabric production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (1.2M tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Turkey (550K tonnes), with a 4.2% share.
What are the leading suppliers of nonwoven fabrics to China?
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In value terms, the largest nonwoven fabric suppliers to China were Japan ($298M), the U.S. ($167M) and Taiwan (Chinese) ($120M), with a combined 53% share of total imports. Germany, South Korea, Luxembourg, Saudi Arabia, Viet Nam, Turkey, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 32%.
What are the leading importers of nonwoven fabrics from China?
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In value terms, the largest markets for nonwoven fabric exported from China were South Korea ($723M), Viet Nam ($533M) and the U.S. ($439M), together accounting for 34% of total exports. Japan, Indonesia, Cambodia, Taiwan (Chinese), Malaysia, Mexico, the Philippines, Thailand, India and Russia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 28%.
What is the average export price for nonwoven fabrics in China?
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In 2020, the average nonwoven fabric export price amounted to $3,605 per tonne, with an increase of 22% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for nonwoven fabrics in China?
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The average nonwoven fabric import price stood at $6,371 per tonne in 2020, with a decrease of -4.8% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 13951010 - Non-wovens of a weight . .25 g/m. (including articles made from non-wovens) (excluding articles of apparel, coated or covered)
• Prodcom 13951020 - Non-wovens of a weight of > .25 g/m. but . .70 g/m. (including articles made from non-wovens) (excluding articles of apparel, coated or covered)
• Prodcom 13951030 - Non-wovens of a weight of > .70 g/m. but . .150 g/m. (including articles made from non-wovens) (excluding articles of apparel, coated or covered)
• Prodcom 13951050 - Non-wovens of a weight of > .150 g/m. (including articles made from non-wovens) (excluding articles of apparel, coated or covered)
• Prodcom 13951070 - Non-wovens, coated or covered (including articles made from non-wovens) (excluding articles of apparel)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the nonwoven fabric 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.


Country coverage:

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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