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China - Primary Cells And Primary Batteries - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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China: Battery Market Overview 2021

Battery Market Size in China

The Chinese battery market fell to $X in 2020, dropping by -X% against the previous year. Overall, consumption, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Battery Production in China

In value terms, battery production stood at $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. In general, the total production indicated a strong increase 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 2016 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, production attained the peak level in 2020 and is likely to see gradual growth in the near future.

Battery Exports

Exports from China

In 2020, the amount of primary cells and primary batteries exported from China surged to X units, jumping by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports enjoyed resilient growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports reached the peak figure in 2020 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

In value terms, battery exports stood at $X in 2020. In general, total exports indicated a prominent expansion from 2007 to 2020: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, exports increased by +X% against 2018 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at $X in 2015; afterwards, it flattened through to 2020.

Exports by Country

Nigeria (X units), Hong Kong SAR (X units) and Pakistan (X units) were the main destinations of battery exports from China, with a combined X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Nigeria, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Hong Kong SAR ($X) remains the key foreign market for battery exports from China, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Nigeria ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by India, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value to Hong Kong SAR was relatively modest. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Nigeria (+X% per year) and India (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average battery export price stood at $X per unit in 2020, falling by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price saw a mild setback. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 an increase of X% against the previous year. The export price peaked at $X per unit in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major overseas markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was India ($X per unit), while the average price for exports to Nigeria ($X per unit) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to India, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Battery Imports

Imports into China

In 2020, supplies from abroad of primary cells and primary batteries increased by X% to X units, rising for the second consecutive year after two years of decline. In general, imports, however, saw a pronounced decrease. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Imports peaked at X units in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, battery imports expanded notably to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, total imports indicated pronounced growth from 2007 to 2020: its value decreased 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, imports increased by +X% against 2018 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs in 2020 and are likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Hong Kong SAR (X units) constituted the largest supplier of battery to China, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, battery imports from Hong Kong SAR exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Japan (X units), more than tenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Switzerland (X units), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume from Hong Kong SAR amounted to -X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Japan (+X% per year) and Switzerland (+X% per year).

In value terms, Hong Kong SAR ($X) constituted the largest supplier of battery to China, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Japan ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by the UK, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value from Hong Kong SAR totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Japan (+X% per year) and the UK (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the average battery import price amounted to $X per unit, rising by X% against the previous year. In general, the import price enjoyed a resilient increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, import price attained the peak level of $X per unit. From 2019 to 2020, the growth in terms of the average import prices failed to regain the momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Japan ($X per unit), while the price for Switzerland ($X per unit) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Japan, 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 primary cells and primary batteries in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of battery consumption in 2020 were India (16B units), China (12B units) and Japan (6.3B units), together comprising 47% of global consumption. These countries were followed by the U.S., Spain, Indonesia, Germany, Mozambique, the UK, Thailand, Mexico and Brazil, which together accounted for a further 28%.
What are the largest producers of primary cells and primary batteries in the world?
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China (44B units) remains the largest battery producing country worldwide, comprising approx. 48% of total volume. Moreover, battery production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, India (16B units), threefold. Japan (5.5B units) ranked third in terms of total production with a 6.1% share.
What are the leading suppliers of primary cells and primary batteries to China?
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In value terms, Hong Kong SAR ($315M) constituted the largest supplier of battery to China, comprising 74% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Japan ($74M), with a 17% share of total imports. It was followed by the UK, with a 2.3% share.
What are the leading importers of primary cells and primary batteries from China?
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In value terms, Hong Kong SAR ($209M) remains the key foreign market for battery exports from China, comprising 9.3% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Nigeria ($101M), with a 4.5% share of total exports. It was followed by India, with a 1.7% share.
What is the average export price for primary cells and primary batteries in China?
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In 2020, the average battery export price amounted to $0.1 per unit, falling by -10.8% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for primary cells and primary batteries in China?
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In 2020, the average battery import price amounted to $0.3 per unit, with an increase of 5.4% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 27201100 - Primary cells and primary batteries

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the battery 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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