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China - Sulphur (Sublimed or Precipitated) and Colloidal Sulphur - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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China: Sulphur Market 2022

Sulphur Market Size in China

In 2020, the Chinese sulphur market increased by X% to $X, rising for the fourth year in a row after two years of decline. 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 in certain years. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.

Sulphur Production in China

In value terms, sulphur production rose notably to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Overall, the total production indicated moderate 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 2016 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Sulphur production peaked in 2020 and is likely to continue growth in the near future.

Sulphur Exports

Exports from China

In 2020, shipments abroad of sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur was finally on the rise to reach X tonnes for the first time since 2017, thus ending a two-year declining trend. Overall, exports, however, continue to indicate a abrupt contraction. Over the period under review, exports reached the peak figure at X tonnes in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, sulphur exports fell dramatically to $X in 2020. In general, exports, however, faced a deep setback. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2015 with an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, exports attained the peak of $X. from 2016 to 2020, the growth exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (X tonnes) was the main destination for sulphur exports from China, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, sulphur exports to Democratic People's Republic of Korea exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, South Korea (X tonnes), more than tenfold.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume to Democratic People's Republic of Korea was relatively modest. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: South Korea (-X% per year) and Indonesia (-X% per year).

In value terms, Democratic People's Republic of Korea ($X) emerged as the key foreign market for sulphur exports from China, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by South Korea ($X), with a X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to Democratic People's Republic of Korea was relatively modest. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: South Korea (-X% per year) and Indonesia (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average sulphur export price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, reducing by -X% against the previous year. In general, the export price continues to indicate a drastic downturn. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 an increase of X% y-o-y. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major foreign markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was South Korea ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Democratic People's Republic of Korea ($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 Democratic People's Republic of Korea, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Sulphur Imports

Imports into China

In 2020, supplies from abroad of sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the third consecutive year after two years of growth. Over the period under review, imports recorded a deep setback. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, imports attained the peak of X tonnes. from 2009 to 2020, the growth imports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, sulphur imports declined notably to $X in 2020. In general, imports saw a abrupt decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, imports attained the peak of $X. from 2011 to 2020, the growth imports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2020, South Korea (X tonnes) constituted the largest supplier of sulphur to China, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, sulphur imports from South Korea exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Japan (X tonnes), sixfold.

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

In value terms, Japan ($X), South Korea ($X) and Germany ($X) appeared to be the largest sulphur suppliers to China, with a combined X% share of total imports.

Germany saw the highest growth rate of the value of imports, in terms of 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 sulphur import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, declining by -X% against the previous year. In general, the import price saw a noticeable downturn. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2009 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Germany ($X per tonne), while the price for South Korea ($X per tonne) 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 a decline.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2021 2007-2021 2022-2030 US$, Tonnes

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur in the world?
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China constituted the country with the largest volume of sulphur consumption, comprising approx. 27% of total volume. Moreover, sulphur consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India, twofold. The U.S. ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 6.2% share.
What are the largest producers of sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of sulphur production was China, comprising approx. 27% of total volume. Moreover, sulphur production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, India, twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by the U.S., with a 6.2% share.
What are the leading suppliers of sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur to China?
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In value terms, Japan, South Korea and Germany were the largest sulphur suppliers to China, together accounting for 94% of total imports.
What are the leading importers of sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur from China?
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In value terms, Democratic People's Republic of Korea emerged as the key foreign market for sulphur exports from China, comprising 78% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by South Korea, with a 14% share of total exports.
What is the average export price for sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur in China?
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In 2020, the average sulphur export price amounted to $260 per tonne, dropping by -81.6% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur in China?
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In 2020, the average sulphur import price amounted to $774 per tonne, falling by -5.8% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the sulphur 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.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 20132120 - Sulphur, sublimed or precipitated, colloidal sulphur
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

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 2012–2021
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2021
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 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2012–2021
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2012–2021
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:
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, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
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