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Colombia - Clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Colombia: Common Clay Market Overview 2021

Common Clay Market Size in Colombia

The Colombian common clay market reached $X in 2019, growing by X% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Over the period under review, consumption, however, showed a resilient expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when the market value increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market reached the maximum level at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Common Clay Exports

Exports from Colombia

In 2019, after two years of growth, there was significant decline in shipments abroad of common clay, when their volume decreased by -X% to X tonnes. Overall, exports, however, showed buoyant growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2018, and then dropped sharply in the following year.

In value terms, common clay exports shrank to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports attained the peak figure at $X in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Ecuador (X tonnes) was the main destination for common clay exports from Colombia, with a approx. X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Ecuador totaled +X%.

In value terms, Ecuador ($X) also remains the key foreign market for common clay exports from Colombia.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value to Ecuador stood at +X%.

Export Prices by Country

The average common clay export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, surging by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price, however, showed a abrupt decrease. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average export prices attained the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, export prices remained at a lower figure.

As there is only one major export destination, the average price level is determined by prices for Ecuador.

From 2007 to 2019, the rate of growth in terms of prices for Ecuador amounted to -X% per year.

Common Clay Imports

Imports into Colombia

After three years of growth, overseas purchases of common clay decreased by -X% to X tonnes in 2019. Overall, total imports indicated noticeable growth from 2007 to 2019: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, imports increased by +X% against 2008 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2018, and then declined in the following year.

In value terms, common clay imports rose sharply to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, imports, however, continue to indicate a resilient expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

The U.S. (X tonnes), Spain (X tonnes) and the UK (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of common clay imports to Colombia, together accounting for X% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Spain, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the U.S. ($X) constituted the largest supplier of common clay to Colombia, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Spain ($X), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from the U.S. stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Spain (+X% per year) and the UK (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average common clay import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, picking up by X% against the previous year. Overall, import price indicated buoyant growth from 2007 to 2019: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($X per tonne), while the price for the UK ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the U.S., 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 clays in the world?
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China (56M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of clay consumption, comprising approx. 24% of total volume. Moreover, clay consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Russia (24M tonnes), twofold. Turkey (17M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 7.2% share.
What are the largest producers of clays in the world?
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China (58M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of clay production, comprising approx. 25% of total volume. Moreover, clay production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Russia (22M tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Turkey (17M tonnes), with a 7.2% share.
What are the leading suppliers of clays to Colombia?
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In value terms, the largest clay suppliers to Colombia were China ($11M), the U.S. ($8.8M) and the UK ($2.6M), with a combined 79% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of clays from Colombia?
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In value terms, Ecuador ($1.9M) remains the key foreign market for clay exports from Colombia.
What is the average export price for clays in Colombia?
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In 2019, the average clay export price amounted to $144 per tonne, with an increase of 9.1% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for clays in Colombia?
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The average clay import price stood at $388 per tonne in 2019, growing by 3.6% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 08122250 - Common clays and shales for construction use (excluding bentonite, fireclay, expanded clays, kaolin and kaolinic clays), a ndalusite, kyanite and sillimanite, mullite, chamotte or dinas earths
• Prodcom 08122255 -

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the common clay market in Colombia. 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:
• Colombia

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Colombia
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
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3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
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 2007–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2019
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 2019
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2019
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2019
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, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019

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