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Eastern Asia: Gauze Market Overview 2021

Gauze Market Size in Eastern Asia

After two years of growth, the East Asian gauze market decreased by -X% to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, consumption recorded a slight decline. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 when the market value increased by X% against the previous year. The level of consumption peaked at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Gauze Production in Eastern Asia

In value terms, gauze production shrank modestly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Overall, production, however, saw a pronounced reduction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 when the production volume increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, production remained at a lower figure.

Production By Country in Eastern Asia

China (X square meters) constituted the country with the largest volume of gauze production, comprising approx. X% of total volume. Moreover, gauze production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Japan (X square meters), tenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by South Korea (X square meters), with a X% share.

In China, gauze production remained relatively stable over the period from 2007-2020. The remaining producing countries recorded the following average annual rates of production growth: Japan (+X% per year) and South Korea (-X% per year).

Gauze Exports

Exports in Eastern Asia

In 2020, shipments abroad of gauze (excluding medical gauze) decreased by -X% to X square meters, falling for the fifth year in a row after two years of growth. Over the period under review, exports continue to indicate a abrupt setback. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, exports attained the peak of X square meters. from 2016 to 2020, the growth exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, gauze exports contracted to $X in 2020. In general, exports showed a pronounced descent. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

In 2020, China (X square meters) was the major exporter of gauze (excluding medical gauze), generating X% of total exports. Japan (X square meters) occupied the second position in the ranking, distantly followed by South Korea (X square meters). All these countries together held approx. X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, average annual rates of growth with regard to gauze exports from China stood at -X%. At the same time, Japan (+X%) and South Korea (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Japan emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in Eastern Asia, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. From 2007 to 2020, the share of Japan and South Korea increased by +X% and +X% percentage points, while China (-X p.p.) saw their share reduced.

In value terms, the largest gauze supplying countries in Eastern Asia were Japan ($X), China ($X) and South Korea ($X), with a combined X% share of total exports.

Among the main exporting countries, Japan recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the exports figures.

Export Prices by Country

The gauze export price in Eastern Asia stood at $X per square meter in 2020, reducing by -X% against the previous year. Export price indicated notable growth 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, gauze export price increased by +X% against 2015 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the export price increased by X% against the previous year. The level of export peaked at $X per square meter in 2019, and then reduced modestly in the following year.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Japan ($X per square meter), while China ($X per square meter) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by China, while the other leaders experienced a decline in the export price figures.

Gauze Imports

Imports in Eastern Asia

Gauze imports contracted modestly to X square meters in 2020, with a decrease of -X% on 2019. Over the period under review, imports, however, continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The volume of import peaked at X square meters in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, gauze imports fell significantly to $X in 2020. Overall, imports, however, enjoyed a slight increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, imports reached the peak of $X. from 2015 to 2020, the growth imports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Japan (X square meters) was the main importer of gauze (excluding medical gauze), generating X% of total imports. South Korea (X square meters) took the second position in the ranking, followed by China (X square meters) and Taiwan (Chinese) (X square meters). All these countries together took near X% share of total imports. Democratic People's Republic of Korea (X square meters) occupied a little share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, average annual rates of growth with regard to gauze imports into Japan stood at +X%. At the same time, Democratic People's Republic of Korea (+X%), South Korea (+X%) and Taiwan (Chinese) (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Democratic People's Republic of Korea emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Eastern Asia, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. By contrast, China (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2007 to 2020, the share of Japan, South Korea and Democratic People's Republic of Korea increased by +X%, +X% and +X% percentage points, while China (-X p.p.) saw their share reduced. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the largest gauze importing markets in Eastern Asia were Japan ($X), China ($X) and South Korea ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports. Taiwan (Chinese) and Democratic People's Republic of Korea lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X People's Republic of Korea recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, among the main importing countries over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The gauze import price in Eastern Asia stood at $X per square meter in 2020, dropping by -X% against the previous year. Import price indicated a mild increase from 2007 to 2020: its price 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. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the import price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, import prices attained the maximum at $X per square meter in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was China ($X per square meter), while South Korea ($X per square meter) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Taiwan (Chinese), while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for gauze (excluding medical gauze) in Eastern Asia?
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China (20M square meters) remains the largest gauze consuming country in Eastern Asia, accounting for 78% of total volume. Moreover, gauze consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, South Korea (1.9M square meters), more than tenfold. Japan (1.7M square meters) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 6.8% share.
What are the largest producers of gauze (excluding medical gauze) in Eastern Asia?
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China (22M square meters) constituted the country with the largest volume of gauze production, comprising approx. 78% of total volume. Moreover, gauze production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Japan (2.1M square meters), tenfold. South Korea (2M square meters) ranked third in terms of total production with a 7.3% share.
What are the leading suppliers of gauze (excluding medical gauze) in Eastern Asia?
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In value terms, the largest gauze supplying countries in Eastern Asia were Japan ($13M), China ($10M) and South Korea ($3.2M), with a combined 99% share of total exports.
What are the leading importers of gauze (excluding medical gauze) in Eastern Asia?
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In value terms, Japan ($1.8M), China ($1.2M) and South Korea ($509K) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2020, together comprising 84% of total imports. These countries were followed by Taiwan (Chinese) and Democratic People's Republic of Korea, which together accounted for a further 14%.
What is the average export price for gauze (excluding medical gauze) in Eastern Asia?
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In 2020, the gauze export price in Eastern Asia amounted to $9.9 per square meter, which is down by -3.2% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for gauze (excluding medical gauze) in Eastern Asia?
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The gauze import price in Eastern Asia stood at $11 per square meter in 2020, which is down by -27.8% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 13204400 - Gauze (excluding medical gauze, narrow woven fabrics)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the gauze market in Eastern Asia. 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:
• Democratic People's Republic of Korea
• Macao SAR
• Taiwan (Chinese)

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Eastern Asia, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Eastern Asia
• 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
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
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
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2020
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

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

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• China
• Hong Kong SAR
• Macao SAR
• Japan
• South Korea
• Taiwan (Chinese)
• Democratic People's Republic of Korea
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, By Country, 2015–2020
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2020
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Exports And Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports And Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2020
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2020

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