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

Common Clay Market Size in Egypt

In 2019, the Egyptian common clay market increased by X% to $X, rising for the second year in a row after four years of decline. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the market value increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market reached the peak level in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

Common Clay Production in Egypt

In value terms, common clay production rose sharply to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production reached the peak level in 2019 and is likely to see steady growth in the near future.

Common Clay Exports

Exports from Egypt

Common clay exports from Egypt skyrocketed to X tonnes in 2019, increasing by X% compared with the year before. In general, exports saw a significant expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2009 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, common clay exports surged to $X in 2019. Overall, exports enjoyed a significant expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2009 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Kuwait (X tonnes) was the main destination for common clay exports from Egypt, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, common clay exports to Kuwait exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Romania (X tonnes), fourfold. The United Arab Emirates (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total exports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Kuwait amounted to +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Romania (-X% per year) and the United Arab Emirates (+X% per year).

In value terms, Kuwait ($X) remains the key foreign market for common clay exports from Egypt, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Romania ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by the United Arab Emirates, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to Kuwait stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Romania (+X% per year) and the United Arab Emirates (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the average common clay export price amounted to $X per tonne, surging by X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price posted buoyant growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2009 when the average export price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average export prices reached the maximum at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, export prices remained at a lower figure.

Average prices varied noticeably for the major overseas markets. In 2019, the countries with the highest prices were Kuwait ($X per tonne) and Tunisia ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Malaysia ($X per tonne) and Romania ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Romania, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Common Clay Imports

Imports into Egypt

For the fourth year in a row, Egypt recorded decline in overseas purchases of common clay, which decreased by -X% to X tonnes in 2019. Over the period under review, imports showed a deep downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports reached the peak figure at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, common clay imports dropped rapidly to $X in 2019. In general, imports showed a deep contraction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

Portugal (X tonnes), China (X tonnes) and India (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of common clay imports to Egypt, with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by the U.S., Spain, Germany and Turkey, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Turkey, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest common clay suppliers to Egypt were China ($X), the U.S. ($X) and Portugal ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports. Spain, India, Germany and Turkey lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X the main suppliers, India 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

The average common clay import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, falling by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2019, import prices remained at a 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. ($X per tonne), while the price for Portugal ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by China, 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 common clay in the world?
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China (40M tonnes) remains the largest common clay consuming country worldwide, comprising approx. 24% of total volume. Moreover, common clay consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the U.S. (19M tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Spain (16M tonnes), with a 9.4% share.
What are the largest producers of common clay in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of common clay production was China (40M tonnes), accounting for 24% of total volume. Moreover, common clay production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (19M tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Spain (16M tonnes), with a 9.5% share.
What are the leading suppliers of common clay to Egypt?
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In value terms, China ($54K), the U.S. ($48K) and Portugal ($42K) appeared to be the largest common clay suppliers to Egypt, with a combined 56% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Spain, India, Germany and Turkey, which together accounted for a further 31%.
What are the leading importers of common clay from Egypt?
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In value terms, Kuwait ($773K) remains the key foreign market for common clay exports from Egypt, comprising 50% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Romania ($190K), with a 12% share of total exports. It was followed by the United Arab Emirates, with a 9.7% share.
What is the average export price for common clay in Egypt?
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In 2019, the average common clay export price amounted to $1,937 per tonne, picking up by 20% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for common clay in Egypt?
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The average common clay import price stood at $246 per tonne in 2019, which is down by -23% 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 Egypt. 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:
• Egypt

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Egypt
• 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 2007–2019
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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