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EU: Alcohols Market 2021

Alcohols Market Size in the EU

The EU alcohols market expanded markedly to $X in 2020, rising by X% against the previous year. In general, consumption continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, consumption failed to regain the momentum.

Alcohols Production in the EU

In value terms, alcohols production reduced to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Overall, production showed a perceptible descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of production peaked at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, production remained at a lower figure.

Production By Country in the EU

The countries with the highest volumes of alcohols production in 2020 were Germany (X tons), the Netherlands (X tons) and Belgium (X tons), together accounting for X% of total production. France, Finland, Sweden and Spain lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of alcohols production, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by Finland, while alcohols production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Alcohols Exports

Exports in the EU

In 2020, overseas shipments of alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives decreased by -X% to X tons, falling for the third consecutive year after two years of growth. Overall, exports, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at X tons in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, alcohols exports plummeted to $X in 2020. In general, exports, however, saw a pronounced downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of export peaked at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

The Netherlands was the major exporting country with an export of around X tons, which resulted at X% of total exports. Germany (X tons) took the second position in the ranking, distantly followed by Belgium (X tons) and Poland (X tons). All these countries together took near X% share of total exports. The following exporters - Spain (X tons), Finland (X tons) and France (X tons) - each resulted at a X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Poland, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest alcohols supplying countries in the European Union were Germany ($X), the Netherlands ($X) and Belgium ($X), together accounting for X% of total exports. Spain, France, Poland and Finland lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X saw the highest growth rate of the value of exports, among the main exporting countries over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the exports figures.

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the alcohols export price in the European Union amounted to $X per ton, with a decrease of -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price saw a perceptible descent. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of export peaked at $X per ton in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

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

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

Alcohols Imports

Imports in the EU

In 2020, purchases abroad of alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives was finally on the rise to reach X tons for the first time since 2017, thus ending a two-year declining trend. Overall, imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure at X tons in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, alcohols imports fell to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, imports saw a mild setback. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports reached the maximum at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

The purchases of the seven major importers of alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives, namely the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, France and Poland, represented more than two-thirds of total import.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the leading importing countries, was attained by Poland, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Germany ($X), the Netherlands ($X) and Belgium ($X) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2020, together comprising X% of total imports. These countries were followed by Italy, France, Spain and Poland, which together accounted for a further X recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, in terms of the main importing countries over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the imports figures.

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the alcohols import price in the European Union amounted to $X per ton, declining by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price showed a perceptible curtailment. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 when the import price increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, import prices reached the peak figure at $X per ton in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was France ($X per ton), while Poland ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

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

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives in the the EU?
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The country with the largest volume of alcohols consumption was Germany, accounting for 26% of total volume. Moreover, alcohols consumption in Germany exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Belgium, twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by France, with a 9.6% share.
What are the largest producers of alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives in the the EU?
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The countries with the highest volumes of alcohols production in 2020 were Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium, with a combined 78% share of total production. These countries were followed by France, Finland, Sweden and Spain, which together accounted for a further 17%.
What are the leading exporters of alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives in the the EU?
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In value terms, Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2020, together comprising 80% of total exports. Spain, France, Poland and Finland lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 14%.
What are the leading importers of alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives in the the EU?
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In value terms, Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2020, together accounting for 46% of total imports. Italy, France, Spain and Poland lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 35%.
What is the average export price for alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives in the the EU?
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In 2020, the alcohols export price in the European Union amounted to $773 per ton, which is down by -16.6% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives in the the EU?
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In 2020, the alcohols import price in the European Union amounted to $572 per ton, reducing by -12.2% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the alcohols market in the EU. 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 20142210 - Methanol (methyl alcohol)
• Prodcom 20142220 - Propan-1-ol (propyl alcohol) and propan-2-ol (isopropyl alcohol)
• Prodcom 20142230 - Butan-1-ol (n-butyl alcohol)
• Prodcom 20142240 - Butanols (excluding butan-1-ol (n-butyl alcohol))
• Prodcom 20142263 - Octanol (octyl alcohol) and isomers thereof
• Prodcom 20142265 - Lauryl alcohol, cetyl alcohol, stearyl alcohol and other saturated monohydric alcohols (excluding methyl, propyl and isopropyl, n-butyl, other butanols, octyl)
• Prodcom 20142270 - Unsaturated monohydric alcohols
• Prodcom 20142310 - Ethylene glycol (ethanediol)
• Prodcom 20142320 - Propylene glycol (propane-1,2-diol)
• Prodcom 20142333 - D-glucitol (sorbitol)
• Prodcom 20142339 - Diols and polyhydric alcohols (excluding ethylene glycol and propylene glycol, D-glucitol)
• Prodcom 20142350 - Halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives of acyclic alcohols
• Prodcom 20142360 - Glycerol (including synthetic, excluding crude, waters and lyes)
• Prodcom 20142373 - Cyclanic, cyclenic or cycloterpenic alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives
• Prodcom 20142375 - Aromatic alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, n itrated or nitrosated derivatives

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

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• Discover vital success factors affecting the market
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
2. How to load your idle production capacity
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
REPORT DESCRIPTION
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
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCT

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 2012–2021
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 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

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Austria
• Belgium
• Bulgaria
• Croatia
• Cyprus
• Czech Republic
• Denmark
• Estonia
• Finland
• France
• Germany
• Greece
• Hungary
• Ireland
• Italy
• Latvia
• Lithuania
• Luxembourg
• Malta
• Netherlands
• Poland
• Portugal
• Romania
• Slovakia
• Slovenia
• Spain
• Sweden
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, By Country, 2018–2021
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2021
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2030
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, 2012–2021
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2021
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2012–2021
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