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EU: Flax Fiber Market Overview 2021

Flax Fiber Market Size in the EU

For the third year in a row, the EU flax fiber market recorded growth in sales value, which increased by X% to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, consumption saw a buoyant increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.

Flax Fiber Production in the EU

In value terms, flax fiber production totaled $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. in general, production continues to indicate a resilient expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, production hit record highs in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

The country with the largest volume of flax fiber production was France (X tonnes), accounting for X% of total volume. Moreover, flax fiber production in France exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Belgium (X tonnes), sevenfold.

In France, flax fiber production increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2020.

The average flax fiber yield dropped slightly to X tonnes per ha in 2020, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year's figure. The yield figure 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 2012 when the yield increased by X% against the previous year. The level of yield peaked at X tonnes per ha in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, the yield remained at a lower figure. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

The flax fiber harvested area expanded to X ha in 2020, picking up by X% against the previous year's figure. The total harvested area indicated measured growth from 2007 to 2020: its figure 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. Based on 2020 figures, flax fiber harvested area increased by +X% against 2013 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of harvested area peaked in 2020 and is likely to see gradual growth in the near future.

Production by Country in the EU

France (X tonnes) remains the largest flax fiber producing country in the European Union, comprising approx. X% of total volume. Moreover, flax fiber production in France exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Belgium (X tonnes), sevenfold.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume in France stood at +X%.

Flax Fiber Exports

Exports in the EU

In 2020, shipments abroad of flax fiber increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the fourth consecutive year after two years of decline. Total exports indicated a notable increase from 2007 to 2020: its volume 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, exports increased by +X% against 2016 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2009 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs in 2020 and are likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, flax fiber exports amounted to $X in 2020. Overall, exports saw prominent growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. The level of export peaked in 2020 and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Exports by Country

France was the major exporter of flax fiber in the European Union, with the volume of exports accounting for X tonnes, which was near X% of total exports in 2020. It was distantly followed by Belgium (X tonnes), mixing up a X% share of total exports. The Netherlands (X tonnes) held a relatively small share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the key exporting countries, was attained by the Netherlands, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest flax fiber supplying countries in the European Union were France ($X), Belgium ($X) and the Netherlands ($X), with a combined X% share of total exports.

The Netherlands recorded 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 more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The flax fiber export price in the European Union stood at $X per tonne in 2020, approximately mirroring the previous year. Export price indicated tangible growth 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. Based on 2020 figures, flax fiber export price increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 an increase of X% y-o-y. The level of export peaked at $X per tonne in 2019, and then shrank 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 Belgium ($X per tonne), while the Netherlands ($X per tonne) 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 mixed trends in the export price figures.

Flax Fiber Imports

Imports in the EU

In 2020, the amount of flax fiber imported in the European Union expanded to X tonnes, picking up by X% compared with 2019 figures. Total imports indicated a modest increase from 2007 to 2020: its volume 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. Based on 2020 figures, imports increased by +X% against 2016 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. The volume of import peaked in 2020 and is likely to see steady growth in the near future.

In value terms, flax fiber imports rose to $X in 2020. Overall, imports recorded notable growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. The level of import peaked in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

Imports by Country

Belgium was the largest importing country with an import of about X tonnes, which reached X% of total imports. The Netherlands (X tonnes) took the second position in the ranking, distantly followed by Lithuania (X tonnes) and Poland (X tonnes). All these countries together took near X% share of total imports. The following importers - France (X tonnes), Italy (X tonnes) and Germany (X tonnes) - together made up X% of total imports.

Imports into Belgium increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020. at the same time, the Netherlands (+X%) and Lithuania (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, the Netherlands emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in the European Union, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. by contrast, Germany (-X%), France (-X%), Poland (-X%) and Italy (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. The Netherlands (+X p.p.) and Belgium (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total imports, while France, Italy and Poland saw its share reduced by -X%, -X% and -X% from 2007 to 2020, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Belgium ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported flax fiber in the European Union, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Lithuania ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Poland, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value in Belgium totaled +X%. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Lithuania (+X% per year) and Poland (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The flax fiber import price in the European Union stood at $X per tonne in 2020, remaining constant against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, saw mild growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when the import price increased by X% year-to-year. The level of import peaked at $X per tonne in 2019, and then dropped in the following year.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. in 2020, the country with the highest price was Italy ($X per tonne), while the Netherlands ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Italy, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for flax fiber in the the EU?
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France (527K tonnes) remains the largest flax fiber consuming country in the European Union, comprising approx. 87% of total volume. Moreover, flax fiber consumption in France exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Belgium (35K tonnes), more than tenfold.
What are the largest producers of flax fiber in the the EU?
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France (692K tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of flax fiber production, accounting for 87% of total volume. Moreover, flax fiber production in France exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Belgium (96K tonnes), sevenfold.
What are the leading suppliers of flax fiber in the the EU?
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In value terms, France ($546M), Belgium ($330M) and the Netherlands ($8.5M) constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2020, together accounting for 97% of total exports.
What are the leading importers of flax fiber in the the EU?
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In value terms, Belgium ($107M) constitutes the largest market for imported flax fiber in the European Union, comprising 53% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Lithuania ($26M), with a 13% share of total imports. It was followed by Poland, with a 10% share.
What is the average export price for flax fiber in the the EU?
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In 2020, the flax fiber export price in the European Union amounted to $3,316 per tonne, standing approx. at the previous year.
What is the average import price for flax fiber in the the EU?
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The flax fiber import price in the European Union stood at $2,467 per tonne in 2020, stabilizing at the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 773 - Flax fibre and tow

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the flax fiber 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.



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• 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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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
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
COUNTRIES WITH TOP YIELDS
5.4
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.5
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
7.3
HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD 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

• 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 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:
Harvested Area, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Yield, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Imports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Imports, in Value Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Import Prices, by Country of Destination, 2007–2020
Table 11:
Exports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 12:
Exports, in Value Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 13:
Export Prices, by Country of Origin, 2007–2020
Table 14:
Producer Prices, by Major Producing Country, 2020
Table 15:
Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006=100), by Major Producing Country
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 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:
Yield and Growth
Figure 11:
Exports and Growth
Figure 12:
Export Prices and Growth
Figure 13:
Market Size and Growth
Figure 14:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 15:
Imports and Growth
Figure 16:
Import Prices
Figure 17:
Production, in Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 18:
Production, in Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 19:
Area Harvested, 2007–2020
Figure 20:
Yield, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Production, by Country, 2020
Figure 22:
Production, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Harvested Area, by Country, 2020
Figure 24:
Harvested Area, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Yield, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, in Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Imports, in Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Imports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2020
Figure 29:
Imports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Imports, in Value Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Import Prices, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, in Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Exports, in Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 34:
Exports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2020
Figure 35:
Exports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 36:
Exports, in Value Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 37:
Export Prices, 2007–2020
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