Feb 23, 2019

EU - Iron Ores And Concentrates - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights

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EU: Iron Ore Market Overview 2019

Iron Ore Market Size in the EU

The revenue of the iron ore market in the European Union amounted to $X in 2017, 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). The total market indicated a remarkable increase from 2007 to 2017: its value decreased at an average annual rate of -X% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010, when market value increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the iron ore market reached its maximum level of $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2017, it failed to regain its momentum.

Iron Ore Exports in the EU

In 2017, approx. X tonnes of iron ores and concentrates were exported in the European Union; approximately mirroring the previous year. The iron ore exports continue to indicate a deep decrease. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011, when it surged by X% against the previous year. The volume of exports peaked of X tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2017, it failed to regain its momentum.

In value terms, iron ore exports totaled $X in 2017. The iron ore exports continue to indicate a prominent expansion. Over the period under review, the iron ore exports reached its maximum level of $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2017, it failed to regain its momentum.

Iron Ore Exports by Country in the EU

Sweden dominates iron ore exports structure, finishing at X tonnes, which was near X% of total exports in 2017. The following exporters - France (X tonnes) and the Netherlands (X tonnes) each amounted to a X% share of total exports.

Exports from Sweden decreased at an average annual rate of -X% from 2007 to 2017. At the same time, the Netherlands (+X%) and France (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, the Netherlands emerged as the fastest growing exporter in the European Union, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2017. While the share of Sweden (X%) increased significantly, the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Sweden ($X) remains the largest iron ore supplier in the European Union, making up X% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the Netherlands ($X), with a X% share of global exports. It was followed by France, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2017, the average annual growth rate of value in Sweden stood at +X%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: the Netherlands (+X% per year) and France (+X% per year).

Iron Ore Export Prices by Country in the EU

The iron ore export price in the European Union stood at $X per tonne in 2017, jumping by X% against the previous year. The export price indicated a prominent growth from 2007 to 2017: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2017 figures, the iron ore export price increased by +X% against 2014 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008, an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the export prices for iron ores and concentrates reached its maximum level of $X per tonne in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2017, it failed to regain its momentum.

Export prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest export price was Sweden ($X per tonne), while France ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of export prices was attained by Sweden (+X% per year), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Iron Ore Imports in the EU

In 2017, approx. X tonnes of iron ores and concentrates were imported in the European Union; approximately equating the previous year. The iron ore imports continue to indicate a significant decline. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010, when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the iron ore imports reached its peak figure volume of X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2017, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

In value terms, iron ore imports totaled $X in 2017. The iron ore imports continue to indicate a mild setback. The level of imports peaked of $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2017, it failed to regain its momentum.

Iron Ore Imports by Country in the EU

In 2017, Germany (X tonnes), distantly followed by the Netherlands (X tonnes), France (X tonnes), the UK (X tonnes), Belgium (X tonnes), Poland (X tonnes) and Slovakia (X tonnes) represented the major importers of iron ores and concentrates, together making up X% of total imports. The following importers - the Czech Republic (X tonnes), Italy (X tonnes), Spain (X tonnes), Austria (X tonnes) and Finland (X tonnes) together made up X% of total imports.

Imports into Germany decreased at an average annual rate of -X% from 2007 to 2017. At the same time, Finland (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Finland emerged as the fastest growing importer in the European Union, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2017. Slovakia experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Spain (-X%), Poland (-X%), the Netherlands (-X%), the Czech Republic (-X%), Belgium (-X%), France (-X%), the UK (-X%), Austria (-X%) and Italy (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of Italy (X%), Germany (X%), the UK (X%), France (X%), Austria (X%), the Netherlands (X%) and Belgium (X%) increased significantly in terms of the global imports from 2007-2017, the share of Finland (-X%) displayed negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Germany ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported iron ores and concentrates in the European Union, making up X% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the Netherlands ($X), with a X% share of global imports. It was followed by France, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2017, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value in Germany was relatively modest. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: the Netherlands (-X% per year) and France (+X% per year).

Iron Ore Import Prices by Country in the EU

In 2017, the iron ore import price in the European Union amounted to $X per tonne, jumping by X% against the previous year. The import price indicated a modest increase from 2007 to 2017: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017, an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of import price peaked of $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2017, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

There were significant differences in the average import prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2017, the country with the highest import price was Italy ($X per tonne), while Poland ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of import prices was attained by Italy (+X% per year), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Product coverage:
iron ores and concentrates, other than roasted iron pyrites.


This report provides an in-depth analysis of the iron ore 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.


Country coverage:
• 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
• United Kingdom.


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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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 2025
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

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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

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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

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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 2007–2017
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 2007–2017
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

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11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

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• 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
• United Kingdom
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2017
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2017
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2017
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015-2017
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2017
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2017
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2017
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2017
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, 2007–2017
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2017
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2017
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2017
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2017
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2017
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