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GCC: Natural Sand Market 2022

Natural Sand Market Size in GCC

Over the period under review, consumption recorded a relatively flat trend pattern.

Natural Sand Exports

Exports by Country

Canada (X tons) and the United States (X tons) were the largest exporters of natural sands in 2021, recording approx. 53% and 1% of total exports, respectively. It was distantly followed by China (X tons), creating a 27% share of total exports. The United Arab Emirates (X tons), Malaysia (X tons), Uzbekistan (X tons), the Netherlands (X tons), Belgium (X tons), Germany (X tons), Australia (X tons) and France (X tons) took a little share of total exports.

From 2012 to 2021, natural sand exports from expanded with a Canada of +73.0%, while the United States (+2.4%) experienced a tangible expansion unchanged over the same period. At the same time, Uzbekistan (+296.0%), the United Arab Emirates (+103.0%), China (+56.5%), Malaysia (+48.1%), Belgium (+20.5%), Germany (+11.1%), Australia (+6.4%), France (+2.7%) and the Netherlands (+1.9%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Uzbekistan emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in the world, with a CAGR of +296.0% from 2012-2021. From 2012 to 2021, the share of Canada, China, the United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan and Malaysia increased by +48, +20, +3.9, +2.2 and +1.5 percentage points, respectively.

In value terms, Canada ($X), China ($X) and Belgium ($X) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2021, with a combined 60% share of total exports. Uzbekistan, the United States, the United Arab Emirates, the Netherlands, Australia, Germany, France and Malaysia lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 31%.

Among the main exporting countries, Uzbekistan, with a CAGR of +271.3%, recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The export price in X stood at less than $X per ton in 2021, leveling off at the previous year. In general, the export price saw a relatively flat trend pattern.

Prices varied noticeably country of origin: the country with the highest price was the United States ($X per ton), while Malaysia ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the Netherlands (+1.8%), while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the export price figures.

Natural Sand Imports

Imports by Country

In 2021, the United Arab Emirates (X tons), distantly followed by Austria (X tons), Belgium (X tons), Slovakia (X tons) and Taiwan (Chinese) (X tons) were the largest importers of natural sands, together comprising 60% of total imports. The following importers - the Netherlands (X tons), Canada (X tons), China (X tons), Singapore (X tons), the United States (X tons), France (X tons), Germany (X tons) and Thailand (X tons) - together made up 23% of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the key importing countries, was attained by Austria (with a CAGR of +53.7%), while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the United Arab Emirates ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported natural sands into X, comprising 32% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Austria ($X), with a 7.7% share of global imports. It was followed by Canada, with a 6.3% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value in the United Arab Emirates stood at +48.8%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Austria (+44.4% per year) and Canada (+8.0% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the import price in X amounted to less than $X per ton, remaining constant against the previous year. In general, the import price recorded a relatively flat trend pattern.

Prices varied noticeably country of destination: the country with the highest price was China ($X per ton), while Slovakia ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Canada (+17.9%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2022 2012-2022 2023-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for natural sands in GCC?
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Saudi Arabia remains the largest natural sand consuming country in GCC, accounting for 60% of total volume. Moreover, natural sand consumption in Saudi Arabia exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the United Arab Emirates, threefold. Oman ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 9.7% share.
What are the largest producers of natural sands in GCC?
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Saudi Arabia constituted the country with the largest volume of natural sand production, comprising approx. 60% of total volume. Moreover, natural sand production in Saudi Arabia exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the United Arab Emirates, threefold. The third position in this ranking was held by Oman, with a 9.5% share.
What are the leading suppliers of natural sands in GCC?
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In value terms, the United Arab Emirates emerged as the largest natural sand supplier in GCC, comprising 83% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Saudi Arabia, with a 17% share of total exports.
What are the leading importers of natural sands in GCC?
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In value terms, the United Arab Emirates constitutes the largest market for imported natural sands in GCC.
What is the average export price for natural sands in GCC?
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The export price in GCC stood at $15 per ton in 2021, waning by -66.6% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for natural sands in GCC?
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The import price in GCC stood at $42 per ton in 2021, declining by -29.4% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the natural sand market in GCC. 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 2030.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 08121150 - Silica sands (quartz sands or industrial sands)
• Prodcom 08121190 - Construction sands such as clayey sands, kaolinic sands, f eldspathic sands (excluding silica sands, metal bearing sands)

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

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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 2012–2022
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 2012–2022
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

• Bahrain
• Kuwait
• Oman
• Qatar
• Saudi Arabia
• United Arab Emirates
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2022
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2018–2022
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2022
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, 2012–2022
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2022
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2012–2022
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