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India - Inks (Excluding Printing Ink) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights

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India: Ink Market 2022

Ink Market Size in India

The Indian ink market stood at $X in 2021, standing approx. at the previous year. Overall, the total consumption indicated a buoyant expansion from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +6.4% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, consumption increased by +74.3% against 2012 indices. Ink consumption peaked in 2021 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

Ink Production in India

In value terms, ink production contracted slightly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. In general, the total production indicated a remarkable increase from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +6.4% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, production increased by +35.4% against 2016 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the production volume increased by 25% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $X in 2020, and then dropped modestly in the following year.

Ink Exports

Exports from India

In 2021, overseas shipments of inks (excluding printing ink) were finally on the rise to reach X tons after three years of decline. Over the period under review, exports enjoyed a slight expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 when exports increased by 91% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the exports attained the maximum at X tons in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, the exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, ink exports skyrocketed to $X in 2021. In general, exports enjoyed perceptible growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when exports increased by 113% against the previous year. The exports peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Nepal (X tons), Bangladesh (X tons) and China (X tons) were the main destinations of ink exports from India, with a combined 38% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Indonesia, Nigeria, the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Iran and Egypt, which together accounted for a further 43%.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Iran (with a CAGR of +35.0%), while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, China ($X), Bangladesh ($X) and Indonesia ($X) appeared to be the largest markets for ink exported from India worldwide, together comprising 34% of total exports. The United Arab Emirates, Nepal, Nigeria, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Iran, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 41%.

In terms of the main countries of destination, Ethiopia, with a CAGR of +37.9%, saw 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 average ink export price stood at $X per ton in 2021, with a decrease of -3.4% against the previous year. Over the last nine-year period, it increased at an average annual rate of +2.1%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 an increase of 11% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average export prices reached the maximum at $X per ton in 2020, and then reduced slightly in the following year.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major foreign markets. In 2021, the country with the highest price was the United Arab Emirates ($X per ton), while the average price for exports to Nepal ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to the United Arab Emirates (+10.1%), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Ink Imports

Imports into India

In 2021, approx. X tons of inks (excluding printing ink) were imported into India; surging by 39% on 2020. Overall, total imports indicated a measured increase from 2012 to 2021: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +4.3% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Imports peaked at X tons in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, ink imports soared to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, total imports indicated slight growth from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +1.8% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, imports decreased by -27.4% against 2014 indices. Imports peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2021, China (X tons) constituted the largest ink supplier to India, with a 66% share of total imports. Moreover, ink imports from China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Germany (X tons), fivefold. South Korea (X tons) ranked third in terms of total imports with a 4.4% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of volume from China totaled +9.9%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Germany (+6.7% per year) and South Korea (-3.6% per year).

In value terms, China ($X) constituted the largest supplier of ink to India, comprising 49% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Germany ($X), with a 13% share of total imports. It was followed by Japan, with an 8.5% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value from China stood at +9.3%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Germany (+3.1% per year) and Japan (-0.2% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average ink import price stood at $X per ton in 2021, waning by -2% against the previous year. In general, the import price showed a perceptible curtailment. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 when the average import price increased by 16% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $X per ton in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, import prices failed to regain momentum.

Prices varied noticeably country of origin: the country with the highest price was the United States ($X per ton), while the price for Spain ($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 United States (+10.7%), while the prices for the other major suppliers 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 inks (excluding printing ink) in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2021 were China, the United States and India, with a combined 41% share of global consumption. Greece, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, France, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia and the UK lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 27%.
What are the largest producers of inks (excluding printing ink) in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were China, the United States and India, with a combined 52% share of global production. Japan, Greece, the Philippines, Germany, South Korea, France, the UK, Taiwan Chinese), Mexico and Spain lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 29%.
What are the leading suppliers of inks (excluding printing ink) to India?
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In value terms, China constituted the largest supplier of ink to India, comprising 49% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Germany, with a 13% share of total imports. It was followed by Japan, with an 8.5% share.
What are the leading importers of inks (excluding printing ink) from India?
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In value terms, China, Bangladesh and Indonesia were the largest markets for ink exported from India worldwide, with a combined 34% share of total exports. The United Arab Emirates, Nepal, Nigeria, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Iran, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 41%.
What is the average export price for inks (excluding printing ink) in India?
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The average ink export price stood at $6,909 per ton in 2021, waning by -3.4% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for inks (excluding printing ink) in India?
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In 2021, the average ink import price amounted to $8,095 per ton, falling by -2% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the ink market in India. 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 20593000 - Inks (excluding printing ink)
Country coverage:
• India

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

Reasons to buy this report:
• Take advantage of the latest data
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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
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
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
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2022
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

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

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 In 2007-2022
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007-2022
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2030
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, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
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