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Alumina Market Size in Ireland

The Irish alumina market surged to $X in 2020, jumping by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, consumption posted a buoyant increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when the market value increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $X in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2020, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Alumina Production in Ireland

In value terms, alumina production declined slightly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2020; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Alumina production peaked at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Alumina Exports

Exports from Ireland

In 2020, exports of alumina from Ireland declined to X tonnes, reducing by -X% compared with 2019. Overall, exports, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports attained the peak figure at X tonnes in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, alumina exports contracted significantly to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, exports, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Exports peaked at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

France (X tonnes), Russia (X tonnes) and the Netherlands (X tonnes) were the main destinations of alumina exports from Ireland, with a combined X% share of total exports.

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

In value terms, France ($X), Russia ($X) and the Netherlands ($X) constituted the largest markets for alumina exported from Ireland worldwide, with a combined X% share of total exports.

Russia saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, among the main countries of destination over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average alumina export price amounted to $X per tonne, falling by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price saw a slight reduction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 when the average export price increased by X% against the previous year. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

Average prices varied noticeably for the major external markets. In 2020, the countries with the highest prices were the UK ($X per tonne) and France ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Norway ($X per tonne) and Iceland ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Iceland, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Alumina Imports

Imports into Ireland

In 2020, the amount of alumina imported into Ireland reduced remarkably to X tonnes, declining by -X% compared with 2019 figures. In general, imports recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, alumina imports reduced dramatically to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, imports continue to indicate a noticeable decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

Germany (X tonnes), China (X tonnes) and the UK (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of alumina imports to Ireland, with a combined X% share of total imports.

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

In value terms, the largest alumina suppliers to Ireland were the U.S. ($X), Germany ($X) and the UK ($X), together comprising X% of total imports.

Germany recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, among the main suppliers over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average alumina import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, rising by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price, however, saw a mild setback. Over the period under review, average import prices attained the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, import prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($X per tonne), while the price for China ($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 prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for alumina in the world?
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China (95M tonnes) remains the largest alumina consuming country worldwide, comprising approx. 60% of total volume. Moreover, alumina consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Australia (17M tonnes), fivefold. India (8.3M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 5.2% share.
What are the largest producers of alumina in the world?
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China (91M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of alumina production, comprising approx. 61% of total volume. Moreover, alumina production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Australia (19M tonnes), fivefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Brazil (8.1M tonnes), with a 5.4% share.
What are the leading suppliers of alumina to Ireland?
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In value terms, the U.S. ($299K), Germany ($288K) and the UK ($226K) constituted the largest alumina suppliers to Ireland, with a combined 87% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of alumina from Ireland?
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In value terms, France ($171M), Russia ($102M) and the Netherlands ($79M) constituted the largest markets for alumina exported from Ireland worldwide, with a combined 75% share of total exports.
What is the average export price for alumina in Ireland?
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The average alumina export price stood at $269 per tonne in 2020, shrinking by -21.8% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for alumina in Ireland?
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The average alumina import price stood at $2,755 per tonne in 2020, picking up by 31% against the previous year.

Product coverage:

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the alumina market in Ireland. 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:

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Ireland
• 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
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
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
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 2007–2020
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

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

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 In 2007–2020
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2020
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, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020

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