Latest Report Update: Apr 14, 2021

Japan - Alumina - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights
Update: COVID-19 Impact

Licenses

You will receive a PDF copy of the report by email within 24 hours (Mon - Fri).

By clicking «Buy the Report», you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. We'll occasionally send you account related emails.

Japan: Alumina Market Overview 2021

Alumina Market Size in Japan

The Japanese alumina market expanded remarkably to $X in 2019, picking up by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, consumption, however, continues to indicate a drastic downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. Alumina consumption peaked at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, consumption failed to regain the momentum.

Alumina Production in Japan

In value terms, alumina production shrank to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production recorded a abrupt slump. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, production attained the maximum level at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Alumina Exports

Exports from Japan

In 2019, the amount of alumina exported from Japan reduced to X tonnes, waning by -X% on the previous year's figure. In general, exports showed a abrupt setback. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports reached the maximum at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, alumina exports declined modestly to $X in 2019. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, exports reached the peak of $X. From 2011 to 2019, the growth exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

China (X tonnes), South Korea (X tonnes) and Taiwan (Chinese) (X tonnes) were the main destinations of alumina exports from Japan, together accounting for X% of total exports. The U.S., Thailand, Viet Nam and Malaysia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in the U.S., while shipments for the other leaders experienced mixed trend patterns.

In value terms, the largest markets for alumina exported from Japan were China ($X), South Korea ($X) and the U.S. ($X), with a combined X% share of total exports.

Among the main countries of destination, the U.S. 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

In 2019, the average alumina export price amounted to $X per tonne, with an increase of X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price posted a prominent expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the average export price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average export prices reached the maximum in 2019 and is likely to see steady growth in the near future.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major overseas markets. In 2019, the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Viet Nam ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to China, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Alumina Imports

Imports into Japan

In 2019, overseas purchases of alumina increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the sixth year in a row after two years of decline. In general, imports showed resilient growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Imports peaked in 2019 and are expected to retain growth in the near future.

In value terms, alumina imports rose rapidly to $X in 2019. Overall, total imports indicated a strong increase from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, imports increased by +X% against 2013 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Imports peaked in 2019 and are likely to see steady growth in years to come.

Imports by Country

Australia (X tonnes), France (X tonnes) and South Korea (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of alumina imports to Japan, together accounting for X% of total imports. China, Indonesia, Germany and Viet Nam lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Viet Nam (+X% per year), while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest alumina suppliers to Japan were France ($X), South Korea ($X) and Australia ($X), together comprising X% of total imports. These countries were followed by Germany, China, Indonesia and Viet Nam, which together accounted for a further X Nam (+X% per year) saw 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

In 2019, the average alumina import price amounted to $X per tonne, surging by X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, showed a mild decrease. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 an increase of X% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Germany ($X per tonne), while the price for Australia ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by South Korea, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for alumina in the world?
+
The country with the largest volume of alumina consumption was China (83M tonnes), accounting for 64% of total volume. Moreover, alumina consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India (6.8M tonnes), more than tenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Canada (5.5M tonnes), with a 4.2% share.
What are the largest producers of alumina in the world?
+
The country with the largest volume of alumina production was China (81M tonnes), comprising approx. 58% of total volume. Moreover, alumina production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Australia (19M tonnes), fourfold. Brazil (8M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 5.7% share.
What are the leading suppliers of alumina to Japan?
+
In value terms, the largest alumina suppliers to Japan were France ($27M), South Korea ($25M) and Australia ($20M), together comprising 60% of total imports. Germany, China, Indonesia and Viet Nam lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 25%.
What are the leading importers of alumina from Japan?
+
In value terms, China ($47M), South Korea ($46M) and the U.S. ($36M) constituted the largest markets for alumina exported from Japan worldwide, together comprising 73% of total exports.
What is the average export price for alumina in Japan?
+
In 2019, the average alumina export price amounted to $2,426 per tonne, increasing by 11% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for alumina in Japan?
+
In 2019, the average alumina import price amounted to $897 per tonne, surging by 2.2% against the previous year.

Product coverage:

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

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Japan
• 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
• Find deeper insights into current market developments
• 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
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 2007–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2019
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 2019
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2019
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2019
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2025
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, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019

Webinar: Global Metal Tank Market - Statistics, Trends, and Outlook



Join our live webinar to get insights into the global metal tank market.



Thursday, April 15th, 2021 @ 10:00 am ET


Register

Webinar: Global Gym and Fitness Equipment Market - Statistics, Trends, and Outlook



Join our live webinar to get insights into the global gym and fitness equipment market.



Thursday, April 22nd, 2021 @ 10:00 am ET


Register

Webinar: Global Palm Oil Market - Statistics, Trends, and Outlook



Join our live webinar to get insights into the global palm oil market.



Thursday, May 6th, 2021 @ 10:00 am ET


Register
Ready to Get Started?
We can help you conduct market research and write a report using the most reliable data