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Malaysia - Clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Malaysia: Common Clay Market Overview 2021

Common Clay Market Size in Malaysia

The Malaysian common clay market shrank to $X in 2019, waning by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, consumption, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $X. From 2018 to 2019, the growth of the market remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Common Clay Production in Malaysia

In value terms, common clay production shrank to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, production, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, production reached the peak level at $X in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2019, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Common Clay Exports

Exports from Malaysia

In 2019, approx. X tonnes of common clay were exported from Malaysia; declining by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports, however, posted buoyant growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at X tonnes in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, common clay exports reduced notably to $X in 2019. Overall, exports, however, continue to indicate a buoyant increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Taiwan (Chinese) (X tonnes), Indonesia (X tonnes) and India (X tonnes) were the main destinations of common clay exports from Malaysia, with a combined X% share of total exports. These countries were followed by China and Thailand, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in China (+X% per year), while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest markets for common clay exported from Malaysia were Indonesia ($X), Taiwan (Chinese) ($X) and India ($X), together comprising X% of total exports. China and Thailand lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X the main countries of destination, China (+X% per year) 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 common clay export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, waning by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price showed a pronounced decline. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when the average export price increased by X% against the previous year. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Indonesia ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to India ($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 Thailand, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Common Clay Imports

Imports into Malaysia

In 2019, after two years of growth, there was decline in overseas purchases of common clay, when their volume decreased by -X% to X tonnes. In general, imports, however, recorded a resilient expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum at X tonnes in 2018, and then contracted in the following year.

In value terms, common clay imports totaled $X in 2019. Overall, imports, however, saw a strong expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at $X in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2019, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

India (X tonnes), Thailand (X tonnes) and the U.S. (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of common clay imports to Malaysia, together comprising X% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by India, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest common clay suppliers to Malaysia were Thailand ($X), India ($X) and the U.S. ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports.

Among the main suppliers, India saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, 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 common clay import price amounted to $X per tonne, increasing by X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price enjoyed perceptible growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 an increase of X% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2019, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($X per tonne), while the price for India ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Thailand, 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 common clay in the world?
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China (40M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of common clay consumption, comprising approx. 24% of total volume. Moreover, common clay consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the U.S. (19M tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Spain (16M tonnes), with a 9.4% share.
What are the largest producers of common clay in the world?
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China (40M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of common clay production, accounting for 24% of total volume. Moreover, common clay production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (19M tonnes), twofold. Spain (16M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 9.5% share.
What are the leading suppliers of common clay to Malaysia?
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In value terms, Thailand ($10M), India ($5.3M) and the U.S. ($1.5M) appeared to be the largest common clay suppliers to Malaysia, with a combined 85% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of common clay from Malaysia?
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In value terms, Indonesia ($2.8M), Taiwan (Chinese) ($1.8M) and India ($590K) were the largest markets for common clay exported from Malaysia worldwide, with a combined 80% share of total exports. China and Thailand lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 7.1%.
What is the average export price for common clay in Malaysia?
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In 2019, the average common clay export price amounted to $76 per tonne, which is down by -5.5% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for common clay in Malaysia?
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The average common clay import price stood at $114 per tonne in 2019, picking up by 2.6% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 08122250 - Common clays and shales for construction use (excluding bentonite, fireclay, expanded clays, kaolin and kaolinic clays), a ndalusite, kyanite and sillimanite, mullite, chamotte or dinas earths
• Prodcom 08122255 -

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the common clay market in Malaysia. 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:
• Malaysia

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Malaysia
• 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 2007–2019
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

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