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Northern America - Clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Northern America: Clays Market Overview 2020

Clays Market Size in Northern America

The North American clays market rose rapidly to $X in 2019, surging by X% against the previous year. In general, consumption enjoyed a resilient increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the market value increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Clays Production in Northern America

In value terms, clays production reached $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. The total production indicated a tangible expansion from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, production increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, production reached the maximum level at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, production failed to regain the momentum.

Production By Country in Northern America

The country with the largest volume of clays production was the U.S. (X tonnes), accounting for X% of total volume.

In the U.S., clays production remained relatively stable over the period from 2007-2019.

Clays Exports

Exports in Northern America

Clays exports declined to X tonnes in 2019, waning by -X% compared with the previous year. Over the period under review, exports saw a noticeable slump. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, exports reached the peak of X tonnes. From 2011 to 2019, the growth exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, clays exports contracted to $X in 2019. Overall, exports showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid 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 somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

The shipments of the one major exporters of clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay), namely the U.S., represented more than two-thirds of total export.

The U.S. was also the fastest-growing in terms of the clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) exports, with a CAGR of -X% from 2007 to 2019. While the share of the U.S. (-X p.p.) decreased significantly, the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the U.S. ($X) also remains the largest clays supplier in Northern America.

In the U.S., clays exports remained relatively stable over the period from 2007-2019.

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the clays export price in Northern America amounted to $X per tonne, picking up by X% against the previous year. Export price indicated a notable increase from 2007 to 2019: its price 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, clays export price increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, export prices hit record highs at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

As there is only one major export destination, the average price level is determined by prices for the U.S..

From 2007 to 2019, the rate of growth in terms of prices for the U.S. amounted to +X% per year.

Clays Imports

Imports in Northern America

In 2019, clays imports in Northern America reduced to X tonnes, with a decrease of -X% compared with the previous year. Over the period under review, imports showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, imports reached the peak of X tonnes. From 2009 to 2019, the growth imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, clays imports amounted to $X in 2019. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports reached the peak figure at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

Canada dominates clays imports structure, reaching X tonnes, which was approx. X% of total imports in 2019. It was distantly followed by the U.S. (X tonnes), constituting a X% share of total imports.

Canada experienced a relatively flat trend pattern with regard to volume of imports of clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay). At the same time, the U.S. (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, the U.S. emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Northern America, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2019. From 2007 to 2019, the share of the U.S. increased by +X% percentage points, while Canada (-X p.p.) saw their share reduced.

In value terms, Canada ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) in Northern America, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the U.S. ($X), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value in Canada stood at +X%.

Import Prices by Country

The clays import price in Northern America stood at $X per tonne in 2019, with an increase of X% against the previous year. Import price indicated a temperate expansion from 2007 to 2019: its price 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, clays import price increased by +X% against 2015 indices. As a result, import price attained the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($X per tonne), while Canada totaled $X per tonne.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Canada.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) in Northern America?
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The U.S. (458K tonnes) remains the largest clays consuming country in Northern America, accounting for 76% of total volume. Moreover, clays consumption in the U.S. exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Canada (145K tonnes), threefold.
What are the largest producers of clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) in Northern America?
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The U.S. (809K tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of clays production, accounting for 100% of total volume.
What are the leading suppliers of clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) in Northern America?
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In value terms, the U.S. ($109M) remains the largest clays supplier in Northern America.
What are the leading importers of clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) in Northern America?
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In value terms, Canada ($21M) constitutes the largest market for imported clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) in Northern America, comprising 73% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the U.S. ($7.6M), with a 27% share of total imports.
What is the average export price for clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) in Northern America?
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In 2019, the clays export price in Northern America amounted to $302 per tonne, increasing by 3.1% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) in Northern America?
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In 2019, the clays import price in Northern America amounted to $172 per tonne, growing by 31% against the previous year.

Product coverage:

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the clays market in Northern America. 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:
• Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Northern America, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Northern America
• 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
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
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
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2019
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 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

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Canada
• Saint Pierre and Miquelon
• USA
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, By Country, 2015–2019
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2019
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2025
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, 2007–2019
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2019
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2019

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