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Northern America: Flat Glass Market Overview 2020

Flat Glass Market Size in Northern America

After eight years of growth, the North American flat glass market decreased by -X% to $X in 2019. The total consumption indicated mild growth from 2007 to 2019: its value decreased 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, consumption increased by +X% against 2010 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market reached the peak level at $X in 2018, and then fell in the following year.

Flat Glass Production in Northern America

In value terms, flat glass production amounted to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, production, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of production peaked in 2019 and is likely to see gradual growth in the near future.

Production By Country in Northern America

The country with the largest volume of flat glass production was the U.S. (X square meters), comprising approx. X% of total volume.

In the U.S., flat glass production plunged by an average annual rate of -X% over the period from 2007-2019.

Flat Glass Exports

Exports in Northern America

In 2019, overseas shipments of flat glass were finally on the rise to reach X square meters after eight years of decline. In general, exports, however, continue to indicate a noticeable decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, exports reached the peak of X square meters. From 2011 to 2019, the growth exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, flat glass exports declined sharply to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports, however, saw a pronounced setback. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports reached the maximum at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

In 2019, the U.S. (X square meters) represented the major exporter of flat glass in Northern America, creating X% of total export.

The U.S. was also the fastest-growing in terms of the flat glass 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 flat glass supplier in Northern America.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value in the U.S. amounted to -X%.

Export Prices by Country

The flat glass export price in Northern America stood at $X per square meter in 2019, dropping by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 when the export price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, export prices attained the maximum at $X per square meter in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

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.

Flat Glass Imports

Imports in Northern America

In 2019, approx. X square meters of flat glass were imported in Northern America; reducing by -X% compared with the year before. Over the period under review, imports showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. The volume of import peaked at X square meters in 2018, and then shrank in the following year.

In value terms, flat glass imports declined to $X in 2019. Overall, imports saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. The level of import peaked at $X in 2018, and then fell in the following year.

Imports by Country

The purchases of the two major importers of flat glass, namely Canada and the U.S., represented more than two-thirds of total import.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Canada.

In value terms, Canada ($X) and the U.S. ($X) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2019, together accounting for X% of total imports.

Canada recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, in terms of the main importing countries over the period under review.

Import Prices by Country

In 2019, the flat glass import price in Northern America amounted to $X per square meter, reducing by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2009 an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, import prices hit record highs at $X per square meter in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, import prices remained at a lower figure.

Average prices varied noticeably amongst the major importing countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($X per square meter), while Canada stood at $X per square meter.

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 flat glass in Northern America?
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The U.S. (282M square meters) constituted the country with the largest volume of flat glass consumption, comprising approx. 86% of total volume. Moreover, flat glass consumption in the U.S. exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Canada (46M square meters), sixfold.
What are the largest producers of flat glass in Northern America?
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The country with the largest volume of flat glass production was the U.S. (310M square meters), accounting for 100% of total volume.
What are the leading exporters of flat glass in Northern America?
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In value terms, the U.S. ($537M) remains the largest flat glass supplier in Northern America.
What are the leading importers of flat glass in Northern America?
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In value terms, Canada ($288M) and the U.S. ($267M) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2019, together accounting for 100% of total imports.
What is the average export price for flat glass in Northern America?
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In 2019, the flat glass export price in Northern America amounted to $8.4 per square meter, declining by -25.1% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for flat glass in Northern America?
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The flat glass import price in Northern America stood at $6.7 per square meter in 2019, reducing by -6.9% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 23111110 - Non-wired sheets, of cast or rolled glass, whether or not with absorbent, reflecting or non-reflecting layer, but not otherwise worked
• Prodcom 23111150 - Sheets, of drawn glass or blown glass, whether or not having an absorbent, reflecting or non-reflecting layer, but not otherwise worked
• Prodcom 23111212 - Non-wired sheets, of float, surface ground or polished glass, h aving a non-reflecting layer
• Prodcom 23111214 - Non-wired sheets, of float, surface ground or polished glass, h aving an absorbent or reflective layer, of a thickness . 3,5 mm
• Prodcom 23111217 - Non-wired sheets, of float, surface ground or polished glass, h aving an absorbent or reflecting layer, not otherwise worked, o f a thickness > 3,5 mm
• Prodcom 23111230 - Non-wired sheets, of float, surface ground or polished glass, c oloured throughout the mass, opacified, flashed or merely surface ground
• Prodcom 23111290 - Other sheets of float/ground/polished glass, n.e.c.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the flat glass 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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