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Portugal: Clay Market 2022

Clay Market Size in Portugal

The Portuguese clay market rose remarkably to $X in 2021, increasing by 7.7% against the previous year. In general, consumption, however, showed a perceptible downturn. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Clay Production in Portugal

In value terms, clay production contracted to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Overall, production, however, showed a mild curtailment. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2020 with an increase of 19% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Clay Exports

Exports from Portugal

In 2021, the amount of clays exported from Portugal dropped to X tons, waning by -13.5% on 2020 figures. In general, total exports indicated a noticeable expansion from 2012 to 2021: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +4.7% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, exports decreased by -35.3% against 2018 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 when exports increased by 42% against the previous year. The exports peaked at X tons in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, clay exports shrank slightly to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, total exports indicated a tangible increase from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +4.5% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, exports increased by +5.4% against 2019 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of 39%. The exports peaked at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Spain (X tons) was the main destination for clay exports from Portugal, with a 73% share of total exports. Moreover, clay exports to Spain exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Egypt (X tons), fivefold. Turkey (X tons) ranked third in terms of total exports with a 3.7% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Spain stood at +12.6%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Egypt (+9.2% per year) and Turkey (-2.4% per year).

In value terms, Spain ($X) remains the key foreign market for clay exports from Portugal, comprising 51% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was held by Egypt ($X), with a 24% share of total exports. It was followed by Turkey, with a 5.2% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value to Spain amounted to +9.7%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Egypt (+12.4% per year) and Turkey (-3.5% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the average clay export price amounted to $X per ton, picking up by 15% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. Over the period under review, the average export prices reached the maximum at $X per ton in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, the export prices failed to regain momentum.

Prices varied noticeably country of destination: the country with the highest price was Egypt ($X per ton), while the average price for exports to Italy ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Egypt (+3.0%), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Clay Imports

Imports into Portugal

In 2021, the amount of clays imported into Portugal soared to X tons, with an increase of 28% on the previous year. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.8% from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 when imports increased by 38% against the previous year. As a result, imports reached the peak of X tons. From 2015 to 2021, the growth of imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, clay imports skyrocketed to $X in 2021. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +2.0% over the period from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. Imports peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

The UK (X tons), Spain (X tons) and Ukraine (X tons) were the main suppliers of clay imports to Portugal, together accounting for 83% of total imports. These countries were followed by France, Turkey, Morocco and Germany, which together accounted for a further 18%.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Turkey (with a CAGR of +67.3%), while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest clay suppliers to Portugal were the UK ($X), Spain ($X) and France ($X), with a combined 71% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Turkey, Germany, Ukraine and Morocco, which together accounted for a further 16%.

Turkey, with a CAGR of +63.6%, 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 2021, the average clay import price amounted to $X per ton, growing by 6.3% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 when the average import price increased by 14%. Over the period under review, average import prices attained the peak figure in 2021 and is likely to continue growth in the near future.

Prices varied noticeably country of origin: the country with the highest price was France ($X per ton), while the price for Morocco ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Morocco (+2.4%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced mixed trend patterns.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2021 2007-2021 2022-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for clays in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2021 were Russia, China and the United States, with a combined 44% share of global consumption. Ukraine, India, Spain, Italy, Japan, Brazil, Turkey, Mexico, Pakistan and Germany lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 29%.
What are the largest producers of clays in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were Russia, China and the United States, together accounting for 47% of global production. Ukraine, India, Brazil, Germany, Turkey, Japan and Pakistan lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 27%.
What are the leading suppliers of clays to Portugal?
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In value terms, the UK, Spain and France were the largest clay suppliers to Portugal, with a combined 71% share of total imports. Turkey, Germany, Ukraine and Morocco lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 16%.
What are the leading importers of clays from Portugal?
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In value terms, Spain remains the key foreign market for clay exports from Portugal, comprising 51% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Egypt, with a 24% share of total exports. It was followed by Turkey, with a 5.2% share.
What is the average export price for clays in Portugal?
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In 2021, the average clay export price amounted to $51 per ton, jumping by 15% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for clays in Portugal?
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The average clay import price stood at $192 per ton in 2021, surging by 6.3% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the clay market in Portugal. 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 2030.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 08122140 - Kaolin
• Prodcom 08122160 - Kaolinitic clays (ball and plastic clays)
• Prodcom 08122210 - Bentonite
• Prodcom 08122230 - Fireclay
• 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 -
• Prodcom 399900Z7 -
• Prodcom 23991940 -
• Prodcom 08122260 -
• Prodcom 08122270 -
• Prodcom 08122280 -
Country coverage:
• Portugal

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Portugal
• 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
REPORT DESCRIPTION
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

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 PRODUCT

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 2012–2022
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2022
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 2022
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007-2022
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007-2022
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, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
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