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Romania: Clay Market 2022

Clay Market Size in Romania

The Romanian clay market reduced modestly to $X in 2021, with a decrease of -3.5% against the previous year. In general, consumption recorded a mild decline. Clay consumption peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, consumption failed to regain momentum.

Clay Production in Romania

In value terms, clay production expanded sharply to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production enjoyed notable growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when the production volume increased by 88%. Over the period under review, production reached the maximum level at $X in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, production remained at a lower figure.

Clay Exports

Exports from Romania

For the seventh year in a row, Romania recorded growth in shipments abroad of clays, which increased by 350% to X tons in 2021. Over the period under review, exports recorded a significant increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 with an increase of 768%. The exports peaked in 2021 and are likely to continue growth in the near future.

In value terms, clay exports skyrocketed to $X in 2021. In general, exports saw a significant expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 with an increase of 559%. Over the period under review, the exports hit record highs in 2021 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

Exports by Country

Spain (X tons) was the main destination for clay exports from Romania, accounting for a 46% share of total exports. Moreover, clay exports to Spain exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Italy (X tons), more than tenfold. Austria (X tons) ranked third in terms of total exports with a 1.1% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Spain stood at +207.6%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Italy (+78.1% per year) and Austria (+54.2% per year).

In value terms, Spain ($X) remains the key foreign market for clay exports from Romania, comprising 79% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Italy ($X), with an 8.1% share of total exports. It was followed by Austria, with a 6.4% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value to Spain totaled +162.2%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Italy (+64.0% per year) and Austria (+31.8% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average clay export price stood at $X per ton in 2021, with a decrease of -53.2% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price faced a dramatic downturn. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 an increase of 7.1% against the previous year. The export price peaked at $X per ton in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, the export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably country of destination: the country with the highest price was Austria ($X per ton), while the average price for exports to Spain ($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 Slovakia (-2.0%), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Clay Imports

Imports into Romania

In 2021, purchases abroad of clays decreased by -3.7% to X tons, falling for the second consecutive year after two years of growth. In general, imports continue to indicate a pronounced descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when imports increased by 54% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at X tons in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, clay imports rose markedly to $X in 2021. Overall, imports recorded a mild decrease. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of 20%. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

Bulgaria (X tons), Germany (X tons) and the Czech Republic (X tons) were the main suppliers of clay imports to Romania, together accounting for 64% of total imports. These countries were followed by Slovakia, Ukraine, Hungary, Italy and Poland, which together accounted for a further 26%.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Italy (with a CAGR of +9.3%), while purchases for the other leaders experienced mixed trend patterns.

In value terms, Germany ($X), Bulgaria ($X) and Italy ($X) appeared to be the largest clay suppliers to Romania, together accounting for 55% of total imports.

Italy, with a CAGR of +10.8%, saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, in terms of the main suppliers over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average clay import price stood at $X per ton in 2021, rising by 14% against the previous year. Over the period from 2012 to 2021, it increased at an average annual rate of +2.1%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2020 when the average import price increased by 27%. Over the period under review, average import prices attained the maximum in 2021 and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

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

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Poland (+22.9%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

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. These countries were followed by Ukraine, India, Spain, Italy, Japan, Brazil, Turkey, Mexico, Pakistan and Germany, which together accounted for 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, with a combined 47% share of global production. These countries were followed by Ukraine, India, Brazil, Germany, Turkey, Japan and Pakistan, which together accounted for a further 27%.
What are the leading suppliers of clays to Romania?
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In value terms, the largest clay suppliers to Romania were Germany, Bulgaria and Italy, with a combined 55% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of clays from Romania?
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In value terms, Spain remains the key foreign market for clay exports from Romania, comprising 79% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Italy, with an 8.1% share of total exports. It was followed by Austria, with a 6.4% share.
What is the average export price for clays in Romania?
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The average clay export price stood at $29 per ton in 2021, shrinking by -53.2% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for clays in Romania?
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In 2021, the average clay import price amounted to $218 per ton, surging by 14% against the previous year.

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

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Romania
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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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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