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Saudi Arabia: Alumina Market Overview 2021

Alumina Market Size in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi alumina market contracted to $X in 2019, reducing by -X% against the previous year. Overall, consumption enjoyed a resilient increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 when the market value increased by X% against the previous year. Alumina consumption peaked at $X in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2019, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Alumina Production in Saudi Arabia

In value terms, alumina production soared to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, production posted a significant increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. Alumina production peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.

Alumina Exports

Exports from Saudi Arabia

In 2019, shipments abroad of alumina increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the fifth year in a row after four years of decline. In general, exports saw significant growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs in 2019 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

In value terms, alumina exports shrank to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports showed a significant increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, exports attained the peak of $X, and then reduced in the following year.

Exports by Country

Bahrain (X tonnes), the United Arab Emirates (X tonnes) and Egypt (X tonnes) were the main destinations of alumina exports from Saudi Arabia, with a combined X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in the United Arab Emirates (+X% per year), while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Bahrain ($X), the United Arab Emirates ($X) and Egypt ($X) were the largest markets for alumina exported from Saudi Arabia worldwide, with a combined X% share of total exports.

Bahrain (+X% per year) saw the highest growth rate of the value of exports, among the main countries of destination over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The average alumina export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, with a decrease of -X% against the previous year. In general, the export price recorded a abrupt setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, export price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2015 to 2019, the growth in terms of the average export prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Bahrain ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Egypt ($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 Bahrain, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced mixed trend patterns.

Alumina Imports

Imports into Saudi Arabia

In 2019, the amount of alumina imported into Saudi Arabia reduced markedly to X tonnes, waning by -X% compared with the previous year's figure. Overall, imports, however, saw perceptible growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2018, and then contracted dramatically in the following year.

In value terms, alumina imports fell remarkably to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, imports, however, showed a remarkable increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Imports peaked at $X in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2019, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

China (X tonnes), India (X tonnes) and Australia (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of alumina imports to Saudi Arabia, with a combined X% share of total imports. The U.S., France, the UK and Japan lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by the UK (+X% per year), while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the U.S. ($X), France ($X) and China ($X) were the largest alumina suppliers to Saudi Arabia, together accounting for X% of total imports.

China (+X% per year) recorded 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

In 2019, the average alumina import price amounted to $X per tonne, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price, however, posted a modest increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, import price attained the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2017 to 2019, the growth in terms of the average import prices failed to regain the momentum.

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

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Australia, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for alumina in the world?
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China (83M tonnes) remains the largest alumina consuming country worldwide, comprising approx. 64% of total volume. Moreover, alumina consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India (6.8M tonnes), more than tenfold. Canada (5.5M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 4.2% share.
What are the largest producers of alumina in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of alumina production was China (81M tonnes), accounting for 58% of total volume. Moreover, alumina production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Australia (19M tonnes), fourfold. Brazil (8M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 5.7% share.
What are the leading suppliers of alumina to Saudi Arabia?
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In value terms, the largest alumina suppliers to Saudi Arabia were the U.S. ($6.7M), France ($4.4M) and China ($1.4M), with a combined 65% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of alumina from Saudi Arabia?
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In value terms, Bahrain ($38M), the United Arab Emirates ($27M) and Egypt ($6M) appeared to be the largest markets for alumina exported from Saudi Arabia worldwide, together accounting for 100% of total exports.
What is the average export price for alumina in Saudi Arabia?
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The average alumina export price stood at $272 per tonne in 2019, waning by -26.4% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for alumina in Saudi Arabia?
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The average alumina import price stood at $1,743 per tonne in 2019, waning by -37% against the previous year.

Product coverage:

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the alumina market in Saudi Arabia. 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:
• Saudi Arabia

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