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Saudi Arabia: Overview of the Market for Iron Ores And Concentrates 2021

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Market Size for Iron Ores And Concentrates in Saudi Arabia

In 2020, the Saudi iron ore and concentrate market decreased by -X% to $X, falling for the third consecutive year after two years of growth. Over the period under review, consumption recorded a perceptible descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $X. From 2011 to 2020, the growth of the market failed to regain the momentum.

Exports of Iron Ores And Concentrates

Exports from Saudi Arabia

Iron ore and concentrate exports from Saudi Arabia stood at X tonnes in 2020, with an increase of X% against 2019 figures. Over the period under review, exports enjoyed a buoyant expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at X tonnes in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, iron ore and concentrate exports rose notably to $X in 2020. In general, exports recorded a prominent expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2012 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Exports peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

The Netherlands (X tonnes) was the main destination for iron ore and concentrate exports from Saudi Arabia, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, iron ore and concentrate exports to the Netherlands exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, China (X tonnes), threefold.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume to the Netherlands totaled +X%.

In value terms, the Netherlands ($X) remains the key foreign market for iron ore and concentrate exports from Saudi Arabia, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by China ($X), with a X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value to the Netherlands stood at +X%.

Export Prices by Country

The average iron ore and concentrate export price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, remaining constant against the previous year. Overall, the export price, however, recorded a perceptible slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 when the average export price increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, export price attained the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2010 to 2020, the growth in terms of the average export prices failed to regain the momentum.

Average prices varied noticeably for the major overseas markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was the Netherlands ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to China totaled $X per tonne.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to the Netherlands.

Imports of Iron Ores And Concentrates

Imports into Saudi Arabia

In 2020, overseas purchases of iron ores and concentrates decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the third consecutive year after two years of growth. Overall, imports continue to indicate a abrupt decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, imports attained the peak of X tonnes. From 2011 to 2020, the growth imports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, iron ore and concentrate imports fell sharply to $X in 2020. In general, imports saw a noticeable contraction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, imports attained the peak of $X. From 2011 to 2020, the growth imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

Oman (X tonnes), Sweden (X tonnes) and Brazil (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of iron ore and concentrate imports to Saudi Arabia, together comprising X% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Oman, while purchases for the other leaders experienced mixed trend patterns.

In value terms, Oman ($X), Sweden ($X) and Brazil ($X) constituted the largest iron ore and concentrate suppliers to Saudi Arabia, together comprising X% of total imports.

Among the main suppliers, Oman saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced a decline.

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the average iron ore and concentrate import price amounted to $X per tonne, which is down by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, recorded measured growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 an increase of X% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Switzerland ($X per tonne), while the price for South Africa ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Brazil, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for iron ores and concentrates in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of iron ore and concentrate consumption was China (1,493M tonnes), comprising approx. 58% of total volume. Moreover, iron ore and concentrate consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India (178M tonnes), eightfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Australia (132M tonnes), with a 5.1% share.
What are the largest producers of iron ores and concentrates in the world?
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Australia (900M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of iron ore and concentrate production, accounting for 37% of total volume. Moreover, iron ore and concentrate production in Australia exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Brazil (400M tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by China (340M tonnes), with a 14% share.
What are the leading suppliers of iron ores and concentrates to Saudi Arabia?
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In value terms, Oman ($293M), Sweden ($189M) and Brazil ($37M) appeared to be the largest iron ore and concentrate suppliers to Saudi Arabia, with a combined 85% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of iron ores and concentrates from Saudi Arabia?
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In value terms, the Netherlands ($12M) remains the key foreign market for iron ore and concentrate exports from Saudi Arabia, comprising 76% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by China ($3.8M), with a 24% share of total exports.
What is the average export price for iron ores and concentrates in Saudi Arabia?
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In 2020, the average iron ore and concentrate export price amounted to $84 per tonne, approximately reflecting the previous year.
What is the average import price for iron ores and concentrates in Saudi Arabia?
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In 2020, the average iron ore and concentrate import price amounted to $125 per tonne, which is down by -4.4% against the previous year.

Product coverage:

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for iron ore and concentrate 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 2007–2020
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2020
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 2020
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2020
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2020
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, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020

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