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Saudi Arabia - Sulphur (Sublimed or Precipitated) and Colloidal Sulphur - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Saudi Arabia: Sulphur Market 2022

Sulphur Market Size in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi sulphur market rose slightly to $X in 2020, picking up by X% against the previous year. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2020; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Sulphur consumption peaked in 2020 and is likely to continue growth in the near future.

Sulphur Production in Saudi Arabia

In value terms, sulphur production rose modestly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2020; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Sulphur production peaked in 2020 and is likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

Sulphur Exports

Exports from Saudi Arabia

In 2020, shipments abroad of sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur decreased by -X% to X tonnes for the first time since 2017, thus ending a two-year rising trend. In general, total exports indicated a modest expansion from 2007 to 2020: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, exports increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, exports reached the peak of X tonnes. from 2016 to 2020, the growth exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, sulphur exports dropped rapidly to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, exports, however, continue to indicate a deep downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, exports reached the peak of $X. from 2016 to 2020, the growth exports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Morocco (X tonnes), China (X tonnes) and Indonesia (X tonnes) were the main destinations of sulphur exports from Saudi Arabia.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by China, while exports for the other leaders experienced mixed trend patterns.

In value terms, China ($X), Morocco ($X) and Indonesia ($X) constituted the largest markets for sulphur exported from Saudi Arabia worldwide, with a combined X% share of total exports.

In terms of the main countries of destination, China saw the highest growth rate of the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced a decline.

Export Prices by Country

The average sulphur export price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, reducing by -X% against the previous year. In general, the export price continues to indicate a abrupt curtailment. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when the average export price increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, export price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. from 2018 to 2020, the growth in terms of the average export prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major foreign markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Indonesia ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Morocco ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to China, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Sulphur Imports

Imports into Saudi Arabia

In 2020, sulphur imports into Saudi Arabia dropped dramatically to X kg, declining by -X% on the previous year. In general, imports, however, posted a significant increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum at X tonnes in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2020, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, sulphur imports shrank markedly to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, imports, however, continue to indicate a significant expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum at $X in 2019, and then contracted dramatically in the following year.

Imports by Country

In 2019, Pakistan (X tonnes) constituted the largest supplier of sulphur to Saudi Arabia, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, sulphur imports from Pakistan exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, the U.S. (X tonnes), twofold.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Pakistan totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: the U.S. (+X% per year) and Germany (+X% per year).

In value terms, the U.S. ($X) constituted the largest supplier of sulphur to Saudi Arabia, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Pakistan ($X), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value from the U.S. stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Pakistan (+X% per year) and Germany (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2019, the average sulphur import price amounted to $X per tonne, growing by X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price showed a noticeable increase. As a result, import price attained the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

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

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

Source: IndexBox Platform

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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of sulphur consumption was China, comprising approx. 27% of total volume. Moreover, sulphur consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India, twofold. The U.S. ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 6.2% share.
What are the largest producers of sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur in the world?
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China constituted the country with the largest volume of sulphur production, accounting for 27% of total volume. Moreover, sulphur production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, India, twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by the U.S., with a 6.2% share.
What are the leading suppliers of sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur to Saudi Arabia?
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In value terms, the U.S. constituted the largest supplier of sulphur to Saudi Arabia, comprising 65% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Pakistan, with a 19% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur from Saudi Arabia?
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In value terms, the largest markets for sulphur exported from Saudi Arabia were China, Morocco and Indonesia, together accounting for 100% of total exports.
What is the average export price for sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur in Saudi Arabia?
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In 2020, the average sulphur export price amounted to $518 per tonne, waning by -70.9% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur in Saudi Arabia?
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The average sulphur import price stood at $2,637 per tonne in 2019, with an increase of 128% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the sulphur 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.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 20132120 - Sulphur, sublimed or precipitated, colloidal sulphur
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

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 2012–2021
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2021
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 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2012–2021
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2012–2021
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, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
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