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Slovakia: Clay Market 2022

Clay Market Size in Slovakia

In 2021, the Slovak clay market increased by 18% to $X, rising for the fifth year in a row after two years of decline. In general, the total consumption indicated a prominent increase from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +7.2% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, consumption increased by +82.3% against 2016 indices. Clay consumption peaked in 2021 and is likely to see gradual growth in the near future.

Clay Production in Slovakia

In value terms, clay production expanded slightly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +3.8% over the period 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 2018 with an increase of 25%. Over the period under review, production reached the peak level at $X in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Clay Exports

Exports from Slovakia

In 2021, overseas shipments of clays decreased by -17.3% to X tons, falling for the third consecutive year after four years of growth. Over the period under review, total exports indicated a strong expansion from 2012 to 2021: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +7.2% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, exports decreased by -26.8% against 2018 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when exports increased by 93%. Over the period under review, the exports reached the maximum at X tons in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, clay exports dropped modestly to $X in 2021. Overall, exports showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of 19% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the exports hit record highs at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Poland (X tons) was the main destination for clay exports from Slovakia, with a 58% share of total exports. Moreover, clay exports to Poland exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Hungary (X tons), twofold. Austria (X tons) ranked third in terms of total exports with a 6.3% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Poland amounted to +9.0%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Hungary (+22.6% per year) and Austria (-5.5% per year).

In value terms, the largest markets for clay exported from Slovakia were Poland ($X), Germany ($X) and the Czech Republic ($X), with a combined 63% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Austria, Hungary and Romania, which together accounted for a further 28%.

Romania, with a CAGR of +22.9%, recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, in terms of 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 clay export price stood at $X per ton in 2021, picking up by 19% against the previous year. In general, the export price, however, showed a deep slump. Over the period under review, the average export prices hit record highs 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 Germany ($X per ton), while the average price for exports to Romania ($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 Germany (+2.3%), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Clay Imports

Imports into Slovakia

In 2021, clay imports into Slovakia amounted to X tons, surging by 2.3% on 2020 figures. Overall, total imports indicated prominent growth from 2012 to 2021: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +6.4% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, imports decreased by -7.3% against 2019 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 with an increase of 18% against the previous year. Imports peaked at X tons in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, clay imports totaled $X in 2021. In general, total imports indicated resilient growth from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +5.7% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, imports increased by +38.2% against 2016 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of 33% against the previous year. Imports peaked in 2021 and are likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

In 2021, the Czech Republic (X tons) constituted the largest clay supplier to Slovakia, accounting for a 64% share of total imports. Moreover, clay imports from the Czech Republic exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Ukraine (X tons), twofold. The third position in this ranking was held by Germany (X tons), with a 0.8% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of volume from the Czech Republic totaled +6.9%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Ukraine (+9.7% per year) and Germany (-13.9% per year).

In value terms, the Czech Republic ($X) constituted the largest supplier of clay to Slovakia, comprising 68% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Ukraine ($X), with a 13% share of total imports. It was followed by Germany, with a 3.4% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from the Czech Republic totaled +6.1%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Ukraine (+8.1% per year) and Germany (-8.4% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average clay import price stood at $X per ton in 2021, stabilizing at the previous year. In general, the import price, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 when the average import price increased by 17% against the previous year. As a result, import price reached the peak level of $X per ton. From 2014 to 2021, the average import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Germany ($X per ton), while the price for Ukraine ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Romania (+19.1%), 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, together comprising 44% 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, together comprising 47% 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 Slovakia?
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In value terms, the Czech Republic constituted the largest supplier of clay to Slovakia, comprising 68% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Ukraine, with a 13% share of total imports. It was followed by Germany, with a 3.4% share.
What are the leading importers of clays from Slovakia?
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In value terms, the largest markets for clay exported from Slovakia were Poland, Germany and the Czech Republic, with a combined 63% share of total exports. Austria, Hungary and Romania lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 28%.
What is the average export price for clays in Slovakia?
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The average clay export price stood at $67 per ton in 2021, increasing by 19% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for clays in Slovakia?
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The average clay import price stood at $151 per ton in 2021, remaining constant against the previous year.

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

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