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South Africa: Aluminium Bar Market Overview 2021

Aluminium Bar Market Size in South Africa

After two years of growth, the South African aluminium bar market decreased by -X% to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, consumption, however, enjoyed a strong expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market reached the maximum level at $X in 2018, and then contracted remarkably in the following year.

Aluminium Bar Exports

Exports from South Africa

In 2019, the amount of aluminium bars, rods and profiles exported from South Africa dropped to X tonnes, which is down by -X% compared with 2018 figures. In general, exports, however, posted a resilient increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, aluminium bar exports rose significantly to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports, however, showed buoyant growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Zimbabwe (X tonnes), Namibia (X tonnes) and Zambia (X tonnes) were the main destinations of aluminium bar exports from South Africa, with a combined X% share of total exports. Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho and Malawi lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Lesotho, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest markets for aluminium bar exported from South Africa were Zambia ($X), Swaziland ($X) and Zimbabwe ($X), with a combined X% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Botswana, Namibia, Malawi and Lesotho, which together accounted for a further X terms of the main countries of destination, Malawi saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the average aluminium bar export price amounted to $X per tonne, rising by X% against the previous year. In general, the export price, however, continues to indicate a pronounced shrinkage. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average export prices reached the maximum at $X per tonne in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, export prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major overseas markets. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Zambia ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Namibia ($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 Malawi, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Aluminium Bar Imports

Imports into South Africa

In 2019, approx. X tonnes of aluminium bars, rods and profiles were imported into South Africa; which is down by -X% against the previous year's figure. Overall, imports, however, saw a resilient expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, aluminium bar imports contracted markedly to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, imports, however, continue to indicate prominent growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2012 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure at $X in 2018, and then dropped remarkably in the following year.

Imports by Country

In 2019, China (X tonnes) was the main aluminium bar supplier to South Africa, accounting for a X% share of total imports. It was followed by India (X tonnes), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from China totaled +X%.

In value terms, China ($X) constituted the largest supplier of aluminium bar to South Africa, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by India ($X), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value from China amounted to +X%.

Import Prices by Country

The average aluminium bar import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, waning by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price showed a pronounced reduction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when the average import price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average import prices attained the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

Average prices varied noticeably amongst the major supplying countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was India ($X per tonne), while the price for China stood at $X per tonne.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by India.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for aluminium bars, rods and profiles in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of aluminium bar consumption in 2019 were China (5.1M tonnes), the U.S. (2.9M tonnes) and Brazil (1.2M tonnes), together comprising 49% of global consumption.
What are the largest producers of aluminium bars, rods and profiles in the world?
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China (6.1M tonnes) remains the largest aluminium bar producing country worldwide, accounting for 31% of total volume. Moreover, aluminium bar production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (2.9M tonnes), twofold. Brazil (1.2M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 6.2% share.
What are the leading suppliers of aluminium bars, rods and profiles to South Africa?
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In value terms, China ($85M) constituted the largest supplier of aluminium bar to South Africa, comprising 87% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by India ($2M), with a 2.1% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of aluminium bars, rods and profiles from South Africa?
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In value terms, Zambia ($1.9M), Swaziland ($1.4M) and Zimbabwe ($988K) were the largest markets for aluminium bar exported from South Africa worldwide, with a combined 56% share of total exports. Botswana, Namibia, Malawi and Lesotho lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 28%.
What is the average export price for aluminium bars, rods and profiles in South Africa?
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In 2019, the average aluminium bar export price amounted to $2,970 per tonne, picking up by 20% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for aluminium bars, rods and profiles in South Africa?
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The average aluminium bar import price stood at $2,502 per tonne in 2019, dropping by -15.9% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 24422230 - Aluminium bars, rods and profiles (excluding rods and profiles prepared for use in structures)
• Prodcom 24422250 - Aluminium alloy bars, rods, profiles and hollow profiles (excluding rods and profiles prepared for use in structures)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the aluminium bar market in South Africa. 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:
• South Africa

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