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South Africa: Glass Container Market Overview 2021

Glass Container Market Size in South Africa

After four years of growth, the South African glass container market decreased by -X% to $X in 2019. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. Glass container consumption peaked at $X in 2018, and then reduced in the following year.

Glass Container Production in South Africa

In value terms, glass container production contracted to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Glass container production peaked at $X in 2018, and then reduced in the following year.

Glass Container Exports

Exports from South Africa

In 2019, shipments abroad of bottles, jars and other containers of glass increased by X% to X units, rising for the second year in a row after two years of decline. Overall, total exports indicated a strong expansion from 2007 to 2019: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, exports increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum in 2019 and are likely to see gradual growth in the near future.

In value terms, glass container exports fell significantly to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, total exports indicated a modest expansion from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Namibia (X units) was the main destination for glass container exports from South Africa, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, glass container exports to Namibia exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Mozambique (X units), threefold. Zimbabwe (X units) ranked third in terms of total exports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of volume to Namibia amounted to +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Mozambique (-X% per year) and Zimbabwe (+X% per year).

In value terms, Namibia ($X) remains the key foreign market for glass container exports from South Africa, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Mozambique ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Zambia, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value to Namibia stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Mozambique (-X% per year) and Zambia (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the average glass container export price amounted to $X per unit, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price recorded a pronounced shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, export price attained the peak level of $X per unit. From 2014 to 2019, the growth in terms of the average export prices failed to regain the momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Angola ($X per unit), while the average price for exports to Zimbabwe ($X per unit) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Zambia, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Glass Container Imports

Imports into South Africa

In 2019, supplies from abroad of bottles, jars and other containers of glass increased by X% to X units, rising for the second consecutive year after two years of decline. In general, imports, however, showed a deep setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at X units in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, glass container imports amounted to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, imports, however, recorded a noticeable slump. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports reached the maximum at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2019, the United Arab Emirates (X units) constituted the largest glass container supplier to South Africa, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, glass container imports from the United Arab Emirates exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, China (X units), twofold. France (X units) ranked third in terms of total imports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from the United Arab Emirates amounted to -X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: China (+X% per year) and France (+X% per year).

In value terms, the United Arab Emirates ($X), France ($X) and China ($X) appeared to be the largest glass container suppliers to South Africa, together accounting for X% of total imports. These countries were followed by India, Italy, Namibia and Swaziland, which together accounted for a further X recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, among 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 glass container import price amounted to $X per unit, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year. Over the period under review, import price indicated moderate growth from 2007 to 2019: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, glass container import price increased by +X% against 2011 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2009 an increase of X% year-to-year. The import price peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was India ($X per unit), while the price for Swaziland ($X per unit) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the United Arab Emirates, 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 bottles, jars and other containers of glass in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of glass container consumption was China (99B units), comprising approx. 21% of total volume. Moreover, glass container consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the U.S. (37B units), threefold. Italy (27B units) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 5.7% share.
What are the largest producers of bottles, jars and other containers of glass in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of glass container production was China (101B units), comprising approx. 21% of total volume. Moreover, glass container production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (35B units), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Italy (27B units), with a 5.6% share.
What are the leading suppliers of bottles, jars and other containers of glass to South Africa?
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In value terms, the largest glass container suppliers to South Africa were the United Arab Emirates ($11M), France ($8.1M) and China ($7.4M), with a combined 68% share of total imports. India, Italy, Namibia and Swaziland lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 17%.
What are the leading importers of bottles, jars and other containers of glass from South Africa?
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In value terms, Namibia ($22M) remains the key foreign market for glass container exports from South Africa, comprising 49% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Mozambique ($7.8M), with a 18% share of total exports. It was followed by Zambia, with a 8.2% share.
What is the average export price for bottles, jars and other containers of glass in South Africa?
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In 2019, the average glass container export price amounted to $0.5 per unit, shrinking by -27.3% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for bottles, jars and other containers of glass in South Africa?
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The average glass container import price stood at $1 per unit in 2019, remaining stable against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 23131120 - Containers made from tubing of glass (excluding preserving jars)
• Prodcom 23131130 - Glass containers of a nominal capacity . 2,5 litres (excluding preserving jars)
• Prodcom 23131140 - Bottles of colourless glass of a nominal capacity < 2,5 litres, f or beverages and foodstuffs (excluding bottles covered with leather or composition leather, infant
• Prodcom 23131150 - Bottles of coloured glass of a nominal capacity < 2,5 litres, for beverages and foodstuffs (excluding bottles covered with leather or composition leather, infant
• Prodcom 23131160 - Glass containers for beverages and foodstuffs of a nominal capacity < 2,5 litres (excluding bottles, flasks covered with leather or composition leather, domestic glassware, vacuum flasks and vessels)
• Prodcom 23131170 - Glass containers for pharmaceutical products of a nominal capacity < 2,5 litres
• Prodcom 23131180 - Glass containers of a nominal capacity < 2,5 litres for the conveyance or packing of goods (excluding for beverages and foodstuffs, for pharmaceutical products, containers made from glass tubing)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the glass container 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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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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