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South Africa: Cotton Yarn Market Overview 2021

Cotton Yarn Market Size in South Africa

The South African cotton yarn market was estimated at $X in 2019, remaining stable against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Over the period under review, consumption continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern.

Cotton Yarn Exports

Exports from South Africa

In 2020, overseas shipments of cotton yarn decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the seventh year in a row after two years of growth. In general, exports recorded a deep downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 with an increase of 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, cotton yarn exports contracted to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, exports continue to indicate a abrupt slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports attained the peak figure at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Zimbabwe (X tonnes) was the main destination for cotton yarn exports from South Africa, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, cotton yarn exports to Zimbabwe exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Botswana (X tonnes), fourfold. Zambia (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total exports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Zimbabwe amounted to +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Botswana (+X% per year) and Zambia (-X% per year).

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

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to Zimbabwe stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Botswana (+X% per year) and Zambia (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average cotton yarn export price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, surging by X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price saw a perceptible increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 an increase of X% year-to-year. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, export prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major overseas markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Botswana ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Mozambique ($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 Botswana, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced mixed trend patterns.

Cotton Yarn Imports

Imports into South Africa

In 2020, supplies from abroad of cotton yarn decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the third year in a row after two years of growth. Overall, imports continue to indicate a pronounced descent. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2012 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, cotton yarn imports declined to $X in 2020. In general, imports saw a noticeable slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Imports peaked at $X in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Mauritius (X tonnes) constituted the largest cotton yarn supplier to South Africa, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, cotton yarn imports from Mauritius exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Mozambique (X tonnes), twofold. Zimbabwe (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total imports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Mauritius totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Mozambique (+X% per year) and Zimbabwe (-X% per year).

In value terms, Mauritius ($X) constituted the largest supplier of cotton yarn to South Africa, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Mozambique ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Zimbabwe, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value from Mauritius totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Mozambique (+X% per year) and Zimbabwe (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the average cotton yarn import price amounted to $X per tonne, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. In general, the import price, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, import price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. from 2012 to 2020, the growth in terms of the average import prices remained at a lower figure.

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

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

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest producers of cotton yarn in the world?
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Free Zones (1.9K tonnes) remains the largest cotton yarn producing country worldwide, accounting for 100% of total volume.
What are the leading suppliers of cotton yarn to South Africa?
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In value terms, Mauritius ($9.8M) constituted the largest supplier of cotton yarn to South Africa, comprising 46% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Mozambique ($4.4M), with a 21% share of total imports. It was followed by Zimbabwe, with a 13% share.
What are the leading importers of cotton yarn from South Africa?
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In value terms, Zimbabwe ($291K) remains the key foreign market for cotton yarn exports from South Africa, comprising 44% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Botswana ($134K), with a 20% share of total exports. It was followed by Zambia, with a 9.9% share.
What is the average export price for cotton yarn in South Africa?
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In 2020, the average cotton yarn export price amounted to $3,796 per tonne, picking up by 27% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for cotton yarn in South Africa?
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The average cotton yarn import price stood at $2,774 per tonne in 2020, reducing by -12.6% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 13106160 - Cotton yarn, p.r.s. (excluding sewing thread)
• Prodcom 131061Z1 - Cotton yarn of uncombed fibres, n.p.r.s.
• Prodcom 131061Z2 - Cotton yarn of combed fibres, n.p.r.s.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the cotton yarn 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
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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 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, 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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