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South Africa: Ether Market Overview 2019

Ether Market Size in South Africa

The revenue of the ether market in South Africa amounted to $X in 2017, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. In general, ether consumption continues to indicate a drastic slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016, when market value increased by X% against the previous year. The ether consumption peaked of $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2017, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Ether Production in South Africa

In 2017, approx. X tonnes of ethers were produced in South Africa; approximately mirroring the previous year. In general, ether production continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009, when it surged by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the ether production attained its peak figure volume of X tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2017, it failed to regain its momentum.

Ether Exports from South Africa

Ether exports from South Africa totaled X tonnes in 2017, dropping by -X% against the previous year. Overall, ether exports continue to indicate a moderate increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012, with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the ether exports attained its peak figure volume of X tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2017, it failed to regain its momentum.

In value terms, ether exports amounted to $X in 2017. Overall, ether exports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. Over the period under review, the ether exports reached its maximum level of $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2017, it failed to regain its momentum.

Ether Exports by Country from South Africa

Zimbabwe (X tonnes), Malaysia (X tonnes) and Angola (X tonnes) were the main destinations of ether exports from South Africa, together comprising X% of total exports. These countries were followed by Saudi Arabia, the UK, the Netherlands, Canada, Japan, Azerbaijan, Israel, Morocco and Singapore, which together accounted for a further X%.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of exports, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by the UK (+X% per year), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, largest markets for ether exported from South Africa were Zimbabwe ($X), Angola ($X) and Azerbaijan ($X), with a combined X% share of total exports. Saudi Arabia, the UK, Malaysia, Canada, Japan, Morocco, Singapore, the Netherlands and Israel lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X%.

The UK (+X% per year) recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to exports, among the main countries of destination over the last decade, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Ether Export Prices by Country in South Africa

The average ether export price stood at $X per tonne in 2017, waning by -X% against the previous year. In general, ether export price continues to indicate a significant drop. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2009, when it surged by X% y-o-y. In that year, the average export prices for ethers attained their peak level of $X per tonne. From 2010 to 2017, growth of the average export prices for ethers stood at a somewhat lower level.

There were significant differences in the average export prices for the major foreign markets. In 2017, the country with the highest export price was Azerbaijan ($X per tonne), while average price for exports to the Netherlands ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of export prices was recorded for supplies to Azerbaijan (+X% per year), the export prices for other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Ether Imports into South Africa

In 2017, ether imports into South Africa amounted to X tonnes, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the total imports indicated a modest expansion from 2007 to 2017: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2017 figures, the ether imports increased by +X% against 2014 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010, with an increase of X% year-to-year. The imports peaked of X tonnes in 2016, and then declined slightly in the following year.

In value terms, ether imports totaled $X in 2017. Overall, the total imports indicated a slight growth from 2007 to 2017: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2017 figures, the ether imports decreased by -X% against 2014 indices. The imports peaked of $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2017, it failed to regain its momentum.

Ether Imports by Country into South Africa

In 2017, Germany (X tonnes) constituted the largest supplier of ether to South Africa, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, ether imports from Germany exceeded the figures recorded by the second largest supplier, Saudi Arabia (X tonnes), fivefold. China (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total imports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2017, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Germany amounted to +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Saudi Arabia (-X% per year) and China (+X% per year).

In value terms, Germany ($X) constituted the largest supplier of ether to South Africa, making up X% of total ether imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by China ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by the U.S., with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2017, the average annual growth rate of value from Germany amounted to +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: China (+X% per year) and the U.S. (+X% per year).

Ether Import Prices by Country in South Africa

The average ether import price stood at $X per tonne in 2017, rising by X% against the previous year. Overall, ether import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011, when the average import prices increased by X% year-to-year. In that year, the average import prices for ethers reached their peak level of $X per tonne. From 2012 to 2017, growth of the average import prices for ethers failed to regain its momentum.

Import prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest import price was the U.S. ($X per tonne), while prices for ether imports from Saudi Arabia ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of import prices was attained by the U.S. (+X% per year), the import prices for other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 20146310 - Acyclic ethers and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives
• Prodcom 20146323 - Cyclanic, cyclenic or cycloterpenic ethers and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives
• Prodcom 20146325 - Aromatic ethers and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives
• Prodcom 20146333 - 2,2-Oxydiethanol (diethylene glycol, digol)
• Prodcom 20146339 - Ether-alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives (excluding 2,2-Oxydiethanol)
• Prodcom 20146350 - Ether-phenols, ether-alcohol-phenols and their halogenated, s ulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives
• Prodcom 20146360 - Alcohol, ether and ketone peroxides and their halogenated, s ulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the ether 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

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1.1
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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 2025
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 2007–2018
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2018
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 2018
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2018
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2018
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2018
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2018
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2018
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2018
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, 2007–2018
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2018
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2018
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