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South Africa: Greasy Wool Market Overview 2021

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Greasy Wool Market Size in South Africa

In 2019, the South African greasy wool market increased by X% to $X, rising for the second consecutive year after four years of decline. Overall, consumption continues to indicate measured growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Greasy wool consumption peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, consumption failed to regain the momentum.

Greasy Wool Exports

Exports from South Africa

Greasy wool exports from South Africa dropped significantly to X tonnes in 2019, which is down by -X% compared with the previous year. In general, exports continue to indicate a sharp setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, greasy wool exports fell dramatically to $X in 2019. Overall, exports continue to indicate a abrupt setback. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, exports reached the peak of $X. From 2013 to 2019, the growth exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Namibia (X tonnes), Zambia (X tonnes) and Zimbabwe (X tonnes) were the main destinations of greasy wool exports from South Africa, together accounting for X% of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Zambia, while shipments for the other leaders experienced a decline.

In value terms, Namibia ($X), Zimbabwe ($X) and Zambia ($X) constituted the largest markets for greasy wool exported from South Africa worldwide, with a combined X% share of total exports.

Zambia saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, in terms of the main countries of destination over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced a decline.

Export Prices by Country

The average greasy wool export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, waning by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price, however, continues to indicate a resilient expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average export prices reached the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Swaziland ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Zambia ($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 Swaziland, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced mixed trend patterns.

Greasy Wool Imports

Imports into South Africa

In 2019, purchases abroad of greasy wool increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the second consecutive year after two years of decline. Overall, imports, however, recorded a pronounced contraction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, greasy wool imports soared to $X in 2019. In general, imports, however, showed a perceptible expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

Australia (X tonnes), China (X tonnes) and the UK (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of greasy wool imports to South Africa, with a combined X% share of total imports. India, Japan, Singapore and the U.S. lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Japan (+X% per year), while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Japan ($X), China ($X) and the UK ($X) were the largest greasy wool suppliers to South Africa, together accounting for X% of total imports.

Japan (+X% per year) saw the highest growth rate of the value of imports, in terms of the main suppliers over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average greasy wool import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price posted a buoyant expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2012 an increase of X% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Japan ($X per tonne), while the price for Australia ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the UK, 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 greasy wool in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of greasy wool consumption in 2019 were Australia (4.2K tonnes), Japan (3.4K tonnes) and Germany (3.2K tonnes), together comprising 40% of global consumption. China, New Zealand, the U.S., Canada, the UK, the Netherlands, Brazil, France, Argentina and Uruguay lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 40%.
What are the largest producers of greasy wool in the world?
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China (14K tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of greasy wool production, comprising approx. 50% of total volume. Moreover, greasy wool production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Australia (5.1K tonnes), threefold. New Zealand (3.2K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 11% share.
What are the leading suppliers of greasy wool to South Africa?
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In value terms, Japan ($401K), China ($378K) and the UK ($340K) appeared to be the largest greasy wool suppliers to South Africa, together accounting for 64% of total imports.
What are the leading importers of greasy wool from South Africa?
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In value terms, Namibia ($43K), Zimbabwe ($33K) and Zambia ($25K) were the largest markets for greasy wool exported from South Africa worldwide, together comprising 90% of total exports.
What is the average export price for greasy wool in South Africa?
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In 2019, the average greasy wool export price amounted to $6,197 per tonne, with a decrease of -2.4% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for greasy wool in South Africa?
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In 2019, the average greasy wool import price amounted to $7,833 per tonne, picking up by 12% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 994 - Wool Grease and Lanolin

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the greasy wool 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
COUNTRIES WITH TOP YIELDS
5.4
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.5
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, PRODUCING ANIMALS AND YIELD
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:
Yield And Growth
Figure 15:
Exports And Growth
Figure 16:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 17:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 18:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 19:
Imports And Growth
Figure 20:
Import Prices
Figure 21:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Producing Animals Slaughtered, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Yield, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019

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