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South Africa: Horsehair Market Overview 2021

Horsehair Market Size in South Africa

The South African horsehair market soared to $X in 2020, with an increase of X% 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 saw buoyant growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when the market value increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market reached the peak level at $X in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2020, consumption failed to regain the momentum.

Horsehair Exports

Exports from South Africa

In 2020, overseas shipments of horsehair were finally on the rise to reach X tonnes after five years of decline. In general, exports, however, recorded a deep slump. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, exports attained the peak of X tonnes. from 2009 to 2020, the growth exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, horsehair exports declined to $X in 2020. Overall, exports, however, saw a abrupt downturn. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, exports attained the peak of $X. from 2011 to 2020, the growth exports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

The UK (X tonnes) was the main destination for horsehair exports from South Africa, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, horsehair exports to the UK exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Italy (X tonnes), fivefold. China (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total exports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume to the UK was relatively modest. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Italy (-X% per year) and China (-X% per year).

In value terms, the UK ($X) emerged as the key foreign market for horsehair exports from South Africa, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Italy ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by China, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value to the UK totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Italy (-X% per year) and China (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average horsehair export price amounted to $X per tonne, dropping by -X% against the previous year. In general, the export price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when the average export price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average export prices reached the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, export prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Japan ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to the UK ($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 Italy, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Horsehair Imports

Imports into South Africa

In 2020, imports of horsehair into South Africa soared to X tonnes, picking up by X% against 2019 figures. Over the period under review, imports enjoyed a measured increase. As a result, imports reached the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, horsehair imports soared to $X in 2020. Overall, total imports indicated a modest increase from 2007 to 2020: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, imports increased by +X% against 2018 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum at $X in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Lesotho (X tonnes) constituted the largest horsehair supplier to South Africa, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, horsehair imports from Lesotho exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, the U.S. (X tonnes), fivefold. Australia (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 Lesotho stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: the U.S. (-X% per year) and Australia (-X% per year).

In value terms, Lesotho ($X), the U.S. ($X) and Australia ($X) constituted the largest horsehair suppliers to South Africa, with a combined X% share of total imports.

Among the main suppliers, Lesotho recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced a decline.

Import Prices by Country

The average horsehair import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, declining by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price recorded a slight reduction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 when the average import price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average import prices reached the maximum at $X per tonne in 2019, and then reduced notably in the following year.

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

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the U.S., 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 markets for horsehair in the world?
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China (17K tonnes) remains the largest horsehair consuming country worldwide, accounting for 51% of total volume. Moreover, horsehair consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Italy (2.5K tonnes), sevenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Kazakhstan (2K tonnes), with a 5.8% share.
What are the largest producers of horsehair in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of horsehair production in 2020 were Kazakhstan (2.1K tonnes), Uzbekistan (2.1K tonnes) and Turkmenistan (1.6K tonnes), with a combined 33% share of global production. Mali, Iran, Afghanistan, Lesotho, Belgium, Turkey, the U.S., Pakistan and Peru lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 51%.
What are the leading suppliers of horsehair to South Africa?
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In value terms, Lesotho ($4.2M), the U.S. ($2.7M) and Australia ($1.1M) were the largest horsehair suppliers to South Africa, with a combined 97% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of horsehair from South Africa?
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In value terms, the UK ($1.8M) emerged as the key foreign market for horsehair exports from South Africa, comprising 65% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Italy ($428K), with a 15% share of total exports. It was followed by China, with a 6.9% share.
What is the average export price for horsehair in South Africa?
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In 2020, the average horsehair export price amounted to $13,581 per tonne, waning by -16.7% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for horsehair in South Africa?
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The average horsehair import price stood at $6,925 per tonne in 2020, with a decrease of -47.5% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 1030 - Fine goat hair
• FCL 1031 - Coarse goat hair
• FCL 1100 - Hair of horses
• FCL 1218 - Hair, fine
• FCL 1219 - Hair, coarse nes

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the horsehair 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

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 2007–2020
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:
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, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Producing Animals Slaughtered, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Yield, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
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