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South Africa: Nickel Ore Market Overview 2020

Nickel Ore Market Size in South Africa

The revenue of the nickel ore market in South Africa amounted to $X in 2017, jumping by X% against the previous year. Overall, nickel ore consumption continues to indicate a skyrocketing expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013, when it surged by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the nickel ore market attained its peak figure level in 2017, and is expected to retain its growth in the near future.

Nickel Ore Production in South Africa

In 2017, the amount of nickel ores and concentrates produced in South Africa amounted to X kg, approximately mirroring the previous year. Overall, nickel ore production continues to indicate a measured drop. South Africa nickel ore production peaked of X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2017, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Nickel Ore Exports from South Africa

In 2017, nickel ore exports from South Africa stood at X tonnes, jumping by X% against the previous year. Overall, nickel ore exports continue to indicate a strong expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013, when it surged by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the nickel ore exports reached its maximum volume in 2017, and are likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, nickel ore exports totaled $X in 2017. Overall, nickel ore exports continue to indicate a prominent growth. South Africa exports peaked in 2017, and are expected to retain its growth in the immediate term.

Nickel Ore Exports by Country from South Africa

In 2017, the Philippines (X tonnes) was the major exporter for nickel ores and concentrates, making up X% of total exports. It was distantly followed by Indonesia (X tonnes), New Caledonia (X tonnes), Australia (X tonnes) and Finland (X tonnes), together mixed up X% share of total exports. The following exporters - Guatemala (X tonnes) and Canada (X tonnes) together made up X% of total exports.

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

In value terms, Indonesia ($X) remains the largest nickel ore supplier from South Africa, making up X% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the Philippines ($X), with a X% share of global exports. It was followed by New Caledonia, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2017, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value in Indonesia stood at +X%. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: the Philippines (+X% per year) and New Caledonia (-X% per year).

Nickel Ore Export Prices by Country in South Africa

In 2017, the nickel ore export price in South Africa amounted to $X per tonne, stabilizing at the previous year. Overall, nickel ore export price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2016, when the export prices increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export prices for nickel ores and concentrates attained its peak figure level of $X per tonne in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2017, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

There were significant differences in the average export prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2017, the country with the highest export price was Indonesia ($X per tonne), while the Philippines ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of export prices was attained by Finland (+X% per year), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Nickel Ore Imports into South Africa

In 2017, imports of nickel ores and concentrates into South Africa stood at X tonnes, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year. Overall, nickel ore imports continue to indicate a slight increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013, when it surged by X% against the previous year. In that year, the nickel ore imports reached their peak volume of X tonnes. From 2014 to 2017, growth of the nickel ore imports failed to regain its momentum.

In value terms, nickel ore imports stood at $X in 2017. Overall, nickel ore imports continue to indicate a drastic decrease. In that year, the nickel ore imports attained their peak level of $X. From 2013 to 2017, growth of the nickel ore imports failed to regain its momentum.

Nickel Ore Imports by Country into South Africa

China (X tonnes) and South Korea (X tonnes) represented roughly X% of total imports of nickel ores and concentrates in 2017. It was distantly followed by Japan (X tonnes), Ukraine (X tonnes) and Macedonia (X tonnes), together comprising X% share of total imports. Greece (X tonnes) and China, Hong Kong SAR (X tonnes) occupied the minor share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2017, the most notable rate of growth in terms of imports, amongst the main importing countries, was attained by China, Hong Kong SAR (+X% per year), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, China ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported nickel ores and concentrates into South Africa, making up X% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by South Korea ($X), with a X% share of global imports. It was followed by Japan, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2017, the average annual growth rate of value in China amounted to -X%. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: South Korea (+X% per year) and Japan (-X% per year).

Nickel Ore Import Prices by Country in South Africa

In 2017, the nickel ore import price in South Africa amounted to $X per tonne, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. Overall, nickel ore import price continues to indicate a deep setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012, when the import prices increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the import prices for nickel ores and concentrates attained its peak figure level of $X per tonne in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2017, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Import prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest import price was China ($X per tonne), while Ukraine ($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 China (+X% per year), while the other leaders experienced a decline in the import price figures.

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Product coverage:
• Prodcom 07291200 - Nickel ores and concentrates

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for nickel ores and concentrates 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 2030.


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 2007–2020
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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