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South Africa: Optical Fiber Cables Market Overview 2021

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Optical Fiber Cables Market Size in South Africa

In 2020, the South African optical fiber cables market decreased by -X% to $X, falling for the second consecutive year after five years of growth. In general, consumption posted a significant increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the market value increased by X% year-to-year. Optical fiber cables consumption peaked at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Optical Fiber Cables Exports

Exports from South Africa

Optical fiber cables exports from South Africa skyrocketed to X tonnes in 2020, surging by X% compared with 2019. In general, exports recorded buoyant growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, exports attained the peak of X tonnes. From 2014 to 2020, the growth exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, optical fiber cables exports surged to $X in 2020. Overall, exports posted buoyant growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, exports attained the peak of $X. From 2019 to 2020, the growth exports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Canada (X tonnes), Botswana (X tonnes) and France (X tonnes) were the main destinations of optical fiber cables exports from South Africa, together comprising X% of total exports. Namibia, Swaziland, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, the Netherlands, Zambia, Lesotho and Israel lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Israel (+X% per year), while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, France ($X), Canada ($X) and Botswana ($X) constituted the largest markets for optical fiber cables exported from South Africa worldwide, with a combined X% share of total exports. These countries were followed by the Netherlands, Namibia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland, Lesotho, Israel and Zambia, which together accounted for a further X (+X% per year) saw the highest growth rate of the value of exports, among the main countries of destination over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average optical fiber cables export price amounted to $X per tonne, with an increase of X% against the previous year. In general, the export price saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when the average export price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average export prices hit record highs at $X per tonne in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

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

Optical Fiber Cables Imports

Imports into South Africa

In 2020, optical fiber cables imports into South Africa skyrocketed to X tonnes, with an increase of X% compared with 2019. Over the period under review, imports recorded a prominent expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, optical fiber cables imports shrank sharply to $X in 2020. In general, imports recorded buoyant growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports reached the maximum at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Jamaica (X tonnes) constituted the largest optical fiber cables supplier to South Africa, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, optical fiber cables imports from Jamaica exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, China (X tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by India (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Jamaica stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: China (+X% per year) and India (+X% per year).

In value terms, China ($X) constituted the largest supplier of optical fiber cables to South Africa, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by India ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Germany, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from China stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: India (+X% per year) and Germany (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the average optical fiber cables import price amounted to $X per tonne, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price saw a abrupt descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 an increase of X% y-o-y. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

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

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Germany, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for optical fiber cables in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of optical fiber cables consumption in 2020 were China (135K tonnes), the U.S. (125K tonnes) and Mexico (61K tonnes), with a combined 31% share of global consumption. These countries were followed by Brazil, France, Turkey, Russia, Germany, Viet Nam, Thailand, Egypt, the Philippines and Indonesia, which together accounted for a further 30%.
What are the largest producers of optical fiber cables in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of optical fiber cables production was China (475K tonnes), comprising approx. 44% of total volume. Moreover, optical fiber cables production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (104K tonnes), fivefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Mexico (60K tonnes), with a 5.5% share.
What are the leading suppliers of optical fiber cables to South Africa?
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In value terms, China ($8.4M) constituted the largest supplier of optical fiber cables to South Africa, comprising 33% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by India ($3.8M), with a 15% share of total imports. It was followed by Germany, with a 11% share.
What are the leading importers of optical fiber cables from South Africa?
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In value terms, France ($3.5M), Canada ($3.2M) and Botswana ($1.8M) were the largest markets for optical fiber cables exported from South Africa worldwide, together comprising 65% of total exports. These countries were followed by the Netherlands, Namibia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland, Lesotho, Israel and Zambia, which together accounted for a further 27%.
What is the average export price for optical fiber cables in South Africa?
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In 2020, the average optical fiber cables export price amounted to $10,820 per tonne, with an increase of 11% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for optical fiber cables in South Africa?
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The average optical fiber cables import price stood at $4,158 per tonne in 2020, reducing by -40.3% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 27311100 - Optical fibre cables made up of individually sheathed fibres whether or not assembled with electric conductors or fitted with connectors

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the optical fiber cables 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
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 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, 2007–2020
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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