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South Africa: Lubricant Additives Market Overview 2021

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Lubricant Additives Market Size in South Africa

In 2019, after two years of growth, there was decline in the South African lubricant additives market, when its value decreased by -X% to $X. Over the period under review, consumption recorded a slight curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $X. From 2009 to 2019, the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.

Lubricant Additives Production in South Africa

In value terms, lubricant additives production fell to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production showed a drastic downturn. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2016 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, production attained the maximum level at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Lubricant Additives Exports

Exports from South Africa

In 2019, overseas shipments of prepared additives for mineral oils decreased by -X% to X tonnes for the first time since 2016, thus ending a two-year rising trend. In general, exports continue to indicate a abrupt setback. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, lubricant additives exports shrank remarkably to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports recorded a perceptible setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports reached the peak figure at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Zambia (X tonnes), Kenya (X tonnes) and Nigeria (X tonnes) were the main destinations of lubricant additives exports from South Africa, together accounting for X% of total exports. These countries were followed by Zimbabwe, Botswana, France, Tanzania, Namibia, Mozambique, Tunisia, Malawi, Belgium and the UK, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Tunisia (+X% per year), while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest markets for lubricant additives exported from South Africa were Zambia ($X), Kenya ($X) and Tanzania ($X), with a combined X% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Botswana, France, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Mozambique, Belgium, the UK, Tunisia and Malawi, which together accounted for a further X (+X% per year) recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to 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

The average lubricant additives export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, picking up by X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, export price attained the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2016 to 2019, the growth in terms of the average export prices remained at a lower figure.

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

Lubricant Additives Imports

Imports into South Africa

Lubricant additives imports into South Africa reduced to X tonnes in 2019, waning by -X% compared with the year before. Overall, imports showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, lubricant additives imports declined to $X in 2019. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

France (X tonnes), the U.S. (X tonnes) and Belgium (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of lubricant additives imports to South Africa, together comprising X% of total imports. These countries were followed by Singapore, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by the Netherlands, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the U.S. ($X), France ($X) and Belgium ($X) appeared to be the largest lubricant additives suppliers to South Africa, together comprising X% of total imports. These countries were followed by Italy, Germany, Singapore, the Netherlands and the UK, which together accounted for a further X terms of the main suppliers, the Netherlands recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average lubricant additives import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, therefore, remained relatively stable against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2019, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 an increase of X% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2012; however, from 2013 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 Italy ($X per tonne), while the price for Singapore ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Italy, 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 prepared additives for mineral oils in the world?
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China (1.6M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of lubricant additives consumption, accounting for 21% of total volume. Moreover, lubricant additives consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the U.S. (747K tonnes), twofold. India (565K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 7.4% share.
What are the largest producers of prepared additives for mineral oils in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of lubricant additives production in 2019 were the U.S. (1.4M tonnes), China (1.4M tonnes) and France (1M tonnes), together accounting for 51% of global production. India, Italy, Germany, Singapore, Japan, Belgium, Russia, Brazil and Mexico lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 39%.
What are the leading suppliers of prepared additives for mineral oils to South Africa?
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In value terms, the U.S. ($39M), France ($36M) and Belgium ($30M) were the largest lubricant additives suppliers to South Africa, with a combined 61% share of total imports. Italy, Germany, Singapore, the Netherlands and the UK lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 32%.
What are the leading importers of prepared additives for mineral oils from South Africa?
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In value terms, Zambia ($2.9M), Kenya ($1.5M) and Tanzania ($1.1M) were the largest markets for lubricant additives exported from South Africa worldwide, together accounting for 41% of total exports. These countries were followed by Botswana, France, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Mozambique, Belgium, the UK, Tunisia and Malawi, which together accounted for a further 46%.
What is the average export price for prepared additives for mineral oils in South Africa?
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The average lubricant additives export price stood at $3,071 per tonne in 2019, picking up by 8.3% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for prepared additives for mineral oils in South Africa?
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The average lubricant additives import price stood at $3,373 per tonne in 2019, remaining stable against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 20594250 - Anti-knock preparations
• Prodcom 20594270 - Additives for lubricating oils
• Prodcom 20594290 - Additives for mineral oils or for other liquids used for the same purpose as mineral oils (including gasoline) (excluding anti-knock preparations, additives for lubricating oils)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the lubricant additives 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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This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
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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 2007–2019
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:
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, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019

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