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South Africa: Explosives Market 2022

Explosives Market Size in South Africa

The South African explosives market amounted to $X in 2021, flattening at the previous year. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations in certain years. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $X. From 2020 to 2021, the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.

Explosives Production in South Africa

In value terms, explosives production rose slightly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production recorded a slight decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the production volume increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, production remained at a lower figure.

Explosives Exports

Exports from South Africa

In 2021, overseas shipments of prepared explosives were finally on the rise to reach X tons for the first time since 2018, thus ending a two-year declining trend. In general, exports, however, showed a deep slump. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of X%. Over the period under review, the exports attained the peak figure at X tons in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, explosives exports rose notably to $X in 2021. Overall, exports, however, showed a abrupt decline. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The exports peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, the exports failed to regain momentum.

Exports by Country

Zimbabwe (X tons) was the main destination for explosives exports from South Africa, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, explosives exports to Zimbabwe exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Tanzania (X tons), twofold. The third position in this ranking was held by Djibouti (X tons), with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of volume to Zimbabwe stood at -X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Tanzania (+X% per year) and Djibouti (+X% per year).

In value terms, South Korea ($X) remains the key foreign market for explosives exports from South Africa, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Zimbabwe ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Zambia, with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to South Korea stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Zimbabwe (-X% per year) and Zambia (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average explosives export price stood at $X per ton in 2021, increasing by X% against the previous year. Over the last nine-year period, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 when the average export price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average export prices reached the peak figure at $X per ton in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, the export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably country of destination: the country with the highest price was South Korea ($X per ton), while the average price for exports to Lesotho ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Ghana (+X%), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Explosives Imports

Imports into South Africa

In 2021, approx. X tons of prepared explosives were imported into South Africa; waning by -X% compared with 2020. In general, imports, however, continue to indicate a strong expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2020 with an increase of X%. As a result, imports reached the peak of X tons, and then plummeted in the following year.

In value terms, explosives imports declined rapidly to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, imports, however, saw a noticeable increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2020 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, imports reached the peak of $X, and then declined notably in the following year.

Imports by Country

In 2021, China (X tons) constituted the largest supplier of explosives to South Africa, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, explosives imports from China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, the Czech Republic (X tons), sixfold. India (X tons) ranked third in terms of total imports with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from China totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: the Czech Republic (+X% per year) and India (+X% per year).

In value terms, China ($X) constituted the largest supplier of explosives to South Africa, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by the Czech Republic ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by India, with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from China totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: the Czech Republic (+X% per year) and India (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average explosives import price stood at $X per ton in 2021, which is down by -X% against the previous year. In general, the import price showed a deep setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 an increase of X%. The import price peaked at $X per ton in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, import prices failed to regain momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was India ($X per ton), while the price for the Czech Republic ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by China (+X%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced mixed trend patterns.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2022 2012-2022 2023-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for prepared explosives in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2021 were China, Norway and the United States, together comprising 40% of global consumption.
What are the largest producers of prepared explosives in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were China, Norway and the United States, together accounting for 42% of global production. These countries were followed by Russia, Pakistan, India, Sweden, Brazil, Turkey, Germany, Iran and Japan, which together accounted for a further 26%.
What are the leading suppliers of prepared explosives to South Africa?
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In value terms, China constituted the largest supplier of explosives to South Africa, comprising 66% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by the Czech Republic, with a 7.5% share of total imports. It was followed by India, with a 2.2% share.
What are the leading importers of prepared explosives from South Africa?
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In value terms, South Korea remains the key foreign market for explosives exports from South Africa, comprising 34% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was held by Zimbabwe, with a 12% share of total exports. It was followed by Zambia, with a 9.6% share.
What is the average export price for prepared explosives in South Africa?
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In 2021, the average explosives export price amounted to $2,250 per ton, increasing by 6.3% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for prepared explosives in South Africa?
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The average explosives import price stood at $7,948 per ton in 2021, reducing by -20.4% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the explosives 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 2030.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 20511150 - Prepared explosives (excluding propellant powders)
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
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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
REPORT DESCRIPTION
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 PRODUCT

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 2012–2022
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2022
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 2022
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007-2022
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007-2022
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, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
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