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South Africa - Primary Cells And Primary Batteries - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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South Africa: Battery Market Overview 2021

Battery Market Size in South Africa

The South African battery market declined markedly to $X in 2020, waning by -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). In general, consumption showed a abrupt decrease. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2019 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market reached the peak level at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, consumption failed to regain the momentum.

Battery Exports

Exports from South Africa

In 2020, exports of primary cells and primary batteries from South Africa dropped to X units, declining by -X% compared with the year before. In general, exports, however, saw a remarkable increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at X units in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, battery exports fell notably to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, exports, however, continue to indicate prominent growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, exports reached the peak of $X. From 2011 to 2020, the growth exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Lesotho (X units) was the main destination for battery exports from South Africa, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, battery exports to Lesotho exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Botswana (X units), sevenfold. Swaziland (X units) ranked third in terms of total exports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Lesotho totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Botswana (-X% per year) and Swaziland (-X% per year).

In value terms, the largest markets for battery exported from South Africa were Namibia ($X), Botswana ($X) and Lesotho ($X), together accounting for X% of total exports.

Lesotho 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 a decline.

Export Prices by Country

The average battery export price stood at $X per unit in 2020, with a decrease of -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 when the average export price increased by X% against the previous year. The export price peaked at $X per unit in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major external markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Namibia ($X per unit), while the average price for exports to Lesotho ($X per unit) 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 mixed trend patterns.

Battery Imports

Imports into South Africa

Battery imports into South Africa contracted markedly to X units in 2020, dropping by -X% against the previous year's figure. Overall, imports recorded a deep setback. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2019 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports reached the peak figure at X units in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, battery imports shrank sharply to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, imports showed a perceptible setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2020, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

China (X units), the U.S. (X units) and Singapore (X units) were the main suppliers of battery imports to South Africa, together comprising X% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Singapore, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, China ($X) constituted the largest supplier of battery to South Africa, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Singapore ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by the U.S., with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value from China was relatively modest. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Singapore (+X% per year) and the U.S. (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average battery import price stood at $X per unit in 2020, with a decrease of -X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, enjoyed resilient growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average import prices attained the peak figure at $X per unit in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, import prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Germany ($X per unit), while the price for the U.S. ($X per unit) 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 mixed trend patterns.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for primary cells and primary batteries in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of battery consumption in 2020 were India (16B units), China (12B units) and Japan (6.3B units), together accounting for 47% of global consumption. The U.S., Spain, Indonesia, Germany, Mozambique, the UK, Thailand, Mexico and Brazil lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 28%.
What are the largest producers of primary cells and primary batteries in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of battery production was China (44B units), accounting for 48% of total volume. Moreover, battery production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, India (16B units), threefold. Japan (5.5B units) ranked third in terms of total production with a 6.1% share.
What are the leading suppliers of primary cells and primary batteries to South Africa?
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In value terms, China ($7.8M) constituted the largest supplier of battery to South Africa, comprising 38% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Singapore ($2.7M), with a 13% share of total imports. It was followed by the U.S., with a 7.6% share.
What are the leading importers of primary cells and primary batteries from South Africa?
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In value terms, Namibia ($3.8M), Botswana ($2.7M) and Lesotho ($2.3M) constituted the largest markets for battery exported from South Africa worldwide, with a combined 66% share of total exports.
What is the average export price for primary cells and primary batteries in South Africa?
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In 2020, the average battery export price amounted to $1.1 per unit, declining by -15.1% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for primary cells and primary batteries in South Africa?
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In 2020, the average battery import price amounted to $0.8 per unit, dropping by -6% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 27201100 - Primary cells and primary batteries

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the battery 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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