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Southern Asia - Clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Southern Asia: Clays Market Overview 2020

Clays Market Size in Southern Asia

In 2019, after two years of growth, there was decline in the South Asian clays market, when its value decreased by -X% to $X. In general, consumption continues to indicate a resilient expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when the market value increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market reached the maximum level at $X in 2018, and then fell slightly in the following year.

Clays Production in Southern Asia

In value terms, clays production contracted modestly to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, production, however, recorded a resilient expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, production attained the peak level of $X, and then fell in the following year.

Production By Country in Southern Asia

India (X tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of clays production, accounting for X% of total volume.

In India, clays production increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2009-2019.

Clays Exports

Exports in Southern Asia

After three years of growth, shipments abroad of clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) decreased by -X% to X tonnes in 2019. Over the period under review, exports, however, saw a prominent increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, exports reached the peak of X tonnes, and then declined in the following year.

In value terms, clays exports totaled $X in 2019. Overall, exports, however, enjoyed a buoyant expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. The level of export peaked in 2019 and is likely to see steady growth in years to come.

Exports by Country

In 2019, India (X tonnes) was the key exporter of clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay), constituting X% of total exports. It was distantly followed by Pakistan (X tonnes), comprising a X% share of total exports.

India was also the fastest-growing in terms of the clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) exports, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007 to 2019. At the same time, Pakistan (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. India (+X p.p.) and Pakistan (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total exports, while the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, India ($X) remains the largest clays supplier in Southern Asia, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Pakistan ($X), with a X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value in India totaled +X%.

Export Prices by Country

The clays export price in Southern Asia stood at $X per tonne in 2019, surging by X% against the previous year. In general, the export price, however, continues to indicate a noticeable slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, export prices reached the maximum at $X per tonne in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2019, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Pakistan ($X per tonne), while India stood at $X per tonne.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Pakistan.

Clays Imports

Imports in Southern Asia

In 2019, supplies from abroad of clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the second year in a row after two years of decline. Over the period under review, imports showed a strong expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2015 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, imports reached the peak of X tonnes. From 2016 to 2019, the growth imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, clays imports fell to $X in 2019. Overall, imports continue to indicate a resilient increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at $X in 2018, and then shrank in the following year.

Imports by Country

Bangladesh was the key importer of clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) in Southern Asia, with the volume of imports resulting at X tonnes, which was approx. X% of total imports in 2019. It was distantly followed by India (X tonnes), achieving a X% share of total imports. Afghanistan (X tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Bangladesh, while purchases for the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the imports figures.

In value terms, Bangladesh ($X), India ($X) and Afghanistan ($X) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2019, with a combined X% share of total imports.

In terms of the main importing countries, Bangladesh saw the highest growth rate of the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the imports figures.

Import Prices by Country

The clays import price in Southern Asia stood at $X per tonne in 2019, with a decrease of -X% against the previous year. In general, the import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when the import price increased by X% y-o-y. The level of import peaked at $X per tonne in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2019, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was India ($X per tonne), while Afghanistan ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by India, while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) in Southern Asia?
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Bangladesh (280K tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of clays consumption, accounting for 72% of total volume. Moreover, clays consumption in Bangladesh exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India (101K tonnes), threefold.
What are the largest producers of clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) in Southern Asia?
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India (175K tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of clays production, accounting for 86% of total volume.
What are the leading exporters of clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) in Southern Asia?
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In value terms, India ($13M) remains the largest clays supplier in Southern Asia, comprising 79% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Pakistan ($3.6M), with a 21% share of total exports.
What are the leading importers of clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) in Southern Asia?
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In value terms, the largest clays importing markets in Southern Asia were Bangladesh ($26M), India ($22M) and Afghanistan ($613K), with a combined 97% share of total imports.
What is the average export price for clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) in Southern Asia?
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In 2019, the clays export price in Southern Asia amounted to $63 per tonne, picking up by 8% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) in Southern Asia?
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In 2019, the clays import price in Southern Asia amounted to $110 per tonne, which is down by -8.1% against the previous year.

Product coverage:

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the clays market in Southern Asia. 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:
• Afghanistan
• Bhutan
• Maldives
• Nepal

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Southern Asia, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Southern Asia
• 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
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
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
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

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

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Afghanistan
• Bangladesh
• Bhutan
• India
• Maldives
• Nepal
• Pakistan
• Sri Lanka
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, By Country, 2015–2019
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2019
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Exports And Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports And Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2019
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2019

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