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Sri Lanka - Clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Sri Lanka: Common Clay Market Overview 2021

Common Clay Market Size in Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan common clay market amounted to $X in 2019, stabilizing at 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). Over the period under review, consumption recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2009 when the market value increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Common Clay Exports

Exports from Sri Lanka

Common clay exports from Sri Lanka stood at X kg in 2019, leveling off at the previous year's figure. Over the period under review, exports saw a abrupt decline. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports reached the peak figure at X tonnes in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, common clay exports stood at $X in 2019. Overall, exports showed a abrupt decrease. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Exports peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to No country was relatively modest.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value to No country was relatively modest.

Common Clay Imports

Imports into Sri Lanka

In 2019, overseas purchases of common clay decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second consecutive year after four years of growth. In general, imports saw a pronounced downturn. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2009 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at X tonnes in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, common clay imports amounted to $X in 2019. Overall, imports recorded a slight expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2009 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum at $X in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

Japan (X tonnes), New Zealand (X tonnes) and China (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of common clay imports to Sri Lanka, with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Thailand, India, the U.S. and South Korea, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in South Korea (+X% per year), while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest common clay suppliers to Sri Lanka were Japan ($X), New Zealand ($X) and China ($X), together comprising X% of total imports. These countries were followed by the U.S., Thailand, South Korea and India, which together accounted for a further X Korea (+X% per year) recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, among the main suppliers over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average common clay import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, picking up by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price posted a remarkable increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the average import price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average import prices hit record highs in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($X per tonne), while the price for India ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Thailand, 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 common clay in the world?
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China (40M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of common clay consumption, accounting for 24% of total volume. Moreover, common clay consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the U.S. (19M tonnes), twofold. Spain (16M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 9.4% share.
What are the largest producers of common clay in the world?
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China (40M tonnes) remains the largest common clay producing country worldwide, accounting for 24% of total volume. Moreover, common clay production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (19M tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Spain (16M tonnes), with a 9.5% share.
What are the leading suppliers of common clay to Sri Lanka?
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In value terms, Japan ($222K), New Zealand ($116K) and China ($56K) constituted the largest common clay suppliers to Sri Lanka, with a combined 78% share of total imports. The U.S., Thailand, South Korea and India lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 19%.
What is the average import price for common clay in Sri Lanka?
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In 2019, the average common clay import price amounted to $498 per tonne, picking up by 5.2% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 08122250 - Common clays and shales for construction use (excluding bentonite, fireclay, expanded clays, kaolin and kaolinic clays), a ndalusite, kyanite and sillimanite, mullite, chamotte or dinas earths
• Prodcom 08122255 -

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the common clay market in Sri Lanka. 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:
• Sri Lanka

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Sri Lanka
• 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
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
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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