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

Common Clay Market Size in Thailand

The Thai common clay market rose significantly to $X in 2019, picking up by X% against the previous year. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $X. From 2018 to 2019, the growth of the market failed to regain the momentum.

Common Clay Production in Thailand

In value terms, common clay production surged to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, production reached the peak level of $X. From 2018 to 2019, production growth remained at a lower figure.

Common Clay Exports

Exports from Thailand

Common clay exports from Thailand dropped rapidly to X tonnes in 2019, falling by -X% against 2018 figures. Overall, exports, however, saw tangible growth. 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 notably in the following year.

In value terms, common clay exports dropped notably to $X in 2019. In general, exports, however, continue to indicate a strong increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, exports reached the peak of $X, and then dropped rapidly in the following year.

Exports by Country

Malaysia (X tonnes), Indonesia (X tonnes) and Bangladesh (X tonnes) were the main destinations of common clay exports from Thailand, together accounting for X% of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Bangladesh (+X% per year), while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest markets for common clay exported from Thailand were Malaysia ($X), Indonesia ($X) and Bangladesh ($X), together accounting for X% of total exports.

In terms of the main countries of destination, Bangladesh (+X% per year) saw the highest growth rate of the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the average common clay export price amounted to $X per tonne, picking up by X% against the previous year. In general, export price indicated a measured expansion from 2007 to 2019: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, common clay export price decreased by -X% against 2017 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 when the average export price increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, export price attained the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2018 to 2019, the growth in terms of the average export prices remained at a somewhat lower figure.

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

Common Clay Imports

Imports into Thailand

In 2019, purchases abroad of common clay decreased by -X% to X tonnes for the first time since 2016, thus ending a two-year declining trend. Overall, imports showed a pronounced decrease. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, common clay imports reduced modestly to $X in 2019. In general, imports posted resilient growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at $X in 2018, and then declined in the following year.

Imports by Country

China (X tonnes), Ukraine (X tonnes) and the UK (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of common clay imports to Thailand, together accounting for X% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Ukraine (+X% per year), while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest common clay suppliers to Thailand were China ($X), Ukraine ($X) and the UK ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports.

In terms of the main suppliers, Ukraine (+X% per year) saw 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 common clay import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, rising by X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price continues to indicate strong growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 an increase of X% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, import prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was New Zealand ($X per tonne), while the price for Malaysia ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by China, 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 clays in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of clay consumption was China (56M tonnes), comprising approx. 24% of total volume. Moreover, clay consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Russia (24M tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Turkey (17M tonnes), with a 7.2% share.
What are the largest producers of clays in the world?
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China (58M tonnes) remains the largest clay producing country worldwide, accounting for 25% of total volume. Moreover, clay production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Russia (22M tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Turkey (17M tonnes), with a 7.2% share.
What are the leading suppliers of clays to Thailand?
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In value terms, the largest clay suppliers to Thailand were China ($21M), the U.S. ($16M) and the UK ($6.5M), with a combined 76% share of total imports. India, Malaysia and Australia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 12%.
What are the leading importers of clays from Thailand?
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In value terms, Malaysia ($3.8M), Indonesia ($3.4M) and Bangladesh ($3M) constituted the largest markets for clay exported from Thailand worldwide, with a combined 50% share of total exports.
What is the average export price for clays in Thailand?
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In 2019, the average clay export price amounted to $225 per tonne, rising by 4.2% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for clays in Thailand?
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In 2019, the average clay import price amounted to $200 per tonne, flattening at 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 Thailand. 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:
• Thailand

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Thailand
• 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 2007–2019
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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