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United Kingdom: Glass Container Market Overview 2021

Glass Container Market Size in the UK

In 2020, after two years of growth, there was significant decline in the UK glass container market, when its value decreased by -X% to $X. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2019 with an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $X, and then fell in the following year.

Glass Container Production in the UK

In value terms, glass container production rose modestly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Glass container production peaked in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

Glass Container Exports

Exports from the UK

In 2020, overseas shipments of bottles, jars and other containers of glass decreased by -X% to X units, falling for the second year in a row after two years of growth. Over the period under review, exports recorded a perceptible slump. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports attained the peak figure at X units in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, glass container exports reduced to $X in 2020. In general, exports recorded a slight descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Exports peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Ireland (X units) was the main destination for glass container exports from the UK, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, glass container exports to Ireland exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Belgium (X units), sevenfold. The Dominican Republic (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 Ireland totaled -X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Belgium (+X% per year) and the Dominican Republic (+X% per year).

In value terms, Ireland ($X) remains the key foreign market for glass container exports from the UK, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by France ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Belgium, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to Ireland amounted to -X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: France (-X% per year) and Belgium (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average glass container export price stood at $X per unit in 2020, growing by X% against the previous year. Over the last thirteen years, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 when the average export price increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, export price reached the peak level of $X per unit. from 2015 to 2020, the growth in terms of the average export prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major export markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($X per unit), while the average price for exports to the Dominican Republic ($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 France, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Glass Container Imports

Imports into the UK

In 2020, supplies from abroad of bottles, jars and other containers of glass increased by X% to X units, rising for the third consecutive year after two years of decline. Over the period under review, imports recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Imports peaked in 2020 and are likely to continue growth in the near future.

In value terms, glass container imports expanded remarkably to $X in 2020. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Imports peaked in 2020 and are likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

France (X units), Turkey (X units) and the Netherlands (X units) were the main suppliers of glass container imports to the UK, with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Germany, Bulgaria, China, Italy, Mexico, the United Arab Emirates, Austria, Russia, the U.S. and Belgium, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Russia, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, France ($X) constituted the largest supplier of glass container to the UK, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by China, with a X% share.

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

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the average glass container import price amounted to $X per unit, growing by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, import price indicated a noticeable expansion from 2007 to 2020: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, glass container import price decreased by -X% against 2018 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $X per unit in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, import prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Mexico ($X per unit), while the price for the Netherlands ($X per unit) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the United Arab Emirates, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for bottles, jars and other containers of glass in the world?
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China (124B units) remains the largest glass container consuming country worldwide, accounting for 20% of total volume. Moreover, glass container consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the U.S. (53B units), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Italy (24B units), with a 3.9% share.
What are the largest producers of bottles, jars and other containers of glass in the world?
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China (126B units) remains the largest glass container producing country worldwide, accounting for 20% of total volume. Moreover, glass container production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (52B units), twofold. Italy (24B units) ranked third in terms of total production with a 3.8% share.
What are the leading suppliers of bottles, jars and other containers of glass to the UK?
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In value terms, France ($93M) constituted the largest supplier of glass container to the UK, comprising 27% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($46M), with a 13% share of total imports. It was followed by China, with a 10% share.
What are the leading importers of bottles, jars and other containers of glass from the UK?
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In value terms, Ireland ($84M) remains the key foreign market for glass container exports from the UK, comprising 53% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by France ($16M), with a 9.8% share of total exports. It was followed by Belgium, with a 6.4% share.
What is the average export price for bottles, jars and other containers of glass in the UK?
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The average glass container export price stood at $0.8 per unit in 2020, surging by 9.8% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for bottles, jars and other containers of glass in the UK?
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In 2020, the average glass container import price amounted to $1.1 per unit, increasing by 7.9% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 23131120 - Containers made from tubing of glass (excluding preserving jars)
• Prodcom 23131130 - Glass containers of a nominal capacity . 2,5 litres (excluding preserving jars)
• Prodcom 23131140 - Bottles of colourless glass of a nominal capacity < 2,5 litres, f or beverages and foodstuffs (excluding bottles covered with leather or composition leather, infant
• Prodcom 23131150 - Bottles of coloured glass of a nominal capacity < 2,5 litres, for beverages and foodstuffs (excluding bottles covered with leather or composition leather, infant
• Prodcom 23131160 - Glass containers for beverages and foodstuffs of a nominal capacity < 2,5 litres (excluding bottles, flasks covered with leather or composition leather, domestic glassware, vacuum flasks and vessels)
• Prodcom 23131170 - Glass containers for pharmaceutical products of a nominal capacity < 2,5 litres
• Prodcom 23131180 - Glass containers of a nominal capacity < 2,5 litres for the conveyance or packing of goods (excluding for beverages and foodstuffs, for pharmaceutical products, containers made from glass tubing)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the glass container market in the UK. 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:
• United Kingdom

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in the UK
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
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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
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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 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, 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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