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United Kingdom: Carbon Electrode Market Overview 2021

Carbon Electrode Market Size in the UK

After two years of growth, the UK carbon electrode market decreased by -X% to $X in 2020. Overall, consumption, however, saw a resilient increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $X in 2019, and then dropped in the following year.

Carbon Electrode Production in the UK

In value terms, carbon electrode production expanded significantly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Overall, production showed buoyant growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when the production volume increased by X% year-to-year. Carbon electrode production peaked at $X in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2020, production remained at a lower figure.

Carbon Electrode Exports

Exports from the UK

For the third year in a row, the UK recorded decline in overseas shipments of carbon electrodes, which decreased by -X% to X tonnes in 2020. Overall, exports saw a abrupt shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, exports attained the peak of X tonnes. from 2018 to 2020, the growth exports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, carbon electrode exports reduced to $X in 2020. In general, exports saw a temperate increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Germany (X tonnes) was the main destination for carbon electrode exports from the UK, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, carbon electrode exports to Germany exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, the U.S. (X tonnes), threefold. Canada (X tonnes) 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 Germany stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: the U.S. (+X% per year) and Canada (-X% per year).

In value terms, the U.S. ($X) remains the key foreign market for carbon electrode exports from the UK, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Canada, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to the U.S. totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Germany (-X% per year) and Canada (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average carbon electrode export price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, growing by X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price posted a strong increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average export prices hit record highs in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major overseas markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Argentina ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to the U.S., while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Carbon Electrode Imports

Imports into the UK

In 2020, approx. X tonnes of carbon electrodes were imported into the UK; which is down by -X% on the year before. In general, imports recorded a abrupt contraction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, carbon electrode imports shrank markedly to $X in 2020. Overall, imports saw a perceptible reduction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

Spain (X tonnes), France (X tonnes) and China (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of carbon electrode imports to the UK, together accounting for X% of total imports. These countries were followed by Germany 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 Belgium, while imports for the other leaders experienced mixed trend patterns.

In value terms, Spain ($X), France ($X) and Germany ($X) were the largest carbon electrode suppliers to the UK, with a combined X% share of total imports. China and Belgium lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X the main suppliers, Belgium 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 mixed trend patterns.

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the average carbon electrode import price amounted to $X per tonne, rising by X% against the previous year. In general, the import price continues to indicate resilient growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 an increase of X% year-to-year. The import price peaked in 2020 and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Germany ($X per tonne), while the price for China ($X per tonne) 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 more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for carbon electrodes in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of carbon electrode consumption in 2020 were Iceland (426K tonnes), Russia (263K tonnes) and China (218K tonnes), together comprising 37% of global consumption. The United Arab Emirates, Canada, the U.S., India, Bahrain, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Japan and Turkey lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 38%.
What are the largest producers of carbon electrodes in the world?
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China (1.8M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of carbon electrode production, accounting for 62% of total volume. Moreover, carbon electrode production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the Netherlands (248K tonnes), sevenfold. Canada (130K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 4.5% share.
What are the leading suppliers of carbon electrodes to the UK?
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In value terms, Spain ($12M), France ($11M) and Germany ($4.2M) were the largest carbon electrode suppliers to the UK, together accounting for 84% of total imports. China and Belgium lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 9.7%.
What are the leading importers of carbon electrodes from the UK?
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In value terms, the U.S. ($26M) remains the key foreign market for carbon electrode exports from the UK, comprising 66% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($2.8M), with a 7.1% share of total exports. It was followed by Canada, with a 5.7% share.
What is the average export price for carbon electrodes in the UK?
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The average carbon electrode export price stood at $14,855 per tonne in 2020, growing by 21% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for carbon electrodes in the UK?
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The average carbon electrode import price stood at $8,360 per tonne in 2020, picking up by 17% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 27901330 - Carbon electrodes for furnaces
• Prodcom 27901350 - Carbon electrodes (excluding for furnaces)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the carbon electrode 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. 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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