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United Kingdom: Optical Fiber Cables Market Overview 2021

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Optical Fiber Cables Market Size in the UK

For the fourth year in a row, the UK optical fiber cables market recorded growth in sales value, which increased by X% to $X in 2020. Overall, consumption showed strong growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 when the market value increased by X% year-to-year. Optical fiber cables consumption peaked in 2020 and is likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

Optical Fiber Cables Production in the UK

In value terms, optical fiber cables production stood at $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production saw prominent growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, production reached the peak level in 2020 and is likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

Optical Fiber Cables Exports

Exports from the UK

For the fifth consecutive year, the UK recorded growth in overseas shipments of optical fiber cables, which increased by X% to X tonnes in 2020. Over the period under review, exports showed a relatively flat trend pattern. 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 maximum in 2020 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

In value terms, optical fiber cables exports rose to $X in 2020. Overall, exports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports attained the peak figure at $X in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Germany (X tonnes), the Czech Republic (X tonnes) and the U.S. (X tonnes) were the main destinations of optical fiber cables exports from the UK, together comprising X% of total exports. These countries were followed by Ireland, the Netherlands, Spain, Hong Kong SAR, Canada, Italy, Cyprus, France, Qatar and Belgium, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Cyprus, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the U.S. ($X), Germany ($X) and the Czech Republic ($X) constituted the largest markets for optical fiber cables exported from the UK worldwide, together comprising X% of total exports. The Netherlands, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Hong Kong SAR, Canada, Belgium, Qatar and Cyprus lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, in terms of the main countries of destination over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The average optical fiber cables export price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, export price attained the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2011 to 2020, the growth in terms of the average export prices remained at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major overseas markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was the Netherlands ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to the Czech Republic ($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 Czech Republic, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced mixed trend patterns.

Optical Fiber Cables Imports

Imports into the UK

After three years of growth, supplies from abroad of optical fiber cables decreased by -X% to X tonnes in 2020. Overall, imports, however, recorded a measured increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2019, and then reduced modestly in the following year.

In value terms, optical fiber cables imports reached $X in 2020. In general, imports, however, recorded a strong increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum in 2020 and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

Poland (X tonnes), Belgium (X tonnes) and China (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of optical fiber cables imports to the UK, with a combined X% share of total imports. India, Romania, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Japan, the U.S., the Czech Republic, the Netherlands and Slovakia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Slovakia (+X% per year), while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Poland ($X) constituted the largest supplier of optical fiber cables to the UK, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by China ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Japan, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from Poland stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: China (+X% per year) and Japan (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average optical fiber cables import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2020, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 when the average import price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average import prices attained the maximum in 2020 and is likely to continue growth in the near future.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Japan ($X per tonne), while the price for Slovakia ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for optical fiber cables in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of optical fiber cables consumption in 2020 were China (135K tonnes), the U.S. (125K tonnes) and Mexico (61K tonnes), together accounting for 31% of global consumption. Brazil, France, Turkey, Russia, Germany, Viet Nam, Thailand, Egypt, the Philippines and Indonesia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 30%.
What are the largest producers of optical fiber cables in the world?
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China (475K tonnes) remains the largest optical fiber cables producing country worldwide, accounting for 44% of total volume. Moreover, optical fiber cables production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (104K tonnes), fivefold. Mexico (60K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 5.5% share.
What are the leading suppliers of optical fiber cables to the UK?
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In value terms, Poland ($69M) constituted the largest supplier of optical fiber cables to the UK, comprising 25% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by China ($32M), with a 11% share of total imports. It was followed by Japan, with a 9% share.
What are the leading importers of optical fiber cables from the UK?
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In value terms, the U.S. ($29M), Germany ($15M) and the Czech Republic ($11M) constituted the largest markets for optical fiber cables exported from the UK worldwide, together accounting for 39% of total exports. The Netherlands, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Hong Kong SAR, Canada, Belgium, Qatar and Cyprus lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 32%.
What is the average export price for optical fiber cables in the UK?
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In 2020, the average optical fiber cables export price amounted to $16,231 per tonne, with a decrease of -2.6% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for optical fiber cables in the UK?
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The average optical fiber cables import price stood at $23,969 per tonne in 2020, with an increase of 7.6% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 27311100 - Optical fibre cables made up of individually sheathed fibres whether or not assembled with electric conductors or fitted with connectors

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the optical fiber cables 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 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, 2007–2020
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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