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U.S.: Alumina Market Overview 2021

Alumina Market Size in the U.S.

In 2019, after two years of growth, there was significant decline in the U.S. alumina market, when its value decreased by -X% to $X. In general, consumption, however, continues to indicate a perceptible contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Alumina Production in the U.S.

In value terms, alumina production expanded markedly to $X in 2019. Overall, production recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, production failed to regain the momentum.

Alumina Exports

Exports from the U.S.

For the fourth consecutive year, the U.S. recorded decline in overseas shipments of alumina, which decreased by -X% to X tonnes in 2019. In general, exports showed a abrupt downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, alumina exports declined to $X in 2019. Overall, exports continue to indicate a abrupt downturn. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Exports peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Canada (X tonnes), China (X tonnes) and Iceland (X tonnes) were the main destinations of alumina exports from the U.S., with a combined X% share of total exports. Venezuela, Mexico, the Netherlands, Kuwait, India, South Korea, Japan, Brazil, Taiwan (Chinese) and Germany lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Venezuela, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest markets for alumina exported from the U.S. were China ($X), Canada ($X) and Mexico ($X), together accounting for X% of total exports. Germany, the Netherlands, Japan, Kuwait, South Korea, India, Taiwan (Chinese), Iceland, Venezuela and Brazil lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, among 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 alumina export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price recorded buoyant growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 an increase of X% year-to-year. The export price peaked in 2019 and is likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

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

Alumina Imports

Imports into the U.S.

In 2019, supplies from abroad of alumina increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the third year in a row after three years of decline. Over the period under review, imports, however, saw a noticeable contraction. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, alumina imports reached $X in 2019. In general, imports, however, continue to indicate a slight decrease. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

Brazil (X tonnes), Australia (X tonnes) and Jamaica (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of alumina imports to the U.S., with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Canada and China, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by China, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest alumina suppliers to the U.S. were Brazil ($X), Australia ($X) and Jamaica ($X), together comprising X% of total imports. These countries were followed by China and Canada, which together accounted for a further X terms of the main suppliers, China saw the highest growth rate of 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 alumina import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, waning by -X% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2019, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2018, and then dropped rapidly in the following year.

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

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Australia, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for alumina in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of alumina consumption was China (83M tonnes), accounting for 64% of total volume. Moreover, alumina consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India (6.8M tonnes), more than tenfold. Canada (5.5M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 4.2% share.
What are the largest producers of alumina in the world?
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China (81M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of alumina production, comprising approx. 58% of total volume. Moreover, alumina production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Australia (19M tonnes), fourfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Brazil (8M tonnes), with a 5.7% share.
What are the leading suppliers of alumina to the U.S.?
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In value terms, Brazil ($325M), Australia ($171M) and Jamaica ($89M) constituted the largest alumina suppliers to the U.S., with a combined 72% share of total imports. China and Canada lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 8.4%.
What are the leading importers of alumina from the U.S.?
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In value terms, China ($41M), Canada ($35M) and Mexico ($25M) appeared to be the largest markets for alumina exported from the U.S. worldwide, with a combined 33% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Germany, the Netherlands, Japan, Kuwait, South Korea, India, Taiwan (Chinese), Iceland, Venezuela and Brazil, which together accounted for a further 40%.
What is the average export price for alumina in the U.S.?
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The average alumina export price stood at $1,685 per tonne in 2019, picking up by 27% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for alumina in the U.S.?
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In 2019, the average alumina import price amounted to $483 per tonne, waning by -21.2% against the previous year.

Product coverage:

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the alumina market in the U.S.. 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:
• USA

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in the U.S.
• 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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