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Alumina Market Size in the U.S.

In 2020, the U.S. alumina market decreased by -X% to $X, falling for the second consecutive year after two years of growth. In general, consumption showed a abrupt curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Alumina consumption peaked at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Alumina Production in the U.S.

In value terms, alumina production skyrocketed to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, production continues to indicate 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 reached the peak level in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

Alumina Exports

Exports from the U.S.

Alumina exports from the U.S. reduced rapidly to X tonnes in 2020, waning by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports recorded a abrupt slump. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports reached the peak figure at X tonnes in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, alumina exports contracted modestly to $X in 2020. In general, exports continue to indicate a abrupt contraction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports reached the maximum at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Canada (X tonnes), China (X tonnes) and Mexico (X tonnes) were the main destinations of alumina exports from the U.S., with a combined X% share of total exports. These countries were followed by the Netherlands, Kuwait, India, South Korea, Taiwan (Chinese), Japan, Saudi Arabia, Germany and Viet Nam, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Viet Nam, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Canada ($X), China ($X) and Mexico ($X) constituted the largest markets for alumina exported from the U.S. worldwide, together comprising X% of total exports. The Netherlands, Germany, South Korea, Japan, Kuwait, Taiwan (Chinese), Saudi Arabia, India and Viet Nam lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X Nam 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 2020, surging by X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price continues to indicate resilient growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when the average export price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average export prices attained the peak figure in 2020 and is likely to see steady growth in the near future.

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

Alumina Imports

Imports into the U.S.

After three years of growth, purchases abroad of alumina decreased by -X% to X tonnes in 2020. Overall, imports recorded a noticeable shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports reached the maximum at X tonnes in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, alumina imports declined sharply to $X in 2020. In general, imports recorded a pronounced contraction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Brazil (X tonnes) constituted the largest alumina supplier to the U.S., with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, alumina imports from Brazil exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Jamaica (X tonnes), threefold. Australia (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total imports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume from Brazil totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Jamaica (-X% per year) and Australia (-X% per year).

In value terms, Brazil ($X) constituted the largest supplier of alumina to the U.S., comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Jamaica ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by France, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value from Brazil stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Jamaica (-X% per year) and France (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average alumina import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, dropping by -X% against the previous year. In general, the import price, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average import prices reached the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

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

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by France, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Source: IndexBox 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 (95M tonnes), comprising approx. 60% of total volume. Moreover, alumina consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Australia (17M tonnes), fivefold. India (8.3M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 5.2% share.
What are the largest producers of alumina in the world?
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China (91M tonnes) remains the largest alumina producing country worldwide, accounting for 61% of total volume. Moreover, alumina production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Australia (19M tonnes), fivefold. Brazil (8.1M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 5.4% share.
What are the leading suppliers of alumina to the U.S.?
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In value terms, Brazil ($235M) constituted the largest supplier of alumina to the U.S., comprising 47% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Jamaica ($78M), with a 16% share of total imports. It was followed by France, with a 7.3% share.
What are the leading importers of alumina from the U.S.?
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In value terms, Canada ($52M), China ($48M) and Mexico ($20M) were the largest markets for alumina exported from the U.S. worldwide, together comprising 41% of total exports. These countries were followed by the Netherlands, Germany, South Korea, Japan, Kuwait, Taiwan (Chinese), Saudi Arabia, India and Viet Nam, which together accounted for a further 31%.
What is the average export price for alumina in the U.S.?
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The average alumina export price stood at $2,035 per tonne in 2020, with an increase of 33% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for alumina in the U.S.?
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The average alumina import price stood at $416 per tonne in 2020, shrinking by -13.8% against the previous year.

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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:
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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 2007–2020
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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