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U.S.: Clay Market 2022

Clay Market Size in the U.S.

In 2021, the U.S. clay market decreased by -X% to $X, falling for the third year in a row after two years of growth. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $X. From 2019 to 2021, the growth of the market remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Clay Production in the U.S.

In value terms, clay production totaled $X in 2021. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the production volume increased by X%. As a result, production attained the peak level of $X. From 2019 to 2021, production growth remained at a lower figure.

Clay Exports

Exports from the U.S.

In 2021, overseas shipments of clays were finally on the rise to reach X tons for the first time since 2018, thus ending a two-year declining trend. In general, exports, however, saw a mild setback. The exports peaked at X tons in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, clay exports soared to $X in 2021. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. As a result, the exports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Exports by Country

Canada (X tons), Mexico (X tons) and China (X tons) were the main destinations of clay exports from the United States, with a combined X% share of total exports. Japan, Taiwan (Chinese), Finland, South Korea, India, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Sweden and the UK lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in India (with a CAGR of +X%), while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Canada ($X), China ($X) and Mexico ($X) were the largest markets for clay exported from the United States worldwide, with a combined X% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Japan, Taiwan (Chinese), India, South Korea, Finland, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, the UK and Sweden, which together accounted for a further X terms of the main countries of destination, India, with a CAGR of +X%, recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the average clay export price amounted to $X per ton, increasing by X% against the previous year. Over the last nine-year period, 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%. Over the period under review, the average export prices attained the peak figure in 2021 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major export markets. In 2021, the country with the highest price was the UK ($X per ton), while the average price for exports to Canada ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Mexico (+X%), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Clay Imports

Imports into the U.S.

In 2021, the amount of clays imported into the United States contracted to X tons, falling by -X% compared with the previous year's figure. Overall, imports recorded a deep reduction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at X tons in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, clay imports soared to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, imports recorded a deep slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when imports increased by X%. Imports peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2021, Brazil (X tons) constituted the largest clay supplier to the United States, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, clay imports from Brazil exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Mexico (X tons), more than tenfold. China (X tons) ranked third in terms of total imports with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Brazil amounted to -X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Mexico (+X% per year) and China (+X% per year).

In value terms, Brazil ($X) constituted the largest supplier of clay to the United States, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was taken by China ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Canada, with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from Brazil stood at -X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: China (+X% per year) and Canada (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the average clay import price amounted to $X per ton, rising by X% against the previous year. Overall, import price indicated a measured increase from 2012 to 2021: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $X per ton in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, import prices failed to regain momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Germany ($X per ton), while the price for Brazil ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Canada (+X%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2021 2007-2021 2022-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for clays in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2021 were Russia, China and the United States, with a combined 44% share of global consumption. India, Japan, Brazil, Mexico, Pakistan, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Nigeria lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 15%.
What are the largest producers of clays in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were Russia, China and the United States, together comprising 47% of global production. These countries were followed by India, Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Canada, South Korea, Australia, Peru and Iraq, which together accounted for a further 17%.
What are the leading suppliers of clays to the U.S.?
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In value terms, Brazil constituted the largest supplier of clay to the United States, comprising 41% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was taken by China, with a 14% share of total imports. It was followed by Canada, with a 10% share.
What are the leading importers of clays from the U.S.?
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In value terms, the largest markets for clay exported from the United States were Canada, China and Mexico, together accounting for 34% of total exports. These countries were followed by Japan, Taiwan Chinese), India, South Korea, Finland, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, the UK and Sweden, which together accounted for a further 43%.
What is the average export price for clays in the U.S.?
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The average clay export price stood at $255 per ton in 2021, picking up by 6.1% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for clays in the U.S.?
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In 2021, the average clay import price amounted to $242 per ton, jumping by 35% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the clay 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 2030.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 08122140 - Kaolin
• Prodcom 08122160 - Kaolinitic clays (ball and plastic clays)
• Prodcom 08122210 - Bentonite
• Prodcom 08122230 - Fireclay
• Prodcom 08122250 - Common clays and shales for construction use (excluding bentonite, fireclay, expanded clays, kaolin and kaolinic clays), a ndalusite, kyanite and sillimanite, mullite, chamotte or dinas earths
• Prodcom 08122255 -
• Prodcom 399900Z7 -
• Prodcom 23991940 -
• Prodcom 08122260 -
• Prodcom 08122270 -
• Prodcom 08122280 -
Country coverage:
• United States

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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• Discover vital success factors affecting the market
This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
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
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
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
REPORT DESCRIPTION
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

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 PRODUCT

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 2012–2021
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2021
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 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007-2021
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007-2021
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, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
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