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U.S. - Clays (excluding fireclay, bentonite, kaolin and other kaolinic clays and expanded clay) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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U.S.: Common Clay Market Overview 2021

Common Clay Market Size in the U.S.

The U.S. common clay market totaled $X in 2019, growing by X% against the previous year. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market reached the maximum level in 2019 and is likely to see steady growth in the near future.

Common Clay Production in the U.S.

In value terms, common clay production rose sharply to $X in 2019. Overall, the total production indicated a moderate expansion from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, production increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Common clay production peaked in 2019 and is likely to see steady growth in the near future.

Common Clay Exports

Exports from the U.S.

Common clay exports from the U.S. contracted to X tonnes in 2019, falling by -X% on the previous year's figure. Over the period under review, exports recorded a pronounced contraction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, exports reached the peak of X tonnes. From 2011 to 2019, the growth exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, common clay exports contracted to $X in 2019. 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% year-to-year. As a result, exports attained the peak of $X. From 2011 to 2019, the growth exports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Canada (X tonnes), Mexico (X tonnes) and the Netherlands (X tonnes) were the main destinations of common clay exports from the U.S., together comprising X% of total exports. Japan, China, Colombia, Brazil, the UK and Italy lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for 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 Brazil, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest markets for common clay exported from the U.S. were Canada ($X), Mexico ($X) and the Netherlands ($X), together accounting for X% of total exports.

The Netherlands saw 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

In 2019, the average common clay export price amounted to $X per tonne, surging by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, export price indicated a perceptible increase from 2007 to 2019: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average export prices hit record highs at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, export prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major export markets. In 2019, the country with the highest price was the Netherlands ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Canada ($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 the Netherlands, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Common Clay Imports

Imports into the U.S.

In 2019, overseas purchases of common clay decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the sixth year in a row after three years of growth. Overall, imports, however, showed a modest expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2012 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, common clay imports dropped to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, imports, however, enjoyed a slight expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2012 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Imports peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

Spain (X tonnes), Canada (X tonnes) and Germany (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of common clay imports to the U.S., with a combined X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Spain, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Spain ($X) constituted the largest supplier of common clay to the U.S., comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Canada ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Germany, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from Spain stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Canada (+X% per year) and Germany (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average common clay import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, growing by X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, import price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2009 to 2019, the growth in terms of the average import prices remained at a somewhat lower figure.

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

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Canada, 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 clays in the world?
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China (56M tonnes) remains the largest clay consuming country worldwide, accounting for 24% of total volume. Moreover, clay consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Russia (24M tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Turkey (17M tonnes), with a 7.2% share.
What are the largest producers of clays in the world?
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China (58M tonnes) remains the largest clay producing country worldwide, comprising approx. 25% of total volume. Moreover, clay production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Russia (22M tonnes), threefold. Turkey (17M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 7.2% share.
What are the leading suppliers of clays to the U.S.?
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In value terms, the largest clay suppliers to the U.S. were Brazil ($28M), China ($20M) and Germany ($8M), together comprising 69% of total imports. These countries were followed by Canada, Mexico, the UK and South Africa, which together accounted for a further 22%.
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 U.S. were Canada ($123M), Mexico ($112M) and China ($108M), with a combined 36% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Japan, South Korea, India, Germany, Finland, the Netherlands, Taiwan (Chinese) and Belgium, which together accounted for a further 36%.
What is the average export price for clays in the U.S.?
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The average clay export price stood at $243 per tonne in 2019, flattening at the previous year.
What is the average import price for clays in the U.S.?
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In 2019, the average clay import price amounted to $190 per tonne, dropping by -2.8% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• 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 -

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the common 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 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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