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U.S.: Metal Link Chain Market 2022

Metal Link Chain Market Size in the U.S.

The U.S. metal link chain market fell modestly to $X in 2021, stabilizing at the previous year. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Metal link chain consumption peaked at $X in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2021, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Metal Link Chain Production in the U.S.

In value terms, metal link chain production fell to $X in 2021. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being observed in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Metal link chain production peaked at $X in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2021, production failed to regain momentum.

Metal Link Chain Exports

Exports from the U.S.

In 2021, overseas shipments of iron or steel articulated link chain were finally on the rise to reach X tons after three years of decline. In general, exports, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of X%. As a result, the exports attained the peak of X tons. From 2018 to 2021, the growth of the exports failed to regain momentum.

In value terms, metal link chain exports rose markedly to $X in 2021. Overall, total exports indicated a measured increase from 2012 to 2021: its value decreased at an average annual rate of -X% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, exports decreased by -X% against 2017 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 when exports increased by X%. Over the period under review, the exports attained the maximum at $X in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2021, the exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Mexico (X tons), Canada (X tons) and China (X tons) were the main destinations of metal link chain exports from the United States, with a combined X% share of total exports.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Mexico (with a CAGR of +X%), while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Mexico ($X) remains the key foreign market for metal link chain exports from the United States, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Canada ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Japan, with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value to Mexico stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Canada (+X% per year) and Japan (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the average metal link chain export price amounted to $X per ton, approximately reflecting 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 2013 when the average export price increased by X% against the previous year. The export price peaked in 2021 and is likely to see gradual growth in years to come.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major overseas markets. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Japan ($X per ton), while the average price for exports to Germany ($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 Japan (+X%), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Metal Link Chain Imports

Imports into the U.S.

In 2021, after two years of decline, there was significant growth in purchases abroad of iron or steel articulated link chain, when their volume increased by X% to X tons. Over the period under review, imports saw a relatively flat trend pattern. Imports peaked at X tons in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, metal link chain imports skyrocketed to $X in 2021. In general, imports recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. Imports peaked at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, imports failed to regain momentum.

Imports by Country

China (X tons), Germany (X tons) and Taiwan (Chinese) (X tons) were the main suppliers of metal link chain imports to the United States, with a combined X% share of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Taiwan (Chinese) (with a CAGR of +X%), while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest metal link chain suppliers to the United States were Germany ($X), China ($X) and Japan ($X), together accounting for X% of total imports. Taiwan (Chinese), Canada, Mexico and India lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X (Chinese), with a CAGR of +X%, recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, in terms of the main suppliers over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average metal link chain import price stood at $X per ton in 2021, rising by X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, continues to indicate a slight downturn. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average import prices hit record highs at $X per ton in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Japan ($X per ton), while the price for China ($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 mixed trend patterns.

Source: IndexBox 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 iron or steel articulated link chain in the world?
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China constituted the country with the largest volume of metal link chain consumption, accounting for 31% of total volume. Moreover, metal link chain consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India, twofold. The United States ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 12% share.
What are the largest producers of iron or steel articulated link chain in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of metal link chain production was China, accounting for 38% of total volume. Moreover, metal link chain production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, India, threefold. The United States ranked third in terms of total production with an 11% share.
What are the leading suppliers of iron or steel articulated link chain to the U.S.?
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In value terms, Germany, China and Japan were the largest metal link chain suppliers to the United States, with a combined 68% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Taiwan Chinese), Canada, Mexico and India, which together accounted for a further 19%.
What are the leading importers of iron or steel articulated link chain from the U.S.?
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In value terms, Mexico remains the key foreign market for metal link chain exports from the United States, comprising 41% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Canada, with a 19% share of total exports. It was followed by Japan, with a 7.7% share.
What is the average export price for iron or steel articulated link chain in the U.S.?
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The average metal link chain export price stood at $9,690 per ton in 2021, stabilizing at the previous year.
What is the average import price for iron or steel articulated link chain in the U.S.?
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In 2021, the average metal link chain import price amounted to $5,577 per ton, with an increase of 5.7% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the metal link chain 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 28152170 - Iron or steel articulated link chain (excluding roller chain)
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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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

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 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 2012–2021
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, 2012–2021
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2012–2021
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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