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Alcohols Market Size in the UK

In 2020, the UK alcohols market decreased by -X% to $X, falling for the second year in a row after two years of growth. Over the period under review, consumption recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market reached the maximum level at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Alcohols Production in the UK

In value terms, alcohols production shrank rapidly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. In general, production continues to indicate a pronounced curtailment. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Alcohols production peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Alcohols Exports

Exports from the UK

In 2020, shipments abroad of alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second year in a row after two years of growth. Overall, exports saw a drastic downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, alcohols exports reduced markedly to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, exports saw a deep downturn. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

The Netherlands (X tonnes), Ireland (X tonnes) and the U.S. (X tonnes) were the main destinations of alcohols exports from the UK, together accounting for X% of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by the Netherlands, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest markets for alcohols exported from the UK were the U.S. ($X), Ireland ($X) and Belgium ($X), together comprising X% of total exports.

The U.S. recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, in terms of 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 2020, the average alcohols export price amounted to $X per tonne, declining by -X% against the previous year. In general, the export price showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the average export price increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, export price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. from 2012 to 2020, the growth in terms of the average export prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major export markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was France ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to the Netherlands ($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 Italy, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Alcohols Imports

Imports into the UK

In 2020, purchases abroad of alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second year in a row after three years of growth. In general, imports recorded a noticeable setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, alcohols imports reduced slightly to $X in 2020. Overall, imports showed a mild contraction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports reached the peak figure at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

The Netherlands (X tonnes), Germany (X tonnes) and Belgium (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of alcohols imports to the UK, together comprising X% of total imports. Sweden, the U.S. and Italy lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Italy, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest alcohols suppliers to the UK were Germany ($X), the Netherlands ($X) and Belgium ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by the U.S., Sweden and Italy, which together accounted for a further X recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, in terms of the main suppliers over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced mixed trend patterns.

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the average alcohols import price amounted to $X per tonne, with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the last thirteen years, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($X per tonne), while the price for the Netherlands ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Sweden, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives in the world?
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China (21M tonnes) remains the largest alcohols consuming country worldwide, comprising approx. 29% of total volume. Moreover, alcohols consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the U.S. (7.6M tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by India (5.8M tonnes), with a 7.8% share.
What are the largest producers of alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of alcohols production in 2020 were Saudi Arabia (12M tonnes), the U.S. (8.7M tonnes) and Trinidad and Tobago (4.7M tonnes), with a combined 36% share of global production. These countries were followed by Iran, Russia, Oman, India, Germany, Canada, Malaysia, Venezuela, Egypt and Indonesia, which together accounted for a further 38%.
What are the leading suppliers of alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives to the UK?
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In value terms, the largest alcohols suppliers to the UK were Germany ($161M), the Netherlands ($104M) and Belgium ($61M), together comprising 61% of total imports. The U.S., Sweden and Italy lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 15%.
What are the leading importers of alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives from the UK?
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In value terms, the largest markets for alcohols exported from the UK were the U.S. ($22M), Ireland ($15M) and Belgium ($13M), with a combined 42% share of total exports.
What is the average export price for alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives in the UK?
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The average alcohols export price stood at $1,356 per tonne in 2020, reducing by -4% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives in the UK?
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In 2020, the average alcohols import price amounted to $1,026 per tonne, with an increase of 2.1% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 20142210 - Methanol (methyl alcohol)
• Prodcom 20142220 - Propan-1-ol (propyl alcohol) and propan-2-ol (isopropyl alcohol)
• Prodcom 20142230 - Butan-1-ol (n-butyl alcohol)
• Prodcom 20142240 - Butanols (excluding butan-1-ol (n-butyl alcohol))
• Prodcom 20142263 - Octanol (octyl alcohol) and isomers thereof
• Prodcom 20142265 - Lauryl alcohol, cetyl alcohol, stearyl alcohol and other saturated monohydric alcohols (excluding methyl, propyl and isopropyl, n-butyl, other butanols, octyl)
• Prodcom 20142270 - Unsaturated monohydric alcohols
• Prodcom 20142310 - Ethylene glycol (ethanediol)
• Prodcom 20142320 - Propylene glycol (propane-1,2-diol)
• Prodcom 20142333 - D-glucitol (sorbitol)
• Prodcom 20142339 - Diols and polyhydric alcohols (excluding ethylene glycol and propylene glycol, D-glucitol)
• Prodcom 20142350 - Halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives of acyclic alcohols
• Prodcom 20142360 - Glycerol (including synthetic, excluding crude, waters and lyes)
• Prodcom 20142373 - Cyclanic, cyclenic or cycloterpenic alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives
• Prodcom 20142375 - Aromatic alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, n itrated or nitrosated derivatives

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the alcohols market in the UK. 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:
• United Kingdom

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