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United Kingdom: Flax Fiber Market Overview 2020

Flax Fiber Market Size in the UK

The UK flax fiber market shrank sharply to $X in 2019, declining by -X% against the previous year. Overall, consumption saw a abrupt shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The UK consumption peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Flax Fiber Production in the UK

In value terms, flax fiber production dropped remarkably to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production continues to indicate a abrupt decline. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The UK production peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, production remained at a lower figure.

In 2019, the average flax fiber yield in the UK fell to X tonnes per ha, stabilizing at the previous year. Over the period under review, the yield showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The global yield peaked at X tonnes per ha in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, the yield stood at a somewhat lower figure. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2019, the harvested area of flax fiber in the UK reduced to X ha, with a decrease of -X% compared with the previous year's figure. Over the period under review, the harvested area recorded a pronounced decline. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the harvested area dedicated to flax fiber production reached the maximum at X ha in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, the harvested area failed to regain the momentum.

Flax Fiber Exports

Exports from the UK

After four years of decline, overseas shipments of flax fiber increased by X% to X tonnes in 2019. In general, exports enjoyed a significant increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The UK exports peaked at X tonnes in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, flax fiber exports shrank significantly to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports showed buoyant growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports reached the maximum at $X in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2019, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

France (X tonnes) and Belgium (X tonnes) dominates flax fiber exports structure, together committing X% of total exports. The following exporters - Belarus (X tonnes), Egypt (X tonnes), the Netherlands (X tonnes) and Lithuania (X tonnes) - together made up X% of total exports.

From 2007 to 2018, the biggest increases were in Belgium, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest flax fiber supplying countries from the UK were France ($X), Belgium ($X) and Belarus ($X), together comprising X% of total exports.

Belgium saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, among the main exporting countries over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2018, the flax fiber export price in the UK amounted to $X per tonne, dropping by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price recorded a abrupt descent. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 when the export price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, export prices hit record highs at $X per tonne in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was Lithuania ($X per tonne), while the Netherlands ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Egypt, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Flax Fiber Imports

Imports into the UK

In 2019, supplies from abroad of flax fiber decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the third year in a row after three years of growth. In general, imports, however, continue to indicate a significant expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 with an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, imports reached the peak of X tonnes. From 2017 to 2019, the growth imports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, flax fiber imports reduced sharply to $X in 2019. Overall, imports, however, enjoyed a buoyant increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The UK imports peaked at $X in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2019, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

China was the key importing country with an import of around X tonnes, which recorded X% of total imports. Belgium (X tonnes) occupied the second position in the ranking, followed by India (X tonnes). All these countries together held approx. X% share of total imports. Lithuania (X tonnes), Poland (X tonnes) and Tunisia (X tonnes) held a relatively small share of total imports.

Imports into China increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2018. At the same time, India (+X%), Tunisia (+X%), Belgium (+X%) and Lithuania (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, India emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in the world, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2018. Poland experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. China (+X p.p.), India (+X p.p.), Belgium (+X p.p.) and Tunisia (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the global imports, while the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, China ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported flax fiber into the UK, comprising X% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Belgium ($X), with a X% share of global imports. It was followed by India, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual growth rate of value in China stood at +X%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Belgium (+X% per year) and India (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2018, the flax fiber import price in the UK amounted to $X per tonne, rising by X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, saw a abrupt descent. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when the import price increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, import prices attained the maximum at $X per tonne in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was India ($X per tonne), while Lithuania ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by China, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for flax fiber in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of flax fiber consumption was France (518K tonnes), accounting for 61% of total volume. Moreover, flax fiber consumption in France exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, China (143K tonnes), fourfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Russia (38K tonnes), with a 4.5% share.
What are the largest producers of flax fiber in the world?
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France (682K tonnes) remains the largest flax fiber producing country worldwide, accounting for 76% of total volume. Moreover, flax fiber production in France exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Belgium (95K tonnes), sevenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Belarus (40K tonnes), with a 4.4% share.

Product coverage:
• FCL 773 - Flax fibre and tow

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the flax fiber 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
COUNTRIES WITH TOP YIELDS
5.4
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.5
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, HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD
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:
Yield And Growth
Figure 15:
Exports And Growth
Figure 16:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 17:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 18:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 19:
Imports And Growth
Figure 20:
Import Prices
Figure 21:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Area Harvested, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Yield, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019

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