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U.S. Artificial And Synthetic Fibers And Filaments Market. Analysis And Forecast to 2025
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U.S.: Overview of the Market for Artificial And Synthetic Fibers And Filaments 2020

Market Size for Artificial And Synthetic Fibers And Filaments in the U.S.

In 2019, the U.S. artificial and synthetic fiber market was finally on the rise to reach $X after four years of decline. In general, consumption, however, recorded a slight decline. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, consumption failed to regain the momentum.

Production of Artificial And Synthetic Fibers And Filaments in the U.S.

In value terms, artificial and synthetic fiber production declined slightly to $X in 2019. In general, production recorded a abrupt decline. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014 with a decrease of -X% y-o-y. Artificial and synthetic fiber production peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports of Artificial And Synthetic Fibers And Filaments

Exports from the U.S.

Artificial and synthetic fiber exports from the U.S. fell markedly to X tonnes in 2019, which is down by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports faced a deep reduction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, artificial and synthetic fiber exports declined markedly to $X in 2019. In general, exports saw a deep downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Exports peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Mexico (X tonnes), Canada (X tonnes) and El Salvador (X tonnes) were the main destinations of artificial and synthetic fiber exports from the U.S., together comprising X% of total exports. China, Italy, South Korea, China, Hong Kong SAR, Belgium, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands and Honduras lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X 2013 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by China, Hong Kong SAR, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest markets for artificial and synthetic fiber exported from the U.S. were Mexico ($X), Canada ($X) and China ($X), with a combined X% share of total exports. These countries were followed by South Korea, El Salvador, Belgium, Japan, the Netherlands, Italy, Germany, China, Hong Kong SAR and Honduras, which together accounted for a further X terms of the main countries of destination, Italy 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 mixed trend patterns.

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the average artificial and synthetic fiber export price amounted to $X per tonne, waning by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price saw a pronounced decrease. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when the average export price increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, export price attained the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2015 to 2019, the growth in terms of the average export prices failed to regain the momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Japan ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to China, Hong Kong SAR ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2013 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.

Imports of Artificial And Synthetic Fibers And Filaments

Imports into the U.S.

In 2019, supplies from abroad of artificial and synthetic fibers and filaments decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the fourth year in a row after three years of growth. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2013 to 2019; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure at X tonnes in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, artificial and synthetic fiber imports dropped to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, imports, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports reached the peak figure at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

China (X tonnes), South Korea (X tonnes) and Thailand (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of artificial and synthetic fiber imports to the U.S., with a combined X% share of total imports.

From 2013 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Thailand, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, South Korea ($X), China ($X) and Japan ($X) were the largest artificial and synthetic fiber suppliers to the U.S., with a combined X% share of total imports. Germany, Thailand, Canada, India, Indonesia, Turkey, Mexico, Viet Nam and Taiwan, Chinese lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, among 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 artificial and synthetic fiber import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, remaining stable against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price saw a pronounced shrinkage. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 an increase of X% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

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

From 2013 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Taiwan, Chinese, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the leading suppliers of artificial and synthetic fibers and filaments to the U.S.?
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In value terms, the largest artificial and synthetic fiber suppliers to the U.S. were South Korea ($292M), China ($232M) and Japan ($174M), with a combined 37% share of total imports. Germany, Thailand, Canada, India, Indonesia, Turkey, Mexico, Viet Nam and Taiwan, Chinese lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 39%.
What are the leading importers of artificial and synthetic fibers and filaments from the U.S.?
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In value terms, Mexico ($126M), Canada ($98M) and China ($52M) appeared to be the largest markets for artificial and synthetic fiber exported from the U.S. worldwide, with a combined 41% share of total exports. These countries were followed by South Korea, El Salvador, Belgium, Japan, the Netherlands, Italy, Germany, China, Hong Kong SAR and Honduras, which together accounted for a further 36%.
What is the average export price for artificial and synthetic fibers and filaments in the U.S.?
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In 2019, the average artificial and synthetic fiber export price amounted to $3,571 per tonne, declining by -7.9% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for artificial and synthetic fibers and filaments in the U.S.?
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In 2019, the average artificial and synthetic fiber import price amounted to $2,257 per tonne, stabilizing at the previous year.

Product coverage:
• NAICS 325220 - Artificial and synthetic fibers and filaments manufacturing

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for artificial and synthetic fiber 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.


Companies mentioned:
• Lenzing Fibers
• Solvaira Specialties
• Ascend Performance Materials Operations
• Polyester Fibers
• Universal Fibers
• Wellman Plastics Recycling
• Fdc Graphics Films
• Fairfield Processing Corp
• Johann Haltermann
• Sanders Industries
• Performance Fibers
• Specialty Materials
• Stein Fibers
• United Synthetics
• Formed Fiber Technologies
• Nan Ya Plastics Corporation
• Controlled Products
• Sterling Fibers
• Martin Color-Fi
• Southern Fiber
• Gudebrod
• CNA Holdings
• Warp Technologies
• Uniroyal Global Engineered Products
• Performance Fibers Operations
• Honeywell Resins & Chemicals
• Durafiber Technologies (dft) Enterprises
• Sun Performance Fibers
• Polycor Holdings

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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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
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 2013–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2013–2019
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, 2013–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2013–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2013–2019
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2013–2019
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2013–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2013–2019
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2013–2019
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, 2013–2019
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2013–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2013–2019

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