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U.S. Flat Glass Market. Analysis And Forecast to 2030

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U.S.: Flat Glass Market Overview 2020

Flat Glass Market Size in the U.S.

The revenue of the flat glass market in the U.S. amounted to $X in 2018, increasing by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, flat glass consumption continues to indicate a prominent increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. Flat glass consumption peaked in 2018 and is likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

Flat Glass Production in the U.S.

In value terms, flat glass production stood at $X in 2018. Overall, flat glass production continues to indicate notable growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Flat glass production peaked in 2018 and is expected to retain its growth in the immediate term.

Flat Glass Exports

Exports from the U.S.

In 2018, approx. X square meters of flat glass were exported from the U.S.; falling by -X% against the previous year. Overall, flat glass exports continue to indicate a deep decline. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, flat glass exports attained their maximum at X square meters in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2018, exports failed to regain their momentum.

In value terms, flat glass exports stood at $X in 2018. Over the period under review, flat glass exports continue to indicate a drastic shrinkage. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 with a decrease of -X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2018, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Canada (X square meters) was the main destination for flat glass exports from the U.S., with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, flat glass exports to Canada exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, China, Hong Kong SAR (X square meters), fourfold. Mexico (X square meters) ranked third in terms of total exports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Canada amounted to -X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: China, Hong Kong SAR (-X% per year) and Mexico (-X% per year).

In value terms, Canada ($X) remains the key foreign market for flat glass exports from the U.S., comprising X% of total flat glass exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by China, Hong Kong SAR ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Mexico, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to Canada stood at -X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: China, Hong Kong SAR (-X% per year) and Mexico (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2018, the average flat glass export price amounted to $X per square meter, going down by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the flat glass export price continues to indicate an abrupt deduction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 when the average export price increased by X% against the previous year. In that year, the average export prices for flat glass reached their peak level of $X per square meter. From 2017 to 2018, the growth in terms of the average export prices for flat glass remained at a lower figure.

Average prices varied somewhat for the major foreign markets. In 2018, the highest prices were recorded for prices to China, Hong Kong SAR ($X per square meter) and Canada ($X per square meter), while the average price for exports to China ($X per square meter) and Mexico ($X per square meter) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Mexico, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Flat Glass Imports

Imports into the U.S.

In 2018, approx. X square meters of flat glass were imported into the U.S.; approximately mirroring the previous year. Over the period under review, the total imports indicated a remarkable expansion from 2013 to 2018: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last five-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, flat glass imports decreased by -X% against 2016 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 with an increase of X% year-to-year. In that year, flat glass imports reached their peak of X square meters. From 2017 to 2018, the growth of flat glass imports failed to regain its momentum.

In value terms, flat glass imports totaled $X in 2018. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2013 to 2018; however, the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations over the period under review. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, flat glass imports attained their maximum at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2018, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2018, China (X square meters) constituted the largest flat glass supplier to the U.S., with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, flat glass imports from China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Mexico (X square meters), fivefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Japan (X square meters), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual growth rate of volume from China stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Mexico (-X% per year) and Japan (+X% per year).

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

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from China amounted to +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: France (+X% per year) and Germany (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2018, the average flat glass import price amounted to $X per square meter, going up by X% against the previous year. In general, the flat glass import price, however, continues to indicate a slight slump. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. The import price peaked at $X per square meter in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2018, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was France ($X per square meter), while the price for Mexico ($X per square meter) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Mexico, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced mixed trend patterns.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Product coverage:
• NAICS 327211 - Flat glass manufacturing

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the flat glass 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.


Companies mentioned:
• Guardian Industries Corp.
• Pilkington North America
• Pittsburgh Glass Works
• Schott North America
• Viracon
• Tru Vue
• Glasstech
• Bristol Fiberlite Industries
• Schott Gemtron Corporation
• The Churchill Companies
• Oldcastle Buildingenvelope
• Major Industries
• Engineered Glass Products
• McGrory Glass
• G.A.A.G. L.L.C.
• Viracon Georgia Inc
• Wsglass Holdings
• Schott Corporation
• Carlex Glass of Indiana
• Anchor Hocking Corporation
• AGC America
• Pilkington Holdings
• Poma Glass & Specialty Windows Inc.
• Gwla Acquisition Corp.
• Guardian Fabrication
• Saint Gobain Solar Glass NA
• Custom Glass Solutions Corp.
• Custom Glass Solutions Millbury Corp.
• Shaw Glass Holdings
• Heritage Glass
• Fuyao Glass Illinois

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 2013–2018
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2013–2018
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 2018
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Table 3:
Market Value, 2013–2018
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2013–2018
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2013–2018
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2013–2018
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2013–2018
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2013–2018
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, 2013–2018
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2013–2018
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2013–2018

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