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U.S. Photographic Film, Paper, Plate, And Chemical Market. Analysis And Forecast to 2025
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U.S.: Photographic Film Market Overview 2020

Photographic Film Market Size in the U.S.

In 2019, after two years of decline, there was significant growth in the U.S. photographic film market, when its value increased by X% to $X. Over the period under review, consumption continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. Photographic film consumption peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Photographic Film Production in the U.S.

In value terms, photographic film production fell slightly to $X in 2019. Overall, production continues to indicate a perceptible decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when the production volume decreased by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Photographic Film Exports

Exports from the U.S.

In 2019, overseas shipments of photographic film, paper, plate, and chemical decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the fourth consecutive year after three years of growth. Overall, exports recorded a abrupt shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, photographic film exports shrank modestly to $X in 2019. In general, exports showed a deep setback. The smallest decline of -X% was in 2018. Exports peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

China (X tonnes), Belgium (X tonnes) and Brazil (X tonnes) were the main destinations of photographic film exports from the U.S., together comprising X% of total exports. Mexico, India, Japan, Germany, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Canada and the UK lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X 2013 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Malaysia, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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

From 2013 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to China totaled -X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Mexico (-X% per year) and Germany (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average photographic film export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, reducing by -X% against the previous year. In general, the export price saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2018, and then shrank slightly in the following year.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Germany ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Belgium ($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 UK, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Photographic Film Imports

Imports into the U.S.

After two years of decline, overseas purchases of photographic film, paper, plate, and chemical increased by X% to X tonnes in 2019. In general, total imports indicated notable growth from 2013 to 2019: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last six years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. As a result, imports reached the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, photographic film imports reached $X in 2019. Over the period under review, imports showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

France (X tonnes), Japan (X tonnes) and South Korea (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of photographic film imports to the U.S., with a combined X% share of total imports.

From 2013 to 2019, the biggest increases were in France, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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

From 2013 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from Japan totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Belgium (-X% per year) and Germany (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2019, the average photographic film import price amounted to $X per tonne, reducing by -X% against the previous year. In general, the import price showed a perceptible setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, import price attained the peak level of $X per tonne, and then declined notably in the following year.

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

From 2013 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Japan, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced mixed trend patterns.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the leading suppliers of photographic film, paper, plate, and chemical to the U.S.?
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In value terms, Japan ($1B) constituted the largest supplier of photographic film to the U.S., comprising 71% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Belgium ($133M), with a 9.3% share of total imports. It was followed by Germany, with a 6.1% share.
What are the leading importers of photographic film, paper, plate, and chemical from the U.S.?
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In value terms, China ($537M) remains the key foreign market for photographic film exports from the U.S., comprising 31% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Mexico ($131M), with a 7.5% share of total exports. It was followed by Germany, with a 5.8% share.
What is the average export price for photographic film, paper, plate, and chemical in the U.S.?
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The average photographic film export price stood at $2,713 per tonne in 2019, dropping by -3.4% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for photographic film, paper, plate, and chemical in the U.S.?
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In 2019, the average photographic film import price amounted to $2,550 per tonne, waning by -53% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• NAICS 325992 - Photographic film, paper, plate, and chemical manufacturing

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the photographic film 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 2025.


Companies mentioned:
• Eastman Kodak Company
• Ikonics Corporation
• Horizons Incorporated
• Wbi
• Cyber Graphics
• Lasermasters
• Innovia Films
• Color Imaging
• Fujifilm Hunt Chemicals U.S.A.
• Ulano Corporation
• Truesense Imaging
• Ad Color
• Printing Technologies
• Raven Industries
• Advance Reproductions Corp
• Oce-USA Holding
• Konica Minolta Supplies Manufacturing U.S.A.
• Hoya Holdings
• Mvm Products
• Canon Environmental Technologies
• Energy Storage Corp
• Owen Stephens Productions
• International Communication Materials
• Gpc International
• Champion Photochemistry
• Black Bayou Productions
• James Colucci Enterprises
• Zink 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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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
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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
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7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
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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 2013–2019
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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