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Western Africa: Clay Market 2022

Clay Market Size in Western Africa

The West African clay market declined modestly to $X in 2021, remaining stable against the previous year. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations in certain years. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $X. From 2016 to 2021, the growth of the market remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Clay Production in Western Africa

In value terms, clay production contracted slightly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, production reached the peak level of $X. From 2016 to 2021, production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Clay Exports

Exports in Western Africa

Clay exports declined remarkably to X tons in 2021, waning by -X% against the previous year's figure. Overall, exports saw a perceptible shrinkage. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2016 with an increase of X%. The volume of export peaked at X tons in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, clay exports amounted to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, exports saw a perceptible downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 when exports increased by X%. Over the period under review, the exports reached the maximum at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, the exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Senegal dominates exports structure, recording X tons, which was approx. X% of total exports in 2021. Cote d'Ivoire (X tons) followed a long way behind the leaders.

Exports from Senegal decreased at an average annual rate of -X% from 2012 to 2021. At the same time, cote d'ivoire (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. moreover, cote d'ivoire emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in western africa, with a cagr of +X% from 2012-2021. While the share of Senegal (+X p.p.) increased significantly, the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Senegal ($X) remains the largest clay supplier in Western Africa, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was held by Cote d'Ivoire ($X), with a X% share of total exports.

In Senegal, clay exports decreased by an average annual rate of -X% over the period from 2012-2021.

Export Prices by Country

The export price in Western Africa stood at $X per ton in 2021, jumping by X% against the previous year. In general, the export price, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The level of export peaked at $X per ton in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, the export prices failed to regain momentum.

Average prices varied noticeably amongst the major exporting countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Senegal ($X per ton), while Cote d'Ivoire stood at $X per ton.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Senegal (+X%).

Clay Imports

Imports in Western Africa

In 2021, approx. X tons of clays were imported in Western Africa; growing by X% on the year before. Over the period under review, imports continue to indicate prominent growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2020 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs in 2021 and are expected to retain growth in the near future.

In value terms, clay imports declined dramatically to $X in 2021. Total imports indicated a measured increase from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, imports increased by +X% against 2015 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 with an increase of X%. As a result, imports attained the peak of $X, and then shrank notably in the following year.

Imports by Country

In 2021, Nigeria (X tons) represented the key importer of clays, generating X% of total imports. Ghana (X tons) ranks second in terms of the total imports with a X% share, followed by Cote d'Ivoire (X%), Burkina Faso (X%) and Senegal (X%). The following importers - Niger (X tons) and Guinea (X tons) - together made up X% of total imports.

Imports into Nigeria increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021. At the same time, senegal (+X%), guinea (+X%), ghana (+X%), cote d'ivoire (+X%) and niger (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. moreover, senegal emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in western africa, with a cagr of +X% from 2012-2021. by contrast, burkina faso (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. Nigeria (+X p.p.), Senegal (+X p.p.) and Ghana (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total imports, while Niger and Burkina Faso saw its share reduced by -X% and -X% from 2012 to 2021, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the largest clay importing markets in Western Africa were Nigeria ($X), Cote d'Ivoire ($X) and Ghana ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports. Senegal, Burkina Faso, Guinea and Niger lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X, with a CAGR of +X%, saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, in terms of the main importing countries over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the import price in Western Africa amounted to $X per ton, which is down by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price continues to indicate a deep downturn. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2019 an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of import peaked at $X per ton in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, import prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably countrydestination: the country with the highest price was Cote d'Ivoire ($X per ton), while Niger ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Senegal (+X%), while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2021 2007-2021 2022-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for clays in Western Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2021 were Senegal, Ghana and Sierra Leone, with a combined 67% share of total consumption.
What are the largest producers of clays in Western Africa?
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Senegal constituted the country with the largest volume of clay production, accounting for 44% of total volume. Moreover, clay production in Senegal exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Ghana, twofold. The third position in this ranking was taken by Sierra Leone, with a 13% share.
What are the leading exporters of clays in Western Africa?
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In value terms, Senegal remains the largest clay supplier in Western Africa, comprising 98% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Cote d'Ivoire, with a 1.5% share of total exports.
What are the leading importers of clays in Western Africa?
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In value terms, Nigeria, Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, together comprising 84% of total imports. Senegal, Burkina Faso, Guinea and Niger lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 12%.
What is the average export price for clays in Western Africa?
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The export price in Western Africa stood at $105 per ton in 2021, picking up by 27% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for clays in Western Africa?
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The import price in Western Africa stood at $174 per ton in 2021, declining by -36.4% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the clay market in Western Africa. 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.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 08122140 - Kaolin
• Prodcom 08122160 - Kaolinitic clays (ball and plastic clays)
• Prodcom 08122210 - Bentonite
• Prodcom 08122230 - Fireclay
• Prodcom 08122250 - Common clays and shales for construction use (excluding bentonite, fireclay, expanded clays, kaolin and kaolinic clays), a ndalusite, kyanite and sillimanite, mullite, chamotte or dinas earths
• Prodcom 08122255 -
• Prodcom 399900Z7 -
• Prodcom 23991940 -
• Prodcom 08122260 -
• Prodcom 08122270 -
• Prodcom 08122280 -
Country coverage:
• Benin
• Burkina Faso
• Cabo Verde
• Cote d'Ivoire
• Gambia
• Guinea
• Guinea-Bissau
• Liberia
• Mali
• Mauritania
• Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
• Senegal
• Sierra Leone
• Togo

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Western Africa, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Western Africa
• 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

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
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
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2021
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2021
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

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Benin
• Burkina Faso
• Cabo Verde
• Gambia
• Ghana
• Guinea
• Guinea-Bissau
• Liberia
• Mali
• Mauritania
• Niger
• Nigeria
• Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
• Senegal
• Sierra Leone
• Togo
• Cote d'Ivoire
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2021
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2021
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Exports And Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports And Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2021
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2012–2021
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