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Global Transport Container Market Overview 2021

Transport Container Market Size

The global transport container market amounted to $X in 2020, surging by X% against the previous year. In general, consumption showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 when the market value increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the global market reached the maximum level at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Transport Container Production

In value terms, transport container production amounted to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Overall, production, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when the production volume increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, production reached the peak level of $X. from 2011 to 2020, global production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Production By Country

China (X units) remains the largest transport container producing country worldwide, accounting for X% of total volume. Moreover, transport container production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (X units), threefold. India (X units) ranked third in terms of total production with a X% share.

In China, transport container production decreased by an average annual rate of -X% over the period from 2007-2020. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: the U.S. (+X% per year) and India (+X% per year).

Transport Container Exports

Exports

In 2020, shipments abroad of transport containers increased by X% to X units for the first time since 2017, thus ending a two-year declining trend. Overall, exports, however, saw a mild contraction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, global exports attained the maximum at X units in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, transport container exports amounted to $X in 2020. In general, exports, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Global exports peaked at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

China was the key exporter of transport containers in the world, with the volume of exports recording X units, which was approx. X% of total exports in 2020. It was distantly followed by the U.S. (X units), generating a X% share of total exports. Thailand (X units), Spain (X units), Poland (X units), South Africa (X units), South Korea (X units) and Italy (X units) followed a long way behind the leaders.

Exports from China decreased at an average annual rate of -X% from 2007 to 2020. At the same time, Thailand (+X%), South Korea (+X%), the U.S. (+X%), Spain (+X%), Italy (+X%) and Poland (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Thailand emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in the world, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. By contrast, South Africa (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of the U.S. (+X p.p.), Thailand (+X p.p.) and Spain (+X p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the global exports from 2007-2020, the share of South Africa (-X p.p.) and China (-X p.p.) displayed negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, China ($X) remains the largest transport container supplier worldwide, comprising X% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the U.S. ($X), with a X% share of global exports. It was followed by South Korea, with a X% share.

In China, transport container exports plunged by an average annual rate of -X% over the period from 2007-2020. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: the U.S. (+X% per year) and South Korea (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average transport container export price amounted to $X per unit, growing by X% against the previous year. In general, the export price recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. Global export price peaked at $X per unit in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2020, export prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was China ($X per unit), while Spain ($X per unit) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Spain, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Transport Container Imports

Imports

In 2020, supplies from abroad of transport containers decreased by -X% to X units, falling for the second year in a row after three years of growth. In general, imports showed a pronounced curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, global imports hit record highs at X units in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, transport container imports fell rapidly to $X in 2020. Overall, imports saw a slight decrease. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Global imports peaked at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Hong Kong SAR (X units), distantly followed by the U.S. (X units), France (X units) and Germany (X units) were the largest importers of transport containers, together generating X% of total imports. Belgium (X units), South Korea (X units), Jamaica (X units), Switzerland (X units), Canada (X units), Austria (X units), Singapore (X units), Myanmar (X units) and Spain (X units) took a relatively small share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the key importing countries, was attained by Myanmar (+X% per year), while imports for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Hong Kong SAR ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported transport containers worldwide, comprising X% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the U.S. ($X), with a X% share of global imports. It was followed by Germany, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value in Hong Kong SAR stood at +X%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: the U.S. (-X% per year) and Germany (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average transport container import price stood at $X per unit in 2020, growing by X% against the previous year. Over the last thirteen years, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. Global import price peaked at $X per unit in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2020, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Hong Kong SAR ($X per unit), while Jamaica ($X per unit) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Germany, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for transport containers in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of transport container consumption in 2020 were China (1.5M units), the U.S. (864K units) and India (614K units), with a combined 35% share of global consumption. These countries were followed by Hong Kong SAR, Japan, Brazil, Indonesia, Germany, Spain, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Mexico and France, which together accounted for a further 29%.
What are the largest producers of transport containers in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of transport container production was China (3.9M units), accounting for 38% of total volume. Moreover, transport container production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (1.2M units), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by India (615K units), with a 5.9% share.
What are the leading exporters of transport containers in the world?
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In value terms, China ($7.4B) remains the largest transport container supplier worldwide, comprising 76% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the U.S. ($394M), with a 4.1% share of global exports. It was followed by South Korea, with a 1.7% share.
What are the leading importers of transport containers in the world?
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In value terms, Hong Kong SAR ($1.9B) constitutes the largest market for imported transport containers worldwide, comprising 35% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the U.S. ($500M), with a 9.3% share of global imports. It was followed by Germany, with a 5.2% share.
What is the average export price for transport containers in the world?
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In 2020, the average transport container export price amounted to $2,255 per unit, growing by 5.8% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for transport containers in the world?
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The average transport container import price stood at $2,202 per unit in 2020, surging by 12% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 29202100 - Containers specially designed and equipped for carriage by one or more modes of transport (including containers for transporting fluids)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the global transport container market. 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.



Data coverage:
• Global market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Global production, split by region and country
• Global trade (exports and imports)
• 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. GLOBAL PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. GLOBAL IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2020
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. GLOBAL EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2020
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

United States
China
Japan
Germany
United Kingdom
France
Brazil
Italy
Russian Federation
India
Canada
Australia
Republic of Korea
Spain
Mexico
Indonesia
Netherlands
Turkey
Saudi Arabia
Switzerland
Sweden
Nigeria
Poland
Belgium
Argentina
Norway
Austria
Thailand
United Arab Emirates
Colombia
Denmark
South Africa
Malaysia
Israel
Singapore
Egypt
Philippines
Finland
Chile
Ireland
Pakistan
Greece
Portugal
Kazakhstan
Algeria
Czech Republic
Qatar
Peru
Romania
Vietnam
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2020
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2020
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2020
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, 2007–2020
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2020
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2020
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