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Global Flax Fiber Market Overview 2021

Flax Fiber Market Size

The global flax fiber market stood at $X in 2020, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year. Overall, consumption, however, recorded notable growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2012 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the global market hit record highs in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

Flax Fiber Production

In value terms, flax fiber production reached $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. in general, the total production indicated a tangible increase from 2007 to 2020: its value decreased at an average annual rate of -X% over the last thirteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, production increased by +X% against 2011 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2012 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Global production peaked in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

The country with the largest volume of flax fiber production was France (X tonnes), accounting for X% of total volume. Moreover, flax fiber production in France exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Belgium (X tonnes), sevenfold. Belarus (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume in France amounted to +X%. in the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Belgium (+X% per year) and Belarus (+X% per year).

In 2020, the global average yield of flax fiber contracted slightly to X tonnes per ha, remaining constant against the previous year's figure. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2012 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the average flax fiber yield hit record highs at X tonnes per ha in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, the yield remained at a lower figure. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2020, the global flax fiber harvested area reached X ha, increasing by X% compared with 2019 figures. Overall, the harvested area, however, recorded a mild shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when the harvested area increased by X% year-to-year. The global harvested area peaked at X ha in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, the harvested area stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Production by Country

France (X tonnes) remains the largest flax fiber producing country worldwide, comprising approx. X% of total volume. Moreover, flax fiber production in France exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Belgium (X tonnes), sevenfold. Belarus (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume in France totaled +X%. in the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Belgium (+X% per year) and Belarus (+X% per year).

Flax Fiber Exports

Exports

For the fourth year in a row, the global market recorded growth in overseas shipments of flax fiber, which increased by X% to X tonnes in 2020. in general, total exports indicated a perceptible increase from 2007 to 2020: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, exports increased by +X% against 2016 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Global exports peaked in 2020 and are likely to see steady growth in the near future.

In value terms, flax fiber exports expanded modestly to $X in 2020. Overall, exports recorded a remarkable increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, global exports hit record highs in 2020 and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Exports by Country

France represented the largest exporter of flax fiber in the world, with the volume of exports recording X tonnes, which was approx. X% of total exports in 2020. It was distantly followed by Belgium (X tonnes), achieving a X% share of total exports. The following exporters - Egypt (X tonnes), Belarus (X tonnes) and the Netherlands (X tonnes) - each accounted for a X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in the Netherlands, while shipments for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, France ($X), Belgium ($X) and Belarus ($X) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2020, with a combined X% share of global exports. Egypt and the Netherlands lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X Netherlands recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, in terms of the main exporting countries over the period under review, while shipments for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average flax fiber export price amounted to $X per tonne, standing approx. at the previous year. in general, export price indicated a notable increase from 2007 to 2020: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, flax fiber export price increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average export prices hit record highs at $X per tonne in 2019, and then dropped slightly in the following year.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Belarus ($X per tonne), while the Netherlands ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Flax Fiber Imports

Imports

For the fourth year in a row, the global market recorded growth in overseas purchases of flax fiber, which increased by X% to X tonnes in 2020. in general, total imports indicated a noticeable increase from 2007 to 2020: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, imports increased by +X% against 2016 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2009 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, global imports attained the maximum in 2020 and are likely to continue growth in years to come.

In value terms, flax fiber imports expanded to $X in 2020. Overall, imports showed a buoyant increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, global imports attained the peak figure in 2020 and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

China represented the main importer of flax fiber in the world, with the volume of imports reaching X tonnes, which was approx. X% of total imports in 2020. Belgium (X tonnes) took a X% share (based on tonnes) of total imports, which put it in second place, followed by India (X%) and the Netherlands (X%). Lithuania (X tonnes) and Poland (X tonnes) took a relatively small share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, average annual rates of growth with regard to flax fiber imports into China stood at +X%. at the same time, India (+X%), the Netherlands (+X%), Belgium (+X%) and Lithuania (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, India emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in the world, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. by contrast, Poland (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. China (+X p.p.) and India (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the global imports, while Belgium and Poland saw its share reduced by -X% and -X% from 2007 to 2020, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, China ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported flax fiber worldwide, comprising X% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Belgium ($X), with a X% share of global imports. It was followed by India, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value in China totaled +X%. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Belgium (+X% per year) and India (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the average flax fiber import price amounted to $X per tonne, almost unchanged from the previous year. Overall, import price indicated tangible growth from 2007 to 2020: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, flax fiber import price increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 an increase of X% year-to-year. Global import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2019, and then contracted in the following year.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. in 2020, the country with the highest price was India ($X per tonne), while the Netherlands ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for flax fiber in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of flax fiber consumption was France (527K tonnes), accounting for 57% of total volume. Moreover, flax fiber consumption in France exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, China (188K tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Russia (39K tonnes), with a 4.3% share.
What are the largest producers of flax fiber in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of flax fiber production was France (692K tonnes), comprising approx. 75% of total volume. Moreover, flax fiber production in France exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Belgium (96K tonnes), sevenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Belarus (40K tonnes), with a 4.4% share.
What are the leading suppliers of flax fiber in the world?
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In value terms, France ($546M), Belgium ($330M) and Belarus ($22M) constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2020, with a combined 94% share of global exports. Egypt and the Netherlands lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 2.6%.
What are the leading importers of flax fiber in the world?
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In value terms, China ($608M) constitutes the largest market for imported flax fiber worldwide, comprising 64% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Belgium ($107M), with a 11% share of global imports. It was followed by India, with a 7.9% share.
What is the average export price for flax fiber in the world?
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The average flax fiber export price stood at $3,294 per tonne in 2020, almost unchanged from the previous year.
What is the average import price for flax fiber in the world?
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In 2020, the average flax fiber import price amounted to $3,206 per tonne, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 773 - Flax fibre and tow

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the global flax fiber 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
COUNTRIES WITH TOP YIELDS
5.4
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.5
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
7.3
HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD 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:
Harvested Area, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Yield, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Imports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Imports, in Value Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Import Prices, by Country of Destination, 2007–2020
Table 11:
Exports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 12:
Exports, in Value Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Table 13:
Export Prices, by Country of Origin, 2007–2020
Table 14:
Producer Prices, by Major Producing Country, 2020
Table 15:
Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006=100), by Major Producing Country
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:
Yield and Growth
Figure 11:
Exports and Growth
Figure 12:
Export Prices and Growth
Figure 13:
Market Size and Growth
Figure 14:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 15:
Imports and Growth
Figure 16:
Import Prices
Figure 17:
Production, in Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 18:
Production, in Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 19:
Area Harvested, 2007–2020
Figure 20:
Yield, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Production, by Country, 2020
Figure 22:
Production, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Harvested Area, by Country, 2020
Figure 24:
Harvested Area, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Yield, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, in Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Imports, in Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Imports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2020
Figure 29:
Imports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Imports, in Value Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Import Prices, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, in Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Exports, in Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 34:
Exports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2020
Figure 35:
Exports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 36:
Exports, in Value Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 37:
Export Prices, 2007–2020
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