Plaster Article Market - Germany Lost Its Leadership in Global Plaster Articles Supplies, China Runs First

Non-Metallic Mineral Products November 07, 2016
Author: Maria Fadeeva
Market Analyst

plaster article market

Photo: © geargodz / Bigstockphoto

The global trade in articles of plaster or of compositions based on plaster amounted to 1,894 million USD in 2015, exhibiting insignificant fluctuations over the period under review. A perceptible drop in 2009 was followed by a steady recovery over the next five years, until exports slightly decreased again. Overall, there was an annual increase of 1.2% from 2007 to 2015.

According to IndexBox estimates, China emerged as the global leader in the supplies of plaster articles in 2014, overtaking Germany. In 2015, China's exports of articles of plaster or of compositions based on plaster totaled 335 million USD, which accounted for an 18% share of global exports. Germany, USA, Mexico, and Thailand were the other key global suppliers of plaster articles in 2015, with a combined share of global exports totaling 34%.

China (+14.9% per year) and Thailand (+7.2% per year) were the fastest growing exporters on the global plaster article market from 2007 to 2015. China significantly strengthened its position in global exports of plaster articles, growing its share from 6% in 2007 to 18% in 2015. Meanwhile, Germany lost -10 percentage points off its share size over the same period.

On the other hand, Canada (7.5%, based on value terms), France (6.9%), USA (6.8%), Switzerland (5.1%), and Sweden (2.9%) were the leading destinations of imports of articles of plaster or of compositions based on plaster in 2015. Imports to Canada grew at a rate of +7% per year from 2007 to 2015. By contrast, France slightly contracted its imports of plaster articles over the same period. Canada's share of global imports increased by +3 percentage points, while the share of France decreased by -2 percentage points.

Key Exporting Countries Of Articles Of Plaster Or Of Compositions Based On Plaster

Do you want to know more about the global plaster article market? Get the latest trends and insight from our report. It includes a wide range of statistics on

  • plaster article market share
  • plaster article prices
  • plaster article industry
  • plaster article sales
  • plaster article market forecast
  • plaster article price forecast
  • key plaster article producers

Source: World: Articles Of Plaster Or Of Compositions Based On Plaster - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2020


See Also