An Analysis of Fastener Trade Statistics of the EU in 2017

EU Situation:
In 2017, the EU countries (the main 15 countries) exported 13.6 billion USD worth of fasteners (36.3% of the whole exported fasteners in the world) and imported 12.4 billion USD worth of fasteners (30.5% of the whole imported fasteners in the world).
The main players in the fastener market arc 7 countries. We studied their situation in 2017 as below.
 
Germany
 
1. The main exporter in the EU region was Germany and its exported fastener value went beyond 6.1 billion USD (45.367 of the whole exported fasteners through the EU).
 
2. Germany was the main market for fasteners in the EU and it was the biggest fastener buyer in the EU region. Its imported fastener value was about 4.0 billion USD (32% of the whole imported fasteners to the EU region).
 
3. Its exported quantity was about 895,665 tons; however, its imported fastener quantity was about 983,413 tons.
 
4. It means that the value of each kilogram of exported fasteners was 6.9 USD, however, the number was 4.0 USD in terms of imported fasteners.

 
Italy
 
1. The 2nd largest exporter in the EU region was Italy and its exported fastener value went beyond 1.9 billion USD (14,047 of the whole exported fasteners through the EU).
 
2. It was the 5th biggest market for imported fasteners in the EU and its imported fastener value was about 872 million USD (7% of whole imported fasteners to the EU region).
 
3. Its exported quantity was about 394,674 tons; however, its imported fastener quantity was about 256,580 tons.
 
4. It means that the value of each kilogram of exported fasteners was 4.8 USD. However, the number was 3.4 USD in terms of imported fasteners.

 
France
 
1. The 3rd largest exporter in the EU region was France and its exported fastener value went about 1.5 billion USD (10.9% of the whole exported fasteners through the EU).
 
2. It was the 2nd biggest market for imported fasteners in the EU and its imported fastener value was about 1.7 billion USD (13.6% of the whole imported fasteners to the EU region).
 
3. The exported quantity was about 175,236 tons; however, the imported fastener quantity was about 349,313 tons.
 
4. It means that the value of each kilogram of exported fasteners was 8.5 USD. However, the number was 4.8 USD in terms of imported fasteners.

 
The Netherlands
 
1. The 4th largest exporter in the EU region was Netherland and its exported fastener value went about 1.0 billion USD (7.6% of the whole exported fasteners through the EU).
 
2. It was the 4th biggest market for imported fasteners in the EU and its imported fastener value was about 1.1 billion USD (9.2% of the whole imported fasteners to the EU region).
 
3. The exported quantity was about 269,261 tons; however, the imported fastener quantity was about 307,270 tons.
 
4. It means that the value of each kilogram of exported fasteners was 3.8 USD. However, the number was 3.7 USD in terms of imported fasteners.

 
United Kingdom
 
I. The 5th largest exporter in the EU region was UK and its exported fastener value went beyond 0.8 billion USD (6.1% of the whole exported fasteners through the EU).
 
2. It was the 3rd biggest market for imported fasteners in the EU and its imported fastener value was more than 1.3 billion USD (10.5% of the whole imported fasteners to the EU region).
 
3. The exported quantity was about 75,636 tons; however, the imported fastener quantity was about 305,518 tons.
 
4. It means that the value of each kilogram of exported fasteners was 11.0 USD. However, the number was 4.3 USD in terms of imported fasteners.

 
Spain
 
1. The 6th largest exporter in the EU region was Spain and its exported fastener value went about 0.6 billion USD (4.1% of the whole exported fasteners through the EU).
 
2. it was the 7th biggest market for imported fasteners in the EU and its imported fastener value was about 0.8 billion USD (6.1% of the whole imported fasteners to the EU region).
 
3. The exported quantity was about 121,314 tons; however. the imported fastener quantity was about 218.840 tons.
 
4. It means that the value of each kilogram of exported fasteners was 4.6 USD. However, the number was 3.5 USD in terms of imported fasteners.

 
Belgium
 
1. The 7th largest exporter in the EU region was Belgium and its exported fastener value went about 0.5 billion USD (3.6% of the whole exported fasteners through the EU).
 
2, it was the 8th biggest market for imported fasteners in the EU and its imported fastener value was about 0.7 billion USD (5.3% of the whole imported fasteners to the EU region).
 
3. The exported quantity was about 105,873 tons; however. the imported fastener quantity was about 185,859 tons.
 
4. It means that the value of each kilogram of exported fasteners was 4.6 USD. However, the number was 3.5 USD in terms of imported fasteners.

 
Austria
 
1. The 8th largest exporter in the EU region was Austria and its exported fastener value went about 0.5 billion USD (3.4% of the whole exported fasteners through the EU).
 
2. It was the 6th biggest market for imported fasteners in the EU and its imported fastener value was about 0.8 billion USD (6.5% of the whole imported fasteners to the EU region).
 
3. The exported quantity was about 56,921 tons; however, the imported fastener quantity was about 152,062 tons.
 
4. It means that the value of each kilogram of exported fasteners was 8.1 USD. However, the number was 5.3 USD in terms of imported fasteners.

 

Date : 03.12.2018