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Ukrainian export of refractory bricks (HS Code 690290) Review

Ukrainian export of refractory bricks (HS Code 690290) Review

In 2014, global refractory brick industry total in 1 570 620 tonnes exported (1.643 billion US dollars in value terms). During last decade refractory brick’s market changed from being dominated by local ( regional ) suppliers ¬†to be dominated by Chinese exporters. Later managed to usurp over a third of world’s total trade in this domain.¬†Ukrainian exporters of refractory brick (also known as fire brick)¬†managed to capture¬†only 0.4% in world’s total export. In absolute values this figure means 22 thousand tonnes of bricks sold for 7 million US dollars. These numbers position Ukraine on the 25th place among world’s top refractory bricks exporters. However, there is a large untapped potential to increase export to EU and worldwide as Ukraine offers one of the lowest prices on the global market: ($316 per metric tonne in 2014).¬†Comparing with world’s average rate ($1046), Ukrainian exporters offer their product 3 times cheaper. Chinese exporters, respectively, maintain their prices around $800-level: in 2014, ¬†$784 per metric tonne. On the whole, the price range lies within $129 – $4012 (filtering for countries exported at least one thousand tonnes). Ukraine’s average growth rate of the price over the last 10 years is 4.72%. Highest fluctuations reached 20%-levels: in 2008 and 2012 we observed the rise in the prices and in 2009 the price drastically dropped by over 23%: from $327 in 2008 back to $251 in 2009 (the corresponding level of 2006 year).¬†Refractory brick’s is topical B2B product and often should be tailored to specific requirement and quality standards ¬†in this regards Ukrainian producers are¬†well equipped and can offer outstanding quality to price ratio even on small to medium ¬†refractory brick’s ¬†orders.

In terms of quantities, global markets remains rather stable: over the past 10 years (2005-2014) the the market grow only 4.9%. Nevertheless, due to competitive price and high quality Ukrainian presence can be increased by expansion to new market. At present 2015¬†¬†many Ukrainian ¬†refractory brick’s manufacturers forced to exit Russia markets. It can be stressful to business but at the same time it offers significant profits to pioneers.

Abbottpm represents  Ukrainian  refractory brick  manufacturer at global markets. Therefor offer

  • direct export contract
  • no commission¬†
  • same day CIF quote –(if submitted before¬†11.30¬†am ¬†– container shipment, volume up to 1000 tonne)
  • competitive price on large volumes ( 500+ tonnes) ¬†
  • fast test¬†consignment¬†( 25¬†MT ¬†)¬†
  • LC payment¬†
  • Free and fast sample shipment¬†upon confirmed LC ¬†

GET in touch today if you are looking to buy refractory brick wholesale.

  • Please fill the form on your right or send as LOI ¬†>>>>>>>>>>>
  • ¬†Price of refractory brick can be found at – it-biS HS code search¬†( available in Ukrainian only )
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