IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘U.S. – Aluminium Doors, Thresholds For Doors And Windows – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.
American imports of aluminium doors and windows spiked from $819M in 2019 to $870M in 2020. In physical terms, imports rose by +11% y-o-y to 143K tonnes. Colombia ($225M), Canada ($197M) and China ($178M) became the most significant suppliers regarding the value of exports to the U.S. In 2020, imports of aluminium doors and windows from Colombia and China soared by +10% y-o-y and +20% y-o-y, respectively, while shipments from Canada fell by -12% y-o-y. Thailand emerged as the fastest-growing supplier in 2020, increasing its shipments threefold against the previous year to $27.5M.
American Imports of Aluminium Doors and Windows
In 2020, the quantity of aluminium doors, thresholds for doors and windows imported into the U.S. rose markedly to 143K tonnes, growing by +11% against the previous year. In value terms, aluminium window and door imports grew by +6.2% y-o-y to $870M (IndexBox estimates) in 2020.
In 2020, China (54K tonnes) constituted the largest aluminium window and door supplier to the U.S., with a 38% share of total imports. Moreover, aluminium window and door imports from China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Colombia (27K tonnes), twofold. Canada (21K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total imports with a 15% share.
In value terms, the largest aluminium window and door suppliers to the U.S. were Colombia ($225M), Canada ($197M) and China ($178M), together comprising 69% of total imports. These countries were followed by Italy, Mexico, Thailand, Malaysia and Viet Nam, which together accounted for a further 17%.
The purchases from Colombia rose by +10% y-o-y in value terms, while imports from China increased by +20% y-o-y. The supplies from Canada dropped by -12% y-o-y in value terms. Among the leading suppliers, Thailand recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth. Imports from Thailand increased from $8.5M in 2019 to $27.5M in 2020.
In 2020, the average aluminium window and door import price amounted to $6,072 per tonne, dropping by -4.3% against the previous year. Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Italy ($11,744 per tonne), while the price for Viet Nam ($3,031 per tonne) was amongst the lowest. In 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Italy, while the prices for the other significant suppliers experienced mixed trend patterns.
Source: IndexBox Platform