Updated Jan 3, 2023 04:59

Market for Roofing Tiles, Chimney-Pots, Cowls, Chimney Liners in Germany

Market Overview
In , after three years of decline, there was growth in the German market for roofing tiles, chimney-pots, cowls, chimney liners, when its value increased by % to $. In general, consumption, however, showed a mild contraction. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $. From 2012 to , the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, production of roofing tiles, chimney-pots, cowls, chimney liners fell to $ in estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production showed a slight shrinkage. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of %. As a result, production reached the peak level of $. From 2012 to , production of growth remained at a lower figure.


Consumption
In , consumption of roofing tiles, chimney-pots, cowls, chimney liners increased by % to units, rising for the second year in a row after two years of decline. Overall, consumption, however, continues to indicate a mild reduction. Over the period under review, consumption of hit record highs at units in 2011; however, from 2012 to , consumption failed to regain momentum.

The revenue of the market for roofing tiles, chimney-pots, cowls, chimney liners in Germany was estimated at $ in , surging by % against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Over the period under review, consumption, however, continues to indicate a mild reduction. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $. From 2012 to , the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.


Market Forecast
Depressed by shrinking demand for roofing tiles, chimney-pots, cowls, chimney liners in Germany, the market is expected to continue its downward consumption trend over the next eight-year period. The performance of the market is forecast to contract with an anticipated CAGR of -% for the period from to , which is projected to depress the market volume to units by the end of .

In value terms, the market is forecast to contract with an anticipated CAGR of -% for the period from to , which is projected to bring the market value to $ (in nominal prices) by the end of .


Market Structure
Over the period under review, the share of imports in terms of total roofing tiles, chimney-pots, cowls, chimney liners consumption in Germany was relatively small in physical terms, fluctuating under an % figure. In value terms the share of imports also stood at a low figure, which means that the Germany roofing tiles, chimney-pots, cowls, chimney liners market is largely supplied by domestic manufacturers. In , the share of imports in total consumption accounted for % in value terms and % in physical terms. The share of imports remained relatively constant over the period under review. In , the share of imports in total consumption accounted for % in value terms and % in physical terms. The share of imports increased moderately ( percentage point) over the period under review.


Trade Balance
Germany remains a net exporter of roofing tiles, chimney-pots, cowls, chimney liners; in physical and value terms, exports consistently exceeded imports from 2007 to . In , there was a significant trade surplus of units, which was equal to $. This tangible trade surplus reflects the fact that the market remains buoyed by domestic production, and the industry is highly incorporated into the global market, which is likely to continue in the medium term.