Updated Nov 23, 2022 19:12

Market for Aluminium Window And Door in the Netherlands

Market Overview
In , the Dutch aluminium window and door market increased by % to $, rising for the fifth year in a row after two years of decline. Overall, consumption, however, continues to indicate a perceptible shrinkage. Over the period under review, the market reached the peak level at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to , consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, aluminium window and door production fell slightly to $ in estimated in export price. In general, production, however, showed a notable increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 with an increase of % against the previous year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $ in , and then dropped slightly in the following year.


Consumption
In , consumption of aluminium doors, thresholds for doors and windows decreased by -% to tons for the first time since 2016, thus ending a five-year rising trend. Over the period under review, consumption continues to indicate a noticeable slump. Over the period under review, consumption attained the peak volume at tons in 2008; however, from 2009 to , consumption remained at a lower figure.

The value of the aluminium window and door market in the Netherlands shrank to $ in , declining 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). Overall, consumption saw a noticeable curtailment. Aluminium window and door consumption peaked at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to , consumption failed to regain momentum.


Market Forecast
Depressed by shrinking demand for aluminium window and door in the Netherlands, 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 tons 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
In , the share of imports in total consumption accounted for % in value terms and % in physical terms. The share of imports decreased moderately (- percentage point) over the period under review.


Trade Balance
The Netherlands remains a net importer of aluminium window and door; in physical and value terms, imports consistently exceeded exports from 2007 to . In , there was a significant trade deficit of tons, which was equal to $. This tangible trade deficit reflects the fact that the market remains dependent on imports, which is likely to continue in the medium term.