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Bulk Terminals Market: APEJ Expected to Remain Dominant Regional Market over the Forecast Period: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2016-2026

Bulk Terminals Market: APEJ Expected to Remain Dominant Regional Market over the Forecast Period: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2016-2026

Will the growth of bulk throughput across the APEJ region stagnate or reach a spike in the next 10 years?

Our comprehensive study of the global bulk terminals market indicates that the APEJ region is likely to dominate the global market in terms of revenue and bulk throughput during the period of our assessment (2016 – 2026). This could very well contribute to the growth of the overall global bulk terminals market performance in terms of volume, which is slated to register a CAGR of 3.2% in the next 10 years. If we look at the global bulk terminals market volume throughput, our research indicates a possible growth with throughput touching over 20,000 million tonnes by the end of 2026 from an estimated 15,000+ million tonnes by the end of 2016 – a good increase of around 1.4X between 2015 and 2026. Of this, the global bulk terminals market volume throughput share of the APEJ region is projected to be the highest – reaching a market volume share of over 40% by the end of 2016 and growing to more than 45% by the end of the forecast period (end of 2026). APEJ held a high volume share in 2014 so this seems like a probable trend we are witnessing here. Question is, will the APEJ bulk terminals market continue to hold its position of dominance in the global bulk terminals market?

Several key factors drive revenue and consumption growth of the APEJ bulk terminals market

When we dissected the APEJ bulk terminals market performance in terms of bulk terminals volume throughput and revenue, we found that the primary driver boosting the growth of the APEJ bulk terminals market was the steady pace of economic growth along with an increase in the industrial output of the region. We believe these are the key factors that will drive the growth of bulk throughput across the APEJ region over the next 10 years.

If we are to analyse the impact of the APEJ regional market on the global bulk terminals market, several factors come into play.

First off, the global bulk terminals market is highly dependent on global trade of bulk commodities and regional trade policies. Trade policies in the APEJ region are very conducive to the growth of the global bulk terminals market.

Secondly, the global bulk terminals market is impacted by a rise in the worldwide population, increase in regional GDP, and the facilitation of beneficial trade agreements between different countries – again, factors predominantly witnessed in the APEJ region.

Another most important contributing factor is a growing consumption of bulk commodities and affordability in emerging economies (China and India for instance), which contributes to escalating the global bulk terminals business.

All these factors point to an exponential growth of the APEJ bulk terminals market in the coming decade. However, declining coal consumption and trade reforms in China in the next 10 years is likely to restrict the growth of the APEJ bulk terminals market during the projected period. We also feel that an overcapacity in the APEJ shipping industry might influence the global bulk terminals market – to what extent this impact will hit the market remains to be seen.

Countries within APEJ dominating the global bulk terminals market

China, Australia, and India are the top countries within the APEJ region that are likely to hold a majority share of the global bulk terminals market. Our research indicates a collective market share of a little over 80% between these three countries by the end of 2026. Of these three countries, China will remain the dominant market for bulk terminals on the basis of volume throughput of ports during the forecast period, contributing more than 48% market share in terms of volume throughput in the APEJ region and is expected to witness a CAGR of 3.8% in the next decade. After China, Australia and India together contribute more than 30% in bulk market volume throughput.

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APEJ bulk terminals market forecast

The APEJ bulk market volume throughput was pegged at more than 6400 million tons in 2015 and is expected to register a CAGR of 3.8% to reach almost 9700 million tonnes by the end of 2026. Bulk market volume throughput in the APEJ regional market is estimated to increase by 0.7X in 2026 as compared to that in 2016.


1. Executive Summary
2. Assumptions and Acronyms Used
3. Research Methodology
4. Market Overview
4.1. Introduction
4.1.1. Bulk Terminals Market Taxonomy
4.1.2. Bulk Terminals Market Definition
5. Bulk Terminals Market Dynamics
5.1. Drivers
5.2. Restraints
5.3. Trends
6. Global Bulk Terminals Market Analysis
6.1. Global Bulk Terminals Market Snapshot (2015)
6.2. Bulk Terminals Market Overview
6.2.1. Y-o-Y Growth Projections
6.3. Market Size and Forecast
6.4. Global Bulk Terminals Market Analysis, By Bulk Type
6.4.1. Market Share Analysis, By Bulk Type
6.4.2. Y-o-Y Growth Comparison, By Bulk Type
6.5. Market Forecast, By Bulk Type
6.5.1. Dry Bulk
6.5.1.1 Market Size Forecast by Dry Bulk Sub-Segment
6.5.1.1.1 Grains
6.5.1.1.2. Coal
6.5.1.1.3. Iron Ore
6.5.1.1.4. Others
6.5.2. Liquid Bulk
6.5.2.1 Market Size Forecast by Liquid Bulk Sub-Segment
6.5.2.1.1. Oil
6.5.2.1.2. Gas
6.5.3. Bulk Terminals Market Attractiveness Analysis
6.6. Market Forecast, By Region
6.6.1. Market Share Analysis, By Region
6.6.2. Y-o-Y Growth Comparison, By Region
6.6.3. Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Region
7. APEJ Bulk Terminals Market Analysis
7.1. Introduction
7.1.1. Market Volume Share Analysis, By Country
7.1.2. Market Volume Share Analysis, By Bulk Type
7.2. Market Forecast, By Bulk Type
7.2.1. Market Forecast, By Dry Bulk Type
7.2.2. Market Forecast, By Liquid Bulk Type
7.2.3. Y-o-Y Growth, By Bulk Type
7.3. Market Analysis, By Bulk Type
7.3.1. Market Share Analysis, By Bulk Type
7.3.2. Y-o-Y Growth Comparison, By Bulk Type
7.3.3. Market Size Forecast by Dry Bulk Sub-Segment
7.3.3.1. Grains
7.3.3.2. Coal
7.3.3.3. Iron Ore
7.3.3.4. Others
7.3.4. Market Size Forecast by Dry Bulk Sub-Segment
7.3.4.1. Oil
7.3.4.2. Gas
7.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis
7.4.1 by Bulk Type
7.5. Market Size Forecast, By Country
7.5.1. China
7.5.2. India
7.5.3. Australia
7.5.4. Rest of APEJ
8. Latin America Bulk Terminals Market Analysis
8.1. Introduction
8.1.1. Market Volume Share Analysis, By Country
8.1.2. Market Volume Share Analysis, By Bulk Type
8.2. Market Forecast, By Bulk Type
8.2.1. Market Forecast, By Dry Bulk Type
8.2.2. Market Forecast, By Liquid Bulk Type
8.2.3. Y-o-Y Growth, By Bulk Type
8.3. Market Analysis, By Bulk Type
8.3.1. Market Share Analysis, By Bulk Type
8.3.2. Y-o-Y Growth Comparison, By Bulk Type
8.3.3. Market Size Forecast by Dry Bulk Sub-Segment
8.3.3.1. Grains
8.3.3.2. Coal
8.3.3.3. Iron Ore
8.3.3.4. Others
8.3.4. Market Size Forecast by Dry Bulk Sub-Segment
8.3.4.1. Oil
8.3.4.2. Gas
8.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis
8.4.1 by Bulk Type
8.5. Market Size Forecast, By Country
8.5.1. Brazil
8.5.2. Chile
8.5.3. Venezuela
8.5.4. Rest of Latin America
9. North America Bulk Terminals Market Analysis
9.1. Introduction
9.1.1. Market Volume Share Analysis, By Country
9.1.2. Market Volume Share Analysis, By Bulk Type
9.2. Market Forecast, By Bulk Type
9.2.1. Market Forecast, By Dry Bulk Type
9.2.2. Market Forecast, By Liquid Bulk Type
9.2.3. Y-o-Y Growth, By Bulk Type
9.3. Market Analysis, By Bulk Type
9.3.1. Market Share Analysis, By Bulk Type
9.3.2. Y-o-Y Growth Comparison, By Bulk Type
9.3.3. Market Size Forecast by Dry Bulk Sub-Segment
9.3.3.1. Grains
9.3.3.2. Coal
9.3.3.3. Iron Ore
9.3.3.4. Others
9.3.4. Market Size Forecast by Dry Bulk Sub-Segment
9.3.4.1. Oil
9.3.4.2. Gas
9.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis
9.4.1 by Bulk Type
9.5. Market Size Forecast, By Country
9.5.1. U.S.
9.5.2. Canada
10. Eastern Europe Bulk Terminals Market Analysis
10.1. Introduction
10.1.1. Market Volume Share Analysis, By Country
10.1.2. Market Volume Share Analysis, By Bulk Type
10.2. Market Forecast, By Bulk Type
10.2.1. Market Forecast, By Dry Bulk Type
10.2.2. Market Forecast, By Liquid Bulk Type
10.2.3. Y-o-Y Growth, By Bulk Type
10.3. Market Analysis, By Bulk Type
10.3.1. Market Share Analysis, By Bulk Type
10.3.2. Y-o-Y Growth Comparison, By Bulk Type
10.3.3. Market Size Forecast by Dry Bulk Sub-Segment
10.3.3.1. Grains
10.3.3.2. Coal
10.3.3.3. Iron Ore
10.3.3.4. Others
10.3.4. Market Size Forecast by Dry Bulk Sub-Segment
10.3.4.1. Oil
10.3.4.2. Gas
10.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis
10.4.1 by Bulk Type
10.5. Market Size Forecast, By Country
10.5.1. Russia
10.5.2. Ukraine
10.5.3. Rest of Eastern Europe
11. Western Europe Bulk Terminals Market Analysis
11.1. Introduction
11.1.1. Market Volume Share Analysis, By Country
11.1.2. Market Volume Share Analysis, By Bulk Type
11.2. Market Forecast, By Bulk Type
11.2.1. Market Forecast, By Dry Bulk Type
11.2.2. Market Forecast, By Liquid Bulk Type
11.2.3. Y-o-Y Growth, By Bulk Type
11.3. Market Analysis, By Bulk Type
11.3.1. Market Share Analysis, By Bulk Type
11.3.2. Y-o-Y Growth Comparison, By Bulk Type
11.3.3. Market Size Forecast by Dry Bulk Sub-Segment
11.3.3.1. Grains
11.3.3.2. Coal
11.3.3.3. Iron Ore
11.3.3.4. Others
11.3.4. Market Size Forecast by Dry Bulk Sub-Segment
11.3.4.1. Oil
11.3.4.2. Gas
11.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis
11.4.1 by Bulk Type
11.5. Market Size Forecast, By Country
11.5.1. Netherland
11.5.2. Germany
11.5.3. U.K.
11.5.4. Rest of Western Europe
12. Japan Bulk Terminals Market Analysis
12.1. Introduction
12.1.1. Market Volume Share Analysis, By Country
12.1.2. Market Volume Share Analysis, By Bulk Type
12.2. Market Forecast, By Bulk Type
12.2.1. Market Forecast, By Dry Bulk Type
12.2.2. Market Forecast, By Liquid Bulk Type
12.2.3. Y-o-Y Growth, By Bulk Type
12.3. Market Analysis, By Bulk Type
12.3.1. Market Share Analysis, By Bulk Type
12.3.2. Y-o-Y Growth Comparison, By Bulk Type
12.3.3. Market Size Forecast by Dry Bulk Sub-Segment
12.3.3.1. Grains
12.3.3.2. Coal
12.3.3.3. Iron Ore
12.3.3.4. Others
12.3.4. Market Size Forecast by Dry Bulk Sub-Segment
12.3.4.1. Oil
12.3.4.2. Gas
12.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis
12.4.1 by Bulk Type
13. Middle East & Africa Bulk Terminals Market Analysis
13.1. Introduction
13.1.1. Market Volume Share Analysis, By Country
13.1.2. Market Volume Share Analysis, By Bulk Type
13.2. Market Forecast, By Bulk Type
13.2.1. Market Forecast, By Dry Bulk Type
13.2.2. Market Forecast, By Liquid Bulk Type
13.2.3. Y-o-Y Growth, By Bulk Type
13.3. Market Analysis, By Bulk Type
13.3.1. Market Share Analysis, By Bulk Type
13.3.2. Y-o-Y Growth Comparison, By Bulk Type
13.3.3. Market Size Forecast by Dry Bulk Sub-Segment
13.3.3.1. Grains
13.3.3.2. Coal
13.3.3.3. Iron Ore
13.3.3.4. Others
13.3.4. Market Size Forecast by Dry Bulk Sub-Segment
13.3.4.1. Oil
13.3.4.2. Gas
13.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis
13.4.1 by Bulk Type
13.5. Market Size Forecast, By Country
13.5.1. GCC
13.5.2. South Africa
13.5.3. Iran
13.5.4. Rest of MEA
14. Competition Landscape
14.1. Competition Dashboard
14.2. Company Profiles (Overview, SWOT, Strategies, Key Developments, Financials)
14.2.1. Thessaloniki Port Authority SA.
14.2.2. Global Ports Investments PLC.
14.2.3. Ports America, Inc.
14.2.4. China Merchants Port Holdings Co. Ltd.
14.2.5. APM Terminals
14.2.6. DaLian Port (PDA) Company Limited
14.2.7. Euroports Holdings S.à r.l
14.2.8. Puerto Ventanas S.A.
14.2.9. HES International B.V.
14.2.10. Yilport Holding Inc
14.2.11. DP World Ltd.
14.2.12. Noatum Ports, S.L.U.
14.2.13. Ultramar Group

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