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South Africa Asbestos Industry Outlook 2021

See how South Africa Asbestos performed compared to key markets such as India, China and Indonesia.

Key Market Indicators

South Africa’s imports of asbestos dropped by nearly 90% in 2021, compared to 2020. Since 2005, the country’s demand has decreased by 58%. Bosnia and Herzegovina was the number one importer, followed by China, Indonesia and Myanmar. Meanwhile, South African exports of asbestos were almost 2,600 kilograms in 2018, a 1.1% decrease from 2017. Since 2005, the country’s supply has decreased by 45%. Senegal was the number one exporter, followed by Kazakhstan, Brazil and China.

South Africa Asbestos Market Data and Forecasts