Year of successes and failures of the Spanish sports equipment industry in international markets. In the year of the epidemic, France and Italy, the two main overseas customers in the sector, reduced their demand, While remaining Top 5That is, Germany, Portugal and the United Kingdom pulled out. The year ended with record results in markets such as Sweden, Austria and Ireland, And had strong successes in countries such as Poland or Belgium.
Spanish manufacturers of sporting goods (sports fashion products and equipment for using different sports) closed the year with sales of 79 794.7 million, an increase of 1.3% over the previous year.
For its part, Imports fell 9.8% to 1,504.4 million euros. How did the major customers and suppliers of the Spanish sports equipment industry emerge in 2020?
Lowest and highest in ‘Top 5’
The sector was able to close the year favorably despite the poor evolution of demand in its two main markets. France, the world’s largest exporter of Spanish sporting goods, has reduced its purchases by 3.9% By 2020, up to 246.5 million euros. In second place, Italy’s exports fell 8.7% to 91.8 million euros.
The evolution of the sector’s third, fourth and fifth major foreign clients, Germany, Portugal and the United Kingdom, was reversed. Sales in the Dutonic market increased by 12.5% in 2020 to 2020 81.3 million. For Portugal, it rose 4.6% to .1 67.1 million, while in the UK it rose 7% to 46.6 million.
America has the nerve
The rest Top 10Among the major customers of the Spanish sports equipment industry there was only one other positive result: the United States. The North American country has doubled its purchases from Spain since 2015 and imported 2020 from Spain for .7 21.7 million, reaching eighth place in the customer rankings, up 14.7%.
In contrast, sales to Poland (the sixth largest foreign customer in the industry) fell 14.4% to 31.9 million euros; Belgium (seventh), down 13.9% to மில்லியன் 29 million, the Netherlands and Romania (ninth and tenth) cut their purchases by 2.8% and 2.4%, respectively.
Exports to the United States have more than doubled since 2005
Spanish game, filmed in Ireland, Sweden or Austria
Although out Top 10Thus, with moderate full volumes, Spanish exports of sporting goods rose to markets such as Ireland, Sweden and Austria. The relatively largest increase, 281%, occurred in Ireland, Demand for Spanish products reached 5.1 million euros, making it the eighteenth largest foreign customer in the Spanish sports industry.
In Sweden, it rose 83.9% to 11.8 million euros; In China, 88.4%, 4.44 million, and in Austria, 77.8%, 9.75 million euros. In Top 20 In this sector, sales in countries such as Norway also increased by 63.7%; Denmark, with an increase of 53.8%; Mexico, 37.9%, and the Czech Republic, with an increase of 28.3%.
No major changes in suppliers
Unlike what happened in exports, Almost all major Spanish sports equipment suppliers reduced sales of these products to Spain by 2020. China, a major importer of these goods, cut sales to the country by 5.2% to 490.4 million euros.
Belgium was the second largest supplier in the sector, followed by Italy at 107.2 million euros, down 4.6%, despite a 14.6% drop in sales to Spain to 145.1 million euros.
Imports from the Netherlands, Germany and Portugal also declined (Ranked fourth, fifth and sixth in the supplier rankings), with 18.1%, 16.4% and 22.5% falling, respectively.
Vietnam, ranked eighth, reduced its sporting equipment sales to Spain by 16.7% to 68.5 million euros, while the United Kingdom reduced its sales by 20% to 51 million euros.
The only exceptions in the ranking of major Spanish suppliers of sports equipment are France and Bangladesh. Neighboring sporting goods sold to Spain for 78.5 million euros, up 2.7%, ranking seventh in the supplier rankings.
For Bangladesh, sales of fashion and other sporting goods to Spain increased by 21.5% to .5 58.5 million by 2020. Significantly, purchases from Romania increased by 114% to 22.4 million euros, establishing the country as the thirteenth largest Spanish supplier of this type of production.