Salt Market - Mexico’s Export Prices For Salt Surged 4.1 Percent A Year From 2007 To 2013

Salt April 27, 2015
Blog Blog  /  Mining  /  Salt
Author: Svetlana Sitkova
Head of Industrial Research Department

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In 2013, the average Mexico's export price for salt and pure sodium chloride stood at 20.62 USD per tonne. Export prices on the salt market varied considerably by country of destination. Belize (198.81 USD/tonne), El Salvador (103.36 USD/tonne) and Guatemala (100.55 USD/tonne) were high priced destinations, while Honduras (13.89 USD/tonne), China (14.33 USD/tonne) and the Republic of Korea (15.10 USD/tonne) were among the lowest.

Mexico's export prices for salt and pure sodium chloride grew by 4.1% annually from 2007 to 2013. The highest annual rates were recorded for the Republic of Korea (7.3%), followed by Costa Rica (7.3%), Canada (6.2%) and the USA (3.8%).

From 2007 to 2013, Mexico's exports of salt and pure sodium chloride grew by 3.9% per year, amounting to 136.48 million USD in 2013. In physical terms, they reached 6,618 thousand tonnes in 2013, which was 39 thousand tonnes more than the year before.

In 2013, Japan (3,918.06 thousand tonnes), the USA (1,176.40 million tonnes) and Canada (555.52 thousand tonnes) were the main destinations of salt and pure sodium chloride, comprising 85.4% of Mexico's exports.

From 2007 to 2013, average annual growth rates of salt and pure sodium chloride exports stood at -2.3% in Japan, -1.9% in the USA and 3.0% in Canada. 

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