U.S. - Chlorine - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights
Update: COVID-19 Impact
US Chlorine Imports Doubled in 1Q 2022
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U.S. Chlorine Imports 1Q 2022
For the fourth month in a row, the United States recorded growth in purchases abroad of chlorine, which increased by 47% to 68K tonnes in Mar 2022. Overall, imports showed a significant increase. As a result, imports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.
In value terms, chlorine imports skyrocketed to $11M (IndexBox estimates) in Mar 2022. In general, imports enjoyed a significant increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in May 2021 when imports increased by 38% against the previous month. Imports peaked in Mar 2022 and are expected to retain growth in the near future.
Imports by Country
In Mar 2022, Canada (57K tonnes) constituted the largest chlorine supplier to the United States, accounting for a 85% share of total imports. Moreover, chlorine imports from Canada exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Mexico (9.6K tonnes), sixfold.
From Jan 2021 to Mar 2022, the average monthly rate of growth in terms of volume from Canada totaled +267.6%.
In value terms, Canada ($9.5M) constituted the largest supplier of chlorine to the United States, comprising 87% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Mexico ($1.3M), with a 12% share of total imports.
From Jan 2021 to Mar 2022, the average monthly growth rate of value from Canada amounted to +176.8%.
Import Prices by Country
In Mar 2022, the average chlorine import price amounted to $160 per tonne, falling by -6.7% against the previous month. In general, the import price faced a dramatic decline. The growth pace was the most rapid in May 2021 when the average import price increased by 9.8% m-o-m. The import price peaked at $273 per tonne in Jul 2021; however, from Aug 2021 to Mar 2022, import prices remained at a lower figure.
Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major supplying countries. In Mar 2022, the country with the highest price was Canada ($166 per tonne), while the price for Mexico amounted to $131 per tonne.
From Jan 2021 to Mar 2022, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Canada (-24.5%).
Source: IndexBox Platform
This report provides an in-depth analysis of the chlorine market in the U.S.. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2030.
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