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Blog, Anna Sergeeva, May 28, 2018 24

In 2016, approx. 93M tonnes of salt were imported worldwide; remaining stable against the previous year figure. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.4% from 2007 to 2016; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being observed in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013, when import increased by 9% against the previous year level.

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Blog, Anna Sergeeva, May 28, 2018 18

In 2016, approx. 47M tonnes of salt were exported worldwide; descending by -16.8% against the previous year level.

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Blog, Maria Fadeeva, December 02, 2016 556

From 2007 to 2015, global salt exports exhibited a pronounced growth trend, with the exception of minor declines in 2012 and 2015. Exports amounted to 2,467 million USD in 2015. There was an annual increase of +4.7% throughout the analyzed period.

 
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Blog, Svetlana Sitkova, January 11, 2016 366

From 2008 to 2014, EU production of salt and pure sodium chloride showed mixed dynamics, finally falling from 52 million tonnes in 2008 to 46 million tonnes in 2014. It dropped with a CAGR of -2.2% over the period under review. In value terms, EU salt production reached 1,932 million EUR in 2014, growing by +3.0% annually.

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Blog, Olga Minchina, July 22, 2015 1731

In 2014, Mexico (44%), Australia (37%), India (12%) and China (7%) were the leading suppliers of salt and pure sodium chloride to Japan, together making up 99.8% of Japan's imports in physical terms. And while the share of China increased significantly, the share of Mexico illustrated negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

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Blog, Svetlana Sitkova, April 27, 2015 443

In 2013, the average Mexico's export price for salt and pure sodium chloride stood at 20.62 USD per tonne. Export prices 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.

 
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Blog, Svetlana Sitkova, April 23, 2015 448

Salt output in China reached 64.6 million tonnes by 2013. China's salt production showed mixed dynamics over the last few years, but ultimately increased by 2.1% in physical terms from 2007 to 2013. In 2013, though, it was estimated at 4.6 billion USD, which was 526.8 million USD (or 10%) less than the peak production level recorded in 2012.