U.S. - Lime - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Article Publishing Date: Jul 25, 2022

Lime Price per Ton May 2022

U.S. Lime Price per Ton May 2022

In May 2022, the lime price per ton amounted to $188 (CIF, US), almost unchanged from the previous month. Over the period from Jan 2022 to May 2022, it increased at an average monthly rate of +2.1%. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in Mar 2022 an increase of 6.8% m-o-m. The import price peaked at $189 per ton in Apr 2022, and then reduced modestly in the following month.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In May 2022, the country with the highest price was the Dominican Republic ($269 per ton), while the price for Canada ($171 per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From Jan 2022 to May 2022, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Canada (+1.5%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced mixed trend patterns.

U.S. Lime Price per Ton May 2022 - IndexBox
U.S. Lime Price per Ton May 2022 - IndexBox

U.S. Lime Imports

In May 2022, supplies from abroad of lime decreased by -13% to 26K tons for the first time since Feb 2022, thus ending a two-month rising trend. The total import volume increased at an average monthly rate of +1.2% over the period from Jan 2022 to May 2022; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in Mar 2022 when imports increased by 22% month-to-month. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure at 30K tons in Apr 2022, and then shrank in the following month.

In value terms, lime imports reduced to $4.9M (IndexBox estimates) in May 2022. The total import value increased at an average monthly rate of +3.3% from Jan 2022 to May 2022; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in Mar 2022 with an increase of 31% against the previous month. Over the period under review, imports reached the maximum at $5.6M in Apr 2022, and then shrank in the following month.

U.S. Lime Imports by Country

In May 2022, Canada (22K tons) constituted the largest supplier of lime to the United States, accounting for a 86% share of total imports. Moreover, lime imports from Canada exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Mexico (2.6K tons), ninefold.

From Jan 2022 to May 2022, the average monthly rate of growth in terms of volume from Canada was relatively modest. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average monthly rates of imports growth: Mexico (+28.8% per month) and the Dominican Republic (-17.1% per month).

In value terms, Canada ($3.8M) constituted the largest supplier of lime to the United States, comprising 78% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Mexico ($446K), with a 9.1% share of total imports.

From Jan 2022 to May 2022, the average monthly rate of growth in terms of value from Canada stood at +1.7%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average monthly rates of imports growth: Mexico (+22.8% per month) and the Dominican Republic (-16.5% per month).

Source: IndexBox Platform

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1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2021
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2021
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007-2021
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007-2021
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Exports And Growth
Figure 15:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 17:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18:
Imports And Growth
Figure 19:
Import Prices
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
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