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Lead - World's Largest Markets

RatingCountry
1China
2United States
3India
4Peru
5Vietnam

In value terms, China led the market, alone. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the United States. It was followed by India.

From 2018 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value in China stood at -9.6%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: the United States (-9.1% per year) and India (-5.6% per year).

Lead Prices

Lowest Prices - FOB - Top Exporters

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
USD per ton
Russia234320251817-11.9%
Japan223620201854-8.9%
Mexico189418771879-0.4%
Canada232521291939-8.7%
Sweden244721491958-10.5%
India238821431960-9.4%
Belgium239922001969-9.4%
South Korea243221581987-9.6%
Bulgaria245221931993-9.8%
Poland248322192075-8.6%
United Kingdom260124492076-10.7%
Australia242821212078-7.5%
Germany281523782225-11.1%
Average229021281979-7.0%

Average prices varied noticeably amongst the major exporting countries. In 2020, major exporting countries recorded the following prices: in Germany ($2,225 per ton) and Australia ($2,078 per ton), while Russia ($1,817 per ton) and Japan ($1,854 per ton) were amongst the lowest.

From 2018 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Mexico, while the other global leaders experienced a decline in the export price figures.

Highest Prices - CIF - Top Importers

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
USD per ton
United Kingdom283624332391-8.2%
Italy242622302067-7.7%
Poland246321632057-8.6%
Germany245021412038-8.8%
Thailand249321472003-10.4%
India241821061978-9.6%
Vietnam251020531969-11.4%
Taiwan (Chinese)243222181957-10.3%
United States232120771936-8.7%
Turkey248421201913-12.2%
South Korea236620661898-10.4%
Spain240720131704-15.9%
Czech Republic258622561659-19.9%
Average243321621979-9.8%

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major importing countries. In 2020, major importing countries recorded the following prices: in the UK ($2,391 per ton) and Italy ($2,067 per ton), while the Czech Republic ($1,659 per ton) and Spain ($1,704 per ton) were amongst the lowest.

From 2018 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Italy, while the other global leaders experienced a decline in the import price figures.

Lead - Top Importers

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
billion USD
United States1.310.7-24.8%
India0.60.50.5-13.0%
Vietnam0.40.50.55.3%
United Kingdom0.40.40.4-8.2%
Germany0.50.40.4-14.9%

In value terms, the United States ($741M), India ($487M) and Vietnam ($466M) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2020, with a combined 29% share of global imports.

Vietnam recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, among the main importing countries over the period under review, while purchases for the other global leaders experienced a decline in the imports figures.

Lead - Top Exporters

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
billion USD
South Korea0.90.80.6-13.3%
Australia0.70.50.6-8.3%
United Kingdom0.40.40.4-5.6%
Canada0.60.50.4-21.9%
India0.40.40.3-12.5%

In value terms, South Korea ($650M), Australia ($617M) and the UK ($385M) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2020, together accounting for 32% of global exports. These countries were followed by Canada, India, Germany, Belgium, Bulgaria, Russia, Mexico, Sweden, Poland and Japan, which together accounted for a further 40%.

Japan (+91.7% per year) saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, in terms of the main exporting countries over the period under review, while shipments for the other global leaders experienced a decline in the exports figures.

Lead - Market Forecast

Driven by rising demand for lead worldwide, the market is expected to start an upward consumption trend over the next decade. The performance of the market is forecast to increase slightly, with an anticipated CAGR of for the period from 2020 to 2030, which is projected to bring the market volume to by the end of 2030.

Lead - Product Coverage

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