Soap Market

Soap market: read the most recent info enhanced by an Ai-driven BI tool. Info provide exports, production, market prices, consumption, trade, market size, imports, and companies. Here is a split by country, including the U.K., the U.S., the Middle East, Africa, EU, China, Russia, and Latin America. Market trends and forecast to 2030 are also provided in the reports.


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Soap - World's Largest Markets

RatingCountry
1Japan
2China
3United States
4India
5Pakistan

In value terms, the largest soap markets worldwide were Japan, China and the United States, together comprising 38% of the global market.

The United States saw the highest rates of growth with regard to market size, in terms of the main consuming countries over the period under review, while soap market for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Soap Prices

Lowest Prices - FOB - Top Exporters

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
USD per ton
Indonesia942873911-1.7%
Malaysia9188499270.5%
Turkey1315126813140.0%
China195217331728-5.9%
Poland198318621872-2.8%
Germany230721342217-2.0%
Thailand247824182291-3.8%
Italy240123582306-2.0%
Canada2479246026313.0%
Netherlands320331632842-5.8%
United Kingdom319129752913-4.5%
France3666388938091.9%
United States3280323738448.3%
Average1988194820271.0%

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was the United States ($3,844 per ton), while Indonesia ($911 per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2018 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the United States, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Highest Prices - CIF - Top Importers

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
USD per ton
China27284341558443.1%
Japan2612276830798.6%
Canada288527942837-0.8%
Australia2134205625148.5%
United Kingdom2299224824473.2%
Poland2071215923977.6%
Netherlands248224972342-2.9%
Germany244323462176-5.6%
France222521252133-2.1%
United States246024942054-8.6%
United Arab Emirates1517144718139.3%
Philippines1261116313724.3%
India10681037455-34.7%
Average1954191820001.2%

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was China ($5,584 per ton), while India ($455 per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2018 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by China, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Soap - Top Importers

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
billion USD
United States111.835.3%
United Kingdom0.60.50.814.7%
China0.40.40.736.3%
Germany0.60.60.76.1%
Canada0.50.50.610.6%

In value terms, the United States ($1.8B) constitutes the largest market for imported soap worldwide, comprising 13% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the UK ($779M), with a 5.4% share of global imports. It was followed by China, with a 5% share.

In the United States, soap imports increased at an average annual rate of +35.3% over the period from 2018-2020. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: the UK (+14.7% per year) and China (+36.3% per year).

Soap - Top Exporters

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
billion USD
China0.80.71.429.6%
Germany1.31.31.41.6%
United States0.90.914.3%
Poland0.50.50.720.6%
Indonesia0.70.60.71.1%

In value terms, the largest soap supplying countries worldwide were China ($1.4B), Germany ($1.4B) and the United States ($992M), together accounting for 26% of global exports.

In terms of the main exporting countries, China saw the highest growth rate of the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Soap - Market Forecast

Driven by increasing demand for soap worldwide, the market is expected to continue an upward consumption trend over the next decade. Market performance is forecast to decelerate, expanding 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.

Soap - Top Companies

Mifa AG Frenkendorf, Colgate-Palmolive Company, Ecolab Inc., Halag Chemie AG, HINDUSTAN UNILEVER LIMITED, Henkel Global Supply Chain B.V., Church & Dwight Co., Inc., LION CORPORATION, Weihui Kaisom Industrial Co., Ltd, Procter & Gamble Manufactura, S. de R.L. de C.V., Henkel US Operations Corporation, Stepan Company, Sasol Germany GmbH, Lonkey Industrial Co.,Ltd. Guangzhou, Guangzhou Liby Enterprise Group Co., Ltd., The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company, GODREJ CONSUMER PRODUCTS LIMITED, UNILEVER DE ARGENTINA S.A., Henkel Consumer Goods Inc., UNILEVER AUSTRALIA (HOLDINGS) PROPRIETARY LIMITED

Soap - Product Coverage

  • HS 340111 - Soap and organic surface-active products; in the form of bars, cakes, moulded shapes, and paper, wadding, felt and nonwovens, impregnated, coated or covered with soap or detergent, for toilet use (including medicated products)
  • HS 340119 - Soap and organic surface-active products; in the form of bars, cakes, moulded shapes, and paper, wadding, felt and nonwovens, impregnated, coated or covered with soap or detergent, not for toilet use
  • HS 340120 - Soap; in forms n.e.s. in item no. 3401.11
  • HS 340130 - Organic surface-active products and preparations for washing the skin, in the form of liquid or cream and put up for retail sale, whether or not containing soap
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Australia and Oceania - Soap - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Central Asia - Soap - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Middle East - Soap - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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This report provides an in-depth analysis of the soap market in the Middle East.

South-Eastern Asia - Soap - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Eastern Asia - Soap - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Southern Asia - Soap - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Northern America - Soap - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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This report provides an in-depth analysis of the soap market in Northern America.

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