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Africa: Calcareous Building Stone Market Overview 2021

Calcareous Building Stone Market Size in Africa

In 2020, the African calcareous building stone market increased by X% to $X, rising for the sixth year in a row after two years of decline. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2020; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs in 2020 and is likely to continue growth in the near future.

Calcareous Building Stone Production in Africa

In value terms, calcareous building stone production rose remarkably to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, production hit record highs in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.

Production By Country in Africa

The countries with the highest volumes of calcareous building stone production in 2020 were Nigeria (X tonnes), Ethiopia (X tonnes) and Egypt (X tonnes), together accounting for X% of total production. Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, South Africa, Kenya, Sudan, Uganda, Algeria, Somalia, Morocco and Mozambique lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Somalia, while calcareous building stone production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Calcareous Building Stone Exports

Exports in Africa

In 2020, approx. X tonnes of calcareous building stone were exported in Africa; approximately reflecting 2019. In general, exports, however, posted a resilient increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. The volume of export peaked at X tonnes in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, calcareous building stone exports surged to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, exports, however, continue to indicate strong growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of export peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

In 2020, Togo (X tonnes) was the key exporter of calcareous building stone, generating X% of total exports. Benin (X tonnes) ranks second in terms of the total exports with a X% share, followed by Zambia (X%). Morocco (X tonnes) took a relatively small share of total exports.

Togo was also the fastest-growing in terms of the calcareous building stone exports, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007 to 2020. At the same time, Benin (+X%), Zambia (+X%) and Morocco (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. From 2007 to 2020, the share of Togo, Benin, Zambia and Morocco increased by +X%, +X%, +X% and +X% percentage points, while the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Togo ($X) remains the largest calcareous building stone supplier in Africa, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Zambia ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Morocco, with a X% share.

In Togo, calcareous building stone exports expanded at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2020. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Zambia (+X% per year) and Morocco (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the calcareous building stone export price in Africa amounted to $X per tonne, rising by X% against the previous year. In general, the export price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The level of export peaked at $X per tonne in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2020, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Morocco ($X per tonne), while Benin ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Zambia, while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the export price figures.

Calcareous Building Stone Imports

Imports in Africa

Calcareous building stone imports contracted slightly to X tonnes in 2020, almost unchanged from 2019 figures. Over the period under review, imports, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The volume of import peaked at X tonnes in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, calcareous building stone imports reached $X in 2020. Overall, imports, however, showed a perceptible contraction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2016 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of import peaked at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

Ghana was the main importer of calcareous building stone in Africa, with the volume of imports recording X tonnes, which was near X% of total imports in 2020. It was distantly followed by Togo (X tonnes), constituting a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main importing countries, was attained by Ghana.

In value terms, Ghana ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported calcareous building stone in Africa, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Togo ($X), with a X% share of total imports.

In Ghana, calcareous building stone imports increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2020.

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the calcareous building stone import price in Africa amounted to $X per tonne, growing by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price, however, showed a noticeable contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when the import price increased by X% year-to-year. The level of import peaked at $X per tonne in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Ghana ($X per tonne), while Togo totaled $X per tonne.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Ghana.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for calcareous building stone in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of calcareous building stone consumption in 2020 were Nigeria (2.4M tonnes), Ethiopia (1.5M tonnes) and Egypt (1.4M tonnes), together comprising 28% of total consumption. These countries were followed by Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, South Africa, Kenya, Sudan, Uganda, Algeria, Somalia, Morocco and Mozambique, which together accounted for a further 43%.
What are the largest producers of calcareous building stone in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of calcareous building stone production in 2020 were Nigeria (2.4M tonnes), Ethiopia (1.5M tonnes) and Egypt (1.4M tonnes), with a combined 28% share of total production. Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, South Africa, Kenya, Sudan, Uganda, Algeria, Somalia, Morocco and Mozambique lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 43%.
What are the leading suppliers of calcareous building stone in Africa?
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In value terms, Togo ($3.3M) remains the largest calcareous building stone supplier in Africa, comprising 45% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Zambia ($1.2M), with a 16% share of total exports. It was followed by Morocco, with a 13% share.
What are the leading importers of calcareous building stone in Africa?
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In value terms, Ghana ($3.2M) constitutes the largest market for imported calcareous building stone in Africa, comprising 50% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Togo ($964K), with a 15% share of total imports.
What is the average export price for calcareous building stone in Africa?
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In 2020, the calcareous building stone export price in Africa amounted to $42 per tonne, jumping by 18% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for calcareous building stone in Africa?
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In 2020, the calcareous building stone import price in Africa amounted to $35 per tonne, surging by 4.1% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 08111150 - Ecaussine and other calcareous monumental or building stone of an apparent specific gravity . 2,5

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the calcareous building stone market in Africa. 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 2025.


Country coverage:
• Benin
• Botswana
• Burkina Faso
• Burundi
• Cabo Verde
• Cameroon
• Central African Republic
• Chad
• Comoros
• Congo
• Cote d'Ivoire
• Democratic Republic of the Congo
• Djibouti
• Equatorial Guinea
• Eritrea
• Ethiopia
• Gabon
• Gambia
• Guinea
• Guinea-Bissau
• Lesotho
• Liberia
• Madagascar
• Malawi
• Mali
• Mauritania
• Mauritius
• Mayotte
• Mozambique
• Namibia
• Niger
• Reunion
• Rwanda
• Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
• Sao Tome and Principe
• Senegal
• Seychelles
• Sierra Leone
• Somalia
• South Sudan
• Swaziland
• Tanzania
• Togo
• Tunisia
• Uganda
• Western Sahara
• Zambia
• Zimbabwe

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Africa, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Africa
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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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
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
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
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2020
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2020
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

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Algeria
• Angola
• Benin
• Botswana
• Burkina Faso
• Burundi
• Cabo Verde
• Cameroon
• Central African Republic
• Chad
• Comoros
• Congo
• Democratic Republic of the Congo
• Djibouti
• Egypt
• Equatorial Guinea
• Eritrea
• Ethiopia
• Gabon
• Gambia
• Ghana
• Guinea
• Guinea-Bissau
• Kenya
• Lesotho
• Liberia
• Libya
• Madagascar
• Malawi
• Mali
• Mauritania
• Mauritius
• Mayotte
• Morocco
• Mozambique
• Namibia
• Niger
• Nigeria
• Reunion
• Rwanda
• Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
• Sao Tome and Principe
• Senegal
• Seychelles
• Sierra Leone
• Somalia
• South Africa
• Sudan
• Swaziland
• Tanzania
• Togo
• Tunisia
• Uganda
• Zambia
• Zimbabwe
• Cote d'Ivoire
• Western Sahara
• South Sudan
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2020
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2020
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2020
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Exports And Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports And Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2020
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2020

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