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Africa: Quicklime Market 2023

Quicklime Market Size in Africa

The African quicklime market expanded markedly to $X in 2021, increasing by 5.9% against the previous year. Overall, consumption showed a relatively flat trend pattern. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $X. From 2020 to 2021, the growth of the market failed to regain momentum.

Quicklime Production in Africa

In value terms, quicklime production expanded significantly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. In general, production showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 with an increase of 16%. As a result, production attained the peak level of $X. From 2020 to 2021, production growth failed to regain momentum.

Quicklime Exports

Exports in Africa

In 2021, overseas shipments of quicklime decreased by -33.4% to X tons for the first time since 2016, thus ending a four-year rising trend. Over the period under review, exports, however, posted a prominent expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 with an increase of 40% against the previous year. As a result, the exports reached the peak of X tons, and then declined remarkably in the following year.

In value terms, quicklime exports shrank significantly to $X in 2021. Overall, exports, however, continue to indicate a mild expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2019 with an increase of 55% against the previous year. The level of export peaked at $X in 2020, and then shrank significantly in the following year.

Exports by Country

Zambia dominates exports structure, resulting at X tons, which was near 71% of total exports in 2021. Ghana (X tons) took an 8.2% share (based on physical terms) of total exports, which put it in second place, followed by Morocco (5.7%), Tunisia (5.2%) and South Africa (5.1%).

Exports from Zambia increased at an average annual rate of +25.5% from 2012 to 2021. At the same time, Morocco (+72.4%), Tunisia (+27.6%) and Ghana (+6.0%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Morocco emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in Africa, with a CAGR of +72.4% from 2012-2021. By contrast, South Africa (-17.4%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2012 to 2021, the share of Zambia, Morocco and Tunisia increased by +54, +5.6 and +4.1 percentage points, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Zambia ($X) remains the largest quicklime supplier in Africa, comprising 64% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Ghana ($X), with a 19% share of total exports. It was followed by South Africa, with a 4.8% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value in Zambia amounted to +17.4%. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Ghana (+5.1% per year) and South Africa (-21.4% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the export price in Africa amounted to $X per ton, shrinking by -22.2% against the previous year. In general, the export price saw a abrupt decrease. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2019 an increase of 18% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export prices hit record highs at $X per ton in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, the export prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Ghana ($X per ton), while Morocco ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Ghana (-0.8%), while the other leaders experienced a decline in the export price figures.

Quicklime Imports

Imports in Africa

In 2021, overseas purchases of quicklime decreased by -26.5% to X tons for the first time since 2016, thus ending a four-year rising trend. Over the period under review, imports, however, recorded a tangible expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of 39% against the previous year. The volume of import peaked at X tons in 2020, and then shrank notably in the following year.

In value terms, quicklime imports declined rapidly to $X in 2021. Overall, imports saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 with an increase of 48% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports reached the maximum at $X in 2020, and then plummeted in the following year.

Imports by Country

In 2021, Democratic Republic of the Congo (X tons) was the main importer of quicklime, achieving 43% of total imports. Ghana (X tons) took a 17% share (based on physical terms) of total imports, which put it in second place, followed by Guinea (6.5%) and South Africa (6.4%). Burkina Faso (X tons), Zambia (X tons), Eritrea (X tons), Cote d'Ivoire (X tons), Mali (X tons) and Mauritania (X tons) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2012 to 2021, average annual rates of growth with regard to quicklime imports into Democratic Republic of the Congo stood at +10.9%. At the same time, Eritrea (+40.3%), Mauritania (+11.4%), Burkina Faso (+6.3%), Guinea (+4.2%), Mali (+3.5%), Cote d'Ivoire (+2.5%), South Africa (+2.0%) and Zambia (+1.9%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Eritrea emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Africa, with a CAGR of +40.3% from 2012-2021. By contrast, Ghana (-2.5%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. Democratic Republic of the Congo (+18 p.p.) and Eritrea (+3.1 p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total imports, while Ghana saw its share reduced by -14.8% from 2012 to 2021, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Democratic Republic of the Congo ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported quicklime in Africa, comprising 40% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Ghana ($X), with an 11% share of total imports. It was followed by Burkina Faso, with a 10% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value in Democratic Republic of the Congo totaled +3.1%. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Ghana (-10.0% per year) and Burkina Faso (+5.3% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The import price in Africa stood at $X per ton in 2021, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price, however, saw a pronounced decline. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when the import price increased by 6.5%. Over the period under review, import prices hit record highs at $X per ton in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, import prices failed to regain momentum.

Prices varied noticeably country of destination: the country with the highest price was Burkina Faso ($X per ton), while Eritrea ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Guinea (+2.0%), while the other leaders experienced a decline in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2022 2012-2022 2023-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for quicklime in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2021 were Ethiopia, Egypt and Tanzania, with a combined 50% share of total consumption.
What are the largest producers of quicklime in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were Ethiopia, Egypt and Tanzania, together comprising 51% of total production. South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Morocco and Ghana lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 37%.
What are the leading exporters of quicklime in Africa?
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In value terms, Zambia remains the largest quicklime supplier in Africa, comprising 64% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Ghana, with a 19% share of total exports. It was followed by South Africa, with a 4.8% share.
What are the leading importers of quicklime in Africa?
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In value terms, Democratic Republic of the Congo constitutes the largest market for imported quicklime in Africa, comprising 40% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Ghana, with an 11% share of total imports. It was followed by Burkina Faso, with a 10% share.
What is the average export price for quicklime in Africa?
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The export price in Africa stood at $171 per ton in 2021, dropping by -22.2% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for quicklime in Africa?
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In 2021, the import price in Africa amounted to $159 per ton, stabilizing at the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the quicklime 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 2030.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 23521033 - Quicklime
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
• 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

Reasons to buy this report:
• Take advantage of the latest data
• Find deeper insights into current market developments
• Discover vital success factors affecting the market
This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
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
REPORT DESCRIPTION
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 PRODUCT

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 2012–2022
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 2012–2022
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 2022
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2018–2022
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2022
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, 2012–2022
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2022
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2012–2022
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