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Africa - Sulphur (Sublimed or Precipitated) and Colloidal Sulphur - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Africa: Sulphur Market 2022

Sulphur Market Size in Africa

In 2020, the African sulphur market decreased by -X% to $X, falling for the second year in a row after three years of growth. In general, consumption, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of consumption peaked at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Sulphur Production in Africa

In value terms, sulphur production fell to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2009 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Production By Country in Africa

The countries with the highest volumes of sulphur production in 2020 were Egypt (X tonnes), South Africa (X tonnes) and Mozambique (X tonnes), together comprising X% of total production. These countries were followed by Niger, Malawi, Morocco, Mali, Somalia, Chad, Zambia, Libya and Sierra Leone, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of sulphur production, amongst the leading producing countries, was attained by Niger, while sulphur production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Sulphur Exports

Exports in Africa

In 2020, shipments abroad of sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the seventh year in a row after four years of growth. Overall, exports faced a sharp decrease. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at X tonnes in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, sulphur exports shrank to $X in 2020. In general, exports saw a slight setback. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports reached the maximum at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

South Africa was the largest exporting country with an export of about X tonnes, which finished at X% of total exports. It was distantly followed by Morocco (X tonnes) and Namibia (X tonnes), together making up a X% share of total exports.

Exports from South Africa decreased at an average annual rate of -X% from 2007 to 2020. At the same time, Morocco (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Morocco emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in Africa, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. By contrast, Namibia (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2007 to 2020, the share of South Africa and Morocco increased by +X% and +X% percentage points, while Namibia (-X p.p.) saw their share reduced.

In value terms, South Africa ($X) emerged as the largest sulphur supplier in Africa, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Morocco ($X), with a X% share of total exports.

In South Africa, sulphur exports shrank by an average annual rate of -X% over the period from 2007-2020. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Morocco (+X% per year) and Namibia (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the sulphur export price in Africa amounted to $X per tonne, surging by X% against the previous year. In general, the export price continues to indicate a significant expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the export price increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, export prices hit record highs in 2020 and is likely to see gradual growth in years to come.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was South Africa ($X per tonne), while Morocco ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Sulphur Imports

Imports in Africa

In 2020, supplies from abroad of sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second consecutive year after two years of growth. Over the period under review, imports recorded a perceptible slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. The volume of import peaked at X tonnes in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, sulphur imports dropped rapidly to $X in 2020. In general, imports saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when imports increased by 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

Namibia was the major importer of sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur in Africa, with the volume of imports reaching X tonnes, which was near X% of total imports in 2020. Democratic Republic of the Congo (X tonnes) ranks second in terms of the total imports with a X% share, followed by Nigeria (X%), South Africa (X%) and Tanzania (X%). Zambia (X tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

Imports into Namibia decreased at an average annual rate of -X% from 2007 to 2020. At the same time, Nigeria (+X%), South Africa (+X%), Democratic Republic of the Congo (+X%) and Tanzania (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Nigeria emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Africa, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. By contrast, Zambia (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. Democratic Republic of the Congo (+X p.p.), Nigeria (+X p.p.), South Africa (+X p.p.) and Tanzania (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total imports, while Zambia and Namibia saw its share reduced by -X% and -X% from 2007 to 2020, respectively.

In value terms, Nigeria ($X), Democratic Republic of the Congo ($X) and Tanzania ($X) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2020, together accounting for X% of total imports.

In terms of the main importing countries, Nigeria recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The sulphur import price in Africa stood at $X per tonne in 2020, picking up by X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price continues to indicate a pronounced increase. Over the period under review, import prices attained the maximum at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

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

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

Source: IndexBox Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2021 2007-2021 2022-2030 US$, Tonnes

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of sulphur consumption in 2020 were Egypt, South Africa and Mozambique, together accounting for 48% of total consumption. These countries were followed by Niger, Malawi, Morocco, Mali, Somalia, Chad, Zambia, Libya and Namibia, which together accounted for a further 43%.
What are the largest producers of sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur in Africa?
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The countries with the highest volumes of sulphur production in 2020 were Egypt, South Africa and Mozambique, together accounting for 48% of total production. These countries were followed by Niger, Malawi, Morocco, Mali, Somalia, Chad, Zambia, Libya and Sierra Leone, which together accounted for a further 44%.
What are the leading suppliers of sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur in Africa?
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In value terms, South Africa emerged as the largest sulphur supplier in Africa, comprising 1.3% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Morocco, with a 0.2% share of total exports.
What are the leading importers of sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur in Africa?
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In value terms, the largest sulphur importing markets in Africa were Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Tanzania, with a combined 59% share of total imports.
What is the average export price for sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur in Africa?
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The sulphur export price in Africa stood at $66,199 per tonne in 2020, growing by 108% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for sulphur (sublimed or precipitated) and colloidal sulphur in Africa?
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In 2020, the sulphur import price in Africa amounted to $304 per tonne, increasing by 2,201% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the sulphur 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.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 20132120 - Sulphur, sublimed or precipitated, colloidal sulphur
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

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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 2012–2021
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 2012–2021
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

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 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2021
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2021
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, 2012–2021
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2021
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2012–2021
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