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China - Lactose And Lactose Syrup - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights
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China: Lactose Market Overview 2021

Lactose Market Size in China

In 2019, the Chinese lactose market increased by X% to $X, rising for the third year in a row after three years of decline. Overall, the total consumption indicated measured growth from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, consumption increased by +X% against 2016 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when the market value increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $X. From 2014 to 2019, the growth of the market failed to regain the momentum.

Lactose Production in China

In value terms, lactose production rose slightly to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, the total production indicated modest growth from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, production increased by +X% against 2016 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, production attained the peak level of $X. From 2014 to 2019, production growth remained at a lower figure.

Lactose Exports

Exports from China

Lactose exports from China soared to X tonnes in 2019, growing by X% on the previous year. In general, exports posted significant growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum in 2019 and are expected to retain growth in the near future.

In value terms, lactose exports stood at $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports enjoyed significant growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Exports peaked in 2019 and are likely to see gradual growth in years to come.

Exports by Country

Indonesia (X tonnes) was the main destination for lactose exports from China, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, lactose exports to Indonesia exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Nigeria (X tonnes), threefold. Thailand (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total exports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Indonesia totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Nigeria (+X% per year) and Thailand (+X% per year).

In value terms, Nigeria ($X), Indonesia ($X) and Thailand ($X) constituted the largest markets for lactose exported from China worldwide, together accounting for X% of total exports. Australia, Egypt and South Africa lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X terms of the main countries of destination, South Africa (+X% per year) recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the average lactose export price amounted to $X per tonne, which is down by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 an increase of X% against the previous year. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major export markets. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Nigeria ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Thailand ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Nigeria, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced mixed trend patterns.

Lactose Imports

Imports into China

In 2019, supplies from abroad of lactose and lactose syrup increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the fourth year in a row after two years of decline. Overall, imports saw a resilient increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Imports peaked in 2019 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

In value terms, lactose imports contracted to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, imports enjoyed a strong increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2012 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, imports attained the peak of $X. From 2013 to 2019, the growth imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2019, the U.S. (X tonnes) constituted the largest lactose supplier to China, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, lactose imports from the U.S. exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Germany (X tonnes), sevenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by the Netherlands (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of volume from the U.S. amounted to +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Germany (+X% per year) and the Netherlands (+X% per year).

In value terms, the U.S. ($X) constituted the largest supplier of lactose to China, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by the Netherlands, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value from the U.S. stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Germany (+X% per year) and the Netherlands (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average lactose import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, declining by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price continues to indicate a pronounced decrease. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, import price attained the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2013 to 2019, the growth in terms of the average import prices remained at a lower figure.

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

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Australia, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced mixed trend patterns.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for lactose and lactose syrup in the world?
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China (593K tonnes) remains the largest lactose consuming country worldwide, accounting for 25% of total volume. Moreover, lactose consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India (245K tonnes), twofold. The U.S. (161K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 6.8% share.
What are the largest producers of lactose and lactose syrup in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of lactose production in 2019 were the U.S. (534K tonnes), China (487K tonnes) and Germany (290K tonnes), together accounting for 57% of global production. India, Brazil, the Netherlands, Turkey, France, Denmark, the UK and Italy lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 29%.
What are the leading suppliers of lactose and lactose syrup to China?
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In value terms, the U.S. ($61M) constituted the largest supplier of lactose to China, comprising 61% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($14M), with a 14% share of total imports. It was followed by the Netherlands, with a 7.9% share.
What are the leading importers of lactose and lactose syrup from China?
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In value terms, the largest markets for lactose exported from China were Nigeria ($6.4M), Indonesia ($5.5M) and Thailand ($1.2M), together comprising 77% of total exports. These countries were followed by Australia, Egypt and South Africa, which together accounted for a further 9.3%.
What is the average export price for lactose and lactose syrup in China?
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The average lactose export price stood at $1,518 per tonne in 2019, shrinking by -11.3% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for lactose and lactose syrup in China?
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The average lactose import price stood at $843 per tonne in 2019, which is down by -13.8% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 10515400 - Lactose and lactose syrup (including chemically pure lactose)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the lactose market in China. 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.


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Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in China
• 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

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
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
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

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

The Largest Destinations for Exports

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

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 In 2007–2020
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2020
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Exports And Growth
Figure 15:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 17:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18:
Imports And Growth
Figure 19:
Import Prices
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020

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