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Ecuador: Soap In Bars Market 2023

Soap In Bars Market Size in Ecuador

In 2021, the Ecuadorian soap in bars market increased by 3.9% to $X, rising for the fifth consecutive year after three years of decline. Over the period under review, the total consumption indicated a noticeable expansion from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +3.9% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, consumption increased by +97.1% against 2016 indices. Soap in bars consumption peaked in 2021 and is likely to continue growth in the near future.

Soap In Bars Production in Ecuador

In value terms, soap in bars production contracted to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Overall, production saw a perceptible downturn. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2019 with an increase of 77% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, production failed to regain momentum.

Soap In Bars Exports

Exports from Ecuador

In 2021, shipments abroad of soap and organic surface-active products in bars decreased by -36.2% to X tons for the first time since 2018, thus ending a two-year rising trend. In general, exports showed a abrupt slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 with an increase of 68% against the previous year. The exports peaked at X tons in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, the exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, soap in bars exports fell significantly to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, exports showed a abrupt shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 when exports increased by 41%. Over the period under review, the exports reached the peak figure at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Colombia (X tons), Cuba (X tons) and Peru (X tons) were the main destinations of soap in bars exports from Ecuador, with a combined 90% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Venezuela, Jamaica and Panama, which together accounted for a further 7.6%.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Panama (with a CAGR of +6.6%), while the other leaders experienced a decline.

In value terms, the largest markets for soap in bars exported from Ecuador were Colombia ($X), Cuba ($X) and Peru ($X), together comprising 81% of total exports. Venezuela, Jamaica and Panama lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 10%.

Among the main countries of destination, Panama, with a CAGR of +7.7%, recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced a decline.

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the average soap in bars export price amounted to $X per ton, picking up by 20% against the previous year. Overall, the export price, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. Over the period under review, the average export prices hit record highs at $X per ton in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, the export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major foreign markets. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Venezuela ($X per ton), while the average price for exports to Cuba ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Venezuela (+3.2%), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Soap In Bars Imports

Imports into Ecuador

In 2021, the amount of soap and organic surface-active products in bars imported into Ecuador contracted to X tons, with a decrease of -9.8% on 2020 figures. Over the period under review, total imports indicated a pronounced increase from 2012 to 2021: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.1% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, imports increased by +24.1% against 2019 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of 69%. Imports peaked at X tons in 2020, and then contracted in the following year.

In value terms, soap in bars imports rose to $X in 2021. In general, total imports indicated tangible growth from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +3.0% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, imports increased by +42.3% against 2019 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 when imports increased by 70%. Imports peaked in 2021 and are likely to continue growth in years to come.

Imports by Country

In 2021, Colombia (X tons) constituted the largest supplier of soap in bars to Ecuador, accounting for a 69% share of total imports. Moreover, soap in bars imports from Colombia exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, China (X tons), fivefold. Brazil (X tons) ranked third in terms of total imports with a 10% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of volume from Colombia was relatively modest. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: China (+42.8% per year) and Brazil (+8.3% per year).

In value terms, Colombia ($X) constituted the largest supplier of soap in bars to Ecuador, comprising 73% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Brazil ($X), with a 12% share of total imports. It was followed by China, with a 7.3% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from Colombia totaled +1.7%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Brazil (+6.1% per year) and China (+46.6% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average soap in bars import price stood at $X per ton in 2021, growing by 13% against the previous year. In general, the import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 an increase of 15% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average import prices hit record highs in 2021 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.

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

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Guatemala (+5.3%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

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 soap and organic surface-active products in bars in the world?
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China remains the largest soap in bars consuming country worldwide, accounting for 18% of total volume. Moreover, soap in bars consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India, threefold. The third position in this ranking was held by the United States, with a 6.8% share.
What are the largest producers of soap and organic surface-active products in bars in the world?
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China constituted the country with the largest volume of soap in bars production, accounting for 23% of total volume. Moreover, soap in bars production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, India, threefold. Indonesia ranked third in terms of total production with a 5.7% share.
What are the leading suppliers of soap and organic surface-active products in bars to Ecuador?
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In value terms, Colombia constituted the largest supplier of soap in bars to Ecuador, comprising 73% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Brazil, with a 12% share of total imports. It was followed by China, with a 7.3% share.
What are the leading importers of soap and organic surface-active products in bars from Ecuador?
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In value terms, the largest markets for soap in bars exported from Ecuador were Colombia, Cuba and Peru, together comprising 81% of total exports. These countries were followed by Venezuela, Jamaica and Panama, which together accounted for a further 10%.
What is the average export price for soap and organic surface-active products in bars in Ecuador?
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The average soap in bars export price stood at $1,169 per ton in 2021, jumping by 20% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for soap and organic surface-active products in bars in Ecuador?
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The average soap in bars import price stood at $2,502 per ton in 2021, rising by 13% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the soap in bars market in Ecuador. 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 20421915 - Soap and organic surface-active products in bars, etc., for toilet use
• Prodcom 20413120 - Soap and organic surface-active products in bars, etc., n.e.c.
Country coverage:
• Ecuador

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Ecuador
• 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
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
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
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2022
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

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

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 In 2007-2022
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007-2022
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007-2022
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2030
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, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
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