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

Lactose Market Size in the EU

The EU lactose market soared to $X in 2020, rising by X% against the previous year. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The level of consumption peaked in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

Lactose Production in the EU

In value terms, lactose production shrank slightly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production saw a relatively flat trend pattern. 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 at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, production remained at a lower figure.

Production By Country in the EU

The country with the largest volume of lactose production was Germany (X tonnes), comprising approx. X% of total volume. Moreover, lactose production in Germany exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, France (X tonnes), fourfold. The Netherlands (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a X% share.

In Germany, lactose production increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2020. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: France (+X% per year) and the Netherlands (+X% per year).

Lactose Exports

Exports in the EU

Lactose exports contracted to X tonnes in 2020, shrinking by -X% against the previous year's figure. Total exports indicated a pronounced expansion from 2007 to 2020: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, exports increased by +X% against 2016 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The volume of export peaked at X tonnes in 2019, and then shrank in the following year.

In value terms, lactose exports dropped to $X in 2020. Total exports indicated a modest increase from 2007 to 2020: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. The level of export peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

In 2020, Germany (X tonnes) represented the main exporter of lactose and lactose syrup, achieving X% of total exports. The Netherlands (X tonnes) took a X% share (based on tonnes) of total exports, which put it in second place, followed by France (X%), Denmark (X%), Poland (X%) and Italy (X%). Ireland (X tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2007 to 2020, average annual rates of growth with regard to lactose exports from Germany stood at +X%. At the same time, Poland (+X%), Ireland (+X%), Denmark (+X%) and France (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Poland emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in the European Union, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. The Netherlands experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Italy (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2007 to 2020, the share of Germany, Poland, Denmark, France and Ireland increased by +X%, +X%, +X%, +X% and +X% percentage points, while the Netherlands (-X p.p.) and Italy (-X p.p.) saw their share reduced.

In value terms, Germany ($X) remains the largest lactose supplier in the European Union, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the Netherlands ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by France, with a X% share.

In Germany, lactose 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: the Netherlands (-X% per year) and France (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The lactose export price in the European Union stood at $X per tonne in 2020, declining by -X% against the previous year. In general, the export price saw a pronounced shrinkage. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, export prices reached the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

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

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

Lactose Imports

Imports in the EU

In 2020, after two years of decline, there was significant growth in purchases abroad of lactose and lactose syrup, when their volume increased by X% to X tonnes. Total imports indicated a pronounced expansion from 2007 to 2020: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum at X tonnes in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2020, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, lactose imports surged to $X in 2020. In general, imports saw a tangible increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2012 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. The level of import peaked in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.

Imports by Country

The purchases of the three major importers of lactose and lactose syrup, namely the Netherlands, Ireland and Germany, represented more than half of total import. Belgium (X tonnes) occupied an X% share (based on tonnes) of total imports, which put it in second place, followed by France (X%), Italy (X%) and Austria (X%).

From 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Ireland, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest lactose importing markets in the European Union were Ireland ($X), the Netherlands ($X) and Germany ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports.

Among the main importing countries, Ireland 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 lactose import price in the European Union stood at $X per tonne in 2020, growing by X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, recorded a mild decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 when the import price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, import prices hit record highs at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Ireland ($X per tonne), while Belgium ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for lactose and lactose syrup in the the EU?
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The countries with the highest volumes of lactose consumption in 2020 were Germany (122K tonnes), the Netherlands (64K tonnes) and Ireland (52K tonnes), together accounting for 53% of total consumption. These countries were followed by France, Italy, Spain and Belgium, which together accounted for a further 32%.
What are the largest producers of lactose and lactose syrup in the the EU?
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Germany (307K tonnes) remains the largest lactose producing country in the European Union, comprising approx. 51% of total volume. Moreover, lactose production in Germany exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, France (71K tonnes), fourfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by the Netherlands (70K tonnes), with a 12% share.
What are the leading exporters of lactose and lactose syrup in the the EU?
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In value terms, Germany ($345M) remains the largest lactose supplier in the European Union, comprising 49% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the Netherlands ($157M), with a 22% share of total exports. It was followed by France, with a 7.4% share.
What are the leading importers of lactose and lactose syrup in the the EU?
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In value terms, the largest lactose importing markets in the European Union were Ireland ($126M), the Netherlands ($114M) and Germany ($77M), with a combined 58% share of total imports.
What is the average export price for lactose and lactose syrup in the the EU?
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In 2020, the lactose export price in the European Union amounted to $1,357 per tonne, which is down by -7.7% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for lactose and lactose syrup in the the EU?
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In 2020, the lactose import price in the European Union amounted to $1,499 per tonne, with an increase of 3.5% 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 the EU. 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.



Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in the EU, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in the EU
• 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
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

• Austria
• Belgium
• Bulgaria
• Croatia
• Cyprus
• Czech Republic
• Denmark
• Estonia
• Finland
• France
• Germany
• Greece
• Hungary
• Ireland
• Italy
• Latvia
• Lithuania
• Luxembourg
• Malta
• Netherlands
• Poland
• Portugal
• Romania
• Slovakia
• Slovenia
• Spain
• Sweden
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 2025
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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