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Ireland: Overview of the Market for Gypsum, Anhydrite And Limestone 2021

Market Size for Gypsum, Anhydrite And Limestone in Ireland

In 2020, the Irish gypsum, anhydrite and limestone market increased by X% to $X, rising for the seventh consecutive year after two years of decline. Over the period under review, consumption recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the market value increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $X. From 2009 to 2020, the growth of the market remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Production of Gypsum, Anhydrite And Limestone in Ireland

In value terms, gypsum, anhydrite and limestone production dropped modestly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. In general, production continues to indicate a slight downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, production attained the peak level at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, production failed to regain the momentum.

Exports of Gypsum, Anhydrite And Limestone

Exports from Ireland

In 2020, approx. X tonnes of gypsum, anhydrite and limestone were exported from Ireland; dropping by -X% compared with 2019. Overall, exports recorded a noticeable descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, exports reached the peak of X tonnes. From 2011 to 2020, the growth exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, gypsum, anhydrite and limestone exports fell markedly to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, exports showed a abrupt curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, exports reached the peak of $X. From 2011 to 2020, the growth exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

The UK (X tonnes) was the main destination for gypsum, anhydrite and limestone exports from Ireland, accounting for a approx. X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume to the UK stood at -X%.

In value terms, the UK ($X) also remains the key foreign market for gypsum, anhydrite and limestone exports from Ireland.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value to the UK totaled -X%.

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average gypsum, anhydrite and limestone export price amounted to $X per tonne, with a decrease of -X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price faced a abrupt downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 an increase of X% year-to-year. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, export prices remained at a lower figure.

As there is only one major export destination, the average price level is determined by prices for the UK.

From 2007 to 2020, the rate of growth in terms of prices for the UK amounted to -X% per year.

Imports of Gypsum, Anhydrite And Limestone

Imports into Ireland

In 2020, approx. X tonnes of gypsum, anhydrite and limestone were imported into Ireland; growing by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports posted moderate growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure in 2020 and are expected to retain growth in the near future.

In value terms, gypsum, anhydrite and limestone imports rose sharply to $X in 2020. In general, imports posted a noticeable increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Imports peaked in 2020 and are likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Spain (X tonnes) constituted the largest gypsum, anhydrite and limestone supplier to Ireland, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, gypsum, anhydrite and limestone imports from Spain exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, the UK (X tonnes), fourfold. India (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total imports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Spain stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: the UK (+X% per year) and India (+X% per year).

In value terms, Spain ($X), the UK ($X) and Germany ($X) constituted the largest gypsum, anhydrite and limestone suppliers to Ireland, with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by India and Morocco, which together accounted for a further X terms of the main suppliers, Morocco (+X% per year) recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to 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 average gypsum, anhydrite and limestone import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, which is down by -X% against the previous year. In general, import price indicated a modest increase from 2007 to 2020: its price 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, gypsum, anhydrite and limestone import price decreased by -X% against 2018 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2009 when the average import price increased by X% year-to-year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

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

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Germany, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for gypsum, anhydrite and limestone in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of gypsum, anhydrite and limestone consumption in 2020 were China (213M tonnes), Turkey (121M tonnes) and Pakistan (56M tonnes), with a combined 33% share of global consumption. Brazil, Japan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Nigeria, India and Russia lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 20%.
What are the largest producers of gypsum, anhydrite and limestone in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of gypsum, anhydrite and limestone production in 2020 were China (212M tonnes), Turkey (121M tonnes) and Pakistan (56M tonnes), with a combined 33% share of global production. Brazil, Japan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Indonesia, the United Arab Emirates, Russia, Canada and Iran lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 23%.
What are the leading suppliers of gypsum, anhydrite and limestone to Ireland?
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In value terms, Spain ($3.1M), the UK ($2.6M) and Germany ($1.7M) appeared to be the largest gypsum, anhydrite and limestone suppliers to Ireland, together comprising 79% of total imports. India and Morocco lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 17%.
What are the leading importers of gypsum, anhydrite and limestone from Ireland?
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In value terms, the UK ($423K) remains the key foreign market for gypsum, anhydrite and limestone exports from Ireland.
What is the average export price for gypsum, anhydrite and limestone in Ireland?
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The average gypsum, anhydrite and limestone export price stood at $61 per tonne in 2020, falling by -7.6% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for gypsum, anhydrite and limestone in Ireland?
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In 2020, the average gypsum, anhydrite and limestone import price amounted to $34 per tonne, declining by -8.2% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 08112030 - Gypsum and anhydrite
• Prodcom 08112050 - Limestone flux, limestone and other calcareous stone used for the manufacture of lime or cement (excluding crushed limestone aggregate and calcareous dimension stone)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for gypsum, anhydrite and limestone in Ireland. 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.


Country coverage:

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