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Italy - Quicklime, Slaked Lime And Hydraulic Lime - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Italy: Lime Market Overview 2021

Lime Market Size in Italy

The Italian lime market skyrocketed to $X in 2019, with an increase of X% against the previous year. Overall, consumption, however, continues to indicate a abrupt shrinkage. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, consumption failed to regain the momentum.

Lime Production in Italy

In value terms, lime production soared to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, production, however, continues to indicate a deep setback. Lime production peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, production failed to regain the momentum.

Lime Exports

Exports from Italy

For the sixth year in a row, Italy recorded growth in overseas shipments of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime, which increased by X% to X tonnes in 2019. Over the period under review, exports continue to indicate a prominent expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports reached the peak figure in 2019 and are likely to continue growth in the near future.

In value terms, lime exports expanded modestly to $X in 2019. In general, exports continue to indicate resilient growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Exports peaked in 2019 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

Exports by Country

France (X tonnes), Egypt (X tonnes) and Slovakia (X tonnes) were the main destinations of lime exports from Italy, together comprising X% of total exports. These countries were followed by Chile, Switzerland, Mali, Ghana, Austria, Croatia, Slovenia and Germany, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Chile (+X% per year), while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, France ($X), Egypt ($X) and Chile ($X) constituted the largest markets for lime exported from Italy worldwide, together accounting for X% of total exports.

Among the main countries of destination, Chile (+X% per year) saw the highest growth rate of 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 lime export price amounted to $X per tonne, picking up by X% against the previous year. In general, the export price, however, recorded a slight reduction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 when the average export price increased by X% year-to-year. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Chile ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Slovakia ($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 Mali, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Lime Imports

Imports into Italy

In 2019, supplies from abroad of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second consecutive year after two years of growth. Over the period under review, imports saw a abrupt slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, lime imports declined significantly to $X in 2019. Overall, imports showed a deep contraction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Imports peaked at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2019, France (X tonnes) constituted the largest lime supplier to Italy, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, lime imports from France exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, the UK (X tonnes), threefold. Switzerland (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total imports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from France stood at -X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: the UK (-X% per year) and Switzerland (+X% per year).

In value terms, the largest lime suppliers to Italy were France ($X), the UK ($X) and Switzerland ($X), together comprising X% of total imports.

Among the main suppliers, Switzerland recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced a decline.

Import Prices by Country

In 2019, the average lime import price amounted to $X per tonne, rising by X% against the previous year. Over the last twelve-year period, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. As a result, import price reached the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was the UK ($X per tonne), while the price for Slovenia ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the UK, 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 quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of lime consumption in 2019 were China (47M tonnes), Japan (25M tonnes) and the U.S. (15M tonnes), together accounting for 46% of global consumption.
What are the largest producers of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of lime production in 2019 were China (47M tonnes), Japan (25M tonnes) and the U.S. (15M tonnes), together accounting for 46% of global production. Indonesia, Brazil, Germany, Pakistan, Turkey, Mexico, Italy, Viet Nam, Russia and Iran lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 27%.
What are the leading suppliers of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime to Italy?
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In value terms, France ($1.9M), the UK ($1.5M) and Switzerland ($708K) constituted the largest lime suppliers to Italy, together accounting for 85% of total imports.
What are the leading importers of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime from Italy?
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In value terms, France ($4.8M), Egypt ($2.4M) and Chile ($2.1M) constituted the largest markets for lime exported from Italy worldwide, with a combined 51% share of total exports.
What is the average export price for quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime in Italy?
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In 2019, the average lime export price amounted to $103 per tonne, with an increase of 4.7% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime in Italy?
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In 2019, the average lime import price amounted to $202 per tonne, increasing by 43% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 23521033 - Quicklime
• Prodcom 23521035 - Slaked lime
• Prodcom 23521050 - Hydraulic lime

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the lime market in Italy. 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:
• Italy

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Italy
• 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 2007–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2019
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 2019
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2019
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2019
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, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019

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