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

Lime Market Size in Japan

In 2019, the Japanese lime market decreased by -X% to $X for the first time since 2015, thus ending a three-year rising trend. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 when the market value increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $X, leveling off in the following year.

Lime Production in Japan

In value terms, lime production contracted to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when the production volume increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, production reached the peak level at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, production remained at a lower figure.

Lime Exports

Exports from Japan

In 2019, approx. X tonnes of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime were exported from Japan; picking up by X% against 2018 figures. Over the period under review, exports posted a resilient expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Exports peaked in 2019 and are likely to see steady growth in the near future.

In value terms, lime exports contracted modestly to $X in 2019. Overall, total exports indicated prominent growth from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, exports increased by +X% against 2015 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

South Korea (X tonnes) was the main destination for lime exports from Japan, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, lime exports to South Korea exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Taiwan (Chinese) (X tonnes), twofold. China (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 South Korea amounted to +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Taiwan (Chinese) (+X% per year) and China (+X% per year).

In value terms, the largest markets for lime exported from Japan were South Korea ($X), China ($X) and Taiwan (Chinese) ($X), together accounting for X% of total exports. Thailand, Germany, Indonesia and Singapore lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X terms of the main countries of destination, Germany 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, which is down by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price saw a deep contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when the average export price increased by X% year-to-year. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

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

Lime Imports

Imports into Japan

In 2019, purchases abroad of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime increased by X% to X tonnes for the first time since 2016, thus ending a two-year declining trend. In general, imports enjoyed a remarkable increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at X tonnes in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2019, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, lime imports soared to $X in 2019. Overall, imports continue to indicate a tangible expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

In 2019, Thailand (X tonnes) constituted the largest lime supplier to Japan, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, lime imports from Thailand exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Malaysia (X tonnes), fourfold. China (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 Thailand totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Malaysia (+X% per year) and China (-X% per year).

In value terms, Thailand ($X) constituted the largest supplier of lime to Japan, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Malaysia ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by China, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from Thailand amounted to +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Malaysia (+X% per year) and China (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average lime import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price continues to indicate a perceptible decline. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2012 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average import prices attained the maximum at $X per tonne in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2019, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Average prices varied noticeably amongst the major supplying countries. In 2019, the highest prices were recorded for prices from Germany ($X per tonne) and China ($X per tonne), while the price for Singapore ($X per tonne) and Thailand ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Singapore, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

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), with a combined 46% share 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. These countries were followed by Indonesia, Brazil, Germany, Pakistan, Turkey, Mexico, Italy, Viet Nam, Russia and Iran, which together accounted for a further 27%.
What are the leading suppliers of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime to Japan?
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In value terms, Thailand ($277K) constituted the largest supplier of lime to Japan, comprising 65% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Malaysia ($73K), with a 17% share of total imports. It was followed by China, with a 10% share.
What are the leading importers of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime from Japan?
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In value terms, the largest markets for lime exported from Japan were South Korea ($2M), China ($1.7M) and Taiwan (Chinese) ($898K), with a combined 74% share of total exports. Thailand, Germany, Indonesia and Singapore lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 20%.
What is the average export price for quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime in Japan?
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The average lime export price stood at $132 per tonne in 2019, dropping by -18.5% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime in Japan?
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In 2019, the average lime import price amounted to $117 per tonne, reducing by -6.4% 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 Japan. 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:
• Japan

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