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Japan - Salt - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Japan: Salt Market Overview 2020

Salt Market Size in Japan

The revenue of the salt market in Japan amounted to $X in 2018, declining by -X% against the previous year. In general, salt consumption continues to indicate a moderate contraction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2009 when the market value increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the salt market reached its peak figure level at $X in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2018, consumption failed to regain its momentum.

Salt Production in Japan

In value terms, salt production totaled $X in 2018 estimated in export prices. Overall, salt production continues to indicate mild growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when production volume increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, salt production reached its maximum level at $X in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2018, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Salt Exports

Exports from Japan

In 2018, the amount of salt and pure sodium chloride exported from Japan amounted to X tonnes, surging by X% against the previous year. In general, salt exports, however, continue to indicate a moderate downturn. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, salt exports attained their peak figure at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, salt exports stood at $X in 2018. In general, the total exports indicated mild growth from 2007 to 2018: its value decreased at an average annual rate of -X% over the last eleven-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, salt exports increased by +X% against 2013 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of X% y-o-y. In that year, salt exports reached their peak and are likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

Exports by Country

Canada (X tonnes) was the main destination for salt exports from Japan, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, salt exports to Canada exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, China (X tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Taiwan, Chinese (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual growth rate of volume to Canada stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: China (-X% per year) and Taiwan, Chinese (+X% per year).

In value terms, China ($X) remains the key foreign market for salt exports from Japan, comprising X% of total salt exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Taiwan, Chinese ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Singapore, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual growth rate of value to China amounted to -X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Taiwan, Chinese (+X% per year) and Singapore (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average salt export price stood at $X per tonne in 2018, therefore, remained relatively stable against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price indicated a noticeable expansion from 2007 to 2018: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last eleven-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, salt export price decreased by -X% against 2010 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when the average export price increased by X% year-to-year. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2018, export prices failed to regain their momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major foreign markets. In 2018, the country with the highest price was Singapore ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Canada ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to China, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Salt Imports

Imports into Japan

In 2018, approx. X tonnes of salt and pure sodium chloride were imported into Japan; waning by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, salt imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. In that year, salt imports reached their peak of X tonnes. From 2009 to 2018, the growth of salt imports failed to regain its momentum.

In value terms, salt imports totaled $X in 2018. Over the period under review, salt imports continue to indicate a temperate curtailment. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2009 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, salt imports attained their peak figure at $X in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2018, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

Australia (X tonnes), Mexico (X tonnes) and India (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of salt imports to Japan, with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by China, which accounted for a further X 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of imports, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by China, while the other leaders experienced mixed trend patterns.

In value terms, the largest salt suppliers to Japan were Mexico ($X), Australia ($X) and China ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports.

China recorded the highest growth rate of imports, in terms of the main suppliers over the last eleven-year period, while the other leaders experienced a decline.

Import Prices by Country

In 2018, the average salt import price amounted to $X per tonne, waning by -X% against the previous year. In general, the salt import price continues to indicate a slight reduction. 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 2010; however, from 2011 to 2018, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was China ($X per tonne), while the price for Australia ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by China, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced mixed trend patterns.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 08931000 - Salt (including denatured salt but excluding salt suitable for human consumption) and pure sodium chloride, whether or not in aqueous solution or containing added anti-caking or free-flowing agents
• Prodcom 10843000 - Salt suitable for human consumption

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the salt 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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