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Latin America and the Caribbean: Abrasives Market 2022

Abrasives Market Size in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2021, the Latin American abrasives market increased by X% to $X, rising for the fourth year in a row after two years of decline. The total consumption indicated a prominent expansion from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, consumption increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The level of consumption peaked in 2021 and is likely to see steady growth in years to come.

Abrasives Production in Latin America and the Caribbean

In value terms, abrasives production dropped slightly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. The total production indicated a buoyant expansion from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, production increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of X%. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $X in 2020, and then fell slightly in the following year.

Abrasives Exports

Exports in Latin America and the Caribbean

After two years of decline, overseas shipments of abrasives (natural) increased by X% to X tons in 2021. Overall, exports, however, saw a mild curtailment. Over the period under review, the exports reached the maximum at X tons in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, the exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, abrasives exports soared to $X in 2021. In general, exports saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The level of export peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, the exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Mexico represented the largest exporting country with an export of around X tons, which finished at X% of total exports. It was distantly followed by Argentina (X tons), mixing up a X% share of total exports. The following exporters - Ecuador (X tons) and Nicaragua (X tons) - each amounted to a X% share of total exports.

Mexico experienced a relatively flat trend pattern with regard to volume of exports of abrasives (natural). Nicaragua experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. Ecuador (-X%) and Argentina (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2012 to 2021, the share of Mexico increased by +X percentage points, while the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Mexico ($X) remains the largest abrasives supplier in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Argentina ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Ecuador, with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value in Mexico stood at +X%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Argentina (-X% per year) and Ecuador (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The export price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $X per ton in 2021, dropping by -X% against the previous year. Over the last nine-year period, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 an increase of X%. Over the period under review, the export prices hit record highs at $X per ton in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, the export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably countryorigin: the country with the highest price was Mexico ($X per ton), while Nicaragua ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Mexico (+X%), while the other leaders experienced a decline in the export price figures.

Abrasives Imports

Imports in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2021, after two years of decline, there was significant growth in purchases abroad of abrasives (natural), when their volume increased by X% to X tons. Total imports indicated resilient growth from 2012 to 2021: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. As a result, imports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, abrasives imports soared to $X in 2021. Total imports indicated prominent growth from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. As a result, imports reached the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

In 2021, Brazil (X tons) represented the largest importer of abrasives (natural), committing X% of total imports. Mexico (X tons) took the second position in the ranking, distantly followed by Guatemala (X tons), Chile (X tons) and Colombia (X tons). All these countries together took approx. X% share of total imports. The following importers - Suriname (X tons), Peru (X tons) and Argentina (X tons) - together made up X% of total imports.

Imports into Brazil increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021. At the same time, Guatemala (+X%), Peru (+X%), Mexico (+X%), Chile (+X%) and Suriname (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Guatemala emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a CAGR of +X% from 2012-2021. Argentina and Colombia experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. From 2012 to 2021, the share of Guatemala, Brazil and Peru increased by +X, +X and +X percentage points, respectively. Chile (-X p.p.), Mexico (-X p.p.), Suriname (-X p.p.), Argentina (-X p.p.) and Colombia (-X p.p.) saw their shares reduced.

In value terms, Mexico ($X), Brazil ($X) and Guatemala ($X) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, with a combined X% share of total imports.

In terms of the main importing countries, Guatemala, with a CAGR of +X%, 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 import price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $X per ton in 2021, with an increase of X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of import peaked in 2021 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Mexico ($X per ton), while Colombia ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Brazil (+X%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2021 2007-2021 2022-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for abrasives (natural) in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2021 were Brazil, Mexico and Argentina, with a combined 82% share of total consumption. Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala and Uruguay lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 15%.
What are the largest producers of abrasives (natural) in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were Brazil, Mexico and Argentina, together accounting for 84% of total production. These countries were followed by Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala and Uruguay, which together accounted for a further 15%.
What are the leading exporters of abrasives (natural) in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, Mexico remains the largest abrasives supplier in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising 73% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was held by Argentina, with a 3.5% share of total exports. It was followed by Ecuador, with a 0.8% share.
What are the leading importers of abrasives (natural) in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, Mexico, Brazil and Guatemala appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, with a combined 73% share of total imports.
What is the average export price for abrasives (natural) in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In 2021, the export price in Latin America and the Caribbean amounted to $350 per ton, falling by -8% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for abrasives (natural) in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In 2021, the import price in Latin America and the Caribbean amounted to $492 per ton, surging by 7.4% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the abrasives market in Latin America and the Caribbean. 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 2030.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 08992200 - Industrial diamonds, unworked or simply sawn, cleaved or bruted, pumice stone, emery, natural corundum, natural garnet and other natural abrasives
• Prodcom 08992220 -
• Prodcom 08992230 -
Country coverage:
• Anguilla
• Antigua and Barbuda
• Aruba
• Bahamas
• Barbados
• Belize
• Bolivia
• British Virgin Islands
• Cayman Islands
• Costa Rica
• Curacao
• El Salvador
• Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
• French Guiana
• Grenada
• Guadeloupe
• Guatemala
• Guyana
• Haiti
• Honduras
• Jamaica
• Martinique
• Montserrat
• Nicaragua
• Panama
• Paraguay
• Saint Kitts and Nevis
• Saint Lucia
• Saint Maarten (Dutch part)
• Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
• Suriname
• Trinidad and Tobago
• Turks and Caicos Islands
• United States Virgin Islands

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Latin America and the Caribbean, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Latin America and the Caribbean
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

Reasons to buy this report:
• Take advantage of the latest data
• Find deeper insights into current market developments
• Discover vital success factors affecting the market
This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
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
REPORT DESCRIPTION
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

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 PRODUCT

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 2012–2021
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 2012–2021
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

• Anguilla
• Antigua and Barbuda
• Argentina
• Aruba
• Bahamas
• Barbados
• Belize
• Bolivia
• Brazil
• British Virgin Islands
• Cayman Islands
• Chile
• Colombia
• Costa Rica
• Cuba
• Curacao
• Dominica
• Dominican Republic
• Ecuador
• El Salvador
• Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
• French Guiana
• Grenada
• Guadeloupe
• Guatemala
• Guyana
• Haiti
• Honduras
• Jamaica
• Martinique
• Mexico
• Montserrat
• Nicaragua
• Panama
• Paraguay
• Peru
• Saint Kitts and Nevis
• Saint Lucia
• Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
• Saint Maarten (Dutch part)
• Suriname
• Trinidad and Tobago
• Turks and Caicos Islands
• United States Virgin Islands
• Uruguay
• Venezuela
• Puerto Rico
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2018–2021
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2021
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2030
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, 2012–2021
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2021
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2012–2021
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