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Latin America and the Caribbean: Calcareous Building Stone Market Overview 2021

Calcareous Building Stone Market Size in Latin America and the Caribbean

For the fourth consecutive year, the Latin American calcareous building stone market recorded decline in sales value, which decreased by -X% to $X in 2020. Overall, consumption, however, showed a mild curtailment. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level at $X in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2020, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Calcareous Building Stone Production in Latin America and the Caribbean

In value terms, calcareous building stone production dropped to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Overall, production, however, recorded a noticeable curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the production volume increased by X% year-to-year. The level of production peaked at $X in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2020, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Production By Country in Latin America and the Caribbean

The countries with the highest volumes of calcareous building stone production in 2020 were Brazil (X tonnes), Mexico (X tonnes) and Argentina (X tonnes), with a combined X% share of total production. These countries were followed by Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Bolivia and Costa Rica, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Guatemala, while calcareous building stone production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Calcareous Building Stone Exports

Exports in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2020, the amount of calcareous building stone exported in Latin America and the Caribbean soared to X tonnes, growing by X% on 2019 figures. Over the period under review, exports saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports attained the peak figure at X tonnes in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, calcareous building stone exports surged to $X in 2020. In general, exports recorded moderate growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. The level of export peaked at $X in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Mexico was the key exporting country with an export of about X tonnes, which reached X% of total exports. It was distantly followed by Haiti (X tonnes), Argentina (X tonnes), Costa Rica (X tonnes), Chile (X tonnes) and the Dominican Republic (X tonnes), together mixing up a X% share of total exports. Brazil (X tonnes) held a relatively small share of total exports.

Mexico was also the fastest-growing in terms of the calcareous building stone exports, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007 to 2020. At the same time, Brazil (+X%), Argentina (+X%), Haiti (+X%) and the Dominican Republic (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Chile experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Costa Rica (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of Mexico (+X p.p.), Chile (+X p.p.), Argentina (+X p.p.), Haiti (+X p.p.) and Brazil (+X p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the total exports from 2007-2020, the share of Costa Rica (-X p.p.) displayed negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Argentina ($X), Haiti ($X) and the Dominican Republic ($X) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2020, together accounting for X% of total exports.

Haiti saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, among the main exporting countries over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The calcareous building stone export price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $X per tonne in 2020, falling by -X% against the previous year. In general, the export price, however, recorded tangible growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 an increase of X% y-o-y. The level of export peaked at $X per tonne in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2020, export prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was the Dominican Republic ($X per tonne), while Mexico ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Costa Rica, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Calcareous Building Stone Imports

Imports in Latin America and the Caribbean

Calcareous building stone imports expanded notably to X tonnes in 2020, increasing by X% on the year before. In general, imports, however, showed a deep downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, imports reached the peak of X tonnes. from 2009 to 2020, the growth imports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, calcareous building stone imports skyrocketed to $X in 2020. Overall, imports, however, recorded a mild increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, imports attained the peak of $X. from 2009 to 2020, the growth imports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Mexico (X tonnes), distantly followed by Grenada (X tonnes), Suriname (X tonnes), Saint Maarten (Dutch part) (X tonnes), Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (X tonnes), Anguilla (X tonnes), Curacao (X tonnes), the Dominican Republic (X tonnes) and Brazil (X tonnes) were the key importers of calcareous building stone, together constituting X% of total imports.

Imports into Mexico decreased at an average annual rate of -X% from 2007 to 2020. At the same time, Grenada (+X%), Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (+X%), Saint Maarten (Dutch part) (+X%), Anguilla (+X%), Curacao (+X%), the Dominican Republic (+X%), Brazil (+X%) and Suriname (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Grenada emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. While the share of Mexico (+X p.p.), Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (+X p.p.), Grenada (+X p.p.), Saint Maarten (Dutch part) (+X p.p.), Anguilla (+X p.p.), Curacao (+X p.p.), Suriname (+X p.p.), the Dominican Republic (+X p.p.) and Brazil (+X p.p.) increased significantly, the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the largest calcareous building stone importing markets in Latin America and the Caribbean were Mexico ($X), Brazil ($X) and Saint Maarten (Dutch part) ($X), together comprising X% of total imports. These countries were followed by Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Anguilla, Curacao, Grenada, Suriname and the Dominican Republic, which together accounted for a further X the main importing countries, Grenada (+X% per year) saw 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

In 2020, the calcareous building stone import price in Latin America and the Caribbean amounted to $X per tonne, increasing by X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price recorded resilient growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, import prices hit record highs at $X per tonne in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2020, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Brazil ($X per tonne), while the Dominican Republic ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for calcareous building stone in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The countries with the highest volumes of calcareous building stone consumption in 2020 were Brazil (3.4M tonnes), Mexico (2.4M tonnes) and Argentina (946K tonnes), with a combined 56% share of total consumption. Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Bolivia and Paraguay lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 34%.
What are the largest producers of calcareous building stone in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The countries with the highest volumes of calcareous building stone production in 2020 were Brazil (3.4M tonnes), Mexico (2.4M tonnes) and Argentina (947K tonnes), with a combined 56% share of total production. Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Bolivia and Costa Rica lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 34%.
What are the leading exporters of calcareous building stone in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, the largest calcareous building stone supplying countries in Latin America and the Caribbean were Argentina ($387K), Haiti ($387K) and the Dominican Republic ($255K), with a combined 75% share of total exports.
What are the leading importers of calcareous building stone in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, the largest calcareous building stone importing markets in Latin America and the Caribbean were Mexico ($749K), Brazil ($401K) and Saint Maarten (Dutch part) ($202K), together comprising 35% of total imports. These countries were followed by Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Anguilla, Curacao, Grenada, Suriname and the Dominican Republic, which together accounted for a further 30%.
What is the average export price for calcareous building stone in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The calcareous building stone export price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $138 per tonne in 2020, falling by -18.1% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for calcareous building stone in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The calcareous building stone import price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $295 per tonne in 2020, with an increase of 36% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 08111150 - Ecaussine and other calcareous monumental or building stone of an apparent specific gravity . 2,5

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the calcareous building stone 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 2025.


Country coverage:
• Anguilla
• Antigua and Barbuda
• Aruba
• Bahamas
• Barbados
• Belize
• Bolivia
• British Virgin Islands
• Cayman Islands
• Costa Rica
• Curacao
• Dominica
• 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

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1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
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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
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8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
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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

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 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
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2020
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 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

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 2020
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2020
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2020
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, 2007–2020
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2020
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2020

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