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Latin America and the Caribbean: Transport Container Market Overview 2021

Transport Container Market Size in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2020, the Latin American transport container market decreased by -X% to $X, falling for the third consecutive year after four years of growth. Overall, consumption continues to indicate a perceptible slump. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. The level of consumption peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Transport Container Production in Latin America and the Caribbean

In value terms, transport container production contracted slightly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Overall, production recorded a deep slump. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2016 when the production volume increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, production remained at a lower figure.

Production By Country in Latin America and the Caribbean

The countries with the highest volumes of transport container production in 2020 were Brazil (X units), Mexico (X units) and Argentina (X units), together comprising X% of total production.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of transport container production, amongst the key producing countries, was attained by Mexico, while transport container production for the other leaders experienced a decline in the production figures.

Transport Container Exports

Exports in Latin America and the Caribbean

For the third consecutive year, LatAmerica and the Caribbean recorded decline in overseas shipments of transport containers, which decreased by -X% to X units in 2020. Over the period under review, exports continue to indicate a abrupt curtailment. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. The volume of export peaked at X units in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, transport container exports fell markedly to $X in 2020. Overall, exports recorded a abrupt downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports attained the peak figure at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

In 2020, Mexico (X units) represented the major exporter of transport containers, creating X% of total exports. Brazil (X units) took the second position in the ranking, distantly followed by Trinidad and Tobago (X units) and Panama (X units). All these countries together held near X% share of total exports. Bolivia (X units) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the leading exporting countries, was attained by Bolivia (+X% per year), while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Mexico ($X), Trinidad and Tobago ($X) and Brazil ($X) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2020, with a combined X% share of total exports.

Trinidad and Tobago recorded 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

In 2020, the transport container export price in Latin America and the Caribbean amounted to $X per unit, falling by -X% against the previous year. In general, the export price showed a pronounced setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of export peaked at $X per unit in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Trinidad and Tobago ($X per unit), while Brazil ($X per unit) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Trinidad and Tobago, while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the export price figures.

Transport Container Imports

Imports in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2020, imports of transport containers in Latin America and the Caribbean soared to X units, jumping by X% compared with the previous year. Overall, imports showed strong growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, imports attained the peak of X units. from 2018 to 2020, the growth imports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, transport container imports amounted to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, imports recorded a pronounced increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of import peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Jamaica (X units) represented the main importer of transport containers, achieving X% of total imports. It was distantly followed by Trinidad and Tobago (X units), Panama (X units), Brazil (X units) and Chile (X units), together committing a X% share of total imports. Colombia (X units), Uruguay (X units), Mexico (X units), Peru (X units) and Guyana (X units) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2007 to 2020, average annual rates of growth with regard to transport container imports into Jamaica stood at +X%. At the same time, Colombia (+X%), Trinidad and Tobago (+X%), Guyana (+X%), Uruguay (+X%), Brazil (+X%), Peru (+X%) and Chile (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Colombia emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. By contrast, Mexico (-X%) and Panama (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of Jamaica (+X p.p.), Trinidad and Tobago (+X p.p.), Brazil (+X p.p.), Colombia (+X p.p.), Uruguay (+X p.p.) and Guyana (+X p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the total imports from 2007-2020, the share of Mexico (-X p.p.) and Panama (-X p.p.) displayed negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Panama ($X), Trinidad and Tobago ($X) and Brazil ($X) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2020, with a combined X% share of total imports. Colombia, Chile, Peru, Guyana, Uruguay, Mexico and Jamaica lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, in terms of the main importing countries over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the transport container import price in Latin America and the Caribbean amounted to $X per unit, falling by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when the import price increased by X% against the previous year. The level of import peaked at $X per unit in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2020, import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Colombia ($X per unit), while Jamaica ($X per unit) was amongst the lowest.

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

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for transport containers in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The countries with the highest volumes of transport container consumption in 2020 were Brazil (260K units), Mexico (165K units) and Jamaica (90K units), with a combined 72% share of total consumption. These countries were followed by Argentina, Trinidad and Tobago, Panama and the Dominican Republic, which together accounted for a further 18%.
What are the largest producers of transport containers in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The countries with the highest volumes of transport container production in 2020 were Brazil (253K units), Mexico (174K units) and Argentina (69K units), together comprising 91% of total production.
What are the leading exporters of transport containers in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, Mexico ($8.1M), Trinidad and Tobago ($7.4M) and Brazil ($3.9M) constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2020, together accounting for 76% of total exports.
What are the leading importers of transport containers in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, the largest transport container importing markets in Latin America and the Caribbean were Panama ($62M), Trinidad and Tobago ($60M) and Brazil ($50M), with a combined 53% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Colombia, Chile, Peru, Guyana, Uruguay, Mexico and Jamaica, which together accounted for a further 32%.
What is the average export price for transport containers in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The transport container export price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $964 per unit in 2020, reducing by -1.8% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for transport containers in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In 2020, the transport container import price in Latin America and the Caribbean amounted to $1,632 per unit, which is down by -10% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 29202100 - Containers specially designed and equipped for carriage by one or more modes of transport (including containers for transporting fluids)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the transport container 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
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
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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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