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Latin America and the Caribbean: Mercury Market 2022

Mercury Market Size in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Latin American mercury market amounted to $X in 2021, stabilizing at the previous year. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The level of consumption peaked at $X in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Mercury Production in Latin America and the Caribbean

In value terms, mercury production declined to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Overall, production, however, showed pronounced growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2019 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, production remained at a lower figure.

Production By Country in Latin America and the Caribbean

Mexico (X tonnes) remains the largest mercury producing country in Latin America and the Caribbean, accounting for X% of total volume. Moreover, mercury production in Mexico exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Chile (X tonnes), fourfold.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume in Mexico amounted to +X%. The remaining producing countries recorded the following average annual rates of production growth: Chile (+X% per year) and Peru (+X% per year).

Mercury Exports

Exports in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2021, overseas shipments of mercuries increased by X% to X tonnes for the first time since 2018, thus ending a two-year declining trend. In general, exports, however, saw a deep contraction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when exports increased by X%. The volume of export peaked at X tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, the exports failed to regain momentum.

In value terms, mercury exports shrank to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, exports, however, showed a abrupt downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the exports hit record highs at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

In 2021, Mexico (X tonnes) was the major exporter of mercuries, mixing up X% of total exports. Peru (X tonnes) took the second position in the ranking, distantly followed by Argentina (X tonnes) and Brazil (X tonnes). All these countries together held approx. X% share of total exports. Panama (X tonnes) and Guatemala (X tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2012 to 2021, average annual rates of growth with regard to mercury exports from Mexico stood at -X%. At the same time, Brazil (+X%), Argentina (+X%), Peru (+X%), Guatemala (+X%) and Panama (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Brazil emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a CAGR of +X% from 2012-2021. While the share of Peru (+X p.p.), Argentina (+X p.p.), Brazil (+X p.p.), Panama (+X p.p.) and Guatemala (+X p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the total exports from 2012-2021, the share of Mexico (-X p.p.) displayed negative dynamics.

In value terms, Mexico ($X) remains the largest mercury supplier in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Peru ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Panama, 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: Peru (+X% per year) and Panama (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the e in Latin America and the Caribbean amounted to $X per tonne, declining by -X% against the previous year. In general, the export price recorded a perceptible descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of export peaked at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, the export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

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

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

Mercury Imports

Imports in Latin America and the Caribbean

For the third year in a row, LatAmerica and the Caribbean recorded decline in purchases abroad of mercuries, which decreased by -X% to X tonnes in 2021. In general, imports recorded a abrupt shrinkage. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, imports attained the peak of X tonnes. From 2014 to 2021, the growth imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, mercury imports fell slightly to $X in 2021. Overall, imports saw a deep slump. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2019 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of import peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

Colombia (X tonnes) and Cuba (X tonnes) dominates imports structure, together comprising X% of total imports. Guyana (X tonnes) took the next position in the ranking, followed by Peru (X tonnes). All these countries together took near X% share of total imports. The following importers - Argentina (X tonnes), Panama (X tonnes) and Ecuador (X tonnes) - together made up X% of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the key importing countries, was attained by Cuba (with a CAGR of +X%), while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Colombia ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported mercuries in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Peru ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Argentina, with a X% share.

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

Import Prices by Country

The import price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $X per tonne in 2021, increasing by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price, however, showed a perceptible setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 an increase of X%. Over the period under review, import prices hit record highs at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, import prices remained at a lower figure.

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

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Argentina (+X%), while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox Platform

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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for mercury in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The country with the largest volume of mercury consumption was Mexico, comprising approx. 50% of total volume. Moreover, mercury consumption in Mexico exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Colombia, threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Chile, with a 14% share.
What are the largest producers of mercury in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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Mexico remains the largest mercury producing country in Latin America and the Caribbean, accounting for 74% of total volume. Moreover, mercury production in Mexico exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Chile, fourfold.
What are the leading suppliers of mercury in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, Mexico remains the largest mercury supplier in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising 81% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Peru, with a 13% share of total exports. It was followed by Panama, with a 3.3% share.
What are the leading importers of mercury in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, Colombia constitutes the largest market for imported mercuries in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising 64% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Peru, with a 6.9% share of total imports. It was followed by Argentina, with a 6.6% share.
What is the average export price for mercury in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The export price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $43,938 per tonne in 2021, shrinking by -14.7% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for mercury in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In 2021, the import price in Latin America and the Caribbean amounted to $41,964 per tonne, with an increase of 8.4% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the mercury 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:
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

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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 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, 2015–2021
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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