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Latin America and the Caribbean: Quicklime Market 2023

Quicklime Market Size in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2021, the Latin American quicklime market was finally on the rise to reach $X after two years of decline. In general, consumption, however, saw a mild descent. Over the period under review, the market reached the peak level at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Quicklime Production in Latin America and the Caribbean

In value terms, quicklime production amounted to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. In general, production, however, showed a slight contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the production volume increased by 22% against the previous year. The level of production peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, production failed to regain momentum.

Quicklime Exports

Exports in Latin America and the Caribbean

Quicklime exports was estimated at X tons in 2021, rising by 3.7% against 2020 figures. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.9% over the period from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when exports increased by 8.9% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the exports hit record highs at X tons in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, quicklime exports contracted modestly to $X in 2021. Total exports indicated a pronounced increase from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +3.8% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, exports decreased by -22.3% against 2019 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of 20%. The level of export peaked at $X in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

In 2021, Argentina (X tons) was the key exporter of quicklime, comprising 54% of total exports. It was distantly followed by Uruguay (X tons), Colombia (X tons) and Peru (X tons), together mixing up a 41% share of total exports. Brazil (X tons) followed a long way behind the leaders.

Exports from Argentina decreased at an average annual rate of -3.1% from 2012 to 2021. At the same time, Colombia (+35.8%), Peru (+28.8%), Uruguay (+24.4%) and Brazil (+20.8%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Colombia emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a CAGR of +35.8% from 2012-2021. Uruguay (+16 p.p.), Colombia (+15 p.p.) and Peru (+4.9 p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total exports, while Argentina saw its share reduced by -31.2% from 2012 to 2021, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Argentina ($X), Colombia ($X) and Uruguay ($X) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2021, with a combined 87% share of total exports.

Colombia, with a CAGR of +34.9%, saw the highest growth rate of 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 export price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $X per ton in 2021, which is down by -5.5% against the previous year. Over the last nine years, it increased at an average annual rate of +1.8%. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when the export price increased by 9.8%. The level of export peaked at $X per ton in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, the export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably country of origin: the country with the highest price was Colombia ($X per ton), while Argentina ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Uruguay (+3.5%), while the other leaders experienced a decline in the export price figures.

Quicklime Imports

Imports in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2021, overseas purchases of quicklime decreased by -4.6% to X tons, falling for the second consecutive year after four years of growth. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.5% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when imports increased by 9.4% against the previous year. The volume of import peaked at X tons in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, imports failed to regain momentum.

In value terms, quicklime imports dropped to $X in 2021. In general, imports, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when imports increased by 13%. Over the period under review, imports reached the peak figure at $X in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2021, Chile (X tons) was the key importer of quicklime, constituting 61% of total imports. Brazil (X tons) held a 16% share (based on physical terms) of total imports, which put it in second place, followed by Ecuador (9%) and Panama (7.7%). Jamaica (X tons) followed a long way behind the leaders.

Imports into Chile decreased at an average annual rate of -1.4% from 2012 to 2021. At the same time, Panama (+214.2%), Ecuador (+98.0%), Brazil (+22.5%) and Jamaica (+9.9%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Panama emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a CAGR of +214.2% from 2012-2021. From 2012 to 2021, the share of Brazil, Ecuador and Panama increased by +13, +9 and +7.7 percentage points, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Chile ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported quicklime in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising 61% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Brazil ($X), with a 15% share of total imports. It was followed by Panama, with a 7.8% share.

In Chile, quicklime imports remained relatively stable over the period from 2012-2021. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Brazil (+22.7% per year) and Panama (+186.4% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The import price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $X per ton in 2021, with a decrease of -2.1% against the previous year. In general, the import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 when the import price increased by 8% against the previous year. Over the period under review, import prices attained the peak figure at $X per ton in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2021, import prices failed to regain momentum.

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

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Chile (+0.9%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2022 2012-2022 2023-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for quicklime 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 66% share of total consumption. These countries were followed by Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Bolivia, Chile, Honduras, El Salvador and Panama, which together accounted for a further 31%.
What are the largest producers of quicklime in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were Brazil, Mexico and Argentina, with a combined 67% share of total production. Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and the Dominican Republic lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 20%.
What are the leading suppliers of quicklime in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, Argentina, Colombia and Uruguay constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2021, with a combined 87% share of total exports.
What are the leading importers of quicklime in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, Chile constitutes the largest market for imported quicklime in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising 61% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Brazil, with a 15% share of total imports. It was followed by Panama, with a 7.8% share.
What is the average export price for quicklime in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The export price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $109 per ton in 2021, with a decrease of -5.5% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for quicklime in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In 2021, the import price in Latin America and the Caribbean amounted to $140 per ton, dropping by -2.1% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the quicklime 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 23521033 - Quicklime
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 2012–2022
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 2012–2022
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 2022
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2018–2022
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2022
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, 2012–2022
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2022
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2012–2022
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