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Latin America and the Caribbean: Overview of the Market for Railway Or Tramway Track Construction Material Of Iron Or Steel 2021

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Market Size for Railway Or Tramway Track Construction Material Of Iron Or Steel in Latin America and the Caribbean

After three years of growth, the Latin American market for railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel decreased by -X% to $X in 2020. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed in certain years. 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 reached the peak level at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2020, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Production of Railway Or Tramway Track Construction Material Of Iron Or Steel in Latin America and the Caribbean

In value terms, production of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel expanded slightly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Overall, production posted a remarkable increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when the production volume increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production attained the peak level at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, production remained at a lower figure.

Production By Country in Latin America and the Caribbean

Brazil (X tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of production of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel, accounting for X% of total volume. Moreover, production of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in Brazil exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Paraguay (X tonnes), fivefold.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume in Brazil amounted to +X%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Paraguay (+X% per year) and Trinidad and Tobago (+X% per year).

Exports of Railway Or Tramway Track Construction Material Of Iron Or Steel

Exports in Latin America and the Caribbean

For the third consecutive year, LatAmerica and the Caribbean recorded growth in shipments abroad of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel, which increased by X% to X tonnes in 2020. In general, exports, however, recorded a mild contraction. Over the period under review, exports reached the maximum at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, exports of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel amounted to $X in 2020. Overall, exports, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of export peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

In 2020, Brazil (X tonnes) was the largest exporter of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel, constituting X% of total exports. Argentina (X tonnes) occupied a X% share (based on tonnes) of total exports, which put it in second place, followed by Chile (X%). Mexico (X tonnes) and Peru (X tonnes) took a little share of total exports.

Brazil experienced a relatively flat trend pattern with regard to volume of exports of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel. At the same time, Argentina (+X%) and Peru (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Argentina emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. Chile experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Mexico (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2007 to 2020, the share of Argentina and Brazil increased by +X% and +X% percentage points, while Mexico (-X p.p.) saw their share reduced. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Brazil ($X) remains the largest iron and steel railway construction materials supplier in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Argentina ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Chile, with a X% share.

In Brazil, exports of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel remained relatively stable over the period from 2007-2020. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Argentina (+X% per year) and Chile (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The export price for railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $X per tonne in 2020, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. In general, the export price, however, showed a modest expansion. 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 2013; however, from 2014 to 2020, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Mexico ($X per tonne), while Peru ($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 mixed trends in the export price figures.

Imports of Railway Or Tramway Track Construction Material Of Iron Or Steel

Imports in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2020, imports of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in Latin America and the Caribbean shrank sharply to X tonnes, falling by -X% against 2019 figures. Overall, imports continue to indicate a slight slump. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The volume of import peaked at X tonnes in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, imports of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel shrank slightly to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, imports recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2012 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. The level of import peaked at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

Brazil represented the largest importer of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in Latin America and the Caribbean, with the volume of imports amounting to X tonnes, which was approx. X% of total imports in 2020. Mexico (X tonnes) held the second position in the ranking, distantly followed by Uruguay (X tonnes). All these countries together occupied near X% share of total imports. Chile (X tonnes), Peru (X tonnes), Colombia (X tonnes) and Venezuela (X tonnes) took a little share of total imports.

Brazil experienced a relatively flat trend pattern with regard to volume of imports of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel. At the same time, Uruguay (+X%) and Chile (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Uruguay emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. Venezuela experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Peru (-X%), Mexico (-X%) and Colombia (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of Uruguay (+X p.p.), Brazil (+X p.p.) and Chile (+X p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the total imports from 2007-2020, the share of Colombia (-X p.p.) and Mexico (-X p.p.) displayed negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Brazil ($X), Mexico ($X) and Uruguay ($X) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2020, together comprising X% of total imports.

Among the main importing countries, Uruguay 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

The import price for railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $X per tonne in 2020, jumping by X% against the previous year. Over the last thirteen years, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. Over the period under review, import prices reached the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2012; afterwards, it flattened through to 2020.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Venezuela ($X per tonne), while Brazil ($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 railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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Brazil (353K tonnes) remains the largest iron and steel railway construction materials consuming country in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising approx. 65% of total volume. Moreover, consumption of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in Brazil exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Mexico (63K tonnes), sixfold. Paraguay (46K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 8.6% share.
What are the largest producers of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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Brazil (222K tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of production of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel, accounting for 81% of total volume. Moreover, production of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in Brazil exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Paraguay (46K tonnes), fivefold.
What are the leading suppliers of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, Brazil ($8.8M) remains the largest iron and steel railway construction materials supplier in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising 66% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Argentina ($2.9M), with a 21% share of total exports. It was followed by Chile, with a 4.8% share.
What are the leading importers of railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, the largest iron and steel railway construction materials importing markets in Latin America and the Caribbean were Brazil ($118M), Mexico ($102M) and Uruguay ($55M), with a combined 84% share of total imports.
What is the average export price for railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In 2020, the export price for railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in Latin America and the Caribbean amounted to $1,478 per tonne, which is down by -22.8% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The import price for railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $1,192 per tonne in 2020, with an increase of 26% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 24107500 - Railway material (of steel)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for iron and steel railway construction materials 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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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

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
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 2025
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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