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Latin America and the Caribbean: Market for Sanitary Towels, Tampons, Napkins and Diapers 2022

Market Size for Sanitary Towels, Tampons, Napkins and Diapers in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Latin American sanitary towel and diaper market fell to $X in 2021, flattening at the previous year. In general, consumption recorded a noticeable decline. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $X. From 2016 to 2021, the growth of the market failed to regain momentum.

Production of Sanitary Towels, Tampons, Napkins and Diapers in Latin America and the Caribbean

In value terms, sanitary towel and diaper production reduced modestly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production showed a noticeable downturn. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, production reached the peak level of $X. From 2016 to 2021, production growth failed to regain momentum.

Production By Country in Latin America and the Caribbean

The countries with the highest volumes of in 2021 were Brazil (X tons), Mexico (X tons) and Argentina (X tons), with a combined X% share of total production. Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador and Costa Rica lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Cuba (with a CAGR of +X%), while production for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Exports of Sanitary Towels, Tampons, Napkins and Diapers

Exports in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2021, after two years of decline, there was significant growth in shipments abroad of sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and diapers, when their volume increased by X% to X tons. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when exports increased by X%. The volume of export peaked at X tons in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2021, the exports failed to regain momentum.

In value terms, sanitary towel and diaper exports expanded remarkably to $X in 2021. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of X%. The level of export peaked at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2021, the exports failed to regain momentum.

Exports by Country

Mexico represented the major exporting country with an export of around X tons, which finished at X% of total exports. Costa Rica (X tons) took the second position in the ranking, followed by Colombia (X tons), Peru (X tons), Brazil (X tons), Argentina (X tons) and Ecuador (X tons). All these countries together held near X% share of total exports.

Exports from Mexico increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021. At the same time, Ecuador (+X%) and Brazil (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Ecuador emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a CAGR of +X% from 2012-2021. By contrast, Peru (-X%), Costa Rica (-X%), Colombia (-X%) and Argentina (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of Mexico (+X p.p.) and Ecuador (+X p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the total exports from 2012-2021, the share of Peru (-X p.p.), Costa Rica (-X p.p.), Argentina (-X p.p.) and Colombia (-X p.p.) displayed negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Mexico ($X) remains the largest sanitary towel and diaper supplier in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was held by Costa Rica ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Colombia, with an X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value in Mexico stood at +X%. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Costa Rica (-X% per year) and Colombia (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The export price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $X per ton in 2021, increasing by X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. Over the period under review, the export prices hit record highs at $X per ton 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 ($X per ton), while Ecuador ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

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

Imports of Sanitary Towels, Tampons, Napkins and Diapers

Imports in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2021, purchases abroad of sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and diapers increased by X% to X tons, rising for the fifth consecutive year after three years of decline. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports reached the peak figure in 2021 and are likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, sanitary towel and diaper imports rose remarkably to $X in 2021. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 when imports increased by X%. As a result, imports reached the peak of $X; afterwards, it flattened through to 2021.

Imports by Country

The purchases of the twelve major importers of sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and diapers, namely Peru, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Chile, Bolivia, Venezuela, Honduras, Panama, El Salvador, Paraguay, Nicaragua and Costa Rica, represented more than two-thirds of total import. Brazil (X tons) followed a long way behind the leaders.

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

In value terms, Chile ($X), Guatemala ($X) and the Dominican Republic ($X) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, together accounting for X% of total imports. These countries were followed by Peru, Venezuela, Panama, Honduras, El Salvador, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Brazil, Paraguay and Costa Rica, which together accounted for a further X terms of the main importing countries, El Salvador, with a CAGR of +X%, saw the highest growth rate of 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 2021, the import price in Latin America and the Caribbean amounted to $X per ton, increasing by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price, however, recorded a mild reduction. The level of import peaked at $X per ton in 2013; however, from 2014 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 Panama ($X per ton), while Bolivia ($X per ton) 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.

Source: IndexBox Platform

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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and diapers in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The countries with the highest volumes of in 2021 were Brazil, Mexico and Argentina, with a combined 57% share of total consumption. These countries were followed by Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Paraguay and Bolivia, which together accounted for a further 33%.
What are the largest producers of sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and diapers in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The countries with the highest volumes of in 2021 were Brazil, Mexico and Argentina, with a combined 64% share of total production. Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador and Costa Rica lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 27%.
What are the leading exporters of sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and diapers in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, Mexico remains the largest sanitary towel and diaper supplier in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising 56% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was held by Costa Rica, with a 13% share of total exports. It was followed by Colombia, with an 11% share.
What are the leading importers of sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and diapers in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, the largest sanitary towel and diaper importing markets in Latin America and the Caribbean were Chile, Guatemala and the Dominican Republic, together comprising 25% of total imports. Peru, Venezuela, Panama, Honduras, El Salvador, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Brazil, Paraguay and Costa Rica lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 49%.
What is the average export price for sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and diapers in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The export price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $4,179 per ton in 2021, increasing by 6.7% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for sanitary towels, tampons, napkins and diapers in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In 2021, the import price in Latin America and the Caribbean amounted to $3,841 per ton, growing by 3.4% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for sanitary towel and diaper 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 13922993 - Sanitary towels, tampons and similar article of textile materials (excluding wadding)
• Prodcom 13922997 - Napkins and napkin liners for babies and similar article of textile materials (excluding wadding)
• Prodcom 17221210 - Sanitary towels and tampons, napkins and napkin liners for babies and similar sanitary articles, of wadding
• Prodcom 17221220 - Sanitary towels, tampons and similar articles of paper pulp, p aper, cellulose wadding or webs of cellulose fibres
• Prodcom 17221230 - Napkins and napkin liners for babies and similar sanitary articles of paper pulp, paper, cellulose wadding or webs of excluding toilet paper, sanitary towels, tampons and similar articles
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
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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