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Saudi Arabia - Quicklime, Slaked Lime And Hydraulic Lime - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Saudi Arabia: Lime Market Overview 2021

Lime Market Size in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi lime market totaled $X in 2019, with an increase of X% against the previous year. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being observed in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. Lime consumption peaked in 2019 and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Lime Production in Saudi Arabia

In value terms, lime production amounted to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when the production volume increased by X% year-to-year. Lime production peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.

Lime Exports

Exports from Saudi Arabia

In 2019, overseas shipments of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the fourth consecutive year after two years of decline. Overall, exports showed prominent growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, exports reached the peak of X tonnes. From 2014 to 2019, the growth exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, lime exports surged to $X in 2019. In general, exports posted buoyant growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, exports attained the peak of $X. From 2014 to 2019, the growth exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Jordan (X tonnes) was the main destination for lime exports from Saudi Arabia, with a approx. X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Jordan totaled +X%.

In value terms, Jordan ($X) also remains the key foreign market for lime exports from Saudi Arabia.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value to Jordan stood at +X%.

Export Prices by Country

The average lime export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, approximately mirroring the previous year. In general, the export price showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the average export price increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, export price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2012 to 2019, the growth in terms of the average export prices remained at a somewhat lower figure.

As there is only one major export destination, the average price level is determined by prices for Jordan.

From 2007 to 2019, the rate of growth in terms of prices for Jordan amounted to -X% per year.

Lime Imports

Imports into Saudi Arabia

In 2019, lime imports into Saudi Arabia declined dramatically to X tonnes, dropping by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports showed a deep contraction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, imports attained the peak of X tonnes. From 2016 to 2019, the growth imports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, lime imports shrank notably to $X in 2019. In general, imports continue to indicate a perceptible slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Imports peaked at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

Turkey (X tonnes), the UK (X tonnes) and Italy (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of lime imports to Saudi Arabia, with a combined X% share of total imports. The U.S., Spain, France and Jordan lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Spain (+X% per year), while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest lime suppliers to Saudi Arabia were the UK ($X), Spain ($X) and the U.S. ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports.

Among the main suppliers, Spain (+X% per year) 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 2019, the average lime import price amounted to $X per tonne, surging by X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price showed a tangible increase. Over the period under review, average import prices hit record highs at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Spain ($X per tonne), while the price for Jordan ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by France, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of lime consumption in 2019 were China (47M tonnes), Japan (25M tonnes) and the U.S. (15M tonnes), together accounting for 46% of global consumption.
What are the largest producers of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of lime production in 2019 were China (47M tonnes), Japan (25M tonnes) and the U.S. (15M tonnes), together accounting for 46% of global production. These countries were followed by Indonesia, Brazil, Germany, Pakistan, Turkey, Mexico, Italy, Viet Nam, Russia and Iran, which together accounted for a further 27%.
What are the leading suppliers of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime to Saudi Arabia?
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In value terms, the UK ($79K), Spain ($46K) and the U.S. ($39K) constituted the largest lime suppliers to Saudi Arabia, together comprising 61% of total imports.
What are the leading importers of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime from Saudi Arabia?
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In value terms, Jordan ($15M) remains the key foreign market for lime exports from Saudi Arabia.
What is the average export price for quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime in Saudi Arabia?
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In 2019, the average lime export price amounted to $91 per tonne, approximately reflecting the previous year.
What is the average import price for quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime in Saudi Arabia?
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The average lime import price stood at $381 per tonne in 2019, surging by 60% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 23521033 - Quicklime
• Prodcom 23521035 - Slaked lime
• Prodcom 23521050 - Hydraulic lime

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the lime market in Saudi Arabia. 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:
• Saudi Arabia

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Saudi Arabia
• 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

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
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
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
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2019
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

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2019
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2019
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2019
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Exports And Growth
Figure 15:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 17:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18:
Imports And Growth
Figure 19:
Import Prices
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019

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