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South Africa: Mercury Market 2022

Mercury Market Size in South Africa

The South African mercury market contracted significantly to $X in 2021, falling by -X% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). In general, consumption continues to indicate a abrupt downturn. Mercury consumption peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, consumption failed to regain momentum.

Mercury Exports

Exports from South Africa

In 2021, the amount of mercuries exported from South Africa skyrocketed to X kg, rising by X% against the previous year's figure. Over the period under review, exports, however, continue to indicate a dramatic shrinkage. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2019 when exports increased by X%. The exports peaked at X tonnes in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, the exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, mercury exports skyrocketed to $X in 2021. Overall, exports, however, continue to indicate a dramatic decrease. Over the period under review, the exports reached the peak figure at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, the exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Namibia (X kg) and Malawi (X kg) were the main destinations of mercury exports from South Africa.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Malawi (with a CAGR of +X value terms, Namibia ($X) remains the key foreign market for mercury exports from South Africa, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Malawi ($X), with a X% share of total exports.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to Namibia totaled +X%.

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the average mercury export price amounted to $X per tonne, growing by X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price, however, saw a mild slump. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, the export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major overseas markets. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Namibia ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Malawi totaled $X per tonne.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Malawi (+X%).

Mercury Imports

Imports into South Africa

For the third year in a row, South Africa recorded decline in purchases abroad of mercuries, which decreased by -X% to X tonnes in 2021. Over the period under review, imports saw a abrupt decrease. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, mercury imports reduced remarkably to $X in 2021. Overall, imports continue to indicate a deep setback. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

Hong Kong SAR (X tonnes), China (X tonnes) and Turkey (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of mercury imports to South Africa, together comprising X% of total imports. These countries were followed by India and Vietnam, which together accounted for a further X 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in India (with a CAGR of +X%), while purchases for the other leaders experienced mixed trend patterns.

In value terms, the largest mercury suppliers to South Africa were Hong Kong SAR ($X), Turkey ($X) and China ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports. India and Vietnam lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X the main suppliers, India, with a CAGR of +X%, recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced mixed trend patterns.

Import Prices by Country

The average mercury import price stood at $X per tonne in 2021, picking up by X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 an increase of X%. As a result, import price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2019 to 2021, the average import prices failed to regain momentum.

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

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by China (+X%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced mixed trend patterns.

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 the world?
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China remains the largest mercury consuming country worldwide, accounting for 56% of total volume. Moreover, mercury consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Spain, sixfold. The United States ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 6.6% share.
What are the largest producers of mercury in the world?
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China constituted the country with the largest volume of mercury production, comprising approx. 57% of total volume. Moreover, mercury production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Spain, sixfold. The United States ranked third in terms of total production with a 6.6% share.
What are the leading suppliers of mercury to South Africa?
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In value terms, the largest mercury suppliers to South Africa were Hong Kong SAR, Turkey and China, together accounting for 81% of total imports. These countries were followed by India and Vietnam, which together accounted for a further 19%.
What are the leading importers of mercury from South Africa?
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In value terms, Namibia remains the key foreign market for mercury exports from South Africa, comprising 95% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Malawi $813), with a 5.3% share of total exports.
What is the average export price for mercury in South Africa?
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In 2021, the average mercury export price amounted to $56,498 per tonne, rising by 90% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for mercury in South Africa?
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The average mercury import price stood at $53,399 per tonne in 2021, increasing by 7.6% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the mercury market in South Africa. 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:
• South Africa

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in South Africa
• 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
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 2012–2021
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

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

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 In 2012–2021
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2012–2021
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2030
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, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
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