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Southern Asia: Salt Market 2022

Salt Market Size in Southern Asia

After two years of decline, the South Asian salt market increased by X% to $X in 2021. The total consumption indicated a buoyant expansion from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The level of consumption peaked at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Salt Production in Southern Asia

In value terms, salt production expanded to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Overall, production posted a remarkable increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X%. The level of production peaked at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, production failed to regain momentum.

Production By Country in Southern Asia

The country with the largest volume of salt production was India (X tonnes), accounting for X% of total volume. Moreover, salt production in India exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Pakistan (X tonnes), ninefold.

In India, salt production increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2012-2021.

Salt Exports

Exports in Southern Asia

In 2021, shipments abroad of salt and pure sodium chloride decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the third year in a row after two years of growth. Overall, exports, however, saw buoyant growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the exports hit record highs at X tonnes in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, salt exports contracted dramatically to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, exports, however, enjoyed a resilient increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X%. Over the period under review, the exports reached the maximum at $X in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, the exports failed to regain momentum.

Exports by Country

India prevails in exports structure, accounting for X tonnes, which was near X% of total exports in 2021. Pakistan (X tonnes) took a minor share of total exports.

India was also the fastest-growing in terms of the salt and pure sodium chloride exports, with a CAGR of +X% from 2012 to 2021. At the same time, Pakistan (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. The shares of the largest exporters remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, India ($X) remains the largest salt supplier in Southern Asia, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Pakistan ($X), with a X% share of total exports.

In India, salt exports increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2012-2021.

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the export price in Southern Asia amounted to $X per tonne, reducing by -X% against the previous year. Export price indicated a modest increase from 2012 to 2021: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when the export price increased by X%. Over the period under review, the export prices attained the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2020, and then shrank remarkably in the following year.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Pakistan ($X per tonne), while India amounted to $X per tonne.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Pakistan (+X%).

Salt Imports

Imports in Southern Asia

In 2021, approx. X tonnes of salt and pure sodium chloride were imported in Southern Asia; rising by X% compared with the year before. Total imports indicated a measured expansion from 2012 to 2021: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, imports increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X%. Over the period under review, imports reached the maximum in 2021 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

In value terms, salt imports reduced modestly to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, imports continue to indicate a modest increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure at $X in 2020, and then shrank slightly in the following year.

Imports by Country

In 2021, Bangladesh (X tonnes) was the key importer of salt and pure sodium chloride, creating X% of total imports. Nepal (X tonnes) ranks second in terms of the total imports with an X% share, followed by India (X%).

Imports into Bangladesh increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021. At the same time, Nepal (+X%) and India (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Nepal emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Southern Asia, with a CAGR of +X% from 2012-2021. Nepal (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total imports, while Bangladesh saw its share reduced by -X% from 2012 to 2021, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the largest salt importing markets in Southern Asia were Bangladesh ($X), India ($X) and Nepal ($X), together accounting for X% of total imports.

India, with a CAGR of +X%, recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, among the main importing countries over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the imports figures.

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the import price in Southern Asia amounted to $X per tonne, falling by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price saw a mild setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, import prices attained the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 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 India ($X per tonne), while Bangladesh ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

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

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 salt and pure sodium chloride in Southern Asia?
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India remains the largest salt consuming country in Southern Asia, comprising approx. 81% of total volume. Moreover, salt consumption in India exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Pakistan, sevenfold.
What are the largest producers of salt and pure sodium chloride in Southern Asia?
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India remains the largest salt producing country in Southern Asia, comprising approx. 88% of total volume. Moreover, salt production in India exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Pakistan, ninefold.
What are the leading exporters of salt and pure sodium chloride in Southern Asia?
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In value terms, India remains the largest salt supplier in Southern Asia, comprising 73% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Pakistan, with a 27% share of total exports.
What are the leading importers of salt and pure sodium chloride in Southern Asia?
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In value terms, the largest salt importing markets in Southern Asia were Bangladesh, India and Nepal, together accounting for 90% of total imports.
What is the average export price for salt and pure sodium chloride in Southern Asia?
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The export price in Southern Asia stood at $28 per tonne in 2021, reducing by -30.4% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for salt and pure sodium chloride in Southern Asia?
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In 2021, the import price in Southern Asia amounted to $29 per tonne, shrinking by -27.2% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the salt market in Southern Asia. 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:
• Afghanistan
• Bhutan
• Maldives
• Nepal

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Southern Asia, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Southern Asia
• 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
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 2007–2021
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 2007–2021
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

• Afghanistan
• Bangladesh
• Bhutan
• India
• Maldives
• Nepal
• Pakistan
• Sri Lanka
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2021
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2021
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, 2007–2021
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2021
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2021
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