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

Lime Market Size in Switzerland

The Swiss lime market dropped notably to $X in 2019, with a decrease of -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). Over the period under review, the total consumption indicated a slight expansion from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 when the market value increased by X% against the previous year. Lime consumption peaked at $X in 2018, and then reduced remarkably in the following year.

Lime Exports

Exports from Switzerland

For the third consecutive year, Switzerland recorded growth in overseas shipments of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime, which increased by X% to X tonnes in 2019. In general, exports posted a remarkable increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs in 2019 and are likely to see steady growth in the near future.

In value terms, lime exports totaled $X in 2019. Overall, exports showed a prominent expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs in 2019 and are likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.

Exports by Country

Germany (X tonnes) was the main destination for lime exports from Switzerland, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, lime exports to Germany exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Italy (X tonnes), sixfold. Austria (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total exports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of volume to Germany stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Italy (+X% per year) and Austria (+X% per year).

In value terms, Germany ($X) remains the key foreign market for lime exports from Switzerland, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Italy ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Austria, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value to Germany stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Italy (+X% per year) and Austria (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average lime export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, reducing by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, export price indicated temperate growth from 2007 to 2019: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, export price attained 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.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was the Netherlands ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Germany ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Germany, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced mixed trend patterns.

Lime Imports

Imports into Switzerland

In 2019, the amount of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime imported into Switzerland dropped to X tonnes, declining by -X% compared with the year before. Overall, total imports indicated a pronounced increase from 2007 to 2019: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, imports increased by +X% against 2009 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2016 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2018, and then reduced in the following year.

In value terms, lime imports contracted to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, total imports indicated moderate growth from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, imports increased by +X% against 2009 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, imports reached the peak of $X, and then shrank in the following year.

Imports by Country

In 2019, Germany (X tonnes) constituted the largest supplier of lime to Switzerland, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, lime imports from Germany exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, France (X tonnes), threefold.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Germany stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: France (+X% per year) and Italy (+X% per year).

In value terms, Germany ($X) constituted the largest supplier of lime to Switzerland, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by France ($X), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from Germany totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: France (+X% per year) and Italy (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average lime import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, approximately mirroring the previous year. In general, the import price saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 an increase of X% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major supplying countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was France ($X per tonne), while the price for Italy ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Germany, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced mixed trend patterns.

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 comprising 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 comprising 46% of global production. Indonesia, Brazil, Germany, Pakistan, Turkey, Mexico, Italy, Viet Nam, Russia and Iran lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 27%.
What are the leading suppliers of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime to Switzerland?
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In value terms, Germany ($5.5M) constituted the largest supplier of lime to Switzerland, comprising 58% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by France ($2.3M), with a 23% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime from Switzerland?
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In value terms, Germany ($2.7M) remains the key foreign market for lime exports from Switzerland, comprising 57% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Italy ($834K), with a 17% share of total exports. It was followed by Austria, with a 7.5% share.
What is the average export price for quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime in Switzerland?
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The average lime export price stood at $144 per tonne in 2019, declining by -8.7% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime in Switzerland?
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The average lime import price stood at $140 per tonne in 2019, therefore, remained relatively stable 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 Switzerland. 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:
• Switzerland

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

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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