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United Arab Emirates: Lime Market Overview 2021

Lime Market Size in the United Arab Emirates

In 2019, the lime market in the United Arab Emirates was finally on the rise to reach $X for the first time since 2016, thus ending a two-year declining trend. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2009 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. Lime consumption peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

Lime Production in the United Arab Emirates

In value terms, lime production declined modestly to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, the total production indicated a temperate increase 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, production increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, production reached the maximum level at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, production failed to regain the momentum.

Lime Exports

Exports from the United Arab Emirates

After two years of growth, shipments abroad of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime decreased by -X% to X tonnes in 2019. Overall, exports, however, recorded a strong increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports attained the peak figure at X tonnes in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, lime exports contracted rapidly to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports, however, continue to indicate resilient growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports reached the maximum at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

India (X tonnes) was the main destination for lime exports from the United Arab Emirates, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, lime exports to India exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Singapore (X tonnes), more than tenfold.

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

In value terms, India ($X) remains the key foreign market for lime exports from the United Arab Emirates, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Indonesia ($X), with a X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value to India totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Indonesia (+X% per year) and Singapore (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the average lime export price amounted to $X per tonne, reducing by -X% against the previous year. In general, the export price, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when the average export price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average export prices reached the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2019, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

Average prices varied somewhat for the major overseas markets. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Indonesia ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Singapore ($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 India, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Lime Imports

Imports into the United Arab Emirates

In 2019, approx. X tonnes of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime were imported into the United Arab Emirates; rising by X% on the previous year's figure. Overall, imports, however, recorded a perceptible descent. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at X tonnes in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2019, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, lime imports expanded slightly to $X in 2019. In general, imports, however, recorded a perceptible curtailment. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2019, Zambia (X tonnes) constituted the largest lime supplier to the United Arab Emirates, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, lime imports from Zambia exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, India (X tonnes), ninefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Portugal (X tonnes), with a X% share.

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

In value terms, the largest lime suppliers to the United Arab Emirates were India ($X), Zambia ($X) and Portugal ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports.

In terms of the main suppliers, Portugal (+X% per year) recorded 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, which is down by -X% against the previous year. In general, the import price, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average import prices attained the peak figure 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 India ($X per tonne), while the price for Zambia ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Turkey, 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), with a combined 46% share 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. 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 the United Arab Emirates?
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In value terms, the largest lime suppliers to the United Arab Emirates were India ($1.4M), Zambia ($923K) and Portugal ($370K), together comprising 77% of total imports.
What are the leading importers of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime from the United Arab Emirates?
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In value terms, India ($12M) remains the key foreign market for lime exports from the United Arab Emirates, comprising 90% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Indonesia ($665K), with a 5% share of total exports.
What is the average export price for quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime in the United Arab Emirates?
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The average lime export price stood at $91 per tonne in 2019, waning by -3.9% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime in the United Arab Emirates?
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In 2019, the average lime import price amounted to $128 per tonne, waning by -15.7% 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 the United Arab Emirates. 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:
• United Arab Emirates

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