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United Kingdom - Lactose And Lactose Syrup - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights
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United Kingdom: Lactose Market Overview 2021

Lactose Market Size in the UK

After three years of growth, the UK lactose market decreased by -X% to $X in 2019. In general, consumption, however, recorded a mild shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, consumption failed to regain the momentum.

Lactose Production in the UK

In value terms, lactose production reached $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, production recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 when the production volume increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, production reached the peak level of $X. From 2014 to 2019, production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Lactose Exports

Exports from the UK

For the third year in a row, the UK recorded decline in shipments abroad of lactose and lactose syrup, which decreased by -X% to X tonnes in 2019. Overall, exports, however, enjoyed a buoyant increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 with an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, exports reached the peak of X tonnes. From 2017 to 2019, the growth exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, lactose exports contracted notably to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports, however, enjoyed modest growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, exports attained the peak of $X. From 2014 to 2019, the growth exports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

The Netherlands (X tonnes) was the main destination for lactose exports from the UK, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, lactose exports to the Netherlands exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Ireland (X tonnes), twofold. Belgium (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 the Netherlands amounted to +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Ireland (+X% per year) and Belgium (+X% per year).

In value terms, the Netherlands ($X), Belgium ($X) and Ireland ($X) were the largest markets for lactose exported from the UK worldwide, with a combined X% share of total exports. South Africa, Viet Nam, Spain and Russia lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X (+X% per year) recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, in terms of the main countries of destination over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The average lactose export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, with an increase of X% against the previous year. In general, the export price, however, showed a pronounced decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major external markets. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Viet Nam ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Russia ($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 Belgium, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Lactose Imports

Imports into the UK

In 2019, the amount of lactose and lactose syrup imported into the UK plummeted to X tonnes, falling by -X% on the year before. Overall, imports showed a abrupt downturn. 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 attained the maximum at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, lactose imports fell rapidly to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, imports recorded a abrupt contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Imports peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

Germany (X tonnes), France (X tonnes) and Denmark (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of lactose imports to the UK, together comprising X% of total imports. Ireland, the Netherlands and Belgium 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 Belgium, while imports for the other leaders experienced mixed trend patterns.

In value terms, Germany ($X), Denmark ($X) and the Netherlands ($X) constituted the largest lactose suppliers to the UK, with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by France, Ireland and Belgium, which together accounted for a further X saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, in terms of the main suppliers over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced mixed trend patterns.

Import Prices by Country

In 2019, the average lactose import price amounted to $X per tonne, with an increase of X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, saw a slight downturn. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2012 an increase of X% y-o-y. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

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

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Denmark, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for lactose and lactose syrup in the world?
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China (593K tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of lactose consumption, comprising approx. 25% of total volume. Moreover, lactose consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, India (245K tonnes), twofold. The U.S. (161K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 6.8% share.
What are the largest producers of lactose and lactose syrup in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of lactose production in 2019 were the U.S. (534K tonnes), China (487K tonnes) and Germany (290K tonnes), with a combined 57% share of global production. These countries were followed by India, Brazil, the Netherlands, Turkey, France, Denmark, the UK and Italy, which together accounted for a further 29%.
What are the leading suppliers of lactose and lactose syrup to the UK?
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In value terms, Germany ($4.9M), Denmark ($3.6M) and the Netherlands ($945K) were the largest lactose suppliers to the UK, with a combined 83% share of total imports. France, Ireland and Belgium lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 14%.
What are the leading importers of lactose and lactose syrup from the UK?
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In value terms, the largest markets for lactose exported from the UK were the Netherlands ($4M), Belgium ($2.1M) and Ireland ($1.9M), with a combined 63% share of total exports. South Africa, Viet Nam, Spain and Russia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 26%.
What is the average export price for lactose and lactose syrup in the UK?
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In 2019, the average lactose export price amounted to $930 per tonne, rising by 3% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for lactose and lactose syrup in the UK?
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In 2019, the average lactose import price amounted to $1,727 per tonne, surging by 3.8% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 10515400 - Lactose and lactose syrup (including chemically pure lactose)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the lactose market in the UK. 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 Kingdom

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in the UK
• 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 2007–2020
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2020
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 2020
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2020
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2020
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, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020

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