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U.S.: Lemon and Lime Market Overview 2021

Lemon and Lime Market Size in the U.S.

After seven years of growth, the U.S. lemon and lime market decreased by -X% to $X in 2020. in general, consumption saw resilient growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when the market value increased by X% year-to-year. Lemon and lime consumption peaked at $X in 2019, and then reduced slightly in the following year.

Lemon and Lime Production in the U.S.

In value terms, lemon and lime production shrank modestly to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, the total production indicated a pronounced expansion from 2007 to 2020: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, production decreased by -X% against 2018 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2009 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, production attained the peak level at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, production remained at a lower figure.

The average yield of lemons and limes in the U.S. expanded slightly to X tonnes per ha in 2020, picking up by X% on 2019. The yield figure increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 when the yield increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, the yield reached the peak level of X tonnes per ha. from 2013 to 2020, the growth of the average lemon and lime yield remained at a somewhat lower figure. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2020, the harvested area of lemons and limes in the U.S. reduced modestly to X ha, remaining constant against 2019. Overall, the harvested area showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The lemon and lime harvested area peaked at X ha in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, the harvested area failed to regain the momentum.

Lemon and Lime Exports

Exports from the U.S.

Lemon and lime exports from the U.S. contracted slightly to X tonnes in 2020, dropping by -X% on 2019 figures. in general, exports recorded a mild downturn. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at X tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, lemon and lime exports dropped to $X in 2020. Overall, total exports indicated a mild expansion from 2007 to 2020: its value decreased at an average annual rate of -X% over the last thirteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, exports decreased by -X% against 2014 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Canada (X tonnes) was the main destination for lemon and lime exports from the U.S., with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, lemon and lime exports to Canada exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Japan (X tonnes), threefold. South Korea (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total exports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Canada totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Japan (-X% per year) and South Korea (+X% per year).

In value terms, Canada ($X), Japan ($X) and South Korea ($X) constituted the largest markets for lemon and lime exported from the U.S. worldwide, together comprising X% of total exports. Australia, Hong Kong SAR and Mexico lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X the main countries of destination, Mexico recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average lemon and lime export price amounted to $X per tonne, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. in general, export price indicated noticeable growth from 2007 to 2020: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, lemon and lime export price decreased by -X% against 2018 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average export prices attained the maximum at $X per tonne in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major external markets. in 2020, the country with the highest price was Australia ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Hong Kong SAR ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Australia, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Lemon and Lime Imports

Imports into the U.S.

In 2020, overseas purchases of lemons and limes increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the tenth consecutive year after two years of decline. Over the period under review, imports saw a prominent expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Imports peaked in 2020 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

In value terms, lemon and lime imports reduced to $X in 2020. in general, imports enjoyed a prominent increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at $X in 2019, and then dropped modestly in the following year.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Mexico (X tonnes) constituted the largest supplier of lemon and lime to the U.S., accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, lemon and lime imports from Mexico exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Chile (X tonnes), more than tenfold.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume from Mexico totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Chile (+X% per year) and Argentina (+X% per year).

In value terms, Mexico ($X) constituted the largest supplier of lemon and lime to the U.S., comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Chile ($X), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from Mexico totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Chile (+X% per year) and Argentina (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average lemon and lime import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, falling by -X% against the previous year. Overall, import price indicated a moderate increase from 2007 to 2020: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, lemon and lime import price decreased by -X% against 2018 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Argentina ($X per tonne), while the price for Mexico ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Chile, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for lemons and limes in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of lemon and lime consumption in 2020 were India (3.6M tonnes), China (2.5M tonnes) and Mexico (2.3M tonnes), with a combined 40% share of global consumption. Argentina, the U.S., Brazil, Turkey, Italy, Iran, Syrian Arab Republic, Colombia and Sudan lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 35%.
What are the largest producers of lemons and limes in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of lemon and lime production in 2020 were India (3.6M tonnes), Mexico (2.8M tonnes) and China (2.6M tonnes), with a combined 44% share of global production. Argentina, Brazil, Turkey, Spain, the U.S., South Africa, Iran, Italy, Syrian Arab Republic and Colombia lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 42%.
What are the leading suppliers of lemons and limes to the U.S.?
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In value terms, Mexico ($513M) constituted the largest supplier of lemon and lime to the U.S., comprising 78% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Chile ($75M), with a 11% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of lemons and limes from the U.S.?
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In value terms, the largest markets for lemon and lime exported from the U.S. were Canada ($79M), Japan ($43M) and South Korea ($26M), with a combined 82% share of total exports. Australia, Hong Kong SAR and Mexico lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 11%.
What is the average export price for lemons and limes in the U.S.?
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The average lemon and lime export price stood at $1,497 per tonne in 2020, with a decrease of -5.3% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for lemons and limes in the U.S.?
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The average lemon and lime import price stood at $773 per tonne in 2020, reducing by -11.4% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 497 - Lemons and limes

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the lemon and lime market in the U.S.. 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:
• USA

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in the U.S.
• 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
COUNTRIES WITH TOP YIELDS
5.4
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.5
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, HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD
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 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:
Yield and Growth
Figure 15:
Exports and Growth
Figure 16:
Export Prices and Growth
Figure 17:
Market Size and Growth
Figure 18:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 19:
Imports and Growth
Figure 20:
Import Prices
Figure 21:
Production, in Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Production, in Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Area Harvested, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Yield, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Imports, in Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, in Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Imports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2020
Figure 28:
Imports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Imports, in Value Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Import Prices, by Country of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Exports, in Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, in Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Exports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2020
Figure 34:
Exports, in Physical Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 35:
Exports, in Value Terms, by Country, 2007–2020
Figure 36:
Export Prices, by Country of Destination, 2007–2020
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