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U.S. Lime Market. Analysis And Forecast to 2025
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U.S.: Lime Market Overview 2020

Lime Market Size in the U.S.

The U.S. lime market was finally on the rise to reach $X in 2019, after four years of decline. In general, consumption, however, saw a perceptible contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when the market value increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $X. From 2015 to 2019, the growth of the market remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Lime Production in the U.S.

In value terms, lime production reduced to $X in 2019. In general, production continues to indicate a perceptible setback. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when the production volume increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, production reached the peak level of $X. From 2015 to 2019, production growth failed to regain the momentum.

Lime Exports

Exports from the U.S.

In 2019, after two years of growth, there was significant decline in shipments abroad of lime, when their volume decreased by -X% to X kg. Over the period under review, exports, however, showed a resilient increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at X tonnes in 2018, and then fell markedly in the following year.

In value terms, lime exports shrank sharply to $X in 2019. In general, exports, however, enjoyed prominent growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at $X in 2018, and then fell remarkably in the following year.

Exports by Country

Canada (X tonnes) was the main destination for lime exports from the U.S., with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, lime exports to Canada exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Chile (X tonnes), more than tenfold.

From 2013 to 2018, the average annual growth rate of volume to Canada amounted to +X%.

In value terms, Canada ($X) remains the key foreign market for lime exports from the U.S., comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Chile ($X), with a X% share of total exports.

From 2013 to 2018, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to Canada amounted to +X%.

Lime Imports

Imports into the U.S.

In 2019, imports of lime into the U.S. fell to X tonnes, waning by -X% compared with the previous year. Overall, imports continue to indicate a perceptible decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports reached the peak figure at X tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, lime imports fell to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, imports showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2019, Canada (X tonnes) constituted the largest supplier of lime to the U.S., with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, lime imports from Canada exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Mexico (X tonnes), more than tenfold.

From 2013 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Canada totaled -X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Mexico (+X% per year) and the Dominican Republic (+X% per year).

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

From 2013 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value from Canada stood at -X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Mexico (+X% per year) and the Dominican Republic (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2019, the average lime import price amounted to $X per tonne, reducing by -X% against the previous year. Over the period from 2013 to 2019, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, import price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2016 to 2019, the growth in terms of the average import prices remained at a lower figure.

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

From 2013 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Canada, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the leading suppliers of lime to the U.S.?
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In value terms, Canada ($50M) constituted the largest supplier of lime to the U.S., comprising 84% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Mexico ($5.7M), with a 9.5% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of lime from the U.S.?
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In value terms, Canada ($70M) remains the key foreign market for lime exports from the U.S., comprising 84% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Chile ($8M), with a 9.6% share of total exports.
What is the average import price for lime in the U.S.?
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In 2019, the average lime import price amounted to $241 per tonne, declining by -1.9% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• NAICS 327410 - Lime manufacturing

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the 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.


Companies mentioned:
• Lhoist North America
• Mississippi Lime Company
• Naked Lime
• Rockydale Quarries Corporation
• Graymont Dolime (oh) Inc.
• Huron Lime
• Graymont (pa) Inc.
• Lhoist North America of Virginia
• Cheney Lime & Cement Company
• Graymont (wi)
• Austin White Lime Company
• Peak Lime
• Cutler-Magner Company
• Western Lime Corporation
• Lhoist North America of Arizona
• Lafarge Corp
• Millersville Lime Inc
• Mercer Lime Company
• Lhoist North America of Alabama
• Greenacres Gypsum & Lime Inc.
• Texas Lime Company
• Midwest Minerals
• Kdm Holding, Mk Minerals
• Edwards Lime Gathering
• Florida Lime Corp
• O-N Minerals (luttrell) Company
• Southern Lime Corporation
• Star Group, Lime Holding
• Lhoist North America of Missouri
• Chemical Lime-Southwest

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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This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
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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 2013–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2013–2019
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, 2013–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2013–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2013–2019
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2013–2019
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2013–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2013–2019
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2013–2019
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, 2013–2019
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2013–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2013–2019

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