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

Lime Market Size

In 2019, the global lime market increased by X% to $X, rising for the third consecutive year after three years of decline. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed in certain years. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the global market attained the peak level at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, consumption failed to regain the momentum.

Lime Production

In value terms, lime production rose slightly to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, production saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when the production volume increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, global production reached the peak level at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Production By Country

The countries with the highest volumes of lime production in 2019 were China (X tonnes), Japan (X tonnes) and the U.S. (X tonnes), with a combined X% share of global production. Indonesia, Brazil, Germany, Pakistan, Turkey, Mexico, Italy, Viet Nam, Russia and Iran lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of lime production, amongst the leading producing countries, was attained by Russia, while lime production for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Lime Exports

Exports

In 2019, the amount of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime exported worldwide rose rapidly to X tonnes, picking up by X% compared with 2018 figures. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, global exports attained the maximum in 2019 and are likely to continue growth in years to come.

In value terms, lime exports stood at $X in 2019. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Global exports peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

The biggest shipments were from France (X tonnes), Germany (X tonnes), Belgium (X tonnes), Malaysia (X tonnes), Viet Nam (X tonnes), Argentina (X tonnes), Thailand (X tonnes), Spain (X tonnes), the U.S. (X tonnes), Canada (X tonnes), the Czech Republic (X tonnes) and Slovakia (X tonnes), together finishing at X% of total export. China (X tonnes) held a relatively small share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Thailand, while shipments for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest lime supplying countries worldwide were France ($X), Germany ($X) and Belgium ($X), with a combined X% share of global exports. These countries were followed by Argentina, Malaysia, Viet Nam, the U.S., Canada, Spain, Thailand, China, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, which together accounted for a further X Nam recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, in terms of the main exporting countries over the period under review, while shipments for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The average lime export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, flattening at the previous year. Overall, the export price, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. Global export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($X per tonne), while Slovakia ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by China, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Lime Imports

Imports

In 2019, after three years of growth, there was significant decline in supplies from abroad of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime, when their volume decreased by -X% to X tonnes. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Global imports peaked at X tonnes in 2018, and then fell in the following year.

In value terms, lime imports dropped modestly to $X in 2019. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, global imports hit record highs at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2019, the Netherlands (X tonnes), India (X tonnes), Germany (X tonnes), France (X tonnes), Finland (X tonnes), Chile (X tonnes), Democratic Republic of the Congo (X tonnes), Canada (X tonnes), the U.S. (X tonnes), Sweden (X tonnes), Belgium (X tonnes) and Indonesia (X tonnes) represented the largest importer of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime in the world, committing X% of total import. Poland (X tonnes) occupied a relatively small share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Democratic Republic of the Congo, while purchases for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest lime importing markets worldwide were the Netherlands ($X), Finland ($X) and India ($X), together accounting for X% of global imports. Chile, Germany, the U.S., Democratic Republic of the Congo, France, Canada, Sweden, Indonesia, Belgium and Poland lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X terms of the main importing countries, Democratic Republic of the Congo saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2019, the average lime import price amounted to $X per tonne, rising by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. 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.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($X per tonne), while Poland ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Chile, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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), with a combined 46% share of global production. Indonesia, Brazil, Germany, Pakistan, Turkey, Mexico, Italy, Viet Nam, Russia and Iran lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 27%.
What are the leading suppliers of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime in the world?
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In value terms, the largest lime supplying countries worldwide were France ($113M), Germany ($89M) and Belgium ($65M), together accounting for 27% of global exports. These countries were followed by Argentina, Malaysia, Viet Nam, the U.S., Canada, Spain, Thailand, China, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, which together accounted for a further 38%.
What are the leading importers of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime in the world?
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In value terms, the largest lime importing markets worldwide were the Netherlands ($95M), Finland ($62M) and India ($61M), together comprising 22% of global imports. Chile, Germany, the U.S., Democratic Republic of the Congo, France, Canada, Sweden, Indonesia, Belgium and Poland lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 41%.
What is the average export price for quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime in the world?
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The average lime export price stood at $121 per tonne in 2019, approximately equating the previous year.
What is the average import price for quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime in the world?
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The average lime import price stood at $124 per tonne in 2019, increasing by 2.3% 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 global lime market. 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.



Data coverage:
• Global market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Global production, split by region and country
• Global trade (exports and imports)
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
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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
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7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
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
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
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. GLOBAL PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. GLOBAL IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. GLOBAL EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

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

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

United States
China
Japan
Germany
United Kingdom
France
Brazil
Italy
Russian Federation
India
Canada
Australia
Republic of Korea
Spain
Mexico
Indonesia
Netherlands
Turkey
Saudi Arabia
Switzerland
Sweden
Nigeria
Poland
Belgium
Argentina
Norway
Austria
Thailand
United Arab Emirates
Colombia
Denmark
South Africa
Malaysia
Israel
Singapore
Egypt
Philippines
Finland
Chile
Ireland
Pakistan
Greece
Portugal
Kazakhstan
Algeria
Czech Republic
Qatar
Peru
Romania
Vietnam
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, By Country, 2015–2019
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2019
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Exports And Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports And Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2019
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2019

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