DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "World: Mercury - Market Report - Analysis and Forecast to 2020" report to their offering.
This report has been designed to provide a detailed analysis of the global mercury market. It covers the most recent data sets of quantitative medium-term projections, as well as developments in production, trade, consumption and prices. The report also includes a comparative analysis of the leading consuming countries, revealing opportunities opened for producers and exporters across the globe. The forecast outlines market prospects to 2020.
Global mercury trade displayed two very distinct trends over the period under review. From 2007 to 2012, global mercury exports showed robust growth, until the trend suddenly switched in 2013. In 2014, exports fell to below half of the previous year's value, and continued to fall through the end of the period under review, amounting to 34 million USD in 2015. Overall, there was an annual increase of 0.9% throughout the analyzed period.
According to estimates, Mexico emerged as the major global supplier of mercury. In 2015, Mexico's mercury exports totaled 14 million USD, which accounted for a 41% share in terms of global exports. Singapore, Japan, Indonesia, and Switzerland were the other key global suppliers of mercury in 2015, with a 42% combined share of global exports.
Indonesia (+113.8% per year) and Mexico (+55.3% per year) were the fastest growing exporters from 2007 to 2015. Mexico significantly strengthened its position in the global mercury export structure, growing its share from 1% in 2007 to 41% in 2015.
On the other hand, Bolivia (16%, based on value terms), India (16%), Colombia (14%), Singapore (9%), and South Africa (7%) were the leading destinations of mercury imports in 2015. Imports to every major importer grew at extraordinary rates, with Bolivia leading the way with a 115.8 CAGR from 2007 to 2015. Bolivia increased its share of imports by +16 percentage points.
Key Topics Covered:
2. Executive Summary
3. Market Overview
7. Profiles of Major Producers
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