Global Chalk Market
In value terms, chalk production declined to $ in estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production, however, continues to indicate a resilient increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when the production volume increased by %. Over the period under review, global production reached the maximum level at $ in , and then fell in the following year.
The countries with the highest volumes of production in were Peru ( tons), China ( tons) and Russia ( tons), together accounting for % of global production. The United States, Brazil, Japan, Hungary, Mexico, the UK and Turkey lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further %.
From 2007 to , the biggest increases were in Turkey (with a CAGR of +%), while production for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.
The global chalk market size contracted to $ in , with a decrease of -% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Overall, consumption, however, showed a buoyant expansion. Over the period under review, the global market reached the peak level at $ in , and then shrank in the following year.
From 2007 to , the most notable rate of growth in terms of consumption, amongst the main consuming countries, was attained by Turkey (with a CAGR of +%), while consumption for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.
In value terms, the United States ($) led the market, alone. The second position in the ranking was held by China ($). It was followed by Peru.
In the United States, the chalk market expanded at an average annual rate of +% over the period from 2007-. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: China (+% per year) and Peru (+% per year).
The countries with the highest levels of chalk per capita consumption in were Peru ( kg per person), Hungary ( kg per person) and Russia ( kg per person).
From 2007 to , the biggest increases were in Brazil (with a CAGR of +%), while consumption for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.