Mercury Market in Portugal
In value terms, mercury production totaled $ in estimated in export price. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +% over the period from 2007 to ; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2019 when the production volume increased by %. As a result, production reached the peak level of $. From to , production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.
The revenue of the mercury market in Portugal was estimated at $ in , growing by % 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). In general, the total consumption indicated a moderate expansion from 2007 to : its value increased at an average annual rate of +% over the last fourteen-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on figures, consumption decreased by -% against 2019 indices. Mercury consumption peaked at $ in 2019; however, from to , consumption remained at a lower figure.