Crude Potash Salts Market Overview in Germany
In value terms, crude potash salts production contracted slightly to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, production showed a noticeable slump. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2009 when the production volume increased by % year-to-year. Over the period under review, production reached the peak level at $ in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2019, production remained at a lower figure.
The size of the crude potash salts market in Germany soared to $ in 2019, rising 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, consumption, however, recorded a noticeable setback. Crude potash salts consumption peaked at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, consumption failed to regain the momentum.