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Caustic Soda Market by Application (Alumina, Inorganic Chemicals, Organic Chemicals, Food, Pulp & Paper, Soaps and Detergents, Textiles, Water Treatment, Steel/Metallurgy- Sintering and Others), & Region: Global Industry Trends & Forecasts to 2019

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Publishing Date: January 2017
Report Code: CH 3243

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Caustic soda is required in alumina, inorganic chemicals, organic chemicals, food, pulp & paper, soaps and detergents, textiles, water treatment, steel/metallurgy- sintering and others. The report covers qualitative aspect of caustic soda and detailed volume (kilotons) and value ($Million) forecasts of caustic soda along with its application and region.

This study aims at estimating the global caustic soda market for 2014 and to project the expected demand of the same by 2019. This market research study provides a detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis of the global market. It provides a comprehensive review of key market drivers, restraints, opportunities, winning imperatives, challenges, and key issues in the market. The market is segmented and projected for important regions, such as Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America and Rest of the World, which are further segmented for key countries in each region.

Competitive scenarios of top players in the caustic soda market have been discussed in detail. We have also profiled leading players of this industry with their recent developments and other strategic industry activities which include, The Dow Chemical Company (U.S.), Occidental Petroleum Corporation (U.S.), Formosa Plastics Corporation (Taiwan), Ineos Group Ltd. (U.K.), Olin Corporation (U.S.), PPG Industries (U.S.), Tata Chemicals Limited (India), Xinjiang Zhongtai Chemical Co. Ltd. (China), Tosoh Corporation (Japan), Hanwha Chemical Corporation (Korea), Solvay SA (Belgium), FMC Corporation (U.S.), and Nirma Limited (India) are some of the active and important players of the global industry.

Scope of the report:
This research report categorizes the global market on the basis of application and region along with forecasting volume, value, and trends in each of the markets.

Caustic soda market is segmented on the basis of its application and region.

On the basis of application:


Caustic soda is characterized on the basis of applications. Applications such as alumina, inorganic chemicals, organic chemicals, food, pulp & paper, soaps and detergents, textiles, water treatment, steel/metallurgy- sintering and others are described in detail in the report.

On the basis of region


Regional level segmentation is done for caustic soda that include North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Rest of the World (which include South America and Africa) and further for key countries in each region that include the U.S., China, India, Japan, Germany, France, Russia.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 14)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Market Scope
           1.3.1 Markets Covered
                    1.3.1.1 By Region
                    1.3.1.2 By Application
           1.3.2 Years Considered for the Study
    1.4 Currency and Pricing
    1.5 Package Size
    1.6 Limitations
    1.7 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 18)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
                    2.1.2.3 Breakdown of Primaries
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
           2.2.1 Bottom-Up Approch
           2.2.2 Top-DOWn Approach
    2.3 Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
    2.4 Research Assumptions
           2.4.1 Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 25)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 28)
    4.1 Attractive Opportunities in the Caustic Soda Market
    4.2 Life Cycle Analysis, By Region

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 31)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Segmentation
           5.2.1 By Application
           5.2.2 By Region
    5.3 Market Dynamics
           5.3.1 Drivers
                    5.3.1.1 Promising Growth of Chemical Industry in Emerging Markets
                    5.3.1.2 High Growth in End-User Segments & Higher Production Facilities
           5.3.2 Restraints
                    5.3.2.1 Environmental Impact
                    5.3.2.2 Energy-Intensive Operations
           5.3.3 Opportunities
                    5.3.3.1 Expansions of Plant Capacities and Joint Ventures in Emerging Markets
           5.3.4 Challenges
                    5.3.4.1 Economic Aspects
                    5.3.4.2 Shift From Mercury Cell Process
           5.3.5 Burning Issues
                    5.3.5.1 Mercury Emissions
                    5.3.5.2 Carbon Emissions
           5.3.6 Winning Imperatives

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 40)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Value Chain Analysis
           6.2.1 Raw Materials
           6.2.2 Manufacturing
           6.2.3 End-User Industries
    6.3 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
           6.3.1 Threat 0f New Entrants
           6.3.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
           6.3.3 Threat of Substitutes
           6.3.4 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           6.3.5 Degree of Competition

7 Caustic Soda Market, By Application (Page No. - 44)
    7.1 Market, By Application
           7.1.1 Alumina
           7.1.2 Inorganic Chemicals
           7.1.3 Organic Chemicals
           7.1.4 Food, Pulp & Paper
           7.1.5 Soap & Detergents
           7.1.6 Textiles
           7.1.7 Water Treatment
           7.1.8 Steel/Metallurgy - Sintering
           7.1.9 Others

8 Caustic Soda Market, By Region (Page No. - 55)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Asia-Pacific
           8.2.1 China
           8.2.2 India
           8.2.3 Japan
           8.2.4 Rest of Asia-Pacific
    8.3 Europe
           8.3.1 Russia
           8.3.2 Germany
           8.3.3 France
           8.3.4 Rest of Europe
    8.4 North America
           8.4.1 U.S.
           8.4.2 Rest of North America
    8.5 Rest of the World

9 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 83)
    9.1 Overview
    9.2 the DOW Chemical Company, Olin Corporation, Occidental Corporation, Solvay SA & Tata Chemicals Limited: Most Active Participants
    9.3 Competitive Situation & Trends
    9.4 Expansion: Most Popular Growth Strategy
           9.4.1 Expansions
           9.4.2 Joint Ventures
           9.4.3 Mergers & Acquisitions
           9.4.4 Supply Contracts
           9.4.5 Shutdown/Restart
           9.4.6 Development/New Technology

10 Company Profiles (Page No. - 92)
     10.1 The DOW Chemical Company
             10.1.1 Products & Their Application
             10.1.2 Key Strategies
             10.1.3 Recent Developments
             10.1.4 SWOT Analysis
             10.1.5 MNM View
     10.2 Olin Corporation
             10.2.1 Products & Their Application
             10.2.2 Key Strategies
             10.2.3 Recent Developments
             10.2.4 SWOT Analysis
             10.2.5 MNM View
     10.3 Tata Chemicals Limited
             10.3.1 Products & Their Application
             10.3.2 Key Strategies
             10.3.3 Recent Developments
             10.3.4 SWOT Analysis
             10.3.5 MNM View
     10.4 Solvay SA
             10.4.1 Products & Their Application
             10.4.2 Key Strategies
             10.4.3 Recent Developments
             10.4.4 SWOT Analysis
             10.4.5 MNM View
     10.5 FMC Corporation
             10.5.1 Products & Their Application
             10.5.2 Key Strategies
             10.5.3 Recent Developments
             10.5.4 SWOT Analysis
     10.6 Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)
             10.6.1 Products & Their Application
             10.6.2 Key Strategies
             10.6.3 Recent Developments
             10.6.4 SWOT Analysis
     10.7 Formosa Plastics Corporation
             10.7.1 Product & Its Application
             10.7.2 Key Strategies
             10.7.3 Recent Developments
     10.8 Ineos Group Limited
             10.8.1 Products & Their Application
             10.8.2 Key Strategies
             10.8.3 Recent Developments
     10.9 PPG Industries
             10.9.1 Products & Their Application
             10.9.2 Key Strategies
             10.9.3 Recent Developments
     10.1 Xinjiang Zhongtai Chemical Co. Ltd.
             10.10.1 Product & Its Application
             10.10.2 Key Strategies
             10.10.3 Recent Development
             10.10.4 MNM View
     10.11 Tosoh Corporation
             10.11.1 Products & Their Application
             10.11.2 Key Strategies
             10.11.3 Recent Development
     10.12 Hanwha Chemical Corporation
             10.12.1 Products & Their Application
             10.12.2 Key Strategies
             10.12.3 Recent Developments
     10.13 Nirma Limited
             10.13.1 Products & Their Application
             10.13.2 Key Strategies
             10.13.3 Recent Developments

11 Appendix (Page No. - 123)
     11.1 Insights of Industry Experts
     11.2 Discussion Guide
     11.3 Available Customizations
     11.4 Related Reports


List of Tables (66 Tables)

Table 1 Impact of Global Caustic Soda Market Drivers (2014-2019)
Table 2 Impact of Global Market Restraints (2014-2019)
Table 3 Impact of Global Market Opportunities (2014-2019)
Table 4 Impact of Global Market Challenges (2014-2019)
Table 5 Impact of Global Caustic Soda: Market Burning Issues (2014-2019)
Table 6 Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 7 Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 8 Market Size in Alumina, By Region, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 9 Market Size in Alumina, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 10 Market Size in Inorganic Chemicals, By Region, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 11 Market Size in Inorganic Chemicals, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 12 Market Size in Organic Chemicals, By Region, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 13 Market Size in Organic Chemicals, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 14 Market Size in Food, Pulp & Paper, By Region, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 15 Caustic Soda: Market Size in Food, Pulp & Paper, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 16 Market Size in Soaps & Detergents, By Region, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 17 Market Size in Soaps & Detergents, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 18 Market Size in Textiles, By Region, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 19 Caustic Soda: Market Size in Textiles, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 20 Market Size in Water Treatment, By Region, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 21 Market Size in Water Treatment, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 22 Market Size in Steel/Metallurgy - Sintering, By Region, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 23 Caustic Soda Market Size in Steel/Metallurgy - Sintering, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 24 Market Size in Others, By Region, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 25 Market Size in Others, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 26 Market Size, By Region, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 27 Market Size, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 28 Asia-Pacific: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilotons)
Table 29 Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 30 Asia: Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 31 Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 32 China: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 33 China: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 34 India: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 35 India: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 36 Japan: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 37 Japan: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 38 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 39 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 40 Europe: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 41 Europe: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 42 Europe: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 43 Europe: Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 44 Russia: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 45 Russia: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 46 Germany: Caustic Soda: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 47 Germany: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 48 France: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 49 France: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 50 Rest of Europe: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 51 Rest of Europe: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 52 North America: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 53 North America: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 54 North America: Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 55 North America: Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 56 U.S.: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 57 U.S.: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 58 Rest of North America: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 59 Rest of North America: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 60 ROW: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 61 ROW: Caustic Soda: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 62 Expansions, 2010–2014
Table 63 Joint Ventures, 2011-2014
Table 64 Mergers & Acquisitions, 2011-2014
Table 65 Supply Contracts, 2010-2014
Table 66 Shutdown/Restart, 2010-2014
 
 
List of Figures (53 Figures)
 
Figure 1 Research Design
Figure 2 Breakdown of Primary Interviews: By Company Type, Designation & Region
Figure 3 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 4 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 5 Caustic Soda Market Data Triangulation
Figure 6 Caustic Soda Will Be the Fastest-Growing Caustic Soda Product ($Million)
Figure 7 Caustic Soda Market Share By Region, 2013 (Kilo Tons)
Figure 8 Market Size, 2014 vs. 2019 ($Million)
Figure 9 Caustic Soda Applications in Organic Chemicals Accounts for the Largest Share (Value) in Asia-Pacific, 2013
Figure 10 Alumina Refining is the Fastest-Growing Application of Caustic Soda in Asia-Pacific, 2014-2019
Figure 11 China & India Are the Most Attractive Markets, 2014-2019
Figure 12 China Market Soon to Enter Exponential Growth Phase
Figure 13 Caustic Soda Market Segmentation, By Region
Figure 14 Increasing Demand From Emerging Countries Drives the Caustic Soda Market
Figure 15 Value Chain Analysis: Major Value is Added in End-User Industries
Figure 16 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis of the Caustic Soda Market
Figure 17 Caustic Soda Demand Share, By Application, 2013
Figure 18 Market Size, By Country, 2014 – 2019 (Kilotons)
Figure 19 Market Size, By Volume, 2012 – 2019 (Kilotons)
Figure 20 Regional Snapshot (CAGR% 2014-2019, By Volume) – Rapidly Growing Markets Are Emerging as New Hot Spots
Figure 21 Caustic Soda Market Share, By Region, 2013
Figure 22 China, India & U.S. Are Attractive Destinations for Major Caustic Soda Applications, By Volume(2013)
Figure 23 Major Markets for Top Four Applications of Caustic Soda in the Asia-Pacific Market (2013)
Figure 24 Asia-Pacific: Caustic Soda: Market Share, By Country, 2013 (Kilotons)
Figure 25 Russia is the Major Market for Top Four Applications of Caustic Soda in the European Market (2013)
Figure 26 Europe: Caustic Soda: Market Share, By Country, 2013
Figure 27 U.S. is the Key Market for Top 4 Applications of Caustic Soda in the North American Market (2013)
Figure 28 North America: Caustic Soda Market Share, By Country, 2013
Figure 29 ROW: Caustic Soda: Market Share, By Region, 2013
Figure 30 Companies Adopted Expansion as the Key Growth Strategy Over the Last Four Years
Figure 31 Olin Corporation & Tata Chemicals Limited Reported A Major Share of Developments Between 2010 & 2014
Figure 32 Market Evaluation Framework , 2011-2014
Figure 33 Expansions: the Key Strategy Adopted By Top Players of the Global Caustic Soda Market Between 2010 & 2014
Figure 34 Regional Revenue Mix of the Top Five Market Players
Figure 35 DOW: Business Overview
Figure 36 DOW: SWOT Analysis
Figure 37 Olin Corporation: Business Overview
Figure 38 Olin Corporation: SWOT Analysis
Figure 39 Tata Chemicals Limited: Business Overview
Figure 40 Tata Chemicals Limited: SWOT Analysis
Figure 41 Solvay SA: Business Overview
Figure 42 Solvay SA.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 43 FMC Corporation: Business Overview
Figure 44 FMC Corporation: SWOT Analysis
Figure 45 OXY: Business Overview
Figure 46 OXY: SWOT Analysis
Figure 47 Formosa Plastics Corporation: Business Overview
Figure 48 Ineos Group Limited.: Business Overview
Figure 49 PPG Industries: Business Overview
Figure 50 Xinjiang Zhongtai Chemical Co.: Business Overview
Figure 51 Tosoh Corporation: Business Overview
Figure 52 Hanwha Chemical Corp.: Business Overview
Figure 53 Nirma Limited: Business Overview

The market is estimated to witness a CAGR of 6.78% between 2014 and 2019 in terms of value, and is anticipated to generate a global market value of $38,484million by 2019.

The report on ‘Caustic Soda market’ considers study of its consumption in various applications. Caustic soda is required in alumina refining, inorganic chemicals, organic chemicals, food, pulp & paper, soaps and detergents, textiles, water treatment, steel/metallurgy- sintering etc.

The market is anticipated to increase significantly in Asia-Pacific due to the increasing demand in inorganic chemicals, food, pulp & paper industry which are projected to register a CAGR of more than 3.0% between 2014 and 2019 in terms of volume. In 2013, food pulp and paper accounted for 21% of total caustic soda consumption.

The global market is growing moderately, with Asia-Pacific leading consumption, followed by Europe and North America. The U.S. is the world’s largest consumer for caustic soda products. The major markets in developing countries include China, India, South-East Asian and South American countries; whereas major markets in developed countries include U.S., Russia, Germany, and France.

Increasing demand for chemicals, food, pulp & paper and alumina refining make Asia-Pacific an attractive market for capacity expansion. Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing market across the world, followed by Europe and North America. The opportunities are cited in booming pulp & paper and food processing industries in China and alumina refining in India; and fast growing economies in South East Asia. Chemical industry is also expected to present opportunities, supported by favorable growth in paper industry and improved food processing industries, the overall caustic soda market remains attractive for coming years.

The key participants in this market are The Dow Chemical Company (U.S.), Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) (U.S.), Formosa Plastics Corporation (Taiwan), Ineos Group Limited (Switzerland), Olin Corporation (U.S.), PPG Industries (U.S.), Xinjiang Zhongtai Chemical Company limited (China), Tosoh Corporation (Japan), Hanwha Chemical Corporation (South Korea), Solvay SA (Belgium), FMC Corporation (U.S.), Nirma Limited (India). This report follows both top-down and bottom-up approaches to estimate and forecast the global market size.

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