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Chlor-Alkali Market by Products (Caustic Soda/Sodium Hydroxide, Chlorine, Soda ASH/Sodium Carbonate), Applications & Geography - Global Industry Trends & Forecasts to 2019

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: November 2014
Report Code: CH 2974

 

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The chlor-alkali industry produces bulk chemicals that are used in many industries for various applications. They are required in construction industry, food processing, water treatment, plastics etc. The chlor-alkali industry has three products that are, chlorine, caustic soda and soda ash. The report covers qualitative aspect of chlor-alkali and detailed volume (kilo tons) and value ($Million) forecasts of chlor-alkali along with its products, chlorine, caustic soda, and soda ash by application and geography.

This study aims at estimating the global market of chlor-alkali 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 chlor-alkali 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 North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World, which are further segmented for key countries in each region.

Competitive scenarios of top players in the chlor-alkali 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 (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), are the most active and important players of the global chlor-alkali industry.

Scope of the report:

This research report categorizes the global market for chlor-alkali on the basis of applications, and region along with forecasting volume, value, and trends in each of the markets.

On the basis of types:

The chlor-alkali market is segmented on the basis of applications of chlorine, caustic soda and soda ash. Different applications of the three products like EDC/ PVC, chemicals, aromatics, alumina, chemicals, food, paper and pulp, glass, water treatment etc. are described. Each application is further described in detail in the report with volume and value forecasts for each type.

On the basis of geography: Regional level segmentation is done for chlor-alkali that include North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Rest of the World, and further for key countries in each region that include the U.S., China, India, Japan, Germany, France, Russia and Middle East Africa and South America.

Table of Contents 
 
1 Introduction (Page No. - 17)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Report Description
    1.3 Market Covered
          1.3.1 Global Chlor-Alkali Market, By Region
          1.3.2 Global Chlor-Alkali Market, By Application
    1.4 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 20)
    2.1 Market Size Estimation
    2.2 Market Crackdown & Data Triangulation
    2.3 Market Share Estimation
          2.3.1 Assumptions
          2.3.2 Key Data Points From Primary Sources
          2.3.3 Key Data Taken From Secondary Sources
                  2.3.3.1 Key Industry Insights

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 27)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 30)
    4.1 Attractive Market Opportunity for Chlor-Alkalis

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 35)
    5.2 Introduction
    5.3 Market Segmentation
          5.3.1 Chlor-Alkali Market By Type
          5.3.2 Chlor-Alkali Market By Application
    5.4 Market Dynamics.
          5.4.1 Drivers
          5.4.2 Restraints
                   5.4.2.1 Environmental Impact
                   5.4.2.2 Energy Intensive Operations
          5.4.3 Opportunities
                   5.4.3.1 Expansions of Plant Capacities and Joint Ventures in Emerging Markets
          5.4.4 Challenges
          5.4.5 Burning Issues
                   5.4.5.1 Chlor-Alkali Industry Overcapacity
                   5.4.5.2 Mercury Emissions
                   5.4.5.3 Carbon Emissions
          5.4.6 Winning Imperatives

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 46)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Value Chain Analysis
    6.3 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
          6.3.1 Threat 0f New Entrants
          6.3.2 Suppliers Power
          6.3.3 Threat of Substitutes
          6.3.4 Buyers Power
          6.3.5 Degree of Competition
         
7 Global Chlorine Market (Page No. - 51)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Chlorine Market, By Application
          7.2.1 EDC/PVC
          7.2.2 C1/C2, Aromatics
          7.2.3 Chemicals - Inorganic
          7.2.4 Chemicals - Organic
          7.2.5 Chlorinated Intermediaries
          7.2.6 Isocyanates
          7.2.7 Propylene Oxide
          7.2.8 Pulp & Paper
          7.2.9 Water Treatment
          7.2.10 Others (Includes Tio2, Hcl)
    7.3 Chlorine Market, By Region
          7.3.1 Asia-Pacific
                   7.3.1.1 China
                   7.3.1.2 India
                   7.3.1.3 Japan
                   7.3.1.4 Rest of Asia-Pacific
          7.3.2 Europe
                   7.3.2.1 Germany
                   7.3.2.2 Russia
                   7.3.2.3 France
                   7.3.2.4 Rest of Europe
          7.3.3 North America
                   7.3.3.1 U.S.
                   7.3.3.2 Rest of North America
          7.3.4 Rest of the World

8 Global Caustic Soda Market (Page No. - 101)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Caustic Soda Market, By Application
          8.2.1 Alumina
          8.2.2 Inorganic Chemicals
          8.2.3 Organic Chemicals
          8.2.4 Food, Pulp & Paper
          8.2.5 Soap and Detergents
          8.2.6 Textiles
          8.2.7 Water Treatment
          8.2.8 Steel/Metallurgy - Sintering
          8.2.9 Others
    8.3 Caustic Soda Market, By Region
          8.3.1 Asia-Pacific
                   8.3.1.1 China
                   8.3.1.2 India
                   8.3.1.3 Japan
                   8.3.1.4 Rest of Asia-Pacific
          8.3.2 Europe
                   8.3.2.1 Germany
                   8.3.2.2 Russia
                   8.3.2.3 France
                   8.3.2.4 Rest of Europe
          8.3.3 North America
                   8.3.3.1 U.S.
                   8.3.3.2 Rest of North America
          8.3.4 Rest of the World

9 Global Soda ASH Market (Page No. - 150)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Soda ASH Market, By Application
          9.2.1 Glass
          9.2.2 Chemicals
          9.2.3 Soaps
          9.2.4 Metallurgy
          9.2.5 Water Treatment
          9.2.6 Pulp & Paper
          9.2.7 Other Applications
    9.3 Soda ASH Market, By Region
          9.3.1 Asia-Pacific
                   9.3.1.1 China
                   9.3.1.2 India
                   9.3.1.3 Japan
                   9.3.1.4 Other Asia-Pacific Countries
          9.3.2 Europe
                   9.3.2.1 Germany
                   9.3.2.2 France
                   9.3.2.3 Russia
                   9.3.2.4 Rest of Europe
          9.3.3 North America
                   9.3.3.1 U.S.
                   9.3.3.2 Rest of North America
          9.3.4 Rest of the World
                   9.3.4.1 Middle East & Africa
                   9.3.4.2 South America

10 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 191)
     10.1 Overview
     10.2 Expansion: Most Popular Growth Strategy
     10.3 The Dow Chemical Company, Olin Corporation, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Solvay SA and Tata Chemicals Limited: Most Active Participants
     10.4 Competitive Situation and Trends
             10.4.1 Expansions
             10.4.2 Joint Ventures 
             10.4.3 Mergers and Acquisitions
             10.4.4 Supply Contract

11 Company Profiles (Page No. - 201)
      11.1 The Dow Chemical Company
               11.1.1 Products
               11.1.2 Key Strategy
               11.1.3 Top Developments
               11.1.4 SWOT Analysis
               11.1.5 MNM View
      11.2 Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)
               11.2.1 Products
               11.2.2 Key Strategy
               11.2.3 Top Developments
               11.2.4 SWOT Analysis
      11.3 Formosa Plastics Corporation
               11.3.1 Products
               11.3.2 Key Strategy
               11.3.3 Top Developments
      11.4 Ineos Group Limited
               11.4.1 Products
               11.4.2 Key Strategy
               11.4.3 Top Developments
      11.5 Olin Corporation
               11.5.1 Products
               11.5.2 Key Strategy
               11.5.3 Top Developments
               11.5.4 SWOT Analysis
               11.5.5 MNM View
      11.6 PPG Industries
               11.6.1 Products
               11.6.2 Key Strategy
               11.6.3 Top Developments
      11.7 Tata Chemicals Limited
               11.7.1 Products
               11.7.2 Key Strategy
               11.7.3 Top Developments
               11.7.4 SWOT Analysis
               11.7.5 MNM View
      11.8 Xinjiang Zhongtai Chemical Co. Ltd.
               11.8.1 Products
               11.8.2 Key Strategy
               11.8.3 Top Developments
               11.8.4 MNM View
      11.9 Tosoh Corporation
               11.9.1 Products
               11.9.2 Key Strategy
               11.9.3 Top Developments
      11.10 Hanwha Chemical Corporation
               11.10.1 Products
               11.10.2 Key Strategy
               11.10.3 Top Developments
      11.11 Solvay SA
               11.11.1 Products
               11.11.2 Key Strategy
               11.11.3 Top Developments
               11.11.4 SWOT Analysis
               11.11.5 MNM View
      11.12 FMC Corporation
               11.12.1 Products
               11.12.2 Key Strategy
               11.12.3 Top Developments
               11.12.4 SWOT Analysis
      11.13 Nirma Limited
               11.13.1 Products
               11.13.2 Key Strategy
               11.13.3 Top Developments
 
 
List of Tables (176 Tables) 
  
Table 1 Global Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 2 Global Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 3 Chlorine: EDC/PVC Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 4 Chlorine: EDC/PVC Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 5 Chlorine: C1/C2, Aromatics Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 6 Chlorine: C1/C2, Aromatics Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 7 Chlorine: Inorganic Chemicals Market, By Region 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 8 Chlorine: Inorganic Chemicals Market, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 9 Chlorine: Organic Chemicals Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 10 Chlorine: Organic Chemicals Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 11 Chlorine: Chlorinated Intermediates Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 12 Chlorine: Chlorinated Intermediates Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 13 Chlorine: Isocyanates Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 14 Chlorine: Isocyantaes Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 15 Chlorine: Propylene Oxide Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 16 Chlorine: Propylene Oxide Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 17 Chlorine: Pulp and Paper Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 18 Chlorine: Pulp and Paper Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 19 Chlorine: Water Treatment Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 20 Water Treatment Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 21 Others Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 22 Others Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 23 China, India and the U.S.  Are Attractive  Destinations for Major Chlorine Applications
Table 24 Global Chlorine  Market, By Region, 2012–2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 25 Global Chlorine  Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($ Million)
Table 26 Asia Pacific: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 27 Asia-Pacific: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 28 Asia-Pacific: Chlorine  Market, By Country, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 29 Asia-Pacific: Chlorine Market, By Country, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 30 China: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 31 China: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 32 India: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 33 India: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 34 Japan: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 35 Japan: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 36 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Ton)
Table 37 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 38 Europe: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 39 Europe: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 40 Europe: Chlorine Market, By Country, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 41 Europe: Chlorine Market, By Country, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 42 Germany: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 43 Germany: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 44 Russia: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 45 Russia: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 46 France: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 47 France: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 48 Rest of Europe: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 49 Rest of Europe: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 50 North America: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 51 North America: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 52 North America: Chlorine Market, By Country, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 53 North America: Chlorine Market, By Country, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 54 the U.S.: Chlorine Market , By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 55 U.S.: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($ Million)
Table 56 Rest of North America.: Chlorine Market , By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 57 Rest of North America: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($ Million)
Table 58 ROW: Chlorine Market , By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 59 ROW: Chlorine Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 60 ROW: Chlorine Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 61 ROW: Chlorine Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 62 Global Caustic Soda Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 63 Global Caustic Soda Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 64 Caustic Soda: Alumina Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 65 Caustic Soda: Alumina Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 66 Caustic Soda:  Inorganic Chemicals Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 67 Caustic Soda: Inorganic Chemicals Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 68 Caustic Soda: Organic Chemicals Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 69 Caustic Soda: Organic Chemicals Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 70 Caustic Soda: Food, Pulp & Paper Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 71 Caustic Soda: Food, Pulp & Paper Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 72 Caustic Soda: Soap and Detergents Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 73 Caustic Soda: Soap and Detergents Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 74 Caustic Soda: Textiles Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 75 Caustic Soda: Textiles Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 76 Caustic Soda: Water Treatment Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 77 Caustic Soda: Water Treatment Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 78 Caustic Soda: Steel/Metallurgy - Sintering Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 79 Caustic Soda: Steel/Metallurgy - Sintering Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 80 Caustic Soda: Others Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 81 Caustic Soda: Others Market, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 82 China, India, and the U.S.  Are Attractive  Destinations for Major Applications
Table 83 Caustic Soda Market Size, By Region, 2012–2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 84 Caustic Soda Market Size, By Region, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 85 Asia-Pacific: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 86 Asia-Pacific: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 87 Asia: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Country, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 88 Asia-Pacific: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Country, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 89 China: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 90 China: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 91 India: Caustic Soda  Market Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 92 India: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 93 Japan: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 94 Japan: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 95 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Caustic Soda Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 96 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Caustic Soda Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 97 Europe: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 98 Europe: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 99 Europe: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Country, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 100 Europe: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Country, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 101 Germany: Caustic Soda Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 102 Germany: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 103 Russia: Caustic Soda Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 104 Russia: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 105 France: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 106 France: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 107 Rest of Europe: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 108 Rest of Europe: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 109 North America: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 110 North America: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2010 – 2017 ($Million)
Table 111 North America: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Country, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 112 North America: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Country, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 113 U.S.: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 114 U.S.: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 115 Rest of North America: Caustic Soda Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 116 Rest of North America: Caustic Soda Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 117 ROW: Caustic Soda Market, By Application, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 118 ROW: Caustic Soda Market Size, By Application, 2012 – 2019 ($Million)
Table 119 Global Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 120 Global Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 121 Soda ASH: Glass Market, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 122 Soda ASH: Glass Market, By Region, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 123 Soda ASH: Chemicals Market, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 124 Soda ASH: Chemicals Market, By Region, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 125 Soda ASH: Soaps Market, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 126 Soda ASH: Soaps Market, By Region, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 127 Soda ASH: Metallurgy Market, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 128 Soda ASH: Metallurgy Market, By Region, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 129 Soda ASH: Water Treatment Market, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 130 Soda ASH: Water Treatment Market, By Region, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 131 Soda ASH: Pulp & Paper Market, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 132 Soda ASH: Pulp & Paper Market, By Region, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 133 Soda ASH: Other Soda ASH Applications Market, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 134 Soda ASH: Other Soda ASH Applications Market, By Region, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 135 Soda ASH Market, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 136 Soda ASH Market, By Region, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 137 Asia-Pacific: Soda ASH Market, By Country, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 138 Asia-Pacific: Soda ASH Market, By Country, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 139 Asia-Pacific: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 ($ Million)
Table 140 Asia-Pacific: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 141 China: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 142 China: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 143 India: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 144 India: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 145 Japan: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 146 Japan: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 147 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 148 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 149 Europe: Soda ASH Market, By Country, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 150 Europe: Soda ASH Market, By Country, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 151 Europe: Soda ASH Market, By Application 2012–2019 ($Million),
Table 152 Europe: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 153 Germany: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 154 Germany: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 155 France: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 156 France: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 157 Russia: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 158 Russia: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 159 Other European Countries: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 160 Rest of Europe: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 161 North America: Soda ASH Market, By Country, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 162 North America: Soda ASH Market, By Country, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 163 North America, Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 164 North America, Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 165 U.S.: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 166 U.S.: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 167 Rest of North America: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 168 Rest of North America: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 169 ROW: Soda ASH Market, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 170 ROW: Soda ASH Market, By Region, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 171 ROW: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 172 ROW: Soda ASH Market, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Table 173 Expansions, 2010–2014
Table 174 Joint Ventures
Table 175 Mergers and Acquisitions
Table 176 Supply Contract, 2010-2014
 
 
List of Figures (79 Figures) 
 
Figure 1 Research Methodology
Figure 2 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 3 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 4 Break Down of Primary Interviews: By Company Type, Designation, & Region
Figure 5 Global Chlor-Alkali, Market Size ($Million)
Figure 6 Global Chlor-Alkali Market Share By Region, 2013 (Kilo Tons)
Figure 7 Global Chlor-Alkali Market Size ($Million)
Figure 8 Asia-Pacific is the Fastest Growing Region and Organic Chemicals is the Fastest Growing Application of Caustic Soda
Figure 9 Asia-Pacific is the Fastest Growing Region and Isocyanates is the Fastest Growing Application of Chlorine
Figure 10 Asia-Pacific is the Fastest Growing Region and Glass is the Fastest Growing Application of Soda ASH
Figure 11 Alumina Refining is the Fastest-Growing Application of Caustic Soda in Asia-Pacific
Figure 12 Isocyanates is the Fastest-Growing Application of Chlorine in Asia-Pacific
Figure 13 Glass is the Fastest-Growing Application of Soda ASH in Asia-Pacific
Figure 14 Chlor-Alkali Market Attractiveness in Terms of Value
Figure 15 Chlor-Alkali Market: By Type
Figure 16 Chlor-Alkali Market: By Application
Figure 17 Chlor Alkali Market : By Region
Figure 18 Overview of the Market forces Governing the Chlor-Alkali Market
Figure 19 Overview of Chlor-Alkali  Value Chain
Figure 20 Porter’s Five force Analysis of the Chlor-Alkali Market
Figure 21 Global Chlorine Market, By Volume, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Figure 22 Regional Snapshot (CAGR% 2014-2019) – Rapid Growth Markets Are Emerging as New Hot Spots
Figure 23 Global Chlorine Demand Share, 2013
Figure 24 Global Chlorine Market, By Region, 2014 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Figure 25 Global Chlorine  Demand Share, By Region, 2013
Figure 26 China is the Major Markets for Chlorine in the Asia-Pacific (2013)
Figure 27 Asia-Pacific:  Chlorine Demand Share, By Country, 2013
Figure 28 Germany and France Were the Major Markets for Top Four Application of Chlorine in Europe (2013)
Figure 29 Europe: Chlorine Demand Share, By Country, 2012
Figure 30 The U.S is the Major Market for Top Four Application of Chlorine  in  North America (2013)
Figure 31 North America: Chlorine Demand Share, By Country, 2013
Figure 32 ROW: Chlorine Demand Share, By Region, 2013
Figure 33 Global Caustic Soda Market Size, By Volume, 2012 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Figure 34 Regional Snapshot (CAGR% 2014-2019, By Volume) – Rapid Growth Markets Are Emerging As New Hot Spots
Figure 35 Global Caustic Soda Demand Share, By Application, 2013
Figure 36 Global Caustic Soda Market, By Region, 2014 – 2019 (Kilo Tons)
Figure 37 Caustic Soda Market Share, By Region, 2013
Figure 38 China and India Are the Major Markets for Top Four Applications of Caustic Soda  in the Asia-Pacific Market (2013)
Figure 39 Asia-Pacific: Caustic Soda Market Share, By Country, 2013 (Kilo Tons)
Figure 40 Russia and Germany  Are the Major Market for Top Four Application of Caustic Soda  in the Europe Market (2013)
Figure 41 Europe: Caustic Soda Market Share, By Country, 2013
Figure 42 The U.S. is the Major Market for Top Four Application of Caustic Soda  in the  North America Market (2013)
Figure 43 North America: Caustic Soda Consumption Share, By Country, 2013
Figure 44 ROW: Caustic Soda Demand Share, By Region, 2013
Figure 45 Global Soda ASH Market, By Volume, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons)
Figure 46 Global Soda ASH Demand Share, By Region
Figure 47 Regional Snapshot (2013) – Rapid Growth Markets Are Emerging as New Hot Spots in Terms Volume
Figure 48 India – An Attractive Destination for Major Applications in Terms Value
Figure 49 Soda ASH in Glass Manufacturing is Set to Outpace Other Applications in Growth
Figure 50 Glass Application Dominates Soda ASH Market in Terms of Volume
Figure 51 Major Soda ASH Markets in Asia-Pacific (2013)
Figure 52 Asia-Pacific Soda ASH, Demand Share, 2013
Figure 53 Major Markets for Soda ASH, Europe (2013)
Figure 54 Europe Soda ASH Demand Share, 2013
Figure 55 Major Market for Soda ASH in North America
Figure 56 Major Growth Strategies in Global Chlor-Alakli Market, 2010 - 2014
Figure 57 Companies Adopted Expansion as the Key Growth Strategy Over the  Last Four Years
Figure 58 Growth Strategy Analysis, By Company, 2010-2014
Figure 59 Market Evaluation Framework
Figure 60 Regional Revenue Mix of the Top Five Market Players
Figure 61 The Dow Chemical Company: Business Overview
Figure 62 The Dow Chemical Company: SWOT Analysis
Figure 63 Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY): Business Overview
Figure 64 Occidental Petroleum Corporation: SWOT Analysis
Figure 65 Formosa Plastics Corporation: Business Overview
Figure 66 Ineos Group Limited.: Business Overview
Figure 67 Olin Corporation: Business Overview
Figure 68 Olin Corporation: SWOT Analysis
Figure 69 PPG Industries: Business Overview
Figure 70 Tata Chemicals Limited: Business Overview
Figure 71 Tata Chemicals Limited: SWOT Analysis
Figure 72 Xinjiang Zhongtai Chemical Co. Ltd.: Business Overview
Figure 73 Tosoh Corporation: Business Overview
Figure 74 Hanwha Chemical Corporation.: Business Overview
Figure 75 Solvay SA: Business Overview
Figure 76 Solvay SA.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 77 FMC Corporation: Business Overview
Figure 78 FMC Corporation: SWOT Analysis
Figure 79 Nirma Limited: Business Overview

The chlor-alkali market is estimated to witness a CAGR of 6.0% between 2014 and 2019 in terms of value, and is anticipated to generate a global market value of $93,936 million by 2019.

The report on ‘chlor-alkali market’ considers study of its three products: chlorine, caustic soda/sodium hydroxide, and soda ash/sodium carbonate. The chlor-alkali industry produces bulk chemicals that are used in many industries for various applications. They are required in the construction industry, automotive industry, food processing, water treatment, plastics, glass etc.

The market for chlor-alkali is anticipated to increase significantly in Asia-Pacific due to the increasing demand in construction, metal refining, food and beverage industry and paper industry which are projected to register a CAGR of more than 3.0% between 2014 and 2019 in terms of volume. In 2013, glass accounted for more than 51% of the overall soda ash market, EDC/ PVC share was estimated 36% of the total chlorine consumption whereas food pulp and paper accounted for 21% of total caustic soda consumption.

The global market for chlor-alkali is growing moderately, with Asia-Pacific leading consumption, followed by Europe and North America. China is the world’s largest consumer for chlor-alkali products. The major markets for chlor-alkali 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 plastics and glass make Asia-Pacific an attractive market for capacity expansion. Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing market for chlor-alkali across the world, followed by North America and Europe. The opportunities are cited in growing residential requirements in China and 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 chlor-alkali 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 chlor-alkali market size.

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