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Chlorine Market by Application (EDC/ PVC, C1 & C2 Aromatics, Inorganic Chemicals, Organic Chemicals, Chlorinated Intermediates, Isocyanates, Propylene Oxide, Pulp & Paper, Textiles, Water Treatment, Others), by Region - Trends & Forecasts to 2019

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Publishing Date: June 2015
Report Code: CH 3246

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Chlorine is required in EDC/PVC, inorganic chemicals, organic chemicals, C1/C2, aromatics, chlorinated intermediaries, isocyanates, propylene oxide, pulp & paper, water treatment, and others (TiO2 & HCl). The report covers qualitative aspect of chlorine and detailed volume (kilotons) and value ($Million) forecasts of Chlorine along with its application and region.

This study aims at estimating the global market of chlorine 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 Chlorine 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. Asia-Pacific is the largest and fastest growing market for chlorine.

Competitive scenarios of top players in the chlorine market have been discussed in detail. We have also profiled leading players of this industry with their recent developments and other strategic industry activities. The key market players in this market include The Dow Chemical Company (U.S.), BASF SE (Germany), 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), Tosoh Corporation (Japan), and Hanwha Chemical Corporation (Korea).

Scope of the report:

This research report categorizes the global market for chlorine on the basis of application and region along with forecasting volume, value, and trends in each of the markets. The growing applications of EDC/PVC in the construction industry will drive the chlorine market.

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

On the basis of application:

Applications such as EDC/PVC, inorganic chemicals, organic chemicals, C1/C2, aromatics, chlorinated intermediaries, isocyanates, propylene oxide, pulp & paper, water treatment, and others (TiO2 & HCl) are described in detail in the report.

On the basis of region

Regional level segmentation is done for chlorine 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 By Region
           1.3.2 By Application
           1.3.3 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. - 17)
    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

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 24)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 27)
    4.1 Attractive Opportunities in the Chlorine Market
    4.2 Life Cycle Analysis, By Region

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 29)
    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 Opportunity
                    5.3.3.1 Developments in Emerging Markets
           5.3.4 Challenges
                    5.3.4.1 Transportation of Chlorine
                    5.3.4.2 Shift From Mercury Cell Process
    5.4 Burning Issues
           5.4.1 Mercury Emissions
           5.4.2 Carbon Emissions
    5.5 Winning Imperatives

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 37)
    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 Chlorine Market, By Application (Page No. - 41)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 EDC/PVC
    7.3 C1/C2, Aromatics
    7.4 Chemicals - Inorganic
    7.5 Chemicals - Organic
    7.6 Chlorinated Intermediaries
    7.7 Isocyanates
    7.8 Propylene Oxide
    7.9 Pulp & Paper
    7.10 Water Treatment
    7.11 Others (Includes Tio2, Hcl)

8 Chlorine Market, By Region (Page No. - 54)
    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 Germany
           8.3.2 Russia
           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. - 86)
    9.1 Overview
    9.2 The DOW Chemical Company, OLIN Corporation, Occidental Corporation, & Ineos Group Ltd.: Most Active Participants
    9.3 Competitive Situation & Trends
    9.4 Expansion: Most Popular Growth Strategy
           9.4.1 Expansions
           9.4.2 Acquisitions
           9.4.3 Joint Ventures
           9.4.4 Mergers& Agreement
           9.4.5 Supply Contracts

10 Company Profiles (Page No. - 93)
     10.1 The DOW Chemical Company
             10.1.1 Business Overview
             10.1.2 Products & Their Application
             10.1.3 Key Strategies
             10.1.4 Recent Developments
             10.1.5 SWOT Analysis
             10.1.6 MnM View
     10.2 OLIN Corporation
             10.2.1 Business Overview
             10.2.2 Products & Their Application
             10.2.3 Key Strategies
             10.2.4 Recent Developments
             10.2.5 SWOT Analysis
             10.2.6 MnM View
     10.3 Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)
             10.3.1 Business Overview
             10.3.2 Products & Their Application
             10.3.3 Key Strategies
             10.3.4 Recent Developments
             10.3.5 SWOT Analysis
     10.4 Ineos Group Limited
             10.4.1 Business Overview
             10.4.2 Products & Their Application
             10.4.3 Key Strategies
             10.4.4 Recent Developments
             10.4.5 SWOT Analysis
     10.5 Tosoh Corporation
             10.5.1 Business Overview
             10.5.2 Products & Their Application
             10.5.3 Key Strategies
             10.5.4 Recent Development
             10.5.5 SWOT Analysis
     10.6 Formosa Plastics Corporation
             10.6.1 Business Overview
             10.6.2 Key Strategies
             10.6.3 Recent Developments
     10.7 PPV Industries
             10.7.1 Business Overview
             10.7.2 Products & Their Application
             10.7.3 Key Strategies
             10.7.4 Recent Developments
     10.8 Hanwha Chemical Corporation
             10.8.1 Business Overview
             10.8.2 Products & Their Application
             10.8.3 Key Strategies
             10.8.4 Recent Developments
     10.9 Tata Chemicals Limited
             10.9.1 Business Overview
             10.9.2 Products & Their Application
             10.9.3 Key Strategies
     10.10 Akzonobel NV
             10.10.1 Business Overview
             10.10.2 Products & Their Application
             10.10.3 Key Strategy
             10.10.4 Recent Developments

11 Appendix (Page No. - 117)
     11.1 Insights of Industry Experts
     11.2 Discussion Guide
     11.3 Introducing RT: Real Time Market Intelligence
     11.4 Available Customizations
     11.5 Related Reports


List of Tables (70 Tables)

Table 1 Impact of Global Chlorine Market Drivers (2014-2019)
Table 2 Impact of Global Chlorine Market Restraints (2014-2019)
Table 3 Impact of Global Chlorine Market Opportunity (2014-2019)
Table 4 Impact of Global Chlorine Market Challenges (2014-2019)
Table 5 Impact of Global Chlorine Market Burning Issues (2014-2019)
Table 6 Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 7 Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 8 Chlorine Market Size in EDC/PVC, By Region, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 9 Chlorine Market Size in EDC/PVC, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 10 Chlorine Market Size in C1/C2, Aromatics, By Region,2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 11 Chlorine Market Size in C1/C2, Aromatics, By Region,2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 12 Chlorine Market Size in Chemicals-Inorganic, By Region,2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 13 Chlorine Market Size in Chemicals-Inorganic, By Region,2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 14 Chlorine Market Size in Chemicals-Organic, By Region,2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 15 Chlorine Market Size in Chemicals-Organic, By Region,2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 16 Chlorine Market Size in Chlorinated Intermediaries, By Region,2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 17 Chlorine Market Size in Chlorinated Intermediaries, By Region,2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 18 Chlorine Market Size in Isocyanates, By Region, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 19 Chlorine Market Size in Isocyanates, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 20 Chlorine Market Size in Propylene Oxide, By Region,2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 21 Chlorine Market Size in Propylene Oxide, By Region,2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 22 Chlorine Market Size in Pulp & Paper, By Region, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 23 Chlorine Market Size in Pulp & Paper, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 24 Chlorine Market Size in Water Treatment, By Region,2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 25 Chlorine Market Size in Water Treatment, By Region,2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 26 Chlorine Market Size in Other Applications, By Region,2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 27 Chlorine Market Size in Other Applications, By Region,2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 28 Chlorine Market Size, By Region, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 29 Chlorine Market Size, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 30 Asia Pacific: Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 31 Asia-Pacific: Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 32 Asia-Pacific: Chlorine Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 33 Asia-Pacific: Chlorine Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 34 China: Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 35 China: Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 36 India: Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 37 India: Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 38 Japan: Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 39 Japan: Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 40 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Chlorine Market Size, By Application,2012–2019 (Kilo Ton)
Table 41 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Chlorine Market Size, By Application,2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 42 Europe: Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 43 Europe: Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 44 Europe: Chlorine Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 45 Europe: Chlorine Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 46 Germany: Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 47 Germany: Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 48 Russia: Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 49 Russia: Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 50 France: Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 51 France: Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 52 Rest of Europe: Chlorine Market Size, By Application,2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 53 Rest of Europe: Chlorine Market Size, By Application,2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 54 North America: Chlorine Market Size, By Application,2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 55 North America: Chlorine Market Size, By Application,2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 56 North America: Chlorine Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 57 North America: Chlorine Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 58 U.S.: Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 59 U.S.: Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 60 Rest of North America: Chlorine Market Size, By Application,2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 61 Rest of North America: Chlorine Market Size, By Application,2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 62 RoW: Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 63 RoW: Chlorine Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 64 RoW: Chlorine Market Size, By Region, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 65 RoW: Chlorine Market Size, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 66 Expansions, 2011–2015*
Table 67 Acquisitions, 2011- 2015*
Table 68 Joint Ventures, 2011- 2015*
Table 69 Mergers & Agreement, 2011- 2015*
Table 70 Supply Contracts, 2011- 2015*
 
 
List of Figures (49 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 Chlorine Market Data Triangulation
Figure 6 Isocyanates is Expected to Be the Fastest-Growing Chlorine Application ($Million) During the Forecast Period
Figure 7 Chlorine Market Share By Region, 2013 (Kilotons)
Figure 8 Chlorine Market Size, 2014 vs. 2019 ($Million)
Figure 9 Chlorine Applications in EDC/PVC Accounts for the Largest Share (Value) in Asia-Pacific, 2013
Figure 10 Isocyanates is the Fastest-Growing Application of Chlorine in Asia-Pacific, 2014-2019
Figure 11 Asia-Pacific Market in Exponential Growth Phase
Figure 12 Chlorine Market: By Application
Figure 13 Chlorine Market Segmentation, By Region
Figure 14 Increasing Demand From Emerging Markets Drives  the Chlorine Market
Figure 15 Value Chain Analysis: Major Value is Added in End-User Industries
Figure 16 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis of the Chlor-Alkali Market
Figure 17 Chlorine Market Share (Volume), By Application, 2013
Figure 18 China to Remain the Fastest Growing Market for Chlorine 2014–2019 (Kilotons)
Figure 19 Global Chlorine Market Size, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Figure 20 Regional Chlorine Market Snapshot, By Volume  (CAGR%2014-2019)– Rapid Growth Markets are Emerging as  New Hot Spots
Figure 21 Chlorine Market Share (Volume), By Region, 2013
Figure 22 China, India & the U.S.: Attractive Destinations for Key Chlorine Applications, By Volume
Figure 23 China is the Key Market for Top Four Applications of Chlorine in the Asia-Pacific, By Volume (2013)
Figure 24 Asia-Pacific: Chlorine Market Share (Volume), By Country, 2013
Figure 25 Russia Was the Key Market for Top Four Applications of Chlorine in Europe (2013)
Figure 26 Europe: Chlorine Market Share (Volume)By Country, 2013
Figure 27 The U.S. is the Key Market for Top Four Applications of Chlorine in North America (2013)
Figure 28 North America: Chlorine Market Share (Volume), By Country, 2013
Figure 29 RoW: Chlorine Market Share (Volume), By Region, 2013
Figure 30 Companies Adopted Expansion and Acquisition as the Key Growth Strategy Between 2011 and 2015*
Figure 31 The DOW Chemical Company, OLIN Corporation & Ineos Group Ltd. Reported A Major Share of Developments Between 2011 & 2015*
Figure 32 Market Evaluation Framework , 2011- 2015*
Figure 33 Expansions and Acquisitions: the Key Strategy Adopted By Top Players of the Global Chlorine Market Between 2011 & March 2015
Figure 34 Regional Revenue Mix of the Top Five Market Players
Figure 35 DOW: Company Snapshot
Figure 36 DOW: SWOT Analysis
Figure 37 OLIN Corporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 38 OLIN Corporation: SWOT Analysis
Figure 39 OXY: Company Snapshot
Figure 40 OXY: SWOT Analysis
Figure 41 Ineos Group Limited.: Company Snapshot
Figure 42 Ineos: SWOT Analysis
Figure 43 Tosoh Corporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 44 Tosoh: SWOT Analysis
Figure 45 Formosa Plastics Corporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 46 PPV Industries: Company Snapshot
Figure 47 Hanwha Chemical Corp.: Company Snapshot
Figure 48 Tata Chemicals Limited: Company Snapshot
Figure 49 Akzonobel NV.: Company Snapshot

The chlorine market is estimated to witness a CAGR of 4.9% between 2014 and 2019 in terms of value, and is anticipated to generate a global market value of $33,362 million by 2019.

The report on ‘chlorine market’ considers study of consumption in various end-use applications. Chlorine is required in EDC/PVC, inorganic chemicals, organic chemicals, C1/C2, aromatics, chlorinated intermediaries, isocyanates, propylene oxide, pulp & paper, water treatment and many other applications.

The market for chlorine is anticipated to increase moderately in Asia-Pacific due to the increasing demand in EDC/PVC which are required in the construction industry, and chemicals which are projected to register a CAGR of around 3.0% between 2014 and 2019 in terms of volume. In 2013, EDC/PVC accounted an estimated share of 36% of the total chlorine consumption.

The global market for chlorine is growing moderately, with Asia-Pacific leading consumption, followed by Europe and North America. China is the world’s largest consumer for chlorine products. The major markets for chlorine in include countries like China, India, South-East Asian and South American countries, and the U.S.

Increasing demands from plastics and the booming chemical industry makes Asia-Pacific an attractive market for capacity expansion. Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing market for chlorine across the world, followed by Europe and North America. 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 water treatment industry, the overall chlorine market remains attractive for coming years.

The key participants in this market are The Dow Chemical Company (U.S.), BASF SE (Germany), 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), Tosoh Corporation (Japan), and Hanwha Chemical Corporation (Korea).

This report follows both top-down and bottom-up approaches to estimate and forecast the global chlorine market size.

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