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Soda Ash Market by Application (glass, chemicals, soaps and detergents, metallurgy, water treatment, pulp & paper, and others), & Region: Global Industry Trends & Forecasts to 2019

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Publishing Date: January 2017
Report Code: CH 3245

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Soda ash is required in glass, chemicals, soaps and detergents, metallurgy, water treatment, pulp & paper, and other applications. The report covers qualitative aspect of soda ash and detailed volume (kilotons) and value ($Million) forecasts along with its application and region.

This study aims at estimating the global soda ash 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. Asia-Pacific is the largest market consuming more than 50% of the soda ash produced globally. The demand for soda ash in the region is driven by the increased demands from the glass industry.

Competitive scenarios of top players in the soda ash 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, Solvay SA (Belgium), Tata Chemicals Limited (India), FMC Corporation (U.S.), OCI Chemical Corporation (U.S.), Nirma Limited (India), Ciech SA (Poland), Soda Sanayii AS (Turkey), GHCL Limited (India), DCW Limited (India), and Oriental Chemical Industries (Korea) are some of the active and important players of the global soda ash 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.

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

On the basis of application: Soda ash is characterized on the basis of applications. Applications such as glass, chemicals, soaps and detergents, metallurgy, water treatment, pulp & paper, and other applications are described in detail in the report.

On the basis of region: Regional level segmentation is done for soda ash 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. - 17)
    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. - 21)
    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. - 28)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 31)
    4.1 Attractive Opportunities in the Soda Ash Market
    4.2 Life Cycle Analysis, By Region

5 Soda Ash Market Overview (Page No. - 34)
    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 Transportation
                    5.3.4.2 Economic Aspects
           5.3.5 Burning Issues
           5.3.6 Winning Imperatives

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 43)
    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 Soda Ash Market, By Application (Page No. - 48)
           7.1.1 Glass
           7.1.2 Chemicals
           7.1.3 Soaps & Detergents
           7.1.4 Metallurgy
           7.1.5 Water Treatment
           7.1.6 Pulp & Paper
           7.1.7 Other Applications

8 Soda Ash Market, By Region (Page No. - 57)
    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 France
           8.3.3 Russia
           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 Tata Chemicals Limited
             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 Solvay SA
             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 FMC Corporation
             10.3.1 Products & Their Application
             10.3.2 Key Strategies
             10.3.3 Recent Developments
             10.3.4 SWOT Analysis
     10.4 Nirma Limited
             10.4.1 Products & Their Application
             10.4.2 Key Strategies
             10.4.3 Recent Developments
     10.5 OCI Chemical Corporation
             10.5.1 Products & Their Application
             10.5.2 Key Strategies
             10.5.3 Recent Developments
     10.6 Ciech SA
             10.6.1 Products & Their Application
             10.6.2 Key Strategies
             10.6.3 Recent Developments
     10.7 Soda Sanayii as
             10.7.1 Products & Their Application
             10.7.2 Key Strategies
             10.7.3 Recent Developments
     10.8 GHCL Limited
             10.8.1 Products & Their Application
             10.8.2 Key Strategies
             10.8.3 Recent Developments
     10.9 DCW Limited
             10.9.1 Products & Their Application
             10.9.2 Key Strategies
             10.9.3 Recent Developments
     10.1 Oriental Chemical Industries
             10.10.1 Products & Their Application
             10.10.2 Key Strategies
             10.10.3 Recent Developments

11 Appendix (Page No. - 110)
     11.1 Insights of Industry Experts
     11.2 Discussion Guide
     11.3 Available Customizations
     11.4 Related Reports


List of Tables (65 Tables)

Table 1 Impact of Global Soda Ash Market Drivers (2014-2019)
Table 2 Impact of Global Soda Ash: Market Restraints (2014-2019)
Table 3 Impact of Global: Market Opportunities (2014-2019)
Table 4 Impact of Global Soda Ash: Market Challenges (2014-2019)
Table 5 Impact of Global: Market Burning Issues (2014-2019)
Table 6 Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 7 Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 8 Market Size in Glass, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 9 Market Size in Glass, By Region, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 10 Market Size in Chemicals, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 11 Market Size in Chemicals, By Region, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 12 Soda Ash Market Size in Soaps & Detergents, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 13 Soda Ash: Market Size in Soaps & Detergents, By Region, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 14 Market Size in Metallurgy, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 15 Market Size in Metallurgy, By Region, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 16 Market Size in Water Treatment, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 17 Market Size in Water Treatment, By Region, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 18 Market Size in Pulp & Paper, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 19 Soda Ash: Market Size in Pulp & Paper, By Region, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 20 Market Size in Other Applications, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 21 Soda Ash: Market Size in Other Applications, By Region, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 22 Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 23 Soda Ash Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 24 Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Country, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 25 Asia-Pacific: Soda Ash Market Size, By Country, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 26 Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 27 Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 28 China: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 29 China: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 30 India: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 31 India: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 32 Japan: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 33 Japan: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 34 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 35 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 36 Europe: Market Size, By Country, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 37 Europe: Market Size, By Country, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 38 Europe: Market Size, By Application 2012–2019 ($Million),
Table 39 Europe: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Kilotons)
Table 40 Germany: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 41 Germany: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 42 France: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 43 France: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 44 Russia: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 45 Russia: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 46 Other European Countries: Soda Ash Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 47 Rest of Europe: Soda Ash Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 48 North America: Market Size, By Country, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 49 North America: Soda Ash: Market Size, By Country, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 50 North America: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 51 North America: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 52 U.S.: Soda Ash Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 53 U.S.: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 54 Other North American Countries: Soda Ash Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 55 Other North American Countries: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 56 ROW: Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 57 ROW: Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 58 ROW: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 59 ROW: Soda Ash Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 60 Expansions, 2010–2014
Table 61 Joint Ventures, 2011-2014
Table 62 Mergers & Acquisitions, 2011-2014
Table 63 Supply Contracts, 2010-2014
Table 64 Shutdown/Restart, 2010-2014
Table 65 Development/New Technology, 2010-2014
 
 
List of Figures (46 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 Soda Ash Market Data Triangulation
Figure 6 Caustic Soda Will Be the Fastest-Growing Soda Ash Product ($Million)
Figure 7 Soda Ash: Market Share By Region, 2013 (Kilo Tons)
Figure 8 Soda Ash Market Size, 2014 vs. 2019 ($Million)
Figure 9 Soda Ash Applications in Glass Accounts for the Largest Share (Value) in Asia-Pacific, 2013
Figure 10 Glass is the Fastest-Growing Application of Soda Ash 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 Soda Ash Market Segmentation, By Region
Figure 14 Increasing Demand From Emerging Countries Drives the Soda Ash Market
Figure 15 Value Chain Analysis: Major Value is Added in End-User Industries
Figure 16 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis of the Soda Ash Market
Figure 17 Soda Ash in Glass Manufacturing is Set to Outpace Other Applications in Growth
Figure 18 Glass Applications Dominated the Soda Ash Market, By Volume, 2013
Figure 19 Soda Ash Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Figure 20 Soda Ash Market Share (Volume), By Region, 2013
Figure 21 Regional Snapshot (2013) – Rapid Growth Markets Are Emerging as New Hot Spots, in Terms Volume
Figure 22 India – an Attractive Destination for Key Applications, in Terms of Value
Figure 23 Key Markets for Top Four Applications of Soda Ash in Asia-Pacific Market (2013)
Figure 24 China Led the Soda Ash Consumption in Asia-Pacific in 2013
Figure 25 Russia Leads the Soda Ash Market in Europe
Figure 26 Europe: Soda Ash Demand Share, 2013
Figure 27 Glass Application in the U.S. Dominates the Soda Ash Market in North America
Figure 28 Rest of the World Soda Ash Market Share (Volume), 2013
Figure 29 Companies Adopted Expansion as the Key Growth Strategy Over the Last Four Years
Figure 30 Olin Corporation & Tata Chemicals Limited Reported A Major Share of Developments Between 2010 & 2014
Figure 31 Market Evaluation Framework , 2011-2014
Figure 32 Expansions: the Key Strategy Adopted By Top Players of the Global Soda Ash Market Between 2010 & 2014
Figure 33 Regional Revenue Mix of the Top Five Market Players
Figure 34 Tata Chemicals Limited: Business Overview
Figure 35 Tata Chemicals Limited: SWOT Analysis
Figure 36 Solvay SA: Business Overview
Figure 37 Solvay SA.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 38 FMC Corporation: Business Overview
Figure 39 FMC Corporation: SWOT Analysis
Figure 40 Nirma Limited: Business Overview
Figure 41 OCI Chemical Corporation: Business Overview
Figure 42 Ciech: Business Overview
Figure 43 Soda Sanayii AS: Business Overview
Figure 44 GHCL Limited: Business Overview
Figure 45 DCW Limited: Business Overview
Figure 46 Oriental Chemicals Limited: Business Overview

The soda ash market is estimated to witness a CAGR of 6.1% between 2014 and 2019 in terms of value, and is anticipated to generate a global market value of $22,090 million by 2019.

The report on ‘Soda ash market’ considers study of consumption in its subsequent end-use applications. Soda ash is required in the glass, chemicals, soap & detergent, pulp & paper, metallurgy, water treatment and many more applications.

The market is anticipated to increase significantly in Asia-Pacific due to the increasing demand in building and construction, and soaps and detergent industry which are projected to register a CAGR of around 3.0% between 2014 and 2019 in terms of volume. In 2013, glass accounted for more than 51% of the overall market, and soaps and detergents accounted for 15% of total consumption.

The global market for soda ash is growing, with Asia-Pacific leading consumption, followed by Europe and North America. China is the world’s largest consumer for soda ash 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., and Russia.

Increasing demand for glass and soaps & detergents make Asia-Pacific an attractive market for capacity expansion. Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing soda ash market 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 market remains attractive for coming years.

The key participants in this market are Solvay SA (Belgium), Tata Chemicals Limited (India), FMC Corporation (U.S.), OCI Chemical Corporation (U.S.), Nirma Limited (India), Ciech SA (Poland), Soda Sanayii AS (Turkey), GHCL Limited (India), DCW Limited (India), and Oriental Chemical Industries (Korea). This report follows both top-down and bottom-up approaches to estimate and forecast the global soda ash market size.

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