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Global Salt Market 2012-2016
Infiniti Research Limited, December 2012, Pages: 33
TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Salt market to reach 338.5 million metric tons by 2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand from the Chemical Processing industry. The Global Salt market has also been witnessing an increasing number of mergers and acquisition. However, the flat growth rate of the Salt market in the developed countries could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.
TechNavio's report, the Global Salt Market 2012-2016, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Salt market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
The key vendors dominating this market space are K+S AG, China National Salt Industry Corp., and Compass Minerals International Inc.
The other vendors mentioned in the report are Chargill Inc. and Akzo Nobel N.V.
Key questions answered in this report:
What will the market size be in 2016 and what will the growth rate be?
What are the key market trends?
What is driving this market?
What are the challenges to market growth?
Who are the key vendors in this market space?
What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?
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01. Executive Summary
03. Market Coverage
04. Market Landscape
04.1 Market Overview and Forecast
04.2 End-user Segmentation
04.3 Five Forces Analysis
05. Geographical Segmentatio
06. Key Leading Countries
07. Vendor Landscape
08. Buying Criteria
09. Market Growth Drivers
10. Drivers and Their Impact
11. Market Challenges
12. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
13. Market Trends
14. Key Vendor Analysis
14.1 K+S AG
14.2 China National Salt Industry Corp.
14.3 Compass Minerals International Inc.
15. Other Reports in this Series
List of Exhibits:
Exhibit 1: Global Salt Market 2012-2016 (million metric tons)
Exhibit 2: Global Salt Market by End-user Segmentation 2012
Exhibit 3: Global Salt Market by Geographical Segmentation 2012
Exhibit 4: Global Salt Market by Vendor Segmentation 2012
TechNavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report - Global Salt Market 2012-2016
TechNavio today launched its report, Global Salt Market 2012-2016, based on an in-depth analysis covering the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions. The report aims to aid decision makers' understanding of the present and future landscape of the market.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from TechNavio's team said: ''The Global Salt market is expected to grow at steady rate during the forecast period, and a number of mergers and acquisitions and strategic alliances are expected to take place in the market during the forecast period in order to access the untapped market. Many large vendors and emerging contenders in the Global Salt market are looking at mergers and acquisitions as a means to enhance their market presence. Major players such as K+S AG, China National Salt Industry, and Compass Minerals International are trying to increase their market share through creating alliances with regional, small and large companies. This strategy also enhances their distribution channels and improves their market reach. Thus, while mergers and acquisitions help companies remain competitive in the market, it also leads to consolidation in the market.''
According to the report, the Chemical Processing industry holds a large share in the Salt markets across all major geographies and this industry is growing at a fast rate. However, the Global Salt market receives most of its revenue from the APAC region, which received salt shipments of 89 million metric tons in 2012. In this region, China is experiencing high growth in its Chemical Processing industry. It is expected that China will be the key growth driver in the Global Salt market during the period 2012-2016 because the country needs a large quantity of salt for its Chemical Processing industry.
Further, the report reveals that the flat growth rate of the salt markets in developed countries is one of the major challenges confronting the Global Salt market.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.
K+S, China National Salt Industry, Compass Minerals International, Chargill, Akzo Nobel