Global Chlorine Market - Segmented Into Application, Production Process, End-User Industry and Geography - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2017 - 2022)

  • ID: 4402685
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 125 pages
  • Mordor Intelligence
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  • Akzonobel Nv
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • Ineos Group Limited
  • MORE
The market valued at USD XX million (by revenue) and XX Kilometric tons (by volume) in 2016, is estimated to reach USD XX million (by revenue) and XX Kilometric tons in 2017(by volume) and it is forecasted to account for around USD XX million (by revenue) and XX kilometric tons (by volume), respectively by 2022, registering CAGRs of X.

X% and X.

X%, respectively, during 2017-2022 (the forecast period).

Market Dynamics

The global chlorine market is driven by the increasing demand from PVC manufacturers and pharmaceuticals & agrochemicals industries. However, the stringent governmental and other organizations’ regulations, related to the use of chlorine, are restraining the market growth. Moreover, newly elected president of the United States, Mr. Donald Trump, withdrew the membership from Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and demanded renegotiation of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), thus, severely affecting the trade of chlorine market.

Market Segmentation

The global Chlorine market is segmented into three categories, application, production process and end-user industry. Based on the application, the market is segmented into EDC/PVC, water treatment chemicals, C1/C2, aromatics, organic chemicals, inorganic chemicals, propylene oxide, pulp & paper, among others. The market, based on the process, is segmented into diaphragm process, membrane cell process, mercury cell process and others. On the basis of end-user industries, the market is segmented into water treatment industry, pharmaceutical industry, chemical industry, paper & pulp industry, plastic industry, pesticides industry and others. Further, pharmaceutical industry accounts for XX% of total chlorine market, which is expected to grow, registering a XX% CAGR during 2017-2022 (the forecast period).

The market has been geographically segmented into North America, South America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East & Africa. Asia-Pacific was the leading regional market and accounted for more than 50% of the total market in 2016. China holds the majority of the share in Asia-Pacific region and has more chlorine manufacturing plants than any other country, worldwide. Moreover, Asia-Pacific region is expected to record the fastest growth rate with XX% CAGR, during 2017-2022 (the forecast period). Further, the North American and European chlorine markets are expected to witness a moderate growth.

Some of the major players in the market are:
  • Akzonobel NV
  • Formosa Plastics Corporation
  • Ineos Group Limited
  • Dow Chemical Company
Key Deliverables in the Study
  • Market analysis for the global chlorine market, with region specific assessments and competition analysis on global scale
  • Market definition, along with the identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenarios and prospective opportunities
  • Extensively researched competitive landscape section, with profiles of major companies along with their market shares
  • Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the global chlorine market on global scale
  • A comprehensive list of key market players, along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information
  • Insights on the major countries/regions, where this industry is growing and identify the regions that are still untapped
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1. Introduction
1.1 Scope of the Report
1.2 Research Methodology

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Insights
3.1 Industry Value Chain Analysis
3.2 Industry Attractiveness - Porter’s 5 Force Analysis
3.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
3.2.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products & Services
3.2.5 Degree of Competition
3.3 Feedstock Analysis
3.3.1 Global Capacity by Key Feedstock
3.3.2 Trends
3.4 Technological Snapshot
3.4.1 Production Process
3.4.2 Technology Licensing and Patent Analysis
3.5 Trade Analysis
3.6 Price Index
3.7 Supply Scenario
3.7.1 Capacity and Production Analysis Top 10 Plants and locations (Installed Capacities)
3.8 Upcoming Projects & Capital Expenditure
3.9 Regulatory Policy Analysis

4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Drivers
4.1.1 Rising demand from Pharmaceuticals and Agrochemicals Industries
4.1.2 Increasing demand of PVC, mainly from Construction Industry
4.2 Constraints
4.2.1 Stringent Government Regulations
4.2.2 Withdrawal of United States from TPP
4.3 Opportunities
4.3.1 Demand from Waste Water Treatment Industry

5. Market analysis and segmentation
5.1 By Application
5.1.1 EDC/PVC
5.1.2 Water Treatment chemicals
5.1.3 C1/C2, Aromatics
5.1.4 Organic Chemicals
5.1.5 Inorganic Chemicals
5.1.6 Propylene Oxide
5.1.7 Pulp & Paper
5.1.8 Others
5.2 By Production Process
5.2.1 Diaphragm Process
5.2.2 Membrane Cell Process
5.2.3 Mercury Cell Process
5.2.4 Others
5.3 By End-User Industry
5.3.1 Water Treatment industry
5.3.2 Pharmaceutical industry
5.3.3 Chemical Industry
5.3.4 Paper & Pulp Industry
5.3.5 Plastic Industry
5.3.6 Pesticides industry
5.3.7 Others

6. Regional Market Analysis (Market size, growth and forecast)
6.1 Asia-Pacific
6.1.1 China
6.1.2 India
6.1.3 Japan
6.1.4 South Korea
6.1.5 ASEAN Countries
6.1.6 Rest of APAC
6.2 Europe
6.2.1 Germany
6.2.2 United Kingdom
6.2.3 France
6.2.4 Italy
6.2.5 Spain
6.2.6 Russia
6.2.7 Netherlands
6.2.8 Rest of Europe
6.3 North America
6.3.1 United States
6.3.2 Canada
6.3.3 Mexico
6.3.4 Rest of North America
6.4 South America
6.4.1 Brazil
6.4.2 Argentina
6.4.3 Columbia
6.4.4 Rest of South America
6.5 Middle-East and Africa
6.5.1 Nigeria
6.5.2 South Africa
6.5.3 Saudi Arabia
6.5.4 UAE
6.5.5 Rest of MEA

7. Competitive Landscape
7.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures Collaborations and Agreements
7.2 Market Shares Analysis
7.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

8. Company Profiles
8.1 Akzonobel NV
8.2 Formosa Plastics Corporation
8.3 Hanwha Chemical Corporation
8.4 Ineos Group Limited
8.5 Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)
8.6 OLIN Corporation
8.7 PPV Industries
8.8 Tata Chemicals Limited
8.9 The DOW Chemical Company
8.10 Tosoh Corporation
*list not exhaustive

9. Disclaimar
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  • Akzonobel Nv
  • Formosa Plastics Corporation
  • Ineos Group Limited
  • Dow Chemical Company
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