Global Chlorine Market - Segmented by Application, Production Process, End-User Industry and Geography - Growth, Trends and Forecast (2018 - 2023)

  • ID: 4520195
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 140 pages
  • Mordor Intelligence
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • AkzoNobel NV
  • BASF SE
  • Ercros S.A
  • FMC Corporation
  • Ineos Group Limited
  • OLIN Corporation
  • MORE
The global chlorine market is expected to witness a CAGR of approximately 4.8%, during the forecasted period. The major factor driving the market is the growing demand for chlorine from pharmaceutical and agrochemical industries.

Growing Usage in Pharmaceutical Industry

Chlorine is one of the most vital industrial chemicals, which is used in various end-user industries. There has been a tremendous increase in the demand for chlorine from the pharmaceutical industry. This is majorly owing to the requirement of chlorine as a key ingredient in medical drugs. These medical drugs containing chlorine are prescribed for treating a number of diseases and conditions which include inflammation, epilepsy, asthma, high blood pressure, and anemia. There has been an enormous growth in the number of general health issues arising globally. Therefore, the demand for chlorine from the pharmaceutical sector shall drive the market for chlorine during the forecast period.

EDC/PVC Dominates the Market

Chlorine is required for various applications including in water treatment chemicals, organic and inorganic chemicals, and in PVC. It is expected that the maximum demand for chlorine shall arise from the PVC segment. This is owing to the large amount of chlorine required as a raw materials in PVC. The growing demand for polyvinyl chloride is expected to boost the demand for chlorine. This, in turn, shall benefit the market for chlorine during the forecast period.

Asia-Pacific is the Dominating Region

In terms of consumption in 2017, Asia-Pacific held the largest share. The consumption levels of chlorine in the countries including China, India, and Indonesia are expected to rise at a great pace owing to the increasing demand from the end-user industries including chemical, and pharmaceutical sector. Additionally, growing healthcare concerns have led to a rise in investments in the medical sector. This, in turn, shall further augment the growth of chlorine market during the forecast period.

Key Developments in the Market

October 2017: AkzoNobel is planning for further expansion of chloromethanes capacity in Germany

Major Players - AkzoNobel NV, BASF SE, Olin Corporation, Tata Chemicals Limited, and DowDuPont amongst others.

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • AkzoNobel NV
  • BASF SE
  • Ercros S.A
  • FMC Corporation
  • Ineos Group Limited
  • OLIN Corporation
  • MORE
1. Introduction
1.1 Research Phases
1.2 Study Deliverables
1.3 Scope of the Report

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Insights
3.1 Industry Value-Chain Analysis
3.2 Industry Attractiveness - Porter’s Five Forces 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 and 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
3.7.1.1 Top 10 Plants and locations (Installed Capacities)
3.7.2 Upcoming Projects & Capital Expenditure
3.7.3 Regulatory Policy Analysis

4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Drivers
4.1.1 Growing Demand from Pharmaceutical and Agrochemical Industries
4.1.2 Increasing Demand for PVC from Construction Sector
4.2 Restraints
4.2.1 Stringent Government Regulations in Europe
4.2.2 Other Restraints
4.3 Opportunities
4.3.1 Increasing Demand from Waste Water Industry
4.3.2 Other Opportunities

5. Market Segmentation and Analysis (Market Size, Growth, and Foreast)
5.1 By Application
5.1.1 EDC/PVC
5.1.2 Chlorinated intermediaries
5.1.3 C1/C2, Aromatics
5.1.4 Organic Chemicals
5.1.5 Inorganic Chemicals
5.1.6 Propylene Oxide
5.1.7 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
5.3.2 Pharmaceutical
5.3.3 Chemicals
5.3.4 Paper & Pulp
5.3.5 Plastic
5.3.6 Pesticides
5.3.7 Others

6. Regional Market Analysis (Market Size, Growth, and Foreast)
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 Asia-Pacific
6.2 North America
6.2.1 United States
6.2.2 Canada
6.2.3 Mexico
6.2.4 Rest of North America
6.3 Europe
6.3.1 Germany
6.3.2 United Kingdom
6.3.3 Italy
6.3.4 France
6.3.5 Rest of Europe
6.4 South America
6.4.1 Brazil
6.4.2 Argentina
6.4.3 Rest of South America
6.5 Middle East & Africa
6.5.1 Saudi Arabia
6.5.2 South Africa
6.5.3 Rest of Middle East & Africa

7. Future of the Market

8. Competitive Landscape
8.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements
8.2 Market Share Analysis**
8.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

9. Company Profiles (Overview, Financials**, Products & Services, Recent Developments, and Analyst View)
9.1 AkzoNobel NV
9.2 BASF SE
9.3 Ercros S.A
9.4 FMC Corporation
9.5 Formosa Plastics Corporation
9.6 Hanwha Chemical Corporation
9.7 Ineos Group Limited
9.8 Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)
9.9 OLIN Corporation
9.10 Tata Chemicals Limited
9.11 DowDuPont
9.12 Tosoh Corporation
*List not exhaustive

10. Disclaimer
**Subject to availability on public domain
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  • AkzoNobel NV
  • BASF SE
  • Ercros S.A
  • FMC Corporation
  • Formosa Plastics Corporation
  • Hanwha Chemical Corporation
  • Ineos Group Limited
  • Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)
  • OLIN Corporation
  • Tata Chemicals Limited
  • The DOW Chemical Company
  • Tosoh Corporation
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