“Chlorine is widely used in the EDC/PVC, inorganic chemicals, organic chemicals, C1/C2, aromatics, chlorinated intermediaries, isocyanates, propylene oxide, pulp & paper, water treatment, and various other industries global. In 2013, chlorine had a total demand of 64,072KT globally.
The Asia-pacific region is the biggest market of chlorine, accounting for more than half of the total global demand. There is a lot of scope in Asian and North American market, with the boom in the construction industry and increased use in chemical industry. Among the applications, EDV/PVC leads in the consumption of chlorine and accounted for more than 35% of chlorine produced globally.
The regional segments include Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America and Rest of the World. The various end-user industries covered in the report are;
â¢ EDC/ PVC
â¢ C1/C2, Aromatics
â¢ Organic chemicals
â¢ Inorganic chemicals
â¢ Chlorinated intermediaries
â¢ Propylene oxide
â¢ Pulp and paper
â¢ Water treatment
â¢ Others (TiO2 and HCl)
The market is derived by studying chlorine consumption trends, its use in various end-user industries in the said regions. The price trends of chlorine have been analyzed from annual reports of major players.
This study on chlorine market estimates its global demand and market value for 2014 and projects the expected demand and market value of the same by 2019. As a part of the quantitative analysis, the study segments the global market by applications at country level with current market estimation and forecast till 2019. The countries covered in the report are the U.S., China, Japan, India, Germany, France, and Russia. Middle East & Africa and South America are collectively considered in Rest of the World.
As a part of qualitative analysis, the research provides report with a comprehensive review of key market drivers, restraints, opportunities, winning imperatives, and key issues in the market.
The report also includes company profiling and competitive strategies adopted by various market players including, 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). These companies are the most active and important players of the global chlorine industry.
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