Global Caustic Soda Market - Trends and Forecasts (2017-2021) - Research and Markets

The "Global Caustic Soda Market - Segmented by Production Process, Application, and Geography - Trends and Forecasts (2017 - 2021)" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.

The global caustic soda market is mainly driven by the growing demand from the chemicals industry, rising demand for alumina in the automotive industry and the increasing demand for paper and paperboards. However, the market faces certain drawbacks such as energy-intensive production process and environmental concerns, which may act as a roadblock to the growth of the global caustic soda market.

The global caustic soda market is segregated by the production process, application and geography. By application, the global caustic soda market is segmented into alumina, paper and pulp, organic chemicals, water treatment, inorganic chemicals, textiles, soaps & detergents and others. A majority of the caustic soda is consumed for production of alumina and inorganic chemicals. Regarding the production process, the global market for caustic soda is categorized into membrane cell process, diaphragm cell process and others. Caustic soda production by the membrane cell process is used in most of the production facilities.

The market has also been geographically segmented into Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and the Middle East & Africa. Asia-Pacific is expected to emerge as the fastest-growing market due to the high product demand, which mainly attributes to the growth of textile industry in the emerging economies such as India, China, Taiwan, Vietnam, etc. China is the largest producer, besides consumer, of caustic soda in the Asia-Pacific region. In Europe, more than 30% of the caustic soda produced is used as an essential reactant in the production of various organic chemicals, and more than 16% of the production is used in miscellaneous applications like the synthesis of pharmaceutical compounds, rubber recycling and the neutralization of acids.

Some of the major companies dominating the market are:

  • Arkema
  • Dow Chemicals
  • FMC Corporation
  • Kemira
  • Solvay Chemicals
  • Olin Corporation
  • Occidental Petroleum Corporation

Key Topics Covered:

1. Introduction

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Insights

4. Market Dynamics

5. Market Segmentation and Analysis

6. Regional Market Analysis (Market Size, Growth and Forecast)

7. Competitive Landscape

8. Company Profiles

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