Global Caustic Soda Market to Grow at a CAGR of 3.5%, 2017-2021 With AkzoNobel, Occidental Chemical, Shin-Etsu Chemical, Solvay & Dow Chemical Dominating - Research and Markets

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Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Caustic Soda Market 2017-2021" report to their offering.

The global caustic soda market to grow at a CAGR of 3.52% during the period 2017-2021.

The report, Global Caustic Soda Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the Key vendors operating in this market.

The production of caustic soda through mercury cell process is being phased out in Europe due to the emission of 0.82 gm of mercury per one ton of chlorine capacity in western Europe. To protect the environment from the anthropogenic emissions of mercury, the European Commission has imposed a regulation under the Directive 2010/75/EU, which includes termination of chlor-alkali production using mercury cell process. This will impact the global production of caustic soda.

According to the report, caustic soda is used as a cleaning agent in water treatment and purification applications. Many water treatment solutions are currently available in the market. However, chemical methods are still proven to be the most cost-efficient. Water purification methods such as ultraviolet (UV) purification, ultrafiltration, reverse osmosis, and ion exchange methods require significant investments for purchasing the equipment and installation. Furthermore, the maintenance and operational costs of these equipment are also cost-intensive. Caustic soda and other chemicals used for water treatment are cheap and are easily available in the market. Therefore, the consumers prefer treatment chemicals over expensive physical methods and equipment.

Key vendors

  • AkzoNobel
  • Occidental Chemical
  • Shin-Etsu Chemical
  • Solvay
  • The Dow Chemical Company

Other prominent vendors

  • Formosa Plastics
  • INEOS ChlorVinyls
  • Olin Corporation
  • Reliance Industries
  • Tianjin Tiankai Chemical Industries Import and Export Corporation
  • Vencorex Chemicals

Key Topics Covered:

PART 01: Executive summary

PART 02: Scope of the report

PART 03: Research Methodology

PART 04: Introduction

PART 05: Market landscape

PART 06: Market segmentation by production process

PART 07: Market segmentation by end-user

PART 08: Market segmentation by geography

PART 09: Decision framework

PART 10: Drivers and challenges

PART 11: Market trends

PART 12: Vendor landscape

PART 13: Key vendor analysis

PART 14: Appendix

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Business Wire: 10:49 GMT Friday 21st April 2017

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