Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) is a white deliquescent salt naturally occurring in the ocean water and having flaky, crystalline or lumpy texture. Calcium chloride is employed as a food additive, drying, exothermic and de-icing agent and even as a pharmaceutical ingredient. It is also used in drying liquids and gases.
In 2011, the global calcium chloride production volume exceeded 3 million tonnes. In 2017, the calcium chloride output is expected to run up to nearly 3.68 million tonnes. North America calls for above 50% chunk of the overall output. The USA, the Netherlands, Canada, China and Russia represent the top five calcium chloride manufacturers. Ludington, OxyChem, Tetra Technologies Inc., Calling Lake and Ward Chemical are among the leading calcium chloride companies.
A raft of the research studies providing relevant information on the calcium chloride market falls under this MarketPublishers’ catalogue. All-round analyses of the market on the basis of geography and application areas are at hand in the reports. The researches also uncover data on the dominant companies, market limiters and drivers, opportunities and challenges; contain statistics on the foreign trade. Moreover, a clear picture of the future prospects for the market is of easy access in the research reports.
International Trade in Calcium Chloride: Trends and Prospects
The reports examine global calcium chloride market trends (historical, current and forecast) with respect to international trade including calcium chloride global trade dynamics, exports/imports by geography, leading suppliers and consumers, average prices.