An organic compound with the molecular formula C3H6N6, melamine is mainly found in the form of white-colored crystals having extremely high nitrogen content. If mixed with resins, it has fire retardant properties. Melamine is used in the making of laminates, cooking utensils, industrial coatings, paper and textiles, adhesives, fire retardant fabrics, plates and commercial filters, etc.
The world melamine market is ruled by China, with by European countries. Asia is the number one melamine producer, accounting for more than 58 percent of the total capacity. The annual consumption of melamine is forecast to register a 4.8 percent growth annually through 2015, with especially evident demand hikes seen in the Middle East, China, as well as in a number of European countries.
The Catalogue includes research reports devoted to the analysis of the melamine market. The reports analyze the market on different geographical scales. The studies provide forecasts for the market regarding changes in prices, trade, production, demand, supply, etc. Main melamine market players are profiled in the research reports. The researches review future market opportunities. Besides, the factors impacting the market are uncovered in the research reports.