Bromine: Market Research Report

Date: January 9, 2016
Pages: 140
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US$ 4,500.00
Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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ID: B23854A514BEN
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Bromine: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Bromine in Metric Tons by the following End Use Segments: Flame Retardants, Drilling Fluids, Organic Intermediates, Water-Treatment Chemicals, and Other Applications. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2022. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 30 companies including many key and niche players such as -
  • Albemarle Corporation
  • Arab Potash Company
  • Chemada Fine Chemicals Company Ltd.
  • Chemtura Corporation
  • Gulf Resources Inc.
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Bromine – A Prelude
Global Bromine Market Overview and Outlook
Asia-Pacific Emerges as the Largest Consumer of Bromine
Market Restraints
Competitive Scenario
ICL: the Largest Bromine Producer

Table 1. Leading Players in the Global Bromine Market (2015): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Production Capacity for ICL, Jordan Bromine, Albemarle, Chinese Companies, Chemtura, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Reserves and Production Statistics

Table 2. Global Bromine Reserves by Country (Thousand Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3. Select Bromine Producing Countries (2013-2015): Annual Production in Thousand Metric Tons by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. END-USE APPLICATIONS

Large Bromine Producers in Distress – New Applications to the Rescue
Brominated Polymeric Flame Retardants to Witness Growth
Concerns of Bromine Usage in Electronics Casings
Increasing Activity in the Oil & Gas Sector Bodes Well for Bromine Demand for Drilling Applications

Table 4. Global Oil & Gas Demand (in Million Tons of Oil Equivalent): 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2020, 2025, 2030, & 2035 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Organic Intermediates to Emerge As Second Largest End-Use Application for Bromine
Bromine Based Flow Batteries to Witness Robust Growth with Rising demand for Grid Energy Storage Systems
Key Advantages of Large Scale Electrochemical Energy Storage Technologies
Energy Storage Technologies: Key Features Comparison for NaS Battery, Lithium-ion Battery, and Flow Battery Technology
Research Ongoing for Developing Cheaper Batteries for Grid Electricity Storage
Indispensable Nature of Rubber in Various Applications Form a Strong Base for Growth of Bromine
Increasing Demand for Clean Water Drives Bromine Application as Disinfectant and Fumigant
End-Use Application Areas in Industrial Water Treatment Sector and Role of Bromine
Bromine’s Key Role in Reduction of Mercury Emission: Strong Growth Driver
Increasing Use of Bromine in Pharmaceuticals Add to Growth
Brominated Pesticides Usage in Pesticides Will Add to Growth
Market Issues
Environmental Issues Associated with Bromine Lead to Increasing Demand for Alternative Products
Alternatives to Methyl Bromide – Need of the Hour

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Air Blowing Process
Steaming Out Process
Derivatives of Bromine
Various forms of Bromine
Calcium Bromide (CaBr2)
Effectiveness of Calcium Bromide in Reducing Mercury Emission

Table 5. Mercury-Reduction Capability of Select APC Systems

Potassium Bromide (KBr)
Methyl Bromide
Legal Issues Related to Methyl Bromide
Sodium Bromide
Applications of Bromine
Water Purification
Agriculture
Photography
Pharmaceutical Industry
Automobile Industry
Flame Retardants
Kinds Of Flame Retardants
Brominated Flames Retardants
Kinds of BFR
Biocides

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS

Threshold Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Tarloxotinib Bromide
WEW Introduced 8,350-Liter (2,205-Gal-Lon) Bromine Tank
Boehringer Ingelheim Rolls Out STIOLTO RESPIMAT
Elestor Develops Hydrogen Bromide Flow Battery
ICL Installs Bromine-Based Battery

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

ICL’s Industrial Products Segment Divests Clearon
Albemarle Inks an Agreement with ICL
Albemarle Completes Divestiture of Martinswerk Business
Chemetall Takes Over Shanghai Chemetall Joint Venture
Albemarle Completes Acquisition of Rockwood Holdings
Tosoh Inks Agreement with Chemtura for Distribution of Emerald Innovation 1000
Gulf Resources Acquires Shouguang City Rongyuan Chemical
Albemarle Inks Agreement with ICL
RedFlow Inks an Agreement with SMS Global
Jordan Bromine Expands Bromine Capacity
Albemarle Announces Successful Commissioning of Jordan Bromine Company’s First Phase of Expansion

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Albemarle Corporation (US)
Arab Potash Company (Jordan)
Chemada Fine Chemicals Company Ltd. (Israel)
Chemtura Corporation (US)
Biolab, Inc. (US)
Gulf Resources Inc., (China)
Hindustan Salts Limited (India)
Honeywell International Inc. (US)
Israel Chemicals Limited (Israel)
ICL-IP America, Inc. (US)
Dead Sea Bromine Company Ltd. (Israel)
Jordan Bromine Company Ltd. (Jordan)
Perekop Bromine (Ukraine)
Shouguang Luyuan Salt Chemical Co. Ltd (China)
Solaris ChemTech Ltd. (India)
Tata Chemicals Ltd. (India)
Tetra technologies, Inc. (US)
The Dow Chemical Company (US)
Tosoh Corporation (Japan)

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 6. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bromine by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. World 9-Year Perspective for Bromine by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2014, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bromine by Application - Flame Retardants, Drilling Fluids, Organic Intermediates, Water Treatment Chemicals, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. World 9-Year Perspective for Bromine by Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Flame Retardants, Drilling Fluids, Organic Intermediates, Water Treatment Chemicals, and Others Markets for Years 2014, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Competitive Scenario

Table 10. The US Bromine Market by Leading Player (2015): Production Capacity in Kilo Metric Tons for Albemarle and Chemtura (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Opportunity Indicators

Table 11. Projected Growth (%) of the US Construction Market over the Period 2012-2020 by Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12. Growing Residential Construction in the US (2007-2017P): Number of Housing Starts by Type - Single-Family Units and Multi-Family Units (in ‘000) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

EXIM Statistics

Table 13. The US Exports for Bromine or Fluorine (2014 & 2015): Breakdown of Exports Value by Destination Country (US$) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14. The US Imports for Bromine or Fluorine (2014 & 2015): Breakdown of Imports Value by Country of Origin (in US$) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 15. The US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bromine Market Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Recovery in Construction Activity to Spur Growth

Table 16. Housing Starts in Canada (2008-2015): Breakdown of Number of Housing Starts in Thousands (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

EXIM Stats

Table 17. Canadian Exports for Bromine or Fluorine (2015): Breakdown of Exports Value by Destination Country (in US$) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. Canadian Imports for Bromine or Fluorine (2015): Breakdown of Imports Value by Country of Origin (in US$) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

B. Market Analytics

Table 19. Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bromine Market Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Development
Tosoh Corporation – A Major Japanese Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 20. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bromine Market Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Demand to Emerge from Automotive, Pharma and Oil & Natural Gas Sectors
Opportunity Indicators

Table 21. Construction Industry in Europe (2010-2015E): Percentage Change of Construction Output by Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22. European Construction Market by Sector (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Civil Engineering, Non-Residential, and Residential (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Ban on Use of Bromine in Various Sectors Hamper Growth
Amendments to the POPS Regulation in EU Restrict Use of Bromine-based Flame Retardants
Product Launches
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 23. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bromine by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24. European 9-Year Perspective for Bromine by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2014, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Asia-Pacific Leads the Global Bromine Market
B. Market Analytics

Table 25. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bromine by Geographic Region - China, India, South Korea, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26. Asia-Pacific 9-Year Perspective for Bromine by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for China, India, South Korea, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2014, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5A. CHINA

A. Market Analysis
China to Emerge as Leading Market for Bromine Owing to Increasing Demand for Flame Retardants in the Country
Shrinking Domestic Supply to Push up Bromine Prices
International Suppliers to Escalate Bromine Prices
Adverse Impact of Climatic Conditions and Policies on Chinese Bromine Market
Strategic Corporate Development
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 27. Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bromine Market Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5B. INDIA

A. Market Analysis
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 28. Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bromine Market Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5C. SOUTH KOREA

Market Analysis

Table 29. South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bromine Market Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5D. TAIWAN

Market Analysis

Table 30. Taiwanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bromine Market Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5E. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Strategic Corporate Development
B. Market Analytics

Table 31. Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bromine Market Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. LATIN AMERICA

Market Analysis

Table 32. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bromine Market Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REST OF WORLD

A. Market Analysis
Jordan
Israel
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 33. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bromine Market Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 30 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 31)
The United States (4)
Japan (1)
Europe (2)
  Germany (1)
  Rest of Europe (1)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (19)
Middle East (5)
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