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Study #: 2987

Published: 02/2013

Pages: 336

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World Flame Retardants to 2016 - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends

World demand for flame retardant additives is forecast to rise 5.4 percent per year to 2.6 million metric tons in 2016. The Asia/Pacific region will continue to be largest and fastest growing market, accounting for over half of world demand in 2016. Boron and phosphorus compounds will be among the fastest growing types.

This study analyzes the 1.9 million metric ton world flame retardant industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2011, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by product (e.g., alumina trihydrate, brominated compounds, phosphorus compounds, chlorinated compounds, antimony compounds, born compounds), market (e.g., electrical and electronics, construction, wire and cable, motor vehicles, textiles), world region and for 18 countries.

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 37 industry participants such as Albermarle, Israel Chemicals, and Chemtura.

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				    TABLE OF CONTENTS

     SECTION									    PAGE

		INTRODUCTION							       x

	I.	EXECUTIVE SUMMARY						       1

	II.	MARKET ENVIRONMENT						       4
		General								       4
		Global Economic Overview					       5
		   Recent Historical Trends					       5
		   World Economic Outlook					       7
		World Demographic Outlook					      11
		Building Construction Outlook					      13
		World Manufacturing Overview					      17
		   World Electronics Outlook					      19
		   World Motor Vehicle Production Outlook			      21
		   World Wire & Cable Production				      24
		World Plastics Production Outlook				      27
		Regulatory Factors						      29
		   Environmental & Health Issues				      30
		      European Union						      31
		      United States						      32
		      Other Regions						      33
		   Building, Fire, & Electrical Codes				      34
		   Recycling & Disposal Issues					      37

	III.	OVERVIEW							      39
		General								      39
		Demand by Region						      41
		Demand by Product						      44
		Demand by Market						      70
		Production & Trade						      90

	IV.	NORTH AMERICA							      93
		Overview							      93
		Flame Retardant Demand						      95
		United States							      97
		Canada								     104
		Mexico								     110

	V.	WESTERN EUROPE							     116
		Overview							     116
		Flame Retardant Demand						     118
		Germany								     121
		France								     128
		Italy								     133
		United Kingdom							     139
		Spain								     144
		Netherlands							     149
		Belgium								     154
		Other Western Europe						     159

	VI.	ASIA/PACIFIC							     165
		Overview							     165
		Flame Retardant Demand						     167
		China								     170
		Japan								     178
		South Korea							     185
		Taiwan								     191
		India								     198
		Thailand							     203
		Other Asia/Pacific						     208

	VII.	OTHER REGIONS							     214
		Central & South America						     214
		   Overview							     214
		   Flame Retardant Demand					     216
		   Brazil							     218
		   Other Central & South America				     223
		Eastern Europe							     229
		   Overview							     229
		   Flame Retardant Demand					     230
		   Russia							     232
		   Other Eastern Europe						     238
		Africa/Mideast							     243

	VIII.	INDUSTRY STRUCTURE						     250
		General								     250
		Market Share							     253
		Industry Restructuring						     256
		Competitive Strategies						     258
		   Product Differentiation & Market Segmentation		     259
		   Research & Development					     260
		   Cooperative Agreements					     261
		Marketing & Distribution					     264
		Company Profiles						     266
		   Akzo Nobel NV						     267
		   Albemarle Corporation					     269
		   Almatis GmbH							     273
		   BASF SE							     275
		   Borealis GmbH						     277
		   Budenheim Iberica SLSC, see Oetker (Dr. August)
		   Campine NV							     279
		   Chemtura Corporation						     280
		   China Antimony Chemicals, see China Minmetals Nonferrous Metals
		   China Minmetals Nonferrous Metals Company Limited		     285
		   Clariant International Limited				     286
		   Cytec Industries Incorporated				     289
		   Daihachi Chemical Industry Company				     291
		   Dead Sea Bromine, see Israel Chemicals
		   Dover Chemical, see ICC Industries
		   Eti Mine Works General Management				     293
		   Glencore International AG					     294
		   Great Lakes Solutions, see Chemtura
		   Hsikwangshan Twinkling Star Company Limited			     296
		   Huber (JM) Corporation					     297
		   ICC Industries Incorporated					     299
		   INDSPEC Chemical, see Occidental Petroleum
		   Israel Chemicals Limited					     301
		   Italmatch Chemicals SpA					     305
		   Jiangsu Yoke Technology Company Limited			     307
		   Jordan Bromine, see Albemarle
		   LANXESS AG							     308
		   MAGNIFIN Magnesiaprodukte, see Albemarle
		   Manac Incorporated						     311
		   Martin Marietta Materials Incorporated			     312
		   Martinswerk, see Albemarle
		   Nabaltec AG							     314
		   Nashtec, see Glencore International and Nabaltec
		   Nihon Seiko Company Limited					     316
		   Nippon Carbide Industries Company Incorporated		     317
		   Occidental Petroleum Corporation				     318
		   Oetker (Dr. August) KG					     320
		   OxyChem, see Occidental Petroleum
		   Rinkagaku Kogyo, see Tosoh
		   Rio Tinto Group						     322
		   Sanwa Chemical, see Nippon Carbide Industries
		   SCR-Sibelco NV						     325
		   Shandong Brother Science & Technology 
		      Company Limited						     327
		   Shandong Haiwang Chemical Company Limited			     328
		   Shanghai Chlor-Alkali Chemical Company Limited		     329
		   Sherwin Alumina, see Glencore International
		   Showa Denko KK						     330
		   Sibelco Specialty Minerals Europe, see SCR-Sibelco
		   Solaris ChemTech Industries Limited				     332
		   Supresta, see Israel Chemicals
		   Suzuhiro Chemical Company Limited				     333
		   Tetrabrom Technologies, see Israel Chemicals
		   Tina Organics Private Limited				     334
		   Tosoh Corporation						     335


				      LIST OF TABLES

    TABLE NUMBER								    PAGE


		SECTION I -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
		Summary Table							       3

		SECTION II -- MARKET ENVIRONMENT
	1	World Gross Domestic Product by Region				      11
	2	World Population by Region					      13
	3	World Building Construction Expenditures			      17
	4	World Manufacturing Value Added by Region			      19
	5	World Electronic Product Shipments				      21
	6	World Motor Vehicle Production					      24
	7	World Plastic Resin Production					      29

		SECTION III -- OVERVIEW
	1	World Flame Retardant Demand by Region				      43
	2	World Flame Retardant Demand by Product				      47
	3	World Alumina Trihydrate Flame Retardant Demand			      52
	4	World Brominated Flame Retardant Demand				      56
	5	World Phosphorus Flame Retardant Demand				      60
	6	World Chlorinated Flame Retardant Demand			      62
	7	World Antimony Flame Retardant Demand				      65
	8	World Boron Flame Retardant Demand				      67
	9	World Other Flame Retardant Demand				      70
	10	World Flame Retardant Demand by Market				      72
	11	World Electrical & Electronic Markets 
		   for Flame Retardants						      76
	12	World Construction Market for Flame Retardants			      80
	13	World Wire & Cable Market for Flame Retardants			      82
	14	World Motor Vehicle Market for Flame Retardants			      85
	15	World Textiles Market for Flame Retardants			      88
	16	Other World Markets for Flame Retardants			      90

		SECTION IV -- NORTH AMERICA
	1	North America: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant Demand	      94
	2	North America: Flame Retardant Demand by Product 
		   & Market							      96
	3	United States: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant Demand	      99
	4	United States: Flame Retardant Demand by Product		     101
	5	United States: Flame Retardant Demand by Market			     103
	6	Canada: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant Demand		     106
	7	Canada: Flame Retardant Demand by Product			     107
	8	Canada: Flame Retardant Demand by Market			     109
	9	Mexico: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant Demand		     111
	10	Mexico: Flame Retardant Demand by Product			     113
	11	Mexico: Flame Retardant Demand by Market			     115

		SECTION V -- WESTERN EUROPE
	1	Western Europe: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant 
		   Demand							     118
	2	Western Europe: Flame Retardant Demand by Product 
		   & Market							     120
	3	Germany: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant Demand		     123
	4	Germany: Flame Retardant Demand by Product			     125
	5	Germany: Flame Retardant Demand by Market			     127
	6	France: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant Demand		     129
	7	France: Flame Retardant Demand by Product			     131
	8	France: Flame Retardant Demand by Market			     132
	9	Italy: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant Demand		     135
	10	Italy: Flame Retardant Demand by Product			     136
	11	Italy: Flame Retardant Demand by Market				     138
	12	United Kingdom: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant 
		   Demand							     140
	13	United Kingdom: Flame Retardant Demand by Product		     142
	14	United Kingdom: Flame Retardant Demand by Market		     143
	15	Spain: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant Demand		     145
	16	Spain: Flame Retardant Demand by Product			     146
	17	Spain: Flame Retardant Demand by Market				     148
	18	Netherlands: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant Demand		     150
	19	Netherlands: Flame Retardant Demand by Product			     151
	20	Netherlands: Flame Retardant Demand by Market			     153
	21	Belgium: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant Demand		     155
	22	Belgium: Flame Retardant Demand by Product			     156
	23	Belgium: Flame Retardant Demand by Market			     158
	24	Other Western Europe: Key Indicators for Flame 
		   Retardant Demand						     160
	25	Other Western Europe: Flame Retardant Demand 
		   by Product							     162
	26	Other Western Europe: Flame Retardant Demand 
		   by Market							     163

		SECTION VI -- ASIA/PACIFIC
	1	Asia/Pacific: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant Demand		     167
	2	Asia/Pacific: Flame Retardant Demand by Product & Market	     169
	3	China: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant Demand		     172
	4	China: Flame Retardant Demand by Product			     175
	5	China: Flame Retardant Demand by Market				     177
	6	Japan: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant Demand		     180
	7	Japan: Flame Retardant Demand by Product			     182
	8	Japan: Flame Retardant Demand by Market				     184
	9	South Korea: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant Demand		     187
	10	South Korea: Flame Retardant Demand by Product			     189
	11	South Korea: Flame Retardant Demand by Market			     190
	12	Taiwan: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant Demand		     193
	13	Taiwan: Flame Retardant Demand by Product			     195
	14	Taiwan: Flame Retardant Demand by Market			     197
	15	India: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant Demand		     199
	16	India: Flame Retardant Demand by Product			     201
	17	India: Flame Retardant Demand by Market				     202
	18	Thailand: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant Demand		     205
	19	Thailand: Flame Retardant Demand by Product			     206
	20	Thailand: Flame Retardant Demand by Market			     207
	21	Other Asia/Pacific: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant 
		   Demand							     210
	22	Other Asia/Pacific: Flame Retardant Demand by Product		     211
	23	Other Asia/Pacific: Flame Retardant Demand by Market		     212

		SECTION VII -- OTHER REGIONS
	1	Central & South America: Key Indicators for Flame 
		   Retardant Demand						     216
	2	Central & South America: Flame Retardant Demand 
		   by Product & Market						     218
	3	Brazil: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant Demand		     220
	4	Brazil: Flame Retardant Demand by Product			     221
	5	Brazil: Flame Retardant Demand by Market			     223
	6	Other Central & South America: Key Indicators for Flame 
		   Retardant Demand						     225
	7	Other Central & South America: Flame Retardant Demand 
		   by Product							     226
	8	Other Central & South America: Flame Retardant Demand 
		   by Market							     228
	9	Eastern Europe: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant 
		   Demand							     230
	10	Eastern Europe: Flame Retardant Demand by Product 
		   & Market							     232
	11	Russia: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant Demand		     234
	12	Russia: Flame Retardant Demand by Product			     236
	13	Russia: Flame Retardant Demand by Market			     237
	14	Other Eastern Europe: Key Indicators for Flame 
		   Retardant Demand						     239
	15	Other Eastern Europe: Flame Retardant Demand by Product		     241
	16	Other Eastern Europe: Flame Retardant Demand by Market		     242
	17	Africa/Mideast: Key Indicators for Flame Retardant Demand	     245
	18	Africa/Mideast: Flame Retardant Demand by Product		     246
	19	Africa/Mideast: Flame Retardant Demand by Market		     248

		SECTION VIII -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
	1	Flame Retardant Sales by Company, 2011				     252
	2	Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures				     258
	3	Selected Cooperative Agreements					     263

 
				      LIST OF CHARTS

    CHART NUMBER								    PAGE

		SECTION II -- MARKET ENVIRONMENT
	1	World Insulated Wire & Cable Production by Region, 2011		      27

		SECTION III -- OVERVIEW
	1	World Flame Retardant Demand by Region, 2001-2021		      44
	2	World Flame Retardant Demand by Product, 2011: 
		   Volume & Value						      48
	3	World Flame Retardant Demand by Market, 2011			      73

		SECTION IV -- NORTH AMERICA
	1	North America: Flame Retardant Demand by Country, 2011		      97

		SECTION V -- WESTERN EUROPE
	1	Western Europe: Flame Retardant Demand by Country, 2011		     121

		SECTION VI -- ASIA/PACIFIC
	1	Asia/Pacific: Flame Retardant Demand by Country, 2011		     170

		SECTION VIII -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
	1	World Flame Retardant Market Share by Company, 2011		     253



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