Global flame retardant market value will grow 8.5% annually through 2009, as higher value specialty types continue to gain market share. Brominated, phosphorus and antimony compounds and magnesium dihydrate will grow the fastest, while lower-priced alumina trihydrate will grow more slowly.
This study analyzes the US$3.3 billion global flame retardant industry. It presents historical demand data for 1994, 1999 and 2004 and forecasts to 2009 and 2014 by type (e.g., alumina trihydrate, brominated compounds, phosphorus compounds, chlorinated compounds, boron compounds, antimony oxides); and market (e.g., construction, electrical and electronics, motor vehicles, wire and cable, textiles); and for 6 world regional and 13 major national markets.
The study also considers market environment trends and indicators, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 53 leading industry competitors including Albemarle, Chemtura, Israel Chemicals, Alcan, Almatis, JM Huber, Supresta, Clariant, Rhodia, Rio Tinto, Eti Maden, Hsikwangshan Twinkling Star, Martin Marietta, Ciba, and DSM.