World Salt

Chemical applications to grow the fastest

Growth in the Africa/Mideast and Asia/Pacific regions will drive salt demand in chemical applications, which will expand at the fastest pace of any major market for the mineral through 2020. New caustic soda production facilities in the United Arab Emirates, among other places, will boost output capacity and upstream demand for salt. On the other hand, global chemical salt demand will be offset to a certain extent by a European Union regulation set to take effect in December 2017 that will ban mercury-based chlorine production. The high cost involved in converting to membrane-based capacity will cause a number of plants to close, dampening output and therefore salt consumption.

Food salt demand increasing with convenience foods

Increases in salt consumption by food processors across the globe will remain steady. Advances in food salt demand will be driven by rising personal incomes worldwide, which will boost the consumption of packaged and convenience foods in a number of countries. Sales to livestock feed producers and distributors will accelerate from a low 2015 base, as livestock populations in North America, the Asia/Pacific region, and Eastern Europe recover from a number of diseases that devastated herds in 2014 and 2015.

Solar evaporation most common salt extraction method

Solar evaporation will remain by far the most common method for extracting salt in 2020, accounting for over two-fifths of worldwide output. This method’s low costs relative to the more energy intensive rock salt mining and brine extraction processes will support gains. In addition, a number of countries located in the two fastest growing regional markets -- the Africa/Mideast and Asia/Pacific regions -- possess climates that are ideally suited for the production of solar salt, further supporting output increases. The vacuum evaporation process will also record robust gains, supported by healthy growth in China, where higher purity standards are gaining in importance in both the chemical manufacturing and food processing industries.

Study Coverage

World Salt presents historical Data (2005, 2010, 2015) plus forecasts (2020, 2025) for supply and demand, as well as demand by market, in six regions and 18 major countries. The study also considers key market environment factors, assesses the industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 33 global industry competitors such as Cargill, China National Salt Industry, Compass Materials and K+S.

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  1. World Salt

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    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

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    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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      1. Table | WORLD SALT DEMAND

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

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      1. 3.1 General

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      2. 3.2 World Economic Overview

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        1. 3.2.1 Recent Historical Trends

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        2. 3.2.2 World Economic Outlook

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          1. Table | WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION

      3. 3.3 World Demographic Outlook

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        1. Table | WORLD POPULATION BY REGION

      4. 3.4 World Manufacturing Outlook

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        1. Table | WORLD MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY REGION

        2. 3.4.1 Chemical Manufacturing Outlook

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          1. Table | WORLD CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY REGION

        3. 3.4.2 Food & Beverage Manufacturing Outlook

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          1. Table | WORLD FOOD & BEVERAGE MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY REGION

      5. 3.5 World Paved Road Outlook

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        1. Table | WORLD PAVED ROADS BY REGION

      6. 3.6 World Livestock Outlook

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        1. Table | WORLD LIVESTOCK POPULATION BY REGION

      7. 3.7 Climatic Factors

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      8. 3.8 Pricing Trends

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        1. Table | AVERAGE WORLD SALT PRICES BY REGION & MARKET

      9. 3.9 Environmental & Regulatory Considerations

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    4. 4 OVERVIEW

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      1. 4.1 General

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      2. 4.2 Demand by Region

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        1. Table | WORLD SALT DEMAND BY REGION

        2. CHART III-1 WORLD SALT DEMAND BY REGION, 2005-2025

        3. CHART III-2 CHANGE IN SALT DEMAND BETWEEN 2015 & 2020, BY REGION

      3. 4.3 Demand by Market

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        1. Table | WORLD SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

        2. CHART III-3 WORLD SALT DEMAND BY MARKET, 2015

        3. CHART III-4 WORLD SALT DEMAND BY MARKET & REGION, 2005-2015

        4. 4.3.1 Chemical Manufacturing

          $263.00

          1. Table | WORLD CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING MARKET FOR SALT BY REGION

          2. CHART III-5 WORLD CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING MARKET FOR SALT BY REGION, 2005-2025

        5. 4.3.2 Road Deicing

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          1. Table | WORLD ROAD DEICING MARKET FOR SALT BY REGION

          2. CHART III-6 WORLD ROAD DEICING MARKET FOR SALT BY REGION, 2015

        6. 4.3.3 Food Processing

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          1. Table | WORLD FOOD PROCESSING MARKET FOR SALT BY REGION

          2. CHART III-7 WORLD FOOD PROCESSING MARKET FOR SALT BY REGION, 2015

        7. 4.3.4 Livestock

          $148.00

          1. Table | WORLD LIVESTOCK MARKET FOR SALT BY REGION

          2. CHART III-8 WORLD LIVESTOCK MARKET FOR SALT BY REGION, 2015

        8. 4.3.5 Other

          $196.00

          1. Table | WORLD DEMAND FOR SALT USED IN OTHER MARKETS BY APPLICATION & REGION

          2. CHART III-9 OTHER MARKETS FOR SALT BY REGION, 2015

      4. 4.4 Production by Region

        $139.00

        1. Table | WORLD SALT PRODUCTION BY REGION

        2. CHART III-10 WORLD SALT PRODUCTION BY REGION, 2005-2025

      5. 4.5 Production by Method

        $564.00

        1. Table | WORLD SALT PRODUCTION BY METHOD

        2. CHART III-11 WORLD SALT PRODUCTION BY METHOD, 2015

        3. 4.5.1 Solar Evaporated Salt

          $132.00

          1. Table | WORLD SOLAR EVAPORATED SALT PRODUCTION BY REGION

        4. 4.5.2 Rock Salt

          $91.00

          1. Table | WORLD ROCK SALT PRODUCTION BY REGION

        5. 4.5.3 Brine

          $112.00

          1. Table | WORLD BRINE PRODUCTION BY REGION

        6. 4.5.4 Vacuum Evaporated & Other Salt

          $97.00

          1. Table | WORLD VACUUM EVAPORATED & OTHER SALT PRODUCTION BY REGION

      6. 4.6 International Trade

        $106.00

        1. Table | WORLD SALT NET EXPORTS BY REGION

    5. 5 NORTH AMERICA

      $1,203.00

      1. 5.1 North America: General

        $92.00

      2. 5.2 North America: Salt Supply & Demand

        $135.00

        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. CHART IV-1 NORTH AMERICA: SALT DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015

      3. 5.3 North America: Salt Markets

        $82.00

        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

      4. 5.4 United States

        $380.00

        1. 5.4.1 United States: General

          $114.00

        2. 5.4.2 United States: Salt Supply & Demand

          $135.00

          1. Table | UNITED STATES: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 5.4.3 United States: Salt Markets

          $130.00

          1. Table | UNITED STATES: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

      5. 5.5 Canada

        $267.00

        1. 5.5.1 Canada: General

          $87.00

        2. 5.5.2 Canada: Salt Supply & Demand

          $100.00

          1. Table | CANADA: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 5.5.3 Canada: Salt Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | CANADA: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

      6. 5.6 Mexico

        $273.00

        1. 5.6.1 Mexico: General

          $104.00

        2. 5.6.2 Mexico: Salt Supply & Demand

          $115.00

          1. Table | MEXICO: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 5.6.3 Mexico: Salt Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | MEXICO: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

    6. 6 WESTERN EUROPE

      $2,151.00

      1. 6.1 Western Europe: General

        $122.00

      2. 6.2 Western Europe: Salt Supply & Demand

        $176.00

        1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. CHART V-1 WESTERN EUROPE: SALT DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015

      3. 6.3 Western Europe: Salt Markets

        $82.00

        1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

      4. 6.4 Germany

        $301.00

        1. 6.4.1 Germany: General

          $88.00

        2. 6.4.2 Germany: Salt Supply & Demand

          $130.00

          1. Table | GERMANY: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 6.4.3 Germany: Salt Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | GERMANY: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

      5. 6.5 United Kingdom

        $256.00

        1. 6.5.1 United Kingdom: General

          $82.00

        2. 6.5.2 United Kingdom: Salt Supply & Demand

          $110.00

          1. Table | UNITED KINGDOM: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 6.5.3 United Kingdom: Salt Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | UNITED KINGDOM: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

      6. 6.6 France

        $282.00

        1. 6.6.1 France: General

          $119.00

        2. 6.6.2 France: Salt Supply & Demand

          $95.00

          1. Table | FRANCE: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 6.6.3 France: Salt Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | FRANCE: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

      7. 6.7 Spain

        $285.00

        1. 6.7.1 Spain: General

          $105.00

        2. 6.7.2 Spain: Salt Supply & Demand

          $112.00

          1. Table | SPAIN: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 6.7.3 Spain: Salt Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | SPAIN: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

      8. 6.8 Italy

        $306.00

        1. 6.8.1 Italy: General

          $127.00

        2. 6.8.2 Italy: Salt Supply & Demand

          $113.00

          1. Table | ITALY: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 6.8.3 Italy: Salt Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | ITALY: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

      9. 6.9 Other Western Europe

        $347.00

        1. 6.9.1 Other Western Europe: General

          $128.00

        2. 6.9.2 Other Western Europe: Salt Supply & Demand

          $127.00

          1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 6.9.3 Other Western Europe: Salt Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

        4. 6.9.4 Other Western Europe: Salt Demand by Country

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: SALT DEMAND BY COUNTRY

    7. 7 ASIA/PACIFIC

      $2,421.00

      1. 7.1 Asia/Pacific: General

        $95.00

      2. 7.2 Asia/Pacific: Salt Supply & Demand

        $134.00

        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. CHART VI-1 ASIA/PACIFIC: SALT DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015

      3. 7.3 Asia/Pacific: Salt Markets

        $82.00

        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

      4. 7.4 China

        $340.00

        1. 7.4.1 China: General

          $122.00

        2. 7.4.2 China: Salt Supply & Demand

          $146.00

          1. Table | CHINA: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 7.4.3 China: Salt Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | CHINA: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

      5. 7.5 India

        $352.00

        1. 7.5.1 India: General

          $102.00

        2. 7.5.2 India: Salt Supply & Demand

          $157.00

          1. Table | INDIA: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 7.5.3 India: Salt Markets

          $93.00

          1. Table | INDIA: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

      6. 7.6 Japan

        $291.00

        1. 7.6.1 Japan: General

          $107.00

        2. 7.6.2 Japan: Salt Supply & Demand

          $116.00

          1. Table | JAPAN: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 7.6.3 Japan: Salt Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | JAPAN: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

      7. 7.7 South Korea

        $265.00

        1. 7.7.1 South Korea: General

          $99.00

        2. 7.7.2 South Korea: Salt Supply & Demand

          $99.00

          1. Table | SOUTH KOREA: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 7.7.3 South Korea: Salt Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | SOUTH KOREA: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

      8. 7.8 Indonesia

        $270.00

        1. 7.8.1 Indonesia: General

          $100.00

        2. 7.8.2 Indonesia: Salt Supply & Demand

          $110.00

          1. Table | INDONESIA: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 7.8.3 Indonesia: Salt Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | INDONESIA: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

      9. 7.9 Taiwan

        $240.00

        1. 7.9.1 Taiwan: General

          $101.00

        2. 7.9.2 Taiwan: Salt Supply & Demand

          $93.00

          1. Table | TAIWAN: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 7.9.3 Taiwan: Salt Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | TAIWAN: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

      10. 7.10 Other Asia/Pacific

        $351.00

        1. 7.10.1 Other Asia/Pacific: General

          $99.00

        2. 7.10.2 Other Asia/Pacific: Salt Supply & Demand

          $143.00

          1. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 7.10.3 Other Asia/Pacific: Salt Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

        4. 7.10.4 Other Asia/Pacific: Salt Demand by Country

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: SALT DEMAND BY COUNTRY

    8. 8 OTHER REGIONS

      $2,862.00

      1. 8.1 Central & South America

        $852.00

        1. 8.1.1 Central & South America: General

          $100.00

        2. 8.1.2 Central & South America: Salt Supply & Demand

          $125.00

          1. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 8.1.3 Central & South America: Salt Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

        4. 8.1.4 Brazil

          $292.00

          1. Table | BRAZIL: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

          2. Table | BRAZIL: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

        5. 8.1.5 Other Central & South America

          $288.00

          1. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

          2. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

      2. 8.2 Eastern Europe

        $1,088.00

        1. 8.2.1 Eastern Europe: General

          $103.00

        2. 8.2.2 Eastern Europe: Salt Supply & Demand

          $125.00

          1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

          2. CHART VII-1 EASTERN EUROPE: SALT DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015

        3. 8.2.3 Eastern Europe: Salt Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

        4. 8.2.4 Russia

          $264.00

          1. Table | RUSSIA: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

          2. Table | RUSSIA: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

        5. 8.2.5 Poland

          $272.00

          1. Table | POLAND: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

          2. Table | POLAND: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

        6. 8.2.6 Other Eastern Europe

          $273.00

          1. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

          2. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE : SALT DEMAND BY MARKET & COUNTRY

      3. 8.3 Africa/Mideast

        $922.00

        1. 8.3.1 Africa/Mideast: General

          $112.00

        2. 8.3.2 Africa/Mideast: Salt Supply & Demand

          $119.00

          1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

          2. CHART VII-2 AFRICA/MIDEAST: SALT DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015

        3. 8.3.3 Africa/Mideast: Salt Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

        4. 8.3.4 Turkey

          $275.00

          1. Table | TURKEY: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

          2. Table | TURKEY: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

        5. 8.3.5 Other Africa/Mideast

          $355.00

          1. Table | OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: SALT SUPPLY & DEMAND

          2. Table | OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: SALT DEMAND BY MARKET

          3. Table | OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: SALT DEMAND BY COUNTRY

    9. 9 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $4,706.00

      1. 9.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 9.2 Industry Composition

        $169.00

        1. Table | WORLD SALT SALES BY COMPANY, 2015

      3. 9.3 Market Share

        $304.00

        1. CHART VIII-1 WORLD SALT MARKET SHARE, 2015

      4. 9.4 Marketing & Distribution

        $180.00

      5. 9.5 Cooperative Agreements

        $169.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      6. 9.6 Mergers & Acquisitions

        $111.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      7. 9.7 Company Profiles

        $3,552.00

        1. 9.7.1 Akzo Nobel NV

          $360.00

        2. 9.7.2 Cargill Incorporated

          $194.00

        3. 9.7.3 China National Salt Industry Corporation

          $116.00

        4. 9.7.4 CK Life Sciences International Holdings Incorporated

          $176.00

        5. 9.7.5 Compagnie des Salins du Midi et des Salines de l'Est SA

          $93.00

        6. 9.7.6 Compass Minerals International Incorporated

          $330.00

        7. 9.7.7 Dow Chemical Company

          $90.00

        8. 9.7.8 Exportadora de Sal SA de CV

          $97.00

        9. 9.7.9 Hubei Shuanghuan Science and Technology Stock Company Limited

          $82.00

        10. 9.7.10 INEOS Group AG

          $84.00

        11. 9.7.11 Israel Chemicals Limited

          $212.00

        12. 9.7.12 Italkali Società Italiana Sali Alcalini SpA

          $113.00

        13. 9.7.13 JSC Uralkali

          $82.00

        14. 9.7.14 K+S AG

          $403.00

        15. 9.7.15 Kopalnia Soli K³odawa SA

          $82.00

        16. 9.7.16 Mitsui & Company Limited

          $103.00

        17. 9.7.17 Olin Corporation

          $93.00

        18. 9.7.18 Pakistan Mineral Development Corporation

          $82.00

        19. 9.7.19 Rio Tinto Group

          $123.00

        20. 9.7.20 Russalt Limited

          $82.00

        21. 9.7.21 Salinen Austria AG

          $99.00

        22. 9.7.22 Solvay SA

          $85.00

        23. 9.7.23 State Enterprise Association Artyomsol

          $83.00

        24. 9.7.24 Südwestdeutsche Salzwerke AG

          $196.00

        25. 9.7.25 Tata Group

          $180.00

      8. 9.8 Other Companies Mentioned in Study

        $166.00

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