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Global Bromine Industry

  • September 2016
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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.

Table Of Contents

Global Bromine Industry


I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1 Disclaimers.............. I-2 Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2 Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3 Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW.............. II-1 Bromine - A Prelude.............. II-1 Global Bromine Market Overview and Outlook II-1 Asia-Pacific Emerges as the Largest Consumer of Bromine II-2 Market Restraints.............. II-2 Competitive Scenario..............II-3 ICL: the Largest Bromine Producer II-3 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).............. II-4 Reserves and Production Statistics II-4 Table 2: Global Bromine Reserves by Country (Thousand Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5

Table 3: Select Bromine Producing Countries (2013-2015): Annual Production in Thousand Metric Tons by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6

2. END-USE APPLICATIONS.............. II-7 Large Bromine Producers in Distress - New Applications to the Rescue.............. II-7 Brominated Polymeric Flame Retardants to Witness Growth II-8 Concerns of Bromine Usage in Electronics Casings II-10 Increasing Activity in the Oil and Gas Sector Bodes Well for Bromine Demand for Drilling Applications II-11 Table 4: Global Oil and Gas Demand (in Million Tons of Oil Equivalent): 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2020, 2025, 2030, and 2035 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12 Organic Intermediates to Emerge As Second Largest End-Use Application for Bromine..............II-12 Bromine Based Flow Batteries to Witness Robust Growth with Rising demand for Grid Energy Storage Systems II-12 Key Advantages of Large Scale Electrochemical Energy Storage Technologies.............. II-14 Energy Storage Technologies: Key Features Comparison for NaS Battery, Lithium-ion Battery, and Flow Battery Technology II-15 Research Ongoing for Developing Cheaper Batteries for Grid Electricity Storage..............II-15 Indispensable Nature of Rubber in Various Applications Form a Strong Base for Growth of Bromine II-16 Increasing Demand for Clean Water Drives Bromine Application as Disinfectant and Fumigant..............II-18 End-Use Application Areas in Industrial Water Treatment Sector and Role of Bromine..............II-19 Bromine's Key Role in Reduction of Mercury Emission: Strong Growth Driver.............. II-20 Increasing Use of Bromine in Pharmaceuticals Add to Growth II-21 Brominated Pesticides Usage in Pesticides Will Add to Growth II-21 Market Issues.............. II-22 Environmental Issues Associated with Bromine Lead to Increasing Demand for Alternative Products II-22 Alternatives to Methyl Bromide - Need of the Hour II-23

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW.............. II-24 Air Blowing Process.............. II-24 Steaming Out Process..............II-24 Derivatives of Bromine..............II-24 Various forms of Bromine..............II-24 Calcium Bromide (CaBr2)..............II-24 Effectiveness of Calcium Bromide in Reducing Mercury Emission II-25 Table 5: Mercury-Reduction Capability of Select APC Systems II-25 Potassium Bromide (KBr)..............II-26 Methyl Bromide.............. II-26 Legal Issues Related to Methyl Bromide II-26 Sodium Bromide.............. II-26 Applications of Bromine..............II-27 Water Purification.............. II-27 Agriculture.............. II-27 Photography.............. II-27 Pharmaceutical Industry..............II-27 Automobile Industry..............II-28 Flame Retardants.............. II-28 Kinds Of Flame Retardants..............II-28 Brominated Flames Retardants..............II-28 Kinds of BFR.............. II-29 Biocides.............. II-29

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-30 Threshold Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Tarloxotinib Bromide.............. II-30 WEW Introduced 8,350-Liter (2,205-Gal-Lon) Bromine Tank II-30 Boehringer Ingelheim Rolls Out STIOLTO RESPIMAT II-30 Elestor Develops Hydrogen Bromide Flow Battery II-30 ICL Installs Bromine-Based Battery II-30

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY..............II-31 ICL's Industrial Products Segment Divests Clearon II-31 Albemarle Inks an Agreement with ICL II-31 Albemarle Completes Divestiture of Martinswerk Business II-31 Chemetall Takes Over Shanghai Chemetall Joint Venture II-31 Albemarle Completes Acquisition of Rockwood Holdings II-31 Tosoh Inks Agreement with Chemtura for Distribution of Emerald Innovation® 1000.............. II-31 Gulf Resources Acquires Shouguang City Rongyuan Chemical II-32 Albemarle Inks Agreement with ICL II-32 RedFlow Inks an Agreement with SMS Global II-32 Jordan Bromine Expands Bromine Capacity II-32 Albemarle Announces Successful Commissioning of Jordan Bromine Company's First Phase of Expansion II-32

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS..............II-33 Albemarle Corporation (US)..............II-33 Arab Potash Company (Jordan)..............II-33 Chemada Fine Chemicals Company Ltd. (Israel) II-33 Chemtura Corporation (US)..............II-34 Biolab, Inc. (US)..............II-34 Gulf Resources Inc., (China)..............II-34 Hindustan Salts Limited (India)..............II-35 Honeywell International Inc. (US) II-35 Israel Chemicals Limited (Israel) II-35 ICL-IP America, Inc. (US)..............II-36 Dead Sea Bromine Company Ltd. (Israel) II-36 Jordan Bromine Company Ltd. (Jordan) II-37 Perekop Bromine (Ukraine)..............II-37 Shouguang Luyuan Salt Chemical Co. Ltd (China) II-38 Solaris ChemTech Ltd. (India)..............II-38 Tata Chemicals Ltd. (India)..............II-38 Tetra technologies, Inc. (US)..............II-38 The Dow Chemical Company (US)..............II-39 Tosoh Corporation (Japan)..............II-39

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE..............II-40 Table 6: World Recent Past, Current and 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)..............II-40

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) II-41

Table 8: World Recent Past, Current and 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)..............II-42

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) II-43

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES.............. III-1 A.Market Analysis.............. III-1 Current and Future Analysis..............III-1 Competitive Scenario..............III-1 Table 10: The US Bromine Market by Leading Player (2015): Production Capacity in Kilo Metric Tons for Albemarle and Chemtura (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2 Opportunity Indicators..............III-2 Table 11: Projected Growth (%) of the US Construction Market over the Period 2012-2020 by Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-2

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) III-3 EXIM Statistics.............. III-4 Table 13: The US Exports for Bromine or Fluorine (2014 and 2015): Breakdown of Exports Value by Destination Country (US$) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 14: The US Imports for Bromine or Fluorine (2014 and 2015): Breakdown of Imports Value by Country of Origin (in US$) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4 Product Launches..............III-5 Strategic Corporate Developments III-5 Select Key Players..............III-6 B.Market Analytics..............III-9 Table 15: The US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bromine Market Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-9

2. CANADA.............. III-10 A.Market Analysis.............. III-10 Current and Future Analysis..............III-10 Recovery in Construction Activity to Spur Growth III-10 Table 16: Housing Starts in Canada (2008-2015): Breakdown of Number of Housing Starts in Thousands (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-10 EXIM Stats.............. III-11 Table 17: Canadian Exports for Bromine or Fluorine (2015): Breakdown of Exports Value by Destination Country (in US$) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 18: Canadian Imports for Bromine or Fluorine (2015): Breakdown of Imports Value by Country of Origin (in US$) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11 B.Market Analytics..............III-12 Table 19: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bromine Market Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-12

3. JAPAN.............. III-13 A.Market Analysis.............. III-13 Current and Future Analysis..............III-13 Strategic Corporate Development III-13 Tosoh Corporation - A Major Japanese Player III-13 B.Market Analytics..............III-14 Table 20: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bromine Market Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-14

4. EUROPE.............. III-15 A.Market Analysis.............. III-15 Current and Future Analysis..............III-15 Demand to Emerge from Automotive, Pharma and Oil and Natural Gas Sectors.............. III-15 Opportunity Indicators..............III-16 Table 21: Construction Industry in Europe (2010-2015E): Percentage Change of Construction Output by Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

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)..............III-17 Ban on Use of Bromine in Various Sectors Hamper Growth III-17 Amendments to the POPS Regulation in EU Restrict Use of Bromine-based Flame Retardants III-17 Product Launches..............III-17 Key Players.............. III-18 B.Market Analytics..............III-19 Table 23: European Recent Past, Current and 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) III-19

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) III-20

5. ASIA-PACIFIC.............. III-21 A.Market Analysis.............. III-21 Asia-Pacific Leads the Global Bromine Market III-21 B.Market Analytics..............III-22 Table 25: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and 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)..............III-22

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) III-23

5a. CHINA.............. III-24 A.Market Analysis.............. III-24 China to Emerge as Leading Market for Bromine Owing to Increasing Demand for Flame Retardants in the Country III-24 Shrinking Domestic Supply to Push up Bromine Prices III-24 International Suppliers to Escalate Bromine Prices III-24 Adverse Impact of Climatic Conditions and Policies on Chinese Bromine Market..............III-25 Strategic Corporate Development III-25 Key Players.............. III-25 B.Market Analytics..............III-26 Table 27: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bromine Market Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-26

5b. INDIA.............. III-27 A.Market Analysis.............. III-27 Key Players.............. III-27 B.Market Analytics..............III-28 Table 28: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bromine Market Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-28

5c. SOUTH KOREA.............. III-29 Market Analysis.............. III-29 Table 29: South Korean Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bromine Market Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-29

5d. TAIWAN.............. III-30 Market Analysis.............. III-30 Table 30: Taiwanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bromine Market Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-30

5e. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC..............III-31 A.Market Analysis.............. III-31 Strategic Corporate Development III-31 B.Market Analytics..............III-31 Table 31: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bromine Market Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-31

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

7. REST OF WORLD.............. III-33 A.Market Analysis.............. III-33 Jordan.............. III-33 Israel.............. III-33 Strategic Corporate Developments III-33 Key Players.............. III-34 B.Market Analytics..............III-36 Table 33: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bromine Market Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-36

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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