Global Iodine Industry

  • February 2012
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  • Global Industry Analysts

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Iodine in Metric Tons by the following End-Use Segments: Animal Feed Supplements, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human Health, Stabilizers, Optical Polarizing Film (OPF), and Other Uses. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.The report profiles 27 companies including many key and niche players such as Sirocco Mining, Inc., Atacama Minerals Chile S.C.M., Deepwater Chemicals, Inc., Godo Shigen Sangyo Co, Ltd., Ise Chemicals Corporation, Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Nippoh Chemicals Co., Ltd., PT Kimia Farma Tbk, and Sociedad Quimica Y Minera de Chile S.A. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Table Of Contents





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
Animal Feed Supplements I-3
Catalysts I-3
Pharmaceuticals I-4
Human Health I-4
Stabilizers I-4
Optical Polarizing Film I-4
Other Uses I-4


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. IODINE - OUTLOOK II-1
Impact of the Economic Recession on the Global Iodine Market II-1
Healthcare Applications and OPF Save Iodine from Taking a
Deeper Plunge II-1
Price of Iodine Peaks Even as Capacities Increase II-1
Rising Trend in Iodine Demand II-2
Short Market Sizzlers II-2
Global Iodine Production in 2009 II-2

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-3
Iodine - An Essential Isotope for Human Well Being II-3
Iodine Market Evolution II-3
Table 1: Global Iodine Market: A Comparison of Production in
the Years 2000 and 2009 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3
Global Demand for Iodine Makes a Steady Comeback II-4
Supply, Demand and Consumption Performance in Year 2005: A
Recapitulation II-4
Changing Consumption Patterns II-4
Traditional End-Use Segments to Regain Balance II-5
Chilean Companies are Global Leaders II-5
Widespread Prevalence of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD)
Fans Demand for Iodine II-5
Potential Emerging Market for Iodine II-6
Food Fortification with Iodine: A Sound Strategy to Curb
Iodine Deficiency Disorders II-6
Primary Iodine Producing Countries II-7
Table 2: World Iodine Market (2008 and 2009): Mine Production
in Metric Tons by Country - Chile, Japan, USA, China, Russia,
Azberbaijan, Turkmenistan, Indonesia and Uzbekistan (includes
Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7
Secondary Iodine II-7
Iodine Deficiency - A Major Threat II-8
Table 3: Proportion of Population with Insufficient Iodine
Intake and Proportion of Households Using Iodized Salt
(includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8
Consumption of Iodized Salt on the Rise II-9
Table 4: Iodized Salt Market (2006): Countries with Lowest
Levels of Iodized Salt Consumption - Cape Verde, Mauritius,
Trinidad and Tobago, Sudan, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania,
Gambia, Haiti, Cambodia, Niger, Senegal, Pakistan, Dominican
Republic, Uzbekistan, and Equatorial Guinea II-10
Iodine Sufficiency in Developed Economies II-10
Iodine Deficiency Disorders II-11
Iodine Deficiency Disorders - The Spectrum II-11
Recommended Iodine Intake by ICCIDD, UNICEF, and WHO II-11
Heightened Awareness Spirals the Popularity of Iodine II-11
More Prevalent in Africa II-12
The Correlation Between Iodine and IDD II-12
Role of Iodine in Correcting IDD II-13
WHO Optimistic of Eliminating Iodine Deficiency Worldwide II-13
UNICEF Active in Implementing Iodine Deficiency Programs II-13
UNHA - Not So Optimistic on Iodine Deficiency Elimination II-14
FDA Regulation II-14
I-131 Anti-B1 Antibody: Designated as Fast Track Product II-14

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-15
Iodine at a Glance II-15
Properties of Iodine II-15
Table 5: Properties of Iodine II-16
Occurrence of Iodine II-17
Major Sources of Iodine II-17
Detection of Iodine II-17
Importance of Iodine in Life II-18
Table 6: Distribution of Iodine in the Body (includes
Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18
Recommended Sources of Iodine II-19
Table 7: World Iodine Salts Market (2005): Percentage
Breakdown of Production by Country/Region - Chile, Japan,
and Rest of World (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19
On the Question of Iodine as an Essential Dietary Supplement II-19
Iodine Deficiency: Leads to Goiter II-19
Functions of the Thyroid Gland II-20
Major Uses of Iodine II-20
End-Use Areas for Iodine II-21

4. END-USE INDUSTRY ANALYSIS II-22
Major Applications II-22
Animal Feed II-22
Catalysts II-22
Pharmaceuticals II-22
Human Health II-23
Human Nutrition II-23
Contrast Media II-23
Commonly Used Ionic and Non-ionic Contrast Agents with
Details of Iodine Content and Osmolarity Levels II-24
Biocides II-24
Agrochemicals II-24
Stabilizers II-24
Optical Polarizing Film (OPF) II-25
Other Uses II-25
Inks and colorants II-25
Photographic Equipment II-25
Table 8: Iodine Consumption as Compounds (2009): Percentage
Share Breakdown by Iodine Compounds - Organic Compounds,
Crude Iodine, Povidine-iodine (idophors), Sodium Iodide,
Potassium Iodide and Others (includes Corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-25

5. TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS II-26
Inventors Devise New Method to Make Cadexomer Iodine II-26
Useful Properties of Aryl Iodonium Salts II-26
Electrically Conductive Polymers Formed by Doping Iodine in
Polyacetylene II-26
Myriad Uses Offered by Poly Vinyl Pyrroliodone Polymers II-26
Newly Discovered Properties of Iodine II-27
Uses of Iodine-125 and Iodine-131 in Imaging II-27
Iodine’s Usage in Radiotherapy II-27
Detection of Catalytic Kinetic Resolution in Racemic Primary
Amines II-27
Cyclodextrin-iodine and Polyvinylpyrroliodone-iodine Used as
Biocides II-28
Organic Synthesis is Possible Using Titanium Tetraiodide II-28
COIL II-28
Trifluoroiodomethane as a Fire Extinguisher II-28
Hydrogen Iodide in LCDs II-28

6. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-29
Symbollon Launches Iogenâ„¢, Dietary Supplement for Enhancing
Breast Health in Women II-29
Methyl Iodide Soil Fumigant to be Launched in Mexico and
Morocco as MIDAS® II-29
Iodine-based Antiseptic Microdine, Used by Surgeons, Available
for General Consumers II-29

7. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-30
New Iodine Water Treatment System from PHBT II-30
MiasoMolTorg JSC to Launch Iodine-rich Ice-cream II-30
INIS Launches Iodine-131 for Commercial Sale II-30
DRAXIMAGE Bags FDA Approval for DRAXIS for Radio-Therapeutic
Solution Kit II-30
KareMor Manufacturing Unleashes Iodine Blocking Spray II-31
New Iodine Pen in Russia II-31

8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-32
Atacama Minerals Changes Name to Sirocco Mining II-32
Toyota Tsusho Acquires Minority Stake in Algorta Norte II-32
Li3 Inks Agreement to Acquire Alfredo Project II-32
Ha Long Sets up Largest Plant in Southeast Asia for Processing
Iodine and Salt II-32
Iofina Takes over HandS Chemical II-33
Godo Plans to Set up Testing Unit in Chiba, Japan to Develop
Iodine Compounds II-33
Soquimich Signs MoU to Merge with Anagra SA II-33

9. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-34
BioLargo Signs Marketing Deal for a Major Iodine-Disinfecting
Technology II-34
Atacama Minerals to Establish a Nitrate Fertilizer Plant II-34
SQM Inks Agreement with Migao Corp for a Joint Venture II-34
Symbollon Pharmaceuticals to Acquire Xi’an Maidefa II-35
Atacama Minerals Commences New Facility II-35
Pado Oil and Chemical to Construct an Iodine Plant II-36
Ise Chemicals to Expand Iodine Production II-36
SQM Acquires DSM Minera II-36
Atacama Expands Operations in Chile II-36
Atacama Owns AAM Chile II-37

10. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-38
Sirocco Mining, Inc. (Formerly Atacama Minerals Corporation)
(Canada) II-38
Atacama Minerals Chile S.C.M. (Chile) II-38
Deepwater Chemicals, Inc. (USA) II-38
Godo Shigen Sangyo Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-38
Ise Chemicals Corporation (Japan) II-38
Mitsui and Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-39
Nippoh Chemicals Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-39
PT Kimia Farma Tbk (Indonesia) II-39
Sociedad Quimica Y Minera de Chile S.A. (Chile) II-39

11. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-40
Table 9: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Iodine by geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin American and Middle East
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 10: World Historic Review of Iodine by Geographic Region
- US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2003
through 2008 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41

Table 11: World 15-Year Perspective for Iodine by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin American
and Middle East Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes
Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 12: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Iodine in Animal Feed by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin American
and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017
(includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43

Table 13: World Historic Review of Iodine in Animal Feed by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin American and Middle East Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric
Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes Corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for Iodine in Animal Feed
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin American and Middle East Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and
2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45

Table 15: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Iodine in Catalysts by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin American and
Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 16: World Historic Review of Iodine in Catalysts by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin American and Middle East Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric
Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes Corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-47

Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Iodine in Catalysts by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
American and Middle East Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017
(includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48

Table 18: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Iodine in Pharmaceuticals by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin American
and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017
(includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-49

Table 19: World Historic Review of Iodine in Pharmaceuticals
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin American and Middle East Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric
Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes Corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 20: World 15-Year Perspective for Iodine in
Pharmaceuticals by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin American and Middle East Markets for
Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 21: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Iodine in Human Health by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin American
and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017
(includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 22: World Historic Review of Iodine in Human Health by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin American and Middle East Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric
Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes Corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-53

Table 23: World 15-Year Perspective for Iodine in Human Health
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin American and Middle East Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and
2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-54

Table 24: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Iodine in Stabilizers by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin American
and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2017
(includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55

Table 25: World Historic Review of Iodine in Stabilizers by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric
Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes Corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-56

Table 26: World 15-Year Perspective for Iodine in Stabilizers
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Middle East Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and
2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-57

Table 27: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Iodine in Optical Polarizing Film by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
American and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58

Table 28: World Historic Review of Iodine in Optical
Polarizing Film by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and
Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-59

Table 29: World 15-Year Perspective for Iodine in Optical
Polarizing Film by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East Markets for
Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-60

Table 30: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Iodine in Other Applications by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-61

Table 31: World Historic Review of Iodine in Other
Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-62

Table 32: World 15-Year Perspective for Iodine in Other
Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for
Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Iodine Market in the United States - A Profile III-1
End-Use Applications Drive Iodine Demand in the US III-1
Elementary Iodine Recent Past Statistics in the US III-2
Table 33: Crude Iodine Market in the US (2006 and 2007):
Imports, and Exports in Thousand Kilograms and Price in
US$ (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 34: Iodine Market in the US (2000-2004): Production,
Imports, and Exports in Thousand Kilograms and Price in
US$ (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Import/Export Statistics III-3
Table 35: US Imports of Iodine (2006 and 2007): Percentage
Breakdown by Country - Chile, Japan, France, and Others
(Value in US$ Thousand) (includes Corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 36: US Exports of Iodine (2006 and 2007): Percentage
Breakdown by Country - Belgium, Canada, Chile, Germany,
India, Japan, Mexico, Venezuela, and Others (Value in US$
Thousand) (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 37: US Imports of Crude Iodine (2006 and 2007 ):
Percentage Breakdown by Country - Chile, Japan, France, and
Others (Volume in Metric Tons and Value in US$ Thousand)
(includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 38: US Imports of Crude Iodine (2006 and 2007):
Percentage Breakdown by Country - Chile, Japan, France, and
Others (Volume in Metric Tons and Value in US$ Thousand)
(includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 39: US Imports of Potassium Iodine (2006 and 2007):
Percentage Breakdown by Country - Brazil, Canada, Chile,
and Others (Volume in Metric Tons and Value in US$
Thousand) (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 40: US Exports of Potassium Iodine (2006 and 2007):
Percentage Breakdown by Country - France, Mexico, Taiwan,
and Others (Volume in Metric Tons and Value in US$
Thousand) (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5
Key Players III-6
B.Market Analytics III-7
Table 41: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Iodine by End-Use Segment - Animal Feed, Catalysts,
Pharmaceuticals, Human Health, Stabilizers, Optical
Polarizing Film and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009
through 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 42: US Historic Review of Iodine by End-Use Segment -
Animal Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human Health,
Stabilizers, Optical Polarizing Film and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric
Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes Corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 43: US 15-Year Perspective for Iodine by End-Use
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Animal
Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human Health, Stabilizers,
Optical Polarizing Film and Others Markets for Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

2. CANADA III-10
A.Market Analysis III-10
Export/Import Statistics of the Recent Past III-10
Table 44: Canadian Exports of Iodine (2006 and 2007):
Percentage Breakdown by Country - Australia, New Zealand,
USA, and Others (Value in US$ Thousand) (includes
Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 45: Canadian Imports of Iodine (2006 and 2007):
Percentage Breakdown by Country - Belgium, Chile, China,
India, Japan, USA, and Others (Value in US$ Thousand)
(includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11
Key Players III-11
B.Market Analytics III-12
Table 46: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Iodine by End-Use Segment - Animal Feed, Catalysts,
Pharmaceuticals, Human Health, Stabilizers, Optical
Polarizing Film and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009
through 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 47: Canadian Historic Review of Iodine by End-Use
Segment - Animal Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human
Health, Stabilizers, Optical Polarizing Film and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 48: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Iodine by End-Use
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Animal
Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human Health, Stabilizers,
Optical Polarizing Film and Others Markets for Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

3. JAPAN III-15
A.Market Analysis III-15
Key Players III-15
B.Market Analytics III-16
Table 49: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Iodine by End-Use Segment - Animal Feed, Catalysts,
Pharmaceuticals, Human Health, Stabilizers, Optical
Polarizing Film and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009
through 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 50: Japanese Historic Review of Iodine by End-Use
Segment - Animal Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human
Health, Stabilizers, Optical Polarizing Film and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 51: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Iodine by End-Use
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Animal
Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human Health, Stabilizers,
Optical Polarizing Film and Others Markets for Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

4. EUROPE III-19
A.Market Analysis III-19
Export/Import Statistics of the Recent Past III-19
Table 52: European Exports of Iodine (2005 and 2006):
Percentage Breakdown by Country- Belgium, France, Germany,
Netherlands, UK, and Others (Volume in Tons) (includes
Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 53: European Imports of Iodine (2005 and 2006):
Percentage Breakdown by Country- Austria, Belgium, France,
Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, UK, and
(includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20
B.Market Analytics III-21
Table 54: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Iodine by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,
UK, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 55: European Historic Review of Iodine by Geographic
Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of Europe
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 56: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Iodine by End-Use Segment - Animal Feed, Catalysts,
Pharmaceuticals, Human Health, Stabilizers, Optical
Polarizing Film and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009
through 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 57: European Historic Review of Iodine by End-Use
Segment - Animal Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human
Health, Stabilizers, Optical Polarizing Film and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 58: European 15-Year Perspective for Iodine by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for
France, Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets for
Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 59: European 15-Year Perspective for Iodine by End-Use
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Animal
Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human Health, Stabilizers,
Optical Polarizing Film and Others Markets for Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

4a. FRANCE III-27
Market Analytics III-27
Table 60: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Iodine by End-Use Segment - Animal Feed, Catalysts,
Pharmaceuticals, Human Health, Stabilizers, Optical
Polarizing Film and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009
through 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 61: French Historic Review of Iodine by End-Use
Segment - Animal Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human
Health, Stabilizers, Optical Polarizing Film and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 62: French 15-Year Perspective for Iodine by End-Use
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Animal
Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human Health, Stabilizers,
Optical Polarizing Film and Others Markets for Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

4b. GERMANY III-30
Market Analytics III-30
Table 63: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Iodine by End-Use Segment - Animal Feed, Catalysts,
Pharmaceuticals, Human Health, Stabilizers, Optical
Polarizing Film and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009
through 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 64: German Historic Review of Iodine by End-Use
Segment - Animal Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human
Health, Stabilizers, Optical Polarizing Film and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 65: German 15-Year Perspective for Iodine by End-Use
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Animal
Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human Health, Stabilizers,
Optical Polarizing Film and Others Markets for Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

4c. ITALY III-33
Market Analytics III-33
Table 66: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Iodine by End-Use Segment - Animal Feed, Catalysts,
Pharmaceuticals, Human Health, Stabilizers, Optical
Polarizing Film and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009
through 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 67: Italian Historic Review of Iodine by End-Use
Segment - Animal Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human
Health, Stabilizers, Optical Polarizing Film and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 68: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Iodine by End-Use
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Animal
Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human Health, Stabilizers,
Optical Polarizing Film and Others Markets for Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-36
A.Market Analysis III-36
Table 69: Iodine Market in the UK (2002-2005): Imports and
Exports in Tonnes and £ Thousands (includes Corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-36
B.Market Analytics III-37
Table 70: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Iodine by End-Use Segment - Animal Feed, Catalysts,
Pharmaceuticals, Human Health, Stabilizers, Optical
Polarizing Film and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009
through 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 71: UK Historic Review of Iodine by End-Use Segment -
Animal Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human Health,
Stabilizers, Optical Polarizing Film and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric
Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes Corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 72: UK 15-Year Perspective for Iodine by End-Use
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Animal
Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human Health, Stabilizers,
Optical Polarizing Film and Others Markets for Years 2003,
2011 and 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

4e. REST OF EUROPE III-40
A.Market Analysis III-40
Iodine Market in Rest of Europe - A Profile III-40
Increased Iodine-deficiency Among Tajiks III-40
Azerbaijan Continues to Battle Iodine Deficiency III-40
B.Market Analytics III-41
Table 73: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Iodine by End-Use Segment - Animal Feed,
Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human Health, Stabilizers,
Optical Polarizing Film and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years
2009 through 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 74: Rest of Europe Historic Review of Iodine by
End-Use Segment - Animal Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals,
Human Health, Stabilizers, Optical Polarizing Film and
Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 75: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Iodine by
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for
Animal Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human Health,
Stabilizers, Optical Polarizing Film and Others Markets for
Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-44
A.Market Analysis III-44
China III-44
Limited Supply in China Benefits Exporting Nations III-44
IDD in China - Need for Prompt Action III-44
Seaweed Snacks: Risky for the Kids III-44
Key Player III-44
B.Market Analytics III-45
Table 76: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Iodine by End-Use Segment - Animal Feed,
Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human Health, Stabilizers,
Optical Polarizing Film and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Year
2009 through 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 77: Asia-Pacific Historic Review of Iodine by End- Use
Segment - Animal Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human
Health, Stabilizers, Optical Polarizing Film and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 78: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Iodine by
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for
Animal Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human Health,
Stabilizers, Optical Polarizing Film and Others Markets for
Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

6. THE MIDDLE EAST III-48
Market Analytics III-48
Table 79: Middle East Recent Past, Current and Future Market
Analysis for Iodine by End-Use Segment - Animal Feed,
Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human Health, Stabilizers,
Optical Polarizing Film and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years
2009 through 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 80: Middle East Historic Review of Iodine by End-Use
Segment - Animal Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human
Health, Stabilizers, Optical Polarizing Film and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 81: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Iodine by
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for
Animal Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Sanitation,
Stabilizers, Optical Polarizing Film and Others Markets for
Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

7. LATIN AMERICA III-51
A.Market Analysis III-51
Chile - The Leading Producer of Iodine Worldwide III-51
Table 82: Iodine Market in Chile (2009): Percentage
Breakdown of Volume Production by Country - Chile, Japan,
USA and Others (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51
The Atacama Desert - Enriched with Iodine Deposits III-51
Chilean Iodine Market: The Success Story III-51
Chilean Companies are Global Leaders III-52
Key Players III-52
B.Market Analytics III-53
Table 83: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Iodine by End-Use Segment - Animal Feed,
Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human Health, Stabilizers,
Optical Polarizing Film and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years
2009 through 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 84: Latin American Historic Review of Iodine by
End-Use Segment - Animal Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals,
Human Health, Stabilizers, Optical Polarizing Film and
Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 85: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Iodine by
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for
Animal Feed, Catalysts, Pharmaceuticals, Human Health,
Stabilizers, Optical Polarizing Film and Others Markets for
Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes Corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 27 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 28)

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Region/Country Players
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The United States 6
Canada 1
Japan 7
Europe 1
Rest of Europe 1
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 9
Latin America 3
Middle-East 1
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