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Global Fluorspar Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Fluorspar in Thousand Metric Tons by the following End Use Applications: Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Steel Production, and Others. 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 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. 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 43 companies including many key and niche players such as -

British Fluorspar Ltd.
China Kings Resources Group Co., Ltd.
China Shen Zhou Mining & Resources, Inc.
Jianyang Shanshui Chemicals Industry Corp., Ltd.
Mexichem Fluor S.A. de C.V

Table Of Contents

Global Fluorspar 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-2
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Types of Fluorspar I-3
Acid Grade I-3
Sub Acid Grade I-3


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. OUTLOOK II-1
Fluorspar - A Curtain Raiser II-1
Market Snapshots II-2
Global Fluorspar Demand Set to Grow Despite Challenges II-3
Asia-Pacific: The Single Largest and Fastest Growing Market
Worldwide II-4
Table 1: Global Fluorspar Market - Geographic Regions Ranked
by CAGR (Volume Consumption) for 2013-2020: Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America, US, Rest of World, Europe,
Canada and Japan (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4
Hydrogen Fluoride - The Mainstay of Fluorspar Market II-5
Table 2: Global Hydrogen Fluoride Market by End-use Segment
(2013): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-6
Recession Dents Global Fluorspar Market II-6
Pricing Scenario - A Recent Past Perspective II-6
Production Scenario II-7
Table 3: Global Fluorspar Production Figures in Thousand
Metric Tons for the Year 2013E (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-7

Table 4: Global Fluorspar Reserves in Thousand Metric Tons
for the Year 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8
Fluorspar Supply Landscape II-8
China Continues to Dominate the Fluorspar Supply Market II-8
Table 5: Leading Exporters of Fluorspar Worldwide (2012):
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Exports by Country (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9
An Insight into Activity of Select Fluorspar Projects Worldwide II-9
South Africa to Invigorate Demand and Supply II-10
A Peek into the Global Fluorspar Price Trends II-10
Table 6: A Comparison of Acidspar FOB Export Prices (In
US$/Ton) for China, South Africa and Mexico: 2009-2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11
Economic Growth to Driver Fluorspar Demand II-11
Table 7: Economic Growth (%) Worldwide by Region: 2011-2014E
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12
Increasing Applications of Fluorochemicals to Drive Growth II-13
An Insight into Applications Potential of Fluorspar II-14
Steel Industry - A Major Consumer of Fluorspar II-14
Opportunity Indicators: II-15
Table 8: World Crude Steel Production (2004-2013): Volume
Output in Million Tonnes (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-15

Table 9: World Crude Steel Production Outlook (2014-2020):
Volume Output in Million Tonnes (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-15

Table 10: World Crude Steel Production (2013): Volume Output
in Thousand Tonnes by Geographic Region (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16
Growth in Aluminum Industry Offer Opportunities for
Fluorochemicals II-16
Construction and Automotive Market Trends Determine Fluorspar
Market II-17
Construction Industry Fluctuations Determine Fluorspar Market
Prospects II-17
Table 11: Growth in the Global Construction Market by Sector
(2013-2020) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18
Increasing Use of Cement-spar to Benefit Market Growth II-19
Auto Industry Remains Upbeat Despite European Debt Fears II-19
Table 12: Global Automotive Production Statistics: 2006-2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-20

Table 13: Global Passenger Cars Production by Top 20
Countries: 2008-2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21

Table 14: Global Commercial Vehicle Production by Top 20
Countries: 2008-2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-22
Booming Fluoropolymers Industry Adds to Demand Growth II-23
Table 15: Global Fluoropolymers Market (2012) - Percentage
Breakdown by Volume Sales by Product Segment (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23
PTFEs Dominates Fluoropolymers Market II-23
Table 16: Worldwide PTFE Consumption by Region/Country
(2012) - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-24

Table 17: Worldwide PTFE Production by Country/Region (2012)
- Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-24
Uncertainty in Fluorspar Supplies Leads to Increase in PTFE
Prices II-24
Use of Fluorspar Products in Li-ion Batteries - An Emerging
Application II-25
Table 18: Global Lithium-Ion Battery Market (2010 and 2015E):
Percentage Breakdown of Revenue by End-Use Markets (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-26
Challenges Facing the Global Fluorspar Mining Industry II-26
Volatility of the Fluorspar Supply Hits Fluorochemicals Industry II-27
Capacity Reduction by Major Resin Manufacturers Affects
Fluoropolymers Market II-27
Implementation of Stringent Environmental Regulations Hinders
Fluoropolymer Production II-27
High Entry Barriers Limit Competition in the Fluorochemical
Industry II-28
Competitive Landscape II-28
An Overview II-28
Mexichem Leads All the Way II-28
Fiercely Competitive Chinese Fluorspar Companies II-28

3. REGULATORY OVERVIEW II-29
The Montreal Protocol II-29
Table 19: Scheduled HCFC Phase-Out - Montreal Protocol (
includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29
Other Regulations Aimed at Controlling HFCs II-30
European F-Gas Regulation II-30
Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) II-30
MAC Directive II-30

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-31
An Introduction to Fluorspar II-31
Types of Fluorspar II-32
Acid Grade II-32
Sub Acid Grade II-32
Uses II-32
Product Substitutes II-33
Product Recycling II-34
End Uses II-34
Chemical Profile of Hydrofluoric Acid II-34

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-35
Prima Fluorspar Terminates LOI to Takeover Firebird
Management's Fluorspar Mining Company II-35
Golden Gate Capital Acquires Canada Fluorspar II-35
McNally Bharat Engineering to Establish Fluorspar
Beneficiation Unit for Miner Sephaku Fluoride II-35
Prima Fluorspar Enters into Agreement with FronTier Merchant
Capital Group II-35
Prima Fluorspar Completes Acquisition of Camisha Resources II-35
3F Terminates Intentions to Acquire Zhongrun Fluorine Chemical II-35
China Shenzhou Acquires Wuchuan Dongsheng Mining, Qianshi
Resources Development and Meilan Mining II-36
UC RUSAL Enters into Agreement with Yaroslavsk GRK II-36
Canada Fluorspar Announces Name Change of Grebes Nest Vein to
AGS Vein II-36
Tertiary Minerals Completes Acquisition of Fluorspar Mining
Project in Nevada II-36
Fluorsid Acquires Glebe II-36
SepFluor Announces Plans for the Development of Fluorspar Mine
in South Africa II-36
Mexichem to Acquire Fluorita de Mexico and Las Sabinas II-36
Fluormin Sells State in Kenya Fluorspar Company II-37
Baobab Resources Enters into Joint Venture Agreement with
Metals of Africa II-37
Wuchuan Dongsheng Mining Enters into Partnership with Ningxia
Jinhe Chemical II-37

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-38
British Fluorspar Ltd. (UK) II-38
China Kings Resources Group Co., Ltd. (China) II-38
China Shen Zhou Mining and Resources, Inc. (China) II-38
Jianyang Shanshui Chemicals Industry Corp., Ltd. (China) II-39
Mexichem Fluor S.A. de C.V. (Mexico) II-39
Minersa Minerales Y Productos Derivados S.A. (Spain) II-39
Mongolrostsvetmet LLC (Mongolia) II-40
Prima Fluorspar Corp. (Canada) II-40
Seaforth Mineral and Ore Company (US) II-40
Sinochem Lantian Co., Ltd. (China) II-41
The Kenya Fluorspar Company Ltd. (Kenya) II-41
Zhejiang Sanmei Chemical Ind. Co., Ltd. (China) II-41
Zhejiang Wuyi Sanlian Industrial Development CO., Ltd. (China) II-41
Zhejiang Yingpeng Chemical Co., Ltd. (China) II-42

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-43
Global Consumption of Fluorspar: Analysis by Geographic Region II-43
Table 20: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Fluorspar by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43

Table 21: World Historic Review for Fluorspar by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Thousand Metric Tons for
Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar 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 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45
Global Consumption of Fluorspar: Analysis by End-Use Application II-46
Table 23: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Fluorspar in Aluminum Production by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Consumption in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 24: World Historic Review for Fluorspar in Aluminum
Production by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47

Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar in Aluminum
Production 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48

Table 26: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Fluorspar in Hydrofluoric Acid Production by Geographic Region -
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Consumption in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-49

Table 27: World Historic Review for Fluorspar in Hydrofluoric
Acid Production by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar in
Hydrofluoric Acid Production 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 29: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Fluorspar in Steel Production by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Consumption in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 30: World Historic Review for Fluorspar in Steel
Production by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-53

Table 31: World 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar in Steel
Production 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-54

Table 32: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Fluorspar in Other End-Use Applications by Geographic Region -
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Consumption in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55

Table 33: World Historic Review for Fluorspar in Other End-Use
Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-56

Table 34: World 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar in Other
End-Use Applications 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-57


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current and Future Analysis III-1
Market Snapshots III-1
Environmental Concerns Impede Fluorite Demand III-1
Rising Demand for Fluoropolymers to Augur Well for the
Fluorspar Market III-2
Table 35: US Fluoropolymers Market (2014E): Percentage
Breakdown by Value Sales by Product Segment (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
US Primarily Dependant on Imports III-2
Trade Statistics III-3
Table 36: US Exports of Fluorspar (Containing More than
97% CaF2) (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Export Value by
Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 37: US Imports of Fluorspar (Containing More than
97% CaF2) (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Import Value by
Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 38: US Exports of Fluorspar (Containing 97% or Less
CaF2) (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Export Value by
Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 39: US Imports of Fluorspar (Containing 97% or Less
CaF2) (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Import Value by
Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4
Regulatory Environment III-4
Acceptable Substitutes for HCFCs (class II ODS) in
Industrial Process Refrigeration III-4
Strategic Corporate Development III-5
Seaforth Mineral and Ore Company - A Key US-Based Fluorspar
Processer III-5
B.Market Analytics III-6
Table 40: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Fluorspar by End-Use Application - Aluminum Production,
Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Steel Production and Other
End-Use Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 41: US Historic Review for Fluorspar by End-Use
Application - Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric
Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 42: US 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar by End-Use
Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for
Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Steel
Production and Other End-Use Applications for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

2. CANADA III-9
A.Market Analysis III-9
Current and Future Analysis III-9
Key Trade Statistics III-9
Table 43: Canadian Imports of Fluorspar (Containing More
than 97% CaF2) (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Import Value
by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 44: Canadian Imports of Fluorspar (Containing 97% or
Less CaF2) (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Import Value by
Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9
Strategic Corporate Developments III-10
Prima Fluorspar Corp. - A Key Canadian Fluorspar Miner III-10
B.Market Analytics III-11
Table 45: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Fluorspar by End-Use Application - Aluminum Production,
Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Steel Production and Other
End-Use Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 46: Canadian Historic Review for Fluorspar by End-Use
Application - Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric
Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 47: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-13

3. JAPAN III-14
Market Analysis III-14
Table 48: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Fluorspar by End-Use Application - Aluminum Production,
Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Steel Production and Other
End-Use Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 49: Japanese Historic Review for Fluorspar by End-Use
Application - Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric
Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 50: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-16

4. EUROPE III-17
A.Market Analysis III-17
Current and Future Analysis III-17
Regulatory Environment III-17
Environmental Regulations Drive Research for Alternatives III-17
Table 51: Select Alternative Refrigerants and their
Chlorine Content III-17
EU Directive on Mobile Air-conditioning Systems (MACs) to
Impact Fluorspar Demand III-18
Key Trade Statistics III-18
Table 52: EU-28 Imports of Fluorspar (2013): Percentage
Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 53: EU-28 Imports of Fluorspar (2013): Percentage
Breakdown of Import Volume by Country of Origin (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 54: EU-28 Exports of Fluorspar (2013): Percentage
Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 55: EU-28 Exports of Fluorspar (2013): Percentage
Breakdown of Export Volume by Destination Country (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19
B.Market Analytics III-20
Table 56: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Fluorspar by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,
UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric Tons for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 57: European Historic Review for Fluorspar by
Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2006
through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 58: European 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia,
and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 59: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Fluorspar by End-Use Application - Aluminum Production,
Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Steel Production and Other
End-Use Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 60: European Historic Review for Fluorspar by End-Use
Application - Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric
Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 61: European 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-25

4a. FRANCE III-26
Market Analysis III-26
Table 62: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Fluorspar by End-Use Application - Aluminum Production,
Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Steel Production and Other
End-Use Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 63: French Historic Review for Fluorspar by End-Use
Application - Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric
Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 64: French 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-28

4b. GERMANY III-29
Market Analysis III-29
Table 65: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Fluorspar by End-Use Application - Aluminum Production,
Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Steel Production and Other
End-Use Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 66: German Historic Review for Fluorspar by End-Use
Application - Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric
Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 67: German 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-31

4c. ITALY III-32
A.Market Analysis III-32
Current and Future Analysis III-32
Strategic Corporate Development III-32
B.Market Analytics III-33
Table 68: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Fluorspar by End-Use Application - Aluminum Production,
Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Steel Production and Other
End-Use Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 69: Italian Historic Review for Fluorspar by End-Use
Application - Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric
Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 70: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-35

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-36
A.Market Analysis III-36
Current and Future Analysis III-36
British Fluorspar Ltd. - A Major UK-Based Fluorspar Producer III-36
B.Market Analytics III-37
Table 71: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Fluorspar by End-Use Application - Aluminum Production,
Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Steel Production and Other
End-Use Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 72: UK Historic Review for Fluorspar by End-Use
Application - Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric
Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 73: UK 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar by End-Use
Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for
Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Steel
Production and Other End-Use Applications for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

4e. SPAIN III-40
A.Market Analysis III-40
Current and Future Analysis III-40
Minersa Minerales Y Productos Derivados S.A. - A Key Player III-40
B.Market Analytics III-41
Table 74: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Fluorspar by End-Use Application - Aluminum Production,
Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Steel Production and Other
End-Use Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 75: Spanish Historic Review for Fluorspar by End-Use
Application - Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric
Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 76: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-43

4f. RUSSIA III-44
A.Market Analysis III-44
Current and Future Analysis III-44
Strategic Corporate Development III-44
B.Market Analytics III-45
Table 77: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Fluorspar by End-Use Application - Aluminum Production,
Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Steel Production and Other
End-Use Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 78: Russian Historic Review for Fluorspar by End-Use
Application - Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric
Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 79: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-47

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-48
Market Analysis III-48
Table 80: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Fluorspar by End-Use Application - Aluminum
Production, Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Steel Production
and Other End-Use Applications Independently Analyzed with
Annual Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 81: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Fluorspar by
End-Use Application - Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric
Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 82: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar
by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-50

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-51
Market Analysis III-51
Table 83: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Fluorspar by Geographic Region - China, India
and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 84: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Fluorspar by
Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in
Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 85: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 86: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Fluorspar by End-Use Application - Aluminum
Production, Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Steel Production
and Other End-Use Applications Independently Analyzed with
Annual Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 87: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Fluorspar by
End-Use Application - Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric
Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 88: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-56

5a. CHINA III-57
A.Market Analysis III-57
Current and Future Analysis III-57
Market Snapshots III-57
China - A Major Producer of Fluorspar III-57
Table 89: Leading Producers of Fluorspar in China by
Capacity (2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58
Fluorite Reserves in China III-58
Table 90: Percentage Breakdown of Proven Exploitation
Volume Quota of Fluorite in China by Province for the Year
2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59
China Remains Competitive III-59
Dynamics of the Chinese Fluorspar Industry - At A Glance III-59
Fluorspar Pricing Scenario III-60
Table 91: Changes in Export Policy for Fluorite in China
(2003-2013) III-61

Table 92: Acidspar FOB Export Prices in China: 2004
through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62
Emergence of New Chinese Trade Patterns III-62
China Focuses on Reducing Fluorite Export III-62
Restrictions on Fluorite Exploration Drives Companies to
Seek Upstream Integration III-63
China's Protectionist Policies Affect Global Supply-Demand
Balance III-63
Chinese Exporters of AlF3 Face Pressure from Declining
Export Volumes III-63
China Limits Expansion of Inorganic Fluoride Industry III-64
Fluorine Industry to Receive Support from Development of
Phosphorus-Fluorine Integrated Industry III-64
Table 93: A List of Select Phosphorus-Fluorine Integrated
Projects in China (2011) III-65
An Overview of the End-use Industries III-65
Fluorochemical Industry - A Review III-65
Factors Propelling Growth in the Chinese Fluorochemicals
Market III-66
Domestic Fluorochemicals Industry Affects Global Raw
Material Supply III-66
China Leads Demand in Fluorocarbons III-66
Table 94: Leading Refrigerant Manufacturers in China
Ranked by Capacity: 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-67
Transition from HCFCs to Safer Alternatives Presents
Immense Market Potential III-67
Table 95: A List of Some of the Major Chinese Producers
of HCFC-22 by Capacity (2011) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-68
Regulatory Environment III-69
PTFE Demand in China III-69
Table 96: Leading Refrigerant Manufacturers in China by
Capacity (2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 97: Leading Fluoropolymer (Resin) Manufacturers in
China by Capacity (2012) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 98: Leading Fluoropolymer (PTFE) Manufacturers in
China by Capacity (2012) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-70
Promising Outlook of Fluoropolymer Industry Attracts
Foreign Companies III-71
China to Emerge as Leading Producer of LiPF6 III-71
Strategic Corporate Developments III-71
Key Players III-72
B.Market Analytics III-75
Table 99: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Fluorspar by End-Use Application - Aluminum Production,
Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Steel Production and Other
End-Use Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

Table 100: Chinese Historic Review for Fluorspar by End-Use
Application - Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric
Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 101: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-77

5b. INDIA III-78
A.Market Analysis III-78
Current and Future Analysis III-78
An Overview of the Indian Fluorspar Industry III-78
India Reduces Dependence on China III-79
India Imposes Anti-dumping Duty on Chinese PTFE III-79
Key Statistics III-79
Producers of Fluorspar in India (2010-2011) III-79
Table 102: Fluorspar Reserves/Resources in India by Grades
and States (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80

Table 103: Indian Production of Fluorspar by State for the
Year 2010-2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 104: Indian Fluorspar Consumption by Industry (2013):
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Chemical,
Cement, Alloy Steel, Iron and Steel, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81
B.Market Analytics III-82
Table 105: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Fluorspar by End-Use Application - Aluminum Production,
Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Steel Production and Other
End-Use Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

Table 106: Indian Historic Review for Fluorspar by End-Use
Application - Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric
Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-83

Table 107: Indian 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-84

5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-85
A.Market Analysis III-85
Current and Future Analysis III-85
Mongolian Fluorspar Sector to Gain Strength III-85
Mongolian Fluorspar Production and Export Scenario III-85
Table 108: Mongolian Fluorspar Production in Thousand
Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86
Mongolrostsvetmet LLC (Mongolia) - A Major Global Fluorspar
Producer III-86
B.Market Analytics III-87
Table 109: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Fluorspar by End-Use Application -
Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Steel
Production and Other End-Use Applications Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric Tons for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-87

Table 110: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for
Fluorspar by End-Use Application - Aluminum Production,
Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Steel Production and Other
End-Use Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-88

Table 111: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for
Fluorspar by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Consumption for Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric
Acid Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use
Applications for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-89

6. LATIN AMERICA III-90
A.Market Analysis III-90
Current and Future Analysis III-90
Strategic Corporate Development III-90
Mexichem Fluor S.A. de C.V. - A Major Mexico-Based Global
Fluorspar Producer III-90
B.Market Analytics III-91
Table 112: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Fluorspar by End-Use Application - Aluminum
Production, Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Steel Production
and Other End-Use Applications Independently Analyzed with
Annual Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-91

Table 113: Latin American Historic Review for Fluorspar by
End-Use Application - Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric
Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-92

Table 114: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar
by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-93

7. REST OF WORLD III-94
A.Market Analysis III-94
Current and Future Analysis III-94
An Insight into the South Africa's Fluorspar Sector III-94
Competitive Landscape III-94
South Africa to Step up Fluorochemicals Industry III-95
Strategic Corporate Developments III-95
The Kenya Fluorspar Company Ltd. - A Key Kenya-Based
Fluorspar Producer III-96
B.Market Analytics III-96
Table 115: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Fluorspar by End-Use Application - Aluminum
Production, Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Steel Production
and Other End-Use Applications Independently Analyzed with
Annual Consumption in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-96

Table 116: Rest of World Historic Review for Fluorspar by
End-Use Application - Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Metric
Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-97

Table 117: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Fluorspar
by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Aluminum Production, Hydrofluoric Acid
Production, Steel Production and Other End-Use Applications
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-98


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 43 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 45)

The United States (3)
Canada (2)
Japan (2)
Europe (11)
- France (1)
- Germany (2)
- The United Kingdom (3)
- Italy (2)
- Spain (2)
- Rest of Europe (1)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (22)
Latin America (4)
Africa (1)

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