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India Caustic Potash Market: Plant Capacity, Production, Operating Efficiency, Process, Demand & Supply, End Use, Application, Sales Channel, Region, Competition, Trade, Customer & Price Intelligence Market Analysis, 2015-2030

India Caustic Potash Market: Plant Capacity, Production, Operating Efficiency, Process, Demand & Supply, End Use, Application, Sales Channel, Region, Competition, Trade, Customer & Price Intelligence Market Analysis, 2015-2030

  • March 2020
  • 50 pages
  • ID: 5890444
  • Format: PDF
  • ChemAnalyst


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India Caustic Potash Market: Plant Capacity, Production, Operating Efficiency, Process, Demand & Supply, End Use, Application, Sales Channel, Region, Competition, Trade, Customer & Price Intelligence Market Analysis, 2015-2030

Caustic Potash demand in India grew at a CAGR of 5.5% during 2015-2020 and is anticipated to achieve a healthy CAGR during the forecast period. Caustic Potash, also called potassium hydroxide (KOH), is an inorganic alkaline compound which is industrially manufactured by the electrolysis of potassium chloride and water solution. Being a strong alkali, Caustic Potash is used as an essential chemical in manufacturing several industrial chemicals. Caustic Potash finds applications in the food and beverage industry as a stabilizer, thickening agent and pH regulator. Caustic Potash is a versatile cleaning agent, and is used in the production of liquid soaps, shampoos and hairsprays. Moreover, Potassium Hydroxide soaps are more environment friendly than Sodium Hydroxide due to their enhanced solubility in water. The biggest consumer of Caustic Potash is the Potassium Carbonate manufacturing industry. Other applications include the manufacturing of industrial chemicals (Permanganates, Acetates and Cyanides), neutralization agents, batteries, etc. Additionally, KOH-based fertilizers are also being widely utilized in agricultural sector due to their quality to enhance productivity and improve crop yield. Moreover, demand for Caustic Potash pipes is fueled by its higher usage in agriculture for water supply, drainage and irrigation, owing to its enhanced properties such as corrosion resistant, hardness etc. The use of Caustic Potash in injection molding for plastic production is also gaining popularity and given preference in automotive, packaging, agriculture and other industries. These factors are anticipated to contribute to the growth of the Caustic Potash demand in the country.

Years Considered for this Report:

Historical Years: 2015 – 2019
Base Year: 2020
Estimated Year: 2021
Forecast Period: 2022 – 2030

Objective of the Study:

• The primary objective of the study was to evaluate and forecast Caustic Potash capacity, production, demand, inventory, and demand – supply gap in India.
• To categorize Caustic Potash demand in India based on end use, region and sales channel.
• To study trade dynamics and company share in India Caustic Potash market.
• To identify major customers of Caustic Potash in India.
• To evaluate and forecast Caustic Potash pricing by grade in India Caustic Potash market.
• To identify and profile major companies operating in India Caustic Potash market.
• To identify major news, deals and expansion plans in India Caustic Potash market.
Key companies that manufacture Caustic Potash flakes in India are GACL, Universal Chemicals & Industries Pvt. Ltd., Meghmani Finechem Ltd (MFL) etc.
In FY19, import of Caustic Potash increased by about 8 per cent over the previous year and Caustic Potash prices were assessed at INR XXX per MT on bulk contract basis.
To extract data for India Caustic Potash market, primary research surveys were conducted with Caustic Potash manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, wholesalers and end users.While interviewing, the respondents were also inquired about their competitors.

Through this technique, the analyst was able to include manufacturers that could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. Moreover, the analyst analyzed various end user segments and projected a positive outlook for India Caustic Potash market over the coming years.
The analyst calculated Caustic Potash demand in India by analyzing the historical data and demand forecast was carried out considering Potassium Chloride prices. The analyst sourced these values from industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical sales data of respective manufacturers to arrive at the overall market size.

Various secondary sources such as company websites, association reports, annual reports, etc., were also studied.

Key Target Audience:

• Caustic Potash manufacturers, suppliers and other stakeholders
• Organizations, forums and alliances related to Caustic Potash distribution
• Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
• Market research and consulting firms
The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for industry stakeholders, such as Caustic Potash manufacturers, distributors and policy makers. The report also provides useful insights about which market segments should be targeted over the coming years to strategize investments and capitalize on growth opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, the India Caustic Potash market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:
Market, by End Use- Process Chemical, Fertilizers, Soap, Detergents, & Others
Market, by Application- Catalysts, Oxidizers, Medicines, Batteries, Herbicides, Greases & Others
Market, by Sales Channel- Direct/Institutional Sales, Retail Sales, Other Channel Sales
Market, by Region- North, West, East and South

Competitive Landscape

Competition Outlook: Outlook of leading 10 players based on product portfolio, market pricing, average selling price, sales footprint, etc.
Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies operating in the India Caustic Potash market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, the analyst offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs.

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