Chlorine dioxide is a gaseous compound of chlorine with oxygen which crystallizes at -59°C to give bright orange crystals. The market of chlorine dioxide started gaining significant market share in the early 1990s as replacement of elemental chlorine for bleaching of wood pulp for the paper industry, which is its largest market across regions.
This study is aimed at understanding of global chlorine dioxide market with in-depth analysis of market size information and market trends along with the factors and parameters impacting it in both short and long term. The study also understands and covers the competitive scenario of the market with respect to major players with their branding strategies and differentiating factors among others. The study also covers supply and regulatory aspects to ensures a 360° view, bringing out the complete key insights of the industry.
Asia Pacific region is the largest market for chlorine dioxide followed by Europe and North America. Chlorine dioxide is potentially explosive and toxic, which have resulted in relatively stringent regulations limiting the market potential growth, however, environmental benefits are expected to fuel the market growth, especially in relatively smaller application market segments. According to Infoholic Research, the global chlorine dioxide market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.2% during the forecast period to reach 38.8 kilotons by 2022. Some of the prominent players in the global chlorine dioxide market are Dioxide Pacific, Inc. (STI), Akzonobel, ERCO Worldwide, Ecolab and Nalco Champion.
- Wood Pulp Bleaching
- Drinking Water Disinfection
- Other Disinfection
- Others (such as industrial and chemical intermediary)
- Asia Pacific
- North America
- Rest of the World
- Industry outlook: market trends and drivers, restraints, and opportunities