Global Caustic Soda Market – Drivers, Opportunities, Trends & Forecasts up to 2020

  • December, 2014
  • Domain: Chemicals, Materials & Food - Inorganic Chemicals
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Sodium hydroxide (NaOH) is commonly known as caustic soda. It is produced by the electrolysis of NaCl (commonly known as common salt) and this process is known as chloralkali process. It is an inorganic compound and is used in many industries as a strong chemical base. Increasing demand of chlorine is also increasing the caustic soda market as chlorine is also produced during the chloralkali process. Increasing demand of alumina in automobile industry is helping the market grow.

Pulp & paper application has the largest market share due to increasing demand of paper. Organic chemicals follow the pulp & paper in the market share. Textile industry is expected to emerge as the fastest growing segment due to increasing demand of manmade fibers. Asia Pacific is the major contributor of the market with largest contribution coming from China. The caustic soda market is on the verge of getting consolidated with increasing competition to grow their share in the market. Some of the key players operating in the market are Dow Chemical Company, SABIC and Solvay S.A., among many others.

The study of the global caustic soda market provides the market size information and market trends along with the factors and parameters impacting it in both short and long term. The study ensures a 360° view, bringing out the complete key insights of the industry.

Report Scope:

  • Applications

    • Alumina

    • Inorganic Chemicals

    • Organic Chemicals

    • Pulp & Paper

    • Water Treatment

    • Others (Soaps & Detergents, Textiles, Food Processing, etc.,)

  • Regions

    • Asia Pacific

    • Europe

    • North America

    • Rest of the World

  • Industry outlook: market trends and drivers, restraints, and opportunities

1       Report Outline

1.1            Introduction

1.2            Report Scope

1.3            Market Definitions

1.4            Research Methodology

1.4.1             Data Collation & In-House Estimation

1.4.2             Market Triangulation

1.4.3             Forecasting

1.5            Study Declarations

1.6            Report Assumptions

1.7            Stakeholders

2       Executive Summary

3       Market Positioning

3.1            Total Addressable Market (TAM): Inorganic Chemicals

3.1.1             Market Overview

3.1.2             Major Trends

3.2            Segmented Addressable Market (SAM)

3.3            Related Markets

4       Market Outlook

4.1            Overview

4.2            Value Chain Analysis

4.3            PESTLE Analysis

4.4            Porter 5 (Five) Forces Analysis

4.5            Patents Analysis

5       Market Characteristics

5.1            Market Segmentation

5.2            Market Dynamics

5.2.1             Drivers

5.2.2             Restraints

5.2.3             Opportunities

5.2.4             DRO – Impact Analysis

6       Caustic Soda Applications: Market Size and Analysis

6.1            Overview

6.2            Alumina

6.3            Inorganic Chemicals

6.4       Organic Chemicals

6.5       Pulp & Paper

6.6       Water Treatment

6.7       Customer Profiles

 (Overview, product usage, geographic revenues, recent developments, and business strategy for all customers)

7       Regions: Market Size and Analysis

7.1            Overview

7.2            North America

7.3            Europe

7.4            Asia Pacific

7.5            Rest of the World

7.6            Vendor Profiles

 (Overview, products/services, geographic revenues, recent developments, business focus, SWOT analysis and business strategy for all vendors)

8       Companies To Watch For

9       Competitive Landscape

9.1            Competitor Product & Geography Benchmarking

9.2            Market Landscape

9.2.1             Key Strategies Adopted



Research Framework

Infoholic research works on a holistic 360° approach in order to deliver high quality, validated and reliable information in our market reports. The Market estimation and forecasting involves following steps:

  • Data Collation (Primary & Secondary)
  • In-house Estimation (Based on proprietary data bases and Models)
  • Market Triangulation
  • Forecasting

Market related information is congregated from both primary and secondary sources.

Primary sources

involved participants from all global stakeholders such as Solution providers, service providers, Industry associations, thought leaders etc. across levels such as CXOs, VPs and managers. Plus, our in-house industry experts having decades of industry experience contribute their consulting and advisory services.

Secondary sources

include public sources such as regulatory frameworks, government IT spending, government demographic indicators, industry association statistics, and company publications along with paid sources such as Factiva, OneSource, Bloomberg among others.

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