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Chlor-Alkali Market by Products, Applications & Region - Global Forecast to 2021

NEW YORK, May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The global chlor-alkali market size is estimated to reach USD 102.60 billion by 2021 and is projected to register a CAGR of 5.4% between 2016 and 2021. The drivers of the industry are identified as the rising demand for chlor-alkali products in the emerging markets, high demand from end-use industries, and high existing production capacities of chlor-alkali products.

"Highest demand comes from EDC/PVC, food and pulp & paper, and glass"
Among all the products of chlor alkali, EDC/ PVC, food and pulp & paper, and glass had the largest demand from chlorine, caustic soda, and soda ash, respectively. The demand from the glass application was over half of the global soda ash demand. It is also the fastest-growing segment for soda ash. EDC/PVC accounted for over one third of the global chlorine demand. The demand is rapidly growing in the emerging economies of the Middle East & Africa and Asia-Pacific. With the increasing market for packaged and processed food, the demand of soda ash in the food processing industry is also growing at a rapid rate.

"Rising demand in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East & Africa is the major driver for the chlor-alkali market "
The Middle East & Africa has already witnessed heavy investments in downstream chemicals. During the forecast...