List of Figures

FIGURE 1 RESEARCH DESIGN 17
FIGURE 2 BREAKDOWN OF PRIMARY INTERVIEWS: BY COMPANY TYPE DESIGNATION & REGION 20
FIGURE 3 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 21
FIGURE 4 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: TOP-DOWN APPROACH 21
FIGURE 5 CHLORINE MARKET DATA TRIANGULATION 22
FIGURE 6 ISOCYANATES IS EXPECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING CHLORINE APPLICATION ($MILLION) DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 25
FIGURE 7 CHLORINE MARKET SHARE BY REGION, 2013 (KILOTONS) 26
FIGURE 8 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, 2014 VS. 2019 ($MILLION) 27
FIGURE 9 CHLORINE APPLICATIONS IN EDC/PVC ACCOUNTS FOR THE LARGEST SHARE (VALUE) IN ASIA-PACIFIC, 2013 27
FIGURE 10 ISOCYANATES IS THE FASTEST-GROWING APPLICATION OF CHLORINE IN ASIA-PACIFIC, 2014-2019 28
FIGURE 11 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET IN EXPONENTIAL GROWTH PHASE 28
FIGURE 12 CHLORINE MARKET: BY APPLICATION 30
FIGURE 13 CHLORINE MARKET SEGMENTATION, BY REGION 31
FIGURE 14 INCREASING DEMAND FROM EMERGING MARKETS DRIVES THE CHLORINE MARKET 32
FIGURE 15 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS: MAJOR VALUE IS ADDED IN END-USER INDUSTRIES 37
FIGURE 16 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS OF THE CHLOR-ALKALI MARKET 39
FIGURE 17 CHLORINE MARKET SHARE (VOLUME), BY APPLICATION, 2013 42
FIGURE 18 CHINA TO REMAIN THE FASTEST GROWING MARKET FOR CHLORINE 2014–2019 (KILOTONS) 44
FIGURE 19 GLOBAL CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, 2012-2019 (KILOTONS) 55
FIGURE 20 REGIONAL CHLORINE MARKET SNAPSHOT, BY VOLUME (CAGR%2014-2019)– RAPID GROWTH MARKETS ARE EMERGING AS NEW HOT SPOTS 56
FIGURE 21 CHLORINE MARKET SHARE (VOLUME), BY REGION, 2013 57
FIGURE 22 CHINA, INDIA & THE U.S.: ATTRACTIVE DESTINATIONS FOR KEY CHLORINE APPLICATIONS, BY VOLUME 57
FIGURE 23 CHINA IS THE KEY MARKET FOR TOP FOUR APPLICATIONS OF CHLORINE IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC, BY VOLUME (2013) 59
FIGURE 24 ASIA-PACIFIC: CHLORINE MARKET SHARE (VOLUME), BY COUNTRY, 2013 61
FIGURE 25 RUSSIA WAS THE KEY MARKET FOR TOP FOUR APPLICATIONS OF CHLORINE IN EUROPE (2013) 69
FIGURE 26 EUROPE: CHLORINE MARKET SHARE (VOLUME)BY COUNTRY, 2013 71
FIGURE 27 THE U.S. IS THE KEY MARKET FOR TOP FOUR APPLICATIONS OF CHLORINE IN NORTH AMERICA (2013) 78
FIGURE 28 NORTH AMERICA: CHLORINE MARKET SHARE (VOLUME), BY COUNTRY, 2013 79
FIGURE 29 ROW: CHLORINE MARKET SHARE (VOLUME), BY REGION, 2013 84
FIGURE 30 COMPANIES ADOPTED EXPANSION AND ACQUISITION AS THE KEY GROWTH STRATEGY BETWEEN 2011 AND 2015* 86
FIGURE 31 THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY, OLIN CORPORATION & INEOS GROUP LTD. REPORTED A MAJOR SHARE OF DEVELOPMENTS BETWEEN 2011 & 2015* 87
FIGURE 32 MARKET EVALUATION FRAMEWORK , 2011- 2015* 88
FIGURE 33 EXPANSIONS AND ACQUISITIONS: THE KEY STRATEGY ADOPTED BY TOP PLAYERS OF THE GLOBAL CHLORINE MARKET BETWEEN 2011 & MARCH 2015 89
FIGURE 34 REGIONAL REVENUE MIX OF THE TOP FIVE MARKET PLAYERS 93
FIGURE 35 DOW: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 94
FIGURE 36 DOW: SWOT ANALYSIS 96
FIGURE 37 OLIN CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 97
FIGURE 38 OLIN CORPORATION: SWOT ANALYSIS 99
FIGURE 39 OXY: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 100
FIGURE 40 OXY: SWOT ANALYSIS 102
FIGURE 41 INEOS GROUP LIMITED.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 103
FIGURE 42 INEOS: SWOT ANALYSIS 104
FIGURE 43 TOSOH CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 105
FIGURE 44 TOSOH: SWOT ANALYSIS 106
FIGURE 45 FORMOSA PLASTICS CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 107
FIGURE 46 PPG INDUSTRIES: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 109
FIGURE 47 HANWHA CHEMICAL CORP.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 111
FIGURE 48 TATA CHEMICALS LIMITED: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 113
FIGURE 49 AKZONOBEL NV.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 115

 

List of Tables

TABLE 1 IMPACT OF GLOBAL CHLORINE MARKET DRIVERS (2014-2019) 32
TABLE 2 IMPACT OF GLOBAL CHLORINE MARKET RESTRAINTS (2014-2019) 33
TABLE 3 IMPACT OF GLOBAL CHLORINE MARKET OPPORTUNITY (2014-2019) 34
TABLE 4 IMPACT OF GLOBAL CHLORINE MARKET CHALLENGES (2014-2019) 35
TABLE 5 IMPACT OF GLOBAL CHLORINE MARKET BURNING ISSUES (2014-2019) 35
TABLE 6 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 43
TABLE 7 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 43
TABLE 8 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE IN EDC/PVC, BY REGION, 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 44
TABLE 9 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE IN EDC/PVC, BY REGION, 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 45
TABLE 10 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE IN C1/C2, AROMATICS, BY REGION 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 45
TABLE 11 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE IN C1/C2, AROMATICS, BY REGION 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 46
TABLE 12 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE IN CHEMICALS-INORGANIC, BY REGION 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 46
TABLE 13 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE IN CHEMICALS-INORGANIC, BY REGION 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 47
TABLE 14 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE IN CHEMICALS-ORGANIC, BY REGION 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 47
TABLE 15 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE IN CHEMICALS-ORGANIC, BY REGION 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 48
TABLE 16 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE IN CHLORINATED INTERMEDIARIES, BY REGION 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 48
TABLE 17 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE IN CHLORINATED INTERMEDIARIES, BY REGION 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 49
TABLE 18 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE IN ISOCYANATES, BY REGION, 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 49
TABLE 19 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE IN ISOCYANATES, BY REGION, 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 50
TABLE 20 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE IN PROPYLENE OXIDE, BY REGION 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 50
TABLE 21 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE IN PROPYLENE OXIDE, BY REGION 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 50
TABLE 22 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE IN PULP & PAPER, BY REGION, 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 51
TABLE 23 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE IN PULP & PAPER, BY REGION, 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 51
TABLE 24 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE IN WATER TREATMENT, BY REGION 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 52
TABLE 25 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE IN WATER TREATMENT, BY REGION 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 52
TABLE 26 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE IN OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY REGION 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 53
TABLE 27 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE IN OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY REGION 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 53
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TABLE 28 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 58
TABLE 29 CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 58
TABLE 30 ASIA PACIFIC: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 60
TABLE 31 ASIA-PACIFIC: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 60
TABLE 32 ASIA-PACIFIC: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 61
TABLE 33 ASIA-PACIFIC: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 62
TABLE 34 CHINA: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 62
TABLE 35 CHINA: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 63
TABLE 36 INDIA: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 64
TABLE 37 INDIA: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 64
TABLE 38 JAPAN: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 65
TABLE 39 JAPAN: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 66
TABLE 40 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2012–2019 (KILO TON) 67
TABLE 41 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 68
TABLE 42 EUROPE: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 70
TABLE 43 EUROPE: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 70
TABLE 44 EUROPE: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 71
TABLE 45 EUROPE: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 72
TABLE 46 GERMANY: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 72
TABLE 47 GERMANY: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 73
TABLE 48 RUSSIA: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 74
TABLE 49 RUSSIA: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 74
TABLE 50 FRANCE: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 75
TABLE 51 FRANCE: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 76
TABLE 52 REST OF EUROPE: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 76
TABLE 53 REST OF EUROPE: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 77
TABLE 54 NORTH AMERICA: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 78
TABLE 55 NORTH AMERICA: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 79
TABLE 56 NORTH AMERICA: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 80
TABLE 57 NORTH AMERICA: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 80
TABLE 58 U.S.: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 81
TABLE 59 U.S.: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 82
TABLE 60 REST OF NORTH AMERICA: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 82
TABLE 61 REST OF NORTH AMERICA: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 83
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TABLE 62 ROW: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 83
TABLE 63 ROW: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 84
TABLE 64 ROW: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2012–2019 (KILOTONS) 85
TABLE 65 ROW: CHLORINE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2012–2019 ($MILLION) 85
TABLE 66 EXPANSIONS, 2011–2015* 89
TABLE 67 ACQUISITIONS, 2011- 2015* 90
TABLE 68 JOINT VENTURES, 2011- 2015* 91
TABLE 69 MERGERS & AGREEMENT, 2011- 2015* 91
TABLE 70 SUPPLY CONTRACTS, 2011- 2015* 92