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Global Soda Ash Strategic Business Report 2018: Developing Countries Spearhead Current & Future Market Growth

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Global Soda Ash Strategic Business Report 2018: Developing Countries Spearhead Current & Future Market Growth

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DUBLIN, July 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

The "Soda Ash - Global Strategic Business Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets in Thousand Metric Tons and US$ Million by the following End-Use Segments:

  • Glass (Container Glass, Flat Glass, Fiber Glass, & Others)
  • Chemicals
  • Soaps & Detergents
  • Pulp & Paper
  • Flue Gas Desulfurization
  • Water Treatment
  • Miscellaneous

The report profiles 51 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • Ciech S.A. (Poland)
  • Ciner Group (Turkey)
  • Ciner Resources Corporation (USA)
  • Dahua Group Dalian Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. (China)
  • DCW Ltd. (India)
  • Genesis Energy, L.P. (USA)
  • GHCL Limited (India)
  • SC GHCL UPSOM Romania S.A. (Romania)
  • ICI Pakistan Limited (Pakistan)
  • Lianyungang Soda Plant (China)
  • Nirma Limited (India)
  • Searles Valley Minerals (USA)
  • OJSC Bashkir Soda Company (Russia)
  • Shandong Haihua Group Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Soda Sanayii A.S. (Turkey)
  • Solvay S.A. (Belgium)
  • TangShan SanYou Group Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Tata Chemicals Limited (India)
  • Tata Chemicals North America Inc. (USA)
  • Tata Chemicals (Soda Ash) Partners (USA)
  • Tata Chemicals Europe Limited (UK)
  • Tianjin Soda Plant (China)

Key Topics Covered

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

2. GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW
Increased Demand for Glass from Construction/Automotive Industries Drives Global Soda Ash Market
Glass Dominates Soda Ash Consumption
Oversupply Characterizes the Global Soda Ash Market
Low Per Capita Consumption in Emerging Markets to Drive Growth
Plant Closures Optimize Production Capacity Utilization
Vast Quantity of Soda Ash Reserves Discovered in Tanzania
US - A Major Producer of Natural Soda Ash
Flat/Float Glass - A Key User Market for Soda Ash
Intense Competition Characterizes Flat Glass Market
Automotive Glass - A Highly Concentrated Market
Architectural Glass Market
Solar Glass - Xinyi Solar Leads the Market
Construction Industry Fluctuations Determine Soda Ash Market Prospects
Developing Countries Spearhead Current and Future Market Growth
Auto Industry Achieves Record Production
The Changing Face of the Automotive Industry
Deep-Sea Shipping Prices Pose another Threat

3. TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS
RUSAL Develops Soda Ash from Nepheline Syenite
FMC Introduces AbsorptaPlus
The Bicar Method
Champion International's BFR Process
Electrolytical Conversion of Sodium Chromate to Sodium Bichromate
Busan 1130 - A New Leather Treatment Bactericide
Recovery of Strontium Carbonate

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW
Properties of Soda Ash
Toxicity and Handling
Packaging and Storage
End-Use Profile
Natural Soda Ash - Occurrence, Mining and Processing
Trona - A Rare Mineral
Green River Basin - The Largest Source of Trona
Processing of Natural Soda Ash
Natural Soda Ash Refining
Synthetic Soda Ash - Production Processes
The Solvay Process
Dry Liming
Nepheline Syenite Process
Carbonation of Caustic Soda
Major Input/Output Levels of Soda Ash Process
A Comparison of Select Soda Ash Technology

5. END-USE ANALYSIS
End-Uses of Soda Ash
General Scenario of End-Users
A. Glass
The Largest End-Use Sector
Soda Ash - Essential to Glass Making
Glass Manufacturers Favor Dense Soda Ash
Container Glass
Under Threat from Plastics
Flat Glass
Fiber Glass
Other Glass
B. Chemicals
List of Chemicals Consuming Soda Ash
Sodium Bicarbonate
Sodium Dichromate
Sodium Phosphates
Sodium Percarbonate
Sodium Silicate (Water Glass)
Sodium Metabisulfite
Others
C. Soaps & Detergents
Soda Ash as a Builder
Use of Phosphatic Detergents Witnesses Decline
Soda Ash Usage in Detergents - Concentrated Vs Liquid
HE Washing Machines Support Soda Ash and STPP Usage
D. Pulp & Paper
Paper Recycling
E. Flue Gas Desulfurization
F. Water Treatment
Process
Substitutes
G. Miscellaneous

6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
US and Chinese Players Dominate Production but Turkey Threatens to Disturb the Status Quo

6.1 Focus on Select Players
Ciech S.A. (Poland)
Ciner Group (Turkey)
Ciner Resources Corporation (USA)
Dahua Group Dalian Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. (China)
DCW Ltd. (India)
Genesis Energy, L.P. (USA)
GHCL Limited (India)
SC GHCL UPSOM Romania S.A. (Romania)
ICI Pakistan Limited (Pakistan)
Lianyungang Soda Plant (China)
Nirma Limited (India)
Searles Valley Minerals (USA)
OJSC Bashkir Soda Company (Russia)
Shandong Haihua Group Co., Ltd. (China)
Soda Sanayii A.S. (Turkey)
Solvay S.A. (Belgium)
TangShan SanYou Group Co., Ltd. (China)
Tata Chemicals Limited (India)
Tata Chemicals North America Inc. (USA)
Tata Chemicals (Soda Ash) Partners (USA)
Tata Chemicals Europe Limited (UK)
Tianjin Soda Plant (China)

6.2 Recent Industry Activity
Tata Chemicals to Take Over Allied Silica
ICI Pakistan Expands Soda Ash Capacity
Kazan Soda Elektric Commissions Natural Soda Ash Production Facility in Turkey
Tronox Divests Alkali Business to Genesis Energy
Araltuz and Qinghai Soda Desheng AshIndustrial to Establish New Soda Ash Plant
TEYO to Build Soda Ash Plant in Belarus
OCI Enterprises Divests Stake in OCI Resources to Ciner Enterprises
FMC Corporation Divests Alkali Chemicals to Tronox

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
A. Volume Analytics
Soda Ash Market by End-Use Segment
B. Value Analytics

8. REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

8.1 The United States
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
US Soda Ash Market: Well-Balanced with Stable Demand from Exports and Domestic Construction Sector
Production
Glass Dominates Soda Ash Consumption
Competitive Scenario
US - the Largest Exporter of Soda Ash in the World
US Soda Ash Producers Witness Stable Export Opportunities
ANSAC - the Nodal Exporting Agency in the US
Overview of the US Construction/Float Glass Industry: Mainstay of the Soda Ash Market
Residential Construction
Commercial Construction
Flat Glass Market - An Overview
Construction: Mainstay of Float Glass Market
Residential Construction
Commercial Construction
Energy Efficient Glass Finds Increased Demand in Building Construction
Improvement in Construction Sector to Support Growth for Glass
Automotive Industry: A Major End-Use Market for Glass
High-Performance Flat glass in the US
Consumption of Advanced Flat Glass Gains Momentum
The Evolution of Soda Ash Industry
The Early Years
Natural Soda Ash Extraction in California
Green River Trona Deposits Discovered
Establishment of ANSAC
Natural Soda Ash Edges Out Synthetic Variety
B. Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Value Analytics

8.2 Canada
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Recovery in Construction Activity to Drive Market Demand for Glass
Residential Construction
Non-Residential Construction
Imports & Exports of Glass
Automotive Sector Overview
B. Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Value Analytics

8.3 Japan
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Flat/Float Glass: The Largest End-user of Soda Ash
Float Glass Demand: Close Relation with Building Starts
Competitive Overview of Glass Industry
Automotive Production Offers Steady Opportunities for Glass Makers
B. Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Value Analytics

8.4 Europe
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
EU Soda Ash Industry Woes
Flat Glass to Drive the Soda Ash Market
Flat Glass Production in the EU - An Overview
Glass Import-Export Scenario
Energy Efficiency to Drive Growth
Building Sector
Recovery in Construction Activity to Sustain Growth in Demand
Buildings Sector: Achieving Energy Efficiency through Glazing
Legislation and Safety Concerns Result in Enriched Product Mix
EU Legislations Drive Demand for Energy Efficient Products in Buildings
European Auto Sector Emerges from the Throes of Recession
B. Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Value Analytics

8.4.1 France
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
B. Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Value Analytics

8.4.2 Germany
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Germany - One of the Largest Automotive Producing Regions
B. Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Value Analytics

8.4.3 Italy
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Revival of Construction Spending Bodes Well for the Market
B. Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Value Analytics

8.4.4 The United Kingdom
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Float Glass Market in the UK: An Overview
Steady Recovery in Construction Activity to Promote Market Demand for Glass
Despite Brexit Uncertainty, Long Term Outlook Remains Optimistic
B. Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Value Analytics

8.4.5 Spain
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Spanish Construction on the Growth Path after Euro Crisis
B. Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Value Analytics

8.4.6 Russia
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Soda Ash Production
Russia - A Burgeoning Market for Glass
Auto Industry: Opportunities for Glass Makers
B. Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Value Analytics

8.4.7 Rest of Europe
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Overview of Select Markets
Poland
Turkey
B. Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Value Analytics

8.5 Asia-Pacific
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Favorable Prospects for Flat Glass Market
Competition in the Glass Market
Positive Construction Activity Outlook to Drive Growth
Need to Accommodate Increasing Density of Urban Population Drives Strong Market Growth
B. Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Value Analytics

8.5.1 China
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
China - Leader in the Global Soda Ash Market
Supply-Demand Dynamics
Regional Players and Production Capacity
Chinese Soda Ash Market Affected by Supply Issues
Production Methods and Product Output
Overview of the Chinese Flat Glass Market
China - The World's Leading Float Glass Market
Competitive Landscape
Government-Led Reforms to Rationalize Float Glass Supply
Construction Sector - A Major End User
Automotive Glass Market Benefits from Expanding Auto Sales
Major Suppliers of Automotive Glass in China
Promising Solar Energy Sector: Flat Glass Market to Benefit
B. Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Value Analytics

8.5.2 India
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
End-use Market
Flat Glass Industry - Positioned for Strong Growth
Construction Sector: The Primary End-Use Market
Promising Opportunities for Float Glass in Architectural Sector
Ample Opportunities in Automotive Sector
Saint-Gobain India: The Leading Producer of Float Glass in India
Rising Imports of Float Glass Present a Challenge for Indian Producers
B. Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Value Analytics

8.5.3 Rest of Asia-Pacific
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Favorable Flat Glass Market Bodes Well for Soda Ash in Rest of Asia-Pacific Market
Competition in the Glass Market
Strong Construction Market in South East Asian Countries Benefit Market Prospects
B. Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Value Analytics

8.6 The Middle East & Africa
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
South African Soda Ash Market - An Overview
Overview of Glass Market
Large Scale Construction Projects Continue to Drive Demand
B. Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Value Analytics

8.7 Latin America
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Overview of Construction Industry
Automotive Market: A Promising Sector
B. Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Value Analytics

8.7.1 Brazil
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Brazil - Leading Automotive Market in Latin America
B. Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Value Analytics

8.7.2 Rest of Latin America
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Mexico - Leading Automotive Manufacturer in Latin America
B. Market Analytics
Volume Analytics
Value Analytics

9. COMPANY PROFILES

Total Companies Profiled: 51 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 60)

  • The United States (11)
  • Japan (3)
  • Europe (18)
    • France (1)
    • Germany (3)
    • The United Kingdom (2)
    • Rest of Europe (12)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (24)
  • Latin America (3)
  • Africa (1)

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