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Attractive Market Opportunities in Caustic Soda Market Esitimate to Grow at a Significant Rate Throughout the Forecast Period: Competition Status, Emerging Trends, Growth Factors, Value Chain, And Key Players

It is highly corrosive liquid and reacts rapidly with numerous metals such as aluminum, zinc, tin, magnesium, copper, bronze, and chromium. It is used in the pulping and bleaching processes, de-inking of waste paper and water treatment
Published 25 July 2018


Caustic Soda (NaOH) as a 50% w/v solution is a colorless and odorless liquid. It is highly corrosive liquid and reacts rapidly with numerous metals such as aluminum, zinc, tin, magnesium, copper, bronze, and chromium. It is used in the pulping and bleaching processes, de-inking of waste paper and water treatment. In the textile industry, it is used to process cotton and dye synthetic fibers such as polyester and nylon. It is widely used in the manufacturing of soap and detergent on account of its unique properties. Moreover, it is utilized as a feedstock for a broad range of products such as adhesives, plastics, solvents, coatings, herbicides, inks, dyes, fabrics, pharmaceuticals, and others.

Global Caustic Soda Market Review 2017-2018 Forecast to 2023 - Analysis by Chemical Type, Technology, Application, End-User, Industry Vertical, and Region’ into its vast depository of research reports. In the first section of the report, the market definition, market overview, product description, product scope, product characterization, and product specification has been discussed. The information presented in this report provides an overview of the latest trends and development plans, patterns, and policies observed in the global market. Moreover, the study provides an analysis of the latest events such as the technological advancements and the product launches and their consequences on the global Caustic Soda market. The global market also comprises the data accumulated from numerous primary and secondary sources.


According to Market Research Future Analysis, cumulatively the global caustic soda market is predicted to reach USD 56687.66 million by 2027 expanding at a CAGR of 5.92% during the forecast period of 2017-2027. According to application segment, alumina was the most promising segment accounted for the largest global share of around 18% on account of rising demand in alumina refineries as it is predominantly utilized to separate alumina from bauxite ore. Moreover, increasing pulp demand in paper industries coupled with rising caustic soda consumption is estimated to drive the growth of the market. Furthermore, rising use of aluminum in automotive and transportation sector along with rising vehicle production and sales is estimated to propel the growth of the market. Moreover, caustic soda is used as a bleaching agent and rise inorganic and organic chemical demand which are the integral part of chemical industry is expected to fuel the caustic soda market. Manufacturing of caustic soda is energy intensive which means production cost is high consequently the profit margin remains low. This aforementioned reason is estimated to hamper the growth of the market over the forecast years. Geographically, Asia Pacific emerged as the leading market share, both in terms of value and volume. In Asia Pacific, China accounted for the largest and Japan as well as India is estimated to be the fastest growing market for caustic soda owing to rapid industrialization and continuous growth of numerous end use industries.

Topmost Leading Manufacturer Covered in this report:
Solvay S.A, Formosa Plastics Group, Olin Corporation, The Dow Chemical Company, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Xinjiang Zhongtai Chemical Co., Tata Chemicals Limited, Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals, AkzoNobel N.V, Westlake Chemical Corporation among others.

Global Caustic Soda Market: Product Segment Analysis:
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Global Caustic Soda Market: Application Segment Analysis
alumina, paper & pulp, organic chemical, textiles, soaps & detergents, inorganic chemicals, water treatment, dye & ink

Geographically it is divided Caustic Soda market into seven prime regions which are on the basis of sales, revenue, and market share and growth rate.
North America (United States, Canada and Mexico), Europe (Germany, France, UK, Russia and Italy), Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, Korea, India and Southeast Asia), South America (Brazil, Argentina, Colombia etc.), Middle East and Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa)

The report typically features the competitive analysis of the global Caustic Soda market which uncovers the leading competitors involved in marketing and selling of market products. Readers of this report will get detailed and comprehensive information on the market. It additionally provides a precise analysis of the parent market based on the historical, current, and the future data, which will build the overall revenue and allows key players to make informed business decisions. The study reports further highlights on the developments, CAGR, innovations, plan executions, and dynamic structure of the market. Through SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) and PEST (Political, Economic, Socio-cultural and technological) analysis help readers to accept the facts pertaining to the market layout.

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Key questions answered in this report:

  1. What will be the market size by the end of the forecast period?
  2. What are the factors driving the growth of the market?
  3. What are the trends and developments that are likely to drive the growth of the market?
  4. Who are the key players operating in the market?
  5. What are the challenges, threats, and opportunities faced by the leading players?
  6. What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key players of the market?

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