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Sulfuric Acid Market Analysis By Raw Material (Elemental Sulfur, Base Metal Smelters, Pyrite Ore), By Application (Fertilizers, Chemical Manufacturing, Refinery, Textile), And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025

Sulfuric Acid Market Analysis By Raw Material (Elemental Sulfur, Base Metal Smelters, Pyrite Ore), By Application (Fertilizers, Chemical Manufacturing, Refinery, Textile), And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025

The global sulfuric acid market is expected to be valued at USD 13.45 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing investments in plant facilities due to the rising production capacity of phosphate fertilizer and tightening environmental regulations are anticipated to spur the market over the foreseeable period.

Rising demand for the production of nutrient-rich food crops is expected to boost the industry. Increasing requirement for the continuous & sustainable H2SO4 product for the manufacturing of phosphate fertilizer, inorganic chemicals, detergents & soaps, dyes, and gasoline is expected to trigger industry growth over the forecast period.

Growing suppliers of sulfuric acid in Saudi Arabia due to the presence of large number of acid manufacturing facilities to strengthen the growth of phosphate is expected to spur the Middle East regional market. Factors such as increase in the number of initiatives carried out by companies such as DuPont, Outotec, and Sumitomo Corporation to expand their plant facilities, enhance distribution network, and expand processing capacities are projected to propel the market over the next eight years.

Further key findings from the report suggest:

  • The global demand was valued at USD 10.10 billion in 2016, at an estimated CAGR of 3.3% from 2017 to 2025
  • Elemental sulfur was the largest raw material segment in 2016, accounting for over 57% of the overall market
  • Increasing demand for the manufacturing of sulfuric acid from elemental sulfur owing to its environmentally-friendly property in comparison to base metal smelter or pyrite ore roasting is projected to propel elemental sulfur raw material segment
  • Fertilizers was the largest application segment in 2016 and is expected to progress at a moderate rate over the foreseeable period
  • Increasing demand for the production of phosphate fertilizer to enhance the quality of irrigation water is projected to propel fertilizer application growth
  • In terms of revenue, Asia Pacific was the dominant regional segment in 2016 and is anticipated to hold a considerable share in the market, at an estimated CAGR of around 3.6% over the forecast period
  • Growing demand for H2SO4 products in chemical industries from emerging the economies of China and India and the availability of raw materials in this region is projected to drive Asia Pacific regional segment
  • In May 2017, DuPont Clean Technologies received a contract agreement from Yidu Xingfa Chemical Co. Ltd. for the technology and engineering license for a 3600 tpd MECS MAX3 sulfuric acid plant. This initiative is expected to strengthen the company’s Xingfa plant in China.
  • Some players operating in this industry include Mosaic Company, Chemtrade Refinery, DuPont, Akzonobel N.V., BASF, PVS Chemical Solution, Valero Energy, and Solvay among others.

Chapter 1 Methodology and Scope
1.1 Research methodology
1.2 Research scope and assumptions
1.3 List of data sources
Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.1 Sulfuric acid–Industry snapshot, 2016
Chapter 3 Sulfuric Acid Market Variables, Trends and Scope
3.1 Market segmentation and scope
3.2 Market size and growth prospects, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
3.3 Sulfuric acid market value chain analysis
3.4 Market dynamics
3.4.1 Market driver analysis
3.4.1.1 Increase in the production of nutrient-rich food crops
3.4.1.2 Steady and sustainable demand for sulfuric acid due to its diversified applications
3.4.2 Market restraint analysis
3.4.2.1 Strict environmental regulations due to toxicological effects of sulfuric acid
3.5 Key opportunities prioritized
3.6 Industry analysis - Porter’s analysis
3.7 PESTEL analysis
Chapter 4 Sulfuric Acid Market: Raw Material Estimates and Trend Analysis
4.1 Sulfuric acid market: Raw material movement analysis, 2016 & 2025
4.2 Elemental sulfur
4.2.1 Market estimates and forecasts, in elemental sulfur, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
4.3 Base metal smelters
4.3.1 Market estimates and forecasts, in base metal smelters, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
4.4 Pyrite ore
4.4.1 Market estimates and forecasts, in pyrite ore, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
4.5 Others
4.5.1 Market estimates and forecasts, in others, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
Chapter 5 Sulfuric Acid Market: Application Estimates and Trend Analysis
5.1 Sulfuric acid market: Application movement analysis, 2016 & 2025
5.2 Fertilizers
5.2.1 Market estimates and forecasts, in fertilizers, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
5.3 Chemical manufacturing
5.3.1 Market estimates and forecasts, in chemical manufacturing, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
5.4 Metal processing
5.4.1 Market estimates and forecasts, in metal processing, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
5.5 Petroleum refinery
5.5.1 Market estimates and forecasts, in petroleum refinery, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
5.6 Textile industry
5.6.1 Market estimates and forecasts, in textile industry, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
5.7 Automotive
5.7.1 Market estimates and forecasts, in automotive, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
5.8 Pulp & paper
5.8.1 Market estimates and forecasts, in pulp & paper, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
5.9 Others
5.9.1 Market estimates and forecasts, in others, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
Chapter 6 Sulfuric Acid Market: Regional Estimates and Trend Analysis
6.1 Sulfuric acid market: Regional movement analysis, 2016 & 2025
6.1.1 North America
6.1.1.1 Market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.1.2 Market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.1.3 U.S.
6.1.1.3.1 Market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.1.3.2 Market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.1.4 Canada
6.1.1.4.1 Market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.1.4.2 Market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.1.5 Mexico
6.1.1.5.1 Market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.1.5.2 Market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.2 Europe
6.1.2.1 Market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.2.2 Market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.2.3 Russia
6.1.2.3.1 Market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.2.3.2 Market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.2.4 Germany
6.1.2.4.1 Market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.2.4.2 Market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.2.5 France
6.1.2.5.1 Market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.2.5.2 Market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.3 Asia Pacific
6.1.3.1 Market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.3.2 Market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.3.3 China
6.1.3.3.1 Market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.3.3.2 Market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.3.4 Japan
6.1.3.4.1 Market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.3.4.2 Market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.3.5 India
6.1.3.5.1 Market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.3.5.2 Market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.4 Central & South America (CSA)
6.1.4.1 Market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.4.2 Market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.5 Middle East & Africa (MEA)
6.1.5.1 Market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.5.2 Market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.5.3 Saudi Arabia
6.1.5.3.1 Market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
6.1.5.3.2 Market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
Chapter 7 Competitive Landscape
7.1 Vendor landscape
7.2 Competitive environment
Chapter 8 Company Profiles
8.1 The Mosaic Company
8.1.1 Company overview
8.1.2 Financial performance
8.1.3 Product benchmarking
8.1.4 Strategic initiatives
8.2 Chemtrade Refinery
8.2.1 Company overview
8.2.2 Financial performance
8.2.3 Product benchmarking
8.2.4 Strategic initiatives
8.3 DuPont
8.3.1 Company overview
8.3.2 Financial performance
8.3.3 Product benchmarking
8.3.4 Strategic initiatives
8.4 Akzonobel N.V.
8.4.1 Company overview
8.4.2 Financial performance
8.4.3 Product benchmarking
8.4.4 Strategicinitiatives
8.5 BASF SE
8.5.1 Company overview
8.5.2 Financial performance
8.5.3 Product benchmarking
8.5.4 Strategicinitiatives
8.6 PVS Chemical Solution
8.6.1 Company overview
8.6.2 Financial performance
8.6.3 Product benchmarking
8.6.4 Strategic initiatives
8.7 Solvay
8.7.1 Company overview
8.7.2 Financial performance
8.7.3 Product benchmarking
8.7.4 Strategic initiatives
8.8 Valero Energy
8.8.1 Company overview
8.8.2 Financial performance
8.8.3 Product benchmarking
8.8.4 Strategic initiatives
8.9 Potash Corp (PCS Phosphate)
8.9.1 Company overview
8.9.2 Financial performance
8.9.3 Product benchmarking
8.9.4 Strategic initiatives
8.10 Agrium Inc.
8.10.1 Company overview
8.10.2 Financial performance
8.10.3 Product benchmarking
8.10.4 Strategic initiatives
List of Tables
TABLE 1 Sulfuric acid - Key market driver impact
TABLE 2 Sulfuric acid - Key market restraints impact
TABLE 3 Sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, in elemental sulfur, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 4 Sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, in base metal smelters, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 5 Sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, in pyrite ore, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 6 Sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, in others, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 7 Sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, in fertilizers, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 8 Sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, in chemical manufacturing, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 9 Sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, in metal processing, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 10 Sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, in petroleum refinery, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 11 Sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, in textile industry, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 12 Sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, in automotive, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 13 Sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, in pulp & paper, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 14 Sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, in others, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 15 North America sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 16 North America sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 17 North America sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 18 North America sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 19 North America sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 20 U.S. sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 21 U.S. sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 22 U.S. sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 23 U.S. sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 24 U.S. sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 25 Canada sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 26 Canada sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 27 Canada sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 28 Canada sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 29 Canada sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 30 Mexico sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 31 Mexico sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 32 Mexico sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 33 Mexico sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 34 Mexico sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 35 Europe sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 36 Europe sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 37 Europe sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 38 Europe sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 39 Europe sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 40 Russia sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 41 Russia sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 42 Russia sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 43 Russia sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 44 Russia sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 45 Germany sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 46 Germany sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 47 Germany sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 48 Germany sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 49 Germany sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 50 France sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 51 France sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 52 France sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 53 France sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 54 France sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 55 Asia Pacific sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 56 Asia Pacific sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 57 Asia Pacific sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 58 Asia Pacific sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 59 Asia Pacific sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 60 China sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 61 China sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 62 China sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 63 China sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 64 China sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 65 Japan sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 66 Japan sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 67 Japan sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 68 Japan sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 69 Japan sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 70 India sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 71 India sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 72 India sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 73 India sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 74 India sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 75 CSA sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 76 CSA sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 77 CSA sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 78 CSA sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 79 CSA sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 80 MEA sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 81 MEA sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 82 MEA sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 83 MEA sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 84 MEA sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 85 Saudi Arabia sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons) (USD million)
TABLE 86 Saudi Arabia sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 87 Saudi Arabia sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by raw material, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 88 Saudi Arabia sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)
TABLE 89 Saudi Arabia sulfuric acid market estimates and forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
List of Figures
FIG. 1 Sulfuric acid market revenue share, 2016 (USD million)
FIG. 2 Sulfuric acid - Industry snapshot
FIG. 3 Sulfuric acid market segmentation
FIG. 4 Sulfuric acid market size, 2014 - 2025 (Million tons)(USD million)
FIG. 5 Sulfuric acid market value chain analysis
FIG. 6 Sulfuric acid market dynamics
FIG. 7 Key opportunities prioritized
FIG. 8 Sulfuric acid Porter’s analysis
FIG. 9 Sulfuric acid PESTEL analysis
FIG. 10 Sulfuric acid market: Raw material movement analysis, 2016 & 2025 (USD million)
FIG. 11 Sulfuric acid market: Application movement analysis, 2016 & 2025 (USD million)
FIG. 12 Regional market place: Key takeaways in terms of revenue
FIG. 13 Sulfuric acid market: Regional movement analysis, 2016 & 2025 (USD million)
FIG. 14 Competitive environment

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