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Global Bromine Market 2017-2021

Global Bromine Market 2017-2021

About Bromine

Bromine is a halogen and a non-metallic chemical element. It is highly toxic and extremely reactive. It requires precautions and proper handling. At room temperature, bromine is a reddish-brown thick liquid. Elemental bromine is extracted from salt lakes, seawater, and underground brine wells. Bromine is used in many inorganic and organic compounds.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global bromine market to grow at a CAGR of 6.46% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global bromine market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the considered the sales of bromine in key applications such as in flame retardants, oil and gas drilling, water treatment and mercury emission control, and agriculture.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Bromine Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

key vendors
  • Albemarle
  • Chemtura
  • Gulf Resources
  • ISRAEL CHEMICALS (ICL)
  • Tosoh
Other prominent vendors
  • Hindustan Salts
  • Honeywell International
  • Jordan Bromine Company
  • MORRE-TEC Industries
  • TETRA Technologies
Market driver
  • Increasing demand for plastics
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Emergence of non-halogenated flame retardants
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Use of bromine and its derivatives as mercury reducing agent
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
    • Market overview
      • Table Global bromine market
      • Table Segmentation of global bromine market by application
      • Table Segmentation of global bromine market by region
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Global bromine market
      • Table Global bromine market 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global bromine market 2016-2021
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Global bromine market by application
      • Table Global bromine market by application 2016 (%)
      • Table Global bromine market by application 2021 (%)
    • Global bromine market for flame retardants
      • Table Global bromine market for flame retardants 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global bromine market for flame retardants 2016-2021
    • Global bromine market for oil and gas drilling
      • Table Global bromine market for fluids for oil and gas drilling 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global bromine market for fluids for oil and gas drilling 2016-2021
    • Global bromine market for water treatment and mercury emission control
      • Table Global bromine market for water treatment and mercury emission control 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global bromine market for water treatment and mercury emission control 2016-2021
    • Global bromine market for agriculture
      • Table Global bromine market for agriculture 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global bromine market for agriculture 2016-2021
    • Global bromine market for other applications
      • Table Global bromine market for other applications 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global bromine market for other applications 2016-2021
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global bromine market by geography
      • Table Global bromine market by geography 2016 (%)
      • Table Global bromine market by geography 2021 (%)
    • Bromine market in APAC
      • Table Bromine market in APAC 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Bromine market in APAC 2016-2021
    • Bromine market in the Americas
      • Table Bromine market in the Americas 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Bromine market in the Americas 2016-2021
    • Bromine market in Europe
      • Table Bromine market in Europe 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Bromine market in Europe 2016-2021
    • Bromine market in MEA
      • Table Bromine market in MEA 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Bromine market in MEA 2016-2021
  • Market drivers
    • Increasing demand for plastics
      • Table World production of thermoplastics and polyurethanes 2015
    • Growth in oil drilling activities
      • Table Distribution by region of onshore and offshore wells drilling 2015
    • Increasing demand from developing economies
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Emergence of non-halogenated flame retardants
    • Phasing out of methyl bromide
      • Table Methyl bromide inventory at the end of year since 2005, US
    • Government regulations against the use of halogenated flame retardants
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Use of bromine and its derivatives as mercury reducing agent
    • Shale gas boom in North America
    • Advancement in Hydrogen-Bromine flow battery
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Global bromine production by country 2016
      • Table Key vendors in the global bromine market
    • Albemarle
      • Table Albemarle: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Albemarle: Bromine and bromine applications
    • Chemtura
    • Gulf Resources
    • ISRAEL CHEMICALS (ICL)
      • Table ICL: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Tosoh
      • Table Tosoh Corporation: Business segmentation
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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