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Global Chlorine Market 2017-2021

About Chlorine

The pure chemical element of chlorine has the physical form of a diatomic green gas. The name chlorine is derived from chloros, meaning green, referring to the color of the gas. Chlorine gas is heavier than air, has an intensely disagreeable suffocating odor, and is exceedingly poisonous. In both, the liquid and solid forms, it is a powerful oxidizing, bleaching, and disinfecting agent. It is naturally found combined with other elements, primarily sodium, in the form of common salt (NaCl), but also available in carnallite and sylvite.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global chlorine market to grow at a CAGR of 4.70% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global chlorine market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.

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

  • APAC
  • Europe
  • North America
  • South America
  • ROW
Technavio's report, Global Chlorine 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
  • Akzo Nobel
  • Hanwha Corporation
  • Occidental Petroleum
  • Olin Corporation
  • Westlake Chemical
Other prominent vendors
  • BASF
  • Formosa Plastics
  • Packed Chlorine
  • Tata Chemicals
Market driver
  • Growing uses in the pharmaceutical industry
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Market challenge
  • Logistic problems related to hazardous chemicals
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Market trend
  • Market consolidation through M&As
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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?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global chlorine market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global chlorine market 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global chlorine market 2016-2021
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Global chlorine market by application
      • Table Global chlorine market by application 2016 (% share)
      • Table Global chlorine market by application 2021 (% share)
      • Table Global chlorine market 2017-2021 (% share of revenue)
    • Global chlorine market for EDC/PVC
      • Table Global chlorine market for EDC/PVC 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Types of PVC and its uses
      • Table Market forecast: Global chlorine market for EDC/PVC 2016-2021
    • Global chlorine market for organic chemicals
      • Table Global chlorine market for organic chemicals 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global chlorine market for organic chemicals 2016-2021
    • Global chlorine market for isocyanates
      • Table Global chlorine market for isocyanates 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global chlorine market for isocyanates 2016-2021
    • Global chlorine market for chlorinated intermediates
      • Table Global chlorine market for chlorinated intermediates 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global chlorine market for chlorinated intermediates 2016-2021
    • Global chlorine market for other applications
      • Table Global chlorine market for other applications 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global chlorine market for other applications 2016-2021
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global chlorine market by geography
      • Table Global chlorine market by geography 2016 (% share)
      • Table Global chlorine market by geography 2021 (% share)
      • Table Global chlorine market 2017-2021 (% share by geography)
    • Chlorine market in APAC
      • Table Chlorine market in APAC 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Chlorine market in APAC 2016-2021
    • Chlorine market in North America
      • Table Chlorine market in North America 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Chlorine market in North America 2016-2021
    • Chlorine market in Europe
      • Table Chlorine market in Europe 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Chlorine market in Europe 2016-2021
    • Chlorine market in South America
      • Table Chlorine market in South America 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Chlorine market in South America 2016-2021
    • Chlorine market in ROW
      • Table Chlorine market in ROW 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Chlorine market in ROW 2016-2021
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Percentage of chlorine involved in the manufacture of 200 top-selling medicines
      • Table Uses of chlorine as an oxidizing agent in water and wastewater treatment
      • Table Applications of PVC in the construction industry
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Market consolidation through M&As
    • Strategic alliances
    • Initiatives by nonprofit organizations
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Major market vendors
      • Table Global chlorine market: Major vendors
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Akzo Nobel
      • Table Akzo Nobel: Business segmentation by revenue 2016 (% share)
      • Table Akzo Nobel: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016 (% share)
    • Hanwha Corporation
      • Table Hanwha Corporation: Business segmentation by revenue 2016 (% share)
    • Occidental Petroleum
      • Table Occidental Petroleum: Business segmentation by revenue 2016 (% share)
      • Table Occidental Petroleum: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016 (% share)
    • Olin Corporation
      • Table Olin Corporation: Business segmentation by revenue 2016 (% share)
      • Table Olin Corporation: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016 (% share)
    • Westlake Chemical
      • Table Westlake Chemical: Business segmentation by revenue 2016 (% share)
      • Table Westlake Chemical: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016 (% share)
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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