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Global Mercury Market 2015-2019

About mercury

Mercury is a metal with an atomic number of 80 and is depicted by the symbol Hg in the periodic table. The actual name of mercury, as per the periodic table, is hydragyrum, and it is commonly known as quicksilver. The unique property of mercury, which makes it stand apart from other metals, is that it remains in liquid form at room temperature and pressure.

Technavio's analysts forecast the global mercury market to grow at a CAGR of 0.91% over the period 2014-2019.

Covered in this report

The report covers the current scenario and growth prospects of the global mercury market for the period of 2015-2019. To calculate the market size, the report considers the volumetric sales of mercury. The market for mercury has been classified based on:

  • Application
  • Geography
The market is divided into the following segments based on application:
  • Chemical manufacturing
  • Artisanal gold mining
  • Batteries
  • Dentistry
  • Measurement And Control Devices
  • Electrical and lighting
  • Others
The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
  • Americas
  • APAC
  • Europe
  • MEA
  • ROW
Technavio's report, Global Mercury Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers APAC, the Americas, Europe, MEA, and ROW. It also covers the vendor landscape of the global mercury market and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report includes a discussion on the key vendors operating in this market.

Key regions
  • China
  • India
  • Mexico
  • Peru
Key vendors
  • Avantor Performance Materials
  • Globe Chemicals
  • Mayasa
  • Sigma Aldrich
Other prominent vendors
  • Aldrett Hermanos
  • Bethlehem Apparatus
  • China Jin Run Industrial
Market driver
  • Increasing demand for gold
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Ban on use of mercury by environmental regulators
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Rising awareness against use of mercury
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2019 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?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Mercury Market 2015-2019

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Mercury Market: Avantor Performance Materials, Globe Chemicals, Mayasa, and Sigma Aldrich.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Aldrett Hermanos, Bethlehem Apparatus, and China Jin Run Industrial.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “While many countries have banned the use of mercury, in certain industries like the sodium vapor lamp industry and coal power plants do not have the means to replace the use of mercury.”

According to the report, the demand for gold in countries such as India is driving the growth of this market.

Further, the report states that the ban on mercury use by many countries poses a key challenge, and it has led to its replacement in several industrial processes.

Companies Mentioned

Avantor Performance Materials, Globe Chemicals, Mayasa, Sigma Aldrich, Aldrett Hermanos, Bethlehem Apparatus, China Jin Run Industrial.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
      • Table Extraction of mercury through pyrometallurgical process
      • Table Extraction of mercury through hydrometallurgy
      • Table Global production of mercury through recycling (metric tons)
      • Table Global pricing statistics of mercury 2002-2016
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Segmentation of global mercury market
      • Table Global mercury market 2014-2019 (metric tons)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Segmentation of global mercury market by application 2014-2019
      • Table Segmentation of global mercury market by application 2014-2019 (metric tons)
    • Global mercury market share by application 2014 and 2019
      • Table Global mercury market share by application 2014
      • Table Global mercury market share by application 2019
    • Mercury use in chemical manufacturing 2014-2019
      • Table Mercury usage in chemical manufacturing (metric tons)
    • Mercury use in artisanal gold mining 2014-2019
      • Table Mercury use in artisanal gold mining 2014-2019 (metric tons)
    • Mercury use in batteries 2014-2019
      • Table Mercury use in batteries (metric tons)
    • Mercury use in dentistry 2014-2019
      • Table Mercury use in dentistry (metric tons)
    • Mercury use in measuring and control devices 2014-2019
      • Table Use of mercury in measuring and control devices (metric tons)
      • Table List of mercury alternatives used in various measuring devices
    • Mercury use in electrical and lighting devices 2014-2019
      • Table Mercury use in electrical and lighting devices (metric tons)
    • Mercury use in other applications 2014-2019
      • Table Mercury use in other applications (metric tons)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Geographical segmentation of global mercury market 2014-2019
      • Table Segmentation of global mercury market by region (metric tons)
    • Market share by region 2014 and 2019
      • Table Market share by region 2014
      • Table Market share by region 2019
    • Mercury market in APAC 2014-2019
      • Table Mercury consumption in APAC (metric tons)
      • Table Mercury production in APAC 2009-2015 (metric tons)
    • Mercury market in the Americas 2014-2019
      • Table Mercury market in the Americas (metric tons)
    • Mercury market in Europe 2014-2019
      • Table Mercury market in Europe (metric tons)
    • Mercury market in MEA 2014-2019
      • Table Mercury market in MEA (metric tons)
    • Mercury market in ROW 2014-2019
      • Table Mercury market in ROW (metric tons)
  • Key leading countries
    • Table Key leading countries
    • China
    • India
    • Mexico
    • Peru
  • Market drivers
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Avantor Performance Materials
      • Table Avantor Performance Materials: Product categories
    • Globe Chemicals
    • Mayasa
      • Table Mayasa: Lines of activities
    • Sigma-Aldrich
      • Table Sigma-Aldrich: Business units by revenue 2014
      • Table Sigma-Aldrich: Business units by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ millions)
      • Table Sigma-Aldrich: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
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