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Catalyst Fertilizers Market by Fertilizer Production Process (Haber-Bosch Process, Contact Process), Metal Group (Base Metals, Precious Metals), Fertilizer Application (Nitrogenous, Phosphatic), and Region – Global Forecast to 2023

Catalyst Fertilizers Market by Fertilizer Production Process (Haber-Bosch Process, Contact Process), Metal Group (Base Metals, Precious Metals), Fertilizer Application (Nitrogenous, Phosphatic), and Region – Global Forecast to 2023

“The catalyst fertilizers market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 2.36% from 2018 to 2023.”
The catalyst fertilizers market is projected to reach USD 2.5 billion by 2023, from USD 2.3 billion in 2018, at a CAGR of 2.36%. The catalyst fertilizers market is driven by various factors such as increasing demand for ammonia and phosphate fertilizers across the globe and increasing need for reforming catalysts in ammonia production facilities. However, the long replacement period associated with catalysts may hinder the growth of the market on a global level.

“In terms of fertilizer production process, the Haber-Bosch process is projected to witness the fastest growth from 2018 to 2023.”
With the improving economic conditions of Asian countries, the adoption rate of innovative ammonia production processes with efficient emission control system remains high. Though the fertilizer production process is majorly concentrated in countries such as China, India, and Indonesia, the rising demand for urea and ammonia fertilizers in other developing economies has boosted the need for production units in Asian and African countries. This is projected to enhance the growth opportunity for the Haber-Bosch ammonia synthesis process during the forecast period.

“In terms of metal group, the base metals segment is estimated to have the largest market share during the forecast period.”
According to the FAOSTAT, nitrogen is the most produced nutrient across the globe, occupying over 52% of the total fertilizers produced in 2016, and iron is the most widely used catalyst for ammonia production. Also, sulfuric acid production is highly dependent on vanadium for its catalytic activity. Iron catalysts are available at a low cost of approximately USD 900-1,000 per ton, according to industry experts, which is almost 10-20 times cheaper than precious metals such as platinum and palladium. Hence, base metals are majorly preferred among fertilizer manufacturers for their production processes.

“Asia Pacific is estimated to dominate the catalyst fertilizers market in 2018.”
The demand for fertilizer catalysts is primarily driven by the increasing production of fertilizers, particularly in countries such as China, India, the US, and Russia. These countries are the largest producers of ammonia. The Asia Pacific region dominated the global fertilizer catalysts market in 2017 due to the presence of major producers of ammonia-based fertilizers in China, India, and Indonesia. Additionally, China is one of the largest exporters of phosphate fertilizers, which implies that higher the production of phosphate fertilizers, higher would be the need for the adoption of catalysts during the production process.
In-depth interviews were conducted with Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), marketing directors, other innovation and technology directors, and executives from various key organizations operating in the catalyst fertilizers marketplace.

The breakdown of the primaries on the basis of company type, designation, and region conducted during the research study is as follows:
By Company type: Tier 1 - 45%, Tier 2 -30%, and Tier 3 - 25%
By Designation: C-Level - 50%, D-Level - 20%, and Others* - 30%
By Region: Asia Pacific - 40%, Europe -30%, North America -20%, and RoW -10%

*Others include sales managers, marketing managers, and product managers.
Note: Tier 1: Revenue > USD 1 billion; Tier 2: USD 100 million ≤ Revenue ≤ USD 1 billion; Tier 3: Revenue < USD 100 million

Multiple companies are major suppliers of catalysts in more than one industry, and hence, the end-use applications for their products are not mentioned. Hence, the scope of this report includes a detailed study of only those catalyst manufacturers whose portfolio mentions the end use as fertilizers. Major players such as Clariant International (Switzerland), DowDuPont (US), Project & Development India Ltd. (India), Johnson Matthey (UK), and Haldor Topsoe (Denmark) have been included in this report.

Research Coverage
The report analyzes the catalyst fertilizers market across different fertilizer applications and regions. It aims at estimating the market size and growth potential of this market across different segments, such as fertilizer production process, metal group, fertilizer application, and region. Furthermore, the report includes an in-depth competitive analysis of key players in the market, along with their company profiles, recent developments, and key market strategies.

Key Benefits of Buying the Report:
The report will help market leaders/new entrants in this market by providing them the closest approximations of revenue numbers for the overall catalyst fertilizers market and its subsegments. This report will help stakeholders to better understand the competitor landscape, gain more insights to position their businesses better, and devise suitable go-to-market strategies. This report will also help stakeholders to understand the market and provide them with information on the key market drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • STUDY SCOPE
    • PERIODIZATION CONSIDERED
    • CURRENCY CONSIDERED
      • Table USD EXCHANGE RATE, 2014–2017
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
    • DATA TRIANGULATION
    • RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS
    • LIMITATIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET
    • FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET, BY METAL GROUP
    • ASIA PACIFIC: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS & KEY COUNTRY
    • FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET, BY FERTILIZER APPLICATION & REGION
    • FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET, BY KEY COUNTRY
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS
      • INCREASING PRODUCTION OPPORTUNITIES FOR FERTILIZERS
      • FLUCTUATING PRICES OF NATURAL GAS
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
      • RESTRAINTS
        • Table TYPICAL REPLACEMENT PERIOD OF CATALYSTS
      • OPPORTUNITIES
      • CHALLENGES
    • PATENT ANALYSIS
      • Table LIST OF SOME KEY PATENTS FOR FERTILIZER CATALYSTS, 2014–2018
    • REGULATORY FRAMEWORK
      • INTRODUCTION
      • RULES ON FERTILIZER PRODUCTION
      • STANDARDIZATION ON GHG EMISSIONS
        • Table AIR EMISSION LEVELS FOR NITROGENOUS FERTILIZER MANUFACTURING PLANTS
      • RECOVERY OF SPENT CATALYSTS
  • FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
    • HABER-BOSCH PROCESS
      • APPROXIMATELY 80% OF THE ENTIRE AMMONIA PRODUCED BY HABER-BOSCH PROCESS IS USED IN THE FERTILIZER INDUSTRY
        • Table HABER-BOSCH PROCESS CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
    • CONTACT PROCESS
      • SULFURIC ACID IS THE MOST PRODUCED CHEMICAL IN THE US
        • Table CONTACT PROCESS CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
    • OTHER PROCESSES
      • Table OTHER PROCESS CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
  • FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET, BY METAL GROUP
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
    • BASE METALS
      • LOWER COST OF BASE METALS IS THE MAJOR FACTOR FOR ITS HIGH DEMAND FROM FERTILIZER MANUFACTURERS
        • Table BASE METALS: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
        • Table BASE METALS: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL TYPE, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
    • PRECIOUS METALS
      • INHERENT CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF PRECIOUS METALS PROVIDE HIGHER SELECTIVITY AND STABILITY DURING REACTIONS
        • Table PRECIOUS METALS: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL TYPE, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
        • Table PRECIOUS METALS: FERTILIZER CATALYST MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
  • FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET, BY FERTILIZER APPLICATION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER APPLICATION, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
    • NITROGENOUS FERTILIZERS
      • RISING AWARENESS ON GHG EMISSIONS FROM AMMONIA PLANTS HAS BOOSTED THE GROWTH RATE OF CATALYSTS FOR AMMONIA PRODUCTION
        • Table NITROGENOUS FERTILIZERS: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
    • PHOSPHATIC FERTILIZERS
      • HEAVY DEPENDENCY OF PHOSPHATIC FERTILIZERS ON THE OIL INDUSTRY HAS BEEN HAMPERING THE GROWTH OF THESE FERTILIZERS
        • Table PHOSPHATIC FERTILIZERS: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
  • FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET, BY REGION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER APPLICATION, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • US
        • Table US: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
        • Table US: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • CANADA
        • Table CANADA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CANADA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • MEXICO
        • Table MEXICO: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
        • Table MEXICO: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
    • EUROPE
      • Table EUROPE: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER APPLICATION, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • RUSSIA
        • Table RUSSIA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
        • Table RUSSIA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • NETHERLANDS
        • Table NETHERLANDS: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
        • Table NETHERLANDS: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • POLAND
        • Table POLAND: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
        • Table POLAND: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF EUROPE
        • Table REST OF EUROPE: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
        • Table REST OF EUROPE: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
    • ASIA PACIFIC
      • Table ASIA PACIFIC: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA PACIFIC: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA PACIFIC: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA PACIFIC: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER APPLICATION, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • CHINA
        • Table CHINA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CHINA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • INDIA
        • Table INDIA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
        • Table INDIA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • INDONESIA
        • Table INDONESIA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
        • Table INDONESIA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF ASIA PACIFIC
        • Table NITROGEN- AND PHOSPHATE-BASED FERTILIZER PRODUCTION IN 2016 (000' TONS)
        • Table REST OF ASIA PACIFIC: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
        • Table REST OF ASIA PACIFIC: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
    • SOUTH AMERICA
      • Table SOUTH AMERICA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table SOUTH AMERICA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table SOUTH AMERICA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table SOUTH AMERICA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER APPLICATION, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • BRAZIL
        • Table BRAZIL: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
        • Table BRAZIL: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • ARGENTINA
        • Table ARGENTINA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ARGENTINA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF SOUTH AMERICA
        • Table REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
        • Table REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
    • REST OF THE WORLD (ROW)
      • Table ROW: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ROW: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ROW: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ROW: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER APPLICATION, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • MIDDLE EAST
        • Table MIDDLE EAST: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
        • Table MIDDLE EAST: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
      • AFRICA
        • Table AFRICA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY FERTILIZER PRODUCTION PROCESS, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
        • Table AFRICA: FERTILIZER CATALYSTS MARKET SIZE, BY METAL GROUP, 2016–2023 (USD MILLION)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • INTRODUCTION
    • COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING
      • VISIONARY LEADERS
      • PRODUCT DIFFERENTIATORS
      • VALUE CHAIN BUILDERS
      • EMERGING PATHFINDERS
    • MARKET RANKING ANALYSIS, BY COMPANY
    • COMPETITIVE SCENARIO
      • AGREEMENTS, COLLABORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, AND JOINT VENTURES
        • Table AGREEMENTS, COLLABORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, AND JOINT VENTURES, 2013–2018
      • EXPANSIONS & INVESTMENTS
        • Table EXPANSIONS & INVESTMENTS, 2013–2018
      • MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
        • Table MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS, 2013–2018
      • NEW PRODUCT/TECHNOLOGY LAUNCHES
        • Table NEW PRODUCT/TECHNOLOGY LAUNCHES, 2013-2018
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • CLARIANT INTERNATIONAL
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • DOWDUPONT
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • PROJECTS & DEVELOPMENT INDIA LIMITED (PDIL)
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • LKAB MINERALS
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • JOHNSON MATTHEY
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • QUANTUMSPHERE INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • HALDOR TOPSOE
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • N.E.CHEMCAT
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • MNM VIEW
    • QUALITY MAGNETITE
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • MNM VIEW
    • OHAM INDUSTRIES
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • MNM VIEW
  • APPENDIX
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS' SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS
    • RELATED REPORTS
    • AUTHOR DETAILS

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