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Global Sulphuric Acid Market, By Manufacturing Process, By Application, By Region, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011 - 2025

Global Sulphuric Acid Market, By Manufacturing Process, By Application, By Region, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011 - 2025

Sulphuric acid is one the most widely used and produced industrial chemicals in the world. Global sulphuric acid market can be segmented in two categories such as captive and merchant sulphuric acid. Captive sulphuric acid is produced for internal consumption through sulphur combustion by fertilizer manufacturers. While, merchant sulphuric acid is available for sale in the market for consumers, who depend on acid produced as a by-product. Global sulphuric acid market witnessed growth over the past few years, owing to increasing production of phosphate fertilizers such as diammonium phosphate (DAP), monoammonium phosphate (MAP), triple superphosphate (TSP), single superphosphate (SSP). Moreover, increasing construction of new sulphur burners in countries such as Cuba, Morocco, Namibia, Turkey, etc., is further anticipated to address growing demand for sulphuric acid in fertilizer production and metal processing industries in the coming years.

According to “Global Sulphuric Acid Market, By Manufacturing Process, By Application, By Region, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011 - 2025”, global sulphuric acid market is projected to exhibit a CAGR of 2.27% during 2016-2025, on account of rising use of sulphuric acid as an intermediate as well as a raw material for chemical manufacturing. Moreover, fertilizers application segment dominated global sulphuric acid across in 2015 and the segment is projected to continue dominating the market through 2025, owing to expanding phosphate fertilizer production capacities to address the increasing demand for food. Moreover, Asia-Pacific was the largest regional market for sulphuric acid in 2015, and the region is anticipated to continue dominate the market through 2025, on account of high demand from countries such as China and India. “Global Sulphuric Acid Market, By Manufacturing Process, By Application, By Region, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011 - 2025” report elaborates following aspects related to global sulphuric acid market:

  • Global Sulphuric Acid Market Size, Share & Forecast
  • Segmental Analysis – By Manufacturing Process (Sulphur Combustion, Smelting and Pyrite), By Application (Fertilizer, Chemical Synthesis, Metal Processing, Fiber and Others), By Region (Asia-Pacific, North America, Middle East and Africa, Europe and South America)
  • Changing Market Trends & Emerging Opportunities
  • Competitive Landscape & Strategic Recommendations
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  • To identify the on-going trends and anticipated growth in the nine five years
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Report Methodology

The information contained in this report is based upon both primary and secondary sources. Primary research included interviews with sulphuric acid manufacturers and industry experts. Secondary research included an exhaustive search of relevant publications like company annual reports, financial reports and other proprietary databases.

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1. Product Overview
2. Research Methodology
3. Analyst View
4. Global Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
4.1. Market Size & Forecast
4.1.1. By Value & Volume
4.2. Market Share & Forecast
4.2.1. By Manufacturing Process (Sulphur Burning, Base Metal Smelting, Pyrite Roasting)
4.2.2. By Application (Fertilizer, Chemical, Metal Processing, Chemical Synthesis, Fibre Production and Others)
4.2.3. By Region (Asia-Pacific, North America, Middle East & Africa, Europe and South America)
4.2.4. By Company
4.3. Market Attractiveness Index Analysis
5. Asia-Pacific Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
5.1. Market Size & Forecast
5.1.1. By Value & Volume
5.2. Market Share & Forecast
5.2.1. By Manufacturing Process
5.2.2. By Application
5.2.3. By Country
5.2.3.1. China Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
5.2.3.2. India Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
5.2.3.3. Indonesia Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
5.2.3.4. Japan Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
5.2.3.5. Kazakhstan Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
5.2.3.6. Philippines Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
5.2.3.7. South Korea Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
5.2.3.8. Malaysia Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
6. North America Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
6.1. Market Size & Forecast
6.1.1. By Value & Volume
6.2. Market Share & Forecast
6.2.1. By Manufacturing Process
6.2.2. By Application
6.2.3. By Country
6.2.3.1. United States Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
6.2.3.2. Canada Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
6.2.3.3. Mexico Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
7. Middle East & Africa Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
7.1. Market Size & Forecast
7.1.1. By Value & Volume
7.2. Market Share & Forecast
7.2.1. By Manufacturing Process
7.2.2. By Application
7.2.3. By Country
7.2.3.1. South Africa Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
7.2.3.2. Morocco Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
7.2.3.3. Saudi Arabia Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
7.2.3.4. Tunisia Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
7.2.3.5. Egypt Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
7.2.3.6. Turkey Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
7.2.3.7. Iran Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
7.2.3.8. Democratic Republic of the Congo Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
7.2.3.9. UAE Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
8. EuropeSulphuric Acid Market Outlook
8.1. Market Size & Forecast
8.1.1. By Value & Volume
8.2. Market Share & Forecast
8.2.1. By Manufacturing Process
8.2.2. By Application
8.2.3. By Country
8.2.3.1. Russian Federation Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
8.2.3.2. Germany Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
8.2.3.3. Spain Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
8.2.3.4. Finland Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
8.2.3.5. Poland Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
8.2.3.6. Austria Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
8.2.3.7. Czech Republic Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
9. South America Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
9.1. Market Size & Forecast
9.1.1. By Value & Volume
9.2. Market Share & Forecast
9.2.1. By Manufacturing Process
9.2.2. By Application
9.2.3. By Country
9.2.3.1. Chile Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
9.2.3.2. Brazil Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
9.2.3.3. Cuba Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
9.2.3.4. Peru Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
9.2.3.5. Columbia Sulphuric Acid Market Outlook
10. Market Dynamics
10.1. Drivers
10.2. Challenges
11. Market Trends & Developments
11.1. Increasing Consumption of Sulphur for Manufacturing Sulphuric Acid
11.2. Volatility in Raw Material Prices
11.3. New Sulphur Burners to Change European Trade Flows
11.4. Asia-Pacific Sulphuric Acid Market in Recovery Phase
11.5. China- From Net Importer to Net Exporter
11.6. Rising Demand for Metal Leaching
11.7. Production of Sulphuric Acid from SO2 Emission
11.8. Spray Technology to Optimize Sulphur Burning
12. Trade Dynamics
12.1. Import
12.2. Export
13. Competitive Landscape
13.1. The Mosaic Company
13.2. J R Simplot Company
13.3. Agrium Inc.
13.4. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.
13.5. Akzo Nobel N.V. (AMS: AKZA)
13.6. CF Industries Holdings, Inc.
13.7. LSB Industries Inc.
13.8. BASF SE
13.9. Yara International ASA
13.10. Bagfas Bandirma Gubre Fabrikalari A.S.
13.11. Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Ltd.
13.12. Ube Industries Limited
13.13. Grupa Azoty S.A.
13.14. Coromandel International Limited
13.15. Zuari Agro Chemicals Ltd.
13.16. Southern States Chemical, Inc.
13.17. Israel Chemicals Ltd
13.18. Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO)
13.19. Eurochem Group AG
13.20. Industrial Chemicals Ltd.
14. Strategic Recommendations
List Of Figures
Figure 1: Global Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Value, 2011-2025F (USD Billion)
Figure 2: Global Supply of Phosphoric Acid, 2014-2018 (Million Tons)
Figure 3: Global Demand for Phosphate Fertilizer, 2015-2019F (Million Tons)
Figure 4: Global Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 5: Global Sulphuric Acid Market Share, By Manufacturing Process, By Volume, 2011-2025F
Figure 6: Global Sulphuric Acid Market Share, By Application, By Volume, 2011-2025F
Figure 7: Global Sulphuric Acid Market Share, By Region, By Volume, 2011-2025F
Figure 8: Global Sulphuric Acid Market Share, By Region, By Volume, 2011-2025F
Figure 9: Global Phosphate Fertilizer Production, By Region* 2014 (Million Tons)
Figure 10: Global Sulphuric Acid Market Attractiveness Index, By Type, By Volume, 2015-2025F
Figure 11: Global Sulphuric Acid Market Attractiveness Index, By Application, By Volume, 2015-2025F
Figure 12: India Sulphuric Acid Market Attractiveness Index, By Region, By Volume, 2015-2025F
Figure 13: Asia-Pacific Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Value, 2011-2025F (USD Billion)
Figure 14: Asia-Pacific Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 15: Asia-Pacific Sulphuric Acid Share, By Manufacturing Process, By Volume, 2011-2025F
Figure 16: Asia-Pacific Sulphuric Acid Market Share, By Application, By Volume, 2011-2025F
Figure 17: Asia-Pacific Sulphuric Acid Market Share, By Country, By Volume, 2011-2025F
Figure 18: China Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 19: India Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 20: Indonesia Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 21: Japan Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 22: Kazakhstan Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 23: Kazakhstan Share in Global Uranium Production, By Volume 2009-2010 & 2014-2015
Figure 24: Philippines Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 25: South Korea Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 26: Malaysia Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 27: North America Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Value, 2011-2025F (USD Billion)
Figure 28: North America Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 29: North America Share in Global Phosphate Market, 2015
Figure 30: North America Sulphuric Acid Market Share, By Manufacturing Process, By Volume, 2011-2025F
Figure 31: North America Sulphuric Acid Market Share, By Application, By Volume, 2011-2025F
Figure 32: North America Sulphuric Acid Market Share, By Country, By Volume, 2011-2025F
Figure 33: United States Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 34: United States Phosphate Fertilizer Production, 2009-2014 (Million Tons)
Figure 35: United States Production of Recovered Elemental Sulphur, 2011-2014 (Million Tons)
Figure 36: United States, Canada and Mexico Share in Global Sulphur Production, By Volume, 2014
Figure 37: United States, Canada and Mexico Share in Global Copper Mine Production, By Volume, 2014
Figure 38: Canada Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 39: Canada Phosphate Fertilizer Production, By Volume, 2009-2014 (Million Tons)
Figure 40: Mexico Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 41: Mexico Phosphate Fertilizer Production, By Volume, 2009-2014 (Million Tons)
Figure 42: Middle East & Africa Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Value, 2011-2025F (USD Billion)
Figure 43: Middle East & Africa Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 44: Middle East & Africa Sulphuric Acid Share, By Manufacturing Process, By Volume, 2011-2025F
Figure 45: Middle East & Africa Sulphur Production, By Volume, 2015 (Million Tons)
Figure 46: Middle East & Africa Sulphuric Acid Market Share, By Application, By Volume, 2011-2025F
Figure 47: Middle East & Africa Sulphuric Acid Market Share, By Country, By Volume, 2011-2025F
Figure 48: South Africa Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 49: Morocco Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 50: Morocco & Western Sahara Share in Global Phosphate Rock Mine Production, 2014
Figure 51: Saudi Arabia Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 52: Saudi Arabia Phosphate Rock Mine Production, By Volume, 2011-2015 (Million Tons)
Figure 53: Tunisia Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 54: Tunisia Production of Phosphate Rock Mine Production, By Volume 2012-2015 (Million Tons)
Figure 55: Egypt Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 56: Egypt Phosphate Rock Mine Production, By Volume, 2011-2015 (Million Tons)
Figure 57: Turkey Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 58: Iran Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 59: Iran Share in Global Sulphur Production, 2015
Figure 60: Democratic Republic of the Congo Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 61: UAE Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 62: UAE Sulphur Production, By Volume, 2011-2015 (Million Tons)
Figure 63: Europe Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Value, 2011-2025F (USD Billion)
Figure 64: Europe Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 65: Europe Sulphuric Acid Market Share, By Manufacturing Process, By Volume, 2011-2025F
Figure 66: Western Europe Production of Refined Petroleum Products, By Volume 2011-2014 (Million Barrels/Day)
Figure 67: Europe Sulphuric Acid Market Share, By Application, By Volume, 2011-2025F
Figure 68: Europe Sulphuric Acid Market Share, By Country, By Volume, 2011-2025F
Figure 69: Russian Federation Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 70: Russian Federation Phosphate Fertilizer Production, By Volume, 2009-2014 (Thousand Tons)
Figure 71: Germany Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 72: Germany Phosphate Fertilizer Production, By Volume, 2010-2014 (Thousand Tons)
Figure 73: Spain Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 74: Spain Phosphate Fertilizer Production, By Volume, 2009-2014 (Thousand Tons)
Figure 75: Finland Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 76: Finland Phosphate Fertilizer Production, By Volume, 2010-2014 (Thousand Tons)
Figure 77: Poland Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 78: Poland Phosphate Fertilizer Production, By Volume, 2010-2014 (Thousand Tons)
Figure 79: Austria Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 80: Austria Phosphate Fertilizer Production, By Volume, 2012-2014 (Thousand Tons)
Figure 81: Czech Republic Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 82: South America Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Value, 2011-2025F (USD Billion)
Figure 83: Brazil, Colombia and Cuba Share in Global Nickel Mine Production, 2015
Figure 84: South America Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 85: South America Sulphuric Acid Market Share, By Manufacturing Process, By Volume, 2011-2025F
Figure 86: South America Sulphuric Acid Market Share, By Application, By Volume, 2011-2025F
Figure 87: South America Sulphuric Acid Market Share, By Country, By Volume, 2011-2025F
Figure 88: Chile Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 89: Chile Share in Global Copper Mine Production, 2015
Figure 90: Chile and Brazil Share in Global Sulphur Production, 2015
Figure 91: Brazil Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 92: Brazil Phosphate Fertilizer Production, By Volume, 2009-2014 (Million Tons)
Figure 93: Cuba Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 94: Peru Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 95: Peru Share in Global Copper Mine Production, 2015
Figure 96: Colombia Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2011-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 97: Colombia Nickel Mine Production, By Volume, 2011-2014 (Tons)
Figure 98: Global Phosphate Fertilizer Production, By Volume, 2011-2014 (Million Metric Tons)
Figure 99: Global Automobile Production, By Volume, 2011-2015 (Million)
Figure 100: Global Sulphur for Sulphuric Acid Market Size, By Volume, 2014-2018F (Million Metric Tons)
Figure 101: China Sulphuric Acid and Oleum Import, By Volume, 2012-2015 (Million Metric Tons)
Figure 102: China Sulphuric Acid and Oleum Export, By Volume, 2012-2015 (Million Metric Tons)
Figure 103: Global Sulphuric Acid Imports, By Value, 2011-2015 (USD Million)
Figure 104: Global Sulphuric Acid Imports, By Volume, 2011-2015 (Million Tons)
Figure 105: Global Sulphuric Acid Exports, By Value, 2011-2015 (USD Million)
Figure 106: Global Sulphuric Acid Exports, By Volume, 2011-2015 (Million Tons)
Figure 107: Global Sulphuric Acid Incremental Market Opportunity in Metal Processing Industry, By Volume, 2015-2025F (Million Tons)
Figure 108: Global Sulphuric Acid Incremental Market Opportunity in Chemical Synthesis Industry, By Volume, 2015-2025F (Million Tons)
List Of Tables
Table 1: Principal Metal Sulphides Producing Sulphur Di-oxide
Table 2: Global Desulphurization Capacity Addition, By Region, By Volume, 2013-2018F (‘000 Barrel/Day)
Table 3: Global Sour Gas Development Projects, By Location, By Capacity, By On-Stream Date (as of 2015)
Table 4: Global Sulphuric Acid Market Share, By Company, By Volume, 2015 & 2025F
Table 5: Asia-Pacific Sulphur Recovery Plants, By Operating Site, By Process Type, By Capacity, By Technology Licensor, By Type, By Year of Commencement (As of 2015)
Table 6: Asia-Pacific Recent and Planned Sulphuric Acid Plants, By Operating Site, By Manufacturing Process, By Capacity, By Technology Licensor, By Type, By Commencement Year (As of 2015)
Table 7: Asia-Pacific Phosphate Fertilizer Production, By Major Counties, 2009-2014 (Million Tons)
Table 8: India Phosphoric Acid Plants, By Company, By Raw Material Consumption, 2015
Table 9: North America Sulphur Recovery Plants, By Operating Site, By Process Type, By Capacity, By Technology Licensor, By Type, By Year of Commencement (As of 2015)
Table 10: North America Recent and Planned Sulphuric Acid Plants, By Operating Site, By Manufacturing Process, By Capacity, By Technology Licensor, By Type, By Commencement Year (As of 2015)
Table 11: Middle East & Africa Sulphur Recovery Plants, By Operating Site, By Process Type, By Capacity, By Technology Licensor, By Type, By Commencement Year (As of 2015)
Table 12: Middle East & Africa Recent and Planned Sulphuric Acid Plants, By Operating Site, By Manufacturing Process, By Capacity, By Technology Licensor, By Type, By Commencement Year (As of 2015)
Table 13: Middle East & Africa Phosphate Fertilizer Production, By Volume, 2011-2014 (Million Tons)
Table 14: Europe Sulphur Recovery Plants, By Operating Site, By Process Type, By Capacity, By Technology Licensor, By Type, By Year of Commencement (As of 2015)
Table 15: Europe Recent and Planned Sulphuric Acid Plants, By Operating Site, By Manufacturing Process, By Capacity, By Technology Licensor, By Type, By Commencement Year (As of 2015)
Table 16: South America Sulphur Recovery Plants, By Operating Site, By Process Type, By Capacity, By Technology Licensor, By Type, By Year of Commencement (As of 2015)
Table17: South America Recent and Planned Sulphuric Acid Plants, By Operating Site, By Manufacturing Process, By Capacity, By Technology Licensor, By Type, By Commencement Year (As of 2015)
Table 18: Global Sulphuric Acid Plant Shut Downs/ Curtailments, As of 2014
Table 19: Hazardous Effects of Sulphuric Acid
Table 20: Global Sulphuric Acid Market CAGR, By Manufacturing Process, By Volume, 2011-2015 & 2016-2025F
Table 21: Global Sulphuric Acid Market CAGR, By Region, By Volume, 2011-2015 & 2016-2025F
Table 22: Global Sulphuric Acid Market Share & CAGR, By Country, By Value, 2015, 2017F, 2019F, 2021F, 2023F & 2025F

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