Global Boron Compounds Market: Snapshot

The global market for boron compounds is growing at a substantial pace. The expansion of the application base and the easy availability of products are anticipated to offer promising growth opportunities for the key players operating in the market across the globe. In addition, the rising number of players expected to enter the global market is predicted to enhance the competition level as well as encourage the growth of the overall market in the near future.

According to the research report, in 2013, the global market for boron compounds was worth US$1.98 bn and is estimated to reach a value of US$3.15 bn by the end of 2020. The market is likely to exhibit a healthy 6.90% CAGR between 2014 and 2020.

Development of Fiberglass Industry to Bolster Global Boron Compounds Market

A significant rise in the fiberglass industry is considered as one of the key factors .estimated to encourage the growth of the global boron compounds market in the next few years. In addition, the rising demand for boric acid from the ceramic tile industry is expected to accelerate the overall growth of the market in the coming years. On the flip side, the high regional concentration of boron ore reserves and the easy availability of substitutes are projected to curtail the growth of the market in the forecast period. Nonetheless, the expansion of the product portfolio and the increasing number of applications, including the thermoplastic and medical industry are estimated to benefit the market leaders and fuel the growth of the boron compounds market in the near future.

On the basis of product type, the global boron compounds market has been categorized into boric acid, borax, and others. The others segment has been further sub-categorized into sodium perborate and boron oxide. As per the study, the boric acid segment is likely to register a strong growth throughout the forecast period. Furthermore, the market has been divided on the basis of application into agriculture, fire retardant, ceramics, cellulosic insulation, borosilicate glass, fiberglass, and detergents and soaps.

Asia Pacific to Offer Promising Growth Opportunities in Coming Years

The global market for boron compounds has been categorized on the basis of geography into Latin America, North America, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, and Europe. In the last few years, Asia Pacific led the global boron compounds and is likely to remain dominant throughout the forecast period. According to the research study, this segment is estimated to register a healthy 6.0% CAGR between 2014 and 2020. The expansion of the application segment and the rising demand for boron compounds are anticipated to accelerate the growth of the Asia Pacific market in the next few years.

Furthermore, the boron compounds market in Europe and North America is likely to witness a moderate growth rate throughout the forecast period. The presence of leading players in these regions and the increasing focus on research and development activities are expected to accelerate the growth of these regions in the next few years. Some of the key players operating in the boron compounds market across the globe are Borax Morarji Limited (BML), Gujarat Boron Derivatives Private Limited, BASF SE, ESK Ceramics GmbH & Co. KG, Rio Tinto Group, Tomiyama Pure Chemical Industries, Searles Valley Minerals, AkzoNobel N.V., Boron Compounds Ltd, and Eti Maden. These players are anticipated to focus on the development of new compounds, which is likely to encourage the growth of the global market throughout the forecast period.

 
Chapter 1 Preface
1.1 Report description
1.2 Market segmentation
1.3 Research scope and assumptions
1.4 Research methodology
 
Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.1 Global boron compounds market, 2013 – 2020 (US$ Mn)
2.2 Global boron compounds market, snapshot (2013 and 2020)
 
Chapter 3 Boron Compounds Market - Industry Analysis
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Value chain analysis
3.3 Market drivers
      3.3.1 Growth in fiberglass Industry is set to drive boron compounds market
      3.3.2 Increasing demand for boric acid from ceramic tile industry
3.4 Market restraints
      3.4.1 High regional concentration of boron ore reserves and availability of substitutes
3.5 Opportunities
      3.5.1 Potential applications in medical and thermoplastic industry
3.6 Porter’s Five Forces model
      3.6.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
      3.6.2 Bargaining power of buyers
      3.6.3 Threat from substitutes
      3.6.4 Threat of new entrants
      3.6.5 Degree of competition
3.7 Boron compounds market: Market attractiveness analysis
3.8 Boron compounds market: Company market share analysis (2013)
 
Chapter 4 Boron Compounds Market – Product Segment Analysis
4.1 Boron compounds market: Product segment analysis
      4.1.1 Global boron compounds market volume share by product, 2013 and 2020
4.2 Borax
      4.2.1 Global borax market, 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn)
4.3 Boric acid
      4.3.1 Global boric acid market, 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn)
4.4 Others (Boric oxide, sodium perborate, etc)
      4.4.1 Global others market, 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn)
 
Chapter 5 Boron Compounds Market – Application Analysis
5.1 Global boron compounds market: Application analysis
      5.1.1 Global boron compounds market volume share, by application, 2013 and 2020
5.2 Borosilicate glass
      5.2.1 Global boron compounds market for borosilicate glass, 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn)
5.3 Fiberglass
      5.3.1 Global boron compounds market for fiberglass, 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn)
5.4 Agriculture
      5.4.1 Global boron compounds market for agriculture, 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn)
5.5 Ceramics
      5.5.1 Global boron compounds market for ceramics, 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn)
5.6 Detergents & Soaps
      5.6.1 Global boron compounds market for detergents and soaps, 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn)
5.7 Others (Including photography, tanning, cellulose insulation, etc)
      5.7.1 Global other applications market, 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn)
 
Chapter 6 Boron Compounds Market – Regional Analysis
6.1 Global boron compounds market: Regional analysis
      6.1.1 Global boron compounds market volume share, by region, 2013 and 2020
6.2 North America
      6.2.1 North America boron compounds market volume, by product, 2013 - 2020 (Kilo Tons)
      6.2.2 North America boron compounds market revenue, by product, 2013 - 2020 (US$ Mn)
      6.2.3 North America boron compounds market volume, by application, 2013 - 2020 (Kilo tons)
      6.2.4 North America Boron compounds  market revenue, by application, 2013 - 2020 (US$ Mn)
6.3 Europe
      6.3.1 Europe boron compounds market volume, by product, 2013 - 2020 (Kilo tons)
      6.3.2 Europe boron compounds market revenue, by product, 2013 - 2020 (US$ Mn)
      6.3.3 Europe boron compounds market volume, by application, 2013 - 2020 (Kilo tons)
      6.3.4 Europe boron compounds market revenue, by application, 2013 - 2020 (US$ Mn)
6.4 Asia Pacific
      6.4.1 Asia Pacific boron compounds market volume, by product, 2013 - 2020 (Kilo tons)
      6.4.2 Asia Pacific boron compounds market revenue, by product, 2013 - 2020 (US$ Mn)
      6.4.3 Asia Pacific boron compounds market volume, by application, 2013 - 2020 (Kilo tons)
      6.4.4 Asia Pacific boron compounds market revenue, by application, 2013 - 2020 (US$ Mn)
6.5 Rest of the World (RoW)
      6.5.1 RoW boron compounds market volume, by product, 2013 - 2020 (Kilo tons)
      6.5.2 RoW boron compounds market revenue, by product, 2013 - 2020 (US$ Mn)
      6.5.3 RoW boron compounds market volume, by application, 2013 - 2020 (Kilo tons)
      6.5.4 RoW boron compounds market revenue, by application, 2013 - 2020 (US$ Mn)
 
Chapter 7 Company Profiles
7.1 AkzoNobel N.V.
      7.1.1 Company overview
      7.1.2 Product portfolio
      7.1.3 Financial overview
      7.1.4 Business strategy
7.2 BASF SE
      7.2.1 Company overview
      7.2.2 Product portfolio
      7.2.3 Financial overview
      7.2.4 Business strategy
7.3 Boron Compounds, Ltd.
      7.3.1 Company overview
      7.3.2 Product portfolio
      7.3.3 Financial overview
      7.3.4 Business strategy
7.4 Borax Morarji, Ltd.
      7.4.1 Company overview
      7.4.2 Product portfolio
      7.4.3 Financial overview
      7.4.4 Business strategy
7.5 Eti Maden
      7.5.1 Company overview
      7.5.2 Product portfolio
      7.5.3 Financial overview
      7.5.4 Business strategy
      7.5.5 Recent developments
7.6 ESK Ceramics GmbH & Co. KG
      7.6.1 Company overview
      7.6.2 Product portfolio
      7.6.3 Financial overview
      7.6.4 Business strategy
7.7 Gujarat Boron Derivatives Private Limited
      7.7.1 Company overview
      7.7.2 Product portfolio
      7.7.3 Financial overview
      7.7.4 Business strategy
7.8 Mizushima Ferroalloy Co., Ltd.
      7.8.1 Company overview
      7.8.2 Product portfolio
      7.8.3 Financial overview
      7.8.4 Business strategy
7.9 Russian Bor
      7.9.1 Company overview
      7.9.2 Product portfolio
      7.9.3 Business strategy
7.10 Rio Tinto Group
      7.10.1 Company overview
      7.10.2 Product portfolio
      7.10.3 Financial overview
      7.10.4 Business strategy
      7.10.5 Recent developments
7.11 Rose Mill Company
      7.11.1 Company overview
      7.11.2 Product portfolio
      7.11.3 Financial overview
      7.11.4 Business strategy
      7.11.5 Recent developments
7.12 Searles Valley Minerals, Inc.
      7.12.1 Company overview
      7.12.2 Product portfolio
      7.12.3 Financial overview
      7.12.4 Business strategy
7.13 Tomiyama Pure Chemical Industries, Ltd.
      7.13.1 Company overview
      7.13.2 Product portfolio
      7.13.3 Financial overview
      7.13.4 Business strategy
List of Tables
 
TABLE 1 Global Boron Compounds Market, Snapshot (2013 and 2020)
TABLE 2 Boron Compounds and Applications
TABLE 3 Global Boron Compounds Market Drivers: Impact Analysis
TABLE 4 Global Boron Compounds Market Restraints: Impact Analysis
TABLE 5 Boron Reserves (2013)
TABLE 6 North America Boron Compounds Market Volume, By Product, 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 7 North America Boron Compounds Market Revenue, By Application, 2013 - 2020 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 8 North America Boron Compounds Market Volume, By Application, 2013 - 2020 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 9 North America Boron Compounds  Market Revenue, By Application, 2013 - 2020 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 10 Europe Boron Compounds Market Volume, By Product, 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 11 Europe Boron Compounds Market Revenue, By Product, 2013 - 2020 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 12 Europe Boron Compounds Market Volume, By Application, 2013 - 2020 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 13 Europe Boron Compounds  Market Revenue, By Application, 2013 - 2020 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 14 Asia Pacific Boron Compounds Market Volume, By Product, 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 15 Asia Pacific Boron Compounds Market Revenue, By Product, 2013 - 2020 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 16 Asia Pacific Boron Compounds Market Volume, By Application, 2013 - 2020 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 17 Asia Pacific Boron Compounds  Market Revenue, By Application, 2013 - 2020 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 18 RoW Boron Compounds Market Volume, By Product, 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 19 Row Boron Compounds Market Revenue, By Product, 2013 - 2020 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 20 RoW Boron Compounds Market Volume, By Application, 2013 - 2020 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 21 Row Boron Compounds  Market Revenue, By Application, 2013 - 2020 (US$ Mn)

List of Figures 

 

FIG. 1 Boron Products: Market Segmentation

FIG. 2 Global Boron Compounds Market, 2013 - 2020 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn)

FIG. 3 Boron Compounds Market: Value Chain Analysis

FIG. 4 Global Fiberglass Industry Market Volume, 2008 – 2014 (Mn Tons)

FIG. 5 Global Ceramic Tiles Market Volume, 2008 – 2014 (Bn Square Meters)

FIG. 6 Boron Compounds Market: Porter’s Five Forces Model Analysis

FIG. 7 Boron Compounds Market: Market Attractiveness Analysis

FIG. 8 Boron Compounds Market: Company Market Share Analysis (2013)

FIG. 9 Global Boron Compounds Market Volume Share By Product, 2013 and 2020

FIG. 10 Global Borax Market, 2013 - 2020 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn)

FIG. 11 Global Boric Acid Market, 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn)

FIG. 12 Global Others Market , 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn)

FIG. 13 Global Boron Compounds Market Volume Share By application, 2013 and 2020

FIG. 14 Global Boron Compounds Market For Borosilicate Glass, 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn)

FIG. 15 Global Boron Compounds Market For Fiberglass, 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn)

FIG. 16 Global Boron Compounds Market For Agriculture, 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn)

FIG. 17 Global Boron Compounds Market For Ceramics, 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn)

FIG. 18 Global Boron Compounds Market For Detergents And Soaps, 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn)

FIG. 19 Global Other Applications Market, 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn)

FIG. 20 Global Boron Compounds Market Volume Share, by region, 2013 and 2020

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