Sulfuric Acid Market Research Report- Forecast to 2027

Sulfuric Acid Market Global Information: by Type (Dilute Sulphuric Acid, Battery Acid, Concentrated Sulphuric Acid, and Chamber Acid), Application (Phosphate fertilizers, Pulp and Paper Industry, Metal Processing, and Other Applications) and Region Forecast to 2027

ID: MRFR/CnM/1505-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 135 pages

Market Overview:


Sulfuric acids play a major role in the formation and manufacturing of pesticides, fertilizers, etc. In the past few decades, the one sector that has grown and reached new heights is the Agriculture sector. The Sulfuric Acid Market has shown growth in the graph because of better development in the agriculture field. Also, advancement in technology for the growth of other sectors on which the Market depends has contributed to the Sulfuric Acid Market Growth. Also, the Sulfuric acid production industry is one of the world’s biggest chemical industries by volume. Apart from fertilizers, sulfuric acid is also used in cleaning products as well as for cleaning drains. Moreover, the use of Sulfuric Acid can also be noted in automotive industries.


The Demand for Sulfuric Acid is increasing at annual growth rate of over approximately 6.5%. The market is expected to register the highest growth in the Asia-Pacific Region as it has the highest number of emerging economies such as China, India, etc. The cement industry has also shown the rising demand for sulfuric acid, contributing to the growth of the Sulfuric Acid Market.


COVID-19 Analysis:


Last few years, since the rise of COVID-19 across the world, each market and industry has faced unexpected challenges. Due to the outbreak of a deadly virus, the whole world has faced lockdown and a downfall in the economy. While some industries experienced loss and debt, some industries experienced profit and rise in demand such as chemical industries, health care sectors, and pharmaceutical industries.


Sulfuric acid is crucial chemical information of pesticides and cleaning products. Hence, the pandemic has added to the growth of the Sulfuric Acid Market. A bit of decrease in growth rate can be noticed due to nationwide lockdown across the world.


Market Dynamics:


The Sulfuric Acid Market development and growth and the factors affecting its growth can be understood by studying the market dynamics of this market. This section covers drivers of the market, challenges laid upon the market, constraints of the market, and opportunities to the market.


Drivers:


The factors that affect the growth of the market and take it towards increasing levels are called growth drivers. The drivers of the Sulfuric Acid Market are: 



  • Increase in production of nutrient-rich Food Crops:As the agricultural land is decreasing and people are demanding nutrient-rich food crops, agriculture needs to produce much and waste less.For this purpose, the sectors have demanded the best fertilizers. Hence, an increase in demand for Sulfuric acid, contributing to the growth of the market.



  • The Demand for Sulfuric Acid due to its Multiple Applications: Sulfuric acid is not only demanded by fertilizer-producing chemical industries but is also in high demand in automotive industries, metal processing, etc.


Challenges:

Every market faces some challenges. These challenges have to be overcome to increase the chances of growth. Challenges to the Sulfuric Acid Market are:


 



  • Volatility in Raw Material Prices: Sulfuric acid does not have a fixed price which creates problems in estimating market worth over coming years as the market value depends on the value of raw material.

  • Difficulties related to transportation of Sulfuric Acid:One of the biggest challenges to the market is the transportation of its raw material.


Restraints:

Factors controlling the growth of the market are studied under restraints. Growth controlling factors of the Sulfuric Acid Market are: 



  • Fewer sales due to surplus in the Market: The surplus amount of material means less price of the material. This particular reason also accounts for fewer sales of the market. 

  • Strict Regulations on Chemical Industries: Chemical industries are regulated with strict laws and regulations due to their high side-effects and pollution to the environment. Sulfuric acid is a harmful substance that is regulated strictly.


Opportunities:

Opportunities to the market are the future growth drivers if worked upon and taken results at the right time. Opportunities in the Sulfuric Acid Market include the growing use of Oleum.


Regulatory Implications:


Chemical Industries are laid with strict regulatory implications to regulate the proper use of chemicals. Regulations and regulatory policies are always put forward and given importance in any type of market. Different rules and law enforcement are charged on the Sulfuric Acid Market so no misuse and smuggling of the chemical can take place.   Chemicals are also harmful to the environment and for that reason, strict policies are there to regulate their release and draining system constructed for this reason. Also, the exportation and importation of sulfuric acid are kept under surveillance to protect the market.


Segment Overview:


Segmentation Analysis of Market is done to understand and view the market with different segments it is divided into. The Sulfuric Acid Market has three divisions by segments which are:


By Raw Material Type

  • Elemental Sulfur Base Metal

  • Smelters Pyrite Ore

  • And Others (From Oil & Petroleum Refineries)


By Application Type:

  • Fertilizers

  • Chemical manufacturing

  • Metal Processing

  • Petroleum Refining

  • Textile Industry

  • Automotive

  • Pulp & Paper

  • And Others (Wastewater Treatment, Industrial Cleaning Agent, Drugs & Medicines, Electronics Industry)


By Region Type:

  • Asia-Pacific

  • North America

  • Latin America

  • Europe

  • Rest of the World (RoW)


Regional Analysis:


The is divided into five major regions which are North America, South America, Asia-Pacific, and RoW (Rest of the World). Among these, the Asia-Pacific region is expected to become the global leader of the Market and register the highest growth by 2022. The growth rate registered by regions is to be followed by North America and Europe after the ASPC region.


North America, Europe and Row are the growing market for Market and are expected to grow at CAGR of 5.6 % respectively from 2016 to 2027.


China is reported for the largest Market and registered for the largest Market Share. By region, developing countries with emerging economies will register a growth of the market.


Competitive Landscape:


Chemical Industries have a highly competitive environment and different companies adopt different market strategies to overplay other companies. Chemicals do not evolve into something advanced with time, but they can be formulated with other chemicals to enhance their chemical properties. In addition to this, new products and better applications of a particular chemical can be made to spread the market. The key players of the Sulfuric Acid Market have adopted new market strategies and use recent technologies to produce the maximum result. The key players in the Market are:



  • Agrium

  • Akzo Nobel

  • Bayer

  • Bp

  • Chevron

  • Cytec Industries

  • Dupont

  • Evonik Industries

  • Honeywell

  • and Solvay


Recent Developments:


Times to time developments are reported from the Sulfuric Acid Market which has contributed to the development and expansion of the market. Few such developments in the Market are:



  • In the year 2016, the month of October, the US-based company called Mosaic Company (U.S) launched Aspire which is a micronutrient-enhanced potash granular fertilizer that is proven to increase yields. The launch of this product managed to help the company expand its premium line of fertilizer products.

  • In the same year, at the time of December, The Mosaic Company (U.S) acquired the Vale Fertilizantes business of Vale S.A. (Brazil). The acquired company is a multinational corporation known for its work in metals and mining. With this acquisition, Mosaic Company then became the leading fertilizer production and distribution company in Brazil also, which is known as one of the world's preeminent agricultural markets.

  • Back in December 2015, Groupe Chimique Tunisien (GCT) and Chinese companies agreed for a new product formulation to be called a super-triple phosphate production unit. The annual production capacity of this unit would be 400,000 tons of super triple phosphate.


Report Overview:


The Report Analysis gives a detailed description and based on data; provides an understanding of the market’s different scenarios. The report provides a comprehensive understanding of market dynamics that include market growth drivers, challenges to the market, restraints to the market, and opportunities open to the market. This report also mentions the market’s segments, competitive landscape, recent developments, etc. The Sulfuric Acid Market is expected to develop in an escalated way over the next few years or as forecasted till 2023. Moreover, the global pandemic caused due to COVID-19 has also provided a chance for chemical industries and pharmaceutical industries to grow their market. This report covers all the aspects of a Market Trends, Development, and its Value.



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2027: Significant value
  CAGR   5.6% CAGR
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   By Type, By Application and Region
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Agrium, Akzo Nobel, Bayer, Bp, Chevron, Cytec Industries, Dupont, Evonik Industries, Honeywell and Solvay
  Key Market Opportunities   Increasing its demand due to industrial cleaning agents as sulfuric acid is also utilized in cleaning agent and drain cleaner.
  Key Market Drivers   The drivers for sulfuric acid market are automotive industry and chemical industry.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


Notable players profiled in the sulfuric acid market include Honeywell and Solvay, Evonik Industries, Dupont, Cytec Industries, Chevron, Bp, Bayer, Akzo Nobel, and Agrium.

Different strategies adopted by industry players to maintain dominance in the sulfuric acid market include strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, and new product development.

The APAC region is predicted to rule the sulfuric acid market.

It finds extensive applications in metal processing, pulp and paper manufacturing, textile, refinery, chemical manufacturing, and fertilizers.

Volatility in raw material cost may limit market growth.

Table ofContent

1 Executive Summary

2 Scope of The Report

2.1 Market Definition

2.2 Scope of The Study

2.2.1 Research Objectives

2.2.2 Assumptions & Limitations

2.3 Markets Structure

3 Market Research Methodology

3.1 Research Process

3.2 Secondary Research

3.3 Primary Research

3.4 Forecast Model

4 Market Landscape

4.1 Five Forces Analysis

4.1.1 Threat of New Entrants

4.1.2 Bargaining power of buyers

4.1.3 Threat of substitutes

4.1.4 Segment rivalry

4.2 Value Chain/Supply Chain of Global Sulfuric Acid Market

5 Industry Overview of Global Sulfuric Acid Market

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Growth Drivers

5.3 Impact analysis

5.4 Market Challenges

5.5 Impact analysis

6 Market Trends

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Growth Trends

6.3 Impact analysis

7. Global Sulfuric Acid Market by Region

Sulfuric Acid Market(Dilute Sulphuric Acid, Battery Acid, Concentrated Sulphuric Acid, and Chamber Acid)

Sulfuric Acid MarketPhosphate fertilizers, Pulp and Paper Industry, Metal Processing, and Other Applications

11. Company Profiles

11.1 Agrium

11.1.1 Overview

11.1.2 Financials

11.1.3 Product Portfolio

11.1.4 Business Strategies

11.1.5 Recent Development

11.2 Akzo Nobel

11.2.1 Overview

11.2.2 Financials

11.2.3 Product Portfolio

11.2.4 Business Strategies

11.2.5 Recent Development

11.3 Bayer

11.3.1 Overview

11.3.2 Financials

11.3.3 Product Portfolio

11.3.4 Business Strategies

11.3.5 Recent Development

11.4 Bp

11.4.1 Overview

11.4.2 Financials

11.4.3 Product Portfolio

11.4.4 Business Strategies

11.4.5 Recent Development

11.5 Chevron

11.5.1 Overview

11.5.2 Financials

11.5.3 Product Portfolio

11.5.4 Business Strategies

11.5.5 Recent Development

11.6 Cytec Industries

11.6.1 Overview

11.6.2 Financials

11.6.3 Product Portfolio

11.6.4 Business Strategies

11.6.5 Recent Development

11.7 Dupont

11.7.1 Overview

11.7.2 Financials

11.7.3 Product Portfolio

11.7.4 Business Strategies

11.7.5 Recent Development

11.8 Evonik Industries

11.8.1 Overview

11.8.2 Financials

11.8.3 Product Portfolio

11.8.4 Business Strategies

11.8.5 Recent Development

11.9 Honeywell

11.9.1 Overview

11.9.2 Financials

11.9.3 Product Portfolio

11.9.4 Business Strategies

11.9.5 Recent Development

11.10 Solvay

11.11.1 Overview

11.11.2 Financials

11.11.3 Product Portfolio

11.11.4 Recent Development

12 Company landscape

13 Conclusion

List of Tables

Table 1 World Population by Major Regions (2020 To 2030) (Million)

Table 2 Global Sulfuric Acid Market: By Region, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 3 North America Sulfuric Acid Market: By Country, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 4 Europe Sulfuric Acid Market: By Country, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 5 Asia-Pacific Sulfuric Acid Market: By Country, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 6 Row Sulfuric Acid Market: By Country, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 7 Global Sulfuric Acid by Type Market: By Regions, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 8 North America Sulfuric Acid by Type Market: By Country, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 9 Europe Sulfuric Acid by Type Market: By Country, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 10 Asia-Pacific Sulfuric Acid by Type Market: By Country, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 11 Row Sulfuric Acid by Type Market: By Country, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 12 North America Sulfuric Acid for Application Market: By Country, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 13 Europe Sulfuric Acid for Application Market: By Country, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 14 Asia-Pacific Sulfuric Acid for Application Market: By Country, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 15 Row Sulfuric Acid for Application Market: By Country, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 16 Global Sulfuric Acid for Application Market: By Region, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 17 North America Sulfuric Acid for Application Market: By Country, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 18 Europe Sulfuric Acid for Application Market: By Country, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 19 Asia-Pacific Sulfuric Acid for Application Market: By Country, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 20 Row Sulfuric Acid for Application Market: By Country, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 21 Row Sulfuric Acid for Application Market: By Country, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 22 Global Type Market: By Region, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 23 Global Application Market: By Region, 2020-2027 (USD Million)

Table 24 North America Sulfuric Acid Market, By Country (USD Million)

Table 25 North America Sulfuric Acid Market, By Type (Million USD)

Table 26 North America Sulfuric Acid Market, By Application (Million USD)

Table 27 Europe: Sulfuric Acid Market, By Country (USD Million)

Table 28 Europe: Sulfuric Acid Market, By Type (USD Million)

Table 29 Europe: Sulfuric Acid Market, By Application (USD Million)

Table 30 Asia-Pacific: Sulfuric Acid Market, By Country (USD Million)

Table 31 Asia-Pacific: Sulfuric Acid Market, By Type (USD Million)

Table 32 Asia-Pacific: Sulfuric Acid Market, By Application (USD Million)

Table 33 Row: Sulfuric Acid Market, By Country (USD Million)

Table 34 Row Sulfuric Acid Market, By Type (USD Million)

Table 35 Row: Sulfuric Acid Market, By Application (USD Million)

List of Figures

FIGURE 1 Global Sulfuric Acid market segmentation

FIGURE 2 Forecast Methodology

FIGURE 3 Five Forces Analysis of Global Sulfuric Acid Market

FIGURE 4 Value Chain of Global Sulfuric Acid Market

FIGURE 5 Share of Global Sulfuric Acid Market in 2020, by country (in %)

FIGURE 6 Global Sulfuric Acid Market, 2020-2027, (USD billion)

FIGURE 7 Sub-segments of Applications

FIGURE 9 Share of Global Sulfuric Acid Market by Application, 2020 to 2027

FIGURE 10 Global Sulfuric Acid Market size by Type, 2020

FIGURE 11 Share of Global Sulfuric Acid Market by Type, 2020 to 2027