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Anhydrous Aluminum Chloride Market By Form(Powder Form, Granules Form), By Application(Dyestuff & Pigments, Hydrocarbon Resins, Pharmaceuticals, Fumed Alumina, Flavors & Fragrances) - Growth, Share, Opportunities & Competitive Analysis, 2017 - 2025

Aluminum chloride, a white to slightly grey or yellow solid, is a powerful Lewis acid that is widely used in the chemical industry. It is widely used in dyestuffs and pigments, hydrocarbon resins, and pharmaceutical applications. Anhydrous aluminum chloride is the principal catalyst used in the Friedel-Crafts reaction for both acylations and alkylations. The product also finds application in the manufacture of Ibuprofen and other bulk drugs, ethyl benzene, isopropyl benzene, titanium dioxide, hydrocarbon resins, terpene resins, and polybutenes.

On the basis of form type, the global anhydrous aluminum chloride market is segmented into powder and granule types. In the base year 2016, granules dominated the overall market owing to their high usage in major applications. On the basis of application, the global anhydrous aluminum chloride market is segmented into dyestuffs & pigments, hydrocarbon resins, pharmaceuticals, flaming alumina, flavors & fragrances, and others. The market size and forecast of each application and form are presented for the period 2015–2025, along with their respective CAGRs% for the forecast period2017–20255.

The market size and forecast for the period 2015–2025, along with the CAGRs for the period 2017–2025 for the mentioned segments, are also presented in this study.

Qualitative information sets such as market dynamics (drivers, challenges, and opportunities) and market inclination insights are provided in this market assessment report. Tools such as competition assessment and attractive investment propositions are also included in this study for the assessment of the market competition. The report concludes with a company profiles section that highlights key information about the major market players operating in the global anhydrous aluminum chlorides market.

Key manufacturers in the anhydrous aluminum chlorides market include Aditya Birla Chemicals, Anmol Chloro Chem, Avi-Chem Industries, Base Metal Group, BASF SE, Chemtex Specialty Limited, Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals Ltd., Gulbrandsen, Kemira Oyj., Lyndon Group, Nike Chemical India, Nippon Light Metal Company, and others.

Purpose of the Report

The purpose of this strategic research study titled "Global Anhydrous Aluminum Chloride Market: Growth, Opportunities, Share, and Competitive Analysis, 2017–2025" is to offer industry investors, company executives, and industry participants with in-depth insights to enable them to make informed strategic decisions related to the opportunities in the anhydrous aluminum chloride market.

Target Audience

  • Industry Investors
  • Procurement Managers from End-User Companies
  • Anhydrous Aluminum Chloride Manufacturers
  • Distributors

Based on form, the anhydrous aluminum chloride market is categorized into the following segments:

  • Powder
  • Granules

The granules segment accounted for the largest revenue share in the global anhydrous aluminum chloride market by form type in 2016 and is expected to maintain its dominance through the forecast period of 2017–2025. Granules are expected to register a higher CAGR over powder form in the upcoming years owing to their wide use in various key application segments like dyestuff & pigments, hydrocarbon resins, pharmaceuticals, etc.

Based on application, the anhydrous aluminum chloride market is categorized into the following segments:

  • Dyestuff and pigments
  • Hydrocarbon resins
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Fumed alumina
  • Flavors and fragrances
  • Others

Due to its broad use in the production of ethyl benzene and common dyes, anhydrous aluminum chloride is widely used in the dyestuff and pigments segment. In 2016, segments accounted for more than 25% of the market share by volume and were expected to maintain their dominance through the forecast period of 2017–2025. Anhydrous aluminum chloride is heavily used in the dyestuff industry as a catalyst for the production of pigments and derivatives of anthraquinone. Anhydrous aluminum chloride is used in the pharmaceutical industry for manufacturing Ibuprofen and other bulk drugs. Fumed alumina has a wide range of applications as adhesives and sealants in paint and coatings, packaging, and other industries.

On the basis of geographical distribution, the global anhydrous aluminum chloride market is segmented into the following regional markets:

  • North America
  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • U.K.
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • rest of Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa
  • GCC
  • Rest of the Middle East and Africa

In the base year 2016, Asia Pacific was observed as the largest market for anhydrous aluminum chloride, followed by North America and Europe. In 2016, Asia Pacific accounted for more than 30% of the market share by volume in the global anhydrous aluminum chloride market. In terms of anhydrous aluminum chloride growth opportunities in the coming years, Asia Pacific and Latin America are the most sought-after regional markets. Asia Pacific is expected to achieve the highest growth rate compared to other regions due to the presence of countries such as China, India, and Japan, which are observing significant growth. However, North America and Europe are mature markets and are expected to have moderate growth in the future.

Frequently Asked Questions: 

The market for Anhydrous Aluminum Chloride is expected to reach US$ 964.8 Mn in 2025.

The Anhydrous Aluminum Chloride market is expected to see significant CAGR growth over the coming years, at 3.5%.

The report is forecasted from 2017-2025.

The base year of this report is 2016.

Aditya Birla Chemicals.,Anmol Chloro Chem.,Avi-Chem Industries,Base Metal Group.,BASF SE. are some of the major players in the global market.

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Published Date:  Jun 2017
Category:  Chemicals
Report ID:   58505
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Pages:   120
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