User: Guest

  



DOMAIN EXPERT ENGAGEMENTS

Number of executives repeatedly engaged by snail & email outreach*

POOL + OUTREACH

Interactions with Platform & by Email *

INTERACTIONS

Unique # Participated *

PARTICIPANTS

Responses Validated *

VALIDATIONS

* Platform engagements are dynamic. Stats are published quarterly.


  •  CODE

  •  PAGES

  •  DATE

  •  PRICE

    $

  •  DATA EXHIBITS

    125


TABLE OF CONTENTS


   Pages :    | $

   Current and Future Analysis.....II-11$100
   Historic Analysis.....II-2
1$100
   Sulfuric Acid.....II-3
Current Trends.....II-3
Global Sulfuric Acid Market Skids on Depressed Market Conditions.....II-3
Chinese Companies Shift to Elemental Sulfur for Sulfuric Acid Production.....II-3
Recycling Gains Prominence.....II-3
Energy Costs Push Sulfuric Acid Prices Up Across Most Regions.....II-3
1$100
   Future Beholds an Optimistic Picture.....II-4
Trends in the Recent Past.....II-4
Weak Pricing in Sulfuric Acid Market.....II-4
Sulfuric Acid Market Remained Dreary.....II-4
1$100
   Sulfuric Acid Market Continued to be Slow.....II-5
Sulfuric Acid Market in Turmoil.....II-5
Sulfuric Acid Market Remained Tight through 2002.....II-5
Downturn Indicators in Sulfuric Acid Market.....II-5
Supply Tightened in Sulfuric Acid Market.....II-5
By-product Sulfuric Acid.....II-5
1$100
   International Trade.....II-6
Phosphoric Acid.....II-6
Current Trends.....II-6
Cross Border Flow of Phosphoric Acid.....II-6
Phosphoric Acid Market in the Grip of Consolidation.....II-6
1$100
   Disposal of Gypsum and Gas Effluents – A Weighty Problem.....II-7
Trends in the Recent Past.....II-7
Phosphoric Acid Market Remained Flat.....II-7
1$100
   Phosphoric Acid Demand Remained STable.....II-8
Phosphoric Acid Market Remained Tight.....II-8
Bright Prospects Ahead.....II-8
New Projects to Flee Market Inconsistency.....II-8
Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells Gives the “Phosphoric Acid” Market a Fresh Lease of
  Life.....II-8
1$100
   Nitric Acid.....II-9
Current Trends.....II-9
Growth Drivers.....II-9
Environmental Hazards.....II-9
Hydrofluoric Acid.....II-9
Current Trends.....II-9
Demand for Hydrofluoric Acid Remains Sluggish.....II-9
1$100
   Table 1: World Market for Hydrofluoric Acid in 2005 (E): Percentage Volume Breakdown by Geographic Region for Western Europe, US, Japan, Mexico, China, Eastern Europe, India and Canada (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-10
Effect of End Use Markets on Demand.....II-10
1$350
   Hydrofluoric Acid Demand Remains Flat.....II-11
Table 2: World Market for Hydrofluoric Acid in 2005 (E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End Use Segment for Fluorocarbons, Metal Pickling, Petroleum Alkylation, Aluminum and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-11
Hydrofluoric Acid Market Gets Pounded by Slow Growth.....II-11
Hydrofluoric Acid Production - European Dominance.....II-11
1$350
   Table 3: World Market for Hydrofluoric Acid in 2005 (E): Percentage Break Up of Production Capacity by Geographic Region – Western Europe, US, Japan, Mexico, China and Eastern Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-12

Table 4: World Market for Hydrofluoric Acid in 2002: Production Capacity by Key Player (In ‘000 Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-12
1$350
   Hydrochloric Acid.....II-13
Current Trends.....II-13
Recycled HCl to Feed Chlorine Derivatives.....II-13
Organic Chemicals – A Major Consumer.....II-13
Table 5: World Market for Hydrochloric Acid in 2005 (E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End Use Segment for Organic Chemicals, Inorganic Chemicals, Food Processing, Brine Treatment, Steel Pickling, Oil Well Acidulation, Swimming pools and Miscellaneous (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-13
VCM – The Key Raw Material.....II-13
1$350
   Table 6: World Production Hydrochloric Acid in 2005 (E): Percentage Breakdown by Production Source for VCM, DMI, TDI, On-purpose Burner, Fluorocarbon and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-14
HCl Price and Influencing Factors.....II-14
Trends in the Recent Past.....II-14
HCl Market Remained Tight Through 2000.....II-14
1$350
   Tight Supply Prompts HCl Price Rise.....II-15
Horrendous State of Merchant Market.....II-15
Economy of Burner Acid on Rise.....II-15
Chloralkali Producers Hit by Rising Costs.....II-15
Optimistic Prospects for HCl Industry.....II-15
1$100
   Wet Process Chemicals – A Peek Into Recent Past.....II-16
Wet Process Chemicals Market Improved.....II-16
Wet Etchants Market.....II-16
1$100
   End Use Markets Posed New Challenges.....II-17
Quest to Retrieve Profits.....II-17
Ban Imposed on Fluorocarbons.....II-17
Hydrofluorocarbons Replaced Hydrochlorofluorocarbons.....II-17
1$100
   HFC Market Witnessed a Jumpstart.....II-18
Wafer Production Remained Flat in 2000.....II-18
Fuel Cells Changed Power Dimensions.....II-18
Fertilizer Markets Remained Weak.....II-18
1$100
   Table 7: World Market for Wet Process Chemicals in 2002: Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Product Segment for Hydrochloric Acid, Ammonium Hydroxide, Solvents (IPA, Others), Etchants (HF, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, etc.), Sulfuric Acid, Hydrogen Peroxide, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-19
1$350
   Sulfuric Acid Market - A Profile.....II-20
Applications of Sulfuric Acid.....II-20
1$100
   Table 8: Sulfuric Acid Consumption (2005 (E)): Percentage Break Up of Volume Sales by Major End Use in the United States, United Kingdom, Japan and India (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-21
Sulfuric Acid Used in New Copper Extraction Process.....II-21
More Efficient Production Process for Sulfuric Acid.....II-21
1$350
   Acid Recovery Offers Solution to Disposal Problems.....II-22
Sulfur - The Main Raw Material Used in Producing Sulfuric Acid.....II-22
Future Bodes Bright Prospects.....II-22
Potential Areas of Technological Improvements in the Production of Sulfuric
  Acid.....II-22
1$100
   Sulfuric Acid Production & Demand.....II-23
Table 9: World Market for Virgin Sulfuric Acid in 2005 (E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End Use Segment for Fertilizers, Mining, Petroleum Alkylation, Inorganic Chemicals and Pigments, Pulp and Paper, Organic Chemicals, Rubber and Plastics, Water Treatment, and Miscellaneous (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-23

Table 10: Production of Sulfuric Acid by different Raw Materials (Percentage).....II-23
1$350
   Table 11: Sulfuric Acid Consumption in the United States by End Use Application in 2005 (E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Mineral Fertilizer Production, Ore Processing, Inorganic Chemicals Production (Including Inorganic Pigments), Oil Processing, Pulp and Paper Industry, Oil Processing, Synthetic Resins & Plastics Production, Organic Chemicals Production and Other (Nitrogen Fertilizer, Chemicals for Water Treatment, Detergents, etc) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-241$350
   Table 12: Sulfuric Acid Consumption in Japan by End Use Application in 2005 (E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Mineral Fertilizer Production, Titanium Dioxide Production, Synthetic Fiber Production, Aluminum Sulfate Production, Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Artificial Fiber Production, Methyl Methacrylate Production and Other (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-25
Acid Recovery – An Expensive Necessity.....II-25
1$350
   Process Development of Solid-Acid Alkylation.....II-26
HF Alkylation.....II-26
Measures to Make HF Safer.....II-26
1$100
   Business Issues Related to HF Alkylation.....II-27
Governing Acts & Regulatory Bodies.....II-27
Revisions Made to Phosphoric Acid and Phosphate Fertilizer MACTs.....II-27
1$100
   EPA Eliminates Non-Aerosol Sulfuric Acid from Toxic Release Inventory.....II-28
Clean Air Act.....II-28
A Tightened US Sulfuric Acid Market – A Retrospective Recapitulation.....II-28
1$100
   Condition of Copper Smelters Added to the Firming.....II-29
Sulfuric Acid Aided by Diverse Factors.....II-29
Phosphoric Acid Market – A Profile.....II-29
Main End Uses of Phosphoric Acid.....II-29
1$100
   Innovative Applications and Uses.....II-30
Phosphoric Acid at the Cutting Edge of Fuel Cell Technology.....II-30
Phosphoric Acid – The Second Largest Acidulant.....II-30
1$100
   Production.....II-31
A Historic Perspective.....II-31
Wet Process Phosphoric Acid.....II-31
1$100
   PWA Growth by Substitution of Thermal Acid.....II-321$100
   Production Technology.....II-33
A Historic Perspective.....II-33
Phosphoric Acid Rejuvenated by New Production Process.....II-33
Wet Scrubber Technology.....II-33
Nitric Acid Market – A Profile.....II-33
Major End Uses.....II-33
1$100
   Nitric Acid Demand – Influencing Factors.....II-34
Nitric Acid Demand Forecast Through 2020.....II-34
Acidification - A Major Problem in Europe.....II-34
EPA Expansion of Toxic Release Inventory List.....II-34
1$100
   Hydrochloric Acid Market – A Profile.....II-35
Major End Uses.....II-35
Trends in Consumption.....II-35
Table 13: World Market for Hydrochloric Acid in 2005 (E): Percentage Volume Breakdown of Hydrochloric Acid Output by Production Source - VCM, MDI, TDI, On-Purpose Burner, Fluorocarbons and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-35
1$350
   Table 14: World Market for Hydrochloric Acid in 2005 (E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End Use Segment for EDC, TDI/MDI, Food Grade HCl, Calcium Chloride, Steel Pickling, Brine Treating, Oil Well Acidizing, Chlorine, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-36
Hydrofluoric Acid Market – A Profile.....II-36
Improving Demand for Fluorocarbons.....II-36
HF Future Tied to CFC Phase out.....II-36
1$350
   Searches for New Alkylation Catalysts Processes Forge Ahead.....II-37
Membrane Reprocessing of Hydrofluoric Acid Solutions.....II-37
HFL in Search for Cleaner Processes.....II-37
1$100
   Applications of Hydrofluoric Acid.....II-38
Technology.....II-38
AlliedSignal Started Electronic-grade Hydrofluoric Acid.....II-38
1$100
   Hydrochloric Acid.....II-39
Production Process.....II-39
1$100
   Recycling Hydrochloric Acid.....II-40
Storage.....II-40
1$100
   Applications.....II-41
Chemical Properties.....II-41
1$100
   Hydrochloric and Phosphoric Acid Combination Improves Well Performance.....II-42
Health Hazards of HCL.....II-42
Nitric Acid.....II-42
Production.....II-42
1$100
   Single Pressure Plants.....II-43
Dual Pressure Plants.....II-43
Production of Concentrated Nitric Acid.....II-43
Recycling Nitric Acid.....II-43
Side Effects of HNO3 Production.....II-43
Physical and Chemical Properties.....II-43
1$100
   Applications.....II-44
Hazardous Nature of Nitric Acid.....II-44
Table 15: World Consumption of Nitric Acid in 2005 (E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End Use - Fertilizers, Other Ammonium Nitrate (AN) Uses (Mainly Explosives) and Non – AN Applications (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-44
1$350
   Table 16: World Market for Nitric Acid in 2005 (E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End Use – Ammonium Nitrate, Adipic Acid, Nitrobenzene, Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI), Metal Treatment, Metal Nitrates, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-45
Major Hazards During Nitric Acid Production.....II-45
Nitrous Oxide Emissions.....II-45
Emission Monitoring in Nitric Acid Plants.....II-45
1$350
   Adipic Acid – An End Use Segment.....II-46
Phosphoric Acid.....II-46
1$100
   Table 17: Worldwide Phosphoric Acid Market (2005 (E)): Breakdown of Capacity by Geographic Region in Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-47

Table 18: Worldwide Phosphoric Acid Market in 2004: Capacity of Leading Producers for The Mosaic Company, DCP Group , Potash Corp, Phos Agros and Groupe Chimique Tunisien in Thousand Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-47
1$350
   Table 19: Worldwide Phosphoric Acid Exports in 2005 (E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Geographic Region for Africa, Middle East, West Europe, North America, Asia, and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-48

Table 20: Worldwide Phosphoric Acid Imports in 2005 (E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Geographic Region for Asia, West Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America, and Africa (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-48
Wet Process Acid Production.....II-48
1$350
   Air Borne Phosphoric Acid.....II-49
Thermal Process Acid Production.....II-49
Combustion.....II-49
Hydration.....II-49
Demisting.....II-49
Applications.....II-49
1$100
   Sulfuric Acid.....II-50
Production Process.....II-50
Lead Chamber Process.....II-50
1$100
   Contact Process.....II-51
Properties of Sulfuric Acid.....II-51
Chemical Properties of Sulfuric Acid.....II-51
Reactions of Sulfuric Acid.....II-51
1$100
   Uses of Sulfuric acid.....II-52
Hydrofluoric Acid.....II-52
Production.....II-52
Applications.....II-52
1$100
   New Alternative for Sulfuric Acid in Industrial Usage.....II-53
Sony Produces Sulfuric Acid from Chip Manufacturing Waste.....II-53
SGL Acotec GmbH Introduced electrodialysis process.....II-53
SGL Acotec GmbH Develops Electro dialysis Process.....II-53
1$100
   Sony Enhances Lifespan of Hydrofluoric Acid Wafer-Cleaning Solutions.....II-54
EcoPhos Evolves New Method for Developing Phosphoric Acid.....II-54
The Green Technology Group, Inc. Develops Method for Recycling Sulfuric Acid.....II-54
1$100
   ICP-MS Technololgy.....II-55
DRG Technology.....II-55
New Technology to Produce Sulfuric Acid from Hard Gypsum.....II-55
1$100
   New Hydrofluoric Acid Product for The Electronics Industry.....II-56
New Toilet Bowl Cleaner Contains Hydrochloric Acid.....II-56
Bharat Heavy Electricals Develops Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cell.....II-56
Guangdong Jiangmen Yuyang Develops Substitute for Rechargeable Sulfuric Acid
  Battery.....II-56
Capital Controls Introduces Chlorine Generator.....II-56
1$100
   Chemtrade Acquires RS.....II-57
ICL to Acquire Astaris.....II-57
Jacobs Bags Contract for New Phosphoric Acid Plant.....II-57
SUMZ Awards Construction Contracts to SNC-Lavalin.....II-57
Topsoe Bags Contract from Molymet.....II-57
1$100
   TCL to Foray into Phosphoric Acid Production.....II-58
Mosaic to Cease Operations of Phosphoric Acid Plant.....II-58
Bayer Closes Hydrochloric Acid Production Unit.....II-58
Spur Ventures Inc Constructs Phosphoric acid Plant in China.....II-58
Andhra Sugars Starts New Sulfuric Acid Production Facility.....II-58
Nitrogenmuvek Plans to Construct Nitric Acid Plant.....II-58
Ineos Chlor to Start New Sulfuric Acid Plant.....II-58
Deepak Fertilizers to Start New Nitric Acid Plant.....II-58
1$100
   Andalucia Minerals to Purchase Pyrite Treatment Plant.....II-59
Texen to Purchase Gasification Plant.....II-59
Metakhim Invests in New Sulfuric Acid Production Workshop.....II-59
Fertilizantes Invests in New Production Facility.....II-59
Lautan Luas Invests in Nitric Acid Plant.....II-59
Hunan to Invest in Sulfuric Acid Production.....II-59
1$100
   New Phosphoric Acid Plant from IFFCO and ENMC.....II-60
Balakovo Starts Newly Upgraded Sulfuric Acid Production Line.....II-60
DuPont to Construct New Regeneration Unit for Sulfuric Acid.....II-60
Tongling Huaxing Starts Production of Pyrite Based Sulfuric Acid.....II-60
Long Thanh Starts Production of Sulfuric Acid.....II-60
Itochu Constructs New Sulfuric Acid Plants.....II-60
1$100
   MCF to Start New Sulfuric Acid Plant.....II-61
Anhui Huaihua Launches Nitric Acid Renovation Project.....II-61
El Dorado Rebuilds Nitric Acid Plant.....II-61
IMC Global and Cargill Crop Forms Mosaic.....II-61
Terra Acquires Mississippi Chemicals.....II-61
Office Cherifien des Phosphates (OCP) Inks Agreement with IPCC.....II-61
Potash Corp Increases Phosphoric Acid Production Capacity.....II-61
1$100
   Kvaerner Chemetics Bags Sulfuric acid Plant Construction Contract.....II-62
Kvaerner Chemetics Contracts with JSC KAZAKHMYS.....II-62
Morocco and Pakistan Jointly Construct Phosphoric Acid Plant in Morocco.....II-62
Petrokimia Gresik Plans to Install Hydrochloric Acid and Potassium Plants.....II-62
1$100
   Agrium Inc Acquires Phosphoric Acid Assets.....II-63
Peak Buys Arch's Sulfuric Acid Unit.....II-63
Marsulex Acquires Dukes Sulfur Products Assets.....II-63
Guizhou Wengfu Forms Joint Venture.....II-63
Quad Chemical Corporation in Agreement with Dyno Nobel.....II-63
Jinan Chemical Fertilizers Constructs Concentrated Nitric Acid Plant.....II-63
GNFC Installs Nitric Acid Plant.....II-63
Czech Firm Inaugurates Nitric Acid Plant.....II-63
Nanjing Chemical Industrial Corporation Installs a Nitric Acid Production Unit in
  China.....II-63
1$100
   Hubei Yangfeng Group Commences Second Phase Project of Sulfuric Acid.....II-64
Upgrade Begins for Nitric Acid Plant in India.....II-64
Outokumpu Technology Modernizes Sulfuric Acid Plant in Turkey.....II-64
Atofina Expands Hydrofluoric Acid Capacity.....II-64
Jiangsu Luling Installs Sulfur-Based Sulfuric Acid Project.....II-64
Ammofos Ups Sulfuric Acid Output.....II-64
Stella Chemifa and Zhejiang Central Fluor Industrial Unveils new Plant.....II-64
Ukrainian Chemical Enterprises Upgrade Production.....II-64
Titan Modernizes Sulfuric Acid Production.....II-64
1$100
   Kemira Replaces Nitric Acid Plant.....II-65
Anhui Huaihe Chemical Group Expands Nitric Acid Production Capacity in Woyang,
  China.....II-65
Rhodia Winds up STPP Production in Quebec.....II-65
General Chemicals Ceases Operations in Delaware Valley.....II-65
Dowa Mining Halts Sulfuric Acid Production.....II-65
Dagfos Restarts Operations.....II-65
Akron Acquires Stake in Redsun Chemical Company.....II-65
Cargill Fertilizer Purchases ammonium phosphate production assets of Farmland
  Hydro.....II-65
Jordan Phosphate Mines Company Raises Holdings in Indo- Jordan Chemicals
  Company.....II-65
1$100
   GEM Acquires Koch's Wet Chemicals Plant.....II-66
Bain Buys Rhodia's Hydrochloric Acid, Phenol-Acetone, and Soda Ash Businesses.....II-66
Peak Investments LLC Acquires Sulfuric Acid Plants.....II-66
BCS and GFI Merge Businesses.....II-66
Conoco Merges with Phillips Petroleum Company.....II-66
Japanese Chemical Producer Licenses with Sumitomo Chemical.....II-66
Dupont Inks an Agreement with Motiva Enterprises.....II-66
Jinchuan Group Company Launches Sulfuric Acid System Renovation Project.....II-66
Noranda, Canada Restarts a Sulfuric Acid Unit.....II-66
1$100
   SvG Intermol Commissions Tanks for Storing Phosphoric Acid.....II-67
Guangxi Introduces Phosphoric Acid Packing Pail Project.....II-67
Basic Chemical Industries Installs a Sulfuric Acid Plant in Yanbu, Saudi
  Arabia.....II-67
Qinghai West Zinc Industry Co., Ltd. Establishes A New Sulfuric Acid Plant.....II-67
Yangfeng Group Erects Sulfuric Acid Plants.....II-67
Kunming Chemical Fertilizer Constructs Phosphoric Acid Plant.....II-67
Pupuk Sriwijaya Erects Nitric Acid Plant in Palembang, Indonesia.....II-67
Chinese Firm Adds Nitric Acid Capacity.....II-67
Lovochemie Constructs New Nitric Acid Plant.....II-67
1$100
   Astaris Commissions New Phosphoric Acid Plant in Idaho.....II-68
Stella Chemifa Commissions Hydrofluoric Acid Plant.....II-68
Anhui Huaihua Unveils a New Nitric Acid Plant.....II-68
Anhui Huaihua Group Company Expands Nitric Acid Capacity.....II-68
Rhodia Upgrades Refineries at Martinez and Dominguez, CA.....II-68
Indian Firm Expands Phosphoric Acid Capacity.....II-68
Bayer Upgrades Fuming Sulfuric Acid Capacity.....II-68
Sinopec Changling Converts Sulfuric Acid Unit.....II-68
1$100
   Sony Unveils Pioneering Hydrofluoric Acid Wafer-Cleaning Solutions.....II-69
Southern States Chemical Inc Acquires Koch's Sulfuric Acid Facility.....II-69
Valero Energy Corporation Acquires Ultramar Diamond Shamrock Corporation.....II-69
Sasol Acquires Condea Vista.....II-69
Noranda Hikes Equity Stake in Noranda-DuPont Joint Venture Unit.....II-69
Solvay Acquires Equity Interest in EcoPhos.....II-69
Chevron and Texaco Merge.....II-69
1$100
   Longxiang Merges with Shaowu Flouride.....II-70
Fosfertil Merges with Ultrafertil.....II-70
Jordanian Phosphate Mines Company in Agreement with Iranian Petrochemicals.....II-70
Namhae Chemical Inks a Pact with BASF.....II-70
Iffco and GFCL Ink a Joint Venture Agreement.....II-70
Jacobs Bags Purified Phosphoric Acid Plant Contract from PCS.....II-70
Copebras Awards Phosphate Project to Krebs.....II-70
Bwana Mkubwa Constructs New Sulfuric Acid Plant.....II-70
1$100
   Chongqing Fuling Establishes Chemical Fertilizer Base.....II-71
Fosfertil and Copebras Unearth a Phosphate Rock Mine.....II-71
Stella Chemifa Installs Hydrofluoric Acid Plant in Singapore.....II-71
Singapore EDB Establishes a New Chemical Plant.....II-71
Yunnan Gains Approval for Wet-Process Phosphoric Acid And Ammonium Phosphate
  Projects.....II-71
Radici Chimica Installs Adipic Acid and Nitric Acid Plants.....II-71
Guizhou Xiyang Fertilizer Unveils New Sulfuric and Phosphoric Acid Projects.....II-71
Lovochemie Installs a Nitric Acid Unit.....II-71
1$100
   Henan Kaihua Group Installs Nitric Acid Renovation Project.....II-72
Namhae Chemical Constructs a Nitric Acid Plant in South Korea.....II-72
Astaris Installs Purified Wet Phosphoric Acid Plant.....II-72
Daikin Industries and Formosa Plastics Install Hydrofluoric Acid Plant.....II-72
Astaris Opens PPA Facility.....II-72
Industries chimiques du Senegal Unveils New Phospate Mine.....II-72
Quimica Fluor Matamoros Expands Capacity.....II-72
DLD Resources Forms DLD Enterprises.....II-72
Henan Kaihua Completes the Upgradation of its Nitric Acid Plant.....II-72
New Nitric Acid Project Underway in China.....II-72
1$100
   Lovochemie Ropes in Technip for New Plant Construction.....II-73
Namhae Chemical Ropes in Krupp Uhde for New Plant Construction.....II-73
Fushun Petrochemical Establishes a New Sulfuric Acid Unit.....II-73
Astaris Unveils New Phosphoric Acid Plant.....II-73
Potash Corp Ropes in Jacobs Engineering for New Plant Construction.....II-73
Eti Holding Commissions New Plant Construction to SNC-Lavalin.....II-73
Lurgi Completes the Construction of the Huelva Plant in Spain.....II-73
1$100
   Zhuzhou Torch Metal Begins Operations.....II-74
Lovochemie Constructs a Nitric Acid Plant.....II-74
Sulfuric Acid Project Expansion in Xinjiang Turpan.....II-74
Dow Chemicals Expand Chlorine Derivatives.....II-74
PCS Boosts Purified Phosphoric Acid Capacity.....II-74
Nexen Chemicals Raises Hydrochloric Acid Capacity in British Columbia.....II-74
Emaphos Doubles PPA Capacity.....II-74
Sterling Pulp Chemicals Increases Hydrochloric Acid Capacity.....II-74
1$100
   Nexen Chemicals Expands Hydrochloric Acid Business.....II-75
Sredneuralskij Hikes Sulfuric Acid Production.....II-75
AP Government Divests Stake in Godavari Fertilizers.....II-75
Solutia Divests STPP Plant.....II-75
Rhodia Divests Phosphate Salts Plant in Buckingham.....II-75
Mulberry Phosphates Inc Divests Two Plants.....II-75
IMC Shutters Phosphate Fertilizer Output in Louisiana.....II-75
Rhodia Closes U.K. Phosphate Plant.....II-75
1$100
   Nanjing Chemical Ceases the Operations of Pyrite Based Sulfuric Acid.....II-76
Grupo Cruzat Liquidates Sulfur Producing Assets.....II-76
Atofina Halts Chlor-Alkali Production.....II-76
Dow Shifts to Q-Max Technology.....II-76
EPA Issues Final TSCA Ruling.....II-76
Phosphoric Acid Reporting Requirement Dropped.....II-76
India Places Antidumping Duty on Polyester Film Imports.....II-76
Caltex Oil Refinery Improves Safety.....II-76
1$100
   BASF Installs Pollution Control System.....II-77
AK Steel Corporation Undergoes Conversion.....II-77
Astaris Halts Operations at the Elemental Phosphorus Unit.....II-77
DGAD Commences Anti-Dumping Investigation Against Chinese Imports.....II-77
Sony Unveils New Sulfuric Acid Recovering Technology from Chip Waste.....II-77
Dow Chemical Unveils Massive Technology Upgradation.....II-77
Noranda-DuPont LLC Redeems Dupont’s Interest.....II-77
1$100
   Nitrochem Acquires Nitric Acid Plant from Welland.....II-78
LSB Acquires Nitric Acid Business of LaRoche.....II-78
1$100
   Akzo Nobel (Netherlands).....II-79
Albright & Wilson (Australia).....II-79
Asarco, Inc. (US).....II-79
Ashland (US).....II-79
1$100
   The Dow Chemical Company (US).....II-80
E.I. DuPont De Nemours (US).....II-80
FMC Foret (Spain).....II-80
1$100
   General Chemicals (US).....II-81
Honeywell Specialty Materials (US).....II-81
Imperial Chemical Industries (UK).....II-81
1$100
   Israel Chemicals Ltd. (Israel).....II-82
Kemira Chemicals (Finland).....II-82
Mississippi Chemical Corporation (US).....II-82
Mitsui Chemical, Inc. (Japan).....II-82
1$100
   Mosaic Inc (USA).....II-83
Office Cherifien Des Phosphates (Morocco).....II-83
Olin Corporation (USA).....II-83
Phelps Dodge Corporation (US).....II-83
Rhodia SA (France).....II-83
1$100
   Sichuan Shifang Chuanxi Xingda Chemical Company (China).....II-84
Stella Chemifa Corporation (Japan).....II-84
Sumitomo Chemical Company Limited (Japan).....II-84
1$100
   Table 21 : World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Mineral Acids by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-85

Table 22: World Historic Review for Mineral Acids by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-85
1$350
   Table 23: World 20-Year Perspective for Mineral Acids by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-861$350
   Table 24: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sulfuric Acid by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-87

Table 25: World Historic Review for Sulfuric Acid by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-87
1$350
   Table 26: World 20-Year Perspective for Sulfuric Acid by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-881$350
   Table 27: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Phosphoric Acid by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-89

Table 28: World Historic Review for Phosphoric Acid by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-89
1$350
   Table 29: World 20-Year Perspective for Phosphoric Acid by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-901$350
   Table 30: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nitric Acid by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-91

Table 31: World Historic Review for Nitric Acid by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-91
1$350
   Table 32: World 20-Year Perspective for Nitric Acid by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-921$350
   Table 33: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Hydrochloric Acid by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-93

Table 34: World Historic Review for Hydrochloric Acid by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-93
1$350
   Table 35: World 20-Year Perspective for Hydrochloric Acid by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-941$350
   Table 36: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Hydrofluoric Acid by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-95

Table 37: World Historic Review for Hydrofluoric Acid by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-95
1$350
   Table 38: World 20-Year Perspective for Hydrofluoric Acid by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-961$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Current and Future Analysis.....III-1
Historic Review.....III-1
Flat Consumption in the Steel and Oil Industries.....III-1
1$75
   Sulfuric Acid Market – A Profile.....III-2
US Braces for Narrower Roads Ahead.....III-2
Sulfuric Acid Potential Growth Drivers.....III-2
1$75
   Table 39: US Market for Sulfuric Acid in 2005 (E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Industry - Fertilizers, Organic Chemicals, Mining, Petroleum Alkylation, Inorganic Chemicals & Pigments, Iron & Steel, Pulp & Paper and Miscellaneous (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-3
A Peek Into Recent Past.....III-3
North American Sulfuric acid Market Demand Steady in 2003.....III-3
Dreary Market Conditions in 2002.....III-3
US Market Remained Weak in 2001.....III-3
1$200
   Phosphoric Acid.....III-4
Phosphoric Acid Market Remains Flat Amidst Production Shifts.....III-4
A Peek into Recent Past.....III-4
Market Softens During 2003.....III-4
Phosphoric Acid Market Perks Up.....III-4
EPA Delists Phosphoric Acid from the TRI.....III-4
1$75
   Purified Phosphoric Acid Gains Prominence During 2002.....III-5
Phosphoric Acid Tightens on Rising Energy, Raw Material Costs.....III-5
US Market for Nitric Acid.....III-5
Ammonia Market Remains Uncertain Despite Lower Gas Costs.....III-5
1$75
   Ammonia Prices Soar in Wake of Gas Prices.....III-6
Ammonia Markets Remain Balanced.....III-6
Table 40: US Market for Nitric Acid (2005 (E)): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End Use Segment for Ammonium Nitrate, Adipic Acid, Nitrobenzene, Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI), Metal Treatment and Metal Nitrates, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-6
1$200
   Table 41: US Market for Nitric Acid in 2002: Production Capacity by Key Player for Terra Industries, Fermland industries, PotashCorp., CF Industries, Agrium, Mississippi Chemical, Koch Industries, Honeywell, MC Global, Dakota Gas, Royster-Clark, El Paso Corp., Air Products and Chemicals, and Diamond Shamrock (In ‘000 Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-7
Hydrochloric Acid Market – A Profile.....III-7
1$200
   Hydrochloric Acid Market Regains Balance.....III-8
Record Hike in HCl Prices.....III-8
Production Reaches Seven Million Tons.....III-8
1$75
   Table 42: US Production of Hydrochloric Acid (2004 & 2005(E)): Percentage breakdown by Production Source - Vinyl Chloride Monomer, Isocyanate-to-Ethylene Dichloride, Net Isocyanate, Fluorocarbon, Burner Acid, Methyl Chloride, and Magnesium Chloride (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-9

Table 43: US Market for Hydrochloric Acid in 2005 (E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End Use Segment - EDC, TDI/MDI, Food Grade HCl, Calcium Chloride, Steel Pickling, Brine Treating, Oil Well Acidizing, Chlorine and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-9
1$200
   Table 44: US Market for Hydrochloric Acid in 2005 (E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for by Merchant Market - Food Grade, Calcium Chloride, Steel Pickling, Brine Testing, Oil-Well Acidizing, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-10
A Peek into Recent Past.....III-10
Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrogen Chloride Demand Expands.....III-10
Hydrochloric Acid Pricing Holds Steady.....III-10
Recycling HCl.....III-10
1$200
   Hydrofluoric Acid.....III-11
Fluorocarbons Drives Hydrofluoric Acid Demand.....III-11
Table 45: US Market for Hydrofluoric Acid (2005 (E)): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End Use Segment - Fluorocarbons, Aluminum Production, Alkylation Catalyst, Metal Etching, Uranium Fuel Processing, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-11
Rising Raw Material Prices Hamper Profits.....III-11
1$200
   Imports Scenario.....III-12
Table 46: US Imports for Hydrofluoric Acid (2004): Breakdown of Volume and Value by Geographic Region for Mexico, Canada, Japan, China, Germany, Korea, Republic of, Netherlands, Italy, and Others (Volume in Metric Tons, Value in US$ Thousand) .....III-12
A Peek into Recent Past.....III-12
Recent Industry Activity.....III-12
2$400
   Focus on Major Players.....III-143$225
   B. Market Analytics.....III-17
Table 47: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-17

Table 48: US Historic Review for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-17
1$200
   Table 49: US 20-Year Perspective for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-18
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-19
Current and Future Analysis.....III-19
Historic Review.....III-19
Table 50: Canadian Market for Nitric Acid in 2002: Production Capacity by Key Player for Agrium, Canadian Fertilizer, Saskferco Products, J.R. Simplot Canada, Terra Industries and Pacific Ammonia (In ‘000 Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-19
1$200
   Recent Industry Activity.....III-20
B. Market Analytics.....III-20
Table 51: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-20
1$200
   Table 52: Canadian Historic Review for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-21

Table 53: Canadian 20-Year Perspective for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-21
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-22
Current and Future Analysis.....III-22
Historic Review.....III-22
A Review of End-Use Markets for Sulfuric Acid.....III-22
Table 54: Sulfuric Acid Consumption in Japan (2005 (E)): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End Use Application - Mineral Fertilizer Production, Titanium Dioxide Production, Synthetic Fiber Production, Aluminum Sulfate Production, Hydrofluoric Acid Production, Artificial Fiber Production, Methyl Methacrylate Production and Other (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-22
1$200
   Spate of Plant Shutdowns in Japanese Nitric Acid Market.....III-23
Focus on Major Players.....III-23
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-24
Table 55: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-24
1$200
   Table 56: Japanese Historic Review for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-25

Table 57: Japanese 20-Year Perspective for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-25
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-26
Current and Future Analysis.....III-26
Historic Review.....III-26
Table 58: Nitric Acid Market in Western Europe in 2002: Production Capacity by Geographic Region for Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway and UK (In ‘000 Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-26
1$200
   Table 59: Nitric Acid Market in Eastern Europe in 2002: Production Capacity by Geographic Region for Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech republic/Slovakia, Former Yugoslavia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan (In ‘000 Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-27
Recent Industry Activity.....III-27
1$200
   Focus on Major Players.....III-282$150
   B. Market Analytics.....III-30
Table 60: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Mineral Acids by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-30
1$200
   Table 61: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-31

Table 62: European Historic Review for Mineral Acids by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-31
1$200
   Table 63: European Historic Review for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-32

Table 64: European 20-Year Perspective for Mineral Acids by Geographic region – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-32
1$200
   Table 65: European 20-Year Perspective for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-33
1$200
   Market Analysis.....III-34
Table 66: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) .....III-34
1$200
   Table 67: French Historic Review for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-35

Table 68: French 20-Year Perspective for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-35
1$200
   Market Analysis.....III-36
Table 69: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-36
1$200
   Table 70: German Historic Review for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-37

Table 71: German 20-Year Perspective for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-37
1$200
   Market Analysis.....III-38
Table 72: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-38
1$200
   Table 73: Italian Historic Review for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-39

Table 74: Italian 20-Year Perspective for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-39
1$200
   Market Analysis.....III-40
Table 75: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-40
1$200
   Table 76: UK Historic Review for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-41

Table 77: UK 20-Year Perspective for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-41
1$200
   Market Analysis.....III-42
Table 78: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-42
1$200
   Table 79: Spanish Historic Review for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-43

Table 80: Spanish 20-Year Perspective for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-43
1$200
   Market Analysis.....III-44
Table 81: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-44
1$200
   Table 82: Russian Historic Review for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-45

Table 83: Russian 20-Year Perspective for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-45
1$200
   Market Analysis.....III-46
Table 84: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-46
1$200
   Table 85: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-47

Table 86: Rest of Europe 20-Year Perspective for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-47
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-48
Current and Future Analysis.....III-48
Historic Review.....III-48
Table 87: Nitric Acid Market in Asia-Pacific in 2002: Production Capacity by Geographic Region for Australia, Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, North Korea, Pakistan, and South Korea (In ‘000 Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-48
China – The Potential Market for Inorganic Chemicals.....III-48
1$200
   Soaring Demand Boosts Production Capacities.....III-49
Sulfuric Acid Production Rises in East China.....III-49
1$75
   Table 88: Sulfuric Acid Capacity in China (2000 & 2004): Percentage Volume Breakdown by Production Process of Sulfur for Pyrite Process, Metallurgical Flue Gas Process, Sulfur Process, and Phosphogypsum Process (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-50
Pricing Trends.....III-50
China’s Intake of Hydrochloric Acid Increases.....III-50
Hydrochloric Acid Market in China.....III-50
1$200
   China – A Splendid Source of Fluorspar.....III-51
Five Year Plans Bode Lucky for Chinese Fertilizer Industry.....III-51
Provisions for Sprucing Sulfuric Acid Industry:.....III-51
Table 89: Hydrochloric Acid Consumption by Various Sectors in China During 2005 (E).....III-51
1$200
   Chemical Trading Companies in China.....III-52
Import Restrictions in China.....III-52
Technology Licensing.....III-52
Concentrated Nitric Acid Market in China.....III-52
Table 90: Concentrated Nitric Acid Consumption in China - 2005 (E) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-52
1$200
   Table 91: Chinese Leading Producers of Concentrated Nitric Acid (2004): Breakdown by Output for Anhui Huaihua Group Co., Ltd, Jinan Chemical Fertilizer Plant Co., Ltd., CNPC Jilin Petrochemical Co., Ltd, Qingdao Hengyuan Chemical Co., Ltd, Sinopec Nanjing Chemical Industry Co., Liuzhou Chemical Co., Ltd., CNPC Lanzhou Petrochemical Co., Ltd., Shandong United Chemical Co., Ltd, Anhui Huatai Chemical Industry Co., Ltd, Lutianhua Group Corp, Hubei Jinyuan Chemical Co., Ltd., Dalian Dahua Group Ltd., Shanghai Zhongyuan Chemical Co., Ltd, Shandong Luguang Chemical Plant , Hebei Cangzhou Dahua Group Corp and Others (In Thousand Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-53
China's Yunnan to Develop Phosphorous Products.....III-53
1$200
   Yellow Phosphorus – Prime Feedstock for Phosphoric Acid.....III-54
Industrial Phosphates on Rise in China.....III-54
Projects Undertaken in China.....III-54
Fluorochemical Base Constructed in Fuxin.....III-54
Chinese Demand for Hydrofluoric Acid Set to Rise.....III-54
Mineral Acids Industry in India.....III-54
India Imports about 50% of its Phosphoric Acid Requirement.....III-54
1$75
   Tight Supplies to Threaten Fertilizers Industry.....III-55
India Cracks Down on Dumping.....III-55
Indian Government Offers Subsidy on Fertilizers.....III-55
Indian Government Slashes Duties on Import of Phosphoric Acid from South
  Africa.....III-55
Vietnam Chemical Sector Under Development.....III-55
Recent Industry Activity.....III-55
2$150
   Industry Activity in the Recent Past.....III-571$75
   A Review of Key Players.....III-581$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-59
Table 92: Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-59
1$200
   Table 93: Asia Pacific Historic Review for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-60

Table 94: Asia Pacific 20-Year Perspective for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-60
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-61
Current and Future Analysis.....III-61
Historic Review.....III-61
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-61
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-62
Table 95: Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-62

Table 96: Latin America Historic Review for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-62
1$200
   Table 97: Latin America 20-Year Perspective for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-63
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-64
Current and Future Analysis.....III-64
Historic Review.....III-64
Middle East & Africa.....III-64
Table 98: Nitric Acid Market in Middle East in 2002: Production Capacity by Geographic Region for Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and South Africa (In Thousands of Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-64
1$200
   Recent Industry Activity.....III-65
Focus on Key Players.....III-65
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-66
Table 99: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-66
1$200
   Table 100: Rest of World Historic Review for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in Ten Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-67

Table 101: Rest of World 20-Year Perspective for Mineral Acids by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Sulfuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid and Hydrofluoric Acid Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-67
1$200
    
 
 


Sales queries: Sales@StrategyR.com
Research queries: Info411@StrategyR.com