(EnergyIndustry.Net, September 09, 2020 ) The report "Bromine Market by Derivative (Organobromine, Clear Brine Fluids, Hydrogen Bromide), Application (Flame Retardants, Water Treatment & Biocides, Hbr Flow Batteries, Mercury Emission Control, Pta Synthesis), & Region - Global Forecast To 2025", The global bromine market size is projected to grow from USD 3.2 billion in 2020 to USD 4.1 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 5.0% from 2020 to 2025. The market growth is driven by the increasing demand for bromine in flame retardants, mercury emission control, water treatment, and oil & gas drilling.
The flame retardants segment accounted for the largest share of the bromine market in 2019.
By application, the flame retardants segment accounted for the largest share of the bromine market in 2019. Brominated flame retardants (BFRs) are bromine-containing compounds that are added to substances to inhibit or reduce their rate of combustion. BFRs are more widely used than other commercialized chemical flame retardants. Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs), Polybrominated Biphenyl (PBB), and Brominated Cyclo-hydrocarbons are some of the examples of BFRs. The growing demand from electronics and automotive industries (due to stringent fire safety regulations) and the expanding shipbuilding industries are driving the market for flame retardants across the globe.
The organobromine segment accounted for the largest share of the bromine market in 2019.
By derivative, the organobromine segment accounted for the largest share of the bromine market in 2019. Organobromine compounds, such as tetrabromobisphenol-A, hexabromocyclododecane, and bromodiphenyl ethers, are used as flame retardants in many industries, mainly electronics, textile, and plastics. The major applications of organobromine are flame retardants and biocides. Some organobromine derivatives are also used in water treatment applications, such as the cleaning up of pools and spas. They are an important ingredient for making dyes. Organobromines are used as intermediates for preparing pharmaceuticals like nicergoline and brotizolam, and as an anticancer agent pipobroman. Bromoform and dibromodimethylhydantoin organobromine are used in water treatment applications, to prevent the growth of algae, bacteria, and other microorganisms as well as for the prevention of foul odor in water. The flourishing electronics & telecommunication, textile, plastic, and construction industries are expected to drive the market for organobromine.
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Asia Pacific accounted for the largest share in the global bromine market in 2019
The Asia Pacific region accounted for the largest share of the bromine market in 2019. China, India, Japan, and South Korea are key countries contributing to the increased demand for bromine in this region. Substantial development in infrastructure and growing demand for flame retardants in the automobile, building & construction end-use industries are expected to drive the bromine market in this region.
Israel Chemicals Limited (Israel), Albemarle Corporation (US), LANXESS Corporation (Germany), Tosoh Corporation (Japan), Tata Chemicals Limited (India), Gulf Resources Inc. (China), TETRA Technologies, Inc. (US), Hindustan Salts Limited (India), Honeywell International Inc. (US), and Perekop Bromine (Republic of Crimea) are some of the leading players operating in the bromine market.
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