2014 China Acrylic Acid Report Edition (1)

2014 China Acrylic Acid Report Hot topic? In 2014, China’s acrylic acid industry ushered peak in production again, which made the saturated acrylic acid market more crowded. Additionally, based on the plan, in 2015-2016, there will be a batch of new production capacity put into market. Why acrylic acid manufacturers are still actively building new production capacity under the oversupply situation?...

Research, Analysis and Prospect Forecast on PVA Import & Export Market, 2011-2018

The related data suggested: in 2011, the market demand scale of PVA was 581,200 t; by the end of 2011, the market demand scale of PVA in China was 634,700 t, up 5.17% over the same period of 2012, specifically as shown in the following figure With high adhesive strength, sound film-forming property and high epithelial membrane strength on cellulose, PVA is mainly used as paper surface sizing agent,...

2014 China PLA Industry Development Report Edition (1)

Forecast: In 2015, the development potential of PLA industry will be gradually released supported by favorable policies. The industry will gain a rapid development in the construction of production scale and industry chain. Forecast: In 2015, the development potential of PLA industry will be gradually released supported by favorable policies. The industry will gain a rapid development in the construction...

Survey of Flame Retardants Industry in China Edition (3)

Hot topic: In 2014, many kinds flame retardant, which are regarded as either toxicity or being harmful to environment were banned. For example, HBCD was banned by the Stockholm Convention since November 2014. Besides, TDCPP and TCEP were included into the definition of “TRIS”, therefore, they were banned in New York in the application on kids’ care products. The consumption amount...

Multinational Corporations in Phosphorus Chemical Industry Edition (1)

In Europe and North America, some phosphorus chemical facilities with high production cost had been shut down. The major phosphorus chemical industry will concentrate in the US, China and Morocco. It’s most likely that China may be the center of global phosphorus chemical industry, and the global phosphorus industry will be transferred to China. At the same time, foreign enterprises will gradually...

Research and Investment Prospect of Calcium Carbonate Industry in China, 2014-2018

As of 2013, China’s output of calcium carbonate had reached 23 million t and had became the largest calcium carbonate manufacturer in global. In 2013, the outputs of light calcium carbonate and heavy calcium carbonate were 10.5 million t and 12.5 million t respectively. In recent five years, the annual average growth rate of calcium carbonate industry was about 13%, which met the demand for calcium...

Market Review of China Fluorine Industry in 2014 Edition (1)

Fluorine hot topic: In 2014, the operating rate of fluorite manufacturers is low, with an average of 30%. The price decreased slightly and continuously. March is the peak month of fluorite price as usual but not this year. Although manufacturers collectively push up price in the industry conference, it didn’t have any improvement restricted by the downstream demand. In H1 2014, the operating...

Government Regulations and Subsidies for Sodium Gluconate in China Edition (1)

Industry Background: In China, sodium gluconate is mainly used in the construction sector, with about 95% of sodium gluconate used as concrete admixtures. As China’s environmental policy become increasingly stringent, concrete admixture industries are constantly looking to some admixture products with environmental effects to replace admixtures with toxic properties. Industrial affairs: In China‘s...

Survey of Fluorine Industry in China-Executive Summary

The Executive Summary of Survey of Fluorine Industry in China is from CCM’s report Survey of Fluorine Industry in China, which is finished on 4 Dec., 2014. China was the largest holder of proven reserves of fluorite, and the third largest technical reserves of fluorite in the world. China’s reserves of fluorite resource are rich, but the recoverable reserves are only 21 million tonnes, less...

Survey of Fluorine Industry in China Edition (4)

Fluorine hot topic: In 2014, the operating rate of fluorite manufacturers is low, with an average of 30%. The price decreased slightly and continuously. March is the peak month of fluorite price as usual but not this year. Although manufacturers collectively push up price in the industry conference, it didn’t have any improvement restricted by the downstream demand. In the first half of 2014,...