Production and Future Development of Niacin in China Edition (4)

This report provides an overview of China’s niacin market in 2014 and H1 2015, covering raw material supply, capacity expansion, niacin supply, price trend, and downstream consumption. dyanamics of suppliers, new production lines launched or under construction, integration of the industry chain, together with our analysis and forecast, are also include in this report.

Low profit margin led to a production cut in the supply of 3-picoline and 3-cyanopyridine, the main raw materials in niacin production. The upstream supply picture had also changed in 2014 following new entrants and the suspension of some existing suppliers.

Capacity of China’s niacin has been in rapid expansion since 2014, despite of slow growth in niacin output. This expansion will continue in the following years due to several new lines under construction or in schedule. This market will reshuffle in the coming years.

Besides, the entrance of upstream suppliers into niacin market, and the upstream expansion of niacin producers, shows that the pyridine-niacin industry chain has been also in integration, which will help China’s producers to improve their resistance to market risks.

Following data and our analysis are provided in this report:

  • Production and price trend of 3-picoline and 3-cyanopyridine in China, 2011-H1 2015;
  • Production and price trend of niacin in China, 2011-H1 2015;
  • Consumption of niacin in China, 2011-2014;
  • Forecast of niacin production and consumption in China, 2015-2019.

Companies Mentioned

Vertellus Specialty Chemicals (Nantong) Co., Ltd.
Shandong Luba Chemical Co., Ltd.
Guangzhou Nansha Lonza Co., Ltd.
Nantong Acetic Acid Chemical Co., Ltd.

Table of Contents for Report "Production and Future Development of Niacin in China Edition (4)"

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Methodology

1 Situation of niacin industry

2 Raw materials of niacin
2.1 Industry chain of niacin
2.2 Production situation of raw materials in China, 2011-2013
2.3 Producers of raw materials in China

3 Production of niacin in China
3.1 Production
3.2 Producers
3.3 Price

4 Application of niacin
4.1 Overview
4.2 Application in feed
4.3 Application in pharmaceuticals
4.4 Application in food and others

5 Conclusion

6 Forecast

7 Company profile
7.1 Guangzhou Nansha Lonza Co., Ltd.
7.2 Brother Enterprises Holding Co., Ltd.
7.3 Zhejiang Lanbo Biotechnology Co., Ltd.
7.4 Nantong Acetic Acid Chemical Co., Ltd.
7.5 Vertellus Specialty Chemicals (Nantong) Co., Ltd.
7.6 Mianyang Vanetta Pharmaceutical Technology Co., Ltd.
7.7 Tianjin Zhongrui Pharmaceutical Share Co., Ltd.
7.8 Henan Xinyi Medicine Group Fine Chemical Industry Company Ltd.
7.9 Hangzhou Shengda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
7.10 Zhejiang Second Pharma Co., Ltd.
7.11 Nanjing Guangtong Pharmachemical Co., Ltd.

List of Tables

Table 2.3-1 Capacity and output of 3-picoline producers in China, 2011-H1 2015
Table 2.3-2 Capacity and output of 3-cyanopyridine producers in China, 2011-H1 2015
Table 3.2-1 Production of niacin producers in China, 2011-H1 2015
Table 4.4-1 Recommended dosage of niacin added into different kinds of food

List of Figures

Figure 2.1-1 Industrial chain of niacin
Figure 2.2-1 Capacity and output of 3-picoline and 3-cyanopyridine in China, 2011-H1 2015
Figure 2.2-2 Ex-works price of 3-picoline and 3-cyanopyridine in China, 2009-Jun. 2015
Figure 3.1-1 Capacity and output of niacin in China, 2008-H1 2015
Figure 3.3-1 Market price of niacinamide (feed grade) in China, 2011-H1 2015, USD/t
Figure 4.1-1 Consumption of niacin in China, 2011-2014, tonne
Figure 4.1-2 Consumption of niacin in China by downstream segment, 2014
Figure 4.2-1 Output of feed in China, 2004-2014, tonne
Figure 6-1 Forecast of niacin output in China, 2015-2019
Figure 6-2 Forecast of niacin consumption by downstream field in China, 2015-2019, tonne

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