Carbon & Chemical

Products from every stage of the long-term carbon cycle are involved in a wide range of industrial processes. A key dynamic affecting their markets is the race to meet the world’s energy requirements while cutting carbon emissions. The chemical industry is itself a leading indicator for the world’s economy. Roskill’s experience in cross-commodity analysis means that we can identify the trends that matter in carbon and chemical supply chains.

Activated Carbon

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

Subscribe now and receive: Analysis report with forecast to 2025 Further background data available on request Hard copy and electronic PDF of the report for up to five users Access to the analysts for discussion around report content Activated carbon markets were reinvigorated going into 2017, following the US Court…

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Boron

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

The market for boron continues to evolve because of both changes in its pattern of use and consumption of products. The main drivers of consumption are construction (insulation grade fibreglass) and electronic devices (borosilicate glass and textile-grade fibreglass). Smaller but still important sectors are ceramics (mostly tiles) and agriculture. Fibreglass…

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FluorsparNew

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

Fluorine is the most chemically reactive element and world fluorspar demand is dominated by the chemical industry. This dominance is expected to continue throughout the outlook period to 2022.  All fluorochemicals are derived initially from the manufacture of hydrofluoric acid (HF), itself produced from acid-grade fluorspar (acidspar). The largest chemical…

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Iodine

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

Iodine is used in a very diverse number of applications by a wide variety of industries. Around half, however, is used in applications directly related to human health, for example x-ray contrast media, iodophors (biocides) and pharmaceuticals. Most of the remainder is used in industrial applications such as optical polarising…

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Magnesium Compounds

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook 2018

“China magnesia supply tightness has turned the magnesium compounds industry around in 2018.” China has dominated world magnesia supply for decades, accounting for 70% of world magnesia production capacity and 60% of world production. Production in China is focused in Liaoning province. The main magnesia-producing region within Liaoning province is…

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Petroleum Coke

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

The dynamics of petroleum coke supply are changing according to a new report from Roskill. New coking capacity and the heavier grades of crude oil being processed are increasing petroleum coke production. Consumption is still largely linked to competitive pricing levels, particularly in fuel markets where it competes with low…

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SaltNew

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook 2018

“The Chinese chemical sector will continue to drive demand for high purity salt to 2027 and be a major factor driving future projects in Asia, especially India.” Roskill has reviewed the production plans of more than 300 salt production assets worldwide during the research for its 2018 report. Germany’s K+S…

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Soda Ash

Global Industry, Markets & Outlook

Get accurate answers on Soda Ash from independent experts. Soda Ash Market Outlook to 2018 What is the outlook for global demand to 2018 and where will most of the increase be located? What will the structure of the global industry look like by 2018? Are there expected to be…

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