Sulfuric Acid Market: High Demand For Fertilizers To Propel Sulfuric Acid Production

Sulfuric Acid Market Size, Share, Trends, Growth, Analysis, Research

Global Sulfuric Acid Market: Key Highlights

  • According to the new market research report Sulfuric Acid Market by Process (Contact Process, Wet Sulfuric Acid Process (WSA), Lead Chamber Process and Others) by Application (Fertilizers, Explosives, Dyes, Automotive Batteries, Water Treatment, Steel Manufacturing, Petroleum Refining and Others) by Region (Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Middle East & Africa, South America) – Global Forecast From 2020 To 2027, the global sulfuric acid market is estimated to reach USD 13.47 Billion in 2027 at a CAGR of 3% during forecast period 2020-2027.
  • The growth of the sulfuric acid market is mainly attributed to the rising demand for the fertilizers across the globe to increase the crop yield.
  • Limited availability of arable land on the backdrop of fast-paced industrialization and urbanization promote the use of chemical fertilizers.
  • Strict regulation and limitation imposed on exposure of sulfuric acid is anticipated to act as the major roadblock for the growth of this market.

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Global Sulfuric Acid Market: Key Market Dynamics

  • The growth of the sulfuric acid market is growing on the grounds of rising demand for fertilizers. Growing global population is creating higher need for the nutritional food, which escalates the fertilizers demand.
  • The demand for battery driven vehicles using lead acid battery is growing owing increasing air pollution. This further increases the demand for the sulfuric acid.
  • Regulation imposed on the exposure and the emission caused by the sulfuric acid production is expected to hinder the market growth
  • Technological advancement in sulfuric acid production in terms of catalyst and production methods is creating opportunity for the growth of this market.
  • Issues related to storage and transportation is a key challenge for the market growth.

Global Sulfuric Acid Market: Regional Overview

  • Asia-Pacific

The Asia-Pacific sulfuric acid market has growing with a remarkable pace in the last few years and is expected to continue the trend in the years to follow owing to increasing demand for the fertilizers. Globally, the demand for fertilizers in grew 17,646 thousand tonnes within 2015-2020 wherein, Asia was the major contributor. Some of the main factors propelling the fertilizers demand in Asia Pacific is growing populace in the China, India leading to higher demand for nutrient rich crops to settle the increasing food demand in the region. In addition to this, ongoing industrialization coupled with booming manufacturing sector in the region is driving the market growth.

  • North America

The sulfuric acid is widely produced chemical in the Unites States. The production of the sulfuric acid is increasing at a steady pace owing to increasing demand for fertilizers. Higher demand for nutrient rich food owing to rise in the health conscious population in the region with increasing adoption of the precision agricultural techniques and solutions to boost the yield is driving the demand for the fertilizers. In addition to this, the growth of the electric vehicles in North America is projected to step uphill in the Canada in the forecast. As per International Energy Agency (IEA), by 2030, Canada is expected to contribute around 29% in the North America. This, further escalates the market.

Global Sulfuric Acid Market: Key Players Overview

  • BASF SE:

BASF SE is the German company offering products used across the agriculture, automotive, chemicals, construction, electronics and many more industries. The company operates through its seven business segments: agricultural solutions, materials, industrial solutions, surface technologies, nutrition & care, chemicals and others. BASF offers sulfuric acid catalyst and sulfuric acid across the globe through chemical business. The company in 2018 inaugurated new production plant focusing on synthesis of high grade sulfuric acid used in the semiconductor manufacturing sector.

  • Glencore:

With headquarters in Switzerland, Glencore is the trading and mining company provides sulfuric acid through NorFalco across North America. The company produced sulfuric acid through its four major plants through the metal smelting process for minimizing the overall emissions. In January 2020, the company NorFalco signed a multi-year agreement with the CN, a Canada based company for the transportation of the sulfuric acid.


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Published : 2020-01-30

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