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Fluorine Market Size, Share, Industry, Forecast and outlook (2023-2030)

Published: 2023 September 26
SKU : CH2257
180 pages
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Global Fluorine Market is Segmented By Product Type (Fluorite, Cryolite, Fluorapatite), By Application (Synthetic Chemical Materials, Pharmaceuticals, Pesticides, Plastic, Electronic Cleaning, Others), and By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) – Share, Size, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2023-2030


Fluorine Market Report Overview

The global fluorine market reached US$ 1,067.3 million in 2022 and is projected to witness lucrative growth by reaching up to US$ 1,247.8 million by 2030. The market is growing at a CAGR of 4.2% during the forecast period (2023-2030). The Fluorine Market report analyzes the global market size, shares, recent trends, competitive intelligence, and future market outlook. Fluorine is a highly reactive element widely used in various industries such as chemicals, electronics, and pharmaceuticals. The market is driven by the increasing demand for fluorine-based compounds in applications such as refrigerants, polymers, and dental products. In America, the Fluorine Market is experiencing substantial growth. Key players in the market include The Chemours Company, Solvay SA, Honeywell International Inc., and other prominent players.

The market share for fluorine-based products is driven by the growing demand for refrigeration and air conditioning systems, which use fluorine-based refrigerants such as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). In addition, the aluminum industry uses fluorine-based compounds such as aluminum fluoride to reduce the melting point of aluminum, which makes the production process more energy-efficient. The pharmaceutical industry also uses fluorine-based compounds in the production of several important drugs, including anti-cancer agents and antibiotics. 

The market trend of the global fluorine market is subject to various economic, political, and environmental factors, which can impact the demand and supply of fluorine-based products. Overall, the global fluorine market is expected to experience better market opportunities in the coming years, driven by the increasing demand for fluorine-based products in various industries and the development of new and innovative applications for fluorine compounds. However, the market is also subject to various market challenges, such as price fluctuations and supply chain disruptions, which can impact the availability and cost of fluorine-based products.

Fluorine Market Summary



Market CAGR


Segments Covered

By Product Type, By Application, and By Region

Report Insights Covered

Competitive Landscape Analysis, Company Profile Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Demand, Recent Developments, Mergers and acquisitions, New Product Launches, Growth Strategies, Revenue Analysis, and Other key insights.

Fastest Growing Region

North America

Largest Market Share 

Asia Pacific


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Fluorine Market Dynamics

The Increasing Use Of Fluorine-Based Refrigerants

One of the major drivers that has significantly contributed to the growth of the global fluorine market is the use of fluorine-based refrigerants. Fluorine-based refrigerants, also known as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), are widely used in the refrigeration and air conditioning industries. They are known for their excellent cooling properties and have been used as a replacement for chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), which were phased out due to their harmful impact on the ozone layer. According to data from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the global consumption of HFCs is expected to grow significantly in the coming years. The EPA estimates that HFC consumption in developing countries will increase by 9% per year, while consumption in developed countries will increase by 2% per year. The aforementioned facts point out that the market trend of the global fluorine market including market shares and opportunities is expected to grow due to the increasing use of fluorine-based refrigerants.

Environmental Concerns Related To The Use Of Fluorine-Based Compounds

One major restraint that hampers the global fluorine market is environmental concerns related to the use of fluorine-based compounds. Fluorine is a highly reactive element, and many of its compounds have been found to be harmful to the environment and human health. For instance, fluorine-based refrigerants, such as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), are known to be potent greenhouse gases and can contribute to global warming. 

In addition, the production and disposal of fluorine-based compounds can lead to the release of toxic substances, such as perfluorinated compounds (PFCs), which can persist in the environment for many years. As a result, several countries have introduced regulations aimed at reducing the use of fluorine-based compounds and promoting the adoption of more environmentally friendly alternatives. For example, the European Union's F-Gas Regulation aims to phase down the use of HFCs by 79% by 2030 and promote the use of alternative refrigerants.

Fluorine Market Segment Analysis

The global fluorine market is segmented based on product, application, and region.

Growing Demand For Flurospar In The Manufacture Of Various Glasses And Enamels

Fluorite, commonly known as Fluorspar, has the biggest market share of approximately 75% of the product segment because it is utilized in the glass sector to manufacture various glasses and enamels. It is essential in the steel industry because it is utilized as a flux in the production of open-hearth steel, aluminum, and cryolite. China and Mexico are the major fluorspar producers, with 4.3 million tonnes and 1.2 million tonnes produced in 2020, respectively. Fluoride is also used to treat conditions such as osteoporosis, gingivitis, and tooth decay. Fluoride inhibits tooth demineralization; sodium fluoride is found in toothpaste. According to the research, fluoride toothpaste is utilized in practically all industrialized countries.

Source: DataM Intelligence Analysis (2023)

Fluorine Market Geographical Share

The Demand For Fluorine-Based Products Due To Rapid Urbanization And Industrialization in Asia-Pacific

One of the largest regions in the global fluorine market is Asia-Pacific, which accounts for a significant share of almost 35% of the global demand. Asia-Pacific is a major consumer of fluorine-based products, with significant demand coming from several end-use industries, including refrigeration and air conditioning, aluminum production, and the pharmaceutical industry. China is one of the largest producers of fluorine-based products in the world, with a significant domestic market for these products. 

The demand for fluorine-based products in the Asia-Pacific is driven by several factors, including rapid urbanization and industrialization, which have led to an increase in demand for refrigeration and air conditioning systems. In addition, the growth of the aluminum industry in countries such as China and India has also contributed to the demand for fluorine-based products, which are used in the production of aluminum.

Source: DataM Intelligence Analysis (2023)

Fluorine Market Companies

The major global players include ADCO Global Inc, ACE Geosynthetics Enterprise Co., Ltd, Aiello Chemical Co. Ltd, Solvay, Linde plc, Air Liquide S.A, AGC Inc, Central Glass Co., Ltd, Hyosung Chemical and Zhuoxi Gas.

By Product

  • Fluorite
  • Cryolite
  • Fluorapatite

By Application

  • Synthetic Chemical Materials
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Pesticides
  • Plastic
  • Electronic Cleaning
  • Others

By Region

  • North America
    • The U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • The U.K.
    • France
    • Italy
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of South America
  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • Middle East and Africa

Key Developments

  • In 2020, Honeywell, an American publicly traded, multinational conglomerate corporation, launched a new line of refrigerants, known as Solstice N41, which are designed to be a more environmentally friendly alternative to traditional HFC refrigerants. The respective product is suitable for use in a range of applications, including commercial refrigeration and air conditioning.
  • Chemours, an American chemical company, introduced a new line of refrigerants, known as Opteon XP, in 2020. The products are designed to be used in commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems and have a lower global warming potential than traditional HFC refrigerants.
  • Daikin Industries, a leading air conditioning manufacturer, launched a new refrigerant, known as Creard R-407H, in 2021.

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  • To visualize the global fluorine market segmentation based on product, application and region, as well as understand key commercial assets and players.
  • Identify commercial opportunities by analyzing trends and co-development. 
  • Excel data sheet with numerous data points of fluorine market-level with all segments.
  • PDF report consists of a comprehensive analysis after exhaustive qualitative interviews and an in-depth study.
  • Product mapping available as Excel consisting of key products of all the major players.

The global fluorine market report would provide approximately 53 tables, 50 figures and 162 Pages.

Target Audience 2023

  • Manufacturers/ Buyers
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  • Emerging Companies
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What is the CAGR Value of Fluorine Market?
The CAGR Value is 4.2% during the forecast period (2023-2030). 
Who are the Key players in Fluorine Market?
Key players are ADCO Global Inc, ACE Geosynthetics Enterprise Co., Ltd, Aiello Chemical Co. Ltd, Solvay, Linde plc, Air Liquide S.A, AGC Inc, Central Glass Co., Ltd, Hyosung Chemical and Zhuoxi Gas.
Which is the Largest Region in Fluorine Market?
Asia-Pacific is the Largest Region
What was the size value of Fluorine Market in 2022?
The size value was US$ 1,067.3 million in 2022.
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