Soda Ash Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Market Forecast - 2029

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> Global Soda Ash Market Expected to reach a high CAGR By 2029: DataM Intelligence

Global Soda Ash Market is segmented by Application (glass, chemicals, soaps and detergents, metallurgy, water treatment, pulp & paper, and others), and by Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) – Share, Size, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2022-2029.

 

Market Overview

The Global Soda Ash Market is expected to grow at a high  CAGR during the forecasting period (2022-2029).

  • Soda Ash is a commercially manufactured anhydrous sodium carbonate. It is commonly used in the manufacture of glass, paper, rayon, soaps, and detergents.
  • It is also used as a water softener since carbonate can precipitate the calcium and magnesium ions present in hard water.

Drivers and Restraints

  • The growth in the end-user industries of Soda Ash and its expanding application base is foreseen to be the major driver boosting the growth of the market during the forecast period.
  • The market is witnessing an exponential demand from the Glass industry, particularly from the container and flat glass sectors.
  • Also, the rising demand for soda ash in the soaps & detergents industry, especially in the developing regions is expected to strengthen the market further. The increasing demand for natural soda ash due to its low-cost benefits will also contribute to the growth of the market.
  • The increasing competition from substitutes like sodium silicate, caustic soda, etc. can limit the growth of the market in the coming years. Also, the stringent regulations in North America and Europe regarding synthetic soda ash production will affect most of the key players in the market.

Segmentation Analysis

  • The Global Cyanide Market segments the market by application. The application segment includes Glass, Mining, Soaps & Detergents, Chemicals, Pulp & Paper, and Others.
  • The Glass segment is the largest in this category, and it is also expected to dominate the market during the forecast period.
  • More than 50% of the global production of soda ash is earmarked for glass production. Soda ash is used to make the most common type of glass, soda-lime-silica glass, generally used in flat glass (automotive and construction), glass containers (food and drink), and many other glass industries.
  • Dense soda ash is preferred for glass manufacturing. As the construction, automotive, and consumer packaged goods industries employ new technical and functional requirements for their glass products, the demand for high-quality soda ash will continue to grow – now and for the foreseeable future.

Key market segments covered

By Application

• Glass

• Mining

• Soaps and Detergents

• Chemicals

• Pulp and Paper

• Others

By Region

• Asia Pacific

• Europe

• North America

• South America

• Rest of the World

Geographical Share

  • The report segments the market based on geography as North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World.
  • Asia-Pacific is expected to be the fastest-growing region and dominate the market during the forecast period. The APAC region is anticipated to witness high growth in the Soda Ash market primarily due to the increased demands in the glass and soaps & detergent industry.
  • The Automotive and Construction sector is currently booming in the region, which is boosting the glass industry, and hence the demand for soda ash in the region is increasing. Countries like China and India are experiencing significant growth in the Soda Ash market.
  • China is the largest producer as well as consumer of soda ash in the world. The country produced about 26 metric tons of soda ash in 2014 and had an annual production capacity of 32 metric tons. In addition, the growth in the Chemical industry is also expected to drive the demand for Soda Ash in the region.
  • The market in North America is expected to register healthy growth during the forecast period. North America is the largest producer of Natural Soda Ash in the world owing to large deposits of trona. The easy availability of raw materials reduces operating costs.
  • The stringent regulations in the U.S. regarding the production of Synthetic Soda Ash are also fuelling the growth of the natural soda ash market in the region. About 50 % of the soda ash is utilized in glassmaking, which is then used in the automotive industry.
  • About 90% of the US production of soda ash comes from the Green River Basin in the state of Wyoming.

Global Soda Ash Market Key Companies

  • The Global Soda Ash Market report profiles the following companies: CIECH SA, DWC Ltd., Shandong Haihua, Sisecam, Nirma Limited, Ciner, FMC, Solvay SA, Tata Chemicals Limited, and Sanyou Chemical.

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