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Potassium Chemicals, Inorganic

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive Summary12
Summary13
Potassium metal13
Potassium chloride13
Potassium sulfate14
Potassium nitrate14
Potassium hydroxide15
Potassium carbonate/bicarbonate16
Introduction17
Manufacturing processes18
Potassium metal18
Potassium chloride18
Potassium sulfate18
Potassium nitrate18
Potassium hydroxide18
Potassium carbonate/bicarbonate18
Environmental issues19
Supply and demand by region20
United States20
Summary20
Potassium metal21
Producing companies21
Consumption21
Price23
Trade23
Potassium chloride23
Producing companies23
Salient statistics23
Consumption24
Potassium hydroxide25
Other potassium chemicals25
Drilling muds25
Fluxes25
Deicing/water treatment25
Food/pharmaceutical25
Animal feed and other26
Price26
Trade26
Potassium sulfate26
Producing companies26
Salient statistics28
Production28
Consumption29
Agriculture30
Industrial30
Price31
Trade32
Potassium nitrate33
Producing companies33
Salient statistics33
Consumption34
Fertilizer35
Nonfertilizer35
Price35
Trade35
Potassium hydroxide (caustic potash)36
Producing companies36
Salient statistics37
Consumption38
Potassium carbonate/bicarbonate39
Potassium phosphates39
Other potassium chemicals39
Liquid fertilizers40
Potassium soaps and detergents40
Other40
Price40
Trade42
Potassium carbonates43
Producing companies43
Salient statistics44
Production45
Consumption46
Potassium carbonate46
Potassium bicarbonate49
Price49
Trade50
Canada51
Summary51
Potassium chloride53
Producing companies53
Salient statistics53
Consumption54
Price55
Trade56
Potassium sulfate57
Producing companies57
Salient statistics58
Consumption58
Trade59
Potassium nitrate60
Salient statistics60
Trade61
Potassium hydroxide (caustic potash)62
Salient statistics62
Consumption62
Price62
Trade63
Potassium carbonates64
Salient statistics64
Consumption64
Price64
Trade65
Mexico65
Central and South America66
Potassium chloride67
Potassium sulfate68
Potassium nitrate68
Other68
Western Europe69
Summary69
Salient statistics69
Production capacity70
Consumption71
Potassium metal72
Potassium chloride72
Producing companies72
Salient statistics74
Consumption75
Price75
Trade76
Potassium sulfate78
Producing companies78
Salient statistics80
Production81
Consumption81
Price81
Trade82
Potassium nitrate84
Producing companies84
Salient statistics85
Production86
Consumption86
Price86
Trade86
Potassium hydroxide (caustic potash)88
Producing companies88
Salient statistics90
Consumption91
Price92
Trade93
Potassium carbonate/bicarbonate95
Producing companies95
Salient statistics96
Production97
Consumption97
Price99
Trade99
Central Europe102
Summary102
Salient statistics102
Production capacity103
Potassium chloride103
Salient statistics103
Consumption104
Trade105
Potassium sulfate106
Potassium nitrate107
Producing companies107
Salient statistics107
Trade108
Potassium hydroxide (caustic potash)109
Producing companies109
Salient statistics109
Consumption110
Trade110
Potassium carbonate/bicarbonate111
Salient statistics111
Trade112
Eastern Europe113
Summary113
Salient statistics113
Production capacity114
Potassium chloride114
Producing companies114
Salient statistics117
Consumption118
Price119
Trade120
Potassium sulfate121
Producing companies121
Salient statistics121
Trade122
Potassium nitrate123
Producing companies123
Salient statistics123
Potassium hydroxide124
Producing companies124
Salient statistics125
Potassium carbonates125
Producing companies126
Salient statistics126
Trade127
Middle East128
Summary128
Salient statistics128
Production capacity129
Potassium chloride130
Producing companies130
Salient statistics130
Consumption131
Trade132
Potassium sulfate134
Producing companies134
Salient statistics135
Trade136
Potassium nitrate138
Producing companies138
Salient statistics138
Trade139
Potassium hydroxide141
Producing companies141
Salient statistics141
Consumption142
Trade142
Potassium carbonates144
Salient statistics144
Trade145
Africa146
Summary146
Salient statistics146
Production capacity147
Potassium chloride148
Producing companies148
Salient statistics150
Consumption151
Trade151
Potassium sulfate152
Producing companies152
Salient statistics153
Trade154
Potassium nitrate155
Salient statistics155
Trade156
Potassium hydroxide157
Salient statistics157
Consumption158
Trade158
Potassium carbonates159
Producing companies159
Salient statistics159
Trade160
China161
Potassium chloride161
Producing companies161
Salient statistics162
Consumption163
Price164
Trade165
Potassium sulfate166
Producing companies166
Salient statistics168
Production169
Consumption169
Price170
Trade170
Potassium nitrate172
Producing companies172
Salient statistics173
Consumption174
Price175
Trade176
Potassium hydroxide (caustic potash)177
Producing companies177
Salient statistics178
Consumption179
Price180
Trade181
Potassium carbonate182
Producing companies182
Salient statistics183
Production184
Consumption184
Price184
Trade184
Japan186
Summary186
Potassium chloride187
Salient statistics187
Consumption187
Price188
Trade189
Potassium sulfate190
Producing companies190
Salient statistics190
Consumption190
Price191
Trade191
Potassium nitrate192
Producing companies192
Salient statistics192
Consumption193
Price193
Trade194
Potassium hydroxide (caustic potash)194
Producing companies194
Salient statistics195
Consumption196
Price197
Trade197
Potassium carbonate198
Producing companies198
Salient statistics198
Consumption199
Price200
Trade201
Other Asia201
Potassium chloride202
Producing companies202
Salient statistics203
Consumption204
Trade205
Potassium sulfate206
Producing companies206
Salient statistics207
Consumption207
Trade208
Potassium nitrate209
Producing companies209
Salient statistics209
Consumption210
Trade210
Potassium hydroxide (caustic potash)211
Producing companies211
Salient statistics212
Consumption213
India213
Indonesia214
South Korea214
Thailand214
Trade214
Potassium carbonate/bicarbonate215
Producing companies215
Salient statistics216
Consumption216
India217
Indonesia217
Malaysia217
South Korea217
Taiwan217
Thailand217
Trade218
Additional resources220
Revisions221
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