Bromine Consumption to Reach Over 243 Thousand Metric Tons in 2010, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

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Bromine, a liquid nonmetallic element, is generally available in salt lakes, seawater and underground brines related to oil. Bromine is one of six elements on the periodic table, which are liquid at standard room temperatures. Bromine consumption in the United States is expected to be over 243 thousand metric tons in 2010.

Bromine: A US Strategic Business Report

Global Bromine production is estimated at 558.7 thousand metric tons. Arkansas and Michigan are the two sources for bromine production in the United States. Chemtura Corporation and Albemarle Corporation are the two major producers in the country. With an output of 211.5 thousand metric tons, Israel stands to be world's second largest producer of bromine, next to the United States. Flame-retardants represent the largest end use segment of bromine in the United States.

Bromine consumption in flame-retardants in the United States is estimated at 95 thousand metric tons.

Major players in the marketplace include Albemarle Corporation, Arab Potash Company, Chemtura Corporation, Biolab Inc, Chemada Fine Chemicals, Hindustan Salts Limited, Israel Chemicals Limited, Dead Sea Bromine Company, Jordan Bromine Company, Morre-Tec Industries, Ocean Chemical, Solaris ChemTech, Tata Chemicals, Tetra Technologies, Dow Chemical and Tosoh Corporation.

"Bromine: A US Strategic Business Report", published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., provides a comprehensive review of market trends, major developments, mergers, acquisitions, profiles of major players and other strategic industry activities. Analysis is presented for the period 1991 through 2015.

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