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Chemical Economics Handbook

Bromine

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary6
Summary7
Reserves and resources7
Producing companies7
Supply/demand8
Production8
Consumption9
Brominated flame retardants10
Clear brine fluids10
Water treatment/biocides10
Catalyst for purified terephthalic acid (TPA)11
Methyl bromides11
Other11
Introduction13
Abbreviations13
Trade codes14
Transportation15
Manufacturing processes16
Environmental issues17
Supply and demand by region19
United States19
Reserves and resources19
Producing companies19
Salient statistics21
Production24
Consumption24
Flame retardants26
Additive BFRs28
Reactive BFRs29
Polymeric BFRs29
Clear brine fluids29
Water treatment30
Environmental32
Bromobutyl rubber32
Catalyst for purified terephthalic acid (TPA)32
Methyl bromide (brominated agricultural chemicals)33
Other34
Gasoline additives (ethylene dibromide)34
Brominated intermediate uses34
Price35
Trade37
Imports38
Exports42
Canada43
Salient statistics43
Consumption45
Brominated flame retardants46
Clear brine fluids47
Water treatment47
Terephthalic acid (TPA)47
Methyl bromide47
Other47
Price47
Trade48
Mexico50
Salient statistics50
Consumption51
Clear brine fluids52
Terephthalic acid (TPA)52
Brominated flame retardants52
Methyl bromide53
Pharmaceutical and agricultural/pesticide intermediates53
Price53
Trade54
Central and South America56
Salient statistics56
Consumption57
Brominated flame retardants58
Clear brine fluids59
Methyl bromide59
Terephthalic acid (TPA)59
Pharmaceutical and agricultural/pesticide intermediates59
Price59
Trade60
Western Europe62
Producing companies62
Salient statistics62
Consumption62
Price64
Trade65
Imports65
Exports66
Central and Eastern Europe66
Producing companies66
Salient statistics67
Consumption68
Price68
Trade69
Imports69
Exports69
Middle East69
Producing companies69
Salient statistics70
Consumption71
Price72
Trade73
Imports73
Exports73
Africa74
Salient statistics74
Consumption75
Price75
Trade76
Imports76
Exports76
Japan76
Producing companies76
Salient statistics77
Consumption77
Price78
Trade79
Imports79
Exports80
China80
Producing companies80
Salient statistics82
Consumption82
Brominated flame retardants83
TPA83
Water treatment84
Clear brine fluids84
Butyl rubber84
Methyl bromide and dibromide84
Price85
Trade86
Imports86
Exports87
India88
Producing companies88
Salient statistics88
Consumption89
Price90
Trade90
Imports90
Exports91
South Korea91
Salient statistics91
Consumption92
Price93
Trade93
Imports93
Exports94
Taiwan94
Salient statistics94
Consumption95
Price96
Trade96
Imports96
Exports97
Other Asia and Oceania97
Salient statistics97
Consumption98
Price99
Trade 100
Imports 100
Exports 100
Bibliography 101

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