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Chemical Economics Handbook

Magnesium Oxide and Other Magnesium Chemicals

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary9
Summary11
Magnesium oxide11
Magnesium hydroxide13
Magnesium chloride15
Magnesium sulfate17
Magnesium oxide resource consumption19
Manufacturing processes and use21
Magnesium oxide21
Magnesium hydroxide23
Magnesium chloride24
Magnesium sulfate25
Precipitated magnesium carbonate25
Environmental issues26
Supply and demand by region27
Magnesium oxide27
United States27
Producing companies27
Salient statistics27
Consumption28
Refractory29
Caustic-calcined31
Price33
Trade35
Imports36
Exports37
Canada39
Producing companies39
Salient statistics40
Consumption40
Refractory42
Caustic-calcined and other42
Price42
Trade43
Imports43
Exports43
Mexico44
Producing companies44
Salient statistics44
Consumption46
Refractory46
Caustic-calcined and other46
Price46
Trade47
Imports47
Exports49
Central and South America49
Producing companies49
Salient statistics50
Consumption51
Refractory53
Caustic-calcined53
Price53
Trade54
Imports54
Exports56
Western Europe57
Producing companies57
Salient statistics60
Consumption60
Refractory magnesia61
Caustic-calcined magnesia (CCM)62
Fused magnesia63
Price64
Trade64
Imports64
Exports65
Central Europe66
Producing companies66
Salient statistics67
Consumption67
Refractory magnesia68
Caustic-calcined magnesia (CCM)68
Trade68
Imports68
Exports68
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)69
Producing companies69
Salient statistics70
Consumption70
Refractory magnesia71
Caustic-calcined magnesia (CCM)71
Trade71
Middle East and Africa72
Producing companies72
Salient statistics74
Consumption74
Refractory magnesia75
Caustic-calcined magnesia (CCM)75
Trade75
China75
Producing companies75
Salient statistics78
Consumption78
Price80
Trade82
Imports82
Exports82
Japan83
Producing companies83
Salient statistics85
Consumption85
Magnesia clinker85
Caustic-calcined magnesia86
Fused magnesia87
Price87
Trade88
Imports88
Exports89
Other Asia90
Producing companies90
Salient statistics91
Trade92
Oceania93
Producing companies93
Salient statistics93
Trade94
Magnesium hydroxide95
United States95
Producing companies95
Salient statistics97
Production97
Consumption98
Slurry99
Powder 100
Price 101
Trade 102
Canada 103
Salient statistics 103
Consumption 103
Price 104
Trade 104
Mexico 105
Producing companies 105
Salient statistics 105
Consumption 106
Price 107
Trade 107
Imports 107
Exports 108
Central and South America 108
Producing companies 108
Salient statistics 109
Consumption 110
Trade 110
Western Europe 111
Producing companies 111
Salient statistics 113
Consumption 113
Price 114
Trade 116
Imports 116
Exports 117
Central Europe 117
Producing companies 117
Consumption 118
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) 118
Producing companies 118
Salient statistics 118
Consumption 119
Trade 119
Middle East and Africa 120
Producing companies 120
Salient statistics 120
Consumption 121
Trade 121
China 122
Producing companies 122
Salient statistics 123
Consumption 123
Price 124
Trade 125
Japan 125
Producing companies 125
Salient statistics 126
Consumption 127
Price 128
Trade 128
Other Asia 129
Producing companies 129
Consumption 129
Trade 130
Magnesium chloride 131
United States 131
Producing companies 131
Salient statistics 132
Consumption 132
Dust control 133
Anti-icing/deicing 133
Textiles 134
Other 134
Price 134
Trade 135
Imports 135
Exports 136
Canada 136
Producing companies 136
Salient statistics 137
Consumption 137
Price 138
Trade 138
Imports 138
Exports 139
Mexico 139
Producing companies 139
Salient statistics 139
Consumption 140
Price 140
Trade 141
Imports 141
Exports 141
Central and South America 141
Producing companies 141
Salient statistics 142
Consumption 143
Price 143
Trade 144
Imports 144
Exports 145
Europe 145
Producing companies 145
Salient statistics 146
Consumption 146
Price 148
Trade 149
Imports 149
Exports 150
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) 151
Producing companies 151
Salient statistics 152
Consumption 152
Price 153
Trade 153
Middle East and Africa 154
Producing companies 154
Salient statistics 154
Consumption 154
Trade 155
China 155
Producing companies 155
Salient statistics 157
Consumption 157
Price 158
Trade 158
Japan 159
Producing companies 159
Salient statistics 159
Consumption 160
Price 160
Trade 161
Other Asia 162
Producing companies 162
Consumption 162
Trade 163
Magnesium sulfate 164
United States 164
Producing companies 164
Salient statistics 165
Consumption 165
Crystal (magnesium sulfate heptahydrate) 166
Liquid 166
Price 166
Trade 167
Imports 167
Exports 167
Canada 168
Producing companies 168
Salient statistics 168
Consumption 169
Price 169
Trade 170
Imports 170
Exports 170
Mexico 171
Producing companies 171
Salient statistics 171
Production 172
Consumption 173
Price 173
Trade 173
Imports 173
Exports 174
Central and South America 174
Producing companies 174
Salient statistics 175
Consumption 177
Price 177
Trade 178
Imports 178
Exports 179
Europe 179
Producing companies 179
Salient statistics 181
Consumption 181
Price 183
Trade 184
Imports 184
Exports 185
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) 186
Producing companies 186
Salient statistics 186
Consumption 187
Trade 187
Middle East and Africa 188
Producing companies 188
Salient statistics 189
Consumption 190
Trade 190
China 191
Producing companies 191
Salient statistics 193
Consumption 194
Price 195
Trade 195
Japan 196
Producing companies 196
Salient statistics 196
Consumption 197
Price 197
Trade 198
Other Asia 199
Producing companies 199
Consumption 199
Trade 200
Precipitated magnesium carbonate 201
United States 201
Producing companies 201
Production 201
Consumption 202
Price 202
Trade 202
Canada 202
Mexico 202
Central and South America 203
Europe, CIS, Middle East and Africa 203
Producing companies 203
Consumption 204
Price 204
Trade 204
China 205
Producing companies 205
Production and consumption 205
Price 205
Trade 206
Japan 206
Producing companies 206
Production and consumption 207
Price 207
Trade 207
Other Asia 207
Bibliography 208

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