Increasing Demand from Paper & Pulp, Textile and Chemical Industries to Thrive Market Global Caustic Soda Market

Vantage Market Research

Dec 16, 2021

Market Snapshot

Market Value in 2020

45.91 billion

Market Value in 2028

59.36 billion



Dominating Region

Asia Pacific

Fastest Growing Market

Asia Pacific

Forecast Period


Base year


Market Drivers

Increasing demand from the pulp and paper industry

Increasing demand from the chemical industry

Rapid industrialization in the Asia Pacific

Increasing demand for alumina producers


Strict Government Regulations


Our all-inclusive resort on the Global Caustic Soda Market provides insights on application, production process, and coverers the study of the latest development and investment in the market. Furthermore, our report includes market drivers, restraints, and opportunities along with COVID-19 impact analysis, historical & descriptive analysis, and forecasts & predictive analysis. Additionally, the report covers the value chain analysis, regulatory analysis, market attractiveness analysis, and Porter’s five forces analysis, for the market.

Increasing Demand from Number of Sectors

In the past few years, the immense increase in demand for caustic soda has been observed owing to its wide applications in various productions. Caustic soda is used in several sectors such as chemical, petroleum products, bleach manufacturing, and paper & pulp industries. Moreover, it is also used in textile, soap & detergent manufacturing, as well as pharmaceuticals industries.

Approximately, 55 million tons of caustic soda are manufactured every year for industrial purposes. Thus, the surge in demand for caustic soda is further propelling the Caustic Soda Market growth over the forecast period.

In emerging economies such as India, China, Thailand, Indonesia, and Brazil among others, the rapid industrialization and urbanization along with an increasing necessity for caustic soda in various manufacturing and downstream processes are propelling the Caustic Soda Market growth. Furthermore, the demand for the end-user segment, increasing demand for alumina extraction concerning to growing automotive industry and increased production potential are reinforcing the market growth. However, stringent government regulations and energy-intensive manufacturing processes may act as restrain for the market growth. Also, the rising environmental concerns regarding the usage of caustic soda can hamper the market growth and play a role of restrain for the Caustic Soda Market.

Some of the key players in the Caustic Soda market include Arkema, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Grasim Industries Limited, Covestro AG, Westlake Chemical Corporation, Dow, Formosa Plastics Corporation, Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd, INOVYN, Kemira Oyj, Olin Corporation, SABIC, Hanwha Solutions/Chemical Corporation, The Sanmar Group, among others.

Asia Pacific is anticipated to hold a substantial share of the Caustic Soda Market and grow at the fastest Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) during the forecast period which drives from 2021-2028. China dominates the region and is projected to hold 40% of the share of the Caustic Soda Market. 

Caustic Soda Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Production Process (Membrane Cell, Diaphragm Cell, Other Production Processes) by Applications (Pulp and Paper, Organic Chemical, Inorganic Chemical, Soap and Detergent, Alumina, Water Treatment, Textile, Other Applications) by Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa) - Global Industry Assessment (2017 - 2022) & Forecast (2023 - 2030)