Ammonium Thiosulfate Market: Introduction
Ammonium Thiosulfate is an inorganic chemical compound majorly used in the making of liquid fertilizers. Ammonium Thiosulfate is produced by the reaction of elemental sulfur, aqueous ammonia and sulfur dioxide. The produced liquid of Ammonium Thiosulfate is highly soluble in water, and compatible with Nitrogen solutions and a number of other fluid fertilizers like NPK liquid blends.
Ammonium Sulfate (ATS) consists of around 12% N and 26% S. Ammonium Thiosulfate acts as a source of sulfur and nitrogen for crops, which are required for better yields. Ammonium Thiosulfate is conventionally used in clear liquid blends and to some extent in suspensions. Ammonium Thiosulfate is mixed with a Urea Ammonium Nitrate solution commonly known as UAN solution for use as a fertilizer. Easy to handle and easy to mix, Ammonium Thiosulfate mixed with UAN can be applied by drip irrigation or sprinklers.
Ammonium Thiosulfate Market: Dynamics
The key driving factor for the global Ammonium Thiosulfate market is the growing utilization of Ammonium Thiosulfate in agriculture applications as liquid fertilizer formulations. The global population is on the rise and could almost double until 2050. With the available technologies, modern agriculture feeds over seven billion.
With the fast depleting non-renewable resources and climate changes, the necessity for a change in agriculture manufacturing practice rises. Increasing yield using sustainable solutions is a major challenge in the sector of agriculture. The increase in sales of Ammonium Thiosulfate is due to its ability to act as a nitrification inhibitor that reduces nitrogen loss.
Ammonium Thiosulfate inhibits the conversion of ammonium (NH4) to nitrate (NO3). Ammonium Thiosulfate is also a source of sulfur which helps proved better yields and quality of crops. These features are highly anticipated to drive the global Ammonium Thiosulfate market.
The market has experienced certain capacity expansions and agreements recently with Tessenderlo Kerly Inc. expanding its Ammonium Thiosulfate manufacturing capacity in the United States. Kugler Co., another Ammonium Thiosulfate manufacturer collaborated with Hydrite Chemical Co. to increase its reach in the US markets. With more market penetration rates in the US and lower in others regions, regions like APEJ will offer ample opportunities in the Ammonium Thiosulfate market.
Ammonium Thiosulfate Market: Regional Outlook
Based on geographies, the global Ammonium Thiosulfate market is segmented into seven regions including North America, Latin America, Europe, CIS & Russia, Japan, APEJ (the Asia Pacific excluding Japan) and MEA. Among the above-mentioned countries, North America is estimated to account for more than 60% of global production and consumption with major producers having their manufacturing facilities in the region.
The region is also anticipated to witness a medium to high growth in the global Ammonium Thiosulfate market on the back of U.S. Moreover, APEJ followed by Europe are projected to showcase phenomenal growth in the global Ammonium Thiosulfate market due to lower current market penetration rates and rising awareness of sustainable agricultural practices. Middle East & Africa, Latin America and Europe account for a mere single digit market share in terms of demand.
Ammonium Thiosulfate Market: Prominent players
Prominent players for the global Ammonium Thiosulfate market are
- Tessenderlo Kerley Inc.
- Koch Nitrogen International Sarl
- Kugler Co.
- Martin Midstream Partners
- TIB Chemicals AG
- Esseco Srl
- PCI Nitrogen
- Shakti Chemicals,
other key market players. The Ammonium Thiosulfate market consists of well-diversified global and regional players with the global vendors are ruling the market.
The research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the Ammonium Thiosulfate market and contains thoughtful insights, facts, historical data and statistically supported and industry-validated market data. It also contains projections using a suitable set of assumptions and methodologies. The Ammonium Thiosulfate market report provides analysis and information according to market segments such as geographies, application and industry.
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The Ammonium Thiosulfate Market Regional Analysis Includes:
- North America (U.S., Canada)
- Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru)
- Western Europe (Germany, Italy, France, U.K, Spain, BENELUX, Nordic, Eastern Europe)
- CIS and Russia
- Asia-Pacific (China, India, ASEAN, South Korea)
- Middle East and Africa (GCC Countries, South Africa, Turkey, Iran, Israel)
The Ammonium Thiosulfate report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The Ammonium Thiosulfate report provides an in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macroeconomic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments. The Ammonium Thiosulfate report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.
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- Recent industry trends and developments
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- Potential and niche segments, geographical regions exhibiting promising growth
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- Must-have information for market players to sustain and enhance their market footprint
Ammonium Thiosulfate Market: Segmentation
The global Ammonium Thiosulfate market is segmented on the basis of type, application, end use industry and region.
Based on form, the global Ammonium Thiosulfate market is segmented as:
Based on the grade, the global Ammonium Thiosulfate market is segmented as:
- Photo grade
- Industrial grade
Based on the applications, the global Ammonium Thiosulfate market is segmented as:
- Water treatment products
- Surface treatment
- Industrial fluids
- Photo chemicals
Based on the end-use, the global Ammonium Thiosulfate market is segmented as:
- Printing & recorded media reproduction
The application of Ammonium Thiosulfate as fertilizer is estimated to account for more than half of market share over the forecast period owing to wide scale application in liquid fertilizers. On the other hand, digitalization has led to decrease in demand for photo grade Ammonium Thiosulfate across the globe.
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