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Global Potassium Nitrate Market Manufacturers, Share, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2

Author: Vrushali Girme
by Vrushali Girme
Posted: Nov 09, 2018
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The report provides forecast and analysis of the global Potassium nitrate market. It provides market overview of global Potassium nitrate market in terms of revenue (in US$ Mn). Furthermore, the report includes drivers, restraints, trends and opportunity of the Potassium nitrate market and their impact on each country during the forecast period.

Potassium nitrate, also known by various other names such as Saltpeter, Nitre, and Nitrate of Potash, is an inorganic chemical having the molecular formula KNO3 and molecular weight 101.102 g/mol. It is an odorless ionic salt which is soluble in water and available in the form of white to dirty gray crystalline solid. While Potassium nitrate is noncombustible, it can be used to accelerate the burning of combustible materials. It has a cooling, saline, and pungent taste. Its boiling point is 752-00b0F at 760 mm Hg or 400-00b0C when it decomposes and melting point is 633.2-00b0F or 337-00b0C. Potassium nitrate has density of 2.1 at 25-00b0C.

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The study also provides information for recent merger and acquisition deals happened in the market. Moreover, the report also includes growth strategies and entry barriers to be considered to cater to the exact business opportunities in this market. Additionally, to aid in strategic decision making, the report also includes competitive profiling of leading players, recent developments in the industry, financial analysis and various business strategies adopted by them. This report will help players in global Potassium nitrate market to plan and implement their strategies in different market areas such as emerging geographies, and new technologies


The Global Potassium Nitrate Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2025-201d can be segmented into type, application, end user, and region. Based on type, the market can be categorized into Crystalline potassium nitrate and Prilled potassium nitrate. The former is used for application in agriculture using foliar sprays and fertigation method, while the latter is used for split soil applications and controlled release of nutrition during the growth season. Crystalline potassium nitrate is available in various purity grades. Selection of the grade is dependent upon its application.

The market based on application can be categorized into fertilizer, food preservative, and others. Potassium nitrate is most commonly used as fertilizer in agriculture. It is used as food preservative especially for meat. The oxidizing properties of Potassium nitrate are used in manufacturing a range of products such as explosives, glass, cigarettes, and fireworks.

The market based on end user is segmented into agriculture, solar energy, food and beverages, manufacturing, and others. Potassium nitrate has been used as fertilizer in agriculture for a long time. On the other hand, its use in solar power plants is a relatively new development. In the food and beverages industry, Potassium nitrate is primarily used for curing and preservation of meat, as well as to help food maintain its color. In manufacturing, the use of Potassium nitrate is spread across several industries such as mining, metals, and plastics. Other uses of Potassium nitrate include laboratories where it is used for research, and in the healthcare industry, where it is used for production of toothpaste.

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Global Potassium Nitrate Market Players List:

  • Migao Corporation
  • UralChem JSC
  • Yara International ASA
  • Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A.
  • Kemapco Arab Fertilizers & Chemicals Industries Ltd.
  • M/S Seth Nandram Daulatram Biyani
  • Ishita International
  • Nutrien Ltd.
  • GFS Chemicals Inc.
  • Wentong Group

Regional Overview:

The Potassium nitrate market based on geography is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. In terms of volume, the highest exporters of Potassium nitrate in the last few years included Chile, Belgium, Denmark, and Spain. On the other hand, the highest importers included Spain, The Netherlands, and the U.S. The North American market is further segmented into US and Canada. The Europe market is categorized into UK, Germany, and France. The market for Potassium nitrate in Asia Pacific is segmented into Japan, China, and India. The Latin American market is categorized as Mexico and Brazil. The Middle East & Africa region is classified as South Africa, Saudi Arabia, and UAE. The Potassium Nitrate market report includes market size and analysis for all the above-mentioned regions and countries for type, application, and end user.

Major TOC Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Executive Summary

Chapter 3: Global Potassium Nitrate Market – Market Dynamics




Chapter 4: Global Potassium Nitrate Market – By Type

Crystalline Potassium Nitrate

Prilled Potassium Nitrate

Chapter 5: Global Potassium Nitrate Market – By Application


Food Preservative

Oxidizing Agent

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