The global Fire/Flame Retardant/Suppressant (FR) market business represents $ 6-7 billion
USD per annum, with a market growth of 6.9% annually(2016).
80% ($ 4.8-5.6 billion USD) of the FR business market is outside Europe.
48% ($ 2.9-3.4 billion USD) of the global FR business market belongs
In China alone 850,000 metric tons (MT) per annum of FR are applied
on consumer products.
China corresponds to c. 40% ($ 2.4-2.8 USD) of the FR business market
These figures are based on the current average market bulk price in
For example, the most frequently used flame retardant in China is Antimony.
The Antimony bulk price in China (Q3/2016) was $ 13,000 USD per metric
tons (MT) (reported by Roskill Sept 2016).