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Rising industrialization under the industrial action policy plan along with burgeoning population would spur the demand for usable water in South Africa and upsurge the growth of industrial water & wastewater treatment chemicals market during the forecast period - 6Wresearch

15 May, 2019

The South Africa industrial water & wastewater treatment chemicals market is under the growth stage. Government policies such as Industrial Action Policy Plan to strengthen the industrial sector of the country would help the industrial wastewater treatment chemicals market to grow during the forecast period. Further, upcoming industrial projects such as, SA State Owned Vehicle Manufacturing Plant Project ($900 million), Gosforth Park Industrial & Business Park ($63.5 million) and Sibaya Coastal Precinct Project ($3,750 million) are expected to put an increased pressure on water demands across South Africa in near future. The above mentioned factors would encourage the utilization of wastewater treatment chemicals across the industrial sector in order to conserve and reuse maximum amount of water.

According to 6Wresearch, South Africa industrial water & wastewater treatment chemicals market revenues are projected to grow at a CAGR of 2.3% during 2019-2025. The government of South Africa has granted around RAND209.2 million towards economic development which would further strengthen the industrial sector across the country. Rising industrialization along with the sources of safe & usable water getting depleted across the country, the act of utilizing recycled water would become a necessity in the long run. As a result, the act of utilizing the industrial wastewater treatment chemicals for proper recycling and treatment of wastewater generated from industries would witness growth. This would help the industrial water & wastewater treatment chemicals market to grow across South Africa during the forecast period.

According to Ravi Bhandari, Manager, Research and Consulting, 6Wresearch, "Coagulants and flocculants are the key revenue generating segments in the South Africa industrial water & wastewater treatment chemicals market. This is attributed to the fact that the mentioned chemicals are heavily employed across several industries for the removal of solid waste from the wastewater. The segment is anticipated to maintain its dominance during the forecast period as well owing to higher utilization of the segment in various industries. However, the biocides segment is expected to register a higher growth rate during the forecast period on account of government focus on the utilization of environment friendly chemicals in the treatment of wastewater across the country."

"Amongst industry type, mining undertook majority of the revenue share in the overall industrial water & wastewater treatment chemicals market in South Africa in 2018. This is attributed to the fact that a significant fraction of the country's population depends on mining for survival. The segment is expected to maintain dominance during the forecast period as well owing to upcoming projects under the mining industry such as, Impala No. 17 Shaft-Rustenburg ($833.3 million), Venetia Underground Diamond Mine ($1,500 million) and Parabola Copper Lift 2 Project ($697.5 million)." Ravi further added.

According to Devesh Kumar, Research Associate, Research and Consulting, 6Wresearch, "By regions, the Western Cape province held the highest revenue share in the overall industrial water & wastewater treatment chemicals market in South Africa owing to high presence of manufacturing industry in the province. Manufacturing is the second biggest sector in Western Cape and contributes around 15% to the South African manufacturing sector output. Further, considerable investment is expected across the province over the coming years, which would help the industrial sector to grow and generate demand for wastewater treatment chemicals during the forecast period."

"Among all the applications, the segment of cooling & boilers acquired the highest revenue share in the overall South Africa industrial water & wastewater treatment chemicals market. This is attributed to the fact that manufacturing & construction industry in South Africa employs several processes involving continuous cooling & boiling of water. The segment is anticipated to maintain its dominance during the forecast period as well on account of upcoming projects such as, Masingita City Mall, Tembisa Mall and Umm al-Hayman wastewater treatment plant expansion during the study period. " Devesh further added.

Some of the major companies in South Africa industrial water & wastewater treatment chemicals market include - Dow Chemicals, Buckman Africa, BASF, Protea Chemicals, Veolia Water Technologies and ImproChem.

South Africa Industrial Water & Wastewater Treatment Chemicals Market (2015-2025) report provides an in-depth analysis with 43 figures and 19 tables covered in more than 130 pages. The report estimates and forecast the overall South Africa industrial water & wastewater treatment chemicals market by types, industry type, end-user applications and provinces. The report also offer insights on competitive landscape, market share by companies, companies benchmarking, company profiles, market drivers and restraints.

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