Get the latest insights on price movement and trend analysis of Potassium Iodide in different regions across the world (Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa).
Potassium Iodide Price Trend for the Second Half of 2022
The prices decreased for potassium iodide in the Asian-Pacific region over the said period. The abundant supply in the region exceeded demand and was the key reason for determining the market dynamics. The ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis also led to several restrictions on trade and decreased the prices for the commodity. The potassium iodide market thus remained bearish as the momentum slowed down.
The European market declined in terms of potassium iodide prices. The market saw a gradual decline in demand, which was the primary factor for the decline in the third and fourth quarters. The region also saw stockpiling as a result of the disruption of supply-demand dynamics. The Russia-Ukraine crisis further worsen the situation and the quarters thus saw lowering utility costs and logistical challenges that negatively affected the price trends of potassium iodide.
In the North American region, the prices of potassium iodide declined in the said period. Downstream purchases decreased as a result of the depressing trading situation in the regional market. The stockpiles continued to increase in the third quarter and consumption fell along with disruption in the supply chain dynamics. The inflation rates also kept on rising and the consumers were thus reluctant to buy the commodity which eventually led to the decline in the prices.
The prices of Potassium Iodide are likely to be volatile during the coming month owing to the low demand and the baulking out of the buyers given the current unfolding financial crisis.
Potassium iodide Price Trend For the First Half of 2022
Prices for potassium iodide have surged in the first half of 2022 as a result of an increase in demand for potassium iodide pills in the European region owing to the Russia-Ukraine war.
European consumers are hurrying to acquire iodine and potassium iodide pills, which help mitigate the effects of nuclear radiation exposure, while pharmacies in Finland, Norway, and Luxembourg are running low on stock.
Since the start of the Russian invasion, manufacturer inventories in the United States have decreased. As a result, the cost of Thyrosafe potassium iodide pills, sold in the US, has doubled. The company's potassium iodide products are in high demand in the European and North American pharmaceutical industries as well.
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Potassium iodide is a highly versatile metal halide used as a chemical, medication, and dietary supplement. As a medication, it treats hypothyroidism and protects the thyroid gland from radioactive radiation. It is included in the daily diet of patients suffering from iodine deficiency. KI is a white crystalline solid which is acutely toxic to aquatic life while being a common irritant to eyes and skin in humans.
|Product Name||Potassium iodide|
|Industrial Uses||Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Substrates, Solar Cells, Biomedical Research, Additives, Personal and Home Care|
|Synonyms||Potassium salt of hydriodic acid|
|Molecular Weight||166 g/mol|
|Supplier Database||Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Adani Pharmachem Private Limite, Nippoh Chemicals Co. Ltd, Godo Shigen Co. Ltd, Zibo Wankang Pharmaceutical Chemical Co. Ltd.|
|Region/Countries Covered||Asia Pacific: China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Japan, Philippines, Vietnam, Iran, Thailand, South Korea, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Nepal, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, UAE, Israel, Hongkong, Singapore, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Australia, and New Zealand
Europe: Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, Turkey, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Belgium, Austria, Ireland Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Romania, Finland, Czech Republic, Portugal and Greece
North America: United States and Canada
Latin America: Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Columbia, Chile, Ecuador, and Peru
Africa: South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco
|Currency||US$ (Data can also be provided in local currency)|
|Supplier Database Availability||Yes|
|Customization Scope||The report can be customized as per the requirements of the customer|
|Post-Sale Analyst Support||360-degree analyst support after report delivery|
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Potassium iodide is prepared by reacting iodine with a hot saturated potassium hydroxide solution. In this reaction, a product mixture containing potassium iodide, potassium iodate and water is obtained and is further subjected to varying separation techniques to get the desired potassium iodine.
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