Potassium Silicate Price Trend and Forecast

Regional Price Trend

Get the latest insights on price movement and trend analysis of Potassium Silicate in different regions across the world (Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa).

Potassium Silicate Price Trend for the First Half of 2023


In the first and second quarters of 2023, the price trend of potassium silicate showcased a mixed trajectory. The region suffered from the rising rates of inflation that hampered the demand from the end-user industries. The fall in the prices was also supported by the increased influx of material in the market and the loss of market momentum of construction and other related industries. In addition to this, the stagnancy in global trading and declined interest of domestic and international buyers caused the prices of potassium silicate to slide.


A consistent fall in the prices of potassium silicate was observed in the first and second quarters of 2023. In the first quarter, the trade was affected by the surging inflation and interest rates along with the geopolitical stress from the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. The second quarter also suffered from a significant decrease in the number of fresh orders and consumer spending. This quarter was estimated to have seen the greatest fall in demand and production rates which eventually led to the fall in the price trend of potassium silicate.

North America

The decline in the prices of potassium silicate in the first quarter of 2023 was only gradual as the downstream industries presented with a slow movement in the demand sector. Amid the south-facing economic conditions, the rates of inflation and interest pushed the potassium silicate market in a negative direction. Not only in the domestic region, but the demand dynamics from the international markets also showcased a low interest in this sector, and on top of it, the failure of the banking sector hampered the price trend of potassium silicate in North America.

Analyst Insight

According to Procurement Resource, the price trend of Potassium Silicate is estimated to showcase a declining trend as the slow momentum of downstream industries and a global recession will impact the potassium silicate negatively.

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Potassium silicate is commercially obtained from the combination of potassium oxide and silicon dioxide. It is also known as water glass and finds applications in various industrial applications owing to its adhesive and binding properties. In the welding electrodes sector, it is used as a binder, and in several other industries it is employed as a fireproofing agent, an additive in cement and concrete and as a protective coater for surfaces.

Product Details

Report Features Details
Product Name Potassium Silicate
Chemical formula K2O3Si
Industrial Uses Welding and metal treatment, Adhesive and binder, Soil stabilizer, Corrosion protector, Textile and fabric treatment, Fireproofing and heat resistance
CAS Number 1312-76-1
Molecular weight 154.28 g/mol
HS Code 28399000
Supplier Database Occidental Chemical Corporation, Nippon Chemical Industrial Co., Ltd., Alfa Aesar, Nutri Tech Solutions, Nanjing Vital 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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Production Processes

In calcination, the salt of potassium carbonate and silica sand are heated at approximately 593.32°C under high pressure conditions to give potassium silicate.


The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).

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