Aluminum Phosphide Market Size & Share, by Form (Pellets, Powder, Tablets); Application (Warehouse Fumigation, Trees Fumigation); End-use (Herbicides, Pesticides, Rodenticides, Semiconductor)-Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2024-2036

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  • Published Date: Feb 20, 2024
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Global Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2024 - 2036

Aluminum Phosphide Market size is expected to reach USD 268 Million by the end of 2036, growing at CAGR of 3% during the forecast period, i.e., 2024-2036. In the year 2023, the industry size of aluminum phosphide was over USD 181 Million. The rising need for pesticides as a result of rising food prices will fuel the market for aluminum phosphide. As per a report, the global pesticide consumption in 2021 was close to 3.54 million metric tons. In light of population increase, insect resistance, and climate change, there is a growing need for crop protection chemicals to improve agricultural productivity and food security. This trend reflects this need. Also, technological breakthroughs and advancements in the agriculture sector are other aspects that contribute to the growth of this market.

The use of aluminum phosphide for pest control in metropolitan settings has increased as a result of urban sprawl. To maintain safe and hygienic surroundings, there is an increasing demand for efficient pest control solutions as more structures and facilities are built. Aluminum phosphide is predicted to see a rise in demand due to its use in a variety of public health applications and structural fumigations, including private residences, businesses, and public buildings.

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Aluminum Phosphide Sector: Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growth Drivers

  • Increased Collaboration among the Manufacturers - Establishing strategic alliances and collaborations with other agriculture-related businesses can aid in the development of new products and technologies, client acquisition, and market share growth. For instance, the commercialization of "Nelvium," a novel mating disruption solution, to more safely and effectively control harmful pests in rice was announced by Provivi, an industry leader of pheromone-based crop protection solutions, and Syngenta Crop Protection, one of the top agriculture companies globally. Pheromones have been used as a pest control tool in agriculture for more than 30 years, according to Syngenta. Indonesia, the third-largest rice producer and one of the world's major rice consumers, will be the first country to use this breakthrough in rice. Therefore, the growing collaborations between the companies are accelerating the growth of the aluminum phosphide market.
  • Increased Utilization in the Mining Industry - The most common method for removing gold and silver from ores is cyanide leaching, which uses aluminum phosphate as a reducing agent. This approach has several benefits from using aluminum phosphate, including excellent selectivity, high efficiency, and low cost. Aluminum phosphate is becoming increasingly in demand as a reducing agent with gold and silver. Manufacturers of aluminum phosphate now have the chance to enter new markets and create specific goods for the mining sector. The creation of novel formulations based on aluminum phosphate has the potential to improve the efficacy and safety of the extraction process for gold and silver, hence generating fresh prospects for market expansion.
  • Surge in the Demand for Aluminum Phosphide for the Development of Semiconductors and Other Electrical Components - When semiconductors are made, aluminum phosphide is added as a dopant to improve their electrical characteristics. Therefore, the growing demand for semiconductors is also propelling the growth of the market. For instance, sales of semiconductors worldwide reached USD 574.1 billion in 2022, a 3.3% rise from 2021 and the largest yearly total ever. Furthermore, the market is expanding along with the need for high-performance electronic components. Aluminum phosphide's special qualities, namely its high electrical resistivity and thermal conductivity, make it the perfect material for a wide range of electronic applications.


  • Stringent Laws and Regulatory Restrictions - When aluminum phosphide comes into touch with moisture, it releases extremely poisonous gas. Both people and animals are in serious health danger from this. In numerous jurisdictions, the chemical is categorized as a pesticide with restricted usage, necessitating rigorous adherence to safety protocols to reduce exposure. Many nations have tight laws and limits on aluminum phosphide because of its toxicity. Its use may be restricted by regulations governing its handling, application, storage, and disposal; noncompliance may have legal ramifications. Pests can become resistant to fumigants, such as AIP. Over time, this resistance may lessen the compound's effectiveness, requiring the creation and application of substitute pest control techniques.
  • Growing Adoption of Alternative Pest Controls Such as Biological Controls may Impede the Growth of the Market
  • Environmental Regulations may Hamper Market Growth

Aluminum Phosphide Market: Key Insights

Base Year


Forecast Year



~ 3%

Base Year Market Size (2023)

 ~ USD 181 Million

Forecast Year Market Size (2036)

 ~ USD 268 Million

Regional Scope

  • North America (U.S., and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
  • Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, NORDIC, Rest of Europe)
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC North Africa, South Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa)
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Aluminum Phosphide Segmentation

Application (Warehouse Fumigation, Trees Fumigation)

The warehouse fumigation segment in the aluminum phosphide market is anticipated to hold the largest share of 56% during the forecast period. Grain bins, silos, and warehouses are among the storage structures where fumigation is frequently used to manage pests. It is frequently used in agriculture and food processing to keep rodents and insects away from stored goods like grains, seeds, and other items. Warehouses offer a contained area where fumigants, such as aluminum phosphide, can be effectively used to control pests. Because of how well this strategy works for handling huge quantities of stored products, it is frequently adopted. Furthermore, to safeguard human health, agriculture, and the environment, several nations have stringent pest management laws. To achieve these requirements, fumigation is frequently necessary. Therefore, altogether these factors are escalating the growth of the warehouse fumigation segment.

End-use (Herbicides, Pesticides, Rodenticides, Semiconductor)

The aluminum phosphide market for the pesticides segment is expected to hold the second-largest share of 46% during the forecast period. The growing demand for effective pest control solutions in agriculture is accelerating the growth of the segment. In addition to this, the growing consumption of pesticides is propelling the growth of the segment. As per a report, it is anticipated that global agricultural pesticide consumption will rise slightly, from around 4.3 million metric tons in 2023 to a value of approximately 4.41 million metric tons in 2027. Moreover, integrated pest management (IPM) is becoming increasingly popular since it provides a more environmentally responsible and sustainable method of controlling pests. Furthermore, growing awareness of crop protection chemicals and the increasing number of pests and insects in warehouses and other crop storage rooms as a result of biotic and abiotic causes are propelling the growth of the pesticides segment.

Our in-depth analysis of the global aluminum phosphide market includes the following segments:


  • Pellets
  • Powder
  • Tablets


  • Warehouse Fumigation
  • Trees Fumigation


  • Herbicides
  • Pesticides
  • Rodenticides
  • Semiconductor

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Aluminum Phosphide Industry - Regional Synopsis

APAC Market Forecast

The aluminum phosphide market in Asia Pacific is expected to account for the largest share of 36% during the forecast period. The market is expanding due to several factors, including the rise in major corporations' investments in emerging countries, and advancements in the agricultural industry. The Asia Pacific region is expected to lead the market in the next ten years due to notable advancements in the domain of food security. Grain storage facilities are being planned for countries such as China, Vietnam, India, and the Philippines. For instance, according to the world’s largest food grain storage program in India, a godown with a 2000-ton capacity will be built in each block as part of this plan. Through the cooperative sector, the program seeks to increase India's foodgrain storage capacity by 700 million tonnes. Furthermore, the market expansion can contribute to the growing agricultural industry in the region. These factors are bolstering the market growth in the region.

North American Market Statistics

North American aluminum phosphide market is poised to hold a share of 28% by the end of 2036. The market is expected to grow in the upcoming years due to advancements in technology and a rise in the need for pesticides in the region. Also, greater prospects for market expansion are being created by the major corporations' increased investments in grain storage facilities. The agricultural research and development industry will grow as a result of increased efforts and financial support by the governments in the region.

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Companies Dominating the Aluminum Phosphide Landscape

    • Terramera Inc.
      • Company Overview
      • Business Strategy
      • Key Product Offerings
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Performance Indicators
      • Risk Analysis
      • Recent Development
      • Regional Presence
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Corteva Agriscience
    • BASF SE
    • Bayer AG
    • Syngenta AG
    • Agrosynth Chemicals
    • Sandhya Group.
    • Detia Degesch GmbH
    • Jiangsu Shuangling Chemical Group Co
    • Royal Agro Organic.


In The News

  • With the debut of its newest product, Terramera is thrilled to offer producers in the US, both conventional and organic, a single treatment that manages disease, mites, and insects. SOCORO is a potent new tool for row crop growers that may be used in a program rotation, as a tank mix partner, or as a standalone. Specifically designed to target troublesome pests in important commodity crops like cereals, legumes, and oil seeds, SOCORO can be administered in foliar or in the furrow.
  • BexoveldTM active is the brand name for the newest herbicide from Corteva Agriscience's extensive innovation pipeline, which was announced today. With the help of the active component, cereal farmers will have an additional weapon for managing broadleaf weeds. Subject to regulatory assessments, Corteva plans to introduce Bexoveld in North America in 2028 and in Europe in 2030.

Author Credits:  Smruti Ranjan, Rajrani Baghel

  • Report ID: 5692
  • Published Date: Feb 20, 2024
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Increased collaboration among the manufacturers, increased utilization in the mining industry, and a surge in demand for aluminum phosphide to develop semiconductors and other electrical components are the major factors driving the growth of the aluminum phosphide market.

The market size of aluminum phosphide is anticipated to attain a CAGR of 3% over the forecast period, i.e., 2024-2036.

The major players in the market are Terramera Inc., Corteva Agriscience, BASF SE, Bayer AG, Syngenta AG, Agrosynth Chemicals, Sandhya Group., Detia Degesch GmbH, Jiangsu Shuangling Chemical Group Co, Royal Agro Organic., and others.

The warehouse fumigation segment is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2036 and display significant growth opportunities.

The market in the Asia Pacific region is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2036 and provide more business opportunities in the future.
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