The global market for specialty chemicals should grow from $153.4 billion in 2018 to $197.8 billion by 2023, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.2% from 2018 through 2023.
The scope of the report includes, a general outlook of specialty chemicals sector. The report segments the market into two major sub-segments, namely specialty chemicals technology and application markets. Technologies covered are surfactant, defoamers, corrosion inhibitors, and flame retardants. Applications include all major applications where a significant portion of specialty chemicals are consumed. Applications covered are waterproofing chemicals, water treatment chemicals, oilfield process chemicals, cosmetics and toiletries additives, and plastic additives.
The report explains the prevalent and upcoming trends covering the qualitative aspects of the market in brief details. Detailed overview of these technologies and applications coupled with relevant market data in terms of market size measured in dollar terms are provided.
- 17 data tables and 17 additional tables - A brief general outlook of the global specialty chemicals market - Analyses of the global market trends, with data from 2017 and 2018, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2023 - Information pertaining to demand for specialty chemicals used in major application areas, including waterproofing chemicals, water treatment chemicals, oilfield process chemicals, cosmetics and toiletries additives, plastic additives etc. - Discussion on the role of government regulations, recent advancements and technological innovations, and economic factors that will shape the future marketplace - Company profiles of leading market participants within the industry, including Arkema SA, AkzoNobel N.V., Baker Hughes Inc., BASF Corp., Evonik Industries AG and Sanyo Chemical Industries Ltd.
In current market scenario, chemical companies are focusing on sustainability, innovation, and competitiveness. Top specialty chemical companies are engaged in sustainability and green chemistry, such as reduced carbon footprint and improved raw material supply. The market for specialty chemicals has been on the increase in various applications and this has boosted the total market in various regions.
The major factors driving the growth of the market are growing demand from the end-user industries such as textiles, food, and automobiles. Other factors are technological advancements and increasing demand of various specialty chemicals in emerging economies.
The specialty chemicals markets in Western Europe, North America, and Japan are relatively mature. Growths in emerging markets such as, China and India are high. The emerging economies offer more active prospects for the specialty chemicals industry due to rising consumer-driven economies and industrialization.
The global specialty chemicals market have grown significantly in the past few years. The market is expected to continue growing during the next five years due to the growing demand from various applications such as oilfield chemicals, cosmetic chemicals, and water treatment chemicals. Also, the market has experienced increasing demand particularly from regions such as Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa. Growing demand for specialty chemicals in India and China also is driving market growth. Waterproofing chemicals currently belong to a niche specialty segment of the chemical industry. The global waterproofing chemicals market was valued at REDACTED in 2017 and is expected to reach REDACTED in 2023, after increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of REDACTED during the forecast period (2018-2023).
The market for water treatment chemicals is expected to grow at an estimated REDACTED compound annual growth rate (CAGR) globally from 2018 through 2023, fueled by new opportunities in both developing and developed regions. Growth is expected to be strongest in the developing world, with countries such as China and India undergoing growth that will more than double the global average. In 2017, the value of the oilfield process chemicals market was approximately REDACTED. BCC Research expects the market to grow to over REDACTED in 2018 and REDACTED in 2023, at a CAGR of REDACTED over the next five years.
The global market for cosmetics and toiletries ingredients was REDACTED in 2017 and is expected to increase to REDACTED in 2023. The CAGR for the five-year period from 2018 to 2023 is expected to be REDACTED.
The global plastic additives market was valued at REDACTED in 2017 and is expected to reach REDACTED in 2023, after increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of REDACTED during the forecast period (2018-2023).
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction Study Goals and Objectives Reasons for Doing the Study Scope of Report Intended Audience Methodology and Information Sources Analyst's Credentials BCC Custom Research Related BCC Research Reports
Chapter 2 Summary and Highlights
Chapter 3 Specialty Chemicals Market by Application Introduction Waterproofing Chemicals Market and Technologies Introduction Methods of Waterproofing Advantages and Disadvantages of Waterproofing Chemicals Types of Waterproofing Chemicals Specialty Water Treatment Chemicals Introduction Life Cycle Assessment of Specialty Chemicals Recent Developments Types of Water Treatment Water Treatment Chemicals Global Market for Specialty Chemicals in Water Treatment Oilfield Process Chemicals Introduction Chemical Types of Oilfield Process Chemicals Chemicals for Cosmetics & Toiletries-Focus on Specialty Additives Introduction Specialty Additives Plastic Additives Introduction Development of Plastic Additives Global Market for Plastic Additives
Chapter 4 Specialty Chemicals Market by Technology Introduction Surfactant Chemicals and Materials Introduction Properties of Surfactant Chemicals Surfactant Chemicals, by Type Application of Surfactant Defoamers Introduction Properties of Defoamers History of Defoamers Market Size and Estimates Application of Defoamers Corrosion Inhibitors Introduction Effect of Corrosion in Major Sectors Corrosion Inhibitors Product Type Flame Retardants Introduction Importance of the Industry Generally Accepted Mechanisms of Flame Retardant Control Flame Retardant Chemicals Market Size and Estimates Chemical Type of Flame Retardant Chemicals
Chapter 5 Company Profiles AKZONOBEL N.V. ACCEPTA ACCUREL SYSTEMS ADEKA CORP. AJINOMOTO CO., INC. ALBEMARLE CORP. ARKEMA SA AQUATECH INTERNATIONAL LLC BAKER HUGHES, INC. BASF CORP. CHEMTURA CORP. CLARIANT AG DORF KETAL CHEMICALS LLC EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO. E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND CO. ELEMENTIS PLC EVONIK INDUSTRIES AG GEO SPECIALTY CHEMICALS, INC. HALLIBURTON CO. INNOSPEC, INC. ISRAEL CHEMICALS LTD. JEEN INTERNATIONAL CORP. LUBRIZOL CORP. MAPEI SPA RHEIN CHEMIE CORP. SCHLUMBERGER SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES SIKA AG UBE INDUSTRIES LTD. VANTAGE SPECIALTY CHEMICALS, INC. WEIFANG SANTI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. ZEON CHEMICALS LP