Global Surfactants Market 2012-2016
- ID: 2574149
- July 2013
- Region: Global
- 49 pages
The analysts forecast the Global Surfactants market to grow at a CAGR of 6.11 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing consumption in the Consumer Products segment. The Global Surfactants market has also been witnessing an increasing awareness of bio-based products among consumers. However, environmental regulations and laws could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.
The report, the Global Surfactants Market 2012-2016, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market in the Americas, and the APAC and EMEA regions. It also covers the Global Surfactants market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
The key vendors dominating this space include AkzoNobel, Huntsman Corp., Solvay-Rhodia, and Stepan Co.
The other vendors mentioned in this report are Air Products and Chemicals Inc., BASF, Clariant, Croda International Plc, Dow Chemical Company, DuPont, Evonik Industries, Galaxy Surfactants, Lion Corporation, and Oxiteno.
Key questions answered in this report:
- What will the market size be in 2015 and at what will be the growth rate?
- What are key market trends?
- What is driving this market?
- What are the challenges to market growth?
- Who are the key vendors in this market space?
- What are the market opportunities and threats faced by key vendors?
- What are the strengths and weaknesses of each of these key vendors?
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01. Executive Summary
02. List of Abbreviations
04. Market Research Methodology
Market Research Process
05. Scope of the Report
06. Market Landscape
06.1 Global Surfactants Market
Market Size and Forecast by Revenue
Market Size and Forecast by Unit Shipment
06.2 Surfactants Market in Brazil
Market Size and Forecast by Revenue
06.3 Five Forces Analysis
07. Market Segmentation
07.1 Segmentation by Product Type
07.2 Segmentation of Surfactants by Substrate Type
07.3 Segmentation of Bio-based Surfactants
Chemically-synthesized Bio-based Surfactants
07.4 Global Biosurfactants Market Forecast
Market Size and Forecast
07.5 Segmentation of Surfactants by Application
08. Geographical Segmentation
09. Vendor Landscape
10. Buying Criteria
11. Market Growth Drivers
12. Drivers and their Impact
13. Market Challenges
14. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
15. Market Trends
16. Key Vendor Analysis
16.3 Stepan Co.
16.4 Huntsman Corp.
17. Other Reports in this Series
List of Exhibits
Exhibit 1: Market Research Methodology
Exhibit 2: Global Surfactants Market 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 3: Global Production of Surfactants 2012-2016 (million MT)
Exhibit 4: Surfactants Market in Brazilian 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 5: Market Segmentation of Surfactants by Product Type (Type of Charge)
Exhibit 6: Volume Share of Surfactants by Product Type 2012
Exhibit 7: Segmentation of Surfactants by Substrate Type
Exhibit 8: Segmentation of Bio-based Surfactants
Exhibit 9: Global Biosurfactants Market 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 10: Segmentation of Surfactants by Application
Exhibit 11: Global Surfactants Market by Geographical Segmentation 2012
Commenting on the report, an analyst from the team said: “The increased consumer awareness about bio-based products is an emerging trend witnessed in the Global Surfactants market. There is increased awareness of bio-based products among consumers in both developed and developing countries. For instance, there has been increasing demand for natural-based cosmetics or bio-cosmetics in Western Europe. These bio-cosmetics are manufactured using ingredients from renewable raw materials. In addition, approved processes have been defined and introduced for such surfactant producers. For instance, processes such as sulfation, acylation, and glucosidation have been approved; however, ethoxylation is one of the processes that have not been approved. ”
According to the report, many drivers are contributing to the growth of the Global Surfactants market, the most important of which is the increased consumption in the Consumer Products segment. There has been increasing demand for household products, detergents, personal care products, and cosmetic items in emerging countries such as Brazil and countries in Asia. The increasing demand for such products is primarily attributed to factors such as the increase in the per capita income and the increase in the population in these countries.
Further, the report states that one of the key challenges in this market is the presence of various government regulations relating to the environment. Governments have implemented various regulations that mandate minimum negative impact of surfactants on the environment.
The report also includes a discussion of the other vendors operating in this market. The other vendors in the market are Air Products and Chemicals Inc., BASF, Clariant, Croda International plc, Dow Chemical Co., DuPont, Evonik Industries, Galaxy Surfactants, Lion Corporation, and Oxiteno.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.
- Huntsman Corp.
- Stepan Co.
- Air Products and Chemicals Inc.
- Croda International Plc
- Dow Chemical Company
- Evonik Industries
- Galaxy Surfactants
- Lion Corporation
- and Oxiteno.