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Superabsorbent Polymers - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

  • ID: 338636
  • Report
  • July 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 159 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
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Global Superabsorbent Polymers Market to Reach 3.2 Million Metric Tons by the Year 2027

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Superabsorbent Polymers estimated at 2.3 Million Metric Tons in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of 3.2 Million Metric Tons by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 4.3% over the analysis period 2020-2027.Disposable Diapers, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to grow at a 4.2% CAGR to reach 2.2 Million Metric Tons by the end of the analysis period. After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Adult Incontinence Pads segment is readjusted to a revised 3.5% CAGR for the next 7-year period. This segment currently accounts for a 10.9% share of the global Superabsorbent Polymers market.

The U. S. Accounts for Over 27% of Global Market Size in 2020, While China is Forecast to Grow at a 7.7% CAGR for the Period of 2020-2027

The Superabsorbent Polymers market in the U. S. is estimated at 630.6 Thousand Metric Tons in the year 2020. The country currently accounts for a 26.95% share in the global market. China, the world second largest economy, is forecast to reach an estimated market size of 683.7 Thousand Metric Tons in the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 7.7% through 2027. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 1.4% and 3.3% respectively over the 2020-2027 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 2.3% CAGR while Rest of European market (as defined in the study) will reach 683.7 Thousand Metric Tons by the year 2027.

Feminine Hygiene Products Segment Corners a 10% Share in 2020

In the global Feminine Hygiene Products segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 4.9% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of 177.1 Thousand Metric Tons in the year 2020 will reach a projected size of 247.3 Thousand Metric Tons by the close of the analysis period. China will remain among the fastest growing in this cluster of regional markets. Led by countries such as Australia, India, and South Korea, the market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to reach 451.8 Thousand Metric Tons by the year 2027, while Latin America will expand at a 6.6% CAGR through the analysis period. The publisher brings years of research experience to this 18th edition of our report. The 159-page report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021. A short-term phased recovery by key geography is also addressed.

Competitors identified in this market include, among others
  • BASF SE
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • Formosa Plastics Corporation
  • LG Chem Ltd.
  • Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd.
  • Sanyo Chemical Industries Ltd.
  • Songwon Industrial Co. Ltd.
  • Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited
  • Yixing Danson Technology

The global analysis and forecast periods covered within the report are 2020-2027 (Current & Future Analysis) and 2012-2019 (Historic Review). Research estimates are provided for 2020, while research projections cover the period 2021-2027.
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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & REPORT SCOPE

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW

Superabsorbent Polymers (SAPs): The Polymer with High Absorbency Capacity

Recent Market Activity

Exceptional Absorbency Properties Widen Application Range of SAP

Superabsorbent Polymers Market Holds Bright Outlook

Baby Disposable Diapers Segment Dominates SAP Consumption

Aging Population Fuels Need for SAP-based Hygiene Products

Rising Focus on Feminine Hygiene

Emerging Economies Continue to Spearhead Growth in the SAP Market

Developed Regions Hold Significant Share

Higher Adoption in Agriculture Sector

Sustainability Focus to Open New Avenues

Sodium Polyacrylate - The Major Category in SAP Market

Global Competitor Market Shares

Superabsorbent Polymers Competitor Market Share Scenario Worldwide (in %): 2020 & 2029

Impact of Covid-19 and a Looming Global Recession

2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

BASF SE (Germany)

Evonik Industries AG (Germany)

Formosa Plastics Corporation (Taiwan)

LG Chem Ltd. (Korea)

Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. (Japan)

Quanzhou Banglida Technology Industry Co., Ltd (China)

Sanyo Chemical Industries, Ltd. (Japan)

Shandong Nuoer Biological Technology Co., Ltd. (China)

Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd. (Korea)

Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited (Japan)

Yixing Danson Technology (China)

3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS

Biodegradable SAP Market - Hygiene & Agricultural Applications to Drive Growth

SNAP: the New Generation SAP

Cassava Pulp Waste to Yield Eco-Friendly SAP

Production Landscape of Superabsorbent Polymers: An Overview

Acrylic Acid Availability & Pricing Affects SAP Market

SAP Prices: Significant Influence of Raw Materials

4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

TABLE 1: Superabsorbent Polymers Global Market Estimates and Forecasts in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 2: Superabsorbent Polymers Global Retrospective Market Scenario in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2012-2019
TABLE 3: Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Shift across Key Geographies Worldwide: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 4: Disposable Diapers (End-Use) Global Opportunity Assessment in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 5: Disposable Diapers (End-Use) Historic Sales Analysis in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2012-2019
TABLE 6: Disposable Diapers (End-Use) Percentage Share Breakdown of Global Sales by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 7: Adult Incontinence Pads (End-Use) Worldwide Sales in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 8: Adult Incontinence Pads (End-Use) Historic Demand Patterns in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2012-2019
TABLE 9: Adult Incontinence Pads (End-Use) Market Share Shift across Key Geographies: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 10: Feminine Hygiene Products (End-Use) Global Market Estimates & Forecasts in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 11: Feminine Hygiene Products (End-Use) Retrospective Demand Analysis in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2012-2019
TABLE 12: Feminine Hygiene Products (End-Use) Market Share Breakdown by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 13: Other End-Uses (End-Use) Demand Potential Worldwide in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 14: Other End-Uses (End-Use) Historic Sales Analysis in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2012-2019
TABLE 15: Other End-Uses (End-Use) Share Breakdown Review by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

III. MARKET ANALYSIS

GEOGRAPHIC MARKET ANALYSIS

UNITED STATES

Market Facts & Figures

US Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share (in %) by Company: 2020 & 2025

Market Analytics
TABLE 16: United States Superabsorbent Polymers Latent Demand Forecasts in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 17: Superabsorbent Polymers Historic Demand Patterns in the United States by End-Use in Metric Tons for 2012-2019
TABLE 18: Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Breakdown in the United States by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

CANADA

TABLE 19: Canadian Superabsorbent Polymers Market Quantitative Demand Analysis in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 20: Superabsorbent Polymers Market in Canada: Summarization of Historic Demand Patterns in Metric Tons by End-Use for 2012-2019
TABLE 21: Canadian Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

JAPAN

TABLE 22: Japanese Demand Estimates and Forecasts for Superabsorbent Polymers in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 23: Japanese Superabsorbent Polymers Market in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 24: Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Shift in Japan by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

CHINA

TABLE 25: Chinese Demand for Superabsorbent Polymers in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 26: Superabsorbent Polymers Market Review in China in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 27: Chinese Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Breakdown by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

EUROPE

Market Facts & Figures

European Superabsorbent Polymers Market: Competitor Market Share Scenario (in %) for 2020 & 2025

Market Analytics
TABLE 28: European Superabsorbent Polymers Market Demand Scenario in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 29: Superabsorbent Polymers Market in Europe: A Historic Market Perspective in Metric Tons by Region/Country for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 30: European Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Shift by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 31: European Superabsorbent Polymers Addressable Market Opportunity in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020-2027
TABLE 32: Superabsorbent Polymers Market in Europe: Summarization of Historic Demand in Metric Tons by End-Use for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 33: European Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

FRANCE

TABLE 34: Superabsorbent Polymers Quantitative Demand Analysis in France in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020-2027
TABLE 35: French Superabsorbent Polymers Historic Market Review in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 36: French Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Analysis: A 17-Year Perspective by End-Use for 2012, 2020, and 2027

GERMANY

TABLE 37: Superabsorbent Polymers Market in Germany: Annual Sales Estimates and Forecasts in Metric Tons by End-Use for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 38: German Superabsorbent Polymers Market in Retrospect in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 39: Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Distribution in Germany by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

ITALY

TABLE 40: Italian Demand for Superabsorbent Polymers in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 41: Superabsorbent Polymers Market Review in Italy in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 42: Italian Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Breakdown by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

UNITED KINGDOM

TABLE 43: United Kingdom Demand Estimates and Forecasts for Superabsorbent Polymers in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 44: United Kingdom Superabsorbent Polymers Market in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 45: Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Shift in the United Kingdom by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

SPAIN

TABLE 46: Spanish Superabsorbent Polymers Market Quantitative Demand Analysis in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 47: Superabsorbent Polymers Market in Spain: Summarization of Historic Demand Patterns in Metric Tons by End-Use for 2012-2019
TABLE 48: Spanish Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

RUSSIA

TABLE 49: Russian Superabsorbent Polymers Latent Demand Forecasts in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 50: Superabsorbent Polymers Historic Demand Patterns in Russia by End-Use in Metric Tons for 2012-2019
TABLE 51: Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Breakdown in Russia by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

REST OF EUROPE

TABLE 52: Rest of Europe Superabsorbent Polymers Addressable Market Opportunity in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020-2027
TABLE 53: Superabsorbent Polymers Market in Rest of Europe: Summarization of Historic Demand in Metric Tons by End-Use for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 54: Rest of Europe Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

ASIA-PACIFIC

TABLE 55: Asia-Pacific Superabsorbent Polymers Market Estimates and Forecasts in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 56: Superabsorbent Polymers Market in Asia-Pacific: Historic Market Analysis in Metric Tons by Region/Country for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 57: Asia-Pacific Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Analysis by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 58: Superabsorbent Polymers Quantitative Demand Analysis in Asia-Pacific in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020-2027
TABLE 59: Asia-Pacific Superabsorbent Polymers Historic Market Review in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 60: Asia-Pacific Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Analysis: A 17-Year Perspective by End-Use for 2012, 2020, and 2027

AUSTRALIA

TABLE 61: Superabsorbent Polymers Market in Australia: Annual Sales Estimates and Forecasts in Metric Tons by End-Use for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 62: Australian Superabsorbent Polymers Market in Retrospect in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 63: Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Distribution in Australia by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

INDIA

TABLE 64: Indian Superabsorbent Polymers Market Quantitative Demand Analysis in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 65: Superabsorbent Polymers Market in India: Summarization of Historic Demand Patterns in Metric Tons by End-Use for 2012-2019
TABLE 66: Indian Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

SOUTH KOREA

TABLE 67: Superabsorbent Polymers Market in South Korea: Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis in Metric Tons by End-Use for the Period 2018-2027
TABLE 68: South Korean Superabsorbent Polymers Historic Market Analysis in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 69: Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Distribution in South Korea by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

TABLE 70: Rest of Asia-Pacific Demand Estimates and Forecasts for Superabsorbent Polymers in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 71: Rest of Asia-Pacific Superabsorbent Polymers Market in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 72: Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Shift in Rest of Asia-Pacific by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

LATIN AMERICA

TABLE 73: Latin American Superabsorbent Polymers Market Trends by Region/Country in Metric Tons: 2020-2027
TABLE 74: Superabsorbent Polymers Market in Latin America in Metric Tons by Region/Country: A Historic Perspective for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 75: Latin American Superabsorbent Polymers Market Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Region/Country: 2012, 2020, and 2027
TABLE 76: Latin American Demand for Superabsorbent Polymers in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 77: Superabsorbent Polymers Market Review in Latin America in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 78: Latin American Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Breakdown by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

ARGENTINA

TABLE 79: Argentinean Superabsorbent Polymers Addressable Market Opportunity in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020-2027
TABLE 80: Superabsorbent Polymers Market in Argentina: Summarization of Historic Demand in Metric Tons by End-Use for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 81: Argentinean Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

BRAZIL

TABLE 82: Superabsorbent Polymers Quantitative Demand Analysis in Brazil in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020-2027
TABLE 83: Brazilian Superabsorbent Polymers Historic Market Review in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 84: Brazilian Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Analysis: A 17-Year Perspective by End-Use for 2012, 2020, and 2027

MEXICO

TABLE 85: Superabsorbent Polymers Market in Mexico: Annual Sales Estimates and Forecasts in Metric Tons by End-Use for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 86: Mexican Superabsorbent Polymers Market in Retrospect in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 87: Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Distribution in Mexico by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

REST OF LATIN AMERICA

TABLE 88: Rest of Latin America Superabsorbent Polymers Latent Demand Forecasts in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 89: Superabsorbent Polymers Historic Demand Patterns in Rest of Latin America by End-Use in Metric Tons for 2012-2019
TABLE 90: Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Breakdown in Rest of Latin America by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

MIDDLE EAST

TABLE 91: The Middle East Superabsorbent Polymers Market Estimates and Forecasts in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 92: Superabsorbent Polymers Market in the Middle East by Region/Country in Metric Tons: 2012-2019
TABLE 93: The Middle East Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Breakdown by Region/Country: 2012, 2020, and 2027
TABLE 94: The Middle East Superabsorbent Polymers Market Quantitative Demand Analysis in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 95: Superabsorbent Polymers Market in the Middle East: Summarization of Historic Demand Patterns in Metric Tons by End-Use for 2012-2019
TABLE 96: The Middle East Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

IRAN

TABLE 97: Iranian Demand Estimates and Forecasts for Superabsorbent Polymers in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 98: Iranian Superabsorbent Polymers Market in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 99: Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Shift in Iran by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

ISRAEL

TABLE 100: Israeli Superabsorbent Polymers Addressable Market Opportunity in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020-2027
TABLE 101: Superabsorbent Polymers Market in Israel: Summarization of Historic Demand in Metric Tons by End-Use for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 102: Israeli Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

SAUDI ARABIA

TABLE 103: Saudi Arabian Demand for Superabsorbent Polymers in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 104: Superabsorbent Polymers Market Review in Saudi Arabia in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 105: Saudi Arabian Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Breakdown by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

TABLE 106: Superabsorbent Polymers Market in the United Arab Emirates: Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis in Metric Tons by End-Use for the Period 2018-2027
TABLE 107: United Arab Emirates Superabsorbent Polymers Historic Market Analysis in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 108: Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Distribution in United Arab Emirates by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

REST OF MIDDLE EAST

TABLE 109: Superabsorbent Polymers Market in Rest of Middle East: Annual Sales Estimates and Forecasts in Metric Tons by End-Use for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 110: Rest of Middle East Superabsorbent Polymers Market in Retrospect in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
TABLE 111: Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Distribution in Rest of Middle East by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

AFRICA

TABLE 112: African Superabsorbent Polymers Latent Demand Forecasts in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 113: Superabsorbent Polymers Historic Demand Patterns in Africa by End-Use in Metric Tons for 2012-2019
TABLE 114: Superabsorbent Polymers Market Share Breakdown in Africa by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

IV. COMPETITION

Total Companies Profiled: 15

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