Bio-based Platform Chemicals Market in South America - Segmented by Product Type, By Raw Material, and Geography - Trends and Forecasts 2017 - 2022

  • ID: 4390168
  • Report
  • Region: America, South America
  • 131 pages
  • Mordor Intelligence
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The bio-based platform chemicals market in South America has been estimated at USD XX.XX billion in 2015 and is projected to reach USD XX.XX billion by 2020, at a CAGR of XX.XX% during the forecast period. Platform chemicals commonly referred to as building block chemicals is one of the fastest growing segment in the bio-based chemicals market. Platform chemicals are basically composed of 2-6 carbons, which are used as an intermediate in the production of various chemicals. However, due to the scarcity of fossil-based products and the rising crude oil prices have shifted the platform chemicals to use renewable resources in its production process. Moreover, the technological advancements in the bio-based products made it possible in developing microbial strains in the production of chemicals.

Bio-based platform chemicals market is segmented by product types such as bio glycerol acid, bio glutamic acid, bio itaconic acid, bio-1,4-diacids, bio-3-hydroxypropionic acid, bio levulinic acid, bio glucaric acid, and others. The market has also been segmented by the raw material type into: carbohydrates, fats and oil, and lignin.

Market Dynamics of the Bio-based Platform Chemicals Market in South America:

Depleting natural resources and stringent government regulations are the major drivers of the bio-based platform chemicals market in the South American region. However, the market faces certain drawbacks such as the huge competition from fossil-fuel products.

The bio-based platform chemicals market has been studied for market size, growth, and forecast by segmentation by geography into Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia and the Rest of South America. Brazil is the leading consumer of bio-based platform chemicals in South America in 2015 accounting for a share of XX%.

Furthermore, the shifting focus towards organic alternatives and shifting focus towards eco-friendly products and technological advancements will offer numerous opportunities for the growth of the bio-based platform chemicals market.

Some of the major companies dominating the market with its products, and continuous product developments are:
  • BASF
  • BioAmber
  • Braskem
  • INEOS
  • Itaconix Corporation
  • Lucite International Group
  • Mitsubishi Chemicals
Key Deliverables:

Analysis for the bio-based platform chemicals market in South America, with region specific assessments and competition analysis on a South American and regional scale.
Market definition along with the identification of key drivers and restraints.
Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenarios, rising prospective opportunities, and identification of key companies that can influence this market on a global and regional scale.
Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their market share.
Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the bio-based platform chemicals market in South America on both South American and regional scale.
A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information.
A wide-ranging knowledge and insights about the major players in this industry and the key strategies adopted by them to sustain and grow in the studied market.
Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is booming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped.
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1. Introduction
1.1 Description
1.2 Research Methodology
2. Executive Summary
3. Market Overview
3.1 Current Market Scenario
3.2 Raw Material Analysis
3.3 PESTEL Analysis
3.4 Industry Value Chain Analysis
3.5 Industry Attractiveness Porters Five Force Analysis
3.5.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.5.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
3.5.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.5.4 Threat of Substitute Products
3.5.5 Degree of Competition
4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Drivers
4.1.1 Depleting Natural Resources
4.1.2 Stringent Government Regulations
4.2 Constraints
4.2.1 Raw Material Shortage
4.2.2 Huge competition from fossil-fuel products
4.3 Opportunities
4.3.1 Shifting focus towards eco-friendly products
4.3.2 Technological Advancements
5. Market Segmentation and Analysis
5.1 By Product Type
5.1.1 Bio Glycerol Acid
5.1.2 Bio Glutamic Acid
5.1.3 Bio Itaconic Acid
5.1.4 Bio-1,4-Diacids
5.1.5 Bio-3-hydroxypropionic Acid
5.1.6 Bio Levulinic Acid
5.1.7 Bio Glucaric Acid
5.1.8 Others
5.2 By Raw Material
5.2.1 Carbohydrates
5.2.2 Fats and Oil
5.2.3 Lignin
6. Geographical Segmentation
6.1 South America
6.1.1 Argentina
6.1.2 Brazil
6.1.3 Chile
6.1.4 Peru
6.1.5 Colombia
6.1.6 Rest of South America
7. Competitive Landscape
7.1 Mergers & Acquisitions
7.2 Joint Ventures Collaborations and Agreements
7.3 Market Shares Analysis
7.4 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
8. Company Profiles
8.1 Alpha Chemika
8.2 Braskem
8.3 BASF
8.4 Bio-Amber
8.5 DSM
8.6 Mitsubishi Chemicals
8.7 Lucite International Group
8.8 Itaconix Corporation
8.9 Zhejiang Guoguang Biochemistry Co.,Ltd.
8.10 LyondellBasell Chemicals
8.11 Myriant
8.12 GF Biochemicals
8.13 Prinova LLC
8.14 E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
8.15 Metabolix, Inc.
8.16 Novozymes
8.17 Ashland inc.
8.18 List not Exhaustive
9. Disclaimer
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