Acetonitrile Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023

  • ID: 4535146
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 70 pages
  • IMARC Group
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Acetonitrile is the simplest of organic nitriles with the chemical formula CH3CN. It is also known as cyanomethane, methyl cyanide, ethyl nitrile, methanecarbonitrile, etc. It is a clear, colourless liquid with a sweet, ethereal odour and is an important intermediate for pharmaceutical and functional material chemicals. According to this research’s latest report “Acetonitrile Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023”, the global acetonitrile market has grown at a CAGR of around 5% during 2010-2017. The report finds that the market is currently being driven by a heavy demand of acetonitrile in its end-use industries such as pharmaceuticals and HPLC applications. The report provides a comprehensive insight into the industry including its market break-up by region, market breakup by end-uses, value chain analysis, import and export trends, key players and market outlook. The report also gives an in-sight into the manufacturing process of acetonitrile, covering key success and risk factors for manufacturers, manufacturing process flow, the reactions involved, raw materials and their requirements, etc.

The report has analysed and segmented the global acetonitrile market on the basis of end-uses. Its biggest end-user is the pharmaceuticals industry accounting for the majority of the total global consumption. Acetonitrile is used to synthesise certain vitamins, amino acids, cortisone, etc. It is also used as a solvent in the production of insulin and antibiotics, tertiary-generation cephalosporins and for DNA synthesis. The second largest consumer of acetonitrile is in the HPCL applications (high-performance liquid chromatography). Acetonitrile is also used as a solvent in UV spectroscopy and polarography, in lithium batteries, for casting and moulding of plastic materials, for the extraction of fatty acids from animal and vegetable oils, in chemical laboratories for the detection of chemical residues and for spinning fibres.

The report has analysed the global key regions of the acetonitrile market and finds Asia as the its biggest producer, accounting for more than half of the total global production. Asia is followed by North America and Europe. In terms of consumption, China represents the biggest consumer of acetonitrile followed by North and South America, Europe and Japan. On the basis of import and export trends, the United States represents the largest global importer of acetonitrile accounting for the majority of the global import values. The United States was followed by China, United Kingdom, Brazil, Germany and France.

Analysing the competitive landscape of the global acetonitrile market the report has found that INEOS represents the world’s biggest producer of acetonitrile accounting for around a third of the total global production. INEOS is followed by Asahi Kesai, PetroChina, Formosa, Secco and Sinopec.

The essential aspects of the global acetonitrile market evaluated in the report include:

Market Trends:
Major regions
Key application areas
Key manufacturers
Price trends
Raw material requirements
Chemical reactions involved in the manufacturing process
Major importers and exporters
Value chain analysis
Market Trends for major feedstocks
Price trends for major feedstocks
Key regions for major feedstocks
Key application areas for major feedstocks
Key players for major feedstocks
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1 Preface

2. Scope and Methodology
2.1Objectives of the Study
2.2Stakeholders
2.3Data Sources
2.3.1Primary Sources
2.3.2Secondary Sources
2.4Market Estimation
2.4.1Bottom-Up Approach
2.4.2Top-Down Approach
2.5Forecasting Methodology

3. Executive Summary

4. Introduction
4.1Overview
4.2Properties

5. Global Acetonitrile Industry
5.1Market Overview
5.2Market Performance
5.2.1 Volume Trends
5.2.2 Value Trends
5.3Price Analysis
5.3.1 Price Indicators
5.3.2 Price Structure
5.3.3 Price Trends
5.4Market Breakup by Region
5.5Market Breakup by End Use
5.6Market Forecast
5.7SWOT Analysis
5.7.1Strengths
5.7.2Weaknesses
5.7.3Opportunities
5.7.4Threats
5.8Value Chain Analysis
5.8.1 Raw Material Procurement
5.8.2 Manufacturing
5.8.3 Marketing
5.8.4 Distribution
5.8.5 Exports
5.8.6 End-Use
5.9Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
5.9.1 Overview
5.9.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
5.9.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
5.9.4 Degree of Competition
5.9.5 Threat of New Entrants
5.9.6 Threat of Substitutes
5.10Trade Data
5.10.1 Imports
5.10.2 Exports
5.11Key Market Drivers and Success Factors

6. Performance of Key Regions
6.1Asia Pacific
6.2North America
6.3Europe
6.4Middle East and Africa
6.5Latin America

7. Market by End Use
7.1Pharmaceutical
7.2Analytical Industry
7.3Agrochemical
7.2Extraction
7.3Others

8 Competitive Landscape
8.1Market Structure
8.2Key Players
8.3Profiles of Major Players
8.3.1 Ineos AG
8.3.2 Asahi Kasei Corporation
8.3.3 Formosa Plastic Corporation
8.3.4 Imperial Chemical Corporation
8.3.5 Nova Molecular Technologies, Inc.
8.3.6 Tedia Company, Inc.
8.3.7 Avantor Performance Materials, LLC
8.3.8 Shanghai Secco Petrochemical Company Limited
8.3.9 Qingdao Shida Chemical Co., Ltd.
8.3.10 Nantong Acetic Acid Chemical Co., Ltd.
8.3.11 Taekwang Industrial Co., Ltd

9. Acetonitrile Manufacturing Process
9.1Product Overview
9.2Chemical Reactions Involved
9.3Manufacturing Process
9.4Detailed Process Flow
9.5Raw Material Requirement
9.6Mass Balance and Feedstock Conversion Rates

10. Acetonitrile Feedstock Market Analysis
10.1Propylene
10.1.1 Market Performance
10.1.1.1 Volume Trends
10.1.1.2 Value Trends
10.1.2 Price Trends
10.1.3 Market Breakup by Region
10.1.4 Market Breakup by End-Use
10.1.5 Key Suppliers
10.2Ammonia
10.2.1 Market Performance
10.2.1.1 Volume Trends
10.2.1.2 Value Trends
10.2.2 Price Trends
10.2.3 Market Breakup by Region
10.2.4 Market Breakup by End-Use
10.2.5 Key Suppliers
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