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

  • ID: 4535147
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 94 pages
  • IMARC Group
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Acetic acid or ethanoic acid is one of the simplest carboxylic acids with a strong, sour and pungent smell. It is commonly known in every household as the key ingredient of vinegar. It is, however, also an important feedstock used in the manufacturing process of various other industrial chemicals ranging from synthetic polymers to esters. According to this research’s new report “Acetic Acid Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023”, the global acetic acid production has grown at a CAGR of more than 6.2% during 2010-2017. 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 acetic acid covering key success and risk factors for manufacturers, manufacturing process flow, the reactions involved, raw materials and their requirements, etc.

The report has segmented the global acetic acid market on the basis of its end-uses. Acetic acid is used during the manufacturing process of a number of products such as dye stuffs, perfumes, synthetic fibers, textiles, inks, dyes, soft drink bottles, rubbers, plastics, pesticides, wood glues, photographic films, etc. Moreover, acetic acid is also used as a food additive and solvent for many industrial processes. Its largest end-user is the vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) manufacturing industry which accounts for around a third of the total global consumption. Other segments with high consumption of acetic acid include - purified terephthalic acid, acetic anhydride, ethyl acetate and butyl acetate manufacturing industries.

Furthermore, the report has also provided a geographical segmentation of the global acetic acid market and found that Asia represents the biggest producer, accounting for the majority of the total global production. Asia is followed by North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Currently, the biggest importing countries of acetic acid include Belgium, India, Mexico, Germany and Brazil. The United States, on the other hand, represents the world's largest exporter of acetic acid.

The report has also analysed the key players operating in the acetic acid market. According to the report, the largest manufacturer of acetic acid is British Petroleum Chemicals accounting for around a third of the total global production. British Petroleum Chemicals is followed by Celanese, Shanghai Wujing, Jiangsu Sopo and Reliance.

The essential aspects of the global acetic acid 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 Acetic Acid 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 Application
5.6Market Breakup by End Use Industry
5.7Market Forecast
5.8SWOT Analysis
5.8.1Strengths
5.8.2Weaknesses
5.8.3Opportunities
5.8.4Threats
5.9Value Chain Analysis
5.9.1 Raw Material Procurement
5.9.2 Manufacturing
5.9.3 Marketing
5.9.4 Distribution
5.9.5 Exports
5.9.6 End-Use
5.10Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
5.10.1 Overview
5.10.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
5.10.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
5.10.4 Degree of Competition
5.10.5 Threat of New Entrants
5.10.6 Threat of Substitutes
5.11Trade Data
5.11.1 Imports
5.11.2 Exports
5.12Key Market Drivers and Success Factors

6. Performance of Key Regions
6.1China
6.2North America
6.3Western/Eastern Europe
6.4North East Asia
6.5South East Asia
6.6Middle East & Africa

7. Market by Application
7.1VAM
7.2PTA
7.3Anhydride
7.4Ethyl Acetate
7.5Butyl Acetate
7.6Others

8 Market By End Use Industry
8.1 Plastics & Polymers
8.2 Food & Beverage
8.3 Inks, Paints & Coatings
8.4 Chemicals
8.5 Pharmaceuticals
8.6 Others

9 Competitive Landscape
9.1Market Structure
9.2Key Players
9.3Profiles of Major Players
9.3.1 British Petroleum Plc
9.3.2 Celanese Corporation
9.3.3 Daicel Corporation
9.3.4 DuPont
9.3.5 Eastman Chemical Company
9.3.6 GNFC Limited
9.3.7 HELM AG
9.3.8 LyondellBasell Industries N.V.
9.3.9 Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
9.3.10 PetroChina
9.3.11 SABIC
9.3.12 Showa Denko K.K.
9.3.13 Sinopec
9.3.14 Svensk Etanolkemi AB (SEKAB)
9.3.15 Wacker Chemie AG

10. Acetic Acid Manufacturing Process
10.1Product Overview
10.2Chemical Reactions Involved
10.3Detailed Process Flow
10.4Raw Material Requirement
10.5Mass Balance and Feedstock Conversion Rate

11. Acetic Acid: Feedstock Analysis
11.1Methanol
11.1.1 Market Performance
11.1.1.1 Volume Trend
11.1.1.2 Value Trend
11.1.2 Price Trend
11.1.3 Market Breakup by Region
11.1.4 Key Suppliers
11.2Carbon Monoxide
11.2.1 Market Performance
11.2.1.1 Volume Trend
11.2.1.2 Value Trend
11.2.2 Price Trend
11.2.3 Key Suppliers
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