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Global Alkoxylates Market Analysis: Plant Capacity, Location, Production, Operating Efficiency, Demand & Supply, End Use, Sales Channel, Type, Company Share, Regional Demand, Industry Market Size, 2015-2030

  • Report

  • April 2024
  • Region: Global
  • ChemAnalyst
  • ID: 5322105

Quick Summary:

In the global chemical industry, the demand for Alkoxylates is quickly gaining pace. These chemicals, produced via the alkoxylation process, form a broad range of types including alcohol alkoxylates, fatty acid alkoxylates, and fatty amines alkoxylates. Dominating the market is the alcohol variant, due to its environmentally friendly and biodegradable characteristics. Alkoxylates find usage as cleaning agents, emulsifying agents, detergents, stabilizers, dispersing agents, and wetting agents; their demand is being driven mainly by the expanding detergent industry and other application areas.

Regionally, the Asia-Pacific region claims the largest share of global demand for alkoxylates, attributed to the rapidly expanding application industries such as detergents and cleaners in the area. Added to this, is the escalating demand for environment-friendly and biodegradable products. Investing in this informative market research report on global alkoxylates will provide crucial insights and estimations on current and future market trends, contributing towards formulating informed strategic plans. This report importantly also elucidates on the key players involved in the manufacture of alkoxylates.

Global Alkoxylates Demand is Projected to Grow at a Healthy CAGR of 4.25%.

The global Alkoxylates market marked a demand of approximately 5200 thousand tonnes in 2022 and is expected to grow at a steady CAGR of 3.78% during the forecast period until 2030.

Increasing demand for detergents coupled with the growing demand from other application areas is expected to drive the demand for alkoxylates during the forecast period. Moreover, the biodegradable nature of alcohol alkoxylates is another factor influencing demand growth due to increasing awareness and government initiatives regarding environment-friendly materials. The global Alkoxylates market is anticipated to reach approximately 7600 thousand tonnes by 2030.

Alkoxylates are chemicals that are produced via the alkoxylation process. In the alkoxylation process compounds such as alcohols, phenols, and amines react with alkoxides to form alkoxylates. Alkoxylates are of various types depending upon the chemical undergoing the alkoxylation process. They are alcohol alkoxylates, fatty acid alkoxylates, fatty amines alkoxylates. Among the different types of alkoxylates, alcohol alkoxylates dominate the global market due to their degradable and environmentally friendly nature. They have applications in various areas including cleaning agents, emulsifying agents, detergents, stabilizers, dispersing agents, and wetting agents, etc.

Europe has the highest demand of Alkoxylates. This region accounted a market share of about 35% of the global Alkoxylates market in 2022. Market growth is anticipated through 2030 in countries like Belgium, France, Germany as a result of the rising awareness and demand for environment-friendly biodegradable materials. The second-largest market for Alkoxylates is in Asia-pacific region. Moreover, the rise in due to the increasing demand of application industries such as detergents and cleaners is anticipated to propel market growth in these regions. Additionally, Asia Pacific is the leading producer of Alkoxylates with China is the giant for the manufacture of Alkoxylates. It is due to the high number of plants that utilizes the technology and efficiency to produce alkoxylates. Moreover, the rising R&D activities is anticipated to further propel the production in the upcoming years.

Based on the end-user industry, the Alkoxylates market is segmented into sectors like Detergents, Personal Care, Pharmaceutical, Metalworking fluid and lubrication, Paints and Coatings, Textiles, and Others. Among these, Detergents industry is dominating the global Alkoxylates market and accounted around 45% of the share of total Alkoxylates demand in 2022. This industry is anticipated to dominate the global Alkoxylates market owing to the rising awareness and hygiene in countries all across the globe with rising per capita income. Additionally, Personal Care, industry is also a prominent consumer of Alkoxylates.

Significant companies for Global Alkoxylates market are The Dow Chemical Company, Croda International Plc, BASF SE, Clariant, Huntsman International LLC., Ineos Group Limited, Solvay S.A., Royal Dutch Shell, Akzo Nobel N.V., Jiahua Chemicals Inc, Venus Ethoxyethers Pvt. Ltd., Evonik Industries AG, Ethox Chemicals and Kaiser Industries Ltd., and others.

Years considered for this report:

  • Historical Period: 2015- 2022
  • Base Year: 2022
  • Estimated Year: 2023
  • Forecast Period: 2024-2030
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The objective of the Study:

  • To assess the demand-supply scenario of Alkoxylates, which covers the production, demand, and supply of Alkoxylates around the globe.
  • To analyze and forecast the market size of Alkoxylates.
  • To classify and forecast the Global Alkoxylates market based on end-use and regional distribution.
  • To examine global competitive developments such as new capacity expansions, mergers & acquisitions, etc., of the Alkoxylates market.

To extract data for the Global Alkoxylates market, primary research surveys were conducted with Alkoxylates manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, wholesalers, and Traders. While interviewing, the respondents were also inquired about their competitors. Through this technique, the publisher was able to include manufacturers that could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. Moreover, the report analyzes various segments and projected a positive outlook for the Global Alkoxylates market over the coming years.

The publisher calculated Alkoxylates demand in the globe by analyzing the historical data and demand forecast which was carried out considering the production of raw material to produce Alkoxylates. The publisher sourced these values from industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical sales data of respective manufacturers to arrive at the overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, association reports, annual reports, etc., were also studied by the publisher.

Key Target Audience:

  • Alkoxylates manufacturers and other stakeholders
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to Alkoxylates distribution
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Market research organizations and consulting companies
The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for industry stakeholders such as Alkoxylates manufacturers, customers and policy makers. The study would also help them to target the growing segments over the coming years, thereby aiding the stakeholders in taking investment decisions and facilitating their expansion.

Report Scope:

In this report, Global Alkoxylates market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:



  • Market size Volume in 2022 - 5200 thousand tonnes
  • Market size Volume by 2030 - 7600 thousand tonnes
  • Growth Rate - CAGR of 3.78% from 2023 to 2030
  • Base year for estimation - 2023
  • Historic Data - 2015 - 2022
  • Forecast period - 2023 - 2030
  • Quantitative units - Demand in thousand tonnes and CAGR from 2023 to 2030

Report coverage

Industry Market Size, Capacity By Company, Capacity by Location, Capacity by Technology, Production by Company, Demand by End- Use, Demand by Region, Demand by Sales Channel, Demand-Supply Gap, Company Share

Segments covered

  • By End-Use: (Detergents, Personal Care, Pharmaceutical, Metalworking fluid and lubrication, Paints and Coatings, Textiles, and Others.)
  • By Sales Channel: (Direct Sale and Indirect Sale)

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and South America.

Available Customisations

With the given market data, the publisher offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs.
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Table of Contents

1. Capacity By Company
  • On our online platform, you can stay up to date with essential manufacturers and their current and future operation capacity on a practically real-time basis for Alkoxylates.
2. Capacity By Location
  • To better understand the regional supply of Alkoxylates by analyzing its manufacturers' location-based capacity.
3. Production By Company [Quarterly Update]
  • Study the historical annual production of Alkoxylates by the leading players and forecast how it will grow in the coming years.
4. Plant Operating Efficiency [Quarterly Update]
  • To determine what percentage manufacturers are operating their plants or how much capacity is being currently used.
5. Demand by End- Use [Quarterly Update]
  • Discover which end-user industry (Detergents, Personal Care, Pharmaceutical, Metalworking fluid and lubrication, Paints and Coatings, Textiles, and Others) are creating a market and the forecast for the growth of the Alkoxylates market.
6. Demand by Type
  • Learn about the various types: Linear Alcohol Ethoxylates, Lauryl Alcohol Ethoxylates, Alcohol Ethoxylates, Branched Alcohol Ethoxylates, Amide Ethoxylates, and Others, and their demands. It will allow you to choose which type to concentrate on when designing your strategy.
7. Demand by Region
  • Analyzing the change in demand of Alkoxylates in different regions, i.e., North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and South America, that can direct you in mapping the regional demand.
8. Demand by Sales Channel (Direct and Indirect)
  • Multiple channels are used to sell Alkoxylates. Our sales channel will help in analyzing whether distributors and dealers or direct sales make up most of the industry's sales.
9. Demand-Supply Gap
  • Determine the supply-demand gap to gain information about the trade surplus or deficiency of Alkoxylates.
10. Company Share
  • Figure out what proportion of the market share of Alkoxylates is currently held by leading players across the globe.
11. Industry Market Size
  • It is an essential metric for market analysis, as it provides insights into the overall size and growth potential of alkoxylates market in terms of value and volume.
12. Pricing Analysis & Forecast
  • Analyze historical prices since 2015 & Forecast on three months rolling period for next 12 months.