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Assessment of China's Market for Surfactants

  • ID: 3612969
  • Report
  • Region: China
  • 335 Pages
  • GCiS
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The Surfactant Market in China is Expected to Reach over RMB 52 Bn in 2020 with Fast Capacity Expansion

FEATURED COMPANIES

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  • BASF
  • Clariant
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This report provides an in-depth understanding of the surfactant market in Mainland China. The report covers the overall market as well as providing detailed analysis on the four types of surfactant sold in the Chinese market: Anionic, Non-ionic, Cationic and Amphoteric surfactants.

All end-user segments are covered (Detergent, Personal Care and Cosmetics, Industrial Cleaning, Textile and Leather, Mining, Plastics, Food, Paper, Coating...). Below subsegments are also examined and market size, market value, competitor market share and production information is covered for each product group.

Anionic:

- LAS
- SAS+AS
- AOS
- MES
- FAS
- AES
- Carboxylate
- Phosphate
- Other Anonic

Non-ionic:

- Fatty alcohol ethoxylates (AEO)
- Fatty amine thoxylate
- APEO
- Other Ethoxylates
- Alkanolamide
- Amine oxide
- Other non-ionic

Cationic:

- Quaternary ammonium
- Amine salt
- Heterocyclic aromatic amines
- Other cationic

Amphoteric:

- Betaines
- Glycinates
- Amino propionates
- Other Amphoteric

This market study draws on a three month, in-depth primary survey of 74 of the market’s suppliers, channel players and industry experts. Five-year projections (2015-2020) provided in the study will be indispensable to anyone looking to map out the course of this developing market. This report is essential reading for any professional needing accurate and detailed strategic information on this market.
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FEATURED COMPANIES

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  • BASF
  • Clariant
  • Evonik
  • Huntsman
  • Lanxess
  • MORE
Chapter 1 Introduction

I. Introduction
LPS Overview
Sections of the Study
Sampling
Figure 1.1: Total Sampling by Target Group
Figure 1.2: Supplier Sampling
Channel Players Sampling
Figure 1.3: Channel Players Sampling

II. Definitions and Process
Product Definitions
End-User Industry Definitions
Abbreviations
Glossary
Figure 1.4: Glossary of Industry Terms in English and Chinese
Open and Closed Questions
By Geographic Location
Figure 1.5: Standard China Geographic Segmentation
Locations by Tier in China
A Note on China’s Key Industrial Output Areas
Figure 1.6: Overview: The Pearl River Delta
Figure 1.7: Overview: The Yangtze River Delta
Figure 1.8: Overview: The Bohai Rim
About Limited Publication Studies

Chapter 2 Total Analysis

I. Executive Summary
Market in Sum
Figure 2.1: Summary of Key Market Figures (2014 & 2015 est.)
Figure 2.2: Summary of Market Size and Share (Mn RMB)
Figure 2.3: Key Benchmark Data
Market Entry Issues
Figure 2.4: Snapshot of Key Market Entry Issues
Key Findings
Market Drivers and Inhibitors
Figure 2.5: Drivers and Inhibitors - Chart
Regulatory Factors
Figure 2.6: Relevant Government Bodies and Non-Government Associations
Opportunities in Target Market
Figure 2.7: GCiS China Market Opportunities Assessment (by Market Segment)
Opportunity Matrix
Figure 2.8: Market Opportunities for Foreign / Quality Suppliers by Industry
Figure 2.9: Opportunities Ratings, by Industry (1 to 10, with 10 highest)
Figure 2.10: Market Opportunities for Foreign/Quality Suppliers by Product
Figure 2.11: Opportunities Ratings, by Product (1 to 10, with 10 highest)
Corporate and Regulatory News
Figure 2.12: Upcoming Events
Expert Views
Recommendations
Further Study

II. Market Figures
Key Findings
Market Figures Overview
Figure 2.13: China’s Surfactant Market Overview (2015)
Market by Product Segment
Figure 2.14: Surfactant Market by Product Segmentation (2014 & 2015 est.)
Figure 2.15: Revenues and Sales by Product (2015)
Supplier Revenues and Sales
Market Shares - Revenues
Figure 2.16: Market Shares by Revenue - Leaders (2015 est.)
Figure 2.17: Market Shares by Revenue - Leaders (2014)
Figure 2.18: Market Shares by Revenue - Surfactant (2015 est.)
Market Shares - Sales
Figure 2.19: Market Shares by Sales - Leaders (2015 est.)
Figure 2.20: Market Shares by Sales - Leaders (2014)
Figure 2.21: Market Shares by Sales - Surfactant (2015 est.)
Figure 2.22: Market Shares by Revenue and Sales - Surfactant (2015 est.)
Market by End-user Industry
Figure 2.23: End-user Industry Revenue Breakdown - Chart
Figure 2.24: Revenue by Product by End-user Industry (Mn RMB, 2015 est.)
Figure 2.25: Revenues by Product and Industry
Market by Region
Figure 2.26: Revenue Breakdown by Region - Chart
Figure 2.27: Revenues by Market Segment per Region (Mn RMB, 2015 est.)
Figure 2.28: Revenues by Product and Region
Exports
Figure 2.29: Domestic and Export Revenue Breakdown (Mn RMB, 2015 est.)
Product and Pricing
Factors that Determine Prices
Pricing Trends
Products and Average Prices
Figure 2.30: Foreign Product Pricing by Product Segment (RMB/Ton)
Growth Rates and Forecast
Market Growth
Figure 2.31: Weighted Growth Rate by Product Type (2015 est.)
Forecast Methodology
Forecast
Figure 2.32: 2014 to 2020 Surfactant Market Size (Mn RMB)
Figure 2.33: 2015 to 2020 Surfactant Market Size - Chart
Forecast Analysis

III. Competitor Analysis
Key Findings
Supplier Concentration
Figure 2.34: Suppliers by Company Size (2015 est.)
Foreign vs. Domestic Suppliers
Figure 2.35: Foreign vs. Domestic Suppliers
Figure 2.36: Market Shares by Product Segment and Ownership
Product Revenues - Top Suppliers
Figure 2.37: Top Suppliers by Revenue (RMB Mn, 2015 est.)
Figure 2.38: Top Suppliers by Revenue - Chart
Industry Coverage - Top Suppliers
Figure 2.39: Top Suppliers’ Revenue Breakdown by End User Industry
Capacity and Production
Figure 2.41: Capacity and Output by Product Segment - Chart
Qualitative Summary of Top Suppliers
Domestic Leaders
Foreign Leaders
Five-Forces Analysis
Figure 2.42: Five Forces Analysis

IV. Channel Player Analysis
Key Findings
Sales and Distribution Channels
Figure 2.43: Channel Revenues Breakdown by Market Segment
Figure 2.44: Revenues and Sales Penetration by Company Type
Market Value Chain
Figure 2.45: China Surfactant Market Value Chain
Summary of Surfactant Channel Players
Figure 2.46: Key Channel Players Listed and Compared
Figure 2.47: Details of Channel Players’ Relationships with Suppliers

Chapter 3 Segment Analysis

I. Anionic
Key Findings
Figure 3.1.1: Revenues, Sales Volume, Growth and Pricing - Anionic (2015 est.)
Market Flow
Figure 3.1.2: Market Flow - Anionic
Supplier Overview
Supplier Ownership
Figure 3.1.3: Supplier Ownership - Anionic
Figure 3.1.4: 2014 & 2015 (est.) Top 10 Market Leaders - Anionic
Figure 3.1.5: 2015 (est.) Market Leaders Revenue vs. Growth - Anionic
Figure 3.1.6: 2015 (est.) Market Leaders Domestic and Export Revenue - Anionic
Figure 3.1.7: 2015 (est.) Market Leaders End User Revenue (Mn RMB) - Anionic
Figure 3.1.8: 2015 (est.) Market Leaders End User Revenue Breakdown - Anionic
Market Share
Figure 3.1.9: 2015 (est.) Domestic Market Shares by Revenue - Anionic
Figure 3.1.10: 2015 (est.) Market Shares by Revenue - Anionic - Chart
Figure 3.1.11: 2015 (est.) Domestic Market Shares by Sales Volume (Ton) - Anionic
Figure 3.1.12: 2015 (est.) Market Shares by Sales Volume - Anionic - Chart
Figure 3.1.13: 2015 (est.) Market Leaders’ Revenue and Sales Market Shares - Anionic
Product Segments by Chemical
Figure 3.1.14: Revenue Breakdown by Chemical
Figure 3.1.15: Sales Volume Breakdown by Chemical
Figure 3.1.16: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - LAS
Figure 3.1.17: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - SAS+AS
Figure 3.1.18: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - AOS
Figure 3.1.19: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - MES
Figure 3.1.20: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - Others Sulfonate
Figure 3.1.21: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - FAS
Figure 3.1.22: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - AES
Figure 3.1.23: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - Others Sulfate
Figure 3.1.24: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - Carboxylate
Figure 3.1.25: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - Phosphate
Figure 3.1.26: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - Others Anionic Surfactant
Figure 3.1.27: Sales Channels - Anionic
Revenues by End User Industry
Figure 3.1.28: Revenue by End User Industry - Anionic
Figure 3.1.29: End User Industry Revenue Breakdown - Anionic - Chart
Revenues by Region
Figure 3.1.30: Revenue by Region - Anionic
Figure 3.1.31: Regional Revenue Breakdown - Anionic - Chart
Capacity and Output
Figure 3.1.32: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Anionic
Figure 3.1.33: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Anionic - Chart
Product Segment Capacity and Output by Chemical
Figure 3.1.34: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - LAS
Figure 3.1.35: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - SAS+AS
Figure 3.1.36: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - AOS
Figure 3.1.37: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - MES
Figure 3.1.38: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Others Sulfonate
Figure 3.1.39: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - FAS
Figure 3.1.40: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - AES
Figure 3.1.41: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Others Sulfate
Figure 3.1.42: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Carboxylate
Figure 3.1.43: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Phosphate
Figure 3.1.44: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Others Anionic Surfactant
Product Specifications and Price Comparison
Figure 3.1.45: Perceived Pricing Trends - Anionic
Figure 3.1.46: Example Products by Supplier - Anionic
Projections
Figure 3.1.47: Market (2015 - 2020) Projections - Anionic
Figure 3.1.48: Market (2015 - 2020) Projections - Anionic - Chart

II. Non-ionic
Key Findings
Figure 3.2.1: Revenues, Sales Volume, Growth and Pricing - Non-ionic (2015 est.)
Market Flow
Figure 3.2.2: Market Flow - Non-ionic
Supplier Overview
Supplier Ownership
Figure 3.2.3: Supplier Ownership - Non-ionic
Market Leaders
Figure 3.2.4: 2014 & 2015 (est.) Market Leaders - Non-ionic
Figure 3.2.5: 2015 (est.) Market Leaders Revenue vs. Growth - Non-ionic
Figure 3.2.6: 2015 (est.) Market Leaders Domestic and Export Revenue - Non-ionic
Figure 3.2.7: 2015 (est.) Market Leaders End user Revenue (Mn RMB) - Non-ionic
Figure 3.2.8: 2015 (est.) Market Leaders End User Revenue Breakdown - Non-ionic
Market Share
Figure 3.2.9: 2015 (est.) Domestic Market Shares by Revenue - Non-ionic
Figure 3.2.10: 2015 (est.) Market Shares by Revenue - Non-ionic - Chart
Figure 3.2.11: 2015 (est.) Domestic Market Shares by Sales Volume (Ton) - Non-ionic
Figure 3.2.12: 2015 (est.) Market Shares by Sales Volume - Non-ionic - Chart
Figure 3.2.13: 2015 (est.) Market Leaders’ Domestic Revenue and Sales Volume
Market Shares
Product Segments by Chemical
Figure 3.2.14: Revenue Breakdown by Chemical
Figure 3.2.15: Sales Volume Breakdown by Chemical
Figure 3.2.16: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - AEO
Figure 3.2.17: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - Fatty Amine Thoxylate
Figure 3.2.18: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - APEO
Figure 3.2.19: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - Other Ethoxylates
Figure 3.2.20: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - Alkanolamide
Figure 3.2.21: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - Amine Oxide
Figure 3.2.22: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - Other Non-ionic Surfactant
Sales Channels
Figure 3.2.23: Sales Channels - Non-ionic
Revenues by End User Industry
Figure 3.2.24: Revenue by End User Industry - Non-ionic
Figure 3.2.25: End User Industry Revenue Breakdown - Non-ionic - Chart
Figure 3.2.26: Revenue by Region - Non-ionic
Figure 3.2.27: Regional Revenue Breakdown - Non-ionic - Chart
Capacity and Output
Figure 3.2.28: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Non-ionic
Figure 3.2.29: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Non-ionic - Chart
Product Segment Capacity and Output by Chemical
Figure 3.2.30: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - AEO
Figure 3.2.31: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Fatty AmineThoxylate
Figure 3.2.32: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - APEO
Figure 3.2.33: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Other Ethoxylates
Figure 3.2.34: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Alkanolamide
Figure 3.2.35: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Amine Oxide
Figure 3.2.36: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Other Non-ionic Surfactant
Product Specifications and Price Comparison
Figure 3.2.37: Perceived Pricing Trends - Non-ionic
Figure 3.2.38: Example Products by Supplier - Non-ionic
Projections
Figure 3.2.39: Market (2015 - 2020) Projections - Non-ionic
Figure 3.2.40: Market (2015 - 2020) Projections - Non-ionic - Chart

III. Cationic
Key Findings
Figure 3.3.1: Revenues, Sales Volume, Growth and Pricing - Cationic (2015 est.)
Market Flow
Figure 3.3.2: Market Flow - Cationic
Supplier Overview
Supplier Ownership
Figure 3.3.3: Supplier Ownership -Cationic
Market Leaders
Figure 3.3.4: 2014 & 2015 (est.) Market Leaders -Cationic
Figure 3.3.5: 2015 (est.) Market Leaders Revenue vs. Growth - Cationic
Figure 3.3.6: 2015 (est.) Market Leaders Domestic and Export Revenue - Cationic
Figure 3.3.7: 2015 (est.) Market Leaders End User Revenue (Mn RMB) - Cationic
Figure 3.3.8: 2015 (est.) Market Leaders End User Revenue Breakdown - Cationic
Market Share
Figure 3.3.9: 2015 (est.) Domestic Market Shares by Revenue - Cationic
Figure 3.3.10: 2015 (est.) Market Shares by Revenue - Cationic - Chart
Figure 3.3.11: 2015 (est.) Domestic Market Shares by Sales Volume (Ton)- Cationic
Figure 3.3.12: 2015 (est.) Market Shares by Sales Volume - Cationic - Chart
Figure 3.3.13: 2015 (est.) Market Leaders’ Domestic Revenue and Sales Volume
Shares - Cationic
Product Segments by Chemical
Figure 3.3.14: Revenue Breakdown by Chemical
Figure 3.3.15: Sales Volume Breakdown by Chemical
Figure 3.3.16: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - Quaternary
Ammonium
Figure 3.3.17: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - Amine Salt
Figure 3.3.18: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - Heterocyclic Aromatic Amines
Figure 3.3.19: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - Others Cationic Surfactant
Sales Channels
Figure 3.3.20: Sales Channels - Cationic
Revenues by End User Industry
Figure 3.3.21: Revenue by End User Industry - Cationic
Figure 3.3.22: End User Industry Revenue Breakdown - Cationic - Chart
Revenues by Region
Figure 3.3.23: Revenue by Region - Cationic
Figure 3.3.24: Regional Revenue Breakdown -
Capacity and Output
Figure 3.3.25: Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Cationic
Figure 3.3.26: Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Cationic
Product Segment Capacity and Output by Chemical
Figure 3.3.27: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Quaternary
Ammonium
Figure 3.3.28: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Amine Salt
Figure 3.3.29: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Heterocyclic
Aromatic Amines
Figure 3.3.30: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Others Cationic Surfactant
Product Specifications and Price Comparison
Figure 3.3.31: Perceived Pricing Trends - Cationic
Figure 3.3.32: Example Products by Supplier - Cationic
Projections
Figure 3.3.33: Market (2015 - 2020) Projections - Cationic
Figure 3.3.34: Market (2015 - 2020) Projections - Cationic - Chart

IV. Amphoteric
Key Findings
Figure 3.4.1: Revenues, Sales Volume, Growth and Pricing - Amphoteric (2015 est.)
Market Flow
Figure 3.4.2: Market Flow - Amphoteric
Supplier Overview
Supplier Ownership
Figure 3.4.3: Supplier Ownership -Amphoteric
Market Leaders
Figure 3.4.4: 2014 & 2015 (est.) Market Leaders -Amphoteric
Figure 3.4.5: 2015 (est.) Market Leaders Revenue vs. Growth - Amphoteric
Both domestic and foreign suppliers rarely export amphoteric surfactant.
Figure 3.4.6: 2015 (est.) Market Leaders Domestic and Export Revenue - Amphoteric
Figure 3.4.7: 2015 (est.) Market Leaders End User Revenue (Mn RMB) - Amphoteric
Figure 3.4.8: 2015 (est.) Market Leaders End User Revenue Breakdown - Amphoteric
Market Share
Figure 3.4.9: 2015 (est.) Domestic Market Shares by Revenue - Amphoteric
Figure 3.4.10: 2015 (est.) Market Shares by Revenue -Amphoteric - Chart
Figure 3.4.11: 2015 (est.) Domestic Market Shares by Sales Volume (Ton) - Amphoteric
Figure 3.4.12: 2015 (est.) Market Shares by Sales Volume -Amphoteric - Chart
Figure 3.4.13: 2015 (est.) Market Leaders’ Domestic Revenue and Sales Volume Market Shares - Amphoteric - Chart
Product Segments by Chemical
Figure 3.4.14: Revenue Breakdown by Chemical
Figure 3.4.15: Sales Volume Breakdown by Chemical
Figure 3.4.16: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - Betaines
Figure 3.4.17: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - Glycinates
Figure 3.4.18: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - Amino propionates
Figure 3.4.19: Leading Suppliers Revenue and Sales Volume - Other Amphoteric Surfactant
Sales Channels
Figure 3.4.20: Sales Channels - Amphoteric
Revenues by End User Industry
Figure 3.4.21: Revenue by End User Industry - Amphoteric
Figure 3.4.22: End User Industry Revenue Breakdown -Amphoteric - Chart
Revenues by Region
Figure 3.4.23: Revenue by Region - Amphoteric
Figure 3.4.24: Regional Revenue Breakdown - Amphoteric - Chart
Capacity and Output
Figure 3.4.25: Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Amphoteric
Figure 3.4.26: Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Amphoteric - Chart
Product Segment Capacity and Output by Chemical
Figure 3.4.27: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Betaines
Figure 3.4.28: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Glycinates
Figure 3.4.29: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Amino
propionates
Figure 3.4.30: 2015 (est.) Capacity and Output Details by Supplier - Other Amphoteric Surfactant
Product Specifications and Price Comparison
Figure 3.4.31: Perceived Pricing Trends - Amphoteric
Figure 3.4.32: Example Products by Supplier - Amphoteric
Projections
Figure 3.4.33: Market (2015 - 2020) Projections - Amphoteric
Figure 3.4.34: Market (2015 - 2020) Projections - Amphoteric - Chart

Appendix I Supplier Profiles
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Akzonobel
Ashland
BASF
China Sanjiang Fine Chemicals
Clariant
Dow
Evonik
Guangzhou Litze Chemical
Helm AG
Hunan Resun-Auway Industrial
Huntsman
Jiahua Chemical
Jiangsu HSINTAI Chemical
Jiangsu Jiafeng Chemical
Jintung Petrochemical
Kao Chemicals
Kelong Chemical
Lanxess
Liaoning Huaxing Chemical
Nanjing Jiahe Daily Chemical
Sasol (China) Chemical
Shanghai Fine Chemical
Shell Sinolight Chemical
Solvay
Stepan
The Chemours Company
Tianjin Tianzhi Fine Chemical
TOHO Chemical Industry
Tongkun
Xing Ya Group
Zhejiang Huangma Chemical Industry
Zhejiang Zanyu Technology
Zhisheng (Huizhou) Petrochemical

Appendix II Channel Player Profiles
Beijing Changsheng Tongtai Trading
Guangzhou Fengbaishun Commerce
Guangzhou Kanghong Chemical
Guangzhou Nanjia Chemical Technology
Shanghai Demand Chemical Shanghai Honestever
Shanghai Owen Chemicals
Shanghai Yanwang Industrial
Shenzhen Oriental Prosperity
Sichuan Lizhong Chemical

List of Contacts
Suppliers
Channel Players
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • AkzoNobel
  • BASF
  • Clariant
  • Evonik
  • Huntsman
  • Lanxess
  • MORE
The author estimates that the domestic market of surfactant in China is valued at over RMB 38.2 Bn at end 2014 (or USD 6.1 Bn) and RMB 40.2 Bn in 2015 (USD 6.4 Bn). The study finds that the overall surfactant market will continue to grow with a 5-year CAGR of 5.3% over the next few years, although below estimated GDP growth rate. Segmented markets such as anionic and non-ionic surfactants will enjoy a slightly higher CAGR of 5.4% while cationic surfactant will have the lowest CAGR of 4.1% over the next five years.

In the market the 500 domestic suppliers hold a slightly greater share than 30 foreign competitors. This indicates the differences in pricing and product quality between foreign and domestic suppliers. For example in cationic segment, the average price by foreign suppliers is 1.7 times the average price by domestic suppliers, which is the largest price difference among all segments. This has been achieved through capacity expansions by domestic suppliers which have been largely taken place in 2014 and 2015. In 2014 and 2015 nine domestic suppliers had started operation of newly build ethoxylation plant for production of surfactant with added capacity of 730,000 tons collectively and eight suppliers had started or completed construction of sulfonation plants with total added capacity of over 550,000 tons. Several more capacity expansions are planned in the near future.

The research finds that the demand is gradually shifting towards greener products among anionic and non-ionic surfactants. The change is mostly due to customer’s increasing awareness of environmental and health concerns, and that the green surfactants are enlarging their market revenue since they are widely used among all end-user industries. With the exception of cationic which mainly used in the textile industry, the main end-user industries for all products are detergent and personal care & cosmetics, which have the highest growth rates in recent years. The rapid growing downstream industries, in turn, have triggered relatively high growth rates in anionic, non-ionic and amphoteric surfactants.

This market study draws on a three month in-depth survey of 74 of the market’s suppliers, channel players and experts. Each product segment includes: market size & shares, five-year projections, market structure, pricing trends, distribution, an assessment of key suppliers and more. Recent developments to product technology, end-user demands dynamics, and application trends are all addressed and thoroughly examined.
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- Air Products and Chemicals
- AkzoNobel
- Ashland
- BASF
- Chemours
- Clariant
- Dow Chemical
- Evonik
- Helm AG
- Huntsman
- Kao Chemicals
- Lanxess
- Sasol
- Shell
- Solvay
- Stepan
- TOHO

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