Global Specialty Surfactants Market - Trends & Forecasts (2017-2022) - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--()--The "Global Specialty Surfactants Market - Trends & Forecasts (2017-2022)" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.

Specialty surfactants mean surface active agents that are used in cleaning, wetting, dispersing, emulsifying, foaming as anti-foaming agents, in many applications, such as detergents, fabric softeners, paints, adhesives, inks, biocides, cosmetics, etc. Specialty surfactants basically reduce the surface tension between two interfaces such as of liquid-liquid, liquid-gas and liquid-solid. These are more effective than commodity surfactants and each specialty surfactant may have multiple functions. Specialty surfactants are widely consumed by household and personal care industries owing to their cleansing properties. These specialty surfactants in general are of two types - synthetic and bio-based. The demand for bio based specialty surfactants registered healthy growth rates in the near past; thus, further expanding the specialty surfactants market.

The global specialty surfactants market is driven by various factors, such as the growing personal care industry in emerging economies, coupled with the increasing purchasing power of the middle class. However, stringent environmental regulations and some other factors are likely to hinder the market growth of the specialty surfactants market. Factors such as the expansion of the application base for bio-surfactants is likely to act as one of the major opportunities for global specialty surfactants market in the next few years.

The market is also segmented by geography into five regions - Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle East & Africa. Asia-Pacific was the largest market for global specialty surfactants, holding a share of approximately more than 35% in 2016. This is primarily due to the increasing demand from developing nations such as, India and China. This is followed by North America and Europe.

Companies Mentioned:

  • Akzo Nobel N.V.
  • Arkema
  • Ashland
  • BASF SE
  • Clariant
  • DuPont
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • GEO
  • Huntsman International LLC
  • Innospec
  • Libra Speciality Chemicals Limited
  • P&G Chemicals
  • Pilot Chemical Corp.
  • Stepan Company
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Others

Key Topics Covered:

1. Introduction

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Insights

4. Market Dynamics

5. Market Segmentation and Analysis

6. Regional Market Analysis

7. Competitive Landscape

8. Company Profiles

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Related Topics: Surfactants

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Related Topics: Surfactants