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Acrylic Acid & Its Derivatives Market - By Derivative Types (Esters/Acrylates - Methyl, Ethyl, Butyl, 2-EH; Polymers - Elastomers, SAP, Water Treatment Polymers; Other Derivatives), Applications & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: January 2015
Report Code: CH 3105

 

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Acrylic acid & its derivatives are used in many industries for various applications. They are required in surface coatings, adhesives & sealants, textiles, diapers & training pants, adult incontinence & other personal care products, water treatment industry, mineral processing, detergent co-builders, specialty acrylates, and many other applications. The report covers qualitative aspect of acrylic acid & its derivatives and detailed volume (KT) and value ($Million) forecasts of acrylic acid along with its derivatives, application and region.

This study aims at estimating the global market of acrylic acid & its derivatives for 2014 and to project the expected demand of the same by 2019. This market research study provides a detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis of the global acrylic acid & its derivatives market. It provides a comprehensive review of key market drivers, restraints, opportunities, winning imperatives, challenges, and key issues in the market. The market is segmented and projected for important regions, such as Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America and Rest of the World, which are further segmented for key countries in each region.

Competitive scenarios of top players in the acrylic acid & its derivatives market have been discussed in detail. We have also profiled leading players of this industry with their recent developments and other strategic industry activities which include, Arkema SA (France), BASF SE (Germany), Evonik Industries (Germany), LG Chem Ltd. (South Korea), Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. (U.S.), Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation (Japan), OJSC Sibur Holding (Russia), Sasol Ltd. (South Africa),   Nippon Shokubai Co. Limited (Japan), The Dow Chemical Company (U.S.), are the most active and important players of the global acrylic acid & its derivatives industry.

Scope of the report:

The acrylic acid and its derivatives go hand in hand. This research report categorizes the global market for acrylic acid & its derivatives on the basis of derivatives & their types, applications, and region along with forecasting volume, value, and trends in each of the markets.

Acrylic acid & its derivatives market is segmented on the basis of its derivative type, application and region.

On the basis of derivative type and application:

Acrylic acid derivatives such as acrylic esters, acrylic polymers and other derivatives which include ammonium polyacrylate and polycyanoacrylate are described. Each derivative is further described in detail with volume and value forecasts. Furthermore, different applications of acrylic acid derivatives such as organic chemicals, surface coatings, adhesives & sealants, detergents, textiles, diapers & training pants, adult incontinence & other personal care products and water treatment are described in the report.

On the basis of region

Regional level segmentation is done for Acrylic acid & its derivatives that include North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Rest of the World (which include South America, the Middle East and Africa) and further for key countries in each region that include the U.S., China, India, South Korea, Japan, Germany, France, Belgium, and The Netherlands.

Table of Contents 
 
1 Introduction (Page No. - 14)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Scope
           1.2.1 Market Definition
           1.2.2 Markets Covered
                    1.2.2.1 By Region
                    1.2.2.2 By Application
           1.2.3 Year
           1.2.4 Currency
           1.2.5 Package Size
           1.2.6 Limitations
    1.3 Stake Holders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 18)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
                    2.1.2.3 Breakdown of Primaries
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
           2.2.1 Bottom-Up Approach
           2.2.2 Top Down Approach
    2.3 Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
    2.4 Research Assumptions
           2.4.1 Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 26)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 29)
    4.1 Attractive Market Opportunity for Acrylic Acid

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 31)
    5.1 Introduction
           5.1.1 Market Segmentation
    5.2 Market Dynamics
           5.2.1 Drivers
                    5.2.1.1 Rising Demand of Acrylic Acid in Emerging Markets
                    5.2.1.2 Growing Applications of Super Absorbent Polymers
                    5.2.1.3 Rapid Expansions By the Key Players
           5.2.2 Restraints
                    5.2.2.1 Increasing Raw Material Costs
                    5.2.2.2 Environmental Concerns and Health Hazards
           5.2.3 Opportunities
                    5.2.3.1 Saturated Demand for Pmma Resins
                    5.2.3.2 Commercial Production of Bio-Based Acrylic Acid
           5.2.4 Challenge
                    5.2.4.1 Bio-Based Chemicals as an Alternative to Petroleum-Based Acrylic Acid
           5.2.5 Burning Issues
                    5.2.5.1 Environmental Concerns
                               5.2.5.1.1 Clean Air Act (Amendments) 1990
                               5.2.5.1.2 Acute Toxicity and Air Exposure Limits
                    5.2.5.2 Health Hazards
                               5.2.5.2.1 Pulmonary Edema
                               5.2.5.2.2 Nasal Olfactory Epithelium
           5.2.6 Winning Imperatives
                    5.2.6.1 Expansion of Acrylic Acid Market in Latin America
                    5.2.6.2 Growing Joint Ventures for Super Absorbent Polymers (SAP)
                    5.2.6.3 Collaborations and Green Technologies

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 40)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Value Chain Analysis
           6.2.1 Raw Materials to End-Users
           6.2.2 Local and Regional Distribution Channels
           6.2.3 Customized Formulation Channels
    6.3 Raw Material Analysis
    6.4 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
           6.4.1 Threat From New Entrants
           6.4.2 Threat From Substitutes
           6.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
           6.4.4 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           6.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
    6.5 Strategic Benchmarking
           6.5.1 Expansion
           6.5.2 New Product Development

7 Acrylic Acid Market, By Derivative Type (Page No. - 47)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Acrylic Acid Derivatives
           7.2.1 Acrylic Esters
                    7.2.1.1 Methyl Acrylate
                    7.2.1.2 Ethyl Acrylate
                    7.2.1.3 Butyl Acrylate
                    7.2.1.4 2-Ethylhexyl Acrylate
                    7.2.1.5 Others Acrylic Esters
                               7.2.1.5.1 Specialty Acrylates
                               7.2.1.5.2 Benzyl Acrylate
                               7.2.1.5.3 Hydrox Propyl Acrylate
           7.2.2 Acrylic Polymers
                    7.2.2.1 Acrylic Elastomers
                    7.2.2.2 Superabsorbent Polymers
                    7.2.2.3 Water Treatment Polymers
           7.2.3 Other Derivatives
                    7.2.3.1 Ammonium Polyacrylate
                    7.2.3.2 Polycyanoacrylate

8 Acrylic Acid Market, By Application (Page No. - 61)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Acrylic Esters Market By Application
           8.2.1 Surface Coatings
           8.2.2 Adhesives & Sealants
           8.2.3 Plastic Additives
           8.2.4 Detergents
           8.2.5 Textiles
    8.3 Acrylic Polymers & Other Derivatives Market By Application
           8.3.1 Diapers & Training Pants
           8.3.2 Adult Incontinence & Other Personal Care Products
           8.3.3 Water Treatment (Dispersants, Anti-Scalants, Thickeners)
           8.3.4 Other Derivatives (Mineral Processing, Detergent Co-Builders, Specialty Acrylates, and Other Applications)

9 Acrylic Acid and Its Derivatives Market, By Region (Page No. - 87)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Asia-Pacific
           9.2.1 China
           9.2.2 Japan
           9.2.3 South Korea
           9.2.4 India
           9.2.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific
    9.3 Europe
           9.3.1 Germany
           9.3.2 Belgium
           9.3.3 the Netherlands
           9.3.4 France
           9.3.5 Rest of Europe
    9.4 North America
           9.4.1 U.S.
           9.4.2 Rest of North America
    9.5 Rest of the World
           9.5.1 South America
           9.5.2 Africa
           9.5.3 Middle East

10 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 112)
      10.1 Overview
      10.2 Arkema SA, BASF SE, and Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd.: Most Active Participants
      10.3 Competitive Situation and Trends
      10.4 Expansion: Most Popular Growth Strategy
              10.4.1 Expansions
              10.4.2 New Product Developments
              10.4.3 Joint Ventures
              10.4.4 Mergers & Acquisitions
              10.4.5 Partnerships, Agreements, & Collaborations

11 Company Profiles (Page No. - 130)
      11.1 Introduction
      11.2 Arkema SA
              11.2.1 Business Overview
              11.2.2 Products Offered
              11.2.3 Key Strategy
              11.2.4 Recent Developments
              11.2.5 SWOT Analysis
              11.2.6 MNM View
      11.3 Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd.
              11.3.1 Business Overview
              11.3.2 Products Offered
              11.3.3 Key Strategy
              11.3.4 Recent Developments
      11.4 SWOT Analysis
      11.5 MNM View
      11.6 BASF SE
              11.6.1 Business Overview
              11.6.2 Products Offered
              11.6.3 Key Strategy
              11.6.4 Recent Developments
              11.6.5 SWOT Analysis
              11.6.6 MNM View
      11.7 Evonik Industries
              11.7.1 Business Overview
              11.7.2 Products Offered
              11.7.3 Key Strategy
              11.7.4 Recent Developments
              11.7.5 SWOT Analysis
              11.7.6 MNM View
      11.8 The Dow Chemical Company
              11.8.1 Business Overview
              11.8.2 Products Offered
              11.8.3 Key Strategy
              11.8.4 Recent Developments
              11.8.5 SWOT Analysis
              11.8.6 MNM View
      11.9 LG Chem Ltd.
              11.9.1 Business Overview
              11.9.2 Products Offered
              11.9.3 Key Strategy
              11.9.4 Recent Developments
      11.10 Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.
              11.10.1 Business Overview
              11.10.2 Products Offered
              11.10.3 Key Strategy
              11.10.4 Recent Developments
      11.11 Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
              11.11.1 Business Overview
              11.11.2 Products Offered
              11.11.3 Key Strategy
              11.11.4 Recent Developments
      11.12 OJSC Sibur Holding
              11.12.1 Business Overview
              11.12.2 Products Offered
              11.12.3 Key Strategy
              11.12.4 Recent Developments
      11.13 Sasol Ltd.
              11.13.1 Business Overview
              11.13.2 Products Offered
              11.13.3 Key Strategy

12 Appendix (Page No. - 171)
      12.1 Insights From Industry Experts
      12.2 Discussion Guide
      12.3 Available Customizations
      12.4 Related Reports
 
List of Tables (85 Tables)
 
Table 1 Rising Demand in Emerging Countries is Propelling the Growth of Acrylic Acid Market
Table 2 Increasing Raw Material Costs is Restraining Market Growth
Table 3 Rising Consumer Demand for Green Products is Creating New Growth Avenues for Players in the Acrylic Acid & Its Derivatives Market
Table 4 Production of Bio-Based Acrylic Acid is the Key Challenge in Acrylic Acid & Its Derivatives Market
Table 5 Acrylic Acid Market, By Derivative Type, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 6 Acrylic Acid Market, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 (KT)
Table 7 Acrylic Esters Market, By Type, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 8 Acrylic Esters Market, By Type, 2012-2019 (KT)
Table 9 Acrylic Esters Market, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 10 Acrylic Esters Market, By Region, 2012-2019 (KT)
Table 11 Acrylic Polymers Market, By Type, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 12 Acrylic Polymers Market, By Type, 2012-2019 (KT)
Table 13 Acrylic Polymers Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 14 Acrylic Polymers Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 (KT)
Table 15 Other Derivatives Market, By Type, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 16 Other Derivatives Market, By Type, 2012-2019 (KT)
Table 17 Other Derivatives Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 18 Other Derivatives Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 (KT)
Table 19 Acrylic Esters Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 20 Acrylic Esters Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (KT)
Table 21 Surface Coatings Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 22 Surface Coatings Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 (KT)
Table 23 Adhesives & Sealants Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 24 Adhesives & Sealants Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 (KT)
Table 25 Plastic Additives Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 26 Plastic Additives Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 (KT)
Table 27 Detergents Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 28 Detergents Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 (KT)
Table 29 Textiles Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 30 Textiles Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 (KT)
Table 31 Acrylic Polymers & Other Derivatives Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 32 Acrylic Polymers & Other Derivatives Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (KT)
Table 33 Diapers & Training Pants Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 34 Diapers & Training Pants Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 (KT)
Table 35 Adult Incontinence & Other Personal Care Products Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 36 Adult Incontinence & Other Personal Care Products Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 (KT)
Table 37 Water Treatment (Dispersants, Anti-Scalants, Thickeners) Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 38 Water Treatment (Dispersants, Anti-Scalants, Thickeners) Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 (KT)
Table 39 Others (Mineral Processing, Detergent Co-Builders, Specialty Acrylates, and Other Applications) Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 40 Others (Mineral Processing, Detergent Co-Builders, Specialty Acrylates, and Other Applications) Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 (KT)
Table 41 Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 42 Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Region, 2012–2019 (KT)
Table 43 Asia-Pacific: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 44 Asia-Pacific: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 (KT)
Table 45 China: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 46 China: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 (KT)
Table 47 Japan: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 48 Japan: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 (KT)
Table 49 South Korea: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 50 South Korea: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 (KT)
Table 51 India: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 52 India: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 (KT)
Table 53 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 54 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 (KT)
Table 55 Europe: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 ($Millions)
Table 56 Europe: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 (KT)
Table 57 Germany: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 58 Germany: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 (KT)
Table 59 Belgium: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 60 Belgium: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 (KT)
Table 61 The Netherlands: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 62 The Netherlands: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 (KT)
Table 63 France: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Type, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 64 France: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Type, 2012–2019 (KT)
Table 65 Rest of Europe: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Type, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 66 Rest of Europe: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Type, 2012–2019 (KT)
Table 67 North America: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 68 North America: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 (KT)
Table 69 U.S.: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 ($Millions)
Table 70 U.S.: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 (KT)
Table 71 Rest of North America: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 ($Millions)
Table 72 Rest of North America: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 (KT)
Table 73 ROW: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 74 ROW: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Region, 2012–2019 (KT)
Table 75 South America: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type ($Million)
Table 76 South America: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 (KT)
Table 77 Africa: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 78 Africa: Acrylic Acid Market, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 (KT)
Table 79 Middle East: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 80 Middle East: Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2012–2019 (KT)
Table 81 Expansions, 2011–2014
Table 82 New Product Developments, 2011–2014
Table 83 Joint Ventures, 2011–2014
Table 84 Mergers & Acquisitions
Table 85 Partnerships, Agreements, and Collaborations, 2011-2014
 
 
List of Figures (67 Figures) 
 
Figure 1 Research Methodology
Figure 2 Break Down of Primary Interviews: By Company Type, Designation, & Region
Figure 3 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 4 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 5 Data Triangulation: Acrylic Acid Market
Figure 6 Acrylic Acid Market Size, By Derivative Type, 2014 Vs.2019 ($Million)
Figure 7 Asia-Pacific Was the Leading Market for Acrylic Acid and Its Derivatives in 2013
Figure 8 Acrylic Acid Market Size, 2014 vs. 2019 ($Million)
Figure 9 Asia-Pacific is the Fastest-Growing Region & Acrylic Esters Are the Fastest-Growing Derivative of Acrylic Acid
Figure 10 South America, Africa, & the Middle East Are the Emerging Markets for Acrylic Acid
Figure 11 Market Segmentation: By Type
Figure 12 Overview of the Market Forces Governing the Acrylic Acid Market
Figure 13 Key Raw Materials in the Acrylic Acid Industry
Figure 14 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis–Analysis of the Acrylic Acid Market
Figure 15 Acrylic Acid Demand Share, 2013
Figure 16 Acrylic Acid-Tree Diagram
Figure 17 Majority  of the Market is Dominated By Acrylic Esters Derivative, 2014-2019
Figure 18 Butyl Acrylate Will Continue to Lead the Acrylic Esters Market Till 2019 51
Figure 19 Superabsorbent Polymers to Dominate the Acrylic Polymers Market ($Million)
Figure 20 Increasing Usage of Superabsorbent Polymers in Personal Care Products to Push the Growth of Acrylic Polymers Market (KT)
Figure 21 Polycyanoacrylate Will Continue to Lead the Other Derivatives Market
Figure 22 Acrylic Acid Applications
Figure 23 Acrylic Acid & Its Derivative Market By Application
Figure 24 Surface Coating Application Dominates the Acrylic Ester Demand
Figure 25 Acrylic Esters Application Market Size, in Terms of Value, $Million, 2013 
Figure 26 Asia-Pacific Shows the Highest Growth in Terms of Value in Surface Coating Application for Acrylic Esters
Figure 27 Asia-Pacific Dominates Acrylic Ester Consumption in Adhesive & Sealants Application
Figure 28 North America Leads Plastic Additives Application for Acrylic Esters in Terms of Value
Figure 29 North America Dominates Acrylic Ester Demand for the Detergent Application
Figure 30 Asia-Pacific: Fastest Growing Market for Textile Applications of Acrylic Esters in Terms of Value
Figure 31 Diapers & Training Pants Application Dominates the Demand for Acrylic Polymers
Figure 32 Acrylic Polymers & Other Derivatives Application Market Size in Terms of Value, 2013
Figure 33 Asia-Pacific Leads the Global Demand for Acrylic Polymers & Other Derivatives in Diapers & Training Pants Application
Figure 34 North America: the Fastest Growing Market for Acrylic Polymers & Other Derivatives for Adult Incontinence & Other Personal Care Products  Application (Kilotons)
Figure 35 Asia-Pacific Dominates Acrylic Polymers & Other Derivatives Demand for Water Treatment (Dispersants, Anti-Scalants, Thickeners)
Figure 36 North America Leads the Global Market for Acrylic Polymers & Other Derivatives in Other (Mineral Processing, Detergent Co-Builders, Specialty Acrylates) Applications, in Terms of Value
Figure 37 Acrylic Acid Market Size, 2012–2019 (KT)
Figure 38 U.S. & China Reigning Acrylic Acid Market in Terms of Volume (KT), 2013
Figure 39 The Middle East, China, & India Are the Emerging Hot Spots
Figure 40 China & India Are Attractive Destinations for Derivatives of Acrylic Acid
Figure 41 China is the Key Hub for Asia-Pacific Acrylic Acid Market
Figure 42 China is the Key Market for Acrylic Acid in the Asia-Pacific Market
Figure 43 Germany Leading Among the European Countries for Acrylic Acid Market
Figure 44 Germany is the Key Market for Acrylic Acid in the European Market
Figure 45 The U.S. Accounts for A Major Share in the North American Acrylic Acid Market (2013)
Figure 46 The U.S. is the Key Market for Acrylic Acid in the North American Market (2014)
Figure 47 The African Market Offers Major Opportunities for the Acrylic Acid Market
Figure 48 Companies Adopted Expansion as the Key Growth Strategy Over the Last Four Years
Figure 49 Growth Strategy Analysis, By Company, 2011–2014
Figure 50 Market Evaluation Framework–Significant Product Developments Fuelled Growth in 2012 and 2013
Figure 51 Key Growth Strategies in the Acrylic Acid Market, 2011–2014
Figure 52 Regional Revenue Mix of the Top 5 Market Players-Reference
Figure 53 Arkema SA: Business Overview
Figure 54 Arkema: SWOT Analysis
Figure 55 Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd.: Business Overview
Figure 56 SWOT Analysis
Figure 57 BASF SE: Business Overview
Figure 58 BASF: SWOT Analysis
Figure 59 Evonik Industries: Business Overview
Figure 60 Evonik: SWOT Analysis
Figure 61 The Dow Chemical Company: Business Overview
Figure 62 Dow: SWOT Analysis
Figure 63 LG Chem Ltd: Business Overview
Figure 64 Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.: Business Overview
Figure 65 Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation: Business Overview
Figure 66 OJSC Sibur Holding: Business Overview
Figure 67 Sasol Ltd.: Business Overview

The Acrylic acid & its derivatives market is expected to witness a CAGR of 5.7% between 2014 and 2019 in terms of value, and is estimated to generate a global market value of $16,456 million by 2019.

The report on ‘Acrylic acid & its derivatives market’ considers study of acrylic acid and its derivative. The acrylic acid derivatives include acrylic esters, acrylic polymers and other derivatives which find their applications in surface coatings, adhesives and sealants, detergents, textiles, diapers & training pants, adult incontinence & other personal care products and water treatment.

The market for acrylic acid & its derivatives is estimated to increase significantly in Asia-Pacific due to the increasing demand of acrylic esters. Among various acrylic esters applications, surface coatings is witnessing fastest growth. Acrylic esters is projected to witness a CAGR of 4.9% in terms of volume, during the forecast period (2014-2019).

The global market for acrylic acid & its derivatives is growing at a CAGR of 5.7%, with Asia-Pacific leading consumption, followed by North America and Europe. China is the world’s largest consumer for acrylic acid and its derivatives. The major markets for acrylic acid & its derivatives include China, Japan, India, U.S. and Germany.

The increasing demand for superabsorbent polymers and the declining demand for PMMA resins makes Asia-Pacific an attractive market for capacity expansion. Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing market for acrylic acid & its derivatives across the world, followed by North America and Europe. The opportunities are cited in the commercialization of bio-based acrylic acid, and rising demands of acrylic acid in the emerging markets. With the aforementioned opportunities, the overall acrylic acid & its derivatives market remains attractive for coming years.

The key participants in this market are Arkema SA (France), BASF SE (Germany), Evonik Industries (Germany), LG Chem Ltd. (South Korea), Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. (U.S.), Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation (Japan), OJSC Sibur Holding (Russia), Sasol Ltd. (South Africa), Nippon Shokubai Co. Limited (Japan), The Dow Chemical Company (U.S.).

This report follows both top-down and bottom-up approaches to estimate and forecast the global acrylic acid & its derivatives market size.

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