Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVOH) Market

Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVOH) Market by Type (Fully hydrolyzed, partially hydrolyzed, PVOH hydrogels), application(PVB Resin, Adhesives and sealants, Textile, Paper, Builllding & construction, Packaging), and Region - Global Forecast to 2028

Report Code: CH 8677 Jun, 2023, by marketsandmarkets.com

Updated on : September 27, 2023

Polyvinyl Alcohol Market

The global polyvinyl alcohol market is valued at USD 3.7 billion in 2023 and is projected to reach USD 5.0 billion by 2028, growing at 6.1% cagr during the forecast period. The market is mainly led by the significant usage of polyvinyl alcohol in various end-use industries. The growing demand from the medical and personal care along with the paper, packaging and textile industries, and concerns for reducing the environmental impact are driving the market for polyvinyl  alcohol.

Attractive Opportunities in the Polyvinyl Alcohol Market

Polyvinyl Alcohol Market

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Polyvinyl Alcohol Market

Polyvinyl Alcohol Market Dynamics

Driver: Polyvinyl Butaryl(PVB) resin to drive the demand for PVOH market.

Due to their excellent adhesion, transparency, and impact resistance, these films are widely utilized in laminated safety glass, such as automotive windshields and architectural glass. As a result, the demand for PVB films and resins is closely linked to the demand for PVOH resins.

The cosmetic and personal care industry drive the demand for PVOH during the forecast period.

The growth of the cosmetics and personal care industry is expected to continue as consumers increasingly seek new and innovative products for their beauty and grooming routines. The cosmetics and personal care industry is driving the demand for PVOH (polyvinyl alcohol) due to its unique properties and versatility in various product applications. PVOH is used as a film-forming agent, thickener, and binder in various cosmetic and personal care products such as face masks, hair styling agents, eye  makeup, skin care products and nail polish.

The textile packaging and paper  industries to drive the demand of PVOH:

PVOH offers numerous advantages in the textile industry, including its water solubility, film-forming properties, adhesion, and flexibility. Its applications range from yarn sizing and dyeing/printing to fabric finishing and fiber spinning, making it a versatile polymer in textile processing. Polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) is widely utilized in the packaging industry due to its exceptional film-forming and barrier properties. PVOH films can be manufactured with different thicknesses and characteristics, making them suitable for a wide range of packaging applications.  Polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) offers a range of applications in the paper industry for its unique properties such as paper coatings, surface sizing, fibre reinforcement, paper coatings for packaging, release liners, decorative laminates and moulding applications.

Restraint: Environmental concerns may  lead to stringent regulations.

PVOH may face competition from bio-based and biodegradable materials due to factors like sustainability, biodegradability, and regulatory pressures. To remain competitive, PVOH manufacturers must consider developing sustainable and eco-friendly alternatives, focusing on innovation, and highlighting the unique properties and benefits of PVOH in various applications.

Bio  based and biodegradable materials are gaining traction in various industries due to their environmental friendly nature and ability to reduce the dependence  on petroleum based products.The growing demand for  sustainable  materials  can pose  a threat to the PVOH demand in specific applications. PVOH’s water soluble  nature can pose concerns when it enters  aquatic  ecosystems. If PVOH takes longer time to  degrade it can accumulate in water  bodies, potentially affecting the water  quality causing harm  to the aquatic  life. In addition to  that PVOH with higher degree of hydrolysis and molecular weight may degrade slowly potentially persisting in the environment and raising concerns about its environmental impact.

Opportunity: Medical applications to create new revenue pockets for the PVOH market

PVOH has excellent biocompatibility, making it suitable for wound care and medical applications. For example, PVOH can be used to develop hydrogel wound dressings that provide a moist environment for wound healing and absorb wound exudate. Additionally, PVOH can be used in drug delivery systems, such as controlled-release tablets, due to its water solubility and biocompatibility. PVOH is used to develop hydrogel-based wound dressings that promote a moist environment for wound healing, facilitate tissue regeneration, and absorb wound exudate. These dressings are particularly beneficial for treating burns, ulcers, and chronic wounds. It is utilized in drug delivery systems, such as controlled-release tablets or hydrogels, to sustain medications’ release. The biocompatibility and water solubility of PVOH make it an ideal candidate for these applications.

Challenge: technological advancement in end use industries.

In recent years, the adhesive industry has seen the development of hybrid adhesive technologies that combine the benefits of two or more adhesive chemistries. For example, silane-modified polyurethanes (SMPs) or MS polymers are hybrid adhesives that combine the strengths of polyurethane and silicone chemistries. These hybrids offer excellent adhesion, elasticity, and environmental resistance, making them suitable for various applications, such as construction, automotive, and industrial assembly. The increasing adoption of such hybrid adhesives may challenge the demand for PVOH-based adhesives.

Advancements in textile coatings have led to the development of materials that can provide improved performance compared to traditional PVOH-based coatings. For instance, some companies have developed waterborne polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) that can be used as textile coatings for improved water resistance, abrasion resistance, and durability. The growing demand for high-performance textile coatings can present a challenge for PVOH-based coatings in the textile industry.

The growing demand for sustainable packaging solutions has led to the development of bio-based and biodegradable materials that can replace traditional petroleum-based materials like PVOH. For example, polylactic acid (PLA) and polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) are biodegradable polymers derived from renewable resources that can be used in packaging films, coatings, and adhesives. The increased adoption of these sustainable materials in the packaging industry can pose a challenge to the demand for PVOH.

Market Ecosystem

A market ecosystem can be defined as the interlinked network of individuals, organizations, and various factors that influence the dynamics and functioning of a specific market or industry. It encompasses all the stakeholders involved in the production, distribution, and consumption of goods or services within that market.

The market ecosystem consists of several elements that interact and rely on each other, forming a complex web of relationships and dependencies

 The key players in this market are Kuraray Co Ltd ( Japan), Anhui Wanwei Group Co Ltd (China), Chang Chun Petrochemicals Co Ltd (Taiwan), Ningxia Dadi Circular Development Corp Ltd (China), Sinopec Sichuan Vinylon Works (China), Sekisui Specialty Chemicals (Japan), Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (Japan), Japan Vam and Poval Co Ltd (Japan), Merck Kgaa (Germany), Wacker Chemie AG (Germany), Denka Company Ltd (Japan).

Polyvinyl Alcohol Market Ecosystem

Polyvinyl Alcohol Market Ecosystem

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"Partially hydrolyzed is the largest type of  polyvinyl alcohol in 2023, in terms of value"

Partially hydrolyzed type PVOH accounted for the largest market share in the global polyvinyl alcohol industry, in terms of value, in 2023.   The segment is also projected to grow at the highest CAGR in value in 2023. It has many applications in textile , paper,packaging, construction industries  among others.  Partially hydrolyzed PVOH is employed in construction materials, including cement modifiers and tile adhesives. It enhances workability, adhesion, and water resistance, improving overall performance. Partially hydrolyzed PVOH acts as a binder in adhesive formulations for various applications. It offers excellent adhesion to different substrates, making it suitable for products like labels, tapes, and laminates. PVOH is increasingly utilized in packaging, particularly for water-soluble pouches and films. These pouches have applications in industries such as detergents, agrochemicals, and food processing. They dissolve in water, reducing packaging waste. Partially hydrolyzed PVOH is employed as a surface-sizing agent in paper manufacturing. It enhances the strength, printability, and water resistance of paper products while improving filler and pigment retention. In the textile industry, partially hydrolyzed PVOH acts as a warp-sizing agent, improving adhesion and enhancing the weaving process. It imparts strength, flexibility, and smoothness to fibers.

"PVB resin was the largest appplication for polyvinyl alcohol market in 2023, in terms of value"

Polyvinyl butyral (PVB) resin is an important component of PVB films. To increase the adhesion of the PVB film to other materials, PVA can also be utilized as a binder in PVB resin. The final PVB film's tensile strength and flexibility can both be increased by adding PVA to the PVB resin. In PVB resin which is commonly used in laminated safety glass application.

Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) is utilized in a range of applications within polyvinyl butyral (PVB) resin, including as a plasticizer to enhance the flexibility and toughness of the end product.

"Asia Pacific was the largest market for polyvinyl alcoholin 2023, in terms of value."

Asia Pacific was the largest market for the global polyvinyl alcohol industry, in terms of value, in 2023. China is the largest market in the Asia Pacific. It is projected to witness the highest growth during the forecast period considering of growth of paper, packaging, textile and construction industries in the region. The major players operating in the Asia Pacific region are Kuraray Co Ltd ( Japan), Anhui Wanwei Group Co Ltd (China), Chang Chun Petrochemicals Co Ltd (Taiwan), Ningxia Dadi Circular Development Corp Ltd (China), Sinopec Sichuan Vinylon Works (China), Sekisui Specialty Chemicals (Japan), Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (Japan), Japan Vam and Poval Co Ltd (Japan) among  others

Polyvinyl Alcohol Market by Region

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Polyvinyl Alcohol Market Players

The key players in this market are Kuraray Co Ltd ( Japan), Anhui Wanwei Group Co Ltd (China), Chang Chun Petrochemicals Co Ltd (Taiwan), Ningxia Dadi Circular Development Corp Ltd (China), Sinopec Sichuan Vinylon Works (China), Sekisui Specialty Chemicals (Japan), Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (Japan), Japan Vam and Poval Co Ltd (Japan), Merck Kgaa (Germany), Wacker Chemie AG (Germany), Denka Company Ltd (Japan).

Continuous developments in the market—including new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, agreements, and expansions—are expected to help the market grow. Leading manufacturers of polyvinyl alcohol have opted for new product launches to sustain their market position.

Polyvinyl Alcohol Market Report Scope

Report Metric

Details

Market Size Value in 2023

USD 3.7 billion

Revenue Forecast in 2028

USD 5.0 billion

CAGR

6.1%

Years considered for the study

2020-2028

Base Year

2022

Forecast period

2023-2028

Units considered

 Value (USD Billion/Million)

Segments

Type, Application, and Region

Regions

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

Companies

 Kuraray Co Ltd (Japan), Anhui Wanwei Group Co Ltd (China), Chang Chun Petrochemicals Co Ltd (Taiwan), Ningxia Dadi Circular Development Corp Ltd (China), Sinopec Sichuan Vinylon Works (China), Sekisui Specialty Chemicals (Japan), Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (Japan), Japan Vam and Poval Co Ltd (Japan), Merck Kgaa (Germany), Wacker Chemie AG (Germany), Denka Company Ltd (Japan)

This report categorizes the global polyvinyl alcohol lmarket based on type, application and region.

On the basis of type, the market has been segmented as follows:
  • Fully hydrolyzed.
  • Partially hydrolyzed.
  • PVOH hydrogels.
  • Others.
On the basis of application, the market has been segmented as follows:
On the basis of region, the market has been segmented as follows:
  • Asia Pacific.
  • Europe.
  • North America.
  • Middle East & Africa.
  • South America.

Recent Developments

  • In February 2023 , Kuraray Poval (polyvinyl alcohol, PVOH), polyvinyl butyral (PVB), polyvinyl butyral film, and SentryGlas, four of the company's products manufactured in Europe, have all undergone a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) by the product sustainability consultancy Sphera Solutions. This evaluation, which uses a cradle-to-gate approach, seeks to examine the sustainability of Kuraray's goods, and identify potential for development..
  • In March 2023 Chang Chun Petrochemical Co. Ltd.  announced an expansion project of new copper foil production facility in North America to proactively respond to robust growing consumer demand in electric vehicle market. The plan is to start mass production of copper foil as early as 2026 with capacity of 50,000 tons per annum. 
  • In February 2023, The Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation announced that it has decided to establish a new facility at the Okayama Plant to enhance the production capacity of GOHSENX and Nichigo G-Polymer, specialty brands of polyvinyl alcohol resin (PVOH resin). The facility is scheduled to start operation in October 2024.
  • In May 2022, A deal for renewable energy over five years has been announced by TXU Energy and SEKISUI Specialty Chemical. The company is now running on renewable energy.
  • In June 2022, the world's top manufacturer of carbon negative materials, Origin Materials, Inc., and Kuraray Co., Ltd have announced a strategic alliance to market cutting-edge carbon negative materials for a range of polymer applications. Origin Materials, Inc.'s objective is to facilitate the global transition to sustainable materials.
  • In march 2021, Anhui Wanwei Group announced plans to invest 1 billion yuan to build a new PVA production line. The new production line is expected to have an annual output of 80,000 tons and will increase the company's PVA production capacity.
  • In 2021, Merck Kgaa to serve its fast expanding reference materials business, Merck, a prominent science, and technology corporation, intends to construct a new laboratory facility in Buchs, Switzerland, costing € 18 million.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
1 INTRODUCTION (Page No. - 28)
    1.1 STUDY OBJECTIVES 
    1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 
    1.3 INCLUSIONS AND EXCLUSIONS 
    1.4 MARKET SCOPE 
          FIGURE 1 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET SEGMENTATION
           1.4.1 REGIONS COVERED
           1.4.2 YEARS CONSIDERED
    1.5 CURRENCY CONSIDERED 
    1.6 UNITS CONSIDERED 
    1.7 LIMITATIONS 
    1.8 STAKEHOLDERS 
 
2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY (Page No. - 32)
    2.1 RESEARCH DATA 
          FIGURE 2 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET: RESEARCH DESIGN
           2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA
           2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA
                    2.1.2.1 Primary interviews - Top polyvinyl alcohol manufacturers
                    2.1.2.2 Breakdown of primary interviews
                    2.1.2.3 Key industry insights
    2.2 BASE NUMBER CALCULATION 
           2.2.1 APPROACH 1: SUPPLY-SIDE ANALYSIS
           2.2.2 APPROACH 2: DEMAND-SIDE ANALYSIS
    2.3 FORECAST NUMBER CALCULATION 
           2.3.1 SUPPLY SIDE
           2.3.2 DEMAND SIDE
    2.4 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 
           2.4.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
           2.4.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH
    2.5 DATA TRIANGULATION 
          FIGURE 3 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET: DATA TRIANGULATION
    2.6 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS 
 
3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY (Page No. - 40)
    FIGURE 4 PVB RESIN APPLICATION TO LEAD POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET BETWEEN 2023 AND 2028
    FIGURE 5 PARTIALLY HYDROLYZED POLYVINYL ALCOHOL TO DOMINATE POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET BETWEEN 2023 AND 2028
    FIGURE 6 ASIA PACIFIC TO DOMINATE POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET IN 2023
 
4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS (Page No. - 43)
    4.1 SIGNIFICANT OPPORTUNITIES FOR PLAYERS IN POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET 
          FIGURE 7 INCREASING DEMAND FROM VARIOUS APPLICATION SEGMENTS TO DRIVE MARKET
    4.2 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION 
          FIGURE 8 PVB RESIN TO BE LARGEST APPLICATION OF POLYVINYL ALCOHOL DURING FORECAST PERIOD
    4.3 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY TYPE 
          FIGURE 9 PARTIALLY HYDROLYZED TYPE TO ACCOUNT FOR LARGEST MARKET SHARE DURING FORECAST PERIOD
    4.4 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY REGION 
          FIGURE 10 ASIA PACIFIC TO REGISTER HIGHEST CAGR IN POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET DURING FORECAST PERIOD
    4.5 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY TYPE 
          FIGURE 11 FULLY HYDROLYZED POLYVINYL ALCOHOL TO BE FASTEST GROWING SEGMENT DURING FORECAST PERIOD
    4.6 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION 
          FIGURE 12 MEDICAL & PERSONAL CARE TO BE FASTEST GROWING APPLICATION DURING FORECAST PERIOD
 
5 MARKET OVERVIEW (Page No. - 46)
    5.1 INTRODUCTION 
    5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 
          FIGURE 13 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET: DRIVERS, RESTRAINTS, OPPORTUNITIES, AND CHALLENGES
           5.2.1 DRIVERS
                    5.2.1.1 Increasing demand from polyvinyl butyral (PVB) application
                    5.2.1.2 Growing demand from textile industry
                    5.2.1.3 Growth of packaging industry owing to rapidly growing e-commerce industry
                    5.2.1.4 Rising applications in paper industry
                    5.2.1.5 Cosmetics & personal care industry to drive demand
           5.2.2 RESTRAINTS
                    5.2.2.1 Moisture sensitivity and limited chemical compatibility
                    5.2.2.2 Stringent regulations on use of PVOH in detergents due to environmental concerns
           5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES
                    5.2.3.1 Emerging applications in medical industry to create new revenue pockets
           5.2.4 CHALLENGES
                    5.2.4.1 Fluctuating raw material prices affecting profitability of manufacturers
                    5.2.4.2 Technological advancement in end-use industries
 
6 INDUSTRY TRENDS (Page No. - 55)
    6.1 INTRODUCTION 
    6.2 SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS 
          FIGURE 14 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET: SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS
           6.2.1 RAW MATERIAL SOURCING
           6.2.2 PVOH MANUFACTURING
           6.2.3 PACKAGING AND DISTRIBUTION
           6.2.4 APPLICATION IN END-USE INDUSTRIES
    6.3 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 
          FIGURE 15 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET: PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
           6.3.1 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS
           6.3.2 THREATS OF SUBSTITUTES
           6.3.3 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
           6.3.4 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
           6.3.5 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY
    6.4 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET: ECOSYSTEM MAPPING 
    6.5 REGULATORY LANDSCAPE 
           6.5.1 REGULATORY BODIES, GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS
                    TABLE 1 NORTH AMERICA: REGULATORY BODIES, GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS
                    TABLE 2 EUROPE: REGULATORY BODIES, GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS
                    TABLE 3 ASIA PACIFIC: REGULATORY BODIES, GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS
                    TABLE 4 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: REGULATORY BODIES, GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS
                    TABLE 5 SOUTH AMERICA: REGULATORY BODIES, GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS
    6.6 PATENT ANALYSIS 
           6.6.1 INTRODUCTION
           6.6.2 METHODOLOGY
                    6.6.2.1 Document Type
                                TABLE 6 TOTAL PATENT COUNT IN LAST 10 YEARS
                    6.6.2.2 Publication trends over last 10 years
                                FIGURE 16 PATENT PUBLICATION OVER LAST 10 YEARS
           6.6.3 INSIGHTS
           6.6.4 LEGAL STATUS OF PATENTS
           6.6.5 JURISDICTION ANALYSIS
                    FIGURE 17 TOP JURISDICTION–BY DOCUMENT
           6.6.6 TOP PATENT APPLICANTS
    6.7 PRICING ANALYSIS 
          FIGURE 18 AVERAGE SELLING PRICE BASED ON REGION (USD/KG)
    6.8 KEY FACTORS AFFECTING BUYING DECISIONS 
           6.8.1 QUALITY
           6.8.2 SERVICE
                    FIGURE 19 SUPPLIER SELECTION CRITERION
    6.9 TRADE ANALYSIS 
           6.9.1 IMPORT SCENARIO
                    TABLE 7 IMPORT SCENARIO FOR POLYVINYL ALCOHOL: WHETHER OR NOT CONTAINING UNHYDROLYZED ACETATE GROUP, HS CODE: 390530, BY KEY COUNTRIES, 2022 (USD MILLION)
           6.9.2 EXPORT SCENARIO
                    TABLE 8 EXPORT SCENARIO FOR POLYVINYL ALCOHOL: WHETHER OR NOT CONTAINING UNHYDROLYZED ACETATE GROUP, HS CODE: 390530, BY KEY COUNTRIES, 2022 (USD MILLION)
    6.10 TRENDS/DISRUPTIONS IMPACTING CUSTOMER BUSINESS 
           6.10.1 EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS FOR POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MANUFACTURERS
                     FIGURE 20 REVENUE SHIFT FOR POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MANUFACTURERS
    6.11 MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS 
           6.11.1 GDP TRENDS AND FORECASTS OF MAJOR ECONOMIES
                     TABLE 9 GDP TRENDS AND FORECASTS, BY KEY COUNTRIES, 2019–2028
 
7 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY TYPE (Page No. - 72)
    7.1 INTRODUCTION 
          FIGURE 21 PARTIALLY HYDROLYZED POLYVINYL ALCOHOL TO LEAD MARKET DURING FORECAST PERIOD
          FIGURE 22 PARTIALLY HYDROLYZED POLYVINYL ALCOHOL TO DOMINATE MARKET DURING FORECAST PERIOD
          TABLE 10 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 11 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY TYPE, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 12 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020–2022 (TON)
          TABLE 13 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY TYPE, 2023–2028 (TON)
    7.2 FULLY HYDROLYZED POLYVINYL ALCOHOL 
           7.2.1 EXCEPTIONAL WATER SOLUBILITY TO ADD TO DEMAND
    7.3 PARTIALLY HYDROLYZED POLYVINYL ALCOHOL 
           7.3.1 ABILITY TO RETAIN SOME OF ITS ACETATE GROUPS TO DRIVE DEMAND
    7.4 OTHERS 
           7.4.1 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL HYDROGELS
           7.4.2 MODIFIED POLYVINYL ALCOHOL
                    7.4.2.1 Crosslinked polyvinyl alcohol
                    7.4.2.2 Grafted polyvinyl alcohol
                    7.4.2.3 Composite polyvinyl alcohol
                    7.4.2.4 Blended polyvinyl alcohol
                    7.4.2.5 Functionalized polyvinyl alcohol
           7.4.3 FOAM-GRADE POLYVINYL ALCOHOL
                    7.4.3.1 High foam-grade polyvinyl alcohol
                    7.4.3.2 Low foam-grade polyvinyl alcohol
 
8 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION (Page No. - 79)
    8.1 INTRODUCTION 
          FIGURE 23 PVB RESIN TO LEAD POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET DURING FORECAST PERIOD
          FIGURE 24 PVB RESIN TO LEAD POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET DURING FORECAST PERIOD
          TABLE 14 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 15 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 16 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
          TABLE 17 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
    8.2 PVB RESIN 
           8.2.1 EXTENSIVE USE OF PVOH FOR LAMINATED SAFETY GLASS
    8.3 ADHESIVE & SEALANTS 
           8.3.1 PVOH USED IN ADHESIVES AND SEALANTS DUE TO ITS FILM FORMING AND SUPERIOR ADHESIVE QUALITIES
    8.4 TEXTILE 
           8.4.1 PVOH WIDELY USED FOR WARP SIZING IN TEXTILE INDUSTRY
    8.5 PAPER 
           8.5.1 PVOH USED AS DEPENDABLE AND DURABLE SUBSTITUTE FOR STARCH IN PAPER PRODUCTION
    8.6 BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION 
           8.6.1 PVOH USED AS SURFACE SEALANT TO PREVENT WATER DAMAGE
    8.7 PACKAGING 
           8.7.1 PVOH USEFUL FOR MAKING BIODEGRADABLE PACKAGING
    8.8 MEDICAL & PERSONAL CARE 
           8.8.1 PVOH WIDELY USED IN PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS FOR ITS HIGH WATER ABSORPTION AND RETENTION QUALITIES
    8.9 OTHERS 
           8.9.1 AGRICULTURE
           8.9.2 INKS
 
9 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY REGION (Page No. - 88)
    9.1 INTRODUCTION 
          TABLE 18 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY REGION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 19 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY REGION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
          TABLE 20 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY REGION, 2020–2022 (TON)
          TABLE 21 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY REGION, 2023–2028 (TON)
    9.2 ASIA PACIFIC 
          FIGURE 25 ASIA PACIFIC: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET SNAPSHOT
           9.2.1 RECESSION IMPACT
                    TABLE 22 ASIA PACIFIC: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET BY COUNTRY, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 23 ASIA PACIFIC: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 24 ASIA PACIFIC: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020–2022 (TON)
                    TABLE 25 ASIA PACIFIC: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2023–2028 (TON)
                    TABLE 26 ASIA PACIFIC: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 27 ASIA PACIFIC: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 28 ASIA PACIFIC: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                    TABLE 29 ASIA PACIFIC: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
           9.2.2 CHINA
                    9.2.2.1 World leader in capacity, production, and exports of PVOH
                                TABLE 30 CHINA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 31 CHINA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 32 CHINA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                                TABLE 33 CHINA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
           9.2.3 JAPAN
                    9.2.3.1 40% of total PVOH production utilized by textile industry
                                TABLE 34 JAPAN: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 35 JAPAN: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 36 JAPAN: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                                TABLE 37 JAPAN: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
           9.2.4 INDIA
                    9.2.4.1 Prominent importer of PVOH
                                TABLE 38 INDIA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 39 INDIA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 40 INDIA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                                TABLE 41 INDIA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
           9.2.5 SOUTH KOREA
                    9.2.5.1 Well-established industrial base boosting PVOH production
                                TABLE 42 SOUTH KOREA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 43 SOUTH KOREA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 44 SOUTH KOREA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                                TABLE 45 SOUTH KOREA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
           9.2.6 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC
                    TABLE 46 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 47 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 48 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                    TABLE 49 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
    9.3 EUROPE 
          FIGURE 26 EUROPE: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET SNAPSHOT
           9.3.1 RECESSION IMPACT
                    TABLE 50 EUROPE: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 51 EUROPE: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 52 EUROPE: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020–2022 (TON)
                    TABLE 53 EUROPE: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2023–2028 (TON)
                    TABLE 54 EUROPE: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 55 EUROPE: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 56 EUROPE: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                    TABLE 57 EUROPE: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
           9.3.2 GERMANY
                    9.3.2.1 Strong automotive sector to favor market growth
                                TABLE 58 GERMANY: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 59 GERMANY: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 60 GERMANY: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                                TABLE 61 GERMANY: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
           9.3.3 FRANCE
                    9.3.3.1 Focus on waste management and sustainability
                                TABLE 62 FRANCE: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 63 FRANCE: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 64 FRANCE: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                                TABLE 65 FRANCE: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
           9.3.4 ITALY
                    9.3.4.1 Growing chemical and pharmaceutical industries to drive demand
                                TABLE 66 ITALY: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 67 ITALY: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 68 ITALY: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                                TABLE 69 ITALY: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
           9.3.5 UK
                    9.3.5.1 Vast manufacturing sector to support market
                                TABLE 70 UK: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 71 UK: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 72 UK: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                                TABLE 73 UK: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
           9.3.6 SPAIN
                    9.3.6.1 Automobile, food & beverage, and textile industries to drive demand
                                TABLE 74 SPAIN: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 75 SPAIN: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 76 SPAIN: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                                TABLE 77 SPAIN: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
           9.3.7 REST OF EUROPE
                    TABLE 78 REST OF EUROPE: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 79 REST OF EUROPE: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 80 REST OF EUROPE: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                    TABLE 81 REST OF EUROPE: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
    9.4 NORTH AMERICA 
          FIGURE 27 NORTH AMERICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET SNAPSHOT
           9.4.1 RECESSION IMPACT
                    TABLE 82 NORTH AMERICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY COUNTRY 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 83 NORTH AMERICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY COUNTRY 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 84 NORTH AMERICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020–2022 (TON)
                    TABLE 85 NORTH AMERICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2023–2028 (TON)
                    TABLE 86 NORTH AMERICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 87 NORTH AMERICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 88 NORTH AMERICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                    TABLE 89 NORTH AMERICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
           9.4.2 US
                    9.4.2.1 Growing focus on sustainability and eco-friendly solutions
                                TABLE 90 US: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 91 US: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 92 US: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                                TABLE 93 US: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
           9.4.3 CANADA
                    9.4.3.1 High demand from construction industry
                                TABLE 94 CANADA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 95 CANADA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 96 CANADA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022(TON)
                                TABLE 97 CANADA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028(TON)
           9.4.4 MEXICO
                    9.4.4.1 Growing manufacturing and agricultural industries to drive demand
                                TABLE 98 MEXICO: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 99 MEXICO: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 100 MEXICO: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                                TABLE 101 MEXICO: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
    9.5 SOUTH AMERICA 
           9.5.1 RECESSION IMPACT
                    TABLE 102 SOUTH AMERICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 103 SOUTH AMERICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 104 SOUTH AMERICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020–2022 (TON)
                    TABLE 105 SOUTH AMERICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2023–2028 (TON)
                    TABLE 106 SOUTH AMERICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 107 SOUTH AMERICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 108 SOUTH AMERICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                    TABLE 109 SOUTH AMERICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
           9.5.2 BRAZIL
                    9.5.2.1 PVOH used in various packaging applications
                                TABLE 110 BRAZIL: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 111 BRAZIL: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 112 BRAZIL: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                                TABLE 113 BRAZIL: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
           9.5.3 CHILE
                    9.5.3.1 Growth of mining and manufacturing industries to drive demand
                                TABLE 114 CHILE: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 115 CHILE: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 116 CHILE: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                                TABLE 117 CHILE: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
           9.5.4 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA
                    TABLE 118 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 119 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 120 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                    TABLE 121 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
    9.6 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 
           9.6.1 RECESSION IMPACT
                    TABLE 122 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 123 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 124 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020–2022 (TON)
                    TABLE 125 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2023–2028(TON)
                    TABLE 126 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 127 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 128 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                    TABLE 129 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
           9.6.2 TURKEY
                    9.6.2.1 Construction, automobile, and chemical industries to drive market
                                TABLE 130 TURKEY: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 131 TURKEY: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 132 TURKEY: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                                TABLE 133 TURKEY: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
           9.6.3 SOUTH AFRICA
                    9.6.3.1 Agriculture sector to drive market
                                TABLE 134 SOUTH AFRICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 135 SOUTH AFRICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                                TABLE 136 SOUTH AFRICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                                TABLE 137 SOUTH AFRICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
           9.6.4 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA
                    TABLE 138 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION 2020–2022 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 139 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (USD MILLION)
                    TABLE 140 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020–2022 (TON)
                    TABLE 141 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2023–2028 (TON)
 
10 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE (Page No. - 152)
     10.1 OVERVIEW 
             TABLE 142 STRATEGIES ADOPTED BY KEY MANUFACTURERS OF POLYVINYL ALCOHOL
     10.2 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS 
             FIGURE 28 MARKET RANKING OF TOP 5 PLAYERS, 2022
             FIGURE 29 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS, 2022
             TABLE 143 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET: DEGREE OF COMPETITION
     10.3 MARKET EVALUATION FRAMEWORK 
             TABLE 144 MARKET EVALUATION FRAMEWORK, 2020–2023
     10.4 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS 
             10.4.1 DEALS
                        TABLE 145 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET: DEALS, 2020–2023
     10.5 COMPANY EVALUATION MATRIX 
             10.5.1 STARS
             10.5.2 EMERGING LEADERS
             10.5.3 PERVASIVE PLAYERS
             10.5.4 PARTICIPANTS
                        FIGURE 30 POLYVINYL ALCOHOL MARKET: COMPANY EVALUATION MATRIX, 2022
     10.6 STARTUP/SME EVALUATION QUADRANT 
             10.6.1 PROGRESSIVE COMPANIES
             10.6.2 RESPONSIVE COMPANIES
             10.6.3 DYNAMIC COMPANIES
             10.6.4 STARTING BLOCKS
                        FIGURE 31 COMPANY EVALUATION MATRIX FOR STARTUPS/SMES, 2022
                        TABLE 146 SME TYPE FOOTPRINT
                        TABLE 147 SME APPLICATION FOOTPRINT
                        TABLE 148 SME REGION FOOTPRINT
                        TABLE 149 KEY COMPANY TYPE FOOTPRINT
                        TABLE 150 KEY COMPANY APPLICATION FOOTPRINT
                        TABLE 151 KEY COMPANY REGION FOOTPRINT
 
11 COMPANY PROFILES (Page No. - 167)
(Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, Deals, MnM view, Right to win, Strategic choices, Weakness competitive threats) *
     11.1 KEY PLAYERS 
             11.1.1 KURARAY CO., LTD.
                        TABLE 152 KURARAY CO., LTD.: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        FIGURE 32 KURARAY CO., LTD.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                        TABLE 153 KURARAY CO., LTD.: PRODUCTS OFFERED
                        TABLE 154 KURARAY CO., LTD.: DEALS
             11.1.2 SEKISUI SPECIALTY CHEMICALS
                        TABLE 155 SEKISUI SPECIALTY CHEMICALS: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        FIGURE 33 SEKISUI SPECIALTY CHEMICALS: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                        TABLE 156 SEKISUI SPECIALTY CHEMICALS: PRODUCTS OFFERED
                        TABLE 157 SEKISUI SPECIALTY CHEMICALS: DEALS
             11.1.3 SINOPEC SICHUAN VINYLON WORKS
                        TABLE 158 SINOPEC SICHUAN VINYLON WORKS: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 159 SINOPEC SICHUAN VINYLON WORKS: PRODUCTS OFFERED
                        TABLE 160 SINOPEC SICHUAN VINYLON WORKS: OTHERS
             11.1.4 MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
                        TABLE 161 MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        FIGURE 34 MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                        TABLE 162 MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION: PRODUCTS OFFERED
                        TABLE 163 MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION: DEALS
             11.1.5 JAPAN VAM AND POVAL CO., LTD.
                        TABLE 164 JAPAN VAM AND POVAL CO., LTD.: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 165 JAPAN VAM AND POVAL CO. LTD.: PRODUCTS OFFERED
             11.1.6 CHANG CHUN PETROCHEMICAL CO. LTD.
                        TABLE 166 CHANG CHUN PETROCHEMICAL CO. LTD.: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 167 CHANG CHUN PETROCHEMICAL CO. LTD.: PRODUCTS OFFERED
                        TABLE 168 CHANG CHUN PETROCHEMICAL CO. LTD.: OTHERS
             11.1.7 ANHUI WANWEI GROUP CO., LTD.
                        TABLE 169 ANHUI WANWEI GROUP CO., LTD.: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 170 ANHUI WANWEI GROUP CO., LTD.: PRODUCTS OFFERED
                        TABLE 171 ANHUI WANWEI GROUP CO., LTD.: PRODUCT LAUNCHES
                        TABLE 172 ANHUI WANWEI GROUP CO., LTD.: DEALS
                        TABLE 173 ANHUI WANWEI GROUP CO., LTD.: OTHERS
             11.1.8 MERCK KGAA
                        TABLE 174 MERCK KGAA: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        FIGURE 35 MERCK KGAA: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                        TABLE 175 MERCK KGAA: PRODUCTS OFFERED
                        TABLE 176 MERCK KGAA: DEALS
                        TABLE 177 MERCK KGAA: OTHERS
             11.1.9 DENKA COMPANY LTD.
                        TABLE 178 DENKA COMPANY LTD.: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        FIGURE 36 DENKA COMPANY LTD.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                        TABLE 179 DENKA COMPANY LTD.: PRODUCTS OFFERED
                        TABLE 180 DENKA COMPANY LTD.: OTHERS
             11.1.10 WACKER CHEMIE AG
                        TABLE 181 WACKER CHEMIE AG: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        FIGURE 37 WACKER CHEMIE AG: COMPANY SNAPSHOT
                        TABLE 182 WACKER CHEMIE AG: PRODUCTS OFFERED
                        TABLE 183 WACKER CHEMIE AG: OTHERS
             11.1.11 NINGXIA DADI CIRCULAR DEVELOPMENT CORP. LTD.
                        TABLE 184 NINGXIA DADI CIRCULAR DEVELOPMENT CORP. LTD.: COMPANY OVERVIEW
                        TABLE 185 NINGXIA DADI CIRCULAR DEVELOPMENT CORP. LTD.: PRODUCTS OFFERED
                        TABLE 186 NINGXIA DADI CIRCULAR DEVELOPMENT CORP. LTD.: OTHERS
*Details on Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, Deals, MnM view, Right to win, Strategic choices, Weakness competitive threats might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.
     11.2 OTHER KEY PLAYERS 
             11.2.1 HEFEI TNJ CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
             11.2.2 TOKYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO. LTD (TCI CHEMICALS)
             11.2.3 ASTRRA CHEMICALS
             11.2.4 INNER MONGOLIA SHUANGXIN ENVIRONMENT-FRIENDLY MATERIAL CO. LTD.,
             11.2.5 SYNTHOMER PLC
             11.2.6 PON PURE CHEMICALS GROUP
             11.2.7 ALFA AESAR
             11.2.8 EASTHONY
             11.2.9 SNP, INC.
             11.2.10 SPECTRUM CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING GROUP
             11.2.11 QUINDAO SANHUAN COLORCHEM CO. LTD.
             11.2.12 SHANGHAI CHEMEX GROUP LTD.
             11.2.13 HAREX
             11.2.14 LIWEI CHEMICAL CO. LTD.
             11.2.15 TANG ZHI TECHNOLOGY (HEBEI) CO. LTD.
 
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The study involved four major activities in estimating the market size of the polyvinyl alcohol market. Exhaustive secondary research was done to collect information on the market, the peer market, and the parent market. The next step was to validate these findings, assumptions, and sizing with industry experts across the value chain through primary research. Both top-down and bottom-up approaches were employed to estimate the complete market size. Thereafter, the market breakdown and data triangulation procedures were used to estimate the market size of the segments and subsegments.

Secondary Research

In the secondary research process, various secondary sources have been referred to for identifying and collecting information for this study. These secondary sources include annual reports, press releases, investor presentations of companies, white papers, certified publications, trade directories, articles from recognized authors, the gold standard and silver standard websites, and databases.

Secondary research has been used to obtain key information about the value chain of the industry, the monetary chain of the market, the total pool of key players, market classification, and segmentation according to industry trends to the bottom-most level and regional markets. It was also used to obtain information about the key developments from a market-oriented perspective.

Primary Research

The polyvinyl alcoholmarket comprises several stakeholders in the value chain, which include raw material suppliers, PVOH manufacturers, packaging and distribution and application of the end users. Various primary sources from the supply and demand sides of the polyvinyl alcoholmarket have been interviewed to obtain qualitative and quantitative information. The primary interviewees from the demand side include key opinion leaders in end-use sectors. The primary sources from the supply side include manufacturers, associations, and institutions involved in the polyvinyl alcohol industry.

Primary interviews were conducted to gather insights such as market statistics, data of revenue collected from the products and services, market breakdowns, market size estimations, market forecasting, and data triangulation. Primary research also helped in understanding the various trends related to technology, type, application, and region. Stakeholders from the demand side, such as CIOs, CTOs, and CSOs were interviewed to understand the buyer’s perspective on the suppliers, products, component providers, and their current usage of polyvinyl alcoholand the future outlook of their business, which will affect the overall market.

The breakdown of profiles of the primary interviewees is illustrated in the figure below:

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Note: Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 companies are classified based on their market revenue in 2021 available in the public domain, product portfolios, and geographical presence.

Other designations include consultants and sales, marketing, and procurement managers.

Company Name

Designation

Kuraray Co. Ltd.

Individual Industry Expert

Anhui Wanwei Group Co Ltd

Sales Manager

 Chang Chun Petrochemicals Co Ltd

Director

Ningxia Dadi Circular Development Corp Ltd.

Marketing Manager

Sekisui Specialty Chemicals

R&D Manager

Market Size Estimation

The top-down and bottom-up approaches have been used to estimate and validate the size of the polyvinyl alcohol market.

  • The key players in the industry have been identified through extensive secondary research.
  • The industry's supply chain has been determined through primary and secondary research.
  • All percentage shares, splits, and breakdowns have been determined using secondary sources and verified through primary sources.
  • All possible parameters that affect the markets covered in this research study have been accounted for, viewed in extensive detail, verified through primary research, and analyzed to obtain the final quantitative and qualitative data.
  • The research includes the study of reports, reviews, and newsletters of the key market players, along with extensive interviews for opinions with leaders such as directors and marketing executives.

Polyvinyl Alcohol Market: Bottum-Up Approach

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Source: Secondary Research, Interviews with Experts, and MarkestsandMarkets Analysis

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Polyvinyl Alcohol  Market: Top-Down Approach

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Data Triangulation

After arriving at the total market size from the estimation process explained above, the overall market has been split into several segments and sub-segments. To complete the overall market engineering process and arrive at the exact statistics for all the segments and sub-segments, the data triangulation and market breakdown procedures have been employed, wherever applicable. The data has been triangulated by studying various factors and trends from both the demand and supply sides. Along with this, the market size has been validated by using both the top-down and bottom-up approaches and primary interviews. Hence, for every data segment, there have been three sources—top-down approach, bottom-up approach, and expert interviews. The data was assumed correct when the values arrived from the three sources matched.

Market Definition

Polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) ., is a synthetic polymer derived from vinyl acetate through the process of hydrolysis. It is a water-soluble and biodegradable polymer with a wide range of applications. PVOH is known for its excellent film-forming properties, adhesion, and resistance to oils, solvents, and grease. It is commonly used as a binder in adhesives, a coating or film in packaging materials, a sizing agent in textiles, and as an additive in various industries such as paper, construction, pharmaceuticals, and 3D printing. PVOH is considered environmentally friendly due to its ability to biodegrade in the presence of bacteria, reducing its impact on the environment compared to non-biodegradable plastics.

Key Stakeholders

  • Raw material suppliers.
  • Polyvinyl alcohol manufacturers.
  • Polyvinyl alcohol traders, distributors, and suppliers.
  • End-use industry participants.
  • Government and research organizations.
  • Associations and industrial bodies.
  • Research and consulting firms.
  • Research & development (R&D) institutions..
  • Environmental support agencies.

Report Objectives

  • To define, describe, and forecast the size of the polyvinyl alcohol industry, in terms of value.
  • To provide detailed information regarding the major factors (drivers, opportunities, restraints, and challenges) influencing the growth of the market.
  • To estimate and forecast the market size based on type, application and region.
  • To forecast the size of the market with respect to major regions, namely, Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America, along with their key countries.
  • To strategically analyze micromarkets1 with respect to individual growth trends, prospects, and their contribution to the overall market.
  • To analyze opportunities in the market for stakeholders and provide a competitive landscape of market leaders.
  • To track and analyze recent developments such as expansions, new product launches, partnerships & agreements, and acquisitions in the market.
  • To strategically profile key market players and comprehensively analyze their core competencies.

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