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Dimer Acid Market By Product (Standard, Distilled, Hydrogenated), Application (Non-Reactive Polyamides, Reactive Polyamides, Oilfield Chemicals & Others) - Growth, Share, Opportunities & Competitive Analysis, 2015 - 2022

Dimer acids, or dimerized fatty acids, are dicarboxylic acids prepared by dimerizing unsaturated fatty acids obtained from tall oil, usually on clay catalysts. The study is segmented by product type, application, and by geography.

By product type, it includes standard, distilled, and hydrogenated segments. In 2014, the standard product segment accounted for the largest share of the market pie and was projected to maintain its dominance during the forecast period from 2015 to 2022. However, growth is projected to be highest in the distilled product segment.

By application types, it includes non-reactive polyamides, reactive polyamides, oilfield chemicals, and others. Non-reactive polyamides were the largest application segment and are projected to maintain their dominance over the next six years. Geography includes North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and RoW. Where a market share of each is analyzed, and estimates are provided for the next seven years. These regions are further sub-segmented in different countries.

The global market is moderately concentrated. Players such as BASF, Arizona Chemicals, and Oleon N.V. accounted for more than one-third of the market pie. Some of the other leading players present in this market are Emery Oleochemicals, Croda International, Anqinig Hongyu, and Shandong Huijin Chemical Co. Ltd.

Purpose of the Report

The purpose of this strategic research study titled “Global Dimer Acid Market” is to provide company executives, industry investors, and industry participants with in-depth insights to make informed strategic decisions regarding the opportunities in the global dimer acid market.

Target Audience

  • Industry investors
  • Raw material suppliers
  • Distributors
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers
  • Companies who want to enter the market and companies who want to diversify their product portfolio

Overall, the research study provides:

  • A holistic view of the global dimer acid market growth.
  • Offering market size and estimates for the period from 2015 to 2022.
  • Keeping in mind the factors mentioned above.

By product type, the study includes standard, distilled, and hydrogenated products. In 2014, standard product type accounted for the largest share of 42.50% of the market in terms of volume. However, growth is projected to be highest in the distilled product segment. At the same time, the hydrogenated product segment is projected to witness below-average growth rates during the forecast period.

The application segments covered in the study include non-reactive polyamides, reactive polyamides, oilfield chemicals, and others. In 2014, non-reactive polyamide resins were the leading application segment with 39% of total market revenue. Reactive polyamide resins are expected to witness the highest growth rate over the forecast period due to the demand from marine coatings and other industries.

The growth of the infrastructure industry in emerging markets is also projected to drive the demand for reactive polyamide resins. Oilfield chemicals is another lucrative market projected to witness above-average growth rates.

Based on geography, the global dimer acid market is segmented into the following regions

  • North America
  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • Franc
  • U.K
  • Italy
  • Russia
  • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Japan
  • China
  • India
  • Australia
  • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World
  • Brazil
  • Rest of RoW

Globally, Asia Pacific is the largest and fastest market for dimer acid. In 2014, it accounted for a 40% share of the market pie in terms of volume. The roW is another lucrative market for dimer acid after Asia Pacific. Easy availability of raw materials and economic development contribute to market growth in the Asia Pacific and RoW regions. The European market is projected to witness average growth rates during the forecast period.

Frequently Asked Questions

The market for Dimer Acid is expected to reach USD XX Mn by 2022.

The Dimer Acid market is expected to see significant CAGR growth over the coming years, at XX%.

The report is forecasted from 2016-2022.

The base year of this report is 2015.

Arizona Chemicals Company, LLC, BASF SE, Croda International Plc., Oleon NV, Jiangsu Yonglin Oleochemical Co., Ltd., Shandong Huijin Chemical Co. Ltd, EMERY, Florachem are some of the major players in the global market.

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Published Date:  May 2016
Category:  Chemicals
Report ID:   57816
Report Format:   PDF
Pages:   140
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