Solvents Market to reach USD 30.0 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 6.6% from an estimated value of USD 21.8 billion in 2020. Growing demand for home care, personal care, pharmaceuticals are projected to drive the demand for solvents across regions. Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are compounds which form ground-level ozone and particulate matter and are main constituents of smog. Stringent regulations in Europe and North America for the reduction of VOCs are projected to drive the demand for bio & green solvents.
This report also provides a comprehensive analysis of the companies listed below: Royal Dutch Shell Plc. (Netherlands),Eastman Chemical Company (US), BASF SE (Germany), ExxonMobil Corporation (US), LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V. (The Netherlands), Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (US), Celanese Corporation (US), Huntsman Corporation (US), Solvay SA (Belgium), Honeywell International Inc. (US), INEOS Group AG (UK).
This report segments the solvents market on the basis of source, product type, application, and region. It provides estimations for the overall value of the solvents market and its subsegments across various regions. A detailed analysis of key players in the solvents market has been conducted to provide insights into their businesses, products & services offered, key growth strategies adopted, and recent developments undertaken by them, such as expansions, acquisitions, agreements, joint ventures, and new product launches.
Royal Dutch Shell Plc. is one of the leading manufacturers of solvents globally. It is vertically integrated and is active in both upstream and downstream activities in the oil & gas industry. Its well-established distribution network and brand value serve as important factors for its future growth. The company is mainly focused on its downstream business segment as it has a strong revenue-generating segment with high return-on-investment. It is focusing on expansion as the key growth strategy. The company has been focusing on the expansions and new product launches strategies to maintain its leading position in the market.
BASF SE is another major player in the solvents market, globally. . It engages in the manufacturing and selling a wide range of chemicals and intermediate solutions. The various products which the company offers include chemicals, plastics, functional solutions, performance products, agricultural solutions, and crude oil. The company has been focusing new product launches, expansions, and agreements in order to remain competitive in the solvents market.
The oxygenated solvent type segment of the solvents market is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period, in terms of volume
Based on type, the oxygenated solvents segment of the solvents market is projected to grow at the highest CAGR from 2020 to 2025, in terms of volume. This is due to their high solvency power and low toxicity. In addition, their usage in various applications, such as paints & coatings, adhesives, pharmaceuticals, and printing inks, among others are expected to result in increasing demand during the forecast period.
The agricultural chemicals application segment of solvent market is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period, in terms of volume
Based on application, the printing inks application segment is projected to grow at the highest CAGR between 2020 and 2025, in terms of volume. The rapid growth of population in region such as APAC and growing demand for agricultural food produce drive the demand for solvents in agricultural chemicals application. Moreover, usage of solvents for high yield and increasing supply of agricultural products is another factor driving its growth.
APAC is projected to grow at the highest CAGR in the solvents market during the forecast period, in terms of volume
The solvent market has been studied for North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC), South America, and the Middle East & Africa. The APAC region is estimated to account for the largest share of the solvents market and is also projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period, in terms of volume. The growth of the solvents market in the region is attributed to increasing industrialization and rising demand for petrochemical-based solvents from end-use industries. In addition, the availability of cheaper raw materials in the region is expected to drive the growth of the solvents market. Moreover, there are many construction projects which are on hold in APAC due to COVID-19. These construction projects are likely to resume, thereby driving the demand for solvents in paints & coatings applications.