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Guar Gum Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012 - 2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017 - 2026)

Guar Gum Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012 - 2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017 - 2026)

There has been a significant rise in demand for guar gum in recent years, partly attributable to the increased use of the product in the oil & gas industry. Much of the current commercial status enjoyed by guar gum is due to the development of cationic and anionic guar gum derivatives and their application in oil and gas well stimulation. It was also used in explosives as an additive to dynamite or a gelling agent in slurry explosive. Guar gum has emerged as a key ingredient for fracking fluids that are used in the oil & gas hydraulic fracturing process. The thickening and gelling properties of guar gum essentially improves the viscosity of hydraulic fluids. In the food & beverage sector, the product is primarily used as a stabilizer and thickener. Apart from this, the product also finds its application in textile, and paper industries. As per the latest report published by Future Market Insights (FMI), the global gaur gum market is set to reach a valuation of over US$ 1,300 Mn in 2026, expanding at a humble growth rate between 2017 and 2026.
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Gaur gum is considered a novel agrochemical, hence is eligible for various food processing application. Moreover, a positive outlook towards its role in managing health disorders such as bowel movements, diabetes colon cancer and cardiac ailments, characterising the increasing application of gaur gum in drug manufacturing. Factors as such as expected to support the growth of the market over the next couple of years.

APEJ to Spearhead the Global Gaur Gum Market Over 2026

In terms of revenue, Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) is expected to dominate the global in 2017 and beyond. The region’s market is projected to the witness a CAGR of 2.3% during the forecast period. Production of guar gum is concentrated in South Asian countries particularly India and Pakistan as they have the best climatic conditions for guar cultivation. India is the largest producer of guar in the world and thereby possess a significant control over the global gaur gum market.

Hydrated Gum Oil Drilling Grade a Leading Product Type Segment

On the basis of product type, the fast hydrated gum oil drilling grade segment will remain highly attractive through in the assessment period. Currently, the segment is represents for close to 68% share of the global market. Towards the end of 2026, the segment is estimated to surpass a valuation of US$ 800 Mn, expanding at a modest CAGR. In addition the segment is likely to grow by US$ 39.5 Mn annually, over the course of the forecast period.

Fracking Will remain the Largest End Use Industry

Based on end-use industry, the fracking segment is likely to retain its leading position over 2026. This segment currently commands for close to two-third market share and the trend is expected to continue beyond 2017. During the assessment period, the segment is projected to exhibit a CAGR of 2.4% to a valuation in excess of US$ 800 Mn.

High Preference for Guar Gum as a Binding Agent

Based on primary function, the binding agent segment will continue to exhibit high growth in 2017 and beyond. The segment presently represents a considerable percentage of the overall market share and is expected to surpass a valuation of US$ 880.6 Mn by 2026.

Competitive Landscape

Leading players operating in the global gaur gum marker include Jai Bharat Gum, Vikas WSP, Hindustan Gums, Shree Ram Gum, Cargill Inc, Lucid Group, Ashland Inc., Supreme Gums Pvt. Ltd, India Glycols Ltd, Rama industries and Lamberti.


1. Global Economic Outlook
2. Global Guar Gum Market - Executive Summary
3. Global Guar Gum Market Overview
3.1. Introduction
3.1.1. Global Guar Gum Market Taxonomy
3.1.2. Global Guar Gum Market Definition
3.2. Global Guar Gum Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast, 2012-2026
3.2.1. Global Guar Gum Market Y-o-Y Growth
3.3. Global Guar Gum Market Dynamics
3.4. Value Chain
3.5. Supply Chain
3.6. Trend in Indian Guar Gum Exports
3.7. Trade Analysis
3.8. Role of Guar Gum in Fracking
3.9. Key Participants Market Presence (Intensity Map) By Region
4. Global Guar Gum Market Analysis and Forecast 2012-2026
4.1. Global Guar Gum Market Size and Forecast By Product Type, 2012-2026
4.1.1. Food Grade Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
4.1.1.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
4.1.1.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
4.1.1.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
4.1.2. Fast Hydrated Gum Oil Drilling Grade Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
4.1.2.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
4.1.2.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
4.1.2.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
4.1.3. Industrial Grade Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
4.1.3.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
4.1.3.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
4.1.3.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
4.2. Global Guar Gum Market Size and Forecast By End Use Industry, 2012-2026
4.2.1. Food and Beverages Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
4.2.1.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
4.2.1.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
4.2.1.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
4.2.2. Fracking Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
4.2.2.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
4.2.2.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
4.2.2.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
4.2.3. Textiles Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
4.2.3.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
4.2.3.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
4.2.3.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
4.2.4. Pharmaceuticals Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
4.2.4.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
4.2.4.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
4.2.4.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
4.2.5. Other End Use Industries Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
4.2.5.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
4.2.5.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
4.2.5.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
4.3. Global Guar Gum Market Size and Forecast By Primary Function, 2012-2026
4.3.1. Thickener and Stabilizer Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
4.3.1.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
4.3.1.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
4.3.1.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
4.3.2. Binding Agent Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
4.3.2.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
4.3.2.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
4.3.2.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
4.3.3. Other Functional Properties Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
4.3.3.1. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Region
4.3.3.2. Market Share Comparison, By Region
4.3.3.3. Y-o-Y growth Comparison, By Region
5. North America Guar Gum Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
5.1. North America Outlook
5.2. North America Food and Beverages Industry Outlook
5.3. North America Guar Gum Market Outlook
5.4. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Country
5.4.1. US Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
5.4.2. Canada Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
5.5. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Product Type
5.6. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By End Use Industry
5.7. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Primary Function
6. Latin America Guar Gum Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
6.1. Latin America Outlook
6.2. Latin America Food and Beverages Industry Outlook
6.3. Latin America Guar Gum Market Outlook
6.4. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Country
6.4.1. Brazil Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
6.4.2. Mexico Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
6.4.3. Rest of Latin America Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
6.5. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Product Type
6.6. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By End Use Industry
6.7. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Primary Function
7. Europe Guar Gum Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
7.1. Europe Outlook
7.2. Europe Food and Beverages Industry Outlook
7.3. Europe Guar Gum Market Outlook
7.4. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Country
7.4.1. Germany Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
7.4.2. UK Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
7.4.3. France Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
7.4.4. Spain Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
7.4.5. Italy Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
7.4.6. Rest of Europe Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
7.5. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Product Type
7.6. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By End Use Industry
7.7. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Application
8. Japan Guar Gum Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
8.1. Japan Outlook
8.2. Japan Food and Beverages Industry Outlook
8.3. Japan Guar Gum Market Outlook
8.4. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Country
8.4.1. Japan Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
8.5. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Product Type
8.6. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By End Use Industry
8.7. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Application
9. APEJ Guar Gum Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
9.1. APEJ Outlook
9.2. APEJ Food and Beverages Industry Outlook
9.3. APEJ Guar Gum Market Outlook
9.4. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Country
9.4.1. India Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
9.4.2. Pakistan Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
9.4.3. China Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
9.4.4. Singapore Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
9.4.5. Australia Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
9.4.6. Rest of APEJ Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
9.5. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Product Type
9.6. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By End Use Industry
9.7. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Application
10. MEA Guar Gum Market Size and Forecast, 2012-2026
10.1. MEA Outlook
10.2. MEA Food and Beverages Industry Outlook
10.3. MEA Guar Gum Market Outlook
10.4. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Country
10.4.1. GCC Countries Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
10.4.2. South Africa Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
10.4.3 Nigeria Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
10.4.4. Rest of MEA Market Size and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2012-2026
10.5. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Product Type
10.6. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By End Use Industry
10.7. Revenue (US$ Mn) Comparison, By Application
11. Global Guar Gum Market Company Share, Competition Landscape and Company Profiles
11.1. Company Share Analysis
11.2. Competition Landscape
11.3. Company Profiles
11.3.1. Jai Bharat Gum
11.3.2. Vikas WSP
11.3.3. Hindustan Gums
11.3.4. Shree Ram Gum
11.3.5. Cargill Inc.
11.3.6. Lucid Colloids
11.3.7. Ashland Inc.
11.3.8. Supreme Gums Pvt. Ltd
11.3.9. India Glycols Ltd
11.3.10. Rama industries.
11.3.11. Lamberti

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