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Crop Protection Chemicals Market in Latin America 2015-2019

Crop Protection Chemicals Market in Latin America 2015-2019

Outlook of the crop protection chemicals market in LATAM

Technavio's market research analyst predicts the crop protection chemicals market in LATAM to witness moderate growth at a CAGR of around 7% during the forecast period. The increased farming of biofuel crops in Latin American countries is driving the growth of this market. Biofuels are sourced from energy crops that comprise wheat, soybean, corn, rapeseed, and sugarcane. APAC, Latin America, and MEA are expected to drive the demand for biofuels reducing the dependence on conventional fuels and their imports.

The increased regulations on the usage of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) is anticipated to fuel the growth of the market during the forecast period. POPs are chemicals that are resistant to environmental degradation and accumulate in the food chain. The 2001 Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants banned the use of POPs, such as DDT, and any kind of insecticide and pesticide that can act as a pollutant for agricultural purposes as they pose severe risks to human and animal health. This initiative has led to the use of environmentally friendly insecticides that can undergo biodegradation and have minimal impact on the environment such as pyrethrums and pyrethroids.

Segmentation by type and analysis of natural chemicals, synthetic chemicals

The synthetic crop protection chemicals dominated the market with a share of 92% during 2014. These chemicals can be further classified as organophosphate pesticides, carbamate pesticides, organochlorine insecticides, and pyrethroids.

The report offers an analysis of each of the following segments and discusses its impact on the overall market growth -

  • Synthetic crop protection chemicals
  • Natural crop protection chemicals
Segmentation by targetted use and analysis of - herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, adjuvants

The herbicides segment dominated the market during 2014, with a market share of around 46%. The report predicts the herbicides segment to reach a market value of around USD 8 billion by the end of 2019. The expanding agricultural industry especially in Brazil, Argentina, and Chile, is driving the growth of this segment.

The report offers an analysis of each of the following segments and discusses its impact on the overall market growth -
  • Herbicides
  • Insecticides
  • Fungicides
  • Adjuvants
Segmentation by crop type and analysis of - cereals, oilseeds, fruits

Cereals and grains accounted for nearly 46% of the overall market during 2014. The rapid change in the diet pattern of people across the world has propelled the growth of this segment.

The report offers an analysis of each of the following segments and discusses its impact on the overall market growth.
  • Cereals and grains
  • Oilseeds and pulses
  • Fruits and vegetables
Competitive landscape and key vendors - BASF, Bayer, Dow, DuPont, Monsanto

The crop protection chemicals market in LATAM is dominated by international vendors. The introduction of energy-efficient agricultural technologies in developing countries is spurring the market growth. The competitive environment in this market is expected to intensify further due to an increase in product/service extensions, technological innovations, and mergers. The report anticipates international vendors to grow inorganically by acquiring regional or local vendors during the forecast period.

The leading vendors in the market are -
  • BASF
  • Bayer
  • Dow
  • DuPont
  • Monsanto
  • Syngenta
  • Valent
Other prominent vendors in the market include ADAMA, Arysta LifeScience, FMC, Marrone Bio Innovations, Novozymes, Nufarm, and Sumitomo Chemical.

Key questions answered in the report include
  • What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2019?
  • What are the key factors driving the crop protection chemicals market in LATAM?
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the crop protection chemicals market in LATAM?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the crop protection chemicals market in LATAM?
  • What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the crop protection chemicals market in LATAM?
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  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
      • Table Crop protection chemicals market in LATAM
    • Top-vendor product offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
      • Table World population (billions) versus arable land (hectare per person) 1950-2050
  • Global agriculture overview
    • Agricultural production
      • Table Growth in agricultural production 1997-2030 (per annum)
    • Global agricultural land
      • Table Global agricultural land 2014
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Segmentation of crop protection chemicals market in LATAM
  • LATAM crop protection chemicals market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Crop protection chemicals market in LATAM 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by type
    • Market overview
      • Table Crop protection chemicals market in LATAM by product type 2014
    • Synthetic crop protection chemicals
      • Table Segmentation of synthetic crop protection chemicals
    • Natural crop protection chemicals
      • Table Segmentation of natural crop protection chemicals
  • Market segmentation by targeted use
    • Market overview
      • Table Crop protection chemicals market in LATAM by targeted use 2014
      • Table Crop protection chemicals market in LATAM: Segmentation by targeted use 2019
    • Herbicides
      • Table Herbicides market in LATAM 2014-2019 ($ billions)
      • Table Sub-segmentation of herbicides
      • Table Herbicides market in LATAM for non-crop applications 2014
    • Fungicides
      • Table Fungicides market in LATAM 2014-2019 ($ billions)
      • Table Sub-segmentation of fungicides
      • Table Fungicides market in LATAM for non-crop applications 2014
    • Insecticides market in LATAM
      • Table Insecticides market in LATAM 2014-2019 ($ billions)
      • Table Sub-segmentation of insecticides
      • Table Insecticides market in LATAM for non-crop applications 2014
    • Adjuvant chemicals market in LATAM
      • Table Adjuvants market in LATAM 2014-2019 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by crop type
    • Market overview
      • Table Segmentation of crop protection chemicals market by crop type in LATAM 2014
      • Table Segmentation of crop protection chemicals market by crop type in LATAM 2019
    • Oilseeds and pulses segment
      • Table LATAM crop protection chemicals market in oilseeds and pulses segment 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • Cereals and grains segment
      • Table LATAM crop protection chemicals market in cereals and grains segment 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • Fruits and vegetables segment
      • Table LATAM crop protection chemicals market in fruits and vegetables segment 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • Other crops segment
      • Table LATAM crop protection chemicals market in other crops segment 2014-2019 $ billions)
  • Leading markets
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
      • Table Segmentation of crop protection market in Argentina 2014 by targeted use
    • Chile
  • Market drivers
    • Table World population 2014-2019 (in billions)
    • Table Global demand for biofuels 2014-2019 (million MT)
  • Market challenges
    • Table Active ingredients for pesticides: Expected patent expiries by 2017
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Table Global GM crop area by country 2014 versus 2013 (millions of ha)
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Key news
    • Mergers and acquisitions
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • BASF
    • Bayer CropScience
      • Table Bayer CropScience: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table Bayer CropScience: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
    • Dow AgroSciences
    • Monsanto
      • Table Monsanto: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table Monsanto: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
      • Table Monsanto: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
    • Syngenta
      • Table Syngenta: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviation
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