Global Dimethylformamide Market 2019-2023

Global Dimethylformamide Market 2019-2023

About this market

Growing applications for DMF is one of the major factor driving the growth of the dimethylformamide market. DMF is an organic, colorless, and hygroscopic liquid compound with a sight amine odor. It is used as a universal solvent in various industries, such as petrochemical, agrochemical, polymer manufacturing, and synthetic fiber manufacturing, due to its physical and chemical properties. It is also used in applications such as textiles, copper clad laminate, and leather manufacturing. The growing number of applications of DMF will boost market growth during the forecast period. Technavio’ s analysts have predicted that the dimethylformamide market will register a CAGR of over 4% by 2023.

Market Overview

Growing demand for DMF in China

China is the leading producer and consumer of DMF and accounted for 76%-79% of the global DMF consumption in 2018. In this country, DMF is used as a feedstock to produce polyurethane (PU), an essential chemical used in various industries and a solvent used the in petrochemical, pharmaceutical, acrylic fiber, and electronics industries. The growing elderly population in China will drive the demand for pharmaceuticals in the form of antibiotics and other consumable drugs, therefore, the demand for DMF during the forecast period.

Human health hazards caused by DMF

DMF is highly dangerous for human beings when exposed through inhalation of vapor or skin contact at occupational sites. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), acute exposure to DMF has been observed to cause damage to the liver in human beings. Thus, human health hazards caused by DMF is one of the major factor that will impede the market growth.

For the detailed list of factors that will drive and challenge the growth of dimethylformamide market during the 2019-2023, view our report.

Competitive Landscape

The market appears to be moderately fragmented and with the presence of several companies including Merck KGaA and The Chemours Co. the competitive environment is quite intense. Factors such as the growing applications for DMF and growing demand for DMF in China, will provide considerable growth opportunities to dimethylformamide manufactures. BASF SE, Eastman Chemical Co., Jiutian Chemical Group Ltd., Merck KGaA, and The Chemours Co. are some of the major companies covered in this report.


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
    • Preface
    • Currency conversion rates for US$
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Global specialty chemicals market
      • Table Segments of global specialty chemicals market
    • Market characteristics
      • Table Market characteristics
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2018
      • Table Market size 2018
    • Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Global market: Size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Global market: Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2018
    • Table Five forces analysis 2023
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Bargaining power of buyers
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Table Bargaining power of suppliers
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry
    • Market condition
      • Table Market condition - Five forces 2018
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Table End-user - Market share 2018-2023 (%)
    • Comparison by end-user
      • Table Comparison by end-user
    • Chemicals - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Chemicals - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Chemicals - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Electronics - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Electronics - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Electronics - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Pharmaceuticals - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Pharmaceuticals - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Pharmaceuticals - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Others - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Others - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Others - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Market opportunity by end-user
      • Table Market opportunity by end-user
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Geographic landscape
    • Geographic segmentation
      • Table Market share by geography 2018-2023 (%)
    • Geographic comparison
      • Table Geographic comparison
    • APAC - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table APAC - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table APAC - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Europe - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Europe - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Europe - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • North America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table North America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table North America - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • MEA - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table MEA - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table MEA - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • South America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table South America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table South America - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Key leading countries
      • Table Key leading countries
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
      • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Growing agriculture industry
    • Rising R&D activities on DMF
    • Increasing production capacity for thermoplastic PU
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
    • Competitive scenario
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • BASF SE
      • Table BASF SE - Vendor overview
      • Table BASF SE - Business segments
      • Table BASF SE - Organizational developments
      • Table BASF SE - Geographic focus
      • Table BASF SE - Segment focus
      • Table BASF SE - Key offerings
    • Eastman Chemical Co.
      • Table Eastman Chemical Co. - Vendor overview
      • Table Eastman Chemical Co. - Business segments
      • Table Eastman Chemical Co. - Organizational developments
      • Table Eastman Chemical Co. - Geographic focus
      • Table Eastman Chemical Co. - Segment focus
      • Table Eastman Chemical Co. - Key offerings
    • Jiutian Chemical Group Ltd.
      • Table Jiutian Chemical Group Ltd. - Vendor overview
      • Table Jiutian Chemical Group Ltd. - Business segments
      • Table Jiutian Chemical Group Ltd. - Segment focus
      • Table Jiutian Chemical Group Ltd. - Key offerings
    • Merck KGaA
      • Table Merck KGaA - Vendor overview
      • Table Merck KGaA - Business segments
      • Table Merck KGaA - Organizational developments
      • Table Merck KGaA - Geographic focus
      • Table Merck KGaA - Segment focus
      • Table Merck KGaA - Key offerings
    • The Chemours Co.
      • Table The Chemours Co. - Vendor overview
      • Table The Chemours Co. - Business segments
      • Table The Chemours Co. - Organizational developments
      • Table The Chemours Co. - Geographic focus
      • Table The Chemours Co. - Segment focus
      • Table The Chemours Co. - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • Research methodology
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing
    • List of abbreviations
    • Definition of market positioning of vendors
      • Table Definition of market positioning of vendors
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