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Ethyl Alcohol Market by End-users and Geography - Forecast and Analysis 2020-2024

Global Ethyl Alcohol Market

Global Ethyl Alcohol Market: About this market

Technavio’s ethyl alcohol market analysis considers sales from automotive, food and beverages, pharmaceutical, personal care, and other end-users. Our study also finds the sales of ethyl alcohol in APAC, Europe, North America, South America, and MEA. In 2019, the automotive segment had a significant market share, and this trend is expected to continue over the forecast period. Factors such as rising vehicle production will play a significant role in the automotive segment to maintain its market position. Also, our global ethyl alcohol market report looks at factors such as high availability of feedstock, fluctuating crude oil prices, and increasing demand for ethanol in the food processing industry. However, increasing demand for electric vehicles, health hazards due to consumption of ethyl alcohol, drawbacks of using alcohol as fuel additive may hamper the growth of the ethyl alcohol industry over the forecast period.

Global Ethyl Alcohol Market: Overview

Increasing demand for ethanol in the food processing industry

Ethyl alcohol is used as an intoxicating ingredient in various beverages. It is used both in alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. They are used for producing vodka and gin (alcoholic beverages). Further, in non-alcoholic beverages, ethyl alcohol is used as a natural product to extract and concentrate flavors and aromas. These flavors and aromas are used in wine production. This demand for ethanol in the food processing industry will lead to the expansion of the global ethyl alcohol market at a CAGR of over 6% during the forecast period.

Growing demand for ethyl alcohol in the automotive industry

Growing environmental concerns related to pollution in the automotive industry has increased the adoption of renewable fuels. Ethyl alcohol, an organic compound that is used as a fuel additive to reduce harmful gas emissions and increase the efficiency of vehicles. Auto manufacturers are compelled to manufacture lightweight, fuel-efficient, and environment-friendly automobiles by stringent environmental regulations. The increasing vehicle production across the world will drive the use of ethyl alcohol during the forecast period.

For the detailed list of factors that will drive the global ethyl alcohol market during the forecast period 2020-2024, click here.

Competitive Landscape

With the presence of several major players, the global ethyl alcohol market is fragmented. Technavio’s robust vendor analysis is designed to help clients improve their market position, and in line with this, this report provides a detailed analysis of several leading ethyl alcohol manufacturers, that include Advanced BioEnergy LLC, Archer Daniels Midland Co., BP Plc, Cargill Inc., Green Plains Inc., INEOS Group Holdings SA, LyondellBasell Industries NV, Pacific Ethanol Inc.,Sasol Ltd., Solvay SA, Attis Biofuels, Merck KGaA, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corp. The Andersons Inc.

Also, the ethyl alcohol market analysis report includes information on upcoming trends and challenges that will influence market growth. This is to help companies strategize and leverage on all forthcoming growth opportunities.


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
    • Preface
      • Table Products offered by key vendors
    • 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
    • Value Chain Analysis
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2019
      • Table Market size 2019
    • Market Outlook
    • Market size and forecast 2019-2024
      • Table Global market: Size and forecast 2019-2024 ($ billions)
      • Table Global market: Year-over-year growth 2020-2024 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2019
    • Table Five forces analysis 2024
    • 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 2019
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Table End-user - Market share 2019-2024 (%)
    • Comparison by end-user
      • Table Comparison by end-user
    • Automotive - Market size and forecast 2019-2024
      • Table Automotive - Market size and forecast 2019-2024 ($ billions)
      • Table Automotive - Year-over-year growth 2020-2024 (%)
    • Food and beverages - Market size and forecast 2019-2024
      • Table Food and beverages - Market size and forecast 2019-2024 ($ billions)
      • Table Food and beverages - Year-over-year growth 2020-2024 (%)
    • Personal care - Market size and forecast 2019-2024
      • Table Personal care - Market size and forecast 2019-2024 ($ billions)
      • Table Personal care - Year-over-year growth 2020-2024 (%)
    • Pharmaceutical - Market size and forecast 2019-2024
      • Table Pharmaceutical - Market size and forecast 2019-2024 ($ billions)
      • Table Pharmaceutical - Year-over-year growth 2020-2024 (%)
    • Others - Market size and forecast 2019-2024
      • Table Others - Market size and forecast 2019-2024 ($ billions)
      • Table Others - Year-over-year growth 2020-2024 (%)
    • 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 2019-2024 (%)
    • Geographic comparison
      • Table Geographic comparison
    • North America - Market size and forecast 2019-2024
      • Table North America - Market size and forecast 2019-2024 ($ billions)
      • Table North America - Year-over-year growth 2020-2024 (%)
    • South America - Market size and forecast 2019-2024
      • Table South America - Market size and forecast 2019-2024 ($ billions)
      • Table South America - Year-over-year growth 2020-2024 (%)
    • Europe - Market size and forecast 2019-2024
      • Table Europe - Market size and forecast 2019-2024 ($ billions)
      • Table Europe - Year-over-year growth 2020-2024 (%)
    • APAC - Market size and forecast 2019-2024
      • Table APAC - Market size and forecast 2019-2024 ($ billions)
      • Table APAC - Year-over-year growth 2020-2024 (%)
    • MEA - Market size and forecast 2019-2024
      • Table MEA - Market size and forecast 2019-2024 ($ billions)
      • Table MEA - Year-over-year growth 2020-2024 (%)
    • Key leading countries
      • Table Key leading countries
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Brent crude oil prices (FOB) ($ per barrel) 2016-2018
    • Market challenges
      • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Reduction in arable land
    • Growing demand for ethyl alcohol in automotive industry
      • Table Global automotive production 2018-2023 (million units)
    • Increase in government initiatives supporting the use of ethyl alcohol
  • 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
    • Advanced BioEnergy LLC
      • Table Advanced BioEnergy LLC - Vendor overview
      • Table Advanced BioEnergy LLC - Product segments
      • Table Advanced BioEnergy LLC - Organizational developments
      • Table Advanced BioEnergy LLC - Segment focus
      • Table Advanced BioEnergy LLC - Key offerings
    • Archer Daniels Midland Co.
      • Table Archer Daniels Midland Co. - Vendor overview
      • Table Archer Daniels Midland Co. - Product segments
      • Table Archer Daniels Midland Co. - Organizational developments
      • Table Archer Daniels Midland Co. - Geographic focus
      • Table Archer Daniels Midland Co. - Segment focus
      • Table Archer Daniels Midland Co. - Key offerings
    • BP Plc
      • Table BP Plc - Vendor overview
      • Table BP Plc - Business segments
      • Table BP Plc - Organizational developments
      • Table BP Plc - Geographic focus
      • Table BP Plc - Segment focus
      • Table BP Plc - Key offerings
    • Cargill Inc.
      • Table Cargill Inc. - Vendor overview
      • Table Cargill Inc. - Business segments
      • Table Cargill Inc. - Organizational developments
      • Table Cargill Inc. - Geographic focus
      • Table Cargill Inc. - Key offerings
    • Green Plains Inc.
      • Table Green Plains Inc. - Vendor overview
      • Table Green Plains Inc. - Business segments
      • Table Green Plains Inc. - Organizational developments
      • Table Green Plains Inc. - Segment focus
      • Table Green Plains Inc. - Key offerings
    • INEOS Group Holdings SA
      • Table INEOS Group Holdings SA - Vendor overview
      • Table INEOS Group Holdings SA - Business segments
      • Table INEOS Group Holdings SA - Organizational developments
      • Table INEOS Group Holdings SA - Geographic focus
      • Table INEOS Group Holdings SA - Segment focus
      • Table INEOS Group Holdings SA - Key offerings
    • LyondellBasell Industries NV
      • Table LyondellBasell Industries NV - Vendor overview
      • Table LyondellBasell Industries NV - Business segments
      • Table LyondellBasell Industries NV - Organizational developments
      • Table LyondellBasell Industries NV - Geographic focus
      • Table LyondellBasell Industries NV - Segment focus
      • Table LyondellBasell Industries NV - Key offerings
    • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corp.
      • Table Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corp. - Vendor overview
      • Table Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corp. - Business segments
      • Table Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corp. - Organizational developments
      • Table Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corp. - Geographic focus
      • Table Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corp. - Segment focus
      • Table Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corp. - Key offerings
    • Pacific Ethanol Inc.
      • Table Pacific Ethanol Inc. - Vendor overview
      • Table Pacific Ethanol Inc. - Business segments
      • Table Pacific Ethanol Inc. - Organizational developments
      • Table Pacific Ethanol Inc. - Segment focus
      • Table Pacific Ethanol Inc. - Key offerings
    • Solvay SA
      • Table Solvay SA - Vendor overview
      • Table Solvay SA - Business segments
      • Table Solvay SA - Organizational developments
      • Table Solvay SA - Geographic focus
      • Table Solvay SA - Segment focus
      • Table Solvay SA - 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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