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Global Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) 2018-2022

Global Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) 2018-2022

This industry research report presents a comprehensive analysis of the methyl ethyl ketone market by application such as paints and coatings, printing inks, adhesives, and others. The report also presents a detailed analysis of the market’s growth prospects across regions such as the Americas, APAC, and EMEA.

Our market research analysts estimate that this market will grow steadily at a CAGR close to 5% by 2022.

Segmentation by application and analysis of the methyl ethyl ketone market

  • Paints and coatings
  • Printing inks
  • Adhesives
The paints and coatings segment accounted for the major share of the MEK solvent market during 2017. During the forecast period, this segment will continue to grow steadily due to the increasing demand in the construction industry as MEK acts as an excellent solvent in painting and coatings.

Geographical segmentation and analysis of the methyl ethyl ketone market
  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
APAC accounted for the maximum shares of the MEK solvent market during 2017. Our analysts have predicted that APAC will witness steady growth in the next five years. The growth of this region can be attributed to the emerging countries such as China and India that have high requirement for MEK in the construction industry.

Key questions answered in the report include
  • What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2022?
  • What are the key factors driving the global methyl ethyl ketone market?
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the global methyl ethyl ketone market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in the global methyl ethyl ketone market?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global methyl ethyl ketone market?
  • Trending factors influencing the market shares of the Americas, APAC, and EMEA.
  • What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the global methyl ethyl ketone market?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research methodology
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Parent market
      • Table Global specialty chemicals market segments
    • Market characteristics
      • Table Market characteristics
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2017
      • Table Market size 2017
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing 2017
    • Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global MEK market 2017-2022 ($ millions)
      • Table Global MEK market - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2017
    • Table Five forces analysis 2022
    • 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 rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes
    • Market condition
      • Table Market condition - Five forces 2017
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Segmentation by application
      • Table Global MEK market by application 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by application
      • Table Comparison by application
    • Global MEK market for paints and coatings 2017-2022
      • Table Global MEK market for paints and coatings 2017-2022 ($ millions)
      • Table Global MEK market for paints and coatings - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
      • Table Global automotive production by region 2016-2021 (millions)
    • Global MEK market for printing inks 2017-2022
      • Table Global MEK market for printing inks 2017-2022 ($ millions)
      • Table Global MEK market for printing inks - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Global MEK market for adhesives 2017-2022
      • Table Global MEK market for adhesives 2017-2022 ($ millions)
      • Table Global MEK market for adhesives - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Global MEK market for others 2017-2022
      • Table Global MEK market for others 2017-2022 ($ millions)
      • Table Global MEK market for others - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity by application
      • Table Market opportunity by application
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Regional landscape
    • Geographical segmentation
      • Table Global MEK market - Market share by region 2017-2022 (%)
    • Regional comparison
      • Table Regional comparison
    • MEK market in APAC 2017-2022
      • Table MEK market in APAC 2017-2022 ($ millions)
      • Table MEK market in APAC - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • MEK market in EMEA 2017-2022
      • Table MEK market in EMEA 2017-2022 ($ millions)
      • Table MEK market in EMEA - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
      • Table European cosmetics market 2016 (%)
    • MEK market in Americas 2017-2022
      • Table MEK market in Americas 2017-2022 ($ millions)
      • Table MEK market in Americas - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Key leading countries
      • Table Key leading countries
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Global automotive production 2017 (%)
    • Market challenges
      • Table Oil price 2010-2016 ($ per barrel)
  • Market trends
    • Increasing demand for and adoption of sustainable routes to produce MEK
    • Use of MEK as a non-halogenated solvent in the process of polymer recovery
    • Development of advanced processes pertaining to the production of MEK
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
    • Competitive scenario
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • Arkema
      • Table Vendor overview
      • Table Arkema - Business segments
      • Table Arkema - Organizational developments
      • Table Arkema - Geographical focus
      • Table Arkema - Segment focus
      • Table Arkema - Key offerings
    • COSMO ENERGY GROUP
      • Table Vendor overview
      • Table COSMO ENERGY GROUP - Business segments
      • Table COSMO ENERGY GROUP - Organizational developments
      • Table COSMO ENERGY GROUP - Geographical focus
      • Table COSMO ENERGY GROUP - Segment focus
      • Table COSMO ENERGY GROUP - Key offerings
    • Exxon Mobil
      • Table Vendor overview
      • Table Exxon Mobil - Business segments
      • Table Exxon Mobil - Organizational developments (2016 onward)
      • Table Exxon Mobil - Geographical focus
      • Table Exxon Mobil - Segment focus
      • Table Exxon Mobil - Key offerings
    • Royal Dutch Shell
      • Table Vendor overview
      • Table Royal Dutch Shell - Business segments
      • Table Royal Dutch Shell - Organizational developments
      • Table Royal Dutch Shell - Geographical focus
      • Table Royal Dutch Shell - Segment focus
      • Table Royal Dutch Shell - Key offerings
    • SASOL
      • Table Vendor overview
      • Table SASOL - Business segments (operating and strategic)
      • Table SASOL - Organizational developments
      • Table SASOL - Geographical focus
      • Table Sasol - Segment focus
      • Table Sasol - Key offerings
    • Zibo Qixiang Petrochemical Industry
      • Table Vendor overview
      • Table Zibo Qixiang Petrochemical Industry - Organizational developments
      • Table Zibo Qixiang Petrochemical Industry - Geographical focus
      • Table Zibo Qixiang Petrochemical Industry - Segment focus
      • Table Zibo Qixiang Petrochemical Industry - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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