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Global Natural Polymers Market 2018-2022

Global Natural Polymers Market 2018-2022

About Natural Polymers

Natural polymers are polymers obtained naturally by addition polymerization and condensation polymerization of plants and animal sources.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global natural polymers market to grow at a CAGR of 5.11% during the period 2018-2022.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global natural polymers market for 2018-2022. The natural polymer market is segmented based on product as cellulose ethers, protein-based polymers, starch and fermentation polymers, natural gums and others.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Natural Polymers Market 2018-2022, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Archer Daniels Midland
  • Ashland
  • Cargill
  • DowDuPont
  • J.M. Huber
Market driver
  • High applications of natural polymers
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Stringent government regulation over usage of natural polymers
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Rise in adoption of natural polymers for packaging applications
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2022 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research methodology
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Related 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 2017
      • Table Market size 2017
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing 2017
    • Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global natural polymers market - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Global natural polymers 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 substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry
    • Market condition
      • Table Market condition - Five forces 2017
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Segmentation by product
      • Table Product - Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by product
      • Table Comparison by product
    • Global cellulose ethers market - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global cellulose ethers market - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Global cellulose ethers market - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Global natural gums market - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global natural gums market - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Global natural gums market - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Global starch and fermentation polymers market - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global starch and fermentation polymers market - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Global starch and fermentation polymers market - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Global protein-based polymers market - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global protein-based polymers market - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Global protein-based polymers market - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Global other natural polymers market - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global other natural polymers market - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Global other natural polymers market - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity by product
      • Table Market opportunity by product
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Segmentation by application
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Regional landscape
    • Geographical segmentation
      • Table Geography - Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Regional comparison
      • Table Regional comparison
    • Natural polymers market in Americas - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Natural polymers market in Americas - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Natural polymers market in Americas - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Natural polymers market in EMEA - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Natural polymers market in EMEA - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Natural polymers market in EMEA - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Natural polymers market in APAC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Natural polymers market in APAC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Natural polymers market in APAC - 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
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Continuous development of new products
    • Emergence of natural polymer-based hydrogels
    • Rise in adoption of natural polymers for packaging applications
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • Archer Daniels Midland
      • Table Archer Daniels Midland -overview
      • Table Archer Daniels Midland - Business segments
      • Table Archer Daniels Midland - Organizational developments
      • Table Archer Daniels Midland - Geographic focus
      • Table Archer Daniels Midland - Segment focus
      • Table Archer Daniels Midland - Key offerings
    • Ashland
      • Table Ashland - overview
      • Table Ashland - Business segments
      • Table Ashland - Organizational developments
      • Table Ashland - Geographic focus
      • Table Ashland - Segment focus
      • Table Ashland - Key offerings
    • Cargill
      • Table Cargill -overview
      • Table Cargill - Business segments
      • Table Cargill - Organizational developments
      • Table Cargill - Geographic focus
      • Table Cargill - Key offerings
    • DowDuPont
      • Table DowDuPont -overview
      • Table DowDuPont - Business segments
      • Table DowDuPont - Organizational developments
      • Table DowDuPont - Geographic focus
      • Table DowDuPont - Segment focus
      • Table DowDuPont - Key offerings
    • J.M. Huber
      • Table J.M. Huber -overview
      • Table J.M. Huber - Business divisions
      • Table J.M. Huber - Organizational developments
      • Table J.M. Huber - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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