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Global Specialty Chemicals Market 2018-2022

Global Specialty Chemicals Market 2018-2022

About Specialty Chemicals

Specialty chemicals are widely used for specialized applications, especially to meet industry-specific requirements. These chemicals impart performance benefits to end products. They are used for applications in various industries, including construction, automotive, textile, and food.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the Global Specialty Chemicals Market to grow at a CAGR of 5.47% during the period 2018-2022.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global specialty chemicals market. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the application of agrochemicals, polymers and plastic additives, construction chemicals, and electronic chemicals.

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

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, global specialty chemicals 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
  • Akzo Nobel
  • BASF
  • DowDuPont
  • Evonik Industries
  • Huntsman International
  • Solvay
Market driver
  • Growing demand in automotive and electronics industries
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Market challenge
  • Availability of raw materials
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Market trend
  • Increased green and biochemical solutions
  • 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?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research methodology
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Global 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 2017
      • Table Market size 2017
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing 2017
    • Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table Global – 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 end-user
    • Segmentation by end-user
      • Table End-user – Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by end-user
      • Table Comparison by end-user
    • Agrochemicals – Market size and forecast 2017- 2022
      • Table Agrochemicals – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table Agrochemicals – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Polymers and plastic additives – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Polymers and plastic additives – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table Polymers and plastic additives – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Construction chemicals – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Construction chemicals – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table Construction chemicals – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Electronic chemicals – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Electronic chemicals – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table Electronic chemicals – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Industrial and institutional cleaners – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Industrial and institutional cleaners – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table Industrial and institutional cleaners – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Surfactants – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Surfactants – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table Surfactants – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Specialty coatings – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Specialty coatings – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table Specialty coatings – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Lubricant and oilfield chemicals – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Lubricant and oilfield chemicals – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table Lubricant and oilfield chemicals – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Textile chemicals – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Textile chemicals – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table Textile chemicals – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Food additives – Market size and forecast 2017- 2022
      • Table Food additives – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table Food additives – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Adhesives and sealants – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Adhesives and sealants – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table Adhesives and sealants – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Others – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Others – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table Others – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity by end-user
      • Table Market opportunity by end-user
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Regional landscape
    • Geographical segmentation
      • Table Global – Market share by geography 2017-2022 (%)
    • Regional comparison
      • Table Regional comparison
    • Specialty chemicals market in APAC – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table APAC – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table APAC – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Specialty chemicals market in EMEA – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table EMEA – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table EMEA – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Specialty chemicals market in Americas – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Americas – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table 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 population 2015-2050 (billions)
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Leading vendors consolidating their market positions through M&A
    • Increased green and biochemical solutions
    • High investments in nanotechnology to develop advanced specialty chemical products
  • 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
    • Akzo Nobel
      • Table Akzo Nobel – Overview
      • Table Akzo Nobel – Business segments
      • Table Akzo Nobel – Organizational developments
      • Table Akzo Nobel – Geographic focus
      • Table Akzo Nobel – Segment focus
      • Table Akzo Nobel – Key offerings
    • BASF
      • Table BASF – Overview
      • Table BASF – Business segments
      • Table BASF – Organizational developments
      • Table BASF – Geographic focus
      • Table BASF – Segment focus
      • Table BASF – 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
    • Evonik Industries
      • Table Evonik Industries – Overview
      • Table Evonik Industries – Business segments
      • Table Evonik Industries – Organizational developments
      • Table Evonik Industries – Geographic focus
      • Table Evonik Industries – Segment focus
      • Table Evonik Industries – Key offerings
    • Huntsman International
      • Table Huntsman International – Overview
      • Table Huntsman International – Business segments
      • Table Huntsman International – Organizational developments
      • Table Huntsman International – Geographic focus
      • Table Huntsman International – Segment focus
      • Table Huntsman International – Key offerings
    • Solvay
      • Table Solvay – Overview
      • Table Solvay – Business segments
      • Table Solvay – Organizational developments
      • Table Solvay – Geographic focus
      • Table Solvay – Corporate and business services
      • Table Solvay – Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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