Global Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market, By Product Type (Carboxy Methyl Cellulose, Methyl Cellulose, Hydroxypropyl Methyl Cellulose, Hydroxyethyl Cellulose & Others), By End-User (Personal Care & Detergents, Construction, Pharmaceuticals, Food &

Global Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market, By Product Type (Carboxy Methyl Cellulose, Methyl Cellulose, Hydroxypropyl Methyl Cellulose, Hydroxyethyl Cellulose & Others), By End-User (Personal Care & Detergents, Construction, Pharmaceuticals, Food & Beverages, Oil-Field Applications & Others), By Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2024

Global cellulose ether & its derivatives market was valued at $ 4.10 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach $ 5.39 billion by 2024, growing at a CAGR of 4.83% during the forecast period. High growth application areas including personal care, pharmaceuticals, food ingredients and construction coupled with expansion and new product launch activities undertaken by companies are the leading factors expected to drive global cellulose ether & its derivatives market during forecast period.

The market for cellulose ether & its derivatives has been segmented into product type, end-user and region. Based on product type, the market has been categorized into carboxy methyl cellulose, methyl cellulose, ethyl cellulose, hydroxy ethyl cellulose and hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose. Of these segments, carboxy methyl cellulose is expected to dominate the market, owing to its applications in fast-growing industries such as pharmaceuticals and food & beverages in addition to revival in oilfield activities. However, hydroxy ethyl cellulose is anticipated to be the fastest growing product type during the forecast period, backed by high growth in the end-use industries including pharmaceuticals, construction and oil drilling.

Further, based on application, the market has been segmented into pharmaceuticals, personal care and detergents, food & beverages, construction, oilfield applications and others. Asia-Pacific region is the largest market for cellulose ether & its derivatives, accounting for more than 40% of the global market. Furthermore, among all the countries, China dominated the cellulose ether & its derivatives market, followed by Japan and the rest of Asia-Pacific countries.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2014-2017

Base Year: 2018

Estimated Year: 2019

Forecast Period: 2020-2024

  • Objective of the Study:
  • To analyze and forecast global cellulose ether & its derivatives market size.
  • To forecast global cellulose ether & its derivatives market based on product type, end-user and regional distribution.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for global cellulose ether & its derivatives market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in global cellulose ether & its derivatives market.
  • To conduct the pricing analysis for cellulose ether & its derivatives market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players involved in the manufacturing of cellulose ether & its derivatives.
Some of the key players in the market are Ashland Inc., Du Pont, Cp Kelco, Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd., Akzonobel, Ashland Inc., Daicel Finechem Ltd., Lotte Fine Chemicals, DKS Co. Ltd. and China Ruitai International Holdings Co. Ltd.

TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of leading manufacturers across the globe. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the product offerings, distribution channels and presence of all major players operating in global cellulose ether & its derivatives market.

TechSci Research calculated global cellulose ether & its derivatives market size using a top-down approach, where data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.

Key Target Audience:
  • Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives manufacturers and suppliers
  • Government and other regulatory bodies
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to cellulose ether & its derivatives
  • Market research and consulting firms
The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, global cellulose ether & its derivatives market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:
  • Market, by Product Type:
  • Carboxy Methyl Cellulose
  • Methyl Cellulose
  • Hydroxypropyl Methyl Cellulose
  • Hydroxy ethyl Cellulose
  • Others
  • Market, by Application:
  • Construction
  • Personal Care and Detergents
  • Food & Beverages
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Oilfield Applications
  • Others
  • Market, by Region:
  • Asia-Pacific
  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Singapore
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • Russia
  • France
  • United Kingdom
  • Italy
  • North America
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Middle East & Africa
  • South Arabia
  • Saudi Africa
  • UAE
  • Qatar
  • South America
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Colombia
Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in global cellulose ether & its derivatives market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information
  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).
Profit Margin Analysis
  • Profit margin analysis in case of direct and indirect sales channel.
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1. Product Overview
2. Research Methodology
3. Executive Summary
4. Voice of Customer
4.1. Factors to be considered for product selection
4.2. Factors influencing purchase decision
4.3. Challenges/issues faced post purchase
4.4. Unmet needs
5. Global Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Industry Overview
6. Global Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
6.1. Market Size and Forecast
6.1.1. By Value & Volume
6.2. Market Share and Forecast
6.2.1. By Product Type (Methyl, Ethyl, Hydroxypropyl, Carboxy Methyl Cellulose and Others)
6.2.2. By End-User (Construction, Personal Care, Food & Beverages, Pharmaceuticals, Oilfield Applications and Others)
6.2.3. By Company
6.2.4. By Region
6.3. Market Attractive Index
7. Asia-Pacific Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
7.1. Market Size and Forecast
7.1.1. By Value and Volume
7.2. Market Share & Forecast
7.2.1. By Product Type
7.2.2. By End-User
7.2.3. By Country
7.3. China Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
7.3.1. Market Size and Forecast
7.3.1.1. By Value
7.3.2. Market Share and Forecast
7.3.2.1. By Product Type
7.3.2.2. By End-User
7.4. Japan Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
7.4.1. Market Size and Forecast
7.4.1.1. By Value
7.4.2. Market Share and Forecast
7.4.2.1. By Product Type
7.4.2.2. By End-User
7.5. India Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
7.5.1. Market Size and Forecast
7.5.1.1. By Value
7.5.2. Market Share and Forecast
7.5.2.1. By Product Type
7.5.2.2. By End-User
7.6. Australia Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
7.6.1. Market Size and Forecast
7.6.1.1. By Value
7.6.2. Market Share and Forecast
7.6.2.1. By Product Type
7.6.2.2. By End-User
7.7. South Korea Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
7.7.1. Market Size and Forecast
7.7.1.1. By Value
7.7.2. Market Share and Forecast
7.7.2.1. By Product Type
7.7.2.2. By End-User
7.8. Singapore Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
7.8.1. Market Size and Forecast
7.8.1.1. By Value
7.8.2. Market Share and Forecast
7.8.2.1. By Product Type
7.8.2.2. By End-User
8. Europe Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
8.1. Market Size and Forecast
8.1.1. By Value and Volume
8.2. Market Share & Forecast
8.2.1. By Product Type
8.2.2. By End-User
8.2.3. By Country
8.3. Germany Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
8.3.1. Market Size and Forecast
8.3.1.1. By Value
8.3.2. Market Share and Forecast
8.3.2.1. By Product Type
8.3.2.2. By End-User
8.4. Russia Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
8.4.1. Market Size and Forecast
8.4.1.1. By Value
8.4.2. Market Share and Forecast
8.4.2.1. By Product Type
8.4.2.2. By End-User
8.5. France Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
8.5.1. Market Size and Forecast
8.5.1.1. By Value
8.5.2. Market Share and Forecast
8.5.2.1. By Product Type
8.5.2.2. By End-User
8.6. United Kingdom Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
8.6.1. Market Size and Forecast
8.6.1.1. By Value
8.6.2. Market Share and Forecast
8.6.2.1. By Product Type
8.6.2.2. By End-User
8.7. Italy Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
8.7.1. Market Size and Forecast
8.7.1.1. By Value
8.7.2. Market Share and Forecast
8.7.2.1. By Product Type
8.7.2.2. By End-User
9. North America Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
9.1. Market Size and Forecast
9.1.1. By Value & Volume
9.2. Market Share & Forecast
9.2.1. By Product Type
9.2.2. By End-User
9.2.3. By Country
9.3. United States Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
9.3.1. Market Size and Forecast
9.3.1.1. By Value
9.3.2. Market Share and Forecast
9.3.2.1. By Product Type
9.3.2.2. By End-User
9.4. Canada Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
9.4.1. Market Size and Forecast
9.4.1.1. By Value
9.4.2. Market Share and Forecast
9.4.2.1. By Product Type
9.4.2.2. By End-User
9.5. Mexico Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
9.5.1. Market Size and Forecast
9.5.1.1. By Value
9.5.2. Market Share and Forecast
9.5.2.1. By Product Type
9.5.2.2. By End-User
10. Middle East & Africa Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
10.1. Market Size and Forecast
10.1.1. By Value & Volume
10.2. Market Share & Forecast
10.2.1. By Product Type
10.2.2. By End-User
10.2.3. By Country
10.3. South Arabia Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
10.3.1. Market Size and Forecast
10.3.1.1. By Value
10.3.2. Market Share and Forecast
10.3.2.1. By Product Type
10.3.2.2. By End-User
10.4. Saudi Africa Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
10.4.1. Market Size and Forecast
10.4.1.1. By Value
10.4.2. Market Share and Forecast
10.4.2.1. By Product Type
10.4.2.2. By End-User
10.5. UAE Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
10.5.1. Market Size and Forecast
10.5.1.1. By Value
10.5.2. Market Share and Forecast
10.5.2.1. By Product Type
10.5.2.2. By End-User
10.6. Qatar Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
10.6.1. Market Size and Forecast
10.6.1.1. By Value
10.6.2. Market Share and Forecast
10.6.2.1. By Product Type
10.6.2.2. By End-User
11. South America Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
11.1. Market Size and Forecast
11.1.1. By Value & Volume
11.2. Market Share & Forecast
11.2.1. By Product Type
11.2.2. By End-User
11.2.3. By Country
11.3. Brazil Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
11.3.1. Market Size and Forecast
11.3.1.1. By Value
11.3.2. Market Share and Forecast
11.3.2.1. By Product Type
11.3.2.2. By End-User
11.4. Argentina Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
11.4.1. Market Size and Forecast
11.4.1.1. By Value
11.4.2. Market Share and Forecast
11.4.2.1. By Product Type
11.4.2.2. By End-User
11.5. Colombia Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Outlook
11.5.1. Market Size and Forecast
11.5.1.1. By Value
11.5.2. Market Share and Forecast
11.5.2.1. By Product Type
11.5.2.2. By End-User
12. Market Dynamics
12.1. Drivers
12.2. Challenges
13. Market Trends & Developments
14. Pricing Analysis
15. Competitive Landscape
15.1. Competition Benchmarking
15.2. Company Profiles (Leading companies)
15.2.1. Ashland Inc.
15.2.2. Du Pont
15.2.3. Cp Kelco
15.2.4. Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd.
15.2.5. AkzoNobel
15.2.6. Ashland Inc.
15.2.7. Daicel Finechem Ltd.
15.2.8. Lotte Fine Chemicals
15.2.9. DKS Co. Ltd.
15.2.10. China Ruitai International Holdings Co. Ltd.
(Note: The companies list can be customized based on the client requirements)
16. Strategic Recommendations
List Of Figures
Figure 1: Global Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 2: Global Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Volume (‘000 Tons), 2014-2024F
Figure 3: Global Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 3: Global Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By End-User, 2014-2024F
Figure 5: Global Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Region, 2014-2024F
Figure 6: Global Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Company, 2014-2024F
Figure 7: Global Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Attractiveness Index, By Region, By Value, 2014-2024F
Figure 8: Global Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Attractiveness Index, By Product Type, By Value, 2014-2024F
Figure 9: Asia – Pacific Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 10: Asia – Pacific Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Volume (‘’000 Tons), 2014-2024F
Figure 11: Asia – Pacific Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 11: Asia – Pacific Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By End-User, 2014-2024F
Figure 12: Asia – Pacific Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Country, 2014-2024F
Figure 13: Asia – Pacific Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Attractiveness Index, By Country, By Value, 2014-2024F
Figure 14: Asia – Pacific Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Attractiveness Index, By Product Type, By Value, 2014-2024F
Figure 15: China Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 16: China Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 17: Japan Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 18: Japan Korea Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 19: Australia Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 20: Australia Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 21: South Korea Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 22: South Korea Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 23: India Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 24: India Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 25: Singapore Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 26: Singapore Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 27: Europe Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 28: Europe Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Volume (‘’000 Tons), 2014-2024F
Figure 29: Europe Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 30: Europe Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Country, 2014-2024F
Figure 31: Europe Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Attractiveness Index, By Country, By Value, 2014-2024F
Figure 32: Europe Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Attractiveness Index, By Product Type, By Value, 2014-2024F
Figure 33: Germany Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 34: Germany Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 35: Russia Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 36: Russia Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 37: France Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 38: France Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 39: United Kingdom Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 40: United Kingdom Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 41: Italy Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 41: Italy Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 42: North America Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 43: North America Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Volume (‘’000 Tons), 2014-2024F
Figure 44: North America Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 45: North America Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Country, 2014-2024F
Figure 46: North America Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Attractiveness Index, By Country, By Value, 2014-2024F
Figure 47: United States Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 48: United States Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 49: Mexico Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 50: Mexico Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 51: Canada Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 52: Canada Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 53: Middle East & Africa Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 54: Middle East & Africa Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Volume (‘’000 Tons), 2014-2024F
Figure 55: Middle East & Africa Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 56: Middle East & Africa Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Country, 2014-2024F
Figure 57: Middle East & Africa Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Attractiveness Index, By Country, By Value, 2014-2024F
Figure 58: Middle East & Africa Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Attractiveness Index, By Product Type, By Value, 2014-2024F
Figure 59: Saudi Arabia Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 60: Saudi Arabia Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 61: South Africa Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 62: South Africa Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 63: Qatar Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 64: Qatar Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 65: UAE Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 66: UAE Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 67: South America Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 68: South America Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Volume (‘’000 Tons), 2014-2024F
Figure 69: South America Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 70: South America Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Country, 2014-2024F
Figure 71: South America Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Attractiveness Index, By Country, By Value, 2014-2024F
Figure 72: South America Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Attractiveness Index, By Product Type, By Value, 2014-2024F
Figure 73: Brazil Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 74: Brazil Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 75: Argentina Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 76: Argentina Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F
Figure 77: Colombia Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014-2024F
Figure 78: Colombia Cellulose Ether & Its Derivatives Market Share, By Product Type, 2014-2024F

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