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2016 Strategic Assessment of Worldwide Specialty Chemicals Market – Forecast Till 2021 – Research and Markets

May 11, 2016
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Strategic Assessment of Worldwide Specialty Chemicals Market – Forecast Till 2021” report to their offering.

Specialty chemicals is expected to account for a little under a billion US1$ by 2021. As of 2015 speciality chemicals still account for less than 25 percent of the worldwide chemical output which was valued at a little over $4 trillion. Specialty chemicals as of date are priced higher than the standard commodity chemicals because of the specific application for these chemicals.

Furthermore, these chemicals need to confirm to very strict environmental regulations and as such need to be of the highest quality. The price of these chemicals will continue to be higher than the standard commodity chemicals considerably as it is expected that there will be more niche applications for these chemicals by the end of the forecast period.

The scope of the research report is as follows:

– The study will provide the market size of the Speciality Chemicals market in 2015 as well as provide the expected revenue to be generated till 2021.

– Details as to the various segments within the Speciality Chemicals market that are contributing to the revenue of the overall market will be provided by the individual regions

– The study will provide the regional segmentation of the revenue generated from the market by the following regions

– – APAC

– – Europe

– – Latin America

– – Middle East and Africa

– – North America

– Timeline of the study is as follows

– – Base Year: 2015 Actual figures)

– – Forecast Period: 2016-2021 (Forecasted figures)

By Application:

– Paints and Coatings

– Polymers and Plastic Additives

– Agrochemicals

– Food Additives

– Homecare Surfactants

– Water Management Chemicals

– Leather and Textile Chemicals

– Construction Chemicals

– Lubricant and Fuel Additives

– Pulp and Paper Chemicals

Companies that are changing the landscape of the market include

– Akzo Nobel

– Ashland




– DuPont

– Eastman

– Evonik Industries

– Exxon Mobil

– Henkel

– Huntsman

– Lanxess


– Solvay

– Sumitomo Chemical

For more information visit

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