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Research and Markets: Dimethyl Ether Market 2015 – Global Trends & Forecasts to 2020: Asia-Pacific is the largest market, registering a significant share of 95.66%

September 16, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Dimethyl Ether Market by Raw Materials (Coal, Methanol, Natural gas and Bio-based feedstock), by Applications (Aerosol Propellant, LPG Blending, Transportation fuel and Others), and by Region – Trends & forecasts to 2020” report to their offering.

The global dimethyl ether market size in terms of volume is estimated to be 3,740.46 KT in 2014, registering a CAGR of 15.67% in between 2015 and 2020.

Dimethyl ether (DME), also known as methoxy methane, is a colorless and odorless gas. It has a low boiling point and is generated from various raw materials such as natural gas, methanol, coal, and biomass. DME is a substitute of energy fuels, as it has no sulfur content. It has a variety of applications in numerous segments. It is used in the chemical and petrochemical industries as a solvent.

Asia-Pacific is the largest market of DME, registering a significant share of 95.66% of the total market in 2014. The market patterns of DME and its various raw materials used for manufacturing are continuously witnessing an upward trend which is mainly due to the increase in the usage of DME in various applications such as LPG blending, aerosol propellant, transportation fuel and other applications. China is the leading country in Asia-Pacific and across the globe in terms of volume and value.

This study on the DME market estimates the market and market share in terms of volume and value for DME and projects the same by 2020. As a part of quantitative analysis, the study segments the market by raw material and applications at country level with the current market estimation and forecast till 2020. The countries included in the report are China, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Germany, Egypt, The Netherlands, Sweden, the U.S., Trinidad & Tobago, and Russia.

The segmentation by raw materials includes coal, methanol, natural gas, and bio-based feedstock. Further, as a part of qualitative analysis, the research provides a comprehensive review of major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, winning imperatives, challenges, and key issues in the market.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights

5 Market Overview

6 Industry Trends

7 DME Market, By Raw Materials

8 DME Market, By Applications

9 DME Market, By Region

10 Competitive Landscape

11 Company Profiles

– Akzo Nobel N.V.

– China Energy Limited

– Ferrostaal GmbH

– Grillo Werke AG

– Jiutai Group

– Mitsubishi Corporation

– Oberon Fuels

– Royal Dutch Shell PLC

– The Chemours Company

– Zagros Petrochemical Company

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