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Research and Markets: Global Fatty Acid Ethoxylate Market by Application and Geography – Analysis and Forecast to 2019 for the $1.33 Billion Industry

June 25, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Global Fatty Acid Ethoxylate Market by Application and Geography – Analysis and Forecast to 2019” report to their offering.

The fatty acid ethoxylate market, in terms of value, is projected to reach $1.33 billion by 2019, from $1.13 billion in 2014, at a CAGR of 3.3% during the period under consideration.

Fatty acid ethoxylate helps in the production of household and industrial cleaning products. They also find applications in the pharmaceuticals and healthcare sector, where they are used as solubilizers and emulsifiers.

Fatty acid ethoxylates are non-ionic surfactants produced through the ethoxylation process. Their most popular usage is in the household sector, where they are used as cleaning agents and also in cosmetics. As cleaning agents, fatty acid ethoxylates are used as laundry, dishwashing, and metal cleaning agents. They are used for the production of wettable powders and toxic emulsions for pesticides in the agrochemicals industry. They are also used in the oilfield, textiles, and paper industries.

The rise in the demand for cosmetics and cleaning agents, and the growth of agrochemicals industry, are some of the key factors driving the growth of the global market. On the other hand, the availability of substitutes and mature nature of the developed markets may restrain the market growth in the coming years.

Based on application, the fatty acid ethoxylate market has been segmented into household and personal care, pharmaceuticals, oilfield, and agrochemicals, among others. The household and personal care segment held the largest market share of 49.3%, in terms of value, in 2014. Moreover, this segment is projected to grow at the fastest CAGR of 4.9%, in terms of value, during the given forecast period. The increasing demand from the Asia-Pacific region is among the factors responsible for the extensive consumption of fatty acid ethoxylates in the Asia-Pacific region.

The key players of the market include BASF SE (Germany), Huntsman Corporation (U.S.), Stepan Company (U.S.), Clariant A.G. (Switzerland), India Glycols (India), and INEOS (Switzerland), among others.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Market Overview

5 Fatty Acid Ethoxylate Market, By Application

6 Fatty Acid Ethoxylate Market, By Geography

7 Fatty Acid Ethoxylates Market: Competitive Landscape

8 Fatty Acid Ethoxylates Market, By Company

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