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Research and Markets: Global Oleochemicals (Fatty Acid, Fatty Alcohol, Glycerin, and Others) Market Report 2015-2019

By Business Wire News   


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Oleochemicals Market by Type (Fatty Acid, Fatty Alcohol, Glycerin, and Others), by Application (Pharmaceutical & Personal Care, Food & Beverages, Soaps & Detergents, Polymers, and Others), by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World) – Trends and Forecasts to 2019” report to their offering.

The oleochemicals market size is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.2% to reach $25.91 billion by 2019.

Oleochemicals are used mainly in pharmaceutical & personal care, and soaps & detergents applications. They are used in several applications, such as manufacturing of soaps, beauty products, medicines, detergents, various oils used in the food industry and so on. Increasing applications of oleochemicals in the soaps & detergents industry is boosting interest in the oleochemicals market.

This market is driven by high demand coming from consumer markets, easy availability of raw materials, and a growing market for green chemicals. The demand for oleochemicals is increasing in the pharmaceutical & personal care industry as consumers are becoming aware of the environmental benefits and cost effectiveness offered by oleochemicals. The Asia-Pacific region is estimated to be the fastest growing region as a result of the easy availability of raw material and development of newer applications for the product.

The Asia-Pacific region dominated the market in 2013. China, Japan, and India are the key countries with a huge demand for oleochemicals. The Asia-Pacific region is expected to show the highest growth rate of 5.10% between 2014 and 2019 for the oleochemicals market.

The key market players focus on agreements & partnerships as their growth strategy to improve their product portfolio and serve more consumers. They are also focusing on trying to capture market share by expanding their operations to more developing regions where the market is not saturated. The oleochemicals market is expected to witness a high growth from low penetrated applications and regions.

The report analyzes the market based on the key applications, type, and regions. It also covers the market behavior of leading producers, key developments, and strategies implemented to sustain and succeed in the market.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights

5 Market Overview

6 Industry Trends

7 Oleochemicals Market, By Application

8 Oleochemicals Market, By Type

9 Regional Analysis

10 Production Capacities Outlook

11 Competitive Landscape

12 Company Profiles

– Alnor Oil Co, Inc.

– Arizona Chemical Company LLC


– Berg + Schmidt

– Cargill Incorporated

– Eastman Chemical Company

– Emery Oleochemicals Group

– Evonik Industries

– Godrej Industries

– Isosciences LLC


– P&G Chemicals

– PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited

– Vegetable Vitamin Foods Company

– Wilmar International Ltd.

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