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Research and Markets: Global Succinic Acid and Bio Succinic Acid Market Report 2015

June 17, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Global Succinic Acid and Bio Succinic acid Market- Applications in Food & Beverages, Softening Agent, Packaging, – Butanediol(BDO), PBS (Polybutylene Succinate) Opportunity Analysis, Market Forecast and Winning Strategies, Size, Share, Overview, Str” report to their offering.

Succinic acid has emerged as one of the most competitive bio-based chemicals. The US department of energy has included succinic acid among the top 12 value added bio-based chemicals. Succinic Acid is an intermediate in several chemical processes and is used in the production of various products in a fragmented industry that has multiple players in this production process. The global succinic acid market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 24% by 2020. The major drivers for the growth of this market are the growing applications and the movement of chemical industry towards the bio-based sustainable chemicals. However, the high processing cost and intensive competition in the market are the major challenges.

The global succinic acid market is segmented on the basis of applications. Succinic acid has a wide variety of applications which include industrial applications (57.1%), pharmaceuticals (15.91%), food & beverages (13.07%), and others (13.92%). All these applications have a huge growth potential which are ultimately driving the growth of succinic acid market. Among the industrial applications 1,4- butanediol (BDO) has the largest market share. The increasing demand for green chemicals is the major driver for the growth in demand of succinic acid in the chemical industry.

Key Topics Covered

  1. Executive Summary
  2. Market Overview
  3. Market Motivators
  4. Market Segmentation
  5. Alternative market for succinic acid
  6. Competitive Intelligence
  7. Market share Analysis
  8. Geographical analysis
  9. Corporate Profiling

Companies Mentioned

  • Ajinomoto
  • Alpha Chemik
  • Anqing Hexing Chemical
  • BioAmber Inc.
  • Braskem
  • CSM
  • DSM Netherlands
  • Dairen Chemicals
  • Dow Chemical
  • Fuso Chemical
  • Gadiv Petrochemical Industries
  • International Specialty Products
  • Invista
  • Jinan Huaming Biochemistry
  • Kawasaki Kasei Chemicals
  • Lixing Chemical
  • Loba Chemie
  • LyondellBasell Chemicals
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
  • Mitsui & Co.
  • Myriant Corporation
  • Nippon Shokubai
  • PTT Global Chemical Public
  • Purac (Carbion NV)
  • Reverdia (DSM Roquette)
  • Shanxi Sanwei Group
  • Tokyo Chemical Industry

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