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Research and Markets: Methylene Chloride Market by Application (Paint Remover, Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Processing, Foam Manufacturing, Metal Cleaning, & Others) – Global Forecast to 2020

September 29, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Methylene Chloride Market by Application (Paint Remover, Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Processing, Foam Manufacturing, Metal Cleaning, & Others), and Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, & Row) – Global Forecast to 2020” report to their offering.

The key methylene chloride manufacturers include Dow Chemical (U.S.), AkzoNobel N.V. (Netherlands), Ineos (Switzerland), Solvay S.A. (Belgium), Kem One (France), Shin-Etsu (Japan), Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals Ltd. (India), and Ercros S.A. (France).

The global methylene chloride market, along with its end products, has witnessed a stagnant growth from the past few years, and this growth is estimated to continue in the coming years. High demand growth for methylene chloride in emerging economies such as China, Japan, and India is the key driver as per the current market dynamics. The demand is also backed by newer and industrial applications. Upcoming safety regulations and innovative techniques developed for methylene chloride will be key influencing factors for the global market with the increased emphasis on different applications.

Currently, Asia-Pacific is the largest market for methylene chloride, with China holding the largest share in terms of volume in 2014. Another important market in the region is India. The market size in terms of volume is comparatively low in the RoW region, but is projected to record a stable CAGR between 2015 and 2020.

The Asia-Pacific and the European regions are the most active markets in terms of strategic initiatives, owing to their emerging and mature market demands, respectively. The European market is highly regulated due to its growing concern on industrial toxic gas emissions, thus growth is torpid in the region. High growth in end-use industries, augmented local manufacturing, and increase in number of domestic players in vertical market segments such as pharmaceuticals, foam manufacturing, chemical processing, and others in the Asia-Pacific region is the important driving factors for methylene chloride.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Executive Summary

3 Premium Insights

4 Market Overview

5 Global Methylene Chloride Market Assessment

6 Market Assessment,By Application

7 Market Assessment,By Geography

8 Burning Issues & Winning Imperatives

9 Competitive Landscape

10 Company Profiles

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