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Research and Markets: Renewable Chemicals Market 2015 – Alcohols, Biopolymers, Platform Chemicals & Others – Global Trends & Forecast to 2020

By Business Wire News   


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Renewable Chemicals Market – Alcohols (Ethanol, Methanol), Biopolymers (Starch Blends, Regenerated Cellulose, PBS, Bio-PET, PLA, PHA, Bio-PE, and Others), Platform Chemicals & Others – Global Trends & Forecast to 2020” report to their offering.

The global renewable chemicals market is estimated to be USD 49.0 Billion in 2015 and is projected to reach USD 84.3 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 11.47% between 2015 and 2020.

The renewable chemicals market is currently facing considerable competition from conventional chemicals derived from petrochemical feedstock because the renewable chemicals market is susceptible to the volatility in crude oil prices, rising environmental concerns and governmental litigations. Market participants are witnessing the need to make a paradigm shift from petrochemical feedstock to renewable feedstock. This move would not only bring in economic benefits, it would also successfully address the rising concern over greenhouse gas emissions and their lasting impact on the environment.

The threat of substitutes for renewable chemicals market is high. Presently, renewable chemicals account for a small share of the overall chemicals market. These renewable chemicals have higher prices when compared to the conventional chemicals. This ensures large availability of alternative chemicals for buyers and increases the chances of substitution. There are issues regarding the performance of some renewable chemicals which restricts its penetration in application markets. The increase in capacity utilization rate and new products launch are estimated to make the renewable chemicals market more competitive.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights

5 Market Overview

6 Industry Trends

7 Renewable Chemicals Market, By Product Type

8 Renewable Chemicals Market, By Application

9 Regional Analysis

10 Catalysis & Technologies

11 Competitive Landscape

12 Company Profiles


– Bioamber Inc.

– Biome Technologies Plc

– Biomethanol Chemie Nederland B.V.

– Braskem

– Cobalt Technologies Inc.

– Corbion NV (Purac)

– Dupont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Company, LLC

– Genomatica Inc.

– Metabolix Inc.

– Mitsubishi Chemical Corp.

– Myriant Corporation

– NatureWorks LLC

– Reverdia

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Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
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Sector: Chemicals, Agrochemicals and Fertilisers, Bioplastics


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