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Research and Markets: Surfactants Market by Product Type, by Substrate Type, by Application – Trends & Forecast to 2020

June 25, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Surfactants Market by Product Type, by Substrate Type, by Application – Trends & Forecast to 2020” report to their offering.

The global surfactants market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 5.3%, by volume, and 5.5%, by value, during the forecast period of 2015 to 2020.

The global surfactants market is projected to reach a volume of 24,037.3 KT and a value of $42,120.4 Million by 2020. The anionic surfactants segment dominated the global market, in terms of volume, with 7,686.1 KT in 2014, followed by the non-anionic surfactants, the volume of which was recorded at 6,345.7 KT in the same year.

The amphoteric surfactants segment, with a share of 7.2% of the global market in 2014, is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period of 2015 to 2020, as compared with the anionic, non-anionic, and cationic surfactant segments.

The market is largely driven by applications such as the soaps/detergents, personal care, and industrial and institutional cleaners industries.

Due to new investments and projects coming up in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East & Africa; especially in China, India, and Brazil; the emerging markets in these regions are expected to register significant growth in the coming years. All these factors will continue to drive the demand for the surfactants industry, globally.

Scope of the Report

By Product Type:

– Anionic Surfactants

– Non-Anionic Surfactants

– Cationic Surfactants

– Amphoteric Surfactants

By Application:

– Soap Industry

– Personal Care Industry

– Textile Industry

– Industry and Institutional Cleaning

– Elastomers and plastics Industry

– Oilfield Chemicals

– Crop Protection

– Food Industry

– Others

By Substrate Type:

– Synthetic Surfactants

– Bio-based surfactants

Key Topics Covered:


2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights

5 Market Overview

6 Industry Trends

7 Surfactants Market, By Product Type

8 Surfactants Market, By Substrate Type

9 Surfactants Market, By Application

10 Surfactants Market, Regional Analysis

11 Competitive Landscape

12 Company Profiles

– Air Products and Chemicals, Inc

– Akzonobel N.V.


– Clariant AG

– Dupont EI DE Nemours & Co.

– Evonik Industries AG

– Henkel AG & Co. KGAA

– Huntsman Corporation (Huntsman International Llc)

– KAO Corporation

– The Dow Chemical Company

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