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Home>Global Specialty Surfactants Market 2017-2021 with BASF, Evonik Industries, P&G Chemicals, Stepan Company & The Dow Chemical Company Dominating - Research and Markets

Global Specialty Surfactants Market 2017-2021 with BASF, Evonik Industries, P&G Chemicals, Stepan Company & The Dow Chemical Company Dominating - Research and Markets

Global Specialty Surfactants Market 2017-2021 with BASF, Evonik Industries, P&G Chemicals, Stepan Company & The Dow Chemical Company Dominating - Research and Markets

10/02/2017

Global Specialty Surfactants Market 2017-2021 with BASF, Evonik Industries, P&G Chemicals, Stepan Company & The Dow Chemical Company Dominating - Research and Markets

The "Global Specialty Surfactants Market 2017-2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.

The global specialty surfactants market to grow at a CAGR of 5.31% during the period 2017-2021.

Global Specialty Surfactants Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

One trend in the market is declining demand from developed economies. The global specialty surfactants market is witnessing a shift in manufacturing sites from the West to the East, predominantly after the recession period in 2008. There has been a worldwide shift of manufacturing units from the developed parts of the world, such as North America and Europe, to the developing parts of the world.

According to the report, one driver in the market is growing personal care industry in emerging economies. Specialty surfactants are widely used in various personal care products such as skin care and bath products, fragrances, hair care products, cosmetics, and several other products. These surfactants are used as inactive ingredients that impart physical properties and as active ingredients that impart functional properties. The demand for specialty surfactants is increasing in the personal care industry. The demand for the products is increasing from urban customers whose needs are developing and as they seek products for specified applications.

Further, the report states that one challenge in the market is increasing competition from vegetable-based surfactants. Specialty surfactants are primarily used in the detergents and personal care industries, owing to their lower cost of production over bio-based surfactants/vegetable-based surfactants. However, their toxic and non-biodegradable nature is hampering the environment and impeding its popularity.

Key vendors

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