Market Research Future (MRFR) reports that the Global Fatty Alcohol Market is expected to register a CAGR of 5% by the forecast year 2030. The market is expected to reach a valuation in excess of USD 10,078.8 Mn towards the assessment period. The common categories of Fatty Alcohol include myristyl alcohol (C14), stearyl alcohol (C18), lauryl alcohol (C12), behenyl alcohol (C22) and cetyl alcohol (C16). Demand for fatty alcohols has increase partly due to their increased use in manufacturing nonionic surfactants with amphipathic properties. Presently, fatty alcohols find application in F&B, plasticizers, personal care, pharmaceuticals and lubricants.

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There are numerous applications of Fatty Alcohol across various industry vertical, which continues to drive the growth of the Global Fatty Alcohol Market. Some of the products that consist fatty alcohols include household and industrial cleaners, textile coatings, agricultural chemicals, detergents, laundry softeners, and mineral processing.

Growth of end use verticals is reflecting favorably on the market. The cosmetics and personal care industry has expanded tremendously in recent years. This is on the back of increased demand in fast-developing countries such as India, Brazil, Mexico and China. Sales of products such as skin care lotion, hair oil, color cosmetics, child beauty care etc. have spiraled upwards in recent years. The aforementioned factors are providing an impetus to the Global Fatty Alcohol Market. Nonetheless, fluctuation in raw material prices and inconsistency in supply of raw materials are some of major worries for market players.  

Global Fatty Alcohol Market: Segmental Overview

The segmental analysis of the market has been conducted on the basis of Type, Application, and Region.

By Type, the market has been segmented into short chain, long chain, pure and midcut. The pure and midcut segment is projected to remain highly attractive during the forecast period. The segment is expected to surpass a valuation of USD 4,500 by the year 2030, reflecting an impressive CAGR. Pure and midcut Fatty Alcohol is a key raw ingredient of surfactants. The long chain segment is also expected to remain highly attractive during the assessment period. The segment is projected to surge at 7.29% CAGR till 2030. Long chain fatty alcohol is mainly used in manufacturing of personal care and cosmetic products, particularly creams and lotions.

By Application, the market has been segmented into cosmetics and personal care, plasticizer, detergents and cleaners, and lubricants. The detergents & cleaners segment accounts for the most significant market share and is estimated to reach a valuation of over USD 3,100 Mn by the years 2030. This is primarily owing to the increased use of fatty alcohol in manufacturing of detergents and cleaners. Meanwhile, the cosmetics & personal care segment is also expected to make a significant contribution to the Global Fatty Alcohol Market over the next couple of years. In addition, the segment is expected to post 7.29% CAGR between 2022 and 2030. Fatty alcohol is added to a wide range of personal care and cosmetic products as an emulsifier. Fatty Alcohol is known protect from dust, pollution and radiation, making them an apt ingredient for skin care products.

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Asia Pacific Most Attractive Market for Fatty Alcohol

Regions covered in MRFR’s report include Asia Pacific (APAC), Europe and North America. The APAC fatty alcohol market is expected to remain high attractive over the next several years. In 2017, APAC represented over 43% share of the global market in terms of value. The market in APAC is projected to soar at 7.29% CAGR during the review period. The APAC market is led my China, which accounts for the largest market share in the region. India being the other key market in the region is expected to exhibit a strong growth over 2030. The Europe Fatty Alcohol Market is expected to surpass a valuation of USD 2,000 Mn by 2030. The market in the region is entering a maturity phases and expected to witness a steady growth in the forthcoming years. Presence of a massive and highly regulated manufacturing industry will continue to influence the Europe market. The market in the MEA is also expected to witness an impressive but from a smaller base. During the forecast period, the MEA fatty alcohol market is likely to post 6.93% CAGR and reach a valuation in excess of USD 900 Mn by 2030.

Competitive Landscape:

With numerous small and large players involved in the highly competitive and highly fragmented Fatty alcohol alkoxylates Market, the Competitive Landscape of the industry is studied and compiled by industrial experts taking note of strategic alliance, mergers and acquisitions, key market developments, expansion strategies, and new product launches.

The Intended Audience of the global Fatty Alcohol Alkoxylates Market is Fatty Alcohol Alkoxylates manufacturers, Production Process industries, Traders of Fatty Alcohol Alkoxylates, distributors of Fatty Alcohol Alkoxylates, Raw material suppliers, Potential investors, and Nationalized laboratory.

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The prominent market players of the global Fatty Alcohol Alkoxylates Market are 

  • BASF SE,
  • Croda International Plc,
  • SASOL and Stepan Company,
  • Huntsman Corporation,
  • Clariant International AG,
  • Procter and Gamble Chemicals,
  • Gujchem, HELM AG,
  • Ineos,

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