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Global Methyl Mercaptan Market Report, History and Forecast 2014-2025, Breakdown Data by Manufacturers, Key Regions, Types and Application

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from $3350.00 118 Pages 2019-04-13 1087386



Methyl mercaptan is colourless gas, with a strong characteristic odour and a very low odour threshold. It is a naturally occurring chemical resulting from decomposition of organic matter. It is widely used in pesticides industry, food and feed additives, medicament industry, etc.

In this report, we count the 99.0% content of the methyl mercaptan.

Methyl mercaptan is a colorless, flammable gas with the odor of rotten cabbage. It is an excellent thiomethylation agent used in synthesis of various organic compounds such as methionine (amino acid used in animal feed additives), pesticide industry, medicament industry, etc. Food and feed additives is the largest downstream products of methyl mercaptan, taking 63.96% of the world methyl mercaptan in 2016.

The production of methyl mercaptan distributed evenly in North America, Europe, China and Asia(EX China) and other regions. North America region is the largest production region of methyl mercaptan in the world in the past five years and it will keep the same position in the next few years. The USA market will take up about 52.60% in the global production in 2016. The top three manufacturers (DuPont, Arkema and Chevron Phillips) have methyl mercaptan plant in USA. In China, due to the production technical, the quality of product has the big difference from foreign.

The sale of methyl mercaptan will reach about 284857 Tons in 2016 from 270111Tons in 2011 at an average growth rate of more than 1.00%. USA is the largest sale region, which will share 40.54% in 2016, followed by Europe region, Asia (Ex China) and china regions, the market shares are 31.34%, 12.38% and 6.77% , respectively in 2016.

The production of methyl mercaptan will reach about 284857 Tons in 2016 from 270111 Tons in 2011 at an average growth rate of more than 1.00%.By 2021,the production of methyl mercaptan will reach about 361486 Tons at an average growth rate of more than4.70%.

The methyl mercaptan industry is highly competitive due to low entry barriers as the industry is less capital intensive and there is no major technology involved.

The global Methyl Mercaptan market was 460 million US$ in 2018 and is expected to 520 million US$ by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of 1.4% between 2019 and 2025.

This report studies the Methyl Mercaptan market size (value and volume) by players, regions, product types and end industries, history data 2014-2018 and forecast data 2019-2025; This report also studies the global market competition landscape, market drivers and trends, opportunities and challenges, risks and entry barriers, sales channels, distributors and Porter's Five Forces Analysis.

Geographically, this report is segmented into several key regions, with sales, revenue, market share and growth Rate of Methyl Mercaptan in these regions, from 2014 to 2025, covering

North America (United States, Canada and Mexico)

Europe (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Russia and Turkey etc.)

Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, Korea, India, Australia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam)

South America (Brazil etc.)

Middle East and Africa (Egypt and GCC Countries)

The various contributors involved in the value chain of the product include manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, intermediaries, and customers. The key manufacturers in this market include



Chevron Phillips

By the product type, the market is primarily split into

Methyl Mercaptan Segment classification

Hydrogen Sulfide-Methanol Vapor Phase Synthesis

Sodium Sulfide-Dimethyl Sulfate Synthesis

Thiourea-Dimethyl Sulfate Synthesis


By the end users/application, this report covers the following segments

Animal nutrition




We can also provide the customized separate regional or country-level reports, for the following regions:

North America

United States







South Korea








Rest of Asia-Pacific








Rest of Europe

Central & South America


Rest of Central & South America

Middle East & Africa

GCC Countries



South Africa

Rest of Middle East & Africa

The study objectives of this report are:

To study and analyze the global Methyl Mercaptan market size (value & volume) by company, key regions/countries, products and application, history data from 2014 to 2018, and forecast to 2025.

To understand the structure of Methyl Mercaptan market by identifying its various subsegments.

To share detailed information about the key factors influencing the growth of the market (growth potential, opportunities, drivers, industry-specific challenges and risks).

Focuses on the key global Methyl Mercaptan manufacturers, to define, describe and analyze the sales volume, value, market share, market competition landscape, SWOT analysis and development plans in next few years.

To analyze the Methyl Mercaptan with respect to individual growth trends, future prospects, and their contribution to the total market.

To project the value and volume of Methyl Mercaptan submarkets, with respect to key regions (along with their respective key countries).

To analyze competitive developments such as expansions, agreements, new product launches, and acquisitions in the market.

To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their growth strategies.

In this study, the years considered to estimate the market size of Methyl Mercaptan are as follows:

History Year: 2014-2018

Base Year: 2018

Estimated Year: 2019

Forecast Year 2019 to 2025

This report includes the estimation of market size for value (million USD) and volume (T). Both top-down and bottom-up approaches have been used to estimate and validate the market size of Methyl Mercaptan market, to estimate the size of various other dependent submarkets in the overall market. Key players in the market have been identified through secondary research, and their market shares have been determined through primary and secondary research. All percentage shares, splits, and breakdowns have been determined using secondary sources and verified primary sources.

For the data information by region, company, type and application, 2018 is considered as the base year. Whenever data information was unavailable for the base year, the prior year has been considered.

Key Stakeholders

Raw material suppliers


Regulatory bodies, including government agencies and NGO

Commercial research & development (R&D) institutions

Importers and exporters

Government organizations, research organizations, and consulting firms

Trade associations and industry bodies

End-use industries

Available Customizations

With the given market data, QYResearch offers customizations according to the company's specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Further breakdown of Methyl Mercaptan market on basis of the key contributing countries.

Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players.

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