1, 2-Propanediol, commonly named propylene glycol (PG) or mono-propylene glycol (MPG), is a clear, colorless liquid with the consistency of syrup with formula C3H8O2.
The primary outlet for 1, 2-propanediol is unsaturated polyester resins (UPRs), which are used in surface coatings and glass fiber-reinforced resins. The second-largest consumer is functional fluids such as deicing and antifreeze. 1, 2-Propanediol is also used in plasticizers and hydraulic brake fluids. Other uses are in non-ionic detergents and as a humectant in the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, animal foodstuffs and tobacco industries. It is also an excellent solvent and extractant.
1, 2-Propanediol which usually called as propylene glycol (PG) is a kind of bulk petrochemical that has been found widely used to produce unsaturated polyester resins (UPR), functional fluids, cosmetics, pharmaceutics and food, liquid detergents, etc. Unsaturated polyester resins are the largest market of 1, 2-Propanediol, with a global consumption market share of 35.73%. The market share is higher in developing areas like China. The demand of functional fluids is stable, with its major market founded in Europe and North America.
The market of 1, 2-Propanediol is quite concentrated, with the top four companies take 53.93% of global market in 2015. Leading players in this industry are Dow, Lyondell Basell, Huntsman, INEOS, BASF, ADM, Sumitomo Chemical (Nihon Oxirane), SKC, etc, among which. Dow dominate the market in North America and Europe with a market share of 31.44% and five global manufacturing facilities include Stade plant, one of the world’s largest capacity plants.
The global market of 1, 2-Propanediol has been faced with overcapacity for quite a few years, which is especially severe in China. The average capacity utilization rate in China can hardly reach 60% for the years. However, in the further, the market of 1, 2-Propanediol would be expected to be promising due to adjustment of industrial structure and surging demand in food and pharmaceutical areas.
The global 1,2-Propanediol market was 3910 million US$ in 2018 and is expected to 5220 million US$ by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of 3.7% between 2019 and 2025.
This report studies the 1,2-Propanediol 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 1,2-Propanediol 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
Sumitomo Chemical (Nihon Oxirane)
Tongling Jintai Chemical
Shandong Shida Shenghua Chemical
CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals
Hi-tech Spring Chemical
Shandong Depu Chemical
By the product type, the market is primarily split into
By the end users/application, this report covers the following segments
Unsaturated Polyester Resins (UPR)
Cosmetics, Pharmaceutics and Food
We can also provide the customized separate regional or country-level reports, for the following regions:
Rest of Asia-Pacific
Rest of Europe
Central & South America
Rest of Central & South America
Middle East & Africa
Rest of Middle East & Africa
The study objectives of this report are:
To study and analyze the global 1,2-Propanediol 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 1,2-Propanediol 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 1,2-Propanediol 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 1,2-Propanediol with respect to individual growth trends, future prospects, and their contribution to the total market.
To project the value and volume of 1,2-Propanediol 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 1,2-Propanediol 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 (K MT). Both top-down and bottom-up approaches have been used to estimate and validate the market size of 1,2-Propanediol 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.
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Further breakdown of 1,2-Propanediol market on basis of the key contributing countries.
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