Citric acid is a weak organic tricarboxylic acid having the chemical formula C6H8O7. It occurs naturally in citrus fruits. In biochemistry, it is an intermediate in the citric acid cycle, which occurs in the metabolism of all aerobic organisms.
It is used widely as an acidifier, as a flavoring and chelating agent.
Global Citric Acid Market is driven by its increasing use in Food & Beverages, Pharmaceuticals & Personal Care and Detergents & Cleansers. The growth of these end-use industries, particularly in emerging economies of Asia Pacific region, is anticipated to boost the growth of the chemical over the projected period.
The bio-based and chelating characteristics of citric acid make it a viable solution to several toxic substances used for manufacturing detergents & cleaners, especially for household purposes. Rising awareness regarding cleanliness and hygiene is expected to augment the demand for detergents & cleaners.
Asia Pacific dominated the global industry, the Product Capacity accounted for above 67% of the global citric acid market in 2016.but the major consumption regions are Europe and North America, the consumption market share are 31.19% and 25.34% in 2016.
Rapid industrialization resulting in the presence of large-scale manufacturing bases for food & beverages, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics is expected to augment the demand for the chemical as an intermediate in several processes.
Increasing healthcare expenditure coupled with rising number of ailments across the world is expected to augment the demand for pharmaceuticals. The demand for citric acid is projected to progress in tandem with the development of the pharmaceutical sector.
The global Citric Acid market was xx million US$ in 2018 and is expected to xx million US$ by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of xx% between 2019 and 2025.
This report studies the Citric Acid 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 Citric Acid 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
Weifang Ensign Industry Co., Ltd.
TTCA Co., Ltd
RZBC Group Co. Ltd.
Cofco Biochemical (Anhui) Co., Ltd.
Jungbunzlauer Suisse AG
Tate & Lyle
S.A. Citrique Belge N.V.
Archer Daniels Midland Company
Shandong Juxian Hongde Citric Acid Company Ltd
Huangshi Xinghua Biochemical Co.Ltd
Gadot Biochemical Industries Ltd.
By the product type, the market is primarily split into
Powder Citric Acid
Liquid Citric Acid
By the end users/application, this report covers the following segments
Food & Beverages
Pharmaceuticals & Personal Care
Detergents & Cleansers
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 Citric Acid 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 Citric Acid 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 Citric Acid 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 Citric Acid with respect to individual growth trends, future prospects, and their contribution to the total market.
To project the value and volume of Citric Acid 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 Citric Acid 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 Citric Acid 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 Citric Acid market on basis of the key contributing countries.
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