This report studies the Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) market size (value and volume) by players, regions, product types and end industries, history data 2013-2017 and forecast data 2018-2025; 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.
Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK), also called 2-Butanone, is a colorless fairly volatile liquid with a pleasant pungent odor, C4H8O. The primary use of methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) is as a solvent in processes involving gums, resins, cellulose acetate, and cellulose nitrate. Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) is also used in the synthetic rubber industry, in the production of paraffin wax, and in household products such as lacquer and varnishes, paint remover, and glues.
Major manufacturers of methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) are mainly in US, EU, Japan and China. The main production is gradually shifted to China.
There are less than 10 large manufacturers all over the world and methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) is produced industrially in large quantities. However, methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) business may not expanse because of the effect of raw material cost and technology.
Since the earthquake of Japan and the unexpected stop of Shell methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) equipment, China is becoming a driver of methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) market in international trade.
The global Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) market was xx million US$ in 2017 and is expected to xx million US$ by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of xx% between 2018 and 2025.
Geographically, this report is segmented into several key regions, with sales, revenue, market share and growth Rate of Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) in these regions, from 2013 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
Lee Chang Yung Chemical
By the product type, the market is primarily split into
Ammonia Ester Grade
By the end users/application, this report covers the following segments
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 Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) market size (value & volume) by company, key regions/countries, products and application, history data from 2013 to 2017, and forecast to 2025.
To understand the structure of Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) 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 Ethyl Ketone (MEK) 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 Ethyl Ketone (MEK) with respect to individual growth trends, future prospects, and their contribution to the total market.
To project the value and volume of Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) 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 Ethyl Ketone (MEK) are as follows:
History Year: 2013-2017
Base Year: 2017
Estimated Year: 2018
Forecast Year 2018 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 Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) 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, 2017 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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Commercial research & development (R&D) institutions
Importers and exporters
Government organizations, research organizations, and consulting firms
Trade associations and industry bodies
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Further breakdown of Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) market on basis of the key contributing countries.
Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players.