TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Specialty Chemicals market to grow at a CAGR of 5.16 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the growing demand for specialty chemicals products in the rapidly developing countries of the APAC region. The Global Specialty Chemicals market has also been witnessing the increase in mergers and acquisitions through which key players in the market are increasing their penetration in the emerging economies. However, the increasingly stringent health and environmental regulations could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.
TechNavio's report, the Global Specialty Chemicals Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the APAC and EMEA regions; it also covers Global Specialty Chemicals market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
Key vendors dominating this space are 3M Company, AkzoNobel NV, Arkema SA, BASF SE, Bayer AG, Clariant AG, Dow Chemical Co., Evonik Industries Inc., Ecolab Inc., E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co., Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Koninklijke DSM NV, PPG Industries Inc., Solvay-Rhodia, and Syngenta AG.
Other vendors mentioned in the report are Ashland Inc., Avery Dennison Corp., DIC Corp., Eastman Chemical Co., Givaudan SA, Honeywell International Inc., Huntsman Corp., Lonza Group, Lubrizol Corp., Merck KGaA, Momentive Performance Materials Holdings Inc., Monsanto Co., RPM International Inc., Sherwin-Williams Co., Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd., Toray Industries Inc., Valspar Corp., and Wacker Chemie AG.
Key questions answered in this report:
What will the market size be in 2018 and what will the growth rate be?
What are the key market trends?
What is driving this market?
What are the challenges to market growth?
Who are the key vendors in this market space?
What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?
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