Global Polyacrylic Acid Market Insights, Forecast to 2025

Polyacrylic Acid (PAA; trade name Carbomer) is a synthetic high-molecular weight polymer of acrylic acid. They may behomopolymers of acrylic acid, orcrosslinked with anallyletherofpentaerythritol, allyl ether ofsucrose, or allyl ether ofpropylene.
Lubrizol, Tinci Materials, SNF Floerger, Evonik and Sumitomo Seika are the top 5 players of the Polyacrylic Acids market, and they hold key technologies and patents, with high-end customers and have been formed in the monopoly position in the industry.

In 2018, the top 5 manufacturers have already occupied more than 50% of PAA market and are expected to remain in the leading position in the next few years.

Asia-Pacific was the largest sales market in 2018, with a proportion of 48%, and this region will continually enlarge in the next few years. Europe and North America ranked 2 and 3, which were also important.
Global Polyacrylic Acid market size will increase to 670 Million US$ by 2025, from 449 Million US$ in 2018, at a CAGR of 0.057 during the forecast period. In this study, 2018 has been considered as the base year and 2019 to 2025 as the forecast period to estimate the market size for Polyacrylic Acid.

This report researches the worldwide Polyacrylic Acid market size (value, capacity, production and consumption) in key regions like North America, Europe, China, Japan and India.
This study categorizes the global Polyacrylic Acid breakdown data by manufacturers, region, type and application, also analyzes the market status, market share, growth rate, future trends, market drivers, opportunities and challenges, risks and entry barriers, sales channels, distributors and Porter's Five Forces Analysis.

The following manufacturers are covered in this report:

Tinci Materials
SNF Floerger
Sumitomo Seika
Newman Fine Chemical
DX Chemical
Nippon Shokubai

Polyacrylic Acid Breakdown Data by Type
Industrial Grade
Cosmetic Grade
Pharmaceutical Grade

In industrial applications, the water treatment industry has a major market share, with consumption exceeding 4,400 tons in 2018, accounting for 12.26% of the Polyacrylic Acid (PAA) market.

Polyacrylic Acid Breakdown Data by Application
Personal Care and Cosmetics
Water & Wastewater Treatment
Paints, Coatings and Inks

The most proportion of Carbomer used is for personal care and cosmetics, and the proportion is about 50.75% in 2018. Followed by the pharmaceutical industry. In 2018, the proportion of PAA used in pharmaceutical was 27.47%.

Polyacrylic Acid Production Breakdown Data by Region
North America

Polyacrylic Acid Consumption Breakdown Data by Region
North America
United States
South Korea
Central & South America
Middle East & Africa
GCC Countries
South Africa

The study objectives are:

To analyze and research the global Polyacrylic Acid capacity, production, value, consumption, status and forecast;
To focus on the key Polyacrylic Acid manufacturers and study the capacity, production, value, market share and development plans in next few years.
To focuses on the global key manufacturers, to define, describe and analyze the market competition landscape, SWOT analysis.
To define, describe and forecast the market by type, application and region.
To analyze the global and key regions market potential and advantage, opportunity and challenge, restraints and risks.
To identify significant trends and factors driving or inhibiting the market growth.
To analyze the opportunities in the market for stakeholders by identifying the high growth segments.
To strategically analyze each submarket with respect to individual growth trend and their contribution to the market.
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 Polyacrylic Acid :
History Year: 2014-2018

Base Year:


Estimated Year:

Forecast Year 2019 to 2025
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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