The global market for cosmetic chemicals is projected to exceed US$18.9 billion by the year 2015. Growing demand for anti-aging and sun protection products, introduction of novel solutions in hair protection, and increased use of natural ingredients are expected to drive sales in the cosmetic chemicals market.
Europe represents the largest market for cosmetic chemicals globally. However, emerging markets such as Asia-Pacific are expected to drive market growth in future. Cleansing Agents & Foamers constitutes the largest segment for cosmetic chemicals worldwide. Emollients & Moisturizers are poised to register the fastest compounded annual growth rate during the period 2007-2015.
Several positive signs emanated from the cosmetic chemicals market during the recession that bode a positive outlook in the years to follow. Demand for products offering sun protection and anti-aging benefits, and employing natural ingredients remain buoyant through the year 2009. These products are expected to drive the market for cosmetic chemicals in future. Sustainability is expected to remain a major theme in the industry.
Despite the presence of several manufacturers, a major share of the global cosmetic chemicals market is dominated by a handful of companies. Multinationals enjoy the availability of larger resources for investing in research and development for improving purity, performance, safety, data documentation, and efficiency of products, thus gaining a competitive edge in the global market.
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Cosmetic Chemicals in US$ Millions by the following product segments: Cleansing Agents & Foamers, Emollients & Moisturizers, Fragrances & Flavors, Processing Aids, and Specialty Additives. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for each region for the period 2007 through 2015. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 356 companies including many key and niche players such as Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry LLC, Ashland Inc., BASF SE, Ciba Specialty Chemicals Holding Inc., Clariant International Ltd., Cognis Deutschland GmbH & Company KG, Croda International Plc, Sederma, S.A.S, Dow Chemical Company, Rohm and Haas Company, Dow Corning Corp., Evonik Degussa GmbH, Firmenich S.A., Givaudan S.A.., International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc., International Specialty Products, Inc., Lanxess AG, Novozymes A/S, P&G Chemicals, Royal DSM N.V. and Symrise GmbH & Co. KG. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.
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