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Triacetin Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecast (2021 - 2026)

Triacetin Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecast (2021 - 2026)

The Global Triacetin Market is projected to register a CAGR of more than 4% during the forecast period (2021-2026).

The market was negatively impacted by COVID-19 in 2020. Several countries were forced to go in lockdown owing to the pandemic scenario, which led to shutdown of manufacturing facilities of almost every industry worldwide for a specified time. Tobacco and food and beverage industries which are the major consumers of triacetin suffered hugely due to the pandemic. According to Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI), COVID-19 has impacted all spheres of the global supply food chain including distribution and packaging, as well as sourcing of raw materials. Lockdowns disrupted the transportation of packaged foods, prepared foods, and non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages. The tobacco industry too was further impacted by the pandemic. According to the Ministry of Economy and Finance, South Korea, tobacco sales faced closures due to global travel restrictions due to the pandemic. Furthermore, the use of any tobacco product also increases the risk of being infected by coronavirus and increases the probability of its spread. This may be due to contaminated fingers or tobacco products touching the face and mouth for smoking as well as consuming smokeless tobacco. Still, according to data published by Statista, revenue generated from the tobacco products market is expected to reach USD 793,439 million by the end of 2021, which has seen a significant rise from 2020. Overall, the impact of COVID is expected to be limited in the short run, with the industry demand expected to recover through the years to come.

- Over the long run, rising demand of plasticizer type and increasing use in food and beverage industry are expected to drive the market growth.
- Unfavorable conditions arising due to COVID-19 outbreak is expected to hinder the market growth during the forecast period.
- Asia-Pacific region is expected to dominate the global triacetin market and is further expected to register the fastest growth through the forecast period.

Key Market Trends

Developing Demand of Plasticizer Type

- Triacetin, also known as glycerin triacetate, glycerol triacetate, are used extensively as a plasticizer in industries such as tobacco, pharmaceutical, and cosmetics. Properties such as light resistance, good plasticizing effect for various plastic and cellulose-based paints, superior dissolving power for several organic substances make triacetin a proper plasticizer to be used in various industries.
- Application of triacetin as a plasticizer in the cosmetics industry for nail polishing is expected to surge the market demand. As per data published by Statista, revenue in the nails segment is expected to generate a revenue of USD 10,937.3 million in 2021.
- Plasticizer is also used in the tobacco industry to make cigarette filter rods. According to British American Tobacco (BAT), a British multinational company that manufactures and sells cigarettes, tobacco and other nicotine products, sales for the legal global tobacco market was worth approximately USD 818 billion in 2019, which steady rise expected through the upcoming years.
- Moreover, impact of COVID on tobacco industry has been limited and increase in consumption is expected to drive the market growth for triacetin through the forecast period.

Asia-Pacific Region to Dominate the Triacetin Market

- Asia-Pacific region holds the largest share in the triacetin market across the globe and is expected to grow significantly during the forecast period.
- According to Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), China, India, Indonesia and Bangladesh are one of the leading tobacco producing countries with China producing 2.61 million metric tons in the year 2019, and the estimates are expected to grow steadily over the forecast period.
- According to the data from the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA), which is now under the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), as of 15 July 2020, there were 5,273 enterprises qualified to produce cosmetics in China. Most of these producers are concentrated in East China and South China. In 2019, 2,933 producers, or 56.4% of all qualified cosmetics producers, were based in South China, and 1,466 producers, or 27.8% of all qualified producers, were based in East China.
- As per Indian Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), application of triacetin in the pharmaceutical industry as a capsule coating is expected to grow in the region. India is amongst the world’s largest providers of generic drug and Indian pharmaceutical sector is expected to grow to USD 100 billion by 2025.
- Moreover, food and beverage is expected to be the largest consuming end-user of triacetin. The product finds its application as a food additive and used as a solvent for flavoring.
- The consumer preference in the cosmetics market in Japan is becoming more selective and value conscious. The needs and tastes of consumers may change with occasional patterns and fashion changes. The consumers may also be eager to try something new and different from time to time, as long as those products and value propositions are appealing.
- South Korea has one of the world’s most exceptional beauty markets. New beauty trends and innovations, featuring sophisticated ingredients and aesthetically-appealing packaging, are constantly on display. The South Korean cosmetic products market was valued at USD 1,578.4 million in 2019, and it is expected to reach USD 1952.05 million by 2025.
- Overall, rising demand from various industries in Asia-Pacific region is expected to drive the market studied during the forecast period.

Competitive Landscape

The triacetin market is partially consolidated. Some of the players in the market include Eastman Chemical Company, LANXESS, Polynt, BASF SE, and DAICEL CORPORATION.

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1.1 Study Assumptions
1.2 Scope of the Study



4.1 Drivers
4.1.1 Rising Demand of Plasticizer Type
4.1.2 Increasing Use in Food and Beverage Industry
4.2 Restraints
4.2.1 Unfavorable Conditions Arising Due to COVID-19 Outbreak
4.2.2 Other Restraints
4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis
4.4 Porters Five Force Analysis
4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
4.4.5 Degree of Competition

5.1 Product Type
5.1.1 Plasticizer
5.1.2 Solvent
5.1.3 Humectant
5.1.4 Other Product Types
5.2 End-user Industry
5.2.1 Tobacco
5.2.2 Food and Beverage
5.2.3 Pharmaceutical
5.2.4 Adhesives and Sealants
5.2.5 Cosmetics
5.2.6 Paints and Coatings
5.2.7 Other End-user Industries
5.3 Geography
5.3.1 Asia-Pacific China India Japan South Korea Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.3.2 North America United States Canada Mexico
5.3.3 Europe Germany United Kingdom Italy France Rest of Europe
5.3.4 South America Brazil Argentina Rest of South America
5.3.5 Middle-East and Africa Saudi Arabia South Africa Rest of Middle-East and Africa

6.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements
6.2 Market Share (%)**/Ranking Analysis
6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
6.4 Company Profiles
6.4.1 Alfa Aesar, Thermo Fisher Scientific
6.4.2 BASF SE
6.4.4 Eastman Chemical Company
6.4.5 Innova Global (India)
6.4.7 Polynt
6.4.8 Sisco Research Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.
6.4.9 Spectrum Chemical Manufacturing Corp.
6.4.10 TANYUN
6.4.12 Zhonglan Industry Co.,Ltd.


Report Title: Triacetin Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecast (2021 - 2026)

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