Plasticizers Market Demand & Revenue Prediction By 2031

(MENAFN- Straits Research) Plasticizers are extensively utilized in the chemical sector to facilitate the production of diverse plastic and polymer goods. Plasticizer additives enhance the flexibility, durability, and workability of plastics. These industries rely heavily on their construction, automotive, packaging, and Electronics utilization. The robust growth of the building industry is a key driver for the plasticizers market, as it necessitates durable and pliable materials for insulation, flooring, and wire applications. Plasticizers play a vital role in the automotive industry as well. These compounds play a crucial role in automobile production, characterized by their lightweight nature, fuel efficiency, and enhanced safety features.
Market Dynamics
Demand in Construction Industry as PVC Pipes, Wires, and Roofing Materials Drives the Global Market
The anticipated rise of the global market may be attributed to the increasing use of plasticizers within the construction sector. Infrastructure development, urbanization trends, and the widespread adoption of sustainable construction practices on a global scale primarily fuel this growth. With the increasing complexity and scale of building projects, along with the imposition of stringent laws emphasizing the need for environmentally conscious solutions, there will be a notable transition in the market towards the utilization of non-phthalate plasticizers that are ecologically friendly. This change aligns with the overarching industry movement towards sustainability and adherence to regulatory standards. Therefore, stakeholders in the plasticizer business must adjust to these evolving expectations and align their product portfolios with the requirements of the building sector to maintain competitiveness in this dynamic market.
Growing Interest in Sustainable and Bio-Based Plasticizers Creates Tremendous Opportunities
The global plasticizers market is growing due to the rising demand for sustainable and bio-based plasticizers. There is a growing demand for environmentally-friendly plasticizers as the global community endeavors to reduce carbon emissions. Numerous advantages are associated with utilizing eco-friendly plasticizers derived from vegetable oils, soybeans, or cornstarch. Health-conscious customers and regulatory bodies favor non-toxic plasticizers due to their reduced health risks compared to conventional phthalate-based plasticizers. Bio-based plasticizers have enhanced biodegradability, reducing the long-term environmental impact and accumulation of plastic trash.
Regional Analysis
Asia-Pacific is the most significant global market shareholder and is predicted to grow tremendously during the forecast period. The sector has attained global market leadership status due to several critical considerations. China and India are very populous nations located in the Asia-Pacific region. These nations are undergoing processes of urbanization and industrialization, resulting in a rise in the demand for plastics in various sectors, including construction, automotive, and packaging. The demographic advantage of a population results in the establishment of a substantial market base for plastic products and plasticizers.
The Asia-Pacific region derives advantages from its robust manufacturing and chemical sectors. The infrastructure has been strategically developed to efficiently meet market demand by producing diverse plasticizers. The implementation of favorable government policies in many Asian countries further stimulates the plasticizers industry. These policies facilitate the expansion of industries and encourage foreign investments, supporting the plasticizers industry's growth.
Key Highlights

The global plasticizers market size was valued at
USD 18.5 billion in 2022. It is projected to reach
USD 28.7 billion by 2031, registering a
CAGR of 6.01%
during the forecast period (2023-2031).
Based on product type, the global plasticizers market is segmented into phthalate, non-phthalate and bio-based phthalate plasticizers segment is the highest contributor to the market and is expected to grow significantly over the forecast period.
Based on application, the global plasticizers market is fragmented into sealants, roofing materials, wire and cable, automotive interior, coated fabrics, and sporting equipment and footwear automotive interiors segment owns the highest market share and is expected to expand substantially during the forecast period.
Based on end-user, the global plasticizers market is fragmented into construction, automotive, packaging, consumer goods, medical, electrical and electronics. The construction sector segment dominates the global market and is expected to expand substantially over the forecast period.
Asia-Pacific is the most significant global market shareholder and is predicted to grow tremendously during the forecast period.

Competitive Players
The major players in the global plasticizers market are ExxonMobil Chemical, BASF SE, Eastman Chemical Company, Evonik Industries AG, LG Chem, Dow Chemical Company, Arkema SA, UPC Group, Perstorp Group, Shandong Qilu Plasticizers Co. Ltd., Lanxess AG, Aekyung Petrochemical Co. Ltd., Nan Ya Plastics Corporation, Bluesail Group, KLJ Group and others.
Market News

In April 2023,
LyondellBasell announced that its renewable CirculenRenew polymer will be utilized in the medical device industry. The offered bio plastic grade is certified by ISCC PLUS and delivers a certificate of mass balance to adopt the bio-based raw materials into final products.
In April 2022, ExxonMobil launched Exceed S, a Performance Polyethylene (PE) resins that provide toughness and stiffness and is easy to process. The new PE will aid the company in offering lucrative opportunities to decrease the complexity of film designs and formulations while improving conversion efficiency, packaging durability, and film performance from its competitors.

Global Plasticizers Market: Segmentation
By Type


By Applications

Roofing Materials
Wire and Cable
Automotive Interior
Coated Fabrics
Sporting Equipment

By End-User

Consumer Goods
Electrical and Electronics

By Regions

North America
The Middle East and Africa
Latin America


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