Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market - Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Trends, Application Analysis, Growth And Forecast 2022-2027

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Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Overview 

Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market size is forecast to reach US$2.2 billion by 2027, after growing at a CAGR of 11.2% during 2022-2027. The fatty methyl ester Sulfonate is the anionic surfactant and it is produced by sulfonation of saturated fatty acid methyl esters derived from natural fats and oils. It is less toxic and highly biodegradable when compared with other types of surfactants. Fatty methyl ester sulfonate has excellent physicochemical qualities and can be used as an emulsifier, softening agent, and detergents. The fatty methyl ester is primarily driven by an increase in the demand for the industrial and home cleaning industry. The growing cosmetics and personal care industry is also fueling the growth of the fatty methyl ester sulfonate industry. Furthermore, the growth of the pharmaceuticals sector has also increased its demand, thereby, propelling the fatty methyl ester sulfonate market growth during the forecast period.

COVID-19 Impact 

The COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 impacted the growth of many industries, but the demand for the fatty methyl ester market increased because there was an upsurge in the demand for home and personal cleaning, which accelerated the market growth. For instance, according to the International Association for Soaps, Detergent, and Maintenance Products (A.I.S.E), the demand for home and industrial cleaning in Europe increased by 67% in 2020, when compared with 2019. Furthermore, demand for home and industrial cleaning, pharmaceuticals, and other commodities surged in 2021 as a result of the elevated Covid-19 pandemic, which spurred market expansion. Also, it is forecasted that the Covid-19 impact will end by mid-2022, thereby, further boosting the demand for the fatty methyl ester sulfonate market.

Report Coverage

The report: "Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Forecast (2022-2027)”, by IndustryARC, covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market. 

By Form: Powder, Flakes, and Paste.
By Packaging: Barrel, Bag, Drum, and Others.
By End-Use Industry: Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics and Personal Care (Shampoo, Hand Wash, Nail Care, Body Care, and Others), Home and Industrial Cleaning (Detergent (Light-duty and Heavy-duty), Soaps and Cleaners), and Others.
By Geography: North America (USA, Canada, and Mexico), Europe (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Russia, Belgium, and Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand, Indonesia, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Rest of APAC), South America (Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, and Rest of South America), Rest of the World (Middle East (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel, and Rest of Middle East), and Africa (South Africa, Nigeria, and Rest of Africa)).

Key Takeaways 

  • Asia-Pacific region dominates the fatty methyl ester sulfonate market, owing to the increasing pharmaceuticals production in the region. For instance, according to International Trade Administration, the production of pharmaceuticals in Japan for 2018 was US$62.6 million and in 2019 it was US$84.6 million, an increase of 35.1%.
  • The growing demand for fatty methyl ester sulfonate in industrial cleaning and oilfield chemicals is predicted to open up an array of attractive market prospects. 
  • Additionally, the rising use of fatty methyl ester sulfonate in laundry detergents, due to its physiochemical qualities, is driving up demand for fatty methyl ester sulfonate and thereby boosting the market growth. 
  • However, the methyl ester sulfonates have low water solvency, owing to these factors the other fatty acid ester is widely is used, which is limiting the growth of the market.

Figure: Asia-Pacific Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Revenue, 2022-2027 (US$ Billion)

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Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Segment Analysis – By Form

The powder segment held the largest share in the fatty methyl ester sulfonate market in 2021 and is growing at a CAGR of 8.3% during 2022-2027. The powder form is widely utilized in detergents because it has superior detergency at low concentrations, and it provides enhanced functionality when combined with hard water. Furthermore, when compared with other forms it is cost-effective, because of this advantage its demand is increasing, which is further accelerating the market growth. Thus, due to these advantages of powder formand the fatty methyl ester sulfonate market will continue to prosper during the forecast period. 

Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Segment Analysis – By Packaging 

The bag segment held the largest share in the fatty methyl ester sulfonate market in 2021. Bag packaging is used for fatty methyl ester sulfonate because it is lightweight in comparison to other types of packaging, and as a result, it is very cost-effective. The bag packaging offers high strength because it can carry a weight up to a thousand times its weight. Thus, due to these features of bag packaging, its use for fatty methyl ester sulfonate packaging is increasing, which is accelerating the growth of the fatty methyl ester sulfonate.

Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Segment Analysis – By End-Use Industry 

The home and industrial cleaning segment held the largest share in the fatty methyl ester sulfonate market in 2021 and is growing at a CAGR of 10.6% during 2022-2027. The fatty methyl ester sulfonates have active cleaning agents, softening agents, and emulsifiers owing to this it is used in home and industrial cleaning products such as laundry detergents, industrial detergents, and more. The growing home and industrial cleaning industry is propelling the growth of the market. For instance, according to the International Association for Soaps, Detergent, and Maintenance Products (A.I.S.E), in 2019 the home cleaning industry of Europe was 30.2 billion (US33.8 billion) and in 2021 it was 32.4 billion (US$37 billion), an increase of 7.3%. Furthermore, the industrial cleaning industry of Europe in 2019 was 7.2 billion (US$8.06 billion) and in 2021 it was 8.8 billion (US$10.1 billion), an increase of 22.22%. Thus, the growing home and industrial cleaning industry across the globe is aiding the fatty methyl ester sulfonate market growth. 

Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Segment Analysis – By Geography 

Asia-Pacific region held the largest share in the Fatty Methyl ester sulfonate market in 2021 up to 38%. The increasing production of detergent in the region is driving the growth of the marketFor instance, the production of detergents in the year 2019 in India was 687,000 MT and in 2021 it was 715,000 MT, an increase of 4.1%. Moreover, it is widely utilized in pharmaceutical products because it has a high concentration of oil, antioxidants, and proteins. The growing pharmaceutical industry in the region is forecasted to drive the growth of the market. For instance, the pharmaceutical production in the 4th quarter of 2019 was 16,183.2 MT and in 2021 was 16,892.7 MT, an increase of 4.2%Thus, the increasing detergent and pharmaceuticals production in the Asia-Pacific region is fueling the fatty methyl ester sulfonate market growth. 

Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Drivers 

Rapid Development of the Cosmetics Industry 

The cosmetics and personal care industry widely employ fatty methyl ester sulfonate in cosmetics and personal care products such as shampoo, hand wash, body care, and more because its natural properties ensure that it does not harm the skin. The growing cosmetics industry in the world is accelerating the fatty methyl ester sulfonate industry growth. For instance, according to Cosmetic Europe- the personal care association, in 2021 Europe was the largest cosmetic market at the global level with annual sales of €76.7 billion (US$87.6 billion). Moreover, according to the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA), in 2019 the global sales of hand care products was€54.09 million (US$60.6million) and in 2021 it increased to€68.25 million (US$77.9million) with an overall increase of 26.2%. Thus, the growing demand for the cosmetics and personal care industry will also act as a driver for the growth of the fatty methyl ester sulfonate market during the forecast period.

Increasing Demand for Bio-Based Raw Materials from Various End-Use Industries

The increasing usage of bio-based raw materials in products such as cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, laundry detergent, and more is being fueled by consumer desire for biodegradable and low-toxic products. Furthermorefatty methyl ester sulfonate is highly biodegradable and less toxic, which is accelerating the growth of the market. The growing pharmaceutical industry is accelerating the demand for fatty methyl ester sulfonate. For instance, according to the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Association, in the year 2019, the production of pharmaceuticals was €293.21billion (US$328.24 billion) and in 2020 it was 310 billion (US$367.86 billion), an increase of 5.7%. Also, international organizations are promoting the usage of bio-based raw materials, which is further propelling the growth of the market. For instance, because of its high potential for future growth, job creation, and ability to address climate change by lowering greenhouse gas emissions such as carbon dioxide, the EU has designated the bio-based products industry as a priority area. Thus, the increasing demand for bio-based raw materials from various end-use industries is boosting the growth of the market. 

Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Challenges 

The High Cost of Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate 

The high cost of fatty acid ester sulfonate is posing a major challenge for market growth. The low water solvency of the fatty methyl ester sulfonate, owing to this factor the consistency maintenance becomes difficult, which affects the production process. Moreover, to overcome the challenges associated with methyl ester sulfonate production, methyl ester sulfonate manufacturers are focusing on process optimization and product innovation. This factor is adding to the cost for the manufacturers. Thus, factors such as low water solvency, process optimization add to the cost of fatty methyl ester sulfonate and more are posing as a major challenge for the growth of the fatty methyl ester market.

Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Industry Outlook

Technology launches, acquisitions, and increased R&D activities are key strategies adopted by players in the fatty methyl ester sulfonate market. Major players of the fatty methyl ester sulfonate market are: 

  1. Emery Oleochemicals 
  2. FENCHEM 
  3. Chemithon Corporation 
  4. KPL International Ltd. 
  5. Lion Corporation 
  6. KLK Oleo 
  7. Stephan Company 
  8. Wilmar International Ltd. 
  9. Sinopec Jinling Petrochemicals Co. Ltd 
  10. Surface Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. 

Recent Developments

  • In May 2021, KLK Oleo Malaysia expanded its business in the North America Region, this will also expand its fatty methyl ester sulfonate business.

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1. Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market: Market Overview
    1.1 Definitions and Scope
2. Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market- Executive Summary 
    2.1 Key Trends by Form 
    2.2 Key Trends by Packaging  
    2.3 Key Trends by End-Use Industry 
    2.4 Key Trends by Geography
3. Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market– Comparative analysis  
    3.1 Market Share Analysis- Major Companies 
    3.2 Product Benchmarking- Major Companies 
    3.4 Top 5 Financials Analysis 
    3.5 Patent Analysis- Major Companies 
    3.6 Pricing Analysis (ASPs will be provided) 
4. Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market- Startup companies Scenario Premium Premium 
    4.1 Major startup company analysis: 
        4.1.1 Investment 
        4.1.2 Revenue 
        4.1.3 Product portfolio 
        4.1.4 Venture Capital and Funding Scenario 
5. Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market– Industry Market Entry Scenario Premium Premium 
    5.1 Regulatory Framework Overview 
    5.2 New Business and Ease of Doing Business Index 
    5.3 Successful Venture Profiles 
    5.4 Customer Analysis – Major companies 
6. Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market- Market Forces 
    6.1 Market Drivers 
    6.2 Market Constraints 
    6.3 Porters Five Force Model 
        6.3.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers 
        6.3.2 Bargaining Powers of Buyers 
        6.3.3 Threat of New Entrants 
        6.3.4 Competitive Rivalry 
        6.3.5 Threat of Substitutes
7. Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market– Strategic Analysis 
    7.1 Value/Supply Chain Analysis 
    7.2 Opportunity Analysis 
    7.3 Product/Market Life Cycle 
    7.4 Distributor Analysis – Major Companies 
8. Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market-By Form (Market Size –US$ Million/Billion) 
    8.1 Powder 
    8.2 Flakes 
    8.3 Paste 
9. Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market-By Packaging (Market Size -US$ Million/Billion) 
    9.1 Barrel 
    9.2 Bag 
    9.3 Drum 
    9.4 Others 
10. Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market-By End-Use Industry (Market Size -US$ Million/Billion) 
    10.1 Pharmaceuticals 
    10.2 Cosmetics and Personal Care 
        10.2.1 Shampoo 
        10.2.2 Hand Wash 
        10.2.3 Nail Care 
        10.2.4 Body Care 
        10.2.5 Others 
    10.3 Home and Industrial Cleaning 
        10.3.1 Detergent 
        10.3.1.1 Light-duty 
        10.3.1.2 Heavy-duty 
        10.3.2 Soaps 
        10.3.3 Cleaners 
    10.4 Others
11. Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market-By Geography (Market Size -US$ Million/Billion) 
    11.1 North America 
        11.1.1 USA 
        11.1.2 Canada 
        11.1.3 Mexico 
    11.2 Europe 
        11.2.1 UK 
        11.2.2 Germany 
        11.2.3 France 
        11.2.4 Italy 
        11.2.5 Netherlands 
        11.2.6 Spain 
        11.2.7 Russia 
        11.2.8 Belgium 
        11.2.9 Rest of Europe 
    11.3 Asia-Pacific 
        11.3.1 China 
        11.3.2 Japan 
        11.3.3 India 
        11.3.4 South Korea 
        11.3.5 Australia and New Zealand 
        11.3.6 Indonesia 
        11.3.7 Taiwan 
        11.3.8 Malaysia 
        11.3.9 Rest of APAC 
    11.4 South America 
        11.4.1 Brazil 
        11.4.2 Argentina 
        11.4.3 Colombia 
        11.4.4 Chile 
        11.4.5 Rest of South America 
    11.5 Rest of the World 
        11.5.1 Middle East 
            11.5.1.1 Saudi Arabia 
            11.5.1.2 UAE 
            11.5.1.3 Israel 
            11.5.1.4 Rest of Middle East 
        11.5.2 Africa 
            11.5.2.1 South Africa 
            11.5.2.2 Nigeria 
            11.5.2.3 Rest of Africa 
12. Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market – Entropy   
        12.1 New Product Launches 
        12.2 M&As, Collaborations, JVs and Partnerships 
13. Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market–Industry / Segment Competition landscape Premium Premium 
    13.1 Company Benchmarking Matrix – Major Companies 
    13.2 Market Share at Global Level - Major companies 
    13.3 Market Share by Key Region - Major companies 
    13.4 Market Share by Key Country - Major companies 
    13.5 Market Share by Key Application - Major companies 
    13.6 Market Share by Key Product Type/Product category- Major companies 
14. Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market – Key Company List by Country Premium Premium 
15. Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Company Analysis - Business Overview, Product Portfolio, Financials, and Developments 
    15.1 Company 1 
    15.2 Company 2 
    15.3 Company 3 
    15.4 Company 4 
    15.5 Company 5 
    15.6 Company 6 
    15.7 Company 7 
    15.8 Company 8 
    15.9 Company 9 
    15.10 Company 10 and more 
"*Financials would be provided on a best efforts basis for private companies"

LIST OF TABLES

1.Global Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market:End-Use Outlook Market 2019-2024 ($M)
1.1 Personal Care Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Global Industry Research
1.2 Detergent Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Global Industry Research
2.Global Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market:End-Use Outlook Market 2019-2024 (Volume/Units)
2.1 Personal Care Market 2019-2024 (Volume/Units) - Global Industry Research
2.2 Detergent Market 2019-2024 (Volume/Units) - Global Industry Research
3.North America Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market:End-Use Outlook Market 2019-2024 ($M)
3.1 Personal Care Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
3.2 Detergent Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
4.South America Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market:End-Use Outlook Market 2019-2024 ($M)
4.1 Personal Care Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
4.2 Detergent Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
5.Europe Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market:End-Use Outlook Market 2019-2024 ($M)
5.1 Personal Care Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
5.2 Detergent Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
6.APAC Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market:End-Use Outlook Market 2019-2024 ($M)
6.1 Personal Care Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
6.2 Detergent Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
7.MENA Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market:End-Use Outlook Market 2019-2024 ($M)
7.1 Personal Care Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
7.2 Detergent Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research

LIST OF FIGURES

1.US Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
2.Canada Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
3.Mexico Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
4.Brazil Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
5.Argentina Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
6.Peru Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
7.Colombia Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
8.Chile Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
9.Rest of South America Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
10.UK Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
11.Germany Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
12.France Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
13.Italy Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
14.Spain Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
15.Rest of Europe Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
16.China Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
17.India Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
18.Japan Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
19.South Korea Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
20.South Africa Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
21.North America Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate By Application
22.South America Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate By Application
23.Europe Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate By Application
24.APAC Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate By Application
25.MENA Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonate By Application
26.The Chemithon Corporation, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
27.Factory Group Company, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
28.Fenchem, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
29.Henan Surface Chemical Industry Co , Ltd, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
30.Jinchang Chemical, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
31.Kpl International, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
32.Lion Corporation, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
33.Pemex Chemical, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
34.The Sun Product Corporation, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
35.Zanyu Technology Group Co , Ltd, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
36.Stepan Company, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
37.Proctor Gamble Chemical, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
38.Jiangsu Hiaqing Biotechnology, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
39.Klk Oleo, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
40.Wilmar International Ltd, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
41.Alfa Aesar, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
42.Emery Oleochemicals, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)