The demand within the global market for aniline has been escalating on account of the multiple applications of aniline across a wide array of industries. The manufacture of methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) involves the use of aniline, and the popularity of the former has boded well for the global aniline market in recent times. The pharmaceutical industry has exhibited astonishing growth over the past decade, and the industry has effectuated advanced manufacturing processes and research standards to go a level up in terms of performance. Hence, the use of aniline in the pharmaceutical industry has also paved way for the growth of the global market for aniline, and has opened new opportunities for market vendors. Industrialisation has become the watch word of this century as various sectors witness the deployment of advanced machinery and technologies in their frame of operation. Moreover, the demand for gasoline has reached new heights, especially across the emerging economies. Owing to the aforementioned factors, the demand within the global market for aniline is estimated to rise at a skyrocketing rate in the years to come. 

A report by Transparency Market Research (TMR) finds that the global market for aniline accumulated revenues worth US$9.75 billion in 2013, and is expected to reach a total value of US$15.66 billion by the end of 2020. Several factors pertaining to the global market for aniline have been elucidated in the report by TMR. 

Methyl Diphenyl Diisocyanate to Emerge as Key End-product 

On the basis of end-use, the demand for aniline for the manufacture of methyl diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) has been rising at a commendable. MDI has applications in several key sectors and industries inclusive of sealants, elastometers, coatings, and adhesives. Furthermore, the use of aniline for the manufacture of rubber has also gathered momentum in the rubber industry. Consumer goods are another key segment based on end-use that is projected to enhance the growth prospects of the global market for aniline. The automotive industry has been expanding at a healthy CAGR, and this trend shall reflect in the form of increased demand for aniline across the globe. The use of aniline in the agriculture sector and packaging industry also occupies a significant share of total demand. Photography, pulp and paper, and insulation are other industries where aniline is extensively used. 

Presence of Aniline Plants in Asia Pacific to Increase Regional Demand 

Asia Pacific is at the top of the regional table in terms of demand for aniline, majorly due to the commendable growth of the industrial sector in the region. Furthermore, several aniline plants have been commissioned in Asia Pacific, which has in turn propelled demand within the regional market. India and China are amongst the most attractive areas for investment in the chemicals industry, and this factor has played a vital role in the growth of the Asia Pacific Aniline market.

Some of the key players in the global market for aniline are Wanhua Chemical Group Co., Huntsman Corporation, Ltd., E. I. duPont de Nemours and Company, and Bayer MaterialScience LLC.

Aniline is an aromatic amine. It is used as a precursor to several chemicals, which are employed in a wide range of industrial applications. A major portion of the aniline produced globally is utilized in the manufacture of methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI). MDI is used as an intermediate to manufacture rigid and flexible polyurethane (PU) foams, elastomers, coatings, adhesives and sealants. Aniline is also an important ingredient in several rubber processing chemicals such as 4-aminodiphenylamine. MDI produced using aniline as a precursor is used in applications such as insulation, furnishings, consumer goods, packaging, and automotive interiors & upholstery. The global market for aniline is driven largely by the industrial end-uses. Asia Pacific and Rest of the World are expected to dominate the aniline market during the forecast period; these regions are anticipated to witness significant industrial growth in the next few years. A large number of aniline manufacturing firms operate in China. Key players in this market are fully integrated in terms of aniline manufacturing. 
 
This report provides a detailed view of the global aniline market, considering 2013 as the base year. It provides forecast for the global aniline market from 2014 to 2020. The report includes in-depth analysis of the global aniline market in terms of volume (Kilo Tons) and revenue (US$ Mn) from 2013 to 2020. It also comprises several tables and graphs that offer a detailed explanation of various facts and findings about the global aniline market. Various authenticated sources have been used to refine and provide a comprehensive and accurate research on the aniline market. We conducted interviews with key industry leaders along with carrying out secondary research during the course of the study. Various governmental regulations and their effects on the aniline market were studied in detail. 
 
The report also provides key drivers and restraints and their impact on the global aniline market during the forecast period. It highlights new avenues for key industry participants in the aniline market. The report also helps understand business strategies of leading companies in the market. Furthermore, it provides market attractiveness analysis of various end-use industries to help understand the potential of aniline in the near future.
 
The study segments the aniline market based on products on a global as well as regional basis. Each application and end-use is further studied based on regional demand from 2013 to 2020. The report includes analysis of major geographical regions: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World.
 
The report uses analytical tools such as Porter’s Five Forces model to provide a detailed view of the competition in the overall aniline market. Porter’s Five Forces model offers in-depth analysis of the impact of buyers, new entrants, suppliers, substitutes, and degree of competition in the global aniline market. The report also includes value chain analysis, which provides information by studying the various components of the aniline market. Value chain analysis offers the degree of integration exhibited by leading companies in the market. Major raw material manufacturers and suppliers are identified using this tool. Major supply agreements signed among companies are also mentioned in detail in the report. Value chain analysis provides information of the distribution channels employed by major players in the market.
 
The study includes profiles of major market participants such as BASF SE, Bayer MaterialScience LLC, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Jilin Connell Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd., The Dow Chemical Company and Wanhua Chemical Group Co. Ltd. Company profiles comprise attributes such as company overview, financial overview, business strategies, and recent developments. These could help companies formulate appropriate strategies to achieve the competitive advantage and expand their market share. 
 
The report segments the global aniline market as follows:
 
Aniline Market – Application Analysis
  • Methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI)
  • Others (Including rubber processing chemicals, dyes & pigments, etc.)
Aniline Market – End-use Analysis
  • Insulation
  • Rubber products
  • Consumer goods
  • Automotive
  • Packaging
  • Others (Including agriculture, pulp & paper, photography, etc.)
Aniline Market - Regional Analysis
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World (RoW)
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