Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East Lignosulfonate-based Concrete Admixtures Market: Snapshot
The markets for lignosulfonate-based concrete admixtures in Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East are witnessing strong growth in their size and valuation. Driven significantly by the constant rise in the construction industry, as lignosulfonate-based concrete admixtures are necessary components of a construction, these regional markets are expected to continue their growth streak in the years to come.
Although the easy availability of efficient alternatives at much cheaper price range may create obstacles in the growth trajectory of these markets, the significant surge in the investment in the infrastructure sector across the Middle East is anticipated to offer lucrative opportunities for the further growth of this market over the next few years, normalizing the effect of this restraint.
The markets for lignosulfonate-based concrete admixtures in Latin America, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East jointly stood at US$98.9 mn in 2014. Researchers predict these markets to report a CAGR of 4.20% between 2015 and 2023 and attain a collective value of US$143.1 mn by the end of 2023.
Asia Pacific to Retain Leading Position
In 2014, Asia pacific led the overall market for lignosulfonate-based concrete admixtures due to the high demand for plasticizers and superplasticizers from the construction sector in this region. Over the coming years, Asia Pacific is anticipated to report a higher growth rate than other regional markets over the next few years. The increasing trend of urbanization and industrialization in various Asian countries, such as China and India, and the ASEAN nations is likely to boost the demand for lignosulfonate-based concrete admixtures in this region in the near future.
The Middle East market for lignosulfonate-based concrete admixtures is also projected to expand significantly over the forthcoming years, thanks to the surging demand for these admixtures in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, and the UAE, stimulated by the rise in investments in the building and construction industry for the improvement in infrastructure in these countries. On the other hand, the Latin America market for lignosulfonate-based concrete admixtures will be driven by the upswing in industrialization in the years to come.
Demand for Plasticizers to Remain Strong
Among plasticizers and superplasticizers, the former reported a greater demand in 2014 with a share of more than 65%. Although superplasticizers will report a higher CAGR, the demand for plasticizers will remain strong in the years to come, thanks to the significant rise in the construction industry. The high water reducing capability of superplasticizers is expected to boost their demand in the near future, ensuring a high growth rate.
At the forefront of the market for lignosulfonate-based concrete admixtures in Latin America, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East are BASF SE, W.R. Grace Co-Conn., Sika AG, Fosroc International, CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V., CICO Technologies Ltd., CHRYSO Group, Mapei International, Sodamco-Weber, and Pidilite Industries Ltd. These players rely heavily on technological advancements for their growth.
This report analyzes and forecasts the market for lignosulfonate-based concrete admixtures at the global and regional level. The market has been forecast based on volume (kilo tons) and revenue (US$ Mn) from 2015 to 2023. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global lignosulfonate-based concrete admixtures market. It also covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on demand for lignosulfonate-based concrete admixtures during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the lignosulfonate-based concrete admixtures market at the global and regional level.
The report includes detailed value chain analysis, which provides a comprehensive view of the global lignosulfonate-based concrete admixtures market. Porter’s Five Forces Model for the lignosulfonate-based concrete admixtures market has also been included to help understand the competitive landscape in the market. The study encompasses market attractiveness analysis, wherein products are benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate, and general attractiveness.
The study provides a decisive view of the global lignosulfonate-based concrete admixtures market by segmenting it in terms of product and region. These segments have been analyzed based on present and future trends. Regional segmentation includes current and forecast demand for Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East. The report also covers demand for individual products in all the regions.
The study includes profiles of major companies operating in the Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East lignosulfonate-based concrete admixtures market. Key players profiled in the report include BASF SE, Sika AG, W.R. Grace Co.Conn, Fosroc International, CICO Technologies Limited, CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V., CHRYSO Group, Sodamco-Weber, Mapei International, and Pidilite Industries Limited. Market players are profiled in terms of attributes such as company overview, financial overview, business strategies, and recent developments.
The report provides the estimated market size of lignosulfonate-based concrete admixtures for 2015 and forecast for the next eight years. The market size of lignosulfonate-based concrete admixtures for Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East has been provided in terms of volume and revenue. Market volume has been defined in kilo tons, while market revenue is in US$ Mn. Market numbers have been estimated based on key product segments of lignosulfonate-based concrete admixtures. Market size and forecast for each product segment have been provided in terms of Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East markets.
In order to compile the research report, we conducted in-depth interviews and discussions with a number of key industry participants and opinion leaders. Primary research represents the bulk of research efforts, supplemented by extensive secondary research. We reviewed key players’ product literature, annual reports, press releases, and relevant documents for competitive analysis and market understanding. Secondary research includes a search of recent trade, technical writing, Internet sources, and statistical data from government websites, trade associations, and agencies. This has proven to be the most reliable, effective, and successful approach for obtaining precise market data, capturing industry participants’ insights, and recognizing business opportunities.
Secondary research sources that are typically referred to include, but are not limited to company websites, annual reports, financial reports, broker reports, investor presentations, SEC filings, Plastemart magazine, TPE magazine, internal and external proprietary databases, and relevant patent and regulatory databases such as ICIS, Hoovers, oneSOURCE, Factiva, and Bloomberg, national government documents, statistical databases, trade journals, market reports, news articles, press releases, and webcasts specific to companies operating in the market.
Primary research involves e-mail interactions, telephonic interviews, and face-to-face interviews for each market, category, segment, and sub-segment across geographies. We conduct primary interviews on an ongoing basis with industry participants and commentators in order to validate data and analysis. Primary interviews provide firsthand information on market size, market trends, growth trends, competitive landscape, and outlook, etc. These help validate and strengthen secondary research findings. These also help develop the analysis team’s expertise and market understanding.
The report segments the Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East lignosulfonate-based concrete admixtures market as follows:
Lignosulfonate-based Concrete Admixtures Market: Asia Pacific, Latin America & Middle East Product Analysis
Lignosulfonate-based Concrete Admixtures Market: Asia Pacific, Latin America & Middle East Regional Analysis
- Asia Pacific
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- Latin America
- Middle East