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Chitosan Market for Water Treatment, Biomedicine & Pharmaceutics, Industrial, Food & Beverages, Cosmetics, Agrochemical and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2015 – 2021

Published: Oct-2016 | Format: PDF | Zion | Number of pages: 110 | Code: MRS - 82339

The report covers forecast and analysis for the chitosan market on a global and regional level. The study provides historic data of 2015 along with a forecast from 2016 to 2021 based on both volumes (tons) and revenue (USD million). The study includes drivers and restraints for the chitosan market along with the impact they have on the demand over the forecast period. Additionally, the report includes the study of opportunities available in the chitosan market on a global level.

In order to give the users of this report a comprehensive view on the chitosan market, we have included a detailed value chain analysis. To understand the competitive landscape in the market, an analysis of Porter’s five forces model for the chitosan market has also been included. The study includes a market attractiveness analysis, where in application segments are benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate and general attractiveness.

The study provides a decisive view on the chitosan market by segmenting the market based on applications. All the application segments have been analyzed based on present and future trends and the market is estimated from 2015 to 2021. Key application markets covered under this study includes, water treatment, biomedicine & pharmaceutics, industrial, food & beverages, cosmetics, and agrochemical etc. Chitosan is used as a flocculating and chelating agent for removing various traces of metals from industrial wastewater. Chitosan is also used as alternative to petroleum by-products such as plastics used in food packing, which are not recyclable. The regional segmentation includes the current and forecast demand for North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa with its further branching into major countries including U.S., Germany, France, UK, China, Japan, India and Brazil. This segmentation includes demand for individual applications in all the regions and countries.

The report also provides the detailed profiles of key manufacturers in the market. Company overview, financial overview, product portfolio, new project launched, recent development analysis are the parameters included in the profile. GTC Bio Corporation, KitoZyme S.A., Biothera, Golden-Shell Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., FMC Health and Nutrition, Panvo Organics Pvt., Ltd., Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH, Primex ehf, PT Biotech Surindo, and Xianju Tengwang Chitosan Factory are some of the key manufacturers of chitosan.

The report segments the global chitosan market into:

Global Chitosan Market: Application Segment Analysis

  • Water treatment
  • Biomedicine & pharmaceutics
  • Industrial
  • Food & beverages
  • Cosmetics
  • Agrochemical
  • Others (Including fuel cells, photographic products, etc.)

Global Chitosan Market: Regional Segment Analysis

  • North America
    • U.S.
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • UK
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
  • Middle East and Africa
  • Chapter 1. Introduction
    • 1.1. Report description and scope
    • 1.2. Research scope
    • 1.3. Research methodology
      • 1.3.1. Market research process
      • 1.3.2. Market research methodology
  • Chapter 2. Executive Summary
    • 2.1. Global market volume and revenue, 2015 - 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
    • 2.2. Global chitosan market: Snapshot
  • Chapter 3. Chitosan Market – Global and Industry Analysis
    • 3.1. Chitosan: Market dynamics
    • 3.2. Market drivers
      • 3.2.1. Drivers for global chitosan market: Impact analysis
      • 3.2.2. Growth in demand for water treatment
      • 3.2.3. Growing demand for organic personal care products like cosmetics
      • 3.2.4. Rising demand for food & beverages
      • 3.2.5. Global demand for biomedicine & pharmaceutics
      • 3.2.6. Global demand for agrochemicals
    • 3.3. Market restraints
      • 3.3.1. Restraints for global chitosan market: Impact analysis
      • 3.3.2. Environmental regulations
    • 3.4. Opportunities
      • 3.4.1. Application as dietary supplement holds promise for the chitosan market
      • 3.4.2. Novel applications of chitosan nanoparticles present an exciting opportunity to chitosan market
      • 3.4.3. Production of chitosan from non-aquatic sources to improve quality and functionality of end products
    • 3.5. Porter’s five forces analysis
    • 3.6. Market attractiveness analysis
      • 3.6.1. Market attractiveness analysis by application segment
      • 3.6.2. Market attractiveness analysis by regional segment
  • Chapter 4. Global Chitosan Market - Competitive Landscape
    • 4.1. Company market share, 2015
    • 4.2. Production capacity (subject to data availability)
    • 4.3. Raw material analysis
    • 4.4. Price trend analysis
  • Chapter 5. Global Chitosan Market – Application Segment Analysis
    • 5.1. Global chitosan market: Application overview
      • 5.1.1. Global chitosan market volume share by application, 2015 and 2021
    • 5.2. Water treatment
      • 5.2.1. Global chitosan market for water treatment, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
    • 5.3. Cosmetics with organic ingredients
      • 5.3.1. Global chitosan market for cosmetics with organic ingredients, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
    • 5.4. Food & Beverages
      • 5.4.1. Global chitosan market for food & beverages, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
    • 5.5. Biomedicine & Pharmaceutics
      • 5.5.1. Global Chitosan Market for Biomedicine & Pharmaceutics, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
    • 5.6. Agrochemicals
      • 5.6.1. Global chitosan market for agrochemicals, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
    • 5.7. Others
      • 5.7.1. Global chitosan market for other applications, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
  • Chapter 6. Global Chitosan Market – Regional Segment Analysis
    • 6.1. Global chitosan market: Regional overview
      • 6.1.1. Global chitosan market volume share by region, 2015 and 2021
    • 6.2. North America
      • 6.2.1. U.S. chitosan market, by application, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
    • 6.3. Europe
      • 6.3.1. Germany chitosan market, by application, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
      • 6.3.2. France chitosan market, by application, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
      • 6.3.3. UK chitosan market, by application, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
    • 6.4. Asia Pacific
      • 6.4.1. China chitosan market, by application, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
      • 6.4.2. Japan chitosan market, by application, 2015 - 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
      • 6.4.3. India chitosan market, by application, 2015 - 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
    • 6.5. Latin America
      • 6.5.1. Brazil chitosan market, by application, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
    • 6.6. Middle East and Africa
      • 6.6.1. Middle East and Africa chitosan market, by application, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
  • Chapter 7. Company Profile
    • 7.1. GTC Bio Corporation
      • 7.1.1. Overview
      • 7.1.2. Financials
      • 7.1.3. Product portfolio
      • 7.1.4. Business strategy
      • 7.1.5. Recent developments
    • 7.2. KitoZyme S.A.
      • 7.2.1. Overview
      • 7.2.2. Financials
      • 7.2.3. Product portfolio
      • 7.2.4. Business strategy
      • 7.2.5. Recent developments
    • 7.3. Biothera
      • 7.3.1. Overview
      • 7.3.2. Financials
      • 7.3.3. Product portfolio
      • 7.3.4. Business strategy
      • 7.3.5. Recent developments
    • 7.4. Golden-Shell Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd
      • 7.4.1. Overview
      • 7.4.2. Financials
      • 7.4.3. Product portfolio
      • 7.4.4. Business strategy
      • 7.4.5. Recent developments
    • 7.5. FMC Health and Nutrition
      • 7.5.1. Overview
      • 7.5.2. Financials
      • 7.5.3. Product portfolio
      • 7.5.4. Business strategy
      • 7.5.5. Recent developments
    • 7.6. Panvo Organics Pvt., Ltd.
      • 7.6.1. Overview
      • 7.6.2. Financials
      • 7.6.3. Product portfolio
      • 7.6.4. Business strategy
      • 7.6.5. Recent developments
    • 7.7. Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH
      • 7.7.1. Overview
      • 7.7.2. Financials
      • 7.7.3. Product Portfolio
      • 7.7.4. Business Strategy
      • 7.7.5. Recent Developments
    • 7.8. Primex ehf
      • 7.8.1. Overview
      • 7.8.2. Financials
      • 7.8.3. Product portfolio
      • 7.8.4. Business strategy
      • 7.8.5. Recent developments
    • 7.9. PT Biotech Surindo.
      • 7.9.1. Overview
      • 7.9.2. Financials
      • 7.9.3. Product portfolio
      • 7.9.4. Business strategy
      • 7.9.5. Recent developments
    • 7.10. Xianju Tengwang Chitosan Factory
      • 7.10.1. Overview
      • 7.10.2. Financials
      • 7.10.3. Product portfolio
      • 7.10.4. Business strategy
      • 7.10.5. Recent developments

List of Tables

1. Global chitosan market snapshot, 2015 - 2021
2. Drivers of the global chitosan market: Impact analysis
3. Restraints of the global chitosan market: Impact analysis
4. Chitosan consumption limit
5. North America chitosan market volume, by application, 2015 – 2021 (Tons)
6. North America chitosan market revenue, by application, 2015 – 2021 (USD Million)   
7. U.S. chitosan market volume, by application, 2015 – 2021 (Tons)
8. U.S. chitosan market revenue, by application, 2015 –2021 (USD Million)  
9. Europe chitosan market volume, by application, 2015 –2021 (Tons)  
10. Europe chitosan market revenue, by product segment, 2015 –2021 (USD Million)
11. Germany chitosan market volume, by application, 2015 – 2021 (Tons)
12. Germany chitosan market revenue, by product segment, 2015 –2021 (USD Million)
13. France chitosan market volume, by application, 2015 – 2021 (Tons)
14. France chitosan market revenue, by application, 2015 –2021 (USD Million)
15. UK chitosan market volume, by application, 2015 – 2021 (Tons)
16. UK chitosan market revenue, by application, 2015 –2021 (USD Million)
17. Asia Pacific chitosan market volume, by application, 2015 – 2021 (Tons)
18. Asia Pacific chitosan market revenue, by application, 2015 – 2021 (USD Million)
19. China chitosan market volume, by application, 2015 – 2021 (Tons)
20. China chitosan market revenue, by application, 2015 –2021 (USD Million)
21. Japan chitosan market volume, by application, 2015 – 2021 (Tons)
22. Japan chitosan market revenue, by application, 2015 – 2021 (USD Million)
23. India chitosan market volume, by application, 2015 – 2021 (Tons)
24. India chitosan market revenue, by application, 2015 –2021 (USD Million)
25. Latin America chitosan market volume, by application, 2015 –2021 (Tons)
26. Latin America chitosan market revenue, by application, 2015 – 2021 (USD Million)
27. Brazil chitosan market volume, by application, 2015 – 2021 (Tons)
28. Brazil chitosan market revenue, by application, 2015 – 2021 (USD Million)
29. Middle East and Africa chitosan market volume, by application, 2015 – 2021 (Tons)
30. Middle East and Africa chitosan market revenue, by application, 2015 – 2021 (USD Million)


List of Figures

1. Market research process
2. Market research methodology
3. Global chitosan market volume and revenue, 2015 - 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
4. Value chain analysis
5. Global water treatment market , 2015 – 2021 (Million Tons)
6. Global cosmetics with organic ingredients  market, 2015 – 2021 (USD Million)
7. Global food and beverages market, by region, 2015 – 2021 (USD Million)  
8. Global biomedicine and pharmaceutics market, by region, 2015 – 2021 (USD Million)
9. Global agrochemicals market, by region, 2015 – 2021 (USD Million)  
10. Market attractiveness analysis by application segment
11. Market attractiveness analysis by regional segment
12. Company market share analysis
13. Global chitosan market volume share by application, 2015 and 2021
14. Global chitosan market for water treatment industry, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
15. Global chitosan market for cosmetics with organic ingredients industry, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
16. Global chitosan market for food and beverages, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
17. Global chitosan market for biomedicine and pharmaceutics, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
18. Global chitosan market for agrochemicals  applications, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
19. Global chitosan  market volume share by region, 2015 and 2021
20. North America chitosan market, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
21. Europe chitosan market, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
22. Asia Pacific chitosan market, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
23. Latin America chitosan market, 2015 – 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)
24. Middle East and Africa chitosan market, 2015 - 2021 (Tons) (USD Million)

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Zion Market Research uses the synergy of combination of both primary research and secondary research for its research reports. For this study, we have conducted extensive primary research, wherein we have conducted in-depth interviews of the key opinion leader of this industry. Primary research make up for the biggest chunk of our data sources in addition to secondary research.

We referred to product literature of leading industry participants, annual reports, press releases, government publications, and other relevant sources for data collection and analysis thereof. Secondary research also includes a search of recent trade journals, technical writing, internet sources, and statistical data from government websites, trade associations and agencies.

Zion Research has collected key data related to the Chitosan Market and analyzed these data using a variety of methods. The market dynamics have been ascertained following a detailed study of the micro, meso, and macroeconomic indicators of the market.

This report is based on in-depth qualitative and quantitative analyses of the Global Chitosan Market. The quantitative analysis involved the application of various projection and sampling techniques. The qualitative analysis involved primary interviews, surveys, and vendor briefings. The data gathered as a result of these processes were validated through experts' opinions.

Primary Research

We conduct primary interviews with industry participants and commentators on an ongoing basis to validate data and analysis. A typical research interview fulfills the following functions:

  • Provides firsthand information on market size, market trends, growth trends, competitive landscape, outlook, etc.
  • Helps in validating and strengthening the secondary research findings
  • Further develops the analysis team’s expertise and market understanding
  • Primary research involves e-mail interactions, telephonic interviews as well as face-to-face interviews for each market, category, segment and sub-segment across geographies

Participants who typically partake in such a process include, but are not limited to:

  • Industry participants: CEOs, VPs, marketing/product managers, market intelligence managers and national sales managers
  • Purchasing managers, technical personnel, distributors and resellers
  • Outside experts: Investment bankers, valuation experts and research analysts specializing in specific markets

Key opinion leaders specializing in different areas corresponding to different industry verticals

Secondary Research

Secondary research sources that are typically referred to include, but are not limited to:

  • Company websites, annual reports, financial reports, broker reports, investor presentations and SEC filings
  • IDC and other relevant magazines
  • Internal and external proprietary databases, and relevant patent and regulatory databases
  • National government documents, statistical databases and market reports

News articles, press releases and webcasts specific to companies operating in the market

Based on the research results and technical insights thus gathered, Zion research analysts have provided a comprehensive analysis of the varied aspects of the market. The impact of global economic conditions and other macroeconomic indicators was also considered when assessing the market.

Models

Where no hard data is available, we use models and estimates to produce comprehensive data sets. A rigorous methodology is adopted, wherein the available hard data is cross-referenced with the following data types to produce estimates:

  • Demographic data: Population split by segments
  • Macroeconomic indicators: GDP, PPP, Per Capita Income, etc.
  • Industry indicators: Expenditure, technology stage and infrastructure, sector growth and facilities
  • Data is then cross-checked by an expert panel.

Chitosan is formed commercially by deacetylation (process of removing acetyl group) of chitin, which is the structural element in the exoskeleton of crustaceans (crabs, shrimps, etc.). It is also derived from fungal source through substrate fermentation. It is a linear polysaccharide composed of randomly distributed β--linked D-glucosamine and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine. Chitosan is used in various applications areas such as water treatment, biomedicine & pharmaceutics, industrial, food & beverages, cosmetics, agrochemical etc. These application fields contributed to the noteworthy growth of global chitosan market. Apart from this, chitosan has many other uses in agriculture and horticulture, natural biocontrol and elicitor etc.

Chitosan is used to develop the sedimentation or filterability of small particles in industrial wastewater. Chitosan is also used as alternative to petroleum by-products such as plastics used in food packing, which are not recyclable. It is continuously preferred for food packaging as it is produced from the shells of prawns and different scavengers. It is eco-friendly, and also possesses antimicrobial properties. The demand of chitosan is increases in products like skin care, hair care and oral care which also fuels the chitosan market growth.

Global Chitosan Market Revenue

Key application of chitosan includes the use of this chitosan in water treatment, biomedicine & pharmaceutics, industrial, food & beverages, cosmetics, agrochemical and other applications like fuel cells, photographic products. Water treatment application dominated the global chitosan market in 2015. Increasing urban population leads the demand of waste water treatment chemicals which also helps to the chitosan market growth. Growing demand for organic constituents in cosmetics, biodegradability and biocompatibility in developing as well as the developed economies plays major role in the growth of chitosan market. Growing market of cosmetics and absorbents are the other important factor to prompt the growth of this market.


Global chitosan market was dominated by the Asia Pacific region where Japan and China are the main countries contributes large share of the total valume. The chitosan market in this region is expected to grow at a rapid pace in coming days. The Asia Pacific region is followed by the North America and Europe respectively. North America is expected to be the fastest growing market for chitosan during the forecast period. Demand for chitosan is increasing in North America and developed economies of Europe.

Global chitosan market is highly competitive, with the presence of well-established global market participants. Biothera, G.T.C. Bio Corporation, KitoZyme S.A., FMC Health & Nutrition, Golden-Shell Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. and Primex ehf are some of the key vendors in the market.


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