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The Malaysia Agrochemicals Market is projected to register a CAGR of 4.5% during the forecast period (2021-2026).
The COVID-19 has affected the production and supply of agro chemicals market. The global pandemic has impacted the proper functioning of various industries across the globe, and it also affected the functioning of the agro chemicals market as well. In terms of supply, a short-term shortage of migrant laborers amidst distribution bottlenecks created a wide gap between the number of workers required for the production of agro chemicals and the ones available leading to decrease in production efficiency and disruption of supply chains in the country. Thus, global pandemic, COVID-19, caused negative impact on the Malaysian agrochemicals market.
In Malaysia, agriculture is an important industry, as it ensures food security and increases income levels in rural areas. The gradual decline of arable land can be attributed to urbanization. Population statistics and declining arable land are responsible for maintaining adequacy in agricultural practices, ensuring greater utilization of agrochemical products in the areas that were ignored in the past. In Malaysia, the use of agrochemicals has been growing at a significant pace, particularly, for pesticides and fertilizer consumption as modern practices are being utilized in fields. The growth of agrochemical industry also depends on the rapid expansion of areas, under oil palm and rubber plantations.
Scope of the report
Agrochemicals are chemical products including fertilizer, adjuvants, pesticides including insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, and nematicides which are used in agriculture in order to enhance crop productivity and protect the crops from pests, insects, weeds, fungi, and others. Agrochemicals can be produced in both, chemical as well as biological methods. Malaysia agrochemicals market has been segmented by Product Type (Fertilizers, Pesticides, Adjuvants, and Plant Growth Regulators), Application ( Crop Based - Grains & Cereals, Fruits & Vegetables and Oilseeds & Pulses, and Non-Crop-based - Oil Plam, Rubber, Turf Ornamental Grass and Others).
Key Market Trends
Decreasing per capita arable land and increasing demand for food
Population in the region is increasing at a rapid rate. This growing population is adding to the food demand. Supplying food to this growing population has become a threat. On the other hand, arable land is declining, due to industrialization and urbanization. Fertilizers have been used for a long time to increase the productivity of crops. Adequate and balanced use of agrochemicals will help in feeding the growing population from the available cultivable land. This will boost the demand for agrochemicals such as fertilizers and pesticides in Malaysia. The strongest forces driving the demand for agrochemicals include the need for crop intensification (to increase yields per acre) while pursuing increasingly sustainable practices, seeking biological alternatives to boost production with decreased pressure on the environment, or adding to integrated practices to close the yield gap.
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Increasing demand for Chemical fertilizers in plantation crops
The potassic fertilizers segment occupies the largest share of the fertilizer market. This growth can be attributed to the continued expansion of oil-palm cultivation, which requires a significant amount of potassic fertilizers.Plantation crops, like oil palm and rubber, consume the majority of agrochemicals in the country followed by cereals and vegetables. The oil palm industry in Malaysia is the prominent agricultural sector in the country and plays a key role in world and fat trade. The cultivation of oil palm requires high use of chemical fertilizers to achieve significant yields, which in turn drives the growth of agrochemical industry in the country.
The agrochemicals market is fragmented, with major players including Agricultural Chemicals (M) Sdn. Bhd. (ACM), Crop Protection (M) Sdn. Bhd., Hextar Group, Advansia Sdn Bhd,Sin Seng Huat, Nufarm. New product launches, mergers & acquisitions, and partnerships are the major strategies adopted by the leading companies in the market. These companies are also focusing on making an investment in innovations, collaborations, and expansions, in order to increase their market share.
In Sep 2020, Agricultural Chemicals (M) Sdn. Bhd. (ACM) has entered into an exclusive distributorship agreement with Rainbow Malaysia MAFINO 75WG which is a broad-spectrum fungicide to offer a sustainable way to maximize yield for its customers.
Table of Contents
1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition
1.2 Scope of the Study
2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
4. MARKET DYNAMICS
4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Market Drivers
4.3 Market Restraints
4.4 Porters Five Force Analysis
4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers
4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
5. MARKET SEGMENTATION
5.1 Product Type
5.1.4 Plant Growth Regulators
22.214.171.124 Grains & Cereals
126.96.36.199 Oil Seeds & Pulses
188.8.131.52 Fruits & Vegetables
184.108.40.206 Oil palm
220.127.116.11 Turf & Ornamental Grass
6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
6.1 Most Adopted Straregies
6.2 Market Share Analysis
6.3 Company Profiles
6.3.1 Agricultural Chemicals (M) Sdn. Bhd. (ACM)
6.3.2 Crop Protection (M) Sdn. Bhd.
6.3.3 Nufarm Ltd
6.3.4 Hextar Group
6.3.5 Advansia Sdn Bhd
6.3.6 Sin Seng Huat
6.3.7 Halex Group
6.3.8 Biovista Lifesciences Sdn. Bhd
6.3.9 Kenso Corporation
6.3.10 Farmcochem Group
6.3.11 PK Fertilizers
6.3.12 Central Minerals & Chemicals Sdn Bhd (CMC)
6.3.13 Agri Fert
7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS
8. AN ASSESSMENT OF COVID -19 IMPACT ON THE MARKET
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is the study period of this market?
The Malaysia Agrochemicals Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.
What is the growth rate of Malaysia Agrochemicals Market?
The Malaysia Agrochemicals Market is growing at a CAGR of 4.5% over the next 5 years.
Who are the key players in Malaysia Agrochemicals Market?
Crop Protection (M) Sdn. Bhd., Nufarm Ltd, Hextar Group, Agricultural Chemicals (M) Sdn. Bhd. (ACM), Advansia Sdn Bhd are the major companies operating in Malaysia Agrochemicals Market.