Amines Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The market is segmented by Type (Ethyleneamines, Alkylamines, Fatty Amines, Specialty Amines, and Ethanolamines), End-use (Rubber, Personal Care Products, Cleaning Products, Adhesives, Paints and Resins, Agro Chemicals, Oil and Petrochemical, and Other End-uses), and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle-East and Africa)

Market Snapshot

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Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: Asia Pacific
CAGR: >4 %
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Market Overview

The market for amines is expected to expand at a CAGR of more than 4% during the forecast period. Major factor driving the market studied is the accelerating demand for pesticides from developing countries.

  • Increasing usage of bio-based products for agriculture in developed countries is expected to hinder the growth of the market studied.
  • Increasing usage of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant seeds is likely to act as an opportunity in the future.

Scope of the Report

The amines market report includes:

Fatty Amines
Specialty Amines
Personal Care products
Cleaning Products
Adhesives, Paints, and Resins
Agro Chemicals
Oil and Petrochemical
Other End-uses
South Korea
Australia and New Zealand
Rest of Asia-Pacific
North America
United States
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
South America
Rest of South America
Middle-East and Africa
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Rest of Middle-East and Africa

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Key Market Trends

Increasing Demand form Pharmaceutical Industry

  • Amines are majorly used in the pharmaceutical industry. It contains a ring-like structure known as aryl group which is majorly seen in pharmaceuticals such as antipsychotic aripiprazole cholesterol-lowering rosuvastatin, local anesthetic lidocaine, anticancer drug imatinib and are also used as solvents and catalysts in various drug manufacturing. 
  • According to IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science, the global pharmaceutical market reached a value of USD 1.2 trillion in 2018. The market is expected to register at a CAGR of 4-5% during the forecast period. North America is partly responsible for the largest portions of the revenue, due to the leading role of the United States pharmaceutical sector.
  • Asia-Pacific and North America are the dominant regions in the amines market. In Asia-Pacific, China occupies the largest share, followed by India, while regarding the growth rate, India is expected to witness the fastest growth.
  • The amines market is growing in the pharmaceutical industry, due to increasing awareness regarding health issues, etc. 
  • All the aformentoned factors are likely to increase the demand for amines over the forecast period. 
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Asia-Pacific to Dominate the Market

  • Asia-Pacific has become the largest consumer, as well as one of the largest producer of amines. The production has reached such high levels that it has become a major hub for exporting of cosmetics and personal care products to developed nations, such as the United States, United Nations and Spain.
  • The tier-2 markets, such as South Korea, are expected to witness a rapid rise in the demand for personal care products. Moreover, China, and India are also likely to experience good opportunities for the personal care market.
  • Increasing awareness about the advantages of multi-functional personal care products is expected to boost the demand for amines during the forecast period.
  • Overall, the market share of Asia-Pacific in the personal care industry (including cosmetic products, and others) is growing significantly and is likely to follow the same trend during the forecast period, driving the overall market for amines in the region.
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Competitive Landscape

The amines market is highly consolidated in nature. Some of the key players in the market studied include BASF SE, Arkema Group, Akzo Nobel N.V., Solvay, and INEOS, among others.

Major Players

  1. BASF SE

  2. Arkema Group

  3. Akzo Nobel N.V.

  4. Solvay

  5. INEOS

BASF SE, Arkema Group, Akzo Nobel N.V., Solvay, INEOS.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Growing Demand for Personal Care Products from Asia-Pacific

      2. 4.1.2 Accelerating Demand for Pesticides from Developing Countries

      3. 4.1.3 Increasing Demand and Usage in Construction Sector

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Rising Consumption of Wood-free Products

      2. 4.2.2 Increasing Usage of Bio-Based Products for Agriculture in Developed Countries

    3. 4.3 Industry Value-Chain Analysis

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services

      5. 4.4.5 Degree of Competition

    5. 4.5 Price Analysis

    6. 4.6 Production Analysis

    7. 4.7 Technological Snapshot

      1. 4.7.1 Current Technologies

        1. Zeolite-catalyzed Methylamines Processes

        2. Direct Amination of Isobutylene

        3. Catalytic Distillation

        4. Ammonolysis of EDC

      2. 4.7.2 Upcoming Technologies


    1. 5.1 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Ethyleneamines

      2. 5.1.2 Alkylamines

      3. 5.1.3 Fatty Amines

      4. 5.1.4 Specialty Amines

      5. 5.1.5 Ethanolamines

    2. 5.2 End-use

      1. 5.2.1 Rubber

      2. 5.2.2 Personal Care products

      3. 5.2.3 Cleaning Products

      4. 5.2.4 Adhesives, Paints, and Resins

      5. 5.2.5 Agro Chemicals

      6. 5.2.6 Oil and Petrochemical

      7. 5.2.7 Other End-uses

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. India

        3. Japan

        4. South Korea

        5. Australia and New Zealand

        6. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      2. 5.3.2 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

      3. 5.3.3 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. United Kingdom

        3. Italy

        4. France

        5. Rest of Europe

      4. 5.3.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

      5. 5.3.5 Middle-East and Africa

        1. Saudi Arabia

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle-East and Africa


    1. 6.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis**

    3. 6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

      2. 6.4.2 Akzo Nobel N.V.

      3. 6.4.3 Alkyl Amines Chemicals Limited

      4. 6.4.4 Arkema Group

      5. 6.4.5 BASF SE

      6. 6.4.6 Celanese Corporation

      7. 6.4.7 Clariant

      8. 6.4.8 Daicel Corporation

      9. 6.4.9 DowDuPont

      10. 6.4.10 Huntsman International LLC

      11. 6.4.11 INEOS

      12. 6.4.12 INVISTA

      13. 6.4.13 Kemipex

      14. 6.4.14 LyondellBasell Industries N.V.

      15. 6.4.15 Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company Inc.

      16. 6.4.16 SABIC

      17. 6.4.17 Solvay

      18. 6.4.18 Tosoh Corporation

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

    1. 7.1 Development of New Applications

    2. 7.2 Increasing Usage of Genetically Modified Herbicide-Tolerant Seeds

**Subject to Availability
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Frequently Asked Questions

The Amines Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Amines Market is growing at a CAGR of >4% over the next 5 years.

Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

Asia Pacific holds highest share in 2021.

BASF SE, Arkema Group, Akzo Nobel N.V., Solvay, INEOS are the major companies operating in Amines Market.

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