Bio-alcohols Market in South America - Segmented by Product Type, By Application Industry, and Geography - Trends and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)

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South American Bio-alcohol Market 

The market has been estimated at USD XX.XX billion in 2015 and is projected to reach USD XX.XX billion by 2020, at a CAGR of XX.XX% during the forecast period. Bio-alcohols are made from bio- based raw materials such as sugar cane, wheat, molasses, corn, and any other sugar or starch. Bioethanol is the most widely used biofuel globally, especially in Brazil as the sugar industry in the country is growing at a rapid pace in the coming years.

Bio-alcohols can be used for various applications such as transportation, construction, electronics, pharmaceutical, and others. Transportation is the major application in the bio-alcohols market, accounting for a share of XX.XX % in 2015.and also the fastest growing segment, growing at a CAGR of XX.XX% in 2015. The market has is also segmented based on the type of product into bio-methanol, bio-ethanol, bio-butanol, bio-BDO, and others. The bio-ethanol segment accounts for a major share of the market accounting for XX.XX% in 2015, growing at CAGR of XX.XX%.

Market Dynamics of the South American Bio-alocohols Market:


  • Rising crude oil prices
  • Demand from the automobile industry
  • Stringent government regulations


  • Shortage of raw material
  • Huge competition from fossil-fuel products

Brazil is the leading consumer of bio-alcohols in 2015 accounting for a share of XX%. Brazil is the largest exporter of bioethanol globally and the support from the government, such as the Brazilian ethanol program (ProAlcool), has reduced the production costs by more than 70%, thereby opening up opportunities in the country. The bio-alcohols market report also covers countries such as Argentina, Peru, Chile, and Colombia.

Furthermore, the shifting focus towards organic alternatives and shifting focus towards eco-friendly products and technological advancements will offer numerous opportunities for the growth of the bio alcohols market. Some of the major companies dominating the market with its products, and continuous product developments are:

  • BASF
  • BioAmber
  • Cargill
  • Cobalt
  • DSM
  • DuPont

Key Deliverables in the Study:

  • Analysis for the bio-alcohols market in South America, with region specific assessments and competition analysis on a South American and regional scale.
  • Market definition along with the identification of key drivers and restraints.
  • Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenarios, rising prospective opportunities, and identification of key companies that can influence this market on a South American and regional scale.
  • Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their market share.
  • Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the bio-alcohols market in South America on a regional scale.
  • A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information.
  • A wide-ranging knowledge and insights about the major players in this industry and the key strategies adopted by them to sustain and grow in the studied market.
  • Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is booming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped.

1. Introduction

                1.1 Research Methodology

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Overview

                3.1 Current Market Scenario

                3.2 PESTEL Analysis

                3.3 Raw Material Analysis

                3.4 Industry Value Chain Analysis

                3.5 Industry Attractiveness – Porter’s Five Force Analysis

                                3.5.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

                                3.5.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers

                                3.5.3 Threat of New Entrants

                                3.5.4 Threat of Substitute Products

                                3.5.5 Degree of Competition

4. Market Dynamics

                4.1 Drivers

                                4.1.1 Depleting Natural Resources

                                4.1.2 Demand from Automotive Sector

                                4.1.3 Stringent Government Regulations

                4.2 Constraints

                                4.2.1 Raw Material Shortage

                                4.2.2 Huge competition from fossil-fuel products

                4.3 Opportunities

                                4.3.1 Shifting focus towards eco-friendly products

                                4.3.2 Technological Advancements

5. Market Segmentation and Analysis

                5.1 By Product

                                5.1.1 Bio Methanol

                                5.1.2 Bio Ethanol

                                5.1.3 Bio Butanol

                                5.1.4 Bio BDO

                                5.1.5 Others

                5.2 By Application

                                5.2.1 Transportation

                                5.2.2 Construction

                                5.2.3 Electronics

                                5.2.4 Pharmaceutical

                                5.2.5 Others

6. Geographical Segmentation

                6.1 South America

                                6.1.1 Argentina

                                6.1.2 Brazil

                                6.1.3 Chile

                                6.1.4 Peru

                                6.1.5 Colombia

                                6.1.6 Rest of South America

7. Competitive Landscape

                7.1 Mergers & Acquisitions

                7.2 Joint Ventures Collaborations and Agreements

                7.3 Market Shares Analysis

                7.4 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

8. Company Profiles

                8.1 BASF

                8.2 DSM

                8.3 Cargill

                8.4 Cobalt

                8.5 BioAmber

                8.6 Fulcrum

                8.7 Valero

                8.8 Mascoma

                8.9 Mitsubishi Chemicals

                8.10 Venture Center

                8.11 Jilin Fuel Alcohol

                8.12 Genomatica

                8.13 Clariant

                8.14 Shandong Longlive

                8.15 Henan Tianguan

                8.16 DuPont

               (List not Exhaustive)

9. Disclaimer

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