Bleaching Agent Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)

The Bleaching Agent Market Report Includes Market Size & Analysis and is segmented by Product Type (Chlorine, Sodium, Calcium, Peroxide, and Other Product Types), End-user Industry (Pulp and Paper, Textile, Construction, Electrical and Electronics, Water Treatment, Healthcare, and Other End-user Industries), and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle-East and Africa).

Bleaching Agent Market Size

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Bleaching Agent Market  Summary
Study Period 2019 - 2029
Base Year For Estimation 2023
Forecast Data Period 2024 - 2029
CAGR > 4.00 %
Fastest Growing Market Asia Pacific
Largest Market Asia Pacific

Major Players

Bleaching Agent Market  Major Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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Bleaching Agent Market Analysis

The global bleaching agent market is expected to grow with a CAGR greater than 4% during the forecast period. One of the major factors driving the market is the growing demand for water treatment. However, the toxicity of certain types of bleaching agents is hinder the growth of the market studied.

  • Increasing demand from the pulp & paper industry is another major driver for the market studied
  • Asia-Pacific accounted for the highest share of the market and is likely to continue dominating the market during the forecast period.
  • Among the product types, chlorine-based bleaching agents are likely to account for the highest market share during the forecast period.

Bleaching Agent Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Bleaching Agent Market according to our research experts:

Chlorine-based Bleaching Agents to Dominate the Market

  • Among the different types of bleaching agents, chlorine-based bleaching agents account for the highest market share currently.
  • The chlorine-based bleaching agent is used on a large scale to produce calcium and sodium hypochlorite which is used largely as a disinfectant in wastewater treatment, especially in drinking water and in the swimming pool.
  • Also, chlorine is extensively used in pulp & paper technology as a bleaching agent for wood pulp that can be used in manufacturing printing and writing paper.
  • Hence, owing to easy availability and the high number of applications the chlorine-based bleaching agents are likely to dominate the market studied during the forecast period.
Bleaching Agent Market, Revenue (%), by Product Type, Global, 2019

Asia-Pacific to Dominate the Market

  • Currently, Asia-Pacific accounts for the highest market share in the global bleaching agents market owing to the high demand from countries like China, India, and Japan.
  • China has one of the largest construction industries. It is also one of the major production centers for pulp & paper and textiles across the globe.
  • India has a significantly growing construction industry. There has been a significant rise in the need for water treatment in the country over the past few years.
  • Additionally, the southeast Asian countries are also witnessing major demand for bleaching agents for usage in industries like water treatment, pulp & paper, etc.
  • Hence, owing to the above-mentioned reasons, Asia-Pacific is likely to witness the highest share for the global bleaching agent market during the forecast.
Bleaching Agent Market - Growth Rate by Region, 2020-2025

Bleaching Agent Industry Overview

The global bleaching agent market is moderately fragmented as the majority of the market share is divided among a large number of players. Some of the key players in the market include Arkema, Dow, Evonik Industries AG, Kemira, and Clariant, among others.

Bleaching Agent Market Leaders

  1. Arkema

  2. Clariant

  3. Dow

  4. Evonik Industries AG

  5. Kemira

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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Bleaching Agent Market Report - 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 Water Treatment Activities

      2. 4.1.2 Increasing Demand from the Pulp & Paper Industry

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Toxicity of Bleaching Agent

      2. 4.2.2 Other Restraints

    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


    1. 5.1 Product Type

      1. 5.1.1 Chlorine

      2. 5.1.2 Sodium

      3. 5.1.3 Calcium

      4. 5.1.4 Peroxide

      5. 5.1.5 Other Product Types

    2. 5.2 End-user Industry

      1. 5.2.1 Pulp and Paper

      2. 5.2.2 Textile

      3. 5.2.3 Construction

      4. 5.2.4 Electrical and Electronics

      5. 5.2.5 Water Treatment

      6. 5.2.6 Healthcare

      7. 5.2.7 Other End-user Industries

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. India

        3. Japan

        4. South Korea

        5. ASEAN Countries

        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/Ranking Analysis

    3. 6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Aditya Birla Chemicals (India) Limited

      2. 6.4.2 Arkema

      3. 6.4.3 Ashland

      4. 6.4.4 BASF SE

      5. 6.4.5 Clariant

      6. 6.4.6 Dow

      7. 6.4.7 Evonik Industries AG

      8. 6.4.8 Hawkins, Inc

      9. 6.4.9 Kemira


      11. 6.4.11 Nouryon

      12. 6.4.12 Solvay

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

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Bleaching Agent Industry Segmentation

The Global Bleaching Agent market report includes:

Product Type
Other Product Types
End-user Industry
Pulp and Paper
Electrical and Electronics
Water Treatment
Other End-user Industries
South Korea
ASEAN Countries
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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Bleaching Agent Market Research FAQs

The Bleaching Agent Market is projected to register a CAGR of greater than 4% during the forecast period (2024-2029)

Arkema, Clariant, Dow, Evonik Industries AG and Kemira are the major companies operating in the Bleaching Agent Market.

Asia Pacific is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR over the forecast period (2024-2029).

In 2024, the Asia Pacific accounts for the largest market share in Bleaching Agent Market.

The report covers the Bleaching Agent Market historical market size for years: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. The report also forecasts the Bleaching Agent Market size for years: 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028 and 2029.

Bleaching Agent Industry Report

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