Dibutyl Maleate (DBM) Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The market is segmented by Application (Inks & Coatings, Chemical Intermediate, Plasticizers, Adhesives, and Others) and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, and Rest of the World).

Market Snapshot

Market Summary - Dibutyl Maleate Market
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: Asia Pacific
CAGR: >3 %

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Market Overview

The global dibutyl maleate (DBM) market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 3% during the forecast period. Dibutyl Maleate (DBM) is a colorless liquid with a characteristics "ester" odor. It is used as a comonomer in vinyl and acrylic emulsions polymerizations for paints and adhesives.

  • The major factors driving the market studied include growing paints and coatings industry in Asia-Pacific.  
  • Asia-Pacific region is expected to dominate the global market during the forecast period.
  • Inks & Coatings application do dominate the market during the forecast period.


Scope of the Report

The global Dibutyl Maleate market includes:  

Inks & Coatings
Chemical Intermediate
Others (Synthetic Lubricants etc.)
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
North America
United States
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Rest of the World

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Key Market Trends

Increasing Demand for Inks & Coatings Application

  • Dibutyl Maleate is also called as Maleic Acid or Dibutyl ester is a colorless liquid with an ester-like odor.
  • It is used as an intermediate for the production of inks and coatings application.
  • It is used in the manufacturing of paints to give it high flexibility, stability to water and ultra-violate light, besides a higher adherence.
  • Growing construction activities in developing countries has been boosting the demand for paints and coatings in recent times.
  • This increasing demand for coatings is expected to boost the demand for Dibutyl Maleate in coatings applications in coming years.
Dibutyl Maleate (DBM) Market Revenue Share

China to Dominate the Demand in Asia-Pacific Region

  • The demand for Dibutyl Maleate in China is expected to rise at a great pace due to the increase in demand in various application such as coatings, plasticizers, adhesives among others.
  • Asia-Pacific region is the largest producer and consumer of paints & coatings across the globe. The region is home for global manufacturers like Nippon Paints, Kansai Paints, Asian Paints, etc.
  • China produces more than half of the Asia-Pacific coatings, and is home to more than 10,000 paint companies, among which local producers occupies more than half of the domestic paint market share.
  • The country also one of the top producers of adhesives globally. The government is also encouraging foreign countries to invest in the country.  
  • Furthermore, countries such as India and Japan have also been contributing to the growth of the market studied. This is expected to further drive the demand for dibutyl maleate market over the forecast period.
Dibutyl Maleate (DBM) Market Regional Trends

Competitive Landscape

The global Dibutyl Maleate market is partially consolidated in nature. Some of the major players of the market studied include, Celanese Corporation, Sigma-Aldrich, Inc., Polynt, Nayakem, and WeiFang Tuoshi Chemical Co., Ltd, among others.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Growing Paints and Coatings Industry in Asia-Pacific

      2. 4.1.2 Other Drivers

    2. 4.2 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 Application

      1. 5.1.1 Inks & Coatings

      2. 5.1.2 Chemical Intermediate

      3. 5.1.3 Plasticizers

      4. 5.1.4 Adhesives

      5. 5.1.5 Others (Synthetic Lubricants etc.)

    2. 5.2 Geography

      1. 5.2.1 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. India

        3. Japan

        4. South Korea

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      2. 5.2.2 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

      3. 5.2.3 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. United Kingdom

        3. Italy

        4. France

        5. Rest of Europe

      4. 5.2.4 Rest of the World


    1. 6.1 Mergers & 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 Baoji Jinbaoyu Technology Co., Ltd.

      2. 6.4.2 Celanese Corporation

      3. 6.4.3 ChemService, Inc.

      4. 6.4.4 City Chemical LLC

      5. 6.4.5 Hangzhou Qianyang Technology Co.,Ltd

      6. 6.4.6 LobaChemie Pvt. Ltd.

      7. 6.4.7 Nayakem

      8. 6.4.8 Polynt

      9. 6.4.9 Sigma-Aldrich, Inc.

      10. 6.4.10 TCI Chemicals (India) Pvt. Ltd.

      11. 6.4.11 VWR International, LLC

      12. 6.4.12 WeiFang Tuoshi Chemical Co., Ltd

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Dibutyl Maleate (DBM) Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Dibutyl Maleate (DBM) Market is growing at a CAGR of >3% over the next 5 years.

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

Asia Pacific holds highest share in 2020.

Celanese Corporation, Sigma-Aldrich, Inc., Nayakem, WeiFang Tuoshi Chemical Co., Ltd, Polynt are the major companies operating in Dibutyl Maleate (DBM) Market.

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