Dyes & Pigments Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

The market is segmented by type (Dye and Pigment), End-user Industry (Paints and Coatings, Textile, Printing Inks, Plastics, and Other End-user Industries), and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle-East and Africa)

Market Snapshot

Study Period:

2016 - 2026

Base Year:


Fastest Growing Market:

Asia Pacific

Largest Market:

Asia Pacific


5 %

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Market Overview

The market for Dyes & Pigments is anticipated to register a CAGR of over 5% during the forecast period. Major factors driving the market studied are increasing architectural paints and coatings production, and increasing demand from the textile industry. On the flip side, the negative impact pf COVID-19 outbreak on the market and increasing demand for digital printing in textiles is hindering the growth of the market.

  • The field of 3D printing materials has largely been the domain of experimenters. Nevertheless, the demand for reliable commercial products is increasing. Companies now use this method for the small- and medium-scale production of customized machine parts, gourmet food items, and even customized artificial body parts. However, major manufacturing companies are looking into 3D printing for large-scale production of machine parts, toys, and consumer electronics, these are projected to act as an opportunity for the market in the future.
  • Dyes & pigments market is expected to grow during the forecast period owing to the increasing demand from the paints & coatings segment.
  • Asia-Pacific region is expected to dominate the market across the globe with the largest consumption from countries such as China, and India.

Scope of the Report

The dyes & pigments market report includes:

Reactive Dye
Disperse Dye
Sulfur Dye
Vat Dye
Azo Dye
Acid Dye
Organic Pigment
Inorganic Pigment
End-user Industry
Paints and Coatings
Printing Inks
Other End-user Industries
South Korea
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 from the Paints & Coatings

  • Paints and coatings account for the largest share of the market and are estimated to be the largest and the fastest growing end-user industry.
  • Architectural and decorative coatings account for the largest consumption of pigments in their production. Thus, rising construction and infrastructure activities in Asia-Pacific act as the major driver for the dye and pigment market.
  • In addition, the public-private partnership (PPP) projects have also been increasing in the domestic construction sector.
  • In India, the infrastructure sector has become one of the major focus areas for the government. In the government’s budget, the construction sector was allotted USD 61.92 billion. The government aims to boost the construction of buildings in the country, for which it has decided to come up with a single-window clearance facility, in order to provide speedy approval for the construction projects.
  • All the aforementioned factors, is expected to drive the global market during the forecast period.

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Asia-Pacific Region to Dominate the Market

  • The growth of textile industry in China and India is on a rapidly increasing with the availability of cheap labor force. In the global textile market, China holds the largest share of about 40%, followed by India the with over 5% share.
  • The production of standard plastic in Asia-Pacific region reached a total of 181,264,800 metric ton, occupying a market share of about 61% in the global standard plastics production.
  • The demand for textiles in South Korea has remained stable with an increasing preference for technical textiles production in the country. A strong domestic man-made fiber industry and robust non-woven production sector are providing the manufacturers an opportunity to focus on the production of high-end textiles in the country.
  • Among ASEAN countries, Indonesia has a major share of the paint and coating market, followed by Thailand The rapid urbanization in these countries are expected to contribute to the demand for paints & coatings, and in turn, add up to demand for dyes and pigments during the forecast period.
  • Hence, with the increasing demand from the various end-user industries, like the paint and coating, printing inks, textiles and plastics industry, the demand for dye and pigments is expected to rapidly increase over the forecast period.

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Competitive Landscape

The dyes & pigments market is partially consolidated. In terms of market share, few of the major players currently dominate the market. Key players in the dyes & pigments market include BASF SE, The Chemours Company, Venator Materials PLC., KRONOS Worldwide Inc., and Clariant among others.

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Table Of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Increasing Architectural Paints and Coatings Production

      2. 4.1.2 Increasing Demand from the Textile Industry

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Negative Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak

      2. 4.2.2 Increasing demand for Digital Printing in Textiles

    3. 4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis

    4. 4.4 Porters 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 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Dye

        1. Reactive Dye

        2. Disperse Dye

        3. Sulfur Dye

        4. Vat Dye

        5. Azo Dye

        6. Acid Dye

      2. 5.1.2 Pigment

        1. Organic Pigment

        2. Inorganic Pigment

    2. 5.2 End-user Industry

      1. 5.2.1 Paints and Coatings

      2. 5.2.2 Textile

      3. 5.2.3 Printing Inks

      4. 5.2.4 Plastics

      5. 5.2.5 Other End-user Industries

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. India

        3. Japan

        4. South Korea

        5. 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 Altana AG

      2. 6.4.2 Archroma

      3. 6.4.3 Atul Ltd

      4. 6.4.4 BASF SE

      5. 6.4.5 Bodal Chemicals Ltd

      6. 6.4.6 Carl Schlenk AG

      7. 6.4.7 CATHAY INDUSTRIES

      8. 6.4.8 Clariant

      9. 6.4.9 DIC CORPORATION

      10. 6.4.10 DuPont

      11. 6.4.11 Flint Group

      12. 6.4.12 Huntsman International LLC

      13. 6.4.13 Kiri Industries Limited

      14. 6.4.14 KRONOS Worldwide Inc.

      15. 6.4.15 LANXESS

      16. 6.4.16 Meghmani Group

      17. 6.4.17 Merck KGaA

      18. 6.4.18 Sudarshan Chemical Industries Limited

      19. 6.4.19 The Chemours Company

      20. 6.4.20 Tronox Holdings PLC

      21. 6.4.21 Venator Materials PLC

  7. *List Not Exhaustive

    1. 7.1 Increasing Demand from New Technologies like 3D Printing

    2. 7.2 Other Opportunities

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