Synthetic Latex Polymers Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The Synthetic Latex Polymers Market is segmented by Synthetic Latex Polymer Type (Styrene-Butadiene, Acrylic, Vinyl Acetate, Polyvinyl Acetate, and Others), Application (Adhesives & Sealants, Paints & Coatings, Textiles and Non-Woven Fabrics, Paper & Paperboard, and Others), Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle-East and Africa)

Synthetic Latex Polymers Market Snapshot

Synthetic Latex Polymers Market Size
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: Asia Pacific
CAGR: 3 %
Synthetic Latex Polymers Market Major Players

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Market Overview

The market for Synthetic Latex Polymers is expected to grow at a CAGR of about 3% globally during the forecast period. Increasing application in paints & coatings and growing demand owing to its wide range of applications are driving the market growth. On the flip-side, diminishing demand for carpets is expected to hinder the market growth.

  • Synthetic Latex Polymers Market is expected to grow during the forecast period owing to the increasing application in paints and coatings.
  • Asia-Pacific region dominated the market across the globe with the largest consumption from the countries such as China, India and Japan.

Scope of the Report

The Synthetic Latex Polymers Market report include: 

Synthetic Latex Polymer Type
Vinyl Acetate
Polyvinyl Acetate
Paints & Coatings
Adhesives & Sealants
Textiles and Non-Woven Fabrics
Paper & Paperboard
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 Application in Paints and Coatings

  • Synthetic latex is petroleum-based and made from Styrene-Butadiene Rubber (SBR).
  • The increasing buildings & construction sector is attributing to the growing application of synthetic latex polymers in paints and coatings thereby increasing its market.
  • Apart from usage in paints and coatings optimized for the construction industry, processors also use these polymers to increase the adhesion, water resistance, durability, and flexibility of cement and asphalts.
  • It is estimated that in the United Kingdom around 27,000 – 50,000 new homes are to be built every year till 2022 to address the housing demand.
  • Pure Acrylic, styrene-acrylic, and styrene-butadiene synthetic latex add tremendous value to paints and coatings, delivering films that feature greater strength, flexibility, and excellent water resistance.
  • Hence, owing to the growing demand for paints & coatings from the buildings & construction, especially in Asia-Pacific and North American countries, the demand for synthetic latex polymers is expected to increase over the forecast period.
Synthetic Latex Polymers Market Share

Asia-Pacific Region to Dominate the Market

  • Asia-Pacific region is expected to dominate the market for synthetic latex polymers during the forecast period. Due to the increasing construction activities in countries like China, India and Japan the market for synthetic latex polymers has been increasing.
  • The largest producers of synthetic latex polymers are located in Asia-Pacific region. Some of the leading companies in the production of synthetic latex polymers are BASF SE, Dow, Arkema Group, LG Chem, KUMHO PETROCHEMICAL.
  • In 2018, the Indian government has announced an investment worth USD 31,650 billion for the construction of 100 cities, under the smart cities plan. 100 smart cities and 500 cities are likely to invite investments worth INR 2 trillion (~USD 28.18 billion), over the coming five years.
  • The Chinese government has rolled out massive construction plans, including making provisions for the movement of 250 million people to its new megacities, over the next ten years creating a major scope for construction activity thereby increasing the market for synthetic latex polymers over the coming years.
  • Apart from paints & coatings these synthetic latex polymers are also used in adhesives & sealants, textiles and non-woven fabrics, paper & paperboard and others.
  • Styrene-Butadiene is the most common type of synthetic latex monomer unit which is widely used in multiple applications.
  • The aforementioned factors, coupled with government support, are contributing to the increasing demand for synthetic latex polymers during the forecast period.
Synthetic Latex Polymers Market Analysis

Competitive Landscape

The global synthetic latex polymers market is fragmented with players accounting for a marginal share of the market. Few companies include BASF SE, Zeon Europe GmbH, Arkema Group, LG Chem, KUMHO PETROCHEMICAL.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Increasing Application in Paints & Coatings

      2. 4.1.2 Growing Demand Owing to its Wide Range of Applications

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Diminishing Demand for Carpets

      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 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Degree of Competition


    1. 5.1 Synthetic Latex Polymer Type

      1. 5.1.1 Styrene-Butadiene

      2. 5.1.2 Acrylic

      3. 5.1.3 Vinyl Acetate

      4. 5.1.4 Polyvinyl Acetate

      5. 5.1.5 Others

    2. 5.2 Application

      1. 5.2.1 Paints & Coatings

      2. 5.2.2 Adhesives & Sealants

      3. 5.2.3 Textiles and Non-Woven Fabrics

      4. 5.2.4 Paper & Paperboard

      5. 5.2.5 Others

    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. France

        4. Italy

        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 Apcotex Industries Limited

      2. 6.4.2 Arkema Group

      3. 6.4.3 BASF SE

      4. 6.4.4 Dow

      5. 6.4.5 Jubilant


      7. 6.4.7 LG Chem

      8. 6.4.8 Lion Elastomers

      9. 6.4.9 SIBUR International GmbH

      10. 6.4.10 Zeon Europe GmbH

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

    1. 7.1 Development of More Efficient Synthetic Latex Polymers

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Synthetic Latex Polymers Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Synthetic Latex Polymers 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 2021.

Zeon Europe GmbH , Dow, Arkema Group , LG Chem , KUMHO PETROCHEMICAL are the major companies operating in Synthetic Latex Polymers Market.

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