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

The Trimethylamine Market is segmented by Type (Anhydrous Liquefied Gas and Aqueous Solution), Application (Choline Chloride, Chemical Intermediate, Ion-exchange Resins, and Other Applications), and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle-East and Africa)

Trimethylamine Market Size

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Trimethylamine Market Summary
Study Period 2019 - 2029
Market Volume (2024) 587.79 kilotons
Market Volume (2029) 720.31 kilotons
CAGR (2024 - 2029) 4.15 %
Fastest Growing Market Asia Pacific
Largest Market Asia Pacific

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Trimethylamine Market Analysis

The Trimethylamine Market size is estimated at 587.79 kilotons in 2024, and is expected to reach 720.31 kilotons by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 4.15% during the forecast period (2024-2029).

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, nationwide lockdowns worldwide, disruption in manufacturing activities and supply chains, and production halts negatively impacted the market in 2020. However, the conditions started recovering in 2021, restoring the market's growth trajectory.

  • The major factor driving the studied market's growth is increasing initiatives and investments by government and animal welfare associations.
  • Conversely, the products' high toxicity and environmental concerns are expected to hinder market growth.
  • Increasing oil and gas industrial activities will likely create opportunities for the market in the coming years.
  • Asia-Pacific region is expected to dominate the market and is also likely to witness the highest CAGR during the forecast period.

Trimethylamine Market Trends

Chemical Intermediates Segment to Dominate the Market

  • Trimethylamine is used to manufacture a variety of chemical intermediates, such as dimethylamine, triethylamine, tetramethyl ammonium hydroxide, and others. These chemicals find applications in different industries, such as pharmaceuticals, agriculture, water treatment, etc.
  • Trimethylamine, in reaction with methanol, produces dimethylamine. Dimethylamine is used in the production of pesticides, herbicides, and pharmaceuticals.
  • Trimethylamine is used to produce triethylamine by reacting it with ammonia. Triethylamine is a strong base in various industries, including pharmaceuticals, plastics, etc.
  • China, India, the United States, and Germany are the largest pharmaceutical industries in the world. Chinese manufacturers are estimated to make up around 40% of all the APIs used worldwide. Additionally, China and India are the sources of 75% to 80% of the APIs imported to the United States. The desire for cost savings and less stringent environmental regulations drove the pharmaceutical industries in China and India.
  • According to AstraZeneca, the projected pharmaceutical sales in 2024 are expected to be USD 633 billion for North America, holding the major share, followed by the European Union (excluding the United Kingdom ), with USD 287 billion at the second position. Southeast and East Asia are expected to register USD 232 billion.
  • According to the United Nations, the world population continues to grow and will reach 9 billion by 2050. By then, the demand for food production is expected to increase by 60% on the same land area. Achieving food security requires sufficient, nutritious food at affordable prices. It can be achieved through the use of optimized fertilizers.
  • In September 2022, the US President announced a USD 500 million investment to boost domestic fertilizer production, and the European Union is being urged to take similar action. Canada, already one of the world's largest suppliers of fertilizers, announced to boost its fertilizer exports by 20% annually in November 2022.
  • Owing to all these factors, the market for trimethylamine will likely grow worldwide during the forecast period.
: Trimethylamine Market, By Application, CAGR, 2023-2028

Asia-Pacific Region to Dominate the Market

  • Asia-Pacific region is expected to dominate the market. In the region, China is the largest economy in terms of GDP. China is one of the fastest emerging economies and became one of the biggest production houses in the world today. The country's manufacturing sector is one of the major contributors to the country's economy.
  • The pharmaceutical industry in China is one of the largest in the world. The country produces generics, therapeutic medicines, active pharmaceutical ingredients, and traditional Chinese medicine. By 2023, it is projected to grow to USD 161.8 billion and occupy 30% of the global market.
  • Due to the rising demand for meat products from China's wealthy middle class, China's trimethylamine demand is rising faster than the global average. The enormous growth can be explained by the surging demand for animal feed in the livestock and farming industries. The country's meat and animal feed demand exploded since the population almost doubled to 1.4 billion people.
  • Recently, the development of China's aquaculture industry accelerated hugely. The capacity of pork eggs and livestock also ranked in first place worldwide. This scenario is creating an exciting opportunity for the trimethylamine market in the country.
  • Furthermore, China accounts for approximately 7% of the overall agricultural acreage globally, thus feeding 22% of the world's population. The country is the largest producer of various crops, including rice, cotton, potatoes, and others. Hence, the demand for trimethylamine, used to manufacture fertilizer, is rapidly increasing owing to the large-scale agricultural activities in the country.
  • India is the fourth largest agrochemical producer in the world and is recognized as an ideal base for export-oriented agrochemical production, as per the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) report on the fertilizers sector. The report further highlights that India is one of the most important agrochemical exporters in the world, exporting to four major countries: the United States, Japan, China, and Brazil.
  • Moreover, according to a report by Invest India, the pharmaceutical industry in India is anticipated to reach a market value of USD 65 billion by 2024, with further growth projected to reach USD 130 billion by 2030. It is anticipated to increase the production of pharmaceutical goods and, thereby, is likely to benefit the demand for trimethylamine in the country.
  • Due to all such factors, the market for trimethylamine in the region is expected to grow steadily during the forecast period.
: Trimethylamine Market - Growth Rate by Region

Trimethylamine Industry Overview

The trimethylamine market is consolidated in nature. Some of the major players in the market include BASF SE, Celanese Corporation, Eastman Chemical Company, MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC., and DuPont, among others.

Trimethylamine Market Leaders

  1. BASF SE

  2. Celanese Corporation

  3. Eastman Chemical Company


  5. DuPont

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

Trimethylamine Market Concentration
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Trimethylamine 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 Increasing Initiatives and Investments by Government and Animal Welfare Associations

      2. 4.1.2 Increasing Demand for Chemical Intermediates

      3. 4.1.3 Other Drivers

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Hight Toxicity and Environmental Concerns

      2. 4.2.2 Other Restraints

    3. 4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Force 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

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION (Market Size in Volume)

    1. 5.1 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Anhydrous Liquefied Gas

      2. 5.1.2 Aqueous Solution

    2. 5.2 Application

      1. 5.2.1 Choline Chloride

      2. 5.2.2 Chemical Intermediate

      3. 5.2.3 Ion-exchange Resins

      4. 5.2.4 Other Applications

    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 BALAJI AMINES

      2. 6.4.2 BASF SE

      3. 6.4.3 Celanese Corporation

      4. 6.4.4 DuPont

      5. 6.4.5 Eastman Chemical Company


      7. 6.4.7 The Chemours Company

      8. 6.4.8 Triveni chemicals

      9. 6.4.9 Zhejiang jiangshan Chemical Co., Ltd.

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

    1. 7.1 Increasing Oil and Gas Industrial Activities

    2. 7.2 Other Opportunities

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Trimethylamine Industry Segmentation

Trimethylamine is a tertiary aliphatic amine. It is used as a warning (smell) agent in natural gas, as an insect attractant, and in chemical manufacturing. The trimethylamine market is segmented by type, application, and geography. The market is segmented by type into anhydrous liquefied gas and aqueous solution. The market is segmented by application into choline chloride, chemical intermediate, ion exchange resins, and other applications. The report also covers the market size and forecasts for trimethylamine in 15 countries across major regions. Each segment's market sizing and forecasts are based on volume (tons).

Anhydrous Liquefied Gas
Aqueous Solution
Choline Chloride
Chemical Intermediate
Ion-exchange Resins
Other Applications
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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Trimethylamine Market Research FAQs

The Trimethylamine Market size is expected to reach 587.79 kilotons in 2024 and grow at a CAGR of 4.15% to reach 720.31 kilotons by 2029.

In 2024, the Trimethylamine Market size is expected to reach 587.79 kilotons.

BASF SE, Celanese Corporation, Eastman Chemical Company, MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC. and DuPont are the major companies operating in the Trimethylamine 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 Trimethylamine Market.

In 2023, the Trimethylamine Market size was estimated at 564.37 kilotons. The report covers the Trimethylamine Market historical market size for years: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. The report also forecasts the Trimethylamine Market size for years: 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028 and 2029.

Trimethylamine Industry Report

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