Vinyl Chloride Monomer Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The market is segmented by Application (PVC and Others), End-User (Building & Construction, Healthcare, Electrical, and Others), and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle-East & Africa)

Market Snapshot

vinyl chloride monomer - market summary
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: Asia Pacific
CAGR: >4 %

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Market Overview

The vinyl chloride monomer market is expected to develop at a CAGR of over 4% during the forecast period. The major factor driving the growth of the market is the high demand from the building & construction sector for various applications. Furthermore, rising demand for vinyl chloride monomer across the healthcare sector is predicted to increase the product demand further. On the flip-side, unfavorable conditions arising due to the sudden outbreak of COVID-19 is anticipated to impact the growth of the market studied.

  • Vinyl Chloride Monomer is a colorless, combustible gas at room temperature. It is utilized in the creation of polyvinyl chloride, which is further used in the building & construction industry.
  • Asia-Pacific is expected to be the largest market for the vinyl chloride monomer and its products globally during the forecast period.

Scope of the Report

The Vinyl Chloride Monomer Market report includes:

Building & Construction
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

Building & Construction Sector to Boost Vinyl Chloride Monomer Market

  • Vinyl chloride monomer is considered as one of the notable chemicals used in various businesses. It is a colorless, combustible gas at room temperature. Vinyl chloride monomer is mostly used in the production of polyvinyl chloride, which is utilized predominantly in the building & construction industry.
  • The vinyl chloride monomer business is basically determined by the expansion sought after from the building & construction industry. Vinyl Chloride Monomer is utilized in siding, roofing, wire and link protection, window outlines, and so on in the construction business.
  • In 2019, the global expenditure of the building & construction industry amounted to roughly USD 11 trillion and estimates suggest that by the year 2025, it will reach around USD 14 trillion, thus profiting the market for vinyl chloride monomer.
  • Total construction expenditure accounts for 13% of the world’s GDP and high expenditure in the coming years in the construction sector is anticipated to fuel the growth of the market.
  • All the aforementioned factors are expected to drive the vinyl chloride monomer market during the forecast period.
Vinyl Chloride Monomer Market Revenue Share

Asia-Pacific Region to Dominate Vinyl Chloride Monomer Market

  • Asia-Pacific region holds a prominent share in the vinyl chloride monomer market globally and is expected to dominate the market during the forecast timeline.
  • By the end of 2020, the region is projected to lead the construction spending accounting for almost 46% of the share globally with counties like China, India, Indonesia making the major contribution in the industry.
  • It is estimated that the market value of China’s construction industry in 2019 amounted to USD 969.06 billion.
  • India’s real estate industry is projected to reach a value of USD 180 billion by the end of 2020.
  • Thus, rising demand from various segments is expected to drive the market studied in the region during the forecast timeframe.
Vinyl Chloride Monomer Market Regional Trends

Competitive Landscape

The market for vinyl chloride monomer is partially fragmented. Some of the players in the market include Occidental Petroleum Corporation, AGC Chemicals, Vynova Group, Olin Corporation, and Tosoh Corporation.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Rising Demand in Healthcare Sector

      2. 4.1.2 High Consumption from Building & Construction Industry

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Unfavorable Conditions Arising Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

      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 Application

      1. 5.1.1 PVC

      2. 5.1.2 Others

    2. 5.2 End-User

      1. 5.2.1 Building & Construction

      2. 5.2.2 Healthcare

      3. 5.2.3 Electrical

      4. 5.2.4 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 AGC Chemicals

      2. 6.4.2 Ercros S.A

      3. 6.4.3 Occidental Petroleum Corporation

      4. 6.4.4 Olin Corporation

      5. 6.4.5 Shin-Etsu PVC B.V.

      6. 6.4.6 The Chemson Group

      7. 6.4.7 Tosoh Corporation

      8. 6.4.8 Vinnolit GmbH & Co. KG

      9. 6.4.9 Vynova Group

      10. 6.4.10 Westlake Chemical Corporation

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

    1. 7.1 Focus Towards Bio-Based Vinyl Chloride Monomer

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Vinyl Chloride Monomer Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Vinyl Chloride Monomer Market is growing at a CAGR of >4% over the next 5 years.

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

Asia Pacific holds highest share in 2020.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation, AGC Chemicals, Vynova Group, Olin Corporation, Tosoh Corporation are the major companies operating in Vinyl Chloride Monomer Market.

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