Global Alcohol Market – Drivers, Opportunities, Trends & Forecasts up to 2021

Alcohols are organic compounds which are bonded to a saturated carbon atom and they have hydroxyl functional group. These have wide applications areas such as alcoholic beverages, antiseptics, antifreeze, preservatives, among many others. Growing industrialization fueled increasing demand for industrial solvents is helping the market grow. Increasing usage of ethanol as fuel to eliminate the release of greenhouse gases is another major driver to market.

There are numerous compounds within category of alcohols which can be mostly divided into two segments: aliphatic alcohols and aromatic alcohols, based on chemical structure of the compound. Some of the aliphatic compounds such as ethanol are used widely in the food & beverage industry, mostly in form of alcoholic beverages, while others like methanol fine their use as fuel and precursor to other chemicals. Large aliphatic alcohols are used as industrial solvents whereas many aromatic alcohols are used to process aromatic compounds.  Food & beverage is one of the major consumer of alcohol due to increasing demand of preservatives and alcoholic beverages in the emerging economies. Asia Pacific is the major contributor in the alcohol market followed by North America. Some of the major players in the alcohol market are E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, BioAmber Inc., LyondellBasell Industries N.V., among many others.

The study of the global alcohol market provides the market size information and market trends along with the factors and parameters impacting it in both short and long term. The study ensures a 360° view, bringing out the complete key insights of the industry with better understanding of the companies.

Report Scope:

  • Types
    • Aliphatic alcohols
    • Aromatic alcohols
    • Others
  • End-Users
    • Food & Beverage
    • Industrial Solvents
    • Personal Care
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Others (Wood Preservation, Fuels, Oil & Gas, HVAC, etc.,)
  • Regions
    • Asia Pacific
    • Europe
    • North America
    • Rest of the World
  • Industry outlook: market trends and drivers, restraints, and opportunities

1       Report Outline

1.1             Introduction

1.2             Report Scope

1.3             Market Definitions

1.4             Research Methodology

1.4.1               Data Collation & In-House Estimation

1.4.2               Market Triangulation

1.4.3               Forecasting

1.5             Study Declarations

1.6             Report Assumptions

1.7             Stakeholders

2       Executive Summary

3       Market Positioning

3.1             Total Addressable Market (TAM): Basic Chemicals

3.1.1               Market Overview

3.1.2               Major Trends

3.2             Segmented Addressable Market (SAM)

3.3             Related Markets

4       Market Outlook

4.1             Overview

4.2             Value Chain Analysis

4.3             PESTLE Analysis

4.4             Porter 5 (Five) Forces Analysis

4.5             Patents Analysis

5       Market Characteristics

5.1             Market Segmentation

5.2             Market Dynamics

5.2.1               Drivers

5.2.2               Restraints

5.2.3               Opportunities

5.2.4               DRO – Impact Analysis

6       Alcohol Types: Market Size and Analysis

6.1             Overview

6.2             Aliphatic alcohols

6.3          Aromatic alcohols

6.4             Vendor Profiles

(Overview, products/services, geographic revenues, recent developments, business focus, SWOT analysis and business strategy for all vendors)

7       Alcohol End-Users: Market Size and Analysis

7.1             Overview

7.2             Food & Beverage

7.3          Industrial Solvents

7.4          Personal Care

7.5          Pharmaceuticals

7.6             Customer Profiles

(Overview, product usage, geographic revenues, recent developments, and business strategy for all customers)

8       Regions: Market Size and Analysis

8.1             Overview

8.2             North America

8.3             Europe

8.4             Asia Pacific

8.5             Rest of the World

9       Companies To Watch For

10     Competitive Landscape

10.1           Competitor Product & Geography Benchmarking

10.2           Market Landscape

10.2.1             Key Strategies Adopted

Annexure

Acronyms

Infoholic research works on a holistic 360° approach in order to deliver high quality, validated and reliable information in our market reports. The Market estimation and forecasting involves following steps:

  • Data Collation (Primary & Secondary)
  • In-house Estimation (Based on proprietary data bases and Models)
  • Market Triangulation
  • Forecasting

infoholic Research Methodology

Market related information is congregated from both primary and secondary sources.

Primary sources involved participants from all global stakeholders such as Solution providers, service providers, Industry associations, thought leaders etc. across levels such as CXOs, VPs and managers. Plus, our in-house industry experts having decades of industry experience contribute their consulting and advisory services.

Secondary sources include public sources such as regulatory frameworks, government IT spending, government demographic indicators, industry association statistics, and company publications along with paid sources such as Factiva, OneSource, Bloomberg among others.