Global fatty alcohols market is projected to cross USD 6 Billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of over 4% during the forecast period. Factors, such as rising consumption of personal care ingredients, cleaning agent and detergent and use of fatty alcohols in various industries, are propelling the growth of the global fatty alcohols market during the forecast period. High manufacturing cost due to volatile raw material market can hamper the growth of the market.

Global fatty alcohols market is segmented based on type, application and region. Based on the type, the global fatty alcohols market has been segmented into short chain, pure & midcut, long chain and higher chain. The pure and midcut fatty alcohol segment dominated the market and is poised to grow at a higher CAGR in the forecast period, due to the usage of fatty alcohols in the synthesis of surfactant, which is used in the generation of detergents, soaps and cleaning products.

Based on the application, the global fatty alcohols market is categorised into industrial & domestic cleaning, personal care, lubricants, plasticizers, pharmaceutical formulation and food & nutrition. Industrial and domestic cleaning segment dominated the market  and is expected to grow at the higher rate during the forecast period, due to the increasing concerns for sanitation & hygiene to promote public health and increasing per capita expenditure on household cleaning agents.

Geographically, the market has been segmented into Asia-Pacific, North America, South America, Middle East & Africa and Europe. Asia-Pacific is expected to dominate the market in the forecast period, due to the rising disposable income, increasing population and growing demand for fatty alcohols in various industries.

Some of the leading players in the Global Fatty Alcohols Market are Sasol Limited, Royal Dutch Shell plc, Kao Corporation, Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad (KLK), Ecogreen Oleochemicals, Procter & Gamble Emery Oleochemicals, VVF L.L.C., Musim Mas Holdings, and Wilmar International Ltd.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2015-2018

Base Year: 2019

Estimated Year: 2020

Forecast Period: 2021–2025

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyse and forecast the market size of Global Fatty Alcohols Market, in terms of value.
  • To classify and forecast Global Fatty Alcohols Market based on type, application and regional distribution.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for Global Fatty Alcohols Market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in Global Fatty Alcohols Market.
  • To conduct the pricing analysis for Global Fatty Alcohols Market.
  • To identify and analyse the profile of leading players involved in the manufacturing of Global Fatty Alcohols.


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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of manufacturers across the globe. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analysed the service offerings, distribution channels and presence of all major collaboration solution providers across the globe.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of Global Fatty Alcohols Market using a bottom-up approach, where data for various application across various technology were recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analysing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company website, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also used by TechSci Research.


Key Target Audience:

  • Raw Material Manufacturers
  • Foam Suppliers
  • Traders and Distributors
  • Market Research Firms
  • Government Institutions
  • Industry associations and experts
  • Research organizations and consulting companies

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as collaboration manufacturer and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, Global Fatty Alcohols Market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Global Fatty Alcohols Market, By Type:
    • Short Chain
    • Pure and Midcut
    • Long Chain
    • Higher Chain
  •  Global Fatty Alcohols Market, By Application:
    • Industrial & Domestic Cleaning
    • Personal care
    • Lubricants
    • Plasticizers
    • Pharmaceutical Formulations
    • Food & Nutrition
    • Others
  • Global Fatty Alcohols Market, By Region:
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • India 
      • Japan
      • South Korea
      • Australia
      • Singapore
      • Malaysia
    • Europe
      • France
      • Germany
      • Turkey
      • Benelux
      • United Kingdom
      • Italy
      • Spain
    • North America
      • United States
      • Mexico
      • Canada
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Colombia
    • Middle East and Africa
      • South Africa
      • Saudi Arabia

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in Global Fatty Alcohols Market.

Available Customizations:

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Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).

Profit Margin Analysis

  • Profit margin analysis in case of direct and indirect sales channel.

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1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Impact of COVID-19 on Global Fatty Alcohols Market

4.    Executive Summary

5.    Voice of Customer

5.1.  Product Awareness

5.2.  Product Pricing

5.3.  Factors Influencing Purchase Decision

5.4.  Challenges/issues faced post purchase

6.    Global Fatty Alcohols Market Overview 

7.    Global Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast

7.1.1.     By Value & Volume

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.     By Type (Short Chain, Pure & Midcut, Long Chain and Higher Chain)

7.2.2.     By Application (Industrial & Domestic Cleaning, Personal Care, Lubricants, Plasticizers, Pharmaceutical Formulation, Food & Nutrition and Others)

7.2.3.     By Company

7.2.4.     By Region

7.3.  Market Attractiveness Index

8.    Asia-Pacific Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

8.1.1.     By Value & Volume

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.     By Type

8.2.2.     By Application

8.2.3.     By Country

8.3.  Market Attractiveness Index

8.4.  Asia-Pacific: Country Analysis

8.4.1.     China Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

8.4.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.4.1.1.1.             By Value & Volume

8.4.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.4.1.2.1.             By Type

8.4.1.2.2.             By Application

8.4.1.3.         Product Pricing

8.4.1.4.         Market Attractiveness Index

8.4.2.     India Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

8.4.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.4.2.1.1.             By Value & Volume

8.4.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.4.2.2.1.             By Type

8.4.2.2.2.             By Application

8.4.2.3.         Product Pricing

8.4.2.4.         Market Attractiveness Index

8.4.3.     Japan Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

8.4.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.4.3.1.1.             By Value & Volume

8.4.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.4.3.2.1.             By Type

8.4.3.2.2.             By Application

8.4.3.3.         Product Pricing

8.4.3.4.         Market Attractiveness Index

8.4.4.     South Korea Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

8.4.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.4.4.1.1.             By Value & Volume

8.4.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.4.4.2.1.             By Type

8.4.4.2.2.             By Application

8.4.4.3.         Product Pricing

8.4.4.4.         Market Attractiveness Index

8.4.5.     Australia Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

8.4.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.4.5.1.1.             By Value & Volume

8.4.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.4.5.2.1.             By Type

8.4.5.2.2.             By Application

8.4.5.3.         Product Pricing

8.4.5.4.         Market Attractiveness Index

8.4.6.     Singapore Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

8.4.6.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.4.6.1.1.             By Value & Volume

8.4.6.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.4.6.2.1.             By Type

8.4.6.3.         Market Attractiveness Index

8.4.7.     Malaysia Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

8.4.7.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.4.7.1.1.             By Value & Volume

8.4.7.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.4.7.2.1.             By Type

8.4.7.2.2.             By Application

8.4.7.3.         Product Pricing

8.4.7.4.         Market Attractiveness Index

9.    Europe Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

9.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

9.1.1.     By Value & Volume

9.2.  Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1.     By Type

9.2.2.     By Application

9.2.3.     By Country

9.3.  Market Attractiveness Index

9.4.  Europe: Country Analysis

9.4.1.     France Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

9.4.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.4.1.1.1.             By Value & Volume

9.4.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.4.1.2.1.             By Type

9.4.1.2.2.             By Application

9.4.1.3.         Product Pricing

9.4.1.4.         Market Attractiveness Index

9.4.2.     Germany Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

9.4.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.4.2.1.1.             By Value & Volume

9.4.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.4.2.2.1.             By Type

9.4.2.2.2.             By Application

9.4.2.3.         Product Pricing

9.4.2.4.         Market Attractiveness Index

9.4.3.     United Kingdom Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

9.4.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.4.3.1.1.             By Value & Volume

9.4.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.4.3.2.1.             By Type

9.4.3.2.2.             By Application

9.4.3.3.         Product Pricing

9.4.3.4.         Market Attractiveness Index

9.4.4.     Italy Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

9.4.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.4.4.1.1.             By Value & Volume

9.4.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.4.4.2.1.             By Type

9.4.4.2.2.             By Application

9.4.4.3.         Product Pricing

9.4.4.4.         Market Attractiveness Index

9.4.5.     Turkey Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

9.4.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.4.5.1.1.             By Value & Volume

9.4.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.4.5.2.1.             By Type

9.4.5.2.2.             By Application

9.4.5.3.         Product Pricing

9.4.5.4.         Market Attractiveness Index

9.4.6.     Benelux Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

9.4.6.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.4.6.1.1.             By Value & Volume

9.4.6.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.4.6.2.1.             By Type

9.4.6.3.         Market Attractiveness Index

9.4.7.     Spain Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

9.4.7.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.4.7.1.1.             By Value & Volume

9.4.7.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.4.7.2.1.             By Type

9.4.7.2.2.             By Application

9.4.7.3.         Product Pricing

9.4.7.4.         Market Attractiveness Index

10.  North America Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

10.1.              Market Size & Forecast

10.1.1.  By Value & Volume

10.2.              Market Share & Forecast

10.2.1.  By Type

10.2.2.  By Application

10.2.3.  By Country

10.3.              Market Attractiveness Index

10.4.              North America: Country Analysis

10.4.1.  United States Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

10.4.1.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.4.1.1.1.           By Value & Volume

10.4.1.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.4.1.2.1.           By Type

10.4.1.2.2.           By Application

10.4.1.3.      Product Pricing

10.4.1.4.      Market Attractiveness Index

10.4.2.  Mexico Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

10.4.2.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.4.2.1.1.           By Value & Volume

10.4.2.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.4.2.2.1.           By Type

10.4.2.2.2.           By Application

10.4.2.3.      Product Pricing

10.4.2.4.      Market Attractiveness Index

10.4.3.  Canada Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

10.4.3.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.4.3.1.1.           By Value & Volume

10.4.3.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.4.3.2.1.           By Type

10.4.3.2.2.           By Application

10.4.3.3.      Product Pricing

10.4.3.4.      Market Attractiveness Index

11.  South America Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

11.1.              Market Size & Forecast

11.1.1.  By Value & Volume

11.2.              Market Share & Forecast

11.2.1.  By Type

11.2.2.  By Application

11.2.3.  By Country

11.3.              Market Attractiveness Index

11.3.1.  Brazil Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

11.3.1.1.      Market Size & Forecast

11.3.1.1.1.           By Value & Volume

11.3.1.2.      Market Share & Forecast

11.3.1.2.1.           By Type

11.3.1.2.2.           By Application

11.3.1.3.      Product Pricing

11.3.1.4.      Market Attractiveness Index

11.3.2.  Argentina Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

11.3.2.1.      Market Size & Forecast

11.3.2.1.1.           By Value & Volume

11.3.2.2.      Market Share & Forecast

11.3.2.2.1.           By Type

11.3.2.2.2.           By Application

11.3.2.3.      Product Pricing

11.3.2.4.      Market Attractiveness Index

11.3.3.  Colombia Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

11.3.3.1.      Market Size & Forecast

11.3.3.1.1.           By Value & Volume

11.3.3.2.      Market Share & Forecast

11.3.3.2.1.           By Type

11.3.3.2.2.           By Application

11.3.3.3.      Product Pricing

11.3.3.4.      Market Attractiveness Index

12.  Middle East and Africa Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

12.1.              Market Size & Forecast

12.1.1.  By Value & Volume

12.2.              Market Share & Forecast

12.2.1.  By Type

12.2.2.  By Application

12.2.3.  By Country

12.3.              Market Attractiveness Index

12.4.              MEA: Country Analysis

12.4.1.  South Africa Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

12.4.1.1.      Market Size & Forecast

12.4.1.1.1.           By Value & Volume

12.4.1.2.      Market Share & Forecast

12.4.1.2.1.           By Type

12.4.1.2.2.           By Application

12.4.1.3.      Product Pricing

12.4.1.4.      Market Attractiveness Index

12.4.2.  Saudi Arabia Fatty Alcohols Market Outlook

12.4.2.1.      Market Size & Forecast

12.4.2.1.1.           By Value & Volume

12.4.2.2.      Market Share & Forecast

12.4.2.2.1.           By Type

12.4.2.2.2.           By Application

12.4.2.3.      Product Pricing

12.4.2.4.      Market Attractiveness Index

13.  Market Dynamics

13.1.              Drivers

13.2.              Challenges

14.  Market Trends & Developments

15.  Competitive Landscape

15.1.              Competition Outlook

15.2.              Company Profiles (Top 10 Companies)

15.2.1.  Sasol Limited

15.2.2.  Royal Dutch Shell plc

15.2.3.  Kao Corporation

15.2.4.  Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad (KLK)

15.2.5.  Ecogreen Oleochemicals

15.2.6.  Procter & Gamble Emery Oleochemicals

15.2.7.  VVF L.L.C.

15.2.8.  Musim Mas Holdings

15.2.9.  Wilmar International Ltd.

15.2.10.                BASF SE

16. Strategic Recommendation