The global acetone industry is expected to gain momentum from the high demand for petrochemicals and chemicals from several end-use industries. This information is given by Fortune Business Insights™ in a new study, titled, “Acetone Market Size, Share & COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Application (Solvent, Bisphenol A (BPA), Methyl Methacrylate (MMA), and Others), By End-use (Paints & Coatings, Plastic, Automotive, Adhesives, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics, Electrical & Electronics, and Others), and Regional Forecast, 2020-2027.” The study further mentions that the acetone market size was USD 3,962.0 million in 2019 and is projected to reach USD 4,995.3 million by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 3.7% during the forecast period.
COVID-19 Pandemic to Affect Growth Backed by Ongoing Crude Oil Price War
The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected the global chemical industry. It has disrupted supply chains and created uncertainty in the demand worldwide. Also, restrictions from governments on manufacturing activities may hinder growth. The ongoing crude oil price war is also set to hamper growth.
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Drivers & Restraints-
Increasing Manufacturing of Sanitizers and Disinfectants to Drive Growth
The increasing production of disinfectants and sanitizers worldwide is set to surge the demand for dimethyl ketone as isopropanol is derived from it. Besides, the high popularity of cosmetics and personal care products would aid the acetone market growth throughout the forthcoming years. However, acetone possesses higher initiation energy points and can’t auto-ignite. This may hamper its demand.
Paints & Coatings Segment to Grow Steadily Fueled by Higher Usage of Solvents
Based on end-use, the plastic segment earned 33.3% in terms of the global acetone market share in 2019. The paints & coatings segment generated the largest share in 2019 because of the rising usage of solvents in this sector as it can dissolve non-polar and polar substances.
Key Players Focus on Signing New Agreements to Enhance Their Portfolios
The market for acetone contains many manufacturers that are mainly focusing on expanding their production capacities by adopting state-of-the-art technologies from other organizations. Some of the others are aiming to sign new agreements to acquire businesses of prominent firms. Below are the two latest industry developments: