April 1, 2023

As the chemical industry moves into 2022, strong demand for both commodity and specialty chemicals should keep prices robust throughout the year. However, the  industry could face margin pressures amid raw material cost inflation, which will likely remain high through the first half of 2022.

The global castor oil derivatives market size is expected to reach USD 1,429.7 million by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 4.3% during the forecast period. The growing demand for organic cosmetics products will create lucrative business opportunities for the market, states Fortune Business Insights, in a report, The market size stood at USD 1,035.4 million in 2019.

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The report on thecastor oil derivatives marketuncovers:

  • Important facts and figures
  • An all-inclusive study of the market
  • Comprehensive data about prominent companies
  • Latest industry trends and drivers
  • Recent developments
  • Study of COVID-19 impact

Market Driver:

Growing Application of Oil Derivatives to Incite Development

The growing knowledge about the numerous advantages of castor oil and its derivatives compared to other traditional oil will have a tremendous impact on the market during the forecast period. The shift from oils derived from cotton, coconut, soy, corn, rapeseed to castor oil derivatives owing to its natural and versatile physicochemical properties will foster healthy growth of the market. The growing application of castor oil derivatives in lubricants, oleo-chemicals, medical, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, bioenergy, and others will consequently boost the growth of the market. Moreover, the increasing inclination towards green chemicals will simultaneously improve the prospects of the market during the forecast period.

Declined Production to Retard Business Amid Coronavirus

The production of castor oil has dropped severely due to the coronavirus outbreak. The halt on manufacturing sites, inadequate feedstock, and manpower will harshly affect the global market. Disturbed supply chain and deteriorated manufacturing facilities have resulted in an enormous loss for the industry. However, the ease on lockdowns by the governments will subsequently facilitate the recovery of the market in the near future.

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Key Development:

December 3, 2019: Eni, a leading energy company based in Italy signed an MoU with the Societè National de Distribution des Petroles to develop castor cultivation to be used in the production of biodiesel.

The Report List the Main Companies in the Castor Oil Derivatives Market:

  • HengshuiJinghua Chemical Co., Ltd. (China)
  • K. Proteins Pvt. Ltd. (India)
  • Thai Castor Oil Industries Co. Ltd. (Thailand)
  • Sebacic India Pvt. Ltd. (India)
  • HOKOKU Co. Ltd. (Japan)
  • Adani Wilmar Ltd. (India)
  • GokulAgri International Ltd. (India)
  • RPK Agrotech (India)
  • Arvalli Castor Derivatives Pvt Ltd. (India)
  • Krishna Antioxidants Pvt. Ltd. (India)

Regional Analysis:

High Availability of Castor Seeds to Augment Growth in Asia Pacific

The market in Asia Pacific is expected to experience a rapid growth rate owing to the growing production and distribution of oils in the region. China is a global leader in the sebacic acid with a production capacity of more than 210-kilo tons per year. According to The Solvent Extractors Association of India, China holds around 40% of castor oil export from India followed by Europe 30-35%.The high availability of castor seeds will Further promote healthy growth of the market in Asia Pacific. India is a major producer & exporter of castor oil and castor oil derivatives such as 12-hydroxy stearic acid, castor wax, dehydrated castor oil, undecylenic acid. Europe is expected to rise tremendously during the forecast period owing to the rising adoption and favorable government regulations regarding the use of bio-based chemicals.

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