World Amino Acids Industry

  • January 2015
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 308 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Amino Acids in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine, and Other Amino Acids. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East/Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 55 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Ajinomoto Group
Amino GmbH
Archer Daniels Midland Company
Cargill, Inc.
China National BlueStar (Group) Co, Ltd.

Table Of Contents

World Amino Acids Industry



I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Glutamic Acid I-3
Lysine I-4
Methionine I-4
Phenylalanine I-4
Threonine I-5
Other Amino Acids I-5
Histidine I-5
Isoleucine I-5
Leucine I-5
Valine I-6
Tryptophan I-6
Alanine I-6
Arginine I-6
Asparagine I-7
Aspartic Acid I-7
L-Cysteine I-7
Glutamine I-8
Glycine I-8
Proline I-8
Serine I-9
Tyrosine I-9


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Prelude II-1
Table 1: Global Amino Acids Market (2013): Percentage
Breakdown of Application by Segment (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-2
Market Slows Down During 2007-2009 Economic Recession,
Recovers in 2010 II-2
Market Growth Stands Tempered Once Again Due to Slowing
Economy, But Optimism Prevails II-2
Outlook II-3
Developing Regions Continue to Lend Traction to the Global
Market II-3
Methionine and Lysine Rule the Roost Among Amino Acids II-4
Competition II-4
MandA Activity to Spur Growth II-4
Significance of Research Activities in Amino Acids Market II-5
Methionine Market - Oligopolistic in Nature II-5
Table 2: Leading Players in the Global Methionine Market
(2014): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacities for
Adisseo, Evonik, Novus, Sumitomo, Unisplendour and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5
Table 3: Methionine Capacity Additions by Leading Players (
includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Eco-Friendly Means of Extracting Methionine: Gaining Traction II-6
Lysine Competitive Scenario II-6
Table 4: Leading Producers of Lysine Worldwide (2014):
Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity for ADM,
Ajinomoto, CJCJ, Evonik Degussa, Global Bio-chem, Meihua,
Ningxia Eppen and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-7

Table 5: Leading Producers of Lysine (Feed Grade) Worldwide
(2014): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity for
Ajinomoto, CJCJ, GBT and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-7
Other Key Market Share Findings II-8
Table 6: Leading Producers of Threonine Worldwide (2013):
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for ADM, Ajinomoto,
CJCJ, Evonik, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-8

Table 7: Leading Producers of Tryptophan Worldwide (2013):
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ajinomoto, CJCJ,
Evonik, GBT and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

Table 8: Leading Producers of Threonine (Feed Grade)
Worldwide (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Production
Capacity for Ajinomoto, CJCJ, GBT and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8
India and China Offer Significant Growth Opportunities II-9
Table 9: Ten Largest Populated Countries Worldwide (July
2013): Total Population (in Millions) by Age Group 0-14
Years, 15-44 Years, 45-64 Years, and 65+ Years for China,
India, US, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh,
Russia and Japan (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 10: Ten Largest Populated Countries Worldwide (July
2013): Percentage Population by Age Group 0-14 Years, 15-44
Years, 45-64 Years, and 65+ Years for China, India, US,
Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Russia and
Japan (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10
Amino Acid-Based Health Foods Gaining Prominence in Asia II-10

2. MARKET DYNAMICS II-11
Current State of the Economy: A Key Growth Indicator II-11
Table 11: Economic Growth (%) Worldwide by Region: 2011-2014E
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12
Increasing Global Population Offers Significant Growth
Opportunities II-12
Table 12: Top 20 Countries Worldwide in Terms of Population
in Million (2014) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13
Urbanization: A Mega Trend with Significant Implications for
the Food and Beverages Industry II-13
Select Mega-Urban Regions Worldwide (2035) II-14
Table 13: Percentage of Urban Population in Select Countries
(2014 and 2050) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15
Rising Disposable Incomes: Opportunity in Emerging Markets II-16
Table 14: Annual Disposable Incomes in US$ ‘000 for Select
Countries (2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16
Growing Middle Class Population to Drive Demand II-16
Table 15: World Middle Class Population (2012 and 2030F):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Region - Asia-Pacific, Europe,
Latin America, Middle East and Africa and North America
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-17
Aging World Population Drives the Demand for Amino Acids II-17
Table 16: Global Population Statistics (2014): Population by
Region in Millions and Percentage Share of 65+ Age Group
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18

Table 17: Global Population Statistics for the 65+ Age Group
(2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19

Table 18: Percentage of Population Aged 65 and Above in EU-27
Countries, US and Japan (1960-2030) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-20

Table 19: Life Expectancy for Select Countries in Number of
Years (2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21

Table 20: Life Expectancy Rates at Birth by Geographic Region
(1990 and 2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-22

3. MARKET TRENDS, GROWTH DRIVERS and ISSUES II-23
Shift towards Fermentation to Revolutionize Amino Acids Market II-23
Animal Feed Additives - A Major Application Area for Amino Acids II-23
Level of Protein Consumption Dictate Demand for Amino Acids
as Feed Additives II-24
Demand for Animal Feed to Remain Strong II-24
Increasing Prices of Natural Feed Products: A Boon to Animal
Feed Additives II-25
Protein Ingredients Market - All Set to Grow II-25
Rice Proteins Emerge as an Ideal Alternative to Soy Proteins II-25
Rising Meat Intake Spurs Growth Opportunities II-26
Table 21: Global Meat Production (2013) - Percentage Share
Breakdown of Volume Production by Type (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-26

Table 22: Top Ten Meat Producing Nations Worldwide (2013) -
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Production by Country
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-27

Table 23: Global Beef and Veal Production (2013) - Breakdown
of Volume Production in Thousand Metric Tons (Carcass Weight
Equivalent) by Select Countries (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-27
Ban on Antibiotics Boosts Demand for Amino Acids as Feed
Additives II-28
A Peek into Demand Patterns for Various Amino Acid Products
in Animal Feed Market II-28
Table 24: Global Feed Use Amino Acid Market (2013):
Percentage Breakdown of Demand by Type (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-28

Table 25: Global Lysine Market (2013): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Volume Consumption by Region (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29

Table 26: Global Animal Feed Additives Market (2014 and 2020):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Animal Feed
Amino Acids, Animal Feed Antibiotics/Antibacterials, Animal
Feed Vitamins, Animal Feed Antioxidants and Other Animal
Feed Additives (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29
Essential Amino Acids for Swine and Poultry II-30
Amino Acids in Fish Farming II-30
Enhancing Food Quality through Amino Acid Additives II-30
Table 27: World Food Ingredients Market (2013): Percentage
Breakdown of Demand by Type (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-30
Growing Demand for Nutraceuticals Drive Market Prospects for
Amino Acids II-31
Table 28: Global Nutraceuticals Market (2013 and 2020):
Breakdown of Value Sales by Product Segment in US$ Million
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-31
Rising Uptake of Amino Acids Based Dietary Supplements Fuels
Market Growth II-31
Table 29: Global Dietary Supplements Market (2013 and 2020P):
Breakdown of Value Sales (in US$ Million) by Geographic
Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32
Functional Food and Beverages II-33
Table 30: Global Functional Food and Drinks Market (2014 and
2020): Breakdown of Value Sales (in US$ Million) by
Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-33
Expanding Sports Nutrition Supplements Market Augurs Well for
Amino Acids II-34
Opportunity Indicator: II-35
Table 31: Global Market for Sports and Fitness Nutrition
Supplements (2014 and 2020): Percentage Share Breakdown of
Value Sales for Amino Acids/Derivatives, Herbal Products,
Vitamins/Minerals and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-35
Glutamine Gains Significance in Sports Nutrition II-35
Amino Acids Foray into Skin Care Formulations II-35
Synthesis Applications - A Growing Application Area II-36
Price Volatility Characterizes the Amino Acids Market - A
Historic Perspective II-36
Table 32: Methionine Market: Average Market Price in
(US$/Kg) in US and Western European Markets for 2010, 2011 and
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-36

Table 33: Global Threonine Market: Average Market Price in
(US$/Kg) for 2010, 2011 and 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-37

Table 34: Global Tryptophan Market: Average Market Price in
(US$/Kg) for 2010, 2011 and 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-37
Methionine - The Traditional Revenue Contributor to the
Overall Amino Acids Market II-37
Poultry Sector Puts the Methionine Industry in Overdrive II-38
Table 35: Per Capita Consumption of Broilers in Select
Markets (in Kilograms per Person per Year): 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-38

Table 36: Global Broiler Meat Production (2013) - Breakdown
of Volume Production in Thousand Metric Tons (Ready-to-Cook
Equivalent) by Select Countries (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-39
Synthetic Methionine in Poultry Diet II-39
Methionine in Pet Diets II-39
Lysine - Fastest Growing Market Segment II-40
Capacity Expansions to Weigh Down Lysine Prices II-40
Table 37: Global Lysine Market (2010-2014): Breakdown of
Annual Demand in Thousand Metric Tons (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 38: World Lysine Prices (2010-2014): Breakdown of
Price in US$ Per Tonne (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41

Table 39: Global Lysine Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown
of Demand by End-Use Application Segment (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41
Growing Usage for Aspartame Boosts Demand for L-phenylalanine II-41
D-Amino Acids: A Promising Field with Potential Applications II-41
D-Amino Acids: An Essential Raw Material for Pharmaceuticals
and Fine Chemicals Production II-42
Artificial Amino Acids Gaining Prominence II-42
Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) Gaining Ground II-43

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-44
Amino Acids - A Conceptual Definition II-44
General Structure of Amino Acid II-44
D and L Optical Isomers of Amino Acids II-44
Key Functions of Amino Acids II-45
What do Amino Acids Do? II-45
Amino Acids as Supplements II-45
Factors Influencing Quality and Value of Amino Acid as a
Nutritional Supplement II-46
Amino Acids Production Processes II-46
Fermentation Method II-46
Enzymatic Method II-47
Extraction Method II-47
Types of Amino Acids II-47
Standard and Non-Standard Amino Acids II-47
Standard Amino Acids II-47
Non-Standard Amino Acids II-47
Special Amino Acids II-48
Hydorphilic and Hydrophobic Amino Acids II-48
Essential and Non-Essential Amino Acids II-48
Essential Amino Acids II-48
Histidine II-48
Isoleucine II-49
Leucine II-49
Valine II-49
Lysine II-50
Methionine II-50
Threonine II-51
Tryptophan II-51
henylalanine II-52
Non-Essential Amino Acids II-53
Alanine II-53
Arginine II-53
Asparagine II-54
Aspartic Acid II-54
L-Cysteine II-55
Glutamic Acid II-55
Glutamine II-56
Glycine II-57
Proline II-57
Serine II-57
Tyrosine II-58
Table 40: Chemical Formula and Genetic Codon of Amino
Acids by Type II-59
Major Functions and Food Source of Amino Acids by Type II-60
Amino Acids by End-Use Application II-61
Amino Acids in Animal Feed II-61
Types of Feed Additives II-61
Nutritional Additives II-62
Sensory Additives II-62
Technological Additives II-62
Zootechnical Additives II-62
Coccidiostats and Histomonostats II-62
Use of Select Amino Acids in Animal Feed Market II-62
Methionine II-62
Lysine II-63
Taurine II-63
Glycine II-63
Amino Acids in Food Additives II-63
Direct and Indirect Food Additives II-63
Functions of Food Additives II-64
Artificial Sweeteners II-64
Regulations Governing Food Additives II-64
Nutraceuticals II-64
Factors Contributing to the Growing Demand for Nutraceuticals II-65
Categories of Nutraceuticals II-65
Amino Acids in Cosmetics II-65
Amino Acids in Cosmetics/Personal Care Industry - European
Perspective II-66
Specialty Uses of Amino Acids II-66

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-67
QualiTech Unveils BOVI-LYSINE II-67
Ajinomoto Introduces Two Flavors - Fruit Punch and Lemon II-67
US HCG Shots Rolls Out New Lipotropic Injection Product II-67
H.J. Baker Adds Two New Formulas for High Producing Dairy Herds II-67
iSatori Releases Amino-Amp™ and Isa-Test® DA3™ II-67
Ajinomoto Receives Approval for Amiyu® Granules II-67
SD Pharmaceuticals Introduces High-Quality BCAAâ„¢ II-68
Ajinomoto Introduces Amino Defenseacents II-68
Enterade Launches Dietary Supplement Based on Amino Acids II-68
True Health Products Unveils Novel Cell Formula Supplements II-68
Fenchem Introduces BCAA II-68
Grain States Launches Soy Best Pearl II-68

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-69
Evonik Launches Methionine Plant in Singapore II-69
CJ BIO Inks Distribution Agreement with Redox II-69
Hebang Signs a Contract to Invest in Methionine Project II-69
TNI BioTech Inks Agreement with Hubei Qianjiang II-69
ONY Inks Co-Promotion Agreement with RRD II-69
Prasco® Inks Distribution Agreement with Recordati II-69
CJ CheilJedang Establishes Lysine Production Facility in the US II-69
Bluestar Adisseo Completes Production of Liquid Methionine
AT88 Range II-70
NutraSweet to Shut Down Production Plants II-70
Roquette and METabolic Ink Agreement for L-Methionine
Technology Development II-70
Evonik Initiates Construction of New Methionine Plant for
Dairy Cows II-70
Evonik Industries to Build AQUAVI® Met-Met Production Plant II-70
Global Bio-Chem Enters into a Strategic Alliance with ADM II-70
Shanghai Ajinomoto Increases Amino Acid Production Capacity II-70
Prioskolye Initiates Construction of Lysine Production Plant
in Russia II-70
Ajinomoto Establishes Ajinomoto Animal Nutrition II-71
DSM Acquires Fortitech II-71
Arkema and CJ to Establish Joint Venture Bio-Methionine and
Thiochemicals Plant in Malaysia II-71
Evonik to Establish New Facilities for Production of Amino
Acid in Russia and Brazil II-71
Kemin Sets Up Manufacturing Facility for Encapsulated Lysine II-71
Ajinomoto Enters into Joint Venture with PT Lautan Luas Tbk II-71
CJ BIO America Commences Lysine Facility Construction II-71

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-72
Ajinomoto Group (Japan) II-72
Amino GmbH (Germany) II-72
Archer Daniels Midland Company (US) II-72
Cargill, Inc. (US) II-73
China National BlueStar (Group) Co, Ltd. (China) II-73
Adisseo France S.A.S. (France) II-73
CJ Cheil Jedang (South Korea) II-74
COFCO Biochemical (AnHui) Co., Ltd. (China) II-74
Daesang Corporation (South Korea) II-74
Evonik Industries AG (Germany) II-75
Fufeng Group Company Limited (China) II-75
Global Bio-Chem Technology Group Company Limited (Hong Kong) II-75
Jinzhou Jirong Amino Acid Co., Ltd. (China) II-75
Kyowa Hakko Bio Co. Ltd. (Japan) II-76
Ningxia Eppen Biotech Co. Ltd. (China) II-76
Novus International, Inc. (US) II-76
Royal DSM (The Netherlands) II-76
Shandong Shouguang Juneng Group Golden Corn Co., Ltd. (China) II-77
Sekisui Medical Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-77
Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. (Japan) II-77

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-78
Table 41: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Amino Acids by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-78

Table 42: World Historic Review for Amino Acids by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-79

Table 43: World 15-Year Perspective for Amino Acids by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East/Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-80

Table 44: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Glutamic Acid by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East/Africa and
Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-81

Table 45: World Historic Review for Glutamic Acid by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East/ Africa and Latin American
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-82

Table 46: World 15-Year Perspective for Glutamic Acid by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East/Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-83

Table 47: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Lysine by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-84

Table 48: World Historic Review for Lysine by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-85

Table 49: World 15-Year Perspective for Lysine by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East/
Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-86

Table 50: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Methionine by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-87

Table 51: World Historic Review for Methionine by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-88

Table 52: World 15-Year Perspective for Methionine by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East/Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-89

Table 53: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Phenylalanine by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East/Africa and
Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-90

Table 54: World Historic Review for Phenylalanine by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin American
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-91

Table 55: World 15-Year Perspective for Phenylalanine by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East/Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-92

Table 56: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Threonine by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-93

Table 57: World Historic Review for Threonine by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-94

Table 58: World 15-Year Perspective for Threonine by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East/Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-95

Table 59: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Other Amino Acids by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East/Africa and
Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-96

Table 60: World Historic Review for Other Amino Acids by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin American
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-97

Table 61: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Amino Acids by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East/Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-98


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Outlook III-1
Major Trends and Issues III-1
Increasing Consumption of Meat Drives Demand for Amino Acids III-1
Table 62: US Meat Production (2013) - Percentage Share
Breakdown of Volume Production by Meat Type (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 63: US Meat Exports in 2013 by Type (in Million
lbs.) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Table 64: US Meat Imports in 2013 by Type III-2
FDA Curbs Antibiotic Usage for Farm Animals Drives Growth
for Natural Feed Additives III-3
Growing Inclination towards Preventive Healthcare Drives
Demand for Amino Acid Supplements III-3
Weight Loss Supplements Gain Significance in the US III-3
Trade Statistics III-4
Exports Scenario III-4
Table 65: US Exports of Amino-acids and their Esters
(2013): Percentage Breakdown of Export Value by
Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 66: US Exports of Glutamic acid and its Salts
(2013): Percentage Breakdown of Export Value by
Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 67: US Exports of Lysine and its Esters (2013):
Percentage Breakdown of Export Value by Destination
Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5
Imports Scenario III-5
Table 68: US Imports of Amino Acids and their Esters
(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by
Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 69: US Imports of Glutamic Acid and its Salts
(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by
Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 70: US Imports of Lysine and its Esters (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of
Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 71: US Imports of Methionine (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6
Product Introductions/Innovations III-7
Strategic Corporate Developments III-8
Select Players III-9
B.Market Analytics III-11
Table 72: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Amino Acids by Product Segment - Glutamic Acid, Lysine,
Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine and Other Amino Acids
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 73: US Historic Review for Amino Acids by Product
Segment - Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine,
Threonine and Other Amino Acids Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 74: US 15-Year Perspective for Amino Acids by Product
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Glutamic
Acid, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine and Other
Amino Acids Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

2. CANADA III-14
A.Market Analysis III-14
Outlook III-14
Export-Import Scenario III-14
Exports Scenario III-14
Table 75: Canadian Exports of Amino Acids and their Esters
(2013): Percentage Breakdown of Export Value by
Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 76: Canadian Exports of Glutamic acid and its Salts
(2013): Percentage Breakdown of Export Value by
Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 77: Canadian Exports of Methionine (2013):
Percentage Breakdown of Export Value by Destination
Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15
Imports Scenario III-15
Table 78: Canadian Imports of Amino Acids and their Esters
(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by
Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 79: Canadian Imports of Glutamic acid and its Salts
(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by
Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 80: Canadian Imports of Lysine and its Esters
(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by
Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 81: Canadian Imports of Methionine (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of
Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16
B.Market Analytics III-17
Table 82: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Amino Acids by Product Segment - Glutamic Acid, Lysine,
Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine and Other Amino Acids
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 83: Canadian Historic Review for Amino Acids by
Product Segment - Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Methionine,
Phenylalanine, Threonine and Other Amino Acids Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 84: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Amino Acids by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine
and Other Amino Acids Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

3. JAPAN III-20
A.Market Analysis III-20
Outlook III-20
Product Introduction/Innovation III-20
Strategic Corporate Developments III-20
Select Players III-20
B.Market Analytics III-22
Table 85: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Amino Acids by Product Segment - Glutamic Acid, Lysine,
Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine and Other Amino Acids
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 86: Japanese Historic Review for Amino Acids by
Product Segment - Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Methionine,
Phenylalanine, Threonine and Other Amino Acids Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 87: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Amino Acids by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine
and Other Amino Acids Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

4. EUROPE III-25
A.Market Analysis III-25
Outlook III-25
European Feed Use Amino Acids Market - In Recent Past III-25
Table 88: EU27 Beef and Veal Production (2013) - Breakdown
of Volume Production in ‘000 Tons of Carcass Weight
Equivalent by Top Five Producing Countries (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 89: EU27 Pork Production (2013) - Breakdown of Volume
Production in ‘000 Tons of Carcass Weight Equivalent by Top
Five Producing Countries (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 90: EU27 Per Capita Consumption of Pork in Select
Countries (2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 91: EU27 Poultry Meat Production (2013) - Breakdown
of Volume Production in ‘000 Tons of Carcass Weight
Equivalent by Top Five Producing Countries (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 92: EU27 Sheep Meat Production (2013) - Breakdown of
Volume Production in ‘000 Tons of Carcass Weight Equivalent
by Top Four Producing Countries (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-27
Methionine Demand in Eastern and Central European Feed
Additives Market III-27
Down Trading in Meat Favors Poultry, Drives Methionine Demand III-28
Technological Advancements and Focus on Health Foster Amino
Acids Market III-28
Amino Acid Dimers and Microencapsulation Technology to Drive
Growth III-28
Trade Statistics III-28
Export Statistics III-28
Table 93: Amino Acids Exports in EU-28 (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 94: Glutamic acid and its Salts Exports in EU-28
(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by
Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 95: Glutamic acid and its Salts Exports in EU-28
(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Volume by
Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 96: Methionine Exports in EU-28 (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 97: Methionine Exports in EU-28 (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Export Volume by Destination Country
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30
Import Statistics III-31
Table 98: Amino Acids Imports in EU-28 (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 99: Amino Acids Imports in EU-28 (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Import Volume by Country of Origin
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 100: Glutamic acid and its Salts Imports in EU-28
(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by
Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 101: Glutamic acid and its Salts Imports in EU-28
(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Volume by
Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 102: Methionine Imports in EU-28 (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 103: Methionine Imports in EU-28 (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Import Volume by Country of Origin
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33
B.Market Analytics III-34
Table 104: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Amino Acids by Geographic Region - France, Germany,
Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 105: European Historic Review for Amino Acids by
Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 106: European 15-Year Perspective for Amino Acids by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 107: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Amino Acids by Product Segment - Glutamic Acid, Lysine,
Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine and Other Amino Acids
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 108: European Historic Review for Amino Acids by
Product Segment - Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Methionine,
Phenylalanine, Threonine and Other Amino Acids Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 109: European 15-Year Perspective for Amino Acids by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine
and Other Amino Acids Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

4a. FRANCE III-40
A.Market Analysis III-40
Outlook III-40
Strategic Corporate Development III-40
Adisseo France S.A.S. - A Key Player III-40
B.Market Analytics III-41
Table 110: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Amino Acids by Product Segment - Glutamic Acid, Lysine,
Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine and Other Amino Acids
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 111: French Historic Review for Amino Acids by Product
Segment - Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine,
Threonine and Other Amino Acids Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 112: French 15-Year Perspective for Amino Acids by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine
and Other Amino Acids Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

4b. GERMANY III-44
A.Market Analysis III-44
Outlook III-44
Key Players III-44
B.Market Analytics III-45
Table 113: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Amino Acids by Product Segment - Glutamic Acid, Lysine,
Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine and Other Amino Acids
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 114: German Historic Review for Amino Acids by Product
Segment - Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine,
Threonine and Other Amino Acids Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 115: German 15-Year Perspective for Amino Acids by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine
and Other Amino Acids Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

4c. ITALY III-48
Market Analysis III-48
Table 116: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Amino Acids by Product Segment - Glutamic Acid, Lysine,
Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine and Other Amino Acids
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 117: Italian Historic Review for Amino Acids by
Product Segment - Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Methionine,
Phenylalanine, Threonine and Other Amino Acids Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 118: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Amino Acids by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine
and Other Amino Acids Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-51
Market Analysis III-51
Table 119: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Amino Acids by Product Segment - Glutamic Acid, Lysine,
Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine and Other Amino Acids
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 120: UK Historic Review for Amino Acids by Product
Segment - Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine,
Threonine and Other Amino Acids Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 121: UK 15-Year Perspective for Amino Acids by Product
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Glutamic
Acid, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine and Other
Amino Acids Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

4e. SPAIN III-54
Market Analysis III-54
Table 122: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Amino Acids by Product Segment - Glutamic Acid, Lysine,
Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine and Other Amino Acids
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 123: Spanish Historic Review for Amino Acids by
Product Segment - Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Methionine,
Phenylalanine, Threonine and Other Amino Acids Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 124: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Amino Acids by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine
and Other Amino Acids Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

4f. RUSSIA III-57
A.Market Analysis III-57
Outlook III-57
Strategic Corporate Developments III-57
B.Market Analytics III-58
Table 125: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Amino Acids by Product Segment - Glutamic Acid, Lysine,
Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine and Other Amino Acids
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 126: Russian Historic Review for Amino Acids by
Product Segment - Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Methionine,
Phenylalanine, Threonine and Other Amino Acids Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 127: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Amino Acids by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine
and Other Amino Acids Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-61
A.Market Analysis III-61
Outlook III-61
Strategic Corporate Development III-61
Key Player III-61
B.Market Analytics III-62
Table 128: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Amino Acids by Product Segment - Glutamic Acid,
Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine and Other Amino
Acids Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 129: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Amino Acids by
Product Segment - Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Methionine,
Phenylalanine, Threonine and Other Amino Acids Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 130: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Amino
Acids by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine,
Threonine and Other Amino Acids Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-65
A.Market Analysis III-65
Outlook III-65
Feed Additives Market in South East Growing Steadily III-65
Expanding Middle Class Population Promotes Demand for Amino
Acids III-65
Table 131: Global Middle Class Population (2012 and 2030):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Population by Select
Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66
B.Market Analytics III-67
Table 132: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Amino Acids by Geographic Region - China and
Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 133: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Amino Acids by
Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 134: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Amino Acids
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 135: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Amino Acid

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