The report covers the adipic acid market on the basis of material type, applications, and geography. The market data for these types is given with respect to volume (thousand tons) and value ($Million). The market value of adipic acid was estimated to be $5,884.6 million in 2012, and is projected to grow with a CAGR of 3.7% from 2014 to 2019. The data mentioned in the report are based on the global demand for the adipic acid.

The total market for adipic acid has been analyzed based on the Porter’s five forces model. This gives an idea about the current proceedings in the industry at the commercial level. The study provides the value chain analysis with respect to adipic acid raw materials, manufacturers, polyamide 66 demand, and end uses. The value chain describes the key contributors to the materials market at different stages from product development to end use. It represents the top players which are contributing to the global adipic acid industry.

The impact of different market factors, such as drivers, restraints, and opportunities is also illustrated in the report. This gives an idea about the key drivers such as the automotive industry – weight reduction in vehicles, growth in film & coating applications, growth of emerging economies; and restraints such as moisture absorption resulting in degradation of properties, and current economic condition of Europe. The economic slowdown in Europe and U.S. also affected the economy of other developed countries that are of key importance for the commercial success of new materials and its end-user market.

The adipic acid market is also classified based on different applications. The important applications in polyamide 66 include textiles, industrial, carpet filament, staple fiber, automotive, film & coating, industrial/machinery, electrical & electronics, consumer goods, appliances, wires & cables, and others. The adipic acid consumption in polyamide 66 industry for industrial/machinery, electrical and electronics, and automotive applications are expected to show rapid growth in the future.

The key companies in this market are Asahi Kasei Corporation (Japan), PetroChina Liaoyang Petrochemical (China), Shandong Haili Chemical Industry Company Ltd. (China), and Shandong Hongye Chemical Company, Ltd. (China) are the most active and important players of the adipic acid industry in the Asia-Pacific market. These companies are consistently focusing on expanding their production capacity to achieve a competitive advantage and thereby serving the customers more effectively. Investments, followed by expansions were the most preferred strategies by the top players in the year 2012 that are driving the demand of adipic acid.

The Asia-Pacific region emerged to be the driving factor for this market, contributing for about 38.0% of the global demand in terms of consumption for the year 2012. China is the leading country in the consumption of adipic acid due to the increased demand of polyamide 66 from the automotive and packaging industries. The important emerging economies such as Brazil, India, Russia, etc. are further lined up for a higher growth in this market.

The report also presents a competitive landscape covering different strategies and developments such as mergers & acquisitions, expansions, and agreements undertaken by the leading adipic acid companies in the past few years. Furthermore, different adipic acid market participants are also profiled in the report.

Scope of the report

The report segments the global adipic acid market as:
The adipic acid market has been covered in detail in this report. In order to provide an in-depth picture, the current market demand and forecasts have also been included.

On the basis of applications:
• Polyamide 66
• Polyurethane
• Adipic Esters
• Others

On the basis of Polyamide 66 material type:
• Engineering plastics
• Fibers

Engineering Plastics:
• Automotive
• Film & coating
• Industrial/Machinery
• Electrical & electronics
• Consumer goods
• Appliances
• Wires & cables
• Others

Fiber:
• Textile filament
• Industrial filament
• Carpet filament
• Staple fibers

On the basis of geography:
• North America
• Europe
• Asia-Pacific
• ROW

Table Of Contents

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Slide No. - 22)
1.1 Key Deliverables
1.2 Report Description
1.3 Markets Covered
1.4 Adipic Acid Market Stakeholders
1.5 Research Methodology
1.5.1 Market Size
1.5.2 Key Data Points Taken From Secondary Sources
1.5.3 Key Data Points Taken From Primary Sources
1.5.4 Assumptions Made For This Report
1.6 Key Questions Answered

2 Executive Summary (Slide No. - 38)
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Industry Snapshot

3 Premium Insights (Slide No. - 41)
3.1 Adipic Acid Market Share, 2012
3.2 Adipic Acid Market Trend and Forecast, By Geography
3.3 Adipic Acid Market Attractiveness, By Geography
3.4 Adipic Acid Market Attractiveness, By Application
3.5 Adipic Acid Market Attractiveness in Engineering Plastics, By End-User Industry
3.6 Adipic Acid Market Attractiveness in Fibers, By End-User Industry
3.7 Adipic Acid Market Share, By End-User Industry
3.8 Adipic Acid Market Trend

4 Market Overview (Slide No. - 51)
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Possible Routes For Adipic Acid Production
4.3 Value Chain Analysis
4.4 Market Dynamics
4.4.1 Drivers
4.4.2 Restraints
4.4.3 Opportunities
4.5 N2o Emissions From Industrial Production By Country, 2000-2020
4.6 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

5 Market Assessment, By Application (Slide No. - 67)
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Adipic Acid Market Trend, By Application
5.2.1 Polyamide/Nylon 66
5.2.1.1 Engineering Plastics
5.2.1.1.1 Automotive
5.2.1.1.2 Packaging Films and Coatings
5.2.1.1.3 Industrial/Machinery
5.2.1.1.4 Electrical and Electronics
5.2.1.1.5 Consumer Goods
5.2.1.1.6 Appliances
5.2.1.1.7 Wire and Cable
5.2.1.1.8 Others
5.2.1.2 Fibers
5.2.1.2.1 Textile Filament
5.2.1.2.2 Industrial Filament
5.2.1.2.3 Carpet Filament
5.2.1.2.4 Staple Fiber
5.2.2 Polyurethanes
5.2.3 Adipic/Adipate Esters (Plasticizers)
5.2.4 Others

6 Market Assessment, By Geography (Slide No. - 111)
6.1 Adipic Acid Market Size, By Geography
6.2 North America: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Country
6.2.1 U.S.: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application
6.2.2 Others: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application
6.2.3 North America: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application
6.2.4 North America: Polyamide 66 Market Size, By Type
6.2.4.1 North America: Engineering Plastics Market Size, By Application
6.2.4.2 North America: Fibers Market Size, By Application
6.3 Europe: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Country
6.3.1 Germany: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application
6.3.2 France: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application
6.3.3 Italy: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application
6.3.4 Others: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application
6.3.5 Europe: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application
6.3.6 Europe: Polyamide 66 Market Size, By Type
6.3.6.1 Europe: Engineering Plastics Market Size, By Application
6.3.6.2 Europe: Fibers Market Size, By Application
6.4 Asia-Pacific: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Country
6.4.1 China: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application
6.4.2 India: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application
6.4.3 Japan: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application
6.4.4 Others: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application
6.4.5 Asia-Pacific: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application
6.4.6 Asia-Pacific: Polyamide 66 Market Size, By Type
6.4.6.1 Asia-Pacific: Engineering Plastics Market Size, By Application
6.4.6.2 Asia-Pacific: Fibers Market Size, By Application
6.5 ROW: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Country
6.5.1 Latin America: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application
6.5.2 Others: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application
6.5.3 ROW: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application
6.5.4 ROW: Polyamide 66 Market Size, By Type
6.5.4.1 ROW: Engineering Plastics Market Size, By Application
6.5.4.2 ROW: Adipic Acid Market Size in Fibers, By Application

7 Bio-Based Adipic Acid, Market Players Initiatives (Slide No. - 170)
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Rennovia Inc.
7.2.1 Rennovia: Developments
7.3 Verdezyne
7.3.1 Verzedyne: Developments
7.4 Bioamber
7.5 Genomatica

8 Competitive Landscape (Slide No. - 178)
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Major Developments in The Global Adipic Acid Market

9 Company Profiles (Overview, Financial*, Products and Services, Strategy, and Developments) (Slide No. - 185)
9.1 Asahi Kasei Corporation
9.2 Ascend Performance Materials Inc.
9.3 BASF SE
9.4 Invista
9.5 Lanxess
9.6 Petrochina Liaoyang Petrochemical
9.7 Radici Group
9.8 Rhodia
9.9 Shandong Haili Chemical Industry Company, Ltd. (BOHUI)
9.10 Shandong Hongye Chemical Company, Ltd.

*Details Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

List Of Tables (119 Tables)

Table 1 Detailed Research Methodology For Market Size
Table 2 Data From Secondary Sources
Table 3 Data From Primary Sources
Table 4 Adipic Acid: Industry Snapshot
Table 5 Adipic Acid: Physical and Chemical Properties
Table 6 Polyamide: Moisture Retention At Different Room Temperature
Table 7 Properties of Polyamide: Polyamide 6 and Polyamide 66
Table 8 Polyamide Produced From Bio-Based Sources
Table 9 Emissions From Industrial Processes (TG CO2 EQ.)
Table 10 Emissions From Industrial Processes (GG)
Table 11 Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ('000 Tons)
Table 12 Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2014-2019 ($Million)
Table 13 Polyamide 66 Properties and Its Applications
Table 14 Adipic Acid Market Size in Polyamide 66, By Region, 2014-2019 ('000 Tons)
Table 15 Adipic Acid Market Size in Polyamide 66, By Region, 2014-2019 ($Million)
Table 16 Adipic Acid Market Size in Polyamide 66, By Type, 2012-2019 (‘000 Tons)
Table 17 Adipic Acid Market Size in Polyamide 66, By Type, 2014-2019 ($Million)
Table 18 Adipic Acid Market Size in Engineering Plastics, By Application, 2014-2019 ('000 Tons)
Table 19 Adipic Acid Market Size in Engineering Plastics, By Application, 2014-2019 ($Million)
Table 20 Adipic Acid Market Size in Automotive, By Region, 2014-2019 ('000 Tons)
Table 21 Adipic Acid Market Size in Automotive, By Region, 2014-2019 ($Million)
Table 22 Polyamide: Applications in Packaging Films and Coatings
Table 23 Adipic Acid Market Size in Packaging Films and Coatings, By Region, 2014-2019 ('000 Tons)
Table 24 Adipic Acid Market Size in Packaging Films and Coatings, By Region, 2014-2019 ($Million)
Table 25 Adipic Acid Market Size in industrial/Machinery, By Region, 2014-2019 ('000 Tons)
Table 26 Adipic Acid Market Size in Industrial/Machinery, By Region, 2014-2019 ($Million)
Table 27 Adipic Acid Market Size in Electrical and Electronics, By Region, 2014-2019 ('000 Tons)
Table 28 Adipic Acid Market Size in Electrical and Electronics, By Region, 2014-2019 ($Million)
Table 29 Adipic Acid Market Size in Consumer Goods, By Region, 2014-2019 ('000 Tons)
Table 30 Adipic Acid Market Size in Consumer Goods, By Region, 2014-2019 ($Million)
Table 31 Adipic Acid Market Size in Appliances, By Region, 2014-2019 ('000 Tons)
Table 32 Adipic Acid Market Size in Appliances, By Region, 2014-2019 ($Million)
Table 33 Adipic Acid Market Size in Wire and Cable, By Region, 2014-2019 ('000 Tons)
Table 34 Adipic Acid Market Size in Wire and Cable, By Region, 2014-2019 ($Million)
Table 35 Adipic Acid Market Size in Others, By Region, 2014-2019 ('000 Tons)
Table 36 Adipic Acid Market Size in Others, By Region, 2014-2019 ($Million)
Table 37 Adipic Acid Market Size in Fibers, By Application, 2014-2019 ('000 Tons)
Table 38 Adipic Acid Market Size in Fibers, By Application, 2014-2019 ($Million)
Table 39 Adipic Acid Market Size in Textile Filament, By Region, 2014-2019 ('000 Tons)
Table 40 Adipic Acid Market Size in Textile Filament, By Region, 2014-2019 ($Million)
Table 41 Adipic Acid Market Size in Industrial Filament, By Region, 2014-2019 ('000 Tons)
Table 42 Adipic Acid Market Size in Industrial Filament, By Region, 2014-2019 ($Million)
Table 43 Adipic Acid Market Size in Carpet Filament, By Region, 2014-2019 ('000 Tons)
Table 44 Adipic Acid Market Size in Carpet Filament, By Region, 2014-2019 ($Million)
Table 45 Adipic Acid Market Size in Staple Fiber, By Region, 2014-2019 ('000 Tons)
Table 46 Adipic Acid Market Size in Staple Fiber, By Region, 2014-2019 ($Million)
Table 47 Adipic Acid Market Size in Polyurethanes, By Region, 2014-2019 ('000 Tons)
Table 48 Adipic Acid Market Size in Polyurethanes, By Region, 2014-2019 ($Million)
Table 49 Adipic Acid Market Size in Adipic Esters, By Region, 2014-2019 ('000 Tons)
Table 50 Adipic Acid Market Size in Adipic Esters, By Region, 2014-2019 ($Million)
Table 51 Other Applications As Food, Medication and Cosmetic Ingredient
Table 52 Adipic Acid Market Size in Others, By Region, 2014-2019 ('000 Tons)
Table 53 Adipic Acid Market Size in Others, By Region, 2014-2019 ($Million)
Table 54 Adipic Acid Market Size, By Geography, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 55 Adipic Acid Market Size, By Geography, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 56 North America: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Country, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 57 North America: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Country, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 58 U.S.: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 59 U.S.: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 60 Others: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 61 Others: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 62 North America: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 63 North America: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 64 North America: Adipic Acid Market Size in Polyamide 66, By Type, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 65 North America: Adipic Acid Market Size in Polyamide 66, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 66 North America: Adipic Acid Market Size in Engineering Plastics, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 67 North America: Adipic Acid Market Size in Engineering Plastics, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 68 North America: Adipic Acid Market Size in Fibers, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 69 North America: Adipic Acid Market Size in Fibers, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 70 Europe: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Country, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 71 Europe: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Country, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 72 Germany: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 73 Germany: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 74 France: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 75 France: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 76 Italy: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 77 Italy: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 78 Others: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 79 Others: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 80 Europe: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 81 Europe: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 82 Europe: Adipic Acid Market Size in Polyamide 66, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 83 Europe: Adipic Acid Market Size in Polyamide 66, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 84 Europe: Adipic Acid Market Size in Engineering Plastics, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 85 Europe: Adipic Acid Market Size in Engineering Plastics, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 86 Europe: Adipic Acid Market Size in Fibers, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 87 Europe: Adipic Acid Market Size in Fibers, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 88 Asia-Pacific: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Country, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 89 Asia-Pacific: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Country, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 90 China: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 91 China: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 92 India: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 93 India: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 94 Japan: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 95 Japan: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 96 Others: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 97 Others: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 98 Asia-Pacific: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 99 Asia-Pacific: Adipic Acid Market Value, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 100 Asia-Pacific: Adipic Acid Market Size in Polyamide 66, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 101 Asia-Pacific: Adipic Acid Market Size in Polyamide 66, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 102 Asia-Pacific: Adipic Acid Market Size in Engineering Plastics, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 103 Asia-Pacific: Adipic Acid Market Size in Engineering Plastics, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 104 Europe: Adipic Acid Market Size in Fibers, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 105 Asia-Pacific: Adipic Acid Market Size in Fibers, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 106 ROW: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Country, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 107 ROW: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Country, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 108 Latin America: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 109 Latin America: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 110 Others: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 111 Others: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 112 ROW: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 113 ROW: Adipic Acid Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 114 ROW: Adipic Acid Market Size in Polyamide 66, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 115 ROW: Adipic Acid Market Size in Polyamide 66, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 116 ROW: Adipic Acid Market Size in Engineering Plastics, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 117 ROW: Adipic Acid Market Size in Engineering Plastics, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 118 ROW: Adipic Acid Market Size in Fibers, By Application, 2012-2019 (Kilotons)
Table 119 ROW: Adipic Acid Market Size in Fibers, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)

List of Figures (27 Figures)

Figure 1 Adipic Acid Market Segmentation
Figure 2 Research Methodology: Supply Market
Figure 3 Research Methodology: Demand Side
Figure 4 Research Methodology: Triangulation
Figure 5 Research Methodology: Forecasting Model
Figure 6 Adipic Acid Market Share (Volume), By End-User and Application, 2012
Figure 7 Adipic Acid Market Share (Volume), By End-User and Application, 2012
Figure 8 Adipic Acid Market Share (Volume), By Geography, 2012-2019 (‘000 Tons)
Figure 9 Adipic Acid Market Attractiveness, By Geography, 2014-2019
Figure 10 Adipic Acid Market Attractiveness, By Application, 2014-2019
Figure 11 Adipic Acid Market Attractiveness in Engineering Plastics, By End-User Industry, 2014-2019
Figure 12 Adipic Acid Market Attractiveness in Fibers, By End-User Industry, 2014-2019
Figure 13 Adipic Acid Market Share (Volume), By End-User Industry, 2012-2019
Figure 14 Adipic Acid Market Trend (Value), By Geography, 2014-2019
Figure 15 Moisture Absorption Vs Tensile Strength
Figure 16 Price Trends: Crude Oil, 2005-2013 ($/Per Barrel)
Figure 17 Adipic Acid Production Process
Figure 18 Adipic Acid: Market Value Chain Analysis
Figure 19 N2O Emission, By Country
Figure 20 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 21 Polyamide 66 Fibers, By Type
Figure 22 Polyamide Automotive Applications
Figure 23 Adipic Acid Market, By Growth Strategy, 2010-2013*
Figure 24 Adipic Acid Market Developments, By Growth Strategy, 2010-2013*
Figure 25 Developments in The Adipic Acid Market, By Key Players, 2010-2013*
Figure 26 Developments in Adipic Acid Market, By Region, 2010-2013*
Figure 27 Growth Strategies of Major Companies, 2010-2013

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