About Chitosan Chitosan is a natural polysaccharide extracted from the shells of crustaceans such as shrimps and crabs. Chitin and chitosan, the naturally abundant and renewable polymers, have excellent properties such as bio-compatibility, biodegradability, non-toxicity, and adsorption. The cost of chitosan depends on the quality of the product. Chitosan is used in a wide range of applications such as water treatment, cosmetics, and agrochemicals.
Technavio forecasts the global chitosan market to grow at a CAGR of 13.26% by revenue during 2014-2019.
Covered in this Report Technavio’s report, the Global Chitosan Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from various industry experts. The report includes a comprehensive discussion on the market, an extensive coverage on various types of production techniques, applications and demand-supply dynamics in various geographies. The report provides comments on both the existing market landscape and its growth prospects over the forecast period. The report further includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
The report further provides data on the following segments of the market - Application - Geography
Key Vendors - Biothera - FMC Health & Nutrition - Golden-Shell Pharmaceutical - GTC Bio - KitoZyme
Other Prominent Vendors - Advanced Biopolymers - Dalian Xindie Chitin - Kunpoong Bio - Meron Biopolymers - Navamedic Primex
Market Driver - Increased Use of Chitosan in Cosmetics - For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market Challenge - High Production Costs - For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market Trend - Increasing Demand from APAC - For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key Questions Answered in this Report - What will the market size be in 2019 and what will the growth rate be? - What are the key market trends? - What is driving this market? - What are the challenges to market growth? - Who are the key vendors in this market space? - What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors? - What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?
Table Of Contents
Global Chitosan Market 2015-2019 01. Executive Summary 02. List of Abbreviations 03. Scope of the Report 03.1 Market Overview 04. Market Research Methodology 04.1 Market Research Process 04.2 Research Methodology 05. Introduction 06. Market Landscape 06.1 Market Overview 07. Market Size and Forecast 07.1 Market Size and Forecast by Revenue 07.2 Market Size and Forecast by Volume 07.3 Five Forces Analysis 08. Market Segmentation by Application 08.1 Segmentation of Global Chitosan Market by Application 2014-2019 08.1.1 Trends in 2014 08.1.2 Trends in 2019 08.2 Global Chitosan Market for Cosmetics and Toiletries 08.2.1 Market Size and Forecast 08.3 Global Chitosan Market for Food and Beverages 08.3.1 Market Size and Forecast 08.4 Global Chitosan Market for Water Treatment 08.4.1 Market Size and Forecast 08.5 Global Chitosan Market for Healthcare and Medicine 08.5.1 Market Size and Forecast 08.6 Global Chitosan Market for Biomedicine and Pharmaceuticals 08.6.1 Market Size and Forecast 08.7 Global Chitosan Market for Agrochemicals 08.7.1 Market Size and Forecast 08.8 Global Chitosan Market for Pulp and Paper 08.8.1 Market Size and Forecast 09. Geographical Segmentation 09.1 Segmentation of Global Chitosan Market by Geography 2014 and 2019 09.2 Chitosan Market in APAC 09.2.1 Market Size and Forecast 09.3 Chitosan Market in North America 09.3.1 Market Size and Forecast 09.4 Chitosan Market in Europe 09.4.1 Market Size and Forecast 10. Market Growth Drivers 11. Drivers and their Impact 12. Market Challenges 13. Impact of Drivers and Challenges 14. Market Trends 15. Trends and their Impact 16. Vendor Landscape 16.1 Competitive Scenario 16.2 Market Share Analysis 2014 16.3 Other Prominent Vendors 17. Key Vendor Analysis 17.1 Biothera 17.1.1 Key Facts 17.1.2 Business Overview 17.1.3 Recent Developments 17.1.4 SWOT Analysis 17.2 FMC Health and Nutrition 17.2.1 Key Facts 17.2.2 Business Overview 17.2.3 SWOT Analysis 17.3 Golden-Shell Pharmaceutical 17.3.1 Key Facts 17.3.2 Business Overview 17.3.3 SWOT Analysis 17.4 G.T.C. Bio Corporation 17.4.1 Key Facts 17.4.2 Business Overview 17.4.3 SWOT Analysis 17.5 KitoZyme 17.5.1 Key Facts 17.5.2 Business Overview 17.5.3 Product Segmentation 17.5.4 Distributors by Geography 17.5.5 Recent Developments 17.5.6 SWOT Analysis 18. Other Reports in this Series
List of Exhibits Exhibit 1: Market Research Methodology Exhibit 2: Segmentation of Global Chitosan Market Exhibit 3: Segmentation of Global Chitosan Market by Application Exhibit 4: Segmentation of Global Chitosan Market by Geography Exhibit 5: Global Chitosan Market 2015-2019 ($ billions) Exhibit 6: Global Chitosan Market 2014-2019 (MT) Exhibit 7: Global Chitosan Market by Application 2014 and 2019 Exhibit 8: Global Chitosan Market for Cosmetics and Toiletries 2014-2019 (MT) Exhibit 9: Various Applications in Cosmetics and Toiletries Exhibit 10: Global Chitosan Market for Food and Beverages 2014-2019 (MT) Exhibit 11: Various Applications in Food and Beverages Exhibit 12: Global Chitosan Market for Water Treatment 2014-2019 (MT) Exhibit 13: Characteristics of Chitosan that Offer an Ecological Solution Exhibit 14: Global Chitosan Market for Healthcare and Medicine 2014-2019 (MT) Exhibit 15: Global Chitosan Market for Biomedicine and Pharmaceuticals 2014-2019 (MT) Exhibit 16: Global Chitosan Market for Agrochemicals 2014-2019 (MT) Exhibit 17: Use of Chitosan in Agrochemicals Exhibit 18: Global Chitosan Market for Pulp and Paper 2014-2019 (MT) Exhibit 19: Segmentation of Global Chitosan Market by Geography 2014 and 2019 Exhibit 20: Chitosan Market in APAC 2014-2019 (MT) Exhibit 21: Chitosan Market in North America 2014-2019 (MT) Exhibit 22: Chitosan Market in Europe 2014-2019 (MT) Exhibit 23: Major Vendors in Global Chitosan Market 2014 Exhibit 24: KitoZyme: Product Segmentation Exhibit 25: KitoZyme: Distributors by Geography