1. Market Research
  2. > Chemical
  3. > Specialty Chemical
  4. > Cleaning Compound Market Trends
Surfactant Market - Global Outlook & Forecast 2021-2026

Surfactant Market - Global Outlook & Forecast 2021-2026

  • July 2021
  • 291 pages
  • ID: 6106157
  • Format: PDF
  • Arizton


Table of Contents

Search Inside

In-depth Analysis and Data-driven Insights on the Impact of COVID-19 Included in this Global Surfactants Market Report

The global surfactants market by revenue is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 4.80% during the period 2021–2026.

Anionic surfactants are witnessing high demand in the global market. Anionic is the most widely used surfactant, contributing 46.31% by value, and are most widely used in cleaning product such as laundering, dishwashing liquids, and shampoo. Increasing demand for agrochemicals and the surge in construction activities are contributing to significant growth for the market in the APAC region. Strong economic growth, demand for green housing, and substantial investment by the federal and state government to boost residential buildings significantly contribute to the growth of the construction chemical and paints and coating in the US, which will drive the demand for surfactants. In recent years, amphoteric surfactants are experiencing rapid development with the rising demand by the end-user.

The following factors are likely to contribute to the growth of the global surfactants market during the forecast period:
• Growing Consumption of Bio-Based Surfactants
• Increasing Consumption of Surfactants by Cosmetics & Personal Care Segment
• Booming Growth of Agrochemical Industry
• Growing Food & Beverages Industry

The study considers the present scenario of the global surfactants market and its market dynamics for the period 2021?2026. It covers a detailed overview of several market growth enablers, restraints, and trends. The report offers both the demand and supply aspects of the market. It profiles and examines leading companies and other prominent ones operating in the market.


• The surge in growth for personal care products and the growing demand for pharmaceutical products are soaring the demand for anionic surfactants.
• Surfactants are ubiquitous and one of the vital components of agrochemicals. India, China, Japan, Germany, France, and the UK are the major market for agrochemicals.
• The oilfield chemical in the surfactants market is expected to reach USD 2,978.29 million by 2026.
• The increasing disposable incomes and growing standard of living create strong demand for surfactants in the textile industry.

The global surfactants market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry analysis with revenue and forecast insights for the following segments:

Segmentation by Type
• Anionic
• Non-Ionic
• Cationic
• Amphoteric
• Others

Segmentation by End-Use
• Household Detergents
• Personal Care
• Textile
• Industrial & Institutional Cleaner
• Food Processing
• Oilfield Chemicals
• Agricultural Chemicals
• Construction Chemicals
• Pulp & Paper
• Others

APAC is the largest market for surfactants. Rapid urbanization, rising disposable income, and growing industrialization in food and agriculture are creating a demand for surfactants in APAC. China, India, Japan, and Singapore are the major market for investment in the past couple of years and will continue to be significant. In 2020, China held the largest APAC surfactants market, with a share of 55.80%. Players are shifting their production base to APAC due to the stringent regulatory norms in Europe and North America. Increasing investment in several projects such as 5G networks, artificial intelligence, IoT, and data centers are some of the factors contributing to the rapid growth of the construction industry in China, leading to the high demand for surfactants. Recent changes occurred due to the pandemic, especially in India, the launch of the campaign such as “Vocal for Local” is expected to add momentum to the emergence of India as a leading region.

Segmentation by Geography
• North America
o US
o Canada
o China
o India
o Japan
o South Korea
• Latin America
o Brazil
o Mexico
• Middle East & Africa
o Saudi Arabia
o South Africa
• Europe
o Germany
o France
o Italy
o Netherland
o Spain
o Belgium


The prominent players in the market focus on developing innovative products to support sustainable development and expanding their product portfolio by making considerable investments in R&D. Mergers and acquisitions, benefiting the companies in purchasing raw materials, distribution, and R&D and it is largely driven by amalgamation. Vendors are delivering specialty chemicals for multiple end-user industries to overcome the competition. The growth of the market in China is bringing strength to the Chinese chemical industry, thus driving the overall growth of the surfactant industry. Vendors are competing to achieve a high share and presence in the global industry.

Prominent Vendors
• The Lubrizol Corporation
• Evonik
• Clariant
• Arkema

Other Prominent Vendors
• Solvay
• Eastman Chemical Company
• Aarti Surfactants
• Lonza
• Stepan Company
• Croda International PLC
• Adeka Corporation
• Akchemtech
• Alzo International INC.
• colonial chemical
• Oxiteno
• Sanyo Chemical Industries
• Innospec


1. What is the growth rate of the surfactants market?
2. Which end-user segment accounts for the largest surfactants market share?
3. Who are the key players in the surfactants market?
4. Which regions in the surfactant industry are more appealing to vendors?
5. What are the major trends that are driving the surfactant market?

Get Industry Insights. Simply.

  • Latest reports & slideshows with insights from top research analysts
  • 150+ Million searchable statistics with tables, figures & datasets
  • More than 25,000 trusted sources
  • Single User License — provides access to the report by one individual.
  • Department License — allows you to share the report with up to 5 users
  • Site License — allows the report to be shared amongst all employees in a defined country
  • Corporate License — allows for complete access, globally.

ReportLinker may already be registered as a supplier with your company. If you want to Order by PO, check with us first and we'll let you know if we are a registered supplier and what the vendor number is. Otherwise, we'll provide you with the necessary information to register ReportLinker as a vendor.

Ahmad helps you find the right report:

The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

We were impressed with the support that ReportLinker’s research specialists’ team provided. The report we purchased was useful and provided exactly what we want.

Category Manager at

ReportLinker gave access to reliable and useful data while avoiding dispersing resources and spending too much time on unnecessary research.

Executive Director at
PwC Advisory

The customer service was fast, responsive, and 100% professional in all my dealings (...) If we have more research needs, I'll certainly prioritize working with ReportLinker!

Scott Griffith

Vice President Marketing at
Maurice Sporting Goods

The research specialist provided prompt, helpful instructions for accessing ReportLinker's product. He also followed up to make sure everything went smoothly and to ensure an easy transition to the next stage of my research

Jessica P Huffman

Research Associate at
American Transportation Research Institute

Excellent customer service. Very responsive and fast.

Director, Corporate Strategy at

I reached out to ReportLinker for a detailed market study on the Air Treatment industry. The quality of the report, the research specialist’s willingness to solve my queries exceeded my expectations. I would definitely recommend ReportLinker for in-depth industry information.

Mariana Mendoza

Global Platform Senior Manager at
Whirlpool Corporation

Thanks! I like what you've provided and will certainly come back if I need to do further research works.

Bee Hin Png

CEO at
LDR Pte Ltd

The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

  • How we can help
    • I am not sure if the report I am interested in will fulfill my needs. Can you help me?
    • Yes, of course. You can call us at +33(0) 4 37 65 17 03 or drop us an email at [email protected] to let us know more about your requirements.
    • We buy reports often - can ReportLinker get me any benefits?
    • Yes. Set up a call with a Senior Research Advisor to learn more - [email protected] or +33(0) 4 37 65 17 03.
    • I have had negative experiences with market research reports before. How can you avoid this from happening again?
    • We advise all clients to read the TOC and Summary and list your questions so that we can get more insight for you before you make any purchase decision. A research advisor will accompany you so that you can compare samples and reports from different sources, and choose the study that is right for you.

  • Report Delivery
    • How and when I will receive my Report?
    • Most reports are delivered right away in a pdf format, while others are accessed via a secure link and access codes. Do note that sometimes reports are sent within a 12 hour period, depending on the time zones. However, you can contact us to escalate this. Should you need a hard copy, you can check if this option is offered for the particular report, and pay the related fees.
  • Payment conditions
    • What payment methods do you accept?
      1. Credit card : VISA, American Express, Mastercard, or
      2. You can download an invoice to pay by wire transfer, check, or via a Purchase Order from your company, or
      3. You can pay via a Check made out in US Dollars, Euros, or British Pounds for the full amount made payable to ReportLinker
    • What are ReportLinker’s Payment Terms?
    • All payments must normally be submitted within 30 days. However, you can let us know if you need extended time.
    • Are Taxes and duties included?
    • All companies based in France must pay a 20% tax per report. The same applies to all individuals based in the EU. All EU companies must supply their VAT number when purchasing to avoid this charge.
    • I’m not satisfied. Can I be refunded?
    • No. Once your order has been processed and the publisher has received a notification to send you the report, we cannot issue any refund or cancel any order. As these are not ‘traditional’ products that can be returned, reports that are dispatched are considered to be ‘consumed’.
  • User license
    • The license that you should acquire depends on the number of persons that need to access the report. This can range from Single User (only one person will have the right to read or access the report), or Department License (up to 5 persons), to Site License (a group of persons based in the same company location), or Corporate License (the entire company personnel based worldwide). However, as publishers have different terms and conditions, we can look into this for you.
Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers

Bio-surfactants Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

  • $ 4250
  • September 2021
  • 173 pages

The Global Bio-surfactants Market size is evaluated at 2,307.31 USD million and is projected to register a CAGR of over 5.50% during the forecast period (2021-2026). The market was negatively impacted ...

  • World
  • Surfactant
  • Industry analysis
  • Gross Domestic Product
  • Gross Domestic Product Growth Rate


Reportlinker.com © Copyright 2021. All rights reserved.

ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.

Make sure you don’t miss any news and follow us on