TABLE OF CONTENTS

1 INTRODUCTION 12
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 12
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 12
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 13
1.3.1 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 14
1.4 CURRENCY 14
1.5 LIMITATIONS 14
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 14
2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 15
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 15
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 16
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 16
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 17
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 17
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 18
2.1.2.3 Breakdown of primary interviews 18
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 19
2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 19
2.2.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 20
2.3 MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION 21
2.4 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS 22
3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 23
4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 27
4.1 ATTRACTIVE MARKET OPPORTUNITIES FOR IONIC LIQUIDS 27
4.2 LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS 29
5 MARKET OVERVIEW 30
5.1 INTRODUCTION 31
5.2 MARKET SEGMENTATION 31
5.2.1 BY APPLICATION 31
5.2.2 BY REGION 31
5.3 MARKET DYNAMICS 32
5.3.1 DRIVERS 32
5.3.1.1 Unique properties of ionic liquids 32
5.3.1.2 Development of newer applications 33
5.3.2 RESTRAINTS 34
5.3.2.1 High costs 34
5.3.3 OPPORTUNITIES 35
5.3.3.1 Collaborations for commercialization of applications 35
5.3.4 CHALLENGES 35
5.3.4.1 Commercialization of ionic liquids and its applications 35
6 INDUSTRY TRENDS 36
6.1 INTRODUCTION 36
6.2 VALUE-CHAIN ANALYSIS 36
6.3 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 37
6.3.1 THREAT FROM NEW ENTRANTS 38
6.3.2 THREAT FROM SUBSTITUTES 38
6.3.3 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 38
6.3.4 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 38
6.3.5 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY 39
7 IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET, BY APPLICATION 40
7.1 INTRODUCTION 41
7.2 SOLVENTS & CATALYSTS 42
7.3 PROCESS & OPERATING FLUIDS 44
7.4 PLASTICS 45
7.5 ELECTROCHEMISTRY & BATTERIES 46
7.6 BIO-REFINERIES 47
8 IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET, BY REGION 48
8.1 INTRODUCTION 49
8.2 NORTH AMERICA 51
8.2.1 U.S. 53
8.2.2 CANADA 54
8.2.3 MEXICO 54
8.3 EUROPE 55
8.3.1 GERMANY 57
8.3.2 U.K. 57
8.3.3 BELGIUM 58
8.3.4 REST OF EUROPE 58
8.4 ASIA-PACIFIC 59
8.4.1 CHINA 62
8.4.2 MALAYSIA 63
8.4.3 JAPAN 64
8.4.4 INDIA 64
8.4.5 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC 65

8.5 ROW 65
8.5.1 SOUTH AMERICA 66
8.5.2 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA (MEA) 67
9 COMPANY PROFILES 68
(Overview, Financial*, Products & Services, Strategy, and Developments)
9.1 BASF SE 68
9.2 EVONIK INDUSTRIES 71
9.3 SOLVAY S.A. 74
9.4 MERCK KGAA 76
9.5 THE CHEMOURS COMPANY 78
9.6 PROIONIC 79
9.7 SOLVIONIC SA 81
9.8 IONIC LIQUIDS TECHNOLOGIES GMBH 84
9.9 STREM CHEMICALS INC. 85
9.10 COORSTEK SPECIALTY CHEMICALS 87
9.11 JINKAI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. 88
9.12 REINSTE NANOVENTURE 89
9.13 TATVA CHINTAN PHARMA CHEM PVT. LTD. 90
*Details might not be captured in case of unlisted companies
10 APPENDIX 91
10.1 INSIGHTS FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS 91
10.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 92
10.3 INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 94
10.4 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 95
10.5 RELATED REPORTS 97


LIST OF TABLES

TABLE 1 IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET, BY APPLICATION 31
TABLE 2 LIST OF COMPANIES USING IONIC LIQUIDS FOR DIFFERENT APPLICATIONS 33
TABLE 3 IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 42
TABLE 4 IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE IN SOLVENTS & CATALYSTS, BY REGION,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 43
TABLE 5 IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE IN PROCESS & OPERATING FLUIDS, BY REGION, 2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 44
TABLE 6 IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE IN PLASTICS, BY REGION,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 45
TABLE 7 IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE IN ELECTROCHEMISTRY & BATTERIES, BY REGION, 2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 46
TABLE 8 IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE IN BIO-REFINERIES, BY REGION,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 47
TABLE 9 IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE IN TOP COUNTRIES, 2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 49
TABLE 10 IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 49
TABLE 11 NORTH AMERICA: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 52
TABLE 12 NORTH AMERICA: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 52
TABLE 13 U.S.: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 53
TABLE 14 CANADA: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 54
TABLE 15 MEXICO: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 54
TABLE 16 EUROPE: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 56
TABLE 17 EUROPE: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 56
TABLE 18 GERMANY: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 57
TABLE 19 U.K.: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 57
TABLE 20 BELGIUM: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 58
TABLE 21 REST OF EUROPE: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 58
TABLE 22 ASIA-PACIFIC: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 61
TABLE 23 ASIA-PACIFIC: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 61
TABLE 24 CHINA: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 63
TABLE 25 MALAYSIA: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 63
TABLE 26 JAPAN: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 64
TABLE 27 INDIA: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 64
TABLE 28 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 65
TABLE 29 ROW: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 65
TABLE 30 ROW: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 66
TABLE 31 SOUTH AMERICA: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 66
TABLE 32 MEA: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2014–2021 (USD THOUSAND) 67


LIST OF FIGURES

FIGURE 1 MARKET SEGMENTATION: IONIC LIQUIDS 13
FIGURE 2 IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET: RESEARCH DESIGN 15
FIGURE 3 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION: BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 19
FIGURE 4 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION: TOP-DOWN APPROACH 20
FIGURE 5 DATA TRIANGULATION: IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET 21
FIGURE 6 SOLVENTS & CATALYSTS SEGMENT PROJECTED TO BE THE DOMINANT APPLICATION OF IONIC LIQUIDS BETWEEN 2016 AND 2021 (THOUSAND USD) 24
FIGURE 7 ASIA-PACIFIC PROJECTED TO DOMINATE THE IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET BETWEEN 2016 AND 2021 (THOUSAND USD) 24
FIGURE 8 ASIA-PACIFIC LED THE IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET IN 2015 25
FIGURE 9 BIO-REFINERIES AND ELECTROCHEMSITRY & BATTERIES OFFER ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET 27
FIGURE 10 ASIA-PACIFIC: LARGEST MARKET FOR IONIC LIQUIDS 27
FIGURE 11 IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET GROWTH, BY REGIONS, 2016-2021 28
FIGURE 12 IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET: LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS 29
FIGURE 13 IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET, BY REGION 31
FIGURE 14 IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET DYNAMICS 32
FIGURE 15 IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET: VALUE-CHAIN ANALYSIS 36
FIGURE 16 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 37
FIGURE 17 BIO-REFINERIES TO BE THE FASTEST GROWING APPLICATION OF IONIC LIQUIDS BETWEEN 2016 AND 2021 41
FIGURE 18 SOLVENTS & CATALYSTS WAS THE LARGEST APPLICATION OF IONIC LIQUIDS IN 2015 41
FIGURE 19 ASIA-PACIFIC TO WITNESS THE HIGHEST GROWTH IN SOLVENTS & CATALYSTS APPLICATION FOR IONIC LIQUIDS 43
FIGURE 20 ASIA-PACIFIC DOMINATES THE IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET IN PROCESS & OPERATING FLUIDS APPLICATION 44
FIGURE 21 ASIA-PACIFIC LEADS PLASTICS APPLICATION OF IONIC LIQUIDS 45
FIGURE 22 ASIA-PACIFIC LEADS THE IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET FOR ELECTROCHEMISTRY & BATTERIES APPLICATION 46
FIGURE 23 ASIA-PACIFIC: FASTEST-GROWING MARKET FOR BIO-REFINERIES APPLICATIONS OF IONIC LIQUIDS 47
FIGURE 24 ASIA-PACIFIC TO ACCOUNT FOR THE MAJOR SHARE OF GROWTH 50
FIGURE 25 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET SNAPSHOT: SOLVENTS & CATALYSTS TO DOMINATE THE NORTH AMERICAN IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET 51
FIGURE 26 EUROPE MARKET SNAPSHOT: SOLVENTS & CATALYSTS ACCOUNTED FOR A MAJOR SHARE OF THE IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET, 2015 55
FIGURE 27 SOLVENTS & CATALYSTS TO ACCOUNT FOR A MAJOR SHARE OF THE IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET IN ASIA-PACIFIC, 2015 59
FIGURE 28 ASIA-PACIFIC SNAPSHOT: CHINA DOMINATES THE IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET IN ASIA-PACIFIC 60
FIGURE 29 CHINA TO ACCOUNT FOR THE LARGEST SHARE OF THE IONIC LIQUIDS MARKET IN ASIA-PACIFIC 62
FIGURE 30 BASF SE: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 68
FIGURE 31 BASF SE: SWOT ANALYSIS 70
FIGURE 32 EVONIK INDUSTRIES: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 71
FIGURE 33 EVONIK INDUSTRIES: SWOT ANALYSIS 72
FIGURE 34 SOLVAY S.A.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 74
FIGURE 35 SOLVAY S.A.: SWOT ANALYSIS 75
FIGURE 36 MERCK KGAA: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 76
FIGURE 37 CHEMOURS: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 78