TABLE OF CONTENTS

1 INTRODUCTION 15
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 15
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 15
1.3 SCOPE OF THE STUDY 16
1.3.1 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 17
1.4 CURRENCY 18
1.5 LIMITATIONS 18
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 18
2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 19
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 19
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 20
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 20
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 21
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 21
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 22
2.1.2.3 Breakdown of primary interviews 22
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 23
2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 23
2.2.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 24
2.3 DATA TRIANGULATION 25
2.4 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS 26
2.4.1 ASSUMPTIONS 26
3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 27
4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 31
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE GLYCERIN MARKET 31
4.2 GLYCERIN MARKET GROWTH, BY REGION 31
4.3 GLYCERIN MARKET, 2015 32
4.4 GLYCERIN MARKET ATTRACTIVENESS 33
4.5 GLYCERIN MARKET, BY SOURCE 33
5 MARKET OVERVIEW 35
5.1 INTRODUCTION 36
5.2 MARKET SEGMENTATION 36
5.2.1 BY PROCESS 36
5.2.2 BY SOURCE 37
5.2.3 BY GRADE 37
5.2.4 BY APPLICATION 37
5.3 MARKET DYNAMICS 38
5.3.1 DRIVERS 39
5.3.1.1 Increased demand for glycerin across various end-use industries 39
5.3.1.2 Increased demand for biodiesel 39
5.3.1.3 Substitutional potential for propylene glycol and sorbitol in their respective applications 39
5.3.2 RESTRAINTS 40
5.3.2.1 Oversupply of glycerin and low profitability 40
5.3.3 OPPORTUNITIES 40
5.3.3.1 Emergence of newer applications 40
5.3.4 CHALLENGES 40
5.3.4.1 Costly refining process 40
5.4 IMPACT ANALYSIS 41
5.4.1 SHORT-TERM OUTLOOK 41
5.4.2 MID-TERM OUTLOOK 41
5.4.3 LONG-TERM OUTLOOK 41
6 INDUSTRY TRENDS 42
6.1 INTRODUCTION 42
6.2 SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS 42
6.3 PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 43
6.3.1 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 44
6.3.2 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 44
6.3.3 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 44
6.3.4 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 45
6.3.5 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY 45
6.4 MACROECONOMIC OVERVIEW AND KEY DRIVERS 46
6.4.1 INTRODUCTION 46
6.4.2 AUTOMOTIVE 46
6.4.3 FOOD INDUSTRY 47
6.4.4 HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY 47
7 CRUDE GLYCERIN MARKET 49
7.1 INTRODUCTION 49
8 GLYCERIN MARKET, BY PROCESS 51
8.1 INTRODUCTION 52
8.2 TRANSESTERIFICATION 53
8.2.1 ACID CATALYZED TRANSESTERIFICATION 54
8.2.2 BASE CATALYZED TRANSESTERIFICATION 54
8.2.3 ENZYMATIC CATALYZED TRANSESTERIFICATION 54
8.3 SAPONIFICATION 54
8.4 FAT SPLITTING 54
9 GLYCERIN MARKET, BY SOURCE 55
9.1 INTRODUCTION 56
9.2 VEGETABLE OILS 57
9.3 BIODIESEL 57
9.4 SOAPS 57
9.5 SYNTHETIC 57
10 GLYCERIN MARKET, BY GRADE 58
10.1 INTRODUCTION 59
10.2 TECHNICAL GRADE 60
10.3 PHARMACEUTICAL GRADE 60
11 GLYCERIN MARKET, BY APPLICATION 61
11.1 INTRODUCTION 62
11.2 INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION 63
11.2.1 PHARMACEUTICALS & HEALTHCARE 64
11.2.2 FOOD & BEVERAGE 65
11.2.3 PERSONAL CARE 66
11.2.4 AUTOMOTIVE 67
11.2.5 POLYETHER POLYOLS 68
11.2.6 ALKYD RESINS 68
11.2.7 TOBACCO 68
11.2.8 OTHER APPLICATIONS 68
11.3 CHEMICAL INTERMEDIATE 69
11.3.1 PROPYLENE GLYCOL 70
11.3.2 EPICHLOROHYDRIN 70
11.3.3 1,3 PROPANEDIOL 70
11.3.4 ACROLEIN 70
11.3.5 GLYCEROL CARBONATE 70
11.3.6 GLYCOL SUBSTITUTE 70
11.3.7 OTHERS 70
12 GLYCERIN MARKET, BY REGION 71
12.1 INTRODUCTION 72
12.2 NORTH AMERICA 74
12.2.1 U.S. 76
12.2.2 MEXICO 77
12.2.3 CANADA 78

12.3 EUROPE 79
12.3.1 GERMANY 83
12.3.2 FRANCE 84
12.3.3 U.K. 85
12.3.4 SPAIN 86
12.3.5 NETHERLANDS 87
12.3.6 BELGIUM 88
12.3.7 HUNGARY 89
12.3.8 POLAND 90
12.3.9 REST OF EUROPE 91
12.4 ASIA-PACIFIC 93
12.4.1 CHINA 96
12.4.2 INDIA 97
12.4.3 JAPAN 98
12.4.4 THAILAND 99
12.4.5 MALAYSIA 100
12.4.6 SOUTH KOREA 101
12.4.7 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC 103
12.5 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 104
12.5.1 SAUDI ARABIA 106
12.5.2 SOUTH AFRICA 107
12.5.3 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 108
12.6 SOUTH AMERICA 109
12.6.1 BRAZIL 111
12.6.2 ARGENTINA 113
12.6.3 CHILE 114
12.6.4 COLOMBIA 115
12.6.5 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA 116
13 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 118
13.1 OVERVIEW 118
13.2 COMPETITIVE SITUATION AND TRENDS 119
13.3 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS FOR THE GLOBAL GLYCERIN MARKET IN 2015 121
13.4 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 122
13.4.1 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES 122
13.4.2 MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS 122
13.4.3 EXPANSIONS 122
13.4.4 PARTNERSHIPS, COLLABORATIONS, AND AGREEMENTS 123

14 COMPANY PROFILES 124
(Overview, Financial*, Products & Services, Strategy, and Developments)
14.1 EMERY OLEOCHEMICALS 124
14.2 IOI OLEOCHEMICALS 126
14.3 WILMAR INTERNATIONAL LTD. 128
14.4 KUALA LUMPUR KEPONG BERHAD 130
14.5 GODREJ INDUSTRIES 132
14.6 CRODA INTERNATIONAL PLC 134
14.7 CARGILL INCORPORATED 135
14.8 P&G CHEMICALS 136
14.9 KAO CORPORATION 138
14.10 AVRIL GROUP 140
14.11 THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY (OLIN CORPORATION) 141
14.12 CREMER OLEO GMBH & CO. KG 141
14.13 PT SMART TBK 141
14.14 VITUSA PRODUCTS INC. 141
14.15 PT. BAKRIE SUMATERA PLANTATIONS TBK 141
14.16 TWIN RIVERS TECHNOLOGIES INC. 141
14.17 PACIFIC OLEOCHEMICALS SDN BHD 142
14.18 PT SUMI ASIH OLEOCHEMICALS INDUSTRY 142
14.19 VEGETABLE VITAMIN FOODS COMPANY (VVF) 142
14.20 SAKAMOTO YAKUHIN KOGYO CO., LTD. 142
14.21 PT CISADANE RAYA CHEMICALS 142
14.22 TIMUR OLEOCHEMICALS 142
*Details might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.
15 APPENDIX 143
15.1 INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS 143
15.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 144
15.3 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 147
15.4 INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 149
15.5 AVAILABLE RT SNAPSHOT 150
15.6 RELATED REPORTS 150
15.7 AUTHOR DETAILS 151


LIST OF TABLES

TABLE 1 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2021 (KILOTON) 49
TABLE 2 CRUDE GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (KILOTON) 49
TABLE 3 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY PROCESS, 2014-2021 (KILOTON) 52
TABLE 4 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY PROCESS, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 53
TABLE 5 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY TRANSESTERIFICATION PROCESS,
2014-2021 (KILOTON) 53
TABLE 6 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY TRANSESTERIFICATION PROCESS,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 53
TABLE 7 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY SOURCE, 2014-2021 (KILOTON) 56
TABLE 8 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY SOURCE, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 57
TABLE 9 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY GRADE, 2014-2021 (KILOTON) 59
TABLE 10 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY GRADE, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 60
TABLE 11 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (KILOTON) 62
TABLE 12 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 63
TABLE 13 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE IN INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (KILOTON) 63
TABLE 14 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE IN INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 64
TABLE 15 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE IN PHARMACEUTICAL& HEALTHCARE APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (KILOTON) 64
TABLE 16 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE IN PHARMACEUTICAL& HEALTHCARE APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 65
TABLE 17 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE IN FOOD & BEVERAGES APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (KILOTON) 65
TABLE 18 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE IN FOOD & BEVERAGES APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 66
TABLE 19 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE IN PERSONAL CARE APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (KILOTON) 66
TABLE 20 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE IN PERSONAL CARE APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 67
TABLE 21 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE IN AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (KILOTON) 67
TABLE 22 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE IN AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 67
TABLE 23 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE IN OTHER APPLICATIONS, 2014-2021 (KILOTON) 68
TABLE 24 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE IN OTHER APPLICATIONS, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 68
TABLE 25 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE IN CHEMICAL INTERMEDIATES, 2014-2021 (KILOTON) 69
TABLE 26 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE IN CHEMICAL INTERMEDIATES,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 69
TABLE 27 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (KILOTON) 73
TABLE 28 GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 73
TABLE 29 NORTH AMERICA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON) 74
TABLE 30 NORTH AMERICA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 74
TABLE 31 NORTH AMERICA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (KILOTON) 75
TABLE 32 NORTH AMERICA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 75
TABLE 33 U.S.: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (KILOTON) 76
TABLE 34 U.S.: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 76
TABLE 35 MEXICO: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (KILOTON) 77
TABLE 36 MEXICO: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 78
TABLE 37 CANADA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (TON) 78
TABLE 38 CANADA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD THOUSAND) 79
TABLE 39 EUROPE: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON) 81
TABLE 40 EUROPE: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 81
TABLE 41 EUROPE: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (KILOTON) 82
TABLE 42 EUROPE: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 82
TABLE 43 GERMANY: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (KILOTON) 83
TABLE 44 GERMANY: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 83
TABLE 45 FRANCE: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (KILOTON) 84
TABLE 46 FRANCE: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 85
TABLE 47 U.K.: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (KILOTON) 85
TABLE 48 U.K.: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 86
TABLE 49 SPAIN: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (KILOTON) 86
TABLE 50 SPAIN: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 87
TABLE 51 NETHERLANDS: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (TON) 87
TABLE 52 NETHERLANDS: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD THOUSAND) 88
TABLE 53 BELGIUM: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (TON) 88
TABLE 54 BELGIUM: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD THOUSAND) 89
TABLE 55 HUNGARY: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (TON) 89
TABLE 56 HUNGARY: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD THOUSAND) 90
TABLE 57 POLAND: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (TON) 90
TABLE 58 POLAND: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD THOUSAND) 91
TABLE 59 REST OF EUROPE: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (KILOTON) 92
TABLE 60 REST OF EUROPE: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 92
TABLE 61 ASIA-PACIFIC: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON) 94
TABLE 62 ASIA-PACIFIC: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 94
TABLE 63 ASIA-PACIFIC: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (KILOTON) 95
TABLE 64 ASIA-PACIFIC: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 95
TABLE 65 CHINA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (KILOTON) 96
TABLE 66 CHINA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 96
TABLE 67 INDIA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (KILOTON) 97
TABLE 68 INDIA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 98
TABLE 69 JAPAN: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (KILOTON) 98
TABLE 70 JAPAN: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 99
TABLE 71 THAILAND: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (KILOTON) 99
TABLE 72 THAILAND: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 100
TABLE 73 MALAYSIA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (KILOTON) 100
TABLE 74 MALAYSIA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 101
TABLE 75 SOUTH KOREA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (TON) 102
TABLE 76 SOUTH KOREA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD THOUSAND) 102
TABLE 77 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (KILOTON) 103
TABLE 78 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 103
TABLE 79 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY,
2014-2021 (KILOTON) 104
TABLE 80 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 104
TABLE 81 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (KILOTON) 105
TABLE 82 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 105
TABLE 83 SAUDI ARABIA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (TON) 106
TABLE 84 SAUDI ARABIA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD THOUSAND) 106
TABLE 85 SOUTH AFRICA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (TON) 107
TABLE 86 SOUTH AFRICA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD THOUSAND) 107
TABLE 87 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (KILOTON) 108
TABLE 88 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 109
TABLE 89 SOUTH AMERICA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (KILOTON) 109
TABLE 90 SOUTH AMERICA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 110
TABLE 91 SOUTH AMERICA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (KILOTON) 110
TABLE 92 SOUTH AMERICA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD MILLION) 111
TABLE 93 BRAZIL: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (TON) 112
TABLE 94 BRAZIL: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD THOUSAND) 112
TABLE 95 ARGENTINA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (TON) 113
TABLE 96 ARGENTINA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD THOUSAND) 113
TABLE 97 CHILE: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (TON) 114
TABLE 98 CHILE: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD THOUSAND) 115
TABLE 99 COLOMBIA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (TON) 115
TABLE 100 COLOMBIA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION,
2014-2021 (USD THOUSAND) 116
TABLE 101 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (TON) 117
TABLE 102 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: GLYCERIN MARKET SIZE, BY INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD THOUSAND) 117
TABLE 103 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2014-2017 122
TABLE 104 MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS, 2014-2017 122
TABLE 105 EXPANSIONS, 2014-2017 123
TABLE 106 PARTNERSHIPS, COLLABORATIONS, AND AGREEMENTS, 2014-2017 123


LIST OF FIGURES

FIGURE 1 GLYCERIN MARKET SEGMENTATION 16
FIGURE 2 GLYCERIN MARKET: RESEARCH DESIGN 19
FIGURE 3 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION: BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 23
FIGURE 4 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION: TOP-DOWN APPROACH 24
FIGURE 5 GLYCERIN GLYCERIN MARKET: DATA TRIANGULATION 25
FIGURE 6 TRANSESTERIFICATION TO DOMINATE GLYCERIN MARKET, DURING FORECAST PERIOD 27
FIGURE 7 BIODIESEL TO DOMINATE GLYCERIN MARKET, DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 28
FIGURE 8 TECHNICAL GRADE TO REGISTER HIGHER CAGR, DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 29
FIGURE 9 INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION TO DOMINATE GLYCERIN MARKET, DURING FORECAST PERIOD 29
FIGURE 10 ASIA-PACIFIC DOMINATED GLYCERIN MARKET IN 2015 30
FIGURE 11 GLYCERIN MARKET TO WITNESS RAPID GROWTH BETWEEN 2016 AND 2021 31
FIGURE 12 ASIA-PACIFIC TO LEAD THE GLYCERIN MARKET, 2016-2021 31
FIGURE 13 CHINA ACCOUNTED FOR LARGEST SHARE, IN TERMS OF VALUE, OF THE GLYCERIN MARKET, 2015 32
FIGURE 14 ASIA-PACIFIC TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING GLYCERIN MARKET BETWEEN
2016 AND 2021 33
FIGURE 15 BIODIESEL TO ACCOUNT FOR THE LARGEST SHARE IN THE GLYCERIN MARKET, 2016-2021 33
FIGURE 16 FACTORS GOVERNING GLYCERIN MARKET 38
FIGURE 17 FACTORS INFLUENCING THE GLYCERIN MARKET 41
FIGURE 18 GLYCERIN: SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS 42
FIGURE 19 CHINA WAS THE LARGEST PRODUCER OF CARS AND COMMERCIAL VEHICLES
IN 2016 46
FIGURE 20 CHINA HAD THE LARGEST FOOD PRODUCTION IN 2015 47
FIGURE 21 HEALTHCARE EXPENDITURE CONTRIBUTION TO TOTAL GDP, 2014 48
FIGURE 22 TRANSESTERIFICATION EXPECTED TO DOMINATE THE GLYCERIN MARKET, DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 52
FIGURE 23 BIODIESEL EXPECTED TO DOMINATE THE GLYCERIN MARKET, BETWEEN
2016 AND 2021 56
FIGURE 24 TECHNICAL GRADE IS EXPECTED TO DOMINATE GLYCERIN MARKET BETWEEN 2016 AND 2021 59
FIGURE 25 INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION TO DOMINATE GLYCERIN MARKET BETWEEN
2016 AND 2021 62
FIGURE 26 REGIONAL SNAPSHOT (2016-2021): EMERGING MARKETS ARE THE NEW HOTSPOTS 72
FIGURE 27 EUROPE MARKET SNAPSHOT: PERSONAL CARE TO BE THE LARGEST INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION OF GLYCERIN 80
FIGURE 28 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET SNAPSHOT: CHINA TO BE THE LARGEST CONSUMER OF GLYCERIN 93
FIGURE 29 MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS WAS THE MOST PREFFERED GROWTH STRATEGY ADOPTED BY MAJOR PLAYERS BETWEEN 2014-2017 118
FIGURE 30 2015 WAS OBSERVED TO BE THE MOST ACTIVE IN TERMS OF STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENTS IN THE GLYCERIN MARKET 119
FIGURE 31 BATTLE FOR MARKET SHARE: MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS WAS THE KEY STRATEGY (2014-2017) 120
FIGURE 32 TOP 6 MARKET PLAYERS ACCOUNTS FOR LESS THAN HALF OF THE MARKET SHARE IN 2015 121
FIGURE 33 EMERY OLEOCHEMICALS: SWOT ANALYSIS 125
FIGURE 34 IOI OLEOCHEMICALS: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 126
FIGURE 35 IOI OLEOCHEMICALS: SWOT ANALYSIS 127
FIGURE 36 WILMAR INTERNATIONAL LTD.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 128
FIGURE 37 WILMAR INTERNATIONAL: SWOT ANALYSIS 129
FIGURE 38 KUALA LUMPUR KEPONG BERHAD: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 130
FIGURE 39 KUALA LUMPUR KEPONG BERHAD: SWOT ANALYSIS 131
FIGURE 40 GODREJ INDUSTRIES: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 132
FIGURE 41 GODREJ INDUSTRIES: SWOT ANALYSIS 133
FIGURE 42 CRODA INTERNATIONAL PLC: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 134
FIGURE 43 CARGILL INCORPORATED: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 135
FIGURE 44 P&G: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 136
FIGURE 45 KAO CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 138