Market Overview

Biocides: Worldwide Market Opportunities to 2023 - Increasing Number of Water Treatment Plants / Increasing Demand from the Food & Beverage Industry -


The "Global
Biocides Market - Segmented by Type, Application, and Geography -
Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)"
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The biocides market is expected to register a CAGR of approximately
5.22% during 2018-2023 (the forecast period).

The market is driven by the increasing number of water treatment plants,
along with the increasing demand from the food & beverage industry.
However, the market is restrained by regulations on chlorine.

Growing Water Treatment Market Driving the Market

Biocides are majorly used in water treatment and wastewater treatment
plants, especially near the coastal regions. Therefore, with the growing
market for water treatment in Middle Eastern economies, such as South
Africa, Kenya, Egypt, Tunisia, in response to diminishing fresh water
resources, is expected to drive the market.

Middle Eastern economies have nearly USD 42 billion worth of water and
wastewater projects in the pipeline, in the next 10 years. These
government have taken several initiatives to deal with water scarcity
and for promoting the growth of water treatment facilities.

There has been an increase in the commercialization of new concepts for
desalination, including forward osmosis, membrane distillation,
tri-hybrid applications using nano-filtration, and low-temperature
distillation. These technologies are expected to increase efficiency and
decrease energy requirement, thereby driving the market.

Key Findings

  • Paints & Coatings - The Fastest Growing Application
  • North America holds the Largest Market Share

Key Topics Covered

1. Introduction

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Insight

4. Market Dynamics

5. Market Segmentation and Analysis

6. Regional Market Analysis

7. Competitive Landscape

8. Company Profiles

  • AkzoNobel NV
  • Albemarle Corporation
  • Baker Hughes Incorporated
  • BWA Water Additives
  • Clariant
  • DowDuPont
  • Ecolab
  • Lonza
  • Lubrizol
  • Merck KGaA
  • Solvay
  • Thor
  • Troy Corporation
  • Valtris Specialty Chemicals

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