Global Aniline Market: Plant Capacity, Production, Operating Efficiency, Technology, Demand & Supply, Application, End Use, Distribution Channel, Region, Competition, Trade, Customer & Price Intelligence Market Analysis, 2015-2030

Format: Online | Last Updated: Nov 2020

Global Aniline market has grown tremendously in the past five years and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 5.6% during the forecast period. Aniline is an aromatic amine which is being popularly used as the key feedstock for manufacturing Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanate (MDI), the key ingredient in polyurethane (PU) foams, which are widely used for insulation in construction, automotive, and plastic industries, the demand for Aniline is likely to witness robust growth in the forecast period. MDI production accounts for more than 80% of global aniline demand as of 2019. Growing requirement for rigid PU foam in construction and electronics industry and flexible PU foam in furniture and transportation sector would augment the growth of the global Aniline market in the forecast period. Skyrocketing demand for innovative MDI materials for energy efficient insulating materials in buildings and refrigeration systems would accelerate the market growth in the forecast period. Due to its strong penetration across economy driving sectors of the world, the consumption of aniline/MDI largely follows the patterns of the leading world economies and augurs well with growth in construction/remodeling activity, automotive production, and original equipment manufacturer (OEM). Due to its expansive scope, MDI production is expected to be the fastest-growing Aniline demand segment.
Other important application of Aniline is its use as a chemical intermediate in rubber industry where it is used in the production of vulcanization accelerators, activators, and anti-degradants. Other fields of Aniline application include dyes and pigments, agricultural chemicals, herbicides, dyes, photography and pharmaceuticals.
Aniline is a fossil fuel derivative commercially obtained from benzene. In FY18, Germany based Covestro developed a breakthrough technology for the production of Aniline from biomass. The company was successful in producing Aniline from plant-based materials using a microorganism as a catalyst to convert sugar from feed corn, straw or wood, and chemical catalysis, an important breakthrough towards reducing the global CO2 footprint. Covestro is partnering with others towards setting up a pilot plant for the technology to introduce into industrial use.
Regionally, Asia-Pacific region dominates the global Aniline market owing to massive investments in the construction projects and automotive industry in the growing economies like China, India and Indonesia. China is the world's leading producer and consumer of polyurethanes and being the world’s largest automotive manufacturing hub, offers a humungous potential to the global Aniline market. Moreover, China’s construction industry is expected to register the growth at a slower rate in the coming years owing to the slowdown of the economy due to inter-country political disturbances. 
With the outbreak of COVID-19, which elaborated the over-dependence of economies over the Chinese chemical industry, the economies felt the urge to shift their trade routes and curtail their import reliance. India imposed Anti-dumping measures on Aniline imported from China as an outcome of inter-country political disturbances which impacted China’s overall market scenario which remained already hampered due to trade disruptions and nationwide lockdown imposed in several economies in effort to curb the pandemic spread. Lackluster demand for polyurethanes due to unprecedented slump in the demand from automotive and construction sector further affected the first quarterly numbers of major manufacturers across the globe. However, anticipated that spurt in the global demand as several economies ramp up their manufacturing units to cater to the exponential rise in consumer demand would further accelerate the market growth in the forecast period
Years Considered for this Report:
Historical Years: 2015 – 2018
Base Year: 2019
Estimated Year: 2020
Forecast Period: 2021 – 2030
Objective of the Study: 
•The primary objective of the study was to evaluate and forecast Aniline capacity, production, demand, inventory, and demand–supply gap globally. 
•To categorize Aniline demand based on type, end use, region and distribution channel
•To identify major customers of Aniline globally.
•To evaluate and forecast Aniline pricing globally.
•To identify and profile major companies operating globally Aniline market.
•To identify major news, deals and expansion plans globally Aniline market.
Some of the major players operating in the global Aniline market are BASF, Covestro AG, Wanhua Chemical Group Co Ltd., DuPont, Huntsman, Jinling Chemical Co., Dow Chemicals, Bayer, Sinopec Nanjing Chemical Industrial Corporation - (NCIC), Mitsubishi Chemical Corp, Sumitomo Chemical Co Ltd. and others. 
Aniline is a crude oil derivative and hence its price is directly linked to the fluctuations in benzene. Volatility in the prices of benzene has remained a major challenge for Aniline manufacturers since a long time. Aniline prices remained under pressure in the first half of the year weighed over by an unprecedented fall in crude oil and demand slowdown during Q1FY20 and Q2FY21. Aniline CFR China prices were assessed around USD 630 per MT on spot basis in Q2FY20.
To extract data for Global Aniline market, primary research surveys were conducted with Aniline manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, wholesalers and end users. While interviewing, the respondents were also inquired about their competitors. Through this technique, ChemAnalyst was able to include manufacturers that could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. Moreover, ChemAnalyst analyzed various end user segments and projected a positive outlook for Global Aniline market over the coming years. 
ChemAnalyst calculated Aniline demand globally by analyzing the historical data and demand forecast which was carried out considering imported styrene prices, a monomer used for production of Aniline. ChemAnalyst sourced these values from industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical sales data of respective manufacturers to arrive at the overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, association reports, annual reports, etc., were also studied by ChemAnalyst. 
Key Target Audience
•Aniline manufacturers and other stakeholders
•Organizations, forums and alliances related to Aniline distribution
•Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
•Market research organizations and consulting companies
The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for industry stakeholders, such as Aniline manufacturers, distributors and policymakers. The report also provides useful insights about which market segments should be targeted over the coming years to strategize investments and capitalize on growth opportunities.
Report Scope: 
In this report, the Global Aniline market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:
Market, by Application
Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanate (MDI), Rubber-processing Chemicals, Agricultural Chemicals, Dyes and Pigment, Specialty Fiber and Other Applications
Market, by End Use
Building & Construction, Automotive, Rubber, Consumer Goods, Packaging, Agriculture, and Other End-user Industries
Market, by Distribution Channel
Direct/Institutional Sales, Retail Sales, Other Channel Sales
Market, by Region
North America, APAC, Europe, MEA, South America
Market, by Region
North America
United States, Mexico, Canada
China, India, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand
Germany, Russia, France, United Kingdom, Spain, Italy
Saudi Arabia, UAE, South Africa
South America
Brazil, Argentina, Chile
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