Paraformaldehyde Global Market Size, Share, Industry Growth, Future Demand and Trends and Forecast 2018-2023

“Paraformaldehyde Market”
Paraformaldehyde Market Information- by End User (Plastic Industry, Pharmaceutical, Agrochemical, and others) and by Region – Forecast till 2023

Synopsis of Paraformaldehyde Market

The Global Paraformaldehyde market is expected to witness a significant growth of ~802.85 million by 2023 with CAGR of ~6.2% between 2016 and 2023.

Paraformaldehyde is a white crystalline, low molecular polycondensation compound of methylene glycol with the nature of formaldehyde formed by polymerization of methanol by heating. Paraformaldehyde has found numerous application such as Resin, production of urea formaldehyde, herbicides in agrochemicals, lubricant additives and many other. Increasing demand of plastic industry, pharmaceutical, agrochemical, and others is likely to drive the paraformaldehyde market growth. The growing plastic industry on account of developing domestic as well as commercial particularly in Asia-Pacific including China and India. additonally Middle East has boosted the global paraformaldehyde market over the forecasted period. Agrochemicals is the fastest growing segment due to increased demand of herbicides. Demand in pharmaceutical industry is expected to present new opportunities in the market.

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Segment Analysis

The global paraformaldehyde market is majorly segmented on the basis of end user and region. Based on end user  market is segmented into plastic industry, pharmaceutical, agrochemical, and others, and based on region market is segmented into North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, Middle East & Africa.

Plastic and agrochemicals industries including applications like resins, herbicides continued to be the highest end use of paraformaldehyde in the China and United States. Most paraformaldehyde consumed by the agrochemicals industry is for the herbicides such as bismerthiazol, butachlor, acetochlor, glyphosate, and machete. Global market paraformaldehyde is driven by demand from APAC, Europe, South America and Middle East. 

Regional Analysis

Asia Pacific is the fastest growing market and is expected to grow during the forecast period. The factors affecting its growth are production and consumptions of paraformaldehyde in developing economics. In China, increasing demand in plastic and agrochemical industries are the main drivers of the paraformaldehyde market. 

North America is the second largest regional market and is expected to witness significant rise pertaining to growth in pharmaceutical and plastic industries followed by Europe due to upgrading in technology in plastic industry. Middle East and Latin America is further expected to witness stagnant growth on account of increased production of papermaking, rubber, plastics and leather, over the forecast period. 

Key Players

  • INEOS Group AG
  • Celanese Corp.
  • Alfa Aesar
  • Inter Atlas Chemica
  • LCY Chemical Corp.
  • Nantong Jiangtian Chemicals Co. Ltd.
  • Shouguang Xudong Chemical Co Ltd
  • Alder S.p.A
  • Shandong Tuobo Plastics Products Co., Ltd.

Key Points from Table of Content:

7. Global Paraformaldehyde Market By Region

8. Global Paraformaldehyde Market By End User ((Plastic Industry, Pharmaceutical, Agrochemical, And Others)

9. Company Profiles

9.1 INEOS Group

9.1.1 Company Overview

9.1.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

9.1.3 Financial Updates

9.1.4 Key Developments

9.2 Celanese Corp

9.2.1 Company Overview

9.2.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

9.2.3 Financial Updates

9.2.4 Key Developments

9.3 Alfa Aesar

9.3.1 Company Overview

9.3.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

9.3.3 Financial Updates

9.3.4 Key Developments

Geographic Analysis 

The report covers brief analysis of geographical region such as:

North America 

  • US
  • Canada


  • Germany
  • France
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • U.K.
  • Rest of Europe


  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • Rest of Asia-Pacific


  • South America
  • Middle East
  • Africa 


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The report about Global Paraformaldehyde Market by Market Research Future comprises of extensive primary research along with detail analysis of qualitative as well as quantitative aspects by various industry experts and key opinion leaders to gain a deeper insight of the market and industry performance. The report gives a clear picture of the current market scenario which includes past and estimated future market size in terms of value and volume, technological advancement, macro economical and governing factors in the market. The report further provides detail information about strategies used by top key players in the industry. It also gives a broad study about different market segments and regions.

Study Objectives of Paraformaldehyde  Market:

  • To provide detailed analysis of the market structure along with forecast for the next 7 years of the various segments and sub-segments of the Global Paraformaldehyde Market
  • To understand the supply and demand dynamics including supply and consumption concentration mapping
  • To provide region level market analysis and future outlook for North America, Europe, Asia, and Rest of the World (ROW) and their countries
  • To provide competitor positioning of the market
  • To provide company profiling of major players in the market along with their production and capacity
  • To provide regional trade analysis
  • To evaluate historical market trends, patents and technologies, and current government regulatory requirements that are relevant to the market

Intended Audience

  • Paraformaldehyde manufacturers
  • Traders and distributors of Paraformaldehyde
  • Production Process industries
  • Potential investors
  • Raw material suppliers
  • Nationalized laboratory

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