Global Chitin and Chitosan Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Chitin and Chitosan in Metric Tons. The market for Chitin is analyzed by the following Derivatives: Glucosamine, Chitosan, and Others. The market for Chitosan is analyzed by the following End-Use Applications: Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products, and Miscellaneous. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 31 companies including many key and niche players such as Advanced Biopolymers AS, Biothera, Inc., CarboMer, Inc., Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH, Kunpoong Bio Co., Ltd., Meron Biopolymers, Primex Ehf, QBas Co., Ltd., and Zhejiang Candorly Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONSStudy Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1Disclaimers I-2Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3Introduction to Biopolymers I-3Chitin: I-4Glucosamine - A Major Derivative of Chitin I-4Chitosan I-4II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

Current and Future Analysis II-1

Chitin Derivatives II-1

Chitosan Market by End-Use II-2

2. MARKET DYANMICS II-3Glucosamine Applications Extend Beyond Joint Health Segment II-3New Innovations in the Medical Textiles Industry II-3Potential Applications of Chitin and Chitosan II-3Factors Curbing Market Growth II-6

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-7

Introduction to Biopolymers II-7

Applications of Biopolymers II-7

Degradation: No more a Problem with Biopolymers II-7

Synthesis of Biopolymers II-7

Forms of Biopolymers II-8

Starch and Glucose II-8

Linear Biopolymers II-8

Chitin and Chitosan: Most Common Form of Natural Biopolymers II-8

Chitin II-8

Chitosan II-9

Evolution of Chitin and Chitosan II-9

Chitin and Chitosan at a Glance II-9

Features II-9

Solubility II-10

Chitin and Chitosan: The Chemical Structure II-10

Physical Forms of Chitosan and its Applications II-10

Production Process II-11

Structure of Chitin and Chitosan II-11

Chitin II-11

Chitosan II-11

Properties of Chitin and Chitosan II-12

Chitin II-12

Chitosan II-12

Sources of Extraction II-13

Chitin II-13

One of the Nature's Most Common Organic Compound II-13

Chitin Extraction II-14

From Shells II-14

Industrial Manufacturing Process II-14

4. END-USE APPLICATIONS: A BROAD SPECTRUM II-15General Applications II-15Areas of Growth II-17Glucosamine - A Major Derivative of Chitin II-17Uses of Glucosamine II-18Production Process II-18Glucosamine Combats Arthritis? II-18Diverse Views on Use of Glucosamine/Chondroitin for TreatingOsteoarthritis II-19Glucosamine for Back Pain II-19Water Treatment II-20Chitin in Water Treatment II-20Chitosan in Water Treatment II-20Chitosan and Chitin in Textiles Industry II-21Cosmetics and Toiletries II-21As a better Substitute to Chemical Formulations II-21Chitin as a Moisturizing Agent II-22In Hair Care Products II-22Growing Use of Chitin II-22Chitosan in Cosmetics and Toiletries II-22Table 1: A Typical Moisturizing Lotion Containing Chitosan(In %) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23Food & Beverages II-24In Retention of Flavor II-24As an Anti-Cholesterol Agent II-24Chitin As a Fat Substitute to 'Olestra' II-25Use of Chitosan in Food & Beverages II-25As a Food Preservative II-25Chitosan Inhibits Clostridium Perfringens Spore Germination II-25As a Fat Trapper II-25Cleansing Digestive Tract II-25Reducing High Blood Pressure II-26Agrochemicals II-26Builds up Plant Immune System II-26Chitosan in Agrochemicals II-26Health Care/Medical II-26In Treating Diseases II-27In Wound Dressing II-27As Surgical Sutures II-27In Pharmaceuticals II-27Chitin in Health Care/Medical II-28Chitosan in Health Care/Medical II-28Cell Culture II-29Miscellaneous Applications II-30In Affinity Chromatography and as an Adsorbent II-30In Enhancing Foaming Properties of Proteins II-30In Paper Formation II-30Other Industries Using Chitin II-30Observations Highlighting Chitin Properties II-31

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-36

Nouveau Life Pharmaceuticals Unveils New Life Naturals II-36

Forum Health to Launch Glucosamine Hydrochloride Supplement II-36

University of Missouri Develops Biodegradable and Edible Films II-36

Kitozyme Unveils KiOnutrime-Cs and KiOnutrime-CG II-36

HemCon Medical Technologies Rolls Out Chitogauze Dressing

Platform II-36

Organic Growing Systems Develops Organisan II-YS™ II-37

Hokkaido Soda to Roll Out Cell-Culture Medium's Trail Samples II-37

Pharma Base Introduces Osamine™ Pharmaceutical Grade Glucosamine II-37

Ethical Naturals Launches Green-Grown II-37

Dr. Organics Unveils Body Shot II-37

Shiseido Develops Hyaluronic Acid Molecule II-37

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-38Chitinor Takes Over Marine Biopolymers Chitosan Business of BASF II-38Cargill Secures Patent from the United States Patent andTrademark Office II-38Bioniche Inks Supply Agreement with MedTrade II-38Bioniche Enters into a Distribution Deal with Mueller Medical II-38Clariant Enters Into a Partnership Agreement with KitoZyme II-39CIFT Inks a MoU with Uniloids Biosciences II-39Spencer and Polyvalor Enter into Agreement II-39Medtronic Acquires Chitosan-Dextran Gel Technology fromAdelaide Research & Innovation, Robinson Squidgel and OtagoInnovation II-39MatsyaFed Commences Commercial Manufacturing of Chitosan Capsules II-39EFSA Rejects Majority of Glucosamine Claims II-40

7. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-41

Koyo Chemical to Expand Product Portfolio II-41

HaloSource Opens New Production Facility in India II-41

HaloSource® Obtains Environmental Protection Agency

Registration for HaloPure BR® Technology II-41

HemCon Medical Technologies Signs Collaborative Development

Agreement with ProMetic BioSciences II-41

Netech, Nihon Pharmaceutical and Yaizu Suisankagaku Industry

Ink Agreement II-42

HemCon Medical Technologies and Zimmer Dental Ink Agreement II-42

Cargill Partners with Elations II-42

Navamedic Inks Agreement with Queisser Pharma II-43

Archimedes Development Acquires Fennopharma II-43

Lescarden Receives First Poly-NAG Order from Pascual Laboratories II-43

HemCon Medical Technologies Selects SanguiBioTech's ChitoSkin

Technology II-43

Navamedic Divests ChitiNor to Seagarden II-44

8. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-45Advanced Biopolymers AS (Norway) II-45CarboMer, Inc. (US) II-45Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH (Germany) II-45Kunpoong Bio Co., Ltd. (South Korea) II-45Meron Biopolymers (India) II-46Primex Ehf (Iceland) II-46Zhejiang Candorly Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd (China) II-46

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-48

Table 2: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Chitin Derivatives by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Metric Tons for years 2010 through 2018 (Includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48

Table 3: World Historic Review for Chitin Derivatives byGeographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for years2004 through 2009 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-49

Table 4: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitin Derivatives by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and

Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (Includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forGlucosamine by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in MetricTons for years 2010 through 2018 (Includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-51

Table 6: World Historic Review for Glucosamine by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for years 2004 through

2009 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 7: World 15-Year Perspective for Glucosamine byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales forUS, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), andRest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (Includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-53

Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Chitosan by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric

Tons for years 2010 through 2018 (Includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-54

Table 9: World Historic Review for Chitosan by GeographicRegion - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excludingJapan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for years 2004 through2009 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55

Table 10: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan by Geographic

Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of

World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (Includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-56

Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forOther Chitin Derivatives by Geographic Region - US, Canada,Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest ofWorld Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figuresin Metric Tons for years 2010 through 2018 (Includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-57

Table 12: World Historic Review for Other Chitin Derivatives

by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for years

2004 through 2009 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58

Table 13: World 15-Year Perspective for Other ChitinDerivatives by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown ofVolume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004,2011 & 2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-59

Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Chitosan Consumption in Water Treatment by Geographic Region -

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and

Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in Metric Tons for years 2010 through 2018 (Includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-60

Table 15: World Historic Review for Chitosan Consumption inWater Treatment by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of WorldMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures inMetric Tons for years 2004 through 2009 (Includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-61

Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan Consumption

in Water Treatment by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown

of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004,

2011 & 2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-62

Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forChitosan Consumption in Cosmetics & Toiletries by GeographicRegion - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excludingJapan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for years 2010 through2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63

Table 18: World Historic Review for Chitosan Consumption in

Cosmetics & Toiletries by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in Metric Tons for years 2004 through 2009 (Includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-64

Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan Consumptionin Cosmetics & Toiletries by Geographic Region - PercentageBreakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets forYears 2004, 2011 & 2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-65

Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Chitosan Consumption in Food & Beverages by Geographic Region -

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in Metric Tons for years 2010 through 2018

(Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-66

Table 21: World Historic Review for Chitosan Consumption inFood & Beverages by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of WorldMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures inMetric Tons for years 2004 through 2009 (Includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-67

Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan Consumption

in Food & Beverages by Geographic Region - Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for

Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-68

Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forChitosan Consumption in Healthcare/ Medical Applications byGeographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for years2010 through 2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-69

Table 24: World Historic Review for Chitosan Consumption in

Healthcare/Medical Applications by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and

Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in Metric Tons for years 2004 through 2009 (Includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-70

Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan Consumptionin Healthcare/Medical Applications by Geographic Region -Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of WorldMarkets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (Includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-71

Table 26: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Chitosan Consumption in Agrochemicals by Geographic Region -

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and

Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in Metric Tons for years 2010 through 2018 (Includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-72

Table 27: World Historic Review for Chitosan Consumption inAgrochemicals by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of WorldMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures inMetric Tons for years 2004 through 2009 (Includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-73

Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan Consumption

in Agrochemicals by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown

of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004,

2011 & 2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-74

Table 29: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forChitosan Consumption in Biotechnology Applications byGeographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for years2010 through 2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-75

Table 30: World Historic Review for Chitosan Consumption in

Biotechnology Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76

Table 31: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan Consumptionin Biotechnology Applications by Geographic Region -Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of WorldMarkets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (Includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-77

Table 32: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Chitosan Consumption in Pulp & Paper by Geographic Region -

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and

Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in Metric Tons for years 2010 through 2018 (Includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-78

Table 33: World Historic Review for Chitosan Consumption inPulp & Paper by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in MetricTons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-79

Table 34: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan Consumption

in Pulp & Paper by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004,

2011 & 2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-80

Table 35: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forChitosan Consumption in Textile Finishes by Geographic Region -US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in Metric Tons for years 2010 through 2018(Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-81

Table 36: World Historic Review for Chitosan Consumption in

Textile Finishes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-82

Table 37: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan Consumptionin Textile Finishes by Geographic Region - PercentageBreakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets forYears 2004, 2011 & 2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-83

Table 38: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Chitosan Consumption in Photography Products by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for years 2010 through

2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-84

Table 39: World Historic Review for Chitosan Consumption inPhotography Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of WorldMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures inMetric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-85

Table 40: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan Consumption

in Photography Products by Geographic Region - Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for

Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-86

Table 41: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forChitosan Consumption in Miscellaneous Applications byGeographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for years2010 through 2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-87

Table 42: World Historic Review for Chitosan Consumption in

Miscellaneous Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in Metric Tons for years 2004 through 2009 (Includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-88

Table 43: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan Consumptionin Miscellaneous Applications by Geographic Region -Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of WorldMarkets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (Includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-89III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Current & Future Analysis III-1

Chitosan Market by End-use III-1

Value Sales of Glucosamine Dip during Economic Recession. III-1

Demand to Grow in Dietary Supplements III-2

Treatment of Industrial Waste Waters - A Major Application

of Chitin III-2

Emphasis on Production of High Grade Chitin III-2

Pricing Conditions for Chitin and Chitosan III-2

Strategic Corporate Developments III-3

Key Players III-4

B.Market Analytics III-5

Table 44: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Glucosamine,

Chitosan, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through

2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 45: US Historic Review for Chitin Derivatives byProduct Derivative - Glucosamine, Chitosan, and OtherMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures inMetric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (Includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 46: US 15-Year Perspective for Chitin Derivatives by

Product Derivative - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales

for Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets for Years 2004,

2011 & 2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 47: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forChitosan by End-Use Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics &Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/ Medical,Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, TextileFinishes, Photography Products and Miscellaneous MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in MetricTons for Years 2010 through 2018 (Includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-8

Table 48: US Historic Review for Chitosan by End-Use

Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food &

Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Cell Culture

and Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009

(Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 49: US 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan by End-UseApplication - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for WaterTreatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages,Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp&Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products, andMiscellaneous Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (Includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

2. CANADA III-11

A.Market Analysis III-11

Current & Future Analysis III-11

Chitosan Market by End-use III-11

B.Market Analytics III-12

Table 50: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Glucosamine,

Chitosan, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through

2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 51: Canadian Historic Review for Chitin Derivatives byProduct Derivative - Glucosamine, Chitosan, and OtherMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures inMetric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (Includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 52: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Chitin

Derivatives by Product Derivative - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Sales for Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets for

Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 53: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Chitosan by End-Use Application - Water Treatment,Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, TextileFinishes, Photography Products and Miscellaneous MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in MetricTons for Years 2010 through 2018 (Includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-15

Table 54: Canadian Historic Review for Chitosan by End-Use

Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food &

Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Cell Culture

and Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009

(Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 55: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan byEnd-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Salesfor Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food &Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology,Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products, andMiscellaneous Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (Includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

3. JAPAN III-18

A.Market Analysis III-18

Current & Future Analysis III-18

Chitosan Market by End-use III-18

Biomedical Applications - Potential Growth Segment III-18

B.Market Analytics III-19

Table 56: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Glucosamine,

Chitosan, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through

2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 57: Japanese Historic Review for Chitin Derivatives byProduct Derivative - Glucosamine, Chitosan, and OtherMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures inMetric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (Includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 58: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Chitin

Derivatives by Product Derivative - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Sales for Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets for

Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 59: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Chitosan by End-Use Application - Water Treatment,Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, TextileFinishes, Photography Products and Miscellaneous MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in MetricTons for Years 2010 through 2018 (Includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-22

Table 60: Japanese Historic Review for Chitosan by End-Use

Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food &

Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Cell Culture

and Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009

(Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 61: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan byEnd-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Salesfor Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food &Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology,Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products, andMiscellaneous Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (Includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

4. EUROPE III-25

A.Market Analysis III-25

Market Overview III-25

Current & Future Analysis III-25

Chitosan Market by End-use III-25

Strategic Corporate Developments III-26

Key Players III-27

B.Market Analytics III-28

Table 62: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Glucosamine,

Chitosan, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through

2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 63: European Historic Review for Chitin Derivatives byProduct Derivative - Glucosamine, Chitosan, and OtherMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures inMetric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (Includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 64: European 15-Year Perspective for Chitin

Derivatives by Product Derivative - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Sales for Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets for

Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 65: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Chitosan by End-Use Application - Water Treatment,Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, TextileFinishes, Photography Products and Miscellaneous MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in MetricTons for Years 2010 through 2018 (Includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-31

Table 66: European Historic Review for Chitosan by End-Use

Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food &

Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Cell

Culture, and Miscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004

through 2009 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 67: European 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan byEnd-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Salesfor Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food &Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology,Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products, andMiscellaneous Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (Includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-34

A.Market Analysis III-34

Current & Future Analysis III-34

Focus on Select Markets III-34

China - Major Market III-34

Focus on Major Issues III-34

Thailand III-35

Key Players III-35

B.Market Analytics III-36

Table 68: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative -

Glucosamine, Chitosan, and Other Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years

2010 through 2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 69: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for ChitinDerivatives by Product Derivative - Glucosamine, Chitosan,and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (Includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 70: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Chitin

Derivatives by Product Derivative - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Sales for Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets for

Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 71: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Chitosan by End-Use Application - WaterTreatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages,Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp &Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products andMiscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018(Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 72: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Chitosan by

End-Use Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics &

Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical,

Agrochemicals, Cell Culture, and Miscellaneous Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric

Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (Includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 73: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan byEnd-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Salesfor Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food &Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology,Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products, andMiscellaneous Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (Includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

6. REST OF WORLD III-42

A.Market Analysis III-42

Current & Future Analysis III-42

Chitosan Market by End-use III-42

B.Market Analytics III-43

Table 74: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative -

Glucosamine, Chitosan, and Other Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years

2010 through 2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 75: Rest of World Historic Review for ChitinDerivatives by Product Derivative - Glucosamine, Chitosan,and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (Includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 76: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Chitin

Derivatives by Product Derivative - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Sales for Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets for

Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 77: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Chitosan by End-Use Application - WaterTreatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages,Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp &Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products andMiscellaneous Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018(Includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 78: Rest of World Historic Review for Chitosan by

End-Use Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics &

Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical,

Agrochemicals, Cell Culture, and Miscellaneous Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric

Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (Includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 79: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan byEnd-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Salesfor Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food &Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology,Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products, andMiscellaneous Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (Includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-48IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 31 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 32)

The United States (5)Canada (1)Japan (2)Europe (10)- Germany (2)- The United Kingdom (1)- Rest of Europe (7)Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (14)

To order this report:Over-The-Counter_Drug Industry: Global Chitin and Chitosan Industry

Nicolas Bombourg

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