Global Agricultural Surfactants Market Value of USD 1.53 Billion by 2020 - Analysis, Trends & Opportunities Report 2016-2020 - Key Vendors: BASF SE, Dow Chemical & Huntsman

Feb 11, 2016, 14:10 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, Feb. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Agricultural Surfactants Market by Type (Anionic, Nonionic, Cationic, and Amphoteric), Applications (Herbicides, Insecticides, Fungicides, and Others), Substrate Type (Synthetic and Bio-based), and by Region - Global Forecasts to 2020" report to their offering.

This comprehensive report predicts the agricultural surfactants market to grow with CAGR of 6.5% from 2015 to reach a projected value of USD 1.53 Billion by 2020. The growth of market is driven by the increase in demand of agrochemicals due to the increase in pressure on global food production. The market is further driven by factors such as development in farming practices and technology, increase in farm expenditure, adoption of precision farming, and protected agriculture.

Based on types of surfactants, the global market is estimated to be led by the nonionic segment, followed by the anionic. Surfactants are used on a large scale in regions where there is shrinkage of arable land to increase the efficiency of crop protection chemicals and meet the increasing demand of agricultural products.

Based on applications of agricultural surfactants, herbicides accounted for the largest market share in 2014, followed by fungicides. Herbicides are used in agricultural land to control or kill weeds. The herbicides segment is mainly driven by the change in farming practices and technologies.

North America accounted for the largest share in the agricultural surfactants market, followed by Europe. Growth in these regions is due to high rate of adoption of new technologies to increase the farm operations' efficiency and to minimize the cost of operations. The Latin American region is projected to be the fastest-growing market due to commercialized cultivation of corn, soybean, coffee, and sugarcane crops.

Companies Mentioned:

  • Akzonobel
  • Croda International Plc.
  • DOW Chemical Company
  • Evonik Industries
  • Helena Chemical Company
  • Huntsman
  • Nufarm Limited
  • Solvay S.A.
  • Wilbur-Ellis Company

Report Structure:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights

5 Market Overview

6 Industry Trends

7 Agricultural Surfactants Market, By Type

8 Agricultural Surfactants Market, By Application

9 Agricultural Surfactants Market, By Substrate Type

10 Agricultural Surfactants Market, By Region

11 Competitive Landscape

12 Company Profiles

13 Appendix

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