Saudi Arabia Masterbatch Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2020 - Growing Demand for Biodegradable Masterbatches

Aug 04, 2015, 13:10 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, Aug. 04, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Saudi Arabia Masterbatch Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2020" report to their offering.

The masterbatch market in Saudi Arabia is projected to surpass USD167 million by 2020

Rising government investments in downstream sector coupled with growing demand from end user industries such as packaging, building & construction and consumer appliances is forecast to propel the country's masterbatch market through 2020. Presently, the largest end user industry for masterbatch applications in Saudi Arabia is the packaging sector, and the segment is projected to dominate though 2020. Demand for masterbatches from plastic processing industries is predominantly being fueled by huge amount of money invested by the country's government in petrochemical and plastics sector.

Clariant accounts for the largest share in the country's masterbatch market, followed by Astra Polymer, Ingenia Polymers and Cabot.

Masterbatch, a concentrated solid or liquid mix of pigments and/or additives encapsulated into a carrier polymer resin, is used to include pigments or performance-enhancing additives to natural polymers. Easy availability of raw material, surging demand from end use industries and growing trend towards green building solutions and plastics is driving demand for masterbatches in Saudi Arabia. Masterbatches are being used in a wide range of applications in building and construction sector, production of household appliances and automotive sector. Over the last five years, the masterbatch market in Saudi Arabia has been witnessing introduction of high-quality, standardized masterbatches for use in construction, plastic, fiber and agriculture industries.

Market Trends & Developments

  • Growing Demand for Biodegradable Masterbatches
  • Implementation of Green Buildings Initiatives
  • Growing Demand for Plastics from Automobile Sector - An Opportunity
  • Major Players Focus on Market Expansion
  • Increasing Focus on Plastics Recycling

Key Topics Covered:

1. Research Methodology

2. Analyst View

3. Product Overview

4. Saudi Arabia Polymer Industry Overview

5. Saudi Arabia Masterbatch Market Outlook

6. Saudi Arabia White Masterbatch Market Outlook

7. Saudi Arabia Black Masterbatch Market Outlook

8. Saudi Arabia Color Masterbatch Market Outlook

9. Saudi Arabia Additive Masterbatch Market Outlook

10. Pricing Analysis

11. Value Chain Analysis

12. Import-Export Analysis

13. Market Dynamics

14. Market Trends & Developments

15. Policy & Regulatory Landscape

16. Saudi Arabia Economic Profile

17. Competitive Landscape

18. Strategic Recommendations

Companies Mentioned

- A. Schulman, Inc
- Al Zhoor Plastic Factory
- Ampacet Corporation
- Astra Polymers Compounding Co Ltd
- Cabot Corporation
- Clariant Masterbatches (Saudi Arabia)
- Energya Plastics Saudi Arabia
- Ingenia Polymers Corp
- Juffali PolyOne Masterbatch Co. Ltd
- PolyAlwan Co

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