Aromatic Solvents Market Trend, Share, Growth, Size, Analysis, and Forecast 2032

Aromatic Solvents Market

Aromatic Solvents Market By Type (Toluene, Xylene, and Ethylbenzene), By Application (Paints & Coatings, Adhesives, Printing Inks, and Other Applications), and By Region: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast 2024-2032

Category: Chemical & Materials Report Format : PDF Pages: 110 Report Code: ZMR-1490 Published Date: Mar-2024 Status : Published
Market Size in 2023 Market Forecast in 2032 CAGR (in %) Base Year
USD 5.28 Billion USD 8.20 Billion 5.02% 2023


Aromatic Solvents Market: Industry Perspective

The global Aromatic Solvents market size accrued earnings worth approximately USD 5.28 Billion in 2023 and is predicted to gain revenue of about USD 8.20 Billion by 2032, is set to record a CAGR of nearly 5.02% over the period from 2024 to 2032.

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Ethane, naphtha, toluene, and Xylene are aromatic hydrocarbons which are otherwise known as aromatic solvents. These organic solvents dissolve the solid materials to form a homogeneous solution. Aromatic solvents are produced by the distillation of crude oil which is stocked in the oil refining industry. These solvents are largely used as thinners and diluents in coatings, adhesives, and paints among others.

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Aromatic Solvents Market: Industry Perspective

The expansion of the automotive industry has resulted in increased paint consumption, making it a significant application for the aromatic solvents market. These solvents play a crucial role in bonding and sealing automotive parts, preventing structural issues. The automotive sector, witnessing substantial growth, is expected to maintain a high growth rate. For instance, the U.S. automotive market reported sales of approximately 100 million units in the year 2020, establishing itself as one of the largest markets globally.

In the year 2022, North America witnessed light vehicle sales reaching 18.5 million units, further contributing to the demand for aromatic solvents. Additionally, the paints and coatings industry globally relies heavily on aromatic solvents, as these compounds expedite the drying process and facilitate the dissolution of various components like additives, binders, extenders, and pigments. This enhances the formation of homogeneous solutions, playing a vital role in the overall growth of the aromatic solvents market.

Despite the market's positive trajectory, a shift toward green solvents poses a challenge to growth. However, the construction and automotive industries continue to drive demand, offering significant opportunities for key players in the global aromatic solvents market.

This report offers a comprehensive analysis of the global aromatic solvents market along with market trends, drivers, and restraints of the aromatic solvents market. This report includes a detailed competitive scenario and type portfolio of key vendors. To understand the competitive landscape in the market, an analysis of Porter’s Five Forces model for the market has also been included. The study encompasses a market attractiveness analysis, wherein all segments are benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate, and general attractiveness. This report is prepared using data sourced from in-house databases, secondary, and the primary research team of industry experts.

Aromatic Solvents Market: Report Scope

Report Attributes Report Details
Report Name Aromatic Solvents Market
Market Size in 2023 USD 5.28 Billion
Market Forecast in 2032 USD 8.20 Billion
Growth Rate CAGR of 5.02%
Number of Pages 196
Key Companies Covered China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, ExxonMobil Corporation, SK Global Chemical Co., Ltd., Royal Dutch Shell Plc, BASF SE, LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V., China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), Reliance Industries Limited, Total S.A., and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, among others.
Segments Covered By Type, By Application, and By Region
Regions Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC), Latin America, Middle East, and Africa (MEA)
Base Year 2023
Historical Year 2018 to 2022
Forecast Year 2024 - 2032
Customization Scope Avail customized purchase options to meet your exact research needs. Request For Customization

Aromatic Solvents Market: Opportunities

Rapidly expanding automotive sector:

The automotive sector's rising demand for aromatic solvents for bonding, sealing, and coating applications offers substantial growth prospects. With the global expansion of the automobile industry, there is an anticipated increase in the need for these solvents.

Increasing construction operations:

Aromatic solvents are commonly used in the construction sector, specifically in the manufacturing of paints, coatings, and adhesives. The continuous expansion of building operations, particularly in developing countries, offers prospects for greater utilization of aromatic solvents.

Progress in the field of paints and coatings:

The paints and coatings industry is constantly introducing new aromatic solvent formulations with enhanced qualities, driven by a commitment to performance and sustainability. These innovations create opportunities for the development and adoption of improved formulations.

The market need for environmentally friendly solvents derived from renewable sources:

The growing focus on environmental sustainability and the implementation of rules supporting green chemistry present prospects for the advancement and application of environmentally friendly aromatic solvents, catering to the demands of environmentally conscious companies.

Growth and development of the chemical and petrochemical industries:

Aromatic solvents play a crucial role in the chemical and petrochemical sectors. The aromatic solvents market has prospects for growth due to the expansion of industries driven by the rising demand for chemicals and raw materials.

Projects focused on the development of infrastructure:

Infrastructure projects of significant magnitude, such as roads, bridges, and urban development, create a need for construction materials. Consequently, there is a demand for aromatic solvents that are used in diverse applications during the construction and maintenance processes.

Expanding Adhesives and Sealants Market:

Aromatic solvents play a vital role in the production of adhesives and sealants. The growing demand for these products, propelled by sectors such as packaging and automotive, offers prospects for greater utilization of aromatic solvents.

Technological Progress:

The continuous progress in solvent technology, which involves the creation of solvents that are both more effective and environmentally friendly, presents chances for market participants to maintain their competitiveness and meet the changing demands of the industry.

Emphasize on optimizing performance and addressing specific applications:

Aromatic solvents include distinct characteristics, such as strong dissolving power and the ability to interact well with different substances, which make them suitable for fulfilling specific needs in industries such as printing inks, electronics, and pharmaceuticals.

Expansion of the market inside a specific region:

By venturing into and expanding into locations with burgeoning sectors and increasing economies, market players can access new opportunities and broaden their client base.

Aromatic Solvents Market Segmentation Analysis

The global aromatic solvents market can be divided on the basis of type, application, and region. The type of global aromatic solvents market is segmented into ethylbenzene, xylene, and toluene. Based on application, the market is segmented into adhesives, printing inks, paints & coatings, and others. Paints & coatings are expected to be the most dominating end-user segment for the aromatic solvents market, with the highest growth rate over the forecast period. Moreover, thriving automobile sector in regions such as the Asia Pacific is also expected to increase the demand for the market.

The regional segmentation includes the current and forecast demand for North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa. Each region has been further segmented into major countries such as the U.S., the UK, France, Germany, China, India, Japan, and Brazil.

Key Players:

The report covers a detailed competitive outlook including the market share and company profiles of the key participants operating in the global aromatic solvents market such as

  • China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation
  • ExxonMobil Corporation
  • SK Global Chemical Co., Ltd.
  • Royal Dutch Shell Plc
  • LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V.
  • China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC)
  • Reliance Industries Limited
  • Total S.A.
  • and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, among others.

The report segments the global aromatic solvents market as follows:

By Type Segments

  • Toluene
  • Xylene
  • Ethylbenzene

By Application Segments

By Regional Segments

  • North America
    • The U.S.
  • Europe
    • UK
    • France
    • Germany
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
  • The Middle East and Africa

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