Global demand for dyes and organic pigments is forecast to grow 3.9 percent annually through 2013. Textiles will remain the largest market, while faster growth will occur in other segments such as printing inks, paint and coatings, and plastics. The Asia/Pacific region will lead gains and increase its market share to one-half of world demand by 2013.
This study analyzes the $13.4 billion world dye and organic pigment industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1998, 2003 and 2008, and forecasts for 2013 and 2018 by product (e.g., disperse dyes, reactive dyes, acid dyes, direct dyes, basic dyes, azo pigments, phthalocyanine pigments), end use market, world regional market and 20 major national markets.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 39 industry players, including Clariant International, BASF and DIC Corporation.