Isopropyl Alcohol Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2017-2022



Isopropyl alcohol is a chemical compound which is colourless, flammable and highly volatile by nature. It has a strong odour like that of a mixture of ethanol and acetone. This compound has a high-viscosity level at high temperatures. Although soluble in water, ether, chloroform and other alcohols, it is non-miscible in salt solutions.  According to IMARC Group’s recently published report titled “Isopropyl Alcohol Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2017-2022”, the global isopropyl alcohol market is currently being driven by its diverse uses in various industries such as medical, cleaning, surface coatings and ink industry. According to the report, this market has declined at a CAGR of around 3% during 2009-2016. The report provides a comprehensive insight into the industry including its market break-up by region, market breakup by end-uses, value chain analysis, import and export trends, key players and market outlook. The report also gives an insight into the manufacturing process of isopropyl alcohol covering key success and risk factors for manufacturers, manufacturing process flow, the reactions involved, raw materials and their requirements, etc.

The report has segmented the global isopropyl alcohol market on the basis of its end-uses. Isopropyl alcohol finds wide ranging applications encompassing a number of industries such as pharmaceuticals, surface coatings, inks and pesticides. One of the major applications for isopropyl alcohol lies in the solvent production. Other applications are in pharmaceuticals, surface coatings, inks, pesticides, household products, cosmetics, personal care products; in the manufacturing of glycerol, isopropyl acetate, shellacs and creosote.

 Isopropyl Alcohol Market

The report has also segmented the isopropyl alcohol market according to its key regions and finds that Asia represents its biggest producer. Asia is followed by North America, Europe and South America. Based on the analysis of global export and import data, the report finds that the United States currently represents the largest importer of isopropyl alcohol accounting for nearly one-tenth of the total global import volumes. The United States is followed by China, Belgium, India and Germany. The United States is also the largest exporter of isopropyl alcohol accounting for more than one-fifth of the total global export volumes. The United States is followed by Netherlands, Germany, Japan, Taipei and Canada.

The report has also analysed the key players operating in the global isopropyl alcohol market which include Shell Chemicals, DOW Chemicals, Exxon Mobil Chemical Company, Sasol Olefins, Chang Chun Plastics Co Ltd, Deepak Fertilizers, Mitsui Chemicals Inc., CNPC Jinzhou Petrochemical Corp., Novapex, Lyondell Basell and LG Chem. Ltd.

isopropyl alcohal market report

The essential aspects of the global isopropyl alcohol market evaluated in the report include:

  • Market trends
  • Major regions
  • Key application areas
  • Key manufacturers
  • Price trends
  • Raw material requirements
  • Chemical reactions involved in the manufacturing process
  • Major importers and exporters
  • Value chain analysis
  • Market trends for major feedstocks
  • Price trends for major feedstocks
  • Key regions for major feedstocks
  • Key application areas for major feedstocks
  • Key players for major feedstocks  

1 Preface
2 Research Methodology
3 Executive Summary
4 Introduction

    4.1Overview
    4.2 Properties
5 Global Isopropyl Alcohol Industry
    5.1 Market Overview
    5.2 Market Performance
        5.2.1 Volume Trends
        5.2.2 Value Trends
    5.3 Price Trends
    5.4 Market Breakup by Region
    5.5 Market Breakup by End Use
    5.6 Market Forecast
    5.7 SWOT Analysis
        5.7.1 Strengths
        5.7.2 Weaknesses
        5.7.3 Opportunities
        5.7.4 Threats
    5.8 Value Chain Analysis
    5.9 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
        5.9.1 Overview
        5.9.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
        5.9.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
        5.9.4 Degree of Competition
        5.9.5 Threat of New Entrants
        5.9.6 Threat of Substitutes
    5.10 Trade Data
        5.10.1 Imports
        5.10.2 Exports
    5.11 Key Market Drivers and Success Factors
6 Performance of Key Regions
    6.1 Asia
    6.2 North America
    6.3 Europe
    6.4 South America
    6.5 Others
7 Market by End Use
    7.1 Solvent Applications
    7.2 Other Applications (Surface Coatings, Inks, Pesticides, etc.)
8 Competitive Landscape
    8.1 Competitive Structure
    8.2 Production Capacity of Key Players
    8.3 Key Player Profiles
        8.3.1 Shell Chemicals
        8.3.2 DOW Chemicals
        8.3.3 Exxon Mobil Chemical Company
        8.3.4 Sasol Olefins
        8.3.5 Chang Chun Plastics Co Ltd.
9 Isopropyl Alcohol Manufacturing Process
    9.1 Product Overview
    9.2 Chemical Reactions Involved
    9.3 Manufacturing Process
    9.4 Detailed Process Flow
    9.5 Raw Material Requirement
    9.6 Mass Balance and Feedstock Conversion Rate
10 Isopropyl Alcohol Feedstock Market Analysis
    10.1 Propylene
        10.1.1 Market Performance
            10.1.1.1 Volume Trends
            10.1.1.2 Value Trends
        10.1.2 Price Trends
        10.1.3 Market Breakup by Region
        10.1.4 Market Breakup by End-Use
        10.1.5 Key Suppliers
    10.2 Acetone
        10.2.1 Market Performance
            10.2.1.1 Volume Trends
            10.2.1.2 Value Trends
        10.2.2 Price Trends
        10.2.3 Breakup by Region
        10.2.4 Market Breakup by End-Use
        10.2.5 Key Suppliers

List of Figures

Figure 1: Global: Isopropyl Alcohol Industry Overview
Figure 2: Global: Isopropyl Alcohol Market: Production Volume Trends (in Million Tons), 2009-2016
Figure 3: Global: Isopropyl Alcohol Market: Production Value Trends (in Billion US$), 2009 - 2016
Figure 4: Global: Isopropyl Alcohol Price Trends (in US$/Ton), 2009 - 2022
Figure 5: Global: Isopropyl Alcohol Market: Production Breakup by Region (in %), 2016
Figure 6: Global: Isopropyl Alcohol Market: Consumption Breakup by Region (in %), 2016
Figure 7: Global: Isopropyl Alcohol Market: Breakup by End-Use (in %), 2016
Figure 8: Global: Isopropyl Alcohol Market Forecast: Production Volume Trends (in Million Tons), 2017-2022
Figure 9: Global: Isopropyl Alcohol Market Forecast: Production Value Trends (in Billion US$), 2017-2022
Figure 10: Global: Isopropyl Alcohol Industry: SWOT Analysis
Figure 11: Global: Isopropyl Alcohol Industry: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 12: Global: Isopropyl Alcohol Industry: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 13: Global: Isopropyl Alcohol Market: Import Volume Breakup by Country (in %), 2015
Figure 14: USA: Isopropyl Alcohol Market: Import Volume Trend (in Tons), 2010-2015
Figure 15: Global: Isopropyl Alcohol Market: Export Volume Breakup by Country (in %), 2015
Figure 16: USA: Isopropyl Alcohol Market: Export Volume Trend (in Tons), 2010-2015
Figure 17: Asia: Isopropyl Alcohol Market (in Tons), 2009, 2016 & 2022
Figure 18: North America: Isopropyl Alcohol Market (in Tons), 2009, 2016 & 2022
Figure 19: Europe: Isopropyl Alcohol Market (in Tons), 2009, 2016 & 2022
Figure 20: South America: Isopropyl Alcohol Market (in Tons), 2009, 2016 & 2022
Figure 21: Others: Isopropyl Alcohol Market (in Tons), 2009, 2016 & 2022
Figure 22: Global: Isopropyl Alcohol Market: Solvent Applications (in Tons), 2009, 2016 & 2022
Figure 23: Global: Isopropyl Alcohol Market: Other Applications (Surface, Coatings, Inks, Pesticides (in Tons), 2009, 2016 & 2022
Figure 24: Isopropyl Alcohol Manufacturing Process: Detailed Process Flow
Figure 25: Isopropyl Alcohol Manufacturing Process: Conversion Rate of Feedstocks
Figure 26: Global: Propylene Market: Production Volume Trends (in Million Tons), 2009-2016
Figure 27: Global: Propylene Market: Production Value Trends (in Million US$), 2009-2016  
Figure 28: Global: Propylene Market: Price Trends (in US$/Ton), 2009-2022
Figure 29: Global: Propylene Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2016 
Figure 30: Global: Propylene Market: Breakup by End-Use (in %), 2016
Figure 31: Global: Acetone Market: Production Volume Trends (in Million Tons), 2009-2016
Figure 32: Global: Acetone Market: Production Value Trends (in Million Tons), 2009-2016
Figure 33: Global: Acetone Market: Price Trends (in US$/Ton), 2009-2022 
Figure 34: Global: Acetone Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2016 
Figure 35: Global: Acetone Market: Breakup by End-Use (in %), 2016

List of Tables

Table 1: Isopropyl Alcohol: Chemical Properties
Table 2: Isopropyl Alcohol: Physical Properties
Table 3: Global: Isopropyl Alcohol Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2016 and 2022
Table 4: Isopropyl Alcohol: Applications of Isopropyl Alcohol as a Solvent
Table 5: Global: Isopropyl Alcohol Market Forecast: Breakup by Region, 2017-2022
Table 6: Global: Isopropyl Alcohol Market: Imports by Major Countries
Table 7: Global: Isopropyl Alcohol Market: Exports by Major Countries
Table 8: Global: Isopropyl Alcohol Market: Capacity of Major Players (in Tons)
Table 9: Isopropyl Alcohol Manufacturing Process: Raw Material Requirements
Table 10: Isopropyl Alcohol Manufacturing Process: Chemical Reactions Involved
Table 11: Global: Propylene Market: Capacity of Major Players (in Tons)
Table 12: Global: Acetone Market: Capacity of Major Players (in Tons)


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