Global Chelating Agents Market to Reach US$ 8.3 Billion by 2032, Propelled by Increasing Popularity of Urban Farming

August 23, 2023 | Chemical & Materials

According to the latest report by IMARC Group, titled “Chelating Agents Market Report by Type (Aminopolycarboxylic Acid (APCA), Sodium Gluconate, Organophosphonate, and Others), Application (Pulp and Paper, Household and Industrial Cleaning, Water Treatment, Agrochemicals, Personal Care, and Others), and Region 2024-2032,” the global chelating agents market size reached US$ 6.1 Billion in 2023. Chelating agents, also known as chelators, are specialized chemical compounds that have the unique ability to form stable complexes with metal ions. They work by coordinating multiple ligands around a metal ion and effectively encapsulating it and preventing it from participating in chemical reactions. They can function as both acids and bases and modify the chemical composition of metals to improve the ability to create a bond with other substances. As they assist in managing heavy metal poisoning and minimizing the toxic effects on the human body, the demand for chelating agents is increasing across the globe.

Global Chelating Agents Market Trends:

At present, the rising adoption of chelating agents, as they mitigate the harmful effects of heavy metals on the environment compared to conventional chemical compounds, represents one of the major factors supporting the market growth. Besides this, the increasing employment of chelating agents in the agriculture industry for enhancing nutrient availability in soil, improving the uptake of essential minerals by plants, and optimizing crop yield is strengthening the growth of the market. Additionally, the growing demand for chelating agents due to the rising awareness about surface cleanliness and hygiene among individuals around the world is positively influencing the market. Apart from this, the increasing popularity of urban farming and vertical gardening to prevent nutrient deficiencies is offering lucrative growth opportunities to industry investors. Furthermore, the rising demand for metal ions and pollution control is bolstering the growth of the market. In addition, key players are introducing advanced biodegradable and eco-friendly chelating agents with improved performance and efficiency, which is contributing to the growth of the market. Looking forward, the market value is projected to reach US$ 8.3 Billion by 2032, expanding at a CAGR of 3.4% during 2024-2032.

Market Summary:

  • Based on the type, the market has been classified into aminopolycarboxylic acid (APCA), sodium gluconate, organophosphonate, and others. Presently, sodium gluconate dominates the market, accounting for the largest share. 
  • On the basis of the application, the market has been divided into pulp and paper, household and industrial cleaning, water treatment, agrochemicals, personal care, and others. At present, pulp and paper holds the largest market share.   
  • Region-wise, the market has been segmented into Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa. Amongst these, Asia Pacific enjoys the leading position in the market.
  • The competitive landscape of the market has also been examined, with some of the key players being Akzo Nobel NV, Archer Daniels Midland Company, BASF SE, Kemira Oyj, and The DOW Chemical Company.

Report Coverage:

Report Features Details
Base Year of the Analysis 2023
Historical Period 2018-2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Units US$ Billion
Scope of the Report Exploration of Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Catalysts and Challenges, Segment-Wise Historical and Predictive Market Assessment:
  • Type
  • Application
  • Region
Types Covered Aminopolycarboxylic Acid (APCA), Sodium Gluconate, Organophophonate, Others
Applications Covered Pulp and Paper, Household and Industrial Cleaning, Water Treatment, Agrochemicals, Personal Care, Others
Regions Covered Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
Companies Covered Akzo Nobel NV, Archer Daniels Midland Company, BASF SE, Kemira Oyj, The DOW Chemical Company etc.
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