Saudi Arabia Formic Acid Market by Concentration by Production Method (Carbonylation of Methanol and Oxalic Acid) by Application (Animal Feed and Silage Additives, Leather Tanning, Textile Dyeing and Finishing, Intermediary in Pharmaceuticals and Others): Industry Analysis, Trends, Growth and Forecast 2023-2028

Saudi Arabia Formic Acid Market Overview:

The Saudi Arabia formic acid market was worth US$ XX Billion in 2022, expanding at a CAGR of X% during 2017-2022. Looking forward, the market is projected to grow at a CAGR of around X% during 2023-2028, reaching a value of US$ XX Billion by 2028. Formic acid (FA), with the molecular formula (HCO₂H), also known as methanoic acid, ethanoic, carboxylic or aminic acid, is a colorless, corrosive liquid with a pungent odor. It is miscible with water and polar solvents and soluble in hydrocarbons to some extent. It is commercially produced by various techniques, such as carbon dioxide hydrogenation and microbial oxidation. It also appears naturally in numerous sources, such as ant stings and bee venom, and is a valuable organic synthetic reagent. In addition, it is widely used in textile dyeing and finishing, electroplating, leather tanning, coagulating rubber latex, and as a preservative and antibacterial agent in livestock feed. As a result, formic acid is extensively used in the chemical, agriculture, pharmaceutical, leather, and textile industries.

The market is primarily driven by the escalating demand for folic acid as a preservative, which also acts as an antibacterial agent to store animal feedstock. In addition, the growing deployment of FA in silage additives and animal feed production to minimize bacterial content and maintain nutritional value is contributing to the market growth. Moreover, the escalating demand for animal-based food products, such as eggs, milk, and meat, is accelerating the use of formic acid in feed mixes for enhancing animal health and produce. Besides this, the increasing utilization of FA in the oil and gas sector as a corrosion inhibitor in the hydraulic fracturing method is providing a thrust to market growth. Along with this, formic acid is extensively utilized in the production of medicines, disinfectants, detergents, cosmetics, and de-icing agents. This, coupled with the rising product adoption in the food industry to enhance product shelf-life and prevent the development of pathogenic bacteria, fungi, and molds, is also propelling the market growth. Apart from this, the growing consumer awareness towards the ecological sustainability associated with formic acid and the continuous product innovations in the feed acidifier segment, such as coatings and encapsulations, are other factors creating a positive market outlook across Saudi Arabia.

Beginning with a regional overview, the report explores the dynamics that have a strong influence on the Saudi Arabia formic acid market and can also impact its future growth. Taking 2022 as the base year, the report covers historical market scenario from 2017-2022 and provides forecasts till 2028. This includes the study of value and volume trends and pricing history. Growth inducing factors, market restraints and recent developments have also been analysed in the report in order to provide a deeper knowledge about the industry. 

The report analyses the competitive structure of the Saudi Arabia formic acid market industry and provides the profiles of major players operating in the market. The price margins for the products along with the various success and risk factors for manufacturers have also been covered in the report. Moreover, in order to determine market attractiveness, the report analyses the Saudi Arabia formic acid market industry along the parameters of the Porter’s Five Forces model. This model examines the degree of competition in the Saudi Arabia formic acid market industry by analysing the threat posed by new entrants and substitutes, and the bargaining power of suppliers and buyers. SWOT analysis of the market has also been presented in the report which highlights the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats pertaining to the Saudi Arabia formic acid market industry. Furthermore, the value chain analysis of the Saudi Arabia formic acid market industry has also been covered in the report. This comprises of all the activities in the value chain, such as the procurement of various raw materials, manufacturing, sales and distribution. 

Saudi Arabia Formic Acid Market Segment Insights:

The Saudi Arabia formic acid market has been analysed as followed:

By Concentration:

  • 85% Concentration
  • 90% Concentration
  • 94% Concentration
  • 99% Concentration
  • Others

By Production Method:

  • Carbonylation of Methanol
  • Oxalic Acid

By Application:

  • Animal Feed and Silage Additives
  • Leather Tanning
  • Textile Dyeing and Finishing
  • Intermediary in Pharmaceuticals
  • Others

Competative Landscape: 

The competitive landscape of the market has been analyzed in the report, along with the detailed profiles of the major players operating in the industry. Some of the leading players operating in the market are:

  • Chemsol
  • ESAD International
  • Jamjoom Company
  • Modern Petrochemical Co.,Ltd (Al-Faisaliah Group)
  • Perstorp and Worldrep Trading Co.

Highlights of the Saudi Arabia Formic Acid Market Report:

  • Historical and current scenario
  • Trends and developments
  • Impact of COVID-19
  • Market forecast
  • Price analysis and forecast
  • Porter’s five forces analysis
  • SWOT analysis
  • Value chain analysis

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