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    Paraformaldehyde Market Report

    Paraformaldehyde Market Report
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    Paraformaldehyde Market Size, Share, Trend, Forecast, & Industry Analysis: 2022-2 See more...

    Market Insights

    Paraformaldehyde Market is likely to grow from USD 993.89 million in 2021 to USD 1502.2 million by 2028 at a CAGR of 6.02% during the forecast period of 2022-2028.


    What is paraformaldehyde?

    Paraformaldehyde [OH(CH2O) nH], is also known as polyoxymethylene. It is a white crystalline solid substance. It is formed by formaldehyde polymerization. A small amount of methanol is frequently added as a stabilizer to reduce the extent of polymerization.

    Market Drivers

    Growing usage of chemical fertilizers for effective growth of crops, increasing utilization of personal care products, organic chemical synthesis, and growing usage of paraformaldehyde in oil & gas sector are some of the major factors expected to fuel the growth of the market over the forecast period.


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    Segment Analysis

    By Application Type

    Based on the application type, the market is segmented as resins, agrochemicals, medical applications, and others. Agrochemicals are estimated to hold the largest share of the market during the forecast period on account of being one of the major applications of paraformaldehyde with growing demand across the globe.

    By Region

    In terms of regions, North America is estimated to account for the major share of the market during the forecast period owing to the rising demand for agriculture chemicals including pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and bactericides, mainly in the U.S., growing investments in the medical sector, and increasing oil & gas exploration activities in the region. Further, Latin America is estimated to witness significant growth in the market on account of increasing product utilization for producing various thermosetting resins. Also, Europe and Asia-Pacific are expected to offer substantial growth opportunities over the forecast period. 


    This report studies the market covering a period of 12 years of trend and forecast. The report provides detailed insights into the market dynamics to enable informed business decision making and growth strategy formulation based on the opportunities present in the market.

    Report - Features

    Market Segmentation


    Regions Covered


    Countries/Sub-Regions Covered


    No. of Figures & Tables


    Company Profiles



    The paraformaldehyde market is segmented into the following categories. 

    By Application Type:

    • Resins
    • Agrochemicals
    • Medical Applications
    • Others

    By Region:

    • North America (Country Analysis: the USA, Canada, and Mexico) 
    • Europe (Country Analysis: Germany, France, the UK, Russia, Spain, and Rest of Europe)
    • Asia-Pacific (Country Analysis: China, Japan, India, South Korea, and Rest of Asia-Pacific)
    • Rest of the World (Sub-Region Analysis: Latin America, the Middle East, and Others)

    Key Players

    Some of the key players in the paraformaldehyde market are-

    • Alfa Aesar
    • Alpha Chemika
    • Celanese Corporation
    • GFS Chemicals Inc.
    • InterAtlas Chemical Inc.
    • Nantong Jiangtian Chemical Co., Ltd.
    • Parchem Fine & Specialty Chemicals
    • Pure Chemistry Scientific, Inc.
    • Thana Acid and Chemical Co.

    Research Methodology

    This report offers high-quality insights and is the outcome of detailed research methodology comprising extensive secondary research, rigorous primary interviews with industry stakeholders and validation and triangulation with Stratview Research’s internal database and statistical tools. More than 1,000 authenticated secondary sources, such as company annual reports, fact book, press release, journals, investor presentation, white papers, patents, and articles have been leveraged to gather the data. We conducted more than 10 detailed primary interviews with the market players across the value chain in all four regions and with industry experts to obtain both the qualitative and quantitative insights.

    Report Features

    This report provides market intelligence in the most comprehensive way. The report structure has been kept such that it offers maximum business value. It provides critical insights into the market dynamics and will enable strategic decision making for the existing market players as well as those willing to enter the market. The following are the key features of the report:

    • Market structure: Overview, industry life cycle analysis, supply chain analysis
    • Market environment analysis: Growth drivers and constraints, Porter’s five forces analysis, SWOT analysis
    • Market trend and forecast analysis
    • Market segment trend and forecast
    • Competitive landscape and dynamics: Market share, product portfolio, product launches, etc.
    • Attractive market segments and associated growth opportunities
    • Emerging trends
    • Strategic growth opportunities for the existing and new players
    • Key success factors

    Report Customization Options

    With this detailed report, Stratview Research offers one of the following free customization options to our respectable clients:

    Company Profiling

    • Detailed profiling of additional market players (up to 3 players)
    • SWOT analysis of key players (up to 3 players)

    Market Segmentation

    • Current market segmentation by any one of the application types by country.  

    Competitive Benchmarking

    • Benchmarking of key players on the following parameters: Product portfolio, geographical reach, regional presence, and strategic alliances

    Custom Research: Stratview Research offers custom research services across sectors. In case of any custom research requirement related to market assessment, competitive benchmarking, sourcing and procurement, target screening, and others, please send your inquiry at sales@stratviewresearch.com

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    The paraformaldehyde market is expected to witness an impressive growth of 6.02% CAGR during 2022-2028.

    The paraformaldehyde market size is expected to reach USD 1502.2 million by 2028.

    Alfa Aesar, Alpha Chemika, Celanese Corporation, ERCROS SA, GFS Chemicals Inc., InterAtlas Chemical Inc., Nantong Jiangtian Chemical Co., Ltd., Parchem Fine & Specialty Chemicals, Pure Chemistry Scientific, Inc., and Thana Acid and Chemical Co are among the key players in the market.

    Agrochemicals segment is expected to hold the largest share in the market in the next five years.

    North America is expected to account for the major share in the market during the forecast period.

    Growing usage of chemical fertilizers for effective growth of crops, increasing utilization of personal care products, organic chemical synthesis, and growing usage of paraformaldehyde in oil & gas sector are the factors driving the growth of market.


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