1 INTRODUCTION 13
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 13
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 13
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 14
1.3.1 MARKET SEGMENTATION 14
1.3.2 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 14
1.4 CURRENCY 15
1.5 UNIT CONSIDERED 15
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 15

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 16
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 16
2.2 SECONDARY DATA 17
2.2.1 KEY DATA FROM SECONDARY SOURCES 17
2.3 PRIMARY DATA 18
2.3.1 KEY DATA FROM PRIMARY SOURCES 18
2.3.1.1 Key industry insights 19
2.3.1.2 Breakdown of primary interviews 19
2.4 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 20
2.5 DATA TRIANGULATION 22
2.6 ASSUMPTIONS AND LIMITATIONS 23
2.6.1 ASSUMPTIONS 23
2.6.2 LIMITATIONS 23

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 24

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 27
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE CELLULOSE ESTERS MARKET 27
4.2 CELLULOSE ESTERS MARKET, BY REGION 27
4.3 CELLULOSE ESTERS MARKET, BY REGION AND APPLICATION 28
4.4 CELLULOSE ESTERS MARKET, BY APPLICATION 29
4.5 CELLULOSE ESTERS MARKET, BY COUNTRY 30

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 31
5.1 INTRODUCTION 31
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 31
5.2.1 DRIVERS 32
5.2.1.1 Increasing demand for cellulose esters from APAC 32
5.2.1.2 Advancements in the applications of cellulose esters 32
5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 32
5.2.2.1 Rising awareness about health risks related to smoking 32
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 33
5.2.3.1 Increase in exports from APAC 33
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 33
5.2.4.1 Volatile raw material prices 33
5.2.4.2 Stringent regulations 33
5.3 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 34
5.3.1 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 35
5.3.2 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 35
5.3.3 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 36
5.3.4 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 36
5.3.5 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY 37
5.4 MACROECONOMIC OVERVIEW 37
5.5 TRENDS AND FORECAST OF GDP 38

6 CELLULOSE ESTERS MARKET, BY TYPE 39
6.1 INTRODUCTION 40
6.2 CELLULOSE ACETATE 41
6.3 CELLULOSE ACETATE PROPIONATE 42
6.4 CELLULOSE ACETATE BUTYRATE 43
6.5 CELLULOSE NITRATE 44
6.6 OTHERS 45

7 CELLULOSE ESTERS MARKET, BY APPLICATION 46
7.1 INTRODUCTION 47
7.2 COATINGS 48
7.3 PLASTICIZERS 49
7.4 CIGARETTE FILTERS 50
7.5 FILMS & TAPES 51
7.6 INKS 52
7.7 OTHERS 53

8 CELLULOSE ESTERS MARKET, BY REGION 54
8.1 INTRODUCTION 55
8.2 NORTH AMERICA 57
8.2.1 US 60
8.2.2 CANADA 60
8.2.3 MEXICO 61
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8.3 EUROPE 61
8.3.1 GERMANY 64
8.3.2 FRANCE 64
8.3.3 UK 65
8.3.4 ITALY 65
8.3.5 RUSSIA 66
8.3.6 TURKEY 67
8.3.7 REST OF EUROPE 67
8.4 APAC 68
8.4.1 CHINA 71
8.4.2 JAPAN 71
8.4.3 INDIA 72
8.4.4 SOUTH KOREA 72
8.4.5 INDONESIA 73
8.4.6 MALAYSIA 73
8.4.7 REST OF APAC 74
8.5 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 74
8.5.1 SAUDI ARABIA 76
8.5.2 SOUTH AFRICA 77
8.5.3 UAE 77
8.5.4 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 78
8.6 SOUTH AMERICA 78
8.6.1 BRAZIL 80
8.6.2 ARGENTINA 81
8.6.3 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA 81

9 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 82
9.1 INTRODUCTION 82
9.2 MARKET RANKING 83
9.3 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO 84
9.3.1 DIVESTMENT 84
9.3.2 ACQUISITION & MERGER 84
9.3.3 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH 85
9.3.4 AGREEMENT 85

10 COMPANY PROFILES 86
(Overview, Financial*, Products & Services, Strategy, and Developments)
10.1 EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY 86
10.2 SOLVAY 89
10.3 CELANESE CORPORATION 92
10.4 CHINA NATIONAL TOBACCO CORPORATION 94
10.5 DAICEL CORPORATION 95
10.6 ACORDIS CELLULOSTIC FIBERS 97
10.7 MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL HOLDINGS CORPORATION 98
10.8 SICHUAN PUSH ACETATI 99
10.9 RAYONIER ADVANCED MATERIALS 100
10.10 SAPPI 101
10.11 0THER MARKET PLAYERS 102
10.11.1 ROTUBA 102
10.11.2 DOWDUPONT 102
10.11.3 NITREX CHEMICALS INDIA 102
10.11.4 NITRO QU?MICA 102
10.11.5 SYNTHESIA 102
10.11.6 SICHUAN NITROCELL 103
10.11.7 HANGZHOU DAYANGCHEM 103
10.11.8 NOBEL NC 103
10.11.9 HAGEDORN AG 103
*Details might not be captured in case of unlisted companies

11 APPENDIX 104
11.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 104
11.2 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 108
11.3 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 110
11.4 RELATED REPORTS 110
11.5 AUTHOR DETAILS 111