1 INTRODUCTION 15
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 15
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 15
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 16
1.3.1 DINP MARKET SEGMENTATION 16
1.3.2 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 16
1.4 CURRENCY 17
1.5 UNIT CONSIDERED 17
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 17

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 18
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 18
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 19
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 19
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 20
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 20
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 20
2.1.2.3 Breakdown of primary interviews 21
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 21
2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 22
2.2.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 22
2.3 DATA TRIANGULATION 23
2.3.1 DINP MARKET ANALYSIS THROUGH PRIMARY INTERVIEWS 24
2.4 LIMITATIONS 25
2.5 ASSUMPTIONS 25

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 26

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 29
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE DINP MARKET 29
4.2 DINP MARKET, BY POLYMER TYPE 29
4.3 DINP MARKET, BY APPLICATION 30
4.4 DINP MARKET, BY MAJOR COUNTRIES 30
4.5 APAC DINP MARKET, BY APPLICATION AND COUNTRY, 2018 31

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 32
5.1 INTRODUCTION 32
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 32
5.2.1 DRIVERS 33
5.2.1.1 Increasing demand for flexible PVC in various industries 33
5.2.1.2 Booming building & construction industry in emerging economies 33
5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 34
5.2.2.1 Stringent regulations for the use of phthalate plasticizers 34
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 35
5.2.3.1 DINP replacing DEHP 35
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 35
5.2.4.1 Shift from phthalate plasticizers to non-phthalate plasticizers 35
5.3 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 36
5.3.1 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 36
5.3.2 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 37
5.3.3 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 37
5.3.4 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 37
5.3.5 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY 37
5.4 DINP MARKET, RAW MATERIAL ANALYSIS 38
5.4.1 PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE 38
5.4.2 ISONONYL ALCOHOL 38
5.5 DINP MARKET, PATENT ANALYSIS 38

6 DINP MARKET, BY POLYMER TYPE 41
6.1 INTRODUCTION 42
6.2 POLYVINYL CHLORIDE 43
6.2.1 THE GROWING BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY IS EXPECTED
TO BOOST THE MARKET IN THE PVC SEGMENT 43
6.3 ACRYLICS 43
6.3.1 THE COST-EFFECTIVENESS AND REUSABILITY OF ACRYLICS IS EXPECTED
TO DRIVE THE MARKET 43
6.4 POLYURETHANES 43
6.4.1 FLEXIBLE POLYURETHANES ARE USED IN A WIDE RANGE OF INDUSTRIAL
AND CONSUMER PRODUCTS 43
6.5 OTHERS 43

7 DINP MARKET, BY APPLICATION 44
7.1 INTRODUCTION 45
7.2 FLOORING & WALL COVERING 46
7.2.1 HIGHER DURABILITY, ENERGY EFFICIENCY, WEATHER RESISTANCE,
AND STAIN RESISTANCE PROPERTIES OFFERED BY DINP IN PVC POLYMER
IS HELPING THE MARKET GROWTH IN THIS SEGMENT 46
7.3 WIRE & CABLE 47
7.3.1 PROPERTIES OF PVC, SUCH AS WEATHER RESISTANCE, HIGH THERMAL INSULATION, LONG-LASTING WEAR, AND DURABILITY, MAKES IT SUITABLE FOR USE IN WIRE & CABLE APPLICATION 47
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7.4 FILM & SHEET 48
7.4.1 HIGH ABRASION RESISTANCE AND COLORFASTNESS ARE AMONG THE MAJOR PROPERTIES PROVIDED BY DINP IN PVC-BASED FILMS AND SHEETS 48
7.5 COATED FABRIC 49
7.5.1 INCREASED DURABILITY AND LOW MATERIAL COST ARE THE PRIME ADVANTAGES OF PVC-COATED FABRICS 49
7.6 CONSUMER GOODS 50
7.6.1 NON-TOXIC NATURE OF DINP IS INCREASING ITS USE IN PVC FOR CONSUMER GOODS 50
7.7 OTHERS 50

8 DINP MARKET, BY REGION 51
8.1 INTRODUCTION 52
8.2 APAC 54
8.2.1 CHINA 59
8.2.1.1 Growing export of construction products and services are likely
to have a positive impact on the DINP market 59
8.2.2 INDIA 60
8.2.2.1 Growing urban construction projects will propel the DINP market 60
8.2.3 JAPAN 61
8.2.3.1 DINP demand is majorly driven by increasing commercial infrastructure sector in Japan 61
8.2.4 SOUTH KOREA 62
8.2.4.1 Flooring & wall covering application is expected to be the largest consumer of DINP in South Korea 62
8.2.5 TAIWAN 63
8.2.5.1 High investments in residential developments are likely to fuel the demand for DINP 63
8.2.6 REST OF APAC 64
8.3 NORTH AMERICA 65
8.3.1 US 70
8.3.1.1 Growing construction industry in suburban cities is likely to
boost the DINP market 70
8.3.2 CANADA 71
8.3.2.1 Canada’s DINP market is majorly driven by the emerging demand
for green buildings 71
8.3.3 MEXICO 72
8.3.3.1 Growth in commercial construction is influencing the market
in Mexico 72
8.4 EUROPE 73
8.4.1 GERMANY 75
8.4.1.1 Growing construction industry and the presence of highly integrated chemical parks are boosting the demand for DINP 75
8.4.2 FRANCE 76
8.4.2.1 Growing automotive, construction, and chemical industries are driving the DINP market 76
8.4.3 ITALY 77
8.4.3.1 The presence of vast raw material manufacturers in the
country is driving the market 77
8.4.4 RUSSIA 78
8.4.4.1 The growing chemical industry in the country is expected to
drive the market 78
8.4.5 POLAND 79
8.4.5.1 Availability of qualified workforce and low wages are driving
the growth of the market 79
8.4.6 REST OF EUROPE 80
8.5 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 81
8.5.1 SAUDI ARABIA 83
8.5.1.1 Growth in non-oil sectors and increasing investments in the construction industry are expected to spur the market growth 83
8.5.2 TURKEY 84
8.5.2.1 The growing economy and huge investments in the construction sector will boost the demand for DINP 84
8.5.3 NORTH AFRICA 85
8.5.3.1 Rapid developments in the economy with growing construction
and electronics industries are driving the demand for DINP 85
8.5.4 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 86
8.6 SOUTH AMERICA 87
8.6.1 BRAZIL 88
8.6.1.1 Huge investments in the construction industry are projected
to fuel the market for DINP in Brazil 88
8.6.2 ARGENTINA 89
8.6.2.1 Overall economic development and growing automotive
industry are driving the market 89
8.6.3 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA 90

9 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 91
9.1 INTRODUCTION 91
9.2 COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING, 2018 92
9.2.1 VISIONARY LEADERS 92
9.2.2 INNOVATORS 92
9.2.3 DYNAMIC DIFFERENTIATORS 92
9.2.4 EMERGING COMPANIES 92
9.3 STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 94
9.4 BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE 95
9.5 RANKING OF KEY MARKET PLAYERS 96
9.6 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO 97
9.6.1 EXPANSION 97
9.6.2 INVESTMENT 98
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10 COMPANY PROFILES 99
(Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View)*
10.1 EXXONMOBIL 99
10.2 BASF SE 102
10.3 EVONIK INDUSTRIES 105
10.4 UPC GROUP 107
10.5 KLJ GROUP 109
10.6 LG CHEM 111
10.7 NAN YA PLASTICS 113
10.8 AEKYUNG PETROCHEMICAL 114
10.9 SHANDONG QILU PLASTICIZERS 115
10.10 MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL HOLDINGS CORPORATION 116
10.11 OTHER PLAYERS 118
10.11.1 POLYNT GROUP 118
10.11.2 OCI COMPANY 118
10.11.3 HALLSTAR 118
10.11.4 HELM AG 118
10.11.5 ABC CHEMICALS 118
*Details on Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.
11 APPENDIX 119
11.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 119
11.2 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 123
11.3 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 125
11.4 RELATED REPORTS 125
11.5 AUTHOR DETAILS 126