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2-Ethylhexanol (abbreviated 2-EH) is an eight-carbon branched chain oxo alcohol having a high boiling point and slow evaporation rate. It is a versatile solvent featuring excellent reactivity as a chemical intermediate. The main uses for 2-ethylhexanol is in the production of plasticizers, coatings, adhesives and other specialty chemicals.According to Gen Consulting Company, global 2-ethylhexanol market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.55% during the forecast period 2020-2026. Growing potential for 2-ethylhexanol in plasticizers industry is the chief contributor for the growth of the market.

The 2-ethylhexanol market is segmented on the basis of application, and region. By application, the 2-ethylhexanol market is classified into Plasticizers, Paints & Coatings, Lube Additives, Fuel Additives, Surfactants, Solvents. On the basis of region, the 2-ethylhexanol industry is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America and MEA (the Middle East, and Africa).

By Application:

  • Plasticizers
  • Paints & Coatings
  • Lube Additives
  • Fuel Additives
  • Surfactants
  • Solvents



By region, the market is analyzed across North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa and South America. This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional & country level from 2020 to 2026.

  • North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico, etc.)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, etc.)
  • Europe (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Russia, Spain, etc.)
  • Middle East & Africa (Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Egypt, Nigeria, UAE, Israel, South Africa, etc.)
  • South America (Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, Peru, etc.)



The market research report covers the analysis of key stake holders of the global 2-ethylhexanol market. Some of the leading players profiled in the report include:

  • Andhra Petrochemicals Ltd.
  • BASF SE
  • China National Petroleum Corporation
  • China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • Elekeiroz SA
  • Grupa Azoty S.A.
  • Hanwha Solutions Corporation
  • Ineos Group Ltd.
  • KH Neochem Co., Ltd.
  • LG Chem Ltd.
  • LLC “Gazprom neftekhim Salavat”
  • Luxi Group Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
  • Nan Ya Plastics Corporation
  • Oxea GmbH
  • Perstorp AB
  • Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC)
  • Shandong Jianlan Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
  • The Dow Chemical Company


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The base year of the study is 2019, and forecasts run up to 2026.

Research Objective

  • To analyze and forecast the market size of global 2-ethylhexanol market.
  • To classify and forecast global 2-ethylhexanol market based on application, and region.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for global 2-ethylhexanol market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in global 2-ethylhexanol market.
  • To conduct pricing analysis for global 2-ethylhexanol market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in global 2-ethylhexanol market.



The report is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities. Key target audience are:

  • Manufacturers of 2-ethylhexanol
  • Raw material suppliers
  • Market research and consulting firms
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to 2-ethylhexanol