2-Furoic Acid Market: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast to 2015 to 2021

  • To Be Published : Dec-2016 |
  • Status : Work in progress |
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2-Furoic acid is a carboxylic acid with aromatic ring and carboxylic group. It is categorized into specialty chemical. 2-furoic acid is generally used as a food preservative and flavoring agent. It is used in pasteurization and sterilization of food products. It acts as a fungicide and bactericide. In addition, it is also used in optic technologies, nylon preparation and as an intermediate in pharmaceutical industry. 

The market for 2-furoic acid was mainly driven by food manufacturing sector. 2-furoic acid is also used as a starting material in furoate esters production. The derivatives of 2-furoic acid are used in medicinal preparations and biological research. The major opportunity for 2-furoic acid market is optic technology. 2-Furoic acid crystals can be used in optical devices due to its favorable properties such as non linear optical material (NLO). However, health hazards related to 2-furoic acid such as mutagenic effects are likely to inhibit the market growth. 

In terms of demand, North America was the leading region for 2-furoic acid market in 2012. The demand for 2-furoic acid is huge due to growing consumption from food industry. North America was followed by Europe, owing to huge demand of 2-furoic acid in medical applications. In addition, optic technology is likely to drive the market for 2-furoic acid in European region. Asia Pacific has substantial share in 2-furoic acid market and is expected to exhibit higher demand in the near future due to various manufacturing activities. Rest of the World is expected to witness stable growth for 2-furoic acid market.

Some of the major industry participants include Lotus Enterprise, Meryer Chemical Technology Co. Ltd., Alfa Aesar and J & K Scientific Ltd. among others.

Key geographies evaluated in this report are:

  • North America
    • U.S
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK
    • Eastern Europe
    • CIS
  • APAC
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • Others
  • Latin America
    • Argentina
    • Brazil
    • Others

Key features of this report

  • Drivers, restraints, and challenges shaping the 2-Furoic Acid market dynamics
  • Latest innovations and key events in the industry
  • Analysis of business strategies of the top players
  • 2-Furoic Acid market estimates and forecasts(2015 -2021)

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