Oleic Acid Market

Oleic Acid Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012 – 2016 and Opportunity Assessment; 2017 – 2027

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This Oleic Acid Market market study offers a comprehensive analysis of the business models, key strategies, and respective market shares of some of the most prominent players in this landscape. Along with an in-depth commentary on the key influencing factors, market statistics in terms of revenues, segment-wise data, region-wise data, and country-wise data are offered in the full study. This study is one of the most comprehensive documentation that captures all the facets of the evolving Oleic Acid Market market.


Oleic acid, also referred to as Omega-9, is a colorless or pale yellow, odorless unsaturated fatty acid. It occurs naturally in sources such as animals, vegetable fats and oils. The most common vegetable sources of oleic acid include avocados, palm oil, olive oil, table olives, canola oil and others. On the other hand, its common animal sources are beef tallow, lard, etc. Oleic acid is present in an easily available product due to the ready availability of raw materials needed for its production. Oleic acid finds usage in various applications such as chemical intermediates, lubricants, detergents, surfactants, epoxy resin esters, emulsifiers and protective coatings, release agents and caulks & sealants, among others. As an emulsifier or surfactant, oleic acid is used in cosmetics and personal care products – it used for the manufacturing of lotions, lipsticks, creams, etc. Generally, oleic acid is an essential part of human diet as it is present in both vegetable oils as well as animal fats. It has also been proved that any diet containing the required amount of oleic acid can improve fasting plasma glucose, blood circulation and insulin sensitivity.

Global Oleic acid Market Dynamics

Market Growth Analysis

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Globally, the oleic acid market is being driven by the increasing demand from end-use industries such as cosmetics and personal care, pharmaceuticals and food, etc. The market growth is also being supported by the abundant availability of oleic acid. The increasing demand for cosmetics and personal care products across the globe is a major driving factor for the growth of the oleic acid market. Furthermore, the availability of oleic acid in various grades such as food, kosher, pharmaceutical grade also helps to increase the demand for oleic acid. Since oleic acid is a bio-based compound, its demand has increased in developed regions such as North America and Europe where governments have laid down regulations that promote maximum use of bio-based compounds during the manufacturing of products.  However, the changing climatic conditions may hamper the availability of natural resources which might affect oleic acid production in the long run. Industries focused on sustainable development are creating opportunities for the growth of oleic acids.

Global Oleic acid Market Segmentation

Global Oleic acid Market: Regional Outlook

In terms of production and consumption, the Global oleic acid market is mainly dominated by the Asia- Pacific region. In APAC region, the ASEAN countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and others are the major producers of oleic acid owing to the large sources of natural raw materials i.e vegetable oils and fats. Moreover, growing personal care, cosmetics, pharmaceutical and food industry in APAC, especially in China and India, has resulted in increased demand for oleic acid and thus, the APAC oleic acid market is expected to register healthy growth over the forecast period. North America, followed by the Europe, is the major consumer of oleic acid after APAC. Government regulations in these regions support sustainability and promotes bio-based compound use, which is why the demand for oleic acid is expected to increase in North America and Europe region and the oleic acid market is projected to grow with a significant CAGR over the forecast period.

As the oleic acid is available in the kosher grade, the demand for products-based on oleic acid is expected to increase in Middle east and Africa region and is also expected to register steady growth over the forecast period. The Latin America oleic acid market is expected to register steady growth over the forecast period.

Global Oleic acid Market Players

Examples of some of the market participants in the global oleic acids market identified across the value chain include Eastman Chemical Company, Berg + Schmidt, VVF L.L.C., Klk Oleo Sdn. Bhd., Emery Oleochemicals (M) Sdn Bhd, Wilmar International Limited, Wilmar International Ltd.,  Oleon NV, White Group Public Co.,Ltd and others.

The research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the market and contains thoughtful insights, facts, historical data, and statistically supported and industry-validated market data. It also contains projections using a suitable set of assumptions and methodologies. The research report provides analysis and information according to market segments such as geography, technology and applications.

The report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.

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On the basis of sources, the global oleic acid market is segmented into:

  • Plant
  • Animal

On the basis of grade, the global oleic acid market is segmented into:

  • Food
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Kosher
  • Regular

On the basis of application, the global oleic acid market is segmented into:

  • Emulsifying Agent
  • Lubricating Agent
  • Surfactant
  • Chemical Intermediate
  • Others

On the basis of End use industries, the global oleic acid market is segmented into:

  • Food
  • Cosmetics
  • Oil & gas
  • Rubber
  • Textile
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Others

The report covers exhaustive analysis on:

  • Market Segments
  • Market Dynamics
  • Market Size
  • Supply & Demand
  • Current Trends/Issues/Challenges
  • Competition & Companies involved
  • Technology
  • Value Chain

Regional analysis includes

  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Argentina)
  • Western Europe (Germany, Italy, U.K, Spain, France, Nordic, Rest of Western Europe)
  • Eastern Europe (Russia, Poland)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, ASEAN, Australia & New Zealand)
  • Japan
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC, S. Africa, N. Africa)

Report Highlights:

  • Detailed overview of parent market
  • Changing market dynamics in the industry
  • In-depth market segmentation
  • Historical, current and projected market size in terms of volume and value
  • Recent industry trends and developments
  • Competitive landscape
  • Strategies of key players and products offered
  • Potential and niche segments, geographical regions exhibiting promising growth
  • A neutral perspective on market performance
  • Must-have information for market players to sustain and enhance their market footprint.
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