Lactic Acid: Market Research Report

Date: January 9, 2014
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Lactic Acid: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Lactic Acid in Metric Tons by the following End-Use Segments: Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives, and Other Applications. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 38 companies including many key and niche players such as -
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company
  • Corbion Purac
  • Danimer Scientific LLC
  • Futerro S.A
  • Galactic S.A
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Cosmetic Products
Biodegradable Plastics
Food Additives
Other Applications
Industrial Applications
Medical Applications

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW

Primer
Impact of Recession in Retrospect
North America Dominates Volumes, Asia-Pacific to Set Pace for Market Growth
Food Additives: The Largest Consumer of Lactic Acid

Table 1. Lactic Acid Demand in the Global Food Industry (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Consumption by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2. World Acidulants Market by Type (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Citric Acid, Ascorbic Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Lactic Acid, Malic Acid, Tartaric Acid, Adipic Acid, Fumaric Acid and Gluconic Acid (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3. World Food Preservatives Market by Type (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption for Antimicrobials, Enzymes, Lactic Acid, Protective Cultures, Vinegar, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Biodegradable Plastics: A Rapidly Emerging End-Use Market

Table 4. Global Bioploymers by End-use Application (2020): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for Agriculture, Electric Appliances, Furniture, Houseware, Packaging, Transportation, and Fibers, Fabrics & Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5. Global Bioplastics Market (2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity by Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Competitive Landscape

Table 6. Worldwide Lactic Acid Market by Leading Manufacturers (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacities for Archer Daniels Midland, Corbion Purac, Galactic, NatureWorks and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. MARKET DYNAMICS

EU Permit for Lactic Acid Decontaminant in Bovine Carcasses Opens Doors for US Meat Exporters
Need to Reduce Dependence on Fossil Fuel: A Major Influencing Factor

Table 7. Worldwide Production of Bio-based Chemicals by Type (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacities for Fatty Acids, Sorbitol, Glycerin, Detergent Alcohols, Lactic Acid, Furfural, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Green Image and Strong Chemical Properties Fuels Demand for PLA Resins

Table 8. Average Biomass Content in Select Renewable Polymers
Table 9. Worldwide Polylactic Acid Market by End-Use Applications (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption for Biodegradable Packaging, Bio-medical, Electronics, Textiles, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

PLA Market Remains Relatively Consolidated
Bioplastics Producers Come Under Fire for Undermining Food Production
Manufacturers Strive to Overcome Shortcomings of PLA Resins
Trend towards Green Packaging: Opportunities for Lactic Acid Market
Technological Developments Create Opportunities for Market Growth
Efforts Underway to Develop End-Life Solution for PLA Products
LOOPLA Process
Increasing Demand for Greener Cosmetic Chemicals Favors Lactic Acid Market
Lactic Acid Derivates Gain Traction in Booming Green Solvents Market
Production Scenario for Lactic Acid and PLA
Fermentation Remains Primary Production Process
New Raw Materials Being Explored for Production of Lactic Acid
Acid Market Witnesses Price Volatility

Table 10. Average Lactic Acid Prices in Western Europe 2007-10 (US$/Kg) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Biodegradable PLA Prices on Par with Conventional Polymers

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Production from Biomass
Lactic Acid Producing Microorganisms
Major End Use Applications
Cosmetic Products
Biodegradable Plastics
Building Block for Polylactide (PLA): A Key Biodegradable Polymer
Food Additives - Applications Galore
Fermentation Agent
Food Preservative & Decontaminant

Table 11. Concentration of Organic Acid at pH for Complete Growth Inhibition of Select Food-borne Bacteria

Nutrition Fortifier
Acidulant
Flavor Enhancer
Acidic Nature of Select Food-grade Organic Acids
Other Applications
Industrial Applications
Pharmaceuticals
Animal Health
Home Care

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS

Calysta and Natureworks Develop Technique for Fermenting Methane into Lactic Acid
Elizabeth Arden Unveils Elizabeth Arden Rx Professional and At-Home Skincare Products
NatureWorks Unveils Ingeo M700 Lactide
Abbott Vascular to Introduce Polylactic Acid Based Stents
Corbion Purac Introduces New Personal Care ingredients
Innovia Develop and Corbion Purac Develop Transparent, Heat-Resistant PLA Films
House Wellness Foods Launches Immuno-LP20 in North America
Jungbunzlauer Forays into Lactic Acid Market

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

DaniMer Scientific Becomes Fully-owned Subsidiary of Meredian Holdings Group
Cellulac Completes Production Run for Converting Whey into Bioplastics
Corbion Purac Collaborates with FKuR Kunststoff for Developing New PLA Products
Lallemand Animal Nutrition Acquires Microbial Developments
Clerici-Sacco Acquires CSL
CSM Rebrands Itself as Corbion
Cargill Animal Nutrition to Collaborate with Purac for Developing Bio-based Feed Ingredient Solutions
ThyssenKrupp Opens Fermentation Plant for Producing Bio-based Chemicals
Futerro SA Secures US Patent for Lactic Acid Production Method
Sulzer Receives Contract for Constructing PLA Plant in Asia
PoliKompleks to Set Up Bioplastics Manufacturing Facility in Russia

3DOM FILAMENT AND NATUREWORKS TO DEVELOP INGEO PLA FILAMENT FOR 3D PRINTING MARKET

Ajinomoto Sells Calpis to Asahi Group

6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

Archer Daniels Midland Company (US)
Corbion Purac (The Netherlands)
Danimer Scientific LLC (US)
Futerro S. A. (Belgium)
Galactic S. A. (Belgium)
Henan Jindan Lactic Acid Co. , Ltd. (China)
Jungbunzlauer AG (Switzerland)
Musashino Chemical Laboratory, Ltd. (Japan)
NatureWorks LLC (US)
Ningxia Hypow Bio-Technology Co. , Ltd. (China)
Shanghai Tong-Jie-Liang Biomaterials Co. , Ltd. (China)
Synbra Technology BV (The Netherlands)
Teijin Limited (Japan)
Zhejiang Hisun Biomaterials Co. , Ltd. (China)

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 12. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. World Historic Review for Lactic Acid by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14. World 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid in Cosmetic Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16. World Historic Review for Lactic Acid in Cosmetic Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17. World 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid in Cosmetic Products by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid in Biodegradable Plastics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. World Historic Review for Lactic Acid in Biodegradable Plastics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20. World 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid in Biodegradable Plastics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid in Food Additives by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22. World Historic Review for Lactic Acid in Food Additives by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. World 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid in Food Additives by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid in Other Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25. World Historic Review for Lactic Acid in Other Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26. World 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid in Other Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Bio-based Chemicals and Plastics: A New Driver for Economic Development
Trade Statistics

Table 27. US Exports of Lactic Acid, Its Salts and Esters (2011, 2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28. US Imports of Lactic Acid, Its Salts and Esters (2011, 2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Import Value by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29. US Exports of Polylactic Acid (in Primary Forms) (2011, 2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30. US Imports of Polylactic Acid (in Primary Forms) (2011, 2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Import Value by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Product Introductions
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 31. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32. US Historic Review for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33. US 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Trade Statistics

Table 34. Canadian Exports of Lactic Acid, Its Salts and Esters (2011, 2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35. Canadian Imports of Lactic Acid, Its Salts and Esters (2011, 2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Import Value by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36. Canadian Imports of Polylactic Acid (in Primary Forms) (2011, 2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Import Value by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37. Canadian Exports of Polylactic Acid (in Primary Forms) (2011, 2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

B. Market Analytics

Table 38. Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39. Canadian Historic Review for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40. Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment -Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Japan to Emerge as the World’s Leading Bioplastic Market
Strategic Corporate Development
Select Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 41. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42. Japanese Historic Review for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43. Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
EU Permits Use of Lactic Acid Decontaminants in Bovine Carcasses
Trade Statistics

Table 44. EU-28 Imports of Polylactic Acid (2011, 2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Import Volume by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45. EU-28 Imports of Polylactic Acid (2011, 2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Import Value by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 46. EU-28 Exports of Polylactic Acid (2011, 2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

B. Market Analytics

Table 47. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48. European Historic Review for Lactic Acid by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 49. European 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51. European Historic Review for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 52. European 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4A. FRANCE

Market Analysis

Table 53. French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 54. French Historic Review for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 55. French 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4B. GERMANY

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 56. German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 57. German Historic Review for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 58. German 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4C. ITALY

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Strategic Corporate Development
B. Market Analytics

Table 59. Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 60. Italian Historic Review for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 61. Italian 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4D. THE UNITED KINGDOM

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Opportunities Rife for Lactic Acid Producers in Personal Care Market
Biopolymers Gain Traction in the UK
Biowastes Find Favor among Chemical Manufacturers
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 62. UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63. UK Historic Review for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 64. UK 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4E. SPAIN

Market Analysis

Table 65. Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 66. Spanish Historic Review for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 67. Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4F. RUSSIA

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Strategic Corporate Development
B. Market Analytics

Table 68. Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 69. Russian Historic Review for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 70. Russian 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4G. REST OF EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 71. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 72. Rest of Europe Historic Review for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 73. Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Asia to Overtake North America as World’s Top PLA Producer
Asia-Pacific Spearheads Growth in the Global Renewable Chemicals Market
B. Market Analytics

Table 74. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by Geographic Region - China, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 75. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Lactic Acid by Geographic Region - China, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 76. Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for China, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 77. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 78. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 79. Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5A. CHINA

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Demand for Green Products Drives Market Growth
China - A High Potential Production Center for Bioplastics
Chinese Manufacturers Saddled with Surplus Production Capacity

Table 80. Chinese Lactic Acid Production and Output for the Period 2007 to 2012 (In Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Trade Statistics

Table 81. Chinese Imports and Exports of Lactic Acid, its Salts & Esters (2012-2014) (In $ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 82. Chinese Imports and Exports of Polylactic Acid in Primary Forms (2012-2014) (In $ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Select Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 83. Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 84. Chinese Historic Review for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 85. Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5B. INDIA

Market Analysis

Table 86. Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 87. Indian Historic Review for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 88. Indian 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5C. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Thailand – the Global Export Hub for Lactic Acid
Strategic Corporate Development
B. Market Analytics

Table 89. Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 90. Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 91. Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. THE MIDDLE EAST

Market Analysis

Table 92. Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 93. Middle East Historic Review for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 94. Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. LATIN AMERICA

Market Analysis

Table 95. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by Geographic Region - Brazil, and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 96. Latin American Historic Review for Lactic Acid by Geographic Region - Brazil, and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 97. Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Brazil, and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 98. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 99. Latin American Historic Review for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 100. Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7A. BRAZIL

Market Analysis

Table 101. Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 102. Brazilian Historic Review for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 103. Brazilian 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7B. REST OF LATIN AMERICA

Market Analysis

Table 104. Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 105. Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 106. Rest of Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Lactic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives and Other Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 38 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 40)
The United States (9)
Japan (5)
Europe (17)
  Germany (4)
  The United Kingdom (3)
  Italy (1)
  Rest of Europe (9)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (9)
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