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Dyes Market by Type (Reactive Dyes, Disperse Dyes, Vat Dyes, Direct Dyes, Acid Dyes, and Others), by Application (Textile, Leather, Paper, Paints, Plastics, and Others), by Region - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Investment, and Forecasts (2020–2025)

Pulished: February, 2020
ID: 8740
Pages: 180

Dyes Market Value And Growth:

The Dyes market is a fast-growing market that is majorly driven by the demand from end-use industries like the textile industry. The Dyes market is anticipated to grow at a 5.1 % CAGR to reach a total of USD 44.34 Billion by the end of 2025.

Dyes market overview

Dyes are colored substances applied in the form of an aqueous solution on different substrates. These are employed as colorants in various industrial applications like food processing, printing inks, wood stain, textile processing, and others. Dyes have high selective absorptivity for liquids and also substrates when compared to other color-imparting materials like pigments. High absorption characteristics of dyes assist them in losing their physical and structural properties throughout their application on substrates. Low resistance to light and decreased shelf life are some of the other distinct features of dyes. Hence, they are usually employed in surface coating, food, and printing applications, which need high transparency levels for manufacturing finished products. Dyes can be segmented on the basis of their solubility in a specific medium or substrate as basic dyes, fat-soluble dyes, and metal complex dyes. 

Drivers and Restraints:

The global dyes market has been showcasing high expansion owing to increasing calls from end-user businesses like food, textile, printing inks, and paints & coatings. Growing economies like China, India, Brazil, and Indonesia are probable to play a major role in fuelling consumption of dyes in the next few years. India and Indonesia are slowly taking the lead in manufacturing dyes owing to the availability of raw materials and also different intermediate organic chemicals. The dyes market is a rapidly developing business that is mainly driven by the demand from end-user companies like the textiles. 

The increasing call from the end-user businesses, escalated customer spending owing to the lifestyle change, and rising disposable income are some of the factors driving the expansion of the worldwide market for dyes. Nevertheless, in contrast to the generally presumed facts, the shift in production trends to East from West has resulted in the escalated production and rising market mainly in the Asia Pacific region.

However, the strict government regulations and health concerns associated with the extended contact with dyes are acting as severe limitations to the development of the global dyes business.

Dyes Market Segmentation:

By Product: 

  • Reactive

  • Disperse

  • Acid

  • Sulfur

  • Direct

  • Vat

  • Basic 

Disperse and reactive segments contributed to the significant part of global volume, and these are probable to retain leading share over the forecast timeframe due to rising consumption of these products in polyester and cotton-based fabrics. 

By Application:

  • Paper & Pulp

  • Textiles/Fabric

  • Cosmetics

  • Construction

  • Paints & Coatings

  • Medicines

  • Leather

Fabrics were the primary shareholder of the global dyes market size. The technological developments and digital photographs that can be printed on the fabric in contrast to the traditional screen print photographs that block the fabric pores, has added fabric breathability, making it comfortable for the wearer. These technological developments will increase product demand for printing fabrics due to fuelling market expansion.

Dyes Market Regional Analysis:

Marked Segmentation based on the region:

  1. North America

    1. U.S

    2. Canada

  2. Europe

    1. Norway

    2. Germany

    3. Sweden

  3. Asia Pacific

    1. China

    2. India

    3. Japan

  4. Latin America

    1. Brazil

    2. Mexico

    3. Argentina

  5. The Middle East and Africa

  6. Middle East

  7. Africa

The Asia Pacific dyes market accounted for the highest share of the global business, followed by developed regions like Europe and North America. Countries in the Asia Pacific region, such as Indonesia, Vietnam, and Singapore are estimated to be growing markets due to advancement of major end-users like paints & coatings and food processing.

Moreover, expansion in these countries is expected to be fuelled by a shift in the production of dyes from developed regions like Europe and North America. Trends have changed during the past ten years owing to numerous factors like lower cost of production in the Asia Pacific and also increasing prominence of the region that acts as the hub for end-user businesses like textile, food, and paints & coatings. North America and Europe are considered as the mature markets, which are likely to register slow to moderate growth rate in the coming years in this dyes business.

Dyes Market Key Market Players:

By the end of 2018 BASF SE, DIC Corporation, Clariant AG, Sudarshan Chemical Industries Limited, Huntsman Corporation, Atul Ltd, Cabot Corp, E.I. Dupont De Nemours & Co, Kiri Industries Ltd, Kronos Worldwide Inc. are the leading shareholders of the Global Dyes Market. There is a constant competition between these companies regarding the pricing and quality of the product. They are currently focused on providing expansion strategies to improve their market value and position.

Recent Developments and Trends:

  • Clariant, a global leader in specialty chemicals, published that it decreased its stake in the Stahl group, a Netherlands-based company by 25% from 19.7 % to 14.8 %. Clariant will remain invested in the business as a financial investor. Stahl is a renowned manufacturer of high-quality chemicals, dyes, leather coatings and other applications and has about 2000 employees. In 2025, Stahl group purchased the Leather Service business from Clariant for a cash consideration and a 24% stake in the acquiring group.

  • Tronox Holdings plc, a famous mining and inorganic chemicals company in the world, said that it had completed the acquisition process of the titanium dioxide of The National Titanium Dioxide Company Limited (“Cristal”). The FTC issued an Order and Decision, permitting the transaction to proceed further with the divestiture of Cristal’s North American TiO2 business to INEOS Enterprises, a division of INEOS.  


1. Introduction                                 

                1.1 Market Definition                    

                1.2 Study Deliverables                  

                1.3 Base Currency, Base Year and Forecast Periods                          

                1.4 General Study Assumptions                

2. Research Methodology                                           

                2.1 Introduction                               

                2.2 Research Phases                      

                                2.2.1 Secondary Research           

                                2.2.2 Primary Research 

                                2.2.3 Econometric Modelling      

                                2.2.4 Expert Validation  

                2.3 Analysis Design                         

                2.4 Study Timeline                          

3. Overview                                       

                3.1 Executive Summary                

                3.2 Key Inferences                         

                3.3 Epidemology                              

4. Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges Analysis (DROC)                                    

                4.1 Market Drivers                          

                4.2 Market Restraints                    

                4.3 Key Challenges                         

                4.4 Current Opportunities in the Market                              

5. Market Segmentation                                              

                5.1 Type                              

                                5.1.1 Introduction           

                                5.1.2 Reactive Dyes        

                                5.1.3 Disperse Dyes        

                                5.1.4 Vat Dyes  

                                5.1.5 Direct Dyes             

                                5.1.6 Acid Dyes 

                                5.1.7 Others      

                                5.1.8  Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Product              

                                5.1.9  Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Product            

                                5.1.10  Market Share Analysis, By Product            

                5.2 Application                 

                                5.2.1 Introduction           

                                5.2.2 Textile       

                                5.2.3 Leather     

                                5.2.4 Paper        

                                5.2.5 Paints        

                                5.2.6 Plastics      

                                5.2.7 Others      

                                5.2.8 Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Type     

                                5.2.9 Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Type   

                                5.2.10 Market Share Analysis, By Type   

6. Geographical Analysis                                              

                6.1 Introduction                               

                                6.1.1 Regional Trends    

                                6.1.2 Impact Analysis     

                                6.1.3 Y-o-Y Growth Analysis        

                                       By Geographical Area

                                       By Type

                                       By Application

                                6.1.4  Market Attractiveness Analysis     

                                       By Geographical Area

                                       By Type

                                       By Application

                                6.1.5  Market Share Analysis      

                                       By Geographical Area

                                       By Type

                                       By Application

                6.2 North America                          

                                6.1.1 Introduction           

                                6.1.2 United States         

                                6.1.3 Canada     

                6.3 Europe                         

                                6.2.1 Introduction           

                                6.2.2 U.K             

                                6.2.3 Spain         

                                6.2.4 Germany 

                                6.2.5 Italy            

                                6.2.6 France       

                6.4 Asia-Pacific                 

                                6.3.1 Introduction           

                                6.3.2 China         

                                6.3.3 India          

                                6.3.4 Japan         

                                6.3.5 Australia   

                                6.3.6 South Korea           

                6.5 Latin America                             

                                6.4.1 Introduction           

                                6.4.2 Brazil          

                                6.4.3 Argentina

                                6.4.4 Mexico     

                                6.4.5 Rest of Latin America          

                6.6 Middle East & Africa                               

                                6.5.1 Introduction           

                                6.5.2 Middle-East            

                                6.5.3 Africa         

7. Strategic Analysis                                       

                7.1 PESTLE analysis                         

                                7.1.1 Political     

                                7.1.2 Economic 

                                7.1.3 Social         

                                7.1.4 Technological         

                                7.1.5 Legal          

                                7.1.6 Environmental       

                7.2 Porter’s Five analysis                              

                                7.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers        

                                7.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers    

                                7.2.3 Threat of New Entrants     

                                7.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services              

                                7.2.5 Competitive Rivalry within the Industry     

8. Market Leaders' Analysis                                        

                8.1 BASF SE                        

                                8.1.1 Overview 

                                8.1.2 Product Analysis   

                                8.1.3 Financial analysis  

                                8.1.4 Recent Developments       

                                8.1.5 SWOT analysis       

                                8.1.6 Analyst View          

                8.2 DIC Corporation                        

                8.3 Clariant AG                 

                8.4 Sudarshan Chemical Industries                          

                8.5 Huntsman Corporation                          

                8.6 Atul Ltd.                       

                8.7 Cabot Corporation                   

                8.8 E.I. Dupont De Nemours & Co                            

                8.9 Kiri Industries Ltd                     

                8.10 Kronos Worldwide Inc.                        

9. Competitive Landscape                                           

                9.1 Market share analysis                            

                9.2 Merger and Acquisition Analysis                       

                9.3 Agreements, collaborations and Joint Ventures                         

                9.4 New Product Launches                         

10. Market Outlook and Investment Opportunities                                         


                a) List of Tables                

                b) List of Figures                              

  • Global, regional and country-level analysis and forecasts of the study market; providing Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped
  • The segment-level analysis in terms of By Application, and End user Industry along with market size forecasts and estimations to detect key areas of industry growth in detail
  • Identification of key drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges (DROC) in the market and their impact on shifting market dynamics
  • Study of the effect of exogenous and endogenous factors that affect the global market; which includes broadly demographic, economics, and political, among other macro-environmental factors presented in an extensive PESTLE Analysis
  • Study the micro environment factors that determine the overall profitability of an Industry, using Porter’s five forces analysis for analysing the level of competition and business strategy development
  • A comprehensive list of key market players along with their product portfolio, current strategic interests, key financial information, legal issues, SWOT analysis and analyst overview to study and sustain the market environment
  • Competitive landscape analysis listing out the mergers, acquisitions, collaborations in the field along with new product launches, comparative financial studies and recent developments in the market by the major companies
  • An executive summary, abridging the entire report in such a way that decision-making personnel can rapidly become acquainted with background information, concise analysis and main conclusions
  • Expertly devised analyst overview along with Investment opportunities to provide both individuals and organizations a strong financial foothold in the market


  1. Global Dyes Market Market By Region, From 2020-2025 ( USD Billion )
  2. Global Dyes Market Market By Type, From 2020-2025 ( USD Billion )
  3. Global Reactive Dyes Market By Region, From 2020-2025 ( USD Billion )
  4. Global Disperse Dyes Market By Region, From 2020-2025 ( USD Billion )
  5. Global Vat Dyes Market By Region, From 2020-2025 ( USD Billion )
  6. Global Direct Dyes Market By Region, From 2020-2025 ( USD Billion )
  7. Global Acid Dyes Market By Region, From 2020-2025 ( USD Billion )
  8. Global Others Market By Region, From 2020-2025 ( USD Billion )
  9. Global Dyes Market Market By Application, From 2020-2025 ( USD Billion )
  10. Global Textile Market By Region, From 2020-2025 ( USD Billion )
  11. Global Leather Market By Region, From 2020-2025 ( USD Billion )
  12. Global Paper Market By Region, From 2020-2025 ( USD Billion )
  13. Global Painta Market By Region, From 2020-2025 ( USD Billion )
  14. Global Plastics Market By Region, From 2020-2025 ( USD Billion )
  15. Global Others Market By Region, From 2020-2025 ( USD Billion )

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