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Lactic Acid Market by Application (Biodegradable Polymer, Food & Beverage, Personal Care

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It is used in the production of PLA plastics that are mainly used in packaging products that comply with environmental norms. Polylactic acid is a thermoplastic polyester. It is derived from renewable feedstock such as sugarcane, corn starch, wheat, and tapioca roots. PLA products contain bio-based renewable constituents. The global Lactic acid and polylactic acid market has been segmented on the basis of application and region. On the basis of application, the lactic acid market has been segmented into biodegradable polymers, food & beverages, pharmaceuticals, personal care products, and others. The polylactic acid market has been segmented into packaging, agriculture, automobile, electronics, textiles, and others.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 14)

1.1 Objectives of the Study

1.2 Market Definition

1.3 Market Scope

1.3.1 Scope of the Study

1.3.2 Years Considered in the Report

1.4 Currency & Pricing

1.5 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 17)

2.1 Research Data

2.1.1 Secondary Data Key Data From Secondary Sources

2.1.2 Primary Data Key Data From Primary Sources Key Industry Insights Breakdown of Primaries, By Company Type, Designation, & Region

2.2 Market Size Estimation

2.3 Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation

2.4 Research Assumptions & Limitations

2.4.1 Assumptions

2.4.2 Limitations of the Research Study

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 30)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 35)

4.1 Attractive Opportunities in the Lactic Acid Market

4.2 Attractive Opportunities in the Poly Lactic Acid Market

4.4 Lactic Acid Market: Major Growth Regions

4.5 Poly Lactic Acid Market: Major Growth Regions

4.6 Lactic Acid Market in the Asia-Pacific Region

4.7 Poly Lactic Acid Market in the Asia-Pacific Region

4.8 Lactic Acid Market Attractiveness

4.9 Poly Lactic Acid Market Attractiveness

4.10 Life Cycle Analysis: Lactic Acid Market

4.11 Life Cycle Analysis: Poly Lactic Acid Market

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 42)

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Market Segmentation

5.2.1 Lactic Acid Market

5.2.2 Polylactic Acid (Pla) Market

5.3 Core Industry Analysis

5.3.1 Industrial Biotechnology-Based Chemicals

5.4 Lactic Acid Market Dynamics

5.4.1 Drivers Growth in the End-User Applications Increase in Demand for Lactic Acid-Based Personal Care Products

5.4.2 Restraint Volatility of Raw Material Prices

5.4.3 Opportunity Growing Application of Lactic Acid for Manufacturing of Pla

5.4.4 Challenge Infrastructural Challenges in Developing Countries

5.5 Poly Lactic Acid Market Dynamics

5.5.1 Drivers Increasing Consumer Preferences Towards Eco-Friendly Packaging Rising Crude Oil Prices

5.5.2 Restraint Price Competitiveness Against Conventional Polymers

5.5.3 Opportunity Production of Pla From Lignocellulose Feedstocks Increasing Scope of Applications in End-User Industries

5.5.4 Challenge Increasing Demand for Bio=Based Ingredients

5.6 Evolution of Lactic Acid Market

5.7 Evolution of Poly Lactic Acid Market

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 55)

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Supply Chain Analysis

6.3 Porters Five Forces Analysis: Lactic Acid Market

6.3.1 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

6.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers

6.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

6.3.4 Threat of Substitutes

6.3.5 Threat of New Entrants

6.4 Porters Five Forces Analysis: Poly Lactic Acid Market

6.4.1 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

6.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers

6.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

6.4.4 Threat of Substitutes

6.4.5 Threat of New Entrants

7 Lactic Acid Market, By Application (Page No. - 63)

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Biodegradable Polymers

7.3 Food & Beverages

7.4 Pharmaceuticals

7.5 Personal Care Products

7.6 Other Applications

8 Lactic Acid Market, By Region (Page No. - 75)

8.1 Introduction

8.2 North America

8.2.1 U.S.

8.2.2 Canada

8.2.3 Mexico

8.3 Europe

8.3.1 Germany

8.3.2 U.K.

8.3.3 France

8.3.4 Italy

8.3.5 Belgium

8.3.6 The Netherlands

8.3.7 Rest of Europe

8.4 Asia-Pacific

8.4.1 China

8.4.2 Japan

8.4.3 Australia-New Zealand

8.4.4 Thailand

8.4.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific

8.5 Rest of the World (RoW)

8.5.1 Brazil

8.5.2 Middle East

8.5.3 Other RoW Countries

9 Poly Lactic Acid Market, By Application (Page No. - 105)

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Packaging

9.2.1 Rigid Packaging

9.2.2 Compost Bags

9.2.3 Loose Fill Packaging

9.3 Agriculture

9.4 Automobiles

9.5 Electonics

9.6 Textiles

9.7 Other Applications

10 Poly Lactic Acid Market, By Region (Page No. - 121)

10.1 Introduction

10.2 North America

10.2.1 U.S.

10.2.2 Canada

10.2.3 Mexico

10.3 Europe

10.3.1 Germany

10.3.2 U.K.

10.3.3 France

10.3.4 Italy

10.3.5 Belgium

10.3.6 The Netherlands

10.3.7 Rest of Europe

10.4 Asia-Pacific

10.4.1 China

10.4.2 Japan

10.4.3 Australia-New Zealand

10.4.4 Thailand

10.4.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific

10.5 Rest of the World (RoW)

10.5.1 Brazil

10.5.2 Middle East

10.5.3 Other RoW Countries

11 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 169)

11.1 Overview

11.2 Lactic Acid and Poly Lactic Acid Market: Market Share Analysis (Developments)

11.3 Competitive Situations & Trends

11.3.1 New Product Launches

11.3.2 Expansions & Investments

11.3.3 Agreements & Contracts

11.3.4 Joint Ventures & Alliances

11.3.5 Mergers & Acquisitions

12 Company Profiles (Page No. - 178)

12.1 Introduction

12.2 BASF SE

12.3 CSM N.V.

12.4 Meredien Holdings Group, Inc.

12.5 Natureworks LLC

12.6 Henan Jindan Lactic Acid Technology Co. Ltd

12.7 The DOW Chemical Company

12.8 Synbra Technology B.V.

12.9 WEI Mon Industry Co., Ltd.

12.10 Galactic S.A.

12.11 Teijin Ltd

13 Appendix (Page No. - 214)

13.1 Recent Developments

13.1.1 New Product Launches

13.1.2 Expansions & Investments

13.1.3 Joint Ventures & Alliances

13.2 Discussion Guide

13.3 Introducing RT: Real Time Market Intelligence

13.4 Available Customizations

13.5 Related Reports

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