Organic Dispersants Market

Analysis by Product Type (Oligomer, and Polymer); by Application (Decorative, Can & Coil Coatings, Detergents, Pulp & Paper, Industrial Maintenance, Furniture & Flooring, Marine Coatings, Printing & Packaging, and Others); and by End-user (Construction, Automotive, Paper, Oil & Gas, Agriculture, Pharmaceutical, and Others) – Global Supply & Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2022-2031

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Report ID: 4196 | Published On: Feb 14, 2023
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Major Macro-Economic Indicators Impacting the Market Growth

Organic Dispersants Market Regional Growth

The chemical industry is a major component of the economy. According to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, in 2020, for the U.S., the value added by chemical products as a percentage of GDP was around 1.9%. Additionally, according to the World Bank, the Chemical industry in the U.S. accounted for 16.43% of manufacturing value-added in 2018. With the growing demand from end-users, the market for chemical products is expected to grow in the future. According to UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme), the sales of chemicals are projected to almost double from 2017 to 2030. In the current scenario, Asia Pacific is the largest chemical producing and consuming region. China has the world’s largest chemical industry, which accounted for annual sales of approximately more than USD 1.5 trillion, or about more than one-third of global sales, in recent years. Additionally, a vast consumer base and favorable government policies have boosted investment in China’s chemical industry. The easy availability of low-cost raw materials & labor, as well as government subsidies and relaxed environmental norms, have served as a production base for key vendors globally. On the other hand, according to the FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry), the chemical industry in India was valued at 163 billion in 2019 and it contributed 3.4% to the global chemical industry. It ranks 6th in global chemical production. This statistic shows the lucrative opportunity for investment in businesses in Asia Pacific countries in the upcoming years.

Organic Dispersants Market Size Share Forecast
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Global Organic Dispersants Market: Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growth Drivers

  • Extensive Use in Automotive Industry – Dispersants are added to lubricating oils in engines to prevent the buildup of sludge and varnish on cylinder walls, keeping them clean. This demand is anticipated to improve the organic dispersants’ market share. China’s domestic production of vehicles is expected to reach around 35 million by the year 2025. In 2020, it sold over 25 million vehicles.

  • Treatment of Oil Spills -  In an oil spill, dispersants break down petroleum into smaller droplets and help to clear the oil from the water's surface. As per the International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF), approximately 10,000 tons of oil was spilled in 2021, far more than in 2020.  

  • Increasing Use in Paper Industry - The growing demand for good quality, cost-effective paper in developing countries such as China and India are predicted to drive the market for organic dispersants. As per latest studies, India alone manufactures more than 12 million tons of paper, contributing to around ~3% share of the world’s paper production.

  • Growing Demand in Oil & Gas Production –Crude Oil production worldwide was around 4141 MT in the year 2020, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), and is expected to increase post-pandemic, driving the market growth of organic dispersants. 

  • Rising Use in Agriculture- Organic dispersants increase the efficiency of biocides used in agriculture. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, around 4.2 million tons of pesticides were used worldwide in the year 2019.


  • Fluctuation in the Prices of Raw Materials
  • Stringent Government Regulations Imposed in Some Developed Countries
  • Slower Pace of Innovation in Developing Countries

The global organic dispersants market is segmented and analyzed for demand and supply on the basis of product type into oligomer and polymer organic dispersants. Out of these, the oligomer sub-segment is projected to grow at a higher CAGR during the forecast period, owing to its utility in many industries, such as, the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries. As per the latest report, the global cosmetics industry earned over USD 370 billion. Growth of the cosmetic industry is expected to boost the market growth.

Global Organic Dispersants Market Regional Synopsis

Regionally, the global organic dispersants market is studied into five major regions including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa region. Amongst these markets, the market in the Asia Pacific is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2031 on the back of growing demand for energy and automobiles in the region. The developing infrastructure due to rapid urbanization and industrialization is expected to multiply the market share in the region. For instance, the value of the construction industry in India is estimated to reach to about USD 1.4 trillion by 2025. On the other hand, the market in the North America region is anticipated to garner a significant share over the forecast period, owing to the growing investment in oil drilling activities.

Organic Dispersants Market Share 2031

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The global organic dispersants market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:

  • North America (U.S. & Canada) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg, NORDIC (Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark), Ireland, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe), Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman), North Africa, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook

Market Segmentation

Our in-depth analysis of the global organic dispersants market includes the following segments:

By Product Type

  • Oligomer
  • Polymer

By Application

  • Decorative
  • Can & Coil Coatings
  • Detergents
  • Pulp & Paper
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Furniture & Flooring
  • Marine Coatings
  • Printing & Packaging
  • Others

By End-user

  • Construction
  • Automotive
  • Paper
  • Oil & Gas
  • Agriculture
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Others

Organic Dispersants Market Overview 2031
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Top Featured Companies Dominating the Global Organic Dispersants Market

    • Clariant Ltd.
      • Company Overview
      • Business Strategy
      • Key Product Offerings
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Performance Indicators
      • Risk Analysis
      • Recent Development
      • Regional Presence
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Harmony Additive Pvt. Ltd.
    • Ferro Corporation
    • BASF SE
    • Arkema Group
    • Ashland Inc.
    • Evonik Industries AG
    • The Lubrizol Corporation
    • Dow Chemical Company
    • DCL Corporation

In The News

  • April 2022: IBSRELA the first and only NHE3 inhibitor for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) in adults, has been made available by the biopharmaceutical company Ardelyx. The first Ardelyx product to receive approval from the US Food and Drug Administration is IBSRELA.
  • March 2022: Indegene a provider of technology-driven healthcare solutions, & meta Me Health, a maker of Regulora and a Prescription Digital Therapeutics (PDT) business, teamed up to offer Regulora as a remedy for irritable bowel syndrome-related stomach pain (IBS).

Global Economic Impact

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Despite Inflation & Fearing Recession, Businesses Across the Globe Expected to Do Better in 2023:

In 2023, market players might incur losses due to huge gap in currency translation followed by contracting revenues, shrinking profit margins & cost pressure on logistics and supply chain.
Controlling Inflation has become the first priority for global economies from last quarter of 2022 and to be followed in 2023. With skewed economic situations, rise in interest rate by governments to control spending and inflation, spiked oil and gas prices, high inflation, geo-political issues including U.S. & China trade war, Russia-Ukraine conflict to intensify the global economic issues.
The interest rates in the U.S. may be less sensitive in 2023 as compared to 2022; sigh of relief for businesses. Positive business sentiments, healthy business balance sheets, growth in construction spending (private construction value in 2022 stood at $1,429.2 billion, 11.7 percent (±1.0 percent) above the $1,279.5 billion spent in 2021, Residential construction in 2022 was $899.1 billion, up by 13.3 percent (±2.1 percent) from $793.7 billion in 2021, non-residential construction touched $530.1 billion, 9.1 percent (±1.0 percent) above the $485.8 billion in 2021.) showcases minimal impact of recession in the country.
Similarly, spiked spending in the European and major Asia economics including, India, China & Japan to showcase less impact on the global demand.

Key Questions Answered in the Report

1) What are the major factors driving the growth of the organic dispersants market?

Ans: Growing demand for organic dispersants in industries like construction, oil & gas, agriculture, and automotive, and its use in the treatment of oil spills are some of the driving factors.

2) What would be the CAGR of organic dispersants market over the forecast period?

Ans: The market is anticipated to attain a CAGR of ~5% over the forecast period, i.e., 2022 – 2031.

3) What are the challenges affecting the organic dispersants market growth?

Ans: Fluctuation in prices of raw materials, stringent government regulations in some developed countries, and slower pace of innovation in developing countries are some of the challenges affecting market growth.

4) Which region will provide more business opportunities for growth of organic dispersants market in future?

Ans: The market in Asia Pacific is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2031 and provide more business opportunities in the future.

5) Who are the major players dominating the organic dispersants market?

Ans: The major players in the market are Clariant Ltd., Harmony Additive Pvt. Ltd., Ferro Corporation, BASF SE, Arkema, Ashland Inc., Evonik Industries AG, The Lubrizol Corporation, and others.

6) How are the company profiles selected?

Ans: The company profiles are selected based on the revenues generated from the product segment, geographical presence of the company which determine the revenue generating capacity as well as the new products being launched into the market by the company.

7) What are the segments in the organic dispersants market?

Ans: The market is segmented by product type, application, end-user, and by region.

8) Which segment captures the largest market size in product type segment in the organic dispersants market?

Ans: The oligomer organic dispersants sub-segment is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2031 and display significant growth opportunities.

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