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Global 3-Hydroxypropionic Acid Market, By Form (Liquid, Powder), By End-Use Industry (Construction, Adhesives & Sealants, Paints & Coatings, Others) – Competitive Landscape & Growth Potential Analysis, 2021-2031

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3-hydroxypropionic acid is a biodegradable polymer polyester made by managing elements of ring-opening polymerization and commercial availability. Because it is made from natural resources, the product is called bio-renewable. 3-hydroxypropionic acid is used to make acrylates, which are widely used in paints, adhesives, coatings, fabrics, and other items.

The demand for bio-based products as an alternative to synthetic chemical products has increased as a result of the depletion of petroleum reserves and the worsening of the environment, which will drive the 3-hydroxypropionic acid market.


Over the projected period, the 3-hydroxypropionic acid market will be driven by rising demand for acrylates from end-use sectors such as paints and coatings, textiles, and adhesives. Acrylates are widely used in the production of adhesives, paints, and different water-based emulsions. The need for adhesives is likely to rise as building and construction applications expand. Furthermore, demand is likely to increase as the demand for environmentally friendly adhesives grows. Increased construction activity in Eastern Europe, as well as some parts of the Asia Pacific region, will drive up demand for acrylates, which will drive up demand for 3-hydroxypropionic acid throughout the projection period. Furthermore, bio-based polymers are in high demand because they are fully environmentally benign. This will also contribute to the growth of the 3-hydroxypropionic acid market throughout the forecast period.

Due to decreasing consumption in some developing nations in Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, and Europe, the global 3-hydroxypropionic acid market is predicted to slow. For the production of acrylates, several producers in the polymer manufacturing industry rely heavily on synthetic polymers. Some of the primary factors limiting the growth of the 3-hydroxypropionic acid market over the forecast period include lower adoption rates and a shortage of production capacity.

Furthermore, due to a scarcity of appropriate resources, the price of 3-hydroxypropionic acid has increased. Currently, the typical price per 10 gm ranges from US$ 110 to US$ 130. Because synthetic polymers are less expensive than biopolymers, high product prices will force acrylate makers to use synthetic polymers.


The global 3-hydroxypropionic acid market is divided into two types: liquid and powder. Due to increased consumption in the synthesis of acrylates for various adhesives such as bio-adhesives, wood adhesives, and other applications, powder-based 3-hydroxypropionic acid is predicted to have the largest market share.


The Asia Pacific 3-hydroxypropionic acid market, led by China, is predicted to have the largest market share in the global market. The existence of a large number of manufacturers, together with increased trade operations from China, will considerably contribute to the Asia Pacific region's dominant market share.

Due to increased construction activity in Eastern Europe, the Europe 3-hydroxypropionic acid market is predicted to develop at a significant CAGR over the forecast period. Furthermore, the established economies of Europe, such as Germany and France, have a considerable number of paints and coatings firms.


Due to the presence of only a few companies, the worldwide market is extremely consolidated. Hangzhou Dayang Chemical, ShanDong Fine Chemical, Shanxi Jinjin Chemical Co., Ltd., Apollo Scientific, 3B Scientific Corporation, and Xiamen Hisunny Chemical are among the manufacturers, as are a number of other small and medium-sized businesses.

In the Asia Pacific area, the producers in this industry are largely concentrated. As a result, countries like China are boosting their trading activity at a rapid pace. According to certain assessments, the vast majority of the global volume traded is in extremely small quantities, primarily for research or laboratory studies.

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