The global fluorosurfactants
market, valued at $ 382.6 million in 2015, is projected to reach $ 667.4 million by 2021, at a CAGR of 9.8 percent, according to the latest report of Markets and Markets.
The market will be driven by the better performance of fluorosurfactants
in various application areas, such as paints
and specialty detergents as compared to other surfactants, and the increasing demand for less toxic, short-chain fluorosurfactants
due to stringent environmental regulations.
The Asia-Pacific region is expected to be the largest market for fluorosurfactants
during 2016 to 2021. In 2015, North America was estimated to be the largest market for fluorosurfactants, in terms of volume. However, Asia-Pacific is projected to outgrow North America and Europe to become the largest market for fluorosurfactants
during the forecast period. The shift of the fluorosurfactants
market towards emerging economies owing to stringent regulations on emissions in developing economies is driving the Asia-Pacific fluorosurfactants