Global Wax Market

Global Wax Market Size, Share, Growth Analysis, By Product Type(Mineral, Synthetic), By Application(Candles, Packaging) - Industry Forecast 2022-2028


Report ID: SQMG15E2003 | Region: Global | Published Date: October, 2022 | Pages: 165

Global Wax Market Insights

Global Wax Market is valued at USD 9.78 Billion in 2021, and it is anticipated to attain a market size of USD 13.31 billion by 2028 at a CAGR of 4.5% over the forecast period (2022-2028).

Wax has been witnessing tremendoum demand from various industries because of its outstanding characteristics such as high gloss, good water repellence, and superior chemical resistance. However, the global wax market is highly fragmented owing to the strong presence of local and multinationals players that are aggressively focusing rapid expansion, product innovation, and diversification through R&D activities, mergers and acquisition, and joint venture. Moreover, most of the players are focusing on sustainable strategic planning and execution programs to increase their operational efficiency and market reach globally. 

It has been found that wax is heavily used in printing and coating formulations. Morover, it is consumed in production of printing ink coating and paint industries as the product is known to offer superior scratch as mark and scratch resistance, rub resistance, and water repellence. Wax in the coating and ink industry enables blockage, improvement efficiency in friction, anti-setting, and anti-sagging. It includes lipids and higher alkanes that are non-soluble in water but are soluble in non-polar, organic solvents. Today, the global wax market is flooded with numerous types of wax products such as mineral, natural, and synthetic wax. It is produced from petroleum-based products such as natural gas, base oil, and chemicals such as polyethylene, and plants and animals 

Market snapshot

Global Market Size

USD 9.78 Billion

Largest Segment

Mineral

Fastest Growth

Synthetic

Growth Rate

4.5% CAGR

Global Wax Market, 2021-2028 ($ Bn)
Country Share for Asia Pacific Region- 2021 (%)
Global Wax Market Size By Product Type , 2021-2028 ($ Bn)
Global Wax Market Size By Product Type , 2021-2028 (%)

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Global Wax Market Segmental Analysis

For better understanding, the global wax market is segmented as per product type, application and region. Wherein, we have further segmented product type into mineral, synthetic and natural to gain rightful insights about the market. Moving further, the application segment is further segmented into candles, packaging, plastic & rubber, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics & toiletries and others. Based on region, the global wax market is categorized into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, and MEA.

Analysis by Product Type 

By product type, the mineral wax segment was holding more than 65% of the global wax market in 2021 and is expected to maintain its market position in the years to come. Mineral waxes are pure and contain no trace of alcohol or esters and these products are extracted from coal, petroleum, lignite, and shale oil through the fractional distillation process. On the other hand, synthetic wax segment is growing at the fastest CAGR in line with increasing demand for paper & paperboard, building boards, cosmetics & personal care, adhesives, and ink and coating sectors.

Analysis by Application 

By application, the candle segment accounted for over 30% of the global wax market in 2021. According to National Candle Association, around 7 out of 10 households use candles for stress-related therapies and scented candles as home fragrance products. Apart from this, factors such as easy product availability and storng prence of different type of candles through multiple distribution channels such as décor, merchandise stores, and online platforms have aided significant demand for candles globally. Followed by candle, packaging segent is second largest contributor to the global wax market. 

Global Wax Market By Product Type , 2021(%)

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Global Wax Market Regional Insights

In 2021, the Asia Pacific emerged as the largest contributor to the global wax market by holding over 30% market share. The growth is attributed to rising per capita income, improving living standards in countries like China and India. Apart from this, Europe held the second-largest revenue share in 2021 and is attributed to the rising demand for hot melts in the adhesives and sealants industry in the region. Also, Europe is home to several multinational giants engaged in personal care such as Colgate-Palmolive, Unilever Group, Procter and Gamble Co., and L’Oréal group. These companies have well-established brand presence across European countries and that has led to their dominance in cosmetics and personal care applications in the Europe wax market.

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Global Wax Market Dynamics

Driver

  • Growing demand for aromatherapy through scented candles and their easy availability in a variety of sizes, shapes, and product range like birthday, taper, utility, teal light container to novelty candles are projected to add fuel to the wax market during the forecasted period.
  • Market growth is further supported by rising utilization of cosmetic products such as creams, lotions, sunscreens, and makeup.
  • Emerging economies in Southeast Asian countries like Indonesia and Malaysia are anticipated to reflect steady economic growth in the future. The demand for packaging and printing ink is projected to rise in the Asia Pacific region.

Restraint 

  • Fluctuating price of raw material used in the production of wax and their availability. Since petroleum is the major raw material used for production of wax producers often have to face change in their price. This further reduces their profit market and negatively affect operation.
  • Strong presence of substitutes in the major applications proves to be a key restraint for wax market growth. 

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Global Wax Market Competitive Landscape

Global wax market is fairly concentrated with a few big and medium-sized market participants accounting for a large portion of of the overall wax market revenue. Wherein, China National Petroleum Corporation, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Sasol, and Evonik Industries are holding prominent position in the global market.

Top Players Company Profiles 

  • Sinopec Corp.(China)
  • China National Petroleum Corporation (China)
  • HollyFrontier Corporation(US)
  • Bp P.L.C (UK)
  • Nippon Seiro Co., Limited (Japan)
  • Baker Hughes Company (US)
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation (US)
  • Sasol Limited (South Africa)
  • The International Group, Inc. (Canada)
  • Evonik Industries Ag (Germany)
  • BASF SE (Germany)
  • Dow Inc. (US)
  • Honeywell International Inc. (US)
  • Royal Dutch Shell Plc (UK)
  • Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Japan)

Recent Developments

  • January 2022: ExxonMobil announced to streamline its business structure by combining chemical and downstream companies and centralizing technology and engineering.
  • August 2021: Sasol Limited, one of the key players in the global wax market, entered into a distribution agreement with DKSH Management Limited (Switzerland) for marketing, distribution, and logistics for Sasol's chemicals and wax products in the European market.
  • March 2021: Turtle Wax launched Hybrid Ceramic Graphene Paste Wax in India. The new Graphene paste wax uses the brand’s patent-pending graphene technology. Turtle Wax claims that it is a blend of 10 waxes that infuse silicon dioxide ceramic and graphene.

Global Wax Key Market Trends

  • Rising disposable income, growing spending on home interior, and improving living standard of living people across the world are driving demand for coloured and scented candles to enlighten the house environment and enjoy pleasant smell.
  • Growing demand for cosmetics and industrial products containing natural raw materials such has bio-based wax. The demand is further supported by growing awareness among consumers about the ill effects chemical products might have on their health. As a result, more consumers shifting towards bio or green products and effect is also evident in global wax market. Therefore, several cosmetic and care products manufacturers have started developing bio-based products to address consumers’ needs. 
  • Rapidly exapanding cosmetics and personal care industry as everyone want to look beautiful and ehanace their appearance. The growth further boosted by rising dominane of social media and want to look beautiful on the platform mentality, especially in south Asian countries has a significant influence on the wax market

Global Wax Market SkyQuest Analysis

SkyQuest’s ABIRAW (Advanced Business Intelligence, Research & Analysis Wing) is our business information services team that collects, collates, co-relates and analyses the data collected by means of primary exploratory research backed by the robust secondary desk research.

According to our analysis, the mineral wax segment is the largest contributor to the global wax market. The segment accounted for over 65% market share and is expected to continue performing the same in the years to come. By application, the candle segment dominated the wax market by holding more than 30% in 2021. Whereas, the Asia Pacific remained the largest consumer of wax aroud global wax market due to large population base, and high demand for paints and coating in real estate and automobile industry.

Report Metric Details
Market size value in 2021 USD 9.78 Billion
Market size value in 2028 USD 13.31 billion
Growth Rate 4.5%
Base year 2021
Forecast period 2022-2028
Forecast Unit (Value) USD Billion
Segments covered
  • Product Type
    • Mineral, Synthetic, Natural
  • Application
    • Candles, Packaging, Plastic & Rubber, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Others
Regions covered North America (US, Canada), Europe (Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Rest of Europe), Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, Rest of Asia-Pacific), Latin America (Brazil, Rest of Latin America), Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC Countries, Rest of MEA)
Companies covered
  • Sinopec Corp.(China)
  • China National Petroleum Corporation (China)
  • HollyFrontier Corporation(US)
  • Bp P.L.C (UK)
  • Nippon Seiro Co., Limited (Japan)
  • Baker Hughes Company (US)
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation (US)
  • Sasol Limited (South Africa)
  • The International Group, Inc. (Canada)
  • Evonik Industries Ag (Germany)
  • BASF SE (Germany)
  • Dow Inc. (US)
  • Honeywell International Inc. (US)
  • Royal Dutch Shell Plc (UK)
  • Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Japan)
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Table Of Content

Executive Summary

Market overview

  • Exhibit: Executive Summary – Chart on Market Overview
  • Exhibit: Executive Summary – Data Table on Market Overview
  • Exhibit: Executive Summary – Chart on Global Wax Market Characteristics
  • Exhibit: Executive Summary – Chart on Market by Geography
  • Exhibit: Executive Summary – Chart on Market Segmentation
  • Exhibit: Executive Summary – Chart on Incremental Growth
  • Exhibit: Executive Summary – Data Table on Incremental Growth
  • Exhibit: Executive Summary – Chart on Vendor Market Positioning

Parent Market Analysis

Market overview

Market size

  • Market Dynamics
    • Exhibit: Impact analysis of DROC, 2021
      • Drivers
      • Opportunities
      • Restraints
      • Challenges
  • SWOT Analysis

KEY MARKET INSIGHTS

  • Technology Analysis
    • (Exhibit: Data Table: Name of technology and details)
  • Pricing Analysis
    • (Exhibit: Data Table: Name of technology and pricing details)
  • Supply Chain Analysis
    • (Exhibit: Detailed Supply Chain Presentation)
  • Value Chain Analysis
    • (Exhibit: Detailed Value Chain Presentation)
  • Ecosystem Of the Market
    • Exhibit: Parent Market Ecosystem Market Analysis
    • Exhibit: Market Characteristics of Parent Market
  • IP Analysis
    • (Exhibit: Data Table: Name of product/technology, patents filed, inventor/company name, acquiring firm)
  • Trade Analysis
    • (Exhibit: Data Table: Import and Export data details)
  • Startup Analysis
    • (Exhibit: Data Table: Emerging startups details)
  • Raw Material Analysis
    • (Exhibit: Data Table: Mapping of key raw materials)
  • Innovation Matrix
    • (Exhibit: Positioning Matrix: Mapping of new and existing technologies)
  • Pipeline product Analysis
    • (Exhibit: Data Table: Name of companies and pipeline products, regional mapping)
  • Macroeconomic Indicators

COVID IMPACT

  • Introduction
  • Impact On Economy—scenario Assessment
    • Exhibit: Data on GDP - Year-over-year growth 2016-2022 (%)
  • Revised Market Size
    • Exhibit: Data Table on Global Wax Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
  • Impact Of COVID On Key Segments
    • Exhibit: Data Table on Segment Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
  • COVID Strategies By Company
    • Exhibit: Analysis on key strategies adopted by companies

MARKET DYNAMICS & OUTLOOK

  • Market Dynamics
    • Exhibit: Impact analysis of DROC, 2021
      • Drivers
      • Opportunities
      • Restraints
      • Challenges
  • Regulatory Landscape
    • Exhibit: Data Table on regulation from different region
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Porters Analysis
    • Competitive rivalry
      • Exhibit: Competitive rivalry Impact of key factors, 2021
    • Threat of substitute products
      • Exhibit: Threat of Substitute Products Impact of key factors, 2021
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Exhibit: buyers bargaining power Impact of key factors, 2021
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Exhibit: Threat of new entrants Impact of key factors, 2021
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Exhibit: Threat of suppliers bargaining power Impact of key factors, 2021
  • Skyquest special insights on future disruptions
    • Political Impact
    • Economic impact
    • Social Impact
    • Technical Impact
    • Environmental Impact
    • Legal Impact

Market Size by Region

  • Chart on Market share by geography 2021-2027 (%)
  • Data Table on Market share by geography 2021-2027(%)
  • North America
    • Chart on Market share by country 2021-2027 (%)
    • Data Table on Market share by country 2021-2027(%)
    • USA
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • Canada
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
  • Europe
    • Chart on Market share by country 2021-2027 (%)
    • Data Table on Market share by country 2021-2027(%)
    • Germany
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • Spain
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • France
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • UK
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • Rest of Europe
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
  • Asia Pacific
    • Chart on Market share by country 2021-2027 (%)
    • Data Table on Market share by country 2021-2027(%)
    • China
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • India
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • Japan
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • South Korea
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
  • Latin America
    • Chart on Market share by country 2021-2027 (%)
    • Data Table on Market share by country 2021-2027(%)
    • Brazil
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • Rest of South America
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
    • Chart on Market share by country 2021-2027 (%)
    • Data Table on Market share by country 2021-2027(%)
    • GCC Countries
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • South Africa
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)
    • Rest of MEA
      • Exhibit: Chart on Market share 2021-2027 (%)
      • Exhibit: Market size and forecast 2021-2027 ($ million)

KEY COMPANY PROFILES

  • Competitive Landscape
    • Total number of companies covered
      • Exhibit: companies covered in the report, 2021
    • Top companies market positioning
      • Exhibit: company positioning matrix, 2021
    • Top companies market Share
      • Exhibit: Pie chart analysis on company market share, 2021(%)

Methodology

For the Global Wax Market, our research methodology involved a mixture of primary and secondary data sources. Key steps involved in the research process are listed below:

1. Information Procurement: This stage involved the procurement of Market data or related information via primary and secondary sources. The various secondary sources used included various company websites, annual reports, trade databases, and paid databases such as Hoover's, Bloomberg Business, Factiva, and Avention. Our team did 45 primary interactions Globally which included several stakeholders such as manufacturers, customers, key opinion leaders, etc. Overall, information procurement was one of the most extensive stages in our research process.

2. Information Analysis: This step involved triangulation of data through bottom-up and top-down approaches to estimate and validate the total size and future estimate of the Global Wax Market.

3. Report Formulation: The final step entailed the placement of data points in appropriate Market spaces in an attempt to deduce viable conclusions.

4. Validation & Publishing: Validation is the most important step in the process. Validation & re-validation via an intricately designed process helped us finalize data points to be used for final calculations. The final Market estimates and forecasts were then aligned and sent to our panel of industry experts for validation of data. Once the validation was done the report was sent to our Quality Assurance team to ensure adherence to style guides, consistency & design.

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Global Wax Market is valued at USD 9.78 Billion in 2021, and it is anticipated to attain a market size of USD 13.31 billion by 2028 at a CAGR of 4.5% over the forecast period (2022-2028).

Global wax market is fairly concentrated with a few big and medium-sized market participants accounting for a large portion of of the overall wax market revenue. Wherein, China National Petroleum Corporation, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Sasol, and Evonik Industries are holding prominent position in the global market.'Sinopec Corp.(China)','China National Petroleum Corporation (China)','HollyFrontier Corporation(US)','Bp P.L.C (UK)','Nippon Seiro Co., Limited (Japan)','Baker Hughes Company (US)','Exxon Mobil Corporation (US)','Sasol Limited (South Africa)','The International Group, Inc. (Canada)','Evonik Industries Ag (Germany)','BASF SE (Germany)','Dow Inc. (US)','Honeywell International Inc. (US)','Royal Dutch Shell Plc (UK)','Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Japan)'

Growing demand for aromatherapy through scented candles and their easy availability in a variety of sizes, shapes, and product range like birthday, taper, utility, teal light container to novelty candles are projected to add fuel to the wax market during the forecasted period.

Rising disposable income, growing spending on home interior, and improving living standard of living people across the world are driving demand for coloured and scented candles to enlighten the house environment and enjoy pleasant smell.

In 2021, the Asia Pacific emerged as the largest contributor to the global wax market by holding over 30% market share. The growth is attributed to rising per capita income, improving living standards in countries like China and India. Apart from this, Europe held the second-largest revenue share in 2021 and is attributed to the rising demand for hot melts in the adhesives and sealants industry in the region. Also, Europe is home to several multinational giants engaged in personal care such as Colgate-Palmolive, Unilever Group, Procter and Gamble Co., and L’Oréal group. These companies have well-established brand presence across European countries and that has led to their dominance in cosmetics and personal care applications in the Europe wax market.

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