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Super-Absorbent Polymers

Product Description

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Super-Absorbent Polymers in Thousand Metric Tons by the following End-Use Segments: Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products, and Miscellaneous. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 14 companies including many key and niche players such as BASF SE, Evonik Degussa GmbH, Evonik Stockhausen, Inc., LG Chem Ltd., Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd., Sanyo Chemical Industries, Ltd, San-Dia Polymers, Ltd., and Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations

Disclaimers

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level

  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics

Product Definitions and Scope of Study

  • Disposable Diapers
  • Adult Incontinence Pads
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Others

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW

  • Emerging Markets to Fuel Growth
  • Current & Future Analysis
  • Analysis by Geographic Region
    • Table 1: World Market for Super-Absorbent Polymers by Geographic Region/Country (2010-2018) - Ranked by Compounded Annual Growth Rate of Volume Sales for Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, Europe, Canada, US and Japan (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Analysis by End-Use Segment
    • Table 2: World Market for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-use Segment (2010-2018) - Ranked by Growth Rate of Volume Sales for Feminine Hygiene Products, Adult Incontinence Pads, Others and Disposable Diapers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Bio-Based Super-Absorbent Polymers Boost SAP Market
  • Manufacturers Rummaging through Various Options to Produce Eco-Friendly SAPs
  • SNAP: the New Generation SAP
  • Production Disruptions Affect Global SAP Supply in the Wake of Recession
  • Price - The Influencing Factor
  • Production Capacity of SAP
    • Table 3: Global SAP Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Capacity Expansion: Order of the Day
    • Table 4: SAP Capacity Expansions Underway (2012-2014)
  • Chemical Tank Explosion at Nippon Shokubai's Himeji Plant Disrupts Global Diaper Supply
  • Leading SAP Producers
    • Table 5: Global SAP Market (2011): Production Capacity of Leading Producers (In '000 Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 6: Leading SAP Manufacturers Worldwide (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity for Nippon Shokubai, Evonik Degussa, BASF, San-Dia Polymers, Sumitomo Seika Chemicals, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Introduction
  • SAP Characteristics
  • Acrylic Acid: A Widely Used Raw Material for Super-Absorbent Polymers
  • Evolution of Super-Absorbent Polymers
  • Synthetic & Natural Super-Absorbent Polymers
  • Types of Super-Absorbent Polymers
  • Sodium Polyacrylate
  • Gro-Creatures
  • Polyacrylamide Crystals & Polyacrylamide Plant Spikes
  • Manufacturing Process of SAP
  • How SAP Works?

3. END-USE MARKETS - AN OVERVIEW

  • SAP Quality Determines End-Use Application
  • SAP Content in Select Products - At a Glance
  • Disposable Diapers
    • Table 7: World Birth Rates (2010 & 2015): Number of Births and Birthrates in Developed and Developing Countries
    • Table 8: World Market for Super-Absorbent Polymers in Disposable Diapers by Geographic Region/Country (2010-2018) - Ranked by Growth Rate of Volume Sales for Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, Europe, Canada, US and Japan (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Diapers & SAP - At a Glance
  • Increased Usage of SAP in Diapers
  • Method of Inserting SAP into Diapers
  • Leading Diaper Manufacturers - Major Consumers of SAP
  • SAP Reduces Diaper Weight & Carbon Footprint
    • Table 9: Composition of Diaper (1985 & 2008) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Weight by Components (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Issues Related to SAP Usage in Diapers
  • Adult Incontinence Pads
  • Adult Incontinence
    • Table 10: World Demographic Trends (2010 & 2020): Adult Population (+65 Years) as a Share of Total World Population for Developed and Developing Regions
  • Adult Incontinence Products Market - A Glance
    • Table 11: World Market for Super-Absorbent Polymers in Adult Incontinence Pads by Geographic Region/Country (2010-2018) - Ranked by Growth Rate of Volume Sales for Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, Europe, Canada, US and Japan (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Innovations in Adult Incontinence Products Market
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Feminine Hygiene Market - An Overview
    • Table 12: World Market for Super-Absorbent Polymers in Feminine Hygiene Products by Geographic Region/Country (2010-2018)- Ranked by Growth Rate of Volume Sales for Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, Europe, Canada, Japan and US (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Sanitary Pads
  • Key Driving Factors
    • New Super-Absorbent Concept
    • Thinner Napkins - A Key Driver
  • Technical Super-Absorbents
  • Market Overview
    • Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Technical Super-Absorbents by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 14: World Historic Review for Technical Super-Absorbents by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 15: World Market for Technical Super- Absorbents by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Global Technical Super-Absorbents Market by End-Use Segment
    • Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Technical Super - Absorbents by End-Use Segment - Agriculture, Cable Wrap, Packaging, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 17: World Historic Review for Technical Super -Absorbents by End-Use Segment - Agriculture, Cable Wrap, Packaging, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 18: World Market for Technical Super- Absorbents by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Agriculture, Cable Wrap, Packaging, and Other Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • End-use Applications of Technical Super-absorbents
  • Cable Wrap
  • Packaging
  • Agriculture
  • Residual Flood Water Removal
  • Firefighting
  • Medical Waste Handling
  • Medical Industry
  • Other Applications

4. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS

  • Exotech Bio Solutions Develops Economical and Greener SAP
  • ZappaTec Introduces New Absorbent Polymers for Medical Liquid Waste Disposal
  • Fuzhou University Introduces New Method for SAP Production
  • Derma Sciences Introduces XTRASORB(tm) Super Absorbent Dressing
  • Cim-Tek(r) Develops Tank Dryer for Fuel-Storage Tanks

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • BASF-YPC Commences Construction of New SAP Plant in China
  • NSC to Expand SAP Production Capacity in China
  • NSI to Build Two New Plants in Indonesia
  • Saudi Acrylic Acid and German EVONIK Sign Heads of Agreement Basics
  • Nippon Shokubai Builds New SAP Facility in Japan
  • Sumitomo Seika New Production Facility at Himeji Works
  • NA Industries Relocates SAP Production from Chattanooga to Huston
  • Global Technologies Group Inks Agreement with M2 Polymer Technologies
  • Sumitomo Seika Takes Over Arkema's SAP Business
  • American Soil Technologies and Green Hippo Form a Joint Venture
  • BASF-YPC Commence Expansion of Nanjing Facility
  • Shurtape Technologies and Inspired Technologies Sign Licensing Agreement
  • LG Chem Takes Over SAP Facility from Kolon Industries

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

  • BASF SE (Germany)
  • Evonik Degussa GmbH (Germany)
  • Evonik Stockhausen, Inc. (US)
  • LG Chem Ltd. (Korea)
  • Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. (Japan)
  • Sanyo Chemical Industries, Ltd (Japan)
  • San-Dia Polymers, Ltd. (Japan)
  • Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Company Limited (Japan)

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Super-Absorbent Polymers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 20: World Historic Review for Super- Absorbent Polymers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 21: World 15-Year Perspective for Super- Absorbent Polymers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Worldwide Super - Absorbent Polymer Market by End Use Segment
    • Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Super-Absorbent Polymers in Disposable Diapers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 23: World Historic Review for Super-Absorbent Polymers in Disposable Diapers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 24: World 15-Year Perspective for Super- Absorbent Polymers in Disposable Diapers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Super-Absorbent Polymers in Adult Incontinence Pads by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 26: World Historic Review for Super-Absorbent Polymers in Adult Incontinence Pads by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 27: World 15-Year Perspective for Super- Absorbent Polymers in Adult Incontinence Pads by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 28: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Super-Absorbent Polymers in Feminine Hygiene Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 29: World Historic Review for Super-Absorbent Polymers in Feminine Hygiene Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 30: World 15-Year Perspective for Super- Absorbent Polymers in Feminine Hygiene Products by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 31: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Super-Absorbent Polymers in Other Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 32: World Historic Review for Super-Absorbent Polymers in Other Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 33: World 15-Year Perspective for Super- Absorbent Polymers in Other Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • SAP Supply Shortage Hits North America
    • Production Capacity of Leading Players
    • Table 34: US Super-Absorbent Polymers Market (2011): Production Capacity in Thousand Tons for Evonik, BASF, and Nippon Shokubai (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Product Developments/Launches
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Evonik Stockhausen, Inc. - A Key Regional Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 35: US Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 36: US Historic Review for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 37: US 15-Year Perspective for Super- Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets for 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 38: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 39: Canadian Historic Review for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 40: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets for 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Table 41: Adult Population (+65 Years) in Japan (2000-2020) (In Millions) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Overview
    • Table 42: SAP Market in Japan (2010): Production Capacities in Thousand Tons for Nippon Shokubai, San-Dia Polymers, and Sumitomo Seika Chemicals (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 43: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 44: Japanese Historic Review for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 45: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets for 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • EU Faces SAP Supply Shortage
    • Growth Propellers
    • Leading Players
    • Table 46: European Super-Absorbent Polymer Market (2011): Production Capacities in Thousand Tons for Evonik, BASF, Nippon Shokubai, and Sumitomo Seika Chemicals (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 47: European Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Super-Absorbent Polymers by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 48: European Historic Review for Super-Absorbent Polymers by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 49: European 15-Year Perspective for Super-Absorbent Polymers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 50: European Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 51: European Historic Review for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 52: European 15-Year Perspective for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets for 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4a. FRANCE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • SNF Floerger- a Key Regional Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 53: French Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 54: French Historic Review for Super- Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 55: French 15-Year Perspective for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products, and Others Markets for 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4b. GERMANY

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 56: German Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 57: German Historic Review for Super- Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 58: German 15-Year Perspective for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products, and Others Markets for 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4c. ITALY

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 59: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 60: Italian Historic Review for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 61: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products, and Others Markets for 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 62: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 63: UK Historic Review for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 64: UK 15-Year Perspective for Super- Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products, and Others Markets for 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4e. SPAIN

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 65: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 66: Spanish Historic Review for Super- Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 67: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products, and Others Markets for 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4f. RUSSIA

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 68: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 69: Russian Historic Review for Super- Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 70: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products, and Others Markets for 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4g. REST OF EUROPE

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 71: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 72: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 73: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products, and Others Markets for 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Overview
    • China - A Key Asian Market for SAP
      • Supply Surpasses SAP Demand
      • Demand by End-use
    • Table 74: Chinese SAP Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Consumption by Segment for Disposable Diapers, Feminine Hygiene Products, and Adult Incontinence Pads (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • SAP Companies Set-on Capacity Expansion Spree
    • Table 75: SAP Market in China (2010): Production Capacities in Thousand Tons for Nippon Shokubai, San-Dia Polymers, and Taiwan Plastics (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • India
      • Oil and Petrochemicals Foray into SAP Production
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • LG Chem Ltd. (Korea)- A Key Regional Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 76: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 77: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 78: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products, and Others Markets for 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. THE MIDDLE EAST

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Product Developments/Launches
    • Strategic Corporate Development
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 79: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 80: Middle East Historic Review for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 81: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products, and Others Markets for 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. LATIN AMERICA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Rising Consumption of SAP
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 82: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 83: Latin American Historic Review for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 84: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Super-Absorbent Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Disposable Diapers, Adult Incontinence Pads, Feminine Hygiene Products, and Others Markets for 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
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