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Chitin and Chitosan

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Chitin and Chitosan in Metric Tons. The market for Chitin is analyzed by the following derivatives: Glucosamine, Chitosan, and Others. The market for Chitosan is analyzed by the following End-Use Applications: Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products, and Miscellaneous. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 32 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Advanced Biopolymers AS
Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH
KYTOSAN USA, LLC
Kunpoong Bio Co., Ltd.
Meron Biopolymers

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

  • Introduction to Biopolymers
  • Chitin
  • Glucosamine - A Major Derivative of Chitin
  • Chitosan

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • Current and Future Analysis
  • Chitin Derivatives
  • Chitosan Market by End-Use

2. MARKET DYANMICS

  • Biopolymers Vs. Fossil Fuels
  • Fuel Cells - A Potential Application Market
  • Renewable Chemicals: Another Potential Market
  • Glucosamine Sourced from Vegetables to Exhibit Growth
  • Chitosan - An Eco-Friendly Renewable Resource for Water Treatment
  • Nutraceuticals to Drive Growth
  • Use of Chitosan in Bioanalytical Sciences to Boom
  • Trend towards Natural Skincare Products Augurs Well for Market Growth
  • Plant Protection Applications to Boost Prospects
  • Use in Improving Crop Yields Draws Attention
  • Plant Nutrition and Chitin: Evolving Role
  • Chitosan as an Antitranspirant
  • Chitin for Plant Nutrition
  • Combating Biotic Stress: A Promising Future
  • Abiotic Stress & Chitin
  • Medical Textiles & Biological Dressings - Opportunities in Store
  • Potential Applications in Medicine to Garner Growth
  • Treatment of Tumors and Leukemia
  • Potential Substitutes in Acute Burn Wounds
  • In Preparation of Anti-inflammatory Agents
  • Aiding Bone Formation
  • Chitosan as an Analgesic
  • In Preventing Collagen Digestion by Collaganase
  • In Minimizing Adhesion Formation and Epicardial Reaction
  • Chitosan for Intestinal Delivery of Nitrofurantoin
  • Efficacy of Chitosan Post-Treatment in Calcification Prevention
  • In Treating Hypoinsulinaemia
  • Effect of Chitosan DAC in Treating Chronic Renal Problems
  • Chitin and Chitosan from FLS
  • Controlled Release of Endothelial Cell Growth Factor from Chitosan Albumin Micro Spheres for Localized Angiogenesis
  • Factors Determining Long-Term Viability of Chitin & Chitosan
  • Regulatory Concerns

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Biopolymers - An Introduction
  • Applications of Biopolymers
  • Degradation: No more a Problem with Biopolymers
  • Synthesis of Biopolymers
  • Forms of Biopolymers
  • Starch and Glucose
  • Linear Biopolymers
  • Chitin and Chitosan: Most Common form of Natural Biopolymers
  • Chitin
    • Biochemical Similarities between Chitin and Cellulose
  • Chitosan
  • Evolution of Chitin and Chitosan
  • Chitin and Chitosan: Chemical Structure
    • Physical Forms of Chitosan and its Applications
    • Production Process
  • Properties of Chitin and Chitosan
    • Chitin
    • Chitosan
  • Sources of Extraction
    • Chitin
      • One of the Nature's Most Common Organic Compound
  • Chitin Extraction
    • From Shells
    • Industrial Manufacturing Process

4. END-USE APPLICATIONS: A BROAD SPECTRUM

  • General Applications
  • Areas of Growth
  • Glucosamine - A Major Derivative of Chitin
  • Uses of Glucosamine
  • Production Process
  • Glucosamine Combats Arthritis
  • Glucosamine for Back Pain
  • Water Treatment
  • Chitin in Water Treatment
  • Chitosan in Water Treatment
  • Chitosan and Chitin in Textiles Industry
  • Cosmetics and Toiletries
  • Substitute to Chemical Formulations
  • Moisturizing Agent
  • In Hair Care Products
  • Chitosan in Cosmetics and Toiletries
    • Table 1: A Typical Moisturizing Lotion Containing Chitosan (In %) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Food & Beverages
  • Agrochemicals
  • Use of Chitin in Non-Field Horticulture and Agriculture
  • Health Care/Medical
  • Miscellaneous Applications
  • Observations Highlighting Chitin Properties

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS

  • TriStar Receives New Patent for Chitosan Technology
  • Primex to Launch LipoSan Ultra(r)
  • NanoStruck Technologies to Rename its Product Range
  • NutraGenesis Unveils Orisett
  • HKTU to Add Novel Natural Supplements to its Product Portfolio
  • WavePharma Rolls Out Chitosan-Based Delivery System
  • Marvelous Launches Osteo-Pet(r)

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • KitoZyme Joined Forces with University of Liege
  • ArcticSource1 Takes over Norwegian Chitosan
  • Entellus Medical Inks Distribution Agreement with CogENT Therapeutics
  • BASF to Divest its Marine Biopolymers Business

7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

  • Advanced Biopolymers AS (Norway)
  • Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH (Germany)
  • KYTOSAN(r) USA, LLC (US)
  • Kunpoong Bio Co., Ltd. (South Korea)
  • Meron Biopolymers (India)
  • Primex Ehf (Iceland)
  • Zhejiang Candorly Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd (China)

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table 2: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitin Derivatives by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 3: World Historic Review for Chitin Derivatives by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 4: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitin Derivatives by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Glucosamine by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 6: World Historic Review for Glucosamine by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 7: World 15-Year Perspective for Glucosamine by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitosan by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 9: World Historic Review for Chitosan by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 10: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Other Chitin Derivatives by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 12: World Historic Review for Other Chitin Derivatives by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 13: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Chitin Derivatives by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitosan Consumption by End-Use Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products and Other End-Use Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 15: World Historic Review for Chitosan Consumption by End-Use Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products and Other End-Use Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan Consumption by End-Use Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products and Other End-Use Application Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitosan Consumption in Water Treatment by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 18: World Historic Review for Chitosan Consumption in Water Treatment by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan Consumption in Water Treatment by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitosan Consumption in Cosmetics & Toiletries by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 21: World Historic Review for Chitosan Consumption in Cosmetics & Toiletries by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan Consumption in Cosmetics & Toiletries by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitosan Consumption in Food & Beverages by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 24: World Historic Review for Chitosan Consumption in Food & Beverages by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan Consumption in Food & Beverages by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 26: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitosan Consumption in Healthcare/ Medical Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 27: World Historic Review for Chitosan Consumption in Healthcare/Medical Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan Consumption in Healthcare/ Medical Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 29: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitosan Consumption in Agrochemicals by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 30: World Historic Review for Chitosan Consumption in Agrochemicals by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 31: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan Consumption in Agrochemicals by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 32: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitosan Consumption in Biotechnology Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 33: World Historic Review for Chitosan Consumption in Biotechnology Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 34: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan Consumption in Biotechnology Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 35: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitosan Consumption in Pulp & Paper by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 36: World Historic Review for Chitosan Consumption in Pulp & Paper by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 37: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan Consumption in Pulp & Paper by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 38: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitosan Consumption in Textile Finishes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 39: World Historic Review for Chitosan Consumption in Textile Finishes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 40: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan Consumption in Textile Finishes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 41: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitosan Consumption in Photography Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 42: World Historic Review for Chitosan Consumption in Photography Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 43: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan Consumption in Photography Products by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 44: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitosan Consumption in Other End-Use Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 45: World Historic Review for Chitosan Consumption in Other End-Use Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 46: World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan Consumption in Other End-Use Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
      • Chitosan Market by End-use
    • Value Sales of Glucosamine Dip during Economic Recession
    • Demand to Grow in Dietary Supplements
    • Treatment of Industrial Waste Waters - A Major Application of Chitin
    • Product Launches
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 47: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 48: US Historic Review for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 49: US 15-Year Perspective for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 50: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitosan by End-Use Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/ Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products and Other End-Use Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 51: US Historic Review for Chitosan by End-Use Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products and Other End-Use Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 52: US 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products and Other End-Use Application Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
      • Chitosan Market by End-use
    • Product Launch
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 53: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 54: Canadian Historic Review for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 55: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 56: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitosan by End-Use Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/ Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products and Other End-Use Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 57: Canadian Historic Review for Chitosan by End-Use Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products and Other End-Use Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 58: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products and Other End-Use Application Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
      • Chitosan Market by End-use
    • Biomedical Applications - Potential Growth Segment
    • Product Launch
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 59: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 60: Japanese Historic Review for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 61: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 62: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitosan by End-Use Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/ Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products and Other End-Use Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 63: Japanese Historic Review for Chitosan by End-Use Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products and Other End-Use Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 64: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products and Other End-Use Application Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
    • Current & Future Analysis
      • Chitosan Market by End-use
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 65: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 66: European Historic Review for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 67: European 15-Year Perspective for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 68: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitosan by End-Use Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/ Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products and Other End-Use Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 69: European Historic Review for Chitosan by End-Use Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products and Other End-Use Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 70: European 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products and Other End-Use Application Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
    • Focus on Select Markets
      • China - Major Market
      • Focus on Major Issues
      • Thailand
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 71: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 72: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 73: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 74: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitosan by End-Use Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/ Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products and Other End-Use Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 75: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Chitosan by End-Use Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products and Other End-Use Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 76: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products and Other End-Use Application Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. REST OF WORLD

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
      • Chitosan Market by End-use
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 77: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 78: Rest of World Historic Review for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 79: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Chitin Derivatives by Product Derivative - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Glucosamine, Chitosan and Other Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 80: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chitosan by End-Use Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products and Other End-Use Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 81: Rest of World Historic Review for Chitosan by End-Use Application - Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products and Other End-Use Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 82: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Chitosan by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products and Other End-Use Application Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
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