Global Third-Party Chemical Distribution Market Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2022-2030

Market Analysis and Insights: Global Third-Party Chemical Distribution Market
The chemical distribution process involves the sale, logistics and transportation of chemicals.Chemical distributors provide customers with value-added services such as blending, blending, packaging, formulation, inventory management and waste removal.Third-party chemical distributors are worldwide.In this report, we analyzed 23 suppliers, including Univar, Brenntag, HELM, Nexeo Solutions, IMCD, Azelis, Biesterfeld, ICC Chemical, Jebsen&Jessen, Stockmeier Chemie, Hydrite, Barentz International, Petrochem Middle East, Protea Chemical,Reda Chemicals, Solvochem Holland, Obegi Chemicals, Manuchar, Ai nahda international Chemical, Sinochem Plastics, Connell Brothers, Chemstation Asia and Redox, etc.All of these dealers are important suppliers to the industry.In 2018, the 23 companies' combined sales revenue was $51.8 billion, accounting for 23 percent of total global sales revenue.The industry has low market concentration.Asia Pacific, North America and Europe are three important regions with great market potential.According to our research, asia-pacific is the largest sales region outside China, with sales revenue of $65.9 billion in 2018, or 28%.Europe is the second largest sales region.Sales in Europe rose from $53.2 billion in 2014 to $58.9 billion in 2018, with an average growth rate of 2%.Global third-party chemical distribution revenues grew from $191.1bn in 2014 to $229.4 billion in 2018, a compound annual growth rate of 3%.The most important reason is the benefits and cost reduction brought by the global third-party distribution to the enterprises. In 2017-2018, the chemical prices started to rise, so the third-party chemical distribution enterprises have more profit space.In the future, we expect global revenues to increase.By 2025, the market will reach $335.5 billion.The world's top five chemical distribution companies control less than 16 per cent of the global market.Many manufacturers find it difficult to develop effective sales models for small customers.In particular, manufacturers are finding it difficult to provide the sales, customer service and technical support needed to support these small customers.Small customers consume 20 to 40 per cent of the chemicals ($bb0.25 million in annual sales).Chemical distribution companies increasingly see their marketing, sales and distribution functions as a source of competitive advantage in servicing this segment of the market.Companies that have highly complex relationships with a large number of distributors require significant resources to manage and result in duplication of effort and resources.Manufacturers may seek to reduce the number of distributors they use and establish strategic partnerships with distributors who can invest in market development and information exchange.This will be the main trend in the future.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the global Third-Party Chemical Distribution market size is estimated to be worth US$ 288780 million in 2022 and is forecast to a readjusted size of US$ 393680 million by 2028 with a CAGR of 5.3% during the review period. Fully considering the economic change by this health crisis, Phamaceutical accounting for % of the Third-Party Chemical Distribution global market in 2021, is projected to value US$ million by 2028, growing at a revised % CAGR in the post-COVID-19 period. While End User segment is altered to an % CAGR throughout this forecast period.

Global Third-Party Chemical Distribution key players include Brenntag, Univar, HELM, IMCD, etc. Global top four manufacturers hold a share about 15%.

China is the largest market, with a share about 30%, followed by Europe, and North America, both have a share over 40 percent.

In terms of product, Coating Chemicals is the largest segment, with a share over 10%. And in terms of application, the largest application is Secondary Dealer, followed by End User.

Market Segments

The authors of this research report have explored the key segments: Type and Application. The report offers an in-depth breakdown of type and application segments and their sub-segments. The lucrativeness and growth potential have been looked into by the industry experts in this report. This section of the report also provides sales and revenue forecast data by type and application segments based on sales, price, and revenue for the period 2017-2028. The specialists, to broaden the understanding of the users, have done value chain and raw material analysis in this section.

Segment by Type


Agricutural Chemicals

Personal Care

Costing Chemical


Food Additive


Segment by Application

End User

Secondary Distributors

Consequence of Covid-19 Pandemic

The authors of this study have enlightened the readers on the rise and effect of the Covid-19 outbreak on the development. They have investigated the changes brought about in the demand/supply side, consumption, supply chain, and sales/manufacturing. The readers will get familiar with the measures that have helped the key players to bring the Third-Party Chemical Distribution market back to the pre-covid levels.

Trends & Prospects

In this segment of the report, the specialists have delved into the key growth opportunities that are likely to emerge. This will aid the key players to simplify complex issues related to business and frame future strategies to compete in this competitive environment. This section will certainly assist the players to boldly position their business.

By Region

North America












South Korea



China Taiwan




Latin America




Middle East & Africa


Saudi Arabia


Competitive Outlook

In this section of the report, the researchers have done a comprehensive analysis of the prominent players operating and the strategies they are focusing on to combat the intense competition. Company profiles and share analysis of the prominent players are also provided in this section. They have also provided reliable sales and revenue data of the manufacturers for the period 2017-2022. With the assistance of this report, key players, stakeholders, and other participants will be able to stay abreast of the recent and upcoming developments in the business, further enabling them to make efficient choices. Mentioned below are the prime players taken into account in this research report:




Nexeo Solutions




ICC Chemical

Jebsen & Jessen

Stockmeier Chemie


Barentz International

Petrochem Middle East

Protea Chemical

Reda Chemicals

Solvochem Holland

Obegi Chemicals


Anichem Group

Sinochem Plastics

Connell Brothers

Chemstation Asia


Report Detail

  • Report Code:115810
  • No. of Pages:180+
  • Format:Data Book

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