LMC’s Oleochemicals Team offers expert analysis across the broad spectrum of chemical products and derivatives that make up this diverse sector. This includes the basic fatty acids and fatty alcohols and extends to the many derivative products – fatty ethoxylates, fatty esters, nitrogen derivatives, and soaps.
Fatty acid and alcohol market analysis with six-month price forecasts
Strategic report on the outlook for the global oleochemicals market over the next decade, focusing on investment prospects and risks
Mapping the markets for fatty acids and their derivatives, and their outlook over the next decade
Supply, demand and price analysis for crude and refined glycerine
Our consulting in the oleochemical sector is wide-ranging. Assignments can include:
Each project is tailored to meet the specific needs of the client and supported by our extensive body of research and our global network of contacts.
The team works closely with LMC’s Oils & Fats Team, given the importance of palm oil, palm kernel oil, coconut oil, and tallow as raw materials. For work on glycerine, the team also collaborates with LMC’s Biodiesel Team, as biodiesel has become a major source of supply.
Southeast Asia is the largest consuming region of fatty acids accounting for close to two thirds of global demand.
Asia accounts for close to three quarters of the global fatty acid capacity.