Castor Oil Market Report and Forecast 2017-2022


Castor oil is a pale-yellow liquid extracted from the seeds of castor oil plant- Ricinus Communis. It is a valuable chemical feedstock that finds applications in many industries like cosmetics, surface coatings, toiletries, pharmaceuticals, perfumes, soaps, medicines, etc. It is also used in the food processing industry either as an additive for flavouring or as a mould inhibitor. During 2009-2016, the global castor oil market grew at a CAGR of around 4%. The market is currently being driven by the increasing demand of castor oil in various industrial applications such as paints, soaps, lubricants, biofuels, etc.  This report by Expert Market Research, entitled Castor Oil Market Report and Forecast 2017 - 2022”, provides a comprehensive analysis for anyone who plans to foray into the castor oil market.

Historical market trends for the castor oil industry have been provided from 2009-2016 and forecasts have been presented till 2022. On a regional level, the report has segmented the global castor oil market into the following major regions – India, China, USA and Europe. Among these regions, China currently represents the largest market. Additionally, the report has analysed the global castor oil market on the basis of its end use. The paint industry represented the biggest end use market followed by the soap industry and the lubricant industry.

The value chain analysis of castor oil has also been covered in this report encompassing all the activities in the value chain such as procurement, manufacturing, sales and distribution.  Furthermore, the study assesses the market based on Porter’s five forces model, which evaluates the level of competition in the market by analysing factors such as bargaining power of buyers and suppliers, threat from substitutes and new entrants. A thorough evaluation of the competitive landscape of the castor oil industry has also been provided. Some of the key players in this market include – Adani Wilmar, Jayant Agro, Gokul Overseas and Kandla Agro & Chemicals.

This report provides an exhaustive insight for setting-up and running a castor oil manufacturing plant. Factors such as land requirement, construction requirement, raw material requirement, labour requirement, machinery requirement, manufacturing process, utility requirement, total capital investment, total operating costs, prices, income projections, expenditure projections, profit margins, net present value, return on investment, payback period, etc. have been comprehensively covered in this report.

The following are the key questions answered by this report:

  • What are the market trends for the global castor oil market?
  • Which are the biggest markets (regions) for castor oil?
  • What are the key application areas for castor oil?
  • Who are the key manufacturers in the castor oil market?
  • What are the land and construction requirements to start a castor oil manufacturing plant?
  • What are the machinery requirements to start a castor oil manufacturing plant?
  • How is castor oil priced? What are the profit margins at various stages of the supply chain?
  • What is the total capital investment required to start a castor oil manufacturing plant?
  • What are the running costs of a castor oil manufacturing plant?
  • How much revenue can a castor oil manufacturing plant generate?

In order to prepare this research report, Expert Market Research conducted face to face and telephone interviews with numerous industry participants in the castor oil industry. They included manufacturers, distributors, end users, consultants, marketing professionals, researchers, etc. Primary research accounted for the bulk of the research efforts, complemented by an extensive secondary research. Secondary sources included annual reports, press releases, books, journals, white papers, newspapers, magazines, government sources and various proprietary databases.

Expert Market Research uses its comprehensive database of macroeconomic and industry specific data to produce its market forecasts. The initial baseline forecast is produced with the most recent market data. After an initial baseline forecast, all future macroeconomic and sector-specific events and assumptions are taken into account to generate the final forecast.

Chapter 1 Preface
1.1 Research Methodology and Market Definitions
1.2 Introduction
1.3 Report Summary
Chapter 2 Global Castor Seed Market: Industry Overview
2.1 Market Trends
2.2 Market Breakup by Region
2.3 Market Outlook
Chapter 3 Global Castor Oil Market: Industry Overview
3.1 Key Factors Driving the Castor Oil Industry
3.2 Market Trends
3.3 Market Breakup by Region
3.3.1 India
3.3.2 China
3.3.3 USA
3.3.4 Europe
3.3.5 Others
3.4 Market Breakup by End-Use
3.4.1 Paints
3.4.2 Soaps
3.4.3 Lubricants
3.4.4 Others
3.5 SWOT Analysis
3.5.1 Strengths
3.5.2 Weaknesses
3.5.3 Opportunities
3.5.4 Threats
3.6 Value Chain Analysis
3.7 Imports and Exports
3.8 Market Outlook
Chapter 4 Porters Five Forces Analysis
4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.3 Threat of New Entrants
4.4 Threat of Substitutes
4.5 Degree of Competition
Chapter 5 Competitive Landscape
5.1 Competitive Structure
5.2 Market Breakup by Key Manufacturers
5.3 Key Player Profiles
5.3.1 Adani Wilmar
5.3.2 Jayant Agro
5.3.3 Gokul Overseas
5.3.4 Kandla Agro & Chemicals
5.3.5 Others
Chapter 6 Setting Up a Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant
6.1 Key Success and Risk Factors for Manufacturing Castor Oil
6.2 Products Manufactured
6.3 Manufacturing Process Involved
6.4 Process Flow
6.5 Raw Material Requirements and Expenditures
Chapter 7 Capital Investment
7.1 Land Requirements and Investment
7.2 Construction Requirements and Investment
7.3 Plant Layout
7.4 Machinery Requirements and Investment
7.5 Other Capital Requirements and Investment
Chapter 8 Operating Expenditures
8.1 Raw Material Requirements and Expenditures
8.2 Packaging Requirements and Costs
8.3 Labor Requirements and Costs
8.4 Transportation Requirements and Costs
8.5 Utilities Requirements and Costs
8.6 Financial Support
8.7 Other Operating Expenditures
Chapter 9 Project Economics
9.1 Techno-Economic Parameters
9.2 Product Pricing and Margins
9.3 Income Projections
9.4 Expenditure Projections
9.5 Taxation
9.6 Depreciation
9.7 Financial Analysis

List of Figures

Figure 2 1: Global Castor Seed Market: Production Volume (in ‘000 Tons), 2009-2016
Figure 2 2: Global Castor Seed Market: Production Breakup by Region, 2016
Figure 2 3: India Castor Seed Market: Production Breakup by Region, 2016
Figure 2 4: Global Castor Seed Market Forecast: Production Volume (in ‘000 Tons), 2017-2022
Figure 3 1: Global Castor Oil Market: Production Volume (in ‘000 Tons), 2009-2016
Figure 3 2: Global Castor Oil Market: Production Breakup by Region (in %), 2016
Figure 3 3: Global Castor Oil Market: Consumption Breakup by Region (in %), 2016
Figure 3 4: India Castor Oil Market: Breakup by End-Use (in %), 2016
Figure 3 5: Global Castor Oil Market: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 3 6: Global Castor Oil Market: Import Volume Breakup by Country (in %), 2016
Figure 3 7: Global Castor Oil Market: Export Volume Breakup by Country (in %), 2016
Figure 3 8: Global Castor Oil Market Forecast: Production Volume (in ‘000 Tons), 2017-2022
Figure 5 1: Castor Oil Market: Breakup of Key Manufacturers (in %)
Figure 6 1: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Detailed Process Flow
Figure 6 2: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Conversion Rates of Feedstock
Figure 7 1: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Breakup of Capital Costs (in %)
Figure 7 2: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Proposed Plant Layout
Figure 8 1: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Castor Oil Packaging
Figure 8 2: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Castor Meal Packaging
Figure 9 1: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Breakup of Operating Costs (in %)
Figure 9 2: Castor Seed Prices (in USD/Ton), 2009-2016
Figure 9 3: Castor Oil Prices (in USD/Ton), 2009-2016
Figure 9 4: Castor Meal Prices (in USD/Ton), 2009-2016
 
List of Tables

Table 3 1: Global Castor Oil Market: Import Volumes and Values of Major Countries, 2016
Table 3 2: Global Castor Oil Market: Export Volumes and Values of Major Countries, 2016
Table 7 1: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Capital Costs (in USD)
Table 7 2: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Land Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 7 3: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Construction Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 7 4: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Castor Pressing Machinery Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 7 5: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Oil Extraction Machinery Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 7 6: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Oil Refining Machinery Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 7 7: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Summary of Machinery Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 7 8: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Other Capital Costs (in USD)
Table 8 1: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Raw Material Requirements and Costs (in Tons/Year)
Table 8 2: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Labour Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 8 3: Overview of Financial Support
Table 9 1: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Various Techno-Economic Parameters
Table 9 2: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Income Projections (in USD)
Table 9 3: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Expenditure Projections (in USD)
Table 9 4: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis (Without Considering Taxes)
Table 9 5: Castor Oil Manufacturing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis (On Considering Taxes)

 

 

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