1 INTRODUCTION
1.1 Study Assumptions
1.2 Scope of the Study

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

4 MARKET DYNAMICS
4.1 Drivers
4.1.1 Rising Hygiene Awareness
4.1.2 Growing Infant And Aging Population in Emerging Economies
4.2 Restraints
4.2.1 High Raw Material Cost & Availability of Raw Material
4.2.2 Other Restraints
4.3 Industry Value-Chain Analysis
4.4 Porters Five Force Analysis
4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
4.4.5 Degree of Competition

5 MARKET SEGMENTATION
5.1 By Product Type
5.1.1 Polyacrylamide
5.1.2 Acrylic Acid Based
5.1.3 Other Product Types
5.2 By Application
5.2.1 Baby Diapers
5.2.2 Adult Incontinence Products
5.2.3 Feminine Hygiene
5.2.4 Agriculture Support
5.2.5 Other Applications
5.3 Geography
5.3.1 Asia-Pacific
5.3.1.1 China
5.3.1.2 India
5.3.1.3 Japan
5.3.1.4 South Korea
5.3.1.5 Australia & New Zealand
5.3.1.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.3.2 North America
5.3.2.1 United States
5.3.2.2 Canada
5.3.2.3 Mexico
5.3.3 Europe
5.3.3.1 Germany
5.3.3.2 United Kingdom
5.3.3.3 Italy
5.3.3.4 France
5.3.3.5 Rest of Europe
5.3.4 Rest of the World
5.3.4.1 South America
5.3.4.2 Middle-East & Africa

6 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
6.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements
6.2 Market Share Analysis**
6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
6.4 Company Profiles
6.4.1 BASF SE
6.4.2 Chase Corp
6.4.3 Chemtex Speciality Limited
6.4.4 Evonik Industries AG
6.4.5 Gel Frost Packs Kalyani Enterprises
6.4.6 LG Chem
6.4.7 Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd
6.4.8 Sanyo Chemical Industries Ltd
6.4.9 Songwon
6.4.10 Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Co. Ltd
6.4.11 Wanhua Chemical Group Co. Ltd

7 MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS
7.1 Government Initiatives in Developing Countries
7.2 Growing Investments in the Development of Bio-Based Superabsorbent Polymers

Companies Mentioned
- BASF SE
- Chase Corp
- Chemtex Speciality Limited
- Evonik Industries AG
- Gel Frost Packs Kalyani Enterprises
- LG Chem
- Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd
- Sanyo Chemical Industries Ltd
- Songwon
- Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Co. Ltd
- Wanhua Chemical Group Co. Ltd