Fluorochemicals Market Size, Share, Opportunities, And Trends By Product Type (Fluorocarbons (HFC, HCFC And Others), Inorganics, Fluoropolymers, Fluoroelastomers, Others), By End-Use (Electrical & Electronics, Chemicals, Automotive & Transportation, Pharmaceuticals, Aerospace, Others), By Application (Aluminum Production, Blowing Agents, Agrochemicals, Automobile, Refrigerants, Components, Others), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2024 To 2029

  • Published : May 2024
  • Report Code : KSI061610018
  • Pages : 134

The fluorochemicals market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 3.04% to reach US$29.857 billion in 2029 from US$24.217 billion in 2022.

Fluorochemicals are fluorine derivatives that are increasingly being deployed across different industries in applications like blowing agents, freezers, air conditioners, fire extinguishers, and other electrical devices. Fluorochemicals are defined as any inorganic and organic compound that contains one or more fluorine atoms that repel oil and water thus exhibiting resistance against aggressive physical and chemical conditions in industrial processing.


The market is accelerated by drivers such as global growth in aluminum demand due to the increasing use of aluminum in motor vehicles, burgeoning demand for high-performance fluorochemical, and adoption of these in advanced manufacturing of motor vehicles. The growth in the demand for HVAC systems is boosting the growth of the fluorochemicals market. Developing nations are playing a major role in market growth due to the increasing penetration of fluorochemical-based consumer goods. Also, the research and development in the area of rain-repelling fluorochemicals used in waterproof clothing is expected to provide an opportunity for the fluorochemicals market over the forecasted period.

However, there have been rising concerns regarding environmental impacts associated with the fluorochemicals. Major players in the fluorochemicals market include 3M, DuPont, Daikin Industries, Solvay, Asahi India Glass Limited, Arkema, Honeywell International Inc., Pelchem SOC Ltd, Halocarbon, LLC, and The Chemours Company among others. 


  • Advancements in technology are expected to influence the fluorochemicals market growth.

It is expected that technological developments will have a major impact on how the fluorochemicals market develops. Developments in materials science and manufacturing techniques are making it possible to create fluorochemicals with better qualities, such as increased performance, longer durability, and less environmental effect. Furthermore, technical developments are making it easier to produce fluorochemical substitutes that provide comparable functions while resolving issues with sustainability and legal compliance. Fluorochemicals may be used in a wider number of industries and applications due to developments in application technologies, which are propelling the market's expansion.

Furthermore, advances in monitoring systems and analytical methods are improving the capacity to identify and reduce any health and environmental hazards related to fluorochemicals, supporting consumer acceptability and trust in the market. Overall, the fluorochemicals market is expected to grow and change over the next several years due to these technical developments, which will also spur innovation and open up new avenues for growth.

  • Increasing use in end-user industries is predicted to positively impact the fluorochemicals market growth.

Fluor technology products are witnessing the expansion in their application in the construction and building industries to include materials such as wire and cable with anti-corrosion, UV resistance properties, and architectural membranes and coatings.  The growth in the automotive industry with the rising demand for lightweight vehicles, hydrogen fuel cells, and electricity is expected to drive the fluorochemical market during the forecasted period.

Further, some of the market players are focusing on sustainable solutions to solve environmental concerns. The smart grid development and energy storage requirements are leading to the increasing use of fluoropolymers in renewable energy generation and storage applications. 


The fluorochemicals industry faces obstacles such as PFAS-related environmental concerns, which result in tighter regulations and limited use. Profit margins and market expansion are impacted by high manufacturing costs and volatile raw material prices. Growing consumer awareness and the emergence of eco-friendly alternatives present competitive hurdles.

Trade disagreements and geopolitical tensions have the potential to disrupt the global supply chain, hence affecting costs and availability. Consumers and authorities are concerned about the health dangers connected with some fluorochemical substances, which is limiting market expansion. The development of safer and more sustainable alternatives to fluorochemicals requires industry innovation. To guarantee market competitiveness and overcome regulatory hurdles, strategic actions are required. To maintain growth in the fluorochemicals market, efforts must be made to overcome these constraints.

By application, the fluorochemicals market is segmented as Aluminium Production, Blowing Agents, Agrochemicals, Automobiles, Refrigerants, Components, and Others. Fluorocarbon is estimated to hold a significant share in the fluorochemicals market by product type due to the rise in the regulations to protect the environment by reducing global warming and protecting the ozone layer. Fluorocarbon is used as the refrigerant the rising necessity of the clean air system in the manufacturing sector and the installation of the HVAC system in an automobile is expected to boost the growth of the fluorochemical market. Also, fluorocarbon is increasingly used in blowing agents, solvents, propellants, and major manufacturers. These are considered as less harmful fluorochemical substitutes that are expected to surge the market demand for the fluorochemicals.   

The Asia Pacific region is anticipated to hold a significant share of the market.

The fluorochemicals by region are classified as North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the Asia Pacific. Asia Pacific region is expected to show remarkable growth and be the largest and fastest-growing market over the forecasted period due to the less regulatory pressure, fast economic growth, and increasing application of refrigerants in the HVAC system, infrastructure, and automotive.  Further, the rise in the consumption of frozen and packaged food has been witnessed in the region which is leading to an increase in the demand for the commercial cooling system which is likely to boost the market growth of fluorochemicals.  

The abundance of aluminum reserves in countries such as China and India and also the regulatory inclination to promote the FDI in the domestic metal sector is further expected to expand the application of fluorochemicals in the Asia Pacific region.  Rapid industrialization in developing countries such as China, India, and Southeast Asian countries is likely to augment the market demand for refrigerants during the forecasted period.

The rising residential, and commercial construction such as warehouses, malls, and departmental stalls in the infrastructure development has expanded the demand for an HVAC system which is boosting the demand for fluorochemicals. Thus, all the market trends witnessed in the region are expected to drive the demand for the fluorochemicals market in the Asia Pacific region during the forecasted period. Whereas, North America and Europe are the major markets for fluorochemicals. 

Key Developments:

  • In March 2023, comprehensive maintenance work was carried out by the Indian MWM distributor and service partner Green Power International Pvt. Ltd. following the installation of three MWM petrol engines for the Indian industrial coolant maker Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited (GFL). The plant receives heat and electricity from the MWM petrol engines working in island mode, which have clocked over 100,000 hours of operation.

Fluorochemicals Market Scope:


Report Metric Details
Market Size Value in 2022 US$24.217 billion
Market Size Value in 2029 US$29.857 billion
Growth Rate CAGR of 3.04% from 2022 to 2029
Study Period
2019 to 2029
Historical Data
2019 to 2022
Base Year 2023
Forecast Period 2024 – 2029
Forecast Unit (Value) USD Billion
Segments Covered
  • Product Type
  • End-Use
  • Application
  • Geography
Companies Covered
Regions Covered North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific
Customization Scope Free report customization with purchase



  • By Product Type
    • Fluorocarbons
      • HFC
      • HCFC and Others
    • Inorganics
    • Fluoropolymers
    • Fluoroelastomers
    • Others
  • By End-Use
    • Electrical & Electronics
    • Chemicals
    • Automotive & Transportation
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Aerospace
    • Others
  • By Application
    • Aluminum Production
    • Blowing Agents
    • Agrochemicals
    • Automobile
    • Refrigerants
    • Components
    • Others
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • USA
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others 
    • Europe
      • United Kingdom
      • Germany
      • France
      • Spain
      • Others 
    • Middle East and Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Israel
      • Others 
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • Japan
      • India
      • South Korea
      • Taiwan
      • Thailand
      • Indonesia
      • Others

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Fluorochemicals Market was valued at US$24.217 billion in 2022.
The fluorochemicals market is expected to reach a market size of US$29.857 billion by 2029.
The global fluorochemicals market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.04% during the forecast period.
The Asia Pacific region is anticipated to hold a significant share of the fluorochemicals market.
The major factor anticipated to drive the growth of the fluorochemicals market is the increasing demand for refrigerants with low global warming potential (GWP) and ozone-depleting potential (ODP).


1.1. Market Overview

1.2. Market Definition

1.3. Scope of the Study

1.4. Market Segmentation

1.5. Currency

1.6. Assumptions

1.7. Base, and Forecast Years Timeline

1.8. Key Benefits for the stakeholder


2.1. Research Design

2.2. Research Processes


3.1. Key Findings

3.2. Analyst View


4.1. Market Drivers

4.2. Market Restraints

4.3. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers

4.3.3. Threat of New Entrants

4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes

4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry

4.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis

4.5. Analyst View


5.1. Introduction

5.2. Fluorocarbons

5.2.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

5.2.2. Growth Prospects

5.2.3. Geographic Lucrativeness

5.2.4. HFC

5.2.5. HCFC and Others

5.3. Inorganics

5.3.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

5.3.2. Growth Prospects

5.3.3. Geographic Lucrativeness

5.4. Fluoropolymers

5.4.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

5.4.2. Growth Prospects

5.4.3. Geographic Lucrativeness

5.5. Fluoroelastomers

5.5.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

5.5.2. Growth Prospects

5.5.3. Geographic Lucrativeness

5.6. Others

5.6.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

5.6.2. Growth Prospects

5.6.3. Geographic Lucrativeness


6.1. Introduction

6.2. Electrical & Electronics

6.2.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

6.2.2. Growth Prospects

6.2.3. Geographic Lucrativeness

6.3. Chemicals

6.3.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

6.3.2. Growth Prospects

6.3.3. Geographic Lucrativeness

6.4. Automotive & Transportation

6.4.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

6.4.2. Growth Prospects

6.4.3. Geographic Lucrativeness

6.5. Pharmaceuticals

6.5.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

6.5.2. Growth Prospects

6.5.3. Geographic Lucrativeness

6.6. Aerospace

6.6.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

6.6.2. Growth Prospects

6.6.3. Geographic Lucrativeness

6.7. Others

6.7.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

6.7.2. Growth Prospects

6.7.3. Geographic Lucrativeness


7.1. Introduction

7.2. Aluminum Production

7.2.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

7.2.2. Growth Prospects

7.2.3. Geographic Lucrativeness

7.3. Blowing Agents

7.3.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

7.3.2. Growth Prospects

7.3.3. Geographic Lucrativeness

7.4. Agrochemicals

7.4.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

7.4.2. Growth Prospects

7.4.3. Geographic Lucrativeness

7.5. Automobile

7.5.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

7.5.2. Growth Prospects

7.5.3. Geographic Lucrativeness

7.6. Refrigerants

7.6.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

7.6.2. Growth Prospects

7.6.3. Geographic Lucrativeness

7.7. Components

7.7.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

7.7.2. Growth Prospects

7.7.3. Geographic Lucrativeness

7.8. Others

7.8.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

7.8.2. Growth Prospects

7.8.3. Geographic Lucrativeness


8.1. Introduction

8.2. North America

8.2.1. By Product Type

8.2.2. By End-Use

8.2.3. By Application

8.2.4. By Country USA Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Canada Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Mexico Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects

8.3. South America

8.3.1. By Product Type

8.3.2. By End-Use

8.3.3. By Application

8.3.4. By Country Brazil Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Argentina Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Others Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects

8.4. Europe

8.4.1. By Product Type

8.4.2. By End-Use

8.4.3. By Application

8.4.4. By Country United Kingdom Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Germany Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects France Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Spain Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Others Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects

8.5. Middle East and Africa

8.5.1. By Product Type

8.5.2. By End-Use

8.5.3. By Application

8.5.4. By Country Saudi Arabia Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects UAE Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Israel Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Others Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects

8.6. Asia Pacific

8.6.1. By Product Type

8.6.2. By End-Use

8.6.3. By Application

8.6.4. By Country China Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Japan Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects India Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects South Korea Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Taiwan Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Thailand Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Indonesia Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Others Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects


9.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis

9.2. Market Share Analysis

9.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations

9.4. Competitive Dashboard


10.1. 3M

10.2. DuPont

10.3. Daikin Industries

10.4. Solvay SA

10.5. Asahi India Glass Limited

10.6. Arkema

10.7. Honeywell International Inc. (AlliedSignal)

10.8. Pelchem SOC Ltd (Necsa SOC Ltd)

10.9. Halocarbon, LLC



Daikin Industries

Solvay SA

Asahi India Glass Limited


Honeywell International Inc. (AlliedSignal)

Pelchem SOC Ltd (Necsa SOC Ltd)

Halocarbon, LLC

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