Middle East And Africa (MEA) Protective Clothing Market Size, Share, COVID-19 Impact, Opportunities And Trends By Type (Flame Retardant Apparel, Chemical Defending Garment, Cleanroom Clothing, Mechanical Protective Clothing, Limited General-Use Clothing), By End-User Industry (Oil And Gas, Chemical, Pharmaceuticals, Aerospace And Defense, Healthcare, Government), And By Country - Forecasts From 2022 To 2027

Published:  Aug 2022 Report Code: KSI061613535 Pages: 114

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) protective clothing market is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 5.28% over the forecast period to attain a market size of US$534.222 million in 2027, from US$372.601 million in 2020.  

The protective clothing market in the Middle East and Africa region is poised to show substantial growth during the next five years. The growing oil and gas industry in the Middle East region is one of the major drivers driving the growth of the protective clothing market in this region. In addition, the growing mining and construction industries are creating the need for these types of clothing, further promoting market growth in this region. Furthermore, government initiatives are boosting the growth of dominant industries in the region, emanating market growth as well.

In addition, the recent COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic throughout the region is also projected to propel the demand for these types of clothing, especially across the healthcare industry. The booming industrial activities in countries such as South Africa, Israel, and Saudi Arabia, among others, due to economic growth and rapid industrialization, are also considered to be one of the key factors toward the protective clothing market growth in the Middle East and Africa region. Also, the booming initiatives by the government of Middle East countries toward a non-oil economy and inclined towards uplifting the other sectors are also anticipated to propel the growth opportunities for the market to surge throughout the forecast period and beyond.


The COVID-19 had an effect on a variety of manufacturing businesses since it caused workplace closures, supply chain disruptions, and transit limitations. Multiple manufacturing facilities are still in functioning, but there has been a substantial impact on MEA operations and the supply chain for personal protective equipment. In the post-COVID scenario, the service providers kept providing personal protection equipment after implementing cleanliness and safety procedures.

Key Development

  • Sep 2021- An agreement for Room Turnover Products with Premier was granted to ANSELL LTD. in September 2021. With the beginning of this contract, the firm is eager to assist Premier members with their safety activities by offering cutting-edge solutions to help increase room turnover efficiency, lower the risk of cross-contamination, and aid enhances patient outcomes. A wide range of room turnover products is offered by the company, including the patented STAT-BLOC disposable linens with AMT Antimicrobial Technology, which offer complete protection against bacterial migration and are 99 percent effective against MRSA, E. coli, CRE, and COVID-19. The company's capability for production and sales will increase thanks to this deal

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) protective clothing market has been segmented based on the type, end-user industry, and country. By type, the market has been segmented as flame retardant apparel, chemical defending garments, cleanroom clothing, mechanical protective clothing, and limited general-use clothing. By the end-user industry, the Middle East and Africa (MEA) protective clothing market has been classified into oil and gas, chemical, pharmaceuticals, aerospace and defense, healthcare, and government. The Middle East and Africa (MEA) protective clothing market has been classified in terms of the country as Saudi Arabia, Israel, UAE, and others. Saudi Arabia is projected to hold a notable share in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) protective clothing market due to the rapid growth of various industries in the country. UAE is projected to show substantial growth over the next five years due to the rapid growth of the oil and gas industry, which is considered a prime factor in supporting the growth of the market in this country.

Middle East and Africa (MEA) Protective Clothing Market Scope:

Report Metric Details
 Market Size Value in 2020  US$372.601 million
 Market Size Value in 2027  US$534.222 million
 Growth Rate  CAGR of 5.28% from 2020 to 2027
 Base Year  2020
 Forecast Period  2022–2027
 Forecast Unit (Value)  USD Million
 Segments Covered  Type, End-User Industry, And Country
 Regions Covered  Saudi Arabia, Israel, UAE, Others
 Companies Covered MSA, Honeywell International Inc., 3M, DuPont, Lakeland Industries, Inc., Ansell Ltd., Gulf Industrial Solutions, Inc., StemRad Ltd., Supergum
 Customization Scope  Free report customization with purchase



  • By Type
    • Flame Retardant Apparel
    • Chemical Defending Garment
    • Cleanroom Clothing
    • Mechanical Protective Clothing
    • Limited General-Use Clothing
  • By End-User Industry
    • Oil and Gas
    • Chemical
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Aerospace and Defense
    • Healthcare
    • Government
  • By Country
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Israel
    • UAE
    • Others
1. Introduction
1.1. Market Overview
1.2. Covid-19 Scenario
1.3. Market Definition
1.4. Market Segmentation

2. Research Methodology
2.1. Research Data
2.2. Assumptions

3. Executive Summary
3.1. Research Highlights

4. Market Dynamics
4.1. Market Drivers
4.2. Market Restraints
4.3. Porters Five Forces Analysis
4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.3.3. The threat of New Entrants
4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes
4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Function
4.4. Function Value Chain Analysis

5. Middle East and Africa Protective Clothing Market Analysis, By Type
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Flame Retardant Apparel
5.3. Chemical Defending Garment
5.4. Cleanroom Clothing
5.5. Mechanical Protective Clothing
5.6. Limited General-Use Clothing

6. Middle East and Africa Protective Clothing Market Analysis, By End-User Industry
6.1. Introduction
6.2. Oil and Gas
6.3. Chemical
6.4. Pharmaceuticals
6.5. Aerospace and Defense
6.6. Healthcare
6.7. Government

7. Middle East and Africa Protective Clothing Market Analysis, By Country
7.1. Saudi Arabia
7.2. Israel
7.3. UAE
7.4. Others

8. Competitive Environment and Analysis
8.1.  Major Players and Strategy Analysis
8.2.  Emerging Players and Market Lucrativeness
8.3.  Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations
8.4.  Vendor Competitiveness Matrix

9.  Company Profiles
9.1. MSA
9.2. Honeywell International Inc.
9.3. 3M
9.4. DuPont
9.5. Lakeland Industries, Inc.
9.6. Ansell Ltd.
9.7. Gulf Industrial Solutions, Inc.
9.8. StemRad Ltd.
9.9. Supergum


Honeywell International Inc.



Lakeland Industries, Inc.

Ansell Ltd.

Gulf Industrial Solutions, Inc.

StemRad Ltd.



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