Photoresist Chemicals Market – Opportunities and Forecast, 2018-2026


The report analyzes and forecasts the Photoresist Chemicals market at global and regional levels. The market has been forecast based on volume (Tons) and value (US$ Mn) from 2018 to 2026. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.


The report comprises a detailed value chain analysis, which provides a comprehensive view of the global Photoresist Chemicals market. The Porter’s Five Forces model has also been included to help understand the competitive landscape of the market. The study encompasses market attractiveness analysis, wherein various applications have been benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate, and general attractiveness.

Photoresist chemicals are carbon-based compounds changes their properties when exposed to ultra violet light. Several such chemicals in the market are phenol formaldehyde resin (DNQ), poly methyl glutarimide (PMGI) and poly methyl methacrylate (PMMA). Photoresist chemicals are considered as a crucial constituent for making high-performance semiconductor chips and circuit boards. Rising mandate for semiconductors in electrical & electronics industry is expected to be advantageous for the global market development.

Growing mandate for dynamic display technology, growing R&D in photoresist chemicals are majorly driving the growth of this market. However, fluctuating prices of crude oil and gas are supposed to hamper growth of this market development. High mandate from electronics industry is expected to boost growth of photoresist chemicals market in coming years.

The market can be bifurcated on the basis of product type, spectral line size, end use and geography. By product type, photoresist chemicals market can be segmented into positive and negative. By spectral line size, photoresist chemicals market can be segmented into g-line, i-line, KrF, ArF immersion and ArF dry. By end use, photoresist chemicals market can be segmented into microelectronics, sand carving, fabrication of printed circuit boards and others. On the basis of geography, the photoresist chemicals market can be segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East & Africa (MEA) and Asia-Pacific.

Market Participants

Some of the major players involved in photoresist chemicals market include

  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Fujifilm Electronics Material Co., Ltd.
  • E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
  • JSR Corporation
  • Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
  • Sumitomo Chemicals Co., LTD.
  • Others

Market Segmentation

Market By Product Type

  • Positive
  • Negative

Market By Spectral Line Size

  • g-line
  • i-line
  • KrF
  • ArF Immersion
  • ArF Dry

Market By End Use

  • Microelectronics
  • Sand carving
  • Fabrication of printed circuit boards
  • Others

Market By Geography

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • UK
    • France
    • Germany
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Chile
    • Rest of LATAM
  • Middle East and Africa (MEA)
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Rest of MEA

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The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of Photoresist Chemicals market for the base year 2017 and the forecast between 2018 and 2026. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.

In-depth interviews and discussions were conducted with several key market participants and opinion leaders to compile the research report. Primary research represents a bulk of research efforts, supplemented by extensive secondary research. Annual reports, press releases, and relevant documents of key players operating in various application areas have been reviewed for competition analysis and market understanding. Secondary research also includes recent trends, technical writing, Internet sources, and statistical data from government websites, trade associations, and agencies. These have proved to be reliable, effective, and successful approaches for obtaining precise market data, capturing market participants’ insights, and recognizing business opportunities.

Key Questions Answered in the Report

The report addresses key questions concerning the market evolution and overarching trends shaping global market growth. Some of the key questions answered in the report include-

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