Cellulose Fiber Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2030

Cellulose Fiber Market: Information by Fiber Type (Natural {Plant-Based [Cotton, Jute, Linen, Wood], Animal-Based [Alpaca, Silk]}, Man-Made {Semi-Synthetic [Rayon/Viscose, Modal], Synthetic {[Nylon, Spandex And Polyester]}), Application (Apparels, Home Textiles, Industrial, others) - Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/CnM/2127-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 140 pages

Cellulose Fiber Market Overview

Cellulose fibers are comprised of esters or ethers of cellulose. For the most part, these are gotten from leaves of plants, wood, or bark, or other plant-based sources. These strands are a compound of lignin and hemicelluloses. The worldwide cellulose fiber market size was esteemed at USD 21.5 billion out of 2019 and is projected to enroll a CAGR of more than 9% to arrive at USD 41.5 billion by 2027. The worldwide cellulose fiber market is essentially determined by the huge interest from the material business. Cellulose fiber offers properties, for example, skin-amicability, biodegradability, and ecological agreeable, which fills the interest for cellulose fiber. The rising populace, alongside the continually changing style and rising discretionary cash flow, is driving the interest in cellulose fiber. The utilization of cellulose fiber for assembling specialized materials like upholstery, window ornaments, floor coverings, covers, and table cloths is another significant driver of the market. The ascent popularity for specialized materials can be credited to great government approaches and drives boosting foundation spending, compound assembling, and others. 

The huge interest in home outfitting because of the rising discretionary cash flow of the buyers has brought about an expanded home redesign movement, which is driving the interest for cellulose fiber. For example, as per the US Census Bureau, the general development spending in the US remained at USD 1,246,000 million starting in 2019, of which USD 969,490 million was spent on private development. Different uses of cellulose fiber remember its utilization for fiber support composite, compound channel, bio-composites, and polymer composites. Moreover, the rising mindfulness among the purchasers for skin-accommodating clothing will probably offer the cellulose fiber producers worthwhile freedoms. In any case, variances in the crude material costs, just as the necessity of talented individuals and progressed apparatus in creating cellulose fiber, are a portion of the components controlling the worldwide cellulose fiber market. 

The producers are centered on essential development drives like extension, consolidation, and securing, and interest in R&D to fulfill the expanding need and reinforce their position. Therefore, the market drivers are working in the best manner to enhance the cellulose fiber market growth in the estimated period. 

COVID19 Analysis

Since the COVID-19 infection flare-up in December 2019, the illness has spread to nearly every country throughout the planet, with the World Health Organization announcing it a general well-being crisis. The Covid illness 2019 (COVID-19) worldwide effects are now beginning to be felt and will essentially influence the Cellulose Fiber market in 2020. The flare-up of COVID-19 has welcomed impacts on numerous viewpoints, similar to flight undoings; travel boycotts and isolates; cafés shut; all indoor/open-air occasions confined; more than forty nations highly sensitive situation proclaimed; enormous easing back of the production network; securities exchange unpredictability; falling business certainty, developing frenzy among the populace, and vulnerability about future.

Market Dynamics


With the expanding worldwide populace, the requirement for interest for the material industry is developing, which is increasing the cellulose fiber market size. Furthermore, as cellulose filaments are skin-accommodating, climate well disposed, and biodegradable, the market is probably going to encourage in the coming years. Therefore, critical utilization from the material business attributable to its advantages is expected to fuel the cellulose fiber market development in the coming years. 

With the increasing interest for body flexible, natural well disposed and bio-degradable dress and textures from the material business, a sound development has been distinguished in the worldwide cellulose fiber industry. Additionally, with the rising extra cash levels of the working class populace, the market is considered to prosper. Wood mash being one of the key crude materials utilized in the creation of cellulose strands, impacts the market generally. With expanding a worldwide temperature alteration across the world, the interest for biodegradable cellulose fiber has expanded, further adding to the cellulose fiber market growth development. Additionally, the multiplication of new market participants may upgrade the worldwide cellulose fiber market emphatically.


The cellulose fiber market is exceptionally capital escalated and requires legitimate aptitude. The players present in the market are continually occupied with the examination and advancement for new items and innovation developments. The fluctuating crude material costs, inflexible guidelines regarding ranger service, and ecological and declining cotton creation are the significant difficulties looked at by the business.


The Competitive Strategic Window investigations are considered as effective opportunities for business sectors, applications, and regions. The Competitive Strategic Window assists the seller with characterizing an arrangement or fit between their capacities and openings for future development possibilities for the cellulose fiber market manufacturer. It characterizes the ideal or good fit for the merchants to embrace progressive consolidation and securing methodologies, topography extension, research and improvement, and new item acquaintance techniques to execute further business development during an estimated period.


Strict government initiatives for the assurance of existing woodlands are considered the major restraints of the worldwide cellulose fiber market growth. Moreover, the cost of cellulose strands has been the primary consideration controlling the market development. The costs of crude materials needed to fabricate cellulose filaments are dynamic and constantly change, influencing the market development. Also, the absence of talented individuals alongside cutting-edge apparatus needed underway is preventing the market development.

Cumulative growth Analysis

The worldwide cellulose fiber market is required to arrive at USD 48.37 billion by 2025, as indicated by this new report. The expanding hole between the interest and creation of normal cellulose filaments across different end-use ventures is the central point for the development of the market. Likewise, the ascent in material and clothing enterprises in creating and arising economies is additionally expected to fuel the worldwide cellulose fiber market scope development.

Segment Overview

  • By Type

By method of type, the worldwide cellulose fiber market has been segmented into engineered and regular. Among these, the normal cellulose fiber involved the most significant piece of the pie with 54% in 2016 and is assessed to grow at the most noteworthy CAGR in the coming years. On the other hand, the engineered cellulose fiber involves the second worldwide situation with 46% in 2016. While the interest for normal cellulose has been diminishing in the previous few years, inferable from trouble in development, the interest in engineered strands is expanding. 

  • By Application

The worldwide cellulose fiber market has been divided into homegrown material, clothes, mechanical material, and others by method of application. Among these, the material segment possesses a significant offer attributable to the broad interest for the cellulose segment from the material business. However, cellulose fiber market revenue enrolls at 5.73% CAGR during the estimated period. 

  • By Region

Based on region, the cellulose fiber market can range across five areas, in particular Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Rest-of-the-World (RoW).

Regional Analysis   

Asia-Pacific represented the most significant portion of the overall industry in 2019 on the maximum usage of cellulose fiber as the area is the main material maker. Besides, quick industrialization, improving monetary conditions, steady government approaches, accessibility of modest work, and expanding sends out combined with a developing populace and changing way of life in the locale are driving the material business, which thus, fuel the interest for cellulose fiber in the district. For example, as indicated by India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), the country's general material fares from 2019 to 18 remained at USD 39.2 billion. The huge modern base in European and North American locale combined with the appeal for specialized materials in auto, medical services, and development businesses is required to drive the territorial market development during the estimated time frame.

Major Market Players

The key players of cellulose fiber market include:

  • LENZING AG (Austria)

  • China Bambro Textile Co. Ltd (China)

  • Sateri (China)

  • Shandong Helon Textile Sci. & Tech. Co. Ltd (China)

  • Kelheim Fibers GmbH (Germany)

  • Grasim (India)

  • Fulida Group Holding Co. Ltd (China)

  • Sappi (South Africa)

  • Tangshan Sanyou Group (China)

  • Eastman Chemical Company (US)

  • CFF GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)

  • China Hi-Tech Group Corporation (China)

Recent Developments

  • October 2021- Israeli startup, Algaeing, is making a low-energy, non-toxic, biodegradable textile with algae. Its algae formula can be utilized to make dyes and natural fibers using less water than traditional products and make zero waste and pollution. The company looks forward to using the power of renewable algae to make an authentic, genuine impact on climate change.

  • October 2021- Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. announced that the company would immediately raise rates for all its Cellulose Specialties products by at least 15 to 30 percent based on product grade, as contracts enable. This rise aims to aid the company in offsetting the boosting effects of cost inflation all over its global supply chain.

  • October 2021- A global leader of nature-based ingredients, CP Kelco, announced the launch of GENU® Pectin YM-SAL 200, an enhanced stabilizing solution for extended shelf-life buttermilk with slightly saltier taste preferred by consumers.

Report Overview

  • Market overview highlights the global recognition of the cellulose fiber market analysis

  •  Analysis based upon COVID 19

  • Explanation upon the Market Dynamics

  • Value chain analysis for the cellulose fiber market outlook Report.

  • Market segmentation overview

  • The regional analysis of cellulose fiber market demand

  • Competitive landscape analysis

  • Recent Developments of cellulose fiber market share Forecast

The report highlights the cellulose fiber market overview development includes its revenue hike's growth potential by the end of the forecast years in 2028.

Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size

  • USD 21.5 Billion (2019)
  • USD 41.5 Billion (2027)
  • 2030: Significant Value
  •   CAGR

  • 9% (2027)
  • 2030 : Substantial Value
  •   Base Year   2021
      Forecast Period   2022 to 2030
      Historical Data   2019 & 2020
      Forecast Units   Value (USD Billion)
      Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
      Segments Covered   by Fiber Type, Application
      Geographies Covered    North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
      Key Vendors   LENZING AG (Austria), Sateri (China), Kelheim Fibers GmbH (Germany) Grasim (India), Fulida Group Holding Co. Ltd (China), China Bambro Textile Co. Ltd (China), Sappi (South Africa), Eastman Chemical Company (US), CFF GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), China Hi-Tech Group Corporation (China), Shandong Helon Textile Sci. & Tech. Co. Ltd (China), Tangshan Sanyou Group (China)
      Key Market Opportunities

  • The rising awareness among the consumers for skin-friendly apparel is likely to offer lucrative opportunities to the cellulose fiber manufacturers\r\n
  • Fluctuations in the raw material prices\r\n
  • The requirement of skilled people and advanced machinery in the production of cellulose fiber, are some of the factors restraining the global market
  •   Key Market Drivers   Construction industries is expected to drive the regional market growth during the review period

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    The worldwide cellulose fiber market was esteemed at USD 21.5 billion every 2017 and is required to arrive at a valuation of USD 41.5 billion by 2025.

    Clothes are the primary use of cellulose filaments, trailed by home materials.

    The Asia Pacific will probably hold the lead in the worldwide cellulose fiber market over the figure time frame.