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Leather Dyes Market Research Report Information By Type (Acid Dyes, Direct Dyes, Basic Dyes, Sulphur Dyes, and Others), By Application (Natural Leather and Synthetic Leather), And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And The Rest Of The World) –Market Forecast Till 2032

ID: MRFR/CnM/2253-HCR | 140 Pages | Author: Priya Nagrale| July 2024

Global Leather Dyes Market Overview

Leather Dyes Market Size was valued at USD 6.64 Billion in 2023. The Leather Dyes market industry is projected to grow from USD 7.01 Billion in 2024 to USD 10.20 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.81% during the forecast period (2024 - 2032). Increased demand for the leather products like shoes and bags and demand for color variations are the key market drivers enhancing the growth of market.

Leather Dyes Market

Source: The Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review

Leather Dyes Market Trends

  • Growing demand for leather products is driving the market growth

The market CAGR for leather dyes is being driven by the rising demand for leather products. These dyes have largely attained popularity and acceptance in the manufacturing industries of leather bags and shoe. The growing demand from people for shoes and bags in various shoes, designs, and sizes is expected to present the leather dyes market with better growth opportunities. There is also increasing demand for different colors in the available products, thus boosting the growth of paints and coatings.

Leather dyes generally make use of spirit or alcohol-based dyes, where alcohol gets absorbed quickly into the moistened leather. The leather dyeing formulations are the same as lacquers, consisting of a pigment or dye, a casein or nitrocellulose resin, and a solvent. Leather dyes are also utilized on dry leather clothing and other materials to improve the smoothness, textures, and gloss. The surging demand from the leather industry for leather dye in developing countries is boosting market growth. The growing research and development and innovation activities in the chemical industry throughout the globe and the presence of products in various shades like black, brown, red, and others are attracting consumers. The rapid development in the industry of tanning and the availability of different leather products like natural and synthetic are growing the demand for leather dyes.

The dyestuff types that are utilized by the tanneries mainly vary depending on the range of products required along with the demand of the fashion world. The development of the high fastness dye, which is temperature-resistance and will be permanent even after incurring a number of washes. The increase in the textile market and small-scale industries will cause increasing investments from the private sector as well as the government sectors. Thus, driving the Leather Dyes market revenue.

However, the growing environmental concerns and the adoption of ecological and non-toxic leather dyes are the major restraining factor in the market in the forecast period. Another factor affecting the market growth of leather dyes is the side effects of the products related to synthetic leather.

Leather Dyes Market Segment Insights

Leather Dyes Type Insights

The Leather Dyes market segmentation, based on type, includes Acid Dyes, Direct Dyes, Basic Dyes, Sulphur Dyes, and Others. The direct dyes segment dominates the market, accounting for the largest market revenue. Direct dyes are leather dyes that can be applied directly to the leather surface, generally utilized for coloring light and medium-colored leathers and making a uniform and intense color. Direct dyes are simple to use and offer good colorfastness and can also be utilized to dye leather for creating two-tone effects. Further, acid dyes are expected to be the fastest-growing segment mostly used for changing the color of the leather.

Leather Dyes Application Insights

The Leather Dyes market segmentation, based on Application, includes Natural Leather and Synthetic Leather. The natural leather segment dominates the market with the largest Application; this is due to the increased demand for steer hide leather when compared to other types of animal hides like calfskin or lamb. Natural dyes are utilized on natural leather to offer it a unique color and improve its appearance; this can boost product demand in the future. The synthetic leather segment is expected to experience significant growth owing to the rising preference of consumers for fashion products that are manufactured with artificial leather.

Figure 1:  Leather Dyes Market, by Application, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)

Leather Dyes Market, by Application

Source: The Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Leather Dyes Regional Insights

By region, the study offers market perceptions into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and The Rest of the World. The North American Leather Dyes market area dominates the market owing to the rising requirement for leather in the fashion industry and the increased disposable income of the individual in the North American region, and the presence of manufacturing industries with advanced technology. The US is the largest contributor to the leather dyes market in the North American region.

Further, the promary countries studied in the market report are The US, Canada, German, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, Japan, India, China, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.



Source: The Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review

The Asia-Pacific Leather Dyes Market accounts for the second-largest market revenue due to the increase in rapid urbanization in developing countries, rising disposable income, and rising international leather players in the region. Moreover, China’s Leather Dyes market held the largest market share, and the Indian Leather Dyes market was the rapid-growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.

Europe's Leather Dyes market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2023 to 2032. This is due to the high acceptance by the users because of its rich color variety with easy availability of several types of leather tanning solutions. Further, the German Leather Dyes market held the largest market share, and the UK Leather Dyes market was the rapid-growing market in the European region.

Leather Dyes Key Market Players & Competitive Insights

Leading market players are investing heavily in research and development in order to expand their product lines, which will help the Leather Dyes market grow even more. Market players are also undertaking a variety of strategic activities to expand their footprint, with important market developments including new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, higher investments, and collaboration with other organizations. To expand and survive in a more competitive and rising market climate, the Leather Dyes industry must offer cost-effective items.

Manufacturing locally to minimize operational costs is one of the key business tactics used by manufacturers in the Leather Dyes industry to benefit clients and increase the market sector. In recent years, the Leather Dyes industry has offered some of the most significant advantages to the leather industry. Major players in the Leather Dyes market, including BASF SE, Dowell Science & Technology, Krishna Industries, Clariant International Ltd., Kolor Jet Chemical Pvt Ltd., Sichuan Decision Chemical, Prima Chemicals, Brother Enterprises, Lanxess AG, and others, are attempting to increase market demand by investing in research and development operations.

BASF SE, headquartered in Ludwigshafen, Germany, is a European multinational company and the largest chemical producer in the world. The company operates six integrated production sites in more than 80 countries and 390 other production sites all over the world. The company started its dye production in 1865. the product line of the company consists of adhesives, solvents, pigment paints, surfactants, and many more. The company performs research and development in alliance with the scientist, customers, and partners in the world in order to innovate the products as per the requirement and trends. In April 2018, the company's colors and effects brand announced the launch of its innovative stir-in dye and pigment for automotive coatings. This is a great development that helped the market to spread its scale of variations in the company's market operations.

Brunswick Corporation, formerly popular as the Brunswick-Balke-Collender Company, is an American firm founded in 1845 that has been inventing, manufacturing, and distributing a wide range of products. Brunswick now employs over 13,000 people in 24 countries. Among the various boating brands owned by Brunswick are Sea Ray, Boston Whaler, Bayliner, Mercury Marine, Attwood, Lund, Crestliner, Mastervolt, MotorGuide, Harris Pontoons, Freedom Boat Club, Princecraft, Heyday, Lowe, Uttern, Quicksilver, CZone. In June 2019, A partnership agreement was inked between BRUNSWICK Company and VIR Zoom to launch a product called VIR Zoom solution. This collaboration, if correctly executed, was expected to transform Life Fitness' se3 explore bikes into a virtual reality experience.

Key Companies in the Leather Dyes market include


  • Dowell Science & Technology

  • Krishna Industries

  • Clariant International Ltd.

  • Kolor Jet Chemical Pvt Ltd.

  • Sichuan Decision Chemical

  • Prima Chemicals

  • Brother Enterprises

  • Lanxess AG

Leather Dyes Industry Developments

March 2022: KaraMD announced Pure Health Apple Cider Vinegar Gummies, a vegan gummy aimed to aid ketosis, digestion regulation, weight management, and encourage greater levels of energy.

January 2022: Solace Nutrition, a US-based medical nutrition company, bought R-Kane Nutritionals' assets for an unknown sum. This asset acquisition enables Solace Nutrition to develop synergy between both brands, accelerate growth, and establish a position in an adjacent nutrition sector. R-Kane Nutritionals is a firm established in the United States that specializes in high-protein meal replacement products for weight loss.

February 2021: Hydroxycut's newest creation, CUT Energy, a delectable clean energy drink, was released. This powerful mix was carefully formulated for regular energy drink consumers, exercise enthusiasts, and dieters looking to lose weight.

Leather Dyes Market Segmentation

Leather Dyes Type Outlook

  • Acid Dyes

  • Direct Dyes

  • Basic Dyes

  • Sulphur Dyes

  • Others

Leather Dyes Application Outlook

  • Natural Leather

  • Synthetic Leather

Leather Dyes Regional Outlook

  • North America

    • US

    • Canada

  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific

  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2023 USD 6.64 Billion
Market Size 2024 USD 7.01 Billion
Market Size 2032 USD 10.20 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 4.81% (2024-2032)
Base Year 2023
Market Forecast Period 2024-2032
Historical Data 2018- 2022
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, The Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Type, Application, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The US, Canada, German, France, UK, Italy, Spain, Japan, India, China, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled BASF SE, Dowell Science & Technology, Krishna Industries, Clariant International Ltd., Kolor Jet Chemical Pvt Ltd., Sichuan Decision Chemical, Prima Chemicals, Brother Enterprises, Lanxess AG  
Key Market Opportunities Growing technological advancements in the field.
Key Market Dynamics Increase demand for leather bags and shoes and color variations in the products.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Leather Dyes market size was valued at USD 6.64 Billion in 2023.

The Leather Dyes market is foreseen to grow at a CAGR of 4.81% during the forecast period, 2024-2032.

North America had the largest share of the Leather Dyes market

The key players in Leather Dyes market are BASF SE, Dowell Science & Technology, Krishna Industries, Clariant International Ltd., Kolor Jet Chemical Pvt Ltd., Sichuan Decision Chemical, Prima Chemicals, Brother Enterprises, and Lanxess AG.

The direct dyes category dominated the Leather Dyes market in 2023.

Natural Leather had the largest share in the Leather Dyes market.

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