Leather Dyes Market Research Report - Forecast till 2030

Leather Dyes Market Research Report: Information by Type (Direct Dyes, Acid Dyes, Basic Dyes, Mordant Dyes, Pre-metaled Dyes, Sulphur Dyes and others), Application (Natural Leather and Synthetic Leather) and Region (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America and Middle East & Africa) - Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/CnM/2253-HCR | 140 Pages | Published By Priya Nagrale on March 2023         

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Leather Dyes Market

The Leather Dyes Market is projected to be worth USD 9.43 Billion by 2027, registering a CAGR of 5.50% during the forecast period (2020 - 2027).

By Type Direct Dyes Acid Dyes Basic Dyes Mordant Dyes Pre-metaled Dyes Sulphur Dyes Others
By Application Natural Leather Synthetic Leather
Key Players
Companies Profiled   Stahl   TFL   DyStar   BASF   Sisecam   Trumpler   Elementis   Lanxess   Dow Chemical
Market Driving Forces   The rising demand of the people for bags and shoes in different shape & size   Color variation in the available products is majorly responsible
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Leather Dyes Market Overview 

The Leather Dyes Market Trends predict a good growth for the global market operations during the forecast period. During the ongoing forecast period, that Leather Dyes Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.50% and hence, present the market with great expansion opportunities. At this rate, the market is expected to reach a final market valuation worth USD 9.43 billion by the end of the forecast period. During the historic forecast period that ended in 2019, the market operations were valued at USD 5. 21 billion. Leather dyes are the dyes that are used for both leather and leather coloring-based solvents. Dyes help in imparting color to any of the materials. 

Colorants are used in a series of things like dyes which are also known as dyestuffs, and pigments, as well. But it is important to understand the difference between a dye and a pigment. The major difference is between the particle size. Dyes have a much finer nature and have gained major recognition in the form of raw materials for a series of industry end-users like paints and coating, textile industry, plastic, and many more. 

COVID 19 Analysis 

The pandemic has been an accelerator for change in the tastes and preferences of people. Since its arrival, the markets, industries, production units, and manufacturing departments have been witnessing major struggles to keep up with the changing trends and preferences. These struggles are being backed by the fact that the public is facing disruption in the supply chain mechanism as the market producers are facing disabilities due to the imposed lockdown and the less or zero availability of the raw materials. Also, the unavailability of skilled labor is further impacting the market’s ability to meet the needs of the target audience during the forecast period.  

The Leather Dyes Market Size is one of the impacted ones during the period as the demand for the products is less and also, the affected purchasing power of people is impacting the degree of sale and purchase. However, to revive the market operations and demand during the ongoing forecast period, the market players are opting for major research and development initiatives alongside showing their interest in mergers and acquisitions that will empower them to develop varied products and cater to the needs of a larger audience. Also, the rising investment from the government and public sector has positive attributes for the market during the forecast period.

Market Dynamics 


Leather dyes are widely gaining a lot of acceptance, especially in the leather bag manufacturing industry and the shoe manufacturing industry. The rising demand of the people for bags and shoes in different shapes, sizes, and designs, is likely to present the Leather Dyes Market with excellent growth opportunities to work upon. Also, color variation in the available products is majorly responsible for the growth of the paints and coatings account, as a part of the market segments. This is expected to grow at the fastest rate backed with architectural and decorative coatings. Also, the APAC region is one of the prominent market regions when it comes to the Leather Dyes Market operations and the advent of construction and infrastructure activities promise excellent growth attributes for the market during the forecast period. 


The vigorous expansions in the market were before the arrival of the pandemic in 2020. Since the pandemic situation has come into the picture, there has been a major slump in the production of dyes to be used in various market segments that are functional in major global locations of the world. Also, the construction industry is witnessing both demand and growth at a very slow pace which is hampering the growth prospects. However, with the restoration activities underway, the Leather Dyes Market is expecting to redeem its earlier trends since the beginning of the forecast period. 

Technology Analysis 

The increased degree of migration to Germany is stimulating the demand for residential construction that is inclusive of leather decor alongside the production of paints and coatings in 2021. 

Approximately, 3.6 million migrants are expected to move to this part of Europe by the end of 2021, and hence, requires a minimum availability of 350,000 fresh dwellings with each passing year. The increased public-private partnership in the domestic construction sector is pushing for major technological advancements that promise an excellent growth of the Leather Dyes Market during the forecast period.

Study Objectives 

  • To project the CAGR growth rate and the market valuation during the forecast period that ends based on the market dynamics and the viewpoints laid down by the industry leaders.

  • To study the revenue and dominance potential of the market segments that are functional in major global locations and supplying both services and products based on the demand put forward by the target audience.

  • To analyze the prevailing degree of competition amongst the market players and their attempts in the form of the recent developments undertaken by them to emerge as tough competition in the international market. 

Segment Overview

The Leather Dyes Market Value is based on the performance of the market segments in the global regions and the revenue collected by them during the ongoing forecast period. The Leather Dyes Market operations have been segmented based on the following:

Based on Product Type

The Product Type Segment of the Leather Dyes Market includes finishing agents, beam house chemicals, fat liquors, syntans, and others. 

Based on Market Applications      

The Leather Market Analysis shows that the market applications are the leather industry, the homecare and decor industry, the bags manufacturing industry, the clothing industry, and the shoe manufacturing industry, amongst others. 

Based on the Geographical Regions 

Based on the vibrant demand of the target audience that is spread in major locations worldwide, the Leather Dyes Market has been divided into 5 mushrooming regions namely the North American region, Latin America, the APAC region, Europe, alongside the Middle East and Africa.

Leather Dyes Market Share, by Regions, 2018 (%) Leather Dyes Market

Source: MRFR Analysis

Regional Analysis 

The Leather Dyes Market Forecast predicts that the global market operations are likely to experience the maximum boost in the APAC region. One of the major reasons behind this growth is that the region is witnessing radical growth alongside rapid industrialization in countries like India, and China. Also, a substantial increase in the population of these regions and the increase in people’s income and purchasing power develops excellent growth aspects for the market in this region. The APAC region is expecting to increase at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. 

Competitive Landscape 

Based on the Leather Dyes Market Outlook, the competitive market players have a major role in helping the market overcome the losses during the pandemic and help in reviving the market operations. Also, the report aims to draw a competitive graph amongst the market players based on the recent developments undertaken by them. The Prominent Market Players are as follows:

  • Stahl

  • TFL

  • DyStar

  • BASF

  • Sisecam

  • Trumpler

  • Elementis

  • Lanxess

  • Dow Chemical

The market players are also opting for mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures. The main aim behind this is to establish a niche for themselves in the internationally competitive market and cater to the vibrant needs of a larger target audience.

Recent Developments 

  • BASF’S colors and effects brand announced the launch of its pioneer stir-in dye and pigment for automotive coatings in April 2018. This is a great development that is helping the market to expand its scale of variation in its market operations.

  • A new dyestuff plant was commissioned in May 2018. This plant holds a capacity of 12,000 metric tons and this helped in the enhancement of the plant’s capacity to 29,000 metric tons.

  • Another prominent market player of the Leather Dyes Market announced the launch of its first bio-based version of the red color in March 2019. This is adding another feather to the cap of the company’s achievements to solve various issues put forward by the target audience during the forecast period. 

Report Overview 

The Leather Dyes Market Report aims to have a detailed discussion and analysis of the market operations and the dynamics available to the market for growth during the forecast period. The report aims to highlight the potential market segments that can lead the market towards global growth during the region and further, discusses the prominent tasks and developments undertaken by the market players. The report depicts the rising competitive degree in the market and helps investors make fruitful investment decisions.

Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size

  • 2027:USD 9.43 Billion
  • 2030: Significant Value
  •   CAGR   5.50% (2022-2030)
      Base Year   2021
      Forecast Period   2022-2030
      Historical Data   2019-2020
      Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
      Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
      Segments Covered   type and application
      Geographies Covered   North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.
      Key Vendors   Lanxess AG (Germany), BASF SE (Germany), Clariant International Ltd. (Switzerland), Colorex Chemical Co., Inc. (US), Dow (US), Krishna Industries (India), Kolor Jet Chemical Pvt. Ltd. (India), J. K. Colors (India), Prima Chemicals (India), and Synthesia, a.s (Czech Republic)
      Key Market Opportunities   Dyes help in imparting color to any of the materials.
      Key Market Drivers

  • The rising demand of the people for bags and shoes in different shapes, size
  • Color variation in the available products is majorly responsible\r\n

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    The market is expected to exhibit a strong 5.50% CAGR over the forecast period from 2020 to 2030.

    The growing leather industry is the major driver for the market.

    Environmental regulations against some dye formulations are likely to be the major restraint on the leather dyes market over the forecast period.

    Asia Pacific is the leading regional market.

    Leading players in the market include BASF, Lanxess, and Clariant, among others.