Cellulose Fiber Market: By Product Type (Natural Cellulose Fibers (Plant Based, and Animal Based), and Man-Made Cellulose Fibers (Semi-Synthetic, and Lyocell)), Application (Textiles, Hygiene Products, Industrial Applications, and Others), and Geography

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Cellulose Fiber Market was valued at USD 4,981.2 million in 2023 growing at a CAGR of 3.1% from 2024 to 2030. Cellulose fibers like cotton and linen are known for their natural comfort and breathability, making them ideal for apparel and home textiles. The cellulose fibers can be modified to possess specific functionalities such as moisture management, wrinkle resistance, and flame retardancy, broadening their application scope in technical textiles and sportswear. In addition, the cellulose fiber industry is witnessing continuous advancements in technology and processing methods. These advancements are leading to improved fiber quality, performance, and production efficiency. The innovation in blending cellulose fibers with other natural or synthetic fibers allows for the creation of materials with superior properties tailored for specific applications. Moreover, the research and development are focused on creating closed-loop production systems that minimize water and chemical usage, reducing the environmental impact of cellulose fiber production.

Furthermore, the demand for cellulose fibers is rising across various sectors beyond the traditional textile industry such as hygiene products, industrial applications, and medical textiles. Cellulose fibers are a vital component in disposable diapers, wipes, and feminine hygiene products due to their absorbency and biocompatibility. Also, the cellulose fibers are finding use in filters, insulation materials, and biocomposites, offering sustainable alternatives to traditional materials. The cellulose fibers with specific functionalities are being explored for use in wound dressings and medical wipes. However, the cost of raw materials like cotton and wood pulp can be volatile, impacting production costs and profitability for cellulose fiber manufacturers. This price volatility can create uncertainty and hinder market growth.

Cellulose Fiber Market Key Developments:
  • In June 2022, Nanollose in partnership with Birla cellulose, debuts a Lee Mathews-designed garment made of Tree-Rree NullarborTM lyocell at the fashion summit.
  • In May 2022, IoncellOy launched and commercialized the production of eco-friendly textile fiber technologies.
  • In March 2022, Birla Cellulose and the Swedish developer of textile-to-textile recycling Renewcell signed a Letter of Intent to establish a long-term business partnership for manufacturing man-made cellulosic fiber.

Cellulose Fiber Market Summary

Study Period

2024 - 2030

Base Year

2023

CAGR

3.1%

Largest Market

Asia Pacific

Fastest Growing Market

Asia Pacific
Cellulose Fiber Market

Consumer awareness of the environmental impact of the textile industry is on the rise. This is leading to a growing demand for sustainable clothing and textiles made from natural and eco-friendly materials like cellulose fibers. The traditional textile production processes can be resource-intensive and generate pollution. Cellulose fibers, particularly those derived from sustainably managed forests or recycled sources, offer a more environmentally responsible alternative. In addition, the shedding of synthetic microfibers from clothing contributes to microplastic pollution in oceans and ecosystems. Cellulose fibers biodegrade more readily, reducing this environmental concern which in turn propels the market. Moreover, the concept of a circular economy, where materials are reused and recycled, is gaining traction. Cellulose fibers align well with this approach due to their biodegradability and potential for recycling. Natural cellulose fibers decompose naturally at the end of their lifespan, unlike synthetic fibers that can take hundreds of years to break down in landfills. Also, technologies for recycling pre-consumer and post-consumer cellulose waste are evolving, allowing for the production of new cellulose fibers with a lower environmental footprint.

Cellulose Fiber Market Segmentation

By Product Type
  • Natural Cellulose Fibers
  • Man-Made Cellulose Fibers
By Application
  • Textiles
  • Hygiene Products
  • Industrial Applications
  • Others

Frequently Asked Questions

The Asia Pacific is the fastest growing region in the cellulose fiber market

The Asia Pacific region is dominating the cellulose fiber market.

The leading players in the Cellulose Fiber Market are Sappi Group, Birla Cellulose, Tembec Inc., The Lenzing Group, Thai Rayon Public Co. Ltd., Tangshan Sanyou Group Xingda Chemical Fiber Co. Ltd., Ioncell, Bacterial Cellulose Solutions, Fulida Group Holding Co., LTD., and Manasi Aoyang Technology Co. Ltd.

Historic years considered for the market study are 2019 to 2022, 2023 is considered as the base year for market estimation and the forecast presented from 2024 to 2030.

Key Features of the Reports

  • The report provides granular level information about the market size, regional market share, historic market (2019-2023), and forecast (2024-2030)
  • The report covers in-detail insights about the competitor’s overview, company share analysis, key market developments, and key strategies.
  • The report outlines drivers, restraints, unmet needs, and trends that are currently affecting the market.
  • The report tracks recent innovations, key developments, and start-up details that are actively working in the market.
  • The report provides a plethora of information about market entry strategies, regulatory framework, and reimbursement scenario.
1.Executive Summary
2.Global Cellulose Fiber Market Introduction 
2.1.Global Cellulose Fiber Market  - Taxonomy
2.2.Global Cellulose Fiber Market  - Definitions
2.2.1.Product Type 
2.2.2.Application
2.2.3.Region
3.Global Cellulose Fiber Market Dynamics
3.1. Drivers
3.2. Restraints
3.3. Opportunities/Unmet Needs of the Market
3.4. Trends
3.5. Product Landscape
3.6. New Product Launches
3.7. Impact of COVID 19 on Market
4.Global Cellulose Fiber Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030
4.1.  Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
4.2.  Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) 
4.3.  Market Opportunity Analysis 
5.Global Cellulose Fiber Market  By Product Type , 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 (Sales Value USD Million)
5.1. Natural Cellulose Fibers
5.1.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
5.1.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
5.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
5.2. Man-Made Cellulose Fibers
5.2.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
5.2.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
5.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
6.Global Cellulose Fiber Market  By Application, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 (Sales Value USD Million)
6.1. Textiles
6.1.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
6.1.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
6.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
6.2. Hygiene Products
6.2.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
6.2.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
6.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
6.3. Industrial Applications
6.3.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
6.3.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
6.3.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
6.4. Others
6.4.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
6.4.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
6.4.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
7.Global Cellulose Fiber Market  By Region, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 (Sales Value USD Million)
7.1. North America
7.1.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
7.1.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
7.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
7.2. Europe
7.2.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
7.2.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
7.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
7.3. Asia Pacific (APAC)
7.3.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
7.3.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
7.3.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
7.4. Middle East and Africa (MEA)
7.4.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
7.4.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
7.4.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
7.5. Latin America
7.5.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
7.5.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
7.5.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
8.North America Cellulose Fiber Market ,2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 (Sales Value USD Million)
8.1. Product Type  Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
8.1.1.Natural Cellulose Fibers
8.1.2.Man-Made Cellulose Fibers
8.2.  Application Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
8.2.1.Textiles
8.2.2.Hygiene Products
8.2.3.Industrial Applications
8.2.4.Others
8.3.  Country Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
8.3.1.United States of America (USA)
8.3.2.Canada
9.Europe Cellulose Fiber Market ,2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 (Sales Value USD Million)
9.1. Product Type  Analysis  and Forecast  by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
9.1.1.Natural Cellulose Fibers
9.1.2.Man-Made Cellulose Fibers
9.2.  Application Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
9.2.1.Textiles
9.2.2.Hygiene Products
9.2.3.Industrial Applications
9.2.4.Others
9.3.  Country Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
9.3.1.Germany
9.3.2.France
9.3.3.Italy
9.3.4.United Kingdom (UK)
9.3.5.Spain
10.Asia Pacific (APAC) Cellulose Fiber Market ,2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 (Sales Value USD Million)
10.1. Product Type  Analysis  and Forecast  by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
10.1.1.Natural Cellulose Fibers
10.1.2.Man-Made Cellulose Fibers
10.2.  Application Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
10.2.1.Textiles
10.2.2.Hygiene Products
10.2.3.Industrial Applications
10.2.4.Others
10.3.  Country Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
10.3.1.China
10.3.2.India
10.3.3.Australia and New Zealand (ANZ)
10.3.4.Japan
10.3.5.Rest of APAC
11.Middle East and Africa (MEA) Cellulose Fiber Market ,2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 (Sales Value USD Million)
11.1. Product Type  Analysis  and Forecast  by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
11.1.1.Natural Cellulose Fibers
11.1.2.Man-Made Cellulose Fibers
11.2.  Application Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
11.2.1.Textiles
11.2.2.Hygiene Products
11.2.3.Industrial Applications
11.2.4.Others
11.3.  Country Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
11.3.1.GCC Countries
11.3.2.South Africa
11.3.3.Rest of MEA
12.Latin America Cellulose Fiber Market ,2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 (Sales Value USD Million)
12.1. Product Type  Analysis  and Forecast  by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
12.1.1.Natural Cellulose Fibers
12.1.2.Man-Made Cellulose Fibers
12.2.  Application Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
12.2.1.Textiles
12.2.2.Hygiene Products
12.2.3.Industrial Applications
12.2.4.Others
12.3.  Country Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
12.3.1.Brazil
12.3.2.Mexico
12.3.3.Rest of LA
13. Competition Landscape
13.1.  Market Player Profiles (Introduction, Brand/Product Sales, Financial Analysis, Product Offerings, Key Developments, Collaborations, M & A, Strategies, and SWOT Analysis) 
13.2.1.Lenzing Ag
13.2.2.Grasim Industries
13.2.3.Sateri Holdings Limited
13.2.4.Shandong Helon Textile
13.2.5.Sappi Group
13.2.6.Birla Cellulose
13.2.7.Ioncell
13.2.8.Bacterial Cellolose Solutions
13.2.9.Fulida Group Holding Co., Ltd.
14. Research Methodology 
15. Appendix and Abbreviations 
  • Lenzing Ag
  • Grasim Industries
  • Sateri Holdings Limited
  • Shandong Helon Textile
  • Sappi Group
  • Birla Cellulose
  • Ioncell
  • Bacterial Cellolose Solutions
  • Fulida Group Holding Co., Ltd.

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