Calcium Formate Market Opportunity | Size | Research Report by 2027

The global calcium formate market size is projected to reach USD 628.5 million by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 4.0% during the forecast period. Increasing cement production is likely to emerge as a central growth driver for this market, finds Fortune Business Insights™ in its report, The International Energy Agency (IEA) estimates that 4.1Gt of cement was produced worldwide in 2019, with China accounting for nearly 55% of the global production, followed by India at 8%. By 2030, according to the World Cement Association, China’s production is forecasted to contract to 35%, while India’s is set to double to 16%.


These changing dynamics augur well for this market as calcium formate is an essential component in cement manufacturing. This compound acts as a setting accelerator for cement, working as an additive to boost strength of the cement mortar. Thus, rising demand for cement, especially in developing economies, will provide the necessary fuel for the growth of the market for calcium formate.

The report states that the global market value stood at USD 469.4 million in 2019 and also offers the following:

  • Microscopic analysis of the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the market;

  • Granular study of the factors and trends shaping the market;

  • Detailed evaluation of the regional dynamics influencing the market; and

  • Comprehensive profiling of and in-depth research into the key market players and their strategies.

Market Restraint

Declining Sales & Profits to Hamper Companies’ Investment Plans amid COVID-19

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has had grave implications for the global chemicals industry, which are hurting the calcium formate market growth. Lockdowns, social distancing, and trade restrictions have caused massive disruptions in supply chain networks, while severe economic downturn has impacted demand and consumption. As a result, companies in this market are reporting unprecedented loss of revenue, which in turn has forced them to rethink their investment plans.

Regional Insights

Surging Construction Activities to Power the Market in Asia Pacific

Asia Pacific, with a market size of USD 251.4 million in 2019, is anticipated to dominate the calcium formate market share during the forecast period. The main reason attributable for the prolific market growth in the region is the rapid expansion of building and construction activities in India and China. For example, the India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF) predicts that India will emerge as the third-largest construction industry by 2025.