The value of global consumption of biodiesel is estimated at $28.9 billion by the end of 2018 and is expected to register a 3.1% CAGR over the period, 2018–2026.
This is according to a recent study on biodiesel 'Anticipated Increase in Biodiesel Blending Ratio to Support Market Growth' published by Persistence Market Research.
This report divulges the demand and its break-up on the basis of feedstock and application.
Biodiesel Market: Dynamics
The demand for biodiesel around the globe has witnessed significant growth in the recent past, owing to the increasing energy needs, rising crude oil prices and growing demand for clean and renewable sources of energy. Along with this, the growth of the automotive industry and the
However, the use of diesel-fueled vehicles results in the emission of pollutants, which are hazardous for the environment, ecosystem and humankind. Several countries depend on the import of crude oils to cater to the increasing demand for diesel fuels, owing to which the economic burden has increased.
Thus, to evade these issues, biodiesel is a viable alternative for petroleum diesel fuels. Several countries have mandated the blending of biodiesel with conventional fuels, owing to its high compatibility and reduction in pollutant emissions. The abundant availability of feedstock also drives the biodiesel market.
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Biodiesel Market: Segmentation Analysis
The vegetable oil segment is estimated to dominate the global biodiesel market on the basis of feedstock during the forecast period. This can mainly be attributed to the abundant availability, low price and wide range of vegetable oil feedstock. Soybean and canola oil are prevalently consumed in biodiesel production.
However, in various regions, different types of vegetable oils are preferred and their selection primarily depends upon the availability and price in
In terms of consumption, biodiesel is estimated to witness high demand from the automobile segment wherein it is blended with conventional diesel fuels. Around the globe, the mandatory blending of biodiesel is the key driving force for market growth. The automobile segment is expected to register 1.3X growth in terms of value over the forecast period.
Biodiesel Market: Regional Market Projections
On the basis of region, Europe is expected to dominate the global biodiesel market throughout the forecast period. The region’s biodiesel market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 1.2% during the forecast period.
South Asia & Oceania is projected to register a significantly high CAGR in the global biodiesel market during the forecast period.
Europe, coupled with South Asia, is projected to register a substantial growth rate in the global biodiesel market during the forecast period while China is expected to witness healthy growth as compared to the rest of the regions.
Source: Persistence Market Research