The Saudi Arabia Industrial and Institutional Cleaning Chemical Market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.40% during the forecast period of 2022-27, says MarkNtel Advisors in their recent research report. The growing awareness regarding hygiene & various cleanliness standards among the population of Saudi Arabia is fueling the growth of the Industrial and Institutional Cleaning Chemicals market. Industries such as residential, commercial, industrial, hospitality, healthcare, food & beverage, etc., place greater importance on the safety & health of their workforce, thereby making use of more liquid solvents such as sanitizers, disinfectants, floor cleaners, bathroom cleaners, etc., to enhance employee productivity.
In addition, many small-scale solvent disinfectant manufacturers in Saudi Arabia started the production of cleaning chemicals with the support of the government to cater to the growing needs of the population. Moreover, the rising environmental concerns have also led various companies to produce bio-based sanitizers & other disinfectants in the country. However, with the emergence of COVID-19, the demand for sanitizers & other cleaning chemicals increased considerably in order to restrict the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Though with the ease in the restrictions, the continuation of the tourist industry has further propelled the demand for sanitizers & other disinfectant cleans to ensure their safety and hygiene.
In addition, with the fear of infection, the customers are taking proper care of their health by making use of sanitizers, cleaners, and disinfectants in commercial, healthcare, and other sectors. Thus, these factors would escalate the demand for industrial and institutional chemicals in the near future
Demand for Solvents is Flourishing the Market Globally
Based on the raw material, the market bifurcates into Chlor-Alkalis, Surfactants, Solvents, and Others (Phosphates, Biocides, etc.). During the historical period, the Solvents market has shown a prolific growth, owing to the factors such as increased public awareness about the benefits of sanitizers since the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. Further, the use of hand sanitizers & disinfectants has become a new norm in society, as they are significantly used in various sectors, including hospitality, educational institutions, commercial offices, etc.
However, in 2020, numerous chemical companies in Saudi Arabia collaborated to meet the rising demand for a chemical cleanser from the citizens & the healthcare industry. Moreover, the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health supported the chemical companies to help meet the requirement of these sectors. For instance, in 2020, Sadara Chemical Company & Sahara International Petrochemical Company partnered to provide high-quality ethanol to the hand sanitizer manufacturers free of charge to meet the rising demand for hand sanitizers & disinfectants in the country.
Hence, these initiatives have created an awareness among the citizens regarding the importance of solvents, including floor cleaners, disinfectants, sanitizers, etc. Thus, the growing health concerns of the public would lead the market growth during the forecast period.
Healthcare Industry Held a Considerable Growth in the Cleaning Chemicals Market
Based on the end-user the market is divided into Retail, Food & Beverages, Hospitality, Healthcare, Electronic Industry, Corporate Offices, and Others (Fabricated Metal Products, Educational Institutes, etc.,). Of them all, the Healthcare industry has shown considerable growth in the industrial and institutional cleaning chemical market in Saudi Arabia. The major factors that contributed to its growth are dependent upon the rising awareness among patients regarding cleanliness & hygiene as well as providing a healthy environment so as to reduce the spread of viruses, infection, and bacteria among patients. The advent of COVID-19 has surged the demand for liquid sanitizers, floor cleaners, disinfectants, and other solvent chemicals to ensure the safety of the patients in the hospitals. Further, to reduce the impact of communicable diseases, the continuous usage of sanitizers, disinfectants, etc., has proliferated the demand for cleaning chemicals in Saudi Arabia.
Moreover, the rising construction projects, including hospitals, healthcare centers, laboratories, etc., in the country would surge the demand for cleaning chemicals to ensure the cleanliness of hospitals to limit the blowout of microorganisms & bacteria among patients. In 2021, Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group signed a construction project of approximately USD19 million for the development of a new maternity care facility in Riyadh.
The leading players in the Saudi Arabia Industrial and Institutional Cleaning Chemical Market are 3M, Akzo Nobel N.V., Albemarle Corporation, BASF, Clariant AG, Henkel AG & Co. KgaA, Huntsman International LLC, National Chemical Laboratories Inc., Nouryon, Procter & Gamble, Solvay, Spartan Chemical Company Inc., Stepan Company.
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