Global Sodium Benzoate Market to Grow at a CAGR of 4.49% by 2021: Economic Growth in APAC Boosting Demand for Sodium Benzoate – Research and Markets


Global Sodium Benzoate Market to Grow at a CAGR of 4.49% by 2021: Economic Growth in APAC Boosting Demand for Sodium Benzoate – Research and Markets

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DUBLIN, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global Sodium Benzoate Market 2017-2021” report to their offering.

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The global sodium benzoate market to grow at a CAGR of 4.49% during the period 2017-2021.

The report, Global Sodium Benzoate Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

According to the report, one driver in market is economic growth in APAC boosting demand for sodium benzoate. APAC is the largest and fastest growing market for sodium benzoate products worldwide. This is due to the improving economic growth and rising disposable income of consumers. The rapid increase in industrialization and development in China, India, and Japan is the key demand driver for sodium benzoate products in this region. The flourishing food and beverage industry is also propelling the growth of the sodium benzoate market in the region.

The continuous rise in the economies of China, India, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand has boosted the growth in APAC over the past few years. The Philippines, Vietnam, and Indonesia showed a growth rate of over 5.5% during the same year. APAC has progressed from macroeconomic policies such as promoting comprehensive growth, decent job formations, confirming economic stability, and economic transformation. These macroeconomic policies are expected to up surge the economic growth in the region, which in result is likely to boost the sodium benzoate market growth.

Key vendors

  • Eastman Chemical
  • FBC Industries
  • NegarAzar
  • Sigma-Aldrich
  • Tengzhou Tenglong Chemical

Other prominent vendors

  • Jarchem Industries
  • Shandong Tong Tai Wei Run Chemical

Key Topics Covered:

PART 01: Executive summary

PART 02: Scope of the report

PART 03: Research Methodology

PART 04: Introduction

PART 05: Market landscape

PART 06: Market segmentation by application

PART 07: Geographical segmentation

PART 08: Decision framework

PART 09: Drivers and challenges

PART 10: Market trends

PART 11: Vendor landscape

PART 12: Key vendor analysis

PART 13: Appendix

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New Construction Easing Rental Pressure in Manhattan and Brooklyn

New Construction Easing Rental Pressure in Manhattan and Brooklyn

Rents fell 1 percent in Manhattan and 4.2 percent in Brooklyn compared to last year, according to the Q1 2017 StreetEasy Market Reports

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NEW YORK, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Rents in both Manhattan and Brooklyn continued to decline as new construction saturated the market, according to the Q1 2017 StreetEasy® Market Reportsi.

“A surge in new construction, particularly at the high end of the market, has had a ripple effect throughout the market and pushed down rents across the city, particularly in Brooklyn,” said StreetEasy Senior Economist Grant Long. “Renters planning on signing a new lease this year are likely to have more negotiating power as competition starts picking up among new buildings vying for the attention of prospective tenants.

“On the for-sale side, homes spent a bit longer on the market than usual in Q1, but this will likely fall as we get into peak home shopping season this summer,” Long added. “If you’re looking to buy this year, expect strong competition throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn, especially in more affordable areas that are attractive for first-time buyers.”

Q1 2017 Key Findings – Manhattan

  • Manhattan rent prices continue to decline. Manhattan’s median rent price was down 1 percent compared to last year and has dropped steadily since last fallii.
  • Upper Manhattan the only Manhattan submarket where rent prices rose. The median rent price in Upper Manhattan was up 3.2 percent year-over-year, though the pace of growth slowed from the prior quarter.
  • Rents in hot Downtown Manhattan neighborhoods fell the most. Of the 19 neighborhoods where median asking rents fell year-over-year, 11 were in the Downtown submarket, including Little Italy, Battery Park City, West Village and Greenwich Village.
  • Median resale price in Manhattan rose just over 1 percent since last March. The Manhattan median resale price increased slightly to $987,997 in Q1 2017iii. Prices rose the most in Upper Manhattan, up 6.5 percent from Q1 2016 to $658,393.
  • Homes in Manhattan spent nearly 80 days on the market in Q1 2017, the highest level since 2011. In Midtown, homes spent a median of 92 days on the market, the longest period among all Manhattan submarketsiv.

Q1 2017 Key Findings – Brooklyn

  • Brooklyn rents fell to their lowest level since Q3 2014. Brooklyn’s median rent price fell 4.2 percent relative to Q1 2016 and dropped steadily since fall 2016.
  • New construction around Downtown Brooklyn weighed on the Brooklyn rental market. Renters had 27.6 percent more options to choose from in Q1 2017 relative to the same period in 2016. Inventory in South Brooklyn jumped the most – up 45 percent year-over-yearv.
  • Brooklyn’s median resale home price rose almost 6 percent over the past year. The median resale price was $578,290 in Q1 2017, with Prospect Park reporting the greatest annual price growth, up 11.7 percent since Q1 2016.
  • Prices rose the most in more affordable submarkets. In East Brooklyn, the median resale price was up 9 percent to $493,612. In South Brooklyn, the median resale price rose 7 percent to $435,068.
  • North Brooklyn was the only Brooklyn submarket with falling prices. The median resale price fell 4.75 percent from Q1 2016 to a median resale price of $865,804.
  • Buyers had more homes to choose from in Q1. There were 5.3 percent more homes for sale in Brooklyn relative to the same period last yearvi. North Brooklyn reported the greatest inventory gains among all Brooklyn submarkets, up 27.8 percent from Q1 2016.

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About StreetEasy
StreetEasy is New York City’s leading local real estate marketplace on mobile and the web, providing accurate and comprehensive for-sale and for-rent listings from hundreds of real estate brokerages throughout New York City and the major NYC metropolitan area. StreetEasy adds layers of proprietary data and useful search tools to help home shoppers and real estate professionals navigate the complex real estate markets within the five boroughs of New York City, as well as Northern New Jersey and the Hamptons.

Launched in 2006, StreetEasy is based in the Flatiron neighborhood of Manhattan. StreetEasy is owned and operated by Zillow Group (NASDAQ: Z and ZG).

StreetEasy is a registered trademark of Zillow, Inc.


i  The StreetEasy Market Reports are a monthly overview of the Manhattan and Brooklyn sales and rental markets. Every three months, a quarterly analysis is published. The report data is aggregated from public recorded sales and listings data from real estate brokerages that provide comprehensive coverage of Manhattan and Brooklyn, with most metrics dating back to 1995 in Manhattan and 2005 in Brooklyn. The reports are compiled by the StreetEasy Research team. For more information, visit StreetEasy tracks data for all five boroughs within New York City, but currently only produces reports for Manhattan and Brooklyn. 
ii Similar to the StreetEasy Price Indices, median rents are measured by the StreetEasy Rent Indices. By including only valid and verified listings from StreetEasy and employing a repeat rentals approach, the indices emphasize the changes in rent on individual properties and not between different sets of properties. Full methodology here: 
iii Median resale price is measured by the StreetEasy Price Indices, monthly indices that track changes in resale prices of condo, co-op, and townhouse units. Each index uses a repeat-sales method of comparing the sales prices of the same properties since January 1995 in Manhattan and January 2005 in Brooklyn. Given this methodology, each index accurately captures the change in home prices by controlling for the varying composition of homes sold in a given month. Data on sales of homes is sourced from the New York City Department of Finance. Full methodology here:  
iv Time on market is measured as the numbers of days from the original listing on StreetEasy to when it enters contract.
v Rental inventory data is based on rental listings of condos, co-ops, townhouses and single-family homes available on StreetEasy.
vi Sale inventory data is based on sales listings of condos, co-ops, townhouses and single-family homes available on StreetEasy.


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Autism Accurately Diagnosed with Brain SPECT Imaging

Autism Accurately Diagnosed with Brain SPECT Imaging

Brain Blood Flow Shows Pattern Consistent with Autism

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COSTA MESA, Calif., April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) relies on history and behavioral observation, lacking reliable biomarkers. Researchers from Amen Clinics and the University of Southern California performed what is believed to be the largest ever analysis of brain SPECT (single photon emission computed tomography) scans, a nuclear medicine study that evaluates blood flow and activity patterns, on 928 persons with ASD obtained 9 different sites to investigate whether these scans distinguish ASD from healthy controls.  The age range of patients were from 13-67 years.  

Using sophisticated machine learning algorithms, high levels of separation were obtained. The areas the most predicted ASD were found in the cerebellum, anterior cingulate gyrus, amygdala, frontal and temporal lobes.

Lead author Daniel Amen, MD, child psychiatrist and founder of Amen Clinics said, “Currently, the diagnosis of ASD includes a clinical history, mental status examination and structured screening tools, leaving clinicians in the dark as to the underlying physiology. At Amen Clinics, we frequently see increased activity in the anterior cingulate, leading to obsessive behavior, and decreases in the temporal lobes and cerebellum, which are often associated with learning issues.  Having SPECT scans on ASD patients has helped us better target treatment.”

This is the first brain SPECT imaging study demonstrating the use of machine learning methods to predict ASD from a HC. These results add to the growing body of literature validating the use of machine learning approaches with functional neuroimaging data to improve prediction and classification of individuals with psychiatric disorders like autism.  Given the heterogeneity of ASD, this approach has important implications in the clinical setting in both the diagnosis, intervention and monitoring of treatment outcomes.

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