The COVID-19 outbreak in 2020 has created havoc around the world, and it was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health Organization in January. Many industries have to shut down its manufacturing operations in order to prevent coronavirus infection. But amidst the novel outbreak, the hand sanitizer industry has seen a massive surge in demand for hand sanitizers. The rising awareness among the consumers for the novel coronavirus infection has led to the growing usage of hand sanitizers. Also, the surging demand for the hand sanitizers gave new opportunities to the Breweries and Distilleries to produce more hand sanitizers. Many campaigns and programs are being initiated to sanitize hands frequently to fight the deadly coronavirus. This has led to an increased in the sales of hand sanitizer, around the globe.
The number of coronavirus cases has increased drastically in the United Kingdom as the country was too slow to react to the COVID-19 pandemic. But with the increasing number of coronavirus cases, the usage of hand sanitizers in the country has increased significantly. The government of the British has also urged UK businesses to support efforts to fight COVID-19. Also, due to the rising demand for hand sanitizers in the country, many new corporations have started producing hand sanitizers in the country to fulfill the demand. For instance, in order to meet the huge spike in demand during the coronavirus pandemic, the British beer giant, BrewDog, has swapped production to hand sanitizers. Also, as part of the effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus, Ineos, a chemical company in the United Kingdom, planned to build two hand sanitizer factories. Moreover, gin distilleries have also started producing hand sanitizers to curtail the increasing demand. At present, hand sanitizer has become one of the most important merchandises to reduce the impact of COVID-19 infection in the country.
The report comprises of a brief overview of the United Kingdom’s hand sanitizer market in terms of various factors. Also, the market scenario and the economy snapshot of the country has been studied in detail. And within this report, the value chain analysis, PEST analysis, the regulations in the United Kingdom concerning hand sanitizer market as well as the impact of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom, are further studied. Also, the economic stimulus being provided by the government of the United Kingdom to ease the COVID-19 pandemic has been studied in detail.
TABLE 1: HAND SANITIZER MARKET IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, BY PRODUCT, 2019-2023 (IN $MILLION)
FIGURE 1: VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
FIGURE 2: GEL-BASED HAND SANITIZER MARKET IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, 2019-2023 (IN $MILLION)
FIGURE 3: LIQUID HAND SANITIZER MARKET IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, 2019-2023 (IN $MILLION)
FIGURE 4: FOAM-BASED HAND SANITIZER MARKET IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, 2019-2023 (IN $MILLION)
FIGURE 5: SPRAY HAND SANITIZER MARKET IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, 2019-2023 (IN $MILLION)
FIGURE 6: HAND WIPES HAND SANITIZER MARKET IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, 2019-2023 (IN $MILLION)