Phthalic Anhydrid to Slowly Pick up After Recession According to Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd.

28 Jun 2011 • by Natalie Aster

LONDON – Phthalic anhydride capacities all over the world have decreased in a staggering way during the economic downturn. Moreover the demand for the material was down 20-25% at that time. Today the market landscape appears to be suggestive for the producers of phthalic anhydride – the consumption is slowly experiencing rise trends.

China is posed to be the propeller of the world phthalic anhydride market –the production will be on the rise in the country as the production facilities have expanded lavishly in the recent years. At the same time some feedstock surplus is projected for the ongoing and some coming years as the demand, although growing, is not yet ready to meet the levels of the production volumes.

Detailed review and forecast on global, regional and country markets of phthalic anhydride can be found in the new market research report “Phthalic Anhydride (PA): 2011 World Market Outlook And Forecast” that covers present situation, historical background and future forecast and addresses comprehensive data showing phthalic anhydride capacities, production, consumption, trade statistics, and prices in the recent years are provided (globally, regionally and by country).

Report Details:

Phthalic Anhydride (PA): 2011 World Market Outlook And Forecast
Published: January, 2011
Pages: 236

The report indicates a wealth of information on phthalic anhydride producers and suppliers, covers phthalic anhydride production in the respective country, major phthalic anhydride producers, phthalic anhydride consumption in the country market, phthalic anhydride trade in the country, phthalic anhydride prices. Phthalic anhydride market forecast for next five years, including market volumes and prices is also provided.

The study on phthalic anhydride has been completed by Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd, an internationally recognized market research agency, specializing in chemical industry.  “Phthalic Anhydride (PA): 2011 World Market Outlook And Forecast” is included into the catalogue “Petrochemicals”, which also highlights Benzene, Bisphenol A, Caprolactam (CPL), Ethylbenzene (EB), Ethylene, Formaldehyde, Melamine, Phenol, Styrene, Toluene markets.

Monthly report updates for “Phthalic Anhydride (PA): 2011 World Market Outlook And Forecast” are available at


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