Styrene Demand Remains Dominated by Polystyrene According to Report Recently Released by

01 Apr 2010 • by Natalie Aster
Styrene Demand Remains Dominated by Polystyrene According to Report Recently Released by
LONDON – The fastest styrene demand growth is forecast in China, the Middle East, Central and Eastern Europe, and Central and South America. Based on current capacity expansion announcements, the United States, Canada, Japan, Singapore, the Republic of Korea, and the Middle East will remain net exporters while Mexico, India, Thailand and other Asian countries will continue to be net importers to 2013.

Styrene demand remains dominated by its main derivative, polystyrene (59%), which has reached maturity in most developed countries. Other styrene consumption is for the production of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) and styrene-acrylonitrile (SAN) resins (16%), styrene-butadiene (S/B) copolymer latexes (6%) and unsaturated polyester, accounting for an additional 6% of world styrene demand, while SBR and SBR latexes production accounted for 4% of world demand.

A newly updated market report “Styrene: 2010 World Market Outlook And Forecast” has been recently issued by Market Publishers, Ltd. The report features important aspects of Styrene market, provides its thorough analysis:
  • General information (properties, applications, manufacturing processes);
  • World market characteristics (capacities, production, consumption, prices, trade by region, and future projects);
  • Overviews of regional markets by country (European, Asian, American, Middle East, African, and Oceanian markets).
The market research is accomplished by a list of major Styrene suppliers and profiles of leading producers.

Styrene market perspectives till 2015 are given on global and regional basis (capacities, consumption, production, and prices). Feedstock market for Styrene is also briefly overviewed in the report.

Styrene: 2010 World Market Outlook And Forecast

Updated: Jan, 2010
Pages: 300

The report description and content are also available in Russian and in German languages.

The market research ‘Styrene: 2010 World Market Outlook And Forecast’ has been worked out by Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd, an internationally recognized market research agency, specializing in chemical industry.

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