Nylon: Market Research Report

Date: January 6, 2016
Pages: 335
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Nylon: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nylon in Thousand Tons by the following Types: Nylon 6, and Nylon 6,6.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 71 companies including many key and niche players such as -
  • Arkema SA
  • Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation
  • BASF SE
  • Beaver Manufacturing Co., Inc.
  • DOMO Chemicals NV
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study reliability and reporting limitations
Disclaimers
Data interpretation & reporting level
Quantitative techniques & analytics
Product definitions and scope of study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Nylon – Past, Present and Future
Applications in a Nutshell
Nylon – Advantages Galore
Disadvantages with Nylon
Nylon Resins: Market Overview
Nylon 6 and Nylon 66 Resins – An Insight of Major Producers and End-use Sectors
Nylon Pricing – Comparison of 2015 and 2016
Market Outlook
Production and EXIM Statistics
China Leads Nylon Production

Table 1. Global Nylon Market (2014-2020): Breakdown of Production in Million Tons by Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Nylon or Other Polyamides Staple Fibers (Carded, Combed or Processed for Spinning)

Table 2. World Exports of Nylon or Other Polyamides Staple Fibers (Carded, Combed or Processed for Spinning) (2014 & 2015): Export Value in US$ by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3. World Imports of Nylon or Other Polyamides Staple Fibers (Carded, Combed or Processed for Spinning) (2014 & 2015): Import Value in US$ Thousand by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Tire Cord Fabric Made of Nylon or Other Polyamides High Tenacity Yarns

Table 4. Global Exports of Tire Cord Fabric Made of Nylon or Other Polyamides High Tenacity Yarns (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Exporting Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5. Global Imports of Tire Cord Fabric Made of Nylon or Other Polyamides High Tenacity Yarns (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Importing Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Polyamide-6, -11, -12, -6,6, -6,9, -6,10 or -6,12

Table 6. Global Exports for Polyamide-6, -11, -12, -6,6, -6,9, -6,10 or -6,12 (2014 & 2015): Breakdown of Export Value by Exporting Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. Global Imports for Polyamide-6, -11, -12, -6,6, -6,9, -6,10 or -6,12 (2014 & 2015): Breakdown of Import Value by Importing Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Caprolactam: A Major Precursor for Production of Nylon 6 Fiber and Resin

2. END-USE APPLICATIONS – AN ANALYSIS

Myriad End-Use Applications Drive Demand for Nylon
Industrial & Other Uses
Transportation
Electronic and Electrical Products
Consumer Products
Honeywell Develops Spectra HT High Strength Fiber
Food Packaging
Nylon: Most Adaptable Engineering Thermoplastic in Various Applications

Table 8. Global Market for Nylon Engineering Thermo Plastics (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand by End-Use Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Higher Demand from Automotive Sector Charms the Market
Demand from Electrical & Electronics Remains Northbound
Strong Base of Tire Cord Industry Spurs Growth of Nylon

Table 9. Leading Players in the Global NY66 HDI Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10. Global Market for Light Vehicles (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Usage Volume by Type of Plastics (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Growth of Automotive Tires Market Offers Immense Growth Opportunities for Nylon
Nylon Tire Cords Continue to Find Demand in Tire Production
Increasing Demand for Textiles Offers a Strong Base for Growth of Nylon Fiber

Table 11. Nylon Fiber Market (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption by End-Use Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Nylon Plays a Vital Role in Production of Textile Dyes
Synthetic Fibers Market to Post Healthy Expansion: A Significant Growth Opportunity for Nylon

Table 12. Global Textile Materials Market (2009, 2016 & 2022): Percentage Breakdown of Market Volume by Product Group/ Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Carpets: A Major Market for Nylon Fiber

Table 13. World Market for Carpet Fiber (2010 & 2015): Usage Trends in % by Fiber Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Polyester vs. Nylon for Carpet Fiber
Opportunities in store for Nylon in Carpets Market Owing to its Unique Features
Soft Handed Carpets Witness Growing Demand
Rising Demand for ‘Green’ Carpets Offers Traction to Nylon Market
Packaging: An Emerging Market for Nylon
High Performance Properties for Flexible Packaging

Table 14. Global Packaging Market (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Polyamide Consumption Value by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. Nylon Films Market (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption by End-Use Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Innovative Packaging Films Incite New Pockets of Growth

Table 16. Global Specialty and High Performance Films Market (2015): Percentage Volume Breakdown by Product Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3D PRINTING PLASTIC: AN EMERGING END-USE MARKET FOR NYLON

3. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS

Nervous System Uses Nylon Scales and Petals to Make 4D-Printed Dress
DuPont to Showcase New Nylon Advancements
Incorporation of Graphene in Nylon for Making Ladder-Free Hosiery
Nylon 3D-Printed Bicycle, Luna
Crystallite Morphology and Thermal Properties of Nylon 6,6 Altered Using Biphenyl Aromatic Liquid Crystalline Epoxy Resin
Type 6,6 Nylon a Better Performing Carpet Fiber than Type 6 Nylon
Novadyn DT/DI Additive for Improved 6,6 Nylon Performance in Humid and Wet Environments
CMI Develops Novel Chemical Process for Nylon Manufacturing Using the Cerium Rare Earth
Polyamide-66 Nanofibers Fabrication through the Electrospinning Technique
SFW – the Cause behind Wear Phenomenon in Nylon
Electron Beam Irradiation on Nylon 66 Leads to Reduced Crystalline Element
E-Beam Radiation on Nylon 6 Nanocomposite Fibers for Expansion of Application
Nylon 6 as a Substitute for Nylon
EB Irradiation on Nylon 66 for Developing Advanced Engineering Polymers
Novel Approach for Functionalization and Coloration of Nylon Fabrics
Zylon for an Eco-Friendly Process of Nylon Synthesis
New Process for Production of Green Nylon
Abrasive Nylon Brushes to Help Improve Machine Shop Throughput and Quality

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Introduction
History
General Characteristics of Nylon
Physical Properties of Nylon
Impact of Change in Temperature
Crystallinity Level
Degradation and Hydrolysis
Recycling and Incineration
Disadvantage of Nylon
Uses of Nylon
Types of Nylon
Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 – A Comparison
Introduction
Production Process
Production of Nylon
Production of Nylon 6,6
Properties and Uses of Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6
Nylon
Applications of Nylon
Nylon 6,6
Uses
Other Applications of Nylon 6,6
Mechanical Properties of Polyamide-Nylon 6 and Polyamide-Nylon 6,6
Comparison of Nylon 6, Nylon 66, Nylon 12 and Nylon 612 based on Mechanical Properties (on 1-10 scale)
Nylon Fiber Production – Fundamental Concepts
Nylon Composites
Properties of Polyamides
Environmental Concerns

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS

Cleanse Unveils Nylon 6 and Nylon 6/6
Saint-Gobain Launches Norton Blaze Brushes
Apple Introduces Space Black Milanese Loop and Bands
PolyOne Introduces GLS Versaflex OM TPE
Mission Belt Unveils new Nylon Belt Range
DuPont Co. Introduces New Grades of Nylon 6/12 and TPE
ONA Rolls Out Black Collection
INVISTA Introduces Novadyn Polyamides
Nylstar Reintroduces Meryl Mattesse
Nylstar Unveils Meryl Swimwear Range
Lanxess Unveils Durethan BKV 60 XF and BG 60 X XF
US Cargo Control Launches New Nylon Bridle Slings
Teknor Rolls Out New Recycled-Nylon Based Compounds
3T RPD SHOWCASES PA 2241 FR
Honeywell Rolls Out Aegis H55WC
Sabic Introduces New Nylon 6 Grades
Stratasys Introduces FDM Nylon
Lag Guitars Showcases Occitania
Solvay Launches Kalix HPPA 5000 Series
Radici Group Showcases Technical Yarn Range
BASF Rolls Out Ultramid S Balance
3NTR UNVEILS NEW NYLON FILAMENT
Alexium Introduces Ascalon

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Honeywell to Spin off Resins and Chemical Unit
Solvay to Divest Nylon Business
Domo Inaugurates Nylon Compounding Plant
DuPont to Set Up New Facility
Evonik to Construct New Plant
Radici Group Acquires Nylon Division of RetsinasTB’s
DSM Inks Agreement With Ascend
DuPont Increases Zytel Capacity
GSFC to Export GUJCON
Teknor Sells UK Assets
BASF Closes Kankakee Plant
BASF Sets Up New Plant
Radici Group Showcases Nylon Range
GSFC’s Gujcon Receives Patent
DSM to Set Up Polymerization Plant
INVISTA to Build New Plants
Lanxess Commences Operation from New Facility
Evonik Expands Nylon 12 Capacity
Wembly Acquires NYCOA
Croda Acquires Arizona Chemical Company
Asahi Kasei and Nippon Collaborate to Offer Leona
Toray to Ramp up Nylon Production

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

Arkema SA (France)
Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation (Japan)
BASF SE (Germany)
Beaver Manufacturing Co., Inc. (US)
DOMO Chemicals NV (Germany)
E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (US)
Evonik Industries AG (Germany)
Formosa Plastics Group (Taiwan)
Honeywell International Inc. (US)
Huntsman Corporation (US)
INVISTA (US)
Koch Industries Inc. (US)
Lanxess AG (Germany)
Li Heng Chemical Fibre Technologies Limited (China)
Li Peng Enterprise Co. Ltd. (Taiwan)
MiniFIBERS Inc. (US)
Nexis Fibers AG (Switzerland)
Nylstar SA (Spain)
RadiciGroup (Italy)
Royal DSM N. V. (The Netherlands)
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (US)
Solvay S. A. (France)
Stratasys Ltd. (US)
Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Toray Industries Inc. (Japan)
Ube Industries Ltd. (Japan)
Zhejiang Jinsheng Holding Group Co. Ltd. (China)

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 17. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. World Historic Review for Nylon by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. World 14-Year Perspective for Nylon by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Demand by Product Type

Table 20. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon 6 by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. World Historic Review for Nylon 6 by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22. World 14-Year Perspective for Nylon 6 by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon 6,6 by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24. World Historic Review for Nylon 6,6 by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25. World 14-Year Perspective for Nylon 6,6 by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Impressive Growth in Automotive Market – A Strong Base for Growth of Nylon Based Airbags

Table 26. North American Nylon Market (2014-2020): Nylon Usage in Thousand Tons in Automotive Industry (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27. North American Light Weight Vehicle Market (2014-2016): Light Weight Vehicle Production in Thousands (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Rising Demand for Engineering Plastics Paves Way for Growth of Nylon

Table 28. US Market for Engineering Plastics (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Product Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Carpets and Rugs: Significant Market for Nylon

Table 29. US Market for Carpet & Rug Fiber Consumption (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption by Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Nylon – Leading Fiber Type in Tufted Carpet
Booming Food and Packaging Market Spurs Growth Opportunities for Nylon
Soaring Demand for Specialty Films in Packaging Industry Drives Nylon Growth

Table 30. US Specialty Packaging Films Market (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Value Demand by Application Area (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31. US Specialty Packaging Films Market (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Value Demand by Function (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Presence of Leading Film & Sheet Players in the US by Material
Export-Import Statistics
Nylon/Polyamide Staple Fibers (Carded or Combed)

Table 32. US Exports of Nylon/Polyamide Staple Fibers (Carded or Combed) (2014 & 2015): Percentage Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33. US Imports of Nylon/Polyamide Staple Fibers (Carded or Combed) (2014 & 2015): Percentage Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Tire Cord Fabrics Made of Nylon or Other Polyamides High Tenacity Yarns

Table 34. US Exports of Tire Cord Fabrics Made of Nylon or Other Polyamides High Tenacity Yarns (2014 & 2015): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Country of Destination (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35. US Imports of Tire Cord Fabrics Made of Nylon or Other Polyamides High Tenacity Yarns (2014 & 2015): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Polyamide-6, -11, -12, -6,6, -6,9, -6,10 or -6,12

Table 36. US Exports of Polyamide-6, -11, -12, -6,6, -6,9, -6,10 or -6,12 (2014 & 2015): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37. US Imports of Polyamide-6, -11, -12, -6,6, -6,9, -6,10 or -6,12 (2014 & 2015): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 38. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39. US Historic Review for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40. US 14-Year Perspective for Nylon by Type - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
EXIM Statistics
Nylon/Polyamide Staple Fibers (Carded or Combed)

Table 41. Canadian Imports of Nylon/Polyamide Staple Fibers (Carded or Combed) (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Tire Cord Fabrics Made of Nylon or Other Polyamides High Tenacity Yarns

Table 42. Canadian Imports of Tire Cord Fabrics Made of Nylon or Other Polyamides High Tenacity Yarns (2014 & 2015): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Polyamide-6, -11, -12, -6,6, -6,9, -6,10 or -6,12

Table 43. Canadian Exports for Polyamide-6, -11, -12, -6,6, -6,9, -6,10 or -6,12 (2014 & 2015): Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44. Canadian Imports for Polyamide-6, -11, -12, -6,6, -6,9, -6,10 or -6,12 (2014 & 2015): Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

B. Market Analytics

Table 45. Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 46. Canadian Historic Review for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47. Canadian 14-Year Perspective for Nylon by Type - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Japanese Tire and Tire Cord Industry

Table 48. Japanese Production of Automotive Tires (in Million Units) for the Period 2011-2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 49. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Tire Cord Market by Product Segment - Steel Tire Cord, Polyester Tire Cord, Nylon Tire Cord and Other Tire Cords Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand in Metric Tons for Years 2013, 2016, 2019 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Textile Industry: A Significant End-Use Market for Nylon

Table 50. Japan’s Share in Global Manmade Textile Fiber Production by Type (2014) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Select Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 51. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 52. Japanese Historic Review for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 53. Japanese 14-Year Perspective for Nylon by Type - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
European Tire Market – An Overview
Factors Influencing the Tires Market
Major Trends in Tire Manufacture
Turkish Fiber Industry – A Brief Overview
EXIM Statistics
Polyamide-6, -11, -12, -6,6, -6,9, -6,10 or -6,12

Table 54. EU-28 Exports for Polyamide-6, -11, -12, -6,6, -6,9, -6,10 or -6,12 (2014 & 2015): Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 55. EU-28 Imports for Polyamide-6, -11, -12, -6,6, -6,9, -6,10 or -6,12 (2014 & 2015): Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Tire Cord Fabrics Made of Nylon or Other Polyamides High Tenacity Yarns

Table 56. EU-28 Exports of Tire Cord Fabrics Made of Nylon or Other Polyamides High Tenacity Yarns (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Country of Destination (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 57. EU-28 Imports of Tire Cord Fabrics Made of Nylon or Other Polyamides High Tenacity Yarns (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 58. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 59. European Historic Review for Nylon by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 60. European 14-Year Perspective for Nylon by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 61. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 62. European Historic Review for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63. European 14-Year Perspective for Nylon by Type - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Increasing Automotive Production Activity – A Key Growth Driver
B. Market Analytics

Table 64. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon by Geographic Region - China, India, South Korea, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 65. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Nylon by Geographic Region - China, India, South Korea, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 66. Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Nylon by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for China, India, South Korea, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 67. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 68. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 69. Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Nylon by Type - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5A. CHINA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
China: The Largest Consumer of Tire Cord

Table 70. Chinese Tire Cord Market (2014): Percentage breakdown of Unit Shipments by Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Domestic Nylon 6 and 66 Prices Start Declining Subsequent to a Rise in the Past

Table 71. Nylon 6 Prices in China (2010 - 2014) (in Yuan/MT) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 72. Monthly Average Prices for Nylon 6 Fiber in China (Aug-14 to Jan-15) (in Yuan/MT) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Tires Market – An Overview
Presence of Huge Automotive Manufacturing Industry Makes China a Lucrative Market for Tire Cords
Government Push for Achieving Optimum Tire Radialization Benefits the Market
Export/Import Scenario

Table 73. Chinese Exports and Imports (In US$ Million) of Tire Cord Fabric of High Tenacity Yarn of Nylon-6 for Years 2012 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 74. Chinese Exports and Imports (In US$ Million) of Tire Cord Fabric of High Tenacity Yarn of Nylon-6,6 for Years 2012 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Nylon Fiber Carpet: Most Popular Category in China
China – The Leading Nylon Producer

Table 75. China Polyamide 66 Production Capacity and Actual Production (2013-2016) in Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Invista’s Entry into Nylon 66 Chip Production in China to be Beneficial to Domestic Producers

Table 76. Leading Producers of Polyamide 66 in China (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Supply Volume for Shenma, Invista, DuPont, Huafon, Ascend, Rhodia, Asahi/Tora and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 77. Leading Producers of Nylon 66 Chip in China (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity Volume for Shenma, Huafon, Xingjian, Invista, Huayang (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

EXIM Statistics

Table 78. Chinese EXIM for Polyamide-6,6 in the form of Slices or Chips (2014 & 2015): Breakdown of Exports and Imports in Value and Volume Terms (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Product Launch
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 79. Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 80. Chinese Historic Review for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 81. Chinese 14-Year Perspective for Nylon by Type - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5B. INDIA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Tire and Tire Cord Market Forms a Strong Base for Nylon Growth

Table 82. Indian Tire Cord Market (2016, 2019 and 2022): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption by Product Segment for Steel Tire Cord, Polyester Tire Cord, Nylon Tire Cord and Other Tire Cords (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Rise in Automobile Production Offers Growth Opportunities
Radialization Gains Prominence in India
India to Emerge as Hub for Radial Tire Manufacturing
Indian Nylon Tire Cord Fabric Market
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 83. Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 84. Indian Historic Review for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 85. Indian 14-Year Perspective for Nylon by Type - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5C. SOUTH KOREA

Market Analysis

Table 86. South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 87. South Korean Historic Review for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 88. South Korean 14-Year Perspective for Nylon by Type - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5D. TAIWAN

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Textiles Market in Taiwan
Select Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 89. Taiwanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 90. Taiwanese Historic Review for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 91. Taiwanese 14-Year Perspective for Nylon by Type - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5E. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Thailand
Textile Industry Overview

Table 92. Thailand’s Share of Textile Material in the Global Textile Fiber Production (2014) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Product Launch
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 93. Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 94. Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 95. Rest of Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Nylon by Type - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. LATIN AMERICA

Market Analysis

Table 96. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon by Geographic Region - Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 97. Latin American Historic Review for Nylon by Geographic Region - Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 98. Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Nylon by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin American Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 99. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 100. Latin American Historic Review for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 101. Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Nylon by Type - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6A. BRAZIL

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Strong Textile Industry in Brazil Offers Traction to Nylon Demand
B. Market Analytics

Table 102. Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 103. Brazilian Historic Review for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 104. Brazilian 14-Year Perspective for Nylon by Type - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6B. MEXICO

Market Analysis

Table 105. Mexican Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 106. Mexican Historic Review for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 107. Mexican 14-Year Perspective for Nylon by Type - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6C. REST OF LATIN AMERICA

Market Analysis

Table 108. Rest of Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 109. Rest of Latin American Historic Review for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 110. Rest of Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Nylon by Type - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REST OF WORLD

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Product Launch
B. Market Analytics

Table 111. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 112. Rest of World Historic Review for Nylon by Type - Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 113. Rest of World 14-Year Perspective for Nylon by Type - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Demand for Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6 Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 71 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 80)
The United States (30)
Canada (2)
Japan (6)
Europe (22)
  France (1)
  Germany (7)
  The United Kingdom (3)
  Italy (4)
  Spain (1)
  Rest of Europe (6)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (18)
Middle East (2)
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