Acetic Acid: Market Research Report

Date: January 6, 2014
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Acetic Acid: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Acetic Acid in Tons by the following End-Use Segments: Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM), Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA), and Other Applications. 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 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-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 63 companies including many key and niche players such as -
  • BP p.l.c
  • Celanese Corporation
  • Chang Chun Petrochemical Co., Ltd.
  • Daicel Corporation
  • Eastman Chemical Company
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

Acetic Acid - A Prelude
China Powers the Global Acetic Acid Market
Vinyl Acetate Monomer – The Largest End-use Segment for Acetic Acid

Table 1. Global VAM Production Capacity (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

PTA – The Fastest Growing End-use Segment for Acetic Acid

Table 2. Global PTA Production Capacity (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Capacity by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Competition
BP and Celanese Dominate Acetic Acid Production Scenario

Table 3. Leading Players in the Global Acetic Acid Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity for BP, Celanese, Eastman, Jiangsu Sopo, Lyondell and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. MARKET TRENDS AND DRIVERS

Next-generation Technologies Gain Prominence for Acetic Acid Manufacturing

Table 4. Global Acetic Acid Production (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity by Technology - Acetaldehyde Oxidation, Ethyl Alcohol, Methanol Carbonylation and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Standard Monsanto Technology Stands Strong
AO Plus® Process Technology – An Improvement Over the Conventional Monsanto Technology
BP Unveils Its New SaaBre Technology for Acetic Acid Production
Eastman’s Technology Emphasizes on Co-Production of Acetic Acid and Acetic Anhydride
Producers Exercise Increased Control Over Methanol Carbonylation Technology
Booming Asian Chemical Industry to Benefit Global Acetic Acid Market
Global Acetic Acid Demand Projected to Grow in Line with Burgeoning GDP Rates

Table 5. GDP Growth for Key Developed and Developing Countries: 2003-2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Developing Nations Spearhead the Global Acetic Acid Demand
Raw Materials: Greatly Influencing the Acetic Acid Market
Globalization Takes Over the Mantle
Capacity Expansion on the Rise

Table 6. Global Acetic Acid Capacity Additions for the Years 2012 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. Global Acetic Acid Capacity Closures (2011-2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Acetic Acid Manufacturers Based in Western Countries Shift Production Overseas

Table 8. Global Acetic Acid Production (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production by Country/Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. Global Acetic Anhydride Production Capacity (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production Capacities by Country/Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Intermediates/Derivatives: Driving the Acetic Acid Market
Demand from Coatings Sector Augurs Well for Global Ethyl Acetate Market

Table 10. Global Ethyl Acetate Production Capacity (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production Capacities by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Water-Borne Coatings Witness Growth in Demand – A Potential Threat to Ethyl Acetate-Based Coatings

Table 11. Global Paints & Coatings Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Demand by Category (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Gains Popularity in Packaging Applications
Multiple Factors to Benefit Global Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM) Market
Synthesis of Acetic Acid from Bio-based Materials Gathers Momentum
Acetic Acid – The Green Building Blocks of Eco-friendly Plastics
Smoking Buoys Cellulose Acetate Demand

Table 12. Smoking Prevalence Worldwide by Region: 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Impact of Government Legislations on the Market

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Chemical and Physical Properties
Grades
Hazards
Primary Uses of Acetic Acid
Synthetic Flavoring Agent
Feedstock in the Production of Acetic Anhydride
Buffering Agent
Applications in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Etherifying & Neutralizing Agent
Photographic Chemicals Manufactured Using Acetic Acid
Primary Input in the Production of Rubber Chemicals
Removes Rust from Garments
Chemical & Biochemical Analysis
Acetic Acid - An Alternative for Cancer Treatment
Acetic Acid - A Latent Peril
Repercussions of Excessive Exposure
Short-term Exposure
Long-term Exposure
Personal Protection
Feedstock Used for the Production of Acetic Acid
Methanol
Ethylene
An Important Petrochemical Intermediate
Acetaldehyde

4. END-USE MARKETS - AN OVERVIEW

Key End-Use Segments for Acetic Acid
Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM)
Production Process
End-Use Applications
Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA)
Increased Use of PET
Cellulose Acetate & Acetic Anhydride
End-use Applications of Cellulose Acetate
Acetylates (Esters and Acetates)
Ethyl Acetates
Production Process
Recent Developments
Consumption Pattern
Acetic Anhydride
Other
Monochloroacetic Acid

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

EU Approves Kuraray’s Acquisition of DuPont's Glass and Vinyls Unit
BP to Build Greenfield Acetic Acid Plant in Oman
Daicel Chem Files Chinese Patent Application for Acetic Acid Production Technology
Sahara Petrochemical Inks Memorandum of Understanding with Saudi International Petrochemical
BP Rolls Out SaaBre Acetic Acid Production Technology
Celanese Terminates Operations of Roussillon Acetic Anhydride and Tarragona VAM Facility
Indian Oil Collaborates with BP to Construct Acetic Acid Plant in Gujarat
Lyondell Chemie Nederland Inks Storage and Handling Agreement with Oiltanking Stolthaven Antwerp
Showa Denko Announces Plans to Build Ethyl Acetate Plant in Oita Complex
Gazprom Neft Collaborates with Sibur for Production of Terephthalic Acid
Suven Life Sciences Announces Plans to Establish Cyano Acetic Acid Plant in Visakhapatnam
Sinopec Unveils 50:50 Joint Venture with Guodian Younglight Energy Chemical Group
Reliance to Acquire Malaysian Petrochemical Plant from BP
Ineos Renews Feedstock Supply Agreement with BP
Petronas Collaborates with LanzaTech to Develop Acetic Acid from Waste Gases
Assam Petrochemicals to Set Up Methanol and Acetic Acid Manufacturing Plant
Melanotan US Introduces AceticAcid 0. 6% for Research Application
Thermo Fisher Scientific Unveils Fisher Chemical Optima LC/MS Grade Acetic Acid
Sinopec Collaborates with SK Chemical and BP for Building Acetic Acid Manufacturing Facility in China

6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

BP p. l. c. (UK)
BP PETRONAS Acetyls Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)
Samsung BP Chemicals Co. , Ltd. (South Korea)
Celanese Corporation (US)
Chang Chun Petrochemical Co. , Ltd. (Taiwan)
China Petrochemical Development Corporation (Taiwan)
Daicel Corporation (Japan)
Eastman Chemical Company (US)
Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers Company Ltd (India)
Jiangsu Sopo (Group) Co. , Ltd (China)
Jubilant Life Sciences Limited (India)
Kuraray Co. , Ltd. (Japan)
LyondellBasell Industries (US)
Showa Denko K. K. (Japan)
SINOPEC Sichuan Vinylon Works (China)
Wacker Chemie AG (Germany)

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 13. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14. World Historic Review for Acetic Acid by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. World 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid in Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17. World Historic Review for Acetic Acid in Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. World 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid in Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid in Acetic Anhydride by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20. World Historic Review for Acetic Acid in Acetic Anhydride by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. World 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid in Acetic Anhydride by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid in Ethyl Acetate by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. World Historic Review for Acetic Acid in Ethyl Acetate by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24. World 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid in Ethyl Acetate by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid in Butyl Acetate by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26. World Historic Review for Acetic Acid in Butyl Acetate by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27. World 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid in Butyl Acetate by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid in Other Acetates by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29. World Historic Review for Acetic Acid in Other Acetates by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30. World 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid in Other Acetates by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid in Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32. World Historic Review for Acetic Acid in Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33. World 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid in Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid in Other Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35. World Historic Review for Acetic Acid in Other Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36. World 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid in Other Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Market Scenario
Market Determined by Derivatives
Ex-Im Statistics

Table 37. US Exports of Acetic Acid (2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38. US Imports of Acetic Acid (2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39. US Exports of Acetic Anhydride (2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40. US Imports of Acetic Anhydride (2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 41. US Exports of Vinegar and Other Substitutes for Vinegar Derived from Acetic Acid (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42. US Imports of Vinegar and Other Vinegar Substitutes Derived from Acetic Acid (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 43. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44. US Historic Review for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45. US 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Ex-Im Statistics

Table 46. Canadian Exports of Acetic Acid (2013): Breakdown of Value Exports in US$ by Destination Country
Table 47. Canadian Imports of Acetic Acid (2013): Breakdown of Value Imports in US$ by Origin Country

Canadian Exports of Acetic Anhydride

Table 48. Canadian Imports of Acetic Anhydride (2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Origin Country
Table 49. Canadian Exports of Vinegar and Other Vinegar Substitutes Derived from Acetic Acid (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50. Canadian Imports of Vinegar and Other Vinegar Substitutes Derived from Acetic Acid (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

B. Market Analytics

Table 51. Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 52. Canadian Historic Review for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 53. Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Infiltrating into Developing Markets
Market Dynamics
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 54. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 55. Japanese Historic Review for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 56. Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis

Table 57. EU Classification of Acetic Acid Solutions

Ex-Im Statistics

Table 58. EU Imports of Acetic Acid, its Salts & Acetic Anhydride (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 59. EU Imports of Acetic Acid, Its Salts and Acetic Anhydride (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Imports by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 60. EU Exports of Acetic Acids, its Salts and Acetic Anhydride (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 61. EU Exports of Acetic Acids, its Salts and Acetic Anhydride (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 62. EU Imports of Vinegar and Other Vinegar Substitutes Derived from Acetic Acid (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63. EU Imports of Vinegar and Other Vinegar Substitutes Derived from Acetic Acid (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Imports by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 64. EU Exports of Vinegar and Other Vinegar Substitutes Derived from Acetic Acid (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 65. EU Exports of Vinegar and Other Vinegar Substitutes Derived from Acetic Acid (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

B. Market Analytics

Table 66. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 67. European Historic Review for Acetic Acid by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 68. European 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 69. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 70. European Historic Review for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 71. European 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4A. FRANCE

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Development
B. Market Analytics

Table 72. French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 73. French Historic Review for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 74. French 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4B. GERMANY

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Wacker Chemie AG – A Key Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 75. German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 76. German Historic Review for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 77. German 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4C. ITALY

Market Analysis

Table 78. Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 79. Italian Historic Review for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 80. Italian 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4D. THE UNITED KINGDOM

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Developments
BP p. l. c. – A Key Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 81. UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 82. UK Historic Review for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 83. UK 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4E. SPAIN

Market Analysis

Table 84. Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 85. Spanish Historic Review for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 86. Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4F. RUSSIA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Development
B. Market Analytics

Table 87. Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 88. Russian Historic Review for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 89. Russian 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4G. REST OF EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Uzbekistan Restricts Sales of Acetic Acid with Concentration Higher than 10%
Strategic Corporate Development
B. Market Analytics

Table 90. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 91. Rest of Europe Historic Review for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 92. Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Market Outlook
Key Petrochemical Market
Asia Lures Global Majors
B. Market Analytics

Table 93. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 94. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Acetic Acid by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 95. Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 96. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 97. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 98. Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5A. CHINA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Key Statistics

Table 99. Chinese Acetic Acid Production (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Capacities by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 100. Major Acetic Acid Producers in China (2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 101. Chinese Acetic Acid Production (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacities by Technology - Acetaldehyde, Ethanol, Ethylene Oxidation and Methanol Carbonylation (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 102. Acetic Acid Start-ups in China (2010-2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 103. Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 104. Chinese Historic Review for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 105. Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5B. INDIA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Acetic Acid Prices on the Rise
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 106. Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 107. Indian Historic Review for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 108. Indian 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5C. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 109. Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 110. Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 111. Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. LATIN AMERICA

Market Analysis

Table 112. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 113. Latin American Historic Review for Acetic Acid by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 114. Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 115. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 116. Latin American Historic Review for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 117. Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6A. BRAZIL

Market Analysis

Table 118. Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 119. Brazilian Historic Review for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 120. Brazilian 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6B. REST OF LATIN AMERICA

Market Analysis

Table 121. Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 122. Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chat)
Table 123. Rest of Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REST OF WORLD

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 124. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 125. Rest of World Historic Review for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 126. Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Acetic Acid by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for VAM, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, PTA, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 63 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 67)
The United States (9)
Canada (1)
Japan (4)
Europe (12)
  Germany (4)
  The United Kingdom (1)
  Italy (1)
  Spain (1)
  Rest of Europe (5)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (33)
Latin America (4)
Middle East (4)
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