Bisphenol A: Market Research Report

Date: January 2, 2015
Pages: 204
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Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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Bisphenol A: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Bisphenol A in US$ Million by the following End-Use Segments: Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Others. 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 2014 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 33 companies including many key and niche players such as -
  • Bayer AG
  • Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd.
  • Haverhill Chemicals LLC
  • Kumho P&B Chemicals, Inc.
  • LG Chem Ltd.
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Polycarbonate Resins
Epoxy Resins
Other Applications

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

A Curtain Raiser
Recession in Retrospect
Recession Tames Down Epoxy Resins Market
Global Financial Downturn Tempers Growth of Engineering Plastics Market
Current & Future Analysis
Analysis by Geographic Region
Analysis by End-Use Segment
Production Scenario

Table 1. Global Bisphenol A Market by Leading Players (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity for Bayer, Dow, Hexion, Kumho P&B, LG Chem, Mitsui Chemicals, Nan Ya Plastics, SABIC, Saudi Kayan Petrochemical, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. MAJOR TRENDS

Demand-Supply Scenario Proving Beneficial for Regional Players in Emerging Markets
Asia, Led by China, to Spearhead Growth of Global BPA Market

Table 2. Global BPA Market (2012 & 2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity by Geographic Region - US, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

BPA Demand Continues to Spur Phenol and Acetone Production and Consumption

Table 3. Global Phenol Market (2012 & 2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4. Global Phenol Market by End Use Segment (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Bisphenol A, Caprolactam, Phenolic Resins, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5. Global Acetone Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6. Global Acetone Market by End Use Segment (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Bisphenol A, Direct Solvent, Methyl Isobutyl Ketone, Methyl Methacrylate and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

BPA Production Technology Undergoes Major Changes
Ban on BPA Impacts Baby Feeding Bottles Market

Table 7. Global Baby Bottles Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Market Share by Geographic Region - Asia-Pacific (Excl China), China, Europe, Latin America, North America and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

French BPA Ban Sounds Alarm Bells for Canned Food Exporters
BPA Ban Opens New Avenues for Innovative Players

Table 8. Global Packaging Coatings Market by Leading Players (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Production Volumes for Valspar and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. Global Packaging Coatings Market by Geographic Region (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Production Volume for Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10. Global Packaging Coatings Market by Type (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Usage for Flexible Packaging, Glass, Liquid Cartons, Metal, Paper-Based Containers, Rigid Plastic and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Large-Scale BPA Producers to Thrive, Despite BPA Ban in Food Contact Materials

Table 11. Global BPA Percentage Consumption in Controversial End-use Segments (2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Glass Packaging Manufacturers Keen to Profit from BPA Controversy

3. INSIGHTS INTO MAJOR END-USE MARKETS

Demand Trends from Downstream Applications Influence BPA Demand
A Report Card for Major BPA End-Use Markets over the Recent Past
Medical Plastics Demand Set to Rise
Wind Energy Market Offers High Growth Prospects
Optical Data Storage Looks Beyond CDs & DVDs
Demand Conditions Brighten Up for Polycarbonate
Automotive Applications to Boost PC Demand
Construction and Medical Industries Drive PC Demand

4. REGULATORY LANDSCAPE

Global Regulatory Scenario
Major Associations
Regulations Status in Select Countries at a Glance

5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Introduction
Synthesis
Chemical Properties of BPA
Applications
Polycarbonate Plastic
Properties of Polycarbonate Plastics
Epoxy Resins
Other Applications
The Origin of Bisphenol A

6. BISPHENOL A SCORECARD

Sources of BPA Exposure
Food Packaging
Drinking Water
Fresh Food
Skin Absorption
Potential Health Concerns Related to BPA Exposure
Effects on Human Health
Obesity
BPA Leaching Casts a Shadow on Infant Health
Environmental Hazards
Research Studies Corroborate Harmful Effects of BPA
Lang Study
BPA Discharge Dependent on Temperature
BPA Leads to Arrhythmias
Other Studies
A Peek at Select BPA-Related Researches/Studies

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Mitsui to Wind Up Operation of Manufacturing Facilities in Japan
Shanghai Sinopec Mitsui Chemicals Commences Phenol and Acetone Plants in Shanghai
Mitsui Commences Hi-Bis Plant Expansion
PYPC Inks Contract with Badger for BPA Plant

8. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

Bayer AG (Germany)
Chang Chun Plastics Co. , Ltd. (Taiwan)
Haverhill Chemicals LLC (US)
Kumho P&B Chemicals, Inc. (South Korea)
LG Chem Ltd. (South Korea)
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (Japan)
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Japan)
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. (US)
Nan Ya Plastics Corporation (Taiwan)
SABIC (Saudi Arabia)
The Dow Chemical Company (US)

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 12. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A 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 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. World Historic Review for Bisphenol A 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 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14. World 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A 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 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

By End-Use Segment

Table 15. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A in Polycarbonate Resins 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 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16. World Historic Review for Bisphenol A in Polycarbonate Resins 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 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17. World 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A in Polycarbonate Resins 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 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A in Epoxy Resins 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 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. World Historic Review for Bisphenol A in Epoxy Resins 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 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20. World 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A in Epoxy Resins 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 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A in Other End-Use 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 Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22. World Historic Review for Bisphenol A in Other End-Use 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 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. World 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A in Other End-Use 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 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Scenario
Major Trends
BPA Demand Lends Momentum to the US Phenols Market

Table 24. US Phenol Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume by End Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

The US FDA Approves Use of Bisphenol A
Consumption of BPA Products Pave Way to High Health Care Costs
French BPA Ban to Hurt US Exports
BPA Market Witnesses Significant Changes in Trade Dynamics

Table 25. US Exports of 4, 4'-Isopropylidenediphenol (Bisphenol A, Diphenylolpropane) and its Salts by Country in US$ Thousand (2011-2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26. US Imports of 4, 4'-Isopropylidenediphenol (Bisphenol a, Diphenylolpropane) and its Salts by Country in US$ Thousand (2011-2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Automotive Glazing Industry Opens New Growth Avenues
Production Scenario

Table 27. Leading BPA Producers in the US with Production Capacities in ‘000 Metric Tons Per Annum (2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Regulatory Overview
Perspective on the US Regulatory Scenario for Toxic Chemicals
Social Movements Affecting Demand for BPA-based Products
Major Social Movements Organizations Focusing on Banning BPA
Landmark Events in the Evolution of the BPA Market
US State-wise Restrictions on BPA at a Glance
Select Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 28. US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29. US Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30. US 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Regulatory Overview
BPA Baby Bottles Banned
Government Limits Release of BPA into the Environment
Trade Scenario

Table 31. Canadian Exports of 4, 4'-Isopropylidenediphenol (Bisphenol A, Diphenylolpropane) and its Salts by Country in US$ (2012 & 2013)
Table 32. Canadian Imports of 4, 4'-Isopropylidenediphenol (Bisphenol a, Diphenylolpropane) and its Salts by Country in US$ (2012 & 2013)

B. Market Analytics

Table 33. Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34. Canadian Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35. Canadian 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Regulatory Overview
Strategic Corporate Development
Select Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 36. Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37. Japanese Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38. Japanese 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Regulatory Overview
BPA Manufacturers to Adopt Strategies to Stay Afloat in the Sluggish Market
B. Market Analytics

Table 39. European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40. European Historic Review for Bisphenol A by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 41. European 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42. European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43. European Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44. European 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4A. FRANCE

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Regulatory Overview
B. Market Analytics

Table 45. French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 46. French Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47. French 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4B. GERMANY

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Regulatory Overview
Strategic Corporate Development
Bayer Ag – A Major Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 48. German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 49. German Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50. German 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4C. ITALY

Market Analysis

Table 51. Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 52. Italian Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 53. Italian 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4D. THE UNITED KINGDOM

Market Analysis

Table 54. UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 55. UK Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 56. UK 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4E. SPAIN

Market Analysis

Table 57. Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 58. Spanish Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 59. Spanish 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4F. RUSSIA

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Ojsc Kazanorgsintez - A Key Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 60. Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 61. Russian Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 62. Russian 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4G. REST OF EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Regulatory Overview in Select Markets
B. Market Analytics

Table 63. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 64. Rest of Europe Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 65. Rest of Europe 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Asia-Pacific BPA Market Witnesses Unstable Demand/Supply Scenario
Competition

Table 66. Leading BPA Producers in Asia-Pacific (2013): Annual Production Capacity in Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Key Statistics

Table 67. Asia-Pacific Phenol Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity by Geographic Region - China, India, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 68. Asia-Pacific Acetone Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity by Geographic Region - China, India, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

B. Market Analytics

Table 69. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by Geographic Region - China, South Korea, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 70. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Bisphenol A by Geographic Region - China, South Korea, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 71. Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for China, South Korea, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 72. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 73. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 74. Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5A. CHINA

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Market Overview

Table 75. Chinese BPA Market (2014 & 2015): Annual Capacity Expansions by Company in Thousand Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Regulatory Overview
Major Trends
China Begins Transition from BPA Importer to BPA-Surplus Market

Table 76. Chinese 4,4'-Isopropylidenediphenol (Bisphenol A) & Salts Market (2010-2014): Imports & Exports Volume in Thousand Kilograms (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 77. Chinese 4,4'-Isopropylidenediphenol (Bisphenol A) & Salts Market (2010-2014): Imports & Exports Value in US$ Thousand (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Trade Scenario to Change Significantly
Chinese Reliance on Phenol Imports to Decrease

Table 78. Chinese Phenol Consumption by End-use Application (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption Volume by Alkyl Phenol, Bisphenol A, Phenolic Resins, Salicylic Acid, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

China Plays Lead Role in Global Epoxy Resin Industry
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Major Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 79. Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 80. Chinese Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 81. Chinese 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5B. SOUTH KOREA

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Select Major Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 82. South Korean Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 83. South Korean Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 84. South Korean 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5C. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Regulatory Overview of Select Markets
Indian BPA Demand to Surge
Select Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 85. Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 86. Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 87. Rest of Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. LATIN AMERICA

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Regulatory Overview
B. Market Analytics

Table 88. Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 89. Latin American Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 90. Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REST OF WORLD

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Regulatory Overview in Select Markets
Select Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 91. Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 92. Rest of World Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 93. Rest of World 14-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 33 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 38)
The United States (8)
Japan (7)
Europe (5)
  Germany (3)
  Rest of Europe (2)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (15)
Middle East (3)
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