Chemicals: Market Research Report

Date: January 1, 2012
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Chemicals: Market Research Report
The global outlook series on Chemicals provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings.

A quantitatively compelling, compilation of research and analytical findings, the report provides the reader with a statistical overview of the global chemicals industry.

The report also provides a rudimentary overview of the industry’s segmentation, and global production, consumption equation in 81 data rich tables, which examine production, and consumption/sales , player market shares, and production capacities across market verticals such as Agrochemicals, Polyvinyl Chloride, Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polystyrene, Caustic Soda, Soda Ash, among others, wherever available.

The reader also stands to gain a macro level understanding of the scenario prevalent in regional markets.

Regional markets briefly abstracted, and summarized include the US, Canada, Japan, Finland, France, Germany, Russia, Spain, the Netherlands, UK, Asia, China, India, South Korea, Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico among others.

The report offers a compilation of all recent mergers, acquisitions and strategic corporate developments in addition to an included indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 2250 companies worldwide.
1.INDUSTRY DYNAMICS

Recession & the Global Chemical Industry
Shift towards Emerging Markets
Global Chemicals Market – Current & Future Demand Scenario

Table 1. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Chemicals Industry by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through 2015
Table 2. World 5-Year Perspective for Chemicals Industry by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for US, Canada, Europe, Asia- Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011 and 2015
Table 3. Global Chemicals Industry by End-Use Segment (FY2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Base Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Specialty Chemicals, Biotechnology, and Agrochemicals

Companies Move towards Value-Added Specialty Chemicals
Growing Use of E-Commerce Expands Trade
Fluctuating Raw Material Prices and Supply Volatility
Fuel Prices Influence Chemical Industry Operations
Cyclical Nature Leads to Overcapacity
Specialty Chemicals Market – On a Growth Mode
Industry Structure
Recession Dents Profitability of Chemical Majors
Consolidation Activity Gathers Pace
Major M&A Activity in the Global Chemical Industry – Announced & Concluded (2011)
Transformational M&A: Focus of Players from Emerging Markets
Established Players Emphasize on Portfolio Optimization
Import Export Scenario

Table 4. Global Chemical Exports by Region (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value for EU-27, Asia, NAFTA, and Others
Table 5. Global Chemical Imports by Region (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value for EU-27, Asia, NAFTA, Latin America, and Others

2.COMPETITIVE FRAMEWORK

A Diversified Basket of Players

Table 6. Leading Players in the Global Chemical Industry Ranked by Turnover (2010)
Table 7. Leading Global Producers of Propylene Oxide (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity for Dow, LyondellBasell, Shell, BASF, and Others
Table 8. Leading Producers in the Global Propylene Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity for SINOPEC, ExxonMobil, Shell, LyondellBasell, Total, CNPC, Formosa, and Others

3.SEGMENTATION

Commodity Chemicals
Market Characteristics
Growth Factors
Specialty Chemicals
Market Characteristics
Growth Factors
Fine Chemicals
Market Characteristics
Growth Factors
Pharmaceuticals
Market Characteristics
Growth Factors
Agrochemicals
Overview
Demand Scenario
Biopesticides Market
Fungicides Market
Herbicides Market
Competitive Structure
Biotech Products
Industrial Chemicals
Petrochemicals
Benzene

Table 9. Global Benzene Consumption by End-Use Segment (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Ethylbenzene, Cumene, Cyclohexane, Nitrobenzene, and Others

Polyols
Polymers and Performance Plastics
Ethylene

Table 10. Global Ethylene Demand by Region/Country (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown for Europe, China, Japan, Middle East, and Others
Table 11. Global Ethylene Capacity by Region/Country (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown for NAFTA, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, Western Europe, China, and Others
Table 12. Global Ethylene Market by End-Use Segment (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand (Volume) for PE, Ethylene Oxide, EDC, EBZ, and Others
Table 13. Global Ethylene Production by Feedstock (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume for Naphtha, Ethane, Propane, Butane, and Others
Table 14. Leading Producers in the Global Ethylene Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity for Dow, SABIC, ExxonMobil, LyondellBasell, Shell, SINOPEC, and Others
Table 15. Leading Ethylene Production Units Worldwide (As of 2009-end)

Global Ethylene Oxide Market – An Insight

Table 16. Global Ethylene Oxide Market by Application (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production for Ethylene Glycol, Ethoxylates, and Others

Polyethylene
Polypropylene
Caustic Soda

Table 17. Global Caustic Soda Market by Region/Country (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Capacity for China, Europe, North America, and Others
Table 18. Global Caustic Soda Market by End-Use Segment (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Organics, Inorganics, Pulp & Paper, Soaps/Detergents/Textiles, Alumina, and Others
Table 19. Nameplate Capacities of Leading Producers in the Global Caustic Soda Market (2009) (In Million Tons)

Soda Ash

Table 20. Global Soda Ash Production by Country (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume for China, US, India, and Others
Table 21. Global Soda Ash Consumption by End-Use Segment (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown for Glass, Detergent, Chemicals, and Others
Table 22. Nameplate Capacities of Leading Producers in the Global Soda Ash Market (2009) (In Million Tons)

Hydrogen Peroxide

Table 23. Nameplate Capacities of Leading Producers in the Global Hydrogen Peroxide Market (2009) (In ‘000 Tons)

Carbon Black
Special Blacks
Asia-Pacific Holds Enormous Growth Potential

Table 24. Global Carbon Black Market by Region (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand for Asia-Pacific, North America, Western Europe, and Others
Table 25. Global Carbon Black Capacity by Region/Country (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown for North America, Europe, Asia (China and Rest of Asia), and Others
Table 26. Leading Global Producers of Carbon Black (2010) – Ranked by Production Capacity

Titanium Dioxide

4.END-USE SCENARIO

Overview
Construction Chemicals – A Major End-Use Market
Automotive Chemicals Market
Implications of the Recession for the Automotive Chemicals Market
Aging Fleet of Vehicles
Advancing Technology - Boon or Bane?
Auto Leasing Drives Growth
Oil Field Chemicals Market
Key Factors Driving Industry Growth
Stimulant Chemicals – The Fastest Growing Segment
Heavy Drilling - Giving Rise to “Greener” Chemicals
Electronic Chemicals Market
Pulp and Paper Chemicals
Developing Regions Make Progress
Environmentally-Friendly Chemicals Witness Robust Growth
Drinking & Wastewater Treatment Chemicals

5.ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH AND SAFETY ISSUES

Industry Prospects Shaped by Bans, Phase-Outs and Regulated Use
International Conventions to Address Chemical Issues
Montreal Protocol
Kyoto Protocol

6.RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

7.PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS/LAUNCHES

A REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

1.NORTH AMERICA

Impact of Recession
Manufacturing Bases Shift East
Ethane Market in North America
Mergers and Acquisitions
IT Infrastructure Upgrade & E-Commerce
LDPE, HDPE & LLDPE Segments

1A.UNITED STATES

A Truly Global Industry
Impact of Recession

Table 27. Capacity Utilization Rate (%) of US Chemical Industry (2005-2009)

Opportunities in Export Market
Sectoral Review
Petrochemicals
Ethylene
Polyethylene
Organic Chemicals

Table 28. Production of Organic Chemicals in the US (2009) (In Million Metric Tons)

Inorganics

Table 29. Production of Inorganic Chemicals in the US (2009) (In Million Metric Tons)

Industrial Inorganics
Fertilizers
Soda Ash
Hydrochloric Acid
Specialty Chemicals
Surfactants
Agrochemicals
Toiletry and Cosmetic Chemicals
Research Expenditure
Desalination Plants Favor US Producers
Low Prices of Natural Gas Benefits Chemical Producers
Bio-Based Chemical Industry
Health, Safety, and Environmental Issues
Acts/Legislations Governing Chemical Use
New Policies to Deal with Changing Conditions
Industry Structure
Consolidation Transforms Market Landscape
Major M&A Activity in the US Chemical Industry (2010 & 2011)
Import-Export Statistics

Table 30. US Chemical Industry Exports by Region/Country (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value for Europe, Latin America, Canada, China, Japan, Middle East, Australia, and Others
Table 31. US Chemical Industry Imports (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin for Europe, Canada, China, Latin America, Japan, Middle East, and Others

1B.CANADA

Chemical Industry - Overview
Favored Destination for Global Chemical Majors
Petrochemical Industry
Organic & Inorganic Chemicals

Table 32. Production of Organic Chemicals in Canada (2009) (In Million Metric Tons)
Table 33. Production of Inorganic Chemicals in Canada (2009) (In Million Metric Tons)

Ammonia
Agrochemicals
Resins and Basic Chemicals
Extensive Support to R&D
Regulatory Environment
Regional Overview
Recession Ebbs M&A Activity

2.EUROPE

Chemical Industry: Post Recession Scenario

Table 34. European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Chemicals Industry by Geographic Region –France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through 2015
Table 35. European 5-Year Perspective for Chemicals Industry by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2011 and 2015
Table 36. Chemical Industry by Segment in the EU (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Specialties, Polymers, Petrochemicals, Basic Inorganics, and Consumer Chemicals

Production Statistics

Table 37. Production of Organic Chemicals in Europe (2009) (In Million Metric Tons)
Table 38. Production of Inorganic Chemicals in Europe (2009) (In Million Metric Tons)

Emerging Countries Pose Threat
Central and Eastern European Chemical Industry
Potential Growth Opportunities
Rise in Downstream Chemicals Investment
Factors Affecting Competitiveness
Regulation
Energy
Transport and Logistics
Opportunities and Threats
Sustainable Development: A Critical Issue
Challenges Facing European Chemical Producers
Petrochemicals Industry
Polyolefins in Central and Eastern Europe
Specialty Chemicals Market
Agrochemicals

2A.BELGIUM

2B.FINLAND

Overview

Table 39. Production Capacity of Select Chemicals in Finland (2009)

2C.FRANCE

Chemical Industry – Recovering from Recession

2D.GERMANY

Overview
Sectoral Review
Organics and Inorganics
Plastics

2E.ITALY

2F.LITHUANIA

2G.RUSSIA

Overview
Impact of Recession

2H.SPAIN

Overview
Agrochemicals

2I.SWITZERLAND

2J.THE NETHERLANDS

2K.TURKEY

2L.THE UNITED KINGDOM

Overview

3.ASIA

Asian Chemical Industry: Global Growth Driver

Table 40. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Chemicals Industry by Geographic Region –Japan, China, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through 2015
Table 41. Asia-Pacific 5-Year Perspective for Chemicals Industry by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for Japan, China, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2011 and 2015

Agrochemicals

3A.CHINA

Overview
Global Chemical Majors Look to Increase Presence in China
Government Initiatives Prove Fruitful
End-Use Markets
Industry Structure
Challenges Facing Chemicals Industry
Production Statistics

Table 42. Production of Organic Chemicals in China (2009) (In Million Metric Tons)
Table 43. Production of Inorganic Chemicals in China (2009) (In Million Metric Tons)

Aromatics Sector
Pure Benzene
Mixed Xylene, O-Xylene, P-Xylene
Styrene
Fine and Specialty Sector
Overview
Dealing with Economic Crisis
Market Characterized by Low Concentration
Effect of Regulatory Measures
Agrochemical Sector
Chemical Pesticides Industry
Carbon Black
Polymers and Related Products
Polypropylene
Polyvinyl Chloride
Synthetic Resins
Ethyl Acetate – An Overview
Pipe Special Materials Hold Huge Potential for Development

3B.INDIA

Overview
At a Glance

Table 44. Indian Chemicals Industry by End-Use Segment (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Base Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Specialty Chemicals, Biotechnology, and Agrochemicals
Table 45. Production of Major Chemicals and Petrochemicals in India (2006-2009) (In Million MT)
Table 46. Leading Indian States in the Production of Major Chemicals (2006-07): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume for Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Others

Consolidation Activity Intensifies
Major Inbound & Outbound M&A Activity in the Indian Chemicals Industry (2010)
Government Initiatives
Industry Structure
Organic Chemicals Sector

Table 47. Indian Organic Chemicals Market (20119): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume for Acetic Acid, Methanol, Formaldehyde, Phenol, and Others

Inorganic Chemicals Sector

Table 48. Inorganic Chemicals Production in Indian (2007-2009): (In Million MT)
Table 49. Leading Indian States in Inorganic Chemicals Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume for Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Others

Specialty Chemicals
Agrochemicals

Table 50. Per Capita Consumption (Kg per Hectare) of Agrochemicals in Select Countries (FY 2009)
Table 51. Indian Agrochemicals Market by State (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption Value for Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat, and Others
Table 52. Indian Agrochemicals Market by Product Segment (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales for Insecticides, Herbicides, Fungicides, and Others

Fertilizers

Table 53. Fertilizer Market in India (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Urea, DAP, and Others

Petrochemicals

Table 54. Installed Capacity of Basic Petrochemicals in India (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown for Propylene, Ethylene, and Others

Pharmaceutical Industry
Rubber Chemicals
Caustic Soda

Table 55. Caustic Soda Capacity in India (2006 & 2010) (In Million Tons)
Table 56. Indian Caustic Soda Market by End-Use Application (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Alumina, Pulp & Paper, Textiles, Soaps & Detergents, and Others
Table 57. Leading Players in the Indian Caustic Soda Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for GACL, DCM Shriram, Grasim, Punjab Alkalies, Chemplast Sanmar, Kanoria Chemicals, and Others

Soda Ash

Table 58. Indian Soda Ash Market by End- Use Segment (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Detergent, Glass, and Others
Table 59. Leading Players in the Indian Soda Ash Market (FY2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales for Tata Chemicals, GHCL, Nirma, Saurashtra Chemicals, and Others

3C.INDONESIA

Petrochemicals Industry
Capacity Addition Plans
Agrochemicals

3D.JAPAN

Overview

Table 60. Japanese Chemicals Industry by Sector (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Base Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Specialty & Fine Chemicals, and Agricultural Chemicals
Table 61. Production Capacity of Petrochemicals in Japan (In ‘000 MTA)
Table 62. Petrochemical Production in Japan (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume for Ethylene, Xylene, Propylene, Benzene, Para-xylene, Polypropylene, Polyvinyl Chloride, Low-density Polyethylene, Toluene, Polystyrene, High-density Polyethylene, Pure Terephthalic Acid, Butadiene, and Others

Ethylene Market – On Road to Recovery
Overcapacity – A Concern in Ethylene Market

Table 63. Ethylene Production Capacity in Japan (2010) (In Thousand Tons per Annum)

Efforts to Maintain Competitiveness

Table 64. Leading Producers in the Japanese Ethylene Oxide Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity for Mitsubishi Chemical Corp., Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd., Mitsui Chemicals, Inc., and Maruzen Petrochemical Co., Ltd.

Agrochemicals
Competitive Landscape

Table 65. Leading Producers in the Japanese LDPE (Including L-LDPE) Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity for Japan Polyethylene Corp., Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd, Nippon Unicar Co., Ltd, Evolue Japan Co., Ltd, Ube-Maruzen Polyethylene Co., Ltd., Tosoh Corp., Du Pont-Mitsui Polychemicals, and Others
Table 66. Leading Producers in the Japanese HDPE Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity for Japan Polyethylene Corp., Prime Polymer Co., Ltd., Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corp., Tosoh Corp., Maruzen Petrochemical Co., Ltd, Chisso Corp., and Others
Table 67. Leading Producers in the Japanese Polypropylene Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity for Japan Polypropylene Corp., Prime Polymer Co., Ltd., SunAllomer, Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd, and Others
Table 68. Leading Producers in the Japanese Polystyrene Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity for PS Japan Corp., Toyo Styrene Co., Ltd., Japan Polystyrene Inc., and DIC Corp.
Table 69. Leading Producers in the Japanese Vinyl Chloride Monomer Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity for Tosoh Corp., Kashima Vinyl Chloride Monomer Co., Ltd., Kaneka Corp., V-Tech Corp., and Others
Table 70. Leading Producers in the Japanese Acrylonitrile Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity for Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corp., Dia Nitrix Co., Ltd., Showa Denko K.K., and Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.
Table 71. Leading Producers in the Japanese Polyvinyl Chloride Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity for Taiyo Vinyl Corp., Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd., Kaneka Corp., Shin Dai-Ichi Vinyl Corp., V-Tech Corp., and Others

3E.SINGAPORE

Overview

Table 72. Production Capacity of Select Chemicals in Singapore

3F.SOUTH KOREA

Overview

Table 73. Production of Organic Chemicals in South Korea (2009) (In Million Metric Tons)

Petrochemicals Industry

Table 74. Petrochemicals Market in South Korea (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume for Ethylene, TPA, Propylene, P-Xylene, Benzene, Polypropylene, SM, HDPE, LDPE (L-LDPE, EVA), Toluene, and Others
Table 75. South Korean Fine Chemical Imports by Country (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin - Japan, US, Germany, China, France, and Others

4.LATIN AMERICA

Chemicals Industry – On Recovery Mode
M&A Activity Recovers with Improving Economy

4A.ARGENTINA

Overview

Table 76. Argentinean Chemicals Production by Sector (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown for Basic Petrochemicals (Ethylene, Polyethylene, Methanol, Polyvinyl Chloride, Styrene, and Benzene), Pulp and Paper, Coatings and Paints, and Synthetic Rubber

4B.BRAZIL

Overview

Table 77. Brazilian Chemicals Industry (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Industrial Chemicals, Pharmaceutical Products, Perfumes and Cosmetics, and Others

Impact of Recession
Agrochemicals

4C.CHILE

Overview
Impact of Recession
Shortage of Gas Feedstock Affects Petrochemicals Sector

4D.MEXICO

Recession Dents Chemical Industry Sales
Chemical Leasing Model Gains Acceptance

4E.PERU

Impact of Recession

5.MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA

Petrochemicals Market – Overview
Petrochemical Products Market – Set for Robust Growth
Feedstock Advantage
Feedstock Sustainability – A Major Challenge
Capacity Additions in Ethylene Market

Table 78. Ethylene Production Capacity in the Middle East (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown by Country – Saudi Arabia, Iran, Qatar, Kuwait, and Others
Table 79. Ethylene Plants Operating in Saudi Arabia (2009): Production Capacity in ‘000 Tons/Annum

Government Encourages Petrochemical Industry
Geographic Advantage for Region’s Producers
Emerging Competition from China
Competition

Table 80. Leading Players in the MENA Petrochemicals Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Rabigh Refining & Petrochemical Co., National Industrialization Company, Industries Qatar Q.S.C., Saudi Industrial Investment Group, Saudi Arabia Fertilizers Co., and Others
Table 81. Production Capacity (in ‘000 Tons) of Major Petrochemical Producers in Saudi Arabia (2009)

5A.SOUTH AFRICA

Overview
Growth Potential
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