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I would like to get forecasts and analytics regarding polyethylene.

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Thank you for your inquiry. Our database is plentiful with reports on chemical and material industry and on polyethylene including statistics and forecast through 2100.

Report 1: The study of the effect of basic materials, Jan 2015

This is a research report from the Centre for Energy Efficiency that contains a section on the projected basic materials production until 2100 with a subsection dedicated to plastics and polyethylene.  There is only a midterm projection until 2024 for polyethylene specifically. There are also forecasts for the entire plastics industry.

Report 2: Creating Customer Value, Global Milk, Jan 2015

This report by Tetra Laval contains a section discussing the use of high-density polyethylene compared to that of PET.  According to this report, PET is expected to grow past the forecast for high-density polyethylene (pg 51) particularly for the use in dairy packaging.

Report 3: Special Report:  Petrochemicals, Sep 2014

This report on petrochemicals discusses demand and forecasts for all of the major petrochemicals with forecasts for polyethylene for the next ten years.

“Globally, the regional growth centres for polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) are Asia, Central and South America, Central and Eastern Europe, South America and the Middle East. Asia and Africa, is forecast to show the strongest polyethylene demand growth over the next ten years…” (pg 2).

— Petrochemicals, Sep 2014

Report 4: Global markets, technologies and trends on polyolefin foams, Jan 2014

Although this report discusses all of the polyolefin foams, it also discusses the current opportunities for polyethylene foams with a chart depicting all of the industries using this product, major applications as well as the growth forecast from 2014 through 2020.

polyolefin foams demand

— Global markets, technologies and trends on polyolefin foams, Jan 2014

Report 5:, Jan 2014

This report specifies both supply side and demand side of polyethylene market in China.

“November will see many turnarounds at Daqing Petrochemical, Shanghai Petrochemical, China Coal Shaanxi Yulin Energy & Chemical and Shaanxi Yanchang China Coal Yulin Energy & Chemical, etc. with the winter seasons approaching” (pg 12).

—, Jan 2014

There is also an extensive discussion on high-density and low-density polyethylene imports. Finally, there is data regarding the total ethylene market in Asia. This report is a monthly overview with monthly updates.

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