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Analyzing the Chemical Industry in Europe

  • November 2013
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The European chemical industry is one of the largest chemical producing areas in the world followed by the USA and Japan. In spite of experiencing poor growth rates during the recession years, the European chemical industry has recovered well and is expected to accelerate during the period of 2013-2017. Germany remained the largest chemical producer in Europe in recent years, followed by France, Italy and the United Kingdom as well. Poland has also showed good growth in the chemical sector in recent years.

The European Chemical Industry is analyzed in detail by Aruvian’s R’search in its research report Analyzing the Chemical Industry in Europe. The report begins with a brief analysis of the global chemical industry and moves on to the analysis of the chemical industry in Europe. The European chemical industry is analyzed through an industry overview, industry value along with segmentation. A profile of the industry mergers & acquisitions is included in the report, along with a focus on the industry competition and industry forecast. Major European chemical markets analyzed in the report include Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Spain and the United Kingdom.

The European chemical industry is further analyzes through the segments of specialty chemicals and commodity chemicals. Markets analyzed include France, Germany and the United Kingdom.

The report also includes an analysis of some major chemicals such as Acetic Acid, Acetone, Benzene, Ethylene and others. The performance of these chemicals in the European market is also looked at.

Summing up, the report analyzes some of the major chemical players in Europe such as Air Liquide, Arkema, BASF, DuPont, Clariant AG, and others.

Table Of Contents

Analyzing the Chemical Industry in Europe
A. Executive Summary

B. Profiling the Global Chemical Industry
B.1 Global Chemical Industry
B.2 Asia Pacific Chemical Industry
B.3 African Chemical Industry
B.4 Industry Valuation

C. Chemical Industry in Europe
C.1 Industry Overview
C.2 Industry Value
C.3 Industry Segmentation
C.4 Mergers and Acquisitions
C.5 Competition in the Industry
C.6 Industry Forecast

D. Analyzing the Major Chemical Markets in Europe
D.1 Chemical Industry in Belgium
D.1.1 Industry Overview
D.1.2 Industry Value and Segmentation
D.1.3 Industry Forecast
D.2 Chemical Industry in Czech Republic
D.2.1 Industry Overview
D.2.2 Industry Value and Segmentation
D.2.3 Industry Forecast
D.3 Chemical Industry in Denmark
D.3.1 Industry Overview
D.3.2 Industry Value and Segmentation
D.3.3 Industry Forecast
D.4 Chemical Industry in France
D.4.1 Industry Overview
D.4.2 Industry Value and Segmentation
D.4.3 Industry Forecast
D.5 Chemical Industry in Germany
D.5.1 Industry Overview
D.5.2 Industry Value and Segmentation
D.5.3 Industry Forecast
D.6 Chemical Industry in Hungary
D.6.1 Industry Overview
D.6.2 Industry Value and Segmentation
D.6.3 Industry Forecast
D.7 Chemical Industry in Italy
D.7.1 Industry Overview
D.7.2 Industry Value and Segmentation
D.7.3 Industry Forecast
D.8 Chemical Industry in Netherlands
D.8.1 Industry Overview
D.8.2 Industry Value and Segmentation
D.8.3 Industry Forecast
D.9 Chemical Industry in Norway
D.9.1 Industry Overview
D.9.2 Industry Value and Segmentation
D.9.3 Industry Forecast
D.10 Chemical Industry in Poland
D.10.1 Industry Overview
D.10.2 Industry Value and Segmentation
D.10.3 Industry Forecast
D.11 Chemical Industry in Russia
D.11.1 Industry Overview
D.11.2 Industry Value and Segmentation
D.11.3 Industry Forecast
D.12 Chemical Industry in Spain
D.12.1 Industry Overview
D.12.2 Industry Value and Segmentation
D.12.3 Industry Forecast
D.13 Chemical Industry in Sweden
D.13.1 Industry Overview
D.13.2 Industry Value and Segmentation
D.13.3 Industry Forecast
D.14 Chemical Industry in United Kingdom
D.14.1 Industry Overview
D.14.2 Industry Value and Segmentation
D.14.3 Industry Forecast

E. Analyzing the Specialty Chemicals Industry in Europe
E.1 Market Definition
E.2 Industry Profile
E.3 Industry Value and Segmentation
E.4 Competition in the Industry
E.5 Industry Forecast

F. Analyzing the Major Specialty Chemical Markets in Europe
F.1 Specialty Chemicals in France
F.1.1 Industry Overview
F.1.2 Industry Value and Segmentation
F.1.3 Industry Forecast
F.2 Specialty Chemicals in Germany
F.2.1 Industry Overview
F.2.2 Industry Value and Segmentation
F.2.3 Industry Forecast
F.3 Specialty Chemicals in United Kingdom
F.3.1 Industry Overview
F.3.2 Industry Value and Segmentation
F.3.3 Industry Forecast

G. Analyzing the Commodity Chemicals Industry in Europe
G.1 Market Definition
G.2 Industry Profile
G.3 Industry Value and Segmentation
G.4 Competition in the Industry
G.5 Industry Forecast

H. Analyzing the Major Commodity Chemical Markets in Europe
H.1 Commodity Chemicals in France
H.1.1 Industry Overview
H.1.2 Industry Value and Segmentation
H.1.3 Industry Forecast
H.2 Commodity Chemicals in Germany
H.2.1 Industry Overview
H.2.2 Industry Value and Segmentation
H.2.3 Industry Forecast
H.3 Commodity Chemicals in United Kingdom
H.3.1 Industry Overview
H.3.2 Industry Value and Segmentation
H.3.3 Industry Forecast

I. Analyzing Some Major Chemicals
I.1 Looking at Bulk Industrial Chemicals
I.1.1 2-Ethylhexanol (2-EH)
I.1.2 Acetic Acid
I.1.3 Acetone
I.1.4 Acrylic Acid
I.1.5 Acrylonitrile
I.1.6 Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene Copolymer
I.1.7 Ammonia
I.1.8 Benzene
I.1.9 Bisphenol A
I.1.10 Butadiene
I.1.11 Butanediol
I.1.12 Caprolactam
I.1.13 Caustic Soda
I.1.14 Chlorine
I.1.15 Cumene
I.1.16 Cyclohexane
I.1.17 Dimethyl Terephthalate
I.1.18 Ethanol
I.1.19 Ethyl Acetate
I.1.20 Ethylbenzene
I.1.21 Ethylene
I.1.22 Ethylene Dichloride
I.1.23 Ethylene Glycol, Mono
I.1.24 Ethylene Oxide
I.1.25 Formaldehyde
I.1.26 Isopropanol
I.1.27 Maleic Anhydride
I.1.28 Methanol
I.1.29 Methyl Ethyl Ketone
I.1.30 Methyl Methacrylate
I.1.31 Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether
I.1.32 Methylene di-p-phenylene Isocyanate
I.1.33 Orthoxylene
I.1.34 Paraxylene
I.1.35 Perchloroethylene
I.1.36 Polycarbonate
I.1.37 Polyethylene High Density
I.1.38 Polyethylene Low Density
I.1.39 Polystyrene
I.1.40 Styrene
I.1.41 Urea
I.2 Inorganic Chemicals
I.2.1 Ammonia
I.2.2 Caustic Soda
I.2.3 Chlorine
I.2.4 Titanium Dioxide

J. Major Industry Players
J.1 Air Liquide SA
J.2 Akzo Nobel
J.3 Arkema SA
J.4 BASF SE
J.5 Bayer
J.6 BorsodChem Zrt
J.7 Ciech SA
J.8 Clariant AG
J.9 Dow Chemical
J.10 E. I. duPont de Nemours and Company
J.11 Evonik Industries AG
J.12 Exxon Mobil Corporation
J.13 INEOS Group
J.14 K+S AG
J.15 Koninklijke DSM N.V.
J.16 Lanxess AG
J.17 Lovochemie, A.S.
J.18 LyondellBasell Industries NV
J.19 NOVA Chemicals Corporation
J.20 Polski Koncern Naftowy ORLEN SA
J.21 RadiciGroup
J.22 Royal Dutch Shell Plc
J.23 Solvay SA
J.24 Syngenta AG
J.25 Tisza Chemical Group Public Limited Company
J.26 Total SA
J.27 UNIPETROL as
J.28 Wacker Chemie AG
J.29 Yara International ASA
J.30 Zambon Company S.p.A.



List of Figures

Figure 1: Historical Share of the Global Chemical Industry in the World Production
Figure 2: World Chemical Sales by Region - 2002 vs. 2012
Figure 3: Comparing Ethylene Capacity in Europe and Middle East
Figure 4: Market Share in 2015
Figure 5: Volume and Price Trends of the Global Chemical Industry, 2000-2012
Figure 6: Volume Trends by Sub-Sectors of the Global Chemical Industry, 2007-2012
Figure 7: Price Trends by Sub-Sectors of the Global Chemical Industry, 2007-2012
Figure 8: Margin Trends by Sub-Sectors of the Global Chemical Industry, 2007-2012
Figure 9: Global Hydrocarbon and Polymer Price Indices, 2000-2013
Figure 10: Global Polymers Margin, 2000-2013
Figure 11: Enterprise Value of LTM EBITDA of Various Chemical Segments, 2007-2012
Figure 12: Geographic Breakdown of EU Chemical Industry Sales
Figure 13: Contribution of the Chemical Industry to the EU Economy
Figure 14: Global GDP Growth Rate and Chemical Sales, 2000-2015
Figure 15: Volume Index of European Chemicals and Chemicals Sales-Weighted Global Average GDP, 2000-2015
Figure 16: Quarterly European Chemical Industry Volume Index, Q1, 2000-Q3, 2013
Figure 17: European Chemical Industry Volume Index, 2000-2015
Figure 18: Chemical Industry in Europe, Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 19: European Chemical Industry Segmentation (%), 2012
Figure 20: European Chemical Industry Segmentation by Countries (%), 2012
Figure 21: Sales of European Chemical Companies by Region (%), 2012
Figure 22: Sales Breakdown of European Chemical Companies by End Markets (%), 2012
Figure 23: Sales Breakdown of European Chemical Companies by Sub-Sectors (%), 2012
Figure 24: Mergers and Acquisitions in the Global Chemical Industry, 2007-2012
Figure 25: SandP Chemical Industry, 2006-2009
Figure 26: Value and Volume of MandA Deals in the Global Chemical Industry, 2006-2009
Figure 27: Chemical Industry in Europe, Industry Forecast (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 28: Belgium Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 29: Belgium Chemicals Industry, Market Segmentation (%), 2012
Figure 30: Share of Belgium in the European Chemical Industry (%), 2012
Figure 31: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Belgium (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 32: Czech Republic Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 33: Czech Republic Chemicals Industry, Market Segmentation (%), 2012
Figure 34: Share of Czech Republic in the European Chemical Industry (%), 2012
Figure 35: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Czech Republic (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 36: Denmark Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 37: Denmark Chemicals Industry, Market Segmentation (%), 2012
Figure 38: Share of Denmark in the European Chemical Industry (%), 2012
Figure 39: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Denmark (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 40: France Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 41: France Chemicals Industry, Market Segmentation (%), 2012
Figure 42: Share of France in the European Chemical Industry (%), 2012
Figure 43: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in France (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 44: Germany Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 45: Germany Chemicals Industry, Market Segmentation (%), 2012
Figure 46: Share of Germany in the European Chemical Industry (%), 2012
Figure 47: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Germany (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 48: Hungary Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 49: Hungary Chemicals Industry, Market Segmentation (%), 2012
Figure 50: Share of Hungary in the European Chemical Industry (%), 2012
Figure 51: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Hungary (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 52: Italy Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 53: Italy Chemicals Industry, Market Segmentation (%), 2012
Figure 54: Share of Italy in the European Chemical Industry (%), 2012
Figure 55: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Italy (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 56: Netherlands Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 57: Netherlands Chemicals Industry, Market Segmentation (%), 2012
Figure 58: Share of Netherlands in the European Chemical Industry (%), 2012
Figure 59: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Netherlands (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 60: Norway Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 61: Norway Chemicals Industry, Market Segmentation (%), 2012
Figure 62: Share of Norway in the European Chemical Industry (%), 2012
Figure 63: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Norway (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 64: Poland Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 65: Poland Chemicals Industry, Market Segmentation (%), 2012
Figure 66: Share of Poland in the European Chemical Industry (%), 2012
Figure 67: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Poland (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 68: Russia Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 69: Russia Chemicals Industry, Market Segmentation (%), 2012
Figure 70: Share of Russia in the European Chemical Industry (%), 2012
Figure 71: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Russia (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 72: Spain Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 73: Spain Chemicals Industry, Market Segmentation (%), 2012
Figure 74: Share of Spain in the European Chemical Industry (%), 2012
Figure 75: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Spain (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 76: Sweden Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 77: Sweden Chemicals Industry, Market Segmentation (%), 2012
Figure 78: Share of Sweden in the European Chemical Industry (%), 2012
Figure 79: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Sweden (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 80: UK Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 81: UK Chemicals Industry, Market Segmentation (%), 2012
Figure 82: Share of UK in the European Chemical Industry (%), 2012
Figure 83: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in the UK (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 84: Europe Specialty Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 85: Europe Specialty Chemicals Industry, Market Segmentation (%), 2012
Figure 86: Share of the European Specialty Chemicals Industry by Countries (%), 2012
Figure 87: Forecast of the European Specialty Chemicals Industry (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 88: France Specialty Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 89: France Specialty Chemicals Industry, Market Segmentation (%), 2012
Figure 90: Share of France in the European Specialty Chemical Industry (%), 2012
Figure 91: Forecast of the Specialty Chemical Industry in France (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 92: Germany Specialty Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 93: Germany Specialty Chemicals Industry, Market Segmentation (%), 2012
Figure 94: Share of Germany in the European Specialty Chemical Industry (%), 2012
Figure 95: Forecast of the Specialty Chemical Industry in Germany (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 96: UK Specialty Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 97: UK Specialty Chemicals Industry, Market Segmentation (%), 2012
Figure 98: Share of UK in the European Specialty Chemical Industry (%), 2012
Figure 99: Forecast of the Specialty Chemical Industry in UK (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 100: Europe Commodity Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 101: Europe Commodity Chemicals Industry, Market Segmentation (%), 2012
Figure 102: Share of the European Commodity Chemicals Industry by Countries (%), 2012
Figure 103: Forecast of the European Commodity Chemical Industry (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 104: France Commodity Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 105: France Commodity Chemicals Industry, Market Segmentation (%), 2012
Figure 106: Share of France in the European Commodity Chemical Industry (%), 2012
Figure 107: Forecast of the Commodity Chemical Industry in France (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 108: Germany Commodity Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Figure 109: Forecast of the Commodity Chemical Industry in Germany (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Figure 110: Forecast of the Commodity Chemical Industry in UK (in USD Billion), 2012-2017

List of Tables

Table 1: Chemical Industry in Europe and Volume Growth of Sub-Sectors, 2012-2013
Table 2: Chemical Industry in Europe and Prices of Sub-Sectors, 2012-2013
Table 3: Chemical Industry in Europe and EBITDA Margins of Sub-Sectors (%), 2012-2013
Table 4: Chemical Industry in Europe, Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 5: Chemical Industry in Europe, Industry Forecast (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 6: Belgium Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 7: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Belgium (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 8: Czech Republic Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 9: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Czech Republic (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 10: Denmark Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 11: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Denmark (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 12: France Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 13: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in France (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 14: Germany Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 15: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Germany (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 16: Hungary Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 17: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Hungary (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 18: Italy Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 19: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Italy (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 20: Netherlands Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 21: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Netherlands (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 22: Norway Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 23: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Norway (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 24: Poland Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 25: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Poland (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 26: Russia Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 27: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Russia (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 28: Spain Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 29: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Spain (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 30: Sweden Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 31: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in Sweden (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 32: UK Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 33: Forecast of the Chemical Industry in the UK (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 34: Europe Specialty Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 35: Forecast of the European Specialty Chemicals Industry (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 36: France Specialty Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 37: Forecast of the Specialty Chemical Industry in France (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 38: Germany Specialty Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 39: Forecast of the Specialty Chemical Industry in Germany (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 40: UK Specialty Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 41: Forecast of the Specialty Chemical Industry in UK (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 42: Europe Commodity Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 43: Forecast of the European Commodity Chemical Industry (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 44: France Commodity Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 45: Forecast of the Commodity Chemical Industry in France (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 46: Germany Commodity Chemicals Industry Value (in USD Billion), 2008-2012
Table 47: Forecast of the Commodity Chemical Industry in Germany (in USD Billion), 2012-2017
Table 48: Forecast of the Commodity Chemical Industry in UK (in USD Billion), 2012-2017




Companies Mentioned

Air Liquide SA
Akzo Nobel
Arkema SA
BASF SE
Bayer
BorsodChem Zrt
Ciech SA
Clariant AG
Dow Chemical
E. I. duPont de Nemours and Company
Evonik Industries AG
Exxon Mobil Corporation
INEOS Group
K+S AG
Koninklijke DSM N.V.
Lanxess AG
Lovochemie, A.S.
LyondellBasell Industries NV
NOVA Chemicals Corporation
Polski Koncern Naftowy ORLEN SA
RadiciGroup
Royal Dutch Shell Plc
Solvay SA
Syngenta AG
Tisza Chemical Group Public Limited Company
Total SA
UNIPETROL as
Wacker Chemie AG
Yara International ASA
Zambon Company S.p.A.

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