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Scorecard for the Global Chemicals Industry

  • February 2014
  • 264 pages
  • Frost & Sullivan
Report ID: 2042884


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Strategic Analysis of the Top Industry Trends and Evaluation of High-growth Opportunities

Scope Overview

•In this scorecard, analysis of the global chemicals market is provided, including an overview of key trends and opportunities.
•The pharmaceutical, associated life sciences, and biocides industries have not been included.
•Actionable insights are provided for each issue-based analysis.

Overall Industry Outlook

Basic Chemicals
•Petrochemicals: olefins (ethane, propane, butane), aromatic (benzene, xylene, toluene)
•Inorganic bulk: halogens (chlorine, bromine)

•Plastic (polyethylene, polyvinylchloride, polystyrene)
•Fibers (nylon, polyester, acrylic)

Specialty Chemicals
•Fine chemicals (active ingredients)
•Performance chemicals (flavors and fragrances)

Industry-specific Chemicals
•Oilfield chemicals

The Basic Building Blocks of the Industry

Product Categories : Adhesives, Alkyd resins, Solvents, Corrosion inhibitors, Textiles Ink, adhesives Shampoos, detergents, soaps Paints Coatings Pipes, hoses, wire coating, Coolant, antifreeze, Films, packaging, bottles, Paint remover, Plastics, Tire and rubber, Lubricant additives, Solvent, industrial cleaners
Manufacturing Sectors : Apparel and accessories, Beverages and tobacco products, Chemicals, Computers and electronics, Fabricated metal products, Food and kindred products, Leather and allied products, Machinery, except electrical, Nonmetallic mineral products, Paper, Petroleum and coal products, Pharmaceutical, Plastics and rubber products, Primary metal manufacturing, Printer matter and related, Textiles and mill products, Transportation equipment, Wood products

Ammonia Outlook
Significant focus on food security is driving the development of ammonia-based fertilizers. The industry is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of xx% to xx% by 2020.

Methanol Outlook
The growing developments in gas-to-liquid (GTL) technology globally and blending fuel mandates will drive the growth of methanol.

Light Olefins—Ethylene Outlook
The demand for low-cost feedstock supplies will drive the growth of ethylene which is forecast to increase at xx times the gross domestic product (GDP) through 2017.

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