Global Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes Industry

  • June 2014
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 314 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, Natural Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 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 114 companies including many key and niche players such as -

BASF SE
Blended Waxes, Inc.
Clariant International Ltd.
Dow Corning
Evonik Industries AG

Table Of Contents




I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes I-3
Natural Waxes I-4
Synthetic Waxes I-4


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1
A Prelude II-1
Major Applications of Waxes II-2
List of Wax Sources and their Applications II-2
Impact of Recession and the Road Ahead II-3
Table 1: Economic Growth (%) Worldwide by Region (2011-2014E)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3
Supply-Demand Imbalance Typifies the Wax Market II-4
Table 2: Global Wax Market (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown
of Production Volume by Geographic Region (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5

Table 3: Worldwide Consumption of Wax by Region/Country
(2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption for
Central Europe, China, Middle East, US and Western Europe and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5
Petroleum Wax Market: The Dominant Segment despite Supply
Constraints II-5
Table 4: Global Wax Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown
of Consumption by Type of Wax - Natural Wax, Petroleum Wax,
and Synthetic Wax (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Base oil Refinery Attrition - A Concern for Petroleum Wax Supply II-6
Decline in Petroleum Wax Supplies: Not on the Same Level as
Group I Market Contraction II-7
Heavy Grade Crude oil Production Facing Challenges from Wax II-7
Paraffin Wax - The Largest Wax Type II-7
Microcrystalline Wax Market: Supply Constraints Affect Growth II-8
Petrolatum Market Affected by Concerns over Health Risks II-8
Synthetic Waxes to Drive Growth II-9
Table 5: Worldwide Market for Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic
Waxes by Type (2013-2020): Compounded Annual Growth Rate for
Synthetic Waxes, Natural Waxes, and Petroleum Waxes (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9
Advances in Polymer Technology to Boost Synthetic Wax Growth II-10
Natural Waxes Market Benefits from Eco-Friendly Trend II-10
Table 6: Melting Points of Select Waxes (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10
Beeswax Gains Attention II-10
Table 7: Global Beeswax Production by Leading Countries
(2012) (in Tonnes) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

Table 8: Global Beeswax Production by Geographic Region
(2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12
Supply Constraints Affects Candelilla Wax Market II-12
Growing Popularity of Specialty Wax Blends II-13
Skin Care Products - High Opportunities for Wax Market II-13
A Glance at Select Waxes Used in Cosmetic Products II-13
Application of Waxes in Major Cosmetic Segments II-13
Regulations for Selling Beeswax Cosmetic Products II-14
Candles: The Predominant Application Market for Waxes II-14
Table 9: Global Wax Market by Application (2013E): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Volume Demand for Board Sizing, Candles,
Health Industries, Packaging, Surface Applications, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15
Transforming Candle Market II-15
Natural Waxes - Increasing Footprint in the Candle Industry II-15
Crop Protection - A Promising End-Use Area for Waxes II-16
Renaissance Wax in Jewelry: Concerns over Carcinogenic Benzene
Unfounded? II-16
Gas-to-Liquid (GTL) Technology to Reshape Wax Market II-16
Table 10: Leading GTL Projects Worldwide (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-17

Table 11: List of Proposed GTL Projects in Louisiana
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18
GTL - An Era of Heightened Efficiency II-18
Table 12: List of Top 10 Countries with Natural Gas Proven
Reserves (in trillion m3) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-19
Wax Deoiling Technology - Latest Technology for High Purity
Paraffin Wax II-19
Recycling of Plastic Wastes to Industrial Waxes II-19
Competitive Landscape II-19
Table 13: Leading Producers of Wax Products Worldwide
(2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales for CNPC
and Sinopec, Exxon Mobil Corp, Flying J/BigWest Oil, HandR
Chemisce, IGI Company, Lukoil, Petrobas, Sasol Wax, Shell
Oil, Venezuela National Oil Company, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-20
Trade Statistics II-21
Table 14: Global Exports of Artificial and Prepared Waxes
(2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Country
of Destination (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21

Table 15: Global Imports of Artificial and Prepared Waxes
(2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country
of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21

Table 16: Global Exports of Artificial and Prepared Waxes
(2013): Breakdown of Export Value (in US$ Million) for Top 10
Destinations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-22

Table 17: Global Imports of Artificial and Prepared Waxes
(2013): Breakdown of Export Value (in US$ Million) for Top 10
Countries of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-22
Pricing Scenario II-22
Table 18: List of Waxes Prices in US$/t in Various Countries
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-24
Introduction II-24
Characteristics and Properties II-24
Important Physico-Chemical Properties of Wax II-24
List of Wax Types II-25
Petroleum Waxes II-25
Uses II-26
Paraffin Wax II-26
Slack Wax II-27
Microcrystalline Wax II-27
Microcrystalline and Paraffin Waxes - Comparative Analysis II-27
Petrolatum II-28
Other Mineral Waxes II-28
Ozokerite II-28
Ozokerite - Product Highlights II-28
Montan Wax II-28
Clariant Process to Produce Montan Wax II-29
Peat Wax II-29
Synthetic Waxes II-29
Polymer Waxes II-30
a. Polyethylene Waxes II-30
b. Copolymer Waxes II-30
Fischer-Tropsch Waxes II-30
Others II-31
Hydrocarbon Waxes II-31
Substituted Amide Waxes II-31
Polymerized a-Olefins II-31
Chemically Modified Waxes II-31
Natural Waxes II-32
Animal and Insect Waxes II-32
Beeswax II-32
Beeswax - Product Highlights II-32
Application Areas II-33
Cosmetics II-33
Medicine II-33
Candles II-33
Metal Castings and Modeling II-33
Food Processing II-34
Textiles II-34
Printing II-34
Others II-34
Spermaceti II-35
Lanolin II-35
Others II-35
Shellac II-35
Chinese Insect Wax II-35
Vegetable Waxes II-35
Carnauba II-36
Carnauba Wax - Product Highlights II-36
Major Application Areas II-37
Merits II-37
Demerits II-37
Ouricouri Wax II-37
Bayberry II-37
Rice-Bran Wax II-38
Jasmine Wax II-38
Jasmine Wax - Product Highlights II-38
Candelilla Wax II-38
Candelilla Wax - Product Highlights II-38
Jojoba Wax II-39
Uses II-39
Japan Wax II-40
Soybean Wax II-40
Others II-41
Orange Wax II-41
Esparto II-41
Sugarcane Wax II-41
Castor Wax II-41
New Waxes II-41

3. END-USE ANALYSIS II-42
Candles II-42
Electrical II-42
Food II-42
Matches and Pyrotechnics II-42
Rubber II-43
Adhesives II-43
Paper II-43
Coatings and Inks II-43
Cosmetics and Toiletries II-43
Lipsticks II-44
Cold Creams II-44
Cosmetic Cream Bases II-44
Pharmaceutical and Dental Preparations II-44
Household and Automotive Polishes II-44
Shoe Polishes II-44
Furniture Polishes II-44
Automobile Polishes II-45
Floor Polishes II-45
Investment Casting II-45
Others II-46
Construction II-46
Textiles II-46
Surface Protection II-46
Mold Release Agents/Corrosion Inhibitors II-46
Powder Coating II-46
Crayon II-47
Cardboard II-47
Foundry II-47
Agriculture II-47
Cable Compounding II-47
Petroleum Jelly II-47
Polymer Additives II-47
Sealing Technology II-47
Rope Dressings II-47

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-48
ITOCHU Corporation and Nippon Seiro Enter into Capital and
Business Partnership II-48
PMC Biogenix Introduces Kemamide® W-40 Veg II-48
Numaligarh Refinery Limited Partners with Engineers India
Limited and Indian Institute of Petroleum II-48
Kemira Oyj and Wilmar International Limited Entered into a JV
Agreement II-48
M.Cassab Group Enters into Agreement with Kahl GmbH II-48
Clariant AG Introduces Ceridust® Waxes II-48
Clariant Enters into Distribution Agreement with Cornell Brothers II-49
Horn Enters Partnership with Multiceras II-49
KahlWax to Introduce Three New Organic Waxes for Personal Care II-49
Wison Engineering Delivers Six Projects for PetroChina II-49
Koster Keunen Milks Introduces Sprayable and Easy-to-Use Wax
Dispersions II-49
Multiceras Develops Alternative Technique for Extraction of
Candelilla Wax II-49
BASF SE Opens New Plant for Oxidized Polyethylene Waxes
Production II-49
KahlWax Introduces VegoJelly 7036 Plus II-50
Lubrizol Introduces Lancoâ„¢ 1580 LF Polyethylene Wax II-50
Altana acquires ChemCor II-50
IGI Introduces 100% vegetable wax II-50
KahlWax Acquires SPICA S.R.L II-50

5. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-51
BASF SE (Germany) II-51
Blended Waxes, Inc. (US) II-51
Clariant International Ltd. (Switzerland) II-51
Dow Corning (US) II-52
Evonik Industries AG (Germany) II-52
Exxon Mobil Fuels and Lubricants (US) II-52
Honeywell International (US) II-53
Koster Keunen (Holland) B.V (Netherlands) II-53
Lubrizol Corp. (US) II-53
Micro Powders, Inc. (US) II-54
Momentive (US) II-54
Paramelt BV (Netherlands) II-55
Petroferm, Inc. (US) II-55
Romonta GmbH (Germany) II-55
Strahl and Pitsch, Inc. (US) II-56
The International Group, Inc. (Canada) II-56
Wachs-u. Ceresin-Fabriken TH. C. TROMM GmbH (Germany) II-56

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-57
Table 19: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Geographic Region -
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-57

Table 20: World Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58

Table 21: World 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-59

Table 22: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Natural Waxes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-60

Table 23: World Historic Review for Natural Waxes by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-61

Table 24: World 15-Year Perspective for Natural Waxes by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-62

Table 25: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East,
and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63

Table 26: World Historic Review for Petroleum and Mineral
Waxes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-64

Table 27: World 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum and Mineral
Waxes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-65

Table 28: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Synthetic Waxes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-66

Table 29: World Historic Review for Synthetic Waxes by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-67

Table 30: World 15-Year Perspective for Synthetic Waxes by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-68


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Prelude III-1
Table 31: North American Wax Market (2013E): Percentage
Breakdown of Consumption by End-Use Application -
Packaging, Candle, Synthetic Wood, Hot melt Adhesive,
Rubber, Cosmetics, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-1
Synthetic Waxes to Fuel Growth III-2
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes Market III-2
Tight Supply Conditions Characterize Petroleum Waxes Market III-2
Positive Growth Opportunities in Cosmetics III-2
Increasing Use of Petroleum Wax Blends for Value-Added
Applications III-3
Petrolatum Demand on the Rise III-3
Candles Market: Escalating Oil Prices Affect Demand III-3
Montan Wax: Increasing Use in Specialized Applications III-3
Favorable Prospects for Fischer-Tropsch Waxes III-4
Natural Waxes Market III-4
Consumer Preference for Eco-Friendly Products Drives Growth III-4
Beeswax Market Trails on Positive Note III-4
Soy Candles Demand Gains Momentum III-5
Lanolin Regulations - A Potential Selling Point III-5
Industrial Markets - The Largest End-Use Sector III-6
Table 32: US Market for Waxes by Industrial Applications
(2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by
End-Use Industries for Plastics and Rubber, Paper and
Paperboard, Adhesives, Inks and Coatings, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6
Consumer Markets to Expand III-6
Candle Making Sector to Stimulate Growth III-6
A Highly Concentrated Market III-7
Wax Supply Scenario III-7
Table 33: US Supply of Wax Products (2007-2013) (In Million
Barrels per day) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 34: US Supply of Wax Products (2006-2013) (In
Thousand Barrels) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 35: U.S. Refinery and Blender Net Production of Waxes
(2007-13) (in million Barrels per day) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9
Major Wax Supplying Countries to the US III-9
Trade Statistics III-10
Table 36: US Exports of Artificial and Prepared Waxes (2012 and
2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by
Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 37: US Imports of Artificial and Prepared Waxes (2012 and
2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by
Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 38: US Exports of Paraffin (including Candle) Wax
(2012 and 2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value
by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 39: US Imports of Paraffin (including Candle) Wax
(2012 and 2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value
by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 40: US Exports of Mineral Waxes Nes (Including Crude
Paraffin Wax and Lignite) (2012 and 2013): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 41: US Imports of Mineral Waxes Nes (Including Crude
Paraffin Wax and Lignite) (2012 and 2013): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 42: US Exports of Candles for 2012 and 2013: Percentage
Share Breakdown of Export Volume by Destination (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 43: US Imports of Candles for 2013: Percentage Share
Breakdown of Import Volume by Country of Origin (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 44: US Exports of Wax to Latin America for 2012 and
2013: Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Volume by
Destination (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17
Strategic Corporate Developments III-18
Select Players III-18
B.Market Analytics III-22
Table 45: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 46: US Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 47: US 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes,
and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 48: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes by Type - Paraffin,
Microcrystalline, and Montan and Other Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 49: US Historic Review for Petroleum and Mineral Waxes
by Type - Paraffin, Microcrystalline and Montan and Other
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 50: US 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum and Mineral
Waxes by Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Paraffin, Microcrystalline and Montan and Other Waxes Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-27

2. CANADA III-28
A.Market Analysis III-28
Current and Future Analysis III-28
Trade Statistics III-28
Table 51: Canadian Exports of Artificial and Prepared Waxes
(2012 and 2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value
by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 52: Canadian Imports of Artificial and Prepared Waxes
(2012 and 2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value
by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 53: Canadian Exports of Paraffin (including Candle)
Wax (2012 and 2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export
Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 54: Canadian Imports of Paraffin (including Candle)
Wax (2012 and 2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import
Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 55: Canadian Exports of Mineral Waxes Nes (Including
Crude Paraffin Wax and Lignite) (2012 and 2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 56: Canadian Imports of Mineral Waxes Nes (Including
Crude Paraffin Wax and Lignite) (2012 and 2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33
Recent Industry Activity III-33
The International Group, Inc. - A Key Player III-34
B.Market Analytics III-35
Table 57: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 58: Canadian Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 59: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum,
Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and
Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

3. JAPAN III-38
A.Market Analysis III-38
Current and Future Analysis III-38
Trade Statistics III-38
Table 60: Japanese Exports of Paraffin Waxes (2014E):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Volume by Destination
Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 61: Japanese Imports of Paraffin Waxes (2014E):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Volume by Country of
Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38
Strategic Corporate Development III-39
B.Market Analytics III-39
Table 62: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 63: Japanese Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 64: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum,
Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and
Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

4. EUROPE III-42
A.Market Analysis III-42
Current and Future Analysis III-42
Growing Demand for Natural Cosmetics Fuelling Market for
Natural Waxes III-42
Weakening Paraffin Wax Demand in Europe III-42
Table 65: Consumption of Wax in Western Europe (2013E):
Percentage Breakdown of Consumption by End-Use Application -
Candle, Packaging, Synthetic Wood, Hot melt Adhesive,
Rubber, Cosmetics, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-43
Beeswax Market III-44
Table 66: European Consumption of Beeswax by Country
(2013E): Percentage Share in Volume Terms by Country for
Spain, Germany, France, Greece, UK, Italy and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 67: European Beeswax Production by Country (2012) (In
Tonnes) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44
B.Market Analytics III-45
Table 68: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Geographic
Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest
of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 69: European Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Geographic Region - France, Germany,
Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 70: European 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum,
Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 71: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 72: European Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 73: European 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum,
Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and
Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

4a. FRANCE III-51
Market Analysis III-51
Table 74: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 75: French Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 76: French 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral
Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

4b. GERMANY III-54
A.Market Analysis III-54
Current and Future Analysis III-54
Strategic Corporate Developments III-54
Select Players III-54
B.Market Analytics III-56
Table 77: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 78: German Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 79: German 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral
Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

4c. ITALY III-59
A.Market Analysis III-59
Current and Future Analysis III-59
Recent Industry Activity III-59
B.Market Analytics III-60
Table 80: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 81: Italian Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 82: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral
Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-63
Market Analysis III-63
Table 83: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 84: UK Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 85: UK 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes,
and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

4e. SPAIN III-66
Market Analysis III-66
Table 86: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 87: Spanish Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 88: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum, Natural
and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral
Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

4f. RUSSIA III-69
Market Analysis III-69
Table 89: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 90: Russian Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 91: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral
Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-72
A.Market Analysis III-72
Current and Future Analysis III-72
Strategic Corporate Development III-72
Select Players III-72
B.Market Analytics III-74
Table 92: Rest of European Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product
Segment - Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and
Synthetic Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 93: Rest of European Historic Review for Petroleum,
Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural
Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

Table 94: Rest of European 15-Year Perspective for
Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-77
A.Market Analysis III-77
Current and Future Analysis III-77
Table 95: Wax Market in Asia (2013): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Consumption by End-Use Application (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77
Petroleum Wax Market - An Overview III-77
Declining Paraffin Wax Market in Asia III-78
Paraffin Wax Prices Experience Slide in Asia III-78
Recent Industry Activity III-78
B.Market Analytics III-79
Table 96: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by
Geographic Region - China, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79

Table 97: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Petroleum,
Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Geographic Region - China,
India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80

Table 98: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum,
Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for China, India, and Rest of
Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 99: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product
Segment - Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and
Synthetic Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

Table 100: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Petroleum,
Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural
Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83

Table 101: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum,
Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and
Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-84

5a. CHINA III-85
A.Market Analysis III-85
Current and Future Analysis III-85
Table 102: Chinese Wax Market by End-Use Application
(2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption by
Candle, Cosmetics, Hot-melt Adhesive, Packaging, Rubber,
Synthetic Wood, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-85
An Insight into Paraffin Wax Market III-85
Table 103: Chinese Paraffin Wax Market (1990-2010): Share
as a Percentage of Total Petrochemicals Demand (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86
Specialty Waxes Market in China III-86
Microcrystalline Wax Market in China III-86
Leading Global Wax Supplier III-87
Table 104: Wax Production in China by Region (2013E):
Percentage Breakdown of Volume for Fushan, Dalian, Daqing,
Jinan, Maoming, Jingmen, Yanshan, Jinxi, Lanzhou, Gaojiao,
Jiangnan, Luoyang, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-87
Strategic Corporate Development III-87
B.Market Analytics III-88
Table 105: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment
- Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-88

Table 106: Chinese Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-89

Table 107: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum,
Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and
Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-90

5b. INDIA III-91
A.Market Analysis III-91
Current and Future Analysis III-91
Paraffin Wax Market - An Overview III-91
Strategic Corporate Development III-91
B.Market Analytics III-92
Table 108: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-92

Table 109: Indian Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-93

Table 110: Indian 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum, Natural and
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral
Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-94

5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-95
A.Market Analysis III-95
Current and Future Analysis III-95
Focus on Select Regions III-95
South Korea III-95
Table 111: Leading Players in the Korean Synthetic Wax
Market (2013): Percentage Share of Value Sales for
Coschem, Honeywell, Lion Chemtech, SFC and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-95
Thailand III-96
Trade Statistics III-96
Table 112: Thailand Exports of Refined Paraffin Wax
(2014E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Volume by
Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-96

Table 113: Thailand Imports of Refined Paraffin Wax
(2014E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Volume by
Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-96
Strategic Corporate Development III-96
B.Market Analytics III-97
Table 114: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by
Product Segment - Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral
Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-97

Table 115: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for
Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-98

Table 116: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for
Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-99

6. THE MIDDLE EAST III-100
A.Market Analysis III-100
Current and Future Analysis III-100
Qatar III-100
B.Market Analytics III-101
Table 117: Middle East Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product
Segment - Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and
Synthetic Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-101

Table 118: Middle East Historic Review for Petroleum,
Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural
Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-102

Table 119: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum,
Natural and Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and
Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-103

7. LATIN AMERICA III-104
A.Market Analysis III-104
Current and Future Analysis III-104
Table 120: Consumption of Wax by End-Use Application in
Latin America (2013E): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption
by Candle, Packaging, Synthetic Wood, Hot melt Adhesive,
Rubber, Cosmetics, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-104
Petroleum Wax Market - A Brief Sketch III-104
Table 121: Petroleum Wax Market in Latin America (2013E):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption for Fully Refined
Paraffin, Slack Wax, Microcrystalline Wax, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-104
B.Market Analytics

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