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The report covers the Asia-Pacific polycarbonate market segmented on the basis of application, and geography. The market data is provided with respect to volume (Kilotons) and value (USD Million). The polycarbonate market was estimated to be $7,292.8 million in 2014 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.8% from 2014 to 2019.


The impact of different market factors, such as drivers, inhibitors, and opportunities is also illustrated in the report. The Asia-Pacific polycarbonate market is classified based on different applications and geographies. The important applications include consumer goods, sheet/films, automative, consumer electronics, medical equipments, optical media, packaging, and others (aerospace, gadgets and others). The consumer electronic application segment dominated this market having accounted a share of 23.1% in 2014. The consumer electronics application segment is expected to show rapid growth in the near future.
In the Asia-Pacific region, China is the leading country in the consumption of polycarbonate as it is the manufacturing base of the top multinational and domestic PC manufacturers.It accounted for a market share of 68.3% in 2014 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.3% by 2019.

This report covers the key drivers such as increasing demand across various industries, such as automobile, consumer electronics industry, & adaptability of polycarbonate in major end-user markets such as LED products markets and ID card markets; and inhibitors such as adverse effects of using polycarbonate as packaging material and hence the material is banned in the Asia-Pacific region.

Different companies operating in this market are also profiled in the report. The key companies in this market are Teijin Limited (Japan), Bayer Material Science AG (China), Samsung SDI Chemicals and Electronics Material Incorporation (South Korea), Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics Limited (Japan), and others. The report also presents a competitive landscape covering different strategies and developments undertaken by the leading polycarbonate companies in the past few years. Investments in expansion of plant capacities, followed by technological advancement in the manufacturing methods were the most preferred strategies by the top players.


Scope of the report
The report segments the Asia-Pacific polycarbonate market as:
The Asia-Pacific polycarbonate market has been covered in detail in this report. In order to provide an all-round picture, the current market demand and forecasts have also been included.

On the basis of applications:
- Automotive
- Consumer Goods
- Electrical & Electronic
- Medical Equipments
- Optical Media
- Packaging
- Sheet Film
- Others (Aerospace, Gadgets, and Others)
Each application is described in detail in the report with volume and revenue forecasts for each application.

On the basis of geography:
- China
- Japan
- India
- South Korea
- Taiwan



Table Of Contents

Asia-Pacific Polycarbonate Market by Applications and Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2019
TABLE OF CONTENTS

1 INTRODUCTION 10
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 10
1.2 MARKET SEGMENTATION and COVERAGE 11
1.3 STAKEHOLDERS 11
2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 12
2.1 INTEGRATED ECOSYSTEM OF POLYCARBONATE MARKET 12
2.2 ARRIVING AT THE POLYCARBONATE MARKET SIZE 13
2.2.1 INGREDIENT-BASED APPROACH 14
2.2.2 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 14
2.2.3 DEMAND SIDE APPROACH 15
2.3 ASSUMPTIONS 17
3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 18
4 MARKET OVERVIEW 19
4.1 INTRODUCTION 19
4.2 MARKET DRIVERS AND INHIBITORS 20
4.3 KEY MARKET DYNAMICS 21
4.4 DEMAND SIDE ANALYSIS 23
5 ASIA-PACIFIC POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 24
5.1 INTRODUCTION 25
5.2 POLYCARBONATE IN CONSUMER ELECTRONICS, BY GEOGRAPHY 27
5.3 POLYCARBONATE IN OPTICAL MEDIA, BY GEOGRAPHY 29
5.4 POLYCARBONATE IN CONSUMER GOODS, BY GEOGRAPHY 31
5.5 POLYCARBONATE IN SHEET/FILMS, BY GEOGRAPHY 33
5.6 POLYCARBONATE IN AUTOMOTIVE, BY GEOGRAPHY 35
5.7 POLYCARBONATE IN MEDICAL, BY GEOGRAPHY 37
5.8 POLYCARBONATE IN PACKAGING, BY GEOGRAPHY 39
6 ASIA-PACIFIC POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 41
6.1 INTRODUCTION 42
6.2 CHINA POLYCARBONATE MARKET 44
6.2.1 CHINA POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 45
6.3 JAPAN POLYCARBONATE MARKET 48
6.3.1 JAPAN POLYCARBONATE, BY APPLICATION 48
6.4 INDIA POLYCARBONATE MARKET 51
6.4.1 INDIA POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 52
6.5 SOUTH KOREA POLYCARBONATE MARKET 55
6.5.1 SOUTH KOREA POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 56
6.6 TAIWAN POLYCARBONATE MARKET 58
6.6.1 TAIWAN POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 59
7 ASIA-PACIFIC POLYCARBONATE MARKET: COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 62
7.1 POLYCARBONATE MARKET: COMPANY SHARE ANALYSIS 62
7.2 MERGERS and ACQUISITIONS 63
7.3 EXPANSIONS 63
7.4 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH/DEVELOPMENT 65
7.5 JOINT DEVELOPMENT 67
7.6 COLLABORATION 67
7.7 AGREEMENTS 67
7.8 NEW TECHNOLOGY 68
8 ASIA-PACIFIC POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY COMPANY 69
8.1 TEIJIN LIMITED 69
8.1.1 OVERVIEW 69
8.1.2 KEY FINANCIALS 70
8.1.3 PRODUCT AND SERVICE OFFERINGS 70
8.1.4 RELATED DEVELOPMENTS 70
8.1.5 MMM ANALYSIS 72
8.2 BAYER MATERIAL SCIENCE 73
8.2.1 OVERVIEW 73
8.2.2 KEY FINANCIALS 74
8.2.3 KEY FINANCIALS 74
8.2.4 PRODUCT AND SERVICE OFFERINGS 75
8.2.5 RELATED DEVELOPMENTS 75
8.2.6 MMM ANALYSIS 76
8.3 MITSUBISHI ENGINEERING-PLASTICS CORPORATION 77
8.3.1 OVERVIEW 77
8.3.2 PRODUCT AND SERVICE OFFERINGS 77
8.3.3 RELATED DEVELOPMENTS 77
8.3.4 MMM ANALYSIS 78
8.4 CHI MEI CORPORATION 79
8.4.1 OVERVIEW 79
8.4.2 KEY OPERATIONS DATA 79
8.4.3 PRODUCT AND SERVICE OFFERINGS 80
8.4.4 RELATED DEVELOPMENTS 80
8.4.5 MMM ANALYSIS 80
8.5 FORMOSA IDEMITSU PETROCHEMICAL 81
8.5.1 OVERVIEW 81
8.5.2 KEY OPERATIONS DATA 82
8.5.3 PRODUCT AND SERVICE OFFERINGS 82
8.5.4 MMM ANALYSIS 83
8.6 SAMSUNG SDI CHEMICALS AND ELECTRONICS MATERIAL INCORPORATION 84
8.6.1 OVERVIEW 84
8.6.2 KEY FINANCIALS 85
8.6.3 KEY FINANCIALS 85
8.6.4 PRODUCT AND SERVICE OFFERINGS 86
8.6.5 RELATED DEVELOPMENTS 86
8.6.6 MMM ANALYSIS 86
9 APPENDIX 87
9.1 CUSTOMIZATION OPTIONS 87
9.1.1 TECHNICAL ANALYSIS 87
9.1.2 LOW-COST SOURCING LOCATIONS 87
9.1.3 REGULATORY FRAMEWORK 87
9.1.4 IMPACT ANALYSIS 87
9.1.5 TRADE ANALYSIS 87
9.2 RELATED REPORTS 88
9.3 INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 89
9.3.1 RT SNAPSHOTS 90



LIST OF TABLES


TABLE 1 ASIA-PACIFIC POLYCARBONATE APPLICATION MARKET, 2014 (KT) 16
TABLE 2 ASIA-PACIFIC POLYCARBONATE MARKET: DRIVERS AND INHIBITORS 20
TABLE 3 ASIA-PACIFIC POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 22
TABLE 4 ASIA-PACIFIC POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (KT) 22
TABLE 5 ASIA-PACIFIC POLYCARBONATE MARKET: APPLICATION MARKETS,
2013-2019 (USD MN) 23
TABLE 6 ASIA-PACIFIC POLYCARBONATE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 (USD MN) 25
TABLE 7 ASIA-PACIFIC POLYCARBONATE: MARKET, BY APPLICATION,

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