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Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2015–2025

  • October 2015
  • 225 pages
  • Future Market Insight Global & Consulting Pvt Ltd
Report ID: 3405788


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FMI study offers a 10-year forecast for the global Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) market between 2015 and 2025. The market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 5.6% in terms of value during the projected period. The study demonstrates the market dynamics and trends across the globe that are expected to influence the current status and future prospects of the Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) market over the forecast period.

The Future Market Insights report examines the global LDPE market for the period 2015–2025. The primary objective of the report is to offer updates on the developments made in the global LDPE market and conduct quantitative assessment of the market across various applications, technologies and regional market segments.

Low density polyethylene is mainly used to manufacture film & sheets and coatings, which are utilised primarily in the packaging and construction industry.

On the basis of applications, the low density polyethylene market is segmented into:

Film & sheets
Extrusion coating
Injection moulding

On the basis of technology, the low density polyethylene market is segmented into:

Autoclave reactor
Tubular reactor

On the basis of regions, the global antimicrobial additives market is segmented into:

Asia Pacific
North America
Western Europe
Eastern Europe
Latin America
Middle East and Africa

To understand and assess the market opportunities and trends, the report is categorically split into sections such as market overview, analysis by application, analysis by technology and analysis by region including the competition landscape. Each section discusses about the qualitative and quantitative aspects of the global low density polyethylene market.

The report starts with the market overview and provides market definition, and analysis about the drivers (demand side as well as supply side), restraints and key trends in the market. Next section includes market analysis, by technology, followed by application and regional analysis.

All the above sections evaluate the market on the basis of various segments, covering present scenario and future prospects. The report considers 2014 as base year with market numbers estimated for 2015; meanwhile, the forecast has been done from 2015 onwards.

To calculate the market size, the report considers average price of LDPE across geographies on a regional basis. Furthermore, data points such as regional split and market split, by application and technology, and qualitative inputs from primary respondents have been incorporated to arrive at apt market estimates. The forecast presented here assesses the total revenue as well as volume of LDPE. When developing the market forecast, the starting point involves sizing the current market, which forms the basis for the forecast of how the market would take shape in the near future. Given the characteristics of the market, we triangulated the outcome based on different analysis considering the supply side, demand side and dynamics of the parent market. However, quantifying the market across aforementioned segments and regions is more a matter of quantifying expectations and identifying opportunities rather than rationalising them after the forecast has been completed.

In addition, it is imperative to note that in an ever-fluctuating global economy, we not only conduct forecasts in terms of CAGR, but also analyse on the basis of key parameters, such as Year-On-Year (Y-o-Y) growth, to understand the predictability of the market and to identify the right opportunities in the low density polyethylene market.

As previously highlighted, the market for LDPE is split into various sub categories based on region, technology and application. These sub segments or categories have been analysed in terms of Basis Point Share (BPS) to understand the individual segments’ relative contribution to market growth. This detailed level of information is important for identification of many key trends in the low density polyethylene market.

Another key feature of this report is the analysis of LDPE market by region, application and technology, and their revenue forecast in terms of absolute $ opportunity. This is traditionally overlooked while forecasting the market. However, absolute $ opportunity is critical in assessing the level of opportunity that a provider can look to achieve, as well as to identify potential resources from a sales perspective in the global LDPE market.

In the final section of the report, the LDPE market landscape is included to provide report audiences a dashboard view, companies’ presence in LDPE product portfolio and key differentiators. Some of the market players featured in the section include:

LyondellBasell Industries N.V.
ExxonMobil Corporation
The Dow Chemical Company
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC)
BASF-YPC Company Limited
LG Chem Ltd.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Braskem S.A.
Formosa Plastics Corporation
Qatar Petrochemical Company

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