Thursday, 10 September 2015

Global Plastics Market Size, Market Share, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Growth Trends, Competitive Scenario And Forecasts, 2012 To 2020

Industry Insights
Increasing demand for flexible and durable products for several end-use applications has been a major factor responsible for the growth of global plastics market. The market is characterised by ever increasing applications in several end-use industries. Consumers have been switching to plastic materials from conventional counterparts such as wood, metal, paper, ceramics, glass and leather.

This shift of consumer requirements has fuelled the market growth over the last few decades. Increasing infrastructure spending in Asia Pacific and Latin America has boosted demand for paints, coatings, pipes and adhesives. Increasing demand for these applications has augmented the plastics market growth. Rising demand for high durability and light weight materials in automobile & aerospace industries to enhance fuel efficiency is also expected to have a positive outlook on the market over the next few years.

Product Insights
On the basis of resin types, plastics market has be segmented into six products which include polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), polyethylene terephthalate (PET), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polystyrene and engineering thermoplastics. PE was the largest product segment and accounted for over 34% of the total market volume in 2013. Increasing demand of PE for film/sheet applications in food & beverage and packaging industries has been the major driving factors for PE over the last few years.

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Regional Insights
Asia Pacific was the largest regional market and accounted for over 44% market share in 2013. Growth of major end use application segments such as film/sheet and pipes especially in China and India is anticipated to drive plastics market growth in the region. The regional market is expected to witness high growth owing to the shift of manufacturing facilities of several market players. Increasing disposable income among the rural as well as suburban populations of emerging economies of China, India, Brazil and South Africa is anticipated to have a positive outlook in terms of market demand.

 Chapter 1 Executive Summary
1.1 Plastics– Industry Summary & Critical Success Factors (CSFs)

Chapter 2 Plastics Industry Outlook
2.1 Market Segmentation
2.2 Market Size and Growth Prospects
2.3 Plastics Value Chain Analysis
2.4 Plastics Market Dynamics
2.5 Key Opportunities Prioritized
2.5.1 Key market opportunity Development of bio-based plastics
2.6 Industry Analysis - Porter's
2.7 Plastics (Polyethylene, PET & PVC) market - Company Market Share Analysis
2.8 Plastic market - PESTEL Analysis

Chapter 3 Plastics Product Outlook
3.1 Global plastics market by product volume & revenue (Million Tons), (USD Million), 2012 to 2020
3.2 Polyethylene
3.3 Polypropylene
3.4 PVC
3.5 PET
3.6 Polystyrene
3.7 Engineering Thermoplastics

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Chapter 4 Plastics Regional Outlook
4.1 North America
4.2 Europe
4.3 Asia Pacific
4.4 Middle East & Africa
4.5 Central & South America

Chapter 5 Competitive Landscape
5.1 BASF
5.2 Dow Chemical Company
5.3 LyondellBasell Industries
5.4 ExxonMobi
5.6 DuPont
5.7 Total
5.8 Formosa Plastics Group
5.9 Bayer Material Science
5.10 Arkema
5.11 Celanese Corporation
5.12 Chi Mei Corporation
5.13 Eastman Chemical Company
5.14 Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation

Chapter 6 Methodology & Scope
6.1 Research Methodology
6.2 Research Scope & Assumptions
6.3 List of Data Sources

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