Global polymer demand

Global polymer demand

Available in 2020

Global Polymer Demand provides a data-heavy overview of global polymer consumption.

Specifically, it presents tonnage data on the demand for 14 polymers at a regional level and for 10 processing techniques. For each region, it also provides the total consumption of polymer by country.

The report is designed for quick and easy use by the subscriber, with separate sections detailing the dynamics, size and structure of whichever lens the user wishes to view the data, including:

  • Polymer by region and processing technique
  • Processing technique by polymer and region
  • Region by polymer and processing technique.

In addition, the division of end-use applications for each polymer, region and processing technique is provided for 2018.

Key background information on market structure and trends helps to provide crucial context to the data. This includes a dedicated section on trends in the global polymer industry, as well as headline summaries for each polymer, processing technique and geography.

Overall, the report offers a clear and comprehensive quantitative overview of global polymer demand.

Published as a single volume the report provides:

  • A complete and detailed statistical dataset for polymer consumption by polymer, by process and by country.
  • Key highlights of the nature of the demand by each polymer, process and region.
  • Regional profiles with key trends for polymer demand by type and by end use process.

The report is divided into 6 easy to use sections covering polymer demand data for 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2023

Polymers covered 
Commodity polymers: LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, PP, PVC, PS, EPS, PET
Engineering polymers: ABS/SAN, Other Engineering Thermoplastics (PA, PC, PBT, POM, PMMA)

Processing technologies covered 
Film extrusion, pipe/profile extrusion, sheet extrusion, injection moulding, blow moulding, fibre extrusion

Years covered
The report provides data for the following years: 2017, 2018, 2019 with five year forecasts for the period 2018-2023.

Data covered 
All data is reported in tonnes or thousand metric tonnes.

This report is concerned with the global market. Data is reported regionally as follows:

Europe EU28, Russia and its former republics
North America NAFTA - USA, Canada, Mexico
South America All countries south of Mexico
Greater China PRC, HK, Macao, Taiwan
Asia-Pacific ASEAN, Japan, North/South Korea, Australia, NZ, Pacific islands
Indian Sub-Continent India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan
Middle East and Africa     African continent, GCC, Levant, Israel

The report can be supplied as a hard copy report only or with a pdf for site-wide or enterprise-wide use.

Pricing is as follows:

Hard copy report only: TBC

Hard copy + PDF with site-wide license:  TBC

Hard copy + PDF with enterprise-wide license:  TBC

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