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Polycarbonate Market Forecasts and Growth Trends to 2015 - Increased Growth in Electronic Applications Driving the Market

Summary

GBI Research's chemical report, "Polycarbonate Market Forecasts and Growth Trends to 2015 - Increased Growth in Electronic Applications Driving the Market" provides an in-depth analysis of the global polycarbonate industry. The research presents detailed analysis and forecasts of the important economic and market trends affecting the polycarbonate market in the major regions of the world. The report contains demand and production analyses and forecasts, drivers and restraints, end use analyses, and market share analyses of the primary producers in the major regions of the world. It also contains the technological trends in this industry. In addition, it includes demand and production forecasts for the major countries in all geographies. Overall, the report presents a comprehensive analysis of the global polycarbonate market covering all of the major parameters. The demand for polycarbonate is highest in Asia. China is driving majority of the demand for polycarbonate in the world. The Asian demand by volume for polycarbonate in 2009 was nearly 60% of the global polycarbonate demand. The electrical and electronics industry is the principle polycarbonate consuming sector globally. Optical media is the second largest consumer of polycarbonate but the demand is decreasing. The demand in the future will come from the electronics and automotive industries. The demand in the construction industry for polycarbonate is also showing growth prospects.

Scope

- Capacity, demand and production of polycarbonate at a global level and forecast to 2015.

- Capacity, demand and production of polycarbonate for all of the major regions including Asia, Europe and North America.

- Detailed polycarbonate demand analysis by major countries including China, the US, Japan, Germany, South Korea and others.

- Detailed demand analysis of polycarbonate by key end use industries at a global level and for all the major regions. The major applications are in the electrical and electronics industry and optical media.

- The competitive landscape of polycarbonate industry at a global level and also for all the major regions of the world. It includes major companies such as Bayer, SABIC, Mitsubishi Engineering Plastics Corporation, The Dow Chemical Company and others.

- Detailed analysis of the key drivers, restraints and challenges for the polycarbonate industry in all of the major regions.

Reasons to buy

- Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights on the polycarbonate market.

- Identify opportunities and challenges in the global polycarbonate market.

- Understand the market positioning of polycarbonate producers.

- Increase future revenue and profitability with the help of insights on the future opportunities and critical success factors in the global polycarbonate market.

- Benchmark your operations and strategies against the major players in the global polycarbonate market.

1 Table of Contents 4

1.1 List of Tables 7

1.2 List of Figures 8

2 Introduction 9

2.1 GBI Report Coverage 9

3 Global Polycarbonate Market 10

3.1 Global Polycarbonate Market Overview 10

3.2 Global Polycarbonate Industry Challenges 10

3.2.1 Global Overcapacity for Polycarbonate 10

3.2.2 Saturation of Demand in the Developed Regions Limits the Global Market Growth for Polycarbonate 10

3.2.3 The Volatility in the Raw Material Prices Puts Pressure on the Margin for Polycarbonate Producers 10

3.3 Global Polycarbonate Market Drivers 11

3.3.1 New Applications are Strongly Encouraging the Polycarbonate Demand 11

3.3.2 Huge Demand Growth in Asia 11

3.3.3 Non-availability of Substitute Product 11

3.4 Global Polycarbonate Market Restraints 11

3.4.1 The Global Economic Slowdown has Adversely Affected the Market Growth of Polycarbonate 11

3.4.2 The Liquidity Issue in the Market 11

3.5 Global Polycarbonate Demand and Production Analysis, and Forecasts To 2015 12

3.6 Global Polycarbonate Demand Share Analysis by Region, and Forecasts to 2015 16

3.7 Polycarbonate Demand by End Use 21

3.8 Global Polycarbonate Demand Analysis by End Use and Forecasts to 2015 22

3.8.1 Global Polycarbonate Demand by End Use, 2000 to 2015 23

3.9 Global Polycarbonate Price Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 26

3.10 Global Polycarbonate Competitive Landscape 28

3.11 Global Polycarbonate Market Technology Trends 30

3.11.1 Interfacial (liquid phase) Polymerization Process 30

3.11.2 Phosgene Based Melt Process 31

3.11.3 Non-Phosgene Based Melt Process 32

3.12 Global Polycarbonate Recycling Scenario 34

4 Asia Polycarbonate Market 35

4.1 Asia Polycarbonate Market Overview 35

4.2 Asia Polycarbonate Market Drivers 35

4.2.1 Huge Demand Coming from China, South Korea and Others to Boost Polycarbonate Demand 35

4.2.2 Growth in End Use Industries Driving the Polycarbonate Demand in the Region 35

4.2.3 Low Per Capita Consumption of Polycarbonate Provides Scope for Demand Growth 35

4.3 Asia Polycarbonate Market Restraints 35

4.3.1 Saturation of Demand in Japan Limits the Polycarbonate Market Growth in the Region 35

4.3.2 The Concentration of Demand in Few Countries Only 35

4.4 Asia Polycarbonate Demand and Production Analysis, and Forecasts to 2015 36

4.5 Asia Polycarbonate Demand Share Analysis by Country and Forecasts to 2015 38

4.6 Asia Polycarbonate Demand Analysis by End Use and Forecasts to 2015 39

4.6.1 Asia Polycarbonate Demand by End Use, 2000 to 2015 40

4.7 Asia Polycarbonate Demand by End Use in Major Countries and Forecast to 2015 42

4.8 Asia Polycarbonate Price Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 44

4.9 Asia Polycarbonate Market Competitive Landscape 46

4.10 China Polycarbonate Market 47

4.10.1 China Polycarbonate Market Overview 47

4.10.2 China Polycarbonate Demand and Production Analysis, and Forecasts to 2015 47

4.11 Japan Polycarbonate Market 50

4.11.1 Japan Polycarbonate Market Overview 50

4.11.2 Japan Polycarbonate Demand and Production Analysis, and Forecasts to 2015 50

4.12 South Korea Polycarbonate Market 52

4.12.1 South Korea Polycarbonate Market Overview 52

4.12.2 South Korea Polycarbonate Demand and Production Analysis, and Forecasts to 2015 52

4.13 India Polycarbonate Market 54

4.13.1 India Polycarbonate Market Overview 54

4.13.2 India Polycarbonate Demand and Production Analysis, and Forecasts to 2015 54

5 Europe Polycarbonate Market 56

5.1 Europe Polycarbonate Market Overview 56

5.2 Europe Polycarbonate Market Drivers 56

5.2.1 The Economic Recovery of the Countries and Growing Applications of Polycarbonate 56

5.2.2 Automotive Glazing is Driving the Growth of Polycarbonate 56

5.2.3 Faster Rate of Industrialization in Central and Eastern Europe Supporting the polycarbonate Demand in the Region 56

5.3 Europe Polycarbonate Market Restraints 56

5.3.1 The Increased Competition from the Asian Countries 56

5.3.2 Role of Economic Slowdown on the Demand Growth of Polycarbonate in Europe 56

5.4 Europe Polycarbonate Demand and Production Analysis, and Forecasts to 2015 57

5.5 Europe Polycarbonate Demand Share Analysis by Country, and Forecasts to 2015 59

5.6 Europe Polycarbonate Demand Analysis by End Use, and Forecasts to 2015 60

5.6.1 Europe Polycarbonate Demand by End Use, 2000-2015 61

5.7 Europe Polycarbonate Demand by End Use in Major Countries and Forecasts to 2015 63

5.8 Europe Polycarbonate Price Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 65

5.9 Europe Polycarbonate Competitive Landscape 67

5.10 Germany Polycarbonate Market 68

5.10.1 Germany Polycarbonate Market Overview 68

5.10.2 Germany Polycarbonate Demand and Production Analysis, and Forecasts to 2015 68

5.11 France Polycarbonate Market 70

5.11.1 France Polycarbonate Market Overview 70

5.11.2 France Polycarbonate Demand and Production Analysis, and Forecasts to 2015 70

5.12 Italy Polycarbonate Market 72

5.12.1 Italy Polycarbonate Market Overview 72

5.12.2 Italy Polycarbonate Demand and Production Analysis, and Forecasts to 2015 72

5.13 The UK Polycarbonate Market 74

5.13.1 The UK Polycarbonate Market Overview 74

5.13.2 The UK Polycarbonate Demand and Production Analysis, and Forecasts to 2015 74

5.14 Spain Polycarbonate Market 76

5.14.1 Spain Polycarbonate Market Overview 76

5.14.2 Spain Polycarbonate Demand and Production Analysis, and Forecasts to 2015 76

6 North America Polycarbonate Market 78

6.1 North America Polycarbonate Market Overview 78

6.2 North America Polycarbonate Market Drivers 78

6.2.1 Demand Growth in Canada Helps Compensate for the Polycarbonate Demand Saturation in the Region 78

6.2.2 The New Applications in Automotive Industry Will Sustain the Polycarbonate Demand in the Region 78

6.3 North America Polycarbonate Market Restraints 78

6.3.1 Saturation of Demand in the US Market 78

6.3.2 Economic Downturn has Restricted the Growth of Polycarbonate Market in North America 78

6.4 North America Polycarbonate Demand and Production Analysis, and Forecasts to 2015 79

6.5 North America Polycarbonate Demand Share Analysis by Country, and Forecasts to 2015 81

6.6 North America Polycarbonate Demand Analysis by End Use, and Forecasts to 2015 82

6.6.1 North America Demand by End Use, 2000-2015 83

6.7 North America Polycarbonate Demand by End Use in Major Counties and Forecasts to 2015 86

6.8 North America Polycarbonate Price Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 87

6.9 North America Polycarbonate Competitive Landscape 89

6.10 The US Polycarbonate Market 90

6.10.1 The US Polycarbonate Market Overview 90

6.10.2 The US Polycarbonate Demand and Production Analysis, and Forecasts to 2015 90

6.11 Canada Polycarbonate Market 92

6.11.1 Canada Polycarbonate Market Overview 92

6.11.2 Canada Polycarbonate Demand and Production Analysis, and Forecasts to 2015 92

7 Appendix 94

7.1 Market Definition 94

7.2 Abbreviations 94

7.3 Methodology 94

7.3.1 Coverage 94

7.3.2 Secondary Research 95

7.3.3 Primary Research 95

7.3.4 Expert Panel Validation 95

7.4 Units of Measure 95

7.5 Contact Us 95

7.6 About GBI Research 96

7.7 Disclaimer 96

1.1 List of Tables

Table 1: Polycarbonate Market, Global, Demand (Tons), 2000-2015 13

Table 2: Polycarbonate Market, Global, Production (Tons), 2000-2015 15

Table 3: Polycarbonate Market, Global, Demand Share by Region, %, 2009-2015 17

Table 4: Polycarbonate Market, RoW, Demand and Production (Tons), 2000-2015 19

Table 5: Polycarbonate Market, RoW, Market Share of Companies by Volume, %, 2009 20

Table 6: Polycarbonate Market, Global, Demand Share Analysis by End Use, %, 2009-2015 22

Table 7: Polycarbonate Market, Global, Demand by End Use (Tons), 2000-2015 25

Table 8: Polycarbonate Market, Global, Prices ($/Ton), 2000-2015 27

Table 9: Polycarbonate Market, Global, Market Share of Companies by Volume, %, 2009 29

Table 10: Polycarbonate Market, Global, Share Analysis by Technology, 2009 33

Table 11: Polycarbonate Market, Asia, Demand and Production (Tons), 2000-2015 37

Table 12: Polycarbonate Market, Asia, Demand Share by Country, %, 2009-2015 38

Table 13: Polycarbonate Market, Asia, Demand Share by End Use, %, 2009-2015 39

Table 14: Polycarbonate Market, Asia, Demand by End Use (Tons), 2000-2015 41

Table 15: Polycarbonate Market, Asia, End Use Demand Analysis by Countries (Tons), 2009-2015 43

Table 16: Polycarbonate Market, Asia, Prices ($/Ton), 2000-2015 45

Table 17: Polycarbonate Market, Asia, Market Share of Companies by Volume, 2009 47

Table 18: Polycarbonate Market, China, Demand and Production (Tons), 2000-2015 49

Table 19: Polycarbonate Market, Japan, Demand and Production (Tons), 2000-2015 51

Table 20: Polycarbonate Market, South Korea, Demand and Production (Tons), 2000-2015 53

Table 21: Polycarbonate Market, India, Demand (Tons), 2000-2015 55

Table 22: Polycarbonate Market, Europe, Demand And Production (Tons), 2000-2015 58

Table 23: Polycarbonate Market, Europe, Demand Share by Country, %, 2009-2015 59

Table 24: Polycarbonate Market, Europe, Demand Share by End Use, %, 2009-2015 60

Table 25: Polycarbonate Market, Europe, Demand by End Use (Tons), 2000-2015 62

Table 26: Polycarbonate Market, Europe, End Use Demand Analysis by Countries (Tons), 2009-2015 64

Table 27: Polycarbonate Market, Europe, Prices ($/Ton), 2000-2015 66

Table 28: Polycarbonate Market, Europe, Market Share of Companies by Volume, %, 2009 67

Table 29: Polycarbonate Market, Germany, Demand And Production (Tons), 2000-2015 69

Table 30: Polycarbonate Market, France, Demand (Tons), 2000-2015 71

Table 31: Polycarbonate Market, Italy, Demand (Tons), 2000-2015 73

Table 32: Polycarbonate Market, The UK, Demand (Tons), 2000-2015 75

Table 33: Polycarbonate Market, Spain, Demand And Production (Tons), 2000-2015 77

Table 34: Polycarbonate Market, North America, Demand And Production (Tons), 2000-2015 80

Table 35: Polycarbonate Market, North America, Demand Share by Country, %, 2009-2015 81

Table 36: Polycarbonate Market, North America, Demand Share by End Use, %, 2009-2015 83

Table 37: Polycarbonate Market, North America, Demand by End Use (Tons), 2000-2015 85

Table 38: Polycarbonate Market, North America, End Use Demand Analysis by Countries (Tons), 2009-2015 86

Table 39: Polycarbonate Market, North America, Prices ($/Ton), 2000-2015 88

Table 40: Polycarbonate Market, North America, Market Share of Companies by Volume, %, 2009 89

Table 41: Polycarbonate Market, The US, Demand And Production (Tons), 2000-2015 91

Table 42: Polycarbonate Market, Canada, Demand (Tons), 2000-2015 93

1.2 List of Figures

Figure 1: Polycarbonate Market, Global, Demand (Tons), 2000-2015 12

Figure 2: Polycarbonate Market, Global, Production (Tons), 2000-2015 14

Figure 3: Polycarbonate Market, Global, Demand Share by Region, %, 2009-2015 16

Figure 4: Polycarbonate Market, RoW, Demand and Production (Tons), 2000-2015 18

Figure 5: Polycarbonate Market, RoW, Market Share of Companies by Volume, %, 2009 20

Figure 6: Polycarbonate Market, Global, Demand Share Analysis by End Use, %, 2009-2015 22

Figure 7: Polycarbonate Market, Global, Demand by End Use, %, 2000-2015 24

Figure 8: Polycarbonate Market, Global, Prices ($/Ton), 2000-2015 26

Figure 9: Polycarbonate Market, Global, Market Share of Companies by Volume, %, 2009 28

Figure 10: Interfacial (Liquid Phase) Polymerization Process 30

Figure 11: Phosgene Based Melt Process 31

Figure 12: Oxidative Methanol Carbonylation Process 32

Figure 13: Ethylene Carbonate Process 32

Figure 14: Polycarbonate Market, Global, Share Analysis by Technology, 2009 33

Figure 15: Polycarbonate Market, Asia, Demand and Production (Tons), 2000-2015 36

Figure 16: Polycarbonate Market, Asia, Demand Share by Country, %, 2009-2015 38

Figure 17: Polycarbonate Market, Asia, Demand Share Analysis by End Use, %, 2009-2015 39

Figure 18: Polycarbonate Market, Asia, Demand by End Use (Tons), 2000-2015 40

Figure 19: Polycarbonate Market, Asia, End Use Demand Analysis by Countries (Tons), 2009-2015 42

Figure 20: Polycarbonate Market, Asia, Prices ($/Ton), 2000-2015 44

Figure 21: Polycarbonate Market, Asia, Market Share of Companies by Volume, %, 2009 46

Figure 22: Polycarbonate Market, China, Demand and Production (Tons), 2000-2015 48

Figure 23: Polycarbonate Market, Japan, Demand and Production (Tons), 2000-2015 50

Figure 24: Polycarbonate Market, South Korea, Demand and Production (Tons), 2000-2015 52

Figure 25: Polycarbonate Market, India, Demand (Tons), 2000-2015 54

Figure 26: Polycarbonate Market, Europe, Demand And Production (Tons), 2000-2015 57

Figure 27: Polycarbonate Market, Europe, Demand Share by Country, %, 2009-2015 59

Figure 28: Polycarbonate Market, Europe, Demand Share Analysis by End Use, %, 2009-2015 60

Figure 29: Polycarbonate Market, Europe, Demand by End Use (Tons), 2000-2015 61

Figure 30: Polycarbonate Market, Europe, End Use Demand Analysis by Countries (Tons), 2009-2015 63

Figure 31: Polycarbonate Market, Europe, Prices ($/Ton), 2000-2015 65

Figure 32: Polycarbonate Market, Europe, Market Share of Companies by Volume, %, 2009 67

Figure 33: Polycarbonate Market, Germany, Demand And Production (Tons), 2000-2015 68

Figure 34: Polycarbonate Market, France, Demand (Tons), 2000-2015 70

Figure 35: Polycarbonate Market, Italy, Demand (Tons), 2000-2015 72

Figure 36: Polycarbonate Market, The UK, Demand (Tons), 2000-2015 74

Figure 37: Polycarbonate Market, Spain, Demand And Production (Tons), 2000-2015 76

Figure 38: Polycarbonate Market, North America, Demand And Production (Tons), 2000-2015 79

Figure 39: Polycarbonate Market, North America, Demand Share by Country, %, 2009-2015 81

Figure 40: Polycarbonate Market, North America, Demand Share Analysis by End Use, %, 2009-2015 82

Figure 41: Polycarbonate Market, North America, Demand by End Use (Tons), 2000-2015 84

Figure 42: Polycarbonate Market, North America, End Use Demand Analysis by Countries (Tons), 2009-2015 86

Figure 43: Polycarbonate Market, North America, Prices ($/Ton), 2000-2015 87

Figure 44: Polycarbonate Market, North America, Market Share of Companies by Volume, %, 2009 89

Figure 45: Polycarbonate Market, The US, Demand And Production (Tons), 2000-2015 90

Figure 46: Polycarbonate Market, Canada, Demand (Tons), 2000-2015 92

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