Lucintel's Analysis of the Global Polyethylene Industry: Market to Reach US $148 Billion in 2017

Lucintel's Analysis of the Global Polyethylene Industry: Market to Reach US $148 Billion in 2017

Mumbai : India | Jul 30, 2012 at 12:52 AM PDT
Source: PRWeb
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A combination of factors such as feedstock price (crude oil and naphtha), feedstock availability, lightweight properties, energy costs, environmental issues, and government regulations are affecting the industry dynamics significantly...Rest of the World (ROW)both represent sound market growth potential for the polyethylene industry during the forecast period. China and India are expected to drive the polyethylene industry due to low-cost labor, downstream processing capacity additions, and government-supported subsidy packages. They they present great growth potential in the plastic films and sheet market. The introduction of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene and sugarcane-based polyethylene are emerging trends that are expected to affect the future growth in the industry.

The study indicates that innovations in packaging, rising living standards and population, growing demand in end user markets, and emerging economies are anticipated to boost the industry.The industry is expected to face certain challenges such as regulatory standards to reduce CO2emissions, fluctuation of crude oil prices, product commoditization, and high cost of polypropylene.The report tracks three market segments for four geographic regions; thus, it tracks 12 segments of the industry.

For a detailed table of contents and pricing information on this timely, insightful report, contact Lucintel at +1-972-636-5056 or via email at helpdesk(at)lucintel(dot)com. Lucintel provides cutting-edge decision support services that facilitate critical decisions with greater speed, insight, and cost efficiency.

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