Report Coverage

  • Seasonality and restocking
  • Feedstock Dynamics
  • Trade Scenario
  • Macro - Exchange rates, GDP, Inflation rates, Industrial production
  • Historical price analysis
  • Governmental regulations
  • Market Fundamentals — Supply and Demand
  • Planned and unplanned capacity investments & closures

Market Description

The global PE market is valued at $152 billion in 2016, and it is estimated to touch $190 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 3.8 percent. Asia is expected to witness a high growth rate of about 4.4 percent CAGR, followed by the Middle East, ranging from 4 percent to 5 percent CAGR, while saturated markets, like the US is expected to witness a growth of about 2 percent CAGR during 2017–2022. Europe is expected to grow at 1.2 percent during the forecast period. LATAM is expected to witness a growth rate of about 2.3 percent.

Capacity additions in the US and Iran is expected to increase the supply in these regions and would continue to be net exporters in the next five years. Numerous suppliers have planned for imported ethane based crackers in China, however due to strained relationships with the US there could be possible delays in commencement of new crackers. No capacity are being planned in Europe and Latin America and these regions would continue to be net importers.

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Table of Contents

  1. Polyethylene Market Overview
  2. Market Overview – U.S
  3. Market Overview – Europe
  4. Market Overview – SEA
  5. Market Overview – LATAM
  1. Polyethylene Supply Chain Events
  2. Supply Chain Events – U.S
  3. Supply Chain Events - Europe
  4. Supply Chain Events – SEA
  5. Supply Chain Events – LATAM
  1. Polyethylene Market Outlook – U.S
  2. Short Term
  3. Medium Term
  4. Long term
  1. Polyethylene Market Outlook – Europe
  2. Short Term
  3. Medium Term
  4. Long term
  1. Polyethylene Market Outlook – SEA
  2. Short Term
  3. Medium Term
  4. Long term
  1. Polyethylene Market Outlook – LATAM
  2. Short Term
  3. Medium Term
  4. Long term
  1. Polyethylene Supply – Demand Overview
  2. Supply – Demand Overview – U.S and Europe
  3. Supply – Demand Overview – SEA and LATAM

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