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Global Propylene Oxide Market 2016-2020 – Environmental Concerns Regarding the Production of Propylene Glycol – Research and Markets

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Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Global Propylene Oxide Market 2016-2020” report to their offering.

The global propylene oxide market to grow at a CAGR of 3.51% during the period 2016-2020.

Global Propylene Oxide Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

APAC and MEA are growing at a steady rate in the global propylene oxide market. The presence of a large number of gas reserves in these regions has led to the availability of feedstock and energy at a low rate compared to other regions. Capacity expansion of more than five million tons in MEA is expected during the forecast period.

According to the report, the global propylene oxide market will grow during the forecast period owing to the increasing demand for polyurethanes from industries such as packaging, automotive, footwear, furniture, and construction. Polyurethanes are made from propylene oxide and are used in sealants, thermal insulators, and flooring materials.

Further, the report states that environmental concerns regarding the production of propylene glycol restricts the market growth

The report provides data on the different segments of the market based on Production process

– Chlorohydrin process


– PO-only cumene-based process

– PO/SM process

Key vendors

– Asahi Glass


– Dow Chemicals

– Huntsman

– LyondellBasell Industries

– Repsol

– Royal Dutch Shell.

Other prominent vendors


– Sumitomo Chemical

– Ineos Oxide

– Balchem

Key Topics Covered:

Part 01: Executive summary

Part 02: Scope of the report

Part 03: Market research methodology

Part 04: Introduction

Part 05: Market landscape

Part 06: Market segmentation by production process

Part 07: Market segmentation by application

Part 08: Market segmentation by geography

Part 09: Market drivers

Part 10: Impact of drivers

Part 11: Market challenges

Part 12: Impact of drivers and challenges

Part 13: Market trends

Part 14: Vendor landscape

Part 15: Key vendor analysis

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