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Research and Markets: Global Ethylene Market Outlook 2015-2025

July 7, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “The Global Ethylene Market” report to their offering.

Ethylene is the most important product of the olefin market, predominantly consumed in the production of plastics. Consumed either as polyethylene or intermediates to produce PVC, polyesters or polystyrene.

Polyethylenes are commodity polymers used in a wide range of end use segments, including packaging, films and in agriculture, construction and automotive applications. With the wave of new crackers due to come online in North America this report will discuss the impact of Shale gas in light of low oil scenario on the ethylene market and how much of the >10 million tons of new capacity expected to come online over the next 5 years will go ahead. It will also analyze the influence of methanol to olefins, China’s Black Gold’ and bio ethylene on the ethylene market.

This report provides intelligence and analysis on Ethylene supply sources, demand drivers and trade. The report includes a 5 year history and 10 year forecast for all major producing regions listed below with new capacity additions documented. The report includes demand of ethylene into its end use applications such as HDPE, LDPE, LLDPE etc. using our bottom up approach making use of intelligence within our data base. An overview of each of the commercial technologies mentioned will be included in the appendix along with a detailed methodology. These reports are aimed at Product Managers, Brand owners, retailers, Consultants Analysts, New Entrants, Academics, Investors, Traders, Suppliers of equipment and machinery, End users, Raw material suppliers, Project Managers, Technology providers, Specialists in each industry.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Executive Summary

2 Ethylene Market Overview

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Current News

2.3 Influence of Developing Trends in Feedstock

2.4 Coal to Chemicals

2.5 Developments in Bio-Ethylene

2.6 Ethylene Global Outlook

3 Ethylene Market in Africa

4 Ethylene Market in Asia & Pacific

5 Ethylene Market in Europe

6 Ethylene Market in Latin America

7 Ethylene Market in Middle East

8 Ethylene Market in North America

Companies Mentioned


– Borealis

– Borouge

– Braskem


– Dow

– Equistar

– ExxonMobil


– LyondellBassell

– Repsol


– Shell

– Total

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