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Research and Markets: Global Polystyrene Market 2015 Report With Forecasts to 2019

September 3, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Polystyrene Market by Application (Packaging, Electronics, Consumer Goods & Appliances, Construction, and Others) & Geography – Global Trends & Forecast to 2019” report to their offering.

Polystyrene is a hard and inexpensive polymer found in objects of day-to-day use. It is mainly utilized in the production of model cars, airplanes, and foams among others. Polystyrene is marginally biodegradable, and is often found in abundance as a form of litter in the outdoor environment, particularly along shores and waterways.

The polystyrene market is expected to reach USD 28.2 Billion by 2019, at a CAGR of 5.1% from 2014 to 2019.The packaging application is the most dominant application of polystyrene, followed by electronics and consumer goods & appliances. The packaging application accounted for a share of 37.6% in 2014. Similarly, the electronics application of the polystyrene market is projected to grow at the highest CAGR of 5.9% between 2014 and 2019.

Asia-Pacific is projected to continue to lead the polystyrene market till 2019, followed by North America and Europe. Asia-Pacific and South America & MEA are the fastest-growing regions in the polystyrene market. Asia-Pacific has its major demand and supply of polystyrene concentrated in the north-eastern region, with China being the largest producer and consumer of polystyrene, followed by Japan, Korea, and Australia.

Key Topics Covered

  1. Introduction
  2. Research Methodology
  3. Executive Summary
  4. Market Overview
  5. Polystyrene Market, By Application
  6. Polystyrene Market, By Geography
  7. Competitive Landscape
  8. Company Profiles
  9. Appendix

Companies Mentioned

  • ACH Foam Technologies
  • Alpek
  • BASF
  • Formosa Chemicals & Fibre
  • Kumho Petrochemicals
  • Styrolution Group
  • The DOW Chemical Company
  • Total Petrochemicals
  • Trinseo
  • Videolar

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