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SOURCE Research and Markets
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The global butadiene market, along with its various derivatives, has witnessed a significant growth in the past few years and this growth is estimated to persist in the coming years. Butadiene is a key building block to manufacture various chemicals and materials that are further used by a wide range of end-user industries such as automotive, consumer durables, building & construction, healthcare, etc.
Currently, Asia-Pacific is the largest consumer of this product and most of its derivatives, which consumed about half of the total global consumption. Among all the countries, China leads the global market, which consumed the maximum volume of butadiene in 2012. The market volume of butadiene and its various derivatives is comparatively low in the ROW region, but is expected show the highest CAGR from 2013 to 2018, followed by Asia-Pacific.
Almost 90.0% of its total demand is by manufacturers of SBR, PBR, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Resins (ABS), SB Latex, Adiponitrile, and Nitrile Rubber (NR). The SBR and PBR application segment subjugates its consumption, with a share of over 50.0% of the total demand. Driven by the highly growing automotive tire industry, both OEM and replacement, the PBR application segment is expected to show the highest CAGR from 2013 to 2018. Among all the its derivatives ABS led the market, with a global consumption of about 7.0 million tons in 2012. Subsequent to ABS, are SBR and PBR with consumption figures of over 4.0 million tons and 3.0 million tons respectively.
Major manufacturers of butadiene include Royal Dutch Shell Plc. (The Netherlands), LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (The Netherlands), TPC Group Inc. (U.S.), Sinopec (China), BASF SE (Germany), ExxonMobil Chemical Company (U.S.), Braskem S.A. (Brazil), ENI S.p.A (Italy), and others. This report covers this global market by key regions and major countries in each region. It also provides a detailed segmentation of the market on the basis of major applications, along with its projection till 2018. Country level demand estimations and forecast of major derivatives of butadiene are also provided in the report.
Key Topics Covered:
2 Executive Summary
3 Premium Insights
4 Market Overview
5 Bio-Butadiene Overview
6 Butadiene & Derivatives Plant Capacities
7 Butadiene Market
8 Butadiene Derivatives Market
9 Competitive Landscape
10 Company Profiles
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