Bisphenol A is an organic, colorless solid that is soluble in organic solvent. It is usually employed in the manufacture of polycarbonate and epoxy resins. The demand for Bisphenol A is mainly triggered by growing demand from electrical and electronic and automotive industries. However, volatile petroleum prices and high cost with poor scratch resistance of the polycarbonate are expected to hamper the market. Asia Pacific dominates the global market for Bisphenol A.
The Bisphenol A report by Transparency Market Research analyses, estimates and forecasts Bisphenol A demand on a global and regional level for the six year period from 2013 to 2019, in terms of volume (kilo tons) and revenue (USD million). The study also provides information on restraints, drivers and opportunities along with the impact on the overall market for the forecast period. The report segments the market based on application and region and offers estimates and forecast of the Bisphenol A market for each segment.
The study analyses the product value chain beginning with feed stock material up to end-use. This analysis provides insights into the gross value added at each stage of the value chain. In addition, industry analysis section of the report analyses market dynamics and trends such as market drivers, restraints and opportunities with their impact over the forecast period. Furthermore, it also evaluates the market based on Porter’s five forces model that analyses the degree of competition in the market by considering other factors such as the bargaining power of buyers and suppliers, threat from substitute products and new entrants. The report includes a detailed competitive landscape of the Bisphenol A market including company market share analysis and the profile of key market participants. Company market share has been evaluated based on production capacities and business segment revenue of the key players. Moreover, the study consists of a market attractiveness analysis, where the applications are benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate and general attractiveness. This analysis provides the most lucrative application segment during the forecast period in the market.
In this study the Bisphenol A market is segmented based on its application and geography. The demand of each application for Bisphenol A in terms of volume and revenue for each region is forecasted in this report for the period from 2013 to 2019.
The Bisphenol A market is segmented based on applications such as polycarbonate, epoxy resins and others (flame retardants, unsaturated polyester resins, and polyacrylate, polyetherimide and polysulfone resins); and based on geographies into Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World. The demand of each application of Bisphenol A in terms of volume (kilo tons) and revenue (USD million) for each of these regions is forecasted in this report for the period 2013 to 2019.
Some of the leading manufacturers profiled in this report include Bayer Material Science, SABIC Innovative Plastics, and Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc., Kumho P&B Chemicals, Teijin Ltd., Dow Chemicals, Nan Ya Plastics Corporation, Mitsubishi Chemical Holding Corporation and Mitsui Chemicals among others. These companies are profiled in detail covering features such as company overview, financial overview, business strategies, SWOT analysis, and recent developments.
To manage the scope of the research certain assumptions were made. All the market estimates and forecast have been calculated on the basis of sales and consumption. Inflation is not a part of pricing in this report and price has been kept constant throughout the year for calculating market size. Given that different end-users use different types of products, pricing for each application varies according to region while estimating and forecasting market revenue on the global basis. The global average bulk prices of chemicals have been used for computation of value of market.
The market has been segmented as below: