Phthalate plasticizer was the largest application segment for the PA market and accounted for largest share of the global PA consumption in 2012. The other growing applications of PA include herbicides and insecticides, dyes and pigments, saccharin, detergents, polyester resin cross-linking agents and fire retardants. The report covers forecast and analysis for the Phthalic Anhydride (PA) market on a global and regional level. The demand forecast is done based on volumes (Kilo tons) and revenue (USD million) for the period ranging from 2012 to 2019. The study includes the drivers and restraints for the PA market along with the impact they have on the demand over the forecast period. In addition, the report includes the study of the opportunities available in the PA market on a global and regional level.
To give the users of this report a comprehensive view on the PA market, we have included a detailed value chain analysis. To understand the competitive landscape in the market, an analysis of the Porters five forces model for the PA market has also been included. The study encompasses a market attractiveness analysis, wherein the applications are benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate and general attractiveness. For the research report, we conducted in-depth interviews and discussions with a wide range of key industry participants and opinion leaders.
Primary research represents the bulk of research efforts, supplemented by extensive secondary research. We reviewed the key players’ product literature, annual reports, press releases and relevant documents for competitive analysis and market understanding. Secondary research also includes a search of recent trade, technical writing, internet sources, and statistical data from government websites, trade associations and agencies. This has proven to be the most reliable, effective and successful approach for obtaining precise market data, capturing industry participants’ insights, and recognizing business opportunities.
The study provides a decisive view on the PA market by segmenting the market based on its applications. All the application segments have been analyzed based on present and future trends and the market is estimated from 2012 to 2019. The regional segmentation includes the current and forecast demand for North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the world (RoW). This segment includes the demand for individual applications in all the regions. Inflation is not a part of pricing in this report. Prices of phthalic anhydride vary in each region. 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 a global basis. Regional average price has been considered while breaking down this market by end application in each region. The market numbers for phthalic anhydride market are also given on the basis of product type in the context of the global as well as regional market. All volumes i.e. Kilogram/Tons/Kilo Tons are expressed as Kilogram/Tons/Kilo Tons of dry polymers. All market revenue has been calculated on the basis of sales and consumption trends. All USD exchange rates are as of 2013.
The report includes a detailed competitive outlook including the market share along with company profiles of the key industry participants operating in the global market. Key players profiled in the report include UPC Technology Corporation, Aekyung Petrochemical Co. Ltd., Exxon Mobil Corporation, BASF SE and Polynt SpA among others. The company profiles include attributes such as company overview, financial overview, business strategy, SWOT analysis and recent developments.
Phthalic Anhydride Market: Application Analysis
- Phthalate Plasticizers
- Unsaturated Polyester Resins (UPR)
- Alkyd Resins
Phthalic Anhydride Market: Regional Analysis
- North America
- Asia Pacific
- Rest of the World