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Asia-Pacific - Vinyl Chloride (Chloroethylene) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights
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Asia-Pacific: Vinyl Chloride Market Overview 2020

Vinyl Chloride Market Size in Asia-Pacific

In 2019, the Asia-Pacific vinyl chloride market increased by X% to $X, rising for the fourth consecutive year after two years of decline. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Vinyl Chloride Production in Asia-Pacific

In value terms, vinyl chloride production contracted slightly to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, production recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of production peaked at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, production remained at a lower figure.

Production By Country in Asia-Pacific

Japan (X tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of vinyl chloride production, accounting for X% of total volume. Moreover, vinyl chloride production in Japan exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Taiwan, Chinese (X tonnes), threefold. Malaysia (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume in Japan was relatively modest. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Taiwan, Chinese (+X% per year) and Malaysia (+X% per year).

Vinyl Chloride Exports

Exports in Asia-Pacific

In 2019, shipments abroad of vinyl chloride (chloroethylene) increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the second consecutive year after two years of decline. In general, exports saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, exports reached the peak of X tonnes. From 2010 to 2019, the growth exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, vinyl chloride exports dropped slightly to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports reached the peak figure at $X in 2010; however, from 2011 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Japan represented the main exporting country with an export of around X tonnes, which resulted at X% of total exports. Taiwan, Chinese (X tonnes) occupied a X% share (based on tonnes) of total exports, which put it in second place, followed by Malaysia (X%) and Thailand (X%). The following exporters - South Korea (X tonnes) and China (X tonnes) - each amounted to a X% share of total exports.

Japan experienced a relatively flat trend pattern with regard to volume of exports of vinyl chloride (chloroethylene). At the same time, China (+X%), Thailand (+X%) and Malaysia (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, China emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in Asia-Pacific, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2019. Taiwan, Chinese experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, South Korea (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2007 to 2019, the share of Malaysia, Thailand and China increased by +X%, +X% and +X% percentage points, while Japan (-X p.p.) and South Korea (-X p.p.) saw their share reduced. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Japan ($X) remains the largest vinyl chloride supplier in Asia-Pacific, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Taiwan, Chinese ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Malaysia, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value in Japan was relatively modest. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Taiwan, Chinese (-X% per year) and Malaysia (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The vinyl chloride export price in Asia-Pacific stood at $X per tonne in 2019, waning by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, export prices hit record highs at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, export prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Malaysia ($X per tonne), while Taiwan, Chinese ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Malaysia, while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the export price figures.

Vinyl Chloride Imports

Imports in Asia-Pacific

For the fifth consecutive year, Asia-Pacific recorded growth in purchases abroad of vinyl chloride (chloroethylene), which increased by X% to X tonnes in 2019. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2009 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. The volume of import peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

In value terms, vinyl chloride imports expanded markedly to $X in 2019. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, imports attained the peak of $X. From 2011 to 2019, the growth imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

In 2019, China (X tonnes), distantly followed by India (X tonnes), Viet Nam (X tonnes), Indonesia (X tonnes) and the Philippines (X tonnes) were the key importers of vinyl chloride (chloroethylene), together creating X% of total imports. The following importers - Taiwan, Chinese (X tonnes) and Australia (X tonnes) - each finished at a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in India, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, China ($X), India ($X) and Viet Nam ($X) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2019, together comprising X% of total imports.

Among the main importing countries, India saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2019, the vinyl chloride import price in Asia-Pacific amounted to $X per tonne, waning by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when the import price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, import prices attained the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, import prices remained at a lower figure.

Average prices varied noticeably amongst the major importing countries. In 2019, major importing countries recorded the following prices: in India ($X per tonne) and the Philippines ($X per tonne), while Indonesia ($X per tonne) and Viet Nam ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the Philippines, while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for vinyl chloride (chloroethylene) in Asia-Pacific?
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The countries with the highest volumes of vinyl chloride consumption in 2019 were China (758K tonnes), India (506K tonnes) and Japan (475K tonnes), together comprising 64% of total consumption. Viet Nam, South Korea, the Philippines and Indonesia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 29%.
What are the largest producers of vinyl chloride (chloroethylene) in Asia-Pacific?
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Japan (1.3M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of vinyl chloride production, accounting for 61% of total volume. Moreover, vinyl chloride production in Japan exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Taiwan, Chinese (380K tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Malaysia (185K tonnes), with a 8.5% share.
What are the leading exporters of vinyl chloride (chloroethylene) in Asia-Pacific?
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In value terms, Japan ($578M) remains the largest vinyl chloride supplier in Asia-Pacific, comprising 49% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Taiwan, Chinese ($222M), with a 19% share of total exports. It was followed by Malaysia, with a 19% share.
What are the leading importers of vinyl chloride (chloroethylene) in Asia-Pacific?
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In value terms, China ($563M), India ($394M) and Viet Nam ($259M) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2019, with a combined 76% share of total imports.
What is the average export price for vinyl chloride (chloroethylene) in Asia-Pacific?
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In 2019, the vinyl chloride export price in Asia-Pacific amounted to $703 per tonne, falling by -2.3% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for vinyl chloride (chloroethylene) in Asia-Pacific?
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In 2019, the vinyl chloride import price in Asia-Pacific amounted to $714 per tonne, declining by -2.6% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 20141371 - Vinyl chloride (chloroethylene)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the vinyl chloride market in Asia-Pacific. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2025.


Country coverage:
• Afghanistan
• Bangladesh
• Bhutan
• Brunei Darussalam
• Cambodia
• China, Hong Kong SAR
• China, Macao SAR
• Cook Islands
• Fiji
• French Polynesia
• Kiribati
• Maldives
• Marshall Islands
• Micronesia (Federated States of)
• Myanmar
• Nepal
• New Caledonia
• New Zealand
• Northern Mariana Islands
• Palau
• Papua New Guinea
• Samoa
• Solomon Islands
• Sri Lanka
• Taiwan, Chinese
• Timor-Leste
• Tokelau
• Tonga
• Tuvalu
• Vanuatu
• Wallis and Futuna Islands
• Lao People's Democratic Republic
• American Samoa
• Democratic People's Republic of Korea
• Nauru
• Niue
• Guam

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Asia-Pacific, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Asia-Pacific
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2019
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Afghanistan
• Australia
• Bangladesh
• Bhutan
• Brunei Darussalam
• Cambodia
• China
• China, Hong Kong SAR
• China, Macao SAR
• Cook Islands
• Fiji
• French Polynesia
• India
• Indonesia
• Japan
• Kiribati
• Malaysia
• Maldives
• Marshall Islands
• Micronesia (Federated States of)
• Myanmar
• Nepal
• New Caledonia
• New Zealand
• Northern Mariana Islands
• Pakistan
• Palau
• Papua New Guinea
• Philippines
• Samoa
• Singapore
• Solomon Islands
• South Korea
• Sri Lanka
• Taiwan, Chinese
• Thailand
• Timor-Leste
• Tokelau
• Tonga
• Tuvalu
• Vanuatu
• Viet Nam
• Wallis and Futuna Islands
• Lao People's Democratic Republic
• American Samoa
• Democratic People's Republic of Korea
• Nauru
• Niue
• Guam
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2019
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2019
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2019
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Exports And Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports And Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2019
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2019

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