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Eastern Asia: Polycarbonate Market Overview 2020

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Polycarbonate Market Size in Eastern Asia

The East Asian polycarbonate market rose modestly to $X in 2019, with an increase of X% against the previous year. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being observed in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Polycarbonate Production in Eastern Asia

In value terms, polycarbonate production dropped slightly to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2012 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of production peaked at $X in 2018, and then fell modestly in the following year.

Production By Country in Eastern Asia

The countries with the highest volumes of polycarbonate production in 2019 were South Korea (X tonnes), Taiwan, Chinese (X tonnes) and Japan (X tonnes), with a combined X% share of total production.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of polycarbonate production, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by Taiwan, Chinese, while polycarbonate production for the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the production figures.

Polycarbonate Exports

Exports in Eastern Asia

Polycarbonate exports expanded to X tonnes in 2019, picking up by X% on the previous year's figure. The total export 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 throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs in 2019 and are likely to see steady growth in the near future.

In value terms, polycarbonate exports fell to $X in 2019. The total export 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 throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at $X in 2018, and then fell in the following year.

Exports by Country

In 2019, South Korea (X tonnes), distantly followed by Taiwan, Chinese (X tonnes), China (X tonnes), China, Hong Kong SAR (X tonnes) and Japan (X tonnes) were the key exporters of polycarbonates (in primary forms), together creating X% of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the key exporting countries, was attained by South Korea, while exports for the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the exports figures.

In value terms, the largest polycarbonate supplying countries in Eastern Asia were South Korea ($X), Taiwan, Chinese ($X) and China ($X), with a combined X% share of total exports.

Taiwan, Chinese saw the highest growth rate of the value of exports, among the main exporting countries over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The polycarbonate export price in Eastern Asia stood at $X per tonne in 2019, waning by -X% against the previous year. In general, the export price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, export prices attained the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2018, and then declined in the following year.

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

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Japan, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Polycarbonate Imports

Imports in Eastern Asia

In 2019, the amount of polycarbonates (in primary forms) imported in Eastern Asia dropped slightly to X tonnes, which is down by -X% compared with 2018 figures. In general, imports, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The volume of import peaked at X tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, polycarbonate imports contracted modestly to $X in 2019. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The level of import peaked at $X in 2018, and then contracted slightly in the following year.

Imports by Country

China dominates polycarbonate imports structure, resulting at X tonnes, which was approx. X% of total imports in 2019. China, Hong Kong SAR (X tonnes) occupied the second position in the ranking, followed by Taiwan, Chinese (X tonnes). All these countries together occupied approx. X% share of total imports. The following importers - Japan (X tonnes) and South Korea (X tonnes) - each resulted at an X% share of total imports.

China was also the fastest-growing in terms of the polycarbonates (in primary forms) imports, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007 to 2019. Japan (-X%), South Korea (-X%), Taiwan, Chinese (-X%) and China, Hong Kong SAR (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. China (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total imports, while Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Chinese and China, Hong Kong SAR saw its share reduced by -X%, -X%, -X% and -X% from 2007 to 2019, respectively.

In value terms, China ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported polycarbonates (in primary forms) in Eastern Asia, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by China, Hong Kong SAR ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Taiwan, Chinese, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value in China stood at +X%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: China, Hong Kong SAR (-X% per year) and Taiwan, Chinese (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The polycarbonate import price in Eastern Asia stood at $X per tonne in 2019, approximately reflecting the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, showed mild growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when the import price increased by X% year-to-year. The level of import peaked at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Taiwan, Chinese ($X per tonne), while Japan ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Taiwan, Chinese, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for polycarbonates (in primary forms) in Eastern Asia?
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China (1.1M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of polycarbonate consumption, comprising approx. 82% of total volume. Moreover, polycarbonate consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Japan (166K tonnes), sevenfold. South Korea (46K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 3.4% share.
What are the largest producers of polycarbonates (in primary forms) in Eastern Asia?
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The countries with the highest volumes of polycarbonate production in 2019 were South Korea (610K tonnes), Taiwan, Chinese (313K tonnes) and Japan (264K tonnes), together comprising 98% of total production.
What are the leading exporters of polycarbonates (in primary forms) in Eastern Asia?
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In value terms, South Korea ($1.4B), Taiwan, Chinese ($1.2B) and China ($833M) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2019, with a combined 73% share of total exports.
What are the leading importers of polycarbonates (in primary forms) in Eastern Asia?
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In value terms, China ($4.4B) constitutes the largest market for imported polycarbonates (in primary forms) in Eastern Asia, comprising 78% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by China, Hong Kong SAR ($472M), with a 8.4% share of total imports. It was followed by Taiwan, Chinese, with a 7% share.
What is the average export price for polycarbonates (in primary forms) in Eastern Asia?
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The polycarbonate export price in Eastern Asia stood at $2,871 per tonne in 2019, shrinking by -12.1% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for polycarbonates (in primary forms) in Eastern Asia?
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The polycarbonate import price in Eastern Asia stood at $3,172 per tonne in 2019, approximately equating the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 20164040 - Polycarbonates, in primary forms

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the polycarbonate market in Eastern Asia. 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:
• China, Hong Kong SAR
• China, Macao SAR
• Taiwan, Chinese
• Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Eastern Asia, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Eastern Asia
• 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

• China
• China, Hong Kong SAR
• China, Macao SAR
• Japan
• South Korea
• Taiwan, Chinese
• Democratic People's Republic of Korea
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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