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Ireland - Polycarbonates (In Primary Forms) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Ireland: Polycarbonate Market Overview 2020

Polycarbonate Market Size in Ireland

The revenue of the polycarbonate market in Ireland amounted to $X in 2018, jumping by X% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). In general, polycarbonate consumption continues to indicate a strong increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the polycarbonate market reached its peak figure level in 2018 and is likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

Polycarbonate Exports

Exports from Ireland

In 2018, the exports of polycarbonates (in primary forms) from Ireland stood at X tonnes, rising by X% against the previous year. Overall, polycarbonate exports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, polycarbonate exports attained their maximum at X tonnes in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2018, exports failed to regain their momentum.

In value terms, polycarbonate exports totaled $X in 2018. In general, polycarbonate exports continue to indicate moderate growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of X% y-o-y. In that year, polycarbonate exports reached their peak of $X. From 2009 to 2018, the growth of polycarbonate exports remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

The UK (X tonnes) was the main destination for polycarbonate exports from Ireland, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, polycarbonate exports to the UK exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, the Czech Republic (X tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Poland (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual growth rate of volume to the UK totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: the Czech Republic (+X% per year) and Poland (+X% per year).

In value terms, the UK ($X) remains the key foreign market for polycarbonate exports from Ireland, comprising X% of total polycarbonate exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the Czech Republic ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by China, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to the UK totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: the Czech Republic (+X% per year) and China (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2018, the average polycarbonate export price amounted to $X per tonne, rising by X% against the previous year. In general, the export price indicated mild growth from 2007 to 2018: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last eleven years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, polycarbonate export price increased by +X% against 2010 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. The export price peaked in 2018 and is expected to retain its growth in the near future.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major foreign markets. In 2018, the country with the highest price was China ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to France ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to the UK, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Polycarbonate Imports

Imports into Ireland

In 2018, approx. X tonnes of polycarbonates (in primary forms) were imported into Ireland; picking up by X% against the previous year. Overall, polycarbonate imports continue to indicate buoyant growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Imports peaked in 2018 and are expected to retain its growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, polycarbonate imports totaled $X in 2018. Overall, polycarbonate imports continue to indicate a resilient expansion. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Imports peaked in 2018 and are likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

Germany (X tonnes), Belgium (X tonnes) and the UK (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of polycarbonate imports to Ireland, with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Italy, the Netherlands, Thailand and the U.S., which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of imports, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Thailand, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest polycarbonate suppliers to Ireland were Germany ($X), the UK ($X) and Belgium ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports. Italy, the Netherlands, the U.S. and Thailand lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X experienced the highest growth rate of imports, in terms of the main suppliers over the last eleven-year period, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2018, the average polycarbonate import price amounted to $X per tonne, rising by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the polycarbonate import price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the average import price increased by X% year-to-year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2018, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($X per tonne), while the price for Belgium ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the U.S., while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced mixed trend patterns.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

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

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the polycarbonate market in Ireland. 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 2030.


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Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Ireland
• 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
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
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
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

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

The Largest Destinations for Exports

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

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 In 2007–2019
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2019
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Exports And Growth
Figure 15:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 17:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18:
Imports And Growth
Figure 19:
Import Prices
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
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