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Middle East: Polyethylene Market Overview 2021

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Polyethylene Market Size in the Middle East

The Middle Eastern polyethylene market totaled $X in 2020, with an increase of X% against the previous year. In general, consumption continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of consumption peaked at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, consumption failed to regain the momentum.

Polyethylene Production in the Middle East

In value terms, polyethylene production dropped modestly to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Overall, production recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when the production volume increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, production reached the peak level of $X. From 2014 to 2020, production growth failed to regain the momentum.

Production By Country in the Middle East

Saudi Arabia (X tonnes) remains the largest polyethylene producing country in the Middle East, comprising approx. X% of total volume. Moreover, polyethylene production in Saudi Arabia exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Iran (X tonnes), threefold. Turkey (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume in Saudi Arabia amounted to +X%. The remaining producing countries recorded the following average annual rates of production growth: Iran (-X% per year) and Turkey (+X% per year).

Polyethylene Exports

Exports in the Middle East

In 2020, approx. X tonnes of polyethylene with a specific gravity of less than X, in primary forms were exported in the Middle East; leveling off at the previous year. Total exports indicated a noticeable increase from 2007 to 2020: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, exports decreased by -X% against 2018 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 with an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, exports reached the peak of X tonnes. From 2014 to 2020, the growth exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, polyethylene exports shrank modestly to $X in 2020. Overall, exports, however, continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, exports reached the peak of $X. From 2014 to 2020, the growth exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

In 2020, Saudi Arabia (X tonnes) represented the largest exporter of polyethylene with a specific gravity of less than X, in primary forms, comprising X% of total exports. It was distantly followed by Iran (X tonnes) and the United Arab Emirates (X tonnes), together making up a X% share of total exports. The following exporters - Israel (X tonnes) and Turkey (X tonnes) - each resulted at a X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, average annual rates of growth with regard to polyethylene exports from Saudi Arabia stood at +X%. At the same time, the United Arab Emirates (+X%) and Turkey (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, the United Arab Emirates emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in the Middle East, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2020. Israel experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Iran (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. Saudi Arabia (+X p.p.) and the United Arab Emirates (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total exports, while Iran saw its share reduced by -X% from 2007 to 2020, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Saudi Arabia ($X) remains the largest polyethylene supplier in the Middle East, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Iran ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by the United Arab Emirates, with a X% share.

In Saudi Arabia, polyethylene exports increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2020. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Iran (-X% per year) and the United Arab Emirates (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The polyethylene export price in the Middle East stood at $X per tonne in 2020, declining by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price showed a slight decrease. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when the export price increased by X% y-o-y. The level of export peaked at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major exporting countries. In 2020, major exporting countries recorded the following prices: in Israel ($X per tonne) and Saudi Arabia ($X per tonne), while Turkey ($X per tonne) and Iran ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Israel, while the other leaders experienced a decline in the export price figures.

Polyethylene Imports

Imports in the Middle East

In 2020, approx. X tonnes of polyethylene with a specific gravity of less than X, in primary forms were imported in the Middle East; flattening at the year before. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, imports reached the peak of X tonnes. From 2011 to 2020, the growth imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, polyethylene imports reduced modestly to $X in 2020. In general, imports showed a relatively flat trend pattern. 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 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

Turkey was the largest importing country with an import of about X tonnes, which recorded X% of total imports. It was distantly followed by the United Arab Emirates (X tonnes), Jordan (X tonnes) and Israel (X tonnes), together creating a X% share of total imports. The following importers - Lebanon (X tonnes), Yemen (X tonnes) and Oman (X tonnes) - together made up X% of total imports.

Turkey was also the fastest-growing in terms of the polyethylene with a specific gravity of less than X, in primary forms imports, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007 to 2020. At the same time, Jordan (+X%), Yemen (+X%) and Oman (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. The United Arab Emirates, Lebanon and Israel experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. While the share of Turkey (+X p.p.) and Jordan (+X p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the total imports from 2007-2020, the share of Israel (-X p.p.) and the United Arab Emirates (-X p.p.) displayed negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Turkey ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported polyethylene with a specific gravity of less than X, in primary forms in the Middle East, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the United Arab Emirates ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Jordan, with a X% share.

In Turkey, polyethylene imports increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2020. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: the United Arab Emirates (-X% per year) and Jordan (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the polyethylene import price in the Middle East amounted to $X per tonne, dropping by -X% against the previous year. In general, the import price continues to indicate a perceptible descent. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 when the import price increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, import prices reached the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major importing countries. In 2020, major importing countries recorded the following prices: in Yemen ($X per tonne) and Oman ($X per tonne), while Lebanon ($X per tonne) and Jordan ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Yemen, while the other leaders experienced a decline in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for polyethylene with a specific gravity of less than 0,94, in primary forms in the the Middle East?
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The countries with the highest volumes of polyethylene consumption in 2020 were Turkey (1.4M tonnes), Iran (933K tonnes) and Saudi Arabia (802K tonnes), together comprising 84% of total consumption. Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Kuwait lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 12%.
What are the largest producers of polyethylene with a specific gravity of less than 0,94, in primary forms in the the Middle East?
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The country with the largest volume of polyethylene production was Saudi Arabia (5.3M tonnes), comprising approx. 65% of total volume. Moreover, polyethylene production in Saudi Arabia exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Iran (1.7M tonnes), threefold. Turkey (566K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 6.9% share.
What are the leading exporters of polyethylene with a specific gravity of less than 0,94, in primary forms in the the Middle East?
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In value terms, Saudi Arabia ($4.7B) remains the largest polyethylene supplier in the Middle East, comprising 77% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Iran ($710M), with a 11% share of total exports. It was followed by the United Arab Emirates, with a 8.2% share.
What are the leading importers of polyethylene with a specific gravity of less than 0,94, in primary forms in the the Middle East?
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In value terms, Turkey ($980M) constitutes the largest market for imported polyethylene with a specific gravity of less than 0,94, in primary forms in the Middle East, comprising 60% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the United Arab Emirates ($273M), with a 17% share of total imports. It was followed by Jordan, with a 5.7% share.
What is the average export price for polyethylene with a specific gravity of less than 0,94, in primary forms in the the Middle East?
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In 2020, the polyethylene export price in the Middle East amounted to $1,031 per tonne, dropping by -2.3% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for polyethylene with a specific gravity of less than 0,94, in primary forms in the the Middle East?
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In 2020, the polyethylene import price in the Middle East amounted to $1,046 per tonne, dropping by -5.1% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 20161035 - Linear polyethylene having a specific gravity < 0,94, in primary forms
• Prodcom 20161039 - Polyethylene having a specific gravity < 0,94, in primary forms (excluding linear)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the polyethylene market in the Middle East. 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:
• Bahrain
• Jordan
• Lebanon
• Palestine
• Syrian Arab Republic
• Yemen

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in the Middle East, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in the Middle East
• 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 2007–2020
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 2007–2020
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

• Bahrain
• Iran
• Iraq
• Israel
• Jordan
• Kuwait
• Lebanon
• Oman
• Palestine
• Qatar
• Saudi Arabia
• Syrian Arab Republic
• Turkey
• United Arab Emirates
• Yemen
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2020
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2020
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2020
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, 2007–2020
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2020
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2020

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