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United Kingdom - Polycarbonates (In Primary Forms) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights

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United Kingdom: Polycarbonate Market Overview 2020

Polycarbonate Market Size in the UK

The revenue of the polycarbonate market in the UK amounted to $X in 2018, coming down by -X% against the previous year. Overall, polycarbonate consumption, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the polycarbonate market reached its peak figure level at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2018, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Polycarbonate Production in the UK

In value terms, polycarbonate production amounted to $X in 2018 estimated in export prices. In general, polycarbonate production, however, continues to indicate a drastic deduction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, polycarbonate production reached its maximum level at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2018, production failed to regain its momentum.

Polycarbonate Exports

Exports from the UK

In 2018, approx. X tonnes of polycarbonates (in primary forms) were exported from the UK; going down by -X% against the previous year. Overall, polycarbonate exports continue to indicate a moderate descent. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2012 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, polycarbonate exports attained their peak figure at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, polycarbonate exports totaled $X in 2018. Over the period under review, polycarbonate exports continue to indicate a moderate contraction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Exports peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, exports failed to regain their momentum.

Exports by Country

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

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual growth rate of volume to Ireland amounted to +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Germany (-X% per year) and the Netherlands (+X% per year).

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

From 2007 to 2018, the average annual growth rate of value to Ireland stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Germany (-X% per year) and Portugal (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average polycarbonate export price stood at $X per tonne in 2018, going up by X% against the previous year. In general, the polycarbonate export price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average export prices for polycarbonates (in primary forms) reached their maximum at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2018, export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Portugal ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Sweden ($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 Hungary, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Polycarbonate Imports

Imports into the UK

In 2018, approx. X tonnes of polycarbonates (in primary forms) were imported into the UK; reducing by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the total imports indicated notable growth from 2007 to 2018: its volume 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 imports increased by +X% against 2009 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, polycarbonate imports attained their maximum at X tonnes in 2017, and then declined slightly in the following year.

In value terms, polycarbonate imports totaled $X in 2018. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2018; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Imports peaked in 2018 and are expected to retain its growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

Germany (X tonnes), Belgium (X tonnes) and the Netherlands (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of polycarbonate imports to the UK, together comprising X% of total imports. These countries were followed by Spain, the U.S., South Korea and Italy, 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 the U.S., while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Germany ($X), the Netherlands ($X) and Belgium ($X) constituted the largest polycarbonate suppliers to the UK, together accounting for X% of total imports. Spain, South Korea, the U.S. and Italy lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X U.S. experienced the highest growth rate of imports, among the main suppliers over the last eleven years, 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, jumping by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the polycarbonate import price, however, continues to indicate a mild descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. In that year, the average import prices for polycarbonates (in primary forms) reached their peak level of $X per tonne. From 2012 to 2018, the growth in terms of the average import prices for polycarbonates (in primary forms) failed to regain its momentum.

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

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by South Korea, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

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

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


Country coverage:
• United Kingdom

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in the UK
• 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 2007–2018
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2018
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 2018
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2018
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2018
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2018
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2018
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2018
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2018
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, 2007–2018
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2018
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2018

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