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U.S.: Market for Polyethylene in Primary Forms 2022

Market Size for Polyethylene in Primary Forms in the U.S.

After two years of decline, the U.S. polyethylene in primary forms market increased by X% to $X in 2021. In general, consumption, however, showed a noticeable setback. Polyethylene in primary forms consumption peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, consumption failed to regain momentum.

Production of Polyethylene in Primary Forms in the U.S.

In value terms, polyethylene in primary forms production rose modestly to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, production, however, continues to indicate a noticeable slump. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Polyethylene in primary forms production peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, production remained at a lower figure.

Exports of Polyethylene in Primary Forms

Exports from the U.S.

In 2021, overseas shipments of polyethylene in primary forms decreased by -X% to X tons for the first time since 2017, thus ending a three-year rising trend. Over the period under review, exports, however, enjoyed prominent growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2019 when exports increased by X%. The exports peaked at X tons in 2020, and then contracted remarkably in the following year.

In value terms, polyethylene in primary forms exports surged to $X in 2021. Overall, total exports indicated a resilient expansion from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, exports increased by +X% against 2017 indices. As a result, the exports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Exports by Country

Mexico (X tons), Canada (X tons) and China (X tons) were the main destinations of polyethylene in primary forms exports from the United States, with a combined X% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Brazil, Belgium, Colombia, Malaysia, Chile, Peru, Spain, Taiwan (Chinese), India and Singapore, which together accounted for a further X 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Spain (with a CAGR of +X%), while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest markets for polyethylene in primary forms exported from the United States were Mexico ($X), Canada ($X) and China ($X), with a combined X% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Brazil, Belgium, Colombia, Chile, Peru, Spain, Taiwan (Chinese), India, Malaysia and Singapore, which together accounted for a further X terms of the main countries of destination, Spain, with a CAGR of +X%, saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The average polyethylene in primary forms export price stood at $X per ton in 2021, increasing by X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The export price peaked at $X per ton in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, the export prices failed to regain momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major export markets. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Canada ($X per ton), while the average price for exports to Malaysia ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Canada (+X%), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Imports of Polyethylene in Primary Forms

Imports into the U.S.

Polyethylene in primary forms imports into the United States expanded slightly to X tons in 2021, increasing by X% against the previous year's figure. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2019 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Imports peaked in 2021 and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, polyethylene in primary forms imports skyrocketed to $X in 2021. In general, total imports indicated a resilient increase from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. As a result, imports reached the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

In 2021, Canada (X tons) constituted the largest polyethylene in primary forms supplier to the United States, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, polyethylene in primary forms imports from Canada exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Mexico (X tons), more than tenfold.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Canada amounted to +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Mexico (+X% per year) and Sweden (+X% per year).

In value terms, Canada ($X) constituted the largest supplier of polyethylene in primary forms to the United States, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Mexico ($X), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from Canada stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Mexico (+X% per year) and Sweden (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average polyethylene in primary forms import price stood at $X per ton in 2021, with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the last nine years, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. As a result, import price reached the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin: the country with the highest price was Mexico ($X per ton), while the price for Sweden ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Mexico (+X%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced mixed trend patterns.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2021 2007-2021 2022-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for polyethylene in primary forms in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of in 2021 were China, the United States and India, with a combined 38% share of global consumption. These countries were followed by Japan, Qatar, Brazil, Mexico, Singapore, Italy, Turkey, South Korea, Spain and Russia, which together accounted for a further 29%.
What are the largest producers of polyethylene in primary forms in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of in 2021 were the United States, Saudi Arabia and China, together comprising 34% of global production. These countries were followed by India, Japan, Iran, South Korea, Qatar, Brazil, Singapore, Thailand, Russia and the United Arab Emirates, which together accounted for a further 40%.
What are the leading suppliers of polyethylene in primary forms to the U.S.?
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In value terms, Canada constituted the largest supplier of polyethylene in primary forms to the United States, comprising 83% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Mexico, with a 7.8% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of polyethylene in primary forms from the U.S.?
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In value terms, the largest markets for polyethylene in primary forms exported from the United States were Mexico, Canada and China, together accounting for 51% of total exports. Brazil, Belgium, Colombia, Chile, Peru, Spain, Taiwan Chinese), India, Malaysia and Singapore lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 26%.
What is the average export price for polyethylene in primary forms in the U.S.?
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The average polyethylene in primary forms export price stood at $1,541 per ton in 2021, with an increase of 61% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for polyethylene in primary forms in the U.S.?
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In 2021, the average polyethylene in primary forms import price amounted to $1,663 per ton, surging by 60% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for polyethylene in primary forms in the U.S.. 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.


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)
• Prodcom 20161050 - Polyethylene having a specific gravity of . 0,94, in primary forms
Country coverage:
• United States

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in the U.S.
• 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

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 2012–2021
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2021
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 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2012–2021
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2012–2021
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2030
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, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
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