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Polycarbonate Market Size

The global polycarbonate market rose notably to $X in 2019, with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the total consumption indicated resilient growth from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, consumption increased by +X% against 2007 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Global consumption peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

Polycarbonate Production

In value terms, polycarbonate production totaled $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, the total production indicated a temperate expansion from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, production increased by +X% against 2014 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Global production peaked in 2019 and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Production By Country

India (X tonnes) remains the largest polycarbonate producing country worldwide, accounting for X% of total volume. Moreover, polycarbonate production in India exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (X tonnes), sixfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by South Korea (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of volume in India amounted to +X%. The remaining producing countries recorded the following average annual rates of production growth: the U.S. (-X% per year) and South Korea (+X% per year).

Polycarbonate Exports

Exports

In 2019, overseas shipments of polycarbonates (in primary forms) increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the third consecutive year after two years of decline. The total export volume 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 recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, global exports attained the maximum in 2019 and are expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, polycarbonate exports shrank to $X in 2019. The total export 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 was the most pronounced in 2010 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, global exports reached the maximum at $X in 2018, and then reduced in the following year.

Exports by Country

South Korea (X tonnes), Thailand (X tonnes), Germany (X tonnes), Taiwan, Chinese (X tonnes), the U.S. (X tonnes), Spain (X tonnes), Saudi Arabia (X tonnes), China (X tonnes), the Netherlands (X tonnes), Belgium (X tonnes), China, Hong Kong SAR (X tonnes) and Japan (X tonnes) represented roughly X% of total exports of polycarbonates (in primary forms) in 2019.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the leading exporting countries, was attained by Saudi Arabia, while exports for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, South Korea ($X), Taiwan, Chinese ($X) and Germany ($X) constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2019, with a combined X% share of global exports. The U.S., Thailand, China, Japan, Spain, the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, China, Hong Kong SAR and Belgium lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X Arabia recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, among the main exporting countries over the period under review, while shipments for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The average polycarbonate export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 an increase of X% against the previous year. Global export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Japan ($X per tonne), while Saudi Arabia ($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 global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Polycarbonate Imports

Imports

In 2019, after three years of growth, there was decline in supplies from abroad of polycarbonates (in primary forms), when their volume decreased by -X% to X tonnes. The total import 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 pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Global imports peaked at X tonnes in 2018, and then reduced modestly in the following year.

In value terms, polycarbonate imports shrank to $X in 2019. The total import 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 most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, global imports hit record highs at $X in 2018, and then shrank in the following year.

Imports by Country

China represented the major importing country with an import of about X tonnes, which accounted for X% of total imports. It was distantly followed by Mexico (X tonnes), achieving a X% share of total imports. The following importers - India (X tonnes), China, Hong Kong SAR (X tonnes), Germany (X tonnes), Singapore (X tonnes), Italy (X tonnes), the U.S. (X tonnes), Viet Nam (X tonnes), Malaysia (X tonnes), Taiwan, Chinese (X tonnes) and the Czech Republic (X tonnes) - together made up X% of total imports.

Imports into China increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019. At the same time, Viet Nam (+X%), India (+X%), the Czech Republic (+X%), Mexico (+X%), Singapore (+X%), the U.S. (+X%) and Malaysia (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Viet Nam emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in the world, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2019. Italy and Germany experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Taiwan, Chinese (-X%) and China, Hong Kong SAR (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. China (+X p.p.), India (+X p.p.), Mexico (+X p.p.), Viet Nam (+X p.p.) and Singapore (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the global imports, while Taiwan, Chinese and China, Hong Kong SAR saw its share reduced by -X% and -X% from 2007 to 2019, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

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

In China, polycarbonate imports expanded at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2019. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Mexico (+X% per year) and China, Hong Kong SAR (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2019, the average polycarbonate import price amounted to $X per tonne, which is down by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 an increase of X% year-to-year. Global import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Taiwan, Chinese ($X per tonne), while Italy ($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 global 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 the world?
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The country with the largest volume of polycarbonate consumption was India (3.9M tonnes), comprising approx. 49% of total volume. Moreover, polycarbonate consumption in India exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, China (1.1M tonnes), threefold. The U.S. (412K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 5.2% share.
What are the largest producers of polycarbonates (in primary forms) in the world?
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India (3.7M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of polycarbonate production, accounting for 45% of total volume. Moreover, polycarbonate production in India exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (667K tonnes), sixfold. South Korea (610K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 7.5% share.
What are the leading suppliers of polycarbonates (in primary forms) in the world?
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In value terms, the largest polycarbonate supplying countries worldwide were South Korea ($1.4B), Taiwan, Chinese ($1.2B) and Germany ($1.2B), with a combined 32% share of global exports. These countries were followed by the U.S., Thailand, China, Japan, Spain, the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, China, Hong Kong SAR and Belgium, which together accounted for a further 57%.
What are the leading importers of polycarbonates (in primary forms) in the world?
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In value terms, China ($4.4B) constitutes the largest market for imported polycarbonates (in primary forms) worldwide, comprising 37% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Mexico ($731M), with a 6.1% share of global imports. It was followed by China, Hong Kong SAR, with a 4% share.
What is the average export price for polycarbonates (in primary forms) in the world?
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The average polycarbonate export price stood at $2,696 per tonne in 2019, declining by -8.7% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for polycarbonates (in primary forms) in the world?
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The average polycarbonate import price stood at $2,922 per tonne in 2019, which is down by -5.3% against the previous year.

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

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



Data coverage:
• Global market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Global production, split by region and country
• Global trade (exports and imports)
• 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. GLOBAL PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. GLOBAL 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. GLOBAL 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

United States
China
Japan
Germany
United Kingdom
France
Brazil
Italy
Russian Federation
India
Canada
Australia
Republic of Korea
Spain
Mexico
Indonesia
Netherlands
Turkey
Saudi Arabia
Switzerland
Sweden
Nigeria
Poland
Belgium
Argentina
Norway
Austria
Thailand
United Arab Emirates
Colombia
Denmark
South Africa
Malaysia
Israel
Singapore
Egypt
Philippines
Finland
Chile
Ireland
Pakistan
Greece
Portugal
Kazakhstan
Algeria
Czech Republic
Qatar
Peru
Romania
Vietnam
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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