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Ethylene Oxide (EO) - Global Strategic Business Report Product Image

Ethylene Oxide (EO) - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 1824129
  • April 2012
  • Region: Global
  • 375 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Ethylene Oxide (EO) in Thousand Tons by the following End-Use Segments: Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 36 companies including many key and niche players such as Akzo Nobel, BASF SE, Clariant International Ltd., The Dow Chemical Company, Huntsman Corporation, INEOS Group Holdings PLC, LyondellBasell Industries, Reliance Industries Limited, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, and Shell Group. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-3
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Ethanolamine I-3
Ethylene Glycol I-4
Ethoxylates I-4
Others I-4

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
A Snapshot of the Global Ethylene Oxide Market II-1
Global Market Analysis II-1
Overview II-1
MEG Demand Trends - A Review II-1
Ethylene Glycol Overcapacity Concerns Heighten Pressure II-2
Middle East and Asia-Pacific: Hotbeds for EO II-2
Table 1: Proposed EO/EG Supersites in The Middle East
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Table 2: Global Ethylene Oxide Capacity (2004-2012) (In
Million Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4

Table 3: Global Ethylene Oxide Operating Rate by Region
(2009E) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4

Table 4: Global Ethylene Oxide Capacity by Geographic
Region/Country (2009 & 2012) - Annual Capacity in Million
Tons for North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle
East and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5

Table 5: Global Ethylene Oxide Capacity by Geographic
Region/Country (2009) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual
Capacity for North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific,
Middle East and Latin America (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-5
Signs of Overcapacity Concerns in Global EO Market II-6
Import-Export Scenario II-6
China: A Leading Ethylene Oxide Market II-6
Price Trends II-7
Leading Players II-7
Table 6: Leading Producers of Ethylene Oxide: Percentage
Breakdown of Production Capacity for Dow, SABIC, Formosa,
Shell, BASF, and Others (2010) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-7

Table 7: Leading Producers of Ethylene Oxide by Capacity
(2009) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-9
Introduction II-9
Structure of an Ethylene Oxide Molecule II-9
History of Ethylene Oxide II-9
Properties of Ethylene Oxide II-10
Uses II-10
Storage of Ethylene Oxide II-10
Spillage and Disposal of Ethylene Oxide II-11
Health Hazards of Ethylene Oxide II-11
Short-term Effects II-11
Long-term Effects II-11
Environmental Hazards of Ethylene Oxide II-12
Production Methods II-12
Major Technologies Used for Commercial Production of EO/EG II-12
EO Sterilization Process II-13

3. APPLICATIONS II-14
Ethylene Glycol II-14
Ethoxylates II-14
Ethanolamine II-14
Others II-15
Ethylene Glycol Ethers II-15
Polyethylene Glycols II-15
Ethylene Carbonate II-15
EO Sterilization II-15

4. ETHYLENE MARKET - A REVIEW II-16
Ethylene - A Large Volume Commodity Chemical II-16
Key Statistics II-16
Table 8: New Capacity Expansion Projects Worldwide: 2011-2014 II-17

Table 9: Global Ethylene Capacity By Region: 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18

Table 10: Global Ethylene Capacity By Region: 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18

Table 11: World Ethylene Market (2008): Production Capacities
of Leading Players - Dow, SABIC, Exxon Mobil, Access
Industries, Royal Dutch/Shell, SINOPEC, Ineos, Formosa Group,
NPC-Iran, and Total (In Million Tons) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-18

5. REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT II-19
U.S. Department of Labor- Occupational Safety and Health
Administration (OSHA) II-19
General Standards and Regulations II-19
Record Keeping Regulations II-19
Storage Regulations II-19
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) II-20
General Standards and Regulations II-20
Storage Regulations II-20
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) II-20
The American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
(ACGIH) II-20
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) II-20
Guidelines for Preventive Measures and Safety Considerations
for EO Sterilization Process II-21

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-22
Indorama Ventures PCL Acquires Old World Industries II-22
Huntsman Purchases Laffans' Chemical Business II-22
La Seda to Divest EO and EG Production Subsidiary II-22
Sinopec Zhenhai Opens Ethylene Oxide/Ethylene Glycol Facility II-23
Dow Chemical Inks Memorandum of Understanding with Denbury
Onshore II-23
Clariant to Construct Ethoxylates Plant II-24
Dow Chemical to Close Down Ethylene Oxide Plant in Wilton II-24
Toyo Engineering Receives Contract from BASF-YPC II-24
India Glycols Obtains Clearance from Ministry of Environment
and Forest II-25
Mitsui Chemical to Close Down Two Facilities II-25
Union Carbide Divests Stake in OPTIMAL Group of Companies II-25
Dow Chemical to Shut Down Ethylene Related Production Facilities II-25
Nippon Shokubai to Establish Ethylene Oxide Plant II-26
Dhunseri to Set Up Facilities II-26
Sibur-Neftekhim to Expand EO Production II-26
PPQ Obtains Ethylene Oxide Purification Tower II-26
Environmental Tectonics Sterilization Systems Group Bags
Contract from US Air Force II-26
Lotte Daesan Petrochemical Commences Ethylene Glycol Production II-27
PetroChina Sichuan Petrochemical Receives License for EO-EG
Technology from Shell Global Solutions International II-27
PetroChina Sichuan Petrochemical and PetroChina International
to Construct EG / EO Plant II-27
INEOS Oxide Takes Over Ethylene Oxide Business of BP II-27

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-28
Akzo Nobel (The Netherlands) II-28
BASF SE (Germany) II-28
Clariant International Ltd. (Switzerland) II-28
The Dow Chemical Company (US) II-28
Huntsman Corporation (US) II-29
INEOS Group Holdings PLC (UK) II-29
LyondellBasell Industries (US) II-30
Reliance Industries Limited (India) II-30
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Saudi Arabia) II-30
Shell Group (The Netherlands) II-30

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-31
Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Ethylene Oxide by Geographic Region - North America, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-31

Table 13: World Historic Review for Ethylene Oxide by
Geographic Region - North America, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32

Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for Ethylene Oxide by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption
for North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East
and Latin American Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-33

Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Consumption of Ethylene Oxide in Ethanolamines by Geographic
Region - North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle
East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009
through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-34

Table 16: World Historic Review for Consumption of Ethylene
Oxide in Ethanolamines by Geographic Region - North America,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures
in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-35

Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Consumption of
Ethylene Oxide in Ethanolamines by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for North America,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American
Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-36

Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Consumption of Ethylene Oxide in Glycol by Geographic Region -
North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and
Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-37

Table 19: World Historic Review for Consumption of Ethylene
Oxide in Glycol by Geographic Region - North America, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-38

Table 20: World 15-Year Perspective for Consumption of
Ethylene Oxide in Glycol by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Volume Consumption for North America, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American Markets
for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-39

Table 21: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Consumption of Ethylene Oxide in Ethoxylates by Geographic
Region - North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle
East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009
through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 22: World Historic Review for Consumption of Ethylene
Oxide in Ethoxylates by Geographic Region - North America,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures
in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41

Table 23: World 15-Year Perspective for Consumption of
Ethylene Oxide in Ethoxylates by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for North America,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American
Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 24: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Consumption of Ethylene Oxide in Other Applications by
Geographic Region - North America, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43

Table 25: World Historic Review for Consumption of Ethylene
Oxide in Other Applications by Geographic Region - North
America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through
2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 26: World 15-Year Perspective for Consumption of
Ethylene Oxide in Other Applications by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for North America,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin America
Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-45

III. MARKET

1. NORTH AMERICA III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Competition III-1
Table 27: Leading Manufacturers of Ethylene Oxide by
Capacity (2010) (in ‘Thousand Tons) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-1
B.Market Analytics III-2
Table 28: North American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Ethylene Oxide by End-Use Segment -
Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and Others Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons
for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 29: North American Historic Review for Ethylene Oxide
by End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 30: North American 15-Year Perspective for Ethylene
Oxide by End-Use segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-4

2. JAPAN III-5
Market Analytics III-5
Table 31: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Ethylene Oxide by End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines,
Glycol, Ethoxylates and Others Independently Analyzed with
Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009
through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 32: Japanese Historic Review for Ethylene Oxide by
End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 33: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Ethylene Oxide by
End-Use segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-7

3. EUROPE III-8
Market Analytics III-8
Table 34: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Ethylene Oxide by Geographic Region - France, Germany,
Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of European Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons
for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 35: European Historic Review for Ethylene Oxide by
Geographic Region - by Geographic Region - France, Germany,
Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of European Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons
for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 36: European 15-Year Perspective for Ethylene Oxide by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia,
and Rest of European for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 37: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Ethylene Oxide by End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines,
Glycol, Ethoxylates and Others Independently Analyzed with
Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009
through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 38: European Historic Review for Ethylene Oxide by
End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 39: European 15-Year Perspective for Ethylene Oxide by
End-Use segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-13

3a. FRANCE III-14
Market Analytics III-14
Table 40: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Ethylene Oxide by End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol,
Ethoxylates and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 41: French Historic Review for Ethylene Oxide by
End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 42: French 15-Year Perspective for Ethylene Oxide by
End-Use segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-16

3b. GERMANY III-17
Market Analytics III-17
Table 43: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Ethylene Oxide by End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol,
Ethoxylates and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 44: German Historic Review for Ethylene Oxide by
End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 45: German 15-Year Perspective for Ethylene Oxide by
End-Use segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-19

3c. ITALY III-20
Market Analytics III-20
Table 46: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Ethylene Oxide by End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol,
Ethoxylates and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 47: Italian Historic Review for Ethylene Oxide by
End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 48: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Ethylene Oxide by
End-Use segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-22

3d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-23
Market Analytics III-23
Table 49: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Ethylene Oxide by End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol,
Ethoxylates and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 50: UK Historic Review for Ethylene Oxide by End-Use
Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and Others
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 51: UK 15-Year Perspective for Ethylene Oxide by
End-Use segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-25

3e. SPAIN III-26
Market Analytics III-26
Table 52: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Ethylene Oxide by End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol,
Ethoxylates and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 53: Spanish Historic Review for Ethylene Oxide by
End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 54: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Ethylene Oxide by
End-Use segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-28

3f. RUSSIA III-29
Market Analytics III-29
Table 55: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Ethylene Oxide by End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol,
Ethoxylates and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 56: Russian Historic Review for Ethylene Oxide by
End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 57: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Ethylene Oxide by
End-Use segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption
for Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and Others for Years
2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

3g. REST OF EUROPE III-32
Market Analytics III-32
Table 58: Rest of European Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Ethylene Oxide by End-Use Segment -
Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and Others Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons
for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 59: Rest of European Historic Review for Ethylene
Oxide by End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol,
Ethoxylates and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through
2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 60: Rest of European 15-Year Perspective for Ethylene
Oxide by End-Use segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-34

4. ASIA-PACIFIC III-35
Market Analytics III-35
Table 61: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Ethylene Oxide by Geographic Region / Country -
China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons
for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 62: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Ethylene Oxide by
Geographic Region/Country - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 63: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Ethylene
Oxide by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Consumption for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific
Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 64: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Ethylene Oxide by End-Use Segment -
Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and Others Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons
for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 65: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Ethylene Oxide by
End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 66: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Ethylene
Oxide by End-Use segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-40

4a. CHINA III-41
Market Analytics III-41
Table 67: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Ethylene Oxide by End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol,
Ethoxylates and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 68: Chinese Historic Review for Ethylene Oxide by
End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 69: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Ethylene Oxide by
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption
for Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and Others for Years
2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

4b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-44
Market Analytics III-44
Table 70: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Ethylene Oxide by End-Use Segment -
Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and Others Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons
for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 71: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Ethylene
Oxide by End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol,
Ethoxylates and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through
2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 72: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for
Ethylene Oxide by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Consumption for Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates
and Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

5. THE MIDDLE EAST III-47
Market Analytics III-47
Table 73: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Ethylene Oxide by End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines,
Glycol, Ethoxylates and Others Independently Analyzed with
Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009
through (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 74: Middle East Historic Review for Ethylene Oxide by
End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 75: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Ethylene Oxide
by End-Use segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-49

6. LATIN AMERICA III-50
Market Analytics III-50
Table 76: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Ethylene Oxide by End-Use Segment -
Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and Others Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons
for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 77: Latin American Historic Review for Ethylene Oxide
by End-Use Segment - Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 78: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Ethylene
Oxide by End-Use segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Ethanolamines, Glycol, Ethoxylates and
Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-52

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 36 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 42)

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Region/Country Players
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The United States 9
Japan 4
Europe 14
France 1
Germany 1
The United Kingdom 2
Spain 1
Rest of Europe 9
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 11
Latin America 3
Africa 1
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