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Qatar Petrochemicals Report Q1 2012 - Product Image

Qatar Petrochemicals Report Q1 2012

  • ID: 1994019
  • November 2011
  • Region: Qatar
  • 55 Pages
  • Business Monitor International

Business Monitor International's Qatar Petrochemicals Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, petrochemical associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Qatar's petrochemicals industry.

The concentration of the Qatari petrochemicals industry in a narrow range of commodity chemicals and its high exposure to the Chinese market could reverse some of the success it has enjoyed in recent years, according to BMI’s latest Qatar Petrochemicals Report.

Qatar’s petrochemicals margins remained healthy in 2011, helping to sustain earnings growth throughout the year. By late 2011, petrochemical prices had returned to near pre-crisis levels, but worries persist over how a potential double-dip global recession may impact Qatari petrochemicals production. Qatar is highly exposed to the Asian market, particularly China which is its main customer. While China’s capacities are growing fast, BMI believes the Chinese market will slow down in 2012 as inflation rises and the government is forced to introduce more restrictive policies to dampen demand. Coupled with growth READ MORE >

Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
Qatar Petrochemicals Sector Industry SWOT
Qatar Political SWOT
Qatar Economic SWOT
Qatar Business Environment SWOT

Global Petrochemicals Overview
Petrochemicals Market Overview
Table: World Ethylene Production By Country, 2011 And 2015 (‘000 tonnes capacity)
Financial Results
Table: Financial Results Of Major Petrochemicals Companies, 2010
Global Oil Products Price Outlook, Q112
Gulf Regional Overview
Table: Announced Ethylene Crackers In The Gulf Region
Qatar Market Overview
Table: Qatar’s Petrochemical Plants
Industry Trends And Developments
Upstream Developments
Table: Upcoming And Recent Projects
Foreign Investment
Financial Developments

Business Environment
Petrochemicals Business Environment Ratings
Table: Middle East And Africa Petrochemicals Business Environment Ratings
Qatar’s Foreign Investment Policy
Industry Forecast Scenario
Table: Qatar’s Petrochemicals Sector, 2008-2016 (‘000 tpa unless otherwise stated)
Macroeconomic Outlook
Table: Qatar – Economic Activity, 2008-2015

Company Profiles
Qatar Chemical Company (Q-Chem)
Qatar Fertiliser Company (Qafco)
Qatar Fuel Additives Company (Qafac)
Qatar Petrochemicals Company (QAPCO)
Qatar Plastic Products Company (QPPC)
Qatar Vinyl Company (QVC)
Glossary Of Terms
Table: Glossary Of Petrochemicals Terms

BMI Methodology
How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts
Chemicals and Petrochemicals Industry
Cross Checks
Business Environment Ratings
Table: Petrochemicals Business Environment Indicators And Rationale
Table: Weighting Of Indicators

- Qatar Chemical Company (Q-Chem)
- Qatar Fertiliser Company (Qafco)
- Qatar Fuel Additives Company (Qafac)
- Qatar Petrochemicals Company (QAPCO)
- Qatar Plastic Products Company (QPPC)
- Qatar Vinyl Company (QVC)

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