Romania Petrochemicals Report Q1 2013

  • ID: 2313610
  • November 2012
  • Region: Romania
  • 60 pages
  • Business Monitor International
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  • Lukoil Romania
  • Oltchim
  • Petrom
  • Rompetrol
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BMI’s Romania petrochemicals report examines the fallout from the failed attempt to privatise local producer Oltchim in September 2012, and the outlook for the chemicals company as it seeks to overcome mounting losses, rising debts and a fall in competitively priced feedstock availability. We also look at the business environment, assessing growth potential in the context of a depressed export market and a slowdown in domestic growth due to austerity measures.

By 2012, Romania had modest olefins capacities of 200,000 tonnes per annum (tpa) ethylene and 100,000tpa propylene. Polyolefins capacities in 2011 were: 160,000tpa high density polyethylene
(HDPE); 160,000tpa low density polyethylene (LDPE); 80,000tpa polypropylene (PP); 60,000tpa polystyrene (PS); and 170,000tpa polyvinyl chloride (PVC). The structure of the industry, poor infrastructure and low capacities have long been barriers to growth and investment.

The monthly production index for chemicals and chemicals products fell 9.0% year-on-year (y-o-y) in the first seven months of 2012, while the rubber and plastic production index fell 12% y-o-y. This indicates that there has been a reversal in the gains READ MORE >

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  • Lukoil Romania
  • Oltchim
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  • Rompetrol
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BMI Industry View 5

SWOT Analysis 7

Romania Petrochemicals Industry SWOT 7

Romania Political SWOT 7

Romania Economic SWOT 8

Romania Business Environment SWOT 8

Global Petrochemicals Overview 9

Global Oil Products Price Outlook 13
Table: BMI's Refined Products Forecasts , 2010-2016 14
Table: Middle East Outperforms In Terms of Passenger Growth 18

European Petrochemicals Overview 23

Romania Market Overview 27

Industry Trends And Developments 29
Table: Refineries In Romania 31

Industry Forecast Scenario 32
Table: Romania’s Petrochemicals Indicators, 2010-2017 (’000 tpa, unless otherwise stated) 33

Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Ratings 35

Central and Eastern European Regional Power Risk/Reward Ratings 35
Table: Central and Eastern European Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Ratings (Scores Out Of 100) 37

Romania Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Ratings 37

Macroeconomic Outlook 39
Table: Romania – GDP By Expenditure, Real Growth %, 2008-2016 41

Company Profiles 42

Lukoil Romania 42

Oltchim 43

Petrom 45

Rompetrol 48

Country Snapshot 50
Table: Romania's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 51
Table: Romania's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 52
Table: Romania's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 53
Table: Romania's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 53

Glossary Of Terms 54
Table: Glossary Of Petrochemicals Terms 54

BMI Methodology 55

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 55

Chemicals And Petrochemicals Industry 55

Cross Checks 56

Business Environment Ratings 57
Table: Petrochemicals Business Environment Indicators And Rationale 58

Weighting 59
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 59

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Lukoil Romania

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