Czech Republic Petrochemicals Report Q1 2013

  • ID: 2323406
  • November 2012
  • Region: Czech Republic
  • 52 pages
  • Business Monitor International


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This Czech Republic Petrochemicals Report examines the potential of the country’s integrated petrochemicals sector and the competitive dynamics at play in the domestic market. However, BMI warns that there will be a deterioration in the outlook for industry and that companies operating in the sector are likely to register weak margins over 2013.

The report also assesses the strengths of the Czech petrochemicals sector and looks at the country’s transformation into one of Central Europe’s leading exporters of basic chemicals and polymers, as well as its position as a significant supplier of the domestic automotive and construction sectors. It also assesses the strategies being employed by petrochemicals producers to improve competitiveness and protect margins, and counter the effects of the downturn in the eurozone.

The chemicals and downstream industrial sectors registered a rapid slowdown in 2012 as exports were hit by the economic crisis in the eurozone. Petrochemicals margins have been volatile, with the rise in oil prices feeding through the value chain and eroding the profitability of polyolefins. Production and sales of chemicals, rubber and plastic READ MORE >

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Executive Summary 5

SWOT Analysis 7

Czech Republic Petrochemicals Industry SWOT 7

Czech Republic Political SWOT 7

Czech Republic Economic SWOT 8

Czech Republic 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

Czech Republic Market Overview 27

Industry Trends and Developments 29

Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Ratings 30

Central and Eastern European Regional Power Risk/Reward Ratings 30
Table: Central and Eastern European Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Ratings (Scores Out Of 100) 32

Czech Republic Risk/Reward Ratings 32

Industry Forecast Scenario 33
Table: Czech Republic Petrochemicals Data And Forecasts, 2010-2017 (‘000tpa, unless otherwise stated) 35

Macroeconomic Outlook 36
Table: Czech Republic – Economic Activity, 2011-2016 38

Company Profiles 39

Spolchemie 39

Unipetrol 40

Country Snapshot 42
Table: The Czech Republic’s Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (‘000) 43
Table: The Czech Republic’s Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 44
Table: The Czech Republic’s Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 45
Table: The Czech Republic’s Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 45

Glossary Of Terms 46
Table: Glossary Of Petrochemicals Terms 46

BMI Methodology 47

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 47

Chemicals And Petrochemicals Industry 47

Cross Checks 48

Business Environment Ratings 49
Table: Petrochemicals Business Environment Indicators And Rationale 50

Weighting 50
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 51

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