Germany Petrochemicals Report Q1 2013

  • ID: 2373001
  • January 2013
  • Region: Germany
  • 55 pages
  • Business Monitor International
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BMI's Germany petrochemicals report looks at current trends in output and sales in the industry,
examining the divergence between domestic, EU and external markets. This report also looks at how German producers will achieve growth in the future - perhaps by focusing on value-added segments such as speciality chemicals - even at a time when basic chemicals production is surging in emerging markets at the expense of the industries in developed states.

Increased exports to countries outside Europe were insufficient to boost overall output in 2012, which shrank by an estimated 3.5% according to BMI estimates, a revision of the 2.5% contraction previously forecast. The most successful chemicals sectors in 2012 were inorganic and speciality chemicals.

Petrochemical-based production suffered declines in polymers, petrochemicals and derivatives. Olefins contract prices rose throughout H112, recovering much of the ground lost in H211, largely as a result of increases in naphtha prices. However, the depreciation of the euro helped support ex-EU sales,
particularly in Latin America where German export sales surged.

Over the last quarter BMI has revised the following READ MORE >

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Executive Summary 5

SWOT Analysis 7

Germany Petrochemicals SWOT 7

Germany Political SWOT 8

Germany Economic SWOT 8

Germany Business Environment SWOT 9

Global Petrochemicals Overview 10

Global Oil Products Price Outlook 14
Table: BMI's Refined Products Forecasts, 2010-2016 15
Table: Middle East Outperforms In Terms of Passenger Growth 19

European Petrochemicals Overview 24

Germany Market Overview 28

Industry Trends And Developments 30

Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Ratings 32

Western Europe Regional Power Risk/Reward Ratings 32
Table: West Europe Power Risk/Reward Ratings (Scores Out Of 100) 34

Industry Forecast Scenario 35
Table: Germany's Petrochemicals Sector, 2010-2017 ('000 tpa, unless otherwise stated) 35

Macroeconomic Forecast 39
Table: Germany - GDP By Expenditure, Real Growth %, 2008-2016 41

Company Monitor 42

BASF Aktiengesellschaft (BASF) 42

BP Refining And Petrochemicals GmbH 44

Lanxess 45

Glossary Of Terms 46
Table: Glossary Of Petrochemicals Terms 46

Country Snapshot 47
Table: Germany's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 48
Table: Germany's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 49
Table: Germany's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 50
Table: Germany's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 50

BMI Methodology 51

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 51

Chemicals And Petrochemicals Industry 51

Cross Checks 52

Business Environment Ratings 53
Table: Petrochemicals Business Environment Indicators And Rationale 53

Weighting 54
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 54

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BP Refining And Petrochemicals GmbH

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