Mexico Petrochemicals Report 2013

  • ID: 2373007
  • January 2013
  • Region: Mexico
  • 62 pages
  • Business Monitor International
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BMI's Mexico petrochemicals report examines the enormous long-term feedstock potential provided by shale gas, but warns of a risk of a contraction in output in 2013 if the US economy does not bounce back.

The report looks at how leading operators are responding to the government's desire to rapidly ramp up capacities across the value chain over the next 15 years through the involvement of the private sector,
notably foreign majors. It also details forthcoming projects and their contribution to ambitious long-term targets.

In 2012, Mexico's olefins capacities included 1.58mn tonnes per annum (tpa) of ethylene and 660,000tpa of propylene. These fed downstream capacities of 875,000tpa polyethylene (PE), 590,000tpa polypropylene (PP), 667,000tpa polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and 310,000tpa polystyrene (PS). It is widely recognised that these capacities are not large enough to meet domestic demand, let alone allow the country to take full advantage of its strategic position as a supplier to the US market. Mexican petrochemicals output has suffered due to the effects of the global economic downturn, despite a relatively stable domestic market. Mexico's dominant oil, gas and petrochemicals READ MORE >

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Executive Summary 5

SWOT Analysis 7

Mexico Petrochemicals Industry SWOT 7

Mexico Political SWOT 7

Mexico Economic SWOT 8

Mexico 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

Latin America Overview 24

Mexico Market Overview 29
Table: Mexico's Olefins Facilities 30
Table: Mexico's Polyolefins Facilities 30
Table: Mexico's Aromatics and Directives Facilities 31

Regulatory Structure 32

Industry Trends And Developments 33

Overview 33

Trends And Developments 33

Latin America Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Ratings 35
Table: Americas Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Ratings (Scores Out Of 100) 37

Industry Forecast Scenario 39
Table: Mexico's Petrochemicals Sector, 2010-2017 ('000 tpa, unless otherwise stated) 41

Macroeconomic Outlook 43
Table: Mexico - GDP Contribution To Growth 46

Company Profiles 47

Alfa (Alpek) 47

Grupo Idesa 49

Mexichem 50

Pemex/Pemex Petroquimica (PPQ) 51

Glossary of Terms 53
Table: Glossary Of Petrochemicals Terms 53

Country Snapshot 54
Table: Mexico's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 55
Table: Mexico's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 56
Table: Mexico's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 57
Table: Mexico's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 57

BMI Methodology 58

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 58

Chemicals And Petrochemicals Industry 58

Cross Checks 59

Business Environment Ratings 60
Table: Petrochemicals Business Environment Indicators And Rationale 60

Weighting 61
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 61

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Company Profiles
Alfa (Alpek)
Grupo Idesa
Pemex/Pemex Petroquimica (PPQ)

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