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Solvents - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 338537
  • October 2010
  • Region: Global
  • 873 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Solvents in Thousands of Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers), Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green Solvents. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2007 through 2015. A seven-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets.The report profiles 203 companies including many key and niche players such as BASF SE, BP PLC, Celanese Corporation, ChevronPhillips Chemical Company LLC, Citgo Petroleum Corporation, Eastman Chemical Company, Exxon Mobil Corporation, INEOS Group Limited, LyondellBasell Industries AF S.C.A, Occidental Chemical Corporation, Sasol Limited, Shell Chemicals Limited, The Dow Chemical Company, Union Carbide Corporation, and Total SA. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

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SOLVENTS

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1
Disclaimers 2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level 2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics 3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study 3
Solvents 3
Oxygenated Solvents 4
Alcohols 4
Ketones 4
Esters 4
Ethers 4
Chlorinated Solvents 4
Hydrocarbon Solvents 4
Green Solvents 4

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 5
Introduction 5
Global Market Overview 5
Competitive Landscape 5
Leading Producers and their Solvent Portfolio 6
Table 1: World Solvents Market (2006) - Leading Players’
Consolidated Revenues in US$ Billion (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 7
Key Market Trends 7
Methyl Ether Ketone 7
Growing Demand for Acetates 8
Ethyl Acetate Offers the Best Environment-Friendly Alternative 8
Demand for Ethyl Acetate Soars in Asia 8
Environmental Regulations Spur Growth of Green Solvents 8
Regulatory Concerns Impact Solvent Industry 8
Hydrocarbon and Chlorinated Solvents Demand on the Decline 9
Chlorinated Solvents Market Dented by Recession 9
Declining Use of Solvent-based Coatings and Printing Inks 9
Table 2: Global Solvents Market (2005): Percentage Breakdown
by End-Use Application for Paints, Pharmaceuticals,
Adhesives, Printing Inks, Cosmetics, Home/Car Care,
Metal/Industrial Cleaning, Rubber/ Polymer Manufacture, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 10
China Spurs Growth in Asia-Pacific 10
Low Labor Costs Promote New Plants in Asia-Pacific 10
Environmental & Health Issues 11
Exposure to Domestic Solvents Leads to Asthma in Children 11
Solvent Exposures During Pregnancy Adversely Affects Offspring 11

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW 12
Solvents 12
Health Hazards 12
Protection from Solvents 12
Classification of Solvents 13
Conventional Solvents 13
Oxygenated Solvents 13
Alcohols 13
Methanol 13
Ethanol 13
Isopropanol 13
Others 14
Butanol 14
2-Methyl Butanol 14
Phenol 14
Ketones 14
Acetone 14
Methyl Ethyl Ketone 14
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone (MIBK) 15
Capacity, Production & Consumption 15
Esters 15
Ethyl Acetate 15
Butyl Acetate 15
Ethers 15
Ethylene Glycol 15
E-Series Ethers (Glycol Ethers) 16
Hydrocarbon Solvents 16
Mineral Spirits 16
Odorless Mineral Spirits 16
VM&P Naphtha (Varnish Maker’s and Painter’s Naphtha) 17
Xylene and Toluene 17
Benzene 17
Chlorinated Solvents 17
Methylene Chloride 17
Perchloroethylene 18
Trichloroethylene 18
Others 18
Chlorinated Fluorocarbons 18
Chlorobenzene 18
Chloroform 18
1,1,1-trichloroethane 19
Green Solvents 19
Terpenes 19
Pinenes 19
Limonene 19
Butanediol 20
Tetrahydrofuran 20
Alternative Solvents 20

4. END-USE MARKET SCENARIO 21
Adhesives 21
Agricultural Chemicals 21
Carrier Solvents 21
Dry Cleaning 22
Flexible Packaging 22
House/Car 22
Metal/Industrial Cleaning 22
Oil Seed Extract 23
Paints and Coatings 23
Advantages 23
Disadvantages 23
Application Techniques for Solvent Based Coatings 23
Personal Care 24
Pharmaceuticals 24
Printing Inks 25
Rubber/Polymer Manufacture 25
Other Uses and Applications 25

5. REGULATORY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES 26
US Regulatory Scenario 26
European Solvent Emissions Directive 26
Emission Limits Option 26
Reduction Scheme Option 26
National Plan Option 27
Environmental Effects 27

6. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS 28
Applied Chemical Laboratories Launches EpoxSol-GRIP 28
Rhodia Introduces Rhodiasolv IRIS 28
Huntsman Performance Products Unveils JEFFSOL® Glycerine
Carbonate 28
Rhodia Introduces New Environmental-Friendly Solvents 29
Oxea Rolls Out 3G8 Ester 29
Ferro Unveils High Purity Eco-Friendly Carbonate Solvents 29
Banner Chemicals Launches Chlorinated Solvents 29
Honeywell Burdick & Jackson Introduce High Purity Solvents 30
Dow Chemical Company Introduces Dow HT-Solve 515 High
Temperature Solvent 30

7. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/LAUNCHES IN RECENT PAST- A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER 31
Applied Chemical Develops ACL-23 EpoxSol™ 31
Advanced Aromatics Launches Advasol 140H and Advasol 200H
Solvents 31
Honeywell Introduces LabReady Solvent Blends™ 31
Centre for Scientific Research Develops Hydrocalcite 32
Honeywell Introduces Laboratory Plus Solvents 32
Argonne Develops New Purification Separation System for Ethyl
Lactate 32

8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 33
Honeywell Inks Distribution Agreement with Pro-Lab Laboratuar
Teknolojileri 33
Dysol and Socomore Finishing Solutions Enter into Strategic
Partnership 33
LyondellBasell to Close Down its France Production Unit 33
Dow Chemical Establishes Facility in China 33
Befesa Gestión de Residuos Industriales Purchases Derivados de
Pinturas 33
Arkema Acquires Oxford Performance Materials 34
Veolia Environment Takes Over Albion Distillation Services 34
Mott MacDonald Bags Contract from Solvochem Group 34
Thai Oil Buys Shells Solvent Businesses 34
Arkema to Shut Manufacturing Unit in France 35
Sanwaria Agro Oils Expands Refining and Solvent Extraction
Business 35
Arsenal Capital Partners Purchases Fine Chemicals Business of
Ferro 35
Rolfes Chemicals Acquires Triangle Solutions 35
PennAkem Acquires Penn Specialty Chemicals 35
Rhodia Expands Production Capacity 35
Gafor Distribuidora to Invest in Buenos Aires Distribution Unit 36
Dow Chemical Company Opens New Unit 36
SMF Energy Inks Agreement with Enviro Tech International 36
Royal DSM Purchases Soluol 36
Merck Acquires Solvent Innovation 36
Ineos Snaps Up BPs Vinyl Acetate and Ethyl Acetate Business 37
Sabic to Purchase Stake in PBT Complex 37
Calumet Specialty Products Partners Purchases Penreco 37
Monument Chemicals Buys Two Company from The Dow Chemical 37
INX International Ink to Acquire Megaink Digital 38
Nippon Shokubai Acquires Stakes in Nippon Nyukazai and Sino-Japan 38
KMG Acquires Air Products HPPC Unit 38
Solvents and Chemicals Changes Name to SolvChem 38

9. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST- A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER 39
Phoenix Fuel Takes Over Empire Oil 39
Neochimiki Purchases Syntra 39
Basell Acquires Lyondell Chemical 39
Spentimet Acquires Syntra 39
Cristal Acquires Worldwide Inorganic Chemical Business of
Lyondell 39
Solvochem Acquires Distribution Rights of Shell Solvents 40
INEOS Acquires Borealis AS 40
Kriti Industries to De-Merge Molding and Solvents Division 40
Alliance Bags Contract from Defense Logistics Agency 40
Rohm and Haas to Invest $100 Million in India 41
BASF Announces New Investment Plan 41
Lyondell to Enter into Isopropyl Alcohol Market 41
ExxonMobil Plans Upgradation of Solvents Plant 41
Helm Enters into Long-Term Agreement with Methanol Chemicals 41
Lyondell Signs Multi-Year Agreement with Crop Energies 42
Sigma-Aldrich Enters into an Agreement with ChiroSolve 42
Sasol Undertakes Capacity Expansion of DEE Plant 42
Tnemec and Bridgeport Sign a Licensing Agreement 43
Kimaya to Establish a Solvent Extraction Plant 43
INEOS Completes Acquisition of Ethylene Oxide Business from BP 43
Verdant Takes Over SynChem Technology 43
Bateman Litwin to Construct Solvent Extraction Plant for Codelco 43
Dow to Construct 120,000 Metric Tons Capacity Plant 44
Calgon Divests Solvent Recovery Business 44
SPCI Signs Distribution Agreement with Eastman Chemical Company 44
China Petroleum and BASF Enter into an Agreement to Expand
Verbund Facility 45
Cognis Inaugurates Oleochemical Solvents Manufacturing Unit 45

10. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS 46
BASF SE (Germany) 46
BP Plc (UK) 47
Celanese Corporation (US) 47
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC (US) 48
Citgo Petroleum Corporation (US) 48
Eastman Chemical Company (US) 48
Exxon Mobil Corporation (US) 49
INEOS Group Limited (UK) 49
LyondellBasell Industries AF S.C.A (The Netherlands) 50
Occidental Chemical Corporation (US) 50
Sasol Limited (South Africa) 50
Shell Chemicals Limited (UK) 51
The Dow Chemical Company (US) 51
Union Carbide Corporation (US) 52
Total SA (France) 52

11. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 53
Table 3: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Solvents by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in
Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 53

Table 4: World Historic Review for Solvents by Geographic
Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 54

Table 5: World 11-Year Perspective for Solvents by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for USA, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 55

Table 6: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Oxygenated Solvents by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in
Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 56

Table 7: World Historic Review for Oxygenated Solvents by
Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric
Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 57

Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Oxygenated Solvents by Product Segment - Alcohols, Ketones,
Esters and Ethers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 58

Table 9: World Historic Review for Oxygenated Solvents by
Product Segment - Alcohols, Ketones, Esters and Ethers Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric
Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 58

Table 10: World 11-Year Perspective for Oxygenated Solvents by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010 &
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 59

Table 11: World 11-Year Perspective for Oxygenated Solvents by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Alcohols, Ketones, Esters and Ethers Markets for Years 2005,
2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 60

Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Alcohols by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in
Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 61

Table 13: World Historic Review for Alcohols by Geographic
Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 62

Table 14: World 11-Year Perspective for Alcohols by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for USA, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 63

Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Ketones by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in
Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 64

Table 16: World Historic Review for Ketones by Geographic
Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 65

Table 17: World 11-Year Perspective for Ketones by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for USA, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 66

Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Esters by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in
Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 67

Table 19: World Historic Review for Esters by Geographic
Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 68

Table 20: World 11-Year Perspective for Esters by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for USA, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 69

Table 21: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Ethers by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in
Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 70

Table 22: World Historic Review for Ethers by Geographic
Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 71

Table 23: World 11-Year Perspective for Ethers by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for USA, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 72

Table 24: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Chlorinated Solvents by Geographic Region - USA, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 73

Table 25: World Historic Review for Chlorinated Solvents by
Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric
Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 74

Table 26: World 11-Year Perspective for Chlorinated Solvents
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years
2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 75

Table 27: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Hydrocarbon Solvents by Geographic Region - USA, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 76

Table 28: World Historic Review for Hydrocarbon Solvents by
Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric
Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 77

Table 29: World 11-Year Perspective for Hydrocarbon Solvents
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years
2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 78

Table 30: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Green Solvents by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in
Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 79

Table 31: World Historic Review for Green Solvents by
Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric
Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 80

Table 32: World 11-Year Perspective for Green Solvents by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010 &
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 81

12. THE UNITED STATES 82
A.Market Analysis 82
Current & Future Analysis 82
Table 33: US Solvents Market (2007 & 2012): Percentage
Breakdown of Consumption by End-Use Segment for
Transportation, Coatings, Printing Inks, Cleaning Products,
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 83
Market Trends 83
Greener Eco-Friendly Solvents Gathering Momentum 83
Chlorinated Solvents Raise Serious Concerns 84
Non-Solvent Based Products Affect Demand 84
Conventional Solvent Demand Declines 84
Environmental Issues Shape Market Fortunes 85
An Overview of the Recent Past 85
Table 34: Alternative Solvents Market in the US (2002):
Values Sales in US$ Million by Product Type - Alternative
Solvents, Aqueous Cleaners, Semi-Aqueous Cleaners, and
Solvent-Free Technologies (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 85
Product-Specific Trends 86
MEK 86
Table 35: MEK Consumption in the US (2003): Percentage
Breakdown of Demand by End-Use Application - Solvents,
Adhesive Solvents, Magnetic Tapes, Lubricants, Chemical
Intermediates, Printing Inks and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 86
Toluene 87
Table 36: Leading Toluene Producers in the US (2003):
Production in ‘000 Metric Tons for ExxonMobil Chemical,
BP, Sunoco Chemical, Chevron Phillips Chemical, Hovensa,
Atofina, Flint Hill Resources, Tosco Phillips, Equistar
Chemicals, Citgo, Marathon Ashland, El Paso, Shell
Chemicals, Suncor, Lyondell-Citgo Refining, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 87
Ethylene Glycol 87
Table 37: Leading Producers of Ethylene Glycol in the US
(2003): Production in ‘000 Metric Tons for Dow Chemical,
PD Glycol, Formosa Plastics, Old World Industries, Shell
Chemical, Huntsman, Equistar Chemicals, and Eastman
Chemical (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 87
Phenol 88
Table 38: Leading Phenol Producers in the US (2003):
Production in ‘000 Metric Tons for Sunoco Chemicals,
Shell Chemicals, Ineos Phenol Mobile, Mount Vernon
Phenol, Georgia Gulf, Dow Chemical, and JLM Industries
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 88
Acetone 88
Table 39: Acetone Consumption in the US (2003):
Percentage Breakdown of Demand by End-Use Application -
Acetone Cyanohydrin for Methacrylate, Bisphenol-A,
Solvent Uses, Aldol Chemicals (MIBC and MBIK), and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 88

Table 40: Leading Acetone Producers in North America
(2004): Production in ‘000 Metric Tons for Sunoco
Chemicals, Shell Chemicals, Ineos Phenol, Dow Chemical,
Mount Vernon Phenol, and Georgia Gulf (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 89
Industrial Ethanol 89
Table 41: Industrial Ethanol Market in the US (2003):
Percentage Breakdown of Demand by End-Use Application -
Toiletries and Cosmetics, Coatings and Inks, Detergents
and Household Cleaners, Processing Solvents, External
Pharmaceuticals, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 89
Market Share Scenario 90
Table 42: Leading Solvent Suppliers to the US Adhesives
Market (2001-2004): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales
for ChevronPhilips, Citgo Petroleum, Shell Chemicals,
Exxon Mobil, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 90

Table 43: Leading Solvent Suppliers to the US Metal
Cleaning Market (2001-2004): Percentage Breakdown of Value
Sales for Dow Chemicals, PPG Industries, Vulcan Chemicals,
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 90
Export & Import Scenario 91
Table 44: US Exports of Organic Composite Solvents and
Thinners
Varnish Removers or Prepared Paint (2004-2006):
Value Export in US$ Thousand by Leading Countries
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 91

Table 45: US Exports of Diethylene Glycol (2004-2006):
Value Export in US$ Thousand by Leading Countries
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 92

Table 46: US Imports of Organic Composite Solvents and
Thinners
Varnish Removers or Prepared Paint (2004-2006):
Value Import in US$ Thousand by Leading Countries
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 93

Table 47: US Imports of Diethylene Glycol (2004-2006):
Value Import in US$ Thousand by Leading Countries
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 94
Regulatory Scenario 94
California to Phase Out Dry Cleaning Solvent, Perc 94
Use of n-Propyl Bromide Allowed in Certain Applications 95
Clean Air Act 95
B.Market Analytics 96
Table 48: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Solvents by Product Segment - Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols,
Ketones, Esters, & Ethers), Chlorinated Solvents,
Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green Solvents Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 96

Table 49: US Historic Review for Solvents by Product Segment -
Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers),
Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green
Solvents Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in
Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006(includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 97

Table 50: US 11-Year Perspective for Solvents by Product
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers),
Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green
Solvents for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 98

13. CANADA 99
A.Market Analysis 99
Current & Future Analysis 99
Export & Import Scenario in Recent Past 99
Table 51: Canadian Exports of Organic Composite Solvents
and Thinners
Varnish Removers or Prepared Paint
(2004-2006): Value Export in US$ Thousand by Leading
Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 99

Table 52: Canadian Exports of Diethylene Glycol
(2004-2006): Value Export in US$ Thousand by Leading
Countries 100

Table 53: Canadian Imports of Organic Composite Solvents
and Thinners
Varnish Removers or Prepared Paint
(2004-2006): Value Import in US$ Thousand by Leading
Countries 100
Regulatory Scenario 100
B.Market Analytics 101
Table 54: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Solvents by Product Segment - Oxygenated Solvents
(Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers), Chlorinated Solvents,
Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green Solvents Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 101

Table 55: Canadian Historic Review for Solvents by Product
Segment - Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, &
Ethers), Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and
Green Solvents Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in
Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 102

Table 56: Canadian 11-Year Perspective for Solvents by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers),
Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green
Solvents for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 103

14. JAPAN 104
A.Market Analysis 104
Current & Future Analysis 104
Solvent-Based Coatings Continue to Garner Market Share 104
Recent Past Production Data 104
Table 57: Leading Acetone Producers in Japan (2004):
Production in ‘000 Metric Tons for Mitsui Chemicals,
Mitsubishi Chemical, and Chiba Phenol (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 104

Table 58: Leading Ethylene Glycol Producers in Japan
(2003): Production in ‘000 Metric Tons for Mitsui
Chemicals, Mitsubishi Chemical, Nippon Shokubai, and
Nisso-Maruzen Chemical (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 105

Table 59: Leading Toluene Producers in Japan (2003):
Production in ‘000 Metric Tons for Idemitsu Petrochemical,
Ukishima Aromatics, Mitsubishi Oil, Kyushu Aromatics,
Maruzen Aromatics, Fuji Oil, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 105
B.Market Analytics 106
Table 60: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Solvents by Product Segment - Oxygenated Solvents
(Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers), Chlorinated Solvents,
Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green Solvents Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 106

Table 61: Japanese Historic Review for Solvents by Product
Segment - Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, &
Ethers), Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and
Green Solvents Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in
Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 107

Table 62: Japanese 11-Year Perspective for Solvents by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers),
Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green
Solvents for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 108

15. EUROPE 109
A.Market Analysis 109
Current & Future Analysis 109
Chlorinated Solvents on a Continuous Decline 109
European Solvent Market 109
Regulatory and Environmental Scenario 109
EU Restricts Use of Two Solvents 109
European Solvent Emissions Directive 110
Import & Export of Dangerous Substances Regulation 110
EU Water Framework Directive 111
Regulatory Scenario in Western Europe 111
Historic Data 111
Table 63: Average Annual VOC Emission in Europe (2000):
Percentage Breakdown by Source of Emission - Transport,
Solvent Use, Vegetation, Production Processes, Combustion
Power, Fuel Distribution, and Waste Management (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 111
B.Market Analytics 112
Table 64: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Solvents by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK,
Italy, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 112

Table 65: European Historic Review for Solvents by
Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain and
Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 113

Table 66: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Solvents by Product Segment - Oxygenated Solvents
(Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers), Chlorinated Solvents,
Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green Solvents Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 114

Table 67: European Historic Review for Solvents by Product
Segment - Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, &
Ethers), Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and
Green Solvents Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in
Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 115

Table 68: European 11-Year Perspective for Solvents by
3Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
for France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain and Rest of Europe
Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 116

Table 69: European 11-Year Perspective for Solvents by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers),
Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green
Solvents for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 117

15a. FRANCE 118
A.Market Analysis 118
Current & Future Analysis 118
Potential Growth Sectors 118
B.Market Analytics 119
Table 70: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Solvents by Product Segment - Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols,
Ketones, Esters, & Ethers), Chlorinated Solvents,
Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green Solvents Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 119

Table 71: French Historic Review for Solvents by Product
Segment - Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, &
Ethers), Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and
Green Solvents Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in
Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 120

Table 72: French 11-Year Perspective for Solvents by Product
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers),
Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green
Solvents for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 121

15b. GERMANY 122
A.Market Analysis 122
Current & Future Analysis 122
VOC Regulations Approval to Further Minimize Emissions 122
Historic Data 122
Table 73: Ethylene Glycol Market in Germany (2003):
Production in ‘000 Metric Tons by Select Producers -
Clariant, BP, BASF, and Sasol (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 122

Table 74: Toluene Market in Germany (2003): Production in
‘000 Metric Tons by Select Producer - RWE-DEA, BASF, Shell
Chemicals, BP Koln, and Wintershall (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 123

Table 75: Phenol Market in Germany (2003): Production in
‘000 Metric Tons by Select Producer - Ineos Phenol Gladbeck
and Domo Chemicals Leuna 123
B.Market Analytics 124
Table 76: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Solvents by Product Segment - Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols,
Ketones, Esters, & Ethers), Chlorinated Solvents,
Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green Solvents Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 124

Table 77: German Historic Review for Solvents by Product
Segment - Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, &
Ethers), Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and
Green Solvents Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in
Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 125

Table 78: German 11-Year Perspective for Solvents by Product
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers),
Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green
Solvents for Years 2005,2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 126

15c. ITALY 127
Market Analysis 127
Table 79: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Solvents by Product Segment - Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols,
Ketones, Esters, & Ethers), Chlorinated Solvents,
Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green Solvents Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 127

Table 80: Italian Historic Review for Solvents by Product
Segment - Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, &
Ethers), Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and
Green Solvents Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in
Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 128

Table 81: Italian 11-Year Perspective for Solvents by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers),
Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green
Solvents for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 129

15d. THE UNITED KINGDOM 130
A.Market Analysis 130
Current & Future Analysis 130
"Green" Dry-cleaning to Replace Toxic Solvents in Laundries 130
UK Government Restricts Use of Solvents in Paints 130
B.Market Analytics 131
Table 82: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Solvents by Product Segment - Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols,
Ketones, Esters, & Ethers), Chlorinated Solvents,
Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green Solvents Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 131

Table 83: UK Historic Review for Solvents by Product Segment -
Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers),
Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green
Solvents Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in
Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 132

Table 84: UK 11-Year Perspective for Solvents by Product
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers),
Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green
Solvents for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 133

15e. SPAIN 134
Market Analysis 134
Table 85: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Solvents by Product Segment - Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols,
Ketones, Esters, & Ethers), Chlorinated Solvents,
Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green Solvents Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 134

Table 86: Spanish Historic Review for Solvents by Product
Segment - Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, &
Ethers), Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and
Green Solvents Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in
Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 135

Table 87: Spanish 11-Year Perspective for Solvents by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers),
Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green
Solvents for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 136

15f. REST OF EUROPE 137
Market Analysis 137
Table 88: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Solvents by Product Segment - Oxygenated
Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers), Chlorinated
Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green Solvents
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric
Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 137

Table 89: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Solvents by
Product Segment - Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones,
Esters, & Ethers), Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon
Solvents, and Green Solvents Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2000 through
2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 138

Table 90: Rest of Europe 11-Year Perspective for Solvents by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers),
Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green
Solvents for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 139

16. ASIA-PACIFIC 140
A.Market Analysis 140
Current & Future Analysis 140
Focus on Select Markets 140
China 140
Acetone 140
Rapid Expansion of Chinese Acetate Capacity 140
Growth in End-use Sectors Fuels Acetate Demand in China 141
PU Adhesives to Drive Up Demand for Environment Friendly
Ethyl Acetate 141
Pharmaceuticals and Coatings Sectors Opt for Ethyl Acetate 141
Chinese Acetates Sector Not Without Challenges 141
Historic Statistics 142
Ethyl Acetate 142
Table 91: Leading Ethyl Acetate Producers in China
(2006): Capacity in Thousand Metric Tons for Jiangsu
Sopo, Shandong Muhua, Shandong Jinyimeng, Guangdong
Jiangmen Qianxin Chemical, Shanghai Wujing, Yangzijiang,
Jiangxi Nanchang Ganjiang, and Guangdong Shunde Shunguan
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 142

Table 92: Chinese Market for Ethyl Acetate (2004-2006):
Volume Imports and Exports in Thousand Tons (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 142

Table 93: Chinese Market for Ethyl Acetate (2006):
Percentage Breakdown of Exports by Destination Countries -
Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 143
Mono Ethylene Glycol (MEG) 143
Table 94: Leading Mono Ethylene Glycol (MEG) Producers in
China (2006): Capacity in Thousand Metric Tons for
Sinopec Shanghai, CNOOC and hell, BASF-YPC, Sionpec
Yangzi, CNPC Jilin, Sinpec Maoming, Sinopec Beijing
Yanhua, Tianjin United Chemical, CNPC Liaoyang, CNPC
Fushun, and CNPC Xinjiang Dushanzi (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 143
Dimethyl Formamide (DMF) 144
Table 95: Leading Dimethyl Formamide (DMF) Producers in
China (2006): Capacity in Thousand Metric Tons for
Zhejiang Jiangshan, Hualu Hengsheng, Anhui Huaihua,
Zhangqiu Riyue, BASF-YPC, Henan Anyang Jiutian, Jiangsu
Xinling, and Jiangsu Xinya (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 144

Table 96: Chinese Market for Dimethyl Formamide (DMF)
(2006): Percentage Breakdown of Imports by Country -
Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Germany, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 144
MEK 145
Table 97: Leading MEK Producers in China (2003): Capacity
in Thousand Metric Tons for Xinjiang Dushanzi Tianli High
and New-Tech, PetroChina Harbin Petrochemical Company,
PetroChina Fushun Pelrochemical Corporation, Shandong
Zibo Qixiang Industry & Trade, Yanhua Company,
Heilongjiang Petrochemical Company, Jiangsu Taizhou
Petrochemical Plant, and Shandong Jinan Refinery
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 145
MIBK 146
Table 98: Capacity, Import and Export of MIBK in China:
1996-2003 (In thousand metric tons/annum) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 146
End-Uses 146
Printing Inks 146
Table 99: Printing Inks Market in China (2003):
Percentage Breakdown by Type - Solvent Inks, Offset
Printing Inks, Water-Based Inks, Silk Screen Printing
Inks, UV Inks, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 146
Automotive Coatings 147
Indonesia 147
Table 100: Indonesian Market for Ethanol (2004-2006):
Volume Production, Exports and Imports in Metric Tons
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 147
South Korea 147
Table 101: Leading Ethylene Glycol Producers in South
Korea (2003): Production in ‘000 Metric Tons for Honam
Petrochemical, Hyundai Petrochemicals, and Samsung Atofina
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 147

Table 102: Leading Toluene Producers in South Korea
(2003): Production in ‘000 Metric Tons for SK Global,
Kyung Industries, Ssangyong Oil, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 148
Taiwan 148
Table 103: Leading Acetone Producers in Taiwan (2004):
Production in ‘000 Metric Tons for Formosa Chemical and
Fiber, Taiwan Prosperity Chemical, and Lee Chang Yung
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 148

Table 104: Leading Ethylene Glycol Producers in Taiwan
(2003): Production in ‘000 Metric Tons for China Manmade
Fibers-Nan Ya Plastics, Nan Ya Plastics, Oriental Union
Chemical Corp., and China Manmade Fibers Corp (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) 148
B.Market Analytics 149
Table 105: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Solvents by Product Segment - Oxygenated
Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers), Chlorinated
Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green Solvents
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric
Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 149

Table 106: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Solvents by
Product Segment - Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones,
Esters, & Ethers), Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon
Solvents, and Green Solvents Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2000 through
2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 150

Table 107: Asia-Pacific 11-Year Perspective for Solvents by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers),
Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green
Solvents for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 151

17. LATIN AMERICA 152
A.Market Analysis 152
Current & Future Analysis 152
Select Markets - A Historic Perspective 152
Brazil 152
Table 108: Leading Ethylene Glycol Producers in Brazil
(2003): Production in ‘000 Metric Tons for Oxiteno
Nordeste and Oxiteno 152

Table 109: Brazil’s Solvent Shipments: 1996-2000 (In US$
Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 152
Mexico 153
Table 110: Leading Ethylene Glycol Producers in Mexico
(2003): Production in ‘000 Metric Tons for Glicoles
Mexicano, Pemex, and Polioles (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 153
B.Market Analytics 153
Table 111: Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Solvents by Product Segment - Oxygenated
Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers), Chlorinated
Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green Solvents
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric
Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 153

Table 112: Latin America Historic Review for Solvents by
Product Segment - Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones,
Esters, & Ethers), Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon
Solvents, and Green Solvents Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2000 through
2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 154

Table 113: Latin America 11-Year Perspective for Solvents by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers),
Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green
Solvents for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 155

18. REST OF WORLD 156
A.Market Analysis 156
Current & Future Analysis 156
A Snapshot of Chemical Solvents Market in South Africa 156
Paint and Coating Industry- Largest Market for Green Solvents 156
B.Market Analytics 157
Table 114: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Solvents by Product Segment - Oxygenated
Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers), Chlorinated
Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green Solvents
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Metric
Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 157

Table 115: Rest of World Historic Review for Solvents by
Product Segment - Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones,
Esters, & Ethers), Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon
Solvents, and Green Solvents Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2000 through
2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 158

Table 116: Rest of World 11-Year Perspective for Solvents by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers),
Chlorinated Solvents, Hydrocarbon Solvents, and Green
Solvents for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) 159

COMPETITION

Total Companies Profiled: 204 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 278)

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Region/Country Players
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The United States 76
Canada 5
Japan 19
Europe 106
France 19
Germany 18
The United Kingdom 21
Italy 6
Spain 4
Rest of Europe 38
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 58
Latin America 6
Africa 3
Middle East 4
Caribbean 1
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Question How detailed is the data? What is the level of detail for the different alcohols, ketones or aromatics?
Answer The report doesn't breakout more detailed information for these categories.

The report looks at:

- Oxygenated Solvents (Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, & Ethers)
- Chlorinated Solvents
- Hydrocarbon Solvents
- Green Solvents
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