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Polyester - Global Business Strategic Report

  • Published: May 2012
  • Region: Global
  • 539 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Polyester in Thousand Tons by the following Product Segments: Filament Yarn, and Staple Fiber. 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 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 107 companies including many key and niche players such as:
- AOC
- Ashland Performance Chemicals
- DAK Americas LLC
- Diolen Industrial Fibers BV
- E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
- Far Eastern Industrial (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.
- Hyosung
- Indo Rama Synthetics
- Invista
- JBF Industries Limited
- Kolon Industries Inc.
- Kordsa Global
- Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
- Montefibre SpA
- Nan Ya Plastics Corporation
- Performance Fibers Inc.
- Reichhold Inc.
- Reliance Industries Limited
- Teijin Limited
- Toray Industries Inc.
- Unifi Inc.
- Zhejiang GuXianDao Industrial Fiber Co. Ltd.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles READ MORE >

POLYESTER

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-3
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Polyester I-3
Polyester Filament Yarn (PFY) I-4
Polyester Staple Fiber (PSF) I-4

II. Executive Summary

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1
Overview II-1
Key Success Factors II-1
A Highly Fragmented Market II-1
Table 1: Global Polyester Market (2011): Breakdown of
Production Capacity in Metric Tons by Leading Producers
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2
Apparel - The Key End-Use Segment II-2
Table 2: Global Polyester Market (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Application - Apparel,
Furnishing, Automotive, Medical, Carpets & Rugs, and Other
Industrial (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2

Table 3: Global Polyester Polymer Market (2011): Percentage
Breakdown By Types - PET Resin, Textile Filament, Staple
Fiber, Chip, Film, Industrial Filament and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Table 4: Global Market for Polyester Industrial Filament
(2011): Percentage Breakdown By Major Producing
Regions/Country - China, Asia-Pacific (Excld. China),
Europe, Americas and Africa/ Middle East (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

2. INDUSTRY ANALYSIS II-4
Global Fiber Market II-4
Table 5: Global Polyester Fiber Market (2011): Breakdown by
Per Capita Consumption in Kgs for Leading Country - US,
Korea, Japan and China (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4

Table 6: Global Manmade Fiber Production (2010): Percentage
Breakdown of Production by Geographic Region for Asia,
Western Europe, North America, Eastern Europe and Rest of
World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4

Table 7: Global Manmade Fiber Production (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Production by Fiber Type for Polyester, Olefin,
Cellulosic, Acrylic, and Nylon (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-5

Table 8: Global PET/Polyester Fiber Market (2011): Percentage
Breakdown by Leading Producers - Reliance, SFX, IVL, M and G,
Nan YA, Far Eastern, Sinopec Yizheng, Zhejiang Yuandong and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5
Polyester Production Scenario II-5
Asia Propels Staple Production II-6
Polyester Textile Yarn Production Expands in Asia II-6
Weak Automotive Industry Impacts Industrial Yarn Scenario II-6
Factors Influencing the Polyester Market II-6
Polyester - Substitute for Many Products II-7
Cotton: No Longer the Perfect Fiber II-7
Market Trends II-8
Recession Impacts the Market II-8
China - The Global Polyester Behemoth II-8
Polyester Recur as Sports Clothing II-8
Asian Polyester Producers - Integrating Backwards II-8
Plants: Being Designed with Four-Reactor Construction II-9
Fluctuating Polyester Demand from Textile Industry II-9
Threat from Substitutes - A Concern Forever? II-9
Asian Polyester Imports Continue to Affect the US and
European Markets II-9
Re-entry into the Fashion Scene II-9
Asian Countries Take Center Stage in Global Polyester Arena II-10
Cyclical Industry II-10
Competitive Scenario II-10
Table 9: Leading Players in the Global Thermoset Polyester
Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for AOC,
Ashland Chemical, Reichhold, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

Table 10: Global Thermoset Polyester Market (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Consumption by End-Use Sector -
Construction, Motor Vehicles, Durable Equipment, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-12
Polyester II-12
Physical Properties II-12
Superiority of Polyester II-12
Superiority of Polyester
Polyester Filament Yarn (PFY) II-13
Polyester Staple Fiber (PSF) II-13
A Substitute for Cotton in China II-13
Polyester Filament and Polyester Staple Fiber - A Comparison II-14
Polyester Hollow Fiber - Another Form of Polyester Filament II-14
Partially Oriented Yarn II-14
Polyester Chips II-14
Raw Material for Several Fabrics II-14
Polyester Film II-14
Thermoplastic Resins II-15
Polyester Nonwovens II-15
Unsaturated Polyester II-15
PTT II-15
Other Products II-16
Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT) II-16
Liquid Crystal Polymer II-16
Polyester Microfibers and Microfilaments II-16

4. RAW MATERIALS OVERVIEW II-17
Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) II-17
PTA Demand in Asia II-17
Ethylene Oxide II-17
Ethylene Glycol II-17
Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) II-17
Polyethylene Naphthalate (PEN) II-17

5. PRODUCTION PROCESS II-18
Yarn Production II-18
Filament and Staple Fibers II-18
Filaments II-18
Staple Fibers II-19
Plies II-19
Twist II-19
Texturizing Yarn II-19
Major Advantages of Texturizing II-20
Texturizing Techniques II-20

6. END-USER ANALYSIS II-21
Applications in Textile Industry II-21
Tire Reinforcement II-21
A Near Substitute for Nylon in Carpets II-21
Other Applications II-22

7. TECHNOLOGICAL ISSUES II-23
Separation of Polyester Fiber in Blended Textiles II-23
Preparation of Polyester Foam II-23
Induction of Antibacterial Properties into Polyester Fibers II-23
Hollofil Fibers II-23
Production of Monofilaments II-23

8. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-24
Tekra Develops UV-Resistant ProTek Weatherable Polyester II-24
Teijin Fibers Unveils V4 Cationic-Dyeable Polyester Fiber II-24
Klockner Pentaplast Enhances Pentapharm Polyester Film Line II-25
Cytec Industries Releases CRYLCOAT® E04155 Polyester Resin II-25
Toray Plastics (America) Unveils Lumlife™ Polyester Film II-25
Cytec Industries Launches EBECRYL® 889 Polyester Resin II-26
Unifi Unveils New REPREVE Textured Polyester Fibers II-26
Sartomer Launches CN2207 Polyester Acrylate Oligomer II-26
Cytec Industries Rolls Out Crylcoat Primavera Polyester Resins II-27

9. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/LAUNCHES IN RECENT PAST - A HISTORIC
PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-28
Patagonia Introduces Polyester- Based Recyclable Jackets II-28
Teijin Fibers Limited Develops ECO STORM™ II-28
DuPont Teijin Films Unleashes Mylar® COOK Range II-28

10. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-29
DAK Americas Takes Over Wellman, Inc. II-29
Nakoda Acquires Kyunghan Industry's Polyester Production Facility II-29
Stepan Acquires Alfa Systems II-29
Teijin Divests Majority Stake in Tifico II-29
R N Knitfab to Expand Polyester Yarn Production Capacity II-30
Teijin Fibers to Expand Ultrathin Polyester Fiber Production
Capacity II-30
Alok Industries to Increase Polyester Yarn Production Capacity II-30
Lakshadweep Textile Industries Plans to Build Polyester Chips
Facility II-30
NKCM Spinners to Setup Polyester Viscose Yarn Production Facility II-30
DSM Establishes New Polyester Facility II-30
Ester Industries to Open Polyester Chips Production Unit II-31
PT Indopoly Swakarsa to Build New Bopet Facility II-31
Sinopec Yizheng Chemical Fibre Acquires Remaining Interest in
Yihua Unifi Fibre II-31
Invista Plans Closure of Polyester Production Facility II-31
SRF to Produce Polyester Yarn for Car Tyres II-31
Reichhold Commences Pune Polyester Facility II-31
Teijin Teams Up with Li Ning to Recycle Used Polyester Clothes II-32
Teijin Plans to Shutdown Polyester Film Facilities II-32
Ashland Performance Materials Commences Gelcoats and Polyester
Resin Production II-32
Beekaylon Synthetics to Open Polyester Yarn Facility II-32
DAK Americas Forms Joint Venture with Shaw Industries II-32
PetroVietnam to Build New Polyester Fiber Facility II-33
Asahi Kasei Fibers to Divest Polyester Fiber Business II-33
DAK Americas Acquires Certain DuPont's Polyester Resins II-33
Uflex Plans to Open Second Production Line for Polyester Films II-33
Saidawala Fibres to Setup New Unit for Polyester Fibres II-34

11. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-35
Indorama Acquires Tuntex II-35
Kolon Industries Spins-off P/F and N/F Business II-35
Nan Ya, Chemtura and Wistron Join HDPUG II-35
Performance Fibers Acquires North American Assets of Invista II-35
Teijin Fibers and Showa Shell Sekiyu Form Joint Venture II-35
JBF Acquires Microsynth Fabrics II-36
RIL Acquires Hualon II-36
Unifi Wraps-Up Operations at Kinston Unit II-36
AURELIUS AG Acquires Wellman International II-36
Performance Fibers Inks Agreement with Chinese Polyester
Manufacturer II-36
PT Indorama Synthetics Plans Capacity Expansion II-37
Performance Fiber Undertakes Capacity Expansion at German
Facility II-37
Teijin Fibers Limited Plans Increased Use of PURITY® II-37
N700 Series Shinkansen Bullet Train to use ELK® from Teijin II-37
Toray Industries and Toray Engineering Sign Contract with SRF II-37
Trevira Neckelmann Shifts Production to Poland II-37
Indorama Acquires European Polyester Operations of Eastman II-38
JBF Industries Forms Joint Venture in UAE II-38
Performance Fibers Acquires Germany Based Operations of Invista II-38
Performance Fibers Stalls Polyester Fiber Production II-38
Unifi Signs Definitive Agreement with Dillon Yarn II-38
SINOPEC Shanghai Petrochemical Production Reaches 150,000 Tons II-38
Reliance Industries' Polyester Expansion Task Nearing Completion II-39
JBF Industries Expands Polyester Output II-39
Freudenberg Politex Opens Polyester Plant in Russia II-39
Bombay Dyeing Establishes Polyester Unit in India II-39
Indo Rama Synthetics Doubles Polyester Capacity II-39

12. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-40
AOC (US) II-40
Ashland Performance Chemicals (India) II-40
DAK Americas, LLC (US) II-40
Diolen Industrial Fibers BV (Netherlands) II-40
E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company (US) II-41
Far Eastern Industrial (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (China) II-42
Hyosung (South Korea) II-42
Indo Rama Synthetics (India) II-42
Invista (US) II-42
JBF Industries Limited (India) II-43
Kolon Industries, Inc. (South Korea) II-43
Kordsa Global (Turkey) II-43
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (Japan) II-43
Montefibre S.p.A. (Italy) II-44
Nan Ya Plastics Corporation (Taiwan) II-44
Performance Fibers, Inc. (US) II-44
Reichhold, Inc. (US) II-45
Reliance Industries Limited (India) II-45
Teijin Limited (Japan) II-46
Toray Industries, Inc. (Japan) II-46
Unifi, Inc. (US) II-46
Zhejiang GuXianDao Industrial Fiber Co., Ltd. (China) II-47

13. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-48
Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Polyester by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48

Table 13: World Historic Review for Polyester by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years
2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-49

Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for Polyester 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 2003, 2011 &
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Polyester Filament Yarn by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 16: World Historic Review for Polyester Filament Yarn by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Polyester Filament
Yarn by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years
2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-53

Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Polyester Staple Fiber by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-54

Table 19: World Historic Review for Polyester Staple Fiber by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-55

Table 20: World 15-Year Perspective for Polyester Staple Fiber
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 &
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-56

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Polyester Demand Resumes Growth III-1
Low Prices: A Growing Concern III-1
Competitive Scenario III-1
Table 21: Leading Players in the North American Polyester
Staple Fiber Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of
Production Capacity for DAK, Wellman, Nan YA, Invista, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1
End-Use Applications for Polyester Fiber III-2
Table 22: Polyester Fiber Market in the US (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption by End-Use
Application - Apparel, Carpets & Rugs, Fiberfill, Interior
Textiles, Non-woven Fabrics, and Industrial (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
B.Market Analytics III-3
Table 23: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and
Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 24: US Historic Review for Polyester by Product
Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008(includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 25: US 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Product
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polyester
Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets for
Years2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

2. CANADA III-6
Market Analytics III-6
Table 26: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn
and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009
through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 27: Canadian Historic Review for Polyester by Product
Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 28: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets
for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-8

3. JAPAN III-9
Market Analytics III-9
Table 29: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn
and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009
through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 30: Japanese Historic Review for Polyester by Product
Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008(includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 31: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets
for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-11

4. EUROPE III-12
A.Market Analysis III-12
Market Overview III-12
EU Contemplates Duty over Polyester Fiber Imports III-12
B.Market Analytics III-13
Table 32: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Polyester by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,
UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for
Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 33: European Historic Review for Polyester by
Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003
through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 34: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn
and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009
through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 35: European Historic Review for Polyester by Product
Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008(includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 36: European 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of
Europe Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 37: European 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets
for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-18

4a. FRANCE III-19
Market Analytics III-19
Table 38: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and
Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 39: French Historic Review for Polyester by Product
Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 40: French 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets
for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-21

4b. GERMANY III-22
Market Analytics III-22
Table 41: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and
Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 42: German Historic Review for Polyester by Product
Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 43: German 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets
for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-24

4c. ITALY III-25
Market Analytics III-25
Table 44: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and
Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 45: Italian Historic Review for Polyester by Product
Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 46: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets
for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-27

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-28
Market Analytics III-28
Table 47: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and
Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 48: UK Historic Review for Polyester by Product
Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008(includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 49: UK 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Product
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polyester
Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets for Years
2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

4e. SPAIN III-31
Market Analytics III-31
Table 50: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and
Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 51: Spanish Historic Review for Polyester by Product
Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 52: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets
for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-33

4f. RUSSIA III-34
Market Analytics III-34
Table 53: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and
Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 54: Russian Historic Review for Polyester by Product
Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008(includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 55: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets
for Years2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-36

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-37
Market Analytics III-37
Table 56: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester
Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 57: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Polyester by
Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester
Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 58: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Polyester
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber
Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-39

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-40
A.Market Analysis III-40
The Region of Bigwigs Stands Tall III-40
Overcoming Oversupply Situation III-40
Asian Players Throng Western Markets III-40
Focus on Select Markets III-41
Indonesia III-41
Market Overview III-41
Roadblocks for the Synthetic Fiber Industry III-41
Polyester Fiber Production Capacity - A Historic Review III-42
Table 59: Production of Polyester Filament Yarn in
Indonesia (2007): Breakdown of Annual Production
Capacity of Leading Players (In 000 Tonnes) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 60: Production of Polyester Staple Fiber In
Indonesia (2007): Breakdown of Annual Production
Capacity of Leading Players (In 000 Tonnes) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 61: Annual Production of Polyester and Nylon Fiber
in Indonesia for the Years 2004, 2005 & 2006 (In 000
Tonnes) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42
Key Producers III-43
Pakistan III-43
Pakistan: Unsaturated Polyester Resin III-43
B.Market Analytics III-44
Table 62: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Polyester by Geographic Region - China, Taiwan,
South Korea, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2009 through 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 63: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Polyester by
Geographic Region - China, Taiwan, South Korea, India, and
Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through
2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 64: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester
Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 65: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Polyester by
Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester
Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through
2008(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 66: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
China, Taiwan, South Korea, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific
Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 67: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets
for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-49

5a. CHINA III-50
A.Market Analysis III-50
A Focus on the Chinese Polyester Industry III-50
Market Leaders III-50
Table 68: Chinese PTA Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown
for Leading Producers - Shaoxing Yuandong Petrochemical,
Xianglu Petrochemical, BP Zhuhai Chemical, Zhejiang Yisheng
Petrochemical, Sinopec Yangzi Petrochemical, Sinopec
Yizheng Chemical Fiber, Chongqing Pengwei Petrochemical,
Petrochina Liaoyang Petrochemical, Oriental Petrochemical,
Ningbo Mitsubishi Chemical, Formosa Chemical & Fiber,
Jialong Petrochemical, Hanbang(Jiangyin) Petrochemical,
Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 69: Leading Players in the Chinese Polyester
Industrial Yarn Market (2009): Production Capacity in
Thousand Tons for Jiangsu Hengli Chemical Fibre Co. Ltd.,
Zhejiang Hailide New Materials Co. Ltd., Zhejiang Guxiandao
Industrial Fiber Co. Ltd., Hyosung Chemical Fiber (Jiaxing)
Co. Ltd., Taiwan Shinkong Group, Zhejiang Unifull
Industrial Fiber Co. Ltd., Shanghai Wenlong Chemical Fiber
Co. Ltd., The Far Eastern Group, Performance Fibers Kaiping
Co. Ltd., and Oriental Industries (Suzhou) Ltd. (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52
Raw Material Shortage Likely to Affect Polyester Industry in
the Long Run III-52
Wide Discrepancies in Supply and Demand of Polyester Films III-53
Market Trends & Issues III-53
Lifting of Textile Product Quotas - A Boon or Bane III-53
Shifts in Global Production Capacity to Drive Chinese Exports III-53
China's Polyester Fiber Capacity Growing Briskly III-53
Polyester Producers Face Pricing Pressures III-54
Surge in Demand for Unsaturated Polyester Resins III-54
Chinese Polyester Filament Fabrics Make Rapid Ground III-54
Reliance on Imports - A Past Perspective III-54
Table 70: Polyester Products and Raw Materials Imports
into China - Tariff Reductions between 2001 and 2008 (In
%) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55
B.Market Analytics III-56
Table 71: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and
Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 72: Chinese Historic Review for Polyester by Product
Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008(includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 73: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets
for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-58

5b. TAIWAN III-59
Market Analytics III-59
Table 74: Taiwanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn
and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009
through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 75: Taiwanese Historic Review for Polyester by Product
Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008(includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 76: Taiwanese 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets
for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-61

5c. SOUTH KOREA III-62
A.Market Analysis III-62
Market Trends III-62
Industry Resorts to Restructuring to Stay Afloat III-62
Rapid Rise in Raw Material Costs Affects Margins III-62
Synthetic Yarn Manufacturers Raise Prices III-62
Competition III-62
Table 77: Korean Polyester Staple Fiber Market (2011):
Percentage Breakdown By Major Producers - Huvis and
Woongjin Chemical (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 78: Global Polyester Filament Yarn Market (2011):
Percentage Breakdown By Leading Players - Hyosung, TK
Chemical, Huvis, Woongjin Chemical and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63
B.Market Analytics III-63
Table 79: South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester
Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 80: South Korean Historic Review for Polyester by
Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester
Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through
2008(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 81: South Korean 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets
for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-65

5d. INDIA III-66
A.Market Analysis III-66
Market Overview III-66
Boom Time for Polyester Industry III-66
Polyester Filament Yarn III-67
Polyester Staple Fiber III-67
Market Leaders III-67
Negative Factors III-67
Pricing Pressures III-68
Shift Towards Polyester Threads III-68
B.Market Analytics III-69
Table 82: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and
Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 83: Indian Historic Review for Polyester by Product
Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008(includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 84: Indian 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets
for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-71

5e. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-72
Market Analytics III-72
Table 85: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester
Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 86: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Polyester
by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester
Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through
2008(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 87: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for
Polyester by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester
Staple Fiber Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

6. LATIN AMERICA III-75
A.Market Analysis III-75
Mexico Market Overview III-75
B.Market Analytics III-76
Table 88: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester
Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 89: Latin American Historic Review for Polyester by
Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester
Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through
2008(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 90: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Polyester
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber
Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-78

7. REST OF WORLD III-79
Market Analytics III-79
Table 91: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester
Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-79

Table 92: Rest of World Historic Review for Polyester by
Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester
Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80

Table 93: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets
for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-81

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled:107 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 134)

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Region/Country Players
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The United States 21
Canada 1
Japan 15
Europe 29
France 4
Germany 5
The United Kingdom 3
Italy 4
Spain 4
Rest of Europe 9
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 64
Latin America 4
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