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Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes - Global Strategic Business Report Product Image

Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes - Global Strategic Business Report

  • Published: October 2012
  • Region: Global
  • 504 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, Natural Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 130 companies including many key and niche players such as BASF SE, Blended Waxes, Inc., CITGO Petroleum Corp., Clariant AG, ExxonMobil Corp., Koster Keunen Holland BV, Lubrizol Corporation, Micro Powders Inc., Paramelt BV, Petroferm Inc., Romonta GmbH,SINOPEC Beijing Yanshan Company, Strahl & Pitsch, Inc., TH.C. TROMM GmbH, and The International Group, Inc.

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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes I-3
Natural Waxes I-4
Synthetic Waxes I-4

II. Executive Summary

1. GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW II-1
A Prelude II-1
Table 1: Worldwide Market for Petroleum, Natural & Synthetic
Waxes by Geographic Region (2011): Percentage Breakdown of
Value Sales for United States, Canada, Europe, Asia
(Including Japan), Latin America, and Middle East (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-1
Impact of Recession in Retrospect II-2
Supply-Demand Imbalance Typifies the Wax Market II-2
Table 2: Global Wax Supply by Geographic Region (2010):
Supply (‘000 Tons) and Percentage Share Breakdown for
Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, Middle East/Africa, and
Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3
Petroleum Wax Continues to Dominate, Despite Supply Shortages II-3
Table 3: Global Petroleum Waxes Market by Leading
Manufacturers (2010): Annual Production Capacity for CNPC,
ExxonMobil, Sinopec, Shell, NIOC, IGI, and Petrobras
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4
Synthetic Waxes to Drive Growth II-4
Table 4: Worldwide Market for Petroleum, Natural & Synthetic
Waxes by Type: Compounded Annual Growth Rate for Synthetic
Waxes, Natural Waxes, and Petroleum Waxes (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4
Gas-To-Liquid (GTL) Technology to Reshape Wax Market II-5
Table 5: Leading GTL Projects Worldwide by Production
Capacity (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Candles Remain Predominant Application II-6
Table 6: World Market for Waxes by End-uses (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for Candles, Board
Sizing, Surface Applications, Packaging, Healthcare, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7
The US Dominates Global Wax Market, Developing Economies in
the Spotlight II-7
Table 7: World Market for Petroleum, Natural & Synthetic
Waxes (2010-2018): Geographic Regions Ranked by Growth -
Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Europe, US, Canada, Middle East,
and Japan (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

2. MARKET TRENDS AND ISSUES II-8
Environment-Friendliness Spurs Natural Waxes Demand II-8
Advances in Polymer Technology to Boost Synthetic Wax Growth II-8
Alliances among Wax Buyers and Suppliers to Play a Key Role II-8
Demographics Impact Key Market Sectors Such as Cosmetics II-8
Growing Popularity of Specialty Wax Blends II-8
Beeswax Gains Attention II-9
GTL - An Era of Heightened Efficiency II-9
Niche Applications Support Faltering Candelilla Wax Market II-9
Crop Protection - A Promising End-Use Area for Waxes II-10

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-11
Introduction II-11
Characteristics and Properties II-11
Important Physico-Chemical Properties of Wax II-11
Petroleum Waxes II-12
Uses II-12
Paraffin Wax II-13
Slack Wax II-14
Microcrystalline Wax II-14
Microcrystalline and Paraffin Waxes - Comparative Analysis II-14
Petrolatum II-15
Other Mineral Waxes II-15
Ozokerite II-15
Ozokerite - Product Highlights II-15
Montan Wax II-15
Clariant Process to Produce Montan Wax II-16
Peat Wax II-16
Synthetic Waxes II-16
Polymer Waxes II-17
Polyethylene Waxes II-17
Copolymer Waxes II-17
Table 8: World Copolymer Waxes Market by End-use (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for Plastics & Rubber,
Adhesives, Coatings & Inks, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18
Fischer-Tropsch Waxes II-18
Others II-18
Hydrocarbon Waxes II-18
Substituted Amide Waxes II-19
Polymerized a-Olefins II-19
Chemically Modified Waxes II-19
Natural Waxes II-19
Animal and Insect Waxes II-19
Beeswax II-20
Beeswax - Product Highlights II-20
Application Areas II-20
Cosmetics II-20
Medicine II-21
Candles II-21
Metal Castings and Modeling II-21
Food Processing II-21
Textiles II-21
Printing II-22
Others II-22
Spermaceti II-22
Lanolin II-22
Others II-23
Shellac II-23
Chinese Insect Wax II-23
Vegetable Waxes II-23
Carnauba II-23
Carnauba Wax - Product Highlights II-23
Major Application Areas II-24
Merits II-24
Demerits II-24
Ouricouri Wax II-25
Bayberry II-25
Rice-Bran Wax II-25
Jasmine Wax II-25
Jasmine Wax - Product Highlights II-25
Candelilla Wax II-26
Candelilla Wax - Product Highlights II-26
Jojoba Wax II-26
Uses II-27
Japan Wax II-28
Soybean Wax II-28
Others II-28
Orange Wax II-28
Esparto II-28
Sugarcane Wax II-28
Castor Wax II-29
New Waxes II-29

4. END-USE ANALYSIS II-30
Candles II-30
Electrical II-30
Food II-30
Matches and Pyrotechnics II-30
Rubber II-31
Adhesives II-31
Paper II-31
Coatings and Inks II-31
Cosmetics & Toiletries II-31
Lipsticks II-32
Cold Creams II-32
Cosmetic Cream Bases II-32
Pharmaceutical and Dental Preparations II-32
Household and Automotive Polishes II-32
Shoe Polishes II-32
Furniture Polishes II-32
Automobile Polishes II-33
Floor Polishes II-33
Investment Casting II-34
Others II-34
Construction II-34
Textiles II-34
Surface Protection II-34
Mold Release Agents/Corrosion Inhibitors II-34
Powder Coating II-35
Crayon II-35
Cardboard II-35
Foundry II-35
Agriculture II-35
Cable Compounding II-35
Petroleum Jelly II-35
Polymer Additives II-35
Sealing Technology II-35
Rope Dressings II-35

5. PRODUCT LAUNCHES/INTRODUCTIONS II-36
Clariant Launches Licocare™ SBW11 TP Lubricant II-36
Lubrizol Unveils LancoTM 1580 LF Polyethylene Wax for Wood
Coatings II-36
S&S Chemical to Unveil PRECISIONMelt™ Polymers II-37
Elevance Renewable Sciences Introduces NatureWax® Elite Waxes II-37
Lubrizol Launches Carbocure Wax Dispersions and Additives II-37
Dow Corning Rolls Out New HY-3050 Soy Wax II-37
Dow Corning Introduces New HY-3051 Soy Wax Blend II-38
Heatbath Launches Durawax II-38
Tego Rolls Out Tego Vestowax X 4118 and SH 112 Waxes II-38
Giorgio Armani Unveils Lip Wax Compact Lipstick II-38

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-40
Honeywell Acquires Manufacturing Technology Portfolio of
Evonik Industries II-40
Evonik Industries Divests Dilavest® Expansion Wax Operation to
Paramelt II-40
Paramelt Takes Over Argueso II-40
SSI Integrates Caromex Wax Division II-40
MÜNZING Acquires L. P. Bader II-41
Westlake Partners with ChemPoint II-41
H.I.G Chemicals Holdings Takes Over Petroferm II-41
Sasol Wax Acquires Controlling Stake in Luxco Wax II-42
Honeywell International Signs Supply Agreement with Gong Myoung II-42
Cargill Refined Oils Europe Forms Alliance with Elevance
Renewable Sciences II-42
BASF Express Plans to Enhance Wax Production Capacity II-42
Pertamina Closes Slack Wax Unit in Indonesia II-43
ALTANA Acquires Dick Peters II-43
3M Acquires Meguiar's II-43
Dow Corning Signs Agreements with Elevance Renewable Sciences II-43
BASF Transforms into European Company II-43
Rentech Enters into Alliance with UOP II-44

7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-45
BASF SE (Germany) II-45
Blended Waxes, Inc. (US) II-45
CITGO Petroleum Corp. (US) II-45
Clariant AG (Switzerland) II-46
ExxonMobil Corp. (US) II-46
Koster Keunen Holland BV (Netherlands) II-46
Lubrizol Corp. (US) II-47
Micro Powders, Inc. (US) II-47
Momentive Performance Materials Holdings, Inc. (US) II-47
Paramelt BV (Netherlands) II-48
Petroferm, Inc. (US) II-48
Romonta GmbH (Germany) II-48
SINOPEC Beijing Yanshan Company (China) II-48
Strahl & Pitsch, Inc. (US) II-48
TH.C. TROMM GmbH (Germany) II-49
The International Group, Inc. (Canada) II-49

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-50
Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Petroleum, Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Geographic Region -
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 10: World Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural &
Synthetic Waxes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 11: World 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum, Natural &
Synthetic Waxes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-52
Worldwide Market by Product Segment II-53
Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Natural Waxes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figure in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-53

Table 13: World Historic Review for Natural Waxes by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-54

Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for Natural Waxes by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55

Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East,
and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-56

Table 16: World Historic Review for Petroleum and Mineral
Waxes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-57

Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum and Mineral
Waxes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004,
2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58

Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Synthetic Waxes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-59

Table 19: World Historic Review for Synthetic Waxes by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-60

Table 20: World 15-Year Perspective for Synthetic Waxes by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-61

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
US Wax Market Recovers Post Recession III-1
Synthetic Waxes to Fuel Growth III-1
Vegetable Oil-Based Wax Steps In As Petroleum Wax Reserves
Dwindle III-2
Soy Candles Gain Momentum III-2
A Highly Concentrated Market III-2
Table 21: US Synthetic Wax Market by Leading Players (2008 -
A Historic Perspective): Market Share Breakdown for
Honeywell, Westlake, Clariant, Baker Petrolite, BASF, Dow
Corning, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Supply Scenario III-3
Table 22: US Supply of Waxes: 2007-2011 (In Thousand
Barrels) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Major Wax Supplying Countries to the US III-4
Petroleum & Mineral Waxes Market III-4
Tightened Supply of Petroleum Waxes III-4
Increasing Use in Smaller Niche Markets to Sustain Market
Growth III-4
Positive Growth Opportunities in Cosmetics III-4
Increasing use of Petroleum Wax Blends for Value-Added
Applications III-5
Petrolatum Demand on the Rise III-5
Escalating Oil Prices Adversely Affect Scented Candles III-5
Montan Wax Demand Steady Due to Higher Use in Specialized
Applications III-5
Natural Waxes Market III-5
Steady Growth Forecast III-5
Market Driven by Consumer Preference for ‘Natural' Cosmetics III-6
Beeswax Market Trails on Positive Note III-6
Lanolin Regulations - A Potential Selling Point III-6
End-Use Analysis III-6
Industrial Markets III-6
Industrial Markets - The Largest End-Use Sector III-6
Table 23: US Market for Waxes by Industrial Applications
(2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by
End-Use Industries for Plastics & Rubber, Paper &
Paperboard, Adhesives, Inks & Coatings, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7
Widespread Use of Commodity Type Waxes in Traditional
Industrial Applications To Continue III-7
Consumer Markets III-7
Consumer Markets to Expand III-7
Candle Industry to Stimulate Growth III-7
Export & Import Scenario III-8
Table 24: US Paraffin Wax Exports by Country of Destination
(2009-2011): Breakdown of Value Exports for Mexico, Canada,
China, India, Japan, France, Germany, Australia, Brazil,
Taiwan, and Others (in US$ Thousand) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 25: US Paraffin Wax Imports by Country of Origin
(2009-2011): Breakdown of Value Imports for China, Canada,
Japan, Greece, Malaysia, Egypt, India, Thailand, Germany,
Taiwan, and Others (In US$ Thousand) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8
Strategic Corporate Initiatives III-9
Focus on Select US Players III-12
B.Market Analytics III-15
Table 26: The US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Petroleum, Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 27: The US Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural &
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 28: The US 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum, Natural
& Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral
Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 29: The US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes by Product Segment - Paraffin,
Microcrystalline, and Montan & Other Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 30: The US Historic Review for Petroleum and Mineral
Waxes by Product Segment - Paraffin, Microcrystalline and
Montan & Other Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 31: The US 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum and
Mineral Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Paraffin, Microcrystalline and Montan &
Other Waxes Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

2. CANADA III-21
A.Market Analysis III-21
Overview and Outlook III-21
Export & Import Scenario III-21
Table 32: Canadian Paraffin Wax (Including Candle) Exports
by Country of Destination (2011): Breakdown of Value
Exports for United States, Chile, India, South Korea,
France, China, Philippines, Italy, Poland, United Arab
Emirates and Others (In US$ Thousand) III-21

Table 33: Canadian Paraffin Wax (Including Candle) Imports
by Country of Origin (2010-2011): Breakdown of Value
Imports for United States, China, South Africa, Norway,
Indonesia, Germany, Taiwan, Japan, Italy, Mexico, and
Others (In US$ Thousands) III-22
The International Group, Inc. - A Key Player III-22
B.Market Analytics III-23
Table 34: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Petroleum, Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 35: Canadian Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural &
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 36: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum,
Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and
Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2004,
2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

3. JAPAN III-26
A.Market Analysis III-26
Overview and Outlook III-26
B.Market Analytics III-26
Table 37: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Petroleum, Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 38: Japanese Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural &
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 39: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum,
Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and
Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2004,
2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

4. EUROPE III-29
A.Market Analysis III-29
Overview and Outlook III-29
Beeswax Market III-29
Table 40: European Consumption of Beeswax by Country
(2011): Percentage Share in Volume Terms by Country for
Spain, Germany, France, Greece, UK, Italy and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 41: European Production of Beeswax by Country (2011):
Percentage Share Breakdown in Volume Terms by Country for
Spain, France, Portugal, Italy, Belgium and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30
B.Market Analytics III-31
Table 42: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Petroleum, Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Geographic
Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest
of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 43: European Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural &
Synthetic Waxes by Geographic Region - France, Germany,
Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 44: European 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum,
Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004,
2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 45: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Petroleum, Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 46: European Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural &
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 47: European 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum,
Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and
Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2004,
2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

4a. FRANCE III-37
A.Market Analysis III-37
Overview and Outlook III-37
B.Market Analytics III-37
Table 48: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Petroleum, Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 49: French Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural &
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 50: French 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum, Natural
& Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral
Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

4b. GERMANY III-40
A.Market Analysis III-40
Overview and Outlook III-40
Recent Industry Activity III-40
Focus on Select Players III-41
B.Market Analytics III-42
Table 51: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Petroleum, Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 52: German Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural &
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 53: German 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum, Natural
& Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral
Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

4c. ITALY III-45
A.Market Analysis III-45
Overview and Outlook III-45
B.Market Analytics III-45
Table 54: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Petroleum, Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 55: Italian Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural &
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 56: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum, Natural
& Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral
Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-48
A.Market Analysis III-48
Overview and Outlook III-48
B.Market Analytics III-48
Table 57: The UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Petroleum, Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 58: The UK Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural &
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 59: The UK 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum, Natural
& Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral
Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

4e. SPAIN III-51
A.Market Analysis III-51
Overview and Outlook III-51
B.Market Analytics III-51
Table 60: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Petroleum, Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 61: Spanish Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural &
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 62: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum, Natural
& Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral
Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

4f. RUSSIA III-54
Market Analysis III-54
Table 63: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Petroleum, Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic
Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 64: Russian Historic Review for Petroleum, Natural &
Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 65: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum, Natural
& Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral
Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-57
A.Market Analysis III-57
Strategic Corporate Initiatives III-57
Focus on Select Players III-58
B.Market Analytics III-59
Table 66: Rest of European Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Petroleum, Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product
Segment - Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and
Synthetic Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 67: Rest of European Historic Review for Petroleum,
Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural
Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 68: Rest of European 15-Year Perspective for
Petroleum, Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes,
Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-62
A.Market Analysis III-62
Overview and Outlook III-62
Wax Prices Experience Downslide in Asia amid Weakening Demand III-62
Petroleum Wax Market III-62
Focus on Chinese Wax Market III-63
Leading Global Wax Supplier III-63
Leading Supplier of Finished Waxes III-63
Specialty Waxes Market In China III-63
Chinese Paraffin Wax Market III-63
Table 69: Chinese Paraffin Wax Market: Share as a
Percentage of Total Petrochemicals Demand (1990-2010)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64
Microcrystalline Wax Market in China III-64
Strategic Corporate Initiative III-64
Sinopec Beijing Yanshan Company (China) - A Key Player III-64
B.Market Analytics III-65
Table 70: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Petroleum, Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product
Segment - Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and
Synthetic Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 71: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Petroleum,
Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural
Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 72: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum,
Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and
Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2004,
2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

6. THE MIDDLE EAST III-68
A.Market Analysis III-68
Overview and Outlook III-68
Qatar III-68
B.Market Analytics III-69
Table 73: The Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Petroleum, Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product
Segment - Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and
Synthetic Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 74: The Middle East Historic Review for Petroleum,
Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural
Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 75: The Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum,
Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and
Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2004,
2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

7. LATIN AMERICA III-72
A.Market Analysis III-72
Overview and Outlook III-72
Petroleum Wax Market -A Brief Sketch III-72
Table 76: Petroleum Wax Market in Latin America (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for Fully Refined
Paraffin, Slack Wax, Microcrystalline Wax, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72
Focus on Brazilian Market III-72
Carnauba Wax III-72
Focus on Mexican Market III-73
Candelilla Wax Market in Mexico III-73
Multiceras S.A. de C.V. - A Key Mexican Player III-73
B.Market Analytics III-74
Table 77: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Petroleum, Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product
Segment - Natural Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and
Synthetic Waxes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 78: Latin American Historic Review for Petroleum,
Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Natural
Waxes, Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

Table 79: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Petroleum,
Natural & Synthetic Waxes by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Natural Waxes, Petroleum and
Mineral Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes Markets for Years 2004,
2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 130 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 148)

The United States (57)
Canada (5)
Japan (2)
Europe (55)
- France (3)
- Germany (13)
- The United Kingdom (9)
- Italy (3)
- Spain (4)
- Rest of Europe (23)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (23)
Latin America (5)
Africa (1)

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