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Bisphenol A - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 1227819
  • July 2013
  • Region: Global
  • 178 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

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 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Bisphenol A in Thousand Metric Tons by the following End-Use Segments:
- Polycarbonate Resins
- Epoxy Resins
- Others.

The report profiles 33 companies including many key and niche players such as:

- Bayer AG
- Chang Chun Plastics Co. Ltd.
- Kumho P&B Chemicals Inc.
- LG Chem Ltd.
- Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
- Mitsui Chemicals Inc.
- Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.
- Nan Ya Plastics Corporation
- SABIC
- The Dow Chemical Company.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Polycarbonate Resins
Epoxy Resins
Other Applications

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
A Curtain Raiser
Recession in Retrospect
Recession Tames Down Epoxy Resins Market
Global Financial Downturn Tempers Growth of Engineering Plastics Market
Current & Future Analysis
Analysis by Geographic Region
Analysis by End-Use Segment
Production Scenario
Table 1: Global BPA Market by Leading Players (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity for Bayer, SABIC, Mitsui Chemicals, Nan Ya Plastics, Dow and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. MAJOR TRENDS
Demand-Supply Scenario Proving Beneficial for Regional Players in Emerging Markets
Asia, Led by China, to Spearhead Growth of Global BPA Market
BPA Demand Continues to Spur Phenol and Acetone Production and Consumption
Table 2: Global Phenol Market by End Use Segment (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Bisphenol A, Phenolic Resins, Nylon-KA Oil, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
French BPA Ban Sounds Alarm Bells for Canned Food Exporters
BPA Ban Opens New Avenues for Innovative Players
Table 3: Global Packaging Coatings Market by Leading Players (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Production Volumes for VAL, Akzo Nobel, PPG, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4: Global Packaging Coatings Market by Geographic Region (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Production Volume for Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Large-Scale BPA Producers to Thrive, Despite BPA Ban in Food Contact Materials
Table 5: Global BPA Percentage Consumption in Controversial End-use Segments (2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Glass Packaging Manufacturers Keen to Profit from BPA Controversy

3. INSIGHTS INTO MAJOR END-USE MARKETS
Demand Trends from Downstream Applications Influence BPA Demand
A Report Card for Major BPA End-Use Markets
Medical Plastics Demand Set to Rise
Wind Energy Market Offers High Growth Prospects
Optical Data Storage Looks beyond CDs & DVDs
Demand Conditions Brighten Up for Polycarbonate
Automotive Applications to Boost PC Demand
Construction and Medical Industries Drive PC Demand

4. REGULATORY LANDSCAPE
Global Regulatory Scenario
Major Associations
Regulations Status in Select Countries at a Glance

5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW
Introduction
Synthesis
Chemical Properties of BPA
Applications
Polycarbonate Plastic
Properties of Polycarbonate Plastics
Epoxy Resins
The Origin of Bisphenol A

6. BISPHENOL A SCORECARD
Sources of BPA Exposure
Food Packaging
Drinking Water
Fresh Food
Skin Absorption
Potential Health Concerns Related to BPA Exposure
Effects on Human Health
Obesity
BPA Leaching Casts a Shadow on Infant Health
Environmental Hazards
Research Studies Corroborate Harmful Effects of BPA
Lang Study
BPA Discharge Dependent on Temperature
BPA Leads to Arrhythmias
Other Studies
A Peek at Select BPA-Related Researches/Studies of 2009

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY
Bayer Thai to Step up Polycarbonate and BPA Production Capacity at Map Ta Phut Site
Mitsui Commences Hi-Bis Plant Expansion
PYPC Inks Contract with Badger for BPA Plant
Mitsubishi Chemical and Sinopec Complete Joint Venture Construction Project
Haverhill Purchases Sunoco Phenol Facility

8. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS
Bayer AG (Germany)
Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
Kumho P&B Chemicals, Inc. (South Korea)
LG Chem Ltd. (South Korea)
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (Japan)
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Japan)
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. (USA)
Nan Ya Plastics Corporation (Taiwan)
SABIC (Saudi Arabia)
The Dow Chemical Company (US)

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
Table 6: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7: World Historic Review for Bisphenol A by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8: World 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
By End-Use Segment
Table 9: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A Polycarbonate Resins by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10: World Historic Review for Bisphenol A Polycarbonate Resins by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11: World 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A Polycarbonate Resins by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A Epoxy Resins by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13: World Historic Review for Bisphenol A Epoxy Resins by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A Epoxy Resins by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Other End-Use Applications of Bisphenol A by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16: World Historic Review for Other End-Use Applications of Bisphenol A by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Other End-Use Applications of Bisphenol A by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES
A.Market Analysis
Current and Future Scenario
Major Trends
BPA Demand Lends Momentum to the US Phenols Market
Table 18: The US Phenol Consumption by End-use Segment (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Bisphenol A, Phenol Formaldehyde Resins, Caprolactam, Alkyl Phenols, 2,6-Xylenol, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
The US FDA Approves Use of Bisphenol A
French BPA Ban to Hurt US Exports
BPA Market Witnesses Significant Changes in Trade Dynamics
Table 19: US BPA Exports by Destination Country (2011 & 2012): Percentage Breakdown of Export Value for China, Brazil, Israel, Mexico, Saudi Arabia and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20: US Imports of Bisphenol A by Country of Origin (2011 & 2012): Percentage Breakdown of Import Value for Taiwan, Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Netherlands and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Automotive Glazing Industry Opens New Growth Avenues
Production Scenario
Table 21: Major BPA Producers in US with Production Capacities in ‘000 Metric Tons Per Annum (2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Regulatory Overview
Perspective on the US Regulatory Scenario for Toxic Chemicals
Social Movements Affecting Demand for BPA-based Products
Major Social Movements Organizations Focusing on Banning BPA
Landmark Events in the Evolution of the BPA Market
US State-wise Restrictions on BPA at a Glance
Strategic Corporate Development
Select Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 22: The US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23: The US Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24: The US 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Regulatory Overview
BPA Baby Bottles Banned
Government Limits Release of BPA into the Environment
B.Market Analytics
Table 25: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26: Canadian Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Regulatory Overview
Select Key Players
Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd.
Mitsubishi Chemical Corp.
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
B.Market Analytics
Table 28: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29: Japanese Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Regulatory Overview
BPA Manufacturers to Adopt Strategies to Stay Afloat in the Sluggish Market
B.Market Analytics
Table 31: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32: European Historic Review for Bisphenol A by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33: European 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35: European Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36: European 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4a. FRANCE
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Regulatory Overview
B.Market Analytics
Table 37: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38: French Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39: French 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4b. GERMANY
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Regulatory Overview
Strategic Corporate Development
Bayer Ag - A Major Player
B.Market Analytics
Table 40: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 41: German Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42: German 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4c. ITALY
Market Analysis
Table 43: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44: Italian Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM
Market Analysis
Table 46: The UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47: The UK Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48: The UK 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4e. SPAIN
Market Analysis
Table 49: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50: Spanish Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4f. RUSSIA
A.Market Analysis
OJSC Kazanorgsintez - A Key Player
B.Market Analytics
Table 52: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 53: Russian Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 54: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4g. REST OF EUROPE
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Regulatory Overview in Select Markets
B.Market Analytics
Table 55: Rest of European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 56: Rest of European Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 57: Rest of European 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Asia-Pacific BPA Market Witnesses Unstable Demand/Supply Scenario
B.Market Analytics
Table 58: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by Geographic Region - China, South Korea, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 59: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Bisphenol A by Geographic Region - China, South Korea, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 60: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for China, South Korea, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 61: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 62: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5a. CHINA
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Market Overview
Regulatory Overview
Major Trends
China Begins Transition from BPA Importer to BPA-Surplus Market
Table 64: Chinese 4,4-Isopropylidenediphenol (Bisphenol A) & Salts Market (2009-2012): Imports & Exports Volume in Thousand Kilograms (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 65: Chinese 4,4-Isopropylidenediphenol (Bisphenol A) & Salts Market (2009-2012): Imports & Exports Value in US$ Thousand (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Trade Scenario to Change Significantly
Chinese Market Continues to Rely on Imports to Meet Phenol Demand
Table 66: Chinese Phenol Imports by Country of Origin (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Import Volumes for Thailand, Japan, US, Taiwan, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 67: Chinese Phenol Consumption by End-use Segments (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volumes by Phenolic Resins, Bisphenol A, Salicylic Acid, Alkyl Phenol, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
China Plays Lead Role in Global Epoxy Resin Industry
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Major Players
Blue Star New Chemical Materials Co. Ltd
Kingboard Chemical Holdings Ltd
Nantong Xingchen Synthetic Material Co. Ltd
B.Market Analytics
Table 68: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 69: Chinese Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 70: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5b. SOUTH KOREA
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Select Major Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 71: South Korean Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 72: South Korean Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 73: South Korean 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Regulatory Overview of Select Markets
Indian BPA Demand to Surge
Strategic Corporate Development
Select Key Players
Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
Nan Ya Plastics Corporation (Taiwan)
PTT Phenol Company Limited (Thailand)
B.Market Analytics
Table 74: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments
Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 75: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 76: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. LATIN AMERICA
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Regulatory Overview
B.Market Analytics
Table 77: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 78: Latin American Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 79: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REST OF WORLD
A.Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Regulatory Overview in Select Markets
Select Key Players
Khuzestan Petrochemical Co (Iran)
SABIC (Saudi Arabia)
B.Market Analytics
Table 80: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 81: Rest of World Historic Review for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 82: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Bisphenol A by End-Use Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Polycarbonate Resins, Epoxy Resins, and Other Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Total Companies Profiled: 33 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 38)
The United States (9)
Japan (7)
Europe (6)
- Germany (4)
- Rest of Europe (2)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (14)
Middle East (2)

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