Latin America Polyolefin Market Analysis: By Type (Polyethylene, Polypropylene); By Process (Blow Molding, Film & Sheet, Injection Molding); By Application (Films, Packaging, Consumer Products, Automobile, Textiles & Fittings) - Forecast (2015-2020)

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  • Report
  • Region: America, America (exc North), Latin America
  • 84 pages
  • IndustryARC
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Polyolefins are macromolecules formed by the polymerization of olefin monomer units. The IUPAC nomenclature term is poly(alkene). The most common polyolefins are polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE). These polymers are prevalent in a wide array of applications depending on the material characteristics of the polymer, most notably consumer plastic. This Latin American market report is classified on the basis of various parameters. This report contains market segments on the basis of type, process, application and geography.

The polyolefins market is classified on the basis of their type into:

The major factors driving the growth of Latin America Polyolefins is the increased consumption of plastics in construction, declining feedstock prices, strong demand from the APAC region.

The geographical analysis of the report is segmented by countries which include Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Peru, Chile and others. Brazil region had the highest volume sales in 2014 due to prevalence of the infrastructure development projects and increased packaging applications. The significant growth in infrastructure projects is set to propel the Mexican volume at a CAGR of 4.06% till 2020. The significant growth in recent years of the packaging industry, particularly in Brazil, will also positively affect the market. While, increased business and consumer spending will drive demand for consumer products in the Latin American region, automobiles will as well aid the market demand growth for polyolefins.

The key players in the Latin American polyolefins market include:
Braskem S.A.
Borealis AG
Petróleos Mexicanos S.A. De C.V.
The Dow Chemical Co.

The estimates and forecasts have been derived based on various inputs from primary and secondary sources. Secondary sources such as articles, whitepapers, journals and other has helped to deliver an extensive analysis in this report. Insights related to various regulatory frameworks and consumer studies have been collected from publications by government organizations and other agencies related to chemicals and their derivatives. To enhance the accuracy of the estimates, the data has been validated by conducting interviews with industry experts. This report on the Latin America polyolefins market identifies many such insights, market share analysis and M&A opportunities, besides providing a detailed analysis of the key players, distributors and growth rate of the market.
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1. Latin America - Regional Snapshot
1.1. Overview
1.2. Latin America: Opportunities
2. Latin America Polyolefin Industry Scenario
2.1. Polyolefin Demand - Comparative Analysis
2.2. Polyolefin Production - Comparative Analysis
2.3. Polyolefin By Type Demand Scenario
3. Latin America Polyolefin Market, By Type
3.1. Polyethylene
3.1.1. LLDPE
3.1.2. LDPE
3.1.3. HDPE
3.2. Polypropylene
4. Latin America Polyolefin Market, By Process
4.1. Blow Molding
4.2. Film & Sheet
4.3. Injection Molding
4.4. Pipe & Extrusion
4.5. Rotomolding
4.6. Extrusion Coating
4.7. Wire & Cable
4.8. Raffia
4.9. Fibre
4.10. Others
5. Latin America Polyolefin Market, By Application
5.1. Films
5.2. Packaging
5.3. Consumer Products
5.4. Automobile
5.5. Textiles & Fittings
5.6. Others
6. Latin America Polyolefin Market - By Country
6.1. Brazil
6.2. Mexico
6.3. Colombia
6.4. Argentina
6.5. Peru
6.6. Chile
6.7. Others
7. Latin America Polyolefin Market - Production Scenario
7.1. Polyolefin Production, By Type
7.2. Polyolefin Production, By Plants
7.3. Polyolefin Production, By Region & Products
7.4. Regional Production Analysis & Opportunities
8. Latin America Polyolefin Market, Trade Scenario
8.1. Polyolefin Exports vs. Imports
8.2. Polyolefin Supplier Analysis, By Region
8.3. Polyolefin Import vs. Export, By Country
9. Latin America Polyolefin Market - Pricing Analysis
9.1. Key Impact Factors
9.2. Polyolefin Import vs. Export Price Forecast
9.3. Polyolefin Import Price Forecast, By Type
9.4. Polyolefin Export Price Forecast, By Type
9.5. Polyolefin Import Tariffs, Latin America
10. Latin America Polyolefin Market, Supply Chain Analysis
11. Company Profiles
11.1. Braskem S.A.
11.1.1. Overview
11.1.2. Financials
11.1.3. Revenue, By Segment
11.1.4. Operational Highlights
11.1.5. SWOT Analysis
11.2.1. Overview
11.2.2. Financials
11.2.3. Revenue, By Segment
11.2.4. Revenue, By Geography
11.3. Petróleos Mexicanos S.A. De C.V.
11.3.1. Overview
11.3.2. Financials
11.3.3. Revenue, By Segment
11.3.4. SWOT Analysis
11.4. The Dow Chemical Co.
11.4.1. Overview
11.4.2. Financials
11.4.3. Revenue, By Segment
11.4.4. Revenue, By Geography
11.4.5. Strategic Analysis

"*Financials would be provided on a best efforts basis for private companies"
12. Appendix
13. Abbreviations
14. Research Methodology
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