Asia-Pacific Market for Catalysts in Petroleum Refining, Chemicals and Polymer Synthesis Segmented By Material Type, Application and Geography 2017 - 2022

  • ID: 4390188
  • Report
  • Region: Asia Pacific
  • 133 pages
  • Mordor Intelligence
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Asia-Pacific is the largest regional market for catalysts accounting for a 35 % market share in 2015, owing to the fact that the region has 30% of the worlds petroleum refining capacity and polymer. Polymer synthesis catalysts, accounting for 27% of the market, are expected to grow at a slightly higher rate. Increasing demand for polymers and automobiles and also the imposition of regulations for the development of better standard products is expected to enhance the worldwide demand during the forecast period.

The principal market driver for catalyst industry in Asia-Pacific is the growing per capita income reflected by a higher GDP growth leading to a higher consumption of petroleum products including motor vehicles, polymers and chemicals. Increasing refinery market output in the region and the shift of catalyst manufacturing base to Asia-Pacific from North America and Europe is expected to increase the petroleum refining catalyst demand as well as decrease imports. Hydroprocessing catalyst market to process sour (high sulphur) crude is boosted by the presence of more stringent vehicle emission standards which require low sulfur fuel. China and India are expected to drive rapid growth, offsetting slower growth in Japan.

Market Dynamics of the Asia-Pacific Market for Catalysts in Petroleum Refining, Chemicals and Polymer Synthesis:


The high manufacturing costs and the depleting natural resources are the restraints to this market. Other factors like the fluctuating precious metal prices and the weakening economy in many countries also weaken the market growth.

The Asia-Pacific market for catalysts in petroleum refining, chemicals and polymer synthesis is segmented by chemical metals (metals and organometallic catalysts, aluminosilicates, chemical compounds and other catalysts), by application (petroleum refining catalysts, chemical synthesis catalysts and polymerization catalyst) and by geography (India, China, Japan and other countries).

Key Deliverables:

Analysis of the Asia-Pacific market for catalysts in petroleum refining, chemicals and polymer synthesis, with region specific assessments and competition analysis on a regional scale.
Market definition along with the identification of key drivers and restraints.
Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenario, rising prospective opportunities, and identification of key companies that can influence this market on a regional scale.
Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their market share.
Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the Asia-Pacific market for catalysts in petroleum refining, chemicals and polymer synthesis on a regional scale.
A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information.
A wide-ranging knowledge and insights about the major players in this industry and the key strategies adopted by them to sustain and grow in the studied market.
Insights on the major countries/regions where this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped.
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1. Introduction
1.1 Description
1.2 Research Methodology
1.3 Report Outline
2. Executive Summary
3. Market Overview
3.1 Current Market Scenario
3.2 Factors Driving the Petrochemical Catalysts Market
3.3 Factors Restraining the Petrochemical Catalysts Market
3.4 Opportunities for the Petrochemical Catalysts Market
3.5 Porters Five Forces
3.5.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.5.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
3.5.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.5.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
3.5.5 Degree of Competition
3.6 Industry Value Chain Analysis
4. Market Segmentation
4.1 By Chemical Material
4.1.1 Metals and Organometallic Catalysts (Market size, Forecast and CAGR) Inexpensive Metals Precious Metals Metallic Compounds
4.1.2 Aluminosilicates (Market size, Forecast and CAGR) Zeolites Molecular Sieves
4.1.3 Chemical Compounds (Market size, Forecast and CAGR) Peroxides Acids Amines Other Chemicals
4.1.4 Other Catalysts (Market size, Forecast and CAGR)
4.2 By Application
4.2.1 Petroleum Refining Catalysts (Market size, Forecast and CAGR) Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) Hydrocracking Hydrotreating Alkylation Reforming Isomerization Gas Processing
4.2.2 Chemical Synthesis Catalysts (Market size, Forecast and CAGR) Organic Synthesis Oxidation Hydrogenation Dehydrogenation Synthesis Gas and Syngas Processes
4.2.3 Polymerization Catalysts (Market size, Forecast and CAGR) Polyolefins Condensation Polymers Thermosetting Polymers Additional Polymers
5. Global Petrochemical Catalysts Market Analysis, by Geography
5.1 North America (Market size, Forecast and CAGR)
5.1.1 Overview
5.1.2 Market Opportunities
5.1.3 Major Countries USA Canada Mexico
5.1.4 Policies and Regulations
5.2 Europe (Market size, Forecast and CAGR)
5.2.1 Overview
5.2.2 Market Opportunities
5.2.3 Major Countries Germany Russia France UK Italy Rest of Europe
5.2.4 Policies and Regulations
5.3 Asia Pacific (Market size, Forecast and CAGR)
5.3.1 Overview
5.3.2 Market Opportunities
5.3.3 Major Countries China India Japan Australia South Korea Rest of Asia Pacific
5.3.4 Policies and Regulations
5.4 Rest of the World (Market size, Forecast and CAGR)
6. Global Policies and Regulations
7. Competitor Analysis
7.1 Market Shares of Leading Global Players
7.2 Strategic Issues
7.3 Future Outlook
8. Company Profiles
8.1 Basf Corp.
8.2 The Dow Chemical Co.
8.3 Exxon Mobil Corporation
8.4 Chevron
8.5 Eastman Chemical Co.
8.6 Cb&I
8.7 Evonik Industries
8.8 Clariant International Ltd.
8.9 Eka Chemicals AB
8.10 Dupont
8.11 UOP LLC
8.12 Zeolyst International
8.13 Zeochem, Llc
8.14 Bayer Technology Services
8.15 Johnson Matthey, Inc.
8.16 Kbr, Inc.
8.17 Nova Chemicals Corp.
8.18 Ineos Technologies
8.19 Wako Chemicals USA, Inc.
8.20 W.R. Grace & Co.
8.21 Catalytic Distillation Technologies
(The List is not Exhaustive)
9. Appendix
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