Global Polycarbonate Market Growing at a CAGR of 6.1% from 2013 to 2019

Global polycarbonate market was valued at USD 12.15 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 18.39 billion by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 6.1% from 2013 to 2019.


Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/22/2014 -- Polycarbonate, a thermoplastic polymer, is produced from rigid monomers. BPA (Bisphenol A) and phosgene are among the major raw materials employed in the production of polycarbonate. High tensile strength and superior thermal stability as compared to other engineering plastics such as acrylic are some of the foremost USPs (Unique Selling Propositions) of polycarbonate.

This report comprises in-depth analysis and forecast of the polycarbonate market on a global as well as regional level. The report includes forecast for the period from 2013 to 2019 in terms of volume (kilo tons) and revenue (USD million) for the regional and global markets. The study also analyzes various driving and restraining factors leading to the growth of the polycarbonate industry. A detailed analysis of the impact of these drivers and restraints on the growth of the market during the forecast period has been included. Furthermore, the report also analyzes opportunities available for the escalating demand of the market over the forecast period at a global as well as regional level.

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This report includes value chain analysis to understand the industry thoroughly. The value chain analysis comprises a detailed evaluation of the roles of various entities involved in the polycarbonate industry, from raw material supplier to the end-user. The Porter’s Five Forces model has been used to determine the degree of competition in the industry during the forecast period. Company market share analysis has been included for better understanding of the competitive landscape of the market through its key players.

Furthermore, a market attractiveness analysis has been done to analyze the application segments that are expected to be lucrative during the forecast period on the basis of their market size and growth rate.

The polycarbonate market has been segmented based on its end-user applications, which include automotive, electronics, construction, optical media and packaging. Detailed analysis for all segments in the regional and global markets, and forecast based on current and future trends of the industry in terms of volume (kilo tons) and revenue (USD million) have been included in the report. The regional markets for polycarbonate have been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW). The demand for polycarbonate has been analyzed and forecast for a period of six years.

The report also covers profiles of leading companies in the polycarbonate industry.

Companies profiled in the report include Bayer MaterialScience, Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics, Styron and Teijin. Various attributes of these companies such as company overview, SWOT analysis, business strategies, and recent developments form the core of the company profiles section.

This report segments the global polycarbonate market as follows:

Polycarbonate Market: Application Analysis
Optical media
Others (Including medical implants, tableware, etc.)
Polycarbonate Market: Regional Analysis
North America
Asia Pacific
Rest of the World

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