ASIA PACIFIC POLYURETHANE MARKET FORECAST 2018-2026

Asia-Pacific is the largest consumer of polyurethane materials. The regions automotive sector, which includes both private and public transportation, is its biggest end-user. The region also offers the advantage of low-production costs. It is estimated that by the end of the forecast years of 2018-2026, the Asia-Pacific polyurethane market will grow at a CAGR of 7.14%.

China, Japan, India and the rest of Apac are the geographies analyzed for this market. At present, China dominates this market in terms of revenue growth. Applications in the footwear industry, along with other areas like construction, automotive, plastic toys, utensils, and packaging have all contributed to this markets growth. However, fluctuations in crude oil prices and growing preference for bio-based PU are challenging the overall APAC polyurethane markets growth.

Major market players in this region are Mitsubishi Chemical Corp, Bayer Ag, Woodbridge Foam Corp, Basf Se, RTP Company, Eastman Chemical Co, The Dow Chemical Company, Recticel S.A, Covestro, Lubrizol Corp, Nippon Polyurethane Industry Corp Ltd and Mitsui Chemicals Inc.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS
  1. RESEARCH SCOPE
    1. STUDY GOALS
    2. SCOPE OF THE MARKET STUDY
    3. WHO WILL FIND THIS REPORT USEFUL?
    4. STUDY AND FORECASTING YEARS
  2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    1. SOURCES OF DATA
      1. SECONDARY DATA
      2. PRIMARY DATA
    2. TOP DOWN APPROACH
    3. BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
    4. DATA TRIANGULATION
  3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    1. MARKET SUMMARY
    2. KEY FINDINGS
      1. INCREASED INVESTMENTS IN R&D
      2. GROWING DEMAND FROM ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY
      3. FLEXIBLE FOAM TO HOLD MAJOR CHUNK OF THE MARKET
  4. MARKET DYNAMICS
    1. MARKET DEFINITION
    2. DRIVERS
      1. INCREASING PENETRATION IN AUTOMOBILES AND FURNITURE INDUSTRY
      2. MULTIPLE UTILITY DUE TO VERSATILE PROPERTIES
      3. INCREASING DEMAND FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY
      4. INNOVATIVE APPLICATIONS
      5. LIGHTWEIGHT
    3. RESTRAINTS
      1. DEGRADATION OF PU WASTE IS A MAJOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERN
    4. OPPORTUNITIES
      1. POLYURETHANE SCORES OVER METALS IN ALL ASPECTS
      2. SHARP CORRECTION IN THE CRUDE OIL AND PETROLEUM PRODUCT PRICES
    5. CHALLENGES
      1. INDUSTRY MOVING TOWARDS BIO-BASED PU
      2. FLUCTUATING CRUDE OIL PRICES
  5. MARKET BY END-USER
    1. FURNITURE AND BEDDING
    2. BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION
    3. AUTOMOBILES
    4. FOOTWEAR
    5. ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS
    6. OTHER MARKETS
  6. MARKET BY PRODUCT
    1. FLEXIBLE FOAM
    2. RIGID FOAM
    3. ELASTOMERS
    4. ADHESIVES AND SEALANTS
    5. COATINGS
    6. OTHER MATERIALS
  7. MARKET BY TYPE
    1. THERMOPLASTIC
    2. THERMOSETTING
  8. KEY ANALYTICS
    1. PORTERS 5 FORCE ANALYSIS
      1. THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS
      2. THREAT OF SUBSTITUTE PRODUCTS
      3. BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
      4. BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
      5. INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY
    2. VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
      1. RAW MATERIAL SUPPLIERS
      2. MANUFACTURERS
      3. CONVERTERS
      4. DISTRIBUTORS
      5. RETAILERS
      6. END-USERS
    3. REGULATORY FRAMEWORK
    4. VENDOR LANDSCAPE
    5. OPPORTUNITY MATRIX
  9. GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS
    1. CHINA
    2. JAPAN
    3. INDIA
    4. REST OF APAC
  10. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    1. COMPANY PROFILE
      1. BAYER AG
      2. BASF SE
      3. COVESTRO
      4. DIC CORP
      5. EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO
      6. HUNTSMAN CORP
      7. LUBRIZOL CORP
      8. MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORP
      9. MITSUI CHEMICALS INC
      10. NIPPON POLYURETHANE INDUSTRY CORP LTD
      11. RAMPF HOLDING GMBH & CO KG
      12. RECTICEL S.A.
      13. RTP COMPANY
      14. THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY
      15. WOODBRIDGE FOAM CORP
LIST OF TABLES

TABLE 1 ASIA PACIFIC POLYURETHANE MARKET BY COUNTRY 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

TABLE 2 INNOVATIONS IN POLYURETHANE

TABLE 3 ASIA PACIFIC POLYURETHANE MARKET BY END-USER 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

TABLE 4 ASIA PACIFIC POLYURETHANE MARKET BY END-USER 2018-2026 (KILO TONS)

TABLE 5 COMPANIES POLYURETHANE FOAM-BASED INSULATION PRODUCTS

TABLE 6 BASFS NEW PU TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS FOR AUTOMOBILES

TABLE 7 BENEFITS OF POLYURETHANE AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS

TABLE 8 ASIA PACIFIC POLYURETHANE MARKET BY PRODUCT 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

TABLE 9 ASIA PACIFIC POLYURETHANE MARKET BY PRODUCT 2018-2026 (KILO TONS)

TABLE 10 CONSUMER AND COMMERCIAL PU PRODUCTS

TABLE 11 ADVANTAGES OF POLYURETHANE SEALANTS

TABLE 12 PRODUCT LABELING

TABLE 13 ASIA PACIFIC POLYURETHANE MARKET BY TYPE 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

TABLE 14 ASIA PACIFIC POLYURETHANE MARKET BY TYPE 2018-2026 (KILO TONS)

TABLE 15 ASIA PACIFIC POLYURETHANE MARKET BY COUNTRY 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

LIST OF FIGURES

FIGURE 1 ASIA PACIFIC POLYURETHANE MARKET BY END-USERS 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

FIGURE 2 ASIA PACIFIC FURNITURE AND BEDDING MARKET 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

FIGURE 3 ASIA PACIFIC BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION MARKET 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

FIGURE 4 ASIA PACIFIC AUTOMOBILES MARKET 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

FIGURE 5 ASIA PACIFIC FOOTWEAR MARKET 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

FIGURE 6 ASIA PACIFIC ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS MARKET 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

FIGURE 7 ASIA PACIFIC OTHERS MARKET 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

FIGURE 8 ASIA PACIFIC FLEXIBLE FOAM MARKET 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

FIGURE 9 ASIA PACIFIC RIGID FOAM MARKET 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

FIGURE 10 ASIA PACIFIC ELASTOMERS MARKET 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

FIGURE 11 ASIA PACIFIC ADHESIVES AND SEALANTS MARKET 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

FIGURE 12 ASIA PACIFIC COATINGS MARKET 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

FIGURE 13 ASIA PACIFIC OTHERS MARKET 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

FIGURE 14 ASIA PACIFIC THERMOPLASTIC MARKET 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

FIGURE 15 ASIA PACIFIC THERMOSETTING MARKET 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

FIGURE 16 CHINA POLYURETHANE MARKET 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

FIGURE 17 JAPAN POLYURETHANE MARKET 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

FIGURE 18 INDIA POLYURETHANE MARKET 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

FIGURE 19 REST OF APAC POLYURETHANE MARKET 2018-2026 ($ MILLION)

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