This report forecasts world plastic pipe demand by resin and major world region in meters and metric tons to 2017. Total demand is segmented by resin in terms of polyvinyl chloride (PVC), high density polyethylene (HDPE), and other resins. Major world regions include North America, Western Europe, Asia/Pacific, and all other regions in aggregate. Demand by resin is also forecast for each major world region.
To illustrate historical trends world, product, and regional demand are provided for 2007 and 2012. World demand is further segmented by market for 2012 and measured in meters in terms of residential construction, nonresidential construction, nonbuilding construction, and other markets. Finally, world production is segmented by major world region in metric tons and provided for 2007, 2012, and 2017.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading suppliers competing to serve global demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 27-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.