Australia Petrochemicals Report 2016

Australia Petrochemicals Report 2016

The Australian petrochemicals industry is on the brink, faced with potential feedstock supply problems, alack of competitiveness and a saturated market. The closure of the country's automotive industry in 2017will further dampen the sector's hopes of growth.

Polymer output declined 1.3% y-o-y in the first nine months of 2015 amid a worsening terms of trade andunwinding investment boom. The strengthening of the Australian dollar combined with falling Asianpolymer prices hit the competitiveness of the petrochemicals industry. Additionally, the industrial sector asa whole underperformed.

BMI Industry View
Operational Risk
Industry Forecast
Table: Australia's Petrochemicals Sector, 2011-2019 ('000tpa, unless otherwise stated)
Macroeconomic Forecasts
Economic Analysis
Table: Economic Activity (Australia 2010-2019)
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
Asia Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index
Table: Asia Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index Ranking
Australia Risk/Reward Ratings
Market Overview
Table: Australia Petrochemicals Facilities
Industry Trends And Developments
Petrochemicals Developments
Company Profile
Woodside Petroleum
Regional Overview
Asia Overview
Chinese Crackers Spark Concern as Crisis Blazes
A Rocky Surge in 2016
Global Industry Overview
Feedstock Differentials: Respite for Europe
2016 Feedstock Outlook
Could US Gas Run out?
Market Outlook: Chinese Downturn
Long-term Outlook
Europe - Brent On Board For A Bumpy Ride
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Australia 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Australia 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Australia 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Australia 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Australia 1990-2025)
Table: Glossary Of Petrochemicals Terms
Industry Forecast Methodology
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
Table: Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Indicators

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