France Petrochemicals Report Q4 2017

France Petrochemicals Report Q4 2017

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Manufacturing export growth is stimulating the French petrochemicals industry with indicators pointing to strengthening growth in polymer and chemicals consumption. French car manufacturers, which are a major consumer of petrochemicals including high value added products, are well-placed to perform well with surging vehicle exports to Southern Europe. The victory of Emmanuel Macron in both presidential and legislative elections paves the way for free market reforms, aimed at boosting corporate profitability and flexibility, which should help address France's ailing competitiveness that had held back the performance of the refining and petrochemicals sector.

In H117, production indices showed that rubber output declined 3.0% y-o-y while plastic continued its strong growth trajectory with output up 3.0% y-o-y. The trend followed that seen in 2016 when rubber fell 0.6% and plastic grew 4.7%.


BMI Industry View
SWOT
Industry Forecast
Table: France - Chemicals And Petrochemicals Sector (2014-2021)
Macroeconomic Forecast
Economic Analysis
Industry Risk/Reward Index
Europe Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index
Table: European Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index (scores out of 100)
France Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index
Market Overview
Table: French Chemical Industry Trade Value (EURbn)
Table: France Cracker Capacity
Industry Trends And Developments
Downstream
Petrochemicals
Fertiliser
Company Profile
Arkema
Total
Table: Total Financial Results (USDbn)
Regional Overview
Europe Overview
Global Industry Overview
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (France 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (France 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (France 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (France 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (France 1990-2025)
Glossary
Table: Glossary Of Petrochemicals Terms
Methodology
Industry Forecast Methodology
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
Table: Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Indicators

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