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Germany Petrochemicals Report Q4 2017

Germany Petrochemicals Report Q4 2017

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Germany's competitiveness will be challenged by worsening economic conditions in external markets,particularly in light of the impact of Brexit. Even before the British vote to leave the EU knocked marketconfidence, polymer and petrochemicals production had come under considerable pressure. At the sametime, rising crude oil prices have been raising the cost of naphtha feedstock and producers will need to focuson reducing operational costs. Germany will need to capitalise on its core strengths in value-addedproduction and diversifying portfolios, which will rely on continued investment in research anddevelopment.

The German petrochemicals industry witnessed a recovery in profit margins amid growing output and salesas demand picked up in both external and domestic markets. However, risks continue to be posed by theimpact of Brexit on the EU economy as well as the collapse in the EU-US trade deal, which Germanmanufacturers had hoped would diversify markets.

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Industry Forecast
Table: Germany Petrochemicals Sector - Historical Data & Forecasts
Macroeconomic Forecasts
Economic Analysis
Industry Risk/Reward Index
Europe Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index
Table: European Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index (scores out of 100)
Germany Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index
Market Overview
Industry Trends And Developments
Company Profile
BASF Aktiengesellschaft (BASF)
Table: BASF Annual Results (EURmn)
BP Refining And Petrochemicals GmbH
Regional Overview
Europe Overview
Global Industry Overview
Demographic Forecast
Demographic Outlook
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Germany 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Germany 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Germany 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Germany 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Germany 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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