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Germany Petrochemicals Report Q4 2015

Germany Petrochemicals Report Q4 2015

Germany's overall chemical output grew sluggishly in H115 on the back of export growth and rising prices,but polymer and petrochemicals output was in decline. Going forward, the industry faces challenges to itscompetitiveness at a time of external market uncertainty.

Cost pressures have been alleviated by lower naphtha feedstock prices, but there is growing concern overthe impact of higher energy costs on enterprises that are. Central to these pressures is electricity tariffslinked to the development of renewable energy that penalise heavy energy users. With producers in NorthAmerica, the Middle East and Asia unencumbered by these pressures, German petrochemicals companiesare moving investment abroad. This will stymie attempts to diversify and add value to petrochemicalsoutput through smaller niche enterprises with high capital costs.


BMI Industry View
SWOT
Political
Economic
Operational Risk
Industry Forecast
Table: Germany Petrochemical Sector - Historical Data & Forecasts
Macroeconomic Forecasts
Economic Analysis
GDP By Expenditure
Risks To Outlook
Table: GDP By Expenditure (Germany 2012-2019)
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
Europe Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index
Russia and Ukraine Under Pressure
Table: European Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index (scores out of 100)
Germany Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index
Market Overview
Industry Trends And Developments
Trade Policy
Energy Reforms
Company Profile
BASF Aktiengesellschaft (BASF)
Table: BASF Annual Results (EURmn)
BP Refining And Petrochemicals GmbH
Table: BP Financial Results (USDmn)
Regional Overview
Energy Prices And Greek Crisis Will Determine Margins
Trouble In The East
Global Industry Overview
Could US Gas Run out?
Project Curtailments
Medium-term Outlook
Global - Crude Oil, Refined Fuels And Natural Gas Prices, 10-Year Forecasts
Table: Energy Price Forecasts (Global 2013-2018)
Table: Energy Price Forecasts (Global 2019-2024)
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)
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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