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Saudi Arabia Petrochemicals Report Q1 2016

Saudi Arabia Petrochemicals Report Q1 2016

BMI View: The opening of the mixed-feed Sadara petrochemicals complex should help boost SaudiArabia's external competitiveness, helping to leverage low oil prices to its favour with greater use ofnaphtha feedstock. However, a challenging Asian market environment means margins will continue to comeunder pressure due to softening product prices.

Growth in Saudi Arabia's petrochemicals capacity will come at a time when China - Saudi Arabia's keyexport market - is ramping up its capacities, including a total of 3mn tonnes per annum (tpa) of ethylene,while the country is seeing slower consumption growth. Added to the supply situation is the potential forIranian output to enter the market as sanctions are eased.


BMI Industry View
SWOT
Political
Economic
Operational Risk
Industry Forecast
Table: Saudi Arabia Petrochemicals Capacity, 2012-2020
Domestic Market
Table: Saudi Arabia: Petrochemicals Projects
Macroeconomic Forecast
Industry Risk/Reward Index
MEA Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index
Table: MEA Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index - Q1 2016
Saudi Arabia Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index
Market Overview
Table: Saudi Arabia - Cracker Capacity '000tpa
Industry Trends And Developments
Developments
Fertiliser
Upstream Resources
Company Profile
Sabic
Sipchem
Chevron Phillips
ExxonMobil
Royal Dutch Shell
Regional Overview
Middle East And Africa Overview
Market Diversification Crucial To Growth
Tightening Ethane Supplies
Diversification Is The Long-Term Focus
Africa Falls Behind
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
Demographic Outlook
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Saudi Arabia 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Saudi Arabia 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Saudi Arabia 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Saudi Arabia 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Saudi Arabia 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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