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Ethylene Market - Insights, Opportunity Analysis, and Industry Forecast till 2025, by By Feedstock, Derivative, and Geography

Ethylene Market - Insights, Opportunity Analysis, and Industry Forecast till 2025, by By Feedstock, Derivative, and Geography

Report Description
Ethylene is the raw material derived from various hydrocarbons, which are largely used in the manufacturing of polymers such as fibers, polymer plastics and other organic chemicals. These products are widely used in construction, transportation, packaging, and many industrial and consumer markets, includes electrical/electronic, textiles, coatings & adhesives, and consumer chemicals.
Ethylene is derived from various feedstocks, among which naphtha and ethane are the dominant feedstocks used to produce ethylene globally. In 2016, these two feedstocks have together accounted for 84% of total ethylene production. The other feedstocks, namely, butane, propane, coal, methanol to olefins (MTO), and gas oil are also paving their way in the ethylene production. The production cost of ethylene varies a lot depending upon the feedstock prices. Currently, ethane is considered as the lot cheaper, effective and dominant feedstock for the production of ethylene in North America, and Middle East regions. North America, being the largest producer of natural gas in the world due to its vast shale gas reserves is producing ethylene in much lower cost among other regions. Also, Saudi Arabia is also using ethane as the feedstock in some plants and is able to produce ethylene in just approximately US$ 50 per metric ton. Furthermore, naphtha is the dominant feedstock used for the production of ethylene in Asia-Pacific and Western Europe regions. The production cost of ethylene with naphtha as a feedstock is much higher than other feedstocks. Due to which, China, one of the dominant ethylene producers in the world, has started producing ethylene by using coal in some of its ethylene plants. Moreover, the other feedstocks such as propane, and butane are also been used for the production of ethylene in USA, China, Japan, South Korea, India, and Middle East. Middle East and North America are dominant regions in using butane and propane as the feedstock for production.
Ethylene is the raw material which is used in the manufacture of various derivatives such as polyethylene, ethylene oxide, ethylene dichloride and other derivatives, namely, ethyl benzene, vinyl acetate, alpha olefins, etc. Polyethylene is estimated to be the largest derivative segment and has accounted for over 60% in the global ethylene market. Polyethylene is used in the manufacturing of various key derivatives, namely, high density polyethylene (HDPE), low density polyethylene (LDPE), linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE), crosslinked polyethylene (PEX), and many more. LDPE and LLDPE are mainly used into various film applications includes food packaging, non-food packaging, shrink films, elastic films, and other uses. HDPE is highly used in blow molding and injection molding applications, namely, drums, containers, household goods, pallets and caps. HDPE is also used in extruded pipes for transporting gas, water and irrigation, as films in carrier bags, refuse sacks and industrial liner.
Market Dynamics
The capacity additions in the Asia-Pacific, North America, and Middle East regions is leading to the significant growth in the global ethylene market in terms of volume. During 2014 – 2020, North America Ethylene capacity will increase up to 45 million metric tons due to its low cost ethane feedstock. In India, Reliance Industries is slated for major capacity expansion in Jamnagar 3 project leading to increase in their ethylene capacity to 3.2 MMT from 1.9 MMT. The ethylene capacity in India for fiscal year 2016-17 is projected at 4.8 MMT which includes Reliance J3 expansion as well as ONGC Petro additions Limited (OPAL) having commissioned its mega petrochemical complex at Dahej. The total ethylene capacity in India is projected to be 7.2 MMT during 2017-18
Asia Pacific is expected to dominate the market in 2016 and the trend is expected to remain the same during 2017-2025. The increasing demand of ethylene derivatives in various end-use industries such as packaging, automobile, and construction industry, and continuous capacity addition of ethanol in China and India over following years are the major driving force to position Asia-Pacific as the largest and fastest-growing region in the global ethylene market. Moreover, North America is expected to experience a second highest CAGR of 5.6% in terms of volume, during the forecast period. This is due to the shale gas boom in the country is leading to the huge growth in the natural gas production which in turn is allowing North America for the huge capacity addition in the following years.

Market Taxonomy
This report segments the global ethylene market on the basis of feedstocks and derivative. On the basis of feedstock, the market is segmented as naphtha, ethane, butane, propane, coal, and others (gas oil, MTO). On the basis of derivative, the global ethylene market is segmented as polyethylene, ethylene oxide, ethylene dichloride, and others. Moreover, polyethylene is the largest derivative segment, accounting for over 60% share of the global ethylene market in 2016, while, ethylene oxide is projected to be the fastest growing derivative segment and expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.7% in terms of volume during the forecasted period.
Key features of the study:

  • This report provides in-depth analysis of the global methanol market and provides market size (US$ Million), Metric Tons (MT) and Cumulative Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) (%) for the forecast period (2017 – 2022), considering 2016 as the base year
  • It elucidates potential revenue opportunity across different segments and explains attractive investment proposition matrix for this market
  • This study also provides valuable insights about market drivers, restraints, opportunities, new product launches or approval, regional outlook, and competitive strategy adopted by the leading players
  • It profiles leading players in the global ethylene market based on the following parameters – company overview, financial performance, product portfolio, geographical presence, distribution strategies, key developments, and strategies and future plans
  • Key companies covered as a part of this study include Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), Exxon Mobil Corporation, The Dow Chemical Company, Royal Dutch Shell plc, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec Corporation), Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC, Total S.A., LyondellBasell Industries, National Petrochemical Company (NPC), and INEOS Group AG, and others.
  • Insights from this report would allow marketers and the management authorities of the companies to make informed decisions with respect to their future product launch, technology upgrade, market expansion, and marketing tactics
  • The global ethylene market report caters to various stakeholders in this industry, including investors, raw material manufacturer, end-users, distributors, new entrants, and financial analysts
  • Stakeholders would greatly benefit in decision making through the various strategy matrices used in analyzing the ethylene market
Detailed Segmentation:
  • Global Ethylene Market, By Feedstock:
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • Global Ethylene Market, By Derivative:
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • Global Ethylene Market, By Geography:
  • North America
  • U.S.
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • Canada
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • Europe
  • UK
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • Germany
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • Italy
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • France
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • Russia
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • Rest of Europe
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • Asia-Pacific
  • China
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • India
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • Japan
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • ASEAN
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • Australia
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • South Korea
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • Latin America
  • Brazil
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • Mexico
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • Rest of Latin America
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • Middle East
  • GCC
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • Israel
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • Africa
  • North Africa
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • Central Africa
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • South Africa
  • By Feedstock
  • Naphtha
  • Ethane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Coal
  • Others
  • By Derivative
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
  • Company Profiles
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation *
  • Company Overview
  • Product Portfolio
  • Financial Performance
  • Key Strategies
  • Recent Developments
  • Future Plans
  • Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC)
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Royal Dutch Shell plc
  • China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec Corporation)
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC
  • Total S.A.
  • LyondellBasell Industries
  • National Petrochemical Company (NPC)
  • INEOS Group AG3H Vinacom Co., Ltd
  • “*” marked represents similar segmentation in other categories in the respective section.
    Note- We will profile top 10 companies’ profiles. Also, we will provide the exhaustive list of domestic players for every region.


    1. Research Objective and assumption
    Research Objectives
    Assumptions
    Abbreviations
    2. Market Purview
    Report Description
    Market Definition and Scope
    Executive Summary
    Market Snippet By Feedstock
    Market Snippet By Derivative
    Market Snippet By Region
    Coherent Opportunity Map (COM)
    3. Market Dynamics, Regulations, and Trends Analysis
    Market Dynamics
    Drivers
    Supply Side Drivers
    Demand Side Drivers
    Economic Drivers
    Restraints
    Market Opportunities
    Regulatory Scenario
    Industry Trend
    Merger and Acquisitions
    New Product Approvals/Launch
    Promotion and Marketing Initiatives
    Cost Tier Down Analysis
    Feedstock Pricing Analysis, By Region
    North America
    Naphtha
    Ethane
    Butane
    Propane
    MTO
    Europe
    Naphtha
    Ethane
    Butane
    Propane
    Coal
    MTO
    Asia-Pacific
    Naphtha
    Ethane
    Butane
    Propane
    Coal
    MTO
    Middle East
    Naphtha
    Ethane
    Butane
    Propane
    Coal
    MTO
    Africa
    Naphtha
    Ethane
    Butane
    Propane
    Coal
    MTO
    Feedstock Production Cost Analysis, By region
    North America
    Naphtha
    Ethane
    Butane
    Propane
    MTO
    Europe
    Naphtha
    Ethane
    Butane
    Propane
    Coal
    MTO
    Asia-Pacific
    Naphtha
    Ethane
    Butane
    Propane
    Coal
    MTO
    Middle East
    Naphtha
    Ethane
    Butane
    Propane
    Coal
    MTO
    Africa
    Naphtha
    Ethane
    Butane
    Propane
    Coal
    MTO
    4. Global Ethylene Market, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Introduction
    Market Share Analysis, 2015 and 2025 (%)
    Y-O-Y Growth Analysis, 2015 - 2025
    Segment Trends
    Naphtha
    Introduction
    Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Ethane
    Introduction
    Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Propane
    Introduction
    Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Butane
    Introduction
    Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Coal
    Introduction
    Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Others
    Introduction
    Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    5. Global Ethylene Market, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Introduction
    Market Share Analysis, 2015 and 2025 (%)
    Y-O-Y Growth Analysis, 2015 - 2025
    Segment Trends
    Polyethylene
    Introduction
    Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Ethylene Oxide
    Introduction
    Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Ethylene Dichloride
    Introduction
    Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Others
    Introduction
    Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2015 - 2025, (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    6. Global Ethylene Market, By Regions, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Introduction
    Market Share Analysis, By Region, 2015 and 2025 (%)
    Y-O-Y Growth Analysis, For Regions, 2015 - 2025
    North America
    Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2015 and 2025 (%)
    Y-O-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2015 - 2025
    U.S.
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Canada
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Europe
    Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2015 and 2025 (%)
    Y-O-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2015 - 2025
    U.K.
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Germany
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Italy
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    France
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Spain
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Russia
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Rest of Europe
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Asia Pacific
    Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2015 and 2025 (%)
    Y-O-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2015 - 2025
    China
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    India
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Japan
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    ASEAN
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Taiwan
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    South Korea
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Rest of Asia Pacific
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Latin America
    Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2015 and 2025 (%)
    Y-O-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2015 - 2025
    Brazil
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Mexico
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Rest of Latin America
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Middle East
    Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2015 and 2025 (%)
    Y-O-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2015 - 2025
    GCC Countries
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Rest of Middle East
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Africa
    Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2015 and 2025 (%)
    Y-O-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2015 - 2025
    Northern Africa
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Central Africa
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    South Africa
    Country Trends
    Market Size and Forecast, By Feedstock, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    Market Size and Forecast, By Derivative, 2015 - 2025 (USD Million and Million Metric Tons)
    7. Competitive Landscape
    Heat Map Analysis
    Market Share Analysis
    Company Profiles
    Exxon Mobil Corporation *
    Company Overview
    Resins Portfolio
    Financial Performance
    Key Strategies
    Recent Developments
    Future Plans
    Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC)
    The Dow Chemical Company
    Royal Dutch Shell plc
    China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec Corporation)
    Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC
    Total S.A.
    LyondellBasell Industries
    National Petrochemical Company (NPC)
    INEOS Group AG3H Vinacom Co., Ltd
    8. Section
    References
    Research Methodology
    About us and Sales Contact
    “*” marked represents similar segmentation in other categories in the respective section.
    Note- We will profile top 10 companies’ profiles. Also, we will provide the exhaustive list of domestic players for every region.
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