This report forecasts US polypropylene (PP) resin demand in pounds to 2020. Total demand is segmented by market in terms of: packaging, consumer and institutional, transportation, furniture and furnishings, building and construction, and other markets.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand, production, and the various demand segments are provided in annual series from 2005 to 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, price trends, trade, technology, and processing methods. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each market segment over the forecast period.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing in the US market. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 27-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.