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Growth Opportunities within Selected Chemicals Market in Nigeria and Kenya

Growth Opportunities within Selected Chemicals Market in Nigeria and Kenya

The drive for infrastructure development and market self-sufficiency is common to both Nigeria and Kenya, as is the desire to export excess products to neighbouring countries. This study provides an overview of the cement, fertiliser, and plastic packaging markets in Nigeria and Kenya and highlights key growth opportunities in each market. Content includes an overview of the African growth path to 2020 and context for the Nigerian and Kenyan analysis; a comparison of factors that impact growth opportunities in these two countries; major drivers and restraints impacting growth opportunities for each country; and market metrics for the 3 segments per country.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
  • Study Scope and Introduction
    • Scope of the Study
    • Factors Impacting Growth Opportunities
    • Research Definitions
    • Abbreviations and Acronyms
  • The African Growth Path-Nigeria and Kenya
    • Forecast GDP CAGRs for African Countries (2015-2020)
      • Table Growth Opportunities: Forecast GDP CAGRs, Africa, 2015-2020
    • Nigeria Outperforms Kenya in Growth
      • Table GDP (PPP) per Capita, Nigeria and Kenya, 2015-2020
    • Nigeria versus Kenya-Political Indicators
    • Nigeria versus Kenya-Economic Indicators
    • Nigeria versus Kenya-Market Access Indicators
    • Nigeria versus Kenya-Social Indicators
    • Nigeria versus Kenya-Discussion
  • Drivers and Restraints Impacting Growth in Nigeria
    • Market Drivers (Relevant to Chemicals, Materials, and Food)
    • Market Drivers-More Diversified Manufacturing Sector
      • Table Growth Opportunities: Contribution of Activity Sector to Rebased GDP*, Nigeria, 2010 and 2015
      • Table Growth Opportunities: Absolute Manufacturing Activity Values, Nigeria, 2010 and 2015
      • Table Growth Opportunities: Percentage Share of Manufacturing Activity, Nigeria, 2010 and 2015
      • Table Growth Opportunities: Contribution to the Manufacturing Sector, Nigeria, 2010 and 2015
      • Table Growth Opportunities: Impact of Oil Prices on the Growth in the Manufacturing Sector, Nigeria, 2014 and 2015
    • Market Drivers-Growth in the Construction Sector
    • Market Drivers-Credit Facilities for Non-oil Exports
    • Market Restraints (Relevant to Chemicals, Materials, and Food)
    • Market Restraints-Low Oil Prices
    • Market Restraints-Inadequate Infrastructure
    • Market Restraints-Impaired Security and Corruption
  • Growth Opportunities-Nigeria
    • Nigerian Growth Opportunities-Selected Sub-sectors
    • Nigerian Cement Market Overview
    • Nigerian Cement Market Drivers
    • Nigerian Cement Market Drivers Explained
    • Nigerian Cement Market Restraints
    • Nigerian Cement Market Restraints Explained
    • Nigerian Cement Market Growth Opportunities
    • Nigerian Fertiliser Market Overview*
      • Table Growth Opportunities: Consumption by Fertilizer Types, Nigeria, 2014
      • Table Growth Opportunities: Local Fertiliser Consumption, Nigeria, 2014
    • Nigerian Fertiliser Market Drivers
    • Nigerian Fertiliser Market Drivers Explained
    • Nigerian Fertiliser Market Restraints
    • Nigerian Fertiliser Market Restraints Explained
    • Nigerian Fertiliser Market Growth Opportunities
    • Nigerian Plastic Packaging Market Overview
      • Table Growth Opportunities: Major Plastic Packaging Material Types, Nigeria, 2015 and 2020
    • Nigerian Plastic Packaging Market Drivers
    • Nigerian Plastic Packaging Market Drivers Explained
    • Nigerian Plastic Packaging Market Restraints
    • Nigerian Plastic Packaging Market Restraints Explained
    • Nigerian Plastic Packaging Market Growth Opportunities
  • Drivers and Restraints Impacting Growth in Kenya
    • Market Drivers (Relevant to Chemicals, Materials, and Food)
    • Market Drivers-Construction Sector
      • Table Growth Opportunities: Contribution of Activity Sector to GDP, Kenya, 2010 and 2015
      • Table Growth Opportunities: Cement Consumption, Kenya, 2010-2015
      • Table Growth Opportunities: Cost of New Buildings and Commercial Bank Loans, Kenya, 2010-2015
      • Table Growth Opportunities: Road Expenditure, Kenya, 2010 -2015
    • Market Drivers-Agriculture Sector
    • Market Drivers-Wholesale and Retail Trade
    • Market Restraints (Relevant to Chemicals, Materials, and Food)
    • Market Restraints-Electricity Costs
    • Market Restraints-Reliance on Imports
    • Market Restraints-Corruption and Bureaucracy
  • Growth Opportunities-Kenya
    • Kenyan Growth Opportunities-Selected Sub-sectors
    • Kenyan Cement Market Overview
      • Table Growth Opportunities: Major Cement Producers, Kenya, 2015 and 2020
      • Table Growth Opportunities: Local Cement Consumption, Kenya, 2015
    • Kenyan Cement Market Drivers
    • Kenyan Cement Market Drivers Explained
    • Kenyan Cement Market Restraints
    • Kenyan Cement Market Restraints Explained
    • Kenyan Cement Market Growth Opportunities
    • Kenyan Fertiliser Market Overview
      • Table Fertiliser Market: Local Fertiliser Consumption, Kenya, 2015
    • Kenyan Fertiliser Market Drivers
    • Kenyan Fertiliser Market Drivers Explained
    • Kenyan Fertiliser Market Restraints
    • Kenyan Fertiliser Market Restraints Explained
    • Kenyan Fertiliser Market Growth Opportunities
    • Kenyan Plastic Packaging Market Overview
      • Table Plastic Packaging: Major Plastic Packaging Material Types, Kenya, 2015 and 2020
    • Kenyan Plastic Packaging Market Drivers
    • Kenyan Plastic Packaging Market Drivers Explained
    • Kenyan Plastic Packaging Market Restraints
    • Kenyan Plastic Packaging Market Restraints Explained
    • Kenyan Plastic Packaging Market Growth Opportunities
  • Conclusions and Strategic Recommendations
    • Infrastructure Development and Market Self-Sufficiency Drive Growth Opportunities

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