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Polyols Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (Polyether, Polyester), By Application (Flexible Foam, Rigid Foam, Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants), And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025

Polyols Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (Polyether, Polyester), By Application (Flexible Foam, Rigid Foam, Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants), And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025

The global polyol market size is expected to reach USD 45.17 billion by 2025 at an 8.5% CAGR during the forecast period, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. There has been a shift in trend from conventional heavy materials such as metals to lightweight, high performance plastics. This has, in turn, driven the use of polyurethane to lower automotive component weight and boost fuel savings. This is likely to have a positive impact on demand for polyols across the globe.

Polyols are witnessing an increase in demand owing to their growing application scope in important end-use industries such as automotive, furniture and bedding, building and construction, pharmaceutical, and packaging. Growth of the automotive market and rising focus on energy-efficient buildings have emerged as major factors driving the polyol market.

In PU adhesive formulation, polyether polyols are the dominant product segment. Polyether polyols offer excellent flexibility at low temperatures and are relatively less sensitive to hydrolysis compared to polyester polyols. Polyether polyols is also utilized to formulate reactive hot melt adhesives. Polyester polyols are widely used in highly automated and hot melt adhesive applications that require fast set time or initial green strengths.

Furthermore, concerning the overall polyol market scenario, principal manufacturers are seen incorporating bio-based polyols to reduce dependence on conventional petrochemical derived polyols and reduce risks, such as environmental concerns and volatile raw material prices, associated with it.

The global polyols market is concentrated and oligopolistic in nature, with top manufacturers accounting for over 48.0% of the global market. Pricing and various other strategic initiatives depend on these top market players.

Further key findings from the report suggest:

  • The global polyol market was valued at USD 23.60 billion in 2017 and is projected to ascend at a CAGR of 8.5% over the forecast period
  • Development of new products such as bio-based and CO2-based polyols is creating significant growth potential in the global market
  • Key companies in this market are backward integrated owing to fluctuations in supply of raw materials. Major polyol producers have in-house raw material production facilities, which provide them with greater control in terms of pricing decisions
  • Focus on Green Building Code and German Renewable Energy Act (EEG), coupled with growing awareness regarding energy conservation, is expected to drive demand for polyols in the building and construction industry
  • Key market players include Covestro, BASF SE, The Dow Chemical Company, Shell, and Huntsman.
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Chapter 1 Methodology and Scope
1.1 Research methodology
1.2 Research scope and assumptions
1.3 List of data sources
Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.1 Market Summary
Chapter 3 Market Variables, Trends & Scope
3.1 Market segmentation
3.2 Penetration & growth prospect mapping, 2014 - 2025
3.3 Polyols market - value chain analysis
3.4 Technology overview
3.5 Regulatory framework
3.6 Raw Material Trends
3.7 Polyols market dynamics
3.7.1 Market driver analysis
3.7.1.1 Growing application of polyurethane in automotive industry
3.7.1.2 High demand for building insulation owing to the sustainability concerns
3.7.2 Market restraint analysis
3.7.2.1 Growing environmental concerns
3.8 Key opportunities prioritized
3.8.1 New market avenues
3.8.2 Adhesive & sealant benchmarking
3.9 Industry analysis - Porter’s
3.10 Polyols market - Macro-Environmental Analysis
Chapter 4 Polyols Market: Product Estimates & Trend Analysis
4.1 Global polyols market share, by product, 2017 & 2025
4.2 Polyether
4.2.1 Global polyether polyols market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025
4.3 Polyester
4.3.1 Global polyester polyols market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025
Chapter 5 Polyols Market: Application Estimates & Trend Analysis
5.1 Global polyols market share, by application, 2016 & 2025
5.2 Rigid Foams
5.2.1 Global polyols market estimates & forecasts, in rigid foams, 2014 - 2025
5.3 Flexible Foams
5.3.1 Global polyols market estimates & forecasts, in flexible foams, 2014 - 2025
5.4 Coatings
5.4.1 Global polyols market estimates & forecasts, in coatings, 2014 - 2025
5.5 Adhesives & Sealants
5.5.1 Global polyols market estimates & forecasts, in adhesives & sealants, 2014 - 2025
5.6 Elastomers
5.6.1 Global polyols market estimates & forecasts, in elastomers, 2014 - 2025
Chapter 6 Polyols Market: Regional Estimates & Trend Analysis
6.1 Global polyols market share, by region, 2016 & 2025
6.2 North America
6.2.1 Market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.2.2 Market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.2.3 Market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.2.4 U.S.
6.2.4.1 Market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.2.4.2 Market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.2.4.3 Market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.2.5 Canada
6.2.5.1 Market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (kilotons) (usd million)
6.2.5.2 Market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.2.5.3 Market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.3 Europe
6.3.1 Market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.3.2 Market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.3.3 Market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.3.4 Germany
6.3.4.1 Market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.3.4.2 Market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.3.4.3 Market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.3.5 U.K.
6.3.5.1 Market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.3.5.2 Market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.3.5.3 Market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.3.6 France
6.3.6.1 Market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.3.6.2 Market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.3.6.3 Market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.4 Asia Pacific
6.4.1 Market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.4.2 Market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.4.3 Market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.4.4 China
6.4.4.1 Market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.4.4.2 Market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.4.4.3 Market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.4.5 India
6.4.5.1 Market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.4.5.2 Market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.4.5.3 Market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.4.6 Japan
6.4.6.1 Market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.4.6.2 Market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.4.6.3 Market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.5 Latin America
6.5.1 Market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.5.2 Market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.5.3 Market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.5.4 Brazil
6.5.4.1 Market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.5.4.2 Market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.5.4.3 Market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.5.5 Mexico
6.5.5.1 Market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.5.5.2 Market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.5.5.3 Market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.6 Middle East & Africa
6.6.1 Market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.6.2 Market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.6.3 Market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.6.4 Saudi Arabia
6.6.4.1 Market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.6.4.2 Market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.6.4.3 Market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
Chapter 7 Competitive Landscape
7.1 Company market share analysis, 2017
7.2 Vendor Landscape
7.3 Polyols End-user Analysis, by Application
7.4 Competitive Environment
7.5 Company Market Positioning
7.6 Strategic Framework
Chapter 8 Company Profiles
8.1 The Dow Chemical Company
8.1.1 Company Overview
8.1.2 Financial Performance
8.1.3 Industries and Services Catered
8.1.4 Product Benchmarking
8.1.5 Strategic Initiatives
8.2 BASF SE
8.2.1 Company Overview
8.2.2 Financial Performance
8.2.3 Industries and Services Catered
8.2.4 Product Benchmarking
8.2.5 Strategic Initiatives
8.3 Covestro AG
8.3.1 Company Overview
8.3.2 Financial Performance
8.3.3 Industries and Services Catered
8.3.4 Product Benchmarking
8.3.5 Strategic Initiative
8.4 Huntsman International LLC
8.4.1 Company Overview
8.4.2 Financial Performance
8.4.3 Industries and Services Catered
8.4.4 Product Benchmarking
8.4.5 Strategic Initiatives
8.5 Lanxess AG
8.5.1 Company Overview
8.5.2 Financial Performance
8.5.3 Industries and Services Catered
8.5.4 Product Benchmarking
8.5.5 Strategic Initiatives
8.6 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
8.6.1 Company Overview
8.6.2 Financial Performance
8.6.3 Industries and Services Catered
8.6.4 Product Benchmarking
8.6.5 Strategic Initiative
8.7 COIM
8.7.1 Company Overview
8.7.2 Industries and Services Catered
8.7.3 Product Benchmarking
8.8 Tosoh Corporation
8.8.1 Company Overview
8.8.2 Financial Performance
8.8.3 Industries and Services Catered
8.8.4 Product Benchmarking
8.9 DowDuPont
8.9.1 Company Overview
8.9.2 Financial Performance
8.9.3 Industries and Services Catered
8.9.4 Product Benchmarking
8.10 PCC SE
8.10.1 Company Overview
8.10.2 Financial Performance
8.10.3 Industries and Services Catered
8.10.4 Product Benchmarking
8.11 Perstorp Holding AB
8.11.1 Company Overview
8.11.2 Financial Performance
8.11.3 Industries and Services Catered
8.11.4 Product Benchmarking
8.11.5 Strategic Initiatives
8.12 Emery Oleochemicals
8.12.1 Company Overview
8.12.2 Industries and Services Catered
8.12.3 Product Benchmarking
8.13 Invista BV
8.13.1 Company Overview
8.13.2 Industries and Services Catered
8.13.3 Product Benchmarking
8.14 Royal Dutch Shell plc
8.14.1 Company Overview
8.14.2 Financial Performance
8.14.3 Product Benchmarking
8.15 Stepan Company
8.15.1 Company Overview
8.15.2 Financial Performance
8.15.3 Industries and Services Catered
8.15.4 Product Benchmarking
8.16 Vertellus Specialties, Inc.
8.16.1 Company Overview
8.16.2 Industries and Services Catered
8.16.3 Product Benchmarking
8.16.4 Strategic Initiatives
8.17 Yantai Wanhua
8.17.1 Company Overview
8.17.2 Financial Performance
8.17.3 Industries and Services Catered
8.17.4 Product Benchmarking
8.18 Oleon
8.18.1 Company Overview
8.18.2 Industries and Services Catered
8.18.3 Product Benchmarking
8.19 Shanghai Dongda Polyurethane Co. Ltd.
8.19.1 Company Overview
8.19.2 Industries and Services Catered
8.19.3 Product Benchmarking
8.19.4 Strategic Initiative
8.20 Sadara Chemical Company
8.20.1 Company Overview
8.20.2 Industries and Services Catered
8.20.3 Product Benchmarking
List of Tables
TABLE 1 Key international regulations & their impact on the polyol industry
TABLE 2 Driving forces for lightweight vehicles
TABLE 3 Major air emission in producing 1 kg polyols
TABLE 4 Global polyether polyols market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 5 Global polyester polyols market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 6 Global polyols market estimates & forecasts, in rigid foams, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 7 Global polyether polyols market estimates & forecasts, in flexible foams, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 8 Global polyols market estimates & forecasts, in coatings, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 9 Global polyols market estimates & forecasts, in adhesives & sealants, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 10 Global polyols market estimates & forecasts, in elastomers, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 11 North America polyols market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 12 North America polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 13 North America polyols market, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 14 North America polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 15 North America polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 16 U.S. polyols market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 17 U.S. polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 18 U.S. polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 19 U.S. polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 20 U.S. polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 21 Canada polyols market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 22 Canada polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 23 Canada polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 24 Canada polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 25 Canada polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 26 Europe polyols market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 27 Europe polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 28 Europe polyols market, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 29 Europe polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 30 Europe polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 31 Germany polyols market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 32 Germany polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 33 Germany polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 34 Germany polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 35 Germany polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 36 U.K. polyols market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 37 U.K. polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 38 U.K. polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 39 U.K. polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 40 U.K. polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 41 France polyols market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 42 France polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 43 France polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 44 France polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 45 France polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 46 Asia Pacific polyols market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 47 Asia Pacific polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 48 Asia Pacific polyols market, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 49 Asia Pacific polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 50 Asia Pacific polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 51 China polyols market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 52 China polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 53 China polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 54 China polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 55 China polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 56 India polyols market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 57 India polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 58 India polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 59 India polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 60 India polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 61 Japan polyols market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 62 Japan polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 63 Japan polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 64 Japan polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 65 Japan polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 66 Latin America polyols market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 67 Latin America polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 68 Latin America polyols market, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 69 Latin America polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 70 Latin America polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 71 Brazil polyols market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 72 Brazil polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 73 Brazil polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 74 Brazil polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 75 Brazil polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 76 Mexico polyols market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 77 Mexico polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 78 Mexico polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 79 Mexico polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 80 Mexico polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 81 Middle East & Africa polyols market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 82 Middle East & Africa polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 83 Middle East & Africa polyols market, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 84 Middle East & Africa polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 85 Middle East & Africa polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 86 Saudi Arabia polyols market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 87 Saudi Arabia polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 88 Saudi Arabia polyols market estimates & forecasts, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 89 Saudi Arabia polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 90 Saudi Arabia polyols market estimates & forecasts, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
List of Figures
FIG. 1 Polyols market snapshot
FIG. 2 Polyols market segmentation
FIG. 3 Polyols market volume & revenue, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
FIG. 4 Polyols value chain analysis
FIG. 5 Global crude oil prices from 2013 to 2017 (USD per barrel)
FIG. 6 Polyols value chain analysis
FIG. 7 Global green building and sustainable construction revenue, from 2012 to 2016 (USD Billion)
FIG. 8 Percentage of firms with more than 60% of green construction projects by country, 2015 & 2015
FIG. 9 Global carbon emission levels estimates & forecasts, 2010 - 2020 (billion metric tons)
FIG. 10 Key opportunities prioritized
FIG. 11 Types of PU adhesive by total formulated product (%)
FIG. 12 Polyols market - Porter’s analysis
FIG. 13 Polyols market - PESTLE analysis
FIG. 14 Global polyols market volume, by product, 2017 & 2025
FIG. 15 Global polyols market share, by application, 2017 & 2025 (By Volume)
FIG. 16 Global polyols market share, by region, 2017 & 2025 (By Volume)
FIG. 17 Polyols - company market share analysis, 2017
FIG. 18 Company Environment
FIG. 19 Company Market Positioning
FIG. 20 Strategy Framework

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