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Chemicals in South Korea

Chemicals in South Korea

Summary

Chemicals in South Korea industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2013-17, and forecast to 2022). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.

Synopsis

Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the South Korea chemicals market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Key Highlights

  • The chemicals market consists of speciality chemicals, commodity chemicals, agricultural chemicals, and other chemicals (which includes products such as pharmaceutical chemicals).
  • The South Korean chemicals market had total revenues of $82.1bn in 2017, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.4% between 2013 and 2017.
  • The commodity chemicals segment was the market's most lucrative in 2017, with total revenues of $66.4bn, equivalent to 80.8% of the market's overall value.
  • The South Korean market experienced difficulties in 2014 and 2015 due to additional environmental regulations and competition from developers with more innovative technology.
Scope
  • Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in the chemicals market in South Korea
  • Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the chemicals market in South Korea
  • Leading company profiles reveal details of key chemicals market players’ global operations and financial performance
  • Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the South Korea chemicals market with five year forecasts by both value and volume
Reasons to buy
  • What was the size of the South Korea chemicals market by value in 2017?
  • What will be the size of the South Korea chemicals market in 2022?
  • What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the South Korea chemicals market?
  • How has the market performed over the last five years?
  • What are the main segments that make up South Korea's chemicals market?


Executive Summary
Market value
Market value forecast
Category segmentation
Geography segmentation
Market rivalry
Market Overview
Market definition
Market analysis
Market Data
Market value
Market Segmentation
Category segmentation
Geography segmentation
Market Outlook
Market value forecast
Five Forces Analysis
Summary
Buyer power
Supplier power
New entrants
Threat of substitutes
Degree of rivalry
Leading Companies
BASF SE
DowDuPont Inc
Lotte Chemical Corp
LG Chem Ltd
Macroeconomic Indicators
Country data
Methodology
Industry associations
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Appendix
About MarketLine
List of Tables
Table 1: South Korea chemicals market value: $ billion, 2013-17
Table 2: South Korea chemicals market category segmentation: $ billion, 2017
Table 3: South Korea chemicals market geography segmentation: $ billion, 2017
Table 4: South Korea chemicals market value forecast: $ billion, 2017-22
Table 5: BASF SE: key facts
Table 6: BASF SE: key financials ($)
Table 7: BASF SE: key financials (€)
Table 8: BASF SE: key financial ratios
Table 9: DowDuPont Inc: key facts
Table 10: Lotte Chemical Corp: key facts
Table 11: Lotte Chemical Corp: key financials ($)
Table 12: Lotte Chemical Corp: key financials (KRW)
Table 13: Lotte Chemical Corp: key financial ratios
Table 14: LG Chem Ltd: key facts
Table 15: LG Chem Ltd: key financials ($)
Table 16: LG Chem Ltd: key financials (KRW)
Table 17: LG Chem Ltd: key financial ratios
Table 18: South Korea size of population (million), 2013-17
Table 19: South Korea gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2013-17
Table 20: South Korea gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2013-17
Table 21: South Korea inflation, 2013-17
Table 22: South Korea consumer price index (absolute), 2013-17
Table 23: South Korea exchange rate, 2013-17
List of Figures
Figure 1: South Korea chemicals market value: $ billion, 2013-17
Figure 2: South Korea chemicals market category segmentation: % share, by value, 2017
Figure 3: South Korea chemicals market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2017
Figure 4: South Korea chemicals market value forecast: $ billion, 2017-22
Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the chemicals market in South Korea, 2017
Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the chemicals market in South Korea, 2017
Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the chemicals market in South Korea, 2017
Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the chemicals market in South Korea, 2017
Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the chemicals market in South Korea, 2017
Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the chemicals market in South Korea, 2017
Figure 11: BASF SE: revenues & profitability
Figure 12: BASF SE: assets & liabilities
Figure 13: Lotte Chemical Corp: revenues & profitability
Figure 14: Lotte Chemical Corp: assets & liabilities
Figure 15: LG Chem Ltd: revenues & profitability
Figure 16: LG Chem Ltd: assets & liabilities

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