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Commodity Chemicals in the United Kingdom

Introduction

Commodity Chemicals in the United Kingdom industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2010-14, and forecast to 2019). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the United Kingdom commodity chemicals market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Highlights

  • The commodity chemicals market consists of industrial chemicals and basic chemicals. These include but are not limited to organics, inorganics, resins & plastics, synthetic rubbers, and petrochemicals. Market values are taken at producer selling price (PSP). The market excludes chemical companies classified in the diversified chemicals, agricultural chemicals, or specialty chemicals sub-industries. Any currency conversions used in this report have been calculated at 2013 constant annual average exchange rates.
  • The UK commodity chemicals market is forecast to generate total revenues of $21.0bn in 2014, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -14.2% between 2010 and 2014.
  • The basic organics segment is expected to be the market's most lucrative in 2014, with total revenues of $9.5bn, equivalent to 45.4% of the market's overall value.
  • The performance of the market is forecast to decline further but at a slower pace, with an anticipated CARC of -5.6% for the five-year period 2014 - 2019, which is expected to drive the market to a value of $15.8bn by the end of 2019.
Features

Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, and leading players in the commodity chemicals market in the United Kingdom

Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the commodity chemicals market in the United Kingdom

Leading company profiles reveal details of key commodity chemicals market players’ global operations and financial performance

Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the United Kingdom commodity chemicals market with five year forecasts

Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the United Kingdom economy

Key Questions Answered

What was the size of the United Kingdom commodity chemicals market by value in 2014?

What will be the size of the United Kingdom commodity chemicals market in 2019?

What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United Kingdom commodity chemicals market?

How has the market performed over the last five years?


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
E. I. duPont de Nemours & Company
INEOS Group AG
Royal Dutch Shell plc
Macroeconomic Indicators
Country Data
Appendix
Methodology
Industry associations
Related MarketLine research
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: United Kingdom commodity chemicals market value: $ billion, 2010–14(e)
Table 2: United Kingdom commodity chemicals market category segmentation: $ billion, 2014(e)
Table 3: United Kingdom commodity chemicals market geography segmentation: $ billion, 2014(e)
Table 4: United Kingdom commodity chemicals market value forecast: $ billion, 2014–19
Table 5: BASF SE: key facts
Table 6: BASF SE: key financials ($)
Table 7: BASF SE: key financials (€)
Table 8: BASF SE: key financial ratios
Table 9: E. I. duPont de Nemours & Company: key facts
Table 10: E. I. duPont de Nemours & Company: key financials ($)
Table 11: E. I. duPont de Nemours & Company: key financial ratios
Table 12: INEOS Group AG: key facts
Table 13: Royal Dutch Shell plc: key facts
Table 14: Royal Dutch Shell plc: key financials ($)
Table 15: Royal Dutch Shell plc: key financial ratios
Table 16: United Kingdom size of population (million), 2010–14
Table 17: United Kingdom gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2010–14
Table 18: United Kingdom gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2010–14
Table 19: United Kingdom inflation, 2010–14
Table 20: United Kingdom consumer price index (absolute), 2010–14
Table 21: United Kingdom exchange rate, 2010–14
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1: United Kingdom commodity chemicals market value: $ billion, 2010–14(e)
Figure 2: United Kingdom commodity chemicals market category segmentation: % share, by value, 2014(e)
Figure 3: United Kingdom commodity chemicals market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2014(e)
Figure 4: United Kingdom commodity chemicals market value forecast: $ billion, 2014–19
Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the commodity chemicals market in the United Kingdom, 2014
Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the commodity chemicals market in the United Kingdom, 2014
Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the commodity chemicals market in the United Kingdom, 2014
Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the commodity chemicals market in the United Kingdom, 2014
Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the commodity chemicals market in the United Kingdom, 2014
Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the commodity chemicals market in the United Kingdom, 2014
Figure 11: BASF SE: revenues & profitability
Figure 12: BASF SE: assets & liabilities
Figure 13: E. I. duPont de Nemours & Company: revenues & profitability
Figure 14: E. I. duPont de Nemours & Company: assets & liabilities
Figure 15: Royal Dutch Shell plc: revenues & profitability
Figure 16: Royal Dutch Shell plc: assets & liabilities

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