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Specialty Chemicals in the United Kingdom

Introduction

Specialty 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 specialty chemicals market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Highlights

  • The specialty chemical market covers the revenues generated from the sales of high value-added chemicals used in the manufacture of a wide variety of products, including but not limited to fine chemicals, additives, advanced polymers, adhesives, sealants, paints, pigments and coatings. The market value represents the revenues from the sales of such products valued at producer selling price (PSP). Any currency conversions have been calculated using constant 2013 annual average exchange rates.
  • The UK specialty chemicals market is expected to generate total revenues of $20.3bn in 2014, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.1% between 2010 and 2014.
  • The fine chemicals segment is expected to be the market's most lucrative in 2014, with total revenues of $7.2bn, equivalent to 35.8% of the market's overall value.
  • The performance of the market is forecast to accelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 7.5% for the five-year period 2014 - 2019, which is expected to drive the market to a value of $29.1bn by the end of 2019.
Features

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

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

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

Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the United Kingdom specialty 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 specialty chemicals market by value in 2014?

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

What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United Kingdom specialty 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
Akzo Nobel N.V.
BASF SE
Croda International Plc
Johnson Matthey PLC
Macroeconomic Indicators
Country Data
Methodology
Industry associations
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Appendix
About MarketLine
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: United Kingdom specialty chemicals market value: $ billion, 2010–14(e)
Table 2: United Kingdom specialty chemicals market category segmentation: $ billion, 2014(e)
Table 3: United Kingdom specialty chemicals market geography segmentation: $ billion, 2014(e)
Table 4: United Kingdom specialty chemicals market value forecast: $ billion, 2014–19
Table 5: Akzo Nobel N.V.: key facts
Table 6: Akzo Nobel N.V.: key financials ($)
Table 7: Akzo Nobel N.V.: key financials (€)
Table 8: Akzo Nobel N.V.: key financial ratios
Table 9: BASF SE: key facts
Table 10: BASF SE: key financials ($)
Table 11: BASF SE: key financials (€)
Table 12: BASF SE: key financial ratios
Table 13: Croda International Plc: key facts
Table 14: Croda International Plc: key financials ($)
Table 15: Croda International Plc: key financials (£)
Table 16: Croda International Plc: key financial ratios
Table 17: Johnson Matthey PLC: key facts
Table 18: Johnson Matthey PLC: key financials ($)
Table 19: Johnson Matthey PLC: key financials (£)
Table 20: Johnson Matthey PLC: key financial ratios
Table 21: United Kingdom size of population (million), 2010–14
Table 22: United Kingdom gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2010–14
Table 23: United Kingdom gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2010–14
Table 24: United Kingdom inflation, 2010–14
Table 25: United Kingdom consumer price index (absolute), 2010–14
Table 26: United Kingdom exchange rate, 2010–14
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1: United Kingdom specialty chemicals market value: $ billion, 2010–14(e)
Figure 2: United Kingdom specialty chemicals market category segmentation: % share, by value, 2014(e)
Figure 3: United Kingdom specialty chemicals market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2014(e)
Figure 4: United Kingdom specialty chemicals market value forecast: $ billion, 2014–19
Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the specialty chemicals market in the United Kingdom, 2014
Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the specialty chemicals market in the United Kingdom, 2014
Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the specialty chemicals market in the United Kingdom, 2014
Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the specialty chemicals market in the United Kingdom, 2014
Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the specialty chemicals market in the United Kingdom, 2014
Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the specialty chemicals market in the United Kingdom, 2014
Figure 11: Akzo Nobel N.V.: revenues & profitability
Figure 12: Akzo Nobel N.V.: assets & liabilities
Figure 13: BASF SE: revenues & profitability
Figure 14: BASF SE: assets & liabilities
Figure 15: Croda International Plc: revenues & profitability
Figure 16: Croda International Plc: assets & liabilities
Figure 17: Johnson Matthey PLC: revenues & profitability
Figure 18: Johnson Matthey PLC: assets & liabilities

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