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The market is segmented by Derivative (Ethylbenzene, Cumene, Alkylbenzene, Aniline, Chlorobenzene, Cyclohexane, Maleic Anhydride, and Other Derivatives) and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle East & Africa)
The market for benzene is expected to expand at a CAGR of more than 4% during the forecast period. Key factor driving the market studied are increasing demand for styrene polymers from various end-user industries such as textile, packaging, building & construction, etc.
Detrimental effects of benzene exposure is likely to hinder the growth of the market studied.
Downstream expansion is likely to act as an opportunity in the future.
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Ethyl benzene is a highly-inflammable colorless liquid with an aromatic odor. It is majorly used in the manufacturing of styrene.
Styrene is used in the production of various products, such as polystyrene, acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS), styrene-acrylonitrile (SAN) resins, styrene-butadiene elastomers, latexes, and unsaturated polyester resins.
Styrene Polymers are used in various products such as televisions, IT equipment, disposable medical products, like test kits, consumer electronics, like portable speakers, cassette tape housing, etc.
The demand for styrene is continuously growing in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific, owing to increased demand for rubber tires in both regions.
Apart from styrene, ethyl benzene is also used as a solvent in fuels and as an intermediate for other chemical applications. These applications are likely to support the demand for and growth of ethyl benzene.
The increasing number of applications of styrene, such as in general-purpose polystyrene, EPS, and ABS, have also contributed to the positive trend that is expected to continue.
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Asia-pacific presently leads the consumption of benzene with around 50% share of global consumption.
This region is also expected to be the fastest growing market during the forecasted period, with increasing markets for end-users like electronics and home appliances, packaging and construction in China, India, and ASEAN countries.
The growth of these end-user industries, especially in emerging markets, like China, India is propelling the growth of styrene, which in turn is responsible for growth in usage of Benzene, as it is one of the key raw materials for styrene production.
Thus, the rising demand for various products from various end-user industries is expected to drive the market in the country, during the forecast period.
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The benzene market is consolidated, and the key players include BASF SE, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, Exxon Mobil Corporation, LG Chem, Royal Dutch Shell PLC, etc.
1.1 Study Deliverables
1.2 Study Assumptions
1.3 Scope of the Study
2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
4. MARKET DYNAMICS
4.1.1 Increasing Demand for Styrene Polymers from Various End-user Industries
4.1.2 Increasing Demand for Polyester
4.2.1 Detrimental Effects of Benzene Exposure
4.2.2 Other Restraints
4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis
4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
4.4.5 Degree of Competition
4.5 Feedstock Analysis and Trends
4.6 Technological Snapshot
4.7 Trade Analysis
4.8 Price Trends
4.9 Supply Scenario
4.10 Upcoming Projects
4.11 Regulatory Policy Analysis
5. MARKET SEGMENTATION
5.1 By Derivative
5.1.7 Maleic Anhydride
5.1.8 Other Derivatives
184.108.40.206 South Korea
220.127.116.11 Australia & New Zealand
18.104.22.168 Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.2.2 North America
22.214.171.124 United States
126.96.36.199 Rest of North America
188.8.131.52 United Kingdom
184.108.40.206 Rest of Europe
5.2.4 South America
220.127.116.11 Rest of South America
5.2.5 Middle East & Africa
18.104.22.168 Saudi Arabia
22.214.171.124 South Africa
126.96.36.199 Rest of Middle East & Africa
6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
6.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements
6.2 Market Share Analysis**
6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
6.4 Company Profiles
6.4.1 BASF SE
6.4.3 Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
6.4.4 China Petrochemical Corporation
6.4.5 CPC Corporation Limited
6.4.6 Eastman Chemical Company
6.4.7 Exxon Mobil Corporation
6.4.8 Flint Hills Resources
6.4.10 JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation
6.4.11 LG Chem
6.4.12 LyondellBasell Industries Holdings BV
6.4.13 Marathon Petroleum Company
6.4.14 Maruzen Petrochemical
6.4.15 Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
6.4.16 Reliance Industries Limited
6.4.17 Royal Dutch Shell PLC
6.4.19 SK global chemical Co. Ltd
7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS
7.1 Downstream Expansion
** Subject to Availability