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Polyester

Abstract

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Polyester in Thousand Tons by the following Product Segments: Filament Yarn, and Staple Fiber. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 107 companies including many key and niche players such as AOC, Ashland Performance Chemicals, DAK Americas, LLC, Diolen Industrial Fibers BV, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Far Eastern Industrial (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., Hyosung, Indo Rama Synthetics, Invista, JBF Industries Limited, Kolon Industries, Inc., Kordsa Global, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Montefibre SpA, Nan Ya Plastics Corporation, Performance Fibers, Inc., Reichhold, Inc., Reliance Industries Limited, Teijin Limited, Toray Industries, Inc., Unifi, Inc., and Zhejiang GuXianDao Industrial Fiber Co., Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

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Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Disclaimers
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
    • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study
    • Polyester
      • Polyester Filament Yarn (PFY)
      • Polyester Staple Fiber (PSF)

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW

  • Overview
  • Key Success Factors
  • A Highly Fragmented Market
    • Table 1: Global Polyester Market (2011): Breakdown of Production Capacity in Metric Tons by Leading Producers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Apparel - The Key End-Use Segment
    • Table 2: Global Polyester Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Application - Apparel, Furnishing, Automotive, Medical, Carpets & Rugs, and Other Industrial (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 3: Global Polyester Polymer Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown By Types - PET Resin, Textile Filament, Staple Fiber, Chip, Film, Industrial Filament and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 4: Global Market for Polyester Industrial Filament (2011): Percentage Breakdown By Major Producing Regions/Country - China, Asia-Pacific (Excld. China), Europe, Americas and Africa/ Middle East (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. INDUSTRY ANALYSIS

  • Global Fiber Market
    • Table 5: Global Polyester Fiber Market (2011): Breakdown by Per Capita Consumption in Kgs for Leading Country - US, Korea, Japan and China (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 6: Global Manmade Fiber Production (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Production by Geographic Region for Asia, Western Europe, North America, Eastern Europe and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 7: Global Manmade Fiber Production (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Production by Fiber Type for Polyester, Olefin, Cellulosic, Acrylic, and Nylon (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 8: Global PET/Polyester Fiber Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Leading Producers - Reliance, SFX, IVL, M and G, Nan YA, Far Eastern, Sinopec Yizheng, Zhejiang Yuandong and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Polyester Production Scenario
  • Asia Propels Staple Production
  • Polyester Textile Yarn Production Expands in Asia
  • Weak Automotive Industry Impacts Industrial Yarn Scenario
  • Factors Influencing the Polyester Market
  • Polyester - Substitute for Many Products
  • Cotton: No Longer the Perfect Fiber
  • Market Trends
  • Recession Impacts the Market
  • China - The Global Polyester Behemoth
  • Polyester Recur as Sports Clothing
  • Asian Polyester Producers - Integrating Backwards
  • Plants: Being Designed with Four-Reactor Construction
  • Fluctuating Polyester Demand from Textile Industry
  • Threat from Substitutes - A Concern Forever?
  • Asian Polyester Imports Continue to Affect the US and European Markets
  • Re-entry into the Fashion Scene
  • Asian Countries Take Center Stage in Global Polyester Arena
  • Cyclical Industry
  • Competitive Scenario
    • Table 9: Leading Players in the Global Thermoset Polyester Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for AOC, Ashland Chemical, Reichhold, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 10: Global Thermoset Polyester Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption by End-Use Sector - Construction, Motor Vehicles, Durable Equipment, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Polyester
  • Physical Properties
  • Superiority of Polyester
    • Table 11: Polyester Resin Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by End-Use Type for PET, Filament Yarn, Staple Fiber, Chip, Film, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Polyester Filament Yarn (PFY)
  • Polyester Staple Fiber (PSF)
  • A Substitute for Cotton in China
  • Polyester Filament and Polyester Staple Fiber - A Comparison
  • Polyester Hollow Fiber - Another Form of Polyester Filament
  • Partially Oriented Yarn
  • Polyester Chips
  • Raw Material for Several Fabrics
  • Polyester Film
  • Thermoplastic Resins
  • Polyester Nonwovens
  • Unsaturated Polyester
  • PTT
  • Other Products
  • Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT)
  • Liquid Crystal Polymer
  • Polyester Microfibers and Microfilaments

4. RAW MATERIALS OVERVIEW

  • Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA)
  • PTA Demand in Asia
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Glycol
  • Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
  • Polyethylene Naphthalate (PEN)

5. PRODUCTION PROCESS

  • Yarn Production
  • Filament and Staple Fibers
  • Filaments
  • Staple Fibers
  • Plies
  • Twist
  • Texturizing Yarn
  • Major Advantages of Texturizing
  • Texturizing Techniques

6. END-USER ANALYSIS

  • Applications in Textile Industry
  • Tire Reinforcement
  • A Near Substitute for Nylon in Carpets
  • Other Applications

7. TECHNOLOGICAL ISSUES

  • Separation of Polyester Fiber in Blended Textiles
  • Preparation of Polyester Foam
  • Induction of Antibacterial Properties into Polyester Fibers
  • Hollofil Fibers
  • Production of Monofilaments

8. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS

  • Tekra Develops UV-Resistant ProTek Weatherable Polyester
  • Teijin Fibers Unveils V4 Cationic-Dyeable Polyester Fiber
  • Klockner Pentaplast Enhances Pentapharm Polyester Film Line
  • Cytec Industries Releases CRYLCOAT® E04155 Polyester Resin
  • Toray Plastics (America) Unveils Lumlife™ Polyester Film
  • Cytec Industries Launches EBECRYL® 889 Polyester Resin
  • Unifi Unveils New REPREVE Textured Polyester Fibers
  • Sartomer Launches CN2207 Polyester Acrylate Oligomer
  • Cytec Industries Rolls Out Crylcoat Primavera Polyester Resins

9. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/LAUNCHES IN RECENT PAST - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

  • Patagonia Introduces Polyester- Based Recyclable Jackets
  • Teijin Fibers Limited Develops ECO STORM™
  • DuPont Teijin Films Unleashes Mylar® COOK Range

10. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • DAK Americas Takes Over Wellman, Inc.
  • Nakoda Acquires Kyunghan Industry's Polyester Production Facility
  • Stepan Acquires Alfa Systems
  • Teijin Divests Majority Stake in Tifico
  • R N Knitfab to Expand Polyester Yarn Production Capacity
  • Teijin Fibers to Expand Ultrathin Polyester Fiber Production Capacity
  • Alok Industries to Increase Polyester Yarn Production Capacity
  • Lakshadweep Textile Industries Plans to Build Polyester Chips Facility
  • NKCM Spinners to Setup Polyester Viscose Yarn Production Facility
  • DSM Establishes New Polyester Facility
  • Ester Industries to Open Polyester Chips Production Unit
  • PT Indopoly Swakarsa to Build New Bopet Facility
  • Sinopec Yizheng Chemical Fibre Acquires Remaining Interest in Yihua Unifi Fibre
  • Invista Plans Closure of Polyester Production Facility
  • SRF to Produce Polyester Yarn for Car Tyres
  • Reichhold Commences Pune Polyester Facility
  • Teijin Teams Up with Li Ning to Recycle Used Polyester Clothes
  • Teijin Plans to Shutdown Polyester Film Facilities
  • Ashland Performance Materials Commences Gelcoats and Polyester Resin Production
  • Beekaylon Synthetics to Open Polyester Yarn Facility
  • DAK Americas Forms Joint Venture with Shaw Industries
  • PetroVietnam to Build New Polyester Fiber Facility
  • Asahi Kasei Fibers to Divest Polyester Fiber Business
  • DAK Americas Acquires Certain DuPont's Polyester Resins
  • Uflex Plans to Open Second Production Line for Polyester Films
  • Saidawala Fibres to Setup New Unit for Polyester Fibres

11. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

  • Indorama Acquires Tuntex
  • Kolon Industries Spins-off P/F and N/F Business
  • Nan Ya, Chemtura and Wistron Join HDPUG
  • Performance Fibers Acquires North American Assets of Invista
  • Teijin Fibers and Showa Shell Sekiyu Form Joint Venture
  • JBF Acquires Microsynth Fabrics
  • RIL Acquires Hualon
  • Unifi Wraps-Up Operations at Kinston Unit
  • AURELIUS AG Acquires Wellman International
  • Performance Fibers Inks Agreement with Chinese Polyester Manufacturer
  • PT Indorama Synthetics Plans Capacity Expansion
  • Performance Fiber Undertakes Capacity Expansion at German Facility
  • Teijin Fibers Limited Plans Increased Use of PURITY®
  • N700 Series Shinkansen Bullet Train to use ELK® from Teijin
  • Toray Industries and Toray Engineering Sign Contract with SRF
  • Trevira Neckelmann Shifts Production to Poland
  • Indorama Acquires European Polyester Operations of Eastman
  • JBF Industries Forms Joint Venture in UAE
  • Performance Fibers Acquires Germany Based Operations of Invista
  • Performance Fibers Stalls Polyester Fiber Production
  • Unifi Signs Definitive Agreement with Dillon Yarn
  • SINOPEC Shanghai Petrochemical Production Reaches 150,000 Tons
  • Reliance Industries' Polyester Expansion Task Nearing Completion
  • JBF Industries Expands Polyester Output
  • Freudenberg Politex Opens Polyester Plant in Russia
  • Bombay Dyeing Establishes Polyester Unit in India
  • Indo Rama Synthetics Doubles Polyester Capacity

12. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

  • AOC (US)
  • Ashland Performance Chemicals (India)
  • DAK Americas, LLC (US)
  • Diolen Industrial Fibers BV (Netherlands)
  • E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company (US)
  • Far Eastern Industrial (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Hyosung (South Korea)
  • Indo Rama Synthetics (India)
  • Invista (US)
  • JBF Industries Limited (India)
  • Kolon Industries, Inc. (South Korea)
  • Kordsa Global (Turkey)
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (Japan)
  • Montefibre S.p.A. (Italy)
  • Nan Ya Plastics Corporation (Taiwan)
  • Performance Fibers, Inc. (US)
  • Reichhold, Inc. (US)
  • Reliance Industries Limited (India)
  • Teijin Limited (Japan)
  • Toray Industries, Inc. (Japan)
  • Unifi, Inc. (US)
  • Zhejiang GuXianDao Industrial Fiber Co., Ltd. (China)

13. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 13: World Historic Review for Polyester by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester Filament Yarn by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 16: World Historic Review for Polyester Filament Yarn by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Polyester Filament Yarn by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester Staple Fiber by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 19: World Historic Review for Polyester Staple Fiber by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 20: World 15-Year Perspective for Polyester Staple Fiber by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Polyester Demand Resumes Growth
    • Low Prices: A Growing Concern
    • Competitive Scenario
    • Table 21: Leading Players in the North American Polyester Staple Fiber Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity for DAK, Wellman, Nan YA, Invista, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • End-Use Applications for Polyester Fiber
    • Table 22: Polyester Fiber Market in the US (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption by End-Use Application - Apparel, Carpets & Rugs, Fiberfill, Interior Textiles, Non-woven Fabrics, and Industrial (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 23: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 24: US Historic Review for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 25: US 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets for Years2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 26: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 27: Canadian Historic Review for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 28: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 29: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 30: Japanese Historic Review for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 31: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
    • EU Contemplates Duty over Polyester Fiber Imports
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 32: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 33: European Historic Review for Polyester by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 34: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 35: European Historic Review for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 36: European 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 37: European 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4a. FRANCE

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 38: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 39: French Historic Review for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 40: French 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4b. GERMANY

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 41: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 42: German Historic Review for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 43: German 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4c. ITALY

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 44: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 45: Italian Historic Review for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 46: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 47: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 48: UK Historic Review for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 49: UK 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4e. SPAIN

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 50: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 51: Spanish Historic Review for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 52: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4f. RUSSIA

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 53: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 54: Russian Historic Review for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 55: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets for Years2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4g. REST OF EUROPE

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 56: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 57: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 58: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

  • A. Market Analysis
    • The Region of Bigwigs Stands Tall
      • Overcoming Oversupply Situation
      • Asian Players Throng Western Markets
    • Focus on Select Markets
      • Indonesia
      • Market Overview
      • Roadblocks for the Synthetic Fiber Industry
      • Polyester Fiber Production Capacity - A Historic Review
    • Table 59: Production of Polyester Filament Yarn in Indonesia (2007): Breakdown of Annual Production Capacity of Leading Players (In '000 Tonnes) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 60: Production of Polyester Staple Fiber In Indonesia (2007): Breakdown of Annual Production Capacity of Leading Players (In '000 Tonnes) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 61: Annual Production of Polyester and Nylon Fiber in Indonesia for the Years 2004, 2005 & 2006 (In '000 Tonnes) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Key Producers
      • Pakistan
      • Pakistan: Unsaturated Polyester Resin
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 62: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Geographic Region - China, Taiwan, South Korea, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 63: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Polyester by Geographic Region - China, Taiwan, South Korea, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 64: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 65: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 66: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for China, Taiwan, South Korea, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 67: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5a. CHINA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • A Focus on the Chinese Polyester Industry
    • Market Leaders
    • Table 68: Chinese PTA Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown for Leading Producers - Shaoxing Yuandong Petrochemical, Xianglu Petrochemical, BP Zhuhai Chemical, Zhejiang Yisheng Petrochemical, Sinopec Yangzi Petrochemical, Sinopec Yizheng Chemical Fiber, Chongqing Pengwei Petrochemical, Petrochina Liaoyang Petrochemical, Oriental Petrochemical, Ningbo Mitsubishi Chemical, Formosa Chemical & Fiber, Jialong Petrochemical, Hanbang(Jiangyin) Petrochemical, Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 69: Leading Players in the Chinese Polyester Industrial Yarn Market (2009): Production Capacity in Thousand Tons for Jiangsu Hengli Chemical Fibre Co. Ltd., Zhejiang Hailide New Materials Co. Ltd., Zhejiang Guxiandao Industrial Fiber Co. Ltd., Hyosung Chemical Fiber (Jiaxing) Co. Ltd., Taiwan Shinkong Group, Zhejiang Unifull Industrial Fiber Co. Ltd., Shanghai Wenlong Chemical Fiber Co. Ltd., The Far Eastern Group, Performance Fibers Kaiping Co. Ltd., and Oriental Industries (Suzhou) Ltd. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Raw Material Shortage Likely to Affect Polyester Industry in the Long Run
    • Wide Discrepancies in Supply and Demand of Polyester Films
    • Market Trends & Issues
      • Lifting of Textile Product Quotas - A Boon or Bane
      • Shifts in Global Production Capacity to Drive Chinese Exports
      • China's Polyester Fiber Capacity Growing Briskly
      • Polyester Producers Face Pricing Pressures
      • Surge in Demand for Unsaturated Polyester Resins
      • Chinese Polyester Filament Fabrics Make Rapid Ground
      • Reliance on Imports - A Past Perspective
    • Table 70: Polyester Products and Raw Materials Imports into China - Tariff Reductions between 2001 and 2008 (In %) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 71: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 72: Chinese Historic Review for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 73: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5b. TAIWAN

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 74: Taiwanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 75: Taiwanese Historic Review for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 76: Taiwanese 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5c. SOUTH KOREA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Trends
      • Industry Resorts to Restructuring to Stay Afloat
      • Rapid Rise in Raw Material Costs Affects Margins
      • Synthetic Yarn Manufacturers Raise Prices
      • Competition
    • Table 77: Korean Polyester Staple Fiber Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown By Major Producers - Huvis and Woongjin Chemical (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 78: Global Polyester Filament Yarn Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown By Leading Players - Hyosung, TK Chemical, Huvis, Woongjin Chemical and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 79: South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 80: South Korean Historic Review for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 81: South Korean 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5d. INDIA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
      • Boom Time for Polyester Industry
      • Polyester Filament Yarn
      • Polyester Staple Fiber
      • Market Leaders
      • Negative Factors
      • Pricing Pressures
      • Shift Towards Polyester Threads
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 82: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 83: Indian Historic Review for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 84: Indian 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5e. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 85: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 86: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 87: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. LATIN AMERICA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Mexico Market Overview
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 88: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 89: Latin American Historic Review for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 90: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REST OF WORLD

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 91: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 92: Rest of World Historic Review for Polyester by Product Segment - Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 93: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Polyester by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polyester Filament Yarn and Polyester Staple Fiber Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

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