The global chemical industry is facing the prospect of a positive future, given the solid economic growth being witnessed in the emerging economies of the world. Recovery in the worldwide chemical industry in 2010 is all set to go into higher gear in 2011 and beyond, with comprehensive increase in volume gains all over. An ongoing economic recovery, coupled with tighter supply/demand balances in major products is expected to bolster profitability even further in coming years that has to potential to lead to a "supercycle" in certain product and geographic areas.
The next couple of years are forecast to witness fast growth in the emerging nations in Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East, Emerging Europe and Latin America. Though China, India and Brazil are to be the major growth areas, countries such as Korea, Singapore and Taiwan would also offer noteworthy growth prospects.
Major functional Areas of Specialty Chemicals analyzed in this study include Adhesives & Sealants, Agrochemicals, APIs, Construction Chemicals, Electronic Chemicals, Food Additives, Petrochemical Catalysts, Specialty Films, Textile Chemicals, Water Treatment and Other. Other key segments analyzed comprise Corrosion Inhibitors, Cosmetic Chemicals, Enzymes, Flame Retardants, High Temperature Polymers, Oil Field Chemicals, Paper Additives and Plastic Additives. The report analyses the market in terms of US Dollars.
The report reviews, analyses and projects the Specialty Chemicals market for global and the regional markets including North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World. The regional markets further analyzed for 4 independent countries across Europe - Germany, France, Italy, the United Kingdom and Rest of Europe.
This 333 page global market report includes 81 charts (includes a data table and graphical representation for each chart), supported with meaningful and easy to understand graphical presentation, of the market. The statistical tables represent the data for the global market by geographic region and functional/application areas of Specialty Chemicals. The brief business profiles of 118 key global players and 141 major players across North America - 43; Europe - 44; Japan - 29; China - 5; Asia-Pacific - 15 and Rest of World - 5.
The study also provides the listing of the companies engaged in research, technology development, manufacturing and the supply of Specialty Chemicals. The global list of companies covers addresses, contact numbers and the website addresses of 1,218 companies.
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