In the recent years PU (polyurethanes) market has witnessed double digit growth rate due to its broad range of applications such as rigid and flexible foams, paints and coatings, adhesives and sealants among many others. Polyurethane is mainly used as a substitute for metal, rubber, paint, cotton and other plastics. Key drivers of the polyurethane market include its environmental sustainability characteristics and healthy growth in the automotive industry. The key restraint in the polyurethane market is elevated pricing of raw materials such as crude oil, benzene and toluene.
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Polyurethanes (PU) in USD million (revenue) and thousand tons (volume) by segmenting the market on the basis of raw material (MDI and TDI), applications and end-use segments. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and RoW. Annual sales estimates and forecasts (volume and value) for eight leading country markets are also provided for the period 2009 through 2016.
This report is an effort to identify factors, which will be the driving force behind the polyurethanes market and its sub-markets over the next five years. The report provides extensive analysis of the polyurethanes industry, current market trends for better understanding of the polyurethanes market. The study presents a comprehensive assessment of the global polyurethanes market on the basis of: