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Assessing the Bio-based Chemicals Landscape in Southeast Asia

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Assessing the Bio-based Chemicals Landscape in Southeast Asia
Published: December 14, 2015 Content info: 23 Pages

This publication has been discontinued on January 14, 2020.


Southeast Asia (SEA) has been emerging in the past few years as a bio-based materials and chemicals (BBMC) hub. Feedstock availability, government support, and the existence of offtaker industries are among the main drivers that propel growth of this space in the region. In this report, we assess these various drivers and evaluate the BBMC-related opportunities in the region.

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Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand offer abundant feedstock and some government support, although the type and extent vary from one country to another.






  • Figure 1: Table In 2013, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand Among Top Five SEA Countries in Aggregate Production of Maize, Sugarcane, Oil Palm, Wheat, Sorghum, and Cassava
  • Figure 2: Graphic Thailand's Sugarcane Dominated 2013 Regional Production of Sugar Crops
  • Figure 3: Graphic Thailand Dominated 2014 Regional Consumption of Sugar Crops for Manufacturing of Industrial Products (% of National Availability Shown in Parentheses)
  • Figure 4: Graphic Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand - Three Largest CPO Producers in the World (2013)
  • Figure 5: Graphic Indonesia Had Highest 2014 Absolute Consumption of CPO for the Production of Biodiesel and Oleochemicals (Percentage of National Availability is in Parentheses)
  • Figure 6: Graphic In 2013, Palm Residues Are Widely Available in Indonesia and Malaysia, Whereas Sugar Cane Residues Are Widely Available in Thailand
  • Figure 7: Table List of Collaborative BBMC Projects in SEA
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