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Polymer Market in India

  • ID : 69423844  |  
  • Published : Jun-2018  |  
  • Region : Asia Pacific  |  
  • Pages : 70   |  
  • Publisher : Netscribes

Indian Petrochemical industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the world. Low operating capacities in Indian petrochemical concerns bring with it the opportunity for future facility utilization. Polymer market is dependent on growth in related sectors. Low per capita consumption of polymer offers opportunities for domestic manufacturers to meet the rising domestic demand for polymers.

The report begins with an overview of the petrochemical industry in India providing the market size and growth as well as information regarding the increase in refining capacity in India. This is followed by a primary segmentation of the industry. An overview of polymer industry provides an introduction to the sector and covers the market size and growth along with share of polymer in India. This is followed by an analysis of the value chain as well as a description of the key processes involved in the methodology for developing polymeric products. The section also renders information about the distribution model prevalent in the sector along with an EXIM trend over a period of five years. Porter's Five Forces analysis concludes this section.

The next section provides highlights regarding the major polymers in the Indian Market. The sector can be categorized into four major sub-divisions of polymers. It includes information regarding individual market sizes and growth. Also provided are the primary properties and uses of these polymers.

An analysis of the drivers explains the factors for growth of the market and includes demand from packaging industry, growth in associated manufacturing sectors, increase in usage of polymer products in agriculture, depreciation of rupee and low per capita consumption of polymer. Due to marketing policies varying across sectors and unique attractive packaging surfacing as a potent determinant for success of products, packaging sector is poised for growth. Growth in packaging sector will translate in to strong demand for the polymer industry. Growth is directly linked with its associated sectors that are prime polymer users. Growth in the Indian economy ushers in the development of sectors such as infrastructure, automobiles and consumer goods. These require polymer in their product development and thus pose as significant drivers for the sector. Agriculture constitutes another sector that has emerged as a potential end user for polymers. Be it infrastructural projects such as irrigation or even construction activities, polymers find its applications in such areas. Depreciation of rupee has added to major woes in the cost of imports for the sector. India has witnessed increased domestic demand and with imports slowing down due to increased cost, immense opportunities exists for domestic manufacturers to cater to the rising demand. Finally, India faces low per capita consumption of polymers which poses latent opportunities for the sector. However, the sector is also facing certain challenges. Factors such as rise in crude oil prices and environmental degradation pose as impediments for this sector.

Government participation in this sector covers policy resolution for promotion of PCPIR, certain schemes of the Government and formation of Petroleum and Natural Gas Board Act. The major trends identified include usage of polymers in the healthcare sector, improvised marketing offers for polymer buyers, and shift towards gas based production units and investments.

The competition section offers a competitive landscape of the players by providing their financials and key financial ratios. It also provides basic information including corporate office address, contact numbers along with year of incorporation. Key financial parameters constitute the financial performances of the players which are followed by business highlights. Strategic recommendations followed by an appendix comprise the concluding section of the report.

Page 1: Executive summary


Page 2: Petrochemical Industry - Overview, Market Size & Growth (2011 - 2015e), Refining capacity in India (2006-07 - 2011-12e)

Page 3: Segmentation of Petrochemical Industry

Market Overview

Page 4: Polymer Industry - Overview, Market Size & Growth (2011 - 2015e), Share of Polymer in Petrochemical

Page 5: Value Chain Analysis

Page 6-7: Key Processes

Page 8: Distribution Channel of Polymer Industry

Page 9: Imports

Page 10: Exports

Page 11: Porter's Five Forces Analysis

Major Polymers

Page 12: Summary

Page 13: Polyethylene

Page 14: Polypropylene

Page 15: Polyvinyl Chloride

Page 16: Polystyrene

Drivers & Challenges

Page 17: Summary

Page 18-24: Drivers

Page 25-27: Challenges

Government Participation

Page 28: Summary

Page 29-31: Key Regulations


Page 32: Summary

Page 33-37: Key Trends


Page 38: Summary- Bubble Chart (Net Profit, Revenue and Market Cap of Major Players)

Page 39-65: Public - Company Profiles

Page 66-68: Private - Company Profiles

Strategic Recommendations

Page 69: Strategic Recommendations


Page 70: Appendix

List of figures


1. Market Size: Petrochemical (2011-2015e)

2. Refining Capacity (2006-2012e)

Market Overview

3. Market Size: Polymer (2011-2015e)

4. Share of Polymer in Petrochemicals

5. Imports - Value (2007-08 - 2010-11), Country-wise Segmentation - Value (2009-10), Value (2010-11)

6. Exports - Value (2007-08 - 2010-11), Country-wise Segmentation - Value (2009-10), Value (2010-11)

7. Polyethylene - Market Size & Growth (2010-11 - 2015-16e)

8. Polypropylene - Market Size & Growth (2010-11 - 2015-16e)

9. Polyvinyl Chloride - Market Size & Growth (2010-11 - 2015-16e)

Drivers & Challenges

10. Polymer consumption in packaging (2011-2020e)

11. Growth in sales of vehicles (2010-2020e)

12. Market Size - Consumer Goods (2010-2015e)

13. Production of Food Grains (2001-2011)

14. Area under Food Crops (2001-2011)

15. Increase of Polyethylene and Polypropylene prices (Nov 2011-Dec 2011)

16. Crude Oil Prices (Jan 2005-Sep 2011)


17. Company Profiles (All companies)

a) Financial Snapshot

b) Key Business Segments

c) Key Geographic Segments

d) Bubble Chart (Based on revenue, income and market capitalization)

List of Tables

Drivers & Challenges

1. Infrastructure - Key Figures


2. Usage of polymers in the healthcare sector - Latest Developments


3. Company Profiles (All companies)

a) Company Information

b) Products and Services

c) Key People

d) Key Financial Performance Indicators

e) Key Ratios

f) Business Highlights

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