The global petrochemical market size was valued at USD 452.9 billion in 2020 and is predicted to surpass USD 729 billion by the end of 2030, representing impressive CAGR of 5.1% during the forecast period 2021 to 2030. Increasing adoption of petrochemicals in the production of thermoplastics and oil will boost the target industry growth in near future.
Key Market Insights:
Emergence of new applications of petrochemical is predicted to create potential opportunities for the crucial players operating in global market. According to the data published by International Energy Agency in 2018, the manufacturing of thermoplastics will be more than doubles over the period of 2020 to 2050, in order to satisfy the consumer demand worldwide. Further, major companies of the global petrochemical market are increasing their capacity to enrich position. As per the data by IEA petrochemicals report, almost all regions, will increase manufacturing of primary chemicals to 2050, except Europe.
Crucial Factors Accountable For Market Growth Are:
COVID-19 Impact on Global Petrochemical Market
Outbreak of COVID-19 has affected most of industries operating across the globe. Most of the leading countries across the world announced their lockdowns that has resulted into the disruption of supply chain of companies. Irregular supply of raw materials, and leap in their off-premise sales has affected the production of petrochemical. Also, the COVID-19 has affected on the demand and prices of oil. Further decreased demand of petrochemical components from end-use industries hampered growth of the global petrochemical market in 2020.
Future of Global Petrochemical Market
Leading players operating in the global petrochemical industry are focusing on increasing production of petrochemical to enhance their position and to get competitive edge in the global market. Asia Pacific, United States, and Middle East regions are heavily investing in order to fuel the processing capacity of petrochemical for satisfying the customer demand. As per the data published by Hydrocarbon Processing’s Construction Boxscore, from years 2016 to 2018, around 280 new petrochemical projects were announced which represents the year-over-year increase of 42%. That can have huge impact on the growth of the petrochemical industry.
Ethylene Product Type Segment Estimated Foremost Market Stake In 2020
Ethylene petrochemical recorded the prime market share in the global petrochemical market by source in 2020. Increasing consumption of ethylene due to rapid industrialization and growth of packaging industry are expected to augment growth of the segment. Polypropylene segment is predictable to raise at a noteworthy CAGR during the forecast time-frame. Increased adoption of polypropylene petrochemicals in automotive sector due to its good mechanical properties are expected to raise the share of polypropylene petrochemical in the near future.
Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) Segment Estimated To Hold Significant Market Share over the Forecast Period
Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) is anticipated to hold significant share in target market by manufacturing processes during the forecast period 2021-2030. However, steam cracking segment is expected to raise at a substantial CAGR during the forecast time-frame.
Building & construction Segment is Predictable to Dominate the Application Segment of Petrochemical Market Revenue
On the basis of application segment the global market is segregated into aerospace, agriculture, automotive, building & construction, consumer & industrial goods, and others. The building & construction application segment is expected to dominate in terms of revenue over the forecast time frame. Rapid growth in the construction industry due to increasing worldwide population in developed as well as emerging economies is expected boost growth of the segment in the near future. Additionally, automotive application segment will expand at a significant CAGR during the forecast time-frame. The growth is attributed to increasing demand for petrochemical from automotive industries in developing countries across the globe which is in tern fulling growth of the segment.
Asia-Pacific is estimated to be the Leading Market for Petrochemical
The global research scope offers key prospects of petrochemical products across various regions including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa. Geographically, petrochemical market is conquered by Asia Pacific owing to growing adoption of petrochemicals as raw materials in various commercial applications in the countries especially in the China of the Asia Pacific region. North America is expected to register the fast growth rate, on account of expanding petrochemical manufacturing capacity, coupled with presence of leading companies in the countries of North America. Further, evolution of shale gas in U.S. and Canada is major factor responsible for the growth of petrochemical market in North America. Middle East and Africa is predictable to hold moderate share in terms of revenue in petrochemical market in the near future owing to growing production of petrochemicals.
Top players contending in the market:
The companies focusing on research and development are expected to lead the global petrochemical market. Leading competitors contending in global petrochemical market are as follows:
In order to better recognize the current status of petrochemical, and procedures approved by the principal countries, Precedence Research expected the upcoming growth of the petrochemical market. This research study offers qualitative and quantitative insights on petrochemical market and assessment of market size and growth trend for potential global market segments.
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