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Global Propylene Market To Grow At A CAGR Of 5.65% During The Period 2016-2020

Press Release   •   Jan 09, 2017 04:27 EST has recently announced the addition of a market study “ Global Propylene Market 2016-2020”, is a comparative analysis of the global market.

About Propylene

Propylene is produced through traditional processes like steam cracking and fluid catalytic cracking (FCC). It is obtained as a byproduct of the steam cracking process of natural gas liquids and naphtha that is used for the production ethylene and from gasoline-producing refinery through the FCC process. Propylene and its derivatives are used in industries such as construction, automotive, furniture, decorative molding, and others.

Technavios analysts forecast the global propylene market to grow at a CAGR of 5.65% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global propylene market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the sales volume of downstream propylene derivatives like polypropylene, propylene oxide, acrylonitrile, cumene, acrylic acid, and others.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:



North America


Technavio's report, Global Propylene Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors


Dow Chemical

ExxonMobil Chemical


LyondellBasell Industries

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Other prominent vendors


Sumitomo Chemical

Saudi Basic Industries

Chevron Phillips Chemical

Market driver

Increase in demand for polyurethane

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Market challenge

Environmental concerns regarding production of propylene

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Market trend

Growing preference for sustainable products

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Key questions answered in this report

What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?

What are the key market trends?

What is driving this market?

What are the challenges to market growth?

Who are the key vendors in this market space?

What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?

What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?

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Table Of Content

PART 01: Executive summary


PART 02: Scope of the report

Market overview

PART 03: Market research methodology

Research methodology

Economic indicators

PART 04: Introduction

Key market highlights


Propylene production process

PART 05: Market landscape

Global propylene market

Five forces analysis

PART 06: Segmentation by production process technology

Global propylene market by production process technology

Steam cracking production process

Refinery production process

On-purpose production process

PART 07: Market segmentation by downstream products

Global propylene market by downstream products


Propylene oxide


Acrylic acid



PART 08: Market segmentation by geography

Global propylene market by geography

Propylene market in North America

Propylene market in Europe

Propylene market in APAC

Propylene market in ROW

PART 09: Market drivers

Growing demand from China

Increase in demand for polyurethane

PART 10: Impact of drivers

PART 11: Market challenges

Environmental concerns regarding production of propylene

Fluctuating raw material prices

PART 12: Impact of drivers and challenges

PART 13: Market trends

Increasing on-purpose production of propylene

Growing preference for sustainable products

PART 14: Vendor landscape