Demand for polyols and polyurethane is primarily due to growth in packaging and agriculture industries across the globe. Asia Pacific dominates the global market for polyols and polyurethane. This report analyzes, estimates, and forecasts demand for polyols and polyurethane on a global and regional level for an eight-year period from 2015 to 2023 in terms of volume and revenue. The report also provides information on restraints, drivers, and opportunities along with their impact on the overall market during the forecast period. The report segments the market based on application and region and offers estimates and forecast of the polyols and polyurethane market for each segment.
The study analyzes the product value chain, beginning with feedstock up to end-use. Additionally, it evaluates the market based on Porter’s Five Forces Model, which analyzes the degree of competition in the market by considering factors such as bargaining power of buyers and suppliers as well as threat of substitute products and new entrants. The report includes a detailed competitive landscape of the polyols and polyurethane market. It comprises market share analysis of companies and profiles of key market participants.
Inflation is not a part of pricing in the report. Prices of polyols and polyurethane vary across each region. Considering that different end-users use different types of products, pricing for each application varies according to regions while estimating and forecasting market revenue on the global basis. The regional average price has been considered while breaking down the market by end-user application in each region. The market size of the global polyols and polyurethane market has been presented in terms of both volume and revenue. Market volume is provided in kilo tons, while market revenue is in US$ Mn. Market numbers are provided based on product types and applications in the context of the global and regional market. Numbers provided in the report are derived based on demand for polyols and polyurethane in various end-user industries across different regions. All prices have been considered as FOB prices. Market revenue has been calculated based on sales and consumption trends. All US$ exchange rates are as of 2014. Regional consumption pattern has been considered while estimating the market for various end-users of polyols and polyurethane in different regions. Company market share has been derived by considering numerous factors such as sales and revenues, capacities, geographical presence, integration across value chain, information available through primary research, and similar other factors. The market has been forecast based on constant currency rates. Packaging segment includes storage containers, food containers, films, caps & closures, personal care packaging, bottles, and drink cups.
The report provides a decisive view of the polyols and polyurethane market by segmenting the market based on product types and applications. Polyols product segments analyzed in this report include polyether polyols and polyester polyols. Based on applications, the polyol market is segmented into flexible foams, rigid foams, coatings, adhesives and sealants, and elastomers. Polyurethane product segments analyzed in this report include flexible foams, rigid foams, coatings, adhesives and sealants, elastomers, and others (including, RIM, binders etc.). Based on applications, the polyurethane market is segmented into furniture and interiors, construction, electronics and appliances, automotive, footwear, packaging, industrial insulation, and others. These product and application segments for polyols and polyurethane have been analyzed based on present and future trends, and the market has been estimated from 2015 to 2023.
The polyols and polyurethane market is segmented based on geography into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa. In terms of revenue and consumption, the polyols and polyurethane market for each application type and each of these regions has been forecast in the report from 2015 to 2023.