Chemicals in Europe industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2012-16, and forecast to 2021). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.
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Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Europe chemicals market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.
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The chemicals market consists of speciality chemicals, commodity chemicals, agricultural chemicals, and other chemicals (which includes products such as pharmaceutical chemicals). Market values are taken at producer selling price (PSP). Any currency conversions used in the creation of this report have been calculated using constant 2015 annual average exchange rates.
The European chemicals market is forecast to generate total revenues of $781.4bn in 2016, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -0.1% between 2012 and 2016.
Commodity chemicals dominate the European market, but are closely followed by specialty chemicals. The prevalence of commodity chemical production is common across the globe as they are typically low-cost and low-skill to produce, however increasing technology and chemical expertise fuelled by increasing investment has resulted in the sustained growth of specialty chemicals.
The commodity chemicals segment is expected to be the market's most lucrative in 2016, with total revenues of $327.4bn, equivalent to 41.9% of the market's overall value.
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Figure 1: Europe chemicals market value: $ billion, 2012-16(e)
Figure 2: Europe chemicals market category segmentation: % share, by value, 2016(e)
Figure 3: Europe chemicals market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2016(e)
Figure 4: Europe chemicals market value forecast: $ billion, 2016-21
Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the chemicals market in Europe, 2016
Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the chemicals market in Europe, 2016
Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the chemicals market in Europe, 2016
Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the chemicals market in Europe, 2016
Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the chemicals market in Europe, 2016
Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the chemicals market in Europe, 2016
Figure 11: BASF SE: revenues & profitability
Figure 12: BASF SE: assets & liabilities
Figure 13: Bayer AG: revenues & profitability
Figure 14: Bayer AG: assets & liabilities
Figure 15: LyondellBasell Industries N.V.: revenues & profitability
Figure 16: LyondellBasell Industries N.V.: assets & liabilities
Figure 17: Royal Dutch Shell plc: revenues & profitability
Figure 18: Royal Dutch Shell plc: assets & liabilities
Table 1: Europe chemicals market value: $ billion, 2012-16(e)
Table 2: Europe chemicals market category segmentation: $ billion, 2016(e)
Table 3: Europe chemicals market geography segmentation: $ billion, 2016(e)
Table 4: Europe chemicals market value forecast: $ billion, 2016-21
Table 5: BASF SE: key facts
Table 6: BASF SE: key financials ($)
Table 7: BASF SE: key financials (EUR)
Table 8: BASF SE: key financial ratios
Table 9: Bayer AG: key facts
Table 10: Bayer AG: key financials ($)
Table 11: Bayer AG: key financials (EUR)
Table 12: Bayer AG: key financial ratios
Table 13: LyondellBasell Industries N.V.: key facts
Table 14: LyondellBasell Industries N.V.: key financials ($)
Table 15: LyondellBasell Industries N.V.: key financial ratios
Table 16: Royal Dutch Shell plc: key facts
Table 17: Royal Dutch Shell plc: key financials ($)
Table 18: Royal Dutch Shell plc: key financial ratios
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