Global Polyethylene Market Report 2020: Impact of COVID-19, Trends & Developments, Competitive Landscape Analysis -

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Key Insights from the Global Polyethylene Market

  • The Global Polyethylene market is valued at $180 billion in 2020.
  • Packaging is the largest application for Polyethylene in demand worldwide.
  • Asia Pacific is the largest market for Polyethylene.
  • High Density HDPE is the largest use for Polyethylene.

The $180 billion Polyethylene industry presents strong investment and growth opportunities over the near to long term outlook period. The 2020 edition of the market report presents a comprehensive analysis of the global Polyethylene market from 2020 to 2028. The Polyethylene market research report presents detailed Polyethylene market analysis, and forecasts to 2028. Detailed insights into global and regional Polyethylene market statistics, Polyethylene companies and growth prospects across verticals are included.

Polyethylene Market Overview and Developments in 2020

The report presents a snapshot of recent market trends in the Polyethylene industry. Further, potential market drivers, major challenges, opportunities, major developments, competitive strategies, Porter's five forces analysis, and other analysis are included in the research.

Impact of COVID-19 on Global Polyethylene Market Revenue

The worldwide crisis of COVID-19 is leading to calls for action from a wide range of stakeholders including manufacturers, vendors, distributors, and consumers. Decline in business for at least three months during 2020 coupled with lower demand from a few major markets has put pressure on the profitability of Polyethylene manufacturers and vendors. However, we expect the negative impact of COVID-19 on Polyethylene to be compensated over the medium to long term future.

Polyethylene Market Size and Outlook by Type to 2028

This chapter presents an insight into different Polyethylene types and their contribution to global market growth. The growth in global Polyethylene market size is forecast to continue despite the economic challenges. The report forecasts the Polyethylene market revenue across different Types, which include - HDPE, LDPE, LLDPE. Of these, HDPE dominates the global Polyethylene market.

Polyethylene Market Size and Outlook by Feedstock to 2028

A long-term perspective indicates that Gas is among the major feedstock for the Polyethylene market. The industry is classified into different Feedstock types including Gas, Naphtha, Others.

Polyethylene Market Share and Outlook by End-User Industry to 2028

The research suggests that there is a strong case for the development of new applications of Polyethylene worldwide. Different application segments analyzed in the report are Packaging Industry, Automotive and Transportation Industry, Building and Construction Industry, Agricultural Applications, Others. The study identifies that Packaging application has the most substantial value-creation potential.

Global Polyethylene Company Profiles

The report presents business profiles of major companies operating in the industry including China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation, SABIC Corp, Royal Dutch Shell, ExxonMobil Corporation, BP.

The business overview, SWOT profile and product information are provided for all the companies.

The report identifies that the development of new applications and product portfolio is one of the key strategies to overcome identified challenges and for supporting continued growth. Manufacturing companies can also benefit from rising domestic demand in chemical end-use sectors. The majority of the companies are realigning their strategies to orient their business operations to changing market volatility, regulatory policy changes, geopolitical issues, changing end-user preferences, and others.

Scope of the Research

  • Global and regional Polyethylene Market Size estimates in revenue terms from 2019 to 2028.
  • Segmentation analysis across types, applications, and geographies.
  • Strategic analysis through trends, drivers, challenges, opportunities, Porter's five forces analysis.
  • Market Developments including M&A, new product development, and competitive analysis.
  • Potential strategies of leading companies

Key Topics Covered

1 Table of Contents

1.1 List of Tables

1.2 List of Figures

2. Research Framework

2.1 Report Guidance

2.2 Market Segmentation

2.3 Research Methodology

2.3.1 Assumptions of the Study

2.3.2 Primary and Secondary Research

2.3.2 Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation

3 Introduction to Polyethylene market, 2020

3.1 Market Panorama

3.2 Overview

4 Polyethylene Industry Insights

4.1 Drivers

4.2 Challenges

4.3 Opportunities

4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

4.5 Leading Companies

5. Executive Summary

5.1 Packaging is the largest application for Polyethylene in demand worldwide

5.2 Asia Pacific is the largest market for Polyethylene

5.3 High Density HDPE is the largest use for Polyethylene

6 Polyethylene Market Size and Outlook by Application, 2019-2028

6.1 Premium Insights

6.2 Packaging Industry

6.3 Automotive and Transportation Industry

6.4 Building and Construction Industry

6.5 Agricultural Applications

6.6 Others

7 Polyethylene Market Size and Outlook by Type, 2019-2028

7.1 Premium Insights

7.2 HDPE

7.3 LDPE


8 Polyethylene Market Size and Outlook by Feedstock, 2019-2028

8.1 Premium Insights

8.2 Gas

8.3 Naphtha

8.4 Others

9 Polyethylene Market Size and Outlook by Region, 2019-2028

9.1 Premium Insights

9.2 Asia Pacific Polyethylene Market Outlook

9.3 Europe Polyethylene Market Outlook

9.4 North America Polyethylene Market Outlook

9.5 Middle East and Africa Polyethylene Market Outlook

9.6 South and Central America Polyethylene Market Outlook

10 Company Profiles

10.1 China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation

10.2 SABIC Industries

10.3 Royal Dutch Shell PLC

10.4 Exxon Mobil Corporation

10.5 BP PLC

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