Fiber Intermediates refer to the products which are used in the production of fabrics, plastics, disinfectants and these applications can be used as a raw material by various industries such as textile, automobile, petrochemical, plastics industries and others. In this report , global fiber intermediate market is segmented based on type, application, geography. The global fiber intermediates market is evaluated based on key attributes such as ethylene glycol (eg), polyethylene, acrylonitrile, , orthoxylene, toluene, paraxylene and others.
Also, end users of fiber intermediates are polyester, nylon, Spandex fibers, Anti-freezers, polyurethane resins, bactericides.
Poly vinyl chloride (PVC) and Polyethylene are used for manufacturing bottles, other non-food packaging, and cards such as bank(debit/credit) or membership cards which are most widely used in the plastics industry. The two most common petrochemical classes are olefins which includes ethylene, propylene and aromatics which includes benzene, toluene , xylene isomers.
The fiber intermediates market report gives the detailed information about the product value chain right from the beginning, which as the power in the hands of producers and consumers, analysis of the degree of competition, and threats of substitutes and new entrants. Apart from the above, the report also includes raw materials till end-use.
Asia-Pacific is the largest consumer of polyester across the world where fiber intermediates are the major raw materials in polyester manufacturing . Polyester market is expected to grow with a CAGR of around 10% between 2014-2020 and hence the fiber intermediates market is expected to grow parallel during the forecast period. China, South Korea, Japan, India are the major countries which produce fiber intermediates . Global demand for caprolactam and acrylonitrile to grow by approximately 3% each year in the coming period. The strongest growth of up to 6% per year to be seen in China until 2020. The demand for the US and Europe is expected to remain relatively stable. The demand for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) increased from 8.5%in 2011-12 to 12.8% in 2012-13 however, it is expected to remain stable at 9.4% in 2014-15.
Among a wide range of manufacturers which contribute to the global fiber intermediate market
Profiled in this Report are:
- DSM Fiber Intermediates,
- Fiber Intermediate Products Company (FIPCO),
- Reliance Industries Limited,
The report also includes the regions in which the fiber intermediates are being manufactured are Americas, Europe, APAC, ROW.