This report forecasts total world demand in 2018 for polyethylene by product, market, and major world region in metric tons. Product segments include high-density polyethylene, linear low-density polyethylene, and low-density polyethylene. Reported markets encompass packaging, consumer goods, construction materials, and other markets. Major world regions include North America, Western Europe, Asia/Pacific, and all other regions. Demand by product segment is also forecast for each major world region.
To illustrate historical trends world, product, market, and regional demand (including product segments) are provided for 2008 and 2013. Further, regional demand is segmented by market for 2013. Finally, world production is segmented by major world region and provided for 2008, 2013, and 2018.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve global demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 34-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.
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