Butanediol (1,4 BDO & 2,3 BDO), 1,3 Butadiene And Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) Market: Applications (THF, PU, PBT, SBR, ABS, NBR Etc.), Bio-Based Alternatives, Downstream Potential, Market Size, And Forecast, 2010 – 2018

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This report covers the global market for butanediol (1,4 butanediol and 2,3 butanediol) along with its demand in regions including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW). The report provides in-depth Transparency Market Researchanalysis for each application segment along with market estimates and forecast from 2010 to 2018 in terms of volumes and revenues. This report also contains value chain analysis for both synthetic and bio-based butanediol along with the price trend of raw materials used for the production of 1,4 butanediol.

Worldwide, butanediol market is witnessing a shift towards the use of bio-based 2,3 butanediol, which will not only provide a clean solution for producing 2,3 butanediol but will also provide cost competitiveness to the players involved. This report includes in depth analysis of the potential and emerging market for bio-based 2,3 butanediol. The reports identifies the potential market segments for bio-based 2,3 butanediol as 1,3 butadiene and methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) and further provides the market estimates and forecast from 2010 to 2018 in terms of volumes and revenues for the application segments and geographic segments.
In order to provide competitive landscape of the market, report includes company market shares for 1,4 butanediol, 1,3 butadiene and methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) along with their company profiles. Some of the companies profiled in this report include BASF, BioAmber, Dow Chemical, Dairen Chemicals, Exxon Mobil Chemicals, Genomatica, International Specialty Products, Invista, LyondellBasell, Mitsubishi Chemicals, Metabolix, Shanxi Sanwei, Shell Chemicals and S.K. Energy. The company profiles in the research report include company overview, financial overview, business strategies and recent developments for each of the companies mentioned above, which will help assessing the competition prevailing in the market.
We have used a combination of both primary and secondary research for deriving our market numbers for each segment of the research report. We have first derived our market numbers by the means of secondary research for each segment covered in the report and further validated our analysis with C-level executives of major companies operating in the butanediol, butadiene and MEK market.
This research is specially designed to estimate and analyze the demand and performance of the 1,4 butanediol, 2,3 butanediol and its downstream applications in a global scenario . The research provides in-depth analysis of butanediol, 1,3 butadiene and MEK manufacturers, sales, trend analysis by segments and demand by geography. The report covers all the major segments of the global synthetic 1,4 butanediol, 2,3 butanediol market and provides in-depth analysis, historical data and statistically refined forecast for the segments covered. It also describes the major potential and emerging applications for both bio-based 1,4 butanediol and 2,3 butanediol. The study presents a comprehensive assessment of the stakeholder strategies winning imperatives for them by segmenting the 1,4 butanediol, 1,3 butadiene and MEK market as below:
1,4 Butanediol Market, by Application:
  • Tetrahydrofuran
  • Polybutylene Teraphthalate
  • Gamma-Butyrolactone(GBL)
  • Polyurethanes
 
1,3 Butadiene Market, by Application:
  • Styrene-Butadiene Rubber (SBR)
  • Butadiene Rubber
  • SB Latex
  • Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
  • Hexamethylenediamine
  • Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR)
  • Others
Methyl-Ethyl Ketone (MEK) Market, by Application:
  • Paints and Coatings
  • Printing Inks
  • Others
The report provides a cross-sectional analysis of all the above segments with respect to following geographical markets:
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Rest of the World (RoW)
Bio-based 2,3 butanediol is capable to replace the market of its synthetic counterpart. One potential market for bio-based 2,3 butanediol is for the production of 1,3 butadiene. The global market for 1,3 butadiene was estimated to be 10,608 kilo tons in 2010 which is expected to reach 14,799.3 kilo tons by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 4.3% from 2013 to 2018. In terms of revenues, the market was estimated to be worth USD 20,178.3 million in 2010 which is expected to reach a market worth USD 32,769.4 million by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 6.5% from 2013 to 2018.
Asia Pacific with approximately 43% of the global market was the biggest market for 1,3 butadiene in 2011 and it is expected to remain its lead till 2018. Asia Pacific market was followed by North America and Europe. Europe is the slowest growing market for 1,3 butadiene at a CAGR of 3.7% from 2013 to 2018. Styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) was the biggest application segment for 1,3 butadiene sharing approximately 32% of the overall market in 2011. SBR was followed by butadiene rubber with 27% of the market for the same year. Nitrile butadiene rubber (NBR) is the fastest growing application segment for 1,3 butadiene rubber at a CAGR of 5.5% from 2013 to 2018.

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