Concise Analysis of the International Acetic Acid Market For VAM, PTA, Acetate Esters, Acetic Anhydride And Other Applications - Forecasts to 2018

Concise Analysis of the International Acetic Acid Market For VAM, PTA, Acetate Esters, Acetic Anhydride And Other Applications - Forecasts to 2018

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SOURCE Research and Markets

DUBLIN, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Dublin - Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Acetic Acid Market For VAM, PTA, Acetate Esters, Acetic Anhydride And Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2012 - 2018" report to their offering. 

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The study provides a comprehensive view of the acetic acid industry, by segmenting the global market by applications as well as geography. Each of its applications have been analyzed and market data has been provided for the period from 2010 to 2018, both, in terms of volumes (kilo tons) and revenue (USD million). The report also analyzes each application of acetic acid with their potential of becoming an attractive market by using the market attractiveness analysis tool. The demand for each of the acetic acid application mentioned in the report has been given with regional analysis (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World).

The report also includes value chain analysis for better understanding each player in the supply chain of acetic acid. The report provides detailed analyses of various players and competition in the market using Porter's five forces analysis. The study includes market share and company profiles of the key participants operating in the global market. 

The company profiles provides with company information based on parameters such as company overview, financial overview, business strategies, SWOT analysis and recent developments. Key market participants profiled in this report include Celanese, British Petroleum, Jiangsu Sopo, Eastman Chemical, Sinopec, LyondellBasell and SABIC among others.

Acetic acid produced through methanol carbonylation accounts for almost 75% of the total production globally. Another major production method of acetic acid is by the oxidation of acetaldehyde although its share in production is of negligible significance as compared to the prior mentioned process.

Growing demand for vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) coupled with increasing demand for purified terephthalic acid (PTA) and ethyl acetate are the major factors driving the global market for acetic acid. Gradual upheaval of economies from economic depression has led to many technological changes, which have brought down capital requirements to a huge extent and have improved the profit margin for companies involved in the manufacturing of acetic acid. Incessant improvements in technology and focus on process improvement are further driving the growth of global acetic acid market.

Key Topics Covered: 

Chapter 1 Preface

Chapter 2 Executive Summary

Chapter 3 Acetic Acid: Industry Analysis

Chapter 4 Global Acetic Acid Market - Application Analysis

Chapter 5 Acetic Acid Market: Regional Analysis

Chapter 6 Company Profiles

Companies Mentioned:

  • British Petroleum
  • Celanese Corporation
  • China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (sinopec)
  • DuPont
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • Jiangsu Sopo (Group) Co, Ltd
  • Lyondell Basell Industries
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Company
  • PetroChina Co Ltd
  • Sasol Limited
  • Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC)

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