Global demand for polycarbonate to reach 6 million tons by 2020, market researcher says; China to account for more than 50%, Asia-Pacific region to account for 72.6% of global polycarbonate demand by 2020

DUBLIN , January 17, 2012 (press release) – Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/31ae16/polycarbonate_glob) has announced the addition of the "Polycarbonate Global Market to 2020 - China to Account for Over Half of Global Demand by 2020, While the US Maintains its Lead in Global Production" report to their offering.

“Polycarbonate Global Market to 2020 - China to Account for Over Half of Global Demand by 2020, While the US Maintains its Lead in Global Production”

GBI Research's Polycarbonate Global Market to 2020 - China to Account for Over Half of Global Demand by 2020, While the US Maintains its Lead in Global Production is an in-depth report focusing on the demand side of the global polycarbonate industry. The report provides the reader with detailed analysis and forecasts of the major economic and market trends affecting global polycarbonate demand in all the major regions of the world.

It also provides analysis and description of the major drivers and restraints affecting polycarbonate demand in various regions. Global polycarbonate demand is assessed in terms of end-user segments and price and a competitive landscape, at both a regional and national level, is also provided. Overall, the report presents a comprehensive analysis of the global polycarbonate market, covering all the major parameters. The report is built using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research and in-house analysis by GBI Research's team of industry experts.

Global Polycarbonate Market Expected to Record CAGR of 5.9% during Forecast Period

Global polycarbonate demand stood at 1,679,341 tons in 2000, before increasing to 3,441,589 tons in 2010. A significant portion of the increase in demand for polycarbonate was from the Asia-Pacific region, which constituted 62.6% of the global polycarbonate demand during 2010. This upward trend is expected to continue in the near future. The Asia-Pacific region is expected to account for 72.6% of global polycarbonate demand in 2020. Global demand for polycarbonate will increase to reach 6,090,999 tons by 2020.

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