1 INTRODUCTION 15
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 15
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 15
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 16
1.3.1 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 16
1.4 CURRENCY 16
1.5 PACKAGE SIZE 17
1.6 LIMITATIONS 17
1.7 STAKEHOLDERS 17

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 18
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 18
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 18
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 19
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 19
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 20
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 21
2.1.2.3 Breakdown of primary interviews 21
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 22
2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 23
2.2.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 24
2.3 DATA TRIANGULATION 25
2.4 ASSUMPTIONS 26

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 27

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 31
4.1 SIGNIFICANT OPPORTUNITIES IN THE ISOPRENE MARKET 31
4.2 ISOPRENE MARKET IN EUROPE, BY APPLICATION AND COUNTRY 31
4.3 ISOPRENE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY 32
4.4 ISOPRENE MARKET, BY TYPE 32
4.5 ISOPRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 33
4.6 ISOPRENE MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY 33
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5 MARKET OVERVIEW 34
5.1 INTRODUCTION 35
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 35
5.3 IMPACT ANALYSIS 36
5.3.1 DRIVERS 36
5.3.1.1 Growth in the synthetic rubber industry to increase the production of isoprene 36
5.3.1.2 Demand for polyisoprene rubber in the medical sector 37
5.3.2 RESTRAINTS 38
5.3.2.1 Regulations in the rubber manufacturing industry 38
5.3.3 OPPORTUNITIES 38
5.3.3.1 Developing countries in Asia-Pacific offer huge growth opportunities 38
5.3.3.2 Growing demand for improved performance and low rolling resistance tires providing growth opportunities for isoprene 38
5.3.4 CHALLENGES 39
5.3.4.1 Price sensitivity in the market due to the demand-supply gap 39
5.3.4.2 Crude oil price fluctuations 39
5.4 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS:ISOPRENE MARKET 39
5.4.1 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 40
5.4.2 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 40
5.4.3 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 40
5.4.4 INTENSITY OF RIVALRY 40
5.4.5 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 41
5.5 MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS 41
5.5.1 GDP GROWTH RATE FORECAST OF MAJOR ECONOMIES IN THE WORLD 41
5.5.2 AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY ANALYSIS 42
5.5.3 TIRE INDUSTRY ANALYSIS 43
5.5.4 RUBBER INDUSTRY ANALYSIS 45

6 ISOPRENE MARKET, BY TYPE 46
6.1 INTRODUCTION 47
6.2 POLYMERIZATION GRADE 49
6.3 CHEMICAL GRADE 50

7 ISOPRENE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 52
7.1 INTRODUCTION 53
7.2 POLYISOPRENE 54
7.3 SIS (STYRENE ISOPRENE STYRENE) 56
7.4 IIR (ISOBUTYLENE ISOPRENE RUBBER) 57
7.5 OTHERS 59
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8 ISOPRENE MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY 61
8.1 INTRODUCTION 62
8.2 TIRES 63
8.3 ADHESIVES 65
8.4 NON-TIRE 66
8.5 OTHERS 68

9 ISOPRENE MARKET, BY REGION 70
9.1 INTRODUCTION 71
9.2 NORTH AMERICA 72
9.2.1 U.S. 75
9.2.2 CANADA 77
9.2.3 MEXICO 79
9.3 EUROPE 81
9.3.1 RUSSIA 84
9.3.2 GERMANY 86
9.3.3 U.K. 87
9.3.4 FRANCE 89
9.3.5 REST OF THE EUROPE 90
9.4 ASIA-PACIFIC 92
9.4.1 CHINA 97
9.4.2 JAPAN 99
9.4.3 INDIA 101
9.4.4 MALAYSIA 102
9.4.5 INDONESIA 104
9.4.6 THAILAND 105
9.4.7 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC 107
9.5 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 109
9.5.1 SAUDI ARABIA 111
9.5.2 UAE 113
9.5.3 REST OF THE MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 115
9.6 SOUTH AMERICA 117
9.6.1 BRAZIL 119
9.6.2 ARGENTINA 121
9.6.3 REST OF THE SOUTH AMERICA 123

10 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 125
10.1 KEY STRATEGIES ADOPTED BY KEY PLAYERS 125
10.2 MARKET RANKING ANALYSIS OF KEY PLAYERS 127
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11 COMPANY PROFILES 128
(Overview, Financial*, Products & Services, Strategy, and Developments)
11.1 SIBUR 128
11.2 PJSC NIZHNEKAMSKNEFTEKHIM 131
11.3 THE GOODYEAR TIRE AND RUBBER COMPANY. 134
11.4 ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC. 136
11.5 LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES N.V. 138
11.6 ZEON CORPORATION 140
11.7 KURARAY CO. LTD. 142
11.8 NINGBO JINHAI CHENGUANG 144
11.9 SHANDONG YUHUANG CHEMICAL GROUP CO. LTD. 145
11.10 FINETECH INDUSTRY LTD 146
11.11 HAIHANG INDUSTRY CO. LTD. 147
11.12 FORTREC CHEMICALS AND PETROLEUM PTE LTD. 148
11.13 BRASKEM S.A. 149
11.14 JSR CORPORATION. 151
*Details might not be captured in case of unlisted companies

12 APPENDIX 153
12.1 INSIGHTS FROM KEY INDUSTRY EXPERTS 153
12.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 154
12.3 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 157
12.4 INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 159
12.5 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 160
12.6 RELATED REPORTS 161
12.7 AUTHOR DETAILS 162