1 INTRODUCTION 18
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 18
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 18
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 19
1.3.1 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 20
1.4 CURRENCY 20
1.5 UNIT CONSIDERED 20
1.6 LIMITATIONS 20
1.7 STAKEHOLDERS 21

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 22
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 22
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 23
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 23
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 24
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 24
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 25
2.1.2.3 Breakdown of primary interviews 25
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 26
2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 26
2.2.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 27
2.3 DATA TRIANGULATION 28
2.4 ASSUMPTIONS 29

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 30

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 33
4.1 SIGNIFICANT OPPORTUNITIES IN THE MOLDED PLASTICS MARKET 33
4.2 MOLDED PLASTICS MARKET, BY TYPE 33
4.3 MOLDED PLASTICS MARKET, BY APPLICATION AND REGION 34
4.4 MOLDED PLASTICS MARKET ATTRACTIVENESS 34

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 35
5.1 INTRODUCTION 35
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 36
5.2.1 DRIVERS 36
5.2.1.1 Packaging application to be a major growth driver of
The molded plastics market 36
5.2.1.2 Construction & infrastructure application To fuel the
molded plastics market 37
5.2.1.3 Growing high-tech agriculture application to boost the
molded plastics market 38
5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 38
5.2.2.1 Fluctuation in raw material prices Hampering the Growth
of The Molded plastics Market 38
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 39
5.2.3.1 Growing demand for molded plastics in Automotive lightweighting 39
5.2.3.2 Bioplastics are the future OF molded plastics 39
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 40
5.2.4.1 Disposal issues with molded plastics 40
5.3 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 41
5.3.1 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 42
5.3.2 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 42
5.3.3 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 43
5.3.4 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 43
5.3.5 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY 44
5.4 MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS 45
5.4.1 INTRODUCTION 45
5.4.2 GLOBAL GDP PER CAPITA OUTLOOK, BY COUNTRY (USD) 46
5.4.3 GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTION 47

6 MOLDED PLASTICS MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY 49
6.1 INTRODUCTION 49
6.2 BLOW MOLDING 49
6.3 INJECTION MOLDING 49
6.4 EXTRUSION MOLDING 50
6.5 ROTATIONAL MOLDING 50
6.6 THERMOFORMING 50

7 MOLDED PLASTICS MARKET, BY TYPE 51
7.1 INTRODUCTION 52
7.2 POLYETHYLENE 54
7.3 POLYPROPYLENE 55
7.4 POLYVINYL CHLORIDE 57
7.5 POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE 58
7.6 POLYSTYRENE 59
7.7 POLYURETHANE 61
7.8 OTHERS 62
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8 MOLDED PLASTICS MARKET, BY APPLICATION 64
8.1 INTRODUCTION 65
8.2 PACKAGING 67
8.3 AUTOMOTIVE & TRANSPORTATION 68
8.4 CONSTRUCTION & INFRASTRUCTURE 70
8.5 AGRICULTURE 71
8.6 PHARMACEUTICAL 72
8.7 ELECTRONICS & ELECTRICAL 74
8.8 OTHERS 75

9 MOLDED PLASTICS MARKET, BY REGION 77
9.1 INTRODUCTION 78
9.2 APAC 80
9.2.1 CHINA 85
9.2.2 JAPAN 87
9.2.3 INDIA 89
9.2.4 THAILAND 91
9.2.5 INDONESIA 93
9.2.6 REST OF APAC 95
9.3 EUROPE 97
9.3.1 WESTERN EUROPE 102
9.3.1.1 Germany 102
9.3.1.2 Italy 104
9.3.1.3 France 105
9.3.1.4 Spain 107
9.3.1.5 UK 109
9.3.1.6 Rest of Western Europe 111
9.3.2 CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPE 113
9.3.2.1 Russia 113
9.3.2.2 Turkey 114
9.3.2.3 Rest of Central & Eastern Europe 116
9.4 NORTH AMERICA 118
9.4.1 US 122
9.4.2 CANADA 124
9.4.3 MEXICO 126
9.5 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 128
9.5.1 IRAN 131
9.5.2 SAUDI ARABIA 133
9.5.3 REST OF THE MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 135
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9.6 SOUTH AMERICA 137
9.6.1 BRAZIL 140
9.6.2 ARGENTINA 142
9.6.3 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA 144

10 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 146
10.1 OVERVIEW 146
10.2 MARKET RANKING ANALYSIS 147
10.3 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO 148
10.3.1 EXPANSION 148
10.3.2 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH 149
10.3.3 ACQUISITION 150
10.3.4 JOINT VENTURE 150

11 COMPANY PROFILES 151
Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View
11.1 EXXONMOBIL 151
11.2 LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS B.V.: 154
11.3 DOWDUPONT 157
11.4 SABIC 160
11.5 INEOS 162
11.6 CHINA PETROLEUM CORPORATION 164
11.7 SOLVAY 166
11.8 EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY 168
11.9 FORMOSA PLASTICS GROUP (FPG) 170
11.10 CHEVRON CORPORATION 171
11.11 OTHER KEY PLAYERS 173
11.11.1 BOREALIS 173
11.11.2 VERSALIS 173
11.11.3 BASF SE 173
11.11.4 HANWHA GROUP 173
11.11.5 RELIANCE INDUSTRIES 173
11.11.6 WESTLAKE CHEMICAL 174
11.11.7 BRASKEM 174
11.11.8 HALDIA PETROCHEMICALS 174
11.11.9 AGC CHEMICALS 174
11.11.10 LG CHEM 174
11.11.11 CHEMOURS COMPANY 175
11.11.12 SHIN–ETSU 175
11.11.13 LOTTE CHEMICAL 175
11.11.14 ONGC PETRO ADDITIONS 175
11.11.15 EMS-CHEMIE 175
11.11.16 SIBUR 176
11.11.17 REPSOL 176
11.11.18 INDORAMA 176
11.11.19 QENOS 176
11.11.20 LANXESS 176
*Details might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

12 APPENDIX 177
12.1 INSIGHTS FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS 177
12.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 178
12.3 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 181
12.4 INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 183
12.5 RELATED REPORTS 184
12.6 AUTHOR DETAILS 185
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