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Confidently forecast and plan ahead with proprietary data and integrated analysis on the polypropylene market

Polypropylene is the most important derivative of propylene, making up around 70% of propylene demand today. The polypropylene market’s complexity and global competitiveness requires you to understand the global supply and demand, price forecasts and petrochemical feedstock trends to remain competitive in this rapidly changing market.

Our polypropylene services offer a complete picture of the global polypropylene market and include cutting-edge data, reports and forecasts, with an integrated view of crude oil, propylene and other key feedstocks through the polypropylene value chain.

Features at a glance

For the polypropylene industry, we offer three services:

  • Polypropylene short-term service
  • Polypropylene long-term service
  • Polypropylene asset benchmarking tool (ABT)

Polypropylene short-term service

Gain an integrated view of global short-term supply and demand, capacities, and pricing with granular analysis and expert insights of chemical markets.

Our global short-term service includes a monthly report with analysis and forecasting of polypropylene markets in North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East/India. The report uses an integrated view of feedstocks to olefins through the polypropylene chemical chain and downstream applications.

The service covers supply and demand data and provides a price forecast for the polypropylene industry, broken down monthly through to the end of 2022. The report provides a comprehensive analysis using a complete short-term picture of polypropylene markets including trade data, inventories, and price forecasts across 4 major regions - Middle East/India, North America, Europe, and Asia.

The service includes an interactive excel dashboard with global trade, capacity/projects, price, margin, and cost data.

Polypropylene long-term service

Optimise your commercial strategy with an integrated view of long-term market dynamics and strategic insights of global chemical markets.

Our global long-term polypropylene service is updated twice per year with analysis of the global polypropylene market, that includes a rolling 30-year forecast and historical view back to 2005. The interpretive report contains an integrated view of propylene feedstocks and downstream applications.

This service covers supply, demand, and capacity, providing a price forecast for the polypropylene industry with an integrated view from oil, gas, NGLs, and propylene through polypropylene and its end-use segmentations. The underlying analysis incorporates feedstock prices and hypothetical future supply/demand balance.

Polypropylene asset benchmarking tool (ABT)

Maximise the performance of your current operations or supply chain using our asset-by-asset evaluation of cost and production metrics.

Our polypropylene ABT integrates with our Polypropylene Strategic Planning Outlook, Propylene Asset Benchmarking Tool and other related Wood Mackenzie services to provide a comprehensive view of the market. Use the tool to analyse the cost of polypropylene supply using trusted price forecasts and rigorous data files, understand key global data by asset, company and country level, benchmark performance of competitor assets, and more.

  • 504 detailed asset profiles of global existing and firm/likely projects
  • Long term outlook: forecast out to 2040
  • Globally and regionally focussed insights
  • Bi-annual product update
Designed to help you:
  • Examine the outlook on product costs and profitability for 3 grades of polypropylene
  • Recognise pricing and demand patterns
  • Understand the supply/demand outlook both globally and on a granular regional level
  • Identify inter-regional trade patterns and arbitrage opportunities
  • Assess the impact of demand growth, new investments and technology changes
  • Identify opportunities and manage risk in the commodity chemical markets
  • Access subject matter experts for fast responses to your inquiries

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