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Chemicals Industry Analysis

Explore the chemicals industry data you need to understand feedstock position — including the availability of ethane, propane and butane — and make important decisions about where to direct end-products.

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Across the chemicals industry, manufacturing footprints are changing and new customers are emerging in a wide variety of regions and markets. Chemical companies need to focus on adapting and refining their business models, identifying potential opportunities and using new technologies to achieve the competitive advantage.

Understand the chemicals, polymers and fibres markets and enhance your technical, economic and strategic planning with the most integrated portfolio of commercial solutions. Spanning global chemical feedstock markets to end product industries, our trusted market intelligence, proprietary tools and expert analysis let you identify emerging and long-term trends, forecast prices, assess competitors and target growth opportunities.

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Bringing together unsurpassed experience, methodologies, and insights across the entire value chain, our independent analysis helps you make better commercial decisions and plan your strategy with greater confidence.

Comprehensive coverage and expertise across the chemicals, polymers and fibres offer unparalleled depth, granularity and clarity of analysis for companies with upstream assets, chemical plants and refineries. Save time and reduce risk with industry-leading solutions that deliver real value:

  • Assess market trends and plan for the future with detailed analysis and forecast
  • Gain insight on topical industry issues from feedstocks through derivatives to end use segments
  • Pinpoint investment opportunities and threats
  • Understand sustainability and recycling, and how they affect conventional business strategies

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Bespoke consulting advice

After years spent focusing on upstream investments, many oil companies are turning their attention towards chemicals.  As demand increases, our consultants can help you understand the dynamics at play between oil and gas, refining, chemicals, sustainability and strategy including:

  • Feedstock selection and sourcing
  • Fuels market balances
  • M&A and due diligence
  • Business development strategies
  • Quantifying the impact of new and existing products
  • Profiling industry competitors

Steve Jenkins, Vice President, Consulting Wood Mackenzie Chemicals

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