Isocyanate Market by Type (MDI, TDI, Aliphatic, Others) & Application (Rigid Foam, Flexible Foam, Paints & Coatings, Adhesive & Sealants, and Elastomers & Binders) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019

5.2.5 OTHER ISOCYANATES 111
5.2.5.1 Other Isocyanates are used in Specific Applications 111
5.2.5.2 Several Types of Isocyanates yet to be Commercialized 112

6 ISOCYANATES MARKET, BY APPLICATION 115

6.1 INTRODUCTION 116
6.2 MARKET ANALYSIS, BY APPLICATION 119
6.2.1 RIGID FOAMS TO EXPERIENCE MAXIMUM GROWTH 120
6.2.2 RIGID FOAMS 122
6.2.2.1 Refrigerators & Construction Consume Large Quantities of Rigid Foam 122
6.2.2.2 Rigid Foam: The Demand Driven by Developing Economies 122
6.2.3 FLEXIBLE FOAMS 124
6.2.3.1 Flexible Foam Offers Unique Property of Weight Reduction, Attracting Automotive Manufacturers 124
6.2.3.2 Increasing Industrialization in Developing Economies Driving Market Growth 125
6.2.4 PAINTS & COATINGS 126
6.2.4.1 Paints & Coatings: Growing Demand will Drive the Market 126
6.2.5 ELASTOMERS & BINDER 129
6.2.5.1 Isocyanates Offer Superior Stress Recovery & Resistance Properties 129
6.2.5.2 Significant Demand in Asia-Pacific 129
6.2.6 ADHESIVES & SEALANTS 131
6.2.6.1 Demand Driven by Enhanced Usage in Automotive & Construction Sectors 131
6.2.6.2 Rising Automobiles & Constructions in Asia-Pacific Fuelling the Market Growth 132
6.2.7 OTHER APPLICATIONS 134
6.2.7.1 Isocyanates Are Used in Various Other Applications 134
6.2.7.2 Asia-Pacific: A Major Consumer 134

7 ISOCYANATES MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 136

7.1 MARKET SEGMENTATION 137
7.2 MARKET ESTIMATES, BY REGION 138
7.3 ASIA-PACIFIC TO DRIVE THE ISOCYANATES MARKET 140
7.3.1 ASIA-PACIFIC 142
7.3.1.1 Driven by Thriving Economies 142
7.3.1.2 The Asia-Pacific Market to Grow at a Rapid Pace 142
7.3.1.3 China 147
7.3.1.3.1 China: biggest consumer of isocyanates 147
7.3.1.3.2 Increase in demand & prices drives the growth in China 148
7.3.1.4 Japan 151
7.3.1.4.1 Japan–still reeling under the effects of the natural disasters 151
7.3.1.4.2 Japan has been one of the pioneer markets of isocyanates 151
7.3.1.5 India 155
7.3.1.5.1 India: An emerging market 155
7.3.1.5.2 India: High potential with strong growth 155
7.3.1.6 Rest of the Asia-Pacific 159
7.3.1.6.1 The region boasts of thriving economies 159
7.3.1.6.2 Rest of the Asia-Pacific: Huge possibility for growth 160
7.3.2 NORTH AMERICA 164
7.3.2.1 North America sustaining on strong demand 164
7.3.2.2 U.S.: The largest consumer of isocyanates in North America 167
7.3.2.3 U.S. 169
7.3.2.3.1 The isocyanates market is driven by demand from end-user industries 169
7.3.2.4 Canada 172
7.3.2.4.1 Canada: Huge potential for the isocyanates market 172
7.3.2.4.2 Canadian market: Experiencing high growth 172
7.3.3 EUROPE 177
7.3.3.1 Europe:–One of the major markets for isocyanates 177
7.3.3.2 Germany 182
7.3.3.2.1 Germany: Consumes significant quantities of isocyanates 182
7.3.3.2.2 Germany: Strong potential with attention of major isocyanates players 183
7.3.3.3 Italy 186
7.3.3.3.1 Italy: The mature market for isocyanates 186
7.3.3.3.2 Italy: Pursuit for efficiency fuelling the market growth 187
7.3.3.4 Belgium 190
7.3.3.4.1 Belgium: Still recovering from the euro crisis 190
7.3.3.4.2 Belgium: Expected to have a marginal growth 190
7.3.3.5 U.K. 194
7.3.3.5.1 U.K.: Poised for better growth 194
7.3.3.5.2 U.K.: Rising demand and increasing prices lifting the market 195
7.3.3.6 Russia 198
7.3.3.6.1 Russia: Uncertainty in the market 198
7.3.3.6.2 Russia: Market to remain subdued 198
7.3.3.7 Rest of Europe 202
7.3.3.7.1 Rest of Europe: Better economic conditions 202
7.3.3.7.2 Rest of Europe: Market to grow at a slow rate 202
7.3.4 THE MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 207
7.3.4.1 Infrastructure development prevalent in the Middle East & Africa 207
7.3.4.2 The market is anticipated to remain underdeveloped 207
7.3.5 LATIN AMERICA 212
7.3.5.1 Developing economies estimated to drive the future growth 212
7.3.5.2 Latin America to grow at a significant pace 212

8 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 217

8.1 INTRODUCTION 218
8.2 STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENTS 218
8.2.1 CAPACITY EXPANSION: THE MOST PREFERRED STRATEGIC APPROACH 218
8.2.2 ASIA-PACIFIC: THE MOST ACTIVE REGION 221
8.2.3 BAYER MATERIALSCIENCE & YANTAI WANHUA POLYURETHANES CO. LTD: THE MOST ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS 222
8.2.3.1 Capacity Expansion 223
8.2.3.2 Geographic Expansion 226
8.2.3.3 R&D Activity 228
8.2.3.4 Acquisition 230
8.2.3.5 Others 232

9 COMPANY PROFILES 235 (Overview, Financial*, Products & Services, Strategy, and Developments)

9.1 ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORP. 235
9.2 BASF SE 238
9.3 BAYER MATERIALSCIENCE AG 244
9.4 CHEMTURA CORPORATION 250
9.5 DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY 255
9.6 EVONIK INDUSTRIES 259
9.7 HEBEI CANGZHOU DAHUA GROUP CO. LTD. 262
9.8 HUNTSMAN INTERNATIONAL LLC 265
9.9 KUMHO MITSUI CHEMICALS INC. 269
9.10 MITSUI CHEMICALS INC. 272
9.11 VENCOREX 277
9.12 YANTAI WANHUA POLYURETHANES CO. LTD. 281
*Details might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

LIST OF TABLES

TABLE 1 TYPES OF MDI 48
TABLE 2 IMPACT OF MAJOR DRIVERS ON THE GLOBAL MDI MARKET, 2013-2019 50
TABLE 3 TYPES OF TDI 54
TABLE 4 IMPACT OF MAJOR DRIVERS ON THE GLOBAL TDI MARKET, 2013-2019 55
TABLE 5 TOP 10 LARGEST ECONOMIES BY GDP IN TERMS OF PPP, 2010 & 2020 57
TABLE 6 10 LARGEST GLOBAL ECONOMIES' TOTAL GDP IN TERMS OF PPP, (2020) 58
TABLE 7 TYPES & APPLICATIONS 60
TABLE 8 IMPACT OF MAJOR DRIVERS ON THE GLOBAL ALIPHATIC ISOCYANATE MARKET, 2013-2019 62
TABLE 9 ASIA-PACIFIC: CONSTRUCTION SPENDING GROWTH RATE,
BY COUNTRY, 2013-2018 67
TABLE 10 ASIA-PACIFIC: CONSTUCTION SPENDING, 2012 ($BILLION) 69
TABLE 11 CRUDE OIL PRICES, BY TYPE, 2011-2015 ($/BARREL) 71
TABLE 12 PROPYLENE BULK PRICES, 2013-2019 ($/TON) 71
TABLE 13 ANILINE BULK PRICES, 2013-2019 ($/TON) 72
TABLE 14 BENZENE BULK PRICES, 2013-2019 ($/TON) 73
TABLE 15 TOULENE BULK PRICES, 2013-2019($/TON) 75
TABLE 16 GLOBAL MDI CAPACITY, 2013 (KT/YEAR) 77
TABLE 17 GLOBAL TDI CAPACITY, 2013 (KT/YEAR) 79
TABLE 18 GLOBAL HDI CAPACITY, 2013 (KT/YEAR) 81
TABLE 19 AVERAGE MDI PRICE, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2012-2019 ($/TON) 82
TABLE 20 AVERAGE TDI PRICE, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2012-2019 ($/TON) 83
TABLE 21 AVERAGE ALIPHATIC ISOCYANATES PRICE, BYGEOGRAPHY,
2012-2019 ($/TON) 84
TABLE 22 ISOCYNATES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2019 (KT) 92
TABLE 23 ISOCYNATES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2019 ($MILLION) 93
TABLE 24 MDI MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2019 (KT) 95
TABLE 25 MDI MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2019 ($MILLION) 96
TABLE 26 MDI MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2019 (KT) 97
TABLE 27 MDI MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2019 ($MILLION) 98
TABLE 28 COMPANIES THAT OFFER TDI 100
TABLE 29 TDI MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2019 (KT) 101
TABLE 30 TDI MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2019 ($MILLION) 102
TABLE 31 TDI MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2019 (KT) 103
TABLE 32 TDI MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2019 ($MILLION) 104
TABLE 33 COMPANIES THAT OFFER ALIPHATIC ISOCYANATES 106
TABLE 34 ALIPHATIC ISOCYANATES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2019 (KT) 107
TABLE 35 ALIPHATIC ISOCYANATES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION,
2014-2019 ($MILLION) 108
TABLE 36 ALIPHATIC ISOCYANATES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2014-2019 (KT) 109
TABLE 37 ALIPHATIC ISOCYANATES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2014-2019 ($MILLION) 110
TABLE 38 OTHER ISOCYANATES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2019, (KT) 111
TABLE 39 OTHER ISOCYANATES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION,
2014-2019 ($MILLION) 112
TABLE 40 OTHER ISOCYANATES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012-2019 (KT) 113
TABLE 41 OTHER ISOCYANATES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION,
2012-2019 ($MILLION) 114
TABLE 42 ISOCYANATES: INDUSTRYWIDE APPLICATIONS 116
TABLE 43 ISOCYANATES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012-2019 (KT) 120
TABLE 44 ISOCYANATES MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2012-2019 ($MILLION) 121

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