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Research and Markets: 2012 Polyethylene Report - Japan


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "2012 Polyethylene Report - Japan" report to their offering.

The Townsend Polyethylene Regional Market Reports cover market research for almost every country in ten regions of the world (North America, Western Europe {EU 27 + 2}, Japan, Central/Eastern Europe, China+D133, Other Asia/Pacific, India, Central/South America, Middle East and Africa). At the regional level the analysis covers over 96 end-use markets for Polyethylene. Data covers three resin types: HDPE, LDPE and LLDPE. Each report contains detailed regional consumption, growth, capacity and trade projections, giving a clear picture of the plastics industry now and over the next five years to aid in meeting your research and strategic planning needs.

Benefits of these reports include:

- An understanding of the growing and declining markets by end use applications

- A review of current and future capacity, compared to consumption and trade over the forecasted period

- An explanation of the trends and market drivers affecting demand, all leading to a competitive edge in developing sales/marketing plans to ensure success in the near term and longer term.

As a purchaser of a regional PE report, you will receive:

- Consumption & Growth Data: Excel spread sheets that allow you to analyse 2011 market consumption data and the 5-year growth forecast-by-year in many different ways; by resin type, country, market, process, application, etc. with a comprehensive overview

- Capacity Data: Complete list of PE plants currently operating & scheduled for start-up over the next five years, including process technology in use, capacity & market ownership of polymer volume produced, & plant capacity utilization for 2011 & forecasts through 2016

- Trade Data: Actual 2011 net exports as well as Townsend's forecast for 2016 interregional trade.

Key Topics Covered:

All regional TPER reports contain the following chapters in their Table of Contents:



Pe Consumption In 2011

Projected Growth To 2012

Projected Growth To 2016

Consumption & Projected Growth By Fabrication Process

Projected Growth By Country (Where Applicable)

Current Pe Capacity & Planned Additions

Capacity Changes 2011-2016

Supply/Demand Outlook

For more information visit

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Plastics

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