China Petrochemicals Report

Oct, 2016   |   93  Pages   |   BMI Petrochemicals   |   Format : PDF
The China Petrochemicals Report has been researched at source, and features BMI Research's market assessment and independent forecasts for key petrochemicals sub-sectors. The report also analyses the impact of regulatory changes, recent developments and the background macroeconomic outlook and features competitive landscapes comparing companies by products and services, sales, market share, investments, projects, partners and expansion strategies.

BMI's China Petrochemicals Report provides industry professionals and strategists, sector analysts, trade associations and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the Chinese petrochemicals industry.

Key Benefits

-Benchmark BMI's independent petrochemicals industry forecasts to test other views - a key input for successful budgetary and planning in the Chinese petrochemicals market.
-Target business opportunities and risks in the Chinese petrochemicals sector through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments in China.
-Assess the activities, strategy and market position of your competitors, partners and clients via our Company Profiles (inc. KPIs and latest activity).


BMI Industry View

Summary of BMI’s key industry forecasts, views and trend analysis, covering the petrochemicals markets, regulatory changes, major investments, projects and company developments.

Industry SWOT Analysis

Analysis of the major Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats within the petrochemicals sector and within the broader political, economic and business environment.

BMI Industry Forecasts

Historic data series (2009-2013) and forecasts to end-2019 for key industry and economic indicators, supported by explicit assumptions, plus analysis of key risks to the main forecasts. Indicators include:

-Energy: Oil production (‘000 b/d), oil consumption (‘000 b/d), net oil exports (‘000 b/d), gas production (bcm), gas consumption (bcm), net gas exports (bcm), oil refinery capacity (‘000 b/d).
-Petrochemicals: Ethylene capacity (‘000 tpa), ethylene production (‘000 tpa), ethylene consumption (‘000 tpa), polyethylene capacity (‘000 tpa), polypropylene capacity (‘000 tpa), polyvinyl chloride capacity (‘000 tpa), polyolefins consumption (‘000 tpa).
-Oil Products Prices: Price forecasts for all major oil-based products (USD/bbl) at major global energy trading hubs.
-Economic: Nominal GDP (USDbn), real GDP growth (%), GDP per capita (USD), population (mn), unemployment (%), exchange rate (against USD).

BMI’s Petrochemicals Risk Reward Index

BMI’s Risk Reward Indices provide investors (both corporate and financial) looking for opportunities in the region with a clear country-comparative assessment of a market’s risks and potential rewards. Each of the country markets are scored using a sophisticated model that includes more than 40 industry, economic and demographic data points to provide indices of highest to lowest appeal to investors, with each position explained.

Market Overview

Structure, size and value of the industry sector; overview of the industry landscape and key players; assessment of the business operating environment and the latest regulatory developments.

Industry Trends & Developments

Evaluation of company and sector-wide developments, including key projects (as well as expansion plans), latest company financial details and proposed international ventures.

Company Profiles*

Examines the competitive positioning and short- to medium-term business strategies of key industry players. Strategy is examined within the context of BMI’s industry forecasts, our macroeconomic views and our understanding of the wider competitive landscape. The latest financial and operating statistics and key company developments are also incorporated within the company profiles, enabling a full evaluation of recent company performance and future growth prospects.

Global & Regional Market Overview

Analysis of the key trends driving the global industry, including worldwide output/capacity and demand analysis across ethylene, polyethylene, polyvinyl chloride, polystyrene, polyethylene terephthalate and polypropylene. The regional analysis looks at the implications of local and global trends on specific company activity.

Sub-sectors covered by the Petrochemicals Reports include:

Oil & Gas, Oil Refining, Olefins (ethylene, propylene), Polyolefins (polyethylene, polypropylene), Polyvinyl Chloride, Polystyrene

Please note – not all country Reports cover all sub-sectors – see website for details.


The Petrochemicals Market Reports are based on a network of primary sources, such as multilateral organisations (ACC, APLA, Cefi c, ICCA, ICMA), national chambers of commerce and industry, national statistical offi ces, government ministries and central banks, and multinational companies.
BMI Industry View . 7
Political .. 11
Economy . 12
Operational Risk . 13
Industry Forecast  15
Table: China's Petrochemicals Sector ('000 tpa, unless otherwise stated), 2012-2020 20
Macroeconomic Forecasts ....... 21
Economic Analysis .......... 21
Industry Risk/Reward Index ..... 25
Asia Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index .... 25
Table: Asia Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index Ranking . . 28
Market Overview . 29
Industry Trends And Developments ... 33
Table: New China Coal-to-Olefins and Methanol-to-Olefins Plants in 2016 . . 38
Table: Conventional Cracker Projects, 2016-2020 39
Upstream And Refining .. 40
Table: Refineries In China With Over 200,000b/d Capacity . . . 42
Aromatics And Derivatives ....... 50
Company Profile .. 51
China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) ........ 51
PetroChina ......... 55
Table: PetroChina Financial Results (CNYmn) 58
Regional Overview ......... 59
Asia Overview ..... 59
Global Industry Overview .......... 65
13th Five-Year Plan ........ 72
13th Five-Year Plan: Key Points .. 72
Summary Of Contents .... 72
Chapter 1: Overview ...... 73
Table: Targets . . . 73
Chapter 2: Innovation To Drive Development ...... 74
Chapter 3: Economic Institutions  75
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Chapter 4: Modernisation Of The Agricultural Sector ...... 76
Chapter 5: Industries ..... 77
Chapter 6: Expand The Network Economy .......... 78
Chapter 7: Build A Modern Infrastructure Network ......... 78
Chapter 8: New-Type Urbanisation ........ 79
Chapter 9: Coordination Of Regional Development ......... 80
Chapter 10: Environmental Protection .... 81
Chapter 11: Continue Opening Up ......... 81
Others: . 81
Demographic Forecast .. 83
Table: Population Headline Indicators (China 1990-2025) 84
Table: Key Population Ratios (China 1990-2025) . 84
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (China 1990-2025) . . . 85
Table: Population By Age Group (China 1990-2025) . . 85
Table: Population By Age Group % (China 1990-2025) . . . 86
Glossary .... 88
Table: Glossary Of Petrochemicals Terms . 88
Methodology ........ 89
Industry Forecast Methodology .. 89
Risk/Reward Index Methodology . 91
Table: Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index Indicators . . 92
Table: Weighting Of Indicators . 93
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