Thailand Petrochemicals Report

Published 12 March 2015

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Thailand Petrochemicals Report

Table of Contents

BMI Industry View
7
SWOT
8
Political
9
Economic
10
Operational Risk
11
Industry Forecast
14
Table: Thailand's Petrochemicals Sector, 2012-2019 ('000tpa, unless otherwise stated)
16
Macroeconomic Forecasts
17
Economic Activity
17
Table: Economic Activity (Thailand 2009-2018)
21
Industry Risk/Reward Ratings
22
Asia Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index
22
Table: Asia Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index Ranking
26
Thailand Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index
27
Market Overview
28
Industry Trends And Developments
32
Projects
32
Impact Of Military Coup
34
Investment In Vietnam
35
Investment In Indonesia
36
Investment In Nigeria
36
Company Profile
38
Siam Cement Group (SCG)
38
Table: Siam Cement Group (THBmn)
40
Indorama Ventures
41
Integrated Refinery and Petrochemicals Company (IRPC)
44
Table: IRPC Financial results (THBmn)
46
PTT Global Chemical
47
Table: PTTGC Financial Results (THBmn)
51
Regional Overview
52
Asia Overview
52
2015 outlook: trouble for mature producers
52
Feedstock shifts
53
The coming surge: 2015 and 2016
54
China and India will dominate Asia demand
55
Rapid Growth In South East Asia
58
Global Industry Overview
61
Outlook for 2015: Falling prices
61
Medium-term outlook
62
China versus the US: feedstock wars
64
Table: Top 10 Ethylene Producers, 2013
69
Global - Crude Oil, Refined Fuels And Natural Gas Prices, 10-year Forecasts
72
Table: Energy Price Forecasts (Global 2013-2018)
72
Table: Energy Price Forecasts (Global 2019-2024)
73
Demographic Forecast
75
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Thailand 1990-2025)
76
Table: Key Population Ratios (Thailand 1990-2025)
76
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Thailand 1990-2025)
77
Table: Population By Age Group (Thailand 1990-2025)
77
Table: Population By Age Group % (Thailand 1990-2025)
78
Glossary
80
Table: Glossary Of Petrochemicals Terms
80
Methodology
81
Industry Forecast Methodology
81
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
83
Table: Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index Indicators
84
Table: Weighting Of Indicators
85

The Thailand 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 Thailand Petrochemicals Report provides industry professionals and strategists, sector analysts, trade associations and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the Thai 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 Thai petrochemicals market.
  • Target business opportunities and risks in the Thai petrochemicals sector through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments in Thailand.
  • Assess the activities, strategy and market position of your competitors, partners and clients via our Company Profiles (inc. KPIs and latest activity).

Coverage

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.

Sources

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.

*Company profiles are not available for every country. Those reports instead contain information on the current activities of prominent companies operating in the market.

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Testimonials

'An essential, multi-faceted research tool. BMI’s thorough understanding of the major market players enables an informed – and informative – review of the sector’s actual performance, together with useful insights into current industry issues, which are topped-off with detailed and invaluable forecasts of industry and macroeconomic trends.’

Senior Research Analyst, ABC International Bank plc