Engineering Plastics - Global Strategic Business Report

Engineering Plastics - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Jun 13, 2014, 419 Pages
US$4,950.00
GIA-MCP1152
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Engineering Plastics in Thousand Metric Tons by the following Product Categories: Polycarbonate (PC), Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal (PA), Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters, and Others. The End-Use markets also analyzed in the report include Automotive, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 124 companies including many key and niche players such as -

BASF SE
Bayer AG
Chi Mei Corporation
Celanese Corporation
The Dow Chemical Company


TABLE OF CONTENTS

 I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-3
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study                            I-3
       Product Segments Definitions                                     I-3
        Polycarbonates (PC)                                             I-3
        ABS (Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene)                           I-4
        Polyacetal                                                      I-4
        Nylon                                                           I-4
        Thermoplastic Polyesters                                        I-4
        Others                                                          I-4
       End-Use Segments                                                 I-5
        Automotive                                                      I-5
        Electrical and Electronics                                      I-5
        Appliances                                                      I-5
        Other End-Use Sectors                                           I-5


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. OUTLOOK                                                            II-1
      A Quick Primer                                                    II-1
      Current & Future Analysis                                         II-1
      Emerging Markets to Propel Demand for Engineering Plastics        II-1
      Impact of the World 2007-2009 Economic Recession in Retrospect    II-2
      Markets beyond Recession                                          II-3

  2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW                                                  II-4
      2009-2012 Europe Debt Crisis in Retrospect                        II-4
      Resurgence in Growth Fundamentals Delivers an Optimistic
       Market Outlook for 2014 & Beyond                                 II-5
       Improvement in Global GDP to Fuel Market Growth                  II-5
        Table 1: World Real GDP Growth Rates in % (2012-2015):
        Breakdown by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)       II-6

        Table 2: World GDP (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of
        Nominal GDP Value by Country (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    II-7
       Relative Stability in Global Manufacturing PMI Infuses New
        Confidence                                                      II-7
        Table 3: Global Purchasing Managers Index (PMI): Breakdown
        of Monthly PMI Data by Country for the Year 2013 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-8
       Optimistic Eurozone Economic Outlook Bodes Well for the Market   II-9
        Table 4: Business Climate Indicator in the Eurozone Area for
        the Year 2013 & 2014: Breakdown by Month                        II-10
       Fading Fiscal Cliff Concerns in the US to Spruce Up the Market   II-10
        Table 5: US Revisions of Debt Ceiling Limit (In US$ Billion)
        for the Years 2002-2014                                         II-11
       CIVETS to Replace BRICS as the Focal Point for Future Growth     II-11
        Table 6: GDP Per Capita (in US$) and GDP (in US$ Billion) in
        Developed Countries Vs. BRIC Vs. CIVETS: 2013 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-12
      Market to See New Growth in Key End-Use Sectors                   II-12
      Higher Demand from Automotive Sector Charms the Market            II-13
      Global Automotive Industry at a Glance                            II-13
       Table 7: World Passenger Cars Production by Geographic
       Region/Country (2010 & 2018): Annual Production Figures in
       ‘000 Units for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
       (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-15

       Table 8: World Passenger Cars Market by Geographic
       Region/Country (2010 & 2018): Annual Sales Figures in ‘000
       Units for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
       Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-16
      Demand from Electrical & Electronics Remains Northbound           II-17
      Appliances Seek More of Engineering Plastics                      II-17
      Aerospace Looks at Engineering Plastics in Search of Low-
       Weight Materials                                                 II-17

  3. MARKET TRENDS                                                      II-18
      Focus on Innovation Steers Growth                                 II-18
      Sustainability Emerges as Key Consideration                       II-18
      Engineering Plastics Demonstrate Faster Growth than Commodity
       Plastics in Medical Applications                                 II-18
      Heat-Resistant Engineering Plastics Replace Steel in Hot Water
       Tanks                                                            II-18
      Blends - Gaining Ground                                           II-18
      High Cost Remains a Key Impeding Factor for Engineering
       Polymers Resins                                                  II-19
      Demand Conditions Brighten Up for PC                              II-19
      Asia - The Leading Polycarbonate Producer                         II-19
       Table 9: Global Polycarbonate Production (2013): Percentage
       Share Breakdown of Installed Capacity by Region (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-20
      Sabic and Bayer Dominate Global Polycarbonate Production          II-20
       Table 10: Global Polycarbonate Market (2012-2015): Installed
       and Projected Capacity for Select Companies                      II-20
      Electronics Account for Higher Share of the Total PC Demand       II-21
       Table 11: Global Polycarbonate Market (2013): Percentage
       Share Breakdown of Volume Demand by End-Use Segment (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-21
      Automotive Applications to Boost PC Demand                        II-22
      PC Seeks New Opportunities in the Medical Sector                  II-22
      Durability Extends Advantage for PC in Water Bottles              II-22
      Europe Establishes Norms for PC Sheet                             II-22
      ABS Facing Stiff Competition from Other Engineering Plastics
       Focuses on Niche Market                                          II-23
      Taiwan Leads the Global ABS Production                            II-23
       Table 12: Global ABS Production (2013): Percentage Breakdown
       of Installed Capacity by Country (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-23
      Nylon Aims New Highs                                              II-23
      Nylon Seeks Potential Opportunity in Engine Parts                 II-24
      Automotives Drives Global Polyacetal Demand                       II-24
       Table 13: Global Polyacetal Market (2013): Percentage
       Breakdown of Demand by End-Use Segment (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-24
      Celanese Dominates Polyacetal Production                          II-25
       Table 14: Global Polyacetal Market (2013): Percentage Share
       Breakdown of Installed Capacity by Company (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-25
      Healthy Growth Projected in Thermoplastic Polyesters and Low
       Volume Resins                                                    II-25
      Demand for Thermoplastic Polyester in Medical Applications to
       Grow                                                             II-25
      PPS Sees Improved Opportunities                                   II-25
       Table 15: Global Polyphenylene Sulfide Market (2013):
       Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand by End-Use
       Industry (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                    II-26
      PPS Competes with Nylon in Under-the-Hood Applications            II-26

  4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW                                                   II-27
      Introduction to Engineering Plastics                              II-27
      Types of Engineering Plastics                                     II-27
       ABS (Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene)                            II-27
       Polycarbonate                                                    II-27
       Nylon                                                            II-28
        Nylon 6/6                                                       II-29
        Gas-Filled Nylon                                                II-29
        Nylon 6                                                         II-29
        Blue Nylon                                                      II-29
        Moly-Filled Nylon                                               II-29
        Oil-Filled Nylon                                                II-29
       Thermoplastic Polyesters                                         II-29
       Polyacetal (PA)/Acetal Polymers                                  II-30
       Others                                                           II-31
        PEEK (Polyetheretherketone)                                     II-31
        PEI (Polyetherimide)                                            II-31
        Phenolics                                                       II-32
        Polyimide                                                       II-32
        PPO (Polyphenylene Oxide)                                       II-33
        PPS (Polyphenylene Sulfide)                                     II-33
        Polysulfone                                                     II-33
        PPSU (Polyphenylsulfone)                                        II-33
        Styrene Acrylonitrile                                           II-33

  5. A REVIEW OF END-USE INDUSTRIES                                     II-34
      Automotives                                                       II-34
      Electrical and Electronics                                        II-34
       Audio and Video Equipment                                        II-34
       Electric Lighting and Wiring Equipment                           II-34
       Motors and Generators                                            II-34
       Semiconductors                                                   II-35
      Appliances                                                        II-35
      Other End-Use Sectors                                             II-35
       Building/Construction                                            II-35
       Medical                                                          II-35

  6. AN INSIGHT INTO THE PLASTIC INDUSTRY                               II-36
      Development of the Plastic Industry: A Historical Purview         II-36
       The Early Period                                                 II-36
       World War II Era                                                 II-36
       Postwar Period                                                   II-36
      An Overview Of Manufacturing Processes & Their Classification     II-36
       Monomer & Polymer Mechanics                                      II-36
       Classification of Plastics                                       II-36
        Based on the Construction Process                               II-36
        Based on its Ability to Crystallize                             II-37
        Based on their Moldability                                      II-37
      Properties of Plastics                                            II-37
       Molecular Weight                                                 II-37
       Mechanical Properties                                            II-38
       Electrical Properties                                            II-38
       Optical Properties                                               II-38
       Wear Properties                                                  II-38
      Application Areas                                                 II-38
       In Construction                                                  II-38
       In Electronics                                                   II-39
       Plastics in Wire and Cable                                       II-39
       In Medical Industry                                              II-39
       Plastics in Automotive Sector                                    II-40
       Plastics in Cosmetics                                            II-40

  7. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS                                              II-41
      Eastman Launches Opaque Polymer for Electronic Device Housings    II-41
      Mitsubishi Chemical Introduces New Durabio Grade Engineering
       Plastic                                                          II-41
      Bayer MaterialScience Launches Special Polycarbonate Films for
       3-D Displays                                                     II-41
      Solvay Introduces Biobased Engineering Plastics                   II-41
      SABIC Unveils Lightweight PC Volkswagen XL1 Side Windows          II-41
      Rhodia Showcases New Polyamide 6 and 6.6 Compounds                II-41
      Evonik Cyro Introduces CYREX® Protect for Antimicrobial
       Medical Devices                                                  II-42
      SABIC Unveils New Engineered Lexan PC Film Grades                 II-42

  8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                           II-43
      Ascend Attains Full Scale Production at its New Nylon 6/6
       Compounding Line in Florida                                      II-43
      Lanxess Divests Perlon Business                                   II-43
      Invista to Build New Plants in China                              II-43
      Lanxess Inaugurates New Plant in Brazil                           II-43
      Mitsubishi Plastics Takes Over Quadrant Group of Companies        II-43
      A. Schulman Takes Over Network Polymers                           II-43
      Bertram Capital Acquires Rowmark                                  II-43
      Techmer Takes Over TP Composites                                  II-44
      PolyOne Takes Over Spartech                                       II-44
      Americhem Takes Over Infinity Compounding                         II-44
      ULtrePet Upgrades Albany PET Recycling Unit                       II-44
      DSM Engineering Plastics Inaugurates New Technical Center in
       Yokohama                                                         II-44
      DSM Inks Distribution Agreements for Nevicolor and Nexeo
       Solutions in Italy                                               II-44
      A. Schulman Acquires Perrite Group                                II-44
      Styron Europe Appoints Velox as the European Distributor          II-44
      Nilit Expands Capacity                                            II-45
      Invista Bags EIA Approval for HMD Plant                           II-45
      Royal DSM Signs MoU with the Electrical Research & Development
       Association (ERDA)                                               II-45
      DSM Maintains its Focus on Sustainable Engineering Plastics
       Production in India                                              II-45
      BASF to Establish New Engineering Plastics Compounding Plant
       in Yesan, Korea                                                  II-45
      Lanxess Establishes Pacific-Asia Application Development
       Center in Hong Kong                                              II-45
      SABIC’s IBN SINA Inks Contract for Engineering Plastic Project    II-45
      Styrolution Teams Up with Braskem in Brazil                       II-46
      Bayer MaterialScience to Takeover Arkema’s US Polycarbonate
       Sheet Business                                                   II-46
      A. Schulman Takes Over ECMPlastics                                II-46
      Ryan Herco Flow Solutions Takes Over Plastic Engineered Products  II-46
      MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions Forms New Engineered Plastics
       Company                                                          II-46
      Polyplastics Co. to Launch Global Sales of PPS Resin              II-46
      Invista Engineering Polymers Commences Construction of New
       Nylon Line                                                       II-46
      Toray to Build New Resin Compounding Base in Indonesia            II-46

  9. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS                                            II-47
      BASF SE (Germany)                                                 II-47
      Bayer AG (Germany)                                                II-47
      Chi Mei Corporation (Taiwan)                                      II-47
      Celanese Corporation (US)                                         II-48
      The Dow Chemical Company (US)                                     II-48
      DuPont (US)                                                       II-49
      Eastman Chemical Company (US)                                     II-49
      Evonik Industries AG (Germany)                                    II-50
      Formosa Plastics Corporation (Taiwan)                             II-50
      Honeywell International (US)                                      II-50
      Huntsman Corporation (US)                                         II-51
      LANXESS AG (Germany)                                              II-51
      LG Chem (Korea)                                                   II-51
      Polyplastics Co. Ltd. (Japan)                                     II-52
      Radici Partecipazioni SpA (Italy)                                 II-52
      Royal DSM NV (The Netherlands)                                    II-52
      SABIC (Saudi Arabia)                                              II-52
       SABIC Innovative Plastics US LLC (US)                            II-53
      Teijin Limited (Japan)                                            II-53
      Toray Industries Inc. (Japan)                                     II-53
      Wintech Polymer Ltd. (Japan)                                      II-54

  10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                         II-55
      Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Engineering Plastics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
      American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
      Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-55

      Table 17: World Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by
      Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
      (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
      Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-56

      Table 18: World 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics
      by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
      for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
      Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 &
      2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                         II-57
      Worldwide Engineering Plastics Market by Product Category         II-58
      Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Polycarbonate by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
      American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
      Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-58

      Table 20: World Historic Review for Polycarbonate by
      Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
      (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
      Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-59

      Table 21: World 15-Year Perspective for Polycarbonate by
      Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
      Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 &
      2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                         II-60

      Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene by Geographic Region - US,
      Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
      East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with
      Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013
      through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                 II-61

      Table 23: World Historic Review for Acrylonitrile-
      Butadiene-Styrene by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
      American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
      Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-62

      Table 24: World 15-Year Perspective for
      Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene by Geographic Region -
      Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
      American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-63

      Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Polyacetal by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American
      Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
      Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-64

      Table 26: World Historic Review for Polyacetal by Geographic
      Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
      Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently
      Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for
      Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)      II-65

      Table 27: World 15-Year Perspective for Polyacetal by
      Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
      Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 &
      2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                         II-66

      Table 28: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Nylon by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American
      Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
      Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-67

      Table 29: World Historic Review for Nylon by Geographic Region -
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
      Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed
      with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
      2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)            II-68

      Table 30: World 15-Year Perspective for Nylon by Geographic
      Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada,
      Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
      Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-69

      Table 31: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET) by Geographic Region - US,
      Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
      East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with
      Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013
      through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                 II-70

      Table 32: World Historic Review for Thermoplastic Polyesters
      (PBT/PET) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American
      Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
      Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-71

      Table 33: World 15-Year Perspective for Thermoplastic
      Polyesters (PBT/PET) by Geographic Region - Percentage
      Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American
      Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-72

      Table 34: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Other Engineering Plastics by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
      Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
      Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
      Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through
      2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                         II-73

      Table 35: World Historic Review for Other Engineering Plastics
      by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
      (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
      Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-74

      Table 36: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Engineering
      Plastics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
      Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
      Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006,
      2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                  II-75
      Worldwide Engineering Plastics Market by End-Use Sector           II-76
      Table 37: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Engineering Plastics in Automotive Sector by Geographic Region
      - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
      Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed
      with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
      2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)            II-76

      Table 38: World Historic Review for Engineering Plastics in
      Automotive Sector by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
      American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
      Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-77

      Table 39: World 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics
      in Automotive Sector by Geographic Region - Percentage
      Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American
      Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-78

      Table 40: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Engineering Plastics in Electrical and Electronics Sectors by
      Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
      (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
      Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-79

      Table 41: World Historic Review for Engineering Plastics in
      Electrical and Electronics Sectors by Geographic Region - US,
      Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
      East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with
      Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006
      through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                 II-80

      Table 42: World 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics
      in Electrical and Electronics Sectors by Geographic Region -
      Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
      American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-81

      Table 43: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Engineering Plastics in Appliances Sector by Geographic Region -
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
      Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed
      with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
      2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)            II-82

      Table 44: World Historic Review for Engineering Plastics in
      Appliances Sector by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
      American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
      Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-83

      Table 45: World 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics
      in Appliances Sector by Geographic Region - Percentage
      Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American
      Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-84

      Table 46: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Engineering Plastics in Other Sectors by Geographic Region -
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
      Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed
      with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
      2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)            II-85

      Table 47: World Historic Review for Engineering Plastics in
      Other Sectors by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
      American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
      Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-86

      Table 48: World 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics
      in Other Sectors by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown
      of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
      (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for
      Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)      II-87


 III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES                                                  III-1
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-1
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-1
        An Overview of Engineering Plastics Market                      III-1
        Shale Gas Boom to Benefit the US Engineering Plastics Sector    III-1
        Growth in Large Appliances Manufacturing Spurs Demand for
         Engineering Plastics                                           III-1
        Key Statistics:                                                 III-2
         Table 49: US Market for Engineering Plastics in Electrical
         & Electronics Applications (2013): Percentage Share
         Breakdown of Volume Sales by Resin Type (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     III-2
        Product Launches                                                III-2
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-3
        Key Players                                                     III-4
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-8
        Table 50: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-8

        Table 51: US Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by
        Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/ PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-9

        Table 52: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives,
        Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-10

        Table 53: US Historic Review Analysis for Engineering
        Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and
        Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-11

        Table 54: US 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by
        Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
        Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS),
        Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and
        Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-12

        Table 55: US 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics by
        End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
        Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and
        Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-13

  2. CANADA                                                             III-14
       Market Analysis                                                  III-14
        Table 56: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Engineering Plastics by Product Category -
        Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS),
        Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and
        Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-14

        Table 57: Canadian Historic Review for Engineering Plastics
        by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-15

        Table 58: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives,
        Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-16

        Table 59: Canadian Historic Review for Engineering Plastics
        by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
        2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-17

        Table 60: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of
        Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-
        Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters
        (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-18

        Table 61: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
        Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 &
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-19

  3. JAPAN                                                              III-20
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-20
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-20
        Product Launch                                                  III-20
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-20
        Key Players                                                     III-21
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-23
        Table 62: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Engineering Plastics by Product Category -
        Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS),
        Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and
        Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-23

        Table 63: Japanese Historic Review for Engineering Plastics
        by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-24

        Table 64: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives,
        Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-25

        Table 65: Japanese Historic Review for Engineering Plastics
        by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
        2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-26

        Table 66: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of
        Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-
        Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters
        (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-27

        Table 67: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
        Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 &
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-28

  4. EUROPE                                                             III-29
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-29
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-29
        Rising Use of Plastics in Automobiles                           III-29
        Volatility in Feedstock Prices Bothers ABS Manufacturers        III-29
         Table 68: Leading Players in the European ABS Market
         (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Installed Capacity by
         Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                   III-29
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-30
        Table 69: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Engineering Plastics by Geographic Region - France,
        Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-30

        Table 70: European Historic Review for Engineering Plastics
        by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
        Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
        2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-31

        Table 71: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Engineering Plastics by Product Category -
        Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS),
        Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and
        Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-32

        Table 72: European Historic Review for Engineering Plastics
        by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-33

        Table 73: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives,
        Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-34

        Table 74: European Historic Review for Engineering Plastics
        by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
        2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-35

        Table 75: European 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
        Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia
        and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-36

        Table 76: European 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of
        Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-
        Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters
        (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-37

        Table 77: European 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
        Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 &
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-38

  4a. FRANCE                                                            III-39
       Market Analysis                                                  III-39
        Table 78: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-39

        Table 79: French Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by
        Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-40

        Table 80: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives,
        Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-41

        Table 81: French Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by
        End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
        2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-42

        Table 82: French 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of
        Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-
        Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters
        (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-43

        Table 83: French 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
        Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 &
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-44

  4b. GERMANY                                                           III-45
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-45
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-45
        Product Launches                                                III-45
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-45
        Key Players                                                     III-46
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-48
        Table 84: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-48

        Table 85: German Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by
        Product Category - Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-
        Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters
        (PBT/PET), and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
        Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006
        through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-49

        Table 86: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives,
        Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-50

        Table 87: German Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by
        End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
        2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-51

        Table 88: German 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of
        Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-
        Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters
        (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-52

        Table 89: German 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
        Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 &
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-53

  4c. ITALY                                                             III-54
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-54
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-54
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-54
        Radici Partecipazioni SpA - A Key Italian Player                III-54
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-55
        Table 90: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-55

        Table 91: Italian Historic Review for Engineering Plastics
        by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-56

        Table 92: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives,
        Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-57

        Table 93: Italian Historic Review for Engineering Plastics
        by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
        2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-58

        Table 94: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of
        Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-
        Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters
        (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-59

        Table 95: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
        Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 &
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-60

  4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM                                                III-61
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-61
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-61
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-61
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-62
        Table 96: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile- Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-62

        Table 97: UK Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by
        Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/ PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-63

        Table 98: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives,
        Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-64

        Table 99: UK Historic Review for Engineering Plastics by End
        Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
        2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-65

        Table 100: UK 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics
        by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
        for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS),
        Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and
        Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-66

        Table 101: UK 15-Year Perspective for Engineering Plastics
        by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
        Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and
        Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-67

  4e. SPAIN                                                             III-68
       Market Analysis                                                  III-68
        Table 102: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Engineering Plastics by Product Category -
        Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS),
        Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and
        Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-68

        Table 103: Spanish Historic Review for Engineering Plastics
        by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-69

        Table 104: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives,
        Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-70

        Table 105: Spanish Historic Review for Engineering Plastics
        by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
        2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-71

        Table 106: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of
        Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-
        Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters
        (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-72

        Table 107: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
        Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 &
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-73

  4f. RUSSIA                                                            III-74
       Market Analysis                                                  III-74
        Table 108: Russia Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-74

        Table 109: Russia Historic Review for Engineering Plastics
        by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-75

        Table 110: Russia Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives,
        Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-76

        Table 111: Russia Historic Review for Engineering Plastics
        by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
        2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-77

        Table 112: Russia 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of
        Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-
        Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters
        (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-78

        Table 113: Russia 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
        Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 &
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-79

  4g. REST OF EUROPE                                                    III-80
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-80
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-80
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-80
        Key Players                                                     III-80
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-82
        Table 114: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category -
        Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS),
        Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and
        Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-82

        Table 115: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Engineering
        Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-83

        Table 116: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector -
        Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and
        Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-84

        Table 117: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Engineering
        Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and
        Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-85

        Table 118: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for
        Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage
        Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-
        Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic
        Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006,
        2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                III-86

        Table 119: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for
        Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage
        Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and
        Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years
        2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-87

  5. ASIA-PACIFIC                                                       III-88
       Market Analysis                                                  III-88
        Table 120: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Geographic Region -
        China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons
        for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-88

        Table 121: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Engineering
        Plastics by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of
        Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through
        2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-89

        Table 122: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category -
        Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS),
        Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and
        Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-90

        Table 123: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Engineering
        Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-91

        Table 124: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector -
        Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and
        Other End-Use Market Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-92

        Table 125: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Engineering
        Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and
        Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Market
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-93

        Table 126: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
        Volume Sales for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific
        Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-94

        Table 127: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of
        Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-
        Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters
        (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-95

        Table 128: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
        Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 &
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-96

  5a. CHINA                                                             III-97
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-97
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-97
        An Overview of Engineering Plastics Market                      III-97
         Table 129: Chinese ABS Market (2013): Percentage Share
         Breakdown of Demand by End-Use Industry (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     III-97
        Product Launch                                                  III-97
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-98
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-99
        Table 130: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Engineering Plastics by Product Category -
        Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS),
        Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and
        Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-99

        Table 131: Chinese Historic Review for Engineering Plastics
        by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-100

        Table 132: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives,
        Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-101

        Table 133: Chinese Historic Review for Engineering Plastics
        by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
        2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-102

        Table 134: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of
        Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-
        Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters
        (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-103

        Table 135: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
        Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 &
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-104

  5b. INDIA                                                             III-105
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-105
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-105
        Domestic Engineering Plastics Sector Poised for Growth          III-105
        Market to See Expansion in Installed Capacity                   III-105
        End Use Market Analysis                                         III-105
         Automobiles                                                    III-105
         Business Machines and Computers                                III-106
         Machinery Components                                           III-106
         Building Materials                                             III-106
         Telecom                                                        III-106
         White Goods/Consumer Durables                                  III-106
         Consumer Electronics                                           III-107
        India Set to Become Hot Destination for Foreign Investment      III-107
        Challenges                                                      III-107
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-107
        Key Players                                                     III-108
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-109
        Table 136: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-109

        Table 137: Indian Historic Review for Engineering Plastics
        by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-110

        Table 138: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives,
        Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use
        Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-111

        Table 139: Indian Historic Review for Engineering Plastics
        by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Market Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years
        2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-112

        Table 140: Indian 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of
        Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-
        Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters
        (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-113

        Table 141: Indian 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
        Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 &
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-114

  5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC                                              III-115
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-115
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-115
        Consumption of Engineering Plastics Grows in Southeast Asia     III-115
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-115
        Key Players                                                     III-116
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-118
        Table 142: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current &
        Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category -
        Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS),
        Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and
        Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-118

        Table 143: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for
        Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-119

        Table 144: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current &
        Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector -
        Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and
        Other End-Use Market Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-120

        Table 145: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for
        Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives,
        Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use
        Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-121

        Table 146: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for
        Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage
        Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for
        Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-122

        Table 147: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for
        Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage
        Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and
        Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years
        2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-123

  6. THE MIDDLE EAST                                                    III-124
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-124
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-124
        Product Launch                                                  III-124
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-124
        SABIC (Saudi Arabia) - A Key Player                             III-124
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-125
        Table 148: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category -
        Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS),
        Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and
        Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-125

        Table 149: Middle East Historic Review for Engineering
        Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-126

        Table 150: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector -
        Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and
        Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-127

        Table 151: Middle East Historic Review for Engineering
        Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and
        Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-128

        Table 152: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of
        Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-
        Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters
        (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-129

        Table 153: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
        Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 &
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-130

  7. LATIN AMERICA                                                      III-131
       Market Analysis                                                  III-131
        Table 154: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Geographic Region -
        Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons
        for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-131

        Table 155: Latin American Historic Review for Engineering
        Plastics by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin
        America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-132

        Table 156: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category -
        Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS),
        Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and
        Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-133

        Table 157: Latin American Historic Review for Engineering
        Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-134

        Table 158: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector -
        Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and
        Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-135

        Table 159: Latin American Historic Review for Engineering
        Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and
        Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-136

        Table 160: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for
        Engineering Plastics by Geographic Region - Percentage
        Breakdown of Volume Sales for Brazil and Rest of Latin
        America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-137

        Table 161: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for
        Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage
        Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for
        Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-138

        Table 162: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for
        Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage
        Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and
        Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years
        2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-139

  7a. BRAZIL                                                            III-140
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-140
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-140
        Engineering Plastics Seek New Growth                            III-140
        Low-Cost Asian Products Suppress Domestic Manufacturers         III-140
        Domestic Companies Count On Government Incentives and
         Technical Support Service                                      III-140
        Product Launch                                                  III-141
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-141
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-142
        Table 163: Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Engineering Plastics by Product Category -
        Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS),
        Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and
        Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-142

        Table 164: Brazilian Historic Review for Engineering
        Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-143

        Table 165: Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives,
        Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-144

        Table 166: Brazilian Historic Review for Engineering
        Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives, Electrical and
        Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-145

        Table 167: Brazilian 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of
        Volume Sales for Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-
        Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters
        (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-146

        Table 168: Brazilian 15-Year Perspective for Engineering
        Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
        Sales for Automotives, Electrical and Electronics,
        Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years 2006, 2014 &
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-147

  7b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA                                             III-148
       Market Analysis                                                  III-148
        Table 169: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current &
        Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by Product Category -
        Polycarbonate, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS),
        Polyacetal, Nylon, Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and
        Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-148

        Table 170: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for
        Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
        Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-149

        Table 171: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current &
        Future Analysis for Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector -
        Automotives, Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and
        Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2013 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-150

        Table 172: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for
        Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Automotives,
        Electrical and Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-151

        Table 173: Rest of Latin America 15-Year Perspective for
        Engineering Plastics by Product Category - Percentage
        Breakdown of Volume Sales for Polycarbonate,
        Acrylonitrile-Butadiene- Styrene (ABS), Polyacetal, Nylon,
        Thermoplastic Polyesters (PBT/PET), and Others Markets for
        Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-152

        Table 174: Rest of Latin America 15-Year Perspective for
        Engineering Plastics by End Use Sector - Percentage
        Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotives, Electrical and
        Electronics, Appliances, and Other End-Use Markets for Years
        2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-153


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 124 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 142)

     The United States (46)
     Japan (16)
     Europe (51)
     - France (4)
     - Germany (16)
     - The United Kingdom (9)
     - Italy (8)
     - Spain (2)
     - Rest of Europe (12)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (26)
     Latin America (1)
     Middle East (2)
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