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Asia-Pacific 1-butene Market

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The Asia Pacific 1-Butene Market report estimates the size of the 1-Butene market in terms of volume and value. The report provides a comprehensive review of the key market drivers, challenges, and issues.


The Asia Pacific 1-Butene market was valued at $216.24 million in 2012, and is projected to reach $332.52 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 7.3%, for the given period. Major drivers for the Asia Pacific 1-butene market are growth in polyethylene industry, and increasing capacity expansions.


The report, ‘Asia Pacific 1-Butene Market by Applications (LLDPE, HDPE, HDPE, detergent alcohols, synthetic lubricants, plasticizers, oil field Chemical & fine Chemicals and miscellaneous (Polybutene-1, AOS/Additives and others)’ defines and segments the Alpha-olefin market in the region with analysis and projections of the volume and value. Asia Pacific’s 1-Butene demand will reach 158.1 thousand MT by 2018.


1-Butene is a colourless, combustible gas with a characteristic odour. It has good solvent properties. 1 – Butene can be manufactured either through the separation from crude C4 refinery streams or from the reaction of ethylene. Linear alpha olefin (alkene) 1-Butene is a versatile chemical that can be used to manufacture a number of important chemicals such as linear light density polyethylene (LLDP), polybutene-1, valeraldehyde, 1,2-butylene oxide, etc. A few of the large producers of 1-Butene are Shell Chemical (U.K), ExxonMobil (U.S.), Evonik (Germany), and CP Chem (U.S.).


Strong demand for polyethylene, the biggest market with about 70% will keep 1-butene in demand despite competition from co-monomers 1-hexene and 1-octene.).


The C4 alpha olefin (1-butene) demand in Asia Pacific was115 thousand MT in 2013, and is expected to reach 155 thousand MT  by 2018, at a CAGR of 6.2%, for the given period. The growth is an outcome of increased demand for end-user applications such as polyethylene co-monomers (LLDPE, HDPE) and capacity expansions.


The report covers the various applications such as LLDPE, HDPE, HDPE, detergent alcohols, synthetic lubricants, plasticizers, oil field Chemical & fine Chemicals and miscellaneous (Polybutene-1, AOS/Additives and others) are also studied in the report.


As a part of qualitative analysis, the research report provides a comprehensive review of the important drivers, restraints, opportunities, and burning issues in the 1-Butene market.


The Asia Pacific 1-butene market report also provides an extensive competitive landscape of the companies operating in this market. It also includes the company profiles of and competitive strategies adopted by various market players, Shell Chemical (U.K), ExxonMobil (U.S.), Evonik (Germany), and CP Chem (U.S.).


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Market size and Forecast

  • Consumption pattern (in-depth trend analysis), by application (country-wise)
  • Competitive landscape with a detailed comparison of portfolio of each company mapped at the regional- and country-level
  • Market size in terms of volume (application-wise and country-wise)
  • Comprehensive coverage of plant capacity estimates that will analyze the future prospects of the market
  • Demand of 1-butene in thousand MT at regional level and its comparison with global demand.


Deep Dive Value chain analysis

  • Raw materials used in making 1- Butene alpha olefin
  • The technologies used
  • Applications in various segments


Impact analysis

  • Detailed analysis of various drivers and their impact on the market
  • Detailed analysis of various restraints and their impact on the market
  • The various new opportunities for the emerging players
  • The threats prevailing in the market

1 Introduction
1.1 Objective of the study
1.2 Market Definitions
1.3 Market Segmentation & Aspects Covered
1.4 Research Methodology
1.4.1 Assumptions (Market Size, Forecast, etc)


2 Executive Summary


3 Market Overview


4 1-butene-Asia-Pacific, By Applications
4.1 Split By Geography
4.1 1-butene-China by Applications
4.1 1-butene-India by Applications
4.1 1-butene-Japan by Applications
4.2 1-butene-Asia-Pacific-Polybutylene
4.2.1 1-butene-Asia-Pacific-Polybutylene, By Geographies 1-butene-China-Polybutylene 1-butene-India-Polybutylene 1-butene-Japan-Polybutylene
4.3 1-butene-Asia-Pacific-Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)
4.3.1 1-butene-Asia-Pacific-Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE), By Geographies 1-butene-China-Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) 1-butene-India-Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) 1-butene-Japan-Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)
4.4 1-butene-Asia-Pacific-High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
4.4.1 1-butene-Asia-Pacific-High Density Polyethylene (HDPE), By Geographies 1-butene-China-High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) 1-butene-India-High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) 1-butene-Japan-High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
4.5 1-butene-Asia-Pacific-Aroma chemicals
4.5.1 1-butene-Asia-Pacific-Aroma chemicals, By Geographies 1-butene-China-Aroma chemicals 1-butene-India-Aroma chemicals 1-butene-Japan-Aroma chemicals
4.6 1-butene-Asia-Pacific-Butylenes
4.6.1 1-butene-Asia-Pacific-Butylenes, By Geographies 1-butene-China-Butylenes 1-butene-India-Butylenes 1-butene-Japan-Butylenes


5 1-butene-Asia-Pacific, By Geographies
5.1 1-butene-China
5.1.1 1-butene-China, By Applications 1-butene-China-Polybutylene 1-butene-China-Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) 1-butene-China-High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) 1-butene-China-Aroma chemicals 1-butene-China-Butylenes
5.2 1-butene-India
5.2.1 1-butene-India, By Applications 1-butene-India-Polybutylene 1-butene-India-Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) 1-butene-India-High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) 1-butene-India-Aroma chemicals 1-butene-India-Butylenes
5.3 1-butene-Japan
5.3.1 1-butene-Japan, By Applications 1-butene-Japan-Polybutylene 1-butene-Japan-Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) 1-butene-Japan-High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) 1-butene-Japan-Aroma chemicals 1-butene-Japan-Butylenes

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