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Competitive Company Analysis

The chemical industry is fraught with uncertainty. In this environment, leading chemical companies have become more focused on tactical and strategic portfolio management. Tight monitoring of competitor activity is also important, but gathering credible intelligence can be a time-consuming and challenging process. In an environment of rapid change and market volatility, attaining this competitive advantage can make the difference between success and failure.

Competitive Company Analysis (CCA) from IHS Markit helps you to better understand your competitive position so that you can spot threats and opportunities in the market, and act accordingly. Rely on a unique combination of in-depth analysis and data which compares the strategic direction of the top chemical producers globally.

Scope of the Analysis

Each Competitive Company Analysis includes:

  • Corporate overview and organization structure
  • Strategic direction
  • Company financials
  • Major chemical manufacturing locations and intra-company synergies
  • Major chemical material flows
  • Production capacity tables
  • Capacity expansion and restructuring
  • Latest company news
  • Product overviews

CCA also includes additional company benchmarking tools which will help you to assess your performance and competitive position relative to the industry leaders.

  • Global Competitiveness Report – Provides details on each company’s operation, product integration, chemicals produced and strategic direction
  • KPI Dashboard Tool – This is an interactive tool which allows the benchmarking of each company’s manufacturing position

Product Details

Companies Featured
APACEuropeMiddle EastNorth AmericaSouth America
China National Salt Ind. (CNSIC)Akzo NobelMubadala (IPIC)Chevron Phillips Chemical CoBraskem
Formosa GroupBPSABICDow-DuPont (Material Science Business)
Mitsubishi ChemicalENI SpASaudi AramcoExxon Mobil Chemical
PetronasINEOSLyondellBasell Industries NV
Reliance IndustriesRoyal Dutch/ShellMexichem
Shanghai Tian YuanAsahi Glass Co., LtdOccidental - OxyChem
Siam Cement (SCG Chemicals)Westlake Chemical
Sumitomo Chem.
Global Competitiveness Report

The Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) showcases the leading 15 companies for 40 important chemical products based on our unique metrics and analysis. This allows you to understand the impact of a company's strategy based on its capacity ranking, market position, and manufacturing position.

40 chemical products featured within the Global Competitiveness Report:

1. Ethylene21. Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether - MTBE
2. Propylene: Polymer / Chemical Grade22. Monoethylene Glycol
3. Methanol23. Polyester Bottle Resin
4. Caustic Soda (Dry Basis)24. Low Density Polyethylene
5. Chlorine25. Acetic Acid
6. Mixed Xylenes26. Cumene
7. Polypropylene27. Polystyrene
8. Terephthalic Acid28. Butadiene
9. Ethylene Dichloride29. Phenol
10. Benzene30. ABS Resins
11. Polyvinyl Chloride31. Propylene Oxide
12. Vinyl Chloride Monomer32. Ethoxylates
13. Paraxylene33. Cyclohexane
14. Anhydrous HCL34. Acetone
15. High Density Polyethylene35. Vinyl Acetate
16. Toluene36. Acrylonitrile
17. Ethylbenzene37. Bisphenol A
18. Linear Low Density Polyethylene38. Emulsion SBR
19. Styrene39. Epoxy Resins
20. Ethylene Oxide40. Propylene Glycol
KPI Dashboard Tool

CCA features fundamental benchmarking capability to enable comparison of your competitive position and company performance relative to industry leaders in the petrochemical value chain.

The KPI Dashboard Tool compares companies based on industry recognized key performance indicators (KPI's) using our unique methodology:

  • Process efficiencies & technology position
  • Feedstock cost position and feedstock slate
  • Product & geographic integration
  • Portfolio, product & geographic diversification
  • Proximity to market
Sample Report Research Note

"ExxonMobil Chemical has significant opportunities and competitive advantages in terms of its proprietary technology, global scale and an integrated system that allows unique operational efficiencies."

Dave Witte, SVP and General Manager of Chemical provides an overview of ExxonMobil using data in the ExxonMobil Competitive Chemical Company Analysis (CCA) report.

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"As Dow and DuPont Continue Merger Integration Following Largest Deal to Date, Activist Investors Drive Company to Seek Outside Counsel on Proposed Spin-Offs"

Dave Witte, Senior Vice President, Oil Markets, Midstream and Downstream at IHS Markit, and Rob Westervelt, vice president at IHS Markit, discuss the latest developments in the DowDuPont merger that was originally announced in December 2015.

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"IHS Markit Competitive Company Analysis: Westlake Chemical Strengthens Position in Chlor-Vinyl Market as Prices Set to Rise"

Mohit Sood, Senior Principal Chemical Analyst at IHS Markit, and Steve Lewandowski, Global Business Director of Light Olefins at IHS Markit, discuss the IHS Markit Westlake Chemical Competitive Company Analysis.

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