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PET Polymer

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary 6
Summary 8
Introduction 12
Manufacturing processes 13
Supply and demand by region 15
World 15
Capacity 15
Producing companies 17
Salient statistics 18
Consumption 20
Polyester fibers 22
PET solid-state resin 23
PET chip 23
Polyester film 24
Other 24
Price 24
Trade 25
North America 26
Overview 27
Capacity 27
Salient statistics 28
Consumption 29
Trade 31
United States 32
Producing companies 32
Salient statistics 34
Consumption 35
Trade 38
Canada 39
Producing companies 39
Salient statistics 40
Consumption 40
Trade 42
Mexico 43
Producing companies 43
Salient statistics 44
Consumption 45
Trade 48
Central and South America 48
Producing companies 48
Salient statistics 50
Consumption 51
Trade 54
Western Europe 54
Producing companies 54
Salient statistics 58
Consumption 58
Trade 60
Central and Eastern Europe 61
Producing companies 61
Salient statistics 62
Consumption 63
Trade 65
CIS and Baltic States 66
Producing companies 66
Salient statistics 69
Consumption 69
Trade 72
Middle East 72
Producing companies 72
Salient statistics 75
Consumption 76
Trade 79
Africa 79
Producing companies 79
Salient statistics 81
Consumption 82
Trade 83
Indian Subcontinent 83
Producing companies 84
Salient statistics 87
Consumption 88
Trade 90
Northeast Asia 90
Overview 91
Capacity 91
Salient statistics 92
Consumption 92
Trade 94
Mainland China 94
Producing companies 94
Salient statistics 104
Consumption 105
Polyester fibers 107
PET solid-state resin 108
PET chip 108
Other 108
Trade 109
Japan 109
Producing companies 109
Salient statistics 111
Consumption 112
Trade 114
South Korea 115
Producing companies 115
Salient statistics 117
Consumption 118
Trade 120
Taiwan 121
Producing companies 121
Salient statistics 123
Consumption 124
Trade 127
Southeast Asia 127
Producing companies 127
Salient statistics 131
Consumption 131
Trade 134
Additional resources 135
Revisions 137
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