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Toluene

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary 7
Summary 9
Producing companies 10
Production 10
Consumption 11
Price 14
Trade 15
Introduction 18
Grades of toluene 18
Transportation and storage 19
Sources 20
Petroleum-derived toluene 20
Catalytic reformate 20
Pyrolysis gasoline 20
Other 21
Coal-derived toluene 21
By-product of styrene manufacture 21
Environmental issues 22
Supply and demand by region 25
World 25
Capacity 25
Salient statistics 25
Production 26
Reformate processes 27
Pygas processes 27
Styrene processes 28
Coke/coal processes 28
Consumption 28
Trade 29
North America 30
Overview 30
Capacity 30
Salient statistics 31
Production 31
Consumption 32
Trade 34
United States 34
Producing companies 34
Salient statistics 35
Production 36
Consumption 36
Motor and aviation gasoline uses 37
Chemical and solvent uses 39
Trade 46
Canada 47
Producing companies 47
Salient statistics 47
Production 48
Consumption 48
Trade 49
Mexico 50
Producing companies 50
Salient statistics 50
Production 50
Consumption 51
Trade 52
South America 52
Producing companies 52
Salient statistics 53
Production 54
Consumption 55
Trade 56
Western Europe 56
Producing companies 56
Salient statistics 58
Production 58
Consumption 59
Trade 61
Central Europe 61
Producing companies 61
Salient statistics 63
Production 63
Consumption 64
Trade 65
CIS and Baltic States 66
Producing companies 66
Salient statistics 67
Production 68
Consumption 69
Trade 70
Middle East 71
Producing companies 71
Salient statistics 73
Production 73
Consumption 74
Trade 76
Africa 76
Producing companies 76
Salient statistics 77
Production 77
Consumption 78
Trade 79
Indian Subcontinent 79
Producing companies 79
Salient statistics 81
Production 81
Consumption 82
Trade 83
Northeast Asia 84
Overview 84
Capacity 84
Salient statistics 85
Production 85
Consumption 86
Trade 87
China 88
Producing companies 88
Salient statistics 91
Production 92
Consumption 93
Trade 94
Japan 94
Producing companies 94
Salient statistics 96
Production 96
Consumption 97
Trade 98
South Korea 98
Producing companies 98
Salient statistics 100
Production 100
Consumption 101
Trade 102
Taiwan 102
Producing companies 102
Salient statistics 103
Production 104
Consumption 104
Trade 105
Southeast Asia106
Producing companies 106
Salient statistics 108
Production 109
Consumption 110
Trade 111
Additional resources 112
Revisions 114
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