Global Polyethylene Industry Outlook to 2023 – Capacity and Capital Expenditure Forecasts with Details of All Active and Planned Plants

Global polyethylene capacity is expected to experience considerable growth over the next five years from around 110 mtpa in 2018 to more than 150 mtpa by 2023. More than 159 planned and announced polyethylene plants are expected to come online, primarily in Asia and the Middle East over the next five years. Badlands NGLS LLC, Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd and Royal Dutch Shell Plc are the top three companies in terms of planned and announced capacity additions during the outlook period.

Scope

Global polyethylene capacity outlook by region

Global polyethylene capacity outlook by country

Polyethylene planned and announced plants details

Global polyethylene capacity by feedstock

Capacity share of the major polyethylene producers globally

Global polyethylene capital expenditure outlook by region

Global polyethylene capital expenditure outlook by country

Reasons to buy

Obtain the most up to date information available on all active and planned polyethylene plants globally

Understand regional polyethylene supply scenario

Identify opportunities in the global polyethylene industry with the help of upcoming projects and capital expenditure outlook

Facilitate decision making on the basis of strong historical and forecast of polyethylene capacity data

Table of Contents

1. Table of Contents 1

1.1. List of Tables 7

1.2. List of Figures 15

2. Global Polyethylene Capacity and Capital Expenditure Review 18

2.1. ...

1. Table of Contents 1

1.1. List of Tables 7

1.2. List of Figures 15

2. Global Polyethylene Capacity and Capital Expenditure Review 18

2.1. Global Polyethylene Industry, Key Data 18

2.2. Global Polyethylene Industry, Polyethylene Capacity by Top 5 Countries, 2013–2023 18

2.3. Global Polyethylene Industry, Polyethylene Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Top 5 Countries, 2013–2018 19

2.4. Major Global Polyethylene Industry, Top 10 Planned and Announced Plants 20

2.5. Global Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2018 21

2.5.1. Global Polyethylene Capacity Contribution by Region 40

2.5.2. Key Companies by Polyethylene Capacity Contribution (% Share), 2018 41

2.5.3. Key Countries by Active Global Capacity Contribution to Polyethylene Industry 43

2.5.4. Regional Capacity Additions from Planned and Announced Plants 45

2.5.5. Key Countries’ Capacity Additions from Planned and Announced Plants 46

2.5.6. Key Companies’ Capacity Additions from Planned and Announced Plants 48

2.5.7. Regional Capex Spending on Planned and Announced Plants 50

2.5.8. Key Countries’ Capex Spending on Planned and Announced Plants 51

3. Global Planned and Announced Polyethylene Plants 52

4. Africa Polyethylene Industry 66

4.1. Africa Polyethylene Industry, Key Data 66

4.2. Africa Polyethylene Industry, Polyethylene Capacity by Countries, 2013–2023 66

4.3. Africa Polyethylene Industry, Polyethylene Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Countries, 2013–2018 67

4.4. Africa Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2018 68

4.5. Africa Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, 2018 71

4.6. Africa Polyethylene Industry, Annual Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Plants 74

4.7. Africa Polyethylene Industry, Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Plants by Country 75

4.8. Polyethylene Industry in Egypt 76

4.8.1. Egypt Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 76

4.9. Polyethylene Industry in Nigeria 78

4.9.1. Nigeria Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 78

4.10. Polyethylene Industry in South Africa 79

4.10.1. South Africa Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 79

4.11. Polyethylene Industry in Algeria 80

4.11.1. Algeria Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 80

4.12. Polyethylene Industry in Ghana 81

4.12.1. Ghana Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 81

5. Asia Polyethylene Industry 82

5.1. Asia Polyethylene Industry, Key Data 82

5.2. Asia Polyethylene Industry, Polyethylene Capacity by Top 5 Countries, 2013–2023 82

5.3. Asia Polyethylene Industry, Polyethylene Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Top 5 Countries, 2013–2018 83

5.4. Asia Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2018 84

5.5. Asia Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Technology, 2018 92

5.6. Asia Polyethylene Industry, Annual Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Plants 99

5.7. Asia Polyethylene Industry, Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Plants by Country 100

5.8. Polyethylene Industry in China 101

5.8.1. China Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 101

5.9. Polyethylene Industry in South Korea 114

5.9.1. South Korea Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 114

5.10. Polyethylene Industry in India 117

5.10.1. India Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 117

5.11. Polyethylene Industry in Japan 123

5.11.1. Japan Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 123

5.12. Polyethylene Industry in Indonesia 127

5.12.1. Indonesia Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 127

5.13. Polyethylene Industry in Malaysia 129

5.13.1. Malaysia Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 129

5.14. Polyethylene Industry in Philippines 131

5.14.1. Philippines Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 131

5.15. Polyethylene Industry in Singapore 132

5.15.1. Singapore Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 132

5.16. Polyethylene Industry in Taiwan 134

5.16.1. Taiwan Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 134

5.17. Polyethylene Industry in Thailand 136

5.17.1. Thailand Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 136

5.18. Polyethylene Industry in Vietnam 138

5.18.1. Vietnam Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 138

6. Europe Polyethylene Industry 139

6.1. Europe Polyethylene Industry, Key Data 139

6.2. Europe Polyethylene Industry, Polyethylene Capacity by Top 5 Countries, 2013–2023 139

6.3. Europe Polyethylene Industry, Polyethylene Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Top 5 Countries, 2013–2018 140

6.4. Europe Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2018 141

6.5. Europe Polyethylene Industry, Annual Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Plants 146

6.6. Polyethylene Industry in Belgium 147

6.6.1. Belgium Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 147

6.7. Polyethylene Industry in Germany 149

6.7.1. Germany Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 149

6.8. Polyethylene Industry in Austria 152

6.8.1. Austria Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 152

6.9. Polyethylene Industry in Italy 153

6.9.1. Italy Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 153

6.10. Polyethylene Industry in Spain 154

6.10.1. Spain Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 154

6.11. Polyethylene Industry in Netherlands 156

6.11.1. Netherlands Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 156

6.12. Polyethylene Industry in Portugal 157

6.12.1. Portugal Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 157

6.13. Polyethylene Industry in United Kingdom 158

6.13.1. United Kingdom Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 158

6.14. Polyethylene Industry in Poland 159

6.14.1. Poland Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 159

6.15. Polyethylene Industry in Croatia 160

6.15.1. Croatia Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 160

6.16. Polyethylene Industry in France 161

6.16.1. France Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 161

6.17. Polyethylene Industry in Hungary 163

6.17.1. Hungary Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 163

6.18. Polyethylene Industry in Norway 164

6.18.1. Norway Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 164

6.19. Polyethylene Industry in Serbia 165

6.19.1. Serbia Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 165

6.20. Polyethylene Industry in Slovakia 166

6.20.1. Slovakia Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 166

6.21. Polyethylene Industry in Czech Republic 167

6.21.1. Czech Republic Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 167

6.22. Polyethylene Industry in Finland 168

6.22.1. Finland Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 168

6.23. Polyethylene Industry in Romania 169

6.23.1. Romania Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 169

6.24. Polyethylene Industry in Sweden 170

6.24.1. Sweden Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 170

7. Former Soviet Union Polyethylene Industry 171

7.1. Former Soviet Union Polyethylene Industry, Key Data 171

7.2. Former Soviet Union Polyethylene Industry, Polyethylene Capacity by top 5 Countries, 2013–2023 171

7.3. Former Soviet Union Polyethylene Industry, Polyethylene Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by top 5 Countries, 2013–2018 172

7.4. Former Soviet Union Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2018 173

7.5. Former Soviet Union Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, 2018 176

7.6. Former Soviet Union Polyethylene Industry, Annual Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Plants 180

7.7. Former Soviet Union Polyethylene Industry, Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Plants by Country 181

7.8. Polyethylene Industry in Belarus 182

7.8.1. Belarus Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 182

7.9. Polyethylene Industry in Russia 183

7.9.1. Russia Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 183

7.10. Polyethylene Industry in Azerbaijan 186

7.10.1. Azerbaijan Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 186

7.11. Polyethylene Industry in Kazakhstan 187

7.11.1. Kazakhstan Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 187

7.12. Polyethylene Industry in Turkmenistan 188

7.12.1. Turkmenistan Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 188

7.13. Polyethylene Industry in Ukraine 189

7.13.1. Ukraine Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 189

7.14. Polyethylene Industry in Uzbekistan 190

7.14.1. Uzbekistan Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 190

8. Middle East Polyethylene Industry 191

8.1. Middle East Polyethylene Industry, Key Data 191

8.2. Middle East Polyethylene Industry, Polyethylene Capacity by top 5 Countries, 2013–2023 191

8.3. Middle East Polyethylene Industry, Polyethylene Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Top 5 Countries, 2013–2018 192

8.4. Middle East Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2018 193

8.5. Middle East Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, 2018 198

8.6. Middle East Polyethylene Industry, Annual Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Plants 203

8.7. Middle East Polyethylene Industry, Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Plants by Country 204

8.8. Polyethylene Industry in Iran 205

8.8.1. Iran Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 205

8.9. Polyethylene Industry in Oman 211

8.9.1. Oman Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 211

8.10. Polyethylene Industry in Saudi Arabia 212

8.10.1. Saudi Arabia Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 212

8.11. Polyethylene Industry in Turkey 216

8.11.1. Turkey Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 216

8.12. Polyethylene Industry in United Arab Emirates 217

8.12.1. United Arab Emirates Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 217

8.13. Polyethylene Industry in Iraq 219

8.13.1. Iraq Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 219

8.14. Polyethylene Industry in Kuwait 220

8.14.1. Kuwait Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 220

8.15. Polyethylene Industry in Qatar 221

8.15.1. Qatar Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 221

8.16. Polyethylene Industry in Israel 223

8.16.1. Israel Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 223

9. North America Polyethylene Industry 224

9.1. North America Polyethylene Industry, Key Data 224

9.2. North America Polyethylene Industry, Polyethylene Capacity by Countries, 2013–2023 224

9.3. North America Polyethylene Industry, Polyethylene Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Countries, 2013–2018 225

9.4. North America Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2018 226

9.5. North America Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, 2018 231

9.6. North America Polyethylene Industry, Annual Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Plants 236

9.7. North America Polyethylene Industry, Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Plants by Country 237

9.8. Polyethylene Industry in the US 238

9.8.1. The US Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 238

9.9. Polyethylene Industry in Canada 246

9.9.1. Canada Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 246

9.10. Polyethylene Industry in Mexico 248

9.10.1. Mexico Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 248

10. South America Polyethylene Industry 250

10.1. South America Polyethylene Industry, Key Data 250

10.2. South America Polyethylene Industry, Polyethylene Capacity by Countries, 2013–2023 250

10.3. South America Polyethylene Industry, Polyethylene Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Countries, 2013–2018 251

10.4. South America Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2018 252

10.5. South America Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, 2018 256

10.6. South America Polyethylene Industry, Annual Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Plants 260

10.7. South America Polyethylene Industry, Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Plants by Country 261

10.8. Polyethylene Industry in Argentina 262

10.8.1. Argentina Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 262

10.9. Polyethylene Industry in Brazil 263

10.9.1. Brazil Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 263

10.10. Polyethylene Industry in Colombia 266

10.10.1. Colombia Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 266

10.11. Polyethylene Industry in Venezuela 267

10.11.1. Venezuela Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 267

10.12. Polyethylene Industry in Bolivia 268

10.12.1. Bolivia Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 268

11. Oceania Polyethylene Industry 269

11.1. Oceania Polyethylene Industry, Key Data 269

11.2. Oceania Polyethylene Industry, Polyethylene Capacity by Countries, 2013–2023 269

11.3. Oceania Polyethylene Industry, Polyethylene Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Countries, 2013–2018 270

11.4. Oceania Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2018 271

11.5. Oceania Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, 2018 273

11.6. Polyethylene Industry in Australia 275

11.6.1. Australia Polyethylene Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013-2023 275

12. Appendix 276

12.1. Definitions 276

12.1.1. Installed Capacity 276

12.2. Abbreviations 276

12.3. Methodology 276

12.3.1. Coverage 276

12.3.2. Secondary Research 276

12.4. Contact Us 277

12.5. Disclaimer 277

List of Tables

Table 1: Polyethylene Industry, Global, Polyethylene Key Statistics, 2018 18

Table 2: Polyethylene Industry, Global, Polyethylene Capacity by Top 5 Countries (mtpa), 2013–2023 18

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Table 1: Polyethylene Industry, Global, Polyethylene Key Statistics, 2018 18

Table 2: Polyethylene Industry, Global, Polyethylene Capacity by Top 5 Countries (mtpa), 2013–2023 18

Table 3: Major Polyethylene Industry, Global, Top 10 Planned and Announced Plants 20

Table 4: Global, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2018 22

Table 5: Major Global, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Gas Phase Process, 2018 22

Table 6: Major Global, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Slurry Process, 2018 27

Table 7: Major Global, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Tubular Process, 2018 32

Table 8: Major Global, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Autoclave Process, 2018 35

Table 9: Major Global, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Solution Process, 2018 38

Table 10: Total Polyethylene Capacity by Region (mtpa) 40

Table 11: Polyethylene Capacity Share of Top 10 Companies (%) 42

Table 12: Active Polyethylene Capacity of Top 10 Countries (mtpa) 44

Table 13: Planned and Announced Capacity Additions by Region (mtpa) 45

Table 14: Planned and Announced Capacity Additions by Top 10 Countries (mtpa) 47

Table 15: Planned and Announced Capacity Additions by Top 10 Companies (mtpa) 49

Table 16: Total Capex Spending on Planned and Announced Plants by Region (US$ bil) 50

Table 17: Total Capex Spending on Planned and Announced Plants by Countries (US$ bil) 51

Table 18: Global Major Planned and Announced Polyethylene Plants Details 52

Table 19: Polyethylene Industry, Africa, Polyethylene Key Statistics, 2018 66

Table 20: Polyethylene Industry, Africa, Polyethylene Capacity by Countries (mtpa), 2013–2023 66

Table 21: Africa, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2018 69

Table 22: Major Africa Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Gas Phase Process, 2018 69

Table 23: Major Africa Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Tubular Process, 2018 69

Table 24: Major Africa Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Slurry Process, 2018 70

Table 25: Major Africa Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Tubular Process, 2018 70

Table 26: Africa, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, %, 2018 72

Table 27: Major Africa, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Univation Polyethylene Technology, 2018 72

Table 28: Major Africa, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Nova Polyethylene Technology, 2018 72

Table 29: Major Africa, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Exxon Mobil Polyethylene Technology, 2018 73

Table 30: Major Africa, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by LyondellBasell Polyethylene Technology, 2018 73

Table 31: Polyethylene Industry, Africa, Annual Capital Expenditure Outlook (US$ bil), 2019-2023 74

Table 32: Polyethylene Industry, Africa, Annual Expenditure Outlook by Country (US$ bil), 2019–2023 75

Table 33: Major Polyethylene Industry, Egypt, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 76

Table 34: Major Polyethylene Industry, Nigeria, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 78

Table 35: Major Polyethylene Industry, South Africa, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 79

Table 36: Major Polyethylene Industry, Algeria, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 80

Table 37: Major Polyethylene Industry, Ghana, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 81

Table 38: Polyethylene Industry, Asia, Polyethylene Key Statistics, 2018 82

Table 39: Polyethylene Industry, Asia, Polyethylene Capacity by Top 5 Countries (mtpa), 2013–2023 82

Table 40: Asia, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2018 85

Table 41: Major Asia Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Gas Phase, 2018 85

Table 42: Major Asia, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Slurry Process, 2018 87

Table 43: Major Asia, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Tubular Process, 2018 89

Table 44: Major Asia, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Solution Process, 2018 90

Table 45: Major Asia, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Autoclave Process, 2018 90

Table 46: Asia, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Technology, %, 2018 93

Table 47: Major Asia Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Dowdupont Polyethylene Technology, 2018 93

Table 48: Major Asia, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by LyondellBasell Polyethylene Technology, 2018 94

Table 49: Major Asia, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Ineos Polyethylene Technology, 2018 96

Table 50: Major Asia, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Univation Polyethylene Technology, 2018 97

Table 51: Major Asia, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Mitsui Chemicals Polyethylene Technology, 2018 97

Table 52: Polyethylene Industry, Asia, Annual Capital Expenditure Outlook (US$ bil), 2019-2023 99

Table 53: Polyethylene Industry, Asia, Annual Expenditure Outlook by Country (US$ bil), 2019–2023 100

Table 54: Major Polyethylene Industry, China, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 101

Table 55: Major Polyethylene Industry, South Korea, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 114

Table 56: Major Polyethylene Industry, India, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 117

Table 57: Major Polyethylene Industry, Japan, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 123

Table 58: Major Polyethylene Industry, Indonesia, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 127

Table 59: Major Polyethylene Industry, Malaysia, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 129

Table 60: Major Polyethylene Industry, Philippines, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 131

Table 61: Major Polyethylene Industry, Singapore, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 132

Table 62: Major Polyethylene Industry, Taiwan, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 134

Table 63: Major Polyethylene Industry, Thailand, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 136

Table 64: Major Polyethylene Industry, Vietnam, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 138

Table 65: Polyethylene Industry, Europe, Polyethylene Key Statistics, 2018 139

Table 66: Polyethylene Industry, Europe, Polyethylene Capacity by top 5 Countries (mtpa), 2013–2023 139

Table 67: Europe, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2018 142

Table 68: Major Europe Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Slurry Process, 2018 142

Table 69: Major Europe, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Tubular process, 2018 143

Table 70: Major Europe, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Gas Phase Process, 2018 144

Table 71: Major Europe, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Autoclave Process, 2018 145

Table 72: Major Europe, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Solution Process, 2018 145

Table 73: Polyethylene Industry, Europe, Annual Capital Expenditure Outlook (US$ bil), 2019-2023 146

Table 74: Major Polyethylene Industry, Belgium, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 147

Table 75: Major Polyethylene Industry, Germany, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 149

Table 76: Major Polyethylene Industry, Austria, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 152

Table 77: Major Polyethylene Industry, Italy, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 153

Table 78: Major Polyethylene Industry, Spain, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 154

Table 79: Major Polyethylene Industry, Netherlands, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 156

Table 80: Major Polyethylene Industry, Portugal, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 157

Table 81: Major Polyethylene Industry, United Kingdom, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 158

Table 82: Major Polyethylene Industry, Poland, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 159

Table 83: Major Polyethylene Industry, Croatia, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 160

Table 84: Major Polyethylene Industry, France, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 161

Table 85: Major Polyethylene Industry, Hungary, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 163

Table 86: Major Polyethylene Industry, Norway, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 164

Table 87: Major Polyethylene Industry, Serbia, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 165

Table 88: Major Polyethylene Industry, Slovakia, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 166

Table 89: Major Polyethylene Industry, Czech Republic, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 167

Table 90: Major Polyethylene Industry, Finland, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 168

Table 91: Major Polyethylene Industry, Romania, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 169

Table 92: Major Polyethylene Industry, Sweden, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 170

Table 93: Polyethylene Industry, Former Soviet Union, Polyethylene Key Statistics, 2018 171

Table 94: Polyethylene Industry, Former Soviet Union, Polyethylene Capacity by top 5 Countries (mtpa), 2013–2023 171

Table 95: Former Soviet Union, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2018 174

Table 96: Major Former Soviet Union Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Gas Phase Process, 2018 174

Table 97: Major Former Soviet Union, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Slurry Process, 2018 174

Table 98: Major Former Soviet Union, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Tubular Process, 2018 175

Table 99: Major Former Soviet Union, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Solution Process, 2018 175

Table 100: Major Former Soviet Union, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Tubular/Autoclave Process, 2018 175

Table 101: Former Soviet Union, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, %, 2018 177

Table 102: Major Former Soviet Union, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Univation Polyethylene Technology, 2018 177

Table 103: Major Former Soviet Union, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by LyondellBasell Polyethylene Technology, 2018 178

Table 104: Major Former Soviet Union, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Ineos Polyethylene Technology, 2018 178

Table 105: Major Former Soviet Union, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by ICI Polyethylene Technology, 2018 178

Table 106: Major Former Soviet Union, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Nova Polyethylene Technology, 2018 179

Table 107: Polyethylene Industry, Former Soviet Union, Annual Capital Expenditure Outlook (US$ bil), 2019-2023 180

Table 108: Polyethylene Industry, Former Soviet Union, Annual Expenditure Outlook by Country (US$ bil), 2019–2023 181

Table 109: Major Polyethylene Industry, Belarus, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 182

Table 110: Major Polyethylene Industry, Russia, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 183

Table 111: Major Polyethylene Industry, Azerbaijan, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 186

Table 112: Major Polyethylene Industry, Kazakhstan, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 187

Table 113: Major Polyethylene Industry, Turkmenistan, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 188

Table 114: Major Polyethylene Industry, Ukraine, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 189

Table 115: Major Polyethylene Industry, Uzbekistan, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 190

Table 116: Polyethylene Industry, Middle East, Polyethylene Key Statistics, 2018 191

Table 117: Polyethylene Industry, Middle East, Polyethylene Capacity by Top 5 Countries (mtpa), 2013–2023 191

Table 118: Former Soviet Union, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2018 194

Table 119: Major Middle East, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Slurry Process, 2018 194

Table 120: Major Middle East, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Gas Phase process, 2018 195

Table 121: Major Middle East, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Tubular process, 2018 196

Table 122: Major Middle East, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Slurry/Gas Phase process, 2018 196

Table 123: Major Middle East, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Solution process, 2018 197

Table 124: Middle East, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, %, 2018 199

Table 125: Major Middle East, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by LyondellBasell Polyethylene Technology, 2018 199

Table 126: Major Middle East, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Dowdupont Polyethylene Technology, 2018 200

Table 127: Major Middle East, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Borealis Polyethylene Technology, 2018 201

Table 128: Major Middle East, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by SABIC Polyethylene Technology, 2018 201

Table 129: Major Middle East, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Univation Polyethylene Technology, 2018 202

Table 130: Polyethylene Industry, Middle East, Annual Capital Expenditure Outlook (US$ bil), 2019-2023 203

Table 131: Polyethylene Industry, Middle East, Annual Expenditure Outlook by Country (US$ bil), 2019–2023 204

Table 132: Major Polyethylene Industry, Iran, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 205

Table 133: Major Polyethylene Industry, Oman, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 211

Table 134: Major Polyethylene Industry, Saudi Arabia, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 212

Table 135: Major Polyethylene Industry, Turkey, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 216

Table 136: Major Polyethylene Industry, United Arab Emirates, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 217

Table 137: Major Polyethylene Industry, Iraq, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 219

Table 138: Major Polyethylene Industry, Kuwait, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 220

Table 139: Major Polyethylene Industry, Qatar, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 221

Table 140: Major Polyethylene Industry, Israel, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 223

Table 141: Polyethylene Industry, North America, Polyethylene Key Statistics, 2018 224

Table 142: Polyethylene Industry, North America, Polyethylene Capacity by Countries (mtpa), 2013–2023 224

Table 143: Former Soviet Union, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2018 227

Table 144: Major North America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Slurry Process, 2018 227

Table 145: Major North America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Gas Phase Process, 2018 228

Table 146: Major North America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Autoclave process, 2018 228

Table 147: Major North America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Solution process, 2018 229

Table 148: Major North America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Tubular process, 2018 230

Table 149: North America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, %, 2018 232

Table 150: Major North America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Dowdupont Polyethylene Technology, 2018 232

Table 151: Major North America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Chevron Phillips Polyethylene Technology, 2018 233

Table 152: Major North America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by LyondellBasell Polyethylene Technology, 2018 233

Table 153: Major North America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Ineos Polyethylene Technology, 2018 234

Table 154: Major North America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Nova Polyethylene Technology, 2018 235

Table 155: Polyethylene Industry, North America, Annual Capital Expenditure Outlook (US$ bil), 2019-2023 236

Table 156: Polyethylene Industry, North America, Annual Expenditure Outlook by Country (US$ bil), 2019–2023 237

Table 157: Major Polyethylene Industry, The US, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 238

Table 158: Major Polyethylene Industry, Canada, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 246

Table 159: Polyethylene Industry, Mexico, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 248

Table 160: Polyethylene Industry, South America, Polyethylene Key Statistics, 2018 250

Table 161: Polyethylene Industry, South America, Polyethylene Capacity by Countries (mtpa), 2013–2023 250

Table 162: South America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2018 253

Table 163: Major South America Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Gas Phase Process, 2018 253

Table 164: Major South America Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Slurry Process, 2018 253

Table 165: Major South America Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Autoclave Process, 2018 254

Table 166: Major South America Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Solution Process, 2018 254

Table 167: Major South America Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Tubular Process, 2018 255

Table 168: South America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, %, 2018 257

Table 169: South America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by LyondellBasell Polyethylene Technology, 2018 257

Table 170: North America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Univation Polyethylene Technology, 2018 258

Table 171: South America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Dowdupont Polyethylene Technology, 2018 258

Table 172: South America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Nova Polyethylene Technology, 2018 258

Table 173: South America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Chevron Phillips Polyethylene Technology, 2018 259

Table 174: Polyethylene Industry, South America, Annual Capital Expenditure Outlook (US$ bil), 2019-2023 260

Table 175: Polyethylene Industry, South America, Annual Expenditure Outlook by Country (US$ bil), 2019–2023 261

Table 176: Major Polyethylene Industry, Argentina, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 262

Table 177: Major Polyethylene Industry, Brazil, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 263

Table 178: Major Polyethylene Industry, Colombia, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 266

Table 179: Major Polyethylene Industry, Venezuela, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 267

Table 180: Major Polyethylene Industry, Bolivia, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 268

Table 181: Polyethylene Industry, Oceania, Polyethylene Key Statistics, 2018 269

Table 182: Polyethylene Industry, Oceania, Polyethylene Capacity by Countries (mtpa), 2013–2023 269

Table 183: Oceania, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2018 272

Table 184: Major Oceania Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Gas Phase Process, 2018 272

Table 185: Major Oceania Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Slurry Process, 2018 272

Table 186: Major Oceania Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Autoclave Process, 2018 272

Table 187: Oceania, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, %, 2018 274

Table 188: Oceania, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Dowdupont Polyethylene Technology, 2018 274

Table 189: Oceania, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by ICI Polyethylene Technology, 2018 274

Table 190: Major Polyethylene Industry, Australia, Polyethylene Plants Capacity, mtpa, 2013-2023 275

List of Figures

Figure 1: Polyethylene Industry, Global, Polyethylene Capacity by Top 5 Countries Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Top 5 Countries, 2013–2018 19

Figure 2: Global, Polyethylene ...

Figure 1: Polyethylene Industry, Global, Polyethylene Capacity by Top 5 Countries Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Top 5 Countries, 2013–2018 19

Figure 2: Global, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2018 21

Figure 3: Total Polyethylene Capacity by Region (mtpa) 40

Figure 4: Polyethylene Capacity Share of Top 10 Companies (%) 41

Figure 5: Active Polyethylene Capacity of Top 10 Countries (mtpa) 43

Figure 6: Planned and Announced Capacity Additions by Region (mtpa) 45

Figure 7: Planned and Announced Capacity Additions by Top 10 Countries (mtpa) 46

Figure 8: Planned and Announced Capacity Additions by Top 10 Companies (mtpa) 48

Figure 9: Total Capex Spending on Planned and Announced Plants by Region (US$ bil) 50

Figure 10: Total Capex Spending on Planned and Announced Plants by Countries (US$ bil) 51

Figure 11: Polyethylene Industry, Africa, Polyethylene Capacity by Countries Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Countries, 2013–2018 67

Figure 12: Africa, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2018 68

Figure 13: Africa, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, %, 2018 71

Figure 14: Polyethylene Industry, Africa, Annual Capital Expenditure Outlook (US$ bil), 2019-2023 74

Figure 15: Polyethylene Industry, Africa, Annual Expenditure Outlook by Country (US$ bil), 2019–2023 75

Figure 16: Polyethylene Industry, Asia, Polyethylene Capacity by Countries, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Top 5 Countries, 2013–2018 83

Figure 17: Asia, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2018 84

Figure 18: Asia, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Technology, %, 2018 92

Figure 19: Polyethylene Industry, Asia, Annual Capital Expenditure Outlook (US$ bil), 2019-2023 99

Figure 20: Polyethylene Industry, Asia, Annual Expenditure Outlook by Country (US$ bil), 2019–2023 100

Figure 21: Polyethylene Industry, Europe, Polyethylene Capacity by Top 5 Countries, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Countries, 2013–2018 140

Figure 22: Europe, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2018 141

Figure 23: Polyethylene Industry, Europe, Annual Capital Expenditure Outlook (US$ bil), 2019-2023 146

Figure 24: Polyethylene Industry, Former Soviet Union, Polyethylene Capacity by Countries, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by top 5 Countries, 2013–2018 172

Figure 25: Former Soviet Union, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2018 173

Figure 26: Former Soviet Union, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, %, 2018 176

Figure 27: Polyethylene Industry, Former Soviet Union, Annual Capital Expenditure Outlook (US$ bil), 2019-2023 180

Figure 28: Polyethylene Industry, Former Soviet Union, Annual Expenditure Outlook by Country (US$ bil), 2019–2023 181

Figure 29: Polyethylene Industry, Middle East, Polyethylene Capacity by top 5 Countries, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by top 5 Countries, 2013–2018 192

Figure 30: Middle East, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2018 193

Figure 31: Middle East, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, %, 2018 198

Figure 32: Polyethylene Industry, Middle East, Annual Capital Expenditure Outlook (US$ bil), 2019-2023 203

Figure 33: Polyethylene Industry, Middle East, Annual Expenditure Outlook by Country (US$ bil), 2019–2023 204

Figure 34: Polyethylene Industry, North America, Polyethylene Capacity by Countries, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Countries, 2013–2018 225

Figure 35: North America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2018 226

Figure 36: North America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, %, 2018 231

Figure 37: Polyethylene Industry, North America, Annual Capital Expenditure Outlook (US$ bil), 2019-2023 236

Figure 38: Polyethylene Industry, North America, Annual Expenditure Outlook by Country (US$ bil), 2019–2023 237

Figure 39: Polyethylene Industry, South America, Polyethylene Capacity by Countries, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Countries, 2013–2018 251

Figure 40: South America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2018 252

Figure 41: South America, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, %, 2018 256

Figure 42: Polyethylene Industry, South America, Annual Capital Expenditure Outlook (US$ bil), 2019-2023 260

Figure 43: Polyethylene Industry, South America, Annual Expenditure Outlook by Country (US$ bil), 2019–2023 261

Figure 44: Polyethylene Industry, Oceania, Polyethylene Capacity by Countries, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Countries, 2013–2018 270

Figure 45: Oceania, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2018 271

Figure 46: Oceania, Polyethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, %, 2018 273

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