Global Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Industry Outlook to 2023 – Capacity and Capital Expenditure Forecasts with Details of All Active and Planned Plants

Global Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) capacity is expected to experience considerable growth over the next five years from 49.05 mtpa in 2018 to 52.86 mtpa by 2023. Around 12 planned and announced VCM plants are expected to come online, primarily in Asia over the next five years. Reliance Industries Ltd, Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd and Shenhua Group Corp Ltd are the three companies in terms of planned and announced capacity additions during the outlook period.

Scope

Global VCM capacity outlook by region

Global VCM capacity outlook by country

VCM planned and announced plants details

Capacity share of the major VCM producers globally

Global VCM capital expenditure outlook by region

Global VCM capital expenditure outlook by country

Reasons to buy

Obtain the most up to date information available on all active, planned and announced VCM plants globally

Understand regional VCM supply scenario

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

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

Table of Contents

1. Table of Contents 1

1.1. List of Tables 6

1.2. List of Figures 10

2. Global Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Capacity and Capital Expenditure Review 12

2.1. Global Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Industry, An Overview 12

2.2. Global Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Industry, Capacity by Key Countries, 2013–2023 12

2.3. Global Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Key Countries, 2013–2018 13

2.4. Global Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Industry, Top 10 Planned and Announced Plants 14

2.5. Global VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2018 15

2.6. Global VCM Capacity Contribution by Region 20

2.7. Key Companies by VCM Capacity Contribution (% Share), 2018 21

2.8. Key Countries by Active Global Capacity Contribution to VCM Industry 23

2.9. Regional Capacity Additions from Planned and Announced Plants 24

2.10. Global Capacity Additions from Planned and Announced Plants by Key Countries 25

2.11. Global Capacity Additions from Planned and Announced Plants by Key Companies 26

2.12. Regional Capex Spending on Planned and Announced Plants 28

2.13. Global Capex Spending on Planned and Announced Plants by Key Countries 29

3. Global Planned and Announced VCM Plants 30

4. Africa VCM Industry 32

4.1. Africa VCM Industry, An Overview 32

4.2. Africa VCM Industry, Capacity by Country, 2013–2023 32

4.3. Africa VCM Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Key Countries, 2013–2018 33

4.4. Africa VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2018 34

4.5. VCM Industry in Egypt 35

4.5.1. Egypt VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 35

4.6. VCM Industry in Algeria 36

4.6.1. Algeria VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 36

4.7. VCM Industry in Libya 36

4.7.1. Libya VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 36

4.8. VCM Industry in South Africa 37

4.8.1. South Africa VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 37

5. Asia VCM Industry 38

5.1. Asia VCM Industry, An Overview 38

5.2. Asia VCM Industry, Capacity by Key Countries, 2013–2023 38

5.3. Asia VCM Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Key Countries, 2013–2018 39

5.4. Asia VCM Industry, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Active, Planned and Announced Plants 40

5.5. Asia VCM Industry, Annual New Build Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Plants by Country 41

5.6. VCM Industry in China 42

5.6.1. China VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 42

5.7. VCM Industry in India 44

5.7.1. India VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 44

5.8. VCM Industry in South Korea 46

5.8.1. South Korea VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 46

5.9. VCM Industry in Taiwan 47

5.9.1. Taiwan VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 47

5.10. VCM Industry in Thailand 48

5.10.1. Thailand VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 48

5.11. VCM Industry in Pakistan 49

5.11.1. Pakistan VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 49

5.12. VCM Industry in Indonesia 50

5.12.1. Indonesia VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 50

5.13. VCM Industry in Japan 51

5.13.1. Japan VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 51

4. Europe VCM Industry 52

4.1. Europe VCM Industry, An Overview 52

4.2. Europe VCM Industry, Capacity by Key Countries, 2013–2023 52

4.3. Europe VCM Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Key Countries, 2013–2018 53

4.4. Europe VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2018 54

4.5. Europe VCM Industry, Annual Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Active, Planned and Announced Plants 56

4.6. Europe VCM Industry, Annual Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Active, Planned and Announced Plants by Country 57

4.7. VCM Industry in Germany 58

4.7.1. Germany VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 58

4.8. VCM Industry in Belgium 59

4.8.1. Belgium VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 59

4.9. VCM Industry in the Czech Republic 60

4.9.1. Czech Republic VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 60

4.10. VCM Industry in the Netherlands 61

4.10.1. Netherlands VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 61

4.11. VCM Industry in Spain 62

4.11.1. Spain VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 62

4.12. VCM Industry in Hungary 63

4.12.1. Hungary VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 63

4.13. VCM Industry in Norway 64

4.13.1. Norway VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 64

4.14. VCM Industry in France 65

4.14.1. France VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 65

4.15. VCM Industry in Poland 66

4.15.1. Poland VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 66

4.16. VCM Industry in Portugal 67

4.16.1. Portugal VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 67

4.17. VCM Industry in Slovakia 68

4.17.1. Slovakia VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 68

4.18. VCM Industry in Sweden 69

4.18.1. Sweden VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 69

5. Former Soviet Union VCM Industry 70

5.1. Former Soviet Union VCM Industry, An Overview 70

5.2. Former Soviet Union VCM Industry, Capacity by Key Countries, 2013–2023 70

5.3. Former Soviet Union VCM Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Key Countries, 2013–2018 71

5.4. Former Soviet Union VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2018 72

5.5. VCM Industry in Russia 74

5.5.1. Russia VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 74

5.6. VCM Industry in Ukraine 75

5.6.1. Ukraine VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 75

6. Middle East VCM Industry 76

6.1. Middle East VCM Industry, An Overview 76

6.2. Middle East VCM Industry, Capacity by Key Countries, 2013–2023 76

6.3. Middle East VCM Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Key Countries, 2013–2018 77

6.4. Middle East VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2018 78

6.5. VCM Industry in Iran 79

6.5.1. Iran VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 79

6.6. VCM Industry in Saudi Arabia 80

6.6.1. Saudi Arabia VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 80

6.7. VCM Industry in Iraq 80

6.7.1. Iraq VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 80

6.8. VCM Industry in Qatar 81

6.8.1. Qatar VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 81

6.9. VCM Industry in Turkey 81

6.9.1. Turkey VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 81

7. North America VCM Industry 82

7.1. North America VCM Industry, An Overview 82

7.2. North America VCM Industry, Capacity by Countries, 2013–2023 82

7.3. North America VCM Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Countries, 2013–2018 83

7.4. North America VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2018 84

7.5. North America VCM Industry, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Active, Planned and Announced Plants 86

7.6. North America VCM Industry, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Active, Planned and Announced Plants by Country 87

7.7. VCM Industry in the US 88

7.7.1. The US VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 88

7.8. VCM Industry in Mexico 90

7.8.1. Mexico VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 90

8. South America VCM Industry 91

8.5. South America VCM Industry, An Overview 91

8.6. South America VCM Industry, Capacity by Countries, 2013–2023 91

8.7. South America VCM Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Countries, 2013–2018 92

8.8. South America VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2018 93

8.9. VCM Industry in Brazil 95

8.9.1. Brazil VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 95

8.10. VCM Industry in Argentina 96

8.10.1. Argentina VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 96

8.11. VCM Industry in Venezuela 96

8.11.1. Venezuela VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2013–2023 96

9. Appendix 97

9.9. Definitions 97

9.9.1. Installed Capacity 97

9.10. Abbreviations 97

9.11. Status Definition 97

9.12. Methodology 97

9.12.1. Coverage 98

9.12.2. Secondary Research 98

9.13. Contact Us 98

9.14. Disclaimer 98

List of Tables

Table 1: Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Industry, Global, Key Statistics, 2018 12

Table 2: Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Industry, Global, Capacity by Key Countries (mtpa), 2013–2023 12

Table 3: Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Industry, Global, Top 10 Planned and Announced Plants Details, 2019–2023 14

Table 4: Global, VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process (%) 2018 15

Table 5: Global VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by EDC Cracking, 2018 16

Table 6: Global VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Calcium Carbide/Acetylene route, 2018 19

Table 7: VCM Industry, Global, Capacity by Region (mtpa), 2018–2023 20

Table 8: VCM Industry, Global, Capacity Share of Top 10 Companies (%), 2018 22

Table 9: VCM Industry, Global, Active VCM Capacity of Top 10 Countries (mtpa), 2018 23

Table 10: VCM Industry, Global, Planned and Announced Capacity Additions by Region (mtpa), 2023 24

Table 11: VCM Industry, Global, Planned and Announced Capacity Additions by Countries (mtpa), 2023 25

Table 12: VCM Industry, Global, Planned and Announced Capacity Additions by Top 10 Companies (mtpa), 2023 27

Table 13: VCM Industry, Global, Total Capex Spending on Planned and Announced Plants by Region (US$ mil), 2019–2023 28

Table 14: VCM Industry, Global, Total Capex Spending on Planned and Announced Plants by Countries (US$ mil), 2019–2023 29

Table 15: Global, Planned and Announced VCM Plants Details 30

Table 16: VCM Industry, Africa, Key Statistics, 2018 32

Table 17: VCM Industry, Africa, Capacity by Country (mtpa), 2013–2023 32

Table 18: VCM Industry, Egypt, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 35

Table 19: VCM Industry, Algeria, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 36

Table 20: VCM Industry, Libya, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 36

Table 21: VCM Industry, South Africa, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 37

Table 22: VCM Industry, Asia, Key Statistics, 2018 38

Table 23: VCM Industry, Asia, Capacity by Key Countries (mtpa), 2013–2023 38

Table 24: VCM Industry, Asia, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Active, Planned and Announced Plants (US$ mil), 2019–2023 40

Table 25: VCM Industry, Asia, Annual New Build Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Plants by Country (US$ mil), 2019–2023 41

Table 26: VCM Industry, China, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 42

Table 27: VCM Industry, India, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 44

Table 28: VCM Industry, South Korea, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 46

Table 29: VCM Industry, Taiwan, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 47

Table 30: VCM Industry, Thailand, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 48

Table 31: VCM Industry, Pakistan, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 49

Table 32: VCM Industry, Indonesia, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 50

Table 33: VCM Industry, Japan, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 51

Table 34: VCM Industry, Europe, Key Statistics, 2018 52

Table 35: VCM Industry, Europe, Capacity by Key Countries (mtpa), 2013–2023 52

Table 36: Europe, VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process (%) 2018 54

Table 37: Europe VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by EDC Cracking, 2018 55

Table 38: VCM Industry, Europe, Annual Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Active, Planned and Announced Plants (US$ mil), 2019–2023 56

Table 39: VCM Industry, Europe, Annual Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Active, Planned and Announced Plants by Country (US$ mil), 2019–2023 57

Table 40: VCM Industry, Germany, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 58

Table 41: VCM Industry, Belgium, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 59

Table 42: VCM Industry, Czech Republic, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 60

Table 43: VCM Industry, Netherlands, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 61

Table 44: VCM Industry, Spain, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 62

Table 45: VCM Industry, Hungary, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 63

Table 46: VCM Industry, Norway, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 64

Table 47: VCM Industry, France, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 65

Table 48: VCM Industry, Poland, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 66

Table 49: VCM Industry, Portugal, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 67

Table 50: VCM Industry, Slovakia, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 68

Table 51: VCM Industry, Sweden, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 69

Table 52: VCM Industry, Former Soviet Union, Key Statistics, 2018 70

Table 53: VCM Industry, Former Soviet Union, Capacity by Key Countries (mtpa), 2013–2023 70

Table 54: Former Soviet Union, VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process (%) 2018 72

Table 55: Former Soviet Union VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by EDC Cracking, 2018 73

Table 56: Former Soviet Union VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Calcium Carbide/Acetylene route, 2018 73

Table 57: VCM Industry, Russia, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 74

Table 58: VCM Industry, Ukraine, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 75

Table 59: VCM Industry, Middle East, Key Statistics, 2018 76

Table 60: VCM Industry, Middle East, Capacity by Key Countries (mtpa), 2013–2023 76

Table 61: VCM Industry, Iran, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 79

Table 62: VCM Industry, Saudi Arabia, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 80

Table 63: VCM Industry, Iraq, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 80

Table 64: VCM Industry, Qatar, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 81

Table 65: VCM Industry, Turkey, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 81

Table 66: VCM Industry, North America, Key Statistics, 2018 82

Table 67: VCM Industry, North America, Capacity by Countries (mtpa), 2013–2023 82

Table 68: North America, VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process (%) 2018 84

Table 69: North America VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by EDC Cracking, 2018 85

Table 70: VCM Industry, North America, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Active, Planned and Announced Plants (US$ mil), 2019–2023 86

Table 71: VCM Industry, North America, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Active, Planned and Announced Plants by Country (US$ mil), 2019–2023 87

Table 72: VCM Industry, The US, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 88

Table 73: VCM Industry, Mexico, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 90

Table 74: VCM Industry, South America, Key Statistics, 2018 91

Table 75: VCM Industry, South America, Capacity by Countries (mtpa), 2013–2023 91

Table 76: South America, VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process (%) 2018 93

Table 77: South America VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by EDC Cracking, 2018 94

Table 78: VCM Industry, Brazil, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 95

Table 79: VCM Industry, Argentina, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 96

Table 80: VCM Industry, Venezuela, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2013–2023 96

List of Figures

Figure 1: Global Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Key Countries, 2013–2018 13

Figure 2: Global, VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process (%) 2018 15

Figure 3: VCM Industry, Global, Capacity by Region (mtpa), 2018–2023 20

Figure 4: VCM Industry, Global, Capacity Share of Top 10 Companies (%), 2018 21

Figure 5: VCM Industry, Global, Active VCM Capacity of Top 10 Countries (mtpa), 2018 23

Figure 6: VCM Industry, Global, Planned and Announced Capacity Additions by Region (mtpa), 2023 24

Figure 7: VCM Industry, Global, Planned and Announced Capacity Additions by Countries (mtpa), 2023 25

Figure 8: VCM Industry, Global, Planned and Announced Capacity Additions by Top 10 Companies (mtpa), 2023 26

Figure 9: VCM Industry, Global, Total Capex Spending on Planned and Announced Plants by Region (US$ mil), 2019–2023 28

Figure 10: VCM Industry, Global, Total Capex Spending on Planned and Announced Plants by Countries (US$ mil), 2019–2023 29

Figure 11: VCM Industry, Africa, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Key Countries, 2013–2018 33

Figure 12: VCM Industry, Asia, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Key Countries, 2013–2018 39

Figure 13: VCM Industry, Asia, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Active, Planned and Announced Plants (US$ mil), 2019–2023 40

Figure 14: VCM Industry, Asia, Annual New Build Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Plants by Country (US$ mil), 2019–2023 41

Figure 15: VCM Industry, Europe, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Countries, 2013–2018 53

Figure 16: Europe, VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process (%) 2018 54

Figure 17: VCM Industry, Europe, Annual Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Active, Planned and Announced Plants (US$ mil), 2019–2023 56

Figure 18: VCM Industry, Europe, Annual Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Active, Planned and Announced Plants by Country (US$ mil), 2019–2023 57

Figure 19: VCM Industry, Former Soviet Union, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Key Countries, 2013–2018 71

Figure 20: Former Soviet Union, VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process (%) 2018 72

Figure 21: VCM Industry, Middle East, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Key Countries, 2013–2018 77

Figure 22: VCM Industry, North America, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Countries, 2013–2018 83

Figure 23: North America, VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process (%) 2018 84

Figure 24: VCM Industry, North America, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Active, Planned and Announced Plants (US$ mil), 2019–2023 86

Figure 25: VCM Industry, North America, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Active, Planned and Announced Plants by Country (US$ mil), 2019–2023 87

Figure 26: VCM Industry, South America, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Countries, 2013–2018 92

Figure 27: South America, VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process (%) 2018 93

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