Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Industry Installed Capacity and Capital Expenditure (CapEx) Forecast by Region and Countries including details of All Active Plants, Planned and Announced Projects, 2022-2026

Pages: 118 Published: July 28, 2022 Report Code: GDCH01232ICR

The global VCM industry capacity was valued at 50.67 mtpa in 2021. The market is projected to grow at an AAGR of more than 1% from 2021 to 2026. China, US, Taiwan, Japan, and India are the key countries in the world accounting for the dominant part of the of the total Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) capacity.

VCM industry overview

VCM industry overview

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Major Planned and Announced Projects in the VCM industry

The major planned and announced projects in the VCM industry are Shintech Plaquemine Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant 3, Tianjin Bohai Chemical Development Company Tianjin Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, Formosa Plastics Corporation Point Comfort Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, Formosa Plastics Group Ningbo Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, Shenhua Yulin Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, Vinythai Map Ta Phut Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, Guangxi Huayi New Materials Qinzhou Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, HPCL GAIL JV Kakinada Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, PT Sulfindo Adiusaha Merak Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, and ANWIL Wloclawek Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant.

Regional Outlook of the VCM industry

The key regions in the VCM industry are Africa, Asia, Europe, the Former Soviet Union, the Middle East, North America, and South America.

Asia

China, Taiwan, Japan, India, and South Korea are the key countries in Asia accounting for the majority of VCM capacity of the region.

Middle East

In 2021, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey, and Iraq were the key countries in the Middle East, accounting for the total VCM capacity of the region.

North America

In 2021, the US was the only country in North America accounting for the entire capacity growth in the region.

Europe

In 2021, Germany, France, Belgium, Netherlands, and Norway account for majority of the total VCM capacity of the region.

The Former Soviet Union

In 2021, Russia and Ukraine were the two countries in FSU, accounting for the total VCM capacity of the region.

South America

In 2021, Brazil, Argentina, and Venezuela were the three countries in South America, accounting for the entire capacity growth in the region.

Africa

Egypt, South Africa, and Libya are the countries in Africa, accounting for the total VCM capacity.

VCM Industry Analysis by Region

VCM Industry Analysis by Region

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Market report Overview

Market volume (2021) 50.67 mtpa
AAGR (2021 to 2026) >1%
Forecast period 2022-2026
Major planned and announced projects Shintech Plaquemine Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant 3, Tianjin Bohai Chemical Development Company Tianjin Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, Formosa Plastics Corporation Point Comfort Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, Formosa Plastics Group Ningbo Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, Shenhua Yulin Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, Vinythai Map Ta Phut Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, Guangxi Huayi New Materials Qinzhou Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, HPCL GAIL JV Kakinada Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, PT Sulfindo Adiusaha Merak Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, and ANWIL Wloclawek Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant
Key regions Africa, Asia, Europe, the Former Soviet Union, the Middle East, North America, and South America

Scope

This report provides:

  • Global VCM capacity outlook by region.
  • Global VCM outlook by country.
  • VCM planned and announced projects 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.
  • 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

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1. Introduction 10

1.1. What is This Report About? 10

1.2. Market Definition 10

2. Global Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Capacity and Capital Expenditure Review 11

2.1. Global Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Industry, An Overview 11

2.2. Global VCM Industry, Capacity by Key Countries, 2016–2026 12

2.3. Global VCM Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Key Countries, 2016–2021 13

2.4. Global VCM Industry, Top 10 Planned and Announced Projects 14

2.5. Global VCM Capacity Contribution by Region 15

2.6. Key Companies by VCM Capacity Contribution (% Share), 2021 16

2.7. Key Countries by Active Global Capacity Contribution to VCM Industry 18

2.8. Global VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2021 20

2.9. Regional Capacity Additions from Planned and Announced Projects 25

2.10. Global Capacity Additions from Planned and Announced Projects by Top 10 Countries 26

2.11. Global Capacity Additions from Planned and Announced Projects by Top 10 Companies 28

2.12. Regional Capex Spending on Planned and Announced Projects 30

2.13. Global Capex Spending on Planned and Announced Projects by Countries 31

3. Global Planned and Announced VCM Projects 33

4. Asia VCM Industry 35

4.1. Asia VCM Industry, An Overview 35

4.2. Asia VCM Industry, Capacity by Key Countries, 2016–2026 36

4.3. Asia VCM Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Key Countries, 2016–2021 37

4.4. Asia VCM Industry, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Projects 38

4.5. Asia VCM Industry, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Plants by Countries 39

4.6. VCM Industry in China 40

China VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 40

4.7. VCM Industry in Taiwan 42

Taiwan VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 42

4.8. VCM Industry in Japan 44

Japan VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 44

4.9. VCM Industry in India 46

India VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 46

4.10. VCM Industry in South Korea 48

South Korea VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 48

4.11. VCM Industry in Indonesia 49

Indonesia VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 49

4.12. VCM Industry in Thailand 50

Thailand VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 50

4.13. VCM Industry in Pakistan 51

Pakistan VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 51

4.14. VCM Industry in Vietnam 52

Vietnam VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 52

5. Middle East VCM Industry 53

5.1. Middle East VCM Industry, An Overview 53

5.2. Middle East VCM Industry, Capacity by key Countries, 2016–2026 54

5.3. Middle East VCM Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by key Countries, 2016–2021 55

5.4. Middle East VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2021 56

5.5. Middle East VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, 2021 57

5.6. VCM Industry in Iran 60

Iran VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 60

5.7. VCM Industry in Saudi Arabia 61

Saudi Arabia VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 61

5.8. VCM Industry in Qatar 62

Qatar VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 62

5.9. VCM Industry in Turkey 63

Turkey VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 63

5.10. VCM Industry in Iraq 64

Iraq VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 64

6. North America VCM Industry 65

6.1. North America VCM Industry, An Overview 65

6.2. North America VCM Industry, Capacity by Countries, 2016–2026 66

6.3. North America VCM Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Countries, 2016–2021 67

6.4. North America VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2021 68

6.5. North America VCM Industry, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Active, Planned and Announced Projects 70

6.6. North America VCM Industry, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Active, Planned and Announced Projects by Countries 71

6.7. VCM Industry in the US 72

The US VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 72

7. Europe VCM Industry 74

7.1. Europe VCM Industry, An Overview 74

7.2. Europe VCM Industry, Capacity by key Countries, 2016–2026 75

7.3. Europe VCM Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by key Countries, 2016–2021 76

7.5. Europe VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2021 77

7.6. Europe VCM Industry, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Active, Planned and Announced Projects 79

7.7. Europe VCM Industry, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Active, Planned and Announced Projects by Countries 80

7.8. VCM Industry in Germany 81

Germany VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 81

7.9. VCM Industry in France 82

France VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 82

7.10. VCM Industry in Belgium 83

Belgium VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 83

7.11. VCM Industry in Netherlands 84

Netherlands VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 84

7.12. VCM Industry in Norway 85

Norway VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 85

7.13. VCM Industry in Hungary 86

Hungary VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 86

7.14. VCM Industry in Poland 87

Poland VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 87

7.15. VCM Industry in Spain 88

Spain VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 88

7.16. VCM Industry in Sweden 89

Sweden VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 89

7.17. VCM Industry in Czech Republic 90

Czech Republic VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 90

7.18. VCM Industry in Portugal 90

Portugal VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 90

7.19. VCM Industry in Slovakia 91

Slovakia VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 91

8. Former Soviet Union (FSU) VCM Industry 92

8.1. FSU, VCM Industry, An Overview 92

8.2. FSU VCM Industry, Capacity by Country, 2016–2026 93

8.3. FSU VCM Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Country, 2016 – 2021 94

8.4. FSU VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2021 95

8.5. FSU VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, 2021 97

8.6. VCM Industry in Russia 99

Russia VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 99

8.7. VCM Industry in Ukraine 100

Kazakhstan VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 100

9. South America VCM Industry 101

9.1. South America VCM Industry, An Overview 101

9.2. South America VCM Industry, Capacity by Key Countries, 2016–2026 102

9.3. South America VCM Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Key Countries, 2016–2021 103

9.4. South America VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2021 104

9.5. VCM Industry in Brazil 106

Brazil VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 106

9.6. VCM Industry in Argentina 107

Argentina VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 107

9.7. VCM Industry in Venezuela 108

Venezuela VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 108

10. Africa VCM Industry 109

10.1. Africa VCM Industry, An Overview 109

10.2. Africa VCM Industry, Capacity by Key Countries, 2016–2026 110

10.3. Africa VCM Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Key Countries, 2016–2021 111

10.4. Africa VCM Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2021 112

10.5. VCM Industry in Egypt 113

Egypt VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 113

10.6. VCM Industry in the South Africa 114

South Africa VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 114

10.7. VCM Industry in Libya 115

Libya VCM Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 115

11. Appendix 116

11.1. Definitions 116

Installed Capacity 116

11.2. Abbreviations 116

11.3. Status Definition 116

11.4. Methodology 117

Coverage 117

Secondary Research 117

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List of Tables

Table 1: Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) industry, global, key statistics, 2021 11

Table 2: VCM industry, global, capacity by key countries (mtpa), 2016–2026 12

Table 3: VCM industry, global, top 10 planned and announced projects details, 2022–2026 14

Table 4: VCM industry, global, capacity by region (mtpa), 2021–2026 15

Table 5: VCM industry, global, capacity share of top 10 companies (%), 2021 17

Table 6: VCM industry, global, active VCM capacity of top 10 countries (mtpa), 2021 19

Table 7: Global VCM industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 21

Table 8: Global VCM industry, installed plant capacity by EDC cracking, 2021 21

Table 9: Global VCM industry, installed plant capacity by Calcium Carbide/Acetylene route technology, 2021 24

Table 10: VCM industry, global, planned and announced capacity additions by region (mtpa), 2026 25

Table 11: VCM industry, global, planned and announced capacity additions by top 10 countries (mtpa), 2026 27

Table 12: VCM industry, global, planned and announced capacity additions by top 10 companies (mtpa), 2026 29

Table 13: VCM industry, global, total capex spending on planned and announced projects by region ($B), 2022–2026 30

Table 14: VCM industry, global, total capex spending on planned and announced projects by countries ($B), 2022–2026 32

Table 15: Global, planned and announced VCM projects details 33

Table 16: VCM industry, Asia, key statistics, 2021 35

Table 17: VCM industry, Asia, capacity by key countries (mtpa), 2016–2026 36

Table 18: VCM industry, Asia, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects ($B), 2022–2026 38

Table 19: VCM Industry, Asia, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for active, planned and announced projects by countries ($B), 2022–2026 39

Table 20: VCM industry, China, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 40

Table 21: VCM industry, Taiwan, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 42

Table 22: VCM industry, Japan, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 44

Table 23: VCM industry, India, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 46

Table 24: VCM Industry, South Korea, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 48

Table 25: VCM industry, Indonesia, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 49

Table 26: VCM industry, Thailand, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 50

Table 27: VCM industry, Pakistan, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 51

Table 28: VCM industry, Vietnam, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 52

Table 29: VCM industry, Middle East, key statistics, 2021 53

Table 30: VCM industry, Middle East, capacity by key countries (mtpa), 2016–2026 54

Table 31: Middle East, VCM industry, installed plant capacity by technology (%) 2021 58

Table 32: Middle East, VCM industry, major installed plant capacity by Vinnolit Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Technology, 2021 58

Table 33: Middle East, VCM industry, major installed plant capacity by Tosoh Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Technology, 2021 58

Table 34: Middle East, VCM industry, major installed plant capacity by Solvay Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Technology, 2021 58

Table 35: Middle East, VCM industry, major installed plant capacity by Mitsui Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Technology, 2021 59

Table 36: Middle East, VCM industry, major installed plant capacity by BF Goodrich Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Technology, 2021 59

Table 37: VCM industry, Iran, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 60

Table 38: VCM industry, Saudi Arabia, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 61

Table 39: VCM industry, Qatar, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 62

Table 40: VCM industry, Turkey, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 63

Table 41: VCM industry, Iraq, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 64

Table 42: VCM industry, North America, key statistics, 2021 65

Table 43: VCM industry, North America, capacity by countries (mtpa), 2016–2026 66

Table 44: North America, VCM industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 69

Table 45: North America VCM industry, installed plant capacity by EDC Cracking, 2021 69

Table 46: VCM industry, North America, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for active, planned and announced projects ($B), 2022–2026 70

Table 47: VCM industry, North America, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for active, planned and announced projects by countries ($B), 2022–2026 71

Table 48: VCM industry, the US, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 72

Table 49: VCM industry, Europe, key statistics, 2021 74

Table 50: VCM industry, Europe, capacity by key countries (mtpa), 2016–2026 75

Table 51: Europe VCM industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 78

Table 52: Europe VCM industry, installed plant capacity by EDC cracking, 2021 78

Table 53: VCM industry, Europe, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for active, planned and announced projects ($B), 2022–2026 79

Table 54: VCM industry, Europe, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for active, planned and announced projects by countries ($B), 2022–2026 80

Table 55: VCM industry, Germany, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 81

Table 56: VCM industry, France, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 82

Table 57: VCM industry, Belgium, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 83

Table 58: VCM industry, Netherlands, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 84

Table 59: VCM industry, Norway, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 85

Table 60: VCM industry, Hungary, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 86

Table 61: VCM industry, Poland, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 87

Table 62: VCM industry, Spain capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 88

Table 63: VCM industry, Sweden capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 89

Table 64: VCM industry, Czech Republic capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 90

Table 65: VCM industry, Portugal capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 90

Table 66: VCM industry, Slovakia capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 91

Table 67: VCM industry, FSU, key statistics, 2021 92

Table 68: VCM industry, FSU, capacity by country (mtpa), 2016–2026 93

Table 69: FSU, VCM industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 96

Table 70: FSU VCM industry, installed plant capacity by EDC Cracking, 2021 96

Table 71: FSU VCM industry, installed plant capacity by Calcium Carbide/Acetylene route, 2021 96

Table 72: FSU VCM industry, installed plant capacity by production technology (%) 2021 98

Table 73: FSU VCM industry, installed plant capacity by Uhde Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) technology, 2021 98

Table 74: VCM industry, Russia, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 99

Table 75: VCM Industry, Ukraine, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016 – 2026 100

Table 76: VCM industry, South America key statistics, 2021 101

Table 77: VCM industry, South America capacity by key countries (mtpa), 2016–2026 102

Table 78: South America VCM industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 105

Table 79: South America VCM industry, installed plant capacity by EDC cracking, 2021 105

Table 80: VCM industry, Brazil, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 106

Table 81: VCM industry, Argentina, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 107

Table 82: VCM industry, Venezuela, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 108

Table 83: VCM industry, Africa, key statistics, 2021 109

Table 84: VCM industry, Africa, capacity by key countries (mtpa), 2016–2026 110

Table 85: VCM industry, Egypt, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 113

Table 86: VCM industry, South Africa, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 114

Table 87: VCM industry, Libya, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 115

List of Figures

Figure 1: Global VCM industry, capacity share vis-à-vis growth by key countries, 2016–2021 13

Figure 2: VCM industry, global, capacity by region (mtpa), 2021–2026 15

Figure 3: VCM industry, global, capacity share of top 10 companies (%), 2021 16

Figure 4: VCM industry, global, active VCM capacity of top 10 countries (mtpa), 2021 18

Figure 5: Global VCM industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 20

Figure 6: VCM industry, global, planned and announced capacity additions by region (mtpa), 2026 25

Figure 7: VCM industry, global, planned and announced capacity additions by top 10 countries (mtpa), 2026 26

Figure 8: VCM industry, global, planned and announced capacity additions by top 10 companies (mtpa), 2026 28

Figure 9: VCM industry, global, total capex spending on planned and announced projects by region ($B), 2022–2026 30

Figure 10: VCM industry, global, total capex spending on planned and announced projects by countries ($B), 2022–2026 31

Figure 11: VCM industry, Asia, capacity share vis-à-vis growth by key countries, 2016–2021 37

Figure 12: VCM industry, Asia, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects ($B), 2022–2026 38

Figure 13: VCM Industry, Asia, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects by countries ($B), 2022–2026 39

Figure 14: VCM industry, Middle East, capacity share vis-à-vis growth by key countries, 2016–2021 55

Figure 15: Middle East, VCM industry, installed plant capacity by technology (%) 2021 57

Figure 16: VCM industry, North America, capacity share vis-à-vis growth by countries, 2016–2021 67

Figure 17: North America, VCM industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 68

Figure 18: VCM industry, North America, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for active, planned and announced projects ($B), 2022–2026 70

Figure 19: VCM industry, North America, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for active, planned and announced projects by countries ($B), 2022–2026 71

Figure 20: VCM industry, Europe, capacity share vis-à-vis growth by key countries, 2016–2021 76

Figure 21: Europe VCM industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 77

Figure 22: VCM industry, Europe, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for active, planned and announced projects ($B), 2022–2026 79

Figure 23: VCM industry, Europe, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for active, planned and announced projects by countries ($B), 2022–2026 80

Figure 24: VCM industry, FSU, capacity share vis-à-vis growth by country, 2016 – 2021 94

Figure 25: FSU, VCM industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 95

Figure 26: FSU, VCM industry, installed plant capacity by technology (%) 2021 97

Figure 27: VCM industry, South America, capacity share vis-à-vis growth by key countries, 2016–2021 103

Figure 28: South America VCM industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 104

Figure 29: VCM industry, Africa, capacity share vis-à-vis growth by countries, 2016–2021 111

Frequently Asked Questions

The global VCM industry capacity was valued at 50.67 mtpa in 2021.

The VCM industry is projected to grow at an AAGR of more than 1% from 2021 to 2026.

The major planned and announced projects in the VCM industry are Shintech Plaquemine Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant 3, Tianjin Bohai Chemical Development Company Tianjin Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, Formosa Plastics Corporation Point Comfort Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, Formosa Plastics Group Ningbo Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, Shenhua Yulin Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, Vinythai Map Ta Phut Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, Guangxi Huayi New Materials Qinzhou Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, HPCL GAIL JV Kakinada Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, PT Sulfindo Adiusaha Merak Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant, and ANWIL Wloclawek Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) Plant.

The key regions in the VCM industry are Africa, Asia, Europe, the Former Soviet Union, the Middle East, North America, and South America.

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