Netherlands Petrochemicals Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Netherlands Petrochemicals Report 2016

Netherlands Petrochemicals Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Netherlands Petrochemicals Report 2016
Published Nov 21, 2015
68 pages — Published Nov 21, 2015
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Dutch petrochemicals production is set for strong growth in ---- following a disappointing ---- when chemicals output fell -.- due in part to the shut-down of the Moerdijk cracker and associated butadiene production. The unit s resumption of activities should see it raise output to full operational capacity in ----. ...The expansion was due to be finished by end----- and should contribute to strong petrochemicals growth in ---- Naphtha feedstock prices are forecast to remain stable in ----, which will support margins in the short- term. Due to its high level of integration, the Dutch petrochemicals industry is in a strong enough position to withstand any downward pressure on prices posed by global over-supply as a result of a Chinese market slump and surging US ethane-based petrochemicals capacity. � With --.- points, the Netherlands is in joint second place with the UK in BMI s Risk/Reward Index for the European petrochemicals industry, down -.- points since last year due to a decline in its country risk score. It is -.- point ahead of Belgium and -.- points behind Germany. The Netherlands scores close to the Western European average in petrochemicals-related scores and its risk scores are still above the regional average, marking it out as a prime investment destination.

...The Netherlands continues to be the chemicals and petrochemicals hub of Europe; the nation has long been the centre of chemicals and petrochemicals activity in the EU. Environmental policies in the Netherlands are transparent and have displayed long- term consistency; policies are at times determined ----- years in advance, minimising the risk of unexpected repercussions and decreasing costly, unanticipated plant refurbishments. Strong infrastructure and logistics coupled with strategic location and easy access through international airports and seaports make the Netherlands a prime choice for international players to establish operations. ...

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...Middle Eastern and South East Asian producers are the leading global competitors; the former are endowed with abundance of inexpensive feedstock. As feedstock and energy costs dominate the commodity cost structure, affordable feedstock availability to Middle Eastern producers could pose a threat to Dutch industry s competitiveness. ...Middle Eastern and South East Asian producers are the leading global competitors; the former are endowed with abundance of inexpensive feedstock. As feedstock and energy costs dominate the commodity cost structure, affordable feedstock availability to Middle Eastern producers could pose a threat to Dutch industry s competitiveness. Relatively high energy costs in the Netherlands are undermining the industry s competitive position. ...

  
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