South Africa Petrochemicals Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

South Africa Petrochemicals Report

South Africa Petrochemicals Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
South Africa Petrochemicals Report
Published Aug 27, 2016
66 pages — Published Aug 27, 2016
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Abstract:

The outlook for the South African petrochemicals industry has worsened due to the country s continued poor economic performance as well as the threat of strike action within the petrochemicals sector and related sectors, both upstream and in end markets. In spite of the decline in the value of the rand, the sector is struggling with low levels of competitiveness and weighed down by poor consumption, although past problems with electricity power supply have eased. ...The outlook for the South African petrochemicals industry has worsened due to the country s continued poor economic performance as well as the threat of strike action within the petrochemicals sector and related sectors, both upstream and in end markets. In spite of the decline in the value of the rand, the sector is struggling with low levels of competitiveness and weighed down by poor consumption, although past problems with electricity power supply have eased. Sub-- growth is expected over the short-term with little significant growth expected over the five year forecast period in spite of the growth in capacity in the C- chain. ...Packaging should remain steady, in spite of the slowdown in consumer demand. The construction sector will be the major downside for the petrochemicals industry with lacklustre performance due to a lack of domestic stimulus.

...-- countries, with a score of --.- out of ---, down -.- points since the previous quarter due to a -.- point drop in its market risk score. The score will continue to come under pressure in coming months due to the potential for labour disputes, falling commodity prices and slow economic growth. ...-- countries, with a score of --.- out of ---, down -.- points since the previous quarter due to a -.- point drop in its market risk score. The score will continue to come under pressure in coming months due to the potential for labour disputes, falling commodity prices and slow economic growth. In the Middle East and Africa ranking, it lies -.- points behind Egypt and --.- points ahead of Turkey. ...In the Middle East and Africa ranking, it lies -.- points behind Egypt and --.- points ahead of Turkey. As petrochemicals capacities expand in Turkey and Egypt, South Africa is likely to see its position in the regional rankings fall.

...One of the largest petrochemicals sectors in Africa. Sasol is the world s leading coal-to-chemicals firm and is becoming a major international petrochemicals and fuels player. ...

  
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