Revenue for the Basic Plastics and Synthetic Resin Manufacturing industry is estimated at $174.2 billion in 2015, up 7.5% from 2014. Over the past five years, revenue has been growing at an annualized rate of 14.1%. Growth slowed in the beginning of the five-year period due to the lingering effects of the global economic crisis of 2009. Foreign demand for industry products has yet to rebound, and domestic growth has slowed. Specifically, downstream industries like building construction (IBISWorld industry report 4710) and household electronic appliance manufacturing (3954) have been suffering since the government stimulus package of 2010 came to an end.
Companies operating within the Basic Plastic and Synthetic Resin Manufacturing industry in China produce primary plastic materials from oil and natural gas products. Major products of the industry include polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), and polystyrene (PS).
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.