Japanese ethylene production will never return to pre-recession levels due to a series of cracker closures and
more likely over the next five years. However, this does not mean Japan's petrochemicals industry is dying -
it is instead continuing its process of reform w ..."
Japanese cracker capacity is being drastically cut as the country's ageing petrochemicals industry struggles
to compete in an increasingly competitive Asian market, according to BMI's latest Japan Petrochemicals
Japanese olefins production has been adver ..."
BMI Industry View
Japan's petrochemicals industry will slowly turn the corner in 2014, following a period of volatility and
decline. However, BMI's Japan Petrochemicals Report warns that the industry cannot count on domestic
demand for growth, while in external ..."
BMI's Japan petrochemicals report examine trends in the olefins, polymers and aromatics segments and
assesses the long-term viability of domestic production as Japanese producers face tougher competition
and growing pressure on margins. The report also looks at the strengths an ..."
GlobalData’s report, “Japan Petrochemicals Industry Outlook to 2016 - Market Size, Company Share, Price Trends and Capacity Forecasts” provides an in-depth coverage of Japan petrochemicals industry. The report covers Japan petroche ..."