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Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Market by Application (Polyester, Polybutylene Terephthalate, Plasticizers), and Region (Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Middle East & Africa, South America) - Global Forecast to 2023

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: June 2018
Report Code: CH 6366

 

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The Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) market was valued at USD 45.81 Billion in 2017 and is projected to reach USD 61.78 Billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 5.1% from 2018 to 2023.

Objectives of this study are:

  • To estimate and forecast the purified terephthalic acid market, in terms of value and volume
  • To provide a detailed segmentation of the purified terephthalic acid market based on application and region
  • To analyze and forecast the segments of the purified terephthalic acid market and offer an overall view of the market
  • To identify emerging trends and opportunities in the purified terephthalic acid market
  • To analyze the market with focus on high-growth applications and fast-growing segments
  • To analyze factors that drive and restrain the growth of the purified terephthalic acid market
  • To provide a competitive landscape of the market and profile of key market players with respect to their market shares/ranking

The years considered for the study are:

  • Base Year – 2017
  • Estimated Year – 2018
  • Projected Year – 2023
  • Forecast Period – 2018-2023

For company profiles in the report, 2017 has been considered as the base year. In cases wherein information is unavailable for the base year, the years prior to it have been considered.

Research Methodology

The research methodology used to estimate and forecast the purified terephthalic acid market began with capturing data on key vendor revenues through secondary sources, such as Hoovers, Bloomberg, Chemical Weekly, Factiva, and various other government and private websites. Vendor offerings were also taken into consideration to determine the market segmentation. After arriving at the overall market size, the total market was split into several segments and subsegments, which were later verified through primary research by conducting extensive interviews with key personnel, such as CEOs, VPs, directors, and executives. Data triangulation and market breakdown procedures were employed to complete the overall market engineering process and arrive at the exact statistics for all segments and subsegments of the market. The breakdown of profiles of primaries is depicted in the figure below.

Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Market

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The purified terephthalic acid market has a diversified ecosystem of upstream players, including raw material suppliers, in addition to downstream stakeholders, vendors, and government organizations. Companies operating in the purified terephthalic acid market include Reliance Industries Limited (India), Sinopec Corporation (China), British Petroleum (UK), Indorama Ventures Public Company (Thailand), SABIC (Saudi Arabia), and Jiaxing Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (China).

Target Audience

  • Manufacturers, Dealers, and Suppliers of PTA
  • End Users of PTA
  • Government and Research Organizations
  • Companies Operational in Material R&D
  • Associations and Industrial Bodies
  • Investment Banks
  • Consulting Companies/Consultants in Chemical and Material Sectors
  •  “This study answers several questions for stakeholders, primarily the market segments, which they need to focus on during the next 2 to 5 years so that they may prioritize their efforts and investments accordingly.”

Scope of the Report:

This research report segments the purified terephthalic acid market based on application and region, and forecasts revenues as well as analyzes trends in each of these submarkets.

Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Market, On the Basis of Application:

  • Polyester
    • By Grade
      • Fiber & Yarn Grade
      • Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Grade
      • Film Grade
    • By End User
      • Textile
      • PET Bottles
      • Packaging
  • Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT)
  • Plasticizers
  • Others

Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Market, On the Basis of Region:

  • Asia Pacific
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Middle East & Africa
  • South America

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Product Analysis

  • Product matrix, which offers a detailed comparison of the product portfolio of each company

Geographic Analysis

  • Further breakdown of the Rest of Asia Pacific, Rest of Middle East & Africa, Rest of Europe, and Rest of South America PTA markets

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiles of additional market players (up to 5 companies)

This research study involved extensive use of secondary sources, directories, and databases such as D&B Hoovers, Bloomberg, Chemical Weekly, Factiva, and other government and private websites to identify and collect information useful for this technical, market-oriented, and commercial study of the purified terephthalic acid (PTA) market.

Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Market

As a part of the primary research process, various experts from both the supply and demand sides have been interviewed to obtain qualitative and quantitative information. Primary sources from the supply side include industry experts such as CEOs, vice presidents, marketing directors, technology & innovation directors, and related key executives from various major companies and organizations operating in the purified terephthalic acid (PTA) market. Primary sources from the demand side include experts and key personnel from end-use industries.

As part of the market engineering process, both the top-down and bottom-up approaches have been extensively used along with the data triangulation method to estimate and forecast the overall market segments listed in this report. Extensive qualitative and quantitative data have been analyzed on the complete market engineering process to provide key information and insights throughout the report.

Key Questions

  • Will concerns over excess capacity of purified terephthalic acid in China ease out in near future?
  • Will purified terephthalic acid producers in Asia look for alternate markets like Middle East and South America?
  • Most of the suppliers have opted acquisition & expansion as the key strategies as could be seen from the recent developments. Where will it take the industry in the mid to long term?
  • What will be the impact of increasing trends in PET recycling on purified terephthalic acid (PTA) demand?

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 16)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Scope of the Study
           1.3.1 Regional Scope
           1.3.2 Years Considered for the Study
    1.4 Currency
    1.5 Limitations
    1.6 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 19)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
                    2.1.2.3 Breakdown of Primary Interviews
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
           2.2.1 Bottom-Up Approach
           2.2.2 Top-Down Approach
    2.3 Data Triangulation
    2.4 Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 27)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 31)
    4.1 Significant Growth Opportunities in the PTA Market
    4.2 PTA Market, By Region
    4.3 Asia Pacific PTA Market, By Country and Polyester Grade
    4.4 PTA Market, By Application and Region
    4.5 Top 6 Countries in the PTA Market

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 34)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Dynamics
           5.2.1 Drivers
                    5.2.1.1 Rising Demand for Polyester Fibers
                    5.2.1.2 Increasing Demand for Pet From the Bottling and Packaging Industry
           5.2.2 Restraints
                    5.2.2.1 Overcapacity of PTA in China
                    5.2.2.2 Fluctuation in the Prices of Paraxylene
           5.2.3 Opportunities
                    5.2.3.1 Replacement of Glass Bottles for Alcoholic Beverages With Pet Bottles
           5.2.4 Challenges
                    5.2.4.1 Increasing Demand for Recycled Pet
    5.3 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
           5.3.1 Threat of New Entrants
           5.3.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
           5.3.3 Threat of Substitutes
           5.3.4 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           5.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
    5.4 Macroeconomic Indicators
                    5.4.1.1 Textile Yarn Market
                    5.4.1.2 Pet Packaging Market
    5.5 Manufacturing Process of Purified Terephthalic Acid
           5.5.1 Introduction
           5.5.2 Amoco Process
           5.5.3 BP PTA Technology
           5.5.4 IPT Technology
           5.5.5 Mitsubishi Chemical Technology Process
           5.5.6 Eastman Chemical PTA Technology Process
           5.5.7 Henkel PTA Technology Process
    5.6 Price Analysis
           5.6.1 Short-Term Price Trend
           5.6.2 Long-Term Price Trend

6 PTA Market, By Application (Page No. - 45)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Polyester
           6.2.1 Polyester Application, By Grade
           6.2.2 Polyester Application, By End User
    6.3 Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT)
    6.4 Plasticizers
    6.5 Others

7 PTA Market, By Region (Page No. - 51)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Asia Pacific
           7.2.1 China
           7.2.2 India
           7.2.3 Japan
           7.2.4 South Korea
           7.2.5 Taiwan
           7.2.6 Thailand
           7.2.7 Indonesia
           7.2.8 Rest of Asia Pacific
    7.3 North America
           7.3.1 US
           7.3.2 Canada
           7.3.3 Mexico
    7.4 Europe
           7.4.1 Germany
           7.4.2 Italy
           7.4.3 France
           7.4.4 UK
           7.4.5 Russia
           7.4.6 The Netherlands
           7.4.7 Poland
           7.4.8 Rest of Europe
    7.5 Middle East & Africa
           7.5.1 Saudi Arabia
           7.5.2 Iran
           7.5.3 Turkey
           7.5.4 Rest of Middle East & Africa
    7.6 South America
           7.6.1 Brazil
           7.6.2 Argentina
           7.6.3 Rest of South America

8 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 97)
    8.1 Overview
    8.2 Market Share Analysis
    8.3 Competitive Situations & Trends
           8.3.1 Expansions
           8.3.2 Agreements
           8.3.3 Acquisitions

9 Company Profiles (Page No. - 103)
(Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, and MnM View)*
    9.1 British Petroleum
    9.2 Reliance Industries Limited
    9.3 Sinopec Corporation
    9.4 Indorama Ventures Public Company
    9.5 SABIC
    9.6 Alpek
    9.7 Eastman Chemical Company
    9.8 Indian Oil Corporation
    9.9 Lotte Chemical Corporation
    9.10 Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    9.11 Petkim Petrokimya Holding A.ͺ.
    9.12 JBF Petrochemicals
    9.13 MCPI
    9.14 Jiaxing Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (JPCL)
    9.15 Other Leading Players
           9.15.1 China Prosperity (Jiangyin) Petrochemical Co. Ltd.,
           9.15.2 Hanwha General Chemical Co., Ltd.
           9.15.3 Hengli Petrochemical Co., Ltd.
           9.15.4 Ompet
           9.15.5 Oriental Petrochemical (Taiwan)
           9.15.6 Oriental Petrochemical (Shanghai) Corporation
           9.15.7 Shahid Tondgooyan Petrochemical Company (STPC)
           9.15.8 PKN Orlen S.A.
           9.15.9 PT Energi Mega Persada (EMP)
           9.15.10 Taekwang Industrial Co., Ltd.
           9.15.11 Zhejiang Hengyi Group Co., Ltd.

*Details on Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, and MnM View Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

10 Appendix (Page No. - 131)
     10.1 Discussion Guide
     10.2 Knowledge Store: Marketsandmarkets’ Subscription Portal
     10.3 Introducing RT: Real-Time Market Intelligence
     10.4 Available Customizations
     10.5 Related Reports
     10.6 Author Details

List of Tables (90 Tables)

Table 1 Textile Yarn Market, By Region, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 2 PTA Market, By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Billion)
Table 3 Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Market, By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 4 PTA Market in Polyester Application, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 5 Purified Terephthalic Acid Market in Polyester Application, By Region, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 6 PTA Market in Polybutylene Terephthalate Application, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 7 Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Market in Polybutylene Terephthalate Application, By Region, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 8 PTA Market in Plasticizers Application, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 9 Purified Terephthalic Acid Market in Plasticizers Application, By Region, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 10 PTA Market in Other Applications, By Region, 2018–2023 (USD Million)
Table 11 Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Market in Other Applications, By Region, 2018–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 12 PTA Market, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Billion)
Table 13 Purified Terephthalic Acid Market, By Region, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 14 PTA Market, By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Billion)
Table 15 Purified Terephthalic Acid Market, By Application, 2016–2023 (Million Tons)
Table 16 Asia Pacific PTA Market, By Country, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 17 Asia Pacific Purified Terephthalic Acid Market, By Country, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 18 Asia Pacific: Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 19 Asia Pacific: Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 20 China PTA Market, By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 21 China Purified Terephthalic Acid Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 22 India PTA Market, By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 23 India Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Market, By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 24 Japan PTA Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 25 Japan Purified Terephthalic Acid Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 26 South Korea PTA Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 27 South Korea Purified Terephthalic Acid Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 28 Taiwan PTA Market, By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 29 Taiwan Purified Terephthalic Acid Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 30 Thailand PTA Market, By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 31 Thailand Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 32 Indonesia PTA Market, By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 33 Indonesia Purified Terephthalic Acid Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 34 Rest of Asia Pacific PTA Market, By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 35 Rest of Asia Pacific Purified Terephthalic Acid Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 36 North America PTA Market By Country, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 37 North America Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Market By Country, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 38 North America: Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 39 North America: Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 40 US PTA Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 41 US Purified Terephthalic Acid Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 42 Canada PTA Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 43 Canada Purified Terephthalic Acid Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 44 Mexico PTA Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 45 Mexico Purified Terephthalic Acid Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 46 Europe PTA Market By Country, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 47 Europe Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Market By Country, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 48 Europe: Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 49 Europe: Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 50 Germany PTA Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 51 Germany Purified Terephthalic Acid Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 52 Italy PTA Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 53 Italy Purified Terephthalic Acid Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 54 France PTA Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 55 France Purified Terephthalic Acid Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 56 UK PTA Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 57 UK Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 58 Russia PTA Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 59 Russia Purified Terephthalic Acid Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 60 Netherlands PTA Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 61 Netherlands Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 62 Poland PTA Market, By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 63 Poland Purified Terephthalic Acid Market, By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 64 Rest of Europe PTA Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 65 Rest of Europe Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 66 Middle East & Africa PTA Market By Country, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 67 Middle East & Africa Purified Terephthalic Acid Market By Country, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 68 Middle East & Africa: Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 69 Middle East & Africa: Market By Application,2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 70 Saudi Arabia PTA Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 71 Saudi Arabia Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 72 Iran PTA Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 73 Iran Purified Terephthalic Acid Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 74 Turkey PTA Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 75 Turkey Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 76 Rest of Middle East & Africa PTA Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 77 Rest of Middle East & Africa Purified Terephthalic Acid Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 78 South America PTA Market By Country, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 79 South America Purified Terephthalic Acid Market By Country, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 80 South America Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 81 South America Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 82 Brazil PTA Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 83 Brazil Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 84 Argentina PTA Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 85 Argentina Purified Terephthalic Acid Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 86 Rest of South America PTA Market By Application, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 87 Rest of South America Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Market By Application, 2016–2023 (Kilotons)
Table 88 Expansions, January 2013–January 2018
Table 89 Agreements, January 2013–January 2018
Table 90 Acquisitions, January 2013–January 2018


List of Figures (40 Figures)

Figure 1 PTA Market Segmentation
Figure 2 Purified Terephthalic Acid Market: Research Design
Figure 3 Data Triangulation
Figure 4 Polyester Application Segment is Expected to Lead the PTA Market Between 2018 and 2023
Figure 5 Polyethylene Terephthalate (Pet) Grade Subsegment of the Polyester Application Segment is Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR Between 2018 and 2023
Figure 6 Asia Pacific is Expected to Lead the PTA Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 7 Increase in Demand for PTA From the Polyester Industry is Projected to Drive the Growth of the Purified Terephthalic Acid Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 8 The PTA Market in South America is Projected to Grow at the Highest CAGR From 2018 to 2023
Figure 9 The Fiber & Yarn Segment is Expected to Lead the Asia Pacific PTA Market in 2018
Figure 10 The Polyester Application Segment is Estimated to Account for the Largest Share Across All Regions in PTA Market, in 2018
Figure 11 China is Projected to Lead the PTA Market Between 2018 and 2023
Figure 12 Purified Terephthalic Acid Market: Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges
Figure 13 Global Fiber Consumption (2015)
Figure 14 Global Pet Production (2014 vs 2020)
Figure 15 PTA Market: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 16 Amoco Process
Figure 17 History of BP PTA-Technology
Figure 18 Block Diagram of Mitsubishi PTA Technology Process
Figure 19 Monthly Average Price Variation for PTA in China in 2018
Figure 20 Region-Wise Average PTA Price Trend, 2016–2023
Figure 21 The Polyester Application Segment is Projected to Lead the PTA Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 22 Regional Snapshot
Figure 23 Asia Pacific Purified Terephthalic Acid Market Snapshot
Figure 24 North America Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Market Snapshot
Figure 25 Europe Purified Terephthalic Acid Market Snapshot
Figure 26 Middle East & Africa PTA Market Snapshot
Figure 27 South America PTA Market Snapshot
Figure 28 Companies Adopted Organic Growth Strategies Between January 2013 and January 2018
Figure 29 Market Share Analysis of Top Players in the PTA Market, in 2017
Figure 30 British Petroleum: Company Snapshot
Figure 31 Reliance Industries Limited: Company Snapshot
Figure 32 Sinopec: Company Snapshot
Figure 33 Indorama Ventures Public Company: Company Snapshot
Figure 34 SABIC: Company Snapshot
Figure 35 Alpek: Company Snapshot
Figure 36 Eastman Chemical Company: Company Snapshot
Figure 37 Indian Oil Corporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 38 Lotte Chemical: Company Snapshot
Figure 39 Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 40 Petkim Petrokimya Holding A.S.: Company Snapshot

The Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) market is projected to grow from USD 48.14 Billion in 2018 to USD 61.78 Billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 5.1% during the forecast period. Purified terephthalic acid is used to manufacture polyester resins, such as polyester fiber & yarn, PET, and polyester films. It is also used to manufacture various chemical intermediates, such as liquid crystal polymers, cyclohexane dimethanol, and polytrimethylene terephthalate.

The purified terephthalic acid market has been segmented on the basis of application and region. Based on application, the market has been segmented into polyester, plasticizers, polybutylene terephthalate, and others. The polyester application segment is estimated to account for the largest share of the purified terephthalic acid market in 2018. This large share can be attributed to the increased demand for polyester fiber & yarn from the textile industry.

The polyester application segment has been further divided on the basis of grade and end user. Based on grade, the polyester application segment has been classified into fiber & yarn grade, Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) grade, and film grade. The increased demand for polyester fiber & yarn from the textile industry in countries, such as India, China, and Malaysia, is driving the growth of the purified terephthalic acid market. Based on end user, the polyester application segment has been classified into textile, PET bottles, and packaging.

Based on region, the purified terephthalic acid market in South America is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. This growth can be attributed to the increased demand for purified terephthalic acid from PET grade resin producers in South America.

Asia Pacific is the largest market for purified terephthalic acid. The rise in consumption of PET material bottles and the increase in demand for purified terephthalic acid from the packaging industry are key factors driving the growth of the Asia Pacific purified terephthalic acid market.

Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Market

However, the overcapacity of PTA in China has led to a decline in the global operating rate of PTA, thereby restraining the growth of the purified terephthalic acid market.

Key players operating in the purified terephthalic acid market include Reliance Industries Limited (India), British Petroleum (UK), Sinopec Corporation (China), Indorama Ventures Public Company (Thailand), and SABIC (Saudi Arabia). These companies have undertaken various organic and inorganic business strategies such as agreements, acquisitions, and expansions to enhance their market position.

Global Growth Driven by Top 3 Markets: India, China, and THE U.S.

The purified terephthalic acid (PTA) market is expected to grow from USD 45.85 billion in 2018 to USD 61.85 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 5.1% between 2018 and 2023. Asia Pacific is the largest consumer of PTA, with China leading the regional market. The increase in the use of polyester resins in the PET grade in various applications, such as soft drinks bottling, medicines bottles, mineral water bottles, etc., is driving the PTA market in China. Various end users, such as the textile and packaging industries, etc. in emerging nations, such as China, India, Thailand, and Malaysia are expected to witness significant growth in the coming years. This is expected to drive the global PTA market.

Key Findings in the Global Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Study:

India will be the Fastest Purified Terephthalic Acid Growing Market Through 2023

The purified terephthalic acid (PTA) market in India is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.6% during the forecast period, in terms of value. The increasing demand for polyester resins from the textile industry is one of the most significant factors projected to drive the growth of the PTA market in India. Fiber & yarn grade is the largest subsegment of the polyester application segment. Strong production base of raw materials, cheap labor, good export potential, and low import content are some of the salient features of the Indian textile industry. The domestic demand for textiles is driving the demand for polyester grade products in India.

The rise in consumption of processed and packaged food items & beverages is contributing to the increased use of PET grade resins for the production of PET bottles and PET films. The demand for PET grade resins is another key factor driving the growth of the purified terephthalic acid (PTA) market in India.

Reliance Industries (India) is the largest manufacturer of PTA and its downstream products in India. The company has a production capacity of 5.5 MT. Other prominent companies operating in the PTA market in India are Indian Oil Corporation (India), JBF Petrochemicals (India), and MCPI (India). JBF Petrochemicals commissioned the first phase of its PTA plant in the first quarter of 2018. The plant is expected to start production by the third quarter of 2018

Asia-Pacific is projected to be the largest and second fastest-growing purified terephthalic acid (PTA) market through 2023 due to increased investment in the manufacturing sector and the presence of booming economies such as China and India. Asia-Pacific is expected to overtake Europe, as the largest ethoxylates market in the next two to three years.

The Purified Terephthalic Acid market is mature but growing at a good pace in North America

The presence of key manufacturers of PTA that include Alpek (Mexico) and Eastman Chemical (US) in North America is projected to drive the growth of the PTA market in this region. Alpek (Mexico) is the largest integrated polyester (PTA and PET) manufacturer in North America.

PET grade is the largest polyester grade segment of the PTA market in North America. Among all countries, the US is estimated to account for the largest share of 78.4% of the North America PTA market in 2018, in terms of volume.

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