Chemical Industry Market Report 2006


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November 2006find similar
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13 Chapters

Table of Contents

The table of contents below is for Chemical Industry 2006

Executive Summary

1. Market Definition

Report Coverage

Market Sectors

Market Trends

Industry's Recovery From Slump Continues

Chemical Industry Undergoing Further Consolidation

New European Regulatory Environment

Economic Trends

Gross Domestic Product

Table: Uk Gross Domestic Product At Current And Annual Prices (£m),-2005

Inflation

Table: Uk Rate Of Inflation (%),-2005

Household Disposable Income

Table: Household Disposable Income Per Capita (£),-2005

Unemployment

Table: Actual Number Of Unemployed Persons In The Uk (million),-2005

Population

Table: Uk Resident Population Estimates By Sex (000), Mid-years-2005

Market Position

The Uk

Overseas

2. Market Size

The Total Market

Table: Uk Manufacturers' Sales Of Chemicals And Chemical Products By Value At Current Prices (£m At Msp),-2005

Figure: Uk Manufacturers' Sales Of Chemicals And Chemical Products By Value At Current Prices (£m At Msp),-2005

Table: Uk Manufacturers' Sales Of Chemicals And Chemical Products By Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Msp),-2005

Figure: Uk Manufacturers' Sales Of Chemicals And Chemical Products By Sector By Value (%),

By Market Sector

Basic Chemicals

Table: Uk Manufacturers' Sales Of Basic Chemicals By Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Msp And %),-2005

Plastics In Primary Forms

Fertilisers And Nitrogen Compounds

Pharmaceuticals, Medicinal Chemicals And Botanical Products

Table: Uk Manufacturers' Sales Of Pharmaceuticals, Medicinal Chemicals And Botanical Products By Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Msp And %),-2005

Paints, Varnishes And Similar Coatings, Printing Ink And Mastics

Table: Uk Manufacturers' Sales Of Paints, Varnishes And Similar Coatings, Printing Ink And Mastics By Value At Current Prices (£m At Msp And %),-2005

Perfumes And Toilet Preparations

Table: Uk Manufacturers' Sales Of Perfumes And Toilet Preparations By Value At Current Prices (£m At Msp And %),-2005

Soap, Detergents, And Cleaning And Polishing Preparations

Table: Uk Manufacturers' Sales Of Soap, Detergents, And Cleaning And Polishing Preparations By Value At Current Prices (£m At Msp And %),-2005

Pesticides And Other Agrochemical Products

Table: Uk Manufacturers' Sales Of Pesticides And Other Agrochemical Products By Value At Current Prices (£m At Msp And %),-2005

Photographic Chemical Material

Table: Uk Manufacturers' Sales Of Photographic Chemical Material By Value At Current Prices (£m At Msp And %),-2005

Essential Oils

Table: Uk Manufacturers' Sales Of Essential Oils By Value At Current Prices (£m At Msp And %),-2005

Man-made Fibres

Table: Uk Manufacturers' Sales Of Man-made Fibres By Value At Current Prices (£m At Msp And %),-2005

Glues And Gelatines

Table: Uk Manufacturers' Sales Of Glues And Gelatines By Value At Current Prices (£m At Msp And %),-2005

Explosives

Table: Uk Manufacturers' Sales Of Explosives By Value At Current Prices (£m At Msp And %),-2005

Other Chemical Products

Overseas Trade

Chemicals

Table: Uk Balance Of Trade In Chemicals And Chemical Products By Value (£m),-2005

Pharmaceuticals

Table: Uk Balance Of Trade In Pharmaceuticals By Value (£m),-2005

3. Industry Background

Introduction

Number Of Companies

Table: Number Of Uk Vat-based Enterprises Engaged In The Manufacture Of Chemicals And Chemical Products By Turnover Sizeband (£000, Number And %),

Employment

Table: Number Of Uk Vat-based Local Units Engaged In The Manufacture Of Chemicals And Chemical Products By Employment Sizeband (number And %),

Regional Variations In The Marketplace

Distribution

How Robust Is The Market?

Legislation

Chemicals Regulations

Dangerous Substances And Preparations Regulations

Reach

Key Trade Associations

Association Of The British Pharmaceutical Industry

British Plastics Federation

Chemical Industries Association

European Chemical Industry Council

4. Competitor Analysis

The Marketplace

Market Leaders

Astrazeneca Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

The Boc Group Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Bp Chemicals Ltd

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Cookson Group Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Croda International Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Glaxosmithkline Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Imperial Chemical Industries Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Johnson Matthey Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Shell Chemicals Uk Ltd

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Yule Catto & Co Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Other Companies

Albion Chemicals Ltd

Basf Ag

The Dow Chemical Company

Dupont (ei Du Pont De Nemours And Company)

Lanxess Ag

Univar Ltd

Outside Suppliers

Marketing Activity

5. Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities And Threats

Strengths

Weaknesses

Opportunities

Threats

6. Buying Behaviour

Introduction

Industrial Uses

Pharmaceutical Uses

Vagaries Of Demand

7. Current Issues

Reach

Company Activity

Mergers And Acquisitions

Boc And Linde Merge

Bayer Merger With Schering Creates New Drugs Giant

Merck Buys Serono After Failing To Buy Schering

Chinese Chemical Plants Threaten Environment

8. The Global Market

Market Size

Table: Global Production Of Chemicals By Value ($bn),-2005

By Region

Table: Global Production Of Chemicals By Region By Value ($bn),

Market Trends

9. Forecasts

Introduction

The Uk Economy

Gross Domestic Product

Table: Forecast Growth In Uk Gross Domestic Product In Real Terms (%),-2010

Inflation

Table: Forecast Uk Rate Of Inflation (%),-2010

Unemployment

Table: Forecast Actual Number Of Unemployed Persons In The Uk (million),-2010

Forecasts To

Table: Forecast Uk Manufacturers' Sales Of Chemicals And Chemical Products By Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Msp),-2010

Market Growth

Figure: Uk Manufacturers' Sales Of Chemicals And Chemical Products By Value At Current Prices (£m At Msp),-2010

Future Trends

Demographics

Table: Forecast Uk Resident Population By Sex (000), Mid-years-2010

Market Segmentation

New Product Development

Industry Consolidation

10. Company Profiles

Astrazeneca Plc

The Boc Group Plc

Bp Chemicals Ltd

Cookson Group Plc

Croda International Plc

Glaxosmithkline Plc

Imperial Chemical Industries Plc

Johnson Matthey Plc

Shell Chemicals Uk Ltd

Yule Catto & Co Plc

11. Consumer Confidence

Methodology

Key Findings This Quarter

The Willingness To Borrow

Confidence Rebounds

Table A: The Average Amount Consumers Are Willing To Borrow In Order To Purchase Expensive Items At Current And Constant November Prices (£ And £bn), August-2006

Fewer Adults Wish To Borrow

Table B: The Number Of Adults Willing To Borrow In Order To Purchase Expensive Items (000 And %), August-2006

Spending From Savings

Strong Recovery In Spending From Savings

Table C: The Average Amount Consumers Are Willing To Spend From Savings In Order To Purchase Expensive Items At Current And Constant November Prices (£ And £bn), August-2006

Savings Grow In Relative Importance

Table D: The Average Amounts Adults Are Confident Spending To Purchase Expensive Items (£ And %), August-2006

12. Further Sources

Associations

Publications

General Sources

Government Sources

Other Sources

Bisnode Sources

Other Reports