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China Coal Chemical Industry Analysis

Comprehensive coverage of the rapidly growing China coal chemical market, providing chemical professionals with a clear and concise analysis of the technology, economics and supply and demand for the entire Chinese industry.

A new wave of coal-based chemical development has ushered in a new era of chemical production that has impacted not only the domestic Chinese market but also the global chemical industry. More

With its decades-long presence in China, IHS Chemical has developed a deep understanding of China’s coal chemical industry. In conjunction with the IHS CERA China coal study, Coal Rush: The Future of China’s Coal Markets, IHS Chemical has developed this comprehensive China Coal Chemical Study.

The following key questions will be answered:

  • What is driving China’s coal chemical development?
  • What is the Chinese government’s policy on coal chemicals?
  • Are coal chemicals competitive?
  • China Coal

Who uses the service?How?
Strategic planners and business analystsTo gain a comprehensive understanding of the assets involved with China coal chemistry with respect to project viability, technology, economics and competitiveness.
Chemical company executivesTo understand the global competitive impact of the rapidly growing China coal chemical industry
Engineering, construction and technology providersTo understand the economic and technological aspects of the China coal chemical industry and to understand the expected demand for construction of new coal chemical facilities
Financial institutionsTo conduct market analysis of the coal chemical sectors and to discover investment opportunities in China

Scope & Deliverables

The main study focus areas include

With a particular emphasis on China, the study focuses on the following chemical value chains: methanol, ethylene, propylene, MEG, ethanol, and PVC.

For each value chain, the study provides the following:

  • Market outlook– The study includes annual market outlooks to 2030 and deliverables, where applicable. The market analysis addresses the market potential for coal chemicals.
  • Technology– The study includes technology analysis on the current available technologies either already being implemented or to be implemented in China. A comparison of different technologies is provided.
  • Economics– The study teams collected information on actual cost factors at major coal chemical locations. Production costs are analyzed for the prevalent processes in various major coal chemical locations. The study provides a cost comparison between coal chemicals and traditional chemical processes and also between different regions.
  • Producers and project review– The study provides a list of current coal chemical producers with their company names, locations, main processes, and capacities. The study provides a list of ongoing projects and potential projects. Start-up schedules, capacities, and IHS Chemical’s assessment of project viability for upcoming projects.
  • In addition, the study provides a China coal market overview covering China’s coal reserves, distribution, transportation and pricing mechanisms, a macroeconomic outlook for China, and a discussion of government policies regarding the coal chemical industry. Finally, the study provides an analysis of all the major issues surrounding China’s coal chemical industry.

  • The deliverables consist of 2 DVDs of the workshops, 36 PowerPoint presentations, a economic analysis snapshot, detailed project assessment, and a 400+ page report.

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