Capacity in the Global Polycarbonate (PC) Market to Rise

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26 Nov 2013 14:16 Jane Roberts

CHEMMONITOR.COM - The global market for polycarbonate (PC) is increasing by over 3% with the demand for the product at about 3.7 million metric tons in 2013. Over the next five years, the capacity is predicted to rise over 5%.

Nowadays, the world PC market is highly dependent on and driven by developments in the Chinese PC market. The Asian region accounts for almost 60% of the overall demand. China and Korea are putting up five new facilities producing PC. The capacity in the market is expected to reach 900,000 metric tons.

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