Global Styrenic Block Copolymer Market Will Hit USD 8.26 Billion by 2020: Grand View Research

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Global Styrenic Block Copolymer Market Will
Hit USD 8.26 Billion by 2020: Grand View
Research
GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Styrenic Block
Copolymer Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report
to their Database.
San Francisco, CA, May 27, 2014 -- The Global Market for Styrenic Block
Copolymer (SBC) is expected to reach USD 8.26 billion by 2020, according to a new
study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growth of major end use industries including
construction/infrastructure and footwear, especially in high growth markets of China,
India and Brazil is expected to be a key factor for SBC market development. Volatile raw
material prices are expected to be a key challenge for market participants over the
forecast period.
Styrene-butadiene-styrene (SBS) emerged as the leading product segment and accounted
for 76.2% of total market volume in 2013. SBS was followed by HSBC (Hydrogenated
Styrenic Block Copolymers) which accounted for 13.2% of total market volume in 2013.
HSBC is also expected to be the fastest growing product segment, at an estimated CAGR
of 5.3% from 2014 to 2020.
The report "Styrenic Block Copolymer (SBCs) Market Analysis By Product (SBS,
SIS, HSBC), By Application (Paving and Roofing, Footwear, Advanced Materials,
Adhesives, Sealants, Coatings) And Segment Forecasts To 2020," is available now to
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Further key findings from the study suggest:

* The global market for SBC was 1,814.8 kilo tons in 2013 and is expected to reach
2,457.9 kilo tons by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 4.5% from 2014 to 2020.
* Paving and roofing applications dominated SBC demand, accounting for 36.1% of total
market volume in 2013. Paving and roofing was followed by footwear which accounted
for 24.6% of total market volume in the same year. However, advanced materials are
expected to be the fastest growing application market for SBCs, at an estimated CAGR of
5% from 2014 to 2020.
* Asia Pacific continued its dominance in the global SBC market and accounted for
45.6% of total market volume in 2013 to become the largest regional SBC consumer.
Asia Pacific along with being the largest market is also expected to be the fastest growing
market for SBC at an estimated CAGR of 4.8% from 2014 to 2020.
* The global SBC market is highly concentrated, as top four companies including
Sinopec, Kraton, LCY Chemical and Dynasol accounted for over 60% of total market in
2013. Some of the other companies operating in the global SBC market include LG
Chemicals, TSRC and Dushanzi among some other companies
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For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the SBC market on
the basis of application and region:
* Global Styrenic Block Copolymers Product Outlook (Volume, Kilo Tons; Revenue,
USD Million, 2012 - 2020)
- Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene (SBS)
- Styrene-Isoprene-Styrene (SIS)
- Hydrogenated Styrenic Block Copolymers (HSBC)
* Global Styrenic Block Copolymers Application Outlook (Volume, Kilo Tons; Revenue,
USD Million, 2012 - 2020)
- Paving and Roofing
- Footwear
- Advanced Materials (compounding, personal care & polymer systems)
- Adhesives, Sealants and Coatings
- Others
* Styrenic Block Copolymers Regional Outlook (Volume, Kilo tons; Revenue, USD
Million, 2012 - 2020)
- North America
- Europe

- Asia Pacific
- RoW
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