Global Acyclic Hydrocarbons Market
In value terms, acyclic hydrocarbons production contracted to $ in estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production, however, saw a perceptible curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of % against the previous year. Global production peaked at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to , production failed to regain momentum.
Mexico ( tons) constituted the country with the largest volume of acyclic hydrocarbons production, comprising approx. % of total volume. Moreover, acyclic hydrocarbons production in Mexico exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Japan ( tons), twofold. China ( tons) ranked third in terms of total production with a % share.
From 2007 to , the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume in Mexico amounted to -%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Japan (+% per year) and China (+% per year).
The global acyclic hydrocarbons market revenue contracted to $ in , declining by -% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Overall, consumption, however, showed a perceptible shrinkage. Over the period under review, the global market hit record highs at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to , consumption failed to regain momentum.
In Mexico, acyclic hydrocarbons consumption shrank by an average annual rate of -% over the period from 2007-. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: China (+% per year) and Japan (-% per year).
In value terms, China ($) led the market, alone. The second position in the ranking was held by Japan ($). It was followed by Mexico.
From 2007 to , the average annual rate of growth in terms of value in China amounted to +%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Japan (-% per year) and Mexico (-% per year).
The countries with the highest levels of acyclic hydrocarbons per capita consumption in were Mexico ( kg per person), South Korea ( kg per person) and Belgium ( kg per person).
From 2007 to , the biggest increases were in Russia (with a CAGR of +%), while consumption for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.