Acyclic Hydrocarbons Market Overview in Brazil
In value terms, acyclic hydrocarbons production dropped to $ in estimated in export prices. Overall, production, however, recorded a deep reduction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 when the production volume increased by % y-o-y. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to , production remained at a lower figure.
The size of the acyclic hydrocarbons market in Brazil soared to $ in , jumping 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 abrupt decline. Over the period under review, the market reached the peak level at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to , consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.