Acrylic Polymer Market Overview in the Netherlands
In value terms, acrylic polymer production stood at $526M in 2010 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +8.4% from 2007 to 2010; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when production volume increased by 33% y-o-y. In that year, acrylic polymer production attained its peak level and is likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.
The revenue of the acrylic polymer market in the Netherlands amounted to $149M in 2010, rising by 63% 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, acrylic polymer consumption, however, continues to indicate a mild expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of 63% against the previous year. In that year, the acrylic polymer market attained its peak level and is likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.