The chemicals industry is highly competitive and driven by rapid changes in both supply and demand. Shifts in the cost and availability of feedstocks force companies to re-evaluate geographic and product portfolios.
Macroeconomic forces change demand patterns and accelerating demand for certain specialty chemicals. Technological changes create new markets and destroy old ones.
It is unsurprising therefore that chemicals is one of the industries with the highest need for our skills in providing high quality information on markets, technologies and supply chains.
Some example projects have included:
1. Market Value Chain
A major manufacturer of tires observed volatility in the prices of benzene in China and wanted to understand the key factors that can be tracked to understand the direction of benzene prices in both the short and long term. The client found the project useful for best purchasing strategies to adopt in various different market scenarios.
2. Market Entry Study
The client is a leader in the container desiccants market. Client wanted to get a better understanding of the container desiccant and absorbent market in Korea, Brazil, Germany, North America, Italy, Spain. The report met client’s requirement of understanding business feasibility and market entry strategies in various geographies mentioned.
3. Market Study
A client wanted to understand more about the Middle Eastern market for certain solvents. The client received a detailed report on the Middle Eastern market for important chemical solvents, which it was able to use to help it plan its strategy in the region in more detail.
4. End Use Analysis Study
A client wanted a global market report on the cyclohexane market with a particular emphasis on the different end use markets for the product. The client received a detailed market report with a global perspective, which helped it to identify the most important end user markets to focus its offering on.