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Global Forecast Report on Petrochemical Manufacturing Industry

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "2011 Worldwide Petrochemical Manufacturing Industry Report" report to their offering.

The Petrochemical Manufacturing Industry report, published annually, contains timely and accurate industry statistics, forecasts and demographics. The report features 2011 current and 2012 forecast estimates on the size of the industry (sales, establishments, employment) for the 47 largest world countries, such as Japan, China, India, Russia, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, UK, France, Germany, Italy and U.S. The report also includes industry definition, 5-year historical trends on industry sales, establishments and employment and estimates on up to 10 sub-industries, cyclic crudes and intermediates, dyes and pigments, styrene and phenol.

Please note, this report offers statistical information only and does not include an analysis of the figures.

Industry Definition NAICS 332511: Petrochemical Manufacturing Industry. This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in (1) manufacturing acyclic (i.e., aliphatic) hydrocarbons such as ethylene, propylene, and butylene made from refined petroleum or liquid hydrocarbon and/or (2) manufacturing cyclic aromatic hydrocarbons such as benzene, toluene, styrene, xylene, ethyl benzene, and cumene made from refined petroleum or liquid hydrocarbons.

Related Industries

  • Chemical Manufacturing
  • Refineries
  • Drilling/Mining
  • Cleaners/Soaps Manufacturing

U.S. Census Categories NAICS 32511 Petrochemical Manufacturing is: 28% comparable to SIC 2865 Cyclical Crudes & Intermediates Manufacturing


  • Cyclic organic crudes Ethylene glycols
  • Phenol, alkylated and cumene Grain alcohol, industrial
  • Solvent naphtha Methyl alcohol, synthetic, methanol
  • Styrene Olefins
  • Toluene Ethylene
  • Cyclic organic intermediates Propylene, butylene
  • Tar, coal tar, and related chemicals
  • Alcohols, non beverage
  • Alcohols, industrial: denatured (non-beverage)
  • Amyl alcohol
  • Ethyl alcohol, ethanol


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