Stable Future Growth and Development Projected for Butanediol Industry According to Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd.

Jul 5th, 2011

LONDON – Spandex fibres and polybutylene terephthalate industries are set to gain use in various industries thus making the demand for butanediol grow faster. It is notable that the demand for this material was showing good levels even during the global economic crisis – it was estimated to make up around 1.5 mln tons in 2009.

Today new production capacities for butanediol and its derivatives in China encourage the flow of more investments into the industry and promise the stable future growth. The butanediol market development is also supported by the use of cheaper and improved routes of production and new projects on bio-butanediol manufacture.

Detailed review and forecast on global, regional and country markets of butanediol can be found in the new market research report “Butanediol (BDO) World Market Outlook 2011” that covers present situation, historical background and future forecast and addresses comprehensive data showing butanediol capacities, production, consumption, trade statistics, and prices in the recent years are provided (globally, regionally and by country).

Report Details:

Butanediol (BDO) World Market Outlook 2011
Published: January, 2011
Pages: 126

The report indicates a wealth of information on butanediol producers and suppliers, covers butanediol production in the respective country, major butanediol producers, butanediol consumption in the country market, butanediol trade in the country, butanediol prices. Butanediol market forecast for next five years, including market volumes and prices is also provided.

The study on butanediol has been completed by Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd, an internationally recognized market research agency, specializing in chemical industry.  “Butanediol (BDO) World Market Outlook 2011” is included into the catalogue “Petrochemicals”, which also highlights Benzene, Caprolactam (CPL), Ethylbenzene (EB), Ethylene, Formaldehyde, Melamine, Phenol, Phthalic Anhydride (PA), Styrene, Toluene markets.

Monthly report updates for “Butanediol (BDO) World Market Outlook 2011” are available at



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