What The Global Chemicals Industry Is Planning In 2010-2011: Procurement, Investment & Industry Trends Outlook

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					What The Global Chemicals Industry Is
Planning In 2010-2011: Procurement,
Investment And Industry Trends Outlook
                                                                                Reference Code: ICDR1047
                                                                                Publication Date: JANUARY 2010




What The Global Chemicals Industry Is Planning In 2010-2011:                                   ICDR1047 / JANUARY 2009
Procurement, Investment And Industry Trends Outlook

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1           Table Of Contents

1     Table Of Contents                                                                                        2

1.1      List Of Tables                                                                                        5

1.2      List Of Figures                                                                                       8


2     Introduction                                                                                         11

2.1      What Is This Report About?                                                                        11

2.2      Methodology                                                                                       11

2.3      Profile Of Survey Respondents                                                                     12


3     Executive Summary                                                                                    16
    3.1.1       Majority Of The Chemical Industry Is Optimistic About Revenue Growth In 2010               16
    3.1.2       The Chemicals Industry Is Optimistic About Market Growth In India And China                16
    3.1.3       Chemical Companies Will Be Increasing Procurement Spend Over The Next 12 Months And
    Have Strict Cost Savings Targets                                                                       16
    3.1.4       Industry Players Face Key Challenges In Responding To Price Pressure, Rising Competition And
    Investment Uncertainty                                                                                 17
    3.1.5       Suppliers Must Update Their Knowledge Of Buyer Needs In The Areas Price, Financial Stability
    And Proximity Of Operations                                                                            17
    3.1.6       Buyers Are Adopting Various Risk Mitigation Methods To Maintain Business Continuity        17


4     Industry Dynamics                                                                                    18

Key findings:                                                                                              18

4.1      Revenue Growth Expectations In The Chemicals Industry                                             18

4.2      Future Developments In Competitive Structure In The Industry                                      24

4.3      Merger And Acquisition Activity Predictions                                                       28


5     Chemicals Market Growth Outlook                                                                      32

Key findings:                                                                                              32

5.1      Regional Growth Forecasts In The Chemicals Industry By Country                                    32

5.2      Market Growth Forecasts By Industry Sector                                                        41

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6     Threats And Opportunities For The Chemicals Industry                                          50

Key findings:                                                                                        50

6.1      Leading Business Concerns For The Period 2010-2011                                          50

6.2      Key Actions To Overcome Business Threats: Cost Management                                   55

6.3      Key Actions To Overcome Business Threats: Driving Sales                                     59

6.4      Key Supplier Actions To Maintain and Win Buyer Business                                     62


7     Chemicals Industry Buyer Spend Activity                                                       73

Key findings:                                                                                        73

7.1      Annual Procurement Budgets                                                                  73

7.2      Procurement Cost savings targets In The Chemicals Industry                                  79

7.3      Planned Change In Procurement Spend                                                         86

7.4      Planned Change In Procurement Spend By Product and Service Category                         94


8     Procurement Behaviors and Strategies                                                         103

Key findings:                                                                                       103

8.1      Critical Success Factors For Supplier Selection                                            103

8.2      Expected Future Changes In Procurement Objectives                                          110

8.3      Areas Of Future Value Creation In Procurement Strategy                                     114

8.4      Mitigating Supplier Failure and Maintaining Business Continuity                            121

8.5      Planning Against Business Supply Contingencies                                             126


9     Appendix                                                                                     129

9.1      Full Survey Results-Closed Questions                                                       129

9.2      Methodology                                                                                136

9.3      Contact Us                                                                                 137



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9.4      About ICD Research                                                                         137

9.5      Disclaimer                                                                                 137




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1.1           List Of Tables
Table 1:    Count Of Global Chemicals Industry Survey Respondents By Company Type (Number Of Respondents),
     2010 Industry Survey ................................................................................................................................................................ 12
Table 2:            Buyer Respondents By Job Role (% Buyer Respondents), Global Chemicals Industry, 2010 .........................12
Table 3:            Buyer Respondents By Organization’s Global Turnover (% Buyer Respondents), Global Chemicals Industry,
     2010           13
Table 4:     Buyer Respondents By Organization’s Total Employee Size (% Buyer Respondents), Global Chemicals
     Industry, 2010 ............................................................................................................................................................................. 13
Table 5:            Buyer Respondents By Region (% Buyer Respondents), Global Chemicals Industry, 2010 ............................13
Table 6:            Supplier Respondents By Job Role (% Supplier Respondents), Global Chemicals Industry, 2010 .................14
Table 7:     Supplier Respondents By Organization’s Global Turnover (% Supplier Respondents), Global Chemicals
     Industry, 2010 ............................................................................................................................................................................. 14
Table 8:     Supplier Respondents By Organization's Total Employee Size (% Supplier Respondents), Global Chemicals
     Industry, 2010 ............................................................................................................................................................................. 15
Table 9:            Supplier Respondents By Region (% Supplier Respondents), Global Chemicals Industry, 2010 ....................15
Table 10: Company Revenue Growth Optimism Trend By Global Chemicals Industry Company Type: Chemical
     Producers, Petrochemical Companies, Chemicals Industry Suppliers (% All Respondents), 2009-2010 ....................21
Table 11: Company Revenue Growth Optimism Trend In The Global Chemicals Industry By Region: North America,
     Europe, Asia-Pacific, Rest Of The World (% All Respondents), 2009-2010 ..................................................................... 22
Table 12:           Company Revenue Growth Optimism In The Global Chemicals Industry By Turnover (% All Respondents),
     2010           23
Table 13: Chemical Producer Industry: Market Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing Regions (% Chemical
     Producer Respondents), 2010 ................................................................................................................................................. 34
Table 14: Petrochemical Company Industry: Market Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing Regions (%
     Petrochemical Company Respondents), 2010 ...................................................................................................................... 37
Table 15: Chemicals Industry Supplier Industry: Market Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing Regions (%
     Chemicals Industry Supplier..................................................................................................................................................... 40
Table 16: Chemical Producer Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing Industry Sectors (% Chemical
     Producer Respondents), 2010 ................................................................................................................................................. 43
Table 17: Petrochemical Company Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing Industry Sectors (%
     Petrochemical Company Respondents), 2010 ...................................................................................................................... 45
Table 18: Chemicals Industry Supplier Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing Industry Sectors (%
     Chemicals Industry Supplier Respondents), 2010 ................................................................................................................ 47
Table 19: Leading Business Concerns For The Period 2010-2011 Among Global Chemicals Industry Buyers And
     Suppliers: Chemical Producer Vs. Petrochemical Company Vs. Chemicals Industry Supplier (% All Respondents),
     2010 53
Table 20: Leading Business Concerns For The Period 2010-2011 Among Global Chemicals Industry Buyers And
     Suppliers By Region: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Rest Of The World (% 
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Summary “What The Global Chemicals Industry Is Planning in 2010-2011” is a new report published by ICD Research that analyzes how chemical companies products & services spend, procurement strategies & practices and business planning will be shaped in 2010 to 2011. In an uncertain economic climate this report gives you access to the category-level spending outlooks, buyer budgets, supplier selection criteria, business challenges and investment opportunities of leading purchase decision makers. The report also identifies buyers and suppliers market growth, M&A and investment expectations. The research is based on an extensive survey of senior and C-level industry executives from our market leading panels. Scope • Opinions and forward looking statements of 194 industry executives are captured in our in-depth survey, of which over 43% represent Directors, C-levels & Departmental Heads and a further 25% represent senior engineers • Analysis on buyer spend, procurement and industry developments by chemicals manufacturers and processors, contractors and petrochemical companies and chemicals industry suppliers worldwide • Key topics include buyer spend activity, procurement behaviors & strategies, threats & opportunities for the chemicals industry and how these have been affected by the economic uncertainty • In the report buyers identify what suppliers need to do to maintain their business and the key actions being taken by industry players to overcome the leading business threats • The research is based on primary survey research conducted by ICD Research accessing its B2B panels comprised of senior purchase decision makers and leading supplier organizations • The geographical scope of the research is global – drawing on the activity and expectations of leading industry players across the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Africa & Middle East Reasons To Buy • Drive revenues by understanding future product investment areas and growth regions by leading i
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