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   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   CAGR Disparities Between Historic & Current Data.....I-3
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics.....I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3
  
   Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry.....I-4
Cumene for the Phenolics Industry.....I-4
Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry.....I-4
Alkylbenzene.....I-4
Other End-use Applications.....I-4
  
   Market Snapshots.....II-1
Global Benzene Market – A Perspective.....II-1
A Quick Primer .....II-1
1$100
   Demand and Supply Scenario.....II-2
Benzene to Witness Supply Fluctuations Globally.....II-2
1$100
   Factors Fueling Growth in Benzene Demand.....II-3
Global Benzene Capacity on Rise.....II-3
Table 1: Global Market for Benzene (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity by Select Geographic Region - Northeast Asia, North America, Western Europe, Mideast, Southeast Asia, South America, and Central Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-3
1$300
   Table 2: Global Market for Benzene (2007): Breakdown of Production Capacity of Leading Producers in Select Regions (In '000 Metric Tons).....II-4
Surging Imports.....II-4
1$300
   Outlook .....II-5
Benzene Demand to Continue Surpassing Supply in the Short Run .......II-5
Trends & Issues.....II-5
Benzene Prices Soften .....II-5
Asian Benzene Suppliers Eye Western Markets for Exports.....II-5
2$200
   Synonyms.....II-7
Occurrence of Benzene.....II-7
Structure of Benzene.....II-7
1$100
   Physical and Chemical Properties.....II-8
Other Properties.....II-8
1$100
   Benzene - A Widely Used Petrochemical.....II-9
Table 3: Global Aromatics Market (2004): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption by End-Use Application - Benzene, Xylenes, Toluene Disocyanate, Solvents, Gasoline Blending and Miscellaneous Chemicals (Includes corresponding graphs/chart).....II-9
1$300
   Michael Faraday Discovers “Bicarburet of Hydrogen”.....II-10
Laurent Suggests the Name “Pheno”.....II-10
“Benzin” Isolated from Gum Benzoin by Mitscherlich.....II-10
Hoffman Isolates “Benzene” from Coal.....II-10
The Bonding Enigma.....II-10
Kekule Proposes the Hexagonal Structure.....II-10
1$100
   Other Theories Proposed.....II-11
Twentieth Century - A New Dawn for Benzene.....II-11
Benzene Finds Use in Gasoline Blending.....II-11
Linus Pauling’s Hybrid Structure of Benzene.....II-11
Benzene Gains Wide Acceptance in the Chemical Industry.....II-11
Benzene - The Champion Aromatic.....II-11
1$100
   Building Block for Other Organic Compounds.....II-12
Ethylbenzene and Styrene.....II-12
Cumene and Phenol.....II-12
Cyclohexane.....II-12
Nitrobenzene and Aniline.....II-12
Chlorobenzene.....II-12
Alkylbenzene.....II-12
1$100
   Motor Fuel Additive.....II-13
Industrial Solvent.....II-13
Other Uses.....II-13
1$100
   New Capacity to be Added Outside North America.....II-14
The Middle East to Grow into One of the Foremost Exporters.....II-14
Processing.....II-14
Extraction of Benzene.....II-14
Table 4: Global Benzene Market (2004): Percentage Breakdown of Supply by Source - Pyrolysis Gasoline, Reformate, TDP & TDP, and Others (Includes corresponding graphs/chart).....II-14
1$300
   Expensive TDP and STDP Technologies to be Key Source of Benzene Supply.....II-15
Benzene Production from Coal.....II-15
Extraction from Petrol.....II-15
Morphylane Process for Manufacturing Benzene and Toluene.....II-15
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   Benzene from Gasoline and TDI to Flood the Market.....II-16
1$100
   Types of Benzene Exposure.....II-17
Environmental Exposure.....II-17
Consumer Product Exposure.....II-17
Occupational Exposure.....II-17
Pathways of Benzene Exposure.....II-17
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   Air .....II-18
Food and Water.....II-18
Skin Contact.....II-18
Metabolism.....II-18
Health Effects of Benzene Exposure.....II-18
2$200
   Testing of Benzene Exposure.....II-20
Safety Measures.....II-20
Fire Hazard: Benzene is Highly Inflammable.....II-20
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   Ethylbenzene/Styrene.....II-21
Ethylbenzene from Benzene.....II-21
Styrene.....II-21
The Product.....II-21
Production Processes.....II-21
Styrene Monomer Applications.....II-21
Market Scenario.....II-21
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   Cumene/Phenol.....II-22
Cumene.....II-22
Production Technology.....II-22
Phenol Production Dominates Cumene Consumption.....II-22
Phenol.....II-22
Manufacture of Phenol.....II-22
Cyclohexane.....II-22
Manufactured by the Hydrogenation of Benzene.....II-22
End-Use Applications.....II-22
1$100
   An Overview of the Worldwide Market.....II-23
Nitrobenzene/Aniline.....II-23
Nitrobenzene.....II-23
Produced by Nitration of Benzene.....II-23
Aniline.....II-23
Production of Aniline.....II-23
End-Use Profile.....II-23
1$100
   Alkylbenzene.....II-24
Alkylbenzene - The Main Ingredient of LAS.....II-24
Linear Alkylbenzene.....II-24
The Diphenyl Oxide Threat.....II-24
Chlorobenzene.....II-24
A Specialty Chemical.....II-24
1$100
   Isomers.....II-25
Production Process.....II-25
Applications of Chlorobenzene.....II-25
Monochlorobenzene.....II-25
Para-dichlorobenzene (PDCB).....II-25
Ortho-dichlorobenzene (ODCB).....II-25
Maleic Anhydride.....II-25
Commercial Production.....II-25
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   End-Uses.....II-26
An Overview of Worldwide Market.....II-26
Polyamide Resins.....II-26
Engineering Thermoplastics - Market Overview.....II-26
Nylon Polyamide Resins - Single Largest Segment.....II-26
ETP End-Use Profile.....II-26
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   ETP vs Metal in Auto Manufacturing.....II-27
Manufacturers Combat Costs with Pioneering Molding Technology.....II-27
Agrochemicals.....II-27
Agrochemical Industry Undergoing Consolidation.....II-27
Phthalic Anhydride.....II-27
Miscellaneous Applications.....II-27
Benzene in Gasoline.....II-27
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   Benzene as an Industrial Solvent.....II-28
Resorcinol.....II-28
Benzene for Resorcinol Production.....II-28
Booming Automobile Industry Supports Resorcinol Demand.....II-28
Caprolactum.....II-28
Diphenyl Oxide.....II-28
Adipic Acid.....II-28
1$100
   Production Process of Adipic Acid.....II-29
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   Hokkaido University Invents Catalyst to Make Benzene from Cow Dung.....II-30
Dow and Snamprogetti Jointly Developing New Styrene Production Process.....II-30
Solutia and BIC Develop One-Step Benzene-to- Phenol Process.....II-30
One-Step Benzene-To-Phenol Process.....II-30
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   Scientists Discover Benzene-Eating Bugs.....II-31
Scientists Discover Benzene Eating Bacteria.....II-31
Other Technological Developments.....II-31
Unique Catalyst Technology for Ethylbenzene Dehydrogenation.....II-31
Conversion of Butadiene to Ethylbenzene - Eliminates Use of Benzene.....II-31
Phenol from Benzene - The Monsanto Way.....II-31
1$100
   Fixed-bed Solid Catalyst Technology Developed to Produce LAB.....II-32
1$100
   Jiangsu Sanfangxiang to Invest in an Aromatics Complex.....II-33
Axens Bags Design Package Deal from Aramco and Total.....II-33
MMK and Kuibyshevazot to Inaugurate Joint Benzol Production.....II-33
Borealis, IPIC to Erect New Chemical Complex in Abu Dhabi.....II-33
Tianjin Jinweihui Commissions Solvent Oils Plant in China.....II-33
Four Major Firms Teamed Up to Construct Aromatics Complex in Vietnam.....II-33
1$100
   IOC Staged Plans to Build Para-xylene Plant in West Bengal.....II-34
Mustang to Offer Engineering and Construction Management Services for
  ExxonMobil.....II-34
Kyushu Oil to Amalgamate Operations with Nippon Oil.....II-34
Innova to Inaugurate New Ethylbenzene Facility.....II-34
1$100
   IOC Establishes a Separate SBU to Commercialize Petrochemical Products.....II-35
Sinopec Anqing Petrochemical Starts Construction of Ethyl Benzene-Styrene
  Project.....II-35
Hydrocarbon Jordanian Company to Set Up a Benzene Manufacturing Unit.....II-35
ExxonMobil to Expand its Rotterdam Aromatics Plant.....II-35
BASF Divests Wibarco.....II-35
PT Chandra Pockets SMI.....II-35
Tianjin Bohai Initiates Construction of ABS and Styrene Projects.....II-35
1$100
   TPL Inks Master Swap Agreement with Shell.....II-36
Jacobs Clinches Engineering Services Contract from Al-Rajhi Petrochemical
  Group.....II-36
Dwory Purchases Kaucuk.....II-36
IOC Commences a LAB Plant in Gujarat.....II-36
Total SA and Kuwait Petroleum to Acquire Controlling Stake in HPCL's Facility.....II-36
Imperial Chemical Acquires Refrigeration Lubricants Business of BP.....II-36
1$100
   HDO and Cepsa to form Joint Venture in Korea.....II-37
Petron Clinches a Major Contract from Nirma.....II-37
Kaucuk Bags Supply Order from FCh Dwory.....II-37
Tianjin Bohai Inks Supply Agreement with Sinopec.....II-37
INEOS Pockets Innovene.....II-37
1$100
   Dow Signs Agreement to Acquire Total Petrochemicals’ (DVB) Operations.....II-38
ConocoPhillips to Acquire Wilhelmshaven Refinery from Louis Dreyfus.....II-38
ChevronTexaco Adopts New Name.....II-38
Shasun to Invest in Isobutyl Benzene Plant in Thailand.....II-38
Thai Paraxylene Proposes to Expand Aromatics Capacity.....II-38
Sanyo Petrochemical to Enhance Mizushima Benzene Capacity.....II-38
1$100
   Marubeni to Establish Benzene Facility at Atyrau Oil Refinery.....II-39
Asahi Kasai Chemical to Enhance Benzene Capacity.....II-39
Chevron Phillips Enters into Contract with CEPSA.....II-39
Major Japanese Companies Join Hands to Restart LNR Facility.....II-39
Pertamina Obtains Marketing Rights for Benzene and Paraxylene from CPChem.....II-39
1$100
   SK Corp. to Build New BTX Plant in China.....II-40
Nova Proposes to Enhance Benzene Production Capacity.....II-40
1$100
   BP Plc (UK).....II-41
Compania Espanola de Petroleos SA (Spain).....II-41
ChevronTexaco Corp (USA).....II-41
1$100
   Chinese Petroleum Corporation (China).....II-42
Chevron Phillips Chemical (USA).....II-42
Copesul (Brazil).....II-42
Deutsche Shell GmbH (Germany).....II-42
1$100
   Dow Chemical Company (USA).....II-43
Lyondell Chemical Company (USA).....II-43
Exxon Mobil Chemical Company (USA).....II-43
1$100
   INEOS (UK).....II-44
Maruzen Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (Japan).....II-44
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (Japan).....II-44
Nippon Oil Corporation (Japan).....II-44
1$100
   Total Petrochemicals USA Inc (USA).....II-45
The Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Saudi Arabia).....II-45
Samsung Total Petrochemicals Co., Ltd. (South Korea).....II-45
1$100
   Shell Chemical Ltd. (UK).....II-46
Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K. (Japan).....II-46
SK Energy Co. Ltd. (South Korea).....II-46
1$100
   Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Benzene by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-471$300
   Table 6: World Long-term Projections for Benzene by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-481$300
   Table 7: World Historic Review for Benzene by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-491$300
   Table 8: World 15-Year Perspective for Benzene by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-501$300
   Benzene Market by End-Use Segment.....II-51
Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ethylbenzene in the Styrenics Industry by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-51
1$300
   Table 10: World Long-term Projections for Ethylbenzene in the Styrenics Industry by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-521$300
   Table 11: World Historic Review for Ethylbenzene in the Styrenics Industry by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-531$300
   Table 12: World 15-Year Perspective for Ethylbenzene in the Styrenics Industry by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-541$300
   Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cumene in the Phenolics Industry by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-551$300
   Table 14: World Long-term Projections for Cumene in the Phenolics Industry by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-561$300
   Table 15: World Historic Review for Cumene in the Phenolics Industry by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-571$300
   Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Cumene in the Phenolics Industry by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-581$300
   Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nitrobenzene in the Aniline Industry by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-591$300
   Table 18: World Long-term Projections for Nitrobenzene in the Aniline Industry by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-601$300
   Table 19: World Historic Review for Nitrobenzene in the Aniline Industry by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-611$300
   Table 20: World 15-Year Perspective for Nitrobenzene in the Aniline Industry by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-621$300
   Table 21: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Alkylbenzene by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-631$300
   Table 22: World Long-term Projections for Alkylbenzene by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-641$300
   Table 23: World Historic Review for Alkylbenzene by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-651$300
   Table 24: World 15-Year Perspective for Alkylbenzene by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-661$300
   Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Other Applications by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-671$300
   Table 26: World Long-term Projections for Other Applications by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-681$300
   Table 27: World Historic Review for Other Applications by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-691$300
   Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Applications by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-701$300
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Current & Future Analysis.....III-1
Market Overview.....III-1
Regulatory Framework.....III-1
1$75
   EPA Grants Benzene Emission Exemption to Chemical Companies.....III-2
EPA Clamps Down on VOC Emissions.....III-2
Import & Export Statistics.....III-2
Table 29: US Exports of Benzene (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country - Venezuela, Canada, the Netherlands, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-2

Table 30: US Imports of Benzene (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin - South Korea, Canada, Brazil, India, the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-2
1$150
   Technological Development.....III-3
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-3
Key Players.....III-3
2$150
   B. Market Analytics.....III-5
Table 31: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-5
1$150
   Table 32: US Long-term Projections for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-6

Table 33: US Historic Review for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-6
1$150
   Table 34: US 15-Year Perspective for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-7
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-8
Current & Future Analysis.....III-8
Regulatory Framework.....III-8
National Air Pollution Surveillance Networks.....III-8
Legislation Limits Benzene Content in Gasoline.....III-8
1$75
   Import & Export Statistics.....III-9
Table 35: Canadian Imports of Benzene (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin - United States, China, India, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-9

Table 36: Canadian Exports of Benzene (2007): Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country - United States, Argentina, Kyrgyzstan, and Mexico (In US$ '000).....III-9
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-9
1$150
   B. Market Analytics.....III-10
Table 37: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-10
1$150
   Table 38: Canadian Long-term Projections for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-11

Table 39: Canadian Historic Review for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-11
1$150
   Table 40: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-12
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-13
Current & Future Analysis.....III-13
Key Statistics:.....III-13
Table 41: Japanese Market for Benzene: Breakdown of Imports and Exports for the Years 2006, 2007 & 2008E (In 000 Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-13

Table 42: Japanese Styrene Market (2005-2007): Breakdown of Available Capacity in 000 Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-13
1$150
   Storage and Transportation of Benzene in Japan.....III-14
Environmental Issues.....III-14
Low-Benzene Gasoline.....III-14
Toxic Waste.....III-14
1$75
   Environmental Regulations.....III-15
Wastewater Treatment in Japan.....III-15
New Chemicals Included Under the Air Pollution Control Law.....III-15
Benzene Market: A Historical Perspective.....III-15
Chemicals Market in Japan: Impaired by the Asian Economic Crisis.....III-15
1$75
   Changing Technology Creates Benzene Supply Problems.....III-16
Technological Developments.....III-16
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-16
1$75
   Key Players.....III-171$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-18
Table 43: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-18
1$150
   Table 44: Japanese Long-term Projections for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-19

Table 45: Japanese Historic Review for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-19
1$150
   Table 46: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-20
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-21
Current & Future Analysis.....III-21
Table 47: Benzene Market in Western Europe (2006): Percentage Breakdown of Production by Source - Pyrolysis Gasoline, Reformer, Coal, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-21
Technological Development.....III-21
1$150
   B. Market Analytics.....III-22
Table 48: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Benzene by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-22
1$150
   Table 49: European Long-term Projections for Benzene by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-231$150
   Table 50: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-241$150
   Table 51: European Long-term Projections for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-251$150
   Table 52: European Historic Review for Benzene by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-261$150
   Table 53: European Historic Review for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-27

Table 54: European 15-Year Perspective for Benzene by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-27
1$150
   Table 55: European 15-Year Perspective for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-28
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-29
Current & Future Analysis.....III-29
B. Market Analytics.....III-29
Table 56: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-29
1$150
   Table 57: French Long-term Projections for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-30

Table 58: French Historic Review for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-30
1$150
   Table 59: French 15-Year Perspective for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-31
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-32
Current & Future Analysis.....III-32
Chemical Industry: A Major Contributor to EU’s Chemical Output.....III-32
Chemicals: End-Use Sectors.....III-32
Regulations Applying to Chemical Products.....III-32
1$75
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-33
Key Player.....III-33
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-34
Table 60: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-34
1$150
   Table 61: German Long-term Projections for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-35

Table 62: German Historic Review for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-35
1$150
   Table 63: German 15-Year Perspective for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-36
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-37
Current & Future Analysis.....III-37
Chemicals Market Scenario.....III-37
Imports: A Major Source of Chemicals.....III-37
Analysis of Competition in the Industry.....III-37
End-User Analysis.....III-37
1$75
   Future Scenario in Chemicals Production.....III-381$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-39
Table 64: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-39
1$150
   Table 65: Italian Long-term Projections for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-40

Table 66: Italian Historic Review for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-40
1$150
   Table 67: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-41
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-42
Current & Future Analysis.....III-42
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-42
Key Players.....III-42
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-43
Table 68: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-43
1$150
   Table 69: UK Long-term Projections for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-44

Table 70: UK Historic Review for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-44
1$150
   Table 71: UK 15-Year Perspective for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-45
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-46
Current & Future Analysis.....III-46
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-46
Key Player.....III-46
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-47
Table 72: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-47
1$150
   Table 73: Spanish Long-term Projections for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-48

Table 74: Spanish Historic Review for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-48
1$150
   Table 75: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-49
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-50
Current & Future Analysis.....III-50
Russian Chemical Industry: An Overview.....III-50
Russian Benzene Market.....III-50
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-51
Table 76: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-51
1$150
   Table 77: Russian Long-term Projections for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-52

Table 78: Russian Historic Review for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-52
1$150
   Table 79: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-53
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-54
Current & Future Analysis.....III-54
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-54
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-55
Table 80: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-55
1$150
   Table 81: Rest of Europe Long-term Projections for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-561$150
   Table 82: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-571$150
   Table 83: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-58
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-59
Current & Future Analysis.....III-59
Western Markets - Key Destination for Asian Benzene Exports.....III-59
Asian Suppliers Look to the US for Standard Price Fixation.....III-59
Styrene Monomer Market in Asia-Pacific.....III-59
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-60
Table 84: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Benzene by Geographic Region – China, Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-60

Table 85: Asia-Pacific Long-term Projections for Benzene by Geographic Region – China, Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-60
1$150
   Table 86: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-61

Table 87: Asia-Pacific Long-term Projections for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-61
1$150
   Table 88: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Benzene by Geographic Region – China, Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-62

Table 89: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-62
1$150
   Table 90: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Benzene by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for China, Korea, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-63

Table 91: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-63
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-64
Current & Future Analysis.....III-64
Market Overview.....III-64
Table 92: Chinese Market for Benzene: Breakdown of Imports and Exports for the Years 2006, 2007 & 2008E (In 000 Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-64
1$150
   Pure Benzene Capacity to Rise Significantly.....III-65
Production on Growth Trajectory .....III-65
Table 93: China Pure Benzene Market (2000-2006): Production in ‘000 Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-65
1$150
   Table 94: Production of Pure Benzene in China: Breakdown of Output (In 10,000 Tons) by Select Provinces for the First three Quarters of 2006 (Jan-Sep) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-66
Key Producers.....III-66
1$150
   Table 95: 13 Leading Producers in the Chinese Pure Benzene Market (2006): Output in '000 Tons for Sinopec Yangzi Petrochemical Co., Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Co., Shanghai Secco Petrochemical Co., CNPC Jilin Petrochemical Co., Sinopec Zhenhai Refining and Chemical Co., Sinopec Beijing Yanhua Petrochemical Co., Sinopec Qilu Petrochemical Co., Sinopec Tianjin Petrochemical Co., CNPC Liaoyang Petrochemical Co., Sinopec Luoyang Petrochemical Co., Sinopec Maoming Petrochemical Co., BASF-YPC Co., Baosteel Co., and CNPC Daqing Petrochemical Co. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-67
Benzene Applications.....III-67
1$150
   Benzene Derivatives Market in China.....III-68
Table 96: Chinese Styrene Market (2005-2007): Breakdown of Available Capacity in 000 Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-68
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-68
1$150
   Key Player.....III-691$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-70
Table 97: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-70
1$150
   Table 98: Chinese Long-term Projections for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-71

Table 99: Chinese Historic Review for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-71
1$150
   Table 100: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-72
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-73
Overview.....III-73
Key Statistics:.....III-73
Table 101: Korean Styrene Market (2005-2007): Breakdown of Available Capacity in 000 Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-73

Table 102: Korean Market for Benzene: Breakdown of Imports and Exports for the Years 2006, 2007 & 2008E (In 000 Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-73
1$150
   Strategic Corporate Development.....III-74
Key Players.....III-74
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-75
Table 103: Korean Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-75
1$150
   Table 104: Korean Long-term Projections for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-76

Table 105: Korean Historic Review for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-76
1$150
   Table 106: Korean 15-Year Perspective for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-77
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-78
Current & Future Analysis.....III-78
Focus on Select Markets.....III-78
India.....III-78
Indian Petrochemicals Market.....III-78
Synthetic Detergent Consumption Drives Linear Alkylbenzene Production.....III-78
Key Statistics.....III-78
Table 107: Indian Market for Benzene: Breakdown of Imports and Exports for the Years 2004 & 2007 (In Kilo Tons).....III-78
1$150
   Table 108: Indian Exports of Benzene (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Exports by Major Petrochemicals - Benzene, Toulene, Orthoxylene, Mixed Xylene (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-79
Indonesia.....III-79
Tighter Government Control on Naphtha Exports.....III-79
Aromatics: Production Statistics.....III-79
Table 109: Aromatics Market in Indonesia (2004): Breakdown of Volume Production of Key Aromatics - Alkyl Benzene (AB), AB Sulfonat, Styrene Monomer, Benzene, Polystyrene, Styrene Acrylonitrite (SAN), AB Styrene, and Others (In '000 Metric tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-79
1$150
   Table 110: Production of Aromatics in Indonesia (2004): Percentage Capacity Utilization by Product Type - Alkyl Benzene (AB), AB Sulfonat, Styrene Monomer, Benzene, Polystyrene, Styrene Acrylonitrite (SAN), and AB Styrene (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-80
Malaysia.....III-80
Taiwan.....III-80
Table 111: Taiwanese Market for Benzene: Annual Capacity and Imports for the Years 2006, 2007 & 2008E (In 000 Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-80
1$150
   Table 112: Benzene Market for Taiwan (2006): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Product Segment - Ethylbenzene/Styrene, Cumene/Phenol, Alkylbenzene and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-81

Table 113: Taiwanese Styrene Market (2005-2007): Breakdown of Available Capacity (In 000 MT) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-81
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-81
3$450
   B. Market Analytics.....III-84
Table 114: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-84
1$150
   Table 115: Rest of Asia-Pacific Long-term Projections for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-85

Table 116: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-85
1$150
   Table 117: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-86
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-87
Current & Future Analysis.....III-87
Petrochemical Industry: On the Growth Track.....III-87
Table 118: Benzene Market in the Middle East (2000): Production Capacity in ‘000 Tons by Country – Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Others (Includes corresponding graphs/chart).....III-87
Middle East to Become Major Exporter of Benzene.....III-87
Focus on Select Market.....III-87
Saudi Arabia.....III-87
Petrochemicals Major in the Middle East.....III-87
1$150
   Key Statistics:.....III-88
Table 119: Sudanese Exports of Benzene (2003 & 2004): Breakdown by Value and Volume Exports (In Metric Tons and US$ Million).....III-88
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-88
1$150
   Key Player.....III-891$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-90
Table 120: Middle East & Africa Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-90
1$150
   Table 121: Middle East & Africa Long-term Projections for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-91

Table 122: Middle East & Africa Historic Review for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-91
1$150
   Table 123: Middle East & Africa 15-Year Perspective for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-92
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-93
Current & Future Analysis.....III-93
Focus on Select Market.....III-93
Mexico.....III-93
Mexican Chemical Industry - Highly Dynamic.....III-93
Privatization Process Results in Flow of Capital into Mexico.....III-93
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-93
Key Player.....III-93
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-94
Table 124: Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-94
1$150
   Table 125: Latin America Long-term Projections for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-95

Table 126: Latin America Historic Review for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-95
1$150
   Table 127: Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Benzene by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ethylbenzene for the Styrenics Industry, Cumene for the Phenolics Industry, Nitrobenzene for the Aniline Industry, Alkylbenzene and Others for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-961$150
    
 
 


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