The global outlook series on Plastics provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers rich quantitative analysis into this most indispensable material of modern life. The omnipotence of plastics is mirrored in its widespread application in every walk of life, and in every sector of the world’s economy i.e. from packaging consumer goods to manufacturing aeronautical components, and everything in between. The report provides rich statistical analysis, facts, and figures on the global market. Amply punctuated with 91 information rich tables, the global market discussion evaluates HDPE, LDPE, Polypropylene, PVC, Purified Terephthalic Acid, Polycarbonate, Synthetic Rubber, and Polyurethane demand by region/country/end-use application, and product type (wherever applicable). Also provided is a compilation of all recent mergers, acquisitions, and strategic corporate developments. Regional markets briefly abstracted, and summarized include the US, Canada, Japan, France, Germany, Poland, UK, Australia, China, India, Singapore, South Korea, and Egypt, among few others. Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 829 companies worldwide.