China Base Oils Lube Markets Annual Report

Analyse in detail China’s base oils and lube market

There is a mixed outlook for the base oils industry in 2013. Demand for industrial lubricants has been weak, and, as a major feedstock for lubricant production, demand for base oils is expected to follow the trend. However, demand for motor oil may trend upwards.

Base oil production was recorded at low levels in the first half of 2013. Units in China were shut for maintenance and domestic producers were discouraged by lower-than-expected margins. But levels and production are expected to rise in the second half of 2013. The commencement of trial operations of newly-built Group II base oils plants by Sinopec Beijing Yanshan and Panjin Northern Asphalt will also improve outputs.

The China Base Oils Lube Markets Annual Report reviews the base oils and lubricants market in considerable detail. It considers market supply and demand, the latest price trends and developments in the Asian base oils market. The report also includes a market outlook for the next five years. This is based on extensive first-hand research by ICIS experts; official data from government authorities; and insight from senior industry experts, major Chinese suppliers, traders and producers.

Report: China Base Oils and Lubricants
Frequency: Annually
Coverage: China

China Base Oils Annual Report - 2013

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Full analysis of Group I / II / III base oils in China

The China Base Oils Lube Markets Annual Report assesses the changes in the supply and demand of base oils in China. The report analyses the latest production figures and margins, and explores the prospects for increased margins. It also looks ahead to explore the impact of newly-built Group II base oils plants.

The China Base Oils Lube Markets Annual Report covers:

  • Full review of China base oils supply and demand during 2013
  • The outlook for the market (2014 – 2018)
  • Overview of margins, demand, import and export
  • Detailed analysis of factors affecting the base oils market
  • Full overview of the China lubricant market including regional production, imports and exports
  • Supply, demand import, export, prices and outlook for China’s white oil market

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