Comprehensive analysis and forecast for petroleum coke markets in China
Production losses and slower economic growth are expected to reduce green petroleum coke (GPC) consumption in China in 2013. Supply and demand are also expected to decline as downstream markets, including aluminium and steel, have stayed sluggish. This is partly due to intensified environment protection in the traditional sectors.
However, GPC imports are growing. Import levels look set to register year-on-year growth of 20%. This is in spite of high stocks at destination ports caused by slow sales. 2013 has also seen an increase in production capacity of calcined petroleum coke (CPC), although production margins have been poor. Market players now need to know the prospects for the China carbon industry over the next few months.
The China Petroleum Coke Market Annual Report 2013/2014 analyses the market in 2013 and provides informed forecasts of future supply and demand until 2018, using fully reconciled data interpreted by ICIS experts. Analysis of China’s GPC consumption and import and export margins is included as well as a comparison of the cost efficiency of GPC versus coal as fuel. The particular challenges and opportunities facing China’s CPC industry are also assessed.
The China Petroleum Coke Market Annual Report gives subscribers a clear view of how economic growth has affected GPC consumption, with information on critical downstream factors. It also illustrates how and why China looks increasingly likely to export carbon products instead of GPC going forwards.
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The China Petroleum Coke Market Annual Report gives senior executives and market analysts the information they need to inform their short and long-term plans. Featuring information on the state of the petcoke market now – with forecasts up to 2018 – as well as insights into the increasing reliance on the export of carbon products, it is an invaluable resource.
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