World Analysis – Paraxylene

Proposed Table of Contents


Executive Overview

Strategic Insights

  • Significant paraxylene capacity additions in mainland China extend the global paraxylene market downcycle Sustainability in the polyester chain will affect paraxylene demand in the long term
  • Rationalization in the refining industry due to the energy transition will impact the paraxylene supply
  • Integration in the polyester chain increasingly critical to long-term competitiveness
  • Paraxylene market growth will slow following robust demand triggered by

North America

South America


CIS & Baltic States


Middle East

Indian Subcontinent

Mainland China

Other Northeast Asia

Southeast Asia

Production Process Overview

  • Introduction
  • Crystallization
  • Adsorption
  • Isomerization

Production Process Economics

  • Explanatory Notes
  • Production Economics Tables

Price Forecast

  • Methodology
  • North America
  • West Europe 5
  • Northeast Asia
  • Price Forecast Tables

Supply/Demand Forecast Methodology


    Duncan Clark

    Ashish Pujari

    Roberto Ribeiro

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