Market Advisory Service - Global Engineering Resin

  • Market Overview
  • Strategic Analysis
  • Key Features

Market Overview

Duration: Short-term – 2-year price forecast and market outlook

As we navigate through 2023 and beyond, the market dynamics of engineering plastics are influenced by various factors, including fluctuating feedstock prices, economic conditions, and varying demand levels across different applications. The versatility of engineering plastics in their varied applications has kept the demand robust, but susceptible to the volatility in demand growth. Automotive, E&E, Consumer and Industrial applications hold a major weightage in dictating the future of the demand for these engineering plastics. The shifts in global capacity and trade will continue to influence these markets in the coming years. Geopolitical tensions and trade policies continue to shape the global supply chain landscape, making the trade dynamics a crucial area of focus. Moreover, the impact of the new capacities, especially in Asia, will add supply to the global markets and demand growth in various sectors is crucial for ongoing balance across these plastics.

Key Products Covered

  • ABS Resins
  • Nylon 6
  • Nylon 6.6
  • Nylon Resin (engineering thermoplastic)
  • Polyacetal (Acetal Resin) (POM)
  • Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT)
  • Polycarbonate Resins
  • Filled Polypropylene (North America)

Strategic Analysis

Duration: Short-term – 2-year price forecast and market outlook

The Global Engineering Resins Market Advisory Service offers clients a panoramic, yet in-depth perspective of the global markets, marked by a comprehensive analysis covering fundamental aspects of the value chain, from feedstocks to end-use sectors. This service encapsulates critical data elements, including pricing, supply/demand balances, operating schedules, cash costs, and margin data, ensuring a holistic view of the market landscape. Recognizing the necessity of an integrated perspective, it encompasses global and regional feedstock dynamics and scrutinizes their ripple effect on market equilibria. Insightful commentary on trade data, regulatory impacts, technological advancements, and market-moving events is also provided. The service’s forte lies in its capacity to blend expert analysis with data-driven insights along the entire value chain, equipping our subscribers with the clarity and foresight required to navigate through the market’s complexities with confidence.

The Global Engineering Resins service provides a comprehensive view of the world markets for engineering resins and their relationships with upstream feedstocks and downstream end-use markets. Included in the service are production economics, trade, and supply/demand issues impacting the industry.

Key Features

Duration: Short-term – 2-year price forecast and market outlook


Contract and spot price summary with a brief review of current market conditions.

  • Nylon 6 & 66
  • Polycarbonate
  • ABS
  • Acetal
  • PBT


Clients will receive this report on a monthly basis via email. The report offers comprehensive commentary on the engineering resins market, covering current market conditions in terms of supply/demand, price developments, operational issues, insights into cost evolution in key regions, and forecasts for prices and margins. Additionally, it includes a concise summary of industry news, commentary on feedstock chemical markets, and an overview of global economic data.


This report includes a market update, along with quarterly supply/demand balances, trade grids for key countries/regions and operating rates.


Personal telephone and/or email discussions and meetings on the subject matter covered in the monthly report.


Short-term production news updates, production statistics, plant-by-plant operating schedules, and long-term structural supply changes. End-use analysis across the diverse range of end-use sectors plus macro industry trend analysis.

  • China
  • United States
  • West Europe
  • Polycarbonate (PC) Resins
  • ABS Resins
  • Nylon Resin (engineering thermoplastic)


Trade statistics, global trade analysis, freight estimates, tariffs, and sanction tracking


including key country focus: Americas, Asia, China, Europe, Middle East, Africa

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