Butadiene Import in India – Butadiene Market Analysis Report 2017

06 February 2018
India Butadiene Import

Butadiene defines as a colorless, non-corrosive gas that condenses to a liquid and a versatile raw material used in the production of a wide variety of synthetic rubbers and polymer resins. It is mainly used a chemical intermediate and as a monomer in the manufacture of polymers like synthetic rubber and also it helps to make different things such as tires, gloves, wetsuits, hoses, gaskets and seals.


Malaysia, USA and China are the largest butadiene exporting countries in the world. As per last year report, India stood as 17th largest butadiene exporter country in the world. India imports of Butadiene recorded USD 469.11 million from 314913 metric tons during 2017. In this article, we are analysing India Butadiene imports on the basis of month wise, product segments, import partners and Indian ports.



Types of Butadiene that India Imports


Butadiene also known as 1,3-Butadiene, is a basic petrochemical which is produced by a sub-product from ethylene and propylene units. Its segments include manufacturing of the following:


           ·         Styrene Butadiene Rubber (Latex)

           ·         Poly Butadiene Rubber

           ·         Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Resins

           ·         Synthetic Butadiene Rubber

           ·         Butadiene Rubber

           ·         Nitrile Butadiene Rubber

           ·         Asadene Butadiene Rubber



Month Wise Analysis of India Butadiene Imports


A report on Butadiene Imports in India released by Export Genius covers leading industry players, product specification, price, quantity, unit value, import duty and foreign markets. In 2017, India has imported butadiene of different segments with the value of USD 469.11 million. The highest imports of this product recorded in April month (USD 57.24 million) and lowest imports in July month (USD 25.04 million). Here is the month wise analysis of India Butadiene Imports in 2017 with their quantity recorded in MTS unit.



Month (2017)

Value (USD Million)

Quantity (MTS)

January

35.01

18755

February

31.94

15280

March

44.65

17722

April

57.24

91847

May

41.63

15952

June

40.27

17966

July

25.04

13314

August

36.19

21004

September

50.78

30255

October

35.01

19121

November

33.91

17275

December

37.39

36417

 


Butadiene Imports in India – Product Wise Analysis


SBR manufacturers are its largest consumers which consumed less than one third of the total global demand of butadiene followed by Poly Butadiene manufacturers. There are seven types of products that are traded in this category. Poly butadiene rubber is imported most by India with the value of USD 210.25 million during 2017. Asadene butadiene rubber is the least demanded product in India as imports recorded USD 0.018 million. In terms of quantity, 100933 metric tons of butadiene have been imported which is less than styrene butadiene rubber i.e. 106182 metric tons. Check the following table to know the trade figures of butadiene imported by India during 2017.



Product

Value (USD Million)

Quantity (MTS)

Poly Butadiene Rubber (PBR)

210.25

100933

Styrene Butadiene Rubber Latex (SB Latex)

168.39

106182

Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Resins (ABS)

66.95

98888

Synthetic Butadiene Rubber (SBR)

10.83

4876

Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR)

6.39

1226

Butadiene Rubber (BR)

6.19

2787

Asadene Butadiene Rubber (ABR)

0.08

18

*Above stats are based on 2017 report



List of Butadiene Importers in India


As per the butadiene import report, there are more than 300 active importing companies of this product in India. MRF limited and Imperial water proofing industries are one of the largest butadiene market players in India. Here, we are providing some other butadiene importing companies in India.


           ·         Apollo Tyres Limited

           ·         J K Tyre & Industries Ltd.

           ·         TVS Srichakra Limited

           ·         INEOS Styrolution India Limited

           ·         Vikas Ecotech Limited


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10 Largest Butadiene Import Partners of India


According to Butadiene import data of India, the country has imported butadiene from its 45 partner countries across the world during 2017. Korea is India’s largest import partner of butadiene and recorded USD 245.96 million which is 52.43% of the total inputs. Singapore is the second largest butadiene import partner of India and USD 54.98 million value is recorded which represented 11.72% of India’s total imports of this product. Poland, Russia, France, Japan, Iran, Malaysia, Germany and Thailand are next in the list of India’s top butadiene import partners.


In terms of quantity, Korea stood as top while Russia is the second largest import partner recorded more quantity than Singapore and Poland. Refer the below table to check the top 10 butadiene import partners of India with their value and share recorded in 2017.



Country

Value (USD Million)

Share Value (%)

Korea

245.96

52.43

Singapore

54.98

11.72

Poland

28.43

6.06

Russia

26.25

5.60

France

20.61

4.40

Japan

17.67

3.77

Iran

10.53

2.25

Malaysia

8.05

1.72

Germany

7.89

1.68

Thailand

7.24

1.54

*Above stats are based on 2017 report



Chennai Sea & Nhava Sheva Sea Received Highest Butadiene Shipments


Chennai Sea and Nhava Sheva Sea are the biggest Indian ports receiving maximum butadiene shipments. India recorded import value of USD 135.21 million from Chennai Sea and USD 123.43 million from Nhava Sheva Sea which represented share value of 28.82% and 26.31% respectively during 2017. In terms of quantity imported, Nhava Sheva Sea is ahead of Chennai Sea and stood as largest Indian port which received more than 40% of the butadiene shipments. Go to the following table to check the five largest Indian ports from where India received maximum shipments of butadiene during 2017.


Ports

Value (USD Million)

Share Value (%)

Chennai Sea

135.21

28.82

Nhava Sheva Sea

123.43

26.31

Cochin Sea

63.22

13.48

Mundra Sea

37.44

7.98

Tuglakabad ICD

21.19

4.52

*Above stats are based on 2017 report



What will you get in our Butadiene Import Report of India?


            ·         How many types of Butadiene India imports mainly?

            ·         Know month wise butadiene import statistics of India.

            ·         Get the list of butadiene importers in India.

            ·         Know the market price of the product in global market.

            ·         Which are the top butadiene import partners of India?


Here is the sample of Butadiene imports in India including the major data fields that we cover in our report.


Date

16 January 2017

HS Code

40021990

Product Description

STYRENE BUTADIENE RUBBER SBR 1712

Quantity

308460 KGS

Total Value

USD 434667

Import Duty

USD 127970

Unit Value

USD 1.4

Indian Port

Tuticorin ICD

Exporter Country

Russia

Importer Country

India

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