The global Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) Films and Laminates average price is in the decline trend

Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) Films and Laminates is mainly classified into two types: Films and Laminates. And films are the most widely used type which takes up about 67% of the global total in 2016.
 
The global Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) Films and Laminates average price is in the decline trend, from 14 $/kg in 2012 to 12.4 $/kg in 2016. The price will be in decline trend if more capacity goes into operation and price of the raw material get reduction in the future. The Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) Films and Laminates sales will reach about 9050 MT in 2016 from 7100 MT in 2012 all around the world, with the CAGR of 6.7%.
 
 
Japan is the largest consumption country of Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) Films and Laminates in the world in the past few years and it will keep the same position in the next few years. Japanese market took up about 38% the global market in 2016, followed by USA (27%), and China is followed with the share about 21%.
 
China, USA, Japan, are now the key producers of Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) Films and Laminates. There are few producers with low price, poor quality products and vicious competition in China. The high quality products are mainly supplied by overseas producers. Other key factories of Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) Films and Laminates are from Europe, etc.
 
Celanese, Sumitomo Chem, Polyplastics, Ueno Fine Chem, Toray, Solvay, Asia International Enterprise, Shanghai PRET Composites, Rogers Corp, Kuraray, RTP Company, PolyOne Corp are the key producers in the global Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) Films and Laminates market. Top ten took up about 75% of the global production in 2016, while the top 3 shared 65%. Celanese, Sumitomo Chem, Polyplastics which have leading technology and market position, are well-known suppliers around the world, and Asia International Enterprise, Shanghai PRET Composites are the leading domestic supplier in China with the total local share of about 9%.