Our in-depth analysis of the global liquefied petroleum gas market includes the following segments:
By Source Type
By Application Type
The liquefied petroleum gas market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:
Market of Liquefied Petroleum Gas has generated market size of 328 million tons in the recent past. Booming initiatives by government to encourage LPG applications with respect to its extensive benefits in commercial and residential sectors has estimated the market growth over the forecast period.
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Geographically, the countries such as China and India has highest consumption of LGP making Asia Pacific to be the largest region in terms of utilization accounting for 42% of the overall market by 2027. North America has led the liquefied petroleum gas to emerge as a significant market for LPG production. Production of LPG in the United States, making it the leading manufacturer and exporter of LPG is expected to fuel the market growth over the forecast period. The market size of LPG vehicle market was 293 million tons in 2017. Key sponsoring countries such as Germany and Italy are anticipated to fuel the liquid petroleum gas market of Europe in the forecast period.
According to a recent study conducted by Research Nester, the global market for Liquefied Petroleum Gas is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.2% during the forecast period 2018-2027. Worldwide expansion of liquefied petroleum gas market is anticipated to generate USD 283.64 Billion in revenue by the end of 2027.
Based on application type, liquefied petroleum gas is segmented into residential, commercial, chemical, industrial, autogas, refinery among others.
Factors such as cost effectiveness, fuel efficiency and emission control are most likely to drive the LPG Market during forecast period. Initiatives by government in spreading awareness to general population regarding benefits and advancements in LPG for improving energy efficiency and economy is expected to elevate the demand for liquefied petroleum gas over the forecast period.
Moreover, the procurement and expansion of merchandizing and allotment of outlets are estimated to intensify the competition for delivering the best services in the liquefied petroleum gas market furthering the need of branding the market and rise of new key players. This factor is anticipated to increase market share by the end of forecast period.
The overall estimate consumption of LPG in domestic segment was around 63% in 2017. The use of LPG as cooking fuel in both residential and commercial sectors especially in regions such as Middle East Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America is one of the leading growth drivers for LPG market. The increasing use of LPG as feedstock in petrochemical refineries as well as transportation fuel in Europe is anticipated to be one of the major factors behind the growth of liquefied petroleum gas market during forecast period.
However, the higher cost of equipment installation of LPG units and production of shale gas is likely to dissuade the growth of LPG market.
In 2023, market players might incur losses due to huge gap in currency translation followed by contracting revenues, shrinking profit margins & cost pressure on logistics and supply chain.
Controlling Inflation has become the first priority for global economies from last quarter of 2022 and to be followed in 2023. With skewed economic situations, rise in interest rate by governments to control spending and inflation, spiked oil and gas prices, high inflation, geo-political issues including U.S. & China trade war, Russia-Ukraine conflict to intensify the global economic issues.
The interest rates in the U.S. may be less sensitive in 2023 as compared to 2022; sigh of relief for businesses. Positive business sentiments, healthy business balance sheets, growth in construction spending (private construction value in 2022 stood at $1,429.2 billion, 11.7 percent (±1.0 percent) above the $1,279.5 billion spent in 2021, Residential construction in 2022 was $899.1 billion, up by 13.3 percent (±2.1 percent) from $793.7 billion in 2021, non-residential construction touched $530.1 billion, 9.1 percent (±1.0 percent) above the $485.8 billion in 2021.) showcases minimal impact of recession in the country.
Similarly, spiked spending in the European and major Asia economics including, India, China & Japan to showcase less impact on the global demand.