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Lotte Chemical Corporation (011170) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description – A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy – Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsLotte Chemical Corporation (Lotte Chemical), formerly Honam Petrochemical Corporation (HPC), is a global petrochemical company. It carries out the manufacture and sale of resin, basic petrochemicals and basic chemicals. The company's product portfolio includes low-density polyethylene, ethylene vinyl acetate co-polymer, mono ethylene glycol, ethylene oxide, mono ethylene glycol, benzene and toluene. These products find application in house wares, chemical containers, pipes, films, insulated cable, cork cigarette, emulsifier, glues, printing ink, chemicals, explosives and insecticides. It has manufacturing facilities in Daesan, Yeosu and Ulsan, South Korea. The company has overseas branches in Hong Kong, Russia, and US, along with the sales office in China. Lotte Chemical is headquartered in Dongjak-gu, Seoul, South Korea.Lotte Chemical Corporation Key Recent DevelopmentsMay 05, 2015: ZBB Achieves Latest Payment Milestone Under Lotte Chemical Utility-Scale Storage Module ProjectJan 07, 2015: South Korea's Four Naphtha Crackers To Undergo MaintenanceDec 17, 2013: ZBB Energy Corporation Announces New Phase of Strategic Partnership With Lotte ChemicalJul 17, 2013: Hyundai Oilbank And Lotte Chemical Sign MoU For Setting Up US$894 Million Petrochemical Project In South KoreaJul 05, 2013: Lotte Chemical Buys 25,000 Metric Tons Of Naphtha For H2 August LoadingKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Lotte Chemical Corporation - Key Facts 6Lotte Chemical Corporation - Key Employees 7Lotte Chemical Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8Lotte Chemical Corporation - Major Products and Services 9Lotte Chemical Corporation - History 10Lotte Chemical Corporation - Company Statement 12Lotte Chemical Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 13Head Office 13Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13Affiliate 14Joint Venture 14Section 2 – Company Analysis 15Lotte Chemical Corporation - Business Description 15Lotte Chemical Corporation - Corporate Strategy 16Lotte Chemical Corporation - SWOT Analysis 17SWOT Analysis - Overview 17Lotte Chemical Corporation - Strengths 17Strength - Focus on Research and Development 17Strength - Strong Segment - Polymer 17Lotte Chemical Corporation - Weaknesses 18Weakness - Declined Operational Performance 18Lotte Chemical Corporation - Opportunities 19Opportunity - Growing Low-density Polyethylene 19Opportunity - Business Expansion 19Opportunity - Positive Outlook for ABS 19Lotte Chemical Corporation - Threats 20Threat - Highly Regulated Environment 20Threat - Raw Material Risks 20Threat - Intense Competition 20Lotte Chemical Corporation - Key Competitors 21Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 22Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23Performance Chart 25Financial Performance 25Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27Section 4 – Company's, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 28Lotte Chemical Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 28Lotte Chemical Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 29Lotte Chemical Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 30Section 5 – Company's Recent Developments 31May 05, 2015: ZBB Achieves Latest Payment Milestone Under Lotte Chemical Utility-Scale Storage Module Project 31Jan 07, 2015: South Korea's Four Naphtha Crackers To Undergo Maintenance 32Feb 12, 2014: Lotte Chemical Titan floats tender for 120,000 tonnes of naphtha 33Feb 10, 2014: Axiall, Lotte Chemical Sign Preliminary Agreement To Partner on Proposed Ethane Cracker in Louisiana 34Jan 21, 2014: Hyundai Oilbank, Lotte Chemicals to build xylene plant 35Section 6 – Appendix 36Methodology 36Ratio Definitions 36About GlobalData 40Contact Us 40Disclaimer 40List of TablesLotte Chemical Corporation, Key Facts 6Lotte Chemical Corporation, Key Employees 7Lotte Chemical Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8Lotte Chemical Corporation, Major Products and Services 9Lotte Chemical Corporation, History 10Lotte Chemical Corporation, Other Locations 13Lotte Chemical Corporation, Subsidiaries 13Lotte Chemical Corporation, Affiliate 14Lotte Chemical Corporation, Joint Venture 14Lotte Chemical Corporation, Key Competitors 21Lotte Chemical Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 22Lotte Chemical Corporation, Annual Ratios 23Lotte Chemical Corporation, Interim Ratios 26Lotte Chemical Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 28Lotte Chemical Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 29Lotte Chemical Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 30Currency Codes 36Capital Market Ratios 36Equity Ratios 37Profitability Ratios 37Cost Ratios 38Liquidity Ratios 38Leverage Ratios 39Efficiency Ratios 39List of FiguresLotte Chemical Corporation, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 25Lotte Chemical Corporation, Ratio Charts 27Lotte Chemical Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 28Lotte Chemical Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 29