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World Specialty Silicas Market

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

World Specialty Silicas Market

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World demand to rise 5.6% per annum through 2018

Global demand for specialty silicas -- which include precipitated silica, silica gel, silica sol, and fumed silica -- is forecast to grow 5.6 percent per year through 2018 to 2.9 million metric tons, valued at just under seven billion dollars. This will represent an acceleration from the pace of the 2008-2013 period, as improved manufacturing levels in a stronger economic environment support faster gains in the developed countries of North America and Western Europe. Growth in specialty silica demand in these regions will further benefit from increased use of silica in tire treads. Continued economic advances in developing countries such as China and India will also bolster gains in demand for specialty silicas.

Rubber to be fastest growing market

Rubber is the largest market for specialty silicas and is also expected to be the fastest growing through 2018. Tire rubber represents the largest portion of the rubber market, and represents the single largest application for specialty silicas worldwide. Usage of specialty silicas in this market has benefited from the rising adoption of green and high performance tire technologies, which use precipitated silica in tire treads to improve properties such as rolling resistance and traction. Several countries, including Japan, South Korea, and the EU, have introduced tire labeling regulations in recent years, inflating demand for silica in tires. Similar regulations could be adopted in the near future in countries such as Brazil and the US. As such regulations are implemented and consumer awareness of green tires grows, consumption of specialty silicas will rise in turn. Solid growth in demand for specialty silicas is also projected in the chemicals and industrial processing markets as manufacturing activity increases in a healthier economic climate.

Strong growth expected for precipitated silica

Precipitated silica will remain the most significant specialty silica product, representing over two-thirds of the global total in 2018. Precipitated silica owes its dominant market size to its use in the tire rubber market, where it accounts for the entirety of specialty silica demand. Because of the strong growth expected in this market, precipitated silica is forecast to be the fastest growing specialty silica product through 2018. Silica gel is projected to register the slowest advances through 2018, reflecting its usage in relatively mature applications such as food and beverages and cat litter. Gains in demand for silica sol will benefit from gains in manufacturing applications such as refractories and textiles. Demand for fumed silica will increase at an above average rate, supported by fast growth in non-tire rubber demand.

Asia/Pacific region to offer best growth opportunities

The Asia/Pacific region held the largest share of the global specialty silicas market in 2013 and is expected to post the fastest growth through 2018. This is primarily due to the performance of the sizable Chinese market, which will account for 63 percent of the regional total in 2018. In addition to advances associated with a rapidly expanding domestic economy, China's market for specialty silica will benefit from the rising export demand for silica in green tires. Central and South America and the Africa/Mideast region will both post solid growth in demand for specialty silicas through 2018, reflecting the significant potential for economic development in these regions.

Study coverage

This upcoming industry study, World Specialty Silicas, presents historical demand data for 2003, 2008 and 2013, plus forecasts for 2018 and 2023 by product, market, world region and for 16 countries. This study also considers market environment factors, evaluates company market share and profiles industry players worldwide.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION x
I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1
II. MARKET ENVIRONMENT 4
General 4
World Population Overview 5
World Economic Overview 7
Recent Historical Trends 8
World Economic Outlook 9
World Per Capita Gross Domestic Product 12
Personal Consumption & Expenditure Trends 14
World Manufacturing Overview 18
Chemical Industry Outlook 20
Food & Beverage Production Outlook 22
World Rubber Outlook 26
World Tire Industry Outlook 28
Pricing & Product Mix 30
Technology 32
Environmental & Regulatory Issues 35
III. OVERVIEW 37
General 37
Demand by Region 38
Demand by Product 41
Precipitated Silica 44
Silica Gel 47
Silica Sol 51
Fumed Silica 54
Demand by Market 58
Rubber 60
Tire Rubber 61
Non-Tire Rubber 65
Chemicals 68
Food & Feed 71
Cosmetics & Toiletries 74
Industrial Processing 77
Other 81
Batteries 82
Paper 83
All Other 84
World Specialty Silicas Production 86
International Trade Flows 89
IV. NORTH AMERICA 91
General 91
Supply & Demand 92
Demand by Product & Market 94
United States 96
Canada 103
Mexico 109
V. WESTERN EUROPE 116
General 116
Supply & Demand 117
Demand by Product & Market 120
Germany 122
France 128
Italy 134
Spain 139
United Kingdom 145
Other Western Europe 151
VI. ASIA/PACIFIC 158
General 158
Supply & Demand 159
Demand by Product & Market 162
China 164
Japan 172
South Korea 178
India 184
Taiwan 190
Indonesia 196
Other Asia/Pacific 202
VII. OTHER REGIONS 209
Central & South America 209
General 209
Supply & Demand 210
Demand by Product & Market 211
Brazil 213
Other Central & South America 219
Eastern Europe 225
General 225
Supply & Demand 226
Demand by Product & Market 227
Russia 229
Other Eastern Europe 235
Africa/Mideast 240
General 240
Supply & Demand 242
Demand by Product & Market 243
VIII. INDUSTRY STRUCTURE 246
General 246
Industry Composition & Market Share 246
Competitive Strategies 253
Cooperative Agreements 255
Manufacturing 259
Marketing & Distribution 260
Company Profiles 262
Air Products and Chemicals Incorporated 263
Akzo Nobel NV 264
AZ Electronic Materials, see Merck
C-E Minerals, see Imerys
Cabot Corporation 267
China National Bluestar Group Company Limited 270
DA NanoMaterials, see Air Products and Chemicals
DENTSPLY International Incorporated 271
Ecolab Incorporated 273
Evonik Industries AG 276
Fuji Silysia Chemical Limited 280
Fujimi Incorporated 282
Fuso Chemical Company Limited 283
Glassven CA 284
Grace (WR) & Company 285
Gujarat Multi Gas Base Chemicals Private Limited 288
Huber (JM) Corporation 289
Imerys SA 291
Industrias Químicas del Ebro SA 292
Kemira Oyj 293
Lanzhou Bluestar Silicon Materials, see China National
Bluestar Group
Madhu Silica Private Limited 294
Merck KGaA 296
Multisorb Technologies Incorporated 298
Nippon Aerosil, see Evonik Industries
Nissan Chemical Industries Limited 300
Oriental Silicas Corporation 301
Orisil Limited 303
PPG Industries Incorporated 304
PQ Holdings Incorporated 306
Qingdao Haiyang Chemical Company Limited 308
Qingdao Makall Group Incorporated 309
Ransom & Randolph, see DENTSPLY International
Solvay SA 310
Tokuyama Corporation 313
Tosoh Corporation 314
Wacker Chemie AG 315
Zhuzhou Xinglong Chemical Industry Company Limited 318

LIST OF TABLES

SECTION I -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Summary Table 3
SECTION II -- MARKET ENVIRONMENT
1 World Population by Region 7
2 World Gross Domestic Product by Region 12
3 World Per Capita Gross Domestic Product by Region 14
4 World Personal Consumption Expenditures by Region 17
5 World Manufacturing Value Added by Region 20
6 World Chemical Manufacturing Value Added by Region 22
7 World Food & Beverage Manufacturing Value Added
by Region 25
8 World Rubber Demand by Market & Region 28
9 World Tire Production by Region 30
10 Specialty Silica Pricing 32
SECTION III -- OVERVIEW
1 World Specialty Silicas Demand by Region 40
2 World Specialty Silicas Demand by Product 42
3 World Precipitated Silica Demand by Region 47
4 World Silica Gel Demand by Region 51
5 World Silica Sol Demand by Region 54
6 World Fumed Silica Demand by Region 57
7 World Specialty Silicas Demand by Market 59
8 World Rubber Market for Specialty Silicas by Application
& Region 61
9 World Tire Rubber Market for Specialty Silicas by Region 65
10 World Non-Tire Rubber Market for Specialty Silicas
by Region 67
11 World Chemical Market for Specialty Silicas by Application
& Region 71
12 World Food & Feed Market for Specialty Silicas by Application
& Region 74
13 World Cosmetics & Toiletries Market for Specialty Silicas
by Application & Region 77
14 World Industrial Processing Market for Specialty Silicas
by Application & Region 80
15 Other Markets for Specialty Silicas by Application & Region 82
16 World Specialty Silicas Production by Region 88
17 World Specialty Silicas Net Exports by Region 90
SECTION IV -- NORTH AMERICA
1 North America: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 93
2 North America: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product
& Market 96
3 United States: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 99
4 United States: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product 101
5 United States: Specialty Silicas Demand by Market 103
6 Canada: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 106
7 Canada: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product 107
8 Canada: Specialty Silicas Demand by Market 109
9 Mexico: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 112
10 Mexico: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product 113
11 Mexico: Specialty Silicas Demand by Market 115
SECTION V -- WESTERN EUROPE
1 Western Europe: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 119
2 Western Europe: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product
& Market 122
3 Germany: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 125
4 Germany: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product 126
5 Germany: Specialty Silicas Demand by Market 128
6 France: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 130
7 France: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product 132
8 France: Specialty Silicas Demand by Market 133
9 Italy: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 136
10 Italy: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product 137
11 Italy: Specialty Silicas Demand by Market 139
12 Spain: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 142
13 Spain: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product 143
14 Spain: Specialty Silicas Demand by Market 145
15 United Kingdom: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 148
16 United Kingdom: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product 149
17 United Kingdom: Specialty Silicas Demand by Market 151
18 Other Western Europe: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 154
19 Other Western Europe: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product 155
20 Other Western Europe: Specialty Silicas Demand by Market 157
SECTION VI -- ASIA/PACIFIC
1 Asia/Pacific: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 161
2 Asia/Pacific: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product & Market 164
3 China: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 168
4 China: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product 170
5 China: Specialty Silicas Demand by Market 172
6 Japan: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 175
7 Japan: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product 176
8 Japan: Specialty Silicas Demand by Market 178
9 South Korea: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 181
10 South Korea: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product 182
11 South Korea: Specialty Silicas Demand by Market 184
12 India: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 187
13 India: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product 188
14 India: Specialty Silicas Demand by Market 190
15 Taiwan: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 193
16 Taiwan: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product 194
17 Taiwan: Specialty Silicas Demand by Market 196
18 Indonesia: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 199
19 Indonesia: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product 200
20 Indonesia: Specialty Silicas Demand by Market 202
21 Other Asia/Pacific: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 205
22 Other Asia/Pacific: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product 206
23 Other Asia/Pacific: Specialty Silicas Demand by Market 208
SECTION VII -- OTHER REGIONS
1 Central & South America: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 211
2 Central & South America: Specialty Silicas Demand
by Product & Market 213
3 Brazil: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 216
4 Brazil: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product 217
5 Brazil: Specialty Silicas Demand by Market 219
6 Other Central & South America: Specialty Silicas Supply
& Demand 222
7 Other Central & South America: Specialty Silicas Demand
by Product 223
8 Other Central & South America: Specialty Silicas Demand
by Market 224
9 Eastern Europe: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 227
10 Eastern Europe: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product
& Market 229
11 Russia: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 232
12 Russia: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product 233
13 Russia: Specialty Silicas Demand by Market 234
14 Other Eastern Europe: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 237
15 Other Eastern Europe: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product 238
16 Other Eastern Europe: Specialty Silicas Demand by Market 240
17 Africa/Mideast: Specialty Silicas Supply & Demand 243
18 Africa/Mideast: Specialty Silicas Demand by Product
& Market 245
SECTION VIII -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
1 World Specialty Silicas Sales by Company, 2013 247
2 Selected Cooperative Agreements 257

LIST OF CHARTS

SECTION II -- MARKET ENVIRONMENT
1 Specialty Silicas Production Flow Chart 34
SECTION III -- OVERVIEW
1 World Specialty Silicas Demand by Region, 2003-2023 41
2 World Specialty Silicas Demand by Product, 2013 43
3 World Specialty Silicas Demand by Market, 2013 60
4 World Specialty Silicas Production by Region, 2003-2023 88
SECTION IV -- NORTH AMERICA
1 North America: Specialty Silicas Demand by Country, 2013 94
SECTION V -- WESTERN EUROPE
1 Western Europe: Specialty Silicas Demand by Country, 2013 120
SECTION VI -- ASIA/PACIFIC
1 Asia/Pacific: Specialty Silicas Demand by Country, 2013 162
SECTION VIII -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
1 World Specialty Silicas Market Share, 2013 249

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