From 2010 to 2014, sales of silicones in the world increased by 11.5%, reaching 4.20 million tons in 2014. Each year, the figure showed an increase compared to previous years. The largest increase was observed in 2012 - by 3.9%, and the smallest - in 2014 (by 1.9%).
In 2010-2014, China was the leading sales country for silicones in the world, accounting for an average of 16.9% of total sales in all countries for the period. The second place in this indicator was occupied by the USA - 13.0% of all sales. In Germany in 2010-2014 about 10.9% of all silicones in the world were sold.
According to BusinesStat, in 2015-2019, sales of silicones will continue to grow by 2.2-3.0% annually. At the end of 2019, 4.77 million tons of this product will be sold worldwide, which will exceed the same figure in 2014 by 13.6%. The growth of the silicone market will be driven mainly by an increase in demand for materials, especially from companies engaged in the construction, plastics and chemical industries. Experts believe that these areas will stimulate an increase in the market for consumption of silicones in the coming years.
"Analysis of the world market of silicones in 2010-2014, forecast for 2015-2019" includes the most important data necessary for understanding the current market conditions and assessing the prospects for its development:
Economy and population
External and internal trade in silicones
Import and export of silicones
Foreign trade prices of silicones
The review provides current data for more than 100 countries of the world and a forecast for the 25 leading countries of the world market for silicones.
Leading countries: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Great Britain, Germany, Hong Kong (China), India, Indonesia, Spain, Italy, Canada, China, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Singapore, USA, Thailand , Turkey, France, Czech Republic, Japan.
In preparing the review used official statistics:
United Nations Statistics Division
Commodity Trade Statistics
National Agencies and Compendia
Industrial Commodity Statistics
International Trade Center
International Monetary Fund
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
World Trade Organization
Along with the official statistics, the review contains the results of BusinesStat research:
Analysis of open information on the market of silicones
A survey of chemical industry experts
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