Global roofing demand will grow 3.1 percent annually through 2014. China alone will claim over a third of all new demand, strengthening its position as the largest roofing market in area terms. Concrete tiles will be the fastest growing type based on its dominance in developing Asian nations.
This study analyzes the 9.5 billion square meter world roofing industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1999, 2004 and 2009, and forecasts for 2014 and 2019 by roofing product (bituminous, tile, metal, elastomeric, plastic, fiber cement), market (residential, nonresidential), world region and for 56 countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 38 industry participants, including GAF Materials, Saint-Gobain and Owens Corning.