Global demand for architectural paints will grow 3.9 percent annually through 2011. Gains will be paced by developing Asia/Pacific countries, especially China and India. Water-based paints will continue to supplant solvent-based types to claim 73% of demand.
This study analyzes the 17.8 million metric ton world architectural paint industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1996, 2001 and 2006, and forecasts for 2011 and 2016 by paint formulation (water-based, solvent-based); market (residential construction, nonresidential construction); end user (professional, consumer/DIY); world region (e.g., Asia/Pacific, North America, Western Europe); and for 23 major countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 29 major players including Akzo Nobel, Sherwin-Williams, Masco and Comex.