Global consumption of asphalt is forecast to advance 4.1 percent annually from a very weak base to 119.5 million metric tons in 2015. Gains will be most rapid in North America. Massive infrastructure projects in China and India will continue to drive strong growth in the Asia/Pacific region.
This study analyzes the 98 million metric ton world asphalt industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2000, 2005 and 2010, and forecasts for 2015 and 2020 for primary asphalt, asphalt products (e.g., paving, roofing), world region and for 24 major countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 37 industry players, including NuStar Energy, Royal Dutch Shell and Exxon Mobil.