Global demand for plumbing fixtures and fittings will rise 6.2 percent yearly through 2016 to $80 billion. The Asia/Pacific region will lead gains, fueled mainly by China's increasing but slowing rate of industrialization. North America will post the second fastest growth. The residential market will outpace the nonresidential segment.
This study analyzes the $58.8 billion world plumbing fixture and fitting industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by type (e.g., bathtub and shower, toilet, lavatory, sink), material (e.g., ceramic, metal, plastic), market (residential, nonresidential), world region and for 23 major countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 37 industry participants, including TOTO, LIXIL and Masco.