World specialty silicas demand will rise 6.3 percent annually through 2014, driven by growth in key silica markets such as tires, rubber, chemicals and agricultural products. Precipitated silica will remain the dominant product type and lead gains. The Asia/Pacific region will grow at the fastest pace.
This study analyzes the 2 million metric ton world specialty silica industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1999, 2004 and 2009, and forecasts for 2014 and 2019 by product (precipitated silica, fumed silica, silica gel, silica sol), market (e.g., rubber, food and feed, industrial processing, chemicals, cosmetics and toiletries), world region and for 14 countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 32 industry participants, including Evonik, PPG Industries and WR Grace.