Global water treatment product demand will rise 5.7 percent annually through 2013. Large developing markets such as China and India will grow the fastest. Gains in developed areas will be based on efforts to increase water reuse, improve the aesthetic quality of drinking water and further reduce water contamination.
This study analyzes the $44.6 billion world water treatment product industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1998, 2003 and 2008, with forecasts for 2013 and 2018 by product (e.g., chemicals, filtration, membrane systems, disinfection equipment, evaporators), market (e.g., industrial, municipal), world region and for 23 countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 51 industry players, including General Electric, Nalco and Siemens.