World demand for roofing materials is forecast to grow 3.8 percent annually through 2016 to 11.7 billion square meters. The US and China will jointly account for nearly 60 percent of global gains in roofing volume demand. The dominant bituminous products segment will post the fastest growth.
This study analyzes the 9.7 billion square meter world roofing industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by roofing type (e.g., bituminous, tile, metal, fiber cement, elastomeric, plastic), market (residential, nonresidential), world region and for 18 major countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 38 industry participants, including GAF Materials, Saint-Gobain and Owens Corning.