Global paint and coatings demand will rise 5.4 percent yearly to 45.6 million metric tons in 2015. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest market and will grow the fastest. The key architectural segment will lead gains worldwide. High-solids formulations will continue gaining market share on solvent-based types.
This study analyzes the 35 million metric ton world paint and coatings industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2000, 2005 and 2010, and forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by formulation (e.g., water-based, solvent-based, powder coatings), market (architectural, manufacturing, maintenance and specialty), world region and for 23 major countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 29 industry participants, including Akzo Nobel, PPG Industries and Sherwin-Williams.