This report forecasts world demand for silicones by product and major world region in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2017. Product segments include elastomers, fluids, resins, and gels and other products. Major world regions include North America, Western Europe, Asia/Pacific, and all other regions. Demand by product segment is also forecast for each major world region.
To illustrate historical trends world, product, and regional demand are provided for 2007 and 2012. World and regional demand are further segmented by the following markets for 2012: electrical and electronic, construction, transportation, health and personal care, and other markets.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading suppliers competing to serve global demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 27-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.