Insulation: China

This report forecasts to 2025 insulation demand and production in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level in China. Total demand is segmented by material in terms of: foamed plastic; mineral wool; fiberglass; and other small volume materials such as aerogels, cellulose, reflective insulation, radiant barriers, perlite, and vermiculite. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: nonresidential buildings; residential buildings; HVAC/air distribution equipment; appliances; industrial and plant equipment; and other markets such as furniture, packaging, and transportation equipment.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in annual series from 2010 to 2020; production and the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2010, 2015, and 2020.

Demand in value terms is shown at the manufacturer level and excludes distributor and retailer markups. Granulated mineral wool used in ceiling tiles is not included in the scope of this report. Both thermal and acoustic insulation are included in the scope of this report.

For any given historical year, US dollar amounts are obtained from values expressed in applicable local currency. These local currency values are converted to US dollars at the average annual exchange rate for that year. For forecast years, the US dollar amounts assume the same annual exchange rate as that prevailing in 2020.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

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