Global Asphalt (Bitumen)

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Bitumen

This study examines global supply and demand for asphalt. Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 and 2029 are provided for asphalt demand in metric tons by region, product, net exports, and production for major countries. Twenty-year historical production and demand series are also presented by country in metric tons.

Paving products include:

  • asphalt cement
  • asphalt emulsions
  • asphalt cutbacks
  • specialized paving products

Roofing products include:

  • asphaltic felts
  • bituminous membranes
  • asphalt shingles

Asphalt is also used in the manufacture of other products, including asphaltic building boards and papers, waterproofing materials, sealants, paints, lacquers, and various bindings and coatings.

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