Insulation in China

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Continued growth in building construction markets and industrial and HVAC equipment markets for insulation in China will spur nearly double-digit annual gains in insulation demand.

Demand to grow 9.4% per annum through 2016

Demand for insulation materials in China is projected to grow 9.4 percent per year through 2016 to ¥65.7 billion. Continued increases in building construction and output in the manufacturing sector will drive advances. Further growth will be spurred by changes in building codes to reduce energy consumption in building applications as well as efforts to reduce energy use in manufacturing processes.

Building construction markets to post doubledigit gains through 2016

Building construction markets will continue to account for more than two-fifths of China’s total insulation demand. The residential and nonresidential segments will each expand at 10 percent per year through 2016, supported by healthy growth in building construction. New multifamily housing starts, driven in large part by China’s continuing urbanization, and strong fixed investment activity in office, commercial, institutional, and other highly insulated structures such as power and petrochemical plants will spur market gains for insulation materials. In addition, improvement and replacement of insulation in existing housing in order to raise energy efficiency, as well as to enhance comfort, will continue to further market gains.

Demand for insulation in the industrial and HVAC equipment market will trail overall growth through 2016, although strong gains in investment in industrial and HVAC equipment as a result of continued industrialization in China will boost demand. Efforts to reduce energy consumption and costs in these applications -- by both manufacturers and the government -- will also spur demand gains in this market. Demand in other key markets will be driven by rapidly expanding output of insulation-containing appliances and transportation equipment.

Foamed plastics to remain leading material by value

In value terms, foamed plastics will continue to dominate the Chinese insulation market, accounting for more than four-fifths of demand in 2016. Foamed plastics’ high insulating value, moisture resistance, and ease of installation will continue to support demand gains going forward. However, demand for fiberglass and mineral wool will post faster growth through the forecast period, benefiting from their better fire retardance than that of foamed plastics.

Northwest, Southwest regions to see fastest gains

Regional demand for insulation materials varies substantially due to differences in demographics, economic activity, and climate. With 29 percent of China’s population and 37 percent of the country’s GDP in 2011, the Central-East is the largest regional market for insulation materials with 45 percent of national demand. The Northwest and Southwest will post the fastest growth in insulation demand through 2016, each advancing at 10 percent annually.

Study Scope

This study analyzes the 42 billion yuan insulation industry in China. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by product (e.g., foamed rigid urethane, foamed polystyrene, mineral wool, fiberglass), market (e.g., residential building, nonresidential building, industrial and HVAC equipment) and geographic region.

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 30 industry participants, including Owens Corning, Dow Chemical, and Shandong Luyang Share.

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  1. Insulation in China

    $5,400.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $235.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $200.00

      1. Table | INSULATION DEMAND IN CHINA (billion yuan)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $2,889.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $86.00

      2. 3.2 Economic Overview

        $541.00

        1. 3.2.1 Recent Economic Performance

          $173.00

        2. 3.2.2 Economic Outlook

          $319.00

          1. Table | GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT OF CHINA

      3. 3.3 Demographic Overview

        $390.00

        1. 3.3.1 Population

          $160.00

          1. Table | POPULATION OF CHINA (million persons)

        2. 3.3.2 Urbanization

          $111.00

        3. 3.3.3 Households

          $82.00

          1. Table | HOUSEHOLDS IN CHINA BY REGION (million)

      4. 3.4 Personal Income Trends

        $179.00

        1. Table | PER CAPITA GDP IN CHINA BY REGION (yuan)

      5. 3.5 Building Construction Overview

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        1. Table | BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES IN CHINA

        2. 3.5.1 Residential

          $386.00

          1. Table | RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION IN CHINA (billion 2010 yuan)

          2. Table | HOUSING STOCK IN CHINA (million units)

        3. 3.5.2 Nonresidential

          $451.00

          1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES IN CHINA (billion 2010 yuan)

          2. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING STOCK IN CHINA (million square meters)

      6. 3.6 Industrialization & Manufacturing Trends

        $204.00

        1. Table | MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED IN CHINA (billion yuan)

      7. 3.7 Pricing Trends

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        1. Table | AVERAGE INSULATION PRICES IN CHINA (yuan per kilogram)

      8. 3.8 The Twelfth Five-Year Plan

        $151.00

      9. 3.9 International Environment

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        1. 3.9.1 World Insulation Market

          $113.00

        2. 3.9.2 Foreign Trade & Multinational Investment

          $99.00

          1. Table | FOREIGN TRADE OF INSULATION IN CHINA (million yuan)

    4. 4 OVERVIEW

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      1. 4.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 4.2 R-Values

        $191.00

      3. 4.3 Material Variation in Thermal Resistance

        $153.00

        1. Table | INSULATION R-VALUES BY MATERIAL

      4. 4.4 Environmental & Regulatory Issues

        $542.00

        1. 4.4.1 Energy Efficiency Considerations

          $93.00

        2. 4.4.2 Green Building Considerations

          $126.00

        3. 4.4.3 Renewable Resources & Recycling Considerations

          $118.00

        4. 4.4.4 Materials-Based Considerations

          $169.00

      5. 4.5 Insulation Demand

        $126.00

        1. Table | INSULATION DEMAND IN CHINA BY PRODUCT VALUE (million yuan)

    5. 5 PRODUCTS

      $2,553.00

      1. 5.1 General

        $187.00

        1. Table | INSULATION DEMAND IN CHINA BY PRODUCT WEIGHT (thousand metric tons)

      2. 5.2 Foamed Plastics

        $1,014.00

        1. 5.2.1 Product Forms

          $85.00

        2. 5.2.2 Markets

          $126.00

          1. Table | FOAMED PLASTIC INSULATION DEMAND IN CHINA BY MARKET (thousand metric tons)

        3. 5.2.3 Resins

          $778.00

          1. Table | FOAMED PLASTIC INSULATION DEMAND IN CHINA BY RESIN (thousand metric tons)

          2. Table | RIGID URETHANE FOAM INSULATION DEMAND IN CHINA BY PRODUCT (thousand metric tons)

          3. Table | RIGID URETHANE FOAM INSULATION DEMAND IN CHINA BY MARKET (thousand metric tons)

          4. Table | POLYSTYRENE INSULATION DEMAND IN CHINA BY PRODUCT (thousand metric tons)

          5. Table | POLYSTYRENE INSULATION DEMAND IN CHINA BY MARKET (thousand metric tons)

          6. Table | OTHER FOAMED PLASTIC INSULATION DEMAND IN CHINA (thousand metric tons)

      3. 5.3 Mineral Wool

        $488.00

        1. 5.3.1 Materials

          $185.00

          1. Table | MINERAL WOOL INSULATION DEMAND IN CHINA BY MATERIAL (thousand metric tons)

        2. 5.3.2 Product Forms

          $144.00

          1. Table | MINERAL WOOL INSULATION DEMAND IN CHINA BY PRODUCT FORM (thousand metric tons)

        3. 5.3.3 Markets

          $131.00

          1. Table | MINERAL WOOL INSULATION DEMAND IN CHINA BY MARKET (thousand metric tons)

      4. 5.4 Fiberglass

        $419.00

        1. 5.4.1 Materials

          $84.00

        2. 5.4.2 Product Forms

          $130.00

          1. Table | FIBERGLASS INSULATION DEMAND IN CHINA BY PRODUCT FORM (thousand metric tons)

        3. 5.4.3 Markets

          $163.00

          1. Table | FIBERGLASS INSULATION DEMAND IN CHINA BY MARKET (thousand metric tons)

      5. 5.5 Other Insulation Products

        $445.00

        1. 5.5.1 Materials

          $239.00

          1. Table | OTHER INSULATION DEMAND IN CHINA BY MATERIAL (thousand metric tons)

        2. 5.5.2 Product Forms

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER INSULATION DEMAND IN CHINA BY PRODUCT FORM (thousand metric tons)

        3. 5.5.3 Markets

          $111.00

          1. Table | OTHER INSULATION DEMAND IN CHINA BY MARKET (thousand metric tons)

    6. 6 MARKETS

      $1,835.00

      1. 6.1 General

        $297.00

        1. 6.1.1 Demand by Market Value

          $98.00

          1. Table | INSULATION DEMAND IN CHINA BY MARKET VALUE (million yuan)

        2. 6.1.2 Demand by Insulation Value

          $111.00

          1. Table | INSULATION DEMAND IN CHINA BY INSULATION VALUE (million square meters R-1)

      2. 6.2 Residential Building

        $528.00

        1. 6.2.1 Materials

          $169.00

          1. Table | RESIDENTIAL BUILDING MARKET FOR INSULATION IN CHINA BY MATERIAL (million yuan)

        2. 6.2.2 Applications

          $322.00

          1. Table | RESIDENTIAL BUILDING MARKET FOR INSULATION IN CHINA BY APPLICATION (million square meters R-1)

          2. Table | NEW HOUSING APPLICATIONS FOR INSULATION IN CHINA (million square meters R-1)

          3. Table | RESIDENTIAL IMPROVEMENT & REPLACEMENT APPLICATIONS FOR INSULATION IN CHINA (million square meters R-1)

      3. 6.3 Nonresidential Building

        $365.00

        1. 6.3.1 Materials

          $105.00

          1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING MARKET FOR INSULATION IN CHINA BY MATERIAL (million yuan)

        2. 6.3.2 Applications

          $224.00

          1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING MARKET FOR INSULATION IN CHINA BY APPLICATION & TYPE (million square meters R-1)

      4. 6.4 Industrial & HVAC Equipment

        $302.00

        1. 6.4.1 Materials

          $104.00

          1. Table | INDUSTRIAL & HVAC MARKET FOR INSULATION IN CHINA BY MATERIAL (million yuan)

        2. 6.4.2 Applications

          $149.00

          1. Table | INDUSTRIAL & HVAC MARKET FOR INSULATION IN CHINA BY APPLICATION (million square meters R-1)

      5. 6.5 Other Insulation Markets

        $342.00

        1. 6.5.1 Materials

          $120.00

          1. Table | OTHER INSULATION MARKETS IN CHINA BY MATERIAL (million yuan)

        2. 6.5.2 Applications

          $196.00

          1. Table | OTHER INSULATION MARKETS IN CHINA BY APPLICATION (million square meters R-1)

    7. 7 REGIONS

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      1. 7.1 General

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      2. 7.2 Regional Demographic & Economic Trends

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        1. 7.2.1 Demographic Trends

          $115.00

          1. Table | POPULATION OF CHINA BY REGION (million persons)

        2. 7.2.2 Economic Trends

          $95.00

          1. Table | GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT OF CHINA BY REGION (billion yuan)

        3. 7.2.3 Building Construction Trends

          $95.00

          1. Table | BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES IN CHINA BY REGION (billion yuan)

        4. 7.2.4 Manufacturing Trends

          $87.00

          1. Table | MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED IN CHINA BY REGION (billion yuan)

      3. 7.3 Insulation Demand by Region

        $1,332.00

        1. Table | INSULATION DEMAND IN CHINA BY REGION (million yuan)

        2. 7.3.1 Central-North

          $230.00

          1. Table | CENTRAL-NORTH REGION OF CHINA: INSULATION DEMAND (million yuan)

        3. 7.3.2 Northeast

          $236.00

          1. Table | NORTHEAST REGION OF CHINA: INSULATION DEMAND (million yuan)

        4. 7.3.3 Central-East

          $194.00

          1. Table | CENTRAL-EAST REGION OF CHINA: INSULATION DEMAND (million yuan)

        5. 7.3.4 Central-South

          $176.00

          1. Table | CENTRAL-SOUTH REGION OF CHINA: INSULATION DEMAND (million yuan)

        6. 7.3.5 Southwest

          $186.00

          1. Table | SOUTHWEST REGION OF CHINA: INSULATION DEMAND (million yuan)

        7. 7.3.6 Northwest

          $173.00

          1. Table | NORTHWEST REGION OF CHINA: INSULATION DEMAND (million yuan)

    8. 8 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $4,317.00

      1. 8.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 8.2 Industry Composition

        $136.00

        1. Table | REVENUE DATA: SELECTED INSULATION COMPANIES, 2011 (million yuan)

      3. 8.3 Market Share

        $345.00

      4. 8.4 Manufacturing & Product Development

        $99.00

      5. 8.5 Marketing & Distribution

        $82.00

      6. 8.6 Cooperative Agreements

        $140.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      7. 8.7 Company Profiles

        $3,436.00

        1. 8.7.1 Armacell International Holding GmbH

          $149.00

        2. 8.7.2 BASF SE

          $374.00

        3. 8.7.3 Bayer AG

          $142.00

        4. 8.7.4 BBMG Corporation

          $125.00

        5. 8.7.5 Beijing Beipao Plastics Group Company

          $82.00

        6. 8.7.6 Beijing New Building Material plc

          $111.00

        7. 8.7.7 Chengdu HanJiang New Building Materials Company Limited

          $113.00

        8. 8.7.8 CSR Limited

          $105.00

        9. 8.7.9 Dalian Rockwool Company Limited

          $82.00

        10. 8.7.10 Dow Chemical Company

          $298.00

        11. 8.7.11 Hebei Huamei Group

          $133.00

        12. 8.7.12 Hebei Renqiu Jinglian Group Company Limited

          $83.00

        13. 8.7.13 Huanan Building Materials Shenzhen Company Limited

          $82.00

        14. 8.7.14 Jiangyin TBO Industries Company Limited

          $94.00

        15. 8.7.15 Ningbo Firewheel Thermal Insulation & Sealing Company Limited

          $82.00

        16. 8.7.16 Owens Corning

          $217.00

        17. 8.7.17 Saint-Gobain

          $119.00

        18. 8.7.18 Shandong Huaneng Thermal Insulation Materials Company Limited

          $82.00

        19. 8.7.19 Shandong Longxin Building Materials Company Limited

          $82.00

        20. 8.7.20 Shandong Luyang Share Company Limited

          $133.00

        21. 8.7.21 Shandong Tengzhou Huahai Group

          $96.00

        22. 8.7.22 Shandong Yihecheng Commerce & Industry Group Company Limited

          $96.00

        23. 8.7.23 Shandong Zhongneng Thermal Insulation and Anti-corrosion Company Limited

          $82.00

        24. 8.7.24 Shanghai Building Material Group General Company

          $99.00

        25. 8.7.25 Sinoma Science & Technology Company Limited

          $82.00

        26. 8.7.26 Wuxi Mingjiang Insulation Material Company Limited

          $102.00

        27. 8.7.27 Xi'an Chang An New Insulation Material Company Limited

          $82.00

        28. 8.7.28 Yantai Tonghua Waterproof and Insulation Engineering Group Company Limited

          $82.00

        29. 8.7.29 Zhejiang Zhenshen Cold Insulation Technology Company Limited

          $127.00

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