World carbon black demand is forecast to rise 4.2 percent per year through 2011 bolstered by a healthy global rubber market. Special blacks will be the fastest growing market. The Asia/Pacific region, excluding Japan| will post the strongest gains.
This study analyzes the 8.9 million metric ton world carbon black industry. It presents historical demand data for 1996| 2001 and 2006 and forecasts for 2011 and 2016 by market (e.g.| tire and tire components| non-tire rubber products| special blacks)| world region (e.g.| Asia/Pacific| North America| Western Europe)| and for 26 major countries.
The study also considers market environment factors| details industry structure| evaluates company market share and profiles 17 leading producers including Cabot Corporation| Degussa AG| Columbian Chemicals| Aditya Birla Group| China Synthetic Rubber| Sid Richardson| and Tokai Carbon.