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Zirconium

Abstract

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Zirconium in Thousand Tons by the following End-use Segments: Ceramics, Refractories, Foundry, TV Glass, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 77 companies including many key and niche players such as Alkane Resources Ltd., Allegheny Technologies, Inc., Wah Chang, Astron Ltd., Astron Advanced Materials Ltd., Australian Zircon NL, Bemax Resources Limited, E.I DuPont de Nemours and Companyt, Exxaro Resources Ltd., Namakwa Sands Ltd., Tiwest Joint Venture, Foskor Ltd., Iluka Resources Limited, Luxfer Group, Neo Material Technologies Inc., Rio Tinto Plc, Richards Bay Minerals, Sino Dragon New Energy Holdings Limited, and Tosoh Corp. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

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Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Disclaimers
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
    • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study
    • Ceramics
    • Refractories
    • Foundry
    • TV Glass
    • Others

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW

  • Introduction
  • Market Trends
  • Market Faces Challenges
  • Strong Chinese Demand and Restricted Supply Lead to Soaring Prices
  • Market to Get Boost from Nuclear Energy Sector
  • Oversupply in Titanium Feedstock Curtails Zircon Output
  • Zirconium Dioxide Market Expands as New Uses Surface
  • Competitive Scenario
    • Table 1: Leading Players in the World Zircon Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Iluka Resources, Rio Tinto/BHPB, Exxaro, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Pricing Scenario
  • World Mine Production, Reserves and Reserve Base
    • Table 2: World Zirconium Market (2010 & 2011): Mine Production in Thousand Metric Tons by Select Country - Australia, South Africa, China, Indonesia, India, Mozambique and Ukraine (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 3: World Reserves (2011) in Million Metric Tons for Australia, South Africa, Ukraine, India, Brazil, Mozambique, China, United States and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Zirconium
  • Historical Review
  • Properties
  • Sources
  • Zircon
    • Grades of Zircon
  • Baddeleyite/Zirconia
  • Substitutes
  • Substitutes of Zirconium & Zircon
  • Manufacturing Process
  • Steps Involved in Kroll Process
  • End-Use Applications: A Review
  • Zirconium Consumption
  • Fused Zirconia
    • Unstabilised Zirconia
    • Fully Stabilized Zirconia
    • Partially Stabilized Zirconia
  • Zirconium Metal
    • Zirconium Powder
    • Zirconium Sponge
    • Zirconium Crystal Bar
  • Zirconium Chemicals
  • Zirconium Alloys
  • Zirconium Tungstate
  • ZAG Compounds
  • A Note on Hafnium and Titanium
  • Hafnium
  • Titanium

3. END-USE ANALYSIS

  • Ceramics - The Major End-User
  • Zirconia Ceramic
  • Refractories
  • Foundries
  • TV Glass
  • Other Applications
  • Applications of Other Zirconium Compounds
  • Application in Nuclear Reactors
  • Application in Electronics Industry
  • Application in Chemical and Electrochemical Industry
  • Usage of Zirconium Reactor Vessels in Manufacture of Urea Fertilizer
  • Zirconium's Reaction in Sulfuric Acid

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS

  • PPG Industries Launches Environment-friendly Zircobond Pretreatment
  • Zirconmania Introduces Diamond-coated Cubic Zirconia
  • Emerson Process Management Launches Micro Motion Zirconium Fork Density Meter
  • DuBois Chemicals Releases Zirconium-based DuraTEC Process
  • Gitanjali Gems Launches of CZ Rivaaz Jewellery
  • Astra Tech Launches Atlantis(r) Abutment in Zirconia

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • Areva's Cezus Acquires 33.3% Stake in Zirco Products
  • China Zirconium Changes Name to Sino Dragon New Energy Holdings
  • Premier Minerals to Undertake New Mining Project
  • SNPTC-Bao Ti Zirconium Industry Establishes First- Ever Nuke-used Zirconium Materials Manufacturing Plant
  • Guangdong Orient Zirconic Commences Operation on Two New Production Lines
  • Mintech Chemical Industries Takes Over Doral Specialty
  • Westinghouse Forms Joint Venture with SNZ
  • Magnesium Hektron Renames Itself as MEL Chemicals

6. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

  • Anglo American Divests Namakwa Sands Mineral Sands Business
  • Astron Limited Inks Agreement with Yingkou Coastal Industrial Base to Build a Chemical Plant
  • Tosoh Corp to Augment Zeolite and Zirconia Powder Output
  • Iluka Resources Enters into an Agreement with Far West Coast Native Title Group
  • Hop Long Investment and Trading JSC Commences Titanium Zircon Mining
  • TVEL to Increase Output of Zirconium and Other Metals
  • Westinghouse Electric to Restructure Blairsville Facility
  • Titanium Corp's Plans to Improve Mineral Processing are in Progress
  • Tosoh Corp to Build a High Silica Zeolite Plant and a Zirconia Powder Plant
  • Bao Tai Group and State Nuclear Power Technology Company Commissions State Nuclear Precious Titanium and Zirconium Shareholding Company
  • Australian Zircon to Expand Production at Mindire Zircon Mine
  • Gunson Resources Ltd Enters into a MoU with CITEC
  • Guangdong Orient Zirconic to Construct a A1-Y Zirconia Powder Composites Project
  • China Zirconium to Commission a Zircon Mine
  • Gunson Resources Enters into an Agreement with CTIEC
  • Diatreme Resources Ltd Discovers Zircon and Leucoxene in Cyclone HM Prospect
  • Olympia Resources Buys a Zircon Concentrate and Gold Processing Plant in Australia
  • Astron Ltd to Divest its Zirconia Materials Business
  • Bhalla Chemical Works Launches Two New Grades of Zirconia
  • Industrie Bitossi Launches a New Milling Facility in China
  • Jiangxi Jingan Hi-Tech Company to Construct a Zirconium Oxychloride Plant in China
  • Asia Zirconium Enters into an Agreement with Jiangsu Binhai Economic Development Zone Chemical Industry Garden
  • Ukraine to Build a Metallic Zirconium and Alloys Plant
  • Rosspetssplav to Develop a Raw Material Base at Tara Zirconium-Ilmenite Deposit
  • Tioline Completes Phase-I Construction of the Mining and Concentrating Complex
  • Ganzhou Jinghuan Rare Earth New Material Co Receives Approval to Build a Rare Earth Zirconium Plant
  • Westinghouse Electric Co. Entered into a Contract with the Government of China
  • Alkane Exploration Changes Name to Alkane Resources
  • Asia Zirconium Limited Changes Name to China Zirconium Limited
  • Kumba Resources Changes Name to Exxaro Resources
  • National Titanium Dioxide Company Announces Acquisition of Millennium Inorganic Chemicals
  • Altair Nanotechnologies Inks Agreement with Sulzer Metco
  • Klyuchevsky to Invest in Zirconium Placer
  • Tioline to Invest in Titanium-Zirconium Deposit
  • Rename of AMR Technologies
  • Smith & Nephew Launches Knee System Using Oxidized Zirconium Alloy

7. TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS

  • Zirconium Oxygen Sensors
  • Air/Fuel Sensor
  • Zirconium-Ceramic
  • Flap Discs
  • Zirconia-Based Phases for Ion-Exchange Chromatography

8. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

  • Alkane Resources Ltd. (Australia)
  • Allegheny Technologies, Inc. (US)
  • Wah Chang (US)
  • Astron Ltd. (Australia)
  • Astron Advanced Materials Ltd. (China)
  • Australian Zircon NL (Australia)
  • Bemax Resources Limited (Australia)
  • E.I DuPont de Nemours and Company (US)
  • Exxaro Resources Ltd. (South Africa)
  • Namakwa Sands Ltd. (South Africa)
  • Tiwest Joint Venture (Australia)
  • Foskor Ltd. (South Africa)
  • Iluka Resources Limited (Australia)
  • Luxfer Group (US)
  • Neo Material Technologies, Inc. (Canada)
  • Rio Tinto Plc (UK)
  • Richards Bay Minerals (South Africa)
  • Sino Dragon New Energy Holdings Limited (China)
  • Tosoh Corp. (Japan)

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 5: World Historic Review for Zirconium by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 6: World 15-Year Perspective for Zirconium by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium Consumption in Ceramics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 8: World Historic Review for Zirconium Consumption in Ceramics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 9: World 15-Year Perspective for Zirconium Consumption in Ceramics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium Consumption in Refractories by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 11: World Historic Review for Zirconium Consumption in Refractories by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 12: World 15-Year Perspective for Zirconium Consumption in Refractories by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium Consumption in Foundries by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 14: World Historic Review for Zirconium Consumption in Foundries by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 15: World 15-Year Perspective for Zirconium Consumption in Foundries by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium Consumption in TV Glass by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 17: World Historic Review for Zirconium Consumption in TV Glass by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 18: World 15-Year Perspective for Zirconium Consumption in TV Glass by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium Consumption in Other Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 20: World Historic Review for Zirconium Consumption in Other Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 21: World 15-Year Perspective for Zirconium Consumption in Other Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Prices
    • Table 22: US Zirconium Market (2008-2011): Prices in US$ Per Metric Ton (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Imports/Exports Scenario
      • Exports
    • Table 23: US Zirconium Ore & Concentrates Market (2007 & 2008): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Exports by Country - Netherlands, Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Germany, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 24: US Zirconium Ore & Concentrates Market (2007 & 2008): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Country - Netherlands, Mexico, UK, Brazil, Japan, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Imports
    • Table 25: US Zirconium Ore & Concentrates Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Country - South Africa, Australia, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Historic Data
      • Production, Imports & Exports
    • Table 26: US Production of Milled Zircon and Zirconium Oxide (2000-2004) (Volume in Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 27: US Zircon (ZrO2) Imports (2001 - 2005) in Metric tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 28: US Zircon (ZrO2) Exports (2000 - 2005) in Metric tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 29: US Zirconium Exports by Class (2004 & 2005) in Metric tons
    • Table 30: Imports for Consumption of Zirconium by Class (2004 & 2005) in Metric Tons
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 31: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 32: US Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 33: US 15-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 34: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 35: Canadian Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 36: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 37: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 38: Japanese Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 39: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 40: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 41: European Historic Review for Zirconium by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 42: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 43: European Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 44: European 15-Year Perspective for Zirconium by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume for France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 45: European 15-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4a. FRANCE

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 46: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 47: French Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 48: French 15-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4b. GERMANY

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 49: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 50: German Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 51: German 15-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4c. ITALY

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 52: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 53: Italian Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 54: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 55: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 56: UK Historic Review for Zirconium by End- Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 57: UK 15-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4e. REST OF EUROPE

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 58: Rest of European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 59: Rest of European Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 60: Rest of European 15-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Australia - A Major Producer
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 61: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 62: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Zirconium by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 63: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 64: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 65: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Zirconium by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 66: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5a. CHINA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Overview
    • Trends
    • Table 67: Chinese Zirconium Market (2006-2011): Annual Mine Production in Thousand Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • China to Limit Rare Mineral Exploitation
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 68: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 69: Chinese Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 70: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 71: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 72: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 73: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. REST OF WORLD

  • A. Market Analysis
    • South Africa
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 74: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 75: Rest of World Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 76: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, TV Glass and Other Applications for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

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