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Zirconium

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Zirconium
Published: July 1, 2020 Content info: 211 Pages
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Global Zirconium Market to Reach 1.6 Million Metric Tons by the Year 2027

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Zirconium estimated at 1.3 Million Metric Tons in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of 1.6 Million Metric Tons by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 2.9% over the analysis period 2020-2027.Ceramics, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to grow at a 3.4% CAGR to reach 863.5 Thousand Metric Tons by the end of the analysis period.After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Chemicals segment is readjusted to a revised 4.4% CAGR for the next 7-year period. This segment currently accounts for a 18.1% share of the global Zirconium market.

The U.S. Accounts for Over 27% of Global Market Size in 2020, While China is Forecast to Grow at a 5.6% CAGR for the Period of 2020-2027

The Zirconium market in the U.S. is estimated at 358.3 Thousand Metric Tons in the year 2020. The country currently accounts for a 27.02% share in the global market. China, the world second largest economy, is forecast to reach an estimated market size of 333.9 Thousand Metric Tons in the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 5.6% through 2027. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 0.7% and 2.2% respectively over the 2020-2027 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 1.4% CAGR while Rest of European market (as defined in the study) will reach 333.9 Thousand Metric Tons by the year 2027.

Refractories Segment Corners a 14.8% Share in 2020

In the global Refractories segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 1.3% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of 147.8 Thousand Metric Tons in the year 2020 will reach a projected size of 161.8 Thousand Metric Tons by the close of the analysis period. China will remain among the fastest growing in this cluster of regional markets. Led by countries such as Australia, India, and South Korea, the market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to reach 224.3 Thousand Metric Tons by the year 2027, while Latin America will expand at a 2.4% CAGR through the analysis period. We bring years of research experience to this 19th edition of our report. The 211-page report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021. A short-term phased recovery by key geography is also addressed.

Competitors identified in this market include, among others,

  • Alkane Resources Ltd.
  • Allegheny Technologies, Inc.
  • Astron Ltd.
  • Cristal Mining
  • DuPont de Nemours Inc.
  • Erinbar Limited
  • Iluka Resources Limited
  • Imerys Fused Minerals Murg GmbH
  • Kenmare Resources plc
  • Luxfer Holdings PLC
  • Oxkem Limited
  • Richards Bay Minerals
  • Shandong Goldensun Zirconium Industry Co., Ltd.
  • Smartac Group China Holdings Limited
  • Tosoh Corporation
  • Tronox Limited
  • Zhejiang Jinkun Zirconium Industry Co., Ltd
  • Zircomet Limited
Table of Contents
Product Code: MCP-1133

TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & REPORT SCOPE

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW

  • Recent Market Activity
  • Zirconium: Strong, Malleable, Ductile Metal with Excellent Corrosion Resistance
  • Properties of Zirconium
  • Myriad End-Use Applications Drive Demand
  • Major End-Use Applications of Zirconium: Fast Facts
  • Zirconium Alloys
  • Zirconium Replacing Harmful Chemicals in Daily Lives
  • Zirconium Emerges as Eco-Friendly Metal
  • Zirconium Oxygen Sensors
  • Air/Fuel Sensor
  • Zirconium-Ceramic
  • Zirconia as a Catalyst
  • Flap Discs
  • Zirconia-Based Phases for Ion-Exchange Chromatography
  • Newer Uses of Zirconium Dioxide
  • Other Noteworthy End-Use Industries that Use Zirconium along with the Respective Application Areas
  • Global Market Outlook
  • China: Largest Market for Zirconium Worldwide
  • Ceramic Applications Dominate the Market
  • Australia and South Africa: Dominant Countries Worldwide in Terms of Zirconium Reserves and Production
  • Reviving Global Economy to Benefit Demand for Zirconium
  • Global Competitor Market Shares
  • Zirconium Competitor Market Share Scenario Worldwide (in %): 2020 & 2029
  • Impact of Covid-19 and a Looming Global Recession

2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

  • Alkane Resources Ltd. (Australia)
  • Allegheny Technologies, Inc. (USA)
  • Astron Ltd. (Australia)
  • Cristal Mining (Australia)
  • E.I DuPont de Nemours and Company (USA)
  • Erinbar Limited (Australia)
  • Foskor Zirconia (PTY) Limited (South Africa)
  • Iluka Resources Limited (Australia)
  • Imerys Fused Minerals Murg GmbH (Germany)
  • Kenmare Resources plc (Ireland)
  • Luxfer Holdings PLC (UK)
  • Richards Bay Minerals (South Africa)
  • Oxkem Limited (UK)
  • Smartac Group China Holdings Limited (China)
  • Shandong Goldensun Zirconium Industry Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Tosoh Corporation (Japan)
  • Tosoh Corporation (Japan)
  • Zhejiang Jinkun Zirconium Industry Co., Ltd (China)
  • Zircomet Limited (UK)

3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS

  • Growing Consumption of Ceramic Tiles Drives Demand for Zirconium
  • Steady Growth in Refractories & Foundries Support Market Expansion
  • Investment Casting: A Major Growth Area for Zirconium in the Foundries Segment
  • Increasing Use of Zirconium in Sand Casting Bodes Well for Market Demand
  • Resurgence in Nuclear Power Generation Fuels Demand for Zirconium Metal in Nuclear Reactor Cores and Rods
  • Effect of Fukushima Accident in Japan
  • High Heat Resistant Properties of Zirconium Metal Drives Demand in the Aerospace and Defense Industry
  • Rising Use of Orthopedic and Dental Implants Boosts Market Demand
  • Zirconium Emerges as a Strong and Reliable Material for Dental and Orthopedic Implants
  • Zirconium Oxide Nanoparticles Offer Lucrative Growth Opportunities
  • Cubic Zirconia or Fake Diamonds: Another Application of Zirconia Mineral with Huge Untapped Potential
  • Post-Recession Recovery in the Chemical Industry Benefits Market Prospects in the Near Term
  • Zirconium Use in Coatings Gain Momentum
  • Emerging and Newer Applications to Balance Demand and Supply, Augurs Well for the Market
  • Rapid Urbanization Favors Demand for Zirconium-based Sophisticated Products
  • Key Factors/Challenges Hampering Market Prospects for Zirconium
  • Adoption of Various Alternate Minerals in Key End-Use Applications
  • Oversupply in Titanium Feedstock
  • Strong Chinese Demand and Restricted Supply
  • Health and Environmental Effects of Zirconium
  • Discontinued Use of Zirconium in TV Glass
  • Challenges Associated with Usage in Dental Implants

4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

  • TABLE 1: Zirconium Global Market Estimates and Forecasts in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
  • TABLE 2: Zirconium Global Retrospective Market Scenario in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2012-2019
  • TABLE 3: Zirconium Market Share Shift across Key Geographies Worldwide: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • TABLE 4: Ceramics (End-Use) Global Opportunity Assessment in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
  • TABLE 5: Ceramics (End-Use) Historic Sales Analysis in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2012-2019
  • TABLE 6: Ceramics (End-Use) Percentage Share Breakdown of Global Sales by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • TABLE 7: Chemicals (End-Use) Worldwide Sales in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
  • TABLE 8: Chemicals (End-Use) Historic Demand Patterns in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2012-2019
  • TABLE 9: Chemicals (End-Use) Market Share Shift across Key Geographies: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • TABLE 10: Refractories (End-Use) Global Market Estimates & Forecasts in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
  • TABLE 11: Refractories (End-Use) Retrospective Demand Analysis in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2012-2019
  • TABLE 12: Refractories (End-Use) Market Share Breakdown by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • TABLE 13: Foundries (End-Use) Demand Potential Worldwide in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
  • TABLE 14: Foundries (End-Use) Historic Sales Analysis in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2012-2019
  • TABLE 15: Foundries (End-Use) Share Breakdown Review by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • TABLE 16: Other End-Uses (End-Use) Worldwide Latent Demand Forecasts in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
  • TABLE 17: Other End-Uses (End-Use) Global Historic Analysis in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2012-2019
  • TABLE 18: Other End-Uses (End-Use) Distribution of Global Sales by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

III. MARKET ANALYSIS

  • GEOGRAPHIC MARKET ANALYSIS
  • UNITED STATES
    • Market Facts & Figures
    • US Zirconium Market Share (in %) by Company: 2020 & 2025
    • Market Analytics
    • TABLE 19: United States Zirconium Latent Demand Forecasts in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
    • TABLE 20: Zirconium Historic Demand Patterns in the United States by End-Use in Metric Tons for 2012-2019
    • TABLE 21: Zirconium Market Share Breakdown in the United States by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • CANADA
    • TABLE 22: Canadian Zirconium Market Quantitative Demand Analysis in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
    • TABLE 23: Zirconium Market in Canada: Summarization of Historic Demand Patterns in Metric Tons by End-Use for 2012-2019
    • TABLE 24: Canadian Zirconium Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • JAPAN
    • TABLE 25: Japanese Demand Estimates and Forecasts for Zirconium in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
    • TABLE 26: Japanese Zirconium Market in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
    • TABLE 27: Zirconium Market Share Shift in Japan by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • CHINA
    • TABLE 28: Chinese Demand for Zirconium in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
    • TABLE 29: Zirconium Market Review in China in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
    • TABLE 30: Chinese Zirconium Market Share Breakdown by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • EUROPE
    • Market Facts & Figures
    • European Zirconium Market: Competitor Market Share Scenario (in %) for 2020 & 2025
    • Market Analytics
    • TABLE 31: European Zirconium Market Demand Scenario in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
    • TABLE 32: Zirconium Market in Europe: A Historic Market Perspective in Metric Tons by Region/Country for the Period 2012-2019
    • TABLE 33: European Zirconium Market Share Shift by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
    • TABLE 34: European Zirconium Addressable Market Opportunity in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020-2027
    • TABLE 35: Zirconium Market in Europe: Summarization of Historic Demand in Metric Tons by End-Use for the Period 2012-2019
    • TABLE 36: European Zirconium Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • FRANCE
    • TABLE 37: Zirconium Quantitative Demand Analysis in France in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020-2027
    • TABLE 38: French Zirconium Historic Market Review in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
    • TABLE 39: French Zirconium Market Share Analysis: A 17-Year Perspective by End-Use for 2012, 2020, and 2027
  • GERMANY
    • TABLE 40: Zirconium Market in Germany: Annual Sales Estimates and Forecasts in Metric Tons by End-Use for the Period 2020-2027
    • TABLE 41: German Zirconium Market in Retrospect in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
    • TABLE 42: Zirconium Market Share Distribution in Germany by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • ITALY
    • TABLE 43: Italian Demand for Zirconium in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
    • TABLE 44: Zirconium Market Review in Italy in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
    • TABLE 45: Italian Zirconium Market Share Breakdown by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • UNITED KINGDOM
    • TABLE 46: United Kingdom Demand Estimates and Forecasts for Zirconium in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
    • TABLE 47: United Kingdom Zirconium Market in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
    • TABLE 48: Zirconium Market Share Shift in the United Kingdom by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • SPAIN
    • TABLE 49: Spanish Zirconium Market Quantitative Demand Analysis in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
    • TABLE 50: Zirconium Market in Spain: Summarization of Historic Demand Patterns in Metric Tons by End-Use for 2012-2019
    • TABLE 51: Spanish Zirconium Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • RUSSIA
    • TABLE 52: Russian Zirconium Latent Demand Forecasts in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
    • TABLE 53: Zirconium Historic Demand Patterns in Russia by End-Use in Metric Tons for 2012-2019
    • TABLE 54: Zirconium Market Share Breakdown in Russia by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • REST OF EUROPE
    • TABLE 55: Rest of Europe Zirconium Addressable Market Opportunity in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020-2027
    • TABLE 56: Zirconium Market in Rest of Europe: Summarization of Historic Demand in Metric Tons by End-Use for the Period 2012-2019
    • TABLE 57: Rest of Europe Zirconium Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • ASIA-PACIFIC
    • TABLE 58: Asia-Pacific Zirconium Market Estimates and Forecasts in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
    • TABLE 59: Zirconium Market in Asia-Pacific: Historic Market Analysis in Metric Tons by Region/Country for the Period 2012-2019
    • TABLE 60: Asia-Pacific Zirconium Market Share Analysis by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
    • TABLE 61: Zirconium Quantitative Demand Analysis in Asia-Pacific in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020-2027
    • TABLE 62: Asia-Pacific Zirconium Historic Market Review in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
    • TABLE 63: Asia-Pacific Zirconium Market Share Analysis: A 17-Year Perspective by End-Use for 2012, 2020, and 2027
  • AUSTRALIA
    • TABLE 64: Zirconium Market in Australia: Annual Sales Estimates and Forecasts in Metric Tons by End-Use for the Period 2020-2027
    • TABLE 65: Australian Zirconium Market in Retrospect in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
    • TABLE 66: Zirconium Market Share Distribution in Australia by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • INDIA
    • TABLE 67: Indian Zirconium Market Quantitative Demand Analysis in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
    • TABLE 68: Zirconium Market in India: Summarization of Historic Demand Patterns in Metric Tons by End-Use for 2012-2019
    • TABLE 69: Indian Zirconium Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • SOUTH KOREA
    • TABLE 70: Zirconium Market in South Korea: Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis in Metric Tons by End-Use for the Period 2018-2027
    • TABLE 71: South Korean Zirconium Historic Market Analysis in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
    • TABLE 72: Zirconium Market Share Distribution in South Korea by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
    • TABLE 73: Rest of Asia-Pacific Demand Estimates and Forecasts for Zirconium in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
    • TABLE 74: Rest of Asia-Pacific Zirconium Market in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
    • TABLE 75: Zirconium Market Share Shift in Rest of Asia-Pacific by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • LATIN AMERICA
    • TABLE 76: Latin American Zirconium Market Trends by Region/Country in Metric Tons: 2020-2027
    • TABLE 77: Zirconium Market in Latin America in Metric Tons by Region/Country: A Historic Perspective for the Period 2012-2019
    • TABLE 78: Latin American Zirconium Market Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Region/Country: 2012, 2020, and 2027
    • TABLE 79: Latin American Demand for Zirconium in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
    • TABLE 80: Zirconium Market Review in Latin America in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
    • TABLE 81: Latin American Zirconium Market Share Breakdown by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • ARGENTINA
    • TABLE 82: Argentinean Zirconium Addressable Market Opportunity in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020-2027
    • TABLE 83: Zirconium Market in Argentina: Summarization of Historic Demand in Metric Tons by End-Use for the Period 2012-2019
    • TABLE 84: Argentinean Zirconium Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • BRAZIL
    • TABLE 85: Zirconium Quantitative Demand Analysis in Brazil in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020-2027
    • TABLE 86: Brazilian Zirconium Historic Market Review in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
    • TABLE 87: Brazilian Zirconium Market Share Analysis: A 17-Year Perspective by End-Use for 2012, 2020, and 2027
  • MEXICO
    • TABLE 88: Zirconium Market in Mexico: Annual Sales Estimates and Forecasts in Metric Tons by End-Use for the Period 2020-2027
    • TABLE 89: Mexican Zirconium Market in Retrospect in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
    • TABLE 90: Zirconium Market Share Distribution in Mexico by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • REST OF LATIN AMERICA
    • TABLE 91: Rest of Latin America Zirconium Latent Demand Forecasts in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
    • TABLE 92: Zirconium Historic Demand Patterns in Rest of Latin America by End-Use in Metric Tons for 2012-2019
    • TABLE 93: Zirconium Market Share Breakdown in Rest of Latin America by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • MIDDLE EAST
    • TABLE 94: The Middle East Zirconium Market Estimates and Forecasts in Metric Tons by Region/Country: 2020-2027
    • TABLE 95: Zirconium Market in the Middle East by Region/Country in Metric Tons: 2012-2019
    • TABLE 96: The Middle East Zirconium Market Share Breakdown by Region/Country: 2012, 2020, and 2027
    • TABLE 97: The Middle East Zirconium Market Quantitative Demand Analysis in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
    • TABLE 98: Zirconium Market in the Middle East: Summarization of Historic Demand Patterns in Metric Tons by End-Use for 2012-2019
    • TABLE 99: The Middle East Zirconium Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • IRAN
    • TABLE 100: Iranian Demand Estimates and Forecasts for Zirconium in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
    • TABLE 101: Iranian Zirconium Market in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
    • TABLE 102: Zirconium Market Share Shift in Iran by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • ISRAEL
    • TABLE 103: Israeli Zirconium Addressable Market Opportunity in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020-2027
    • TABLE 104: Zirconium Market in Israel: Summarization of Historic Demand in Metric Tons by End-Use for the Period 2012-2019
    • TABLE 105: Israeli Zirconium Market Share Analysis by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • SAUDI ARABIA
    • TABLE 106: Saudi Arabian Demand for Zirconium in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
    • TABLE 107: Zirconium Market Review in Saudi Arabia in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
    • TABLE 108: Saudi Arabian Zirconium Market Share Breakdown by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
    • TABLE 109: Zirconium Market in the United Arab Emirates: Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis in Metric Tons by End-Use for the Period 2018-2027
    • TABLE 110: United Arab Emirates Zirconium Historic Market Analysis in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
    • TABLE 111: Zirconium Market Share Distribution in United Arab Emirates by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • REST OF MIDDLE EAST
    • TABLE 112: Zirconium Market in Rest of Middle East: Annual Sales Estimates and Forecasts in Metric Tons by End-Use for the Period 2020-2027
    • TABLE 113: Rest of Middle East Zirconium Market in Retrospect in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2012-2019
    • TABLE 114: Zirconium Market Share Distribution in Rest of Middle East by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
  • AFRICA
    • TABLE 115: African Zirconium Latent Demand Forecasts in Metric Tons by End-Use: 2020 to 2027
    • TABLE 116: Zirconium Historic Demand Patterns in Africa by End-Use in Metric Tons for 2012-2019
    • TABLE 117: Zirconium Market Share Breakdown in Africa by End-Use: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

IV. COMPETITION

  • Total Companies Profiled: 64
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