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Gallium: Global Industry Markets and Outlook, 9th Edition 2014

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Gallium: Global Industry Markets and Outlook, 9th Edition 2014
Published: May 30, 2014 Content info: 121 Pages, 45 Tables and 17 Figures
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Are you facing big decisions involving salt?

The market for gallium is global, and local events can make waves across the world. If you're involved with gallium in any way, you know that everything's important - both the small details and the big picture. A complete perspective is essential, whether you're preparing a company strategy, bringing product to market, buying, selling or investing.

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Whatever your challenge, this report gives you deep insights to help you make well-informed recommendations or decisions. It's a detailed account of:

  • World production and consumption
  • End-use market applications
  • Demand projections
  • International trade patterns
  • The operations of the major producers
  • Potential new and expansion projects

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Our clients include anyone with an interest in the evolving gallium market, anywhere in the world. Readers of past reports have come from a wide range of relevant industries - from extraction to end-use, from raw material producers to consumers to banks, from existing players to new entrants. And they range from analysts and researchers to operational managers and chief executives.

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  • 1. How secure is gallium supply globally?
  • 2. How will China's dominance impact the growth of LED lighting?
  • 3. Who are the main corporate players in world gallium?
  • 4. What is the current structure of the industry?
  • 5. To what extent are non-Chinese interests involved?
Table of Contents
Product Code: ISBN 978 0 86214 600 9

Table of Contents

1. Summary

  • 1.1. Properties, occurrence, resources and recovery
  • 1.2. World supply
  • 1.3. Consumption
  • 1.4. International trade
  • 1.5. Prices

2. History, properties and occurrence of gallium

  • 2.1. Chemical and physical properties of gallium
  • 2.2. Occurrence and resources of gallium

3. Recovery, recycling and refining of gallium

  • 3.1. Recovery of primary gallium
    • 3.1.1. Recovery as a by-product of aluminium
    • 3.1.2. Recovery as a by-product of zinc
  • 3.2. Recycling and secondary recovery of gallium
  • 3.3. Refining and purification of recovered gallium

4. World gallium production

  • 4.1. World primary gallium production by country
  • 4.2. Secondary production and recycling of gallium
  • 4.3. Companies producing and recycling gallium
  • 4.4. Future production

5. Notes on producing countries

  • 5.1. Australia
  • 5.2. Belgium
  • 5.3. Bolivia
    • 5.3.1. South American Silver Corp. - Malku Khota
  • 5.4. Canada
    • 5.4.1. Molycorp Canada
    • 5.4.2. Potential gallium projects
      • 5.4.2.1. Orbite Aluminae
      • 5.4.2.2. 5N Plus and Rio Tinto Alcan
      • 5.4.2.3. China Minmetals Corp. - Izok Lake
      • 5.4.2.4. Pacific Booker Minerals - Morrison
      • 5.4.2.5. Other gallium occurrences
  • 5.5. China
    • 5.5.1. Producers of primary gallium
      • 5.5.1.1. Aluminium Corporation of China Limited (Chalco)
      • 5.5.1.2. Beijing JiYa Semiconductor Material Co., Ltd.
      • 5.5.1.3. China Crystal Technologies
      • 5.5.1.4. East Hope Mianchi Gallium Industry Co.
      • 5.5.1.5. Shanxi Jiahua Tianhe Electronic Materials
      • 5.5.1.6. Vital Materials
      • 5.5.1.7. Xiaoyi Xingan Gallium
      • 5.5.1.8. Zhuhai Fangyuan
    • 5.5.2. Gallium refiners
      • 5.5.2.1. Emei Semiconductor Material Factory and Institute X
      • 5.5.2.2. MCP Metals (Shenzen) - 5N Plus
      • 5.5.2.3. Nanjing Jin Mei Gallium
      • 5.5.2.4. Shandong Aluminium Plant Research Institute
      • 5.5.2.5. Sichuan Western Minmetals
      • 5.5.2.6. Sumika Electronic Materials (Shanghai)
      • 5.5.2.7. Tianjin Jinbolan Fine Chemical
  • 5.6. France
    • 5.6.1. Azelis Electronics
  • 5.7. Germany
    • 5.7.1. MCP HEK GmbH
    • 5.7.2. PPM Pure Metals GmbH
  • 5.8. Hungary
    • 5.8.1. MAL Hungarian Aluminium Ltd.
  • 5.9. India
    • 5.9.1. Hindalco Industries Limited
    • 5.9.2. National Aluminium Company Ltd. (NALCO)
    • 5.9.3. Vedanta Resources plc
  • 5.10. Japan
    • 5.10.1. Dowa Electronics Materials
    • 5.10.2. Furukawa Denshi
    • 5.10.3. Nichia Corporation
    • 5.10.4. Nippon Rare Metal
    • 5.10.5. Rasa Industries
    • 5.10.6. Sumitomo Metal Mining (SMM)
    • 5.10.7. Sumitomo Chemical
  • 5.11. Kazakhstan
    • 5.11.1. Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation PLC
  • 5.12. South Korea
    • 5.12.1. 5N Plus
    • 5.12.2. Molycorp Hyeongok
  • 5.13. Namibia
  • 5.14. Netherlands
  • 5.15. New Zealand
  • 5.16. Poland
  • 5.17. Russia
  • 5.18. Slovakia
    • 5.18.1. CMK
  • 5.19. Ukraine
  • 5.20. UK
    • 5.20.1. Mining & Chemical Products UK - 5N Plus
  • 5.21. USA
    • 5.21.1. Potential for primary gallium production
      • 5.21.1.1. Nyrstar NV
      • 5.21.1.2. Gold Canyon Resources Inc.
      • 5.21.1.3. Win Eldrich Mines
    • 5.21.2. Recycling and refining
      • 5.21.2.1. Molycorp

6. Gallium consumption

  • 6.1. Global gallium consumption by application
  • 6.2. Gallium consumption by region
    • 6.2.1. Japan
    • 6.2.2. USA
    • 6.2.3. China
    • 6.2.4. Europe
  • 6.3. Gallium market outlook to 2020
    • 6.3.1. MIMICs and FETs
    • 6.3.2. LEDs
      • 6.3.2.1. Backlighting
      • 6.3.2.2. General lighting
    • 6.3.3. Photovoltaics
    • 6.3.4. Other uses

7. Use of gallium in electronic devices

  • 7.1. Markets for gallium compound semiconductors
  • 7.2. Integrated circuits and transistors
    • 7.2.1. Digital ICs
    • 7.2.2. Discrete FETs
      • 7.2.2.1. MESFETs
      • 7.2.2.2. HEMTs, pHEMTs and mHEMTs
    • 7.2.3. MMICs
  • 7.3. Optoelectronics
    • 7.3.1. Light-emitting diodes (LEDs)
      • 7.3.1.1. LED drivers
      • 7.3.1.2. Markets for gallium-based LEDs
    • 7.3.2. Infrared emitting diodes (IREDs)
    • 7.3.3. Laser Diodes (LDs)
    • 7.3.4. Photodetectors
  • 7.4. Characteristics of gallium compound semiconductors, and their manufacturing processes
    • 7.4.1. Gallium arsenide
      • 7.4.1.1. Methods of growing single crystals of GaAs
    • 7.4.2. Gallium nitride
    • 7.4.3. Gallium antimonide
    • 7.4.4. Gallium phosphide
  • 7.5. Epitaxial layering
  • 7.6. Alternative semiconductor substrates
    • 7.6.1. Indium phosphide
    • 7.6.2. Organic LEDs (OLEDs)
    • 7.6.3. Sapphire
    • 7.6.4. Silicon carbide
    • 7.6.5. Silicon germanium

8. Companies consuming gallium and gallium compounds for semiconductors

  • 8.1. Producers of gallium compounds, substrates and wafers
    • 8.1.1. China
      • 8.1.1.1. Beijing Tongmei Xtal Technology
      • 8.1.1.2. China Crystal Technologies (CCT)
      • 8.1.1.3. Sino Nitride Semiconductor
      • 8.1.1.4. Xiamen Powerway Advanced Material
    • 8.1.2. Germany
      • 8.1.2.1. Freiberger Compound Materials (FCM)
      • 8.1.2.2. AZZURO Semiconductors
    • 8.1.3. Japan
      • 8.1.3.1. DOWA Electronics Materials
      • 8.1.3.2. Furukawa Denshi
      • 8.1.3.3. Hitachi Cable
      • 8.1.3.4. Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
      • 8.1.3.5. NGK Insulators
      • 8.1.3.6. Nichia
      • 8.1.3.7. Showa Denko
      • 8.1.3.8. Sumitomo Electric Industries (SEI)
      • 8.1.3.9. Sumitomo Chemical
    • 8.1.4. Poland
      • 8.1.4.1. Ammono
      • 8.1.4.2. TopGaN
    • 8.1.5. Russia
      • 8.1.5.1. GIRMET Ltd
    • 8.1.6. Slovakia
      • 8.1.6.1. CMK Ltd
      • 8.1.6.2. Phostec s.r.o.
    • 8.1.7. Taiwan
      • 8.1.7.1. Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC)
      • 8.1.7.2. Arima Optoelectronics Corporation (AOC)
      • 8.1.7.3. Giga Epitaxy Technology Corp. (GET)
      • 8.1.7.4. Millennium Communication (M-Com)
      • 8.1.7.5. Transcom
      • 8.1.7.6. Visual Photonics Epitaxy
      • 8.1.7.7. WIN Semiconductors Corp.
      • 8.1.7.8. Visual Photonics Epitaxy (VPEC)
    • 8.1.8. UK
      • 8.1.8.1. RF Micro Devices
      • 8.1.8.2. IQE plc
    • 8.1.9. USA
      • 8.1.9.1. AXT, Inc.
      • 8.1.9.2. Cree
      • 8.1.9.3. Efficient Power Conversion (EPC)
      • 8.1.9.4. Galaxy Compound Semiconductors
      • 8.1.9.5. Hitachi Cable America
      • 8.1.9.6. IntelliEPI
      • 8.1.9.7. Kopin Wireless
      • 8.1.9.8. M/A-COM Technology Solutions (MACOM)
      • 8.1.9.9. MTI Corp.
      • 8.1.9.10. Raytheon
      • 8.1.9.11. RF Micro Devices (RFMD)
      • 8.1.9.12. Spire Corporation
      • 8.1.9.13. TriQuint Semiconductors

9. Other applications for gallium

  • 9.1. Photovoltaic cells
    • 9.1.1. GaAs photovoltaic cells
  • 9.2. Magnets
  • 9.3. Other uses
    • 9.3.1. Batteries
    • 9.3.2. Catalysis
    • 9.3.3. Dental lasers
    • 9.3.4. Fusible alloys
    • 9.3.5. Pharmaceuticals
    • 9.3.6. Ski waxes
    • 9.3.7. Gallium alloys
    • 9.3.8. Electrodes
    • 9.3.9. Other minor uses of gallium and gallium compounds

10. International trade in gallium

11. Gallium prices and price trends

  • 11.1. Future price trends

Tables Listing

  • 1. Properties of gallium
  • 2. Indicative gallium content of GaAs wafer scrap
  • 3. World: Estimated production of primary and refined gallium, 2002 to 2013
  • 4. Estimated primary gallium production capacity, year-end 2008 to 2013
  • 5. Japan: Recycling of gallium, 2005 to 2012
  • 6. World: Estimated primary gallium capacity by company, 2013
  • 7. World: Gallium upgrading and recycling capacity, other than primary capacity, by company, 2013
  • 8. China: Exports of wrought gallium and products by company, 2013
  • 9. China: Producers of primary gallium, 2013
  • 10. Germany: Exports and imports of unwrought gallium by country, 2007 to 2013
  • 11. Japanese supply of gallium, 2004 to 2012
  • 12. Kazakhstan: Exports of other gallium, 2010 to 2013
  • 13. ENRC: Production of gallium by quarter, 2007 to 2013
  • 14. South Korea: Exports and imports of gallium by country, 2010 to 2013
  • 15. Russia: Exports of unwrought gallium, 2005 to 2011
  • 16. Slovakia: Inferred exports of unwrought gallium, 2007 to 2013
  • 17. CMK: Gallium Recycling and refining, 2005 to 2009
  • 18. Ukraine: Inferred exports of gallium to selected countries, 2007 to 2013
  • 19. UK: Exports and imports of gallium, 2007 to 2013
  • 20. USA: Imports of unwrought gallium and undoped gallium arsenide wafers, 2007 to 2013
  • 21. World: Estimated division of gallium consumption by application, 2013
  • 22. World: Estimated consumption of gallium by type of use, 2009 to 2012
  • 23. Japan: Consumption of gallium by mode of use, 2003 to 2009, and 2013
  • 24. World: Estimated sizes of markets for 4N gallium, 2009 to 2013
  • 25. Japanese demand for gallium by end use, 2003 to 2009 and 2013
  • 26. USA: Consumption of gallium by end use, 2004 to 2011
  • 27. China: Estimated division of consumption, 2013
  • 28. World: Forecast demand for gallium (4N basis), 2014 to 2020
  • 29. Some solid-state devices (and their applications) to be found in MMICs
  • 30. Commercial applications for gallium compound MMICs
  • 31. Approximate comparisons of incandescent, fluorescent and LED lighting
  • 32. Visible LEDs
  • 33. GaN LED Applications
  • 34. World: Largest GaAs foundries
  • 35. Major manufacturers of gallium compound substrates and wafers
  • 36. Beijing Tongmei (AXT): High-performance gallium compound semiconductor substrates
  • 37. GIRMET Ltd: Gallium-based SC and SI single crystals and wafers
  • 38. World: Production of solar cells by region, 2007 to 2012
  • 39. Principal companies producing CIGS solar cells
  • 40. Indium Corporation: Fusible alloys
  • 41. MCP Group: Eutectic gallium alloys
  • 42. Reporting countries: Trade in unwrought 3N/4N gallium metal, 2008 to 2013
  • 43. Germany and UK: Average value of international trade in unwrought gallium, 2011 to 2013
  • 44. Gallium prices, 2001 to 2014
  • 45. Gallium prices: Forecast, 2014 to 2020

Figures Listing

  • 1. World: Gallium: Comparison of estimated primary production capacity with consumption, 2008 to 2013
  • 2. World: Estimated production of primary and refined gallium, 2002 to 2013
  • 3. World: Distribution of primary gallium production capacity by country, 2008 to 2013
  • 4. Chalco: Gallium production, 2005 to 2012
  • 5. World: Estimated consumption of gallium by type of use, 2009 to 2012
  • 6. Gallium flowchart
  • 7. World: Estimated demand for gallium by region, 2004 to 2013
  • 8. USA: Consumption of gallium by use, 2004 to 2011
  • 9. World: Forecast gallium market by application and region, 2020
  • 10. Visible LEDs
  • 11. World: Approximate division of value of LED epitaxy by company
  • 12. Single crystal growth technologies
  • 13. World: Production of solar cells by type, 2007 to 2012
  • 14. World: Division of exports of 3N/4N gallium metal by country, 2013
  • 15. Gallium prices, 2001 to March 2014
  • 16. Gallium prices, 2010 to March 2014
  • 17. USA: Average value of imports of unwrought gallium, 2002 to February 2014
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