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August 18, 2014 10:00 ET

Global Carbon Black Data Book 2014

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwired - Aug. 18, 2014) - Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Carbon Black Data Book 2014" report to their offering.

This report is an essential resource for anyone involved in the carbon black industry. Published annually and updated quarterly, the report provides extensive proprietary data on carbon black capacity, capacity utilization, production, trade, demand, market share, and pricing.

This 360-page report provides an up-to-date overview of the $16 billion global market for carbon black, a reinforcing filler and pigment used mainly in the rubber, plastics, paint, and ink industries.

The report provides detailed coverage for 27 leading countries, as well as demand for 14 smaller national markets. Historical data are provided for all years from 2003 through 2013, while forecasts are provided for all years from 2014 through 2020, as well as 2025. Data provided for each country and region include carbon black capacity by company and plant, capacity utilization, production, imports, exports, apparent consumption, demand by market (passenger tires, truck/bus tires, other tires, non-tire rubber, and specialty applications) and demand by grade (tread, carcass, and other), as well as market value and average pricing. Note that this report includes only furnace black and so excludes small volume specialty blacks such as thermal black, acetylene black, lamp black, gas black, channel black, etc.

Major features of the report include:

  • A separate Excel spreadsheet containing all of the report's statistical data as well as extensive supplemental data;
  • Capacity by plant, by company, and by region, including grades produced (where available);
  • A complete list of recent capacity expansions and plant closures, as well as status updates for future expansions, including their effect on capacity;
  • Company sales and market share in US dollars for North America, South America, European Union, Eastern Europe, Asia (China, India, and Japan), and Africa/Mideast;
  • Carbon black imports by source and exports by destination for 51 countries;
  • Monthly imports and exports for major countries for 2012 and 2013 (spreadsheet only);
  • A comprehensive listing of recent & proposed tire plant capacity expansions, including company, location, tire types, budget, and ramp-up schedule;
  • New to the 2014 edition: historical data and forecasts for motor vehicle production and motor vehicles in use by world, region, and major country;
  • New to the 2014 edition: forecast years now include all years from 2014 through 2020.

Countries/Regions Covered:

  • North America: Canada, Mexico, United States;
  • South America: Argentina, Brazil, Other;
  • European Union: Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, United Kingdom, Other;
  • Eastern Europe: Russia, Other;
  • Asia: Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Other;
  • Africa/Mideast: Egypt, South Africa, Turkey, Other.

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