Germanium: Market Research Report

Date: January 6, 2014
Pages: 185
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Germanium: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Germanium in Kilograms by the following End-Use Segments: Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other Uses. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 16 companies including many key and niche players such as -
  • Chemical and Technical Developments Ltd.
  • GFI Advanced Technologies Inc.
  • Indium Corporation
  • Japan Algae Co., Ltd.
  • Novotech, Inc.
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Fiber Optic Systems
Polymerization Catalysts
Infrared Optics
Electronics/Solar Applications
Other Uses (Phosphors, Metallurgy, & Chemotherapy)

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

A Prelude
Current & Future Analysis
Analysis by Geographic Region
Analysis by End-Use Application
China – The Largest Market for Germanium

Table 1. Global Germanium Production for the Years 2007 through 2012 in Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2. Global Germanium Market (2012): Refinery Production by Country for China, Russia, US and Others in Kilograms (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Germanium Industry in the Year 2013
Supply Situation
Germanium Market Exhibits Price Volatility

2. MARKET DYNAMICS

World Economic Outlook
Resurgence in Growth Fundamentals Encourages an Optimistic Market Outlook for the Year 2014 & Beyond
Improvement in GDP Performance Bodes Well for the Market

Table 3. World Real GDP Growth Rates in % by Country (2013 & 2014E) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Impact of the Europe’s Debt Crisis
Asia-Pacific Spearheads Global Germanium Demand

3. A REVIEW OF MAJOR END-USE SECTORS

Electronic Components – A Key End-Use Market for Germanium
Growing Adoption of Advanced Electronic Devices Drive Demand for Germanium
Growing Use of Graphene in Electronics

Table 4. Global Passive Components Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Share by Region - Asia-Pacific, Europe, Americas and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

SiGe Offering Bright Prospects for the Electronics Industry
SiGe Technology Supports Growth of Germanium
SiGe Technology to Revolutionize Data Processing Applications
Next Generation Superchips
Demand and Consumption
Search for Supplemental Germanium Reserves
Electronic Capacitors – A Review
Growth in Telecom Sector Drives Demand for Germanium
Semiconductor – A Key Application Market
Solar Cells Propel Need for Germanium Substrates
Optical Coatings: Current Scenario and Prospects
Medical Fiber Optics - An Emerging End-Use Market for Germanium
New Uses for Germanium
Germanium Use in PET Bottles Witnesses Hard Time

4. TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS/CHALLENGES

Silicon-Germanium Transistor Achieves Record Speed Levels
Scientists Develop Thin Films of Germanium for Flexible Electronics
Innovative Epitaxy Process to Integrate GeSn MOSPET Devices on Silicon
Self-Assembled Microbonded Ge-Si Heterojunction Photodiode
Development of Laser-Compatible Germanium
Germanium Laser - Engineering Challenges
Germanane to Provide Electron Transportation
Germanium Transistors to Boost Computer Speed
HPGe Detectors for Homeland Security
Wider Applications of Germanium in Primary and Recovered Production
Research Proves Germanium’s Transition under Pressure as per Theory

5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Germanium – A Technical Primer
Physical Constants of Germanium
Atomic Structure of Germanium
Occurrence
Common Ores of Germanium
Isotopes of Germanium
Germanium Compounds
Germanium Tetrachloride
History of Germanium
Extraction of Germanium
From Zinc Ores
The Process…
Synthetic Method
Innovative Germanium Recovery Process from Bell Labs
Germanium Manufactured in Spherical Form
Applications of Germanium
Solid-State Electronics – The First Known Application of Germanium…
Electronic Applications Soar Popularity of Germanium
Substitutes Dent Germanium’s Popularity
Fiber Optics & Infrared Optics – Breathing New Life…
Military Sector – Largest End User of Germanium Infrared Optics
Automobile Sector – Not Far Behind
Other End-Use Applications of Germanium
As a Catalyst
As a Bacteriocide
Environmental Concerns

6. MAJOR END-USE MARKETS

Fiber Optic Systems - On a Fast Track
Breakthrough Technology in Telecommunications
Communication Systems - Booster to Optic Fiber Technology
Polymerization Catalysts
Infrared Optics
Exploiting Germanium Property in Space Research Operations
For Military Surveillance
Electronics and Solar Electrical Applications
Electrical Applications
Semiconductors - Backbone of the Electronics Industry
Usage of Germanium in Semiconductors
Diodes
Germanium - Economical Substrate for LEDs
Germanium-Carbon Diodes
Germanium Resistance Sensors
Transistors
Germanium and Silicon Transistors in Music Industry
Si-Ge Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors
IBM Develops High-Speed Transistors
Germanium Detectors
J16 Series
Solar Cells
Other End-Use Applications
Jewelry Products
Optical Discs
Conventional Concave Mirrors
Germanium-Carbon Composites

7. SILICON - GERMANIUM TECHNOLOGY

SiGe Technology First Conceptualized by Optoelectronics
IBM - Pioneer in Commercializing SiGe Technology
SiGe ICs- A Substitute to Multiple Components
Integration Capabilities of SiGe
Other Advantages
IBM and Leica Geosystems Explore Si-Ge Technology for GPS
Performance Gains of SiGe BiCMOS Circuits
Philips Releases Latest BiCMOS Process

8. GERMANIUM IN MEDICINE

Organic and Inorganic Germanium
Benefits of Organic Germanium
A Powerful Antioxidant
Dietary Supplement
Cellular Oxygen Catalyst
Superior Cellular Support Nutrient
Super Nutrient
Impulse Stimulator
In Digestive Process
Removes Harmful Toxins
In Diagnosis of Diseases
Treatment of Cancer
Curing Heart Disease
In Treatment of AIDS and Other Diseases
Germanium Health Bracelet
Germanium Bath
Germanium Sesquioxide
Bis-Beta Carboxyethyl Germanium Sesquioxide
Colloidal Germanium
Use of Organic Germanium (Ge-132) in Cosmetic Products
Adverse Effects of Inorganic Germanium

9. SUBSTITUTES OF GERMANIUM

Polymerization Catalysts Substitutes
Substitute to SiGe Chips

10. PRODUCT LAUNCHES

Knight Optical Introduces New Germanium Products Range
IMEC, AIST and Katholiek University of Leuven Develop New Technique
Imec Reveals Strained Germanium p-channel FinFETs
NATS Launches Hawk Gamma Spectrometer
Buffalo FX Launches B1 Germanium Booster

11. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Air Liquide to Take Over Voltaix
GigOptix Inks Licensing Agreement with IBM
Indium Takes Over Manufacturing Facility in New York
Umicore Announces Plans to Consolidate Germanium Optics Manufacturing in US
Yunnan Lincang Xinyuan Germanium Industrial Commences Construction of National Germanium Base in China
Sparton Energy Signs MoU with Voltaix
Yunnan Chihong Zinc and Germanium to Acquire Xinhu Mining
Umicore to Centralize Production of Germanium- based Optics Products in Quapaw

12. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

Chemical and Technical Developments Ltd (UK)
GFI Advanced Technologies Inc. (US)
Indium Corporation (US)
Japan Algae Co. , Ltd. (Japan)
Novotech, Inc. (US)
Photonic Sense GmbH (Germany)
PPM Pure Metals GmbH (Germany)
Teck Resources Limited (Canada)
Umicore SA (Belgium)
Umicore Electro-Optic Materials (Belgium)
Voltaix, LLC (US)
Yunnan Chihong Zinc and Germanium Co. , Ltd (China)
Yunnan Lincang Xinyuan Germanium Industry Co. , Ltd. (China)

13. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 5. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6. World Historic Review for Germanium by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. World 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium in Fiber Optic Systems by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. World Historic Review for Germanium in Fiber Optic Systems by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10. World 15-Year Perspective For Germanium In Fiber Optic Systems By Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium in Polymerization Catalysts by Geographic Region - Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12. World Historic Review for Germanium in Polymerization Catalysts by Geographic Region - Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. World 15-Year Perspective for Germanium in Polymerization Catalysts by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium in Infrared Optics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. World Historic Review for Germanium in Infrared Optics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16. World 15-Year Perspective for Germanium in Infrared Optics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium in Electronics/ Solar Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. World Historic Review for Germanium in Electronics/Solar Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. World 15-Year Perspective for Germanium in Electronics/Solar Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium in Other End-Use Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. World Historic Review for Germanium in Other End-Use Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22. World 15-Year Perspective for Germanium in Other End-Use Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Sources of Germanium in the US

Table 23. US Germanium Refinery Production (2006-2012) (in kilograms) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Recycling. . . .
Pricing Scenario

Table 24. US Germanium Market (2010-2013): Prices for Zone Refined and Dioxide (Electronic Grade) in US$ per Kilogram (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Import and Export Scenario

Table 25. US Imports of Germanium for the Years 2007 through 2013 in Kilograms (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26. US Exports of Germanium for the Years 2007 through 2013 in Kilograms (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27. US Exports of Germanium Oxides and Zirconium Dioxide (2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28. US Imports of Germanium Oxides and Zirconium Dioxide (2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Product Launch
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 29. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/ Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30. US Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31. US 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Import & Export Scenario

Table 32. Canadian Exports of Germanium Oxides and Zirconium Dioxide (2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Annual Export Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33. Canadian Imports of Germanium Oxides and Zirconium Dioxide (2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Annual Import Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Teck Resources Limited – A Key Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 34. Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/ Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35. Canadian Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36. Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Car Safety Systems to Spur Growth
Product Launch
Japan Algae Co. , Ltd. – A Key Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 37. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/ Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38. Japanese Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39. Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

Market Analysis

Table 40. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, Belgium, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 41. European Historic Review for Germanium by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, Belgium, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42. European 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, Belgium, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44. European Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45. European 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4A. FRANCE

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Product Launch
B. Market Analytics

Table 46. French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47. French Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48. French 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4B. GERMANY

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 49. German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/ Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50. German Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51. German 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4C. ITALY

Market Analysis

Table 52. Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 53. Italian Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 54. Italian 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4D. THE UNITED KINGDOM

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Product Launch
Chemical and Technical Developments Ltd – A Major UK Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 55. UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 56. UK Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 57. UK 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4E. SPAIN

Market Analysis

Table 58. Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 59. Spanish Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 60. Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4F. RUSSIA

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Russia Removes Import Duty on Germanium
B. Market Analytics

Table 61. Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/ Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 62. Russian Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63. Russian 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4G. BELGIUM

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Product Launch
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 64. Belgian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/ Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 65. Belgian Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 66. Belgian 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4H. REST OF EUROPE

Market Analysis

Table 67. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 68. Rest of Europe Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 69. Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

Market Analysis

Table 70. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by Geographic Region - China, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 71. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Germanium by Geographic Region - China, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 72. Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for China, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 73. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 74. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 75. Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5A. CHINA

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Overview of Germanium Market
Chinese Germanium Industry Flexes Muscles
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 76. Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 77. Chinese Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 78. Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5B. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

Market Analysis

Table 79. Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 80. Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 81. Rest of Asia-Pacific15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. LATIN AMERICA

Market Analysis

Table 82. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 83. Latin American Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 84. Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REST OF WORLD

Market Analysis

Table 85. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 86. Rest of World Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use Application - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Kilograms for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 87. Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other End-Use Applications Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 16 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 19)
The United States (5)
Canada (1)
Japan (1)
Europe (8)
  France (1)
  Germany (2)
  The United Kingdom (2)
  Rest of Europe (3)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (4)
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