Silicon and Ferrosilicon: Market Research Report

Date: January 9, 2014
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Silicon and Ferrosilicon: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Silicon and Ferrosilicon in Metric Tons. The report analyzes the market for Silicon by the following End-Use Applications: Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors, and Others. Also the report analyzes the market for Ferrosilicon by the following End-Use Applications: Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. 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 60 companies including many key and niche players such as -
  • AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V
  • China National BlueStar (Group) Co., Ltd.
  • Dow Corning Corporation
  • Erdos Xijin Kuangye Co., Ltd.
  • Evonik Industries AG
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Silicon
Ferrosilicon

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Silicon and Ferrosilicon: Primarily Driven by End-Use Markets
Silicon and Ferrosilicon Production

Table 1. Leading Silicon Producing Countries in the World (2013): Volume Production in Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2. Leading Ferrosilicon Producing Countries in the World (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Recession in Retrospect and the Road Ahead
The 2007-2009 Recession
Market Demonstrates Strong Recovery in the Year 2010
Europe and the US Tested Again in 2011 & 2012 by the Eurozone Crisis & US Fiscal Cliff Concerns
Economic Uncertainty Slows Down Growth in the US Silicon and Ferrosilicon Market
Current Eurozone Economic Outlook Favors an Optimistic Outlook for Silicon and Ferrosilicon

Table 3. Business Climate Indicator in the Eurozone Area from January 2013 to May 2014: Breakdown by Month (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

US Economy Improves as Fiscal Cliff Concerns Recede to Background

Table 4. US Revisions of Debt Ceiling Limit (in US$ Billion) for the Years 2002-2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Outlook
Competitive Landscape
Globe Specialty Metals: A Leading Producer of Silicon Worldwide

Table 5. Leading Players in the Silicon Metal Market in the Western World (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production for AMG, Elkem (Bluestar), FerroAtlantica, Globe Specialty Metals and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6. Leading Players in the Global Semiconductor Polysilicon Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Hemlock, MEMC, Mitsubishi, REC, Tokuyama, Wacker and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. Leading Players in the Global Silicon Wafers Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for LG Siltron, MEMC, SEH, Siltronic, SUMCO and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES & DRIVERS

Robust Demand for Crude, Finished, and Recycled Steel: Strong Growth Driver for Ferrosilicon

Table 8. Global Consumption of Ferrosilicon in Steel Production by Select Countries: 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. Global Steel Production (in Million Metric Tons) by Region/Country: 2013Q1 & 2014Q1 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10. World Steel Demand in Million Metric Tons (MMT): 1970-2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11. Global Steel Consumption (2013 & 2020P): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption by End-use Segment - Construction, Transportation, Mechanical Engineering, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12. World Finished Steel Products Market: Volume Consumption (in Million Tonnes) for Years 2012 Through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. World Per-Capita Consumption (in Kilograms) of Apparent Steel by Region/Country: 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14. World Crude Steel Market: Annual Breakdown of Production Volume (in Million Tonnes) for Years 2010-2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. World Crude Steel Production (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Rising Demand for Recycled Steel Boosts Sales
Growing Proliferation of Semiconductors in Electronics and Communication Devices Spurs Demand for Silicon
Key Global Foundries

Table 16. Global Semiconductor Market by Region (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17. Global Semiconductor Industry (2010 & 2015): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Global Silicon Wafers Market on the Growth Trajectory

Table 18. Global Silicon Wafer Shipments for Semiconductor Applications (in Millions of Square Inches) from the Year 2006 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. Global Silicon Reclaim Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Growing Popularity of Silicon-On-Insulator Devices Promote Silicon Demand
Increase in Construction Activity Bodes Well for the Market

Table 20. Growth in the Global Construction Market by Sector (2013-2020) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. Percentage Share of Construction Spending by Region - 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Favorable Trends in the Solar PV Industry Strengthens Market Prospects

Table 22. International Targets for Solar Photovoltaics by Select Countries
Table 23. Global Solar Wafer Production (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Prices of PV Silicon Wafers to Remain Stable in 2014
Rising PV Installations: A Major Factor Responsible for Soaring Polysilicon Prices

Table 24. Global Polysilicon Production (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Growing Demand for Crystalline Silicon for the Production of Solar Cells
Increasing Government Investments in Solar Power Offers Potential Opportunities
Rapid Growth in Solar Industry in China and Japan to Fuel Demand for Polysilicon
Companies Focus on Extensive R&D in Advanced Solar Technologies
Improvement in Global GDP Performance Bodes Well in the Short Term

Table 25. World Real GDP Growth Rates in % (2012 & 2015): Breakdown by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26. World GDP (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Nominal GDP Value by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Steady Acceleration in Global PMI Benefits Market Growth

Table 27. Global Purchasing Managers Index (PMI): Breakdown of Monthly PMI Data by Country for the Year 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28. Global Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) (January-June 2014) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Developing Countries Continue to Drive Market Growth
Surge in Urbanization and Infrastructure Development Powers Demand Growth

Table 29. Population, GDP Per-Capita, Urbanization, & Steel Use Per Capita for Select Countries: 2012 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30. Increase in Urban Population in Major Countries in Asia-Pacific (in Millions) Over the Period 2012-2020P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31. Construction Spending by Country in Asia in US$ Billion: 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Recovering Automotive Production Augurs Well for the Market

Table 32. Global Passenger Car Production in Thousand Units: 2012, 2015 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33. Global Commercial Vehicle Production in Thousand Units: 2012, 2015 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Steady Demand from End-use Industries Propels Growth in Silicon Carbide Market

Table 34. Global Silicon Carbide Semiconductor Device Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by End-use Application Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Silicon Thin-Films Witnesses Turbulent Times

3. KEY ISSUES AND THREATS CONFRONTING THE MARKET

Silicon and Ferrosilicon Prices: Highly Sensitive to Soaring Energy Costs
Rising Polysilicon Prices Driving the Shift towards Upgraded Metallurgical Silicon
Amorphous Silicon Thin-Film Market Shrinking!
Smaller Companies Face High Entry Barriers to Establish New Polysilicon Production Capacities
Thin Film PV: A Threat to Crystalline Silicon Technology
Comparison between Crystalline Silicon and Thin Film Technologies

Table 35. Comparison Chart of Solar Cell Efficiencies for Crystalline Silicon and Thin Films with respect to Temperature (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36. Efficiency Drop of Crystalline Silicon Technology with respect to Different Conditions

Growing Popularity of Silicon-Free Defoamers Casts a Dampener

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Silicon
Definition
Physical Properties
Production Process
Production of High Purity Float Zone (HPFZ) Silicon
Chemical Variants
Silicon Carbide
Applications of SiC
Fumed and Activated Silica
Silicon Substitutes
Medicinal Properties
Ferrosilicon
Ferrosilicon Substitutes

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS

Cabot Unveils CAB-O-SIL® CLARUS™ Fumed Silica
Mitsubishi Electric Unveils SiC Modules for Home Appliances
Bridgelux and Toshiba Launch GaN on Silicon LED Chip
Fresco Microchip Unveils FM5150A Silicon Tuner
WACKER to Launch Several New Silicone Products for Hair-care and Cosmetics Industry
WACKER to Launch Several New Silicones for Baby Care, Food and Automotive Applications
WACKER to Launch Specialty Silicone Elastomers
Cree Launches 150-mm Silicon Carbide Epitaxial Wafers
MEMC Electronic Materials Launches MEMC FOX-Si
bSolar Introduces New Bifacial Silicon Solar Cells
Dow Corning’s XIAMETER® Expands Range of Silicone Products

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Uz-Shindong Silicon to Establish Silicon Plant in Tashkent
Evonik and GCL Ink Letter of Intent to Establish Silica Production Facility
FerroAtlántica to Invest in Silicon Metal Factory in North America
Elkem Enters into Joint Venture with Grupo Andreani and Grupo Araujo
MFC Industrial Enters into an Agreement to Acquire FESIL AS
Jubilee Platinum Expands Production of Ferrosilicon at Middelburg Smelter in South Africa
Erdos Metallurgy Plans to Acquire Qinghai Baitong High Purity Materials Development
Micrel Inks a Definitive Take Over Agreement with Discera
Mellanox Technologies Takes over Kotura
Micron Technology Takes over Elpida Memory
Microchip Technology to Acquire Novocell
Cadence to Acquire Evatronix’s IP Business Portfolio
First Solar Takes over TetraSun
Kaiam Completes Acquisition of GC Holdings
NeoPhotonics to Acquire LAPIS Semiconductor’s Semiconductor Optical Components Business
Shunfeng Photovoltaic Collaborates with Ningxia Longi Silicon Materials
POSCO, Kyrgyzstan Government and National Mineral Processing Research Center Ink MoU
Privat Restarts Ferrosilicon and Silico-Manganese Production at Zaporozhye and Stakhanov Plants
MEMC Undergoes Name Change to SunEdison
Nippon Denko Completes Takeover of Chuo Denki Kogyo
Ceradyne Takes Over Stake in Graphite Machining Services and Innovations
Globe Specialty Metals Completes Acquisition of Timminco
Globe Specialty Metals Takes over Stake in Becancour Silicon Metals
Microchip Technology Acquires Standard Microsystems Corporation
Silicon Laboratories Ink Definitive Take over Agreement with Ember
Sino-American Silicon Products Takes over Covalent Silicon
Snam Alloys Expands Ferrosilicon Manganese Production Capacity
Ankur Uzra to Establish Ferrosilicon Manufacturing Unit in West Bengal, India
Yunnan Aluminum Enters into a JV with Yunnan Metallurgical
Globe Specialty Metals Resumes Production at Bridgeport, Alabama Facility
Globe Specialty Metals Acquires Stake in Timminco’s Quebec Silicon
Synopsys Inks a Takeover and Merger Agreement with Magma Design Automation
Enpirion Enters into Partnership with JiangyinChangdian Advanced Packaging
WACKER Enters into Partnership with Siliconas Silam
Safran and GE Enter into Joint Venture with Nippon Carbon
OM Materials Sdn Bhd Inks Agreement with Hanwa
OM Materials and Syarikat Sesco Bhd Ink Power Purchase Agreement
SINTEF Materials & Chemistry Inks Supply Agreement with ECN
Kotura Inks Distribution Agreement with Nissho Electronics
Dow Corning Enters into a Purchase Deal with AIXTRON SE
WACKER Upgrades and Expands Polymer/Silicon Business in Korea
REC to Inaugurate Silicon Technologies Applications and Research Center
Tokuyama Commences Phase 2 Construction of Polycrystalline Silicon Facility
WACKER Strengthens Partnership with Silicones Compounder TSF
WACKER Chemie Commences Operations at Nunchritz Production Facility
SKP Group to Invest for Expanding Capacity
Cabot and China National Bluestar Partner to Expand Fumed Silica Project in China
Timminco Bankrupt, Files for Protection

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N. V. (The Netherlands)
China National BlueStar (Group) Co. , Ltd. (China)
The Lanzhou BlueStar Silicon Materials Co. , Ltd. (China)
Elkem AS (Norway)
Dow Corning Corporation (US)
Hemlock Semiconductor Corporation (US)
Erdos Xijin Kuangye Co. , Ltd. (China)
Evonik Industries AG (Germany)
Ferroatlantica Group S. A (Spain)
Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. (US)
Globe Metallurgical Inc. (US)
Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (Japan)
Mitsubishi Polysilicon America Corporation (US)
OSAKA Titanium Technologies Co. , Ltd. (Japan)
REC Silicon ASA (USA)
Simcoa (Silicon Metal Company of Australia) Operations Pty Ltd. (Australia)
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. (Japan)
Sinosteel Zunyi Ferroalloy Co. , Ltd. (China)
Sumco Corporation (Japan)
Sumco Techxiv Corporation (Japan)
SunEdison LLC (US)
The FESIL Group (Norway)
The Rima Group (Brazil)
Tokuyama Corporation (Japan)
Wacker Chemie AG (Germany)

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 37. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon and Ferrosilicon by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38. World Historic Review for Silicon and Ferrosilicon by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39. World 15-Year Perspective for Silicon and Ferrosilicon by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 41. World Historic Review for Silicon by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42. World 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon in Metallurgy by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44. World Historic Review for Silicon in Metallurgy by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45. World 15-Year Perspective for Silicon in Metallurgy by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 46. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon in Chemicals by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47. World Historic Review for Silicon in Chemicals by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48. World 15-Year Perspective for Silicon in Chemicals by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 49. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon in Semiconductors by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50. World Historic Review for Silicon in Semiconductors by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51. World 15-Year Perspective for Silicon in Semiconductors by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 52. World Recent Past, Current And Future Analysis for Silicon in Other Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 53. World Historic Review for Silicon in Other Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 54. World 15-Year Perspective for Silicon in Other Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 55. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 56. World Historic Review for Ferrosilicon by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 57. World 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 58. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon in Ferrous Foundry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 59. World Historic Review for Ferrosilicon in Ferrous Foundry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 60. World 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon in Ferrous Foundry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 61. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon in Steel Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 62. World Historic Review for Ferrosilicon in Steel Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63. World 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon in Steel Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 64. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon in Other Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 65. World Historic Review for Ferrosilicon in Other Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 66. World 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon in Other Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Market Overview
Conventional and Emerging Applications Fuel Growth
Key Producers in the US
Production Statistics

Table 67. US Ferrosilicon Production in '000 Metric Tons (2008-2010) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 68. US Average Silicon and Ferrosilicon Prices for the Years 2009 through 2013E (Cents per lb Si) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Construction Market to Provide Encouraging Prospects

Table 69. US Construction Spending by Type of Construction (2012 & 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Annual Spending for Non-Residential and Residential Construction (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 70. Residential Construction in the US (2007-2013): Number of Housing Starts by Type - Single-Family Units and Multi-Family Units (in ‘000) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 71. Non-Residential Construction in the US (2010-2012): Construction Value by Segment (in US$ Billion) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 72. Projected Growth of the US Construction Market by Sector (2012-2020) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Fiscal Cliff, Sequestration Cuts & Debt Ceiling Issues: The US Auto Industry Withstands It All

Table 73. US Revisions of Debt Ceiling Limit (In US$ Billion) for the Years 2002-2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Automotive Aluminum – A Key User of Silicon
Reduced Investments in Argentinean Electricity Generation and Transmission Systems to Impact Production
US Announces Antidumping Duties on Ferrosilicon Imports from Venezuela and Russia
US-based Businesses to Benefit from Antidumping Duties on Silicon and Ferrosilicon Imports from Foreign Countries
Near-term Impact of Ferrosilicon Antidumping Duties on Prices
Trade Statistics

Table 74. US Exports of Silicon (Not Less Than 99. 99% Pure) (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 75. US Imports of Silicon (Not Less Than 99. 99% Pure) (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 76. US Exports of Ferrosilicon (More Than 55% Of Silicon) (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 77. US Imports of Ferrosilicon (More than 55% of Silicon): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 78. US Exports of Ferrosilicon (55% or Less of Silicon) (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 79. US Imports of Ferrosilicon (55% or Less of Silicon) (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 80. US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 81. US Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 82. US 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 83. US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon by End-use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 84. US Historic Review for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 85. US 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
An Overview of the Canadian Steel Industry
Recovery in Construction Activity to Drive Demand

Table 86. Housing Starts in Canada (2008-2013): Breakdown of Number of Housing Starts in ‘000s (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Trade Statistics

Table 87. Canadian Exports of Silicon (Not Less Than 99. 99% Pure) (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 88. Canadian Imports of Silicon (Not Less Than 99. 99% Pure) (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 89. Canadian Exports of Ferrosilicon (More Than 55% Of Silicon) (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 90. Canadian Imports of Ferrosilicon (More than55% of Silicon) (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 91. Canadian Exports of Ferrosilicon (55% or Less of Silicon) (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 92. Canadian Imports of Ferrosilicon (55% or Less of Silicon) (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Strategic Corporate Development
B. Market Analytics

Table 93. Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 94. Canadian Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 95. Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 96. Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 97. Canadian Historic Review for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 98. Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Imports

Table 99. Japanese Imports of Ferrosilicon (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Imports by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Japan Resumes Trade with China
Low Prices Drive Steel Manufacturers to Substitute Ferrosilicon with Silicon Carbide
Natural Calamities Shake Silicon Wafer Production in 2011
An Overview of the Steel Industry in Japan

Table 100. Japanese Steel Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Product Type - Flat Products and Long Products (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 101. Japanese Steel Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Construction – A Key End-user for Steel

Table 102. Annual Housing Construction Starts in Japan (2008-2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Overview of Japanese Automotive Industry
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 103. Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 104. Japanese Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 105. Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 106. Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 107. Japanese Historic Review for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 108. Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Ferrosilicon Prices Poised to Rise

Table 109. European Market Prices for Silicon and Ferrosilicon (in € per Ton) for the Years 2010 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 110. Leading Ferrosilicon Suppliers to the EU (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Current Eurozone Economic Outlook Favors an Optimistic Outlook for Silicon and Ferrosilicon

Table 111. Business Climate Indicator in the Eurozone Area from January 2013 to May 2014: Breakdown by Month (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

European Commission Levies Antidumping Duties on Ferrosilicon Imports from Russia and China
Construction Market Steadily Moves Away from Shadows of Debt Crisis

Table 112. Construction Industry in Europe (2010-2015E): Percentage Change of Construction Output by Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Recovery in Automotive Production to Drive Demand
B. Market Analytics

Table 113. European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon and Ferrosilicon by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 114. European Historic Review for Silicon and Ferrosilicon by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 115. European 15-Year Perspective for Silicon and Ferrosilicon by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 116. European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 117. European Historic Review for Silicon by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 118. European 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 119. European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 120. European Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 121. European 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 122. European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 123. European Historic Review for Ferrosilicon by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 124. European 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 125. European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 126. European Historic Review for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 127. European 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4A. FRANCE

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
B. Market Analytics

Table 128. French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 129. French Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 130. French 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 131. French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 132. French Historic Review for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 133. French 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4B. GERMANY

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 134. German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 135. German Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 136. German 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 137. German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 138. German Historic Review for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 139. German 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4C. ITALY

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
B. Market Analytics

Table 140. Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 141. Italian Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 142. Italian 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 143. Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 144. Italian Historic Review for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 145. Italian 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4D. THE UNITED KINGDOM

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
B. Market Analytics

Table 146. UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 147. UK Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 148. UK 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 149. UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 150. UK Historic Review for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 151. UK 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4E. SPAIN

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Development
Ferroatlantica Group S. A – A Key Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 152. Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 153. Spanish Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 154. Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 155. Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 156. Spanish Historic Review for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 157. Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4F. RUSSIA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
B. Market Analytics

Table 158. Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 159. Russian Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 160. Russian 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 161. Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 162. Russian Historic Review for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 163. Russian 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4G. REST OF EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Norway
Norwegian Researcher Develops Novel Silicon Preparation Method
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 164. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 165. Rest of Europe Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 166. Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 167. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 168. Rest of Europe Historic Review for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 169. Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Silicon Price Continue to Rise through 2013 as South China Producers Cut Output
Low Demand Pushes Down Prices of 3303 Grade Silicon Metal
Asia-Pacific Continues to be the Growth Engine of Automotive Market, Bodes Well for the Market
B. Market Analytics

Table 170. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon and Ferrosilicon by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 171. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Silicon and Ferrosilicon by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 172. Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Silicon and Ferrosilicon by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 173. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 174. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Silicon by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 175. Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 176. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 177. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 178. Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 179. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 180. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Ferrosilicon by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 181. Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 182. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 183. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 184. Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5A. CHINA

A. Market Analysis
An Overview
Silicon Market
Ferrosilicon Market
WTO Asks China to Remove Export Restrictions on Silicon
China - The Global Leader in Steel Demand and Supply

Table 185. Chinese Crude Steel Production (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production by Grade Category (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 186. Chinese Crude Steel Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production by Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Finished Steel Materials Imports to Witness Protective Tariff Prior to Re-export
Solar Cells-The ‘Evergreen’ Market for Silicon
Market Volatility Drives Organic Silicon Producers towards Downstream Products
Polysilicon and Monocrystalline Markets: An Overview
Poor Quality Encourages Polysilicon Imports
China to Impose Duties on Imported Polysilicon
Challenges Confronting Chinese Polysilicon Manufacturers
China Limits Polysilicon Production Capacity
Industrial Recombination to Improve Competitiveness
Chinese Government Initiates Measures to Control Environmental Pollution
Production Bases Shift Northwards
Regulations Add to the Misery of Chinese Manufacturers
Capacity Additions to Push Up Ferrosilicon Exports

Table 187. Chinese Ferrosilicon Exports (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 188. Leading Exporters of Ferrosilicon in China (2014): Ranked on the Basis of Export Volumes (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 189. Volume Exports of Ferrosilicon (in MT) from China during June 2013 through June 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Government Restrictions Bring Steep Rise in Ferrosilicon Prices
Chinese Ferrosilicon Suppliers Faces Threat from New Facilities in Malaysia
Poor Demand from Steel Mills to Impact Ferrosilicon Prices
An Overview of the Chinese Construction Industry
Automotive Market in China
China’s Dominance as the World’s Most Important Auto Market Bodes Well for Silicon and Ferrosilicon Demand

Table 190. China’s Emerging Dominance in the World Luxury Car Market: Percentage Market Share Comparison of China Vs. Other Countries for the Years 2002, 2013 & 2020F (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 191. Importance of Chinese Passenger Cars Market to Domestic Economic Growth As Measured by the Value of Car Sales as a Percentage of GDP for the Years 2003, 2011 & 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 192. Growing Chinese Appetite for SUVs: Percentage Market Share Comparison of Unit Sales of SUVs Vs. Sedan, and MPV for the Years 2013 & 2020F (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 193. Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 194. Chinese Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 195. Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 196. Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 197. Chinese Historic Review for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 198. Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5B. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Focus on Select Markets
India
Silicon Materials Sector Offers Immense Potential
Anti-Dumping Duties on Imports
Indian Ferrosilicon Market Continues to Remain Sluggish
An Overview of the Indian Steel Industry
South Korea

Table 199. South Korean Imports of Ferrosilicon (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Imports by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Kyrgyzstan
New Aluminum-ferrosilicon Facility to Drive Development in Kyrgyzstan
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 200. Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 201. Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 202. Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 203. Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 204. Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 205. Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. THE MIDDLE EAST

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Construction Sector: Opportunities for Growth
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 206. Middle East Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 207. Middle East Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 208. Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 209. Middle East Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 210. Middle East Historic Review for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 211. Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon by End-use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. LATIN AMERICA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Focus on Select Regional Markets
Brazil
Mega Sporting Event Trigger Construction Demand

Table 212. Brazil Short Term Construction Expenditure for FIFA 2014 Football World Cup and Rio 2016 Olympic Games by Project Type (2010-2016): Percentage Breakdown of Spending on Subways, Highways, Stadiums, and Airports (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Snapshot of Major Construction Projects Underway in Brazil
Brief Overview of the Auto Market in Brazil
Mexico
An Overview of the Construction Sector
The Rima Group - A Key Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 213. Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 214. Latin American Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 215. Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 216. Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 217. Latin American Historic Review for Ferrosilicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 218. Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Ferrosilicon by End-use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 60 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 66)
The United States (13)
Japan (7)
Europe (16)
  France (2)
  Germany (5)
  Spain (2)
  Rest of Europe (7)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (25)
Latin America (4)
Africa (1)
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