Zirconium: Market Research Report

Date: January 5, 2016
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Zirconium: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Zirconium in Metric Tons by the following End-Use Segments: Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-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 53 companies including many key and niche players such as -
  • Alkane Resources Ltd.
  • Allegheny Technologies, Inc.
  • Astron Ltd.
  • Australian Zircon NL
  • Bemax Resources Limited
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Ceramics
Refractories
Foundry
Chemicals
Others Applications

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Zirconium: Strong, Malleable, Ductile Metal with Excellent Corrosion Resistance
Properties of Zirconium
Myriad End-Use Applications Drive Healthy Growth in Market Demand
Major End-Use Applications of Zirconium: Fast Facts
Zirconium Alloys
Zirconium Replacing Harmful Chemicals in Daily Lives
Zirconium Emerges as Eco-Friendly Metal
Zirconium Oxygen Sensors
Air/Fuel Sensor
Zirconium-Ceramic
Zirconia as a Catalyst
Flap Discs
Zirconia-Based Phases for Ion-Exchange Chromatography
Newer Uses of Zirconium Dioxide
Other Noteworthy End-Use Industries that Use Zirconium along with the Respective Application Areas
China: Largest Market for Zirconium Worldwide
Australia and South Africa: Dominant Countries Worldwide in Terms of Zirconium Reserves and Production

Table 1. Global Zirconium Reserves by Country (2016E): Breakdown of Reserves (in Thousand Metric Tons) for Australia, China, India, Mozambique, South Africa, the US, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2. Global Zirconium Mine Production by Country (2016E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Mine Production (in Thousand Metric Tons) for Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Mozambique, South Africa, the US, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3. Global Zircon Production (in Thousand Metric Tons) for the Period 2006 to 2016E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Global Market Outlook
Reviving Global Economy to Benefit Demand for Zirconium

Table 4. World Real GDP Growth Rates in % (2014-2017P): Breakdown by Country/Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. COMPETITION

Competitive Landscape: Iluka Resources is the Market Leader

Table 5. Leading Zircon Companies Worldwide (2015E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand for Iluka Resources, Richards Bay Minerals, Tronox Western Australia Pty Ltd, Cristal Australia Pty Ltd, Kenmare Resources, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Recent Zircon Sand Projects by Leading Companies: A Brief Overview
Alkane Resources Modifies Dubbo Project Construction Design
Global Leading Zircon Producers Reduce Prices in Early 2016

3. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES & DRIVERS

Growing Volume Consumption of Ceramic Tiles Drives Demand for Zirconium

Table 6. Global Volume Consumption (in Million Square Feet) of Ceramic Tiles: 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Steady Growth in Refractories & Foundries Support Market Expansion
Investment Casting: A Major Growth Area for Zirconium in the Foundries Segment
Increasing Use of Zirconium in Sand Casting Bodes Well for Market Demand
Resurgence in Nuclear Power Generation Fuels Demand for Zirconium Metal in Nuclear Reactor Cores and Rods

Table 7. Number of Operated Nuclear Reactors Worldwide by Country: 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. Number of Nuclear Reactors under Construction Worldwide by Country: 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Effect of Fukushima Accident in Japan
High Heat Resistant Properties of Zirconium Metal Drives Demand in the Aerospace and Defense Industry
Rising Use of Orthopedic and Dental Implants Boosts Market Demand
Zirconium Emerge as a Strong and Reliable Material for Dental and Orthopedic Implants
Zirconium Oxide Nanoparticles Offer Lucrative Growth Opportunities
Cubic Zirconia or Fake Diamonds: Another Application of Zirconia Mineral with Huge Untapped Potential
Post-Recession Recovery in the Chemical Industry Benefits Market Prospects in the Near Term
Zirconium Use in Coatings Gain Momentum
Emerging and Newer Applications to Balance Demand and Supply, Augurs Well for the Market

Table 9. Global Zirconium Market (2013-2020): Breakdown of Supply and Demand of Zircon in Thousand Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Rapid Urbanization Favors Demand for Zirconium-based Sophisticated Products

Table 10. World Urban Population in Thousands: 1950-2050P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11. Degree of Urbanization Worldwide: Urban Population as a % of Total Population by Geographic Region for the Years 1990, 2014 & 2050 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Key Factors/Challenges Hampering Market Prospects for Zirconium
Adoption of Various Alternate Minerals in Key End-Use Applications
Price Volatility

Table 12. Global Zirconium Market (2013-2020): Breakdown of Zircon Sand Prices in US$ per Ton (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Oversupply in Titanium Feedstock
Strong Chinese Demand and Restricted Supply
Health and Environmental Effects of Zirconium
Discontinued Use of Zirconium in TV Glass
Challenges Associated with Usage in Dental Implants

4. TRADE STATISTICS

Table 13. Global Market for Zirconium Ores and Concentrates (2014 & 2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Exports Values by Exporting Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14. Global Market for Zirconium Ores and Concentrates (2014 & 2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Imports Values by Importing Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. Global Market for Unwrought Zirconium and Zirconium Powders (2014 & 2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Exports Values by Exporting Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16. Global Market for Unwrought Zirconium and Zirconium Powders (2014 & 2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Imports Values by Importing Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Zirconium
Structure of Zirconium Formation
Historical Review
Properties
Zirconium Properties, End-use Industries and Application Areas
General and Chemical Properties
Sources
Zircon
Grades of Zircon
Baddeleyite/Zirconia
Substitutes
Substitutes of Zirconium & Zircon
Manufacturing Process
Steps Involved in Kroll Process
Various Types of Zirconium
Various Types of Zirconium and Their Applications
Fused Zirconia
Unsterilized Zirconia
Fully Stabilized Zirconia
Partially Stabilized Zirconia
Zirconium Metal
Zirconium Powder
Zirconium Sponge
Zirconium Crystal Bar
Zirconium Chemicals
Applications of zirconium chemicals include the following:
Zirconium Alloys
Zirconium Tungstate
ZAG Compounds
A Note on Hafnium and Titanium
Hafnium
Titanium
Major End-Use Applications of Zirconium

6. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS

Glidewell Rolls Out BruxZir Anterior Solid Zirconia
ZIRCOMET Showcases ZP-261 and ZP-262 Powders
Socomore Unveils Socogel
3M ESPE ROLLS OUT LAVA PLUS
Henry Schein Unveils Zirlux FC2 Zirconium Oxide System
Innovnano Introduces 3YSZ

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Southern Ionics Minerals Commences Operations from New Plant
Tosoh Augmenting Zirconia Production Capacity
Southern Ionics to Start Mining Operations
Saint-Gobain Acquires Z-Tech
Areva Partners With CNNC

8. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

Alkane Resources Ltd. (Australia)
Allegheny Technologies, Inc. (ATI) (US)
Wah Chang (US)
Astron Ltd. (Australia)
Astron Advanced Materials Ltd. (China)
Australian Zircon NL (Australia)
Bemax Resources Limited (Australia)
Cristal Australia Pty Ltd (Australia)
E. I DuPont de Nemours and Company (US)
Foskor Ltd. (South Africa)
Iluka Resources Limited (Australia)
Imerys Fused Minerals Murg GmbH (Germany)
Kenmare Resources plc (Ireland)
Luxfer Group (UK)
Molycorp, Inc. (US)
Neo Material Technologies, Inc. (Canada)
Richards Bay Minerals (South Africa)
Oxkem Limited (UK)
Sino Dragon New Energy Holdings Limited (China)
Shandong Goldensun Zirconium Industry Co., Ltd. (China)
Tosoh Corp. (Japan)
Tronox Limited (US)
Exxaro Resources Ltd. (South Africa)
Zhejiang Jinkun Zirconium Industry Co., Ltd (China)
Zircomet Limited (UK)

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 17. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan and China), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. World Historic Review for Zirconium by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan and China), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. World 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan and China), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Volume Analysis by End-use Application

Table 20. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium Application in Ceramics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan and China), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. World Historic Review for Zirconium Application in Ceramics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan and China), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22. World 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium Application in Ceramics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan and China), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium Application in Refractories by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan and China), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24. World Historic Review for Zirconium Application in Refractories by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan and China), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25. World 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium Application in Refractories by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan and China), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium Application in Foundries by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan and China), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27. World Historic Review for Zirconium Application in Foundries by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan and China), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28. World 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium Application in Foundries by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan and China), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium Application in Chemicals by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan and China), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30. World Historic Review for Zirconium Application in Chemicals by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan and China), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31. World 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium Application in Chemicals by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan and China), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Other Zirconium Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan and China), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33. World Historic Review for Other Zirconium Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan and China), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34. World 14-Year Perspective for Other Zirconium Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan and China), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Market Overview

Table 35. US Zirconium Market (2012-2015): Prices in US$ Per Metric Ton (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Strong Growth in Bioceramics Applications Benefits Market Demand

Table 36. Advanced Ceramics Market in the US (2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand by Raw Material Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Imports/Exports Scenario
Exports

Table 37. US Market for Zirconium Ores and Concentrates (2014 & 2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Exports Values by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Imports

Table 38. US Market for Zirconium Ores and Concentrates (2014 & 2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Imports Values by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39. US Zircon (ZrO2) Imports in Metric Tons: 2012 - 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40. US Zircon (ZrO2) Exports in Metric Tons: 2012 - 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 41. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42. US Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43. US 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
EXIM Statistics

Table 44. Canadian Market for Zirconium Ores and Concentrates (2014 & 2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Exports Values by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45. Canadian Market for Zirconium Ores and Concentrates (2014 & 2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Imports Values by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Neo Material Technologies, Inc. – A Major Canada-Based Company
B. Market Analytics

Table 46. Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47. Canadian Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48. Canadian 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Rising Prominence of Advanced Ceramics Spurs Demand for Zirconium
Corporate Development
Tosoh Corp. – A Major Japan-Based Company
B. Market Analytics

Table 49. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50. Japanese Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51. Japanese 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Steady Growth in Demand for Advanced Ceramics Benefits Market Prospects
Growing Dental Biomaterials Market in Europe Offers Growth Opportunities
B. Market Analytics

Table 52. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 53. European Historic Review for Zirconium by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 54. European 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 55. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 56. European Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 57. European 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4A. FRANCE

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

Table 58. French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 59. French Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 60. French 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4B. GERMANY

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Imerys Fused Minerals Murg GmbH – A Major Germany-Based Company
B. Market Analytics

Table 61. German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 62. German Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63. German 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4C. ITALY

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

Table 64. Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 65. Italian Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 66. Italian 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4D. THE UNITED KINGDOM

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

Table 67. UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 68. UK Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 69. UK 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4E. SPAIN

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

Table 70. Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 71. Spanish Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 72. Spanish 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4F. RUSSIA

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

Table 73. Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 74. Russian Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 75. Russian 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4G. REST OF EUROPE

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

Table 76. Rest of European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 77. Rest of European Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 78. Rest of European 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. CHINA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
China: Largest Producer of Zirconium Chemicals Worldwide

Table 79. Regional Distribution of Chinese Zirconium Production (2015E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Zirconium Production Volume by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 80. Chinese Zirconium Market (2011-2015): Annual Mine Production in Thousand Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

China Continue to Witness Significant Demand for Zircon
Booming Biomaterials Market in the Country Drives Demand for Zirconium
Rising Demand for Advanced Ceramics Benefits Growth Prospects for Zirconium
China to Limit Rare Mineral Exploitation
EXIM Statistics

Table 81. Chinese Market for Zirconium Ores and Concentrates (2014 & 2015): Breakdown of Imports and Exports in Value and Volume Terms (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Corporate Development
Select Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 82. Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 83. Chinese Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 84. Chinese 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Growing Market for Dental Bone Graft Substitutes and Biomaterials Propel Demand for Zirconium
Australia: A Major Producer of Zirconium Worldwide

Table 85. Australian Zircon Market (2011-2015): Breakdown of Zircon Production Volume in Kt (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Zircon Prices Decline in Australia

Table 86. Australian Zircon Market (2011-2015): Breakdown of Zircon FOB Price in Bulk US$ per Ton (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Select Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 87. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by Geographic Region - India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 88. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Zirconium by Geographic Region - India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 89. Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 90. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 91. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 92. Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6A. INDIA

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Upward Movement of the Chemical Industry Improves Demand Prospects for Zirconium
Rising Demand for Orthopedic Biomaterials Spurs Growth
B. Market Analytics

Table 93. Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 94. Indian Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 95. Indian 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6B. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

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

Table 96. Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 97. Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 98. Rest of Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. LATIN AMERICA

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

Table 99. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 100. Latin American Historic Review for Zirconium by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 101. Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for Brazil and Rest of Latin American Markets for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 102. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 103. Latin American Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 104. Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7A. BRAZIL

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

Table 105. Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 106. Brazilian Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 107. Brazilian 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7B. REST OF LATIN AMERICA

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

Table 108. Rest of Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 109. Rest of Latin American Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 110. Rest of Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

8. REST OF WORLD

A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis

Table 111. South African Zircon Market (2011-2015): Breakdown of Zircon Production Volume in Kt (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Select Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 112. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 113. Rest of World Historic Review for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 114. Rest of World 14-Year Perspective for Zirconium by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Demand Volume for Ceramics, Refractories, Foundries, Chemicals and Other Applications for Years 2009, 2016 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 53 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 64)
The United States (18)
Japan (4)
Europe (18)
  France (4)
  The United Kingdom (6)
  Rest of Europe (8)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (20)
Latin America (1)
Africa (3)
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