The Future of Carbon Black to 2021

Carbon black market has historically displayed a stable growth profile, from 2007 – 2015 the CAGR was 3.75%, growing from 9.8 million tonnes to 13.2 million tonnes.

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 31 Jul 2016
Product format: Hard Copy, Digital Copy
Number of tables: 83
Number of figures: 63
  • Demand is forecast to grow at 3.74% CAGR over the next 5 years
  • The market is driven by growth in tyres and automobiles and is linked to the construction industry
  • The rebound from the 2009 downturn was strong globally, rebounding from 8.4 million tonnes in 2009 to almost pre downturn levels of 9.8 in 2010
  • North America is forecast to be a high growth region for the next 5 years
  • With the new tyre capacity coming online a growth of 3.8% is forecast to 2021
  • Africa is also expected to be a fast grower, though it has resisted positive predictions previously, and average growth rate of 3.5% is forecast to 2021.

Description

Our exclusive content:

  • An overview of the global carbon black market broken down by end use applications, feedstock issues, pricing, supply, demand, and trade.
  • An examination of the driving influences for the carbon black market and highlights current developments in the industry.

What methodology is used?

This Future of Carbon black to 2021 report was prepared using a variety of primary and secondary research methods from multiple sources.  The capacity information was developed from media sources, company reports and websites.  The production and consumption figures were derived from sources such as the international Carbon Black Association Rubber Manufacturers Association (ICBA) amongst other sources including Smithers Rapra’s database.  Trade statistics were derived from Eurostat, and governmental import/export agencies. 

What will you discover?

  • Statistical data for the global carbon black market by end-use application, region and country.
  • Historical data for the global carbon black market from 2007-2015, an estimate for 2016, and forecasts to 2021.
  • An overview of the market drivers and new applications of carbon black.

Who should buy this report?

  • Carbon black producers
  • Carbon black processors
  • Carbon black traders
  • Carbon black users
  • Carbon black feedstock
  • Equipment suppliers
  • Industry consultants

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Overview

1. Introduction and methodology

  • Report Scope
  • Report Objective
  • Methodology
  • List of Definitions
  • Abbreviations   

2. The Carbon Black Industry

  • Carbon black Industry Overview
  • Carbon Black Nomenclature, Classification and Morphology
  • Carbon black Physical Properties
  • Carbon black Particle Size
  • Carbon black Structure
  • Carbon Black Surface Properties
  • Physical Characteristics
  • Colour Characteristics
  • Classification
  • Transport, Handling and Storage
  • Carbon Black Tyre Industry and New Tyre Capacity
  • Environmental Issues
  • Restructuring
  • Carbon Black Pricing

3. Cutting-edge Technology Developments

  • Conventional Technology
  • Acetylene Black Process
  • Bone Black Process
  • Furnace Process
  • Gas Black Process
  • Lamp Black Process
  • Plasma Black Process
  • Pyrolysis Black and Recycle Black Process
  • Thermal Black Process
  • After Treatment and Surface Modifications
  • Selected Licensors Developments
  • Green Carbon Black
  • Carbon Black related Developments

4. Carbon Black Market Drivers and Challenges

  • New Applications
  • Competition from Precipitated Silica
  • Conventional Technology

5. Carbon Black Feedstock

  • Overview
  • Acetylene
  • Coal Based carbon black oils
  • Ethylene Bottom Oil
  • Decant Oil, (Clarified, Slurry or Catcracker Oil)
  • Natural Gas
  • Carbon Black Feedstock Trends

6. Carbon Black Market by End Use

  • Overview
  • Applications
  • Tyres
  • Non-tyre rubber Applications, Mechanical and Industrial Rubber Goods
  • Specialty
    • Polymers
    • Paints and Coatings
    • Printing inks and Toners
    • Conductive Blacks, adhesives, metallurgical blacks, insulating blacks and others

7. Carbon Black Market by Geography

  • Carbon Black Market Global Overview
  • Carbon Black Market by Region
    • Africa and Middle East
      • African Demand
      • African Supply
      • African Supply, Demand and Trade
      • Middle East Demand
      • Middle East Supply
      • Middle East Supply, Demand and Trade
    • Asia Pacific
      • Demand
      • Supply
      • Supply, Demand and Trade
      • China
      • India
      • South Korea
      • Japan
      • South East Asia
      • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Central and Eastern Europe
      • Demand
      • Supply
      • Supply, Demand and Trade
    • North America
      • Demand
      • Supply
      • Supply, Demand and Trade
    • South America
      • Demand
      • Supply
      • Supply, Demand and Trade
    • Western Europe
      • Demand
      • Supply
      • Supply, Demand and Trade

Tables and Figures

List of Figures:

  • FIGURE 1 Global Carbon Black Demand by Application, 2015, (13.2 million tons)
  • FIGURE 2 Global Carbon Black Demand by Region/Selected Country
  • FIGURE 3 Top Ten Carbon Black Consuming Countries, 2015, total 13.2 million tons
  • FIGURE 4 Top Ten Carbon Black Producers
  • FIGURE 5 Global Carbon Black Capacity Additions, firm and planned projects
  • FIGURE 6 Top 10 Carbon Black Producing Regions from 2007 historical, 2016 estimate and forecast to 2021.
  • FIGURE 7 Top 10 Carbon Black Producing Country 2007
  • FIGURE 8 Top 10 Carbon Black Producing Country 2015
  • FIGURE 9 Top 10 Carbon Black Producing Country Forecast for 2021
  • FIGURE 10 Global Carbon Black Trade by Region
  • FIGURE 11 Global Carbon Black Supply Demand and Trade
  • FIGURE 12 Decision Process And Methodology for Carbon Black Market Data Collection and Forecast
  • FIGURE 13 The structure of Carbon Black
  • FIGURE 14Representative Aggregate Diameter Histograms of (as Manufactured) Furnace Carbon Blacks N110, N350, N650 and N762
  • FIGURE 15 Carbon Black Structures
  • FIGURE 16 Carbon Black representative Particle size (not to scale)
  • FIGURE 17 Crude Brent Pricing Versus Average Weighted Carbon Black Price
  • FIGURE 18 China export volume and Average Weighted Carbon Black Price
  • FIGURE 19 Process Flow Diagram, representative of carbon black process using soft and hard carbon black production.
  • FIGURE 20 Carbon Black Feedstock Production by major Producer
  • FIGURE 21 Carbon Black Feedstock Mix in, 2004 and 2013 Respectively
  • FIGURE 22 Global Carbon Black Demand by Application 2015, total 13.2 million tons
  • FIGURE 23 Global Automobile Sales/Registrations in millions of units and GDP growth
  • FIGURE 24 Global Carbon Black Demand growth and GDP growth time series
  • FIGURE 25 Global Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • FIGURE 26 Schematic Representative of a Generic Radial type tyre
  • FIGURE 27 Global Carbon Black Demand by Region/Selected Country
  • FIGURE 28 Top Ten Carbon Black Consuming Countries, 2015, total 13.2 million tons
  • FIGURE 29 Top Ten Carbon Black Producers
  • FIGURE 30 Global Carbon Black Capacity Additions, firm and planned projects
  • FIGURE 31 Top 10 Carbon Black Producing Regions from 2007 historical, 2016 estimate and forecast to 2021.
  • FIGURE 32 Top 10 Carbon Black Producing Country 2007
  • FIGURE 33 Top 10 Carbon Black Producing Country 2015
  • FIGURE 34 Top 10 Carbon Black Producing Country Forecast for 2021
  • FIGURE 35 Global Carbon Black Trade by Region
  • FIGURE 36 Global Carbon Black Supply Demand and Trade
  • FIGURE 37 African Carbon Black Demand
  • FIGURE 38 African Carbon Black Supply Demand and Trade
  • FIGURE 39 Middle Eastern Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • FIGURE 40 Middle East Carbon Black Supply Demand and Trade
  • FIGURE 41 Asia Pacific Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • FIGURE 42 Asia Pacific Carbon Black Capacity Additions by Country
  • FIGURE 43 Asia Pacific Carbon Black Supply Demand and Trade
  • FIGURE 44 Chinese Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • FIGURE 45 China Carbon Black Supply Demand and Trade
  • FIGURE 46 Indian Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • FIGURE 47 India Carbon Black Supply Demand and Trade
  • FIGURE 48 South Korean Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • FIGURE 49 South Korea Carbon Black Supply Demand and Trade
  • FIGURE 50 Japanese Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • FIGURE 51 Japan Carbon Black Supply Demand and Trade
  • FIGURE 52 South East Asian Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • FIGURE 53 South East Asian Carbon Black Supply Demand and Trade
  • FIGURE 54 Rest of Asia Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • FIGURE 55 Rest of Asia Supply, Demand and Trade
  • FIGURE 56 Central and Eastern European Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • FIGURE 57 Central and Eastern European Carbon Black Supply Demand and Trade
  • FIGURE 58 North American Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • FIGURE 59 North American Carbon Black Supply Demand and Trade
  • FIGURE 60 South American Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • FIGURE 61 South American Carbon Black Supply Demand and Trade
  • FIGURE 62 Western Europe Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • FIGURE 63 Western European Carbon Black Supply Demand and Trade

List of Tables:

  • TABLE 0.1 Global Carbon Black Demand by Region
  • TABLE 0.2Asia pacific Carbon Black Demand by Major producing country
  • TABLE 0.3 Gobal Carbon Black Trade by Region/Major producing country, thousand tons
  • TABLE 0.4 Top Ten Carbon Black Importers globally 2014
  • TABLE 0.5 Top Ten Carbon Black Exporting Countries Globally, 2014
  • TABLE 0.6 Global Carbon Black Supply Demand And Trade
  • TABLE 0.7 Weighted Average Price of Carbon black for World and Selected Regions
  • TABLE 2.1 Typical properties of carbon blacks produced by alternative processes
  • TABLE 2.2 ASTM First Digit Classification
  • TABLE 2.3 Carbon Blacks Technical Specification
  • TABLE 2.4 Carbon Blacks Technical Specification
  • TABLE 2.5 Weighted Average Price of Carbon black for World and Selected Regions
  • TABLE 3.1 Black Bear Carbon Black selected properties comparison with ASTM N330 and N660 grades
  • TABLE 5.1 Specification Typical Of Coal Tar Derived Carbon Black Feedstock
  • TABLE 5.2 Specification Typical Of Ethylene Bottom Oil Derived Carbon Black Feedstock
  • TABLE 5.3 Specification Typical Of Fluid Catalytic Cracking Derived Carbon Black Feedstock
  • TABLE 6.1 global Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • TABLE 6.2 Selected Carbon Blacks Demand by Application
  • TABLE 6.3 Generic Car Tyre Material Composition
  • TABLE 7.1 Global Carbon Black Demand by Region
  • TABLE 7.2Asia pacific Carbon Black Demand by Major producing country
  • TABLE 7.3 Global Carbon Black Trade by Region/Major producing country, thousand tons
  • TABLE 7.4 Top Ten Carbon Black Importers globally 2014
  • TABLE 7.5 Top Ten Carbon Black Exporting Countries Globally, 2014.
  • TABLE 7.6 Global Carbon Black Supply Demand And Trade
  • TABLE 7.7 African Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • TABLE 7.8 African Capacity
  • TABLE 7.9 African Supply, Demand and Trade
  • TABLE 7.10 Middle East Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • TABLE 7.11 Middle Eastern Capacity
  • TABLE 7.12 Middle East Supply, Demand and Trade
  • TABLE 7.13 Africa and Middle East Demand by Country
  • TABLE 7.14 Africa and Middle East Supply by Country
  • TABLE 7.15 Asia Pacific Carbon Black Demand
  • TABLE 7.16 Asia Pacific Supply, Demand and Trade
  • TABLE 7.16 Asia Pacific Demand by country
  • TABLE 7.16 Asia Pacific Supply by country
  • TABLE 7.17 China Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • TABLE 7.18 China and Taiwan Carbon Black Demand
  • TABLE 7.19 China Carbon Black Capacity listing from 2016 estimate to 2021.
  • TABLE 7.20 China Capacity ( continued)
  • TABLE 7.21 China and Taiwan Carbon Black Production by Country
  • TABLE 7.22 China Supply, Demand and Trade
  • TABLE 7.23 China Carbon Black Exports Time Series
  • TABLE 7.24 India Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • TABLE 7.25 Indian Supply, Demand and Trade
  • TABLE 7.26 Indian Carbon Black Trade, time series from 2005
  • TABLE 7.27 South Korean Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • TABLE 7.28 South Korea Capacity
  • TABLE 7.29 South Korean Supply, Demand and Trade
  • TABLE 7.30 South Korean Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • TABLE 7.31 Japanese Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • TABLE 7.32 Japanese Supply, Demand and Trade
  • TABLE 7.33 South East Asian Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • TABLE 7.34 South East Asian Carbon Black Demand by Country
  • TABLE 7.35 South East Asian Capacity
  • TABLE 7.36 South East Asian Supply by Country
  • TABLE 7.37 South East Asian Supply, Demand and Trade
  • TABLE 7.38 Rest of Asia Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • TABLE 7.39 Rest of Asia Carbon Black Demand by Country
  • TABLE 7.40 Rest of Asia Capacity
  • TABLE 7.41 Rest of AsiaProduction
  • TABLE 7.42 Rest of AsiaSupply, Demand and Trade
  • TABLE 7.43 Central and Eastern Europe Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • TABLE 7.44 Central and Eastern Europe Carbon Black Demand by Country
  • TABLE 7.45 Central and Eastern European Capacity
  • TABLE 7.46 Central and Eastern Europe Carbon Black Production by Country
  • TABLE 7.47 Central and Eastern European Supply, Demand and Trade
  • TABLE 7.48 North American Carbon Black Demand by Region
  • TABLE 7.49 North American Carbon Black Demand by Country
  • TABLE 7.50 North American Capacity
  • TABLE 7.51 North American Carbon Black Production by Country
  • TABLE 7.52 North American Supply, Demand and Trade
  • TABLE 7.53 South American Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • TABLE 7.54 South American Carbon Black Demand by Country
  • TABLE 7.55 South American Carbon Black Capacity listing
  • TABLE 7.56 South American Production by Country
  • TABLE 7.57 South American Supply, Demand and Trade
  • TABLE 7.58 Western Europe Carbon Black Demand by Application
  • TABLE 7.59 Western Europe Carbon Black Demand by Country
  • TABLE 7.60 Western European Capacity
  • TABLE 7.61 Western European Production by Country
  • TABLE 7.62 Western European Supply, Demand and Trade