SILICON AND FERRO SILICON - A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT   

Research Abstract

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Silicon and Ferro Silicon in Thousands of Tons by the following End Use Segments: Silicon - Metallurgy, Chemical, Semiconductors, and Others; Ferro Silicon - 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 2010 through 2018. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain. The report profiles 78 companies including many key and niche players such as -

AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V.
China National BlueStar (Group) Co., Ltd.
BlueStar Silicon Materials Co., Ltd.
Elkem AS
Dow Corning Corporation
Evonik Industries AG


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Companies : 78
Pages : 468
Date : November 2012
Market Data Tables : 221

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 TABLE OF CONTENTS


 
   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Quantitative Techniques & Analytics.....I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3
Silicon.....I-3
Ferro silicon.....I-3
  
   An Insight into the Global Silicon Industry.....II-1
Current & Future Analysis.....II-1
Silicon Market by End-use.....II-1
1$100
   Ferro Silicon Market by End-use.....II-2
An Analysis of the Demand/Supply Scenario.....II-2
Noteworthy Trends and Issues.....II-2
Silicon Market Back on Track.....II-2
1$100
   Table 1: Global Silicon Content for Silicon and Ferro Silicon Production in Thousand Metric Tons by Country: 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-3

Table 2: Global Ferro Silicon Production (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Output by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-3
Demand and Prices for Silicon Metal Continue to Increase.....II-3
1$350
   Manufacturers Halt Production of Upgraded Metallurgical-Grade Silicon.....II-4
End-Use Applications Impact Demand.....II-4
Product Innovation-Major Growth Driver.....II-4
1$100
   Silicon.....II-5
Silicon in the Aluminum Industry.....II-5
Silicon in Automotive Aluminum.....II-5
Silicon in the Chemical Industry.....II-5
Silicon in the Electronics Industry.....II-5
SiGe Chips.....II-5
Silicon-on-Insulator.....II-5
1$100
   Silicon-on-Insulator Gain Popularity.....II-6
Revenues in the Silicon Wafer Industry Improve Post Recession.....II-6
Table 3: Global Shipments of Silicon Material in Million Square Inches (MSI) for Semiconductor Applications (2005-2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-6
1$350
   A Review of the Global Silicon Cell Production.....II-7
Table 4: Global Crystalline Silicon Cell Production by Region (2010): Percentage Breakdown of MW c-Si Output for China, Taiwan, Japan, Germany and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-7
Silicon in the Solar Industry.....II-7
Global PV Market-A Mixed Bag.....II-7
Germany: A Major PV Market.....II-7
1$350
   Table 5: Percentage Breakdown of Global PV Wafer Production by Country: 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-8
Polysilicon Industry: Outlook.....II-8
Global Competition Heats Up.....II-8
1$350
   Table 6: Leading Polysilicon Manufacturers in the World (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity for GCL, Hemlock, Wacker, OCI and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-9

Table 7: Percentage Breakdown of Global Solar Polysilicon Volume Output by Country: 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-9
Capacity Additions Ease Polysilicon Shortages in the Past.....II-9
Polysilicon Prices at an All-Time Low in 2011.....II-9
1$350
   Smaller Companies Face High Entry Barriers to Establish New Polysilicon Production
  Capacities.....II-10
Reclaim Silicon Wafer Market.....II-10
Recession in Retrospect.....II-10
1$100
   Japan Leads Silicon Wafer Reclaim Market.....II-11
Pricing Pressure in Global Silicon Reclaim Wafer Market.....II-11
Solar Energy Outlook Remains Promising.....II-11
1$100
   Companies Focus on Extensive R&D in Advanced Solar Technologies.....II-12
Ferro Silicon.....II-12
Ferro Silicon in Iron and Steel Industry.....II-12
Iron and Steel Industry - An Overview.....II-12
1$100
   Silicon.....II-13
Definition.....II-13
Occurrence.....II-13
Physical Properties.....II-13
1$100
   Production Process.....II-14
Production of High Purity Float Zone (HPFZ) Silicon.....II-14
Chemical Variants.....II-14
Silicon Carbide.....II-14
Applications of SiC.....II-14
1$100
   Fumed and Activated Silica.....II-15
Applications.....II-15
Metallurgy.....II-15
Chemical.....II-15
Semiconductors.....II-15
1$100
   Silicon Foundry.....II-16
Key Global Foundries.....II-16
Photovoltaic Cells.....II-16
Monocrystalline Silicon Cells.....II-16
Multicrystalline Silicon Cells.....II-16
Amorphous Silicon Cells.....II-16
Silicon Germanium Alloy.....II-16
Silicon Metal Powder.....II-16
1$100
   Silicon Substitutes.....II-17
Medicinal Properties.....II-17
Ferro Silicon.....II-17
Ferro-Silicon Substitutes.....II-17
1$100
   Silicon for Billboards.....II-18
Silicon for Micro-display Devices.....II-18
Silicon, A Lifesaver.....II-18
1$100
   Fresco Microchip Unveils FM5150A Silicon Tuner.....II-19
WACKER to Launch Several New Silicone Products for Hair-care and Cosmetics
  Industry.....II-19
WACKER to Launch Several New Silicones for Baby Care, Food and Automotive
  Applications.....II-19
1$100
   WACKER to Launch Specialty Silicone Elastomers.....II-20
Cree Launches 150-mm Silicon Carbide Epitaxial Wafers.....II-20
MEMC Electronic Materials Launches MEMC FOX-Si.....II-20
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   bSolar Introduces New Bifacial Silicon Solar Cells.....II-21
Dow Corning’s XIAMETER® Expands Range of Silicone Products.....II-21
SensL Introduces New Silicon Photomultipliers in the SL Family.....II-21
1$100
   Cree Launches CMF20120D Silicon Carbide Power MOSFET.....II-22
WACKER Introduces New Silicone and Binder Products.....II-22
Dow Corning Introduces Silicon-Based Solutions for LED Lighting.....II-22
1$100
   WACKER to Unveil New Liquid Silicone Rubber Grades ELASTOSIL® LR 3170/40 and
  ELASTOSIL® LR 3011/50 FR.....II-23
Dow Corning Launches New Slip and Leveling Agent Series for Furniture, Wood and Plastic
  Coatings.....II-23
1$100
   Dow Launches New Product Portfolio of Superwetting Silicone Additives.....II-24
WACKER Introduces A Post-Curing Method for Silicone Elastomers.....II-24
1$100
   WACKER Unveils ELASTOSIL® LR 3066 Range of Liquid Silicone Rubber Products.....II-251$100
   Kotura Rolls Out New Optical Switch.....II-26
Polycrystalline Silicon Technology and Dynamic Engineering Introduces PST
  Hydrochlorination Converter.....II-26
WACKER Develops New Silicone Encapsulant, ELASTOSIL® Solar 2200 for FTF
  Modules.....II-26
1$100
   NXP Semiconductors Unveils TDA20142 Satellite Silicon Tuner.....II-27
WACKER to Launch SILPURAN® 6610/40, a Bio-compatible Silicone Rubber.....II-27
WACKER Launches SILRES® IC 368 and Other Surface Coating Resins.....II-27
1$100
   Dow Corning to Commence 100 mm Silicon Carbide (SiC) Epitaxy Production.....II-28
GLOBAL FOUNDRIES Launches Silicon-Validated Solution.....II-28
1$100
   WACKER Rolls Out POWERSIL® Fluid TR20 Insulating Fluid for Transformers.....II-29
WACKER (Germany) to Unveil a New Silicone Gel for Electronic Industry
  Applications.....II-29
Wacker to Launch POWERSIL® UV for High-Voltage Applications.....II-29
1$100
   STMicroelectronics Unveils Silicon Surge Protectors.....II-30
INPRO and WACKER Unveil Silicone Adhesive.....II-30
ON Semiconductor Launches PureEdge Product Range.....II-30
Silicon-Germanium Semiconducting Nanowires Unveiled by IBM and UCLA Henry Samueli
  School of Engineering and Applied Science.....II-30
1$100
   DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions and Silicon Energy Unveil Glass-Glass Solar PV
  Modules.....II-31
1$100
   GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Acquires Xuzhou Renewable Energy and Sichuan Silicon.....II-32
Thaba Chueu Mining Takes Over SamQuarz.....II-32
Globe Specialty Metals Acquires Stake in Timminco’s Quebec Silicon.....II-32
1$100
   Synopsys Inks a Takeover and Merger Agreement with Magma Design Automation.....II-33
Enpirion Enters into Partnership with JiangyinChangdian Advanced Packaging.....II-33
WACKER Enters into Partnership with Siliconas Silam.....II-33
Safran and GE Enter into Joint Venture with Nippon Carbon.....II-33
1$100
   OM Holdings Inks Power Sub-station Contract and Off-Take Agreement with
  PESTECH.....II-34
OM Materials Sdn Bhd Inks Agreement with Hanwa.....II-34
OM Materials and Syarikat Sesco Bhd Ink Power Purchase Agreement.....II-34
SINTEF Materials & Chemistry Inks Supply Agreement with ECN.....II-34
1$100
   Kotura Inks Distribution Agreement with Nissho Electronics.....II-35
Dow Corning Enters into a Purchase Deal with AIXTRON SE.....II-35
Ceradyne to Purchase Minority Stake in GMSI.....II-35
WACKER Upgrades and Expands Polymer/Silicon Business in Korea.....II-35
1$100
   REC to Inaugurate Silicon Technologies Applications and Research Center.....II-36
Tokuyama Commences Phase 2 Construction of Polycrystalline Silicon Facility.....II-36
WACKER Strengthens Partnership with Silicones Compounder TSF.....II-36
1$100
   WACKER Chemie Commences Operations at Nunchritz Production Facility.....II-37
SKP Group to Invest for Expanding Capacity.....II-37
Cabot and China National Bluestar Partner to Expand Fumed Silica Project in
  China.....II-37
Timminco Bankrupt, Files for Protection.....II-37
Optima Group Takes Over CC Metals & Alloys.....II-37
1$100
   Globe Takes Over Alden.....II-38
Optima Group Takes Over CC Metals and Alloys.....II-38
China Magnesium to Take Over Ningxia Tianjing Tianda Metallurgical Smelting.....II-38
1$100
   Mascotte Holdings to Acquire Stake in Sun Materials.....II-39
Molex Takes Over Luxtera’s Active Optical Cable Business.....II-39
FerroAtlantica Takes Over Mangshi Sinice Silicon.....II-39
WACKER Extends Partnership Deal with Penta 91.....II-39
1$100
   WACKER Collaborates with Dow Corning To Establish Pyrogenic Silica Facility.....II-40
Tokuyama to Boost Polycrystalline Silicon Production.....II-40
1$100
   Globe to Set up Silicon Metal Plant.....II-41
Elkem to Temporarily Stop Silicon Production at Three Furnaces.....II-41
WACKER Inks Divestiture Deal with Rhein Chemie.....II-41
WACKER Commissions SILMIX® Plant in India.....II-41
1$100
   WACKER Operates New Silicone-Polymer Production Facilities.....II-42
WACKER Enlarges Polymer and Silicone Products Distribution Network in North
  Africa.....II-42
WACKER Builds Integrated Polysilicon Manufacturing Site in Cleveland.....II-42
1$100
   Bluestar Takes Over Elkem.....II-431$100
   Globe Specialty Metals Takes Over Core Metals.....II-44
Ferrotec (USA) Takes Over SiFusion™ Technology from Integrated Materials.....II-44
AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group Acquires BP Solar International’s Mono2TM.....II-44
1$100
   Indosolar Signs Agreement with GCL-Poly.....II-45
Micross Components Enters into Partnership with SemiSouth Laboratories.....II-45
JinkoSolar Holding Inks Agreement with Innovalight.....II-45
1$100
   GLOBALFOUNDARIES Unites with Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing.....II-46
MEMC Electronic Materials Completes Acquisition of Solaicx.....II-46
Wacker Chemie Acquires Silicon Metal Production Facility from FESIL Group.....II-46
1$100
   WACKER Consolidates Pyrogenic Silica Production.....II-47
Calisolar Acquires 6N Silicon.....II-47
Roth & Rau to Acquire OTB Solar.....II-47
Timminco to Expand Silicon Metal Capacity.....II-47
1$100
   Globe Specialty Metals Restarts Operations at Selma Facility.....II-48
eSilicon Corporation to Purchase Silicon Design Solutions.....II-48
Oswal Smelters to Set Up Ferro Silicon Facility.....II-48
Anik Industries to Invest in Power and Ferroalloy Facilities.....II-48
SKC Solmics to Expand Silicon Wafers Production Base.....II-48
1$100
   Microchip Technology Snaps Up Silicon Storage Technology.....II-49
GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing Merge.....II-49
Sunfilm and Sontor Merge to Form Sunfilm AG.....II-49
Dow Corning Takes Over US Silicon Metal Manufacturing Assets of Globe Specialty
  Metals.....II-49
1$100
   Suntech Power Takes Over Minority Interest in Asia Silicon.....II-50
Nippon Mining to Shift its Polycrystalline Silicon and Divest Stake in Japan Solar
  Silicon.....II-50
RASTRIYA Ispat Nigam and Manganese Ore India Enter Into Joint Venture.....II-50
Wacker Scott Solar Commissions New Facility at Jena.....II-50
Taraz Metallurgical Plant to Expand Capacity.....II-50
1$100
   Innovalight and Roth & Rau Installs Silicon-Based Solar Cell Line.....II-51
Dow Corning Acquires Operations of Globe Specialty Metals.....II-51
Bihar Foundry & Castings Upgrades Ferro Silicon Unit.....II-51
Timminco Limited to Restart Electric Arc Furnace at Becancour Silicon Units.....II-51
Jiangxi Blue Star Chemical Work Expands Silicone Monomer Facility.....II-51
Tokuyama to Establish Facility in Malaysia.....II-51
1$100
   Tanushree Ispat Private to Establish Ferro Alloys Facility.....II-52
Dongli Real Estate Group to Set Up Polycrystalline Silicon Facility.....II-52
Gasgen Ferro Alloys to Establish Ferro Silicon Facility.....II-52
1$100
   AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. (The Netherlands).....II-53
China National BlueStar (Group) Co, Ltd. (China).....II-53
1$100
   BlueStar Silicon Materials Co Ltd (China).....II-54
Elkem AS (Norway).....II-54
Dow Corning Corporation (US).....II-54
1$100
   Evonik Industries AG (Germany).....II-55
Ferroatlantica Group S.A (Spain).....II-55
FerroPem Foundry Products (France).....II-55
1$100
   Fesil ASA (Norway).....II-56
Globe Specialty Metals (US).....II-56
Globe Metallurgical Inc (US).....II-56
Hemlock Semiconductor Corporation (US).....II-56
1$100
   MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. (US).....II-57
Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (Japan).....II-57
Mitsubishi Polysilicon America Corporation (US).....II-57
1$100
   OSAKA Titanium Technologies Co., Ltd. (Japan).....II-58
Renewable Energy Corporation ASA (Norway).....II-58
RIMA Industrial S/A (Brazil).....II-58
1$100
   Simcoa (Silicon Metal Company of Australia) Operations Pty Ltd. (Australia).....II-59
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. (Japan).....II-59
Sinosteel Zunyi Ferroalloy Co., Ltd. (China).....II-59
Sumco Corporation (Japan).....II-59
1$100
   Sumco Techxiv Corporation (Japan).....II-60
Tokuyama Corporation (Japan).....II-60
VBC Ferro Alloys Ltd. (India).....II-60
1$100
   Wacker Chemie AG (Germany).....II-611$100
   Table 8: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon and Ferro 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 Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-621$350
   Table 9: World Historic Review for Silicon and Ferro 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 Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-631$350
   Table 10: World 15-Year Perspective for Silicon and Ferro 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 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-641$350
   Table 11: 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 Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-651$350
   Table 12: 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 Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-661$350
   Table 13: 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 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-671$350
   Table 14: 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 Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-681$350
   Table 15: 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 Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-691$350
   Table 16: 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 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-701$350
   Table 17: 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 Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-711$350
   Table 18: 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 Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-721$350
   Table 19: 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 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-731$350
   Table 20: 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 Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-741$350
   Table 21: 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 Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-751$350
   Table 22: 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 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-761$350
   Table 23: 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 Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-771$350
   Table 24: 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 Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-781$350
   Table 25: 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 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-791$350
   Table 26: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferro 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 Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-801$350
   Table 27: World Historic Review for Ferro 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 Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-811$350
   Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Ferro 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 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-821$350
   Table 29: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferro Silicon 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 Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-831$350
   Table 30: World Historic Review for Ferro Silicon 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 Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-841$350
   Table 31: World 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon 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 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-851$350
   Table 32: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Consumption of Ferro Silicon 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 Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-861$350
   Table 33: World Historic Review for Ferro Silicon 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 Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-871$350
   Table 34: World 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon 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 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-881$350
   Table 35: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Consumption of Ferro 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 Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-891$350
   Table 36: World Historic Review for Ferro 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 Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-901$350
   Table 37: World 15-Year Perspective for Ferro 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 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-911$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Current and Future Analysis.....III-1
Silicon Market.....III-1
Ferro Silicon Market.....III-1
Market Overview.....III-1
Conventional and Emerging Applications Fuel Growth.....III-1
1$75
   Table 38: US Ferro Silicon Production in '000 Metric Tons (2007-2009) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-2

Table 39: US Average Silicon and Ferro Silicon Prices for the Years 2007 through 2011E (Cents per lb Si) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-2
Automotive Aluminum – A Key User of Silicon.....III-2
1$200
   Solar Energy Market.....III-31$75
   Import Statistics.....III-4
Table 40: US Value Imports of Silicon (Not Less Than 99.99% Pure) in US$ ‘000 Ranked by Country of Origin for Years 2010 & 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-4
1$200
   Table 41: US Value Imports of Silicon (Less Than 99.99% Pure) in US$ ‘000 Ranked by Country of Origin for Years 2010 & 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-51$200
   Table 42: US Value Imports of Ferro Silicon (More Than 55% of Silicon) in ‘000 US$ Ranked by Country of Origin for the Years 2010 and 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-6

Table 43: US Value Imports of Ferro Silicon (55% or Less of Silicon) in US$ Ranked by Country of Origin for the Years 2010 and 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-6
1$200
   Export Statistics.....III-7
Table 44: US Value Exports of Silicon (Not Less Than 99.99% Pure) in ‘000 US$ Ranked by Destination Country for the Years 2010 and 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-7
1$200
   Table 45: US Value Exports of Silicon (Less Than 99.99% Pure) in ‘000 US$ Ranked by Destination Country for the Years 2010 and 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-81$200
   Table 46: US Value Exports of Ferro Silicon (More Than 55% of Silicon) in US$ Ranked by Destination Country for the Years 2010 and 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-9

Table 47: US Value Exports of Ferro Silicon (55% or Less of Silicon) in US$ Ranked by Destination Country for the Years 2010 and 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-9
1$200
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-102$100
   Product Innovations/Launches.....III-121$75
   Key Players.....III-133$125
   B. Market Analytics.....III-16
Table 48: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-16
1$200
   Table 49: US Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-171$200
   Table 50: US 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-181$200
   Table 51: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-191$200
   Table 52: US Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-201$200
   Table 53: US 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-211$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-22
Overview.....III-22
Current & Future Analysis.....III-22
Silicon Market.....III-22
Ferro Silicon Market.....III-22
Exports Scenario.....III-22
1$75
   Table 54: Canadian Value Exports of Silicon (Not Less Than 99.99% Pure) in US$ Ranked by Destination Country for the Years 2010 and 2011.....III-23

Table 55: Canadian Value Exports of Silicon (Less Than 99.99% Pure) in US$ Ranked by Destination Country for the Years 2010 and 2011.....III-23
1$200
   Table 56: Canadian Value Exports of Ferro Silicon (More Than 55% of Silicon) in US$ by Destination Country for the Years 2010 and 2011.....III-24

Table 57: Canadian Value Exports of Ferro Silicon (55% or Less of Silicon) in US$ Ranked by Destination Country for the Years 2010 and 2011.....III-24
1$200
   Imports Scenario.....III-25
Table 58: Canadian Value Imports of Silicon (Not Less Than 99.99% Pure) in US$ Ranked by Country of Origin for the Years 2010 and 2011.....III-25

Table 59: Canadian Value Imports of Silicon (Less Than 99.99% Pure) in US$ Ranked by Country of Origin for the Years 2010 and 2011.....III-25
1$200
   Table 60: Canadian Value Imports of Ferro Silicon (More Than 55% of Silicon) in US$ Ranked by Country of Origin for the Years 2010 and 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-261$200
   Table 61: Canadian Value Imports of Ferro Silicon (55% or Less of Silicon) in US$ Ranked by Country of Origin for the Years 2010 and 2011.....III-27
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-27
1$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-28
Table 62: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-28
1$200
   Table 63: Canadian Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-291$200
   Table 64: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-301$200
   Table 65: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-311$200
   Table 66: Canadian Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-321$200
   Table 67: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-331$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-34
Current and Future Analysis.....III-34
Silicon Market.....III-34
Ferro Silicon Market.....III-34
Imports.....III-34
Volatility of Ferro Silicon Imports from China.....III-34
China’s Loss is Russia’s Gain.....III-34
1$75
   Table 68: Japanese Ferro Silicon Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Imports by Origin Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-35
Natural Calamities Shake Silicon Wafer Production.....III-35
1$200
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-36
Key Players.....III-36
3$125
   B. Market Analytics.....III-39
Table 69: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (include corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-39
1$200
   Table 70: Japanese Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-401$200
   Table 71: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-411$200
   Table 72: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-421$200
   Table 73: Japanese Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-431$200
   Table 74: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-441$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-45
Current and Future Analysis.....III-45
Silicon Market by End-use.....III-45
Ferro Silicon Market by End-use.....III-45
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-46
Table 75: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon and Ferro Silicon by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-46
1$200
   Table 76: European Historic Review for Silicon and Ferro Silicon by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-471$200
   Table 77: European 15-Year Perspective for Silicon and Ferro Silicon by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-481$200
   Table 78: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-491$200
   Table 79: European Historic Review for Silicon by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-501$200
   Table 80: European 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-511$200
   Table 81: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-521$200
   Table 82: European Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-531$200
   Table 83: European 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-541$200
   Table 84: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferro Silicon by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-551$200
   Table 85: European Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-561$200
   Table 86: European 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-571$200
   Table 87: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-581$200
   Table 88: European Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-591$200
   Table 89: European 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-601$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-61
Current and Future Analysis.....III-61
Silicon Market.....III-61
Ferro Silicon Market.....III-61
Key Player.....III-61
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-62
Table 90: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-62
1$200
   Table 91: French Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-631$200
   Table 92: French 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-641$200
   Table 93: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-651$200
   Table 94: French Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-661$200
   Table 95: French 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-671$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-68
Current and Future Analysis.....III-68
Silicon Market.....III-68
Ferro Silicon Market.....III-68
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-68
4$125
   Product Innovations/Launches.....III-723$125
   Key Players.....III-751$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-76
Table 96: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-76
1$200
   Table 97: German Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-771$200
   Table 98: German 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-781$200
   Table 99: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-791$200
   Table 100: German Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-801$200
   Table 101: German 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-811$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-82
Current and Future Analysis.....III-82
Silicon Market.....III-82
Ferro Silicon Market.....III-82
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-83
Table 102: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-83
1$200
   Table 103: Italian Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-841$200
   Table 104: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-851$200
   Table 105: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-861$200
   Table 106: Italian Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-871$200
   Table 107: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-881$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-89
Current and Future Analysis.....III-89
Silicon Market.....III-89
Ferro Silicon Market.....III-89
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-90
Table 108: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-90
1$200
   Table 109: UK Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-911$200
   Table 110: UK 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-921$200
   Table 111: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-931$200
   Table 112: UK Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-941$200
   Table 113: UK 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-951$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-96
Current and Future Analysis.....III-96
Silicon Market.....III-96
Ferro Silicon Market.....III-96
Focus on Select Markets.....III-96
Norway.....III-96
1$75
   Russia.....III-97
Table 114: Russian Ferro Silicon Exports (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-97
Technological Development.....III-97
Norwegian Researcher Develops Novel Silicon Preparation Method.....III-97
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-97
1$200
   Key Players.....III-983$125
   B. Market Analytics.....III-101
Table 115: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-101
1$200
   Table 116: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1021$200
   Table 117: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1031$200
   Table 118: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption of Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1041$200
   Table 119: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1051$200
   Table 120: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1061$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-107
Current and Future Analysis.....III-107
Silicon Market.....III-107
Ferro Silicon Market.....III-107
Focus on Select Markets.....III-107
China.....III-107
Silicon Industry.....III-107
1$75
   Ferro Silicon Market.....III-108
Table 121: Top 5 Ferro Silicon Producing Provinces in China (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Volume for Inner Mongolia, Ninxia, Qinghai, Gansu and Hunan (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-108
Solar Cells-The ‘Evergreen’ Market for Silicon.....III-108
1$200
   An Overview of the Chinese Organic Silicon Industry.....III-109
Table 122: Chinese Organic Silicon Monomer Production in kt for the Years 2006 through 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-109
1$200
   Polysilicon and Monocrystalline Markets: An Overview.....III-110
Poor Quality Encourages Polysilicon Imports.....III-110
Table 123: Chinese Ferro Silicon Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Exports by Destination Country/Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-110
1$200
   China Limits Polysilicon Production Capacity.....III-1112$100
   High Input Costs, Sluggish Demand and Decreased Supply Hits Silicon Metal
  Market.....III-113
Luoyang Transforming into China's Largest Base for Silicon Industry.....III-113
Government Restrictions Bring Steep Rise in Ferro Silicon Prices.....III-113
1$75
   Surging Prices to Affect Poly-Crystalline Market.....III-114
High Demand for Chinese Ferro Silicon from Japan and Korea Spurts Export
  Prices.....III-114
Industrial Recombination to Improve Competitiveness.....III-114
1$75
   Industrial Chain Integration to Benefit Upstream and Downstream Units.....III-115
Production Bases Shift Northwards.....III-115
Chinese Government Initiates Measures to Control Environmental Pollution.....III-115
1$75
   Regulations Add to the Misery of Chinese Manufacturers.....III-116
Falling Demand for Photovoltaic Products Impacts Polysilicon Prices.....III-116
Si Wafer Downward Pricing Trend Ends.....III-116
Uncertain Future for the Silicon Industry.....III-116
1$75
   India.....III-117
Silicon Materials Sector Offers Immense Potential.....III-117
1$75
   Anti-Dumping Duties on Imports.....III-118
Indian Ferro Silicon Market Continues to be Sluggish.....III-118
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-118
2$100
   Key Players.....III-1202$100
   B. Market Analytics.....III-122
Table 124: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-122
1$200
   Table 125: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1231$200
   Table 126: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1241$200
   Table 127: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1251$200
   Table 128: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1261$200
   Table 129: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1271$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-128
Current and Future Analysis.....III-128
Silicon Market.....III-128
Ferro Silicon Market.....III-128
Product Innovations/Launch.....III-128
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-129
Table 130: Middle East Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-129
1$200
   Table 131: Middle East Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1301$200
   Table 132: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1311$200
   Table 133: Middle East Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1321$200
   Table 134: Middle East Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1331$200
   Table 135: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by End-use Applications - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1341$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-135
Current and Future Analysis.....III-135
Silicon Market.....III-135
Ferro Silicon Market.....III-135
Key Player.....III-135
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-136
Table 136: Latin America 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 Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-136
1$200
   Table 137: Latin America Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1371$200
   Table 138: Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1381$200
   Table 139: Latin America Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1391$200
   Table 140: Latin America Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1401$200
   Table 141: Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by End-use Applications - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1411$200
  
Total Companies Profiled: 60 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 66)

Region/Country Players

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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