Global Rare Earth Metals Market 2012 - 2016

Published Date » 2013-09-13
No. Of Pages » 80

TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Rare Earth Metals market to grow at a CAGR of 13.06 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand from the Wind Energy sector. The Global Rare Earth Metals market has also been witnessing an increase in the production capacities of the major manufacturers in the market. However, the gap in the demand and supply of rare earth metals could pose a challenge to the growth of this market. 

TechNavio's report, the Global Rare Earth Metals Market 2012-2016, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the markets in China, Japan, USA, and ROW; it also covers the Global Rare Earth Metals market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

The key vendors dominating this space include China Rare Earth Holdings Ltd., Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel Rare-Earth Group Hi-Tech Co. Ltd., Lynas Corp. Ltd., and Molycorp Inc.

The other vendors mentioned in this report are Alkane Resources Ltd., Arafura Resources Ltd., Avalon Rare Metals Inc., Great Western Minerals Group, Indian Rare Earths Ltd., Jiangxi Copper Co. Ltd., Neo Material Technologies Inc., Rare Element Resources Ltd., Showa Denko K.K., and VMS Ventures Inc.

Key questions answered in this report: 

  • What will the market size be in 2016 and what will be the growth rate?
  • What are key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of each of these key vendors?

1. Executive Summary

2. Scope of the Report
2.1 Market Overview
2.2 Product Offerings

3. Market Research Methodology
3.1 Market Research Process
3.2 Research Design
3.3 Research Methodology

4. List of Abbreviations

5. Introduction

6. Market Landscape
6.1 Overview of Rare Earth Metals
6.2 Properties of Rare Earth Metals
6.2.1 Lanthanum
6.2.2 Cerium
6.2.3 Praseodymium
6.2.4 Neodymium
6.2.5 Promethium
6.2.6 Samarium
6.2.7 Europium
6.2.8 Gadolinium
6.2.9 Terbium
6.2.10 Dysprosium
6.2.11 Holmium
6.2.12 Erbium
6.2.13 Thulium
6.2.14 Ytterbium
6.2.15 Lutetium
6.2.16 Scandium
6.2.17 Yttrium
6.3 Market Size and Forecast
Market Size and Forecast by Revenue
Market Size and Forecast by Volume
6.4 Five Forces Analysis

7. Market Segmentation by Application
7.1 Global Rare Earth Metals Market by Application 2012-2016
7.1.1 Demand Drivers for various End-User Applications
7.2 Global Rare Earth Metals Market in Catalysts Application 2012-2016
7.2.1 Market Size and Forecast
7.3 Global Rare Earth Metals Market in NiMH Batteries/ Metallurgical Application 2012-2016
7.3.1 Market Size and Forecast
7.4 Global Rare Earth Metals Market in Permanent Magnet Application 2012-2016
7.4.1 Market Size and Forecast
7.5 Global Rare Earth Metals Market in Polishing Powders Application 2012-2016
7.5.1 Market Size and Forecast
7.6 Global Rare Earth Metals Market in Phosphors Application 2012-2016
7.6.1 Market Size and Forecast
7.7 Global Rare Earth Metals Market in Glass Additives Application 2012-2016
7.7.1 Market Size and Forecast
7.8 Market Segmentation by Elements

8. Geographical Segmentation
8.1 Geographical Segmentation Based on Consumption
8.2 Geographical Segmentation Based on Production
8.3 Geographical Segmentation Based on Reserves

9. Key Leading Countries
9.1 China
9.2 Japan
9.3 USA

10. Buying Criteria

11. Market Growth Drivers

12. Drivers and their Impact

13. Market Challenges

14. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

15. Market Trends

16. Trends and their Impact

17. Vendor Landscape
17.1 Competitive Scenario
17.1.1 Key News
17.1.2 Pricing Trends

18. Key Vendor Analysis
18.1 Lynas Corporation Ltd.
18.1.1 Business Overview
18.1.2 Key Information
18.1.3 SWOT Analysis
18.2 Molycorp Inc.
18.2.1 Business Overview
18.2.2 Key Information
18.2.3 SWOT Analysis
18.3 Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel Rare Earth Hi-Tech Co. Ltd.
18.3.1 Key Information
18.3.2 SWOT Analysis
18.4 China Rare Earth Holdings Ltd.
18.4.1 Key Information
18.4.2 SWOT Analysis

List of Tables


List of Figures

Exhibit 1: Market Research Methodology
Exhibit 2: Global Rare Earth Metals Market 2012-2016 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 3: Global Rare Earth Metals Market by Volume 2012-2016 (thousand metric tons)
Exhibit 4: Various Applications of Rare Earth Metals
Exhibit 5: Global Rare Earth Metals Market by Application 2012
Exhibit 6: Global Rare Earth Metals Demand in Catalysts Application 2012-2016 (thousand metric tons)
Exhibit 7: Global Rare Earth Metals Demand in NiMH Batteries/ Metallurgical Application 2012-2016 (thousand metric tons)
Exhibit 8: Global Rare Earth Metals Demand in Permanent Magnet Application 2012-2016 (thousand metric tons)
Exhibit 9: Global Rare Earth Metals Demand in Polishing Powders Application 2012-2016 (thousand metric tons)
Exhibit 10: Global Rare Earth Metals Demand in Phosphors Application 2012-2016 (thousand metric tons)
Exhibit 11: Global Rare Earth Metals Demand in Glass Additives Application 2012-2016 (thousand metric tons)
Exhibit 12: Bubble Chart for Application Market Size 2012 versus CAGR 2012-2016
Exhibit 13: Market Segmentation by Elements 2012
Exhibit 14: Global Demand for Cerium and Lanthanum in various Applications 2012
Exhibit 15: Global Demand for Neodymium, Praseodymium, and Dysprosium in various Applications 2012
Exhibit 16: Global Demand for Ytrrium, Europium, and Terbium in various Applications 2012
Exhibit 17: Geographical Segmentation by Consumption 2012
Exhibit 18: Geographical Segmentation by REO Production 2012
Exhibit 19: Geographical Segmentation by REO Reserves 2012
Exhibit 20: Historical Pricing for Major REO
Exhibit 21: Business Segmentation of Molycorp Inc.
Exhibit 22: Business Segmentation of China Rare Earth Holdings Ltd.

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