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Rare Earth Metals (Lanthanum, Cerium, Neodymium, Europium, Yttrium, Scandium, Terbium & Other Key Elements) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Applications (Magnets, Catalysts, Metallurgy, Phosphors, Ceramics & Others), Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2012 - 2018

Transparency Market Research
Published Date » 2013-03-20
No. Of Pages » 108

The rare earth metals market report by Transparency Market Research provides comprehensive analysis of the rare earth metals industry in the context of the global market. This study analyzes and interprets key market dynamics for rare earth metals including drivers, restraints, and opportunities. This report segments the market on regional, product and application level as well as provides the estimates and forecasts for each sub segment. The study provides in-depth analysis of rare earth metals market from demand perspective, along with market estimates and forecast from 2012 to 2018, in terms of both volumes and revenues.

Key rare earth metal products analyzed in this study include lanthanum, praseodymium, cerium, neodymium, samarium, promethium, europium, dysprosium, holmium, gadolinium, terbium, thulium, scandium, yttrium erbium, ytterbium, and lutetium. Cerium dominates the global market, in terms of consumption; this domination is expected to continue over the next five years. Key cerium applications include rechargeable batteries, auto catalysts and in the fluid cracking catalyst industry. Other leading rare earth metals, in terms of consumption, include lanthanum and neodymium, primarily used in permanent magnets and rechargeable batteries. 

Metallurgy, magnets, phosphors, and catalysts are major application markets for rare earth metals. Presently, magnets are the major application segment in terms of revenue and consumption. However metallurgy is the fastest growing application segment.

North America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Rest of the world (RoW) are the major regional markets covered in this study. Each of these regions have been further segmented on the basis of type of rare earth metals and thorough analysis of each type of metal in terms of revenue and volume in 2011 and forecast until 2018 has been included in the report. Comprehensive competitive landscape including company market share analysis and detailed profiles of key participants such as Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel Rare Earth Hi-Tech Co, Great Western Minerals Group, China Rare Earth Holdings, Indian Rare Earths, Lynas Corporation Ltd. and Molycorp have been included in this study.

The report provides a detailed value chain of rare earth metals, and Porter’s five forces analysis to pinpoint the pros and cons of various factors influencing the rare earth metal industry. This helps various market participants such as substitutes, suppliers of raw materials, potential new entrants and buyers in their strategy making process. The report also presents a comprehensive assessment of various drivers and restraints of the rare earth metal market. Segmentation of the market included in this study in detail is as follows; 

Rare earth metals market by type:
  • Lanthanum
  • Praseodymium
  • Cerium
  • Neodymium
  • Samarium
  • Promethium
  • Europium
  • Dysprosium
  • Holmium
  • Gadolinium
  • Terbium
  • Thulium
  • Scandium
  • Yttrium
  • Erbium
  • Ytterbium
  • Lutetium.
Rare earth metals market by application:
  • Magnets
  • Catalyst
  • Metallurgy
  • Ceramics
  • Phosphors
  • Glass
  • Polishing 
Rare earth metals market by geography:
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Rest of the World (RoW)
Table of Content

Chapter 1 Preface
1.1 Report description
1.2 Research scope
1.3 Research methodology

Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.1 Global rare earth metals market, 2010 – 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
2.2 Global market snapshot

Chapter 3 Market Overview
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Value chain analysis
3.2.1 Value chain analysis of global rare earth metal market
3.3 Market Drivers
3.3.1 Growing demand from permanent magnet industry
3.3.1.1 Global permanent magnet production, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
3.3.2 Growing market for rare earth metal catalysts
3.3.2.1 Global metal catalysts market, 2010 – 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
3.3.3 Strong demand for rare earth metals in China
3.3.3.1 China’s market share in the global rare earth metal industry, 2010-2018 (%)
3.3.4 Phosphors market driving demand for terbium, europium and yttrium
3.3.4.1 Demand forTr, Eu and Y in phosphors application2010-2018 (Tons)
3.4 Restraints
3.4.1 Environmental risks
3.4.2 Depleting reserves
3.4.3 Extraction of rare earth metals is capital intensive
3.4.4 Development into engineering nanocomposites
3.5 Opportunities
3.5.1 Exploration of unmined reserves
3.5.1.1 Global reserves of rare earth metals, 2011
3.5.2 Recycling of rare earth metals from E-waste
3.6 Porter’s five forces analysis
3.6.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
3.6.2 Bargaining power of buyers
3.6.3 Threat of new entrants
3.6.4 Threat of Substitutes
3.6.5 Degree of competition
3.7 Market attractiveness analysis
3.7.1 Global rare earth metal market attractiveness, by application, 2011
3.8 Company market share analysis
3.8.1 Global rare earth metal market share, by company, 2012

Chapter 4 Rare Earth Metal Market by Type
4.1 Global rare earth metal market overview: by type
4.1.1 Global rare earth metal market volumes share, by type, 2011 & 2018
4.2 Cerium
4.2.1 Global cerium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
4.3 Dysprosium
4.3.1 Global dysprosium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
4.4 Erbium
4.4.1 Global erbium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
4.5 Europium
4.5.1 Global europium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
4.6 Gadolinium
4.6.1 Global gadolinium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
4.7 Holmium
4.7.1 Global holmium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
4.8 Lanthanum
4.8.1 Global lanthanum market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
4.9 Lutetium
4.9.1 Global lutetium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
4.10 Neodymium
4.10.1 Global neodymium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
4.11 Praseodymium
4.11.1 Global praseodymium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
4.12 Promethium
4.12.1 Global promethium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
4.13 Samarium
4.13.1 Global samarium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
4.14 Scandium
4.14.1 Global scandium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
4.15 Terbium
4.15.1 Global terbium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
4.16 Thulium
4.16.1 Global thulium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
4.17 Ytterbium
4.17.1 Global ytterbium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
4.18 Yttrium
4.18.1 Global yttrium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)

Chapter 5 Rare Earth Metal Market by Application
5.1 Global rare earth metal market overview: by application
5.1.1 Global rare earth metal market volumes share, by application, 2011 & 2018
5.2 Magnets
5.2.1 Rare earth metal demand for magnets, volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
5.3 Catalysts
5.3.1 Rare earth metal demand for catalysts, volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
5.4 Metallurgy
5.4.1 Rare earth metal demand for metallurgy, volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
5.5 Polishing
5.5.1 Rare earth metal demand for polishing, volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
5.6 Glass
5.6.1 Rare earth metal demand for glass, volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
5.7 Phosphors
5.7.1 Rare earth metal demand for phosphors, volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
5.8 Ceramics
5.8.1 Rare earth metal demand for ceramics, volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
5.9 Others
5.9.1 Rare earth metal demand for others, volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)

Chapter 6 Rare Earth Metal Market by Geography
6.1 Global rare earth metal market overview: by geography
6.1.1 Global rare earth metal market volumes share, by geography, 2011 & 2018
6.2 North America
6.2.1 North America rare earth metal market volume, by type, 2011 - 2018 (Tons)
6.2.2 North America rare earth metal market revenue, by type, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
6.2.3 North America rare earth metal market volume, by application, 2011 - 2018 (Tons)
6.2.4 North America rare earth metal market revenue, by application, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
6.3 Europe
6.3.1 Europe rare earth metal market volume, by type, 2011 - 2018 (Tons)
6.3.2 Europe rare earth metal market revenue, by type, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
6.3.3 Europe rare earth metal market volume, by application, 2011 - 2018 (Tons)
6.3.4 Europe rare earth metal market revenue, by application, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
6.4 Asia Pacific
6.4.1 Asia Pacific rare earth metal market volume, by type, 2011 - 2018 (Tons)
6.4.2 Asia Pacific rare earth metal market revenue, by type, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
6.4.3 Asia Pacific rare earth metal market volume, by application, 2011 - 2018 (Tons)
6.4.4 Asia Pacific rare earth metal market revenue, by application, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
6.5 Rest of the world
6.5.1 RoW rare earth metal market volume, by type, 2011 - 2018 (Tons)
6.5.2 RoW rare earth metal market revenue, by type, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
6.5.3 RoW rare earth metal market volume, by application, 2011 - 2018 (Tons)
6.5.4 RoW rare earth metal market revenue, by application, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)

Chapter 7 Company Profiles
7.1 Arafura Resources
7.1.1 Company overview
7.1.2 Financial overview
7.1.3 Business strategies
7.1.4 SWOT analysis
7.1.5 Recent developments
7.2 Alkane Resources Ltd.
7.2.1 Company overview
7.2.2 Business strategies
7.2.3 SWOT analysis
7.3 Avalon Rare Metals Inc.
7.3.1 Company overview
7.3.2 Financial overview
7.3.3 Business strategies
7.3.4 SWOT analysis
7.3.5 Recent developments
7.4 Quest Rare Minerals Limited
7.4.1 Company overview
7.4.2 Financial overview
7.4.3 Business strategies
7.4.4 SWOT analysis
7.4.5 Recent developments
7.5 China Rare Earth Holdings Limited
7.5.1 Company overview
7.5.2 Financial overview
7.5.3 SWOT analysis
7.5.4 Business strategies
7.5.5 Recent developments
7.6 Indian Rare Earths Limited
7.6.1 Company overview
7.6.2 Financial overview
7.6.3 SWOT analysis
7.6.4 Business strategies
7.6.5 Recent developments
7.7 Lynas Corporation Limited
7.7.1 Company overview
7.7.2 Financial overview
7.7.3 SWOT analysis
7.7.4 Business strategy
7.7.5 Recent developments
7.8 Great Western Minerals Group Ltd.
7.8.1 Company overview
7.8.2 Financial overview
7.8.3 Business strategies
7.8.4 SWOT analysis
7.8.5 Recent developments
7.9 Greenland Minerals & Energy Ltd.
7.9.1 Company overview
7.9.2 Financial overview
7.9.3 Business strategies
7.9.4 SWOT Analysis
7.9.5 Recent developments
7.10 Rare Element Resources Ltd.
7.10.1 Company overview
7.10.2 Business strategies
7.10.3 SWOT Analysis
7.10.4 Recent Developments
7.11 Molycorp
7.11.1 Company overview
7.11.2 Financial overview
7.11.3 SWOT analysis
7.11.4 Business strategies
7.11.5 Recent developments
7.12 Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel Rare Earth Hi-Tech Co
7.12.1 Company overview
7.12.2 Financial overview
7.12.3 SWOT analysis
7.12.4 Business strategies
7.12.5 Recent developments
7.13 Frontier Rare Earths Limited
7.13.1 Company overview
7.13.2 Business strategies
7.13.3 SWOT analysis
7.13.4 Recent developments

List of Tables

List of Tables

TABLE 1 Globalmarket snapshot
TABLE 2 Key Applications: Rare Earth Metals
TABLE 3 Drivers for rare earth metal market: Impact analysis
TABLE 4 Restraints of rare earth metals market: Impact analysis
TABLE 5 North America rare earth metal market volume, by type, 2011 - 2018 (Tons)
TABLE 6 North America rare earth metal market revenue, by type, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
TABLE 7 North America rare earth metal market volume, by application, 2011 - 2018 (Tons)
TABLE 8 North America rare earth metal market revenue, by application, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
TABLE 9 Europe rare earth metal market volume, by type, 2011 - 2018 (Tons)
TABLE 10 Europe rare earth metal market revenue, by type, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
TABLE 11 Europe rare earth metal market volume, by application, 2011 - 2018 (Tons)
TABLE 12 Europe rare earth metal market revenue, by application, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
TABLE 13 Asia Pacific rare earth metal market volume, by type, 2011 - 2018 (Tons)
TABLE 14 Asia Pacific rare earth metal market revenue, by type, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
TABLE 15 Asia Pacific rare earth metal market volume, by application, 2011 - 2018 tons)
TABLE 16 Asia Pacific rare earth metal market revenue, by application, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
TABLE 17 RoW rare earth metal market volume, by type, 2011 - 2018 (Tons)
TABLE 18 RoW rare earth metal market revenue, by type, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)
TABLE 19 RoW rare earth metal market volume, by application, 2011 - 2018 (Tons)
TABLE 20 RoW rare earth metal market revenue, by application, 2011 - 2018 (USD Million)

List of Figures

List of Figures 

FIG. 1 Global rare earth metals market, 2010 – 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 2 Value chain analysis of global rare earth metal market
FIG. 3 Global permanent magnet production, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 4 Global metal catalysts market, 2010 – 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 5 China’s market share in the global rare earth metal industry, 2010-2018 (%)
FIG. 6 Demand forTr, Eu and Y in phosphors application2010-2018 (Tons)
FIG. 7 Global reserves of rare earth metals, 2011
FIG. 8 Porter’s five forces analysis
FIG. 9 Global rare earth metals market attractiveness, by application, 2011
FIG. 10 Global rare earth metal market share, by company, 2012
FIG. 11 Global rare earth metal market volumes share, by type, 2011 & 2018
FIG. 12 Global cerium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 13 Global dysprosium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 14 Global erbium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 15 Global europium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 16 Global gadolinium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 17 Global holmium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 18 Global lanthanum market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 19 Global lutetium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 20 Global neodymium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 21 Global praseodymium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 22 Global promethium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 23 Global samarium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 24 Global scandium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 25 Global terbium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 26 Global thulium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 27 Global ytterbium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 28 Global yttrium market volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 29 Global rare earth metal market volumes share, by application, 2011 & 2018
FIG. 30 Rare earth metal demand for magnets, volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 31 Rare earth metal demand for catalysts, volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 32 Rare earth metal demand for metallurgy, volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 33 Rare earth metal demand for polishing, volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 34 Rare earth metal demand for glass, volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 35 Rare earth metal demand for phosphors, volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 36 Rare earth metal demand for ceramics, volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 37 Rare earth metal demand for others, volumes and revenues, 2010 – 2018 (Tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 38 Global rare earth metal market volumes share, by geography, 2011 & 2018

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