Bitumen Market For Roadways, Roofing, Adhesives And Insulation - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2012 - 2018

Jan 09, 2014, 14:08 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Dublin - Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Bitumen Market For Roadways, Roofing, Adhesives And Insulation - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2012 - 2018" report to their offering.

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Bitumen is primarily used as a binder in road construction along with other applications such as electronics, waterproofing for roofing, and in adhesives due to its resistance to water, insulation properties and high durability. The properties of bitumen can be altered by adding polymers to it, thus, increasing its application scope.

The report forecasts and analyzes the bitumen market on a global and regional level. The forecast demand onthe global level is based on volume (million tons) and revenue (USD billion) for the period from 2012 to 2018. For better understanding of the market on a regional level, the market has been forecasted based on volume (kilo tons) and revenues (USD million) for the same time period. The study covers the drivers and restraints of the bitumen market and their impact on the growth of the market during this time period. In addition, the study includes opportunities available for the market on a regional and global level and its effect in the above mentioned time period. 

For better understanding of the bitumen market, we have given a detailed analysis of the value chain. Moreover, a detailed Porters five forces model offers a better understanding of the intensity of competition present in the market. The study also comprises of a market attractiveness analysis, where the applications are benchmarked based on their market scope, growth rate and general attractiveness. 

The bitumen market has been segmented based on its product types, application and geography. All product type segments have been analyzed and forecast based on volumes (million tons) for the time period ranging from 2012 to 2018. In addition, application segments have been analyzed and forecasted on current trends on a global and regional level, for the same period. Geographically, the market has been segmented into North America, Europe, China, Asia Pacific (excluding China) and Rest of the World. 

Key Topics Covered: 

1 Preface
1.1 Research description
1.2 Research methodology
1.3 Abbreviations

2 Executive Summary

3 Market Overview
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Value chain analysis
3.3 Market drivers
3.4 Market restraints
3.5 Market opportunities
3.6 Porters five force analysis
3.7 Bitumen: Company market share analysis
3.8 Bitumen: Market attractiveness analysis

4 Global Bitumen Market: Product Segment Analysis
4.1 Global bitumen market: Product type overview
4.2 Bitumen market: by product type

5 Global Bitumen Market: Application Analysis
5.1 Global bitumen market: Application overview
5.2 Bitumen market, by application, 2011 - 2018

6 Global Bitumen Market: Regional Analysis
6.1 Global bitumen market: Regional analysis
6.2 North America
6.3 Europe
6.4 China
6.5 Asia Pacific (except China)
6.6 Rest of the World (RoW)

7 Company Profiles

Companies Mentioned:

  • Bau Holding Vermögensverwaltung AG
  • Bouygues SA
  • British Petroleum
  • ChevronTexaco Corporation
  • China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation
  • ExxonMobil
  • Indian Oil Corporation
  • Marathon Oil Company
  • Nippon oil Corporation
  • NuStar Energy
  • Nynas AB
  • Petroleos Mexicanos
  • Shell Bitumen
  • Valero Energy Corporation
  • Villas Austria GmbH

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