This report forecasts US asphalt product demand in tons (asphalt content only) and US dollars at the manufacturers' level; and shipments in dollars to 2017. Total demand in tons is segmented by product in terms of paving, roofing, and other products. Total demand in tons is also segmented by market as follows: nonbuilding construction, residential construction, nonresidential construction, and nonconstruction.
To illustrate historical trends, total primary asphalt demand in barrels is provided in an annual series from 2002 to 2012; asphalt product shipments and demand in dollars, and the various demand segments in tons are reported at five-year intervals for 2007 and 2012. An Industry Overview section defines products and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and provides pertinent background on trade and environmental issues.
A Demand Forecasts section assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and market segment over the forecast period.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading suppliers competing to serve the US market. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 25-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.