This report forecasts world demand in 2017 for water pipe by product and major world region in meters. Product segments include plastic, copper, steel, ductile iron, and other products. The terms water pipe and water and wastewater pipe are used interchangeably in this and related Freedonia Focus Reports. Major world regions include North America, Western Europe, Asia/Pacific, and all other regions. Demand by product segment is also forecast for each major world region.
To illustrate historical trends world, product, and regional demand are provided for 2007 and 2012. World and regional demand are further segmented by the following markets for 2012: building, transmission and service, sewage and drainage, and irrigation and other markets.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading suppliers competing to serve global demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 26-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.